The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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 - 26 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.65% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.56% -
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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 32.59% 25.32% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 26
Average daily rate £308 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.79 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
Merseyside

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

LAMP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (100.00%) KVM

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat