The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South West / Bristol
Rank 68 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 0.45% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 1.85% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 23
Median daily rate £275 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £500 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

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
215 216 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.56% 24.27% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 157 174
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Drupal
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) WordPress
4 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Doctrine
4 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Zend
4 2 (40.00%) Zend Framework
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (20.00%) Redmine
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (20.00%) Grunt
5 1 (20.00%) OOP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Drupal
1 3 (60.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (20.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Grunt
3 1 (20.00%) gulp
3 1 (20.00%) Redmine
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Doctrine
4 2 (40.00%) Zend Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (20.00%) Panasonic