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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 63 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 9 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.03% 1.69% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 7.39% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -
LAMP
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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
230 176 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.26% 22.89% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 136 94
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% -7.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 32 (80.00%) PHP
2 28 (70.00%) Linux
2 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (60.00%) CentOS
4 22 (55.00%) Ruby
4 22 (55.00%) Red Hat
5 20 (50.00%) Apache
6 19 (47.50%) MySQL
7 18 (45.00%) Puppet
7 18 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (45.00%) DevOps
8 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (40.00%) Java
10 15 (37.50%) Perl
10 15 (37.50%) LDAP
10 15 (37.50%) LAN
10 15 (37.50%) WAN
10 15 (37.50%) Citrix
10 15 (37.50%) Firewall
10 15 (37.50%) Samba
10 15 (37.50%) VMware
10 15 (37.50%) Ubuntu
10 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
10 15 (37.50%) Hudson
10 15 (37.50%) XenServer
10 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
10 15 (37.50%) Salt
11 13 (32.50%) Scrum
12 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (27.50%) CCNA

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (50.00%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) nginx
3 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.00%) Confluence
3 4 (10.00%) MediaWiki
4 1 (2.50%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.50%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) SaaS
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (7.50%) IaaS
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) LDAP
1 15 (37.50%) LAN
1 15 (37.50%) WAN
1 15 (37.50%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) IPsec
2 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (10.00%) OSPF
2 4 (10.00%) BGP
2 4 (10.00%) IPv6
2 4 (10.00%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.00%) Redis
2 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 15 (37.50%) Hudson
2 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (5.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Head of Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) CSS
2 6 (15.00%) Symfony
2 6 (15.00%) jQuery
3 4 (10.00%) Servlets
3 4 (10.00%) XML
3 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) Spring
3 4 (10.00%) JSON
3 4 (10.00%) RESTful
3 4 (10.00%) HTML5
3 4 (10.00%) Memcached
3 4 (10.00%) Doctrine
4 3 (7.50%) Java EE
4 3 (7.50%) J2EE
4 3 (7.50%) Middleware
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) Wiki
2 4 (10.00%) Social Media
3 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.50%) DTV
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) CentOS
3 15 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 7 (17.50%) UNIX
5 4 (10.00%) Fedora
5 4 (10.00%) Debian
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) DevOps
3 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) OO
5 11 (27.50%) TDD
6 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.50%) OO PHP
8 4 (10.00%) MVC
8 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.00%) SOA
8 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (10.00%) Build Automation
8 4 (10.00%) Database Theory
8 4 (10.00%) Relational Database Theory
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.50%) Network Management
9 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) PHP
2 22 (55.00%) Ruby
3 16 (40.00%) Java
4 15 (37.50%) Perl
4 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (17.50%) Python
6 6 (15.00%) PHP5
7 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (27.50%) CCNA
1 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Samba
1 15 (37.50%) XenServer
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) Puppet
1 18 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (37.50%) Salt
3 4 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 3 (7.50%) Cacti
4 3 (7.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (37.50%) Citrix
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Zend
3 4 (10.00%) New Relic
4 3 (7.50%) Percona
4 3 (7.50%) SAP