The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 91 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.58% 0.57% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 2.20% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Average daily rate £325 £350 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £345 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £365 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
South East

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 Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
378 364 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 31.21% 26.07% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 250 201
Average daily rate £413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 24
Average hourly rate £60.62 £45.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.70% +130.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Dorking - 2 £325 -
Epsom - 1 £303 - 2
Leatherhead - 1 £475 - 3
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) OO
5 5 (45.45%) Apache
5 5 (45.45%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) ActionScript
6 4 (36.36%) XHTML
6 4 (36.36%) Marketing
6 4 (36.36%) CakePHP
6 4 (36.36%) PHP 5
6 4 (36.36%) PHP 4
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) Perl
7 3 (27.27%) Subversion
7 3 (27.27%) SSH
8 2 (18.18%) Maven
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
8 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) WordPress
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSH
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Lead Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) CakePHP
4 4 (36.36%) XHTML
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Java EE
6 2 (18.18%) SAML
7 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
7 1 (9.09%) Drush
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) JSON
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) Symfony
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) ActionScript
3 4 (36.36%) PHP 4
3 4 (36.36%) PHP 5
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Omniture
3 1 (9.09%) Zend