The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 19 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.34% 0.81% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.28% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% +8.33%
LAMP
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 35 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.82% 28.46% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 72
Average daily rate £325 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Lichfield - - - -
LAMP
West Midlands

LAMP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 7 (100.00%) Blog
1 7 (100.00%) Drupal
1 7 (100.00%) PHP5
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (100.00%) Social Media
1 7 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) Salesforce.com

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 7 (100.00%) Blog
1 7 (100.00%) Social Media
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
1 7 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Salesforce.com