Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 102 102
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -75
Contract jobs citing LAMP 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.41% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 1.44% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Bristol median daily rate £325 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
South West median daily rate £306 £325 £450
% change year-on-year -5.77% -27.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 560 487 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.41% 28.63% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 363 385
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £275 £268 £273
90th Percentile £513 £525 £524
South West median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +6.82% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 £38.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.18% -25.37% +7.89%
10th Percentile £22.90 £33.23 £17.18
90th Percentile £56.13 £42.68 £95.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Bristol

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAMP in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Sass
4 4 (50.00%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Debian
4 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Laravel
5 3 (37.50%) React
6 2 (25.00%) React Native
6 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (25.00%) ES6
6 2 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (25.00%) Bcfg2
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) Redis
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) CMS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) REST
1 4 (50.00%) Sass
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Laravel
2 3 (37.50%) React
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) FFmpeg
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (25.00%) Memcached
3 2 (25.00%) OpenCV
3 2 (25.00%) React Native
4 1 (12.50%) LESS
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) ES6
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Bcfg2
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) Zend