The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 72 74 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing LAMP 19 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 0.74% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.05% 2.27% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 16
Average daily rate
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£318 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £130.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-66.09% +438.14%
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
376 396 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.56% 32.46% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 241 178
Average daily rate £325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 23 (63.89%) OO
4 20 (55.56%) Linux
5 18 (50.00%) Web Services
5 18 (50.00%) XML
5 18 (50.00%) Subversion
6 17 (47.22%) jQuery
6 17 (47.22%) MySQL
7 16 (44.44%) SQL
7 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
8 15 (41.67%) MVC
8 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
9 13 (36.11%) Oracle
9 13 (36.11%) XSLT
10 12 (33.33%) XSD
10 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (33.33%) Derivative
10 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
11 11 (30.56%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (30.56%) Open Source
12 10 (27.78%) CodeIgniter
12 10 (27.78%) HTML
12 10 (27.78%) Apache
13 9 (25.00%) CSS
13 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
14 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
15 7 (19.44%) TDD
16 5 (13.89%) OOP
16 5 (13.89%) Web Development

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) WordPress
2 2 (5.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) MySQL
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 18 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.33%) Hudson
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
1 3 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 26 (72.22%) PHP Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Web Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) Web Services
1 18 (50.00%) XML
2 17 (47.22%) jQuery
3 13 (36.11%) XSLT
4 12 (33.33%) XSD
5 11 (30.56%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (27.78%) CodeIgniter
6 10 (27.78%) HTML
7 9 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (11.11%) Laravel
9 3 (8.33%) Symfony
9 3 (8.33%) RESTful
9 3 (8.33%) HTML5
10 2 (5.56%) CSS3
10 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
10 2 (5.56%) Sass
10 2 (5.56%) LESS
10 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
10 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Derivative
2 11 (30.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) OO
2 15 (41.67%) MVC
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 7 (19.44%) TDD
7 5 (13.89%) OOP
7 5 (13.89%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) OO PHP
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) System Testing
9 3 (8.33%) BDD
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.56%) Logistics
10 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.56%) DevOps
10 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (2.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
1 2 (5.56%) Cacti
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Percona
3 2 (5.56%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) Zend
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