The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 70 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.61% 0.14% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 0.53% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £450 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
216 187 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.18% 26.75% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 120 69
Average daily rate £370 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 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
South Wales -10 3 £325 -18.75% 2
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Java EE
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) yum
4 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Ansible
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) PKI
4 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (50.00%) Cryptography

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (100.00%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) Jetty
3 1 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) HPCC
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (16.67%) FishEye
3 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
3 1 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) PhantomJS
3 1 (16.67%) PVCS
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) SAML
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) yum
2 1 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) OpenNMS
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Rally
3 1 (16.67%) Sun