The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 - - 42
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
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
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
73 69 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.44% 28.40% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 59 34
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £40.57
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 Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester