The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 110 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing LAMP 6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.35% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £181 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £345 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £365 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +26.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -94.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
LAMP
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
542 593 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.55% 24.21% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 341 311
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £34.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
West Bromwich - 2 £225 -
Coventry +3 1 £175 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (95.65%) PHP
1 22 (95.65%) MySQL
2 21 (91.30%) CSS
2 21 (91.30%) HTML
3 16 (69.57%) Joomla!
4 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
5 14 (60.87%) Linux
5 14 (60.87%) WordPress
6 11 (47.83%) jQuery
7 9 (39.13%) CSS3
7 9 (39.13%) HTML5
7 9 (39.13%) CMS
7 9 (39.13%) Google
8 7 (30.43%) Plesk
8 7 (30.43%) Web Development
9 6 (26.09%) New Media
10 4 (17.39%) Web Design
11 3 (13.04%) Ajax
12 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
12 2 (8.70%) Java
12 2 (8.70%) Python
12 2 (8.70%) XHTML
13 1 (4.35%) CRM
13 1 (4.35%) RDF
13 1 (4.35%) Nagios
13 1 (4.35%) MVC
13 1 (4.35%) Finance
13 1 (4.35%) Perl
13 1 (4.35%) Windows
13 1 (4.35%) Oracle

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (69.57%) Joomla!
2 14 (60.87%) WordPress
3 9 (39.13%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
1 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) PHP Developer
3 5 (21.74%) AWS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
1 21 (91.30%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) jQuery
3 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 9 (39.13%) CSS3
4 3 (13.04%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) XHTML
6 1 (4.35%) Symfony
6 1 (4.35%) Zend Framework
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) New Media
2 1 (4.35%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Web Development
2 4 (17.39%) Web Design
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) TDD
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) BDD
3 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) RDF
3 1 (4.35%) MVC
3 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) PHP
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Plesk
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Zend
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago