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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 227 194 188
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 35 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.57% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 2.33% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +26.08%
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
2530 2232 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.42% 24.30% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1243 1147
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
East Sussex 0 13 £250 - 1
Hampshire +7 9 £325 +31.31% 11
Oxfordshire -25 5 £369 -6.34% 2
Berkshire +1 3 £325 +3.17% 5
Surrey -1 3 £300 -7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £425 +9.67% 3
Isle of Wight - 1 £220 - 2
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (85.71%) PHP
2 47 (67.14%) MySQL
3 43 (61.43%) HTML
4 41 (58.57%) JavaScript
5 38 (54.29%) Linux
6 35 (50.00%) CSS
7 31 (44.29%) Apache
8 25 (35.71%) HTML5
9 24 (34.29%) jQuery
10 21 (30.00%) Drupal
11 20 (28.57%) CMS
11 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (24.29%) Subversion
12 17 (24.29%) OO
13 15 (21.43%) CSS3
14 14 (20.00%) MVC
15 13 (18.57%) Ajax
16 12 (17.14%) Marketing
17 11 (15.71%) Java
18 10 (14.29%) XML
18 10 (14.29%) XHTML
18 10 (14.29%) Web Development
18 10 (14.29%) PHP5
18 10 (14.29%) Scrum
18 10 (14.29%) Puppet
19 9 (12.86%) Zend
19 9 (12.86%) Web Services
19 9 (12.86%) OOP
19 9 (12.86%) Perl

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (44.29%) Apache
2 21 (30.00%) Drupal
3 20 (28.57%) CMS
4 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.71%) WordPress
5 4 (5.71%) nginx
6 3 (4.29%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.86%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (1.43%) Confluence
8 1 (1.43%) Node.js
8 1 (1.43%) MediaWiki
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.43%) Moodle
8 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) HTTP
1 6 (8.57%) Internet
2 5 (7.14%) VPN
3 4 (5.71%) Firewall
3 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.29%) Skype
5 1 (1.43%) IPsec
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) IPv6
5 1 (1.43%) LDAP
5 1 (1.43%) LAN
5 1 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) OSPF
5 1 (1.43%) BGP
5 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (67.14%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 17 (24.29%) Subversion
3 5 (7.14%) PHPUnit
4 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.86%) Grunt
5 2 (2.86%) Bower
5 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.43%) Hudson
6 1 (1.43%) JIRA
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 12 (17.14%) Marketing
2 5 (7.14%) Back Office
3 3 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.86%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (70.00%) Developer
2 26 (37.14%) PHP Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Web Developer
4 10 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
4 10 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Magento Developer
6 4 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) CMS Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (61.43%) HTML
2 35 (50.00%) CSS
3 25 (35.71%) HTML5
4 24 (34.29%) jQuery
5 15 (21.43%) CSS3
6 13 (18.57%) Ajax
7 10 (14.29%) XML
7 10 (14.29%) XHTML
8 9 (12.86%) Web Services
9 8 (11.43%) RESTful
9 8 (11.43%) JSON
10 7 (10.00%) Symfony
11 5 (7.14%) SOAP
11 5 (7.14%) Dojo
11 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.71%) REST
12 4 (5.71%) WSDL
13 3 (4.29%) Zend Framework
13 3 (4.29%) Yii
14 2 (2.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Replication
1 7 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Wiki
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) Linux
2 8 (11.43%) Windows
3 7 (10.00%) UNIX
4 5 (7.14%) CentOS
5 4 (5.71%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Solaris
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Debian
6 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) OO
1 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.00%) MVC
3 10 (14.29%) Scrum
3 10 (14.29%) Web Development
4 9 (12.86%) OOP
5 8 (11.43%) B2B
6 7 (10.00%) TDD
6 7 (10.00%) OO PHP
7 6 (8.57%) DevOps
7 6 (8.57%) BDD
8 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.29%) Kanban
9 3 (4.29%) B2C
9 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.86%) Data Security
10 2 (2.86%) Validation
10 2 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (85.71%) PHP
2 41 (58.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.71%) Java
4 10 (14.29%) PHP5
5 9 (12.86%) Perl
6 7 (10.00%) SQL
6 7 (10.00%) Python
7 5 (7.14%) C#
8 4 (5.71%) Ruby
9 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.86%) PHP4
10 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Samba
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.43%) Postfix
1 1 (1.43%) XenServer
1 1 (1.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Puppet
2 5 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.29%) Nagios
4 3 (4.29%) Opsview
5 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Zend
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) EMC
2 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday