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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 40 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing LAMP 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.68% 0.60% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.22% 3.51% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+127.20% +4.16%
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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
115 57 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.12% 17.07% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 36 32
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £26.44 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Facebook
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) SVG
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Joomla!

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Team Leader
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE Team Leader
1 5 (71.43%) Web Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) SVG
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
3 1 (14.29%) YUI
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator