The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 126 111 119
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing LAMP 21 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 1.55% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 9
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£375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £296
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
849 581 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.99% 24.63% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 392 402
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.72 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
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 West

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol -5 15 £400 +14.28% 4
Dorset - 4 £225 - 3
Somerset -9 1 £288 +7.47% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £350 - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Devon - - - - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 52 (75.36%) PHP
2 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (49.28%) Linux
4 31 (44.93%) MySQL
5 29 (42.03%) CentOS
6 27 (39.13%) Ruby
6 27 (39.13%) Red Hat
7 25 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (34.78%) Puppet
8 24 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (34.78%) DevOps
9 23 (33.33%) Apache
10 22 (31.88%) Java
11 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
12 20 (28.99%) Perl
12 20 (28.99%) CSS
12 20 (28.99%) Firewall
12 20 (28.99%) VMware
12 20 (28.99%) Ubuntu
12 20 (28.99%) Salt
12 20 (28.99%) XenServer
12 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
13 19 (27.54%) HTML
14 16 (23.19%) LDAP
14 16 (23.19%) LAN
14 16 (23.19%) WAN
14 16 (23.19%) Citrix
14 16 (23.19%) Samba
14 16 (23.19%) Scrum
14 16 (23.19%) Hudson

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 23 (33.33%) Apache
2 10 (14.49%) nginx
3 5 (7.25%) CMS
3 5 (7.25%) Confluence
3 5 (7.25%) MediaWiki
4 4 (5.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.35%) IIS
5 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.90%) Drupal
6 2 (2.90%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (11.59%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.70%) SaaS
3 5 (7.25%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.35%) PaaS
4 3 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) Firewall
2 16 (23.19%) LDAP
2 16 (23.19%) LAN
2 16 (23.19%) WAN
3 9 (13.04%) VPN
4 5 (7.25%) IPv6
4 5 (7.25%) OSPF
4 5 (7.25%) BGP
4 5 (7.25%) EIGRP
4 5 (7.25%) IPsec
4 5 (7.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.93%) MySQL
2 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.80%) Redis
6 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.45%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Hudson
1 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.04%) JIRA
4 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.25%) Subversion
5 3 (4.35%) Selenium
6 2 (2.90%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 25 (36.23%) PHP Developer
3 20 (28.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (21.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Head of Software Engineering
8 3 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Programmer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (2.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) CSS
2 19 (27.54%) HTML
3 13 (18.84%) Web Services
3 13 (18.84%) HTML5
4 12 (17.39%) Symfony
5 10 (14.49%) CSS3
6 8 (11.59%) jQuery
6 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
6 8 (11.59%) .NET
7 7 (10.14%) Doctrine
8 5 (7.25%) ADO.NET
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.80%) XML
9 4 (5.80%) RESTful
9 4 (5.80%) JSON
9 4 (5.80%) Memcached
10 3 (4.35%) REST
10 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.35%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Open Source
2 6 (8.70%) Social Media
3 5 (7.25%) Wiki
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) DTV
5 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (49.28%) Linux
2 29 (42.03%) CentOS
3 20 (28.99%) Ubuntu
4 9 (13.04%) Debian
5 8 (11.59%) UNIX
6 5 (7.25%) Windows
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (34.78%) DevOps
4 16 (23.19%) Scrum
5 14 (20.29%) TDD
6 13 (18.84%) OO
7 9 (13.04%) Build Automation
7 9 (13.04%) OO PHP
8 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.14%) Migration
10 5 (7.25%) Content Management
10 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.25%) MVC
10 5 (7.25%) Database Theory
10 5 (7.25%) Relational Database Theory
10 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (5.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (75.36%) PHP
2 27 (39.13%) Ruby
3 22 (31.88%) Java
4 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 20 (28.99%) Perl
5 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.14%) Python
6 7 (10.14%) PHP5
7 6 (8.70%) SQL
8 5 (7.25%) C#
9 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.94%) CCNA
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) XenServer
2 16 (23.19%) Samba
3 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (34.78%) Puppet
1 24 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (28.99%) Salt
3 5 (7.25%) ZABBIX
4 4 (5.80%) Cacti
4 4 (5.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 20 (28.99%) VMware
3 16 (23.19%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) Zend
5 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.80%) Sitecore
6 4 (5.80%) Percona
6 4 (5.80%) New Relic
7 2 (2.90%) Twitter
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle
8 1 (1.45%) Google
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago