The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 78 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.34% - 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £330 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
North 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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
261 260 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.59% 26.80% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 185 98
Median daily rate £425 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -59.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Cheshire region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Cheshire region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) WAMP
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) Brocade
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) UAG
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) RHCE
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) WAMP
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
4 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Laravel
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Server Hardening
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) MCTS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) RHCE
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) UAG
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Brocade
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat