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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.14% 1.27% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

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
140 237 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.87% 26.63% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 164 127
Median daily rate £376 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -65.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Crewe - 3 £400 -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Zend
1 3 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) AMQP
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (100.00%) Modular Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development

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 (100.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Modular Programming
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Zend