The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 63 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 1.29% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £438 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
202 155 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.08% 21.50% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 103 107
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

LAMP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (50.00%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Magento Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Magento Developer
2 1 (50.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend