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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 107 123 133
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 29 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 0.80% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 7
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£300 £343 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% +42.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £255
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +514.03%
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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
796 873 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.18% 29.98% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 474 576
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 30
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.28 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 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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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 +14 26 £300 -20.00% 8
Cheshire +7 1 £350 +16.66% 2
Merseyside 0 1 - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 3
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (80.43%) PHP
2 30 (65.22%) OO
2 30 (65.22%) XML
3 28 (60.87%) Linux
4 27 (58.70%) Subversion
4 27 (58.70%) Git (software)
5 23 (50.00%) jQuery
5 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (50.00%) Oracle
6 21 (45.65%) Web Services
7 20 (43.48%) MySQL
7 20 (43.48%) Red Hat
8 17 (36.96%) XSLT
9 16 (34.78%) XSD
9 16 (34.78%) CSS
9 16 (34.78%) SQL
9 16 (34.78%) HTML
9 16 (34.78%) Derivative
9 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database
10 15 (32.61%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (30.43%) OO PHP
12 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (23.91%) Open Source
12 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
13 9 (19.57%) CMS
14 8 (17.39%) Java
14 8 (17.39%) Ajax
15 7 (15.22%) TDD
16 6 (13.04%) HTML5
16 6 (13.04%) Hadoop

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (19.57%) CMS
2 6 (13.04%) Apache
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.87%) MQSeries
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 5 (10.87%) Escenic
3 5 (10.87%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 2 (4.35%) nginx
6 1 (2.17%) Drupal
6 1 (2.17%) WordPress
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) MySQL
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.04%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (58.70%) Subversion
1 27 (58.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Developer
2 30 (65.22%) PHP Developer
3 6 (13.04%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Programmer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Java Programmer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Web Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) OO PHP Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) XML
2 23 (50.00%) jQuery
3 21 (45.65%) Web Services
4 17 (36.96%) XSLT
5 16 (34.78%) CSS
5 16 (34.78%) HTML
5 16 (34.78%) XSD
6 15 (32.61%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (17.39%) Ajax
8 6 (13.04%) HTML5
8 6 (13.04%) CSS3
9 5 (10.87%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (10.87%) XHTML
9 5 (10.87%) Java RMI
9 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.87%) Spring
9 5 (10.87%) JSF
9 5 (10.87%) .NET
9 5 (10.87%) J2EE
9 5 (10.87%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Derivative
2 11 (23.91%) Open Source
3 3 (6.52%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) Wiki
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.17%) Biology
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) CentOS
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) OO
2 14 (30.43%) OO PHP
3 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) TDD
5 6 (13.04%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) OOP
6 5 (10.87%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (10.87%) RUP
6 5 (10.87%) OOD
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
6 5 (10.87%) Web Design
6 5 (10.87%) Web Development
6 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.87%) UML
6 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.52%) OWASP
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security
8 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) PHP
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (17.39%) Java
5 6 (13.04%) PHP5
6 5 (10.87%) Scala
6 5 (10.87%) C#
6 5 (10.87%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) R
8 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Nagios
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Cacti
3 1 (2.17%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.17%) YUM
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Oracle
2 20 (43.48%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.87%) JBoss
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) Akamai
6 2 (4.35%) Percona
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.17%) HP
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