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 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 144 164 105
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -59
Contract jobs citing LAMP 6 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.16% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.65% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 25
Median daily rate £400 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £442 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
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
944 1073 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.98% 23.98% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 699 478
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 13
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.33 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Lancashire +19 2 £325 -20.39%
Manchester -2 2 - - 16
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 18 (94.74%) MySQL
3 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 15 (78.95%) Apache
4 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
4 11 (57.89%) Project Management
4 11 (57.89%) Puppet
5 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (52.63%) Brocade
5 10 (52.63%) IIS
5 10 (52.63%) Windows
6 9 (47.37%) ITIL
6 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
6 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
6 9 (47.37%) PMI
6 9 (47.37%) PMI Certification
6 9 (47.37%) Security Management
6 9 (47.37%) Capacity Management
7 8 (42.11%) Internet
7 8 (42.11%) JBoss
7 8 (42.11%) .NET
8 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (36.84%) RHCE
8 7 (36.84%) DNS
8 7 (36.84%) SSL
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 7 (36.84%) MCTS
8 7 (36.84%) MCITP
8 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (78.95%) Apache
2 10 (52.63%) IIS
3 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
4 8 (42.11%) JBoss
5 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.26%) Drupal
6 1 (5.26%) nginx
6 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Internet
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) DMZ
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
1 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Project Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Web Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET 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# .NET Developer
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%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
2 6 (31.58%) JSP
3 4 (21.05%) WAMP
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) CakePHP
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) Kohana
6 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (5.26%) Laravel
6 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (5.26%) Symfony
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Capacity Management
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) Security Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) OO PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Server Hardening
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Network Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) PMI Certification
2 7 (36.84%) MCITP
2 7 (36.84%) MCTS
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) UAG
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) vCloud
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Puppet
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
3 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.26%) Kibana
3 1 (5.26%) logstash
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
3 1 (5.26%) Salt
3 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 10 (52.63%) Brocade
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Black Duck
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Sonatype
5 1 (5.26%) Veracode
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Zend
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