The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.17% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.50% 20.53% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 7
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -64.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
Cheshire

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

LAMP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Akamai

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Akamai