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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 59 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing LAMP 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.65% 0.83% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.54% 3.61% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £209 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £296
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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South West

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
271 166 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.88% 22.96% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 102
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 38 (82.61%) PHP
2 33 (71.74%) Linux
3 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (63.04%) CentOS
5 27 (58.70%) Ruby
5 27 (58.70%) Red Hat
6 24 (52.17%) Puppet
6 24 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (52.17%) DevOps
7 22 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (47.83%) Apache
8 21 (45.65%) MySQL
9 20 (43.48%) Java
9 20 (43.48%) Perl
9 20 (43.48%) Firewall
9 20 (43.48%) VMware
9 20 (43.48%) Ubuntu
9 20 (43.48%) XenServer
9 20 (43.48%) Bash Shell
9 20 (43.48%) Salt
10 16 (34.78%) Hudson
10 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
10 16 (34.78%) Samba
10 16 (34.78%) LDAP
10 16 (34.78%) LAN
10 16 (34.78%) WAN
10 16 (34.78%) Citrix
11 13 (28.26%) Web Services
12 12 (26.09%) Scrum
12 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (47.83%) Apache
2 9 (19.57%) nginx
3 5 (10.87%) Confluence
3 5 (10.87%) MediaWiki
4 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (13.04%) SaaS
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.52%) PaaS
4 3 (6.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) Firewall
2 16 (34.78%) LDAP
2 16 (34.78%) LAN
2 16 (34.78%) WAN
3 9 (19.57%) VPN
4 5 (10.87%) IPv6
4 5 (10.87%) OSPF
4 5 (10.87%) BGP
4 5 (10.87%) EIGRP
4 5 (10.87%) IPsec
4 5 (10.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) MySQL
2 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Hudson
1 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.57%) JIRA
4 5 (10.87%) Subversion
5 2 (4.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 14 (30.43%) Developer
4 11 (23.91%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Head of Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.35%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) Symfony
3 7 (15.22%) CSS
4 6 (13.04%) HTML
4 6 (13.04%) Doctrine
5 5 (10.87%) jQuery
6 4 (8.70%) RESTful
6 4 (8.70%) HTML5
6 4 (8.70%) Memcached
6 4 (8.70%) JSON
6 4 (8.70%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) Middleware
7 3 (6.52%) Spring
7 3 (6.52%) Java EE
7 3 (6.52%) J2EE
7 3 (6.52%) Servlets
8 2 (4.35%) SOAP
8 2 (4.35%) REST
8 2 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Open Source
2 5 (10.87%) Wiki
3 4 (8.70%) Social Media
4 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.35%) DTV
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Linux
2 29 (63.04%) CentOS
3 20 (43.48%) Ubuntu
4 9 (19.57%) Debian
5 8 (17.39%) UNIX
6 5 (10.87%) Windows
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) DevOps
3 22 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (26.09%) Scrum
5 10 (21.74%) OO
6 9 (19.57%) Build Automation
6 9 (19.57%) TDD
7 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.04%) OO PHP
9 5 (10.87%) Database Theory
9 5 (10.87%) Relational Database Theory
9 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.70%) MVC
10 4 (8.70%) SOA
10 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
11 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) PHP
2 27 (58.70%) Ruby
3 20 (43.48%) Perl
3 20 (43.48%) Java
3 20 (43.48%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.22%) Python
5 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.87%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) CCNA
2 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) XenServer
2 16 (34.78%) Samba
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.87%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (52.17%) Puppet
1 24 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (43.48%) Salt
3 5 (10.87%) ZABBIX
4 4 (8.70%) Cacti
4 4 (8.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Red Hat
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 16 (34.78%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) Zend
4 4 (8.70%) Percona
4 4 (8.70%) New Relic
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
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