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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 77 75 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing LAMP 10 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.81% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 2.53% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £356 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -
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
371 356 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.71% 32.16% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 214 227
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (86.11%) OO
3 28 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 27 (75.00%) Subversion
5 25 (69.44%) XML
6 24 (66.67%) Web Services
7 23 (63.89%) Linux
7 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
8 21 (58.33%) XSLT
8 21 (58.33%) jQuery
9 20 (55.56%) XSD
9 20 (55.56%) Oracle
9 20 (55.56%) SQL
10 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
10 19 (52.78%) Derivative
10 19 (52.78%) Oracle Database
11 18 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (41.67%) Open Source
13 12 (33.33%) MySQL
13 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
14 10 (27.78%) MVC
15 8 (22.22%) OO PHP
16 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (19.44%) HTML
16 7 (19.44%) CSS
17 5 (13.89%) Apache
17 5 (13.89%) CodeIgniter
18 4 (11.11%) OOP
19 3 (8.33%) Laravel
19 3 (8.33%) TDD

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (13.89%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle Database
2 12 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 27 (75.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
1 3 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 30 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.89%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Web Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Magento Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) XML
2 24 (66.67%) Web Services
3 21 (58.33%) XSLT
3 21 (58.33%) jQuery
4 20 (55.56%) XSD
5 18 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (19.44%) HTML
6 7 (19.44%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (8.33%) Laravel
9 1 (2.78%) Doctrine
9 1 (2.78%) li3
9 1 (2.78%) Middleware
9 1 (2.78%) XHTML
9 1 (2.78%) Ajax
9 1 (2.78%) HTML5
9 1 (2.78%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Derivative
2 15 (41.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) OO
2 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 10 (27.78%) MVC
4 8 (22.22%) OO PHP
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) OOP
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
8 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.56%) Logistics
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.56%) DevOps
9 1 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
1 2 (5.56%) Cacti
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
2 20 (55.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Percona
4 1 (2.78%) Zend
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