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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 194 201 192
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing LAMP 44 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 1.71% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £354 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -
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
2325 1991 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 23.92% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1078 960
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +8 13 £350 +7.69% 5
Hampshire - 11 £250 - 13
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £300 -1.63% 4
Surrey +1 7 £350 +55.55% 4
East Sussex -20 3 - - 3
Oxfordshire -25 1 £475 +58.33% 11
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 87 (76.32%) PHP
2 62 (54.39%) Linux
3 50 (43.86%) MySQL
4 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 37 (32.46%) Apache
7 33 (28.95%) HTML
7 33 (28.95%) CSS
8 24 (21.05%) SQL
9 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
10 22 (19.30%) Open Source
10 22 (19.30%) DevOps
11 21 (18.42%) Web Services
12 20 (17.54%) Drupal
13 18 (15.79%) XML
14 17 (14.91%) Scrum
14 17 (14.91%) Jenkins
15 16 (14.04%) Puppet
15 16 (14.04%) HTML5
15 16 (14.04%) MVC
16 15 (13.16%) jQuery
16 15 (13.16%) REST
17 14 (12.28%) PHP5
17 14 (12.28%) ITIL
17 14 (12.28%) E-Commerce
18 13 (11.40%) OOP
18 13 (11.40%) Bash Shell
18 13 (11.40%) CSS3
19 12 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
19 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (32.46%) Apache
2 20 (17.54%) Drupal
3 8 (7.02%) IIS
4 5 (4.39%) CMS
5 4 (3.51%) WordPress
6 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.63%) Node.js
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) SaaS
3 4 (3.51%) Route 53
4 3 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) Internet
2 7 (6.14%) DNS
2 7 (6.14%) SSL
3 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.39%) VoIP
4 3 (2.63%) Firewall
4 3 (2.63%) LAN
4 3 (2.63%) WAN
4 3 (2.63%) FTP
4 3 (2.63%) HTTP
5 2 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (1.75%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.75%) Intranet
5 2 (1.75%) PBX
6 1 (0.88%) SSH
6 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.86%) MySQL
2 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.91%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.65%) Subversion
4 10 (8.77%) Bitbucket
5 8 (7.02%) Selenium
6 5 (4.39%) Maven
6 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.39%) JIRA
7 4 (3.51%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (1.75%) Zend Studio
9 2 (1.75%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 9 (7.89%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (51.75%) Developer
2 30 (26.32%) PHP Developer
3 17 (14.91%) Web Developer
4 14 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) LAMP Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Consultant
7 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Linux Consultant
8 7 (6.14%) Front-End Web Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (5.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Web Team Leader
10 5 (4.39%) J2EE Team Leader
10 5 (4.39%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.51%) Web Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Drupal Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.95%) HTML
1 33 (28.95%) CSS
2 21 (18.42%) Web Services
3 18 (15.79%) XML
4 16 (14.04%) HTML5
5 15 (13.16%) jQuery
5 15 (13.16%) REST
6 13 (11.40%) CSS3
7 7 (6.14%) SOAP
7 7 (6.14%) RESTful
7 7 (6.14%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.39%) J2EE
8 5 (4.39%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (4.39%) YUI
8 5 (4.39%) Symfony
9 4 (3.51%) Laravel
9 4 (3.51%) Zend Framework
9 4 (3.51%) XSLT
9 4 (3.51%) Ajax
10 3 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Open Source
2 5 (4.39%) User Experience
3 3 (2.63%) Clustering
3 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.63%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 62 (54.39%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Windows
3 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.26%) UNIX
5 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.63%) CentOS
6 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.30%) DevOps
3 17 (14.91%) Scrum
4 16 (14.04%) MVC
5 14 (12.28%) ITIL
5 14 (12.28%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.40%) OOP
7 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.53%) OO
8 11 (9.65%) Project Management
9 10 (8.77%) Web Development
9 10 (8.77%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (8.77%) Identity Management
9 10 (8.77%) Information Security
10 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.02%) TDD
12 7 (6.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (6.14%) OO PHP
13 6 (5.26%) Product Management
13 6 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 87 (76.32%) PHP
2 38 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.05%) SQL
4 14 (12.28%) PHP5
5 13 (11.40%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.39%) Java
7 4 (3.51%) Golang
7 4 (3.51%) XPath
7 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.63%) Ruby
8 3 (2.63%) Perl
8 3 (2.63%) Python
9 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.75%) C++
10 1 (0.88%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) MCITP
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) KVM
2 3 (2.63%) Varnish
3 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (14.04%) Puppet
2 12 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (8.77%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) Zend
2 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.51%) Facebook
3 4 (3.51%) Twitter
4 3 (2.63%) VMware
4 3 (2.63%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle
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