The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
North West / Manchester
Rank 81 96 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Contract jobs citing LAMP 11 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.39% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.36% 1.34% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 15
Median daily rate £270 £238 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% -25.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
467 521 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.77% 29.03% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 330 267
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Manchester region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Salford - 1 - - 1
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 21 (95.45%) PHP
2 20 (90.91%) MySQL
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Apache
5 9 (40.91%) WordPress
6 8 (36.36%) Adobe
6 8 (36.36%) Photoshop
6 8 (36.36%) OO
6 8 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (31.82%) OOP
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 7 (31.82%) Zend
7 7 (31.82%) Zend Framework
8 6 (27.27%) RESTful
8 6 (27.27%) Web Design
8 6 (27.27%) SaaS
8 6 (27.27%) OOD
9 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.64%) jQuery
11 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (9.09%) HTML5
11 2 (9.09%) Sass
11 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 2 (9.09%) Project Management
11 2 (9.09%) Scrum
11 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 2 (9.09%) SOAP
12 1 (4.55%) Python

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (50.00%) Apache
2 9 (40.91%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (36.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Grunt
1 1 (4.55%) gulp
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) PHP Developer
3 9 (40.91%) MySQL Developer
3 9 (40.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 8 (36.36%) WordPress Developer
5 7 (31.82%) LAMP Developer
6 6 (27.27%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) CSS
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) Zend Framework
3 6 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) Sass
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) Compass CSS Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Laravel
6 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (4.55%) LESS
6 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.55%) WSDL
6 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) OO
2 7 (31.82%) OOP
3 6 (27.27%) OOD
3 6 (27.27%) Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) OO PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Adobe
2 7 (31.82%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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Computer Futures
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