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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 121 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing LAMP 23 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 0.91% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 7
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£400 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+136.66% +10.09%
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
822 547 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.52% 24.41% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 385 386
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 34
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.50 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.84 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -8 15 £438 +70.73% 3
Dorset - 4 £225 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £350 - 4
Somerset -7 1 £288 +7.47% 3
Gloucestershire -15 1 - - 1
Devon - - - - 6
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 59 (76.62%) PHP
2 42 (54.55%) Linux
3 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (46.75%) CentOS
5 35 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 35 (45.45%) MySQL
5 35 (45.45%) Ruby
6 32 (41.56%) Puppet
6 32 (41.56%) DevOps
7 30 (38.96%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (37.66%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (35.06%) Apache
10 26 (33.77%) Java
11 25 (32.47%) Ubuntu
11 25 (32.47%) VMware
11 25 (32.47%) Firewall
11 25 (32.47%) Bash Shell
12 24 (31.17%) XenServer
12 24 (31.17%) Perl
13 22 (28.57%) Salt
14 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
14 20 (25.97%) CSS
15 18 (23.38%) HTML
16 17 (22.08%) LAN
16 17 (22.08%) WAN
16 17 (22.08%) Samba
16 17 (22.08%) Scrum
16 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
16 17 (22.08%) Hudson
17 16 (20.78%) LDAP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 27 (35.06%) Apache
2 14 (18.18%) nginx
3 5 (6.49%) Confluence
3 5 (6.49%) MediaWiki
3 5 (6.49%) CMS
4 4 (5.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.90%) IIS
6 2 (2.60%) Drupal
6 2 (2.60%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (10.39%) Amazon S3
3 6 (7.79%) SaaS
4 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.90%) PaaS
4 3 (3.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.47%) Firewall
2 17 (22.08%) LAN
2 17 (22.08%) WAN
3 16 (20.78%) LDAP
4 13 (16.88%) VPN
5 6 (7.79%) Network Security
6 5 (6.49%) IPsec
6 5 (6.49%) OSPF
6 5 (6.49%) BGP
6 5 (6.49%) EIGRP
6 5 (6.49%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (45.45%) MySQL
2 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.90%) Redis
6 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.30%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.30%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
1 17 (22.08%) Hudson
2 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.39%) JIRA
4 5 (6.49%) Subversion
4 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.90%) Selenium
6 2 (2.60%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) Developer
2 25 (32.47%) PHP Developer
3 24 (31.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (27.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.90%) LAMP Developer
9 3 (3.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Head of Software Engineering
9 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.90%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Programmer
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.60%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) CSS
2 18 (23.38%) HTML
3 15 (19.48%) Web Services
4 12 (15.58%) HTML5
5 10 (12.99%) CSS3
5 10 (12.99%) Symfony
6 8 (10.39%) .NET
6 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
6 8 (10.39%) jQuery
7 5 (6.49%) RESTful
7 5 (6.49%) JSON
7 5 (6.49%) XML
7 5 (6.49%) ADO.NET
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.19%) SOAP
9 3 (3.90%) Memcached
9 3 (3.90%) REST
9 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Open Source
2 6 (7.79%) Social Media
3 5 (6.49%) Wiki
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (54.55%) Linux
2 36 (46.75%) CentOS
3 25 (32.47%) Ubuntu
4 14 (18.18%) Debian
5 10 (12.99%) UNIX
6 5 (6.49%) Windows
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) DevOps
3 30 (38.96%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (22.08%) Scrum
5 13 (16.88%) TDD
6 12 (15.58%) OO
7 11 (14.29%) Build Automation
8 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.39%) OO PHP
9 7 (9.09%) Load Balancing
9 7 (9.09%) Migration
10 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (6.49%) Database Theory
11 5 (6.49%) Relational Database Theory
11 5 (6.49%) Content Management
11 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.19%) SOA
12 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 59 (76.62%) PHP
2 35 (45.45%) Ruby
3 26 (33.77%) Java
4 25 (32.47%) Bash Shell
5 24 (31.17%) Perl
6 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.99%) Python
8 7 (9.09%) SQL
9 6 (7.79%) PHP5
10 5 (6.49%) C#
11 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.29%) CCNA
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 24 (31.17%) XenServer
2 17 (22.08%) Samba
3 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 32 (41.56%) Puppet
2 29 (37.66%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (28.57%) Salt
4 7 (9.09%) Cacti
4 7 (9.09%) Nagios
5 6 (7.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 25 (32.47%) VMware
3 16 (20.78%) Citrix
4 7 (9.09%) Percona
4 7 (9.09%) Zend
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.19%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.90%) New Relic
8 2 (2.60%) Twitter
9 1 (1.30%) Google
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle
9 1 (1.30%) SAP
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago