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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 101 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.47% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 2.08% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £400 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £408 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
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
448 336 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.07% 22.51% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 230 214
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 27 June 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 7 (87.50%) MySQL
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Magento
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Drupal
6 1 (12.50%) PHP 5
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) WordPress
6 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
6 1 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack

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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Magento Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (12.50%) CMS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) AWK
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP 5