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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 102 101 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.22% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.92% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Median daily rate £350 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.24%
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
530 434 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.01% 23.95% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 278 252
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Magento
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) W3C
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Kohana
5 1 (20.00%) Drupal
5 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion

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 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Magento Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Kohana
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP 5