The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 65 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing LAMP 26 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.83% 0.085% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.37% 0.30% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 8
Average daily rate
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£300 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 - £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% +8.33%
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
408 336 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.69% 28.60% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 209 230
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 20
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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
Bolton - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 28 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (92.86%) OO
3 23 (82.14%) Subversion
4 22 (78.57%) XML
4 22 (78.57%) Git (software)
5 20 (71.43%) Linux
6 19 (67.86%) Web Services
7 18 (64.29%) Oracle
7 18 (64.29%) XSLT
7 18 (64.29%) Red Hat
8 17 (60.71%) XSD
8 17 (60.71%) SQL
8 17 (60.71%) Oracle Database
8 17 (60.71%) jQuery
9 16 (57.14%) Derivative
10 15 (53.57%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
11 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
12 10 (35.71%) Open Source
13 9 (32.14%) OO PHP
14 6 (21.43%) MySQL
15 5 (17.86%) MVC
16 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (14.29%) CSS
16 4 (14.29%) HTML
17 3 (10.71%) Retail
17 3 (10.71%) German Language
18 2 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
18 2 (7.14%) Ajax
18 2 (7.14%) TDD

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle Database
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (82.14%) Subversion
2 22 (78.57%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
1 3 (10.71%) German Language
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 25 (89.29%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (7.14%) OO PHP Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Web Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Magento Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) XML
2 19 (67.86%) Web Services
3 18 (64.29%) XSLT
4 17 (60.71%) XSD
4 17 (60.71%) jQuery
5 15 (53.57%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Derivative
2 10 (35.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) OO
2 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
3 9 (32.14%) OO PHP
4 5 (17.86%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Logistics
7 1 (3.57%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Oracle
1 18 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) HP