The table below looks at the statistics for WAMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAMP over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAMP (Windows, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 605 569 590
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Contract jobs citing WAMP 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% 0.033% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£395 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15614 15218 15834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.01% 28.82% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10108 9812 9495
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 263 387
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WAMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WAMP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAMP within the UK.

WAMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WAMP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAMP within the UK.

WAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WAMP
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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
London +5 1 £395 - 2
England -40 1 £395 +21.53% 3
City of London - 1 £395 - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Horsham - - - -

WAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WAMP 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 WAMP.

1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

WAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WAMP 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 WAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Moodle
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco