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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 35 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Contract jobs citing LAMP 37 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.26% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.74% 1.99% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 0
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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 £71.00 £175.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +438.46%
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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
235 151 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.04% 24.67% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 103 130
Average daily rate £363 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -57.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 (81.82%) PHP
2 51 (77.27%) Linux
3 50 (75.76%) Ruby
4 47 (71.21%) Red Hat
5 42 (63.64%) Puppet
5 42 (63.64%) DevOps
6 38 (57.58%) MySQL
7 37 (56.06%) Java
7 37 (56.06%) CentOS
8 35 (53.03%) Apache
9 32 (48.48%) VMware
9 32 (48.48%) Bash Shell
10 30 (45.45%) nginx
10 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (45.45%) Firewall
11 27 (40.91%) Perl
11 27 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (39.39%) Ubuntu
13 25 (37.88%) Debian
13 25 (37.88%) VPN
14 24 (36.36%) XenServer
15 23 (34.85%) Jenkins
15 23 (34.85%) Samba
15 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
18 18 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
18 18 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (27.27%) Python
19 17 (25.76%) LAN

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (53.03%) Apache
2 30 (45.45%) nginx
3 13 (19.70%) Confluence
4 11 (16.67%) MediaWiki
5 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.03%) WordPress
7 1 (1.52%) Drupal
7 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
1 18 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.67%) SaaS
2 11 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 7 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.55%) IaaS
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (45.45%) Firewall
2 25 (37.88%) VPN
3 17 (25.76%) LAN
3 17 (25.76%) WAN
4 15 (22.73%) LDAP
5 13 (19.70%) Network Security
6 12 (18.18%) IPv6
7 11 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 11 (16.67%) OSPF
7 11 (16.67%) BGP
7 11 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (57.58%) MySQL
2 11 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Jenkins
2 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
3 17 (25.76%) Hudson
4 13 (19.70%) JIRA
5 11 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (30.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 17 (25.76%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (22.73%) Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.58%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Head of Software Engineering
8 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
9 2 (3.03%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (3.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (3.03%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) Web Services
2 14 (21.21%) CSS
3 12 (18.18%) jQuery
4 7 (10.61%) Servlets
4 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 7 (10.61%) Spring
5 3 (4.55%) Java EE
5 3 (4.55%) J2EE
5 3 (4.55%) Middleware
6 2 (3.03%) SOAP
6 2 (3.03%) Symfony
6 2 (3.03%) REST
6 2 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (1.52%) CSS3
7 1 (1.52%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (1.52%) Ajax
7 1 (1.52%) XML
7 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Open Source
2 11 (16.67%) Wiki
3 4 (6.06%) DTV
3 4 (6.06%) Social Media
4 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (77.27%) Linux
2 37 (56.06%) CentOS
3 26 (39.39%) Ubuntu
4 25 (37.88%) Debian
5 11 (16.67%) UNIX
5 11 (16.67%) Windows
5 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.61%) Fedora
7 2 (3.03%) SUSE
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) DevOps
2 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (19.70%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (18.18%) Build Automation
5 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 10 (15.15%) Scrum
8 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.61%) TDD
10 5 (7.58%) OO
11 4 (6.06%) Project Management
11 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
12 3 (4.55%) Network Management
12 3 (4.55%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (81.82%) PHP
2 50 (75.76%) Ruby
3 37 (56.06%) Java
4 32 (48.48%) Bash Shell
5 27 (40.91%) Perl
6 18 (27.27%) Python
7 12 (18.18%) SQL
8 8 (12.12%) PHP5
9 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
1 5 (7.58%) CCNA
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
System Software
1 24 (36.36%) XenServer
2 23 (34.85%) Samba
2 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (25.76%) Postfix
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 42 (63.64%) Puppet
2 27 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (24.24%) Salt
4 14 (21.21%) ZABBIX
5 11 (16.67%) Cacti
5 11 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (71.21%) Red Hat
2 32 (48.48%) VMware
3 16 (24.24%) Citrix
4 11 (16.67%) Percona
5 4 (6.06%) SAP
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