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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 181 196 211
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing LAMP 76 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.32% 1.87% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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
2289 2187 2282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.43% 26.05% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1241 1168
Average daily rate £361 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 2014. 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
Berkshire +21 25 £318 -9.28% 3
Hampshire -12 10 £250 -16.66% 17
Oxfordshire -18 10 £438 +45.83% 9
Surrey -11 9 £350 +55.55% 6
East Sussex -19 7 £500 +150.00% 6
Buckinghamshire - 5 £475 - 6
West Sussex - 4 £400 - 2
Kent +2 3 £330 +24.52% 3
Middlesex - 3 £325 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 93 (75.00%) PHP
2 69 (55.65%) Linux
3 60 (48.39%) MySQL
4 53 (42.74%) Apache
5 45 (36.29%) HTML
6 44 (35.48%) CSS
7 43 (34.68%) JavaScript
7 43 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
9 23 (18.55%) HTML5
9 23 (18.55%) CSS3
9 23 (18.55%) SQL
10 22 (17.74%) Open Source
11 21 (16.94%) XML
11 21 (16.94%) OOP
11 21 (16.94%) DevOps
12 19 (15.32%) Web Services
12 19 (15.32%) Puppet
12 19 (15.32%) Drupal
12 19 (15.32%) jQuery
13 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
14 17 (13.71%) OO
15 16 (12.90%) Jenkins
16 15 (12.10%) Web Development
16 15 (12.10%) REST
17 14 (11.29%) Responsive Web Design
17 14 (11.29%) Ajax
17 14 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (11.29%) ITIL
17 14 (11.29%) Scrum

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 53 (42.74%) Apache
2 19 (15.32%) Drupal
3 8 (6.45%) IIS
4 6 (4.84%) CMS
5 5 (4.03%) WordPress
6 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.42%) Node.js
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.81%) nginx
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.84%) SaaS
3 4 (3.23%) Route 53
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) Internet
2 7 (5.65%) SSL
2 7 (5.65%) DNS
3 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.42%) Intranet
4 3 (2.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.42%) FTP
4 3 (2.42%) HTTP
5 2 (1.61%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.61%) LDAP
5 2 (1.61%) VoIP
5 2 (1.61%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.81%) SSH
6 1 (0.81%) WAN
6 1 (0.81%) SMTP
6 1 (0.81%) LAN
6 1 (0.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (48.39%) MySQL
2 6 (4.84%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.84%) Big Data
3 4 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.06%) Bitbucket
4 9 (7.26%) Subversion
5 5 (4.03%) Maven
5 5 (4.03%) Selenium
5 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.23%) JIRA
7 3 (2.42%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (1.61%) Zend Studio
9 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (5.65%) Retail
2 3 (2.42%) Finance
3 2 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (53.23%) Developer
2 27 (21.77%) PHP Developer
3 22 (17.74%) Web Developer
4 15 (12.10%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (11.29%) Front-End Web Developer
6 13 (10.48%) LAMP Developer
6 13 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (8.87%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Programmer
9 8 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Consultant
11 6 (4.84%) Ruby Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Senior PHP Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Web Team Leader
12 5 (4.03%) Linux Consultant
12 5 (4.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Support Engineer
12 5 (4.03%) J2EE Team Leader
12 5 (4.03%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (36.29%) HTML
2 44 (35.48%) CSS
3 23 (18.55%) HTML5
3 23 (18.55%) CSS3
4 21 (16.94%) XML
5 19 (15.32%) jQuery
5 19 (15.32%) Web Services
6 15 (12.10%) REST
7 14 (11.29%) Ajax
8 10 (8.06%) Symfony
9 9 (7.26%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (5.65%) RESTful
11 6 (4.84%) SOAP
12 5 (4.03%) J2EE
13 4 (3.23%) .NET
13 4 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (3.23%) Laravel
14 3 (2.42%) Sass
14 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
14 3 (2.42%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Open Source
2 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.42%) Clustering
2 3 (2.42%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.42%) User Experience
3 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.81%) Social Media
4 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 69 (55.65%) Linux
2 10 (8.06%) Windows
3 9 (7.26%) UNIX
4 8 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.84%) CentOS
7 4 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.94%) OOP
2 21 (16.94%) DevOps
3 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
4 17 (13.71%) OO
5 15 (12.10%) Web Development
6 14 (11.29%) Scrum
6 14 (11.29%) ITIL
6 14 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (11.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (10.48%) MVC
8 12 (9.68%) Product Management
9 10 (8.06%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (8.06%) Identity Management
10 9 (7.26%) TDD
11 7 (5.65%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.84%) WFM
12 6 (4.84%) Project Management
12 6 (4.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 93 (75.00%) PHP
2 43 (34.68%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.55%) SQL
4 13 (10.48%) Bash Shell
5 12 (9.68%) PHP5
6 11 (8.87%) Ruby
7 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.84%) Python
9 5 (4.03%) Java
10 4 (3.23%) C++
11 3 (2.42%) XPath
12 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.61%) C#
12 2 (1.61%) Perl
13 1 (0.81%) C
13 1 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) MCITP
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) KVM
2 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.61%) Postfix
3 2 (1.61%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.61%) vSphere
3 2 (1.61%) Varnish
3 2 (1.61%) NFS
3 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.61%) Squid
3 2 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (15.32%) Puppet
2 13 (10.48%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (8.06%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.42%) Nagios
5 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.61%) Plesk
6 1 (0.81%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (9.68%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.65%) VMware
4 6 (4.84%) Zend
5 5 (4.03%) Facebook
5 5 (4.03%) Twitter
6 4 (3.23%) HP
7 3 (2.42%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.61%) NetApp
9 1 (0.81%) Percona
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle
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