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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 201 189 192
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing LAMP 47 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.49% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 1.90% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +438.46%
LAMP
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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
2318 2260 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.95% 25.84% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1268 1192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +18 17 £300 - 9
East Sussex -10 9 £500 +42.85% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £388 +93.75% 6
Hampshire -24 6 £300 -4.00% 9
Oxfordshire 0 4 £500 +40.35% 4
Surrey -2 4 £300 - 8
Middlesex - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £313 -
Kent - 1 - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (70.91%) PHP
2 60 (54.55%) MySQL
3 56 (50.91%) Linux
4 53 (48.18%) Apache
5 49 (44.55%) HTML
6 47 (42.73%) CSS
7 41 (37.27%) JavaScript
8 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (20.91%) jQuery
10 22 (20.00%) HTML5
11 21 (19.09%) CSS3
11 21 (19.09%) OOP
11 21 (19.09%) Red Hat
12 20 (18.18%) Ajax
13 19 (17.27%) OO
13 19 (17.27%) DevOps
14 18 (16.36%) Git (software)
15 16 (14.55%) MVC
16 15 (13.64%) CMS
16 15 (13.64%) XML
16 15 (13.64%) Subversion
17 14 (12.73%) Web Development
17 14 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
18 13 (11.82%) TDD
18 13 (11.82%) E-Commerce
18 13 (11.82%) Big Data
19 12 (10.91%) Puppet
19 12 (10.91%) CentOS
19 12 (10.91%) Drupal
20 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (48.18%) Apache
2 15 (13.64%) CMS
3 12 (10.91%) Drupal
4 8 (7.27%) WordPress
5 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.82%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.82%) IIS
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.82%) SugarCRM
6 2 (1.82%) nginx
6 2 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.82%) Escenic
6 2 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.91%) Confluence
7 1 (0.91%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) LDAP
2 8 (7.27%) Internet
2 8 (7.27%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.82%) DNS
3 2 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (0.91%) Intranet
4 1 (0.91%) Firewall
4 1 (0.91%) SMTP
4 1 (0.91%) FTP
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (54.55%) MySQL
2 13 (11.82%) Big Data
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.64%) Subversion
3 8 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.82%) Maven
6 1 (0.91%) JIRA
6 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (6.36%) Retail
2 4 (3.64%) Marketing
2 4 (3.64%) Finance
3 2 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (60.00%) Developer
2 33 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Web Developer
4 14 (12.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Programmer
5 11 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
6 10 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 9 (8.18%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.36%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Linux Support
10 5 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Drupal Developer
11 4 (3.64%) WordPress Developer
12 3 (2.73%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (44.55%) HTML
2 47 (42.73%) CSS
3 23 (20.91%) jQuery
4 22 (20.00%) HTML5
5 21 (19.09%) CSS3
6 20 (18.18%) Ajax
7 15 (13.64%) XML
8 10 (9.09%) Web Services
9 9 (8.18%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (7.27%) Symfony
11 5 (4.55%) REST
12 4 (3.64%) .NET
12 4 (3.64%) J2EE
13 2 (1.82%) EJB
13 2 (1.82%) SOAP
13 2 (1.82%) Struts
13 2 (1.82%) Flash
13 2 (1.82%) Java RMI
13 2 (1.82%) OpenGL
13 2 (1.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Open Source
2 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.82%) FMCG
4 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.91%) iPhone
5 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.91%) Social Media
5 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.91%) Linux
2 12 (10.91%) CentOS
3 11 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.18%) UNIX
4 9 (8.18%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.45%) Windows
6 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.82%) Debian
7 2 (1.82%) Android
7 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.09%) OOP
3 19 (17.27%) OO
3 19 (17.27%) DevOps
4 16 (14.55%) MVC
5 14 (12.73%) Web Development
6 13 (11.82%) TDD
6 13 (11.82%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.09%) Product Management
7 10 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (8.18%) BDD
9 6 (5.45%) WFM
9 6 (5.45%) OO PHP
9 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.45%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.45%) Scrum
10 5 (4.55%) Data Security
10 5 (4.55%) UML
10 5 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 78 (70.91%) PHP
2 41 (37.27%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.09%) Ruby
3 10 (9.09%) Java
4 8 (7.27%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.45%) SQL
5 6 (5.45%) C++
6 5 (4.55%) C#
6 5 (4.55%) Python
6 5 (4.55%) PHP5
7 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.73%) C
9 2 (1.82%) Perl
9 2 (1.82%) Scala
10 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.91%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) RHCE
3 6 (5.45%) Degree
4 5 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) SLA
1 3 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.18%) Postfix
2 9 (8.18%) Sendmail
2 9 (8.18%) Squid
3 8 (7.27%) NFS
3 8 (7.27%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.64%) KVM
5 2 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.91%) Puppet
3 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 9 (8.18%) Nagios
4 4 (3.64%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.82%) Cacti
5 2 (1.82%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) Red Hat
2 10 (9.09%) VMware
3 6 (5.45%) HP
3 6 (5.45%) NetApp
4 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle
6 2 (1.82%) JBoss
6 2 (1.82%) Zend
6 2 (1.82%) Percona
7 1 (0.91%) Facebook
7 1 (0.91%) Twitter
7 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.91%) Pardot
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
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