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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 88 98 127
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +29
Contract jobs citing LAMP 51 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.55% 0.85% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.33% 3.09% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.90% +15.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +514.03%
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
806 615 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.52% 27.49% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 417 355
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £15.39 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.00
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 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 16 September 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 16 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
Bristol +12 34 £400 +23.07% 2
Wiltshire -19 8 £300 +20.00% 2
Gloucestershire -12 5 £300 +33.33% 1
Somerset -13 3 £288 -39.47% 4
Devon - - - - 2
Dorset - - - - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 71 (73.20%) PHP
2 59 (60.82%) Linux
3 55 (56.70%) Ruby
4 53 (54.64%) MySQL
4 53 (54.64%) Red Hat
5 47 (48.45%) Puppet
5 47 (48.45%) DevOps
6 44 (45.36%) Java
7 42 (43.30%) CentOS
8 41 (42.27%) Apache
9 39 (40.21%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (39.18%) Bash Shell
10 38 (39.18%) VMware
11 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (37.11%) Firewall
13 34 (35.05%) Perl
14 32 (32.99%) nginx
14 32 (32.99%) Ubuntu
15 30 (30.93%) Opscode Chef
16 29 (29.90%) XenServer
17 28 (28.87%) Jenkins
17 28 (28.87%) Samba
17 28 (28.87%) Debian
18 27 (27.84%) VPN
19 25 (25.77%) Git (software)
19 25 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (25.77%) CSS
20 22 (22.68%) Hudson
20 22 (22.68%) LAN
20 22 (22.68%) WAN

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 41 (42.27%) Apache
2 32 (32.99%) nginx
3 15 (15.46%) Confluence
4 13 (13.40%) MediaWiki
5 9 (9.28%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.22%) CMS
7 5 (5.15%) Drupal
8 4 (4.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (3.09%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (3.09%) IIS
10 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.06%) MQSeries
10 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.06%) Escenic
10 2 (2.06%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.59%) Amazon EC2
1 19 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.37%) Amazon S3
3 11 (11.34%) SaaS
4 7 (7.22%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.09%) PaaS
5 3 (3.09%) IaaS
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.03%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) Firewall
2 27 (27.84%) VPN
3 22 (22.68%) LAN
3 22 (22.68%) WAN
4 20 (20.62%) LDAP
5 15 (15.46%) Network Security
6 14 (14.43%) IPv6
7 13 (13.40%) OSPF
7 13 (13.40%) BGP
7 13 (13.40%) EIGRP
7 13 (13.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (54.64%) MySQL
2 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
3 13 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.06%) Big Data
6 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.03%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (28.87%) Jenkins
2 25 (25.77%) Git (software)
3 22 (22.68%) Hudson
4 15 (15.46%) JIRA
5 13 (13.40%) Subversion
6 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.09%) Selenium
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.12%) Electronics
4 4 (4.12%) Marketing
5 3 (3.09%) Back Office
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Developer
2 27 (27.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (23.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 18 (18.56%) PHP Developer
5 17 (17.53%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) Web Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Java Developer
8 8 (8.25%) Administrator
9 7 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (7.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (5.15%) Programmer
12 4 (4.12%) Architect
12 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.12%) PHP Web Developer
12 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
13 3 (3.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.77%) CSS
2 18 (18.56%) HTML
3 17 (17.53%) Web Services
4 15 (15.46%) jQuery
5 10 (10.31%) HTML5
5 10 (10.31%) .NET
6 9 (9.28%) Spring
7 8 (8.25%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.25%) CSS3
8 7 (7.22%) Servlets
9 5 (5.15%) J2EE
9 5 (5.15%) ADO.NET
9 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.15%) XML
10 4 (4.12%) SOAP
11 3 (3.09%) Middleware
11 3 (3.09%) Ajax
11 3 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.09%) Java EE
11 3 (3.09%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) Open Source
2 13 (13.40%) Wiki
3 5 (5.15%) Social Media
4 4 (4.12%) DTV
5 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 59 (60.82%) Linux
2 42 (43.30%) CentOS
3 32 (32.99%) Ubuntu
4 28 (28.87%) Debian
5 14 (14.43%) Windows
6 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.34%) UNIX
8 7 (7.22%) Fedora
9 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.06%) SUSE
11 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) DevOps
2 39 (40.21%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.56%) Scrum
5 15 (15.46%) TDD
5 15 (15.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (15.46%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (13.40%) Data Modelling
6 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
6 13 (13.40%) Load Balancing
7 12 (12.37%) Configuration Management
7 12 (12.37%) Build Automation
8 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.22%) Migration
9 7 (7.22%) OO
10 5 (5.15%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.15%) Project Management
10 5 (5.15%) Content Management
10 5 (5.15%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.12%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 71 (73.20%) PHP
2 55 (56.70%) Ruby
3 44 (45.36%) Java
4 38 (39.18%) Bash Shell
5 34 (35.05%) Perl
6 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
6 19 (19.59%) Python
7 16 (16.49%) SQL
8 10 (10.31%) PHP5
9 7 (7.22%) C#
10 2 (2.06%) Scala
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) VB
11 1 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) CCNA
1 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) Degree
5 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 29 (29.90%) XenServer
2 28 (28.87%) Samba
3 25 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (19.59%) Postfix
5 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 47 (48.45%) Puppet
2 30 (30.93%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (19.59%) Salt
4 16 (16.49%) ZABBIX
5 11 (11.34%) Cacti
5 11 (11.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (54.64%) Red Hat
2 38 (39.18%) VMware
3 21 (21.65%) Citrix
4 11 (11.34%) Percona
5 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.12%) SAP
6 4 (4.12%) Zend
6 4 (4.12%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle
8 2 (2.06%) JBoss
8 2 (2.06%) Twitter
9 1 (1.03%) Google
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