The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 39 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs citing LAMP 36 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.80% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.85% 1.42% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £313 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £313 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £313 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
260 141 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.46% 21.83% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 91 147
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
South West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 34 (79.07%) PHP
2 23 (53.49%) MySQL
3 22 (51.16%) CSS
3 22 (51.16%) HTML
4 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
5 16 (37.21%) Drupal
6 15 (34.88%) Puppet
7 14 (32.56%) Sass
7 14 (32.56%) LESS
7 14 (32.56%) jQuery
7 14 (32.56%) Linux
8 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
8 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
9 10 (23.26%) Apache
10 9 (20.93%) nginx
10 9 (20.93%) Ruby
11 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
12 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
12 7 (16.28%) VPN
12 7 (16.28%) Firewall
12 7 (16.28%) Samba
12 7 (16.28%) VMware
12 7 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (16.28%) Postfix
12 7 (16.28%) CSS3
12 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
12 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (13.95%) WordPress
13 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (37.21%) Drupal
2 10 (23.26%) Apache
3 9 (20.93%) nginx
4 6 (13.95%) WordPress
5 4 (9.30%) Confluence
6 3 (6.98%) MediaWiki
7 2 (4.65%) CMS
8 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) VPN
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) IPv6
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 4 (9.30%) Network Security
3 3 (6.98%) LDAP
3 3 (6.98%) IPsec
3 3 (6.98%) OSPF
3 3 (6.98%) BGP
3 3 (6.98%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
1 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.95%) Maven
3 4 (9.30%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) Hudson
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Drupal Developer
3 8 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) PHP Developer
5 6 (13.95%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Database Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Designer
7 2 (4.65%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.33%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) CSS
1 22 (51.16%) HTML
2 14 (32.56%) jQuery
2 14 (32.56%) Sass
2 14 (32.56%) LESS
3 7 (16.28%) CSS3
3 7 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (13.95%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (4.65%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) Symfony
6 1 (2.33%) Yii
6 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Digital Media
2 4 (9.30%) Open Source
3 3 (6.98%) Wiki
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Debian
3 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 3 (6.98%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
2 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
3 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.30%) OO
4 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.30%) MVC
5 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
5 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (4.65%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) SEO
7 1 (2.33%) Migration
7 1 (2.33%) ETL
7 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Test Management
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) PHP
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) Ruby
4 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.63%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) PHP5
8 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Samba
1 7 (16.28%) Postfix
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.30%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.65%) Cacti
4 2 (4.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
1 7 (16.28%) VMware
2 6 (13.95%) Twitter
3 4 (9.30%) Zend
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) Percona