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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 91 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% - 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £340 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £316
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £71.00 £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
307 291 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.91% 29.22% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 200 93
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.83 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.72% -60.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 1 £350 - 1
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) WordPress
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Drupal
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) DNS

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 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Drupal
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) WAMP
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Content Management
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) UAG
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Brocade
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat