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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 65 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.42% 0.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£411 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +438.46%
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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
214 98 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.10% 16.39% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 70 82
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.36% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £55.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend 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 2 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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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 1 £398 -
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Moodle
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) Puppet
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (27.27%) Hudson
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
5 2 (18.18%) nginx
5 2 (18.18%) Route 53
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) LDAP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Moodle
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) nginx
4 1 (9.09%) Confluence
4 1 (9.09%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (18.18%) Route 53
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) IPv6
1 1 (9.09%) OSPF
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Hudson
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Wiki
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PHP5
5 1 (9.09%) PHP4
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Postfix
1 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
3 1 (9.09%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Percona
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix