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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 215 193 195
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing LAMP 41 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.74% 2.10% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 24
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£338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-37.67% +192.78%
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
2354 2144 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.75% 23.43% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1222 1008
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 120
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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 March 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 +3 15 £350 +55.55% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £325 +44.44% 7
Hampshire -9 7 £365 -8.75% 13
Surrey -7 5 £350 +9.37% 10
Oxfordshire -22 4 £275 -8.33% 8
East Sussex -12 2 £235 +41.35% 7
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 71 (73.96%) PHP
2 49 (51.04%) Linux
3 48 (50.00%) MySQL
4 36 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (34.38%) HTML
7 31 (32.29%) Apache
8 29 (30.21%) CSS
9 23 (23.96%) Git (software)
10 18 (18.75%) DevOps
10 18 (18.75%) SQL
11 17 (17.71%) XML
11 17 (17.71%) MVC
12 16 (16.67%) Drupal
13 15 (15.63%) jQuery
13 15 (15.63%) Open Source
13 15 (15.63%) HTML5
13 15 (15.63%) Scrum
13 15 (15.63%) Subversion
13 15 (15.63%) Web Services
14 14 (14.58%) Puppet
14 14 (14.58%) PHP5
15 13 (13.54%) OO
16 12 (12.50%) Windows
16 12 (12.50%) OOP
16 12 (12.50%) Zend
17 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
17 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
18 10 (10.42%) Information Security
18 10 (10.42%) Java

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (32.29%) Apache
2 16 (16.67%) Drupal
3 5 (5.21%) CMS
3 5 (5.21%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.13%) nginx
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.08%) WordPress
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.04%) Confluence
6 1 (1.04%) Node.js
6 1 (1.04%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 3 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.08%) Route 53
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.04%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Internet
2 6 (6.25%) HTTP
3 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.21%) VoIP
4 4 (4.17%) WAN
4 4 (4.17%) LAN
4 4 (4.17%) Firewall
5 3 (3.13%) VPN
6 2 (2.08%) DNS
6 2 (2.08%) SSL
6 2 (2.08%) PBX
6 2 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.04%) IPsec
7 1 (1.04%) Network Security
7 1 (1.04%) OSPF
7 1 (1.04%) BGP
7 1 (1.04%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.04%) IPv6
7 1 (1.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.63%) Subversion
3 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.29%) Selenium
5 5 (5.21%) PHPUnit
5 5 (5.21%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.17%) JIRA
7 2 (2.08%) Zend Studio
7 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.08%) Hudson
7 2 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.08%) Grunt
7 2 (2.08%) Bower
7 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.04%) Xcode
8 1 (1.04%) Maven
8 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Marketing
3 5 (5.21%) Publishing
3 5 (5.21%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (57.29%) Developer
2 29 (30.21%) PHP Developer
3 12 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 12 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Consultant
5 10 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
7 6 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.21%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (5.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.38%) HTML
2 29 (30.21%) CSS
3 17 (17.71%) XML
4 15 (15.63%) Web Services
4 15 (15.63%) jQuery
4 15 (15.63%) HTML5
5 10 (10.42%) Symfony
6 9 (9.38%) REST
6 9 (9.38%) CSS3
7 8 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (5.21%) Zend Framework
9 5 (5.21%) YUI
9 5 (5.21%) RESTful
9 5 (5.21%) XHTML
10 4 (4.17%) JSON
10 4 (4.17%) XSLT
10 4 (4.17%) Yii
10 4 (4.17%) Backbone.js
11 3 (3.13%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Open Source
2 5 (5.21%) Replication
3 4 (4.17%) User Experience
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) Wiki
6 1 (1.04%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (51.04%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) Windows
3 7 (7.29%) UNIX
4 4 (4.17%) Android
4 4 (4.17%) CentOS
5 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) Debian
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) DevOps
3 17 (17.71%) MVC
4 15 (15.63%) Scrum
5 13 (13.54%) OO
6 12 (12.50%) OOP
7 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.42%) Information Security
8 10 (10.42%) Project Management
9 9 (9.38%) Web Development
9 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.29%) TDD
10 7 (7.29%) ITIL
11 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.25%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.21%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (5.21%) Identity Management
12 5 (5.21%) OO PHP
12 5 (5.21%) Kanban
13 4 (4.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (73.96%) PHP
2 36 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.75%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) PHP5
5 10 (10.42%) Java
6 9 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.33%) Perl
8 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.17%) Golang
9 4 (4.17%) Ruby
9 4 (4.17%) XPath
10 3 (3.13%) PHP4
11 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.04%) VBA
11 1 (1.04%) C#
11 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) KVM
2 3 (3.13%) Varnish
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) Postfix
4 1 (1.04%) XenServer
4 1 (1.04%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) Samba
4 1 (1.04%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) Puppet
2 10 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.21%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.13%) Nagios
5 2 (2.08%) Opsview
6 1 (1.04%) Salt
6 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Zend
2 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.13%) VMware
5 2 (2.08%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.08%) Facebook
6 1 (1.04%) Twitter
6 1 (1.04%) HP
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day + none
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago