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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 111 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing LAMP 30 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.036% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 0.13% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 0 8
Average daily rate
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£305 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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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
806 794 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.82% 28.82% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 423 526
Average daily rate £330 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £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 16 31 29
Average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.60 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Manchester +11 26 £300 - 3
Cheshire - 2 £363 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - - 3
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 37 (94.87%) PHP
2 30 (76.92%) OO
3 29 (74.36%) Linux
4 26 (66.67%) Subversion
4 26 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 25 (64.10%) XML
6 22 (56.41%) Web Services
6 22 (56.41%) Red Hat
7 19 (48.72%) Oracle
8 18 (46.15%) XSLT
8 18 (46.15%) jQuery
9 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
9 17 (43.59%) XSD
9 17 (43.59%) SQL
9 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
10 16 (41.03%) Derivative
11 15 (38.46%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (35.90%) MySQL
13 13 (33.33%) OO PHP
14 12 (30.77%) Open Source
14 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
15 10 (25.64%) HTML
15 10 (25.64%) CSS
16 6 (15.38%) Apache
16 6 (15.38%) MVC
16 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (12.82%) PHP5
17 5 (12.82%) Python
17 5 (12.82%) UNIX
18 4 (10.26%) XHTML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (15.38%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
2 14 (35.90%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Subversion
1 26 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) German Language
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 30 (76.92%) PHP Developer
3 6 (15.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (5.13%) OO PHP Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Magento Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.13%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Integration Tester
5 1 (2.56%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) XML
2 22 (56.41%) Web Services
3 18 (46.15%) jQuery
3 18 (46.15%) XSLT
4 17 (43.59%) XSD
5 15 (38.46%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (25.64%) HTML
6 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 4 (10.26%) XHTML
8 3 (7.69%) Ajax
8 3 (7.69%) JSON
8 3 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (7.69%) REST
9 1 (2.56%) CSS3
9 1 (2.56%) RESTful
9 1 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Derivative
2 12 (30.77%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
3 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.56%) Biology
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
3 1 (2.56%) Wiki
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) OO
2 13 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (10.26%) Web Design
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Logistics
6 2 (5.13%) Web Development
6 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) PHP
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) PHP5
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Nagios
3 2 (5.13%) Cacti
3 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) YUM
4 1 (2.56%) Ganglia
4 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Red Hat
2 19 (48.72%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Percona
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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