The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAMP (Windows, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 586 553 586
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +33
Contract jobs citing WAMP 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.020% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.070% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£248 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £225 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
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 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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 10 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 30 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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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
England -33 2 £248 -17.50% 1
South East - 2 £248 -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Horsham - - - -
London - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

WAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

WAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Moodle
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) MooTools
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) VMware