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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 57 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.35% 0.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£349 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £261
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £28.50
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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
158 90 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.87% 20.13% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 61 59
Average daily rate £350 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend 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 23 September 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
Cardiff -5 2 £349 -
LAMP
Wales

LAMP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) PHP4
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Mojolicious
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Mojolicious
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) PHP4
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Zend