The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 31 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.50% 0.35% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 0.93% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- +283.78%
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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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 107 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 39.11% 37.41% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 91 42
Average daily rate £450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

LAMP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) FFmpeg
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP