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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 77 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing LAMP 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 1.37% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£275 £375 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.80% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £330 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £375 £258
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 £71.00 £175.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +438.46%
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
393 366 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.80% 30.63% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 221 246
Average daily rate £325 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sale - - - -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) XML
2 13 (72.22%) jQuery
3 12 (66.67%) PHP
4 10 (55.56%) OO
5 9 (50.00%) Subversion
5 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (50.00%) MySQL
5 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
6 8 (44.44%) XSD
6 8 (44.44%) XSLT
6 8 (44.44%) Web Services
7 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
7 7 (38.89%) CSS
7 7 (38.89%) HTML
7 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (38.89%) Derivative
8 6 (33.33%) Java
8 6 (33.33%) TDD
8 6 (33.33%) Ajax
9 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (27.78%) Spring
9 5 (27.78%) JSF
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) CMS
9 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (27.78%) CMS
1 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
1 5 (27.78%) MQSeries
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (27.78%) Escenic
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
3 5 (27.78%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Subversion
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Programmer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Programmer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Programmer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) OO PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) XML
1 13 (72.22%) jQuery
2 8 (44.44%) XSD
2 8 (44.44%) XSLT
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (33.33%) Ajax
5 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (27.78%) Spring
5 5 (27.78%) JSF
5 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) J2EE
5 5 (27.78%) Struts
5 5 (27.78%) EJB
5 5 (27.78%) Java RMI
5 5 (27.78%) CSS3
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Derivative
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (27.78%) RUP
3 5 (27.78%) OOD
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) OO PHP
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) HP