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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 192 211 193
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing LAMP 51 37 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 1.64% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £255
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +514.03%
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
2256 2258 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 25.85% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1283 1220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 80
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +20 23 £313 - 6
Surrey +2 7 £338 - 11
Hampshire -12 7 £300 -7.69% 14
East Sussex -17 7 £500 +207.69% 5
Oxfordshire 0 6 £400 +12.28% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £375 +87.50% 6
Kent -3 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £313 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 82 (70.69%) PHP
2 59 (50.86%) Linux
3 55 (47.41%) Apache
3 55 (47.41%) MySQL
4 49 (42.24%) HTML
5 47 (40.52%) CSS
6 41 (35.34%) JavaScript
6 41 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (19.83%) HTML5
7 23 (19.83%) CSS3
8 21 (18.10%) OO
8 21 (18.10%) OOP
9 20 (17.24%) jQuery
10 19 (16.38%) Ajax
11 18 (15.52%) Red Hat
12 17 (14.66%) Git (software)
13 15 (12.93%) MVC
13 15 (12.93%) CMS
13 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
13 15 (12.93%) XML
13 15 (12.93%) Web Development
13 15 (12.93%) DevOps
14 14 (12.07%) TDD
15 12 (10.34%) Subversion
15 12 (10.34%) Big Data
15 12 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (9.48%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (9.48%) SQL
16 11 (9.48%) Web Services
16 11 (9.48%) CentOS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (47.41%) Apache
2 15 (12.93%) CMS
3 11 (9.48%) Drupal
4 8 (6.90%) WordPress
5 5 (4.31%) IIS
6 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.72%) SugarCRM
7 2 (1.72%) Escenic
7 2 (1.72%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.86%) nginx
8 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.86%) Node.js
8 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) Internet
2 9 (7.76%) LDAP
3 8 (6.90%) iSCSI
4 5 (4.31%) DNS
4 5 (4.31%) SSL
5 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.59%) FTP
6 3 (2.59%) HTTP
6 3 (2.59%) Intranet
7 2 (1.72%) Firewall
7 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.86%) SMTP
8 1 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (47.41%) MySQL
2 12 (10.34%) Big Data
3 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.34%) Subversion
3 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.31%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.45%) Maven
5 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.86%) JIRA
6 1 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 7 (6.03%) Retail
2 3 (2.59%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Marketing
3 2 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 68 (58.62%) Developer
2 33 (28.45%) PHP Developer
3 16 (13.79%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Front-End Web Developer
5 11 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 11 (9.48%) Programmer
5 11 (9.48%) LAMP Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Linux Support
10 5 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Web Team Leader
11 4 (3.45%) J2EE Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.24%) HTML
2 47 (40.52%) CSS
3 23 (19.83%) HTML5
3 23 (19.83%) CSS3
4 20 (17.24%) jQuery
5 19 (16.38%) Ajax
6 15 (12.93%) XML
7 11 (9.48%) Web Services
7 11 (9.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (6.90%) REST
9 7 (6.03%) Symfony
10 6 (5.17%) .NET
10 6 (5.17%) J2EE
11 5 (4.31%) RESTful
12 4 (3.45%) SOAP
13 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
14 2 (1.72%) CakePHP
14 2 (1.72%) WPF
14 2 (1.72%) Spring
14 2 (1.72%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Open Source
2 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.31%) Visualisation
2 5 (4.31%) User Experience
3 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.86%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) FMCG
6 1 (0.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.86%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) CentOS
3 9 (7.76%) UNIX
3 9 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.76%) Ubuntu
4 8 (6.90%) Windows
5 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (0.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.10%) OO
2 21 (18.10%) OOP
3 15 (12.93%) MVC
3 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
3 15 (12.93%) Web Development
3 15 (12.93%) DevOps
4 14 (12.07%) TDD
5 12 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (9.48%) Product Management
7 9 (7.76%) BDD
8 7 (6.03%) OO PHP
8 7 (6.03%) Scrum
8 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.17%) WFM
9 6 (5.17%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.31%) ITIL
10 5 (4.31%) UML
10 5 (4.31%) SOA
10 5 (4.31%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (70.69%) PHP
2 41 (35.34%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.48%) SQL
3 11 (9.48%) Ruby
4 8 (6.90%) Java
5 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.17%) Python
5 6 (5.17%) C++
6 5 (4.31%) C#
6 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.31%) PHP5
7 4 (3.45%) Perl
8 3 (2.59%) C
8 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.72%) Scala
9 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.31%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) RHCE
6 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.76%) Postfix
2 9 (7.76%) Sendmail
2 9 (7.76%) Squid
3 8 (6.90%) NFS
3 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.31%) KVM
5 2 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (9.48%) Puppet
2 9 (7.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (4.31%) Nagios
3 5 (4.31%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.72%) Plesk
5 1 (0.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) Red Hat
2 10 (8.62%) VMware
3 6 (5.17%) HP
3 6 (5.17%) NetApp
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle
5 3 (2.59%) Facebook
5 3 (2.59%) Twitter
6 2 (1.72%) Zend
6 2 (1.72%) JBoss
7 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.86%) Percona
7 1 (0.86%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.86%) Pardot
7 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
Staines, Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + parking
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago