The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 54 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.24% 0.30% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 1.16% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £130.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-66.09% +438.14%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 86 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.04% 26.14% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 57 25
Average daily rate £355 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) PHP5
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (42.86%) Appcelerator
3 3 (42.86%) Facebook
3 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) Sass
3 3 (42.86%) Graceful Degradation
3 3 (42.86%) Semantic HTML
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5 Canvas
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (42.86%) CakePHP
3 3 (42.86%) YUI
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SEO
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (42.86%) SVG
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Web Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) SVG
1 3 (42.86%) CakePHP
1 3 (42.86%) YUI
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) Sass
1 3 (42.86%) Semantic HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5 Canvas
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (42.86%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) SEO
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) PHP5
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Appcelerator
1 3 (42.86%) Facebook