The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 65 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.58% 3.53% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 12.45% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
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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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
264 233 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 30.48% 28.38% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 183 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (69.23%) PHP
2 7 (53.85%) MySQL
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) PHP5
5 3 (23.08%) CentOS
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) Apache
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Wiki
6 2 (15.38%) Symfony
6 2 (15.38%) Zend
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) Samba
6 2 (15.38%) Debian
6 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) VMware

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) MediaWiki
3 1 (7.69%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) IPv6
1 2 (15.38%) OSPF
1 2 (15.38%) BGP
1 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) IPsec
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Hudson
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Symfony
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) Doctrine
4 1 (7.69%) Servlets
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XHTML
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Wiki
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) DTV
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Debian
4 1 (7.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Database Theory
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database Theory
4 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) PHP5
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Python
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Samba
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Postfix
1 2 (15.38%) XenServer
1 2 (15.38%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Zend
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace