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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / North West
Rank 123 149 128
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs citing LAMP 14 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.29% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 1.04% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 14
Median daily rate £270 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

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
822 1062 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.69% 27.69% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 694 539
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 25
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +15 10 £270 +13.68% 13
Cheshire +35 3 £400 +33.33% 2
Merseyside - 1 £225 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 25 (96.15%) PHP
2 24 (92.31%) MySQL
3 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) Apache
4 14 (53.85%) HTML
4 14 (53.85%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) OO
6 10 (38.46%) OOP
6 10 (38.46%) Zend
6 10 (38.46%) Zend Framework
7 8 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (30.77%) WordPress
7 8 (30.77%) Adobe
7 8 (30.77%) Web Services
7 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
8 6 (23.08%) SaaS
8 6 (23.08%) RESTful
8 6 (23.08%) OOD
8 6 (23.08%) Web Design
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 5 (19.23%) jQuery
10 4 (15.38%) Magento
10 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
11 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
11 3 (11.54%) Modular Programming
11 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
11 3 (11.54%) AMQP
11 3 (11.54%) Kanban

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 15 (57.69%) Apache
2 8 (30.77%) WordPress
3 2 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) AMQP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (92.31%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) PHP Developer
3 9 (34.62%) MySQL Developer
3 9 (34.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 8 (30.77%) WordPress Developer
5 7 (26.92%) LAMP Developer
6 6 (23.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Magento Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Senior LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) CSS
1 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) Zend Framework
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) RESTful
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
7 2 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (3.85%) .NET
8 1 (3.85%) Ajax
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.85%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (3.85%) HTML5
8 1 (3.85%) Laravel
8 1 (3.85%) Sass
8 1 (3.85%) WSDL
8 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) OO
2 10 (38.46%) OOP
3 6 (23.08%) OOD
3 6 (23.08%) Web Design
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) B2B
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
5 3 (11.54%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) Modular Programming
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) PHP
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) MetaFrame
1 1 (3.85%) Varnish
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Zend
2 8 (30.77%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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