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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 99 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 2.81% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 7
Average daily rate - £333 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
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
540 391 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.40% 27.97% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 270 221
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 8 (72.73%) MySQL
3 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) CentOS
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Magento
7 2 (18.18%) SugarCRM
7 2 (18.18%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) SOAP
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) CRM
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) REST

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) SugarCRM
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Magento Developer
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Perl Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SugarCRM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) COM
4 1 (9.09%) DOM
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (9.09%) Laravel
4 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Symfony
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) CentOS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) openSUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) API Development
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) AWK
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Python
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Zend
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