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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 75 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.64% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 2.11% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate
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£289 £343 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% +55.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £375 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £281 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +455.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
340 331 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.58% 30.09% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 200 225
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 20
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 22 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sale - - - -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (77.78%) MySQL
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
3 5 (55.56%) EJB
3 5 (55.56%) Struts
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) UML
3 5 (55.56%) OOP
3 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (55.56%) JBoss
3 5 (55.56%) RUP
3 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (55.56%) MQSeries
3 5 (55.56%) Java RMI
3 5 (55.56%) OOD
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) CMS
3 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) JSF

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
1 5 (55.56%) MQSeries
1 5 (55.56%) CMS
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
1 5 (55.56%) Escenic
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) MariaDB
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Programmer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Programmer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Java Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) EJB
2 5 (55.56%) Struts
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Java RMI
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) JSF
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) UML
1 5 (55.56%) OOP
1 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (55.56%) RUP
1 5 (55.56%) OOD
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
1 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP