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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 229 195 205
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 38 53 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 2.35% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 21
Average daily rate
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£319 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- +192.78%
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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
2372 2257 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.57% 23.18% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1301 1067
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 136
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 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +12 15 £276 +22.77% 8
Oxfordshire -16 8 £288 +30.68% 6
Surrey 0 5 £325 +1.56% 9
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £381 +58.85% 6
Hampshire -13 3 £364 -9.06% 6
East Sussex -10 2 £235 +147.36% 4
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 68 (75.56%) PHP
2 49 (54.44%) MySQL
3 44 (48.89%) Linux
4 39 (43.33%) JavaScript
5 38 (42.22%) HTML
6 34 (37.78%) CSS
7 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (31.11%) Apache
9 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
9 19 (21.11%) HTML5
10 18 (20.00%) MVC
11 16 (17.78%) Subversion
11 16 (17.78%) Web Services
11 16 (17.78%) SQL
12 15 (16.67%) OO
12 15 (16.67%) jQuery
13 14 (15.56%) Drupal
13 14 (15.56%) PHP5
14 12 (13.33%) Windows
14 12 (13.33%) OOP
14 12 (13.33%) XML
14 12 (13.33%) DevOps
15 11 (12.22%) CSS3
15 11 (12.22%) Zend
16 10 (11.11%) Scrum
16 10 (11.11%) Information Security
16 10 (11.11%) Project Management
16 10 (11.11%) Java
16 10 (11.11%) Symfony
17 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (31.11%) Apache
2 14 (15.56%) Drupal
3 8 (8.89%) CMS
4 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.33%) WordPress
5 3 (3.33%) nginx
6 2 (2.22%) IIS
6 2 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.11%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.11%) Confluence
7 1 (1.11%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) SaaS
3 3 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.22%) Route 53
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.11%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Internet
2 6 (6.67%) HTTP
3 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.56%) Skype
4 4 (4.44%) LAN
4 4 (4.44%) VoIP
4 4 (4.44%) WAN
4 4 (4.44%) Firewall
5 3 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) DNS
6 2 (2.22%) SSL
7 1 (1.11%) IPv6
7 1 (1.11%) PBX
7 1 (1.11%) IPsec
7 1 (1.11%) Network Security
7 1 (1.11%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.11%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.11%) OSPF
7 1 (1.11%) BGP
7 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (54.44%) MySQL
2 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.78%) Subversion
3 5 (5.56%) Selenium
4 3 (3.33%) JIRA
4 3 (3.33%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.22%) Grunt
5 2 (2.22%) Bower
5 2 (2.22%) Hudson
5 2 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.22%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.11%) Xcode
6 1 (1.11%) Zend Studio
6 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Marketing
3 5 (5.56%) Publishing
3 5 (5.56%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (65.56%) Developer
2 34 (37.78%) PHP Developer
3 15 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
4 12 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Linux Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 6 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support
11 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.22%) HTML
2 34 (37.78%) CSS
3 19 (21.11%) HTML5
4 16 (17.78%) Web Services
5 15 (16.67%) jQuery
6 12 (13.33%) XML
7 11 (12.22%) CSS3
8 10 (11.11%) Symfony
9 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.78%) XHTML
11 6 (6.67%) JSON
12 5 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (5.56%) YUI
12 5 (5.56%) Yii
13 4 (4.44%) Zend Framework
13 4 (4.44%) RESTful
13 4 (4.44%) Dojo
13 4 (4.44%) Backbone.js
14 3 (3.33%) Doctrine
14 3 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Open Source
2 6 (6.67%) User Experience
3 5 (5.56%) Replication
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Wiki
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.89%) Linux
2 12 (13.33%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) UNIX
4 4 (4.44%) Android
4 4 (4.44%) CentOS
5 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) Debian
7 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.00%) MVC
3 15 (16.67%) OO
4 12 (13.33%) OOP
4 12 (13.33%) DevOps
5 10 (11.11%) Project Management
5 10 (11.11%) Scrum
5 10 (11.11%) Information Security
6 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (10.00%) Web Development
7 7 (7.78%) OO PHP
8 6 (6.67%) TDD
8 6 (6.67%) Kanban
9 5 (5.56%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.44%) B2B
10 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.33%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.33%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (75.56%) PHP
2 39 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.78%) SQL
4 14 (15.56%) PHP5
5 10 (11.11%) Java
6 9 (10.00%) Perl
7 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.44%) PHP4
8 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.44%) Golang
8 4 (4.44%) Ruby
9 3 (3.33%) XPath
9 3 (3.33%) Python
9 3 (3.33%) C#
10 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Varnish
2 1 (1.11%) iptables
2 1 (1.11%) Samba
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Postfix
2 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Puppet
2 5 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.22%) Opsview
3 2 (2.22%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.22%) Nagios
4 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Zend
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.22%) VMware
3 2 (2.22%) Appcelerator
3 2 (2.22%) Facebook
4 1 (1.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.11%) Citrix