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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 221 182 188
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 29 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 2.88% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 20
Average daily rate
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£319 £316 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £125 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £328 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 -
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
2248 2120 1946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.32% 23.61% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1201 1042
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 125
Average hourly rate £39.75 £42.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Oxfordshire -19 9 £369 +11.32% 9
Berkshire +3 7 £288 +53.33% 2
East Sussex -13 5 £250 +163.15% 3
Surrey -1 4 £319 -1.92% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 3 £425 +54.54% 2
Hampshire -6 1 £348 -13.12% 10
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England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 55 (80.88%) PHP
2 39 (57.35%) MySQL
3 35 (51.47%) HTML
3 35 (51.47%) Linux
4 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
4 31 (45.59%) CSS
5 25 (36.76%) Apache
6 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (27.94%) MVC
8 17 (25.00%) OO
9 15 (22.06%) Subversion
9 15 (22.06%) Drupal
9 15 (22.06%) jQuery
9 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
9 15 (22.06%) HTML5
10 13 (19.12%) CMS
11 12 (17.65%) Web Services
12 11 (16.18%) Java
13 10 (14.71%) DevOps
13 10 (14.71%) XHTML
14 9 (13.24%) Windows
14 9 (13.24%) Perl
14 9 (13.24%) OO PHP
14 9 (13.24%) Puppet
14 9 (13.24%) User Experience
15 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
15 8 (11.76%) XML
15 8 (11.76%) Finance
15 8 (11.76%) PHP5
15 8 (11.76%) Zend

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 25 (36.76%) Apache
2 15 (22.06%) Drupal
3 13 (19.12%) CMS
4 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.88%) WordPress
6 3 (4.41%) nginx
7 2 (2.94%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.47%) Confluence
8 1 (1.47%) MediaWiki
8 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.47%) Moodle
8 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
2 5 (7.35%) Skype
3 4 (5.88%) Internet
3 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.88%) VPN
4 3 (4.41%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
4 3 (4.41%) Firewall
5 2 (2.94%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) LDAP
6 1 (1.47%) DNS
6 1 (1.47%) IPv6
6 1 (1.47%) IPsec
6 1 (1.47%) Network Security
6 1 (1.47%) OSPF
6 1 (1.47%) BGP
6 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (57.35%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Subversion
1 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) Grunt
3 2 (2.94%) Bower
3 2 (2.94%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Hudson
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Back Office
4 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.94%) Publishing
5 2 (2.94%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Developer
2 30 (44.12%) PHP Developer
3 11 (16.18%) LAMP Developer
4 9 (13.24%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 6 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) HTML
2 31 (45.59%) CSS
3 15 (22.06%) jQuery
3 15 (22.06%) HTML5
4 12 (17.65%) Web Services
5 10 (14.71%) XHTML
6 8 (11.76%) JSON
6 8 (11.76%) XML
6 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.29%) CSS3
7 7 (10.29%) Dojo
8 6 (8.82%) Symfony
9 5 (7.35%) Yii
10 4 (5.88%) RESTful
10 4 (5.88%) Backbone.js
11 3 (4.41%) YUI
11 3 (4.41%) Ext JS
11 3 (4.41%) Zend Framework
11 3 (4.41%) Ajax
11 3 (4.41%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
2 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) Replication
4 3 (4.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Wiki
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (51.47%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) UNIX
4 5 (7.35%) CentOS
5 4 (5.88%) Android
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) Debian
7 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) MVC
3 17 (25.00%) OO
4 10 (14.71%) DevOps
5 9 (13.24%) OO PHP
6 8 (11.76%) Web Development
7 7 (10.29%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) OOP
8 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.82%) TDD
9 5 (7.35%) B2B
9 5 (7.35%) Project Management
9 5 (7.35%) Information Security
9 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.41%) Kanban
11 3 (4.41%) B2C
12 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
12 2 (2.94%) Product Marketing
12 2 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (80.88%) PHP
2 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) Java
4 9 (13.24%) Perl
5 8 (11.76%) PHP5
6 6 (8.82%) SQL
6 6 (8.82%) Python
7 5 (7.35%) C#
8 4 (5.88%) PHP4
8 4 (5.88%) Go
9 3 (4.41%) Ruby
10 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.47%) VBA
11 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Samba
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) Postfix
1 1 (1.47%) XenServer
1 1 (1.47%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Puppet
2 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) Nagios
4 2 (2.94%) Opsview
5 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Zend
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Citrix
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.47%) VMware
3 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
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