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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 94 86 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.16% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.56% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £258 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% -31.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £365 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +26.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
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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
371 357 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.94% 29.00% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 226 210
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
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 31 July 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 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) MySQL
3 10 (62.50%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Apache
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) CodeIgniter
5 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 6 (37.50%) Degree
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Symfony
8 4 (25.00%) System Testing
8 4 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) Selenium
8 4 (25.00%) Web Development
8 4 (25.00%) SDLC
8 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (25.00%) RESTful
8 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (25.00%) Hudson
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (18.75%) OOP
9 3 (18.75%) OO
10 2 (12.50%) XHTML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Hudson
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) CodeIgniter
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) Symfony
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) Laravel
5 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 2 (12.50%) Sass
5 2 (12.50%) LESS
5 2 (12.50%) Ember.js
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (12.50%) Zurb Foundation
5 2 (12.50%) Doctrine
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) XHTML
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Zend
Manchester
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