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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 219 203 197
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 39 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 1.69% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 19
Average daily rate
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£331 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £390 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £130.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-66.09% +438.14%
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
2407 2076 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.93% 23.48% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1172 903
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 95
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.97 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Berkshire +2 16 £350 +55.55% 7
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £300 +13.20% 8
Hampshire -5 8 £365 -8.75% 10
Surrey +2 4 £350 +9.37% 11
Oxfordshire -24 3 £275 -8.33% 8
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 4
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 80 (75.47%) PHP
2 55 (51.89%) Linux
3 50 (47.17%) MySQL
4 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (35.85%) JavaScript
6 34 (32.08%) Apache
7 33 (31.13%) HTML
8 29 (27.36%) CSS
9 25 (23.58%) SQL
10 22 (20.75%) Web Services
10 22 (20.75%) Git (software)
11 17 (16.04%) Drupal
11 17 (16.04%) Open Source
11 17 (16.04%) XML
11 17 (16.04%) MVC
11 17 (16.04%) DevOps
12 16 (15.09%) Scrum
13 15 (14.15%) HTML5
14 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
14 13 (12.26%) PHP5
14 13 (12.26%) jQuery
14 13 (12.26%) Subversion
14 13 (12.26%) Windows
14 13 (12.26%) OO
15 12 (11.32%) OOP
15 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce
15 12 (11.32%) Puppet
15 12 (11.32%) REST
16 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (10.38%) RESTful

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 34 (32.08%) Apache
2 17 (16.04%) Drupal
3 5 (4.72%) CMS
3 5 (4.72%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.72%) IIS
4 3 (2.83%) Node.js
4 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.94%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.94%) nginx
5 1 (0.94%) WordPress
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.66%) SaaS
3 4 (3.77%) Route 53
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Internet
2 7 (6.60%) HTTP
2 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.72%) VoIP
4 4 (3.77%) WAN
4 4 (3.77%) LAN
4 4 (3.77%) DNS
4 4 (3.77%) SSL
5 2 (1.89%) Intranet
5 2 (1.89%) PBX
5 2 (1.89%) FTP
5 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.89%) Firewall
5 2 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (1.89%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.94%) Network Security
6 1 (0.94%) IPsec
6 1 (0.94%) LDAP
6 1 (0.94%) IPv6
6 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (47.17%) MySQL
2 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.26%) Subversion
3 9 (8.49%) Selenium
4 6 (5.66%) JIRA
5 5 (4.72%) PHPUnit
5 5 (4.72%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.83%) Maven
8 2 (1.89%) Zend Studio
8 2 (1.89%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.89%) Hudson
8 2 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (1.89%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.89%) Grunt
8 2 (1.89%) Bower
9 1 (0.94%) Xcode
9 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Marketing
3 5 (4.72%) Back Office
4 4 (3.77%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (53.77%) Developer
2 28 (26.42%) PHP Developer
3 12 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) LAMP Developer
4 11 (10.38%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Consultant
5 10 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Linux Consultant
8 6 (5.66%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (5.66%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.77%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Web Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.13%) HTML
2 29 (27.36%) CSS
3 22 (20.75%) Web Services
4 17 (16.04%) XML
5 15 (14.15%) HTML5
6 13 (12.26%) jQuery
7 12 (11.32%) REST
8 11 (10.38%) RESTful
9 10 (9.43%) CSS3
9 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.60%) SOAP
11 5 (4.72%) Zend Framework
11 5 (4.72%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (4.72%) Symfony
11 5 (4.72%) YUI
11 5 (4.72%) XHTML
12 4 (3.77%) XSLT
12 4 (3.77%) J2EE
12 4 (3.77%) JSON
12 4 (3.77%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Open Source
2 4 (3.77%) User Experience
3 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.83%) Clustering
3 3 (2.83%) Replication
4 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.94%) Social Media
5 1 (0.94%) Wiki
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (51.89%) Linux
2 13 (12.26%) Windows
3 8 (7.55%) UNIX
4 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.77%) Android
5 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.77%) CentOS
5 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.94%) Debian
7 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.04%) MVC
2 17 (16.04%) DevOps
3 16 (15.09%) Scrum
4 13 (12.26%) OO
5 12 (11.32%) OOP
5 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.38%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.43%) Project Management
7 10 (9.43%) Information Security
8 9 (8.49%) ITIL
9 8 (7.55%) TDD
9 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.60%) Web Development
11 6 (5.66%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.66%) OO PHP
12 5 (4.72%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (4.72%) Kanban
12 5 (4.72%) Identity Management
13 4 (3.77%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 80 (75.47%) PHP
2 38 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 25 (23.58%) SQL
4 13 (12.26%) PHP5
5 11 (10.38%) Java
6 10 (9.43%) Perl
7 9 (8.49%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.77%) Ruby
8 4 (3.77%) XPath
8 4 (3.77%) Golang
9 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.89%) Python
10 2 (1.89%) PHP4
10 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.94%) C#
11 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (0.94%) VCP4
4 1 (0.94%) MCITP
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) KVM
2 3 (2.83%) Varnish
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.94%) Postfix
4 1 (0.94%) XenServer
4 1 (0.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) Puppet
2 8 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.72%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.94%) Salt
5 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
1 8 (7.55%) Zend
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.77%) Oracle
2 4 (3.77%) VMware
2 4 (3.77%) Twitter
3 3 (2.83%) Facebook
4 2 (1.89%) HP
4 2 (1.89%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.94%) Citrix
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £330.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 21 days ago