The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 83 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs citing LAMP 6 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 1.70% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 5.69% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 7
Average daily rate £281 £273 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -16.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
413 299 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.72% 29.87% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 156 267
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
North West

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
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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Oldham - - - -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) MySQL
1 12 (85.71%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) PHP
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Retail
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) CSS3
4 7 (50.00%) HTML5
5 6 (42.86%) Escenic
5 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (42.86%) Big Data
5 6 (42.86%) QA
5 6 (42.86%) Scala
5 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
5 6 (42.86%) Ajax
5 6 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) JSF
5 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) J2EE
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) Struts
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (42.86%) Escenic
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe CQ
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 6 (42.86%) CMS
1 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (42.86%) Big Data
2 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Programmer
3 6 (42.86%) Java Programmer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Developer Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Programmer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Java Programmer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) CSS3
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) Ajax
4 6 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) JSF
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) Struts
4 6 (42.86%) EJB
4 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 6 (42.86%) Java RMI
5 5 (35.71%) XSD
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) BDD
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) UML
2 6 (42.86%) OOP
2 6 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) RUP
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) OOD
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 6 (42.86%) Scala
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) JBoss
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Zend