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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 96 87 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +34
Contract jobs citing LAMP 46 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 1.12% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 4.44% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year
-59.42% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
809 541 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.60% 25.27% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 366 332
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 34
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 33 £400 +45.45% 5
Wiltshire -9 5 £300 +20.00% 3
Somerset -13 4 £350 -26.31% 3
Dorset - 2 £338 - 8
Gloucestershire -18 1 - - 1
Devon - - - - 2
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 67 (77.01%) PHP
2 58 (66.67%) MySQL
3 48 (55.17%) Linux
4 42 (48.28%) Ruby
5 40 (45.98%) Red Hat
5 40 (45.98%) Puppet
5 40 (45.98%) DevOps
6 35 (40.23%) CSS
7 32 (36.78%) Apache
8 31 (35.63%) Java
8 31 (35.63%) Bash Shell
8 31 (35.63%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (34.48%) HTML
9 30 (34.48%) VMware
10 29 (33.33%) CentOS
11 28 (32.18%) nginx
11 28 (32.18%) Firewall
11 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
12 27 (31.03%) Perl
12 27 (31.03%) Debian
13 26 (29.89%) VPN
14 25 (28.74%) Git (software)
15 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (27.59%) Jenkins
15 24 (27.59%) Ubuntu
16 23 (26.44%) Opscode Chef
17 21 (24.14%) XenServer
18 20 (22.99%) jQuery
18 20 (22.99%) Samba
19 19 (21.84%) SQL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 32 (36.78%) Apache
2 28 (32.18%) nginx
3 14 (16.09%) Confluence
4 12 (13.79%) MediaWiki
5 10 (11.49%) Drupal
6 8 (9.20%) CMS
7 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
8 5 (5.75%) WordPress
9 4 (4.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (3.45%) IIS
11 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
11 2 (2.30%) MQSeries
11 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
11 2 (2.30%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (2.30%) Escenic
11 2 (2.30%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (1.15%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.34%) Amazon S3
3 7 (8.05%) SaaS
4 5 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.18%) Firewall
2 26 (29.89%) VPN
3 14 (16.09%) LAN
3 14 (16.09%) WAN
3 14 (16.09%) Network Security
4 13 (14.94%) IPv6
5 12 (13.79%) EIGRP
5 12 (13.79%) IPsec
5 12 (13.79%) OSPF
5 12 (13.79%) BGP
5 12 (13.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.15%) SMTP
6 1 (1.15%) DNS
6 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (66.67%) MySQL
2 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
3 12 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.30%) Big Data
7 1 (1.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Git (software)
2 24 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 14 (16.09%) JIRA
3 14 (16.09%) Hudson
4 12 (13.79%) Subversion
5 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.60%) Maven
7 3 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Developer
2 23 (26.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (19.54%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (16.09%) PHP Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Web Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Administrator
7 8 (9.20%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (8.05%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.75%) WordPress Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Programmer
11 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 3 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 3 (3.45%) Designer
12 3 (3.45%) MySQL Developer
12 3 (3.45%) Database Designer
12 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) CSS
2 30 (34.48%) HTML
3 20 (22.99%) jQuery
4 14 (16.09%) HTML5
5 12 (13.79%) CSS3
6 11 (12.64%) Web Services
7 8 (9.20%) .NET
8 7 (8.05%) Spring
9 6 (6.90%) Sass
9 6 (6.90%) LESS
10 5 (5.75%) XML
10 5 (5.75%) Servlets
10 5 (5.75%) ADO.NET
10 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
10 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.75%) Ajax
11 4 (4.60%) SOAP
11 4 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.45%) REST
12 3 (3.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Wiki
2 9 (10.34%) Open Source
3 6 (6.90%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.45%) DTV
5 2 (2.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (55.17%) Linux
2 29 (33.33%) CentOS
3 27 (31.03%) Debian
4 24 (27.59%) Ubuntu
5 13 (14.94%) Windows
6 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (13.79%) UNIX
7 5 (5.75%) Fedora
8 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.30%) SUSE
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.98%) DevOps
2 31 (35.63%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (16.09%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (14.94%) Configuration Management
6 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
7 11 (12.64%) Build Automation
7 11 (12.64%) Scrum
8 10 (11.49%) Load Balancing
9 9 (10.34%) TDD
10 7 (8.05%) Automated Testing
10 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.90%) OOP
12 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.75%) OO
12 5 (5.75%) Content Management
13 4 (4.60%) Migration
14 3 (3.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (77.01%) PHP
2 42 (48.28%) Ruby
3 31 (35.63%) Java
3 31 (35.63%) Bash Shell
4 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
5 27 (31.03%) Perl
6 19 (21.84%) SQL
7 15 (17.24%) Python
8 8 (9.20%) C#
8 8 (9.20%) PHP5
9 2 (2.30%) Scala
10 1 (1.15%) VB
10 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (24.14%) XenServer
3 20 (22.99%) Samba
4 18 (20.69%) Postfix
5 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (45.98%) Puppet
2 23 (26.44%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (17.24%) ZABBIX
4 11 (12.64%) Salt
5 8 (9.20%) Nagios
5 8 (9.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Red Hat
2 30 (34.48%) VMware
3 13 (14.94%) Citrix
4 8 (9.20%) Percona
5 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.60%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.45%) Twitter
7 3 (3.45%) SAP
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle
8 2 (2.30%) JBoss
9 1 (1.15%) Zend
9 1 (1.15%) Google
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