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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 199 200 201
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing LAMP 58 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% 1.76% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £296
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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
2338 2108 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.58% 24.73% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1181 1140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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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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 +10 16 £335 -0.74% 3
Surrey 0 10 £350 +55.55% 5
Hampshire -12 7 £250 -16.66% 19
Oxfordshire -20 7 £475 +58.33% 10
East Sussex -17 4 - - 5
West Sussex - 4 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £475 - 6
Kent - 3 £330 -
Middlesex - 3 £325 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 86 (78.90%) PHP
2 62 (56.88%) Linux
3 52 (47.71%) MySQL
4 45 (41.28%) Apache
5 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (33.03%) JavaScript
7 31 (28.44%) HTML
8 30 (27.52%) CSS
9 24 (22.02%) SQL
10 22 (20.18%) Git (software)
10 22 (20.18%) Open Source
11 20 (18.35%) DevOps
12 19 (17.43%) XML
13 18 (16.51%) Puppet
13 18 (16.51%) Drupal
14 17 (15.60%) Jenkins
14 17 (15.60%) E-Commerce
14 17 (15.60%) Web Services
15 16 (14.68%) OOP
15 16 (14.68%) Scrum
16 15 (13.76%) REST
16 15 (13.76%) jQuery
17 14 (12.84%) HTML5
17 14 (12.84%) CSS3
17 14 (12.84%) ITIL
18 13 (11.93%) Bash Shell
19 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (11.01%) PHP5
19 12 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
19 12 (11.01%) Internet

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (41.28%) Apache
2 18 (16.51%) Drupal
3 8 (7.34%) IIS
4 5 (4.59%) WordPress
4 5 (4.59%) CMS
5 3 (2.75%) Node.js
5 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.50%) SaaS
3 4 (3.67%) Route 53
4 3 (2.75%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) Internet
2 7 (6.42%) DNS
2 7 (6.42%) SSL
3 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.67%) VoIP
5 3 (2.75%) Firewall
5 3 (2.75%) FTP
5 3 (2.75%) HTTP
5 3 (2.75%) Intranet
6 2 (1.83%) WAN
6 2 (1.83%) LAN
6 2 (1.83%) PBX
6 2 (1.83%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.83%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.83%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.92%) SSH
7 1 (0.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (47.71%) MySQL
2 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.83%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.60%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.17%) Bitbucket
4 9 (8.26%) Subversion
5 7 (6.42%) Selenium
6 5 (4.59%) JIRA
6 5 (4.59%) Maven
6 5 (4.59%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.67%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.83%) Zend Studio
10 1 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 4 (3.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Publishing
3 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (51.38%) Developer
2 28 (25.69%) PHP Developer
3 18 (16.51%) Web Developer
4 12 (11.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) LAMP Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Front-End Web Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.42%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Consultant
9 6 (5.50%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Linux Consultant
10 5 (4.59%) Web Team Leader
10 5 (4.59%) J2EE Team Leader
10 5 (4.59%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.59%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (3.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.44%) HTML
2 30 (27.52%) CSS
3 19 (17.43%) XML
4 17 (15.60%) Web Services
5 15 (13.76%) REST
5 15 (13.76%) jQuery
6 14 (12.84%) HTML5
6 14 (12.84%) CSS3
7 7 (6.42%) Symfony
7 7 (6.42%) RESTful
7 7 (6.42%) SOAP
8 6 (5.50%) Ajax
9 5 (4.59%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (4.59%) Laravel
9 5 (4.59%) J2EE
10 4 (3.67%) XSLT
10 4 (3.67%) YUI
11 3 (2.75%) CakePHP
11 3 (2.75%) Zend Framework
11 3 (2.75%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) Open Source
2 3 (2.75%) User Experience
2 3 (2.75%) Clustering
3 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (56.88%) Linux
2 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 8 (7.34%) UNIX
3 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.75%) CentOS
6 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.35%) DevOps
3 17 (15.60%) E-Commerce
4 16 (14.68%) OOP
4 16 (14.68%) Scrum
5 14 (12.84%) ITIL
6 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.09%) MVC
7 11 (10.09%) Web Development
8 10 (9.17%) Identity Management
8 10 (9.17%) Performance Analysis
9 9 (8.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (8.26%) OO
10 6 (5.50%) Project Management
10 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.50%) Product Management
10 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.59%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.59%) TDD
11 5 (4.59%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 86 (78.90%) PHP
2 36 (33.03%) JavaScript
3 24 (22.02%) SQL
4 13 (11.93%) Bash Shell
5 12 (11.01%) PHP5
6 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.59%) Java
7 5 (4.59%) Python
8 4 (3.67%) Ruby
8 4 (3.67%) XPath
9 2 (1.83%) C++
9 2 (1.83%) Perl
9 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.75%) Degree
3 1 (0.92%) MCITP
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) KVM
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Varnish
4 2 (1.83%) Xen
4 2 (1.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (16.51%) Puppet
2 12 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.17%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.83%) Nagios
4 2 (1.83%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (8.26%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.34%) Zend
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.59%) VMware
5 4 (3.67%) Facebook
5 4 (3.67%) Twitter
6 3 (2.75%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.83%) HP
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle
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