The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 143 156 126
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Contract jobs citing LAMP 12 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.14% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 0.62% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 17
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £364 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.61%
LAMP
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
967 971 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.02% 23.44% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 587 533
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the North West region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the North West region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 11 £325 +4.00% 13
Lancashire -5 1 £110 -70.66% 4
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (84.21%) MySQL
3 14 (73.68%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) Apache
4 9 (47.37%) Web Services
5 8 (42.11%) OOP
5 8 (42.11%) OO
6 7 (36.84%) Zend
6 7 (36.84%) Zend Framework
7 6 (31.58%) SaaS
7 6 (31.58%) RESTful
7 6 (31.58%) OOD
7 6 (31.58%) Web Design
8 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 3 (15.79%) jQuery
10 3 (15.79%) Project Management
10 3 (15.79%) Scrum
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.79%) SOAP
11 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
11 2 (10.53%) Oracle
11 2 (10.53%) XML
11 2 (10.53%) .NET
11 2 (10.53%) VMware
11 2 (10.53%) Firewall

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (73.68%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) DMZ
2 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Redis
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) PHP Developer
3 6 (31.58%) LAMP Developer
3 6 (31.58%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) Zend Framework
3 6 (31.58%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (10.53%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) Ajax
8 1 (5.26%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) Kohana
8 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (5.26%) Laravel
8 1 (5.26%) Sass
8 1 (5.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Licensing
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) OO
1 8 (42.11%) OOP
2 6 (31.58%) OOD
2 6 (31.58%) Web Design
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.26%) ITSM
7 1 (5.26%) OWASP
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) MetaFrame
2 1 (5.26%) Varnish
2 1 (5.26%) vCloud
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
1 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.26%) Kibana
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
1 1 (5.26%) Salt
1 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Zend
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Black Duck
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Sonatype
3 1 (5.26%) Veracode
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