The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 97 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Contract jobs citing LAMP 45 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 0.51% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.61% 2.05% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 18
Average daily rate £375 £306 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -35.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £265 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £313 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
802 584 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.44% 24.89% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 359 514
Average daily rate £325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 36
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +12 33 £350 +12.00% 3
Somerset -12 8 £413 - 1
Devon - 1 - - 3
Dorset - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 46 (74.19%) PHP
2 41 (66.13%) MySQL
3 33 (53.23%) CSS
3 33 (53.23%) HTML
4 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
5 23 (37.10%) jQuery
6 20 (32.26%) Linux
7 18 (29.03%) Drupal
8 16 (25.81%) HTML5
8 16 (25.81%) Puppet
9 15 (24.19%) CSS3
9 15 (24.19%) Sass
9 15 (24.19%) LESS
9 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
10 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
10 14 (22.58%) Apache
11 12 (19.35%) SQL
12 10 (16.13%) Java
12 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 10 (16.13%) Ruby
12 10 (16.13%) nginx
12 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
13 9 (14.52%) Samba
13 9 (14.52%) UNIX
13 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
14 8 (12.90%) VPN
14 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
14 8 (12.90%) CMS
14 8 (12.90%) Scrum
14 8 (12.90%) VMware

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 18 (29.03%) Drupal
2 14 (22.58%) Apache
3 10 (16.13%) nginx
4 8 (12.90%) CMS
5 7 (11.29%) WordPress
6 5 (8.06%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (8.06%) Confluence
6 5 (8.06%) Escenic
6 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
6 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
6 5 (8.06%) MQSeries
6 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.45%) MediaWiki
8 2 (3.23%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) VPN
1 8 (12.90%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) Network Security
2 5 (8.06%) LAN
2 5 (8.06%) WAN
2 5 (8.06%) IPv6
2 5 (8.06%) LDAP
3 4 (6.45%) EIGRP
3 4 (6.45%) OSPF
3 4 (6.45%) BGP
3 4 (6.45%) IPsec
4 2 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (66.13%) MySQL
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.68%) Big Data
4 5 (8.06%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) Maven
4 5 (8.06%) Hudson
4 5 (8.06%) Subversion
4 5 (8.06%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (62.90%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Drupal Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Programmer
3 8 (12.90%) PHP Developer
3 8 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) Database Designer
5 6 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) MySQL Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Designer
5 6 (9.68%) WordPress Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (8.06%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Java Programmer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) CSS
1 33 (53.23%) HTML
2 23 (37.10%) jQuery
3 16 (25.81%) HTML5
4 15 (24.19%) CSS3
4 15 (24.19%) Sass
4 15 (24.19%) LESS
5 8 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (11.29%) Ajax
7 6 (9.68%) .NET
8 5 (8.06%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (8.06%) Spring
8 5 (8.06%) JSF
8 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.06%) Java RMI
8 5 (8.06%) XML
8 5 (8.06%) Struts
8 5 (8.06%) EJB
8 5 (8.06%) J2EE
9 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Digital Media
2 5 (8.06%) Open Source
2 5 (8.06%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.45%) Wiki
4 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Linux
2 9 (14.52%) UNIX
3 7 (11.29%) Debian
4 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.06%) Windows
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.84%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.61%) SUSE
7 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
1 8 (12.90%) Scrum
1 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (11.29%) OOP
3 6 (9.68%) OO
3 6 (9.68%) TDD
3 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
4 5 (8.06%) BDD
4 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
4 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.06%) Migration
4 5 (8.06%) OOD
4 5 (8.06%) ETL
4 5 (8.06%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (8.06%) UML
4 5 (8.06%) RUP
5 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.45%) MVC
6 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) PHP
2 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) SQL
4 10 (16.13%) Java
4 10 (16.13%) Ruby
4 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.29%) Perl
6 6 (9.68%) C#
7 5 (8.06%) Scala
7 5 (8.06%) Python
8 2 (3.23%) PHP5
9 1 (1.61%) VB6
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Samba
2 8 (12.90%) Postfix
3 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.45%) XenServer
5 1 (1.61%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (1.61%) KVM
5 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) Puppet
2 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.06%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.23%) Nagios
4 2 (3.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) Twitter
4 5 (8.06%) JBoss
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 4 (6.45%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) Zend
6 2 (3.23%) Percona
7 1 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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