The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Suffolk 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 39 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.13% 1.91% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.59% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£168 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +455.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
116 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 43.77% 30.57% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 37 33
Average daily rate £368 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
LAMP
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
Ipswich - 3 £168 - 2
Woodbridge - - - - 1
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) MPEG
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP