The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 65 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% 0.19% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 0.69% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +52.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
Wales

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
176 144 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.26% 27.75% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 106 46
Average daily rate £370 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the South Wales region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -8 2 £325 -18.75% 2
LAMP
Wales

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) yum
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) PKI
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) SAML
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) yum
2 1 (25.00%) Cacti
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) OpenNMS
2 1 (25.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Dell