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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 148 129 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs citing LAMP 12 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 1.31% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Average daily rate £300 £333 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -21.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
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
1030 839 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.13% 26.10% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 542 419
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 23 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £19.23 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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
Manchester -20 8 £238 -28.57% 8
Cheshire - 3 £300 - 4
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) PHP
2 14 (66.67%) MySQL
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) CSS
3 12 (57.14%) Apache
4 11 (52.38%) Linux
4 11 (52.38%) jQuery
5 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (42.86%) Windows
7 8 (38.10%) Java
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 7 (33.33%) .NET
8 7 (33.33%) C#
8 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 7 (33.33%) TDD
8 7 (33.33%) Subversion
8 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
9 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (28.57%) Web Services
9 6 (28.57%) Unix
9 6 (28.57%) Python
10 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL
10 5 (23.81%) C++
10 5 (23.81%) VBScript
10 5 (23.81%) VB
10 5 (23.81%) VB.NET

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) Drupal
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (19.05%) CMS
3 4 (19.05%) WordPress
4 3 (14.29%) Node.js
5 2 (9.52%) SugarCRM
6 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
6 1 (4.76%) nginx
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
1 5 (23.81%) SMTP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) SQLite
5 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
2 5 (23.81%) PHPUnit
2 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Digital Developer
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VB Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SugarCRM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) CSS
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (23.81%) CAML
5 5 (23.81%) Django
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (14.29%) PhoneGap
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) REST
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
8 1 (4.76%) COM
8 1 (4.76%) JSON
8 1 (4.76%) RESTful
8 1 (4.76%) Symfony
8 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 5 (23.81%) Mac OS X
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Android
5 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
6 2 (9.52%) openSUSE
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) HPUX
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Data Management
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (23.81%) Web Design
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) Content Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) API Development
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) PHP
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) Python
6 5 (23.81%) C
6 5 (23.81%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) FQL
6 5 (23.81%) Perl
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby
6 5 (23.81%) VB
6 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
6 5 (23.81%) VBA
6 5 (23.81%) VBScript
7 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.76%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Sun
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Zend
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