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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 39 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs citing LAMP 33 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.71% 0.32% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.41% 1.33% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +514.03%
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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
229 150 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.76% 24.35% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 107 132
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 15 September 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 15 September 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 53 (80.30%) Linux
2 53 (80.30%) Ruby
3 50 (75.76%) Red Hat
4 45 (68.18%) Puppet
4 45 (68.18%) DevOps
5 40 (60.61%) CentOS
6 37 (56.06%) Java
6 37 (56.06%) Apache
7 35 (53.03%) MySQL
7 35 (53.03%) Bash Shell
7 35 (53.03%) VMware
8 33 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (50.00%) Firewall
9 30 (45.45%) Perl
9 30 (45.45%) nginx
9 30 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (43.94%) Ubuntu
11 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (40.91%) XenServer
12 26 (39.39%) Jenkins
12 26 (39.39%) Samba
13 25 (37.88%) Debian
13 25 (37.88%) VPN
14 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (30.30%) Hudson
15 20 (30.30%) LAN
15 20 (30.30%) WAN
16 19 (28.79%) Citrix
16 19 (28.79%) Salt

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 37 (56.06%) Apache
2 30 (45.45%) nginx
3 13 (19.70%) Confluence
4 11 (16.67%) MediaWiki
5 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) Drupal
6 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 11 (16.67%) SaaS
3 7 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.55%) PaaS
4 3 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.00%) Firewall
2 25 (37.88%) VPN
3 20 (30.30%) LAN
3 20 (30.30%) WAN
4 18 (27.27%) LDAP
5 13 (19.70%) Network Security
6 12 (18.18%) IPv6
7 11 (16.67%) OSPF
7 11 (16.67%) BGP
7 11 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 11 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.03%) MySQL
2 11 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) Jenkins
2 20 (30.30%) Hudson
3 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 13 (19.70%) JIRA
5 11 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (34.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 17 (25.76%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Head of Software Engineering
8 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.03%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (3.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) Web Services
2 12 (18.18%) CSS
3 10 (15.15%) jQuery
4 7 (10.61%) Servlets
4 7 (10.61%) Spring
5 5 (7.58%) HTML
6 3 (4.55%) J2EE
6 3 (4.55%) Java EE
6 3 (4.55%) Middleware
7 2 (3.03%) REST
7 2 (3.03%) Symfony
7 2 (3.03%) SOAP
8 1 (1.52%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) HTML5
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
Operating Systems
1 53 (80.30%) Linux
2 40 (60.61%) CentOS
3 29 (43.94%) Ubuntu
4 25 (37.88%) Debian
5 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (16.67%) UNIX
5 11 (16.67%) Windows
6 7 (10.61%) Fedora
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (68.18%) DevOps
2 33 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (19.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 12 (18.18%) Build Automation
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 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.06%) Project Management
10 4 (6.06%) OO
10 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (81.82%) PHP
2 53 (80.30%) Ruby
3 37 (56.06%) Java
4 35 (53.03%) Bash Shell
5 30 (45.45%) Perl
6 18 (27.27%) Python
7 11 (16.67%) SQL
8 8 (12.12%) PHP5
9 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) CCNA
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 27 (40.91%) XenServer
2 26 (39.39%) Samba
3 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (25.76%) Postfix
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (68.18%) Puppet
2 30 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (28.79%) Salt
4 14 (21.21%) ZABBIX
5 11 (16.67%) Cacti
5 11 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 50 (75.76%) Red Hat
2 35 (53.03%) VMware
3 19 (28.79%) Citrix
4 11 (16.67%) Percona
5 4 (6.06%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
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