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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 100 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.58% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 2.48% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £363 £318 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £252 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £406 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
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
432 363 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.57% 23.51% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 235 204
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £425 -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (88.89%) MySQL
1 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Magento
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) CentOS
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) openSUSE
6 2 (22.22%) Drupal
6 2 (22.22%) OO PHP
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
7 1 (11.11%) 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 6 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Drupal
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Magento Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) openSUSE
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OO PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) AWK
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PHP 5
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) VMware