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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 102 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 1.14% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 4.88% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
Average daily rate £300 £309 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% +12.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £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
444 389 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.48% 23.28% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 246 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 April 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
(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
Stockport - 1 £425 -
LAMP
North West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 8 (80.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Magento
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) openSUSE
6 2 (20.00%) Drupal
6 2 (20.00%) CentOS
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Patch Management

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) CMS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) openSUSE
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) AWK
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) PHP 5
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
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