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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 52 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing LAMP 19 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.98% 0.32% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 1.29% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £256 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.60% -12.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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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
280 155 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.14% 24.64% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 121 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 48 (84.21%) PHP
2 45 (78.95%) Linux
3 40 (70.18%) Red Hat
3 40 (70.18%) Ruby
4 39 (68.42%) CentOS
5 37 (64.91%) Puppet
5 37 (64.91%) DevOps
6 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (54.39%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (52.63%) Apache
9 29 (50.88%) Ubuntu
9 29 (50.88%) VMware
9 29 (50.88%) Bash Shell
10 28 (49.12%) Java
10 28 (49.12%) Perl
10 28 (49.12%) Firewall
11 27 (47.37%) XenServer
12 26 (45.61%) MySQL
13 23 (40.35%) Salt
14 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
14 20 (35.09%) Samba
15 19 (33.33%) Citrix
15 19 (33.33%) LAN
15 19 (33.33%) WAN
15 19 (33.33%) Hudson
16 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (31.58%) LDAP
16 18 (31.58%) Debian
17 17 (29.82%) nginx

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (52.63%) Apache
2 17 (29.82%) nginx
3 7 (12.28%) Confluence
3 7 (12.28%) MediaWiki
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (19.30%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (14.04%) Amazon S3
3 6 (10.53%) SaaS
4 3 (5.26%) PaaS
4 3 (5.26%) IaaS
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (49.12%) Firewall
2 19 (33.33%) LAN
2 19 (33.33%) WAN
3 18 (31.58%) LDAP
4 16 (28.07%) VPN
5 8 (14.04%) Network Security
6 7 (12.28%) IPsec
6 7 (12.28%) IPv6
6 7 (12.28%) OSPF
6 7 (12.28%) BGP
6 7 (12.28%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) MySQL
2 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
2 19 (33.33%) Hudson
3 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.54%) JIRA
5 7 (12.28%) Subversion
6 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (42.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (21.05%) Developer
5 9 (15.79%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Head of Software Engineering
7 3 (5.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (3.51%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.51%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (3.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.75%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (1.75%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Web Services
2 7 (12.28%) CSS
3 6 (10.53%) Symfony
4 5 (8.77%) jQuery
4 5 (8.77%) HTML
5 3 (5.26%) J2EE
5 3 (5.26%) Servlets
5 3 (5.26%) XML
5 3 (5.26%) Middleware
5 3 (5.26%) Spring
5 3 (5.26%) Java EE
5 3 (5.26%) JSON
5 3 (5.26%) RESTful
5 3 (5.26%) HTML5
5 3 (5.26%) Memcached
6 2 (3.51%) REST
6 2 (3.51%) CSS3
6 2 (3.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Open Source
2 7 (12.28%) Wiki
3 4 (7.02%) Social Media
4 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (78.95%) Linux
2 39 (68.42%) CentOS
3 29 (50.88%) Ubuntu
4 18 (31.58%) Debian
5 11 (19.30%) UNIX
6 7 (12.28%) Windows
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) DevOps
2 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (21.05%) Build Automation
5 11 (19.30%) Scrum
6 9 (15.79%) OO
7 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
7 8 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (14.04%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
7 8 (14.04%) TDD
8 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
8 7 (12.28%) Database Theory
8 7 (12.28%) Relational Database Theory
9 5 (8.77%) OO PHP
10 4 (7.02%) SOA
11 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.26%) Project Management
11 3 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 48 (84.21%) PHP
2 40 (70.18%) Ruby
3 29 (50.88%) Bash Shell
4 28 (49.12%) Perl
4 28 (49.12%) Java
5 11 (19.30%) Python
6 7 (12.28%) SQL
7 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
2 11 (19.30%) CCNA
2 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 27 (47.37%) XenServer
2 20 (35.09%) Samba
3 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.04%) Postfix
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (64.91%) Puppet
2 31 (54.39%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (40.35%) Salt
4 9 (15.79%) ZABBIX
5 8 (14.04%) Cacti
5 8 (14.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (70.18%) Red Hat
2 29 (50.88%) VMware
3 19 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (14.04%) Percona
5 3 (5.26%) New Relic
5 3 (5.26%) Zend
6 1 (1.75%) SAP