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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 68 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 3.06% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 11.45% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 16
Average daily rate £500 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
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
230 227 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.45% 26.67% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 166 143
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £25.25 £41.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Zend
2 3 (60.00%) PHP 5
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Behat
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Doctrine
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (40.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) DOM
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Perl

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Perl Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Behat
1 3 (60.00%) Doctrine
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) DOM
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) PHP 5
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Zend
2 2 (40.00%) AppDynamics