The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 230 178 189
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +11
Contract jobs citing LAMP 33 61 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.67% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 2.74% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
LAMP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2415 2230 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.67% 24.44% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1535 1258 1093
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 57 99
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £19.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the South East region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the South East region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex -8 9 £250 +163.15% 3
Oxfordshire -21 9 £369 -6.34% 5
Berkshire 0 6 £288 -8.73% 2
Hampshire -5 4 £288 -23.33% 14
Surrey -5 4 £306 -5.76% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 1 £425 +16.43% 2
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP.

1 61 (82.43%) PHP
2 47 (63.51%) MySQL
3 42 (56.76%) HTML
4 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
5 38 (51.35%) Linux
6 35 (47.30%) CSS
7 29 (39.19%) Apache
8 23 (31.08%) HTML5
9 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (28.38%) Drupal
9 21 (28.38%) jQuery
10 18 (24.32%) OO
10 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
11 17 (22.97%) Subversion
11 17 (22.97%) CMS
12 16 (21.62%) MVC
13 13 (17.57%) Web Services
13 13 (17.57%) CSS3
14 11 (14.86%) Java
14 11 (14.86%) Marketing
15 10 (13.51%) Web Development
15 10 (13.51%) Ajax
15 10 (13.51%) Perl
15 10 (13.51%) XHTML
15 10 (13.51%) Puppet
16 9 (12.16%) User Experience
16 9 (12.16%) XML
16 9 (12.16%) Windows
16 9 (12.16%) Zend
17 8 (10.81%) PHP5

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (39.19%) Apache
2 21 (28.38%) Drupal
3 17 (22.97%) CMS
4 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.41%) WordPress
5 4 (5.41%) nginx
6 3 (4.05%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.70%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (1.35%) Confluence
8 1 (1.35%) Node.js
8 1 (1.35%) MediaWiki
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.35%) Moodle
8 1 (1.35%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) HTTP
2 5 (6.76%) VPN
2 5 (6.76%) Internet
3 4 (5.41%) Firewall
3 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.05%) Skype
5 2 (2.70%) LAN
5 2 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.35%) LDAP
6 1 (1.35%) VoIP
6 1 (1.35%) DNS
6 1 (1.35%) IPv6
6 1 (1.35%) IPsec
6 1 (1.35%) Network Security
6 1 (1.35%) OSPF
6 1 (1.35%) BGP
6 1 (1.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (63.51%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.97%) Subversion
3 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.70%) Grunt
4 2 (2.70%) Bower
4 2 (2.70%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.35%) Hudson
5 1 (1.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 11 (14.86%) Marketing
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Back Office
4 3 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
5 2 (2.70%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (68.92%) Developer
2 28 (37.84%) PHP Developer
3 12 (16.22%) LAMP Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Web Developer
5 10 (13.51%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 6 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Magento Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (56.76%) HTML
2 35 (47.30%) CSS
3 23 (31.08%) HTML5
4 21 (28.38%) jQuery
5 13 (17.57%) CSS3
5 13 (17.57%) Web Services
6 10 (13.51%) XHTML
6 10 (13.51%) Ajax
7 9 (12.16%) XML
8 8 (10.81%) JSON
8 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.46%) Dojo
9 7 (9.46%) Symfony
10 6 (8.11%) RESTful
11 4 (5.41%) Yii
11 4 (5.41%) SOAP
12 3 (4.05%) Zend Framework
12 3 (4.05%) WSDL
12 3 (4.05%) REST
12 3 (4.05%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) User Experience
2 7 (9.46%) Replication
3 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Wiki
5 1 (1.35%) Social Media
5 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 38 (51.35%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) UNIX
4 5 (6.76%) CentOS
5 4 (5.41%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) Debian
6 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) OO
3 16 (21.62%) MVC
4 10 (13.51%) Web Development
5 8 (10.81%) Scrum
5 8 (10.81%) TDD
5 8 (10.81%) OO PHP
5 8 (10.81%) DevOps
6 7 (9.46%) OOP
6 7 (9.46%) B2B
7 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.76%) Information Security
8 5 (6.76%) Project Management
8 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.41%) BDD
10 3 (4.05%) Kanban
10 3 (4.05%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.05%) B2C
11 2 (2.70%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 61 (82.43%) PHP
2 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.86%) Java
4 10 (13.51%) Perl
5 8 (10.81%) PHP5
6 7 (9.46%) SQL
7 6 (8.11%) Python
8 5 (6.76%) C#
9 4 (5.41%) Ruby
10 3 (4.05%) Go
10 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.70%) PHP4
12 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Samba
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.35%) Postfix
1 1 (1.35%) XenServer
1 1 (1.35%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Puppet
2 5 (6.76%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.05%) Nagios
4 3 (4.05%) Opsview
5 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Zend
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Citrix
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.35%) VMware
3 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
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