The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 35 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Contract jobs citing LAMP 33 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.17% 1.70% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.94% 7.20% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +455.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 125 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.14% 23.58% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 80 109
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
LAMP
South West

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
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 29 July 2014, 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 54 (84.38%) PHP
2 41 (64.06%) Linux
3 40 (62.50%) Ruby
4 39 (60.94%) Puppet
4 39 (60.94%) DevOps
5 37 (57.81%) MySQL
5 37 (57.81%) Red Hat
6 27 (42.19%) VMware
6 27 (42.19%) Java
6 27 (42.19%) Apache
6 27 (42.19%) Bash Shell
6 27 (42.19%) CentOS
7 26 (40.63%) nginx
8 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (39.06%) Firewall
9 24 (37.50%) Debian
9 24 (37.50%) VPN
9 24 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
11 22 (34.38%) Perl
11 22 (34.38%) CSS
11 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (32.81%) Ubuntu
13 19 (29.69%) XenServer
13 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
14 18 (28.13%) Samba
15 17 (26.56%) HTML
16 16 (25.00%) Postfix
16 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
17 15 (23.44%) jQuery

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 27 (42.19%) Apache
2 26 (40.63%) nginx
3 12 (18.75%) Confluence
4 10 (15.63%) MediaWiki
5 8 (12.50%) Drupal
6 5 (7.81%) WordPress
6 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 7 (10.94%) SaaS
4 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.06%) Firewall
2 24 (37.50%) VPN
3 12 (18.75%) LAN
3 12 (18.75%) WAN
3 12 (18.75%) Network Security
4 11 (17.19%) IPv6
5 10 (15.63%) OSPF
5 10 (15.63%) BGP
5 10 (15.63%) EIGRP
5 10 (15.63%) IPsec
5 10 (15.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (57.81%) MySQL
2 10 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (15.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
2 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.75%) Hudson
3 12 (18.75%) JIRA
4 10 (15.63%) Subversion
5 5 (7.81%) Maven
General
1 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (35.94%) Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (10.94%) PHP Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) WordPress Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.13%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (1.56%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Designer
8 1 (1.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) CSS
2 17 (26.56%) HTML
3 15 (23.44%) jQuery
4 11 (17.19%) Web Services
5 6 (9.38%) Sass
5 6 (9.38%) LESS
6 5 (7.81%) Spring
6 5 (7.81%) Servlets
7 3 (4.69%) HTML5
8 2 (3.13%) REST
8 2 (3.13%) CSS3
8 2 (3.13%) Symfony
8 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.13%) SOAP
9 1 (1.56%) .NET
9 1 (1.56%) Ajax
9 1 (1.56%) XML
9 1 (1.56%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Wiki
2 8 (12.50%) Open Source
3 5 (7.81%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.69%) DTV
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Linux
2 27 (42.19%) CentOS
3 24 (37.50%) Debian
4 21 (32.81%) Ubuntu
5 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (15.63%) Windows
6 9 (14.06%) UNIX
7 5 (7.81%) Fedora
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) DevOps
2 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
5 12 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (17.19%) Build Automation
7 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
8 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing
9 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.81%) Scrum
10 5 (7.81%) TDD
10 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.69%) OOP
11 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) PHP
2 40 (62.50%) Ruby
3 27 (42.19%) Java
3 27 (42.19%) Bash Shell
4 22 (34.38%) Perl
5 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.31%) Python
7 12 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (9.38%) PHP5
9 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) CCNA
1 1 (1.56%) ISEB
1 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (29.69%) XenServer
3 18 (28.13%) Samba
4 16 (25.00%) Postfix
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (60.94%) Puppet
2 24 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (20.31%) ZABBIX
4 11 (17.19%) Salt
5 8 (12.50%) Cacti
5 8 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) Red Hat
2 27 (42.19%) VMware
3 11 (17.19%) Citrix
4 8 (12.50%) Percona
5 3 (4.69%) SAP
6 2 (3.13%) Twitter
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago