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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 230 210 196
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing LAMP 39 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 2.07% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 21
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£250 £313 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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%
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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
2577 2317 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.05% 24.87% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1310 1311
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 September 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
East Sussex +14 17 £250 -50.00% 4
Hampshire 0 9 £325 +18.18% 3
Surrey -3 4 £300 - 5
Oxfordshire -17 4 £263 - 1
Isle of Wight - 3 £250 -
Buckinghamshire -18 2 £425 +12.95% 3
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 61 (89.71%) PHP
2 49 (72.06%) MySQL
3 45 (66.18%) HTML
3 45 (66.18%) JavaScript
4 41 (60.29%) CSS
5 33 (48.53%) Linux
6 29 (42.65%) jQuery
7 26 (38.24%) HTML5
7 26 (38.24%) Apache
8 24 (35.29%) CMS
8 24 (35.29%) Drupal
9 19 (27.94%) Ajax
9 19 (27.94%) CSS3
10 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
11 16 (23.53%) Marketing
11 16 (23.53%) OO
12 15 (22.06%) Photoshop
12 15 (22.06%) MVC
12 15 (22.06%) Subversion
13 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (16.18%) OOP
15 10 (14.71%) Zend
16 9 (13.24%) Symfony
16 9 (13.24%) Web Development
16 9 (13.24%) Magento
16 9 (13.24%) Puppet
17 8 (11.76%) OO PHP
18 7 (10.29%) PHP5
18 7 (10.29%) WordPress
18 7 (10.29%) Python

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 26 (38.24%) Apache
2 24 (35.29%) CMS
2 24 (35.29%) Drupal
3 7 (10.29%) WordPress
4 3 (4.41%) nginx
4 3 (4.41%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.94%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.47%) Node.js
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.47%) Moodle
6 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Magento
2 1 (1.47%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) VPN
2 3 (4.41%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (72.06%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (22.06%) Subversion
3 6 (8.82%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (23.53%) Marketing
2 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (79.41%) Developer
2 26 (38.24%) PHP Developer
3 23 (33.82%) Web Developer
4 10 (14.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 9 (13.24%) LAMP Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Magento Developer
7 4 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (2.94%) CMS Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (2.94%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (66.18%) HTML
2 41 (60.29%) CSS
3 29 (42.65%) jQuery
4 26 (38.24%) HTML5
5 19 (27.94%) CSS3
5 19 (27.94%) Ajax
6 9 (13.24%) Symfony
7 7 (10.29%) Web Services
8 6 (8.82%) XML
9 5 (7.35%) XHTML
9 5 (7.35%) Dojo
10 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.88%) Laravel
10 4 (5.88%) WSDL
10 4 (5.88%) JSON
10 4 (5.88%) SOAP
10 4 (5.88%) Zend Framework
10 4 (5.88%) RESTful
11 3 (4.41%) Yii
12 2 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Replication
2 5 (7.35%) User Experience
3 4 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (48.53%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) CentOS
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) OO
2 15 (22.06%) MVC
3 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.18%) OOP
5 9 (13.24%) Web Development
6 8 (11.76%) OO PHP
7 7 (10.29%) TDD
7 7 (10.29%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.82%) B2B
8 6 (8.82%) BDD
9 5 (7.35%) DevOps
10 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.41%) B2C
11 3 (4.41%) SOA
11 3 (4.41%) Data Security
11 3 (4.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 61 (89.71%) PHP
2 45 (66.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.29%) Python
3 7 (10.29%) PHP5
4 5 (7.35%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.41%) Ruby
6 3 (4.41%) SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) VBA
8 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) COBIT
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Puppet
2 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.41%) Opsview
3 3 (4.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Zend
2 3 (4.41%) EMC
3 2 (2.94%) Juniper
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Siebel
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
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