The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 50 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 1.85% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
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
151 108 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.27% 17.85% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 70 76
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
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 Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (70.00%) PaaS
2 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
5 1 (10.00%) Yii
5 1 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
5 1 (10.00%) Zend
5 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Perl

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (70.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Perl Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (10.00%) Laravel
2 1 (10.00%) Symfony
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
2 1 (10.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Zend