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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 96 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing LAMP 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.26% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 0.99% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Median daily rate £331 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £299 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £333 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.61%
LAMP
North West

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
555 503 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.56% 25.68% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 294 310
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% +162.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) MySQL
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Apache
4 8 (53.33%) OO
5 7 (46.67%) OOP
5 7 (46.67%) Web Services
5 7 (46.67%) Zend
5 7 (46.67%) Zend Framework
6 6 (40.00%) RESTful
6 6 (40.00%) SaaS
6 6 (40.00%) OOD
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) Web Design
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
8 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (20.00%) jQuery
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (13.33%) XML
10 2 (13.33%) SOAP
10 2 (13.33%) Scrum
10 2 (13.33%) Project Management
10 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (13.33%) Web Development
10 2 (13.33%) Magento
10 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
11 1 (6.67%) User Experience
11 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 10 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (93.33%) PHP Developer
3 6 (40.00%) LAMP Developer
3 6 (40.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Magento Developer
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior LAMP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
1 7 (46.67%) Zend Framework
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) RESTful
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Compass CSS Framework
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Kohana
6 1 (6.67%) Laravel
6 1 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) OOP
3 6 (40.00%) OOD
3 6 (40.00%) Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Varnish
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
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