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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 62 63
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.59% 1.05% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 4.43% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Median daily rate £300 £238 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -36.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £204 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £376 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -3.40% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LAMP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 226 203 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 26.68% 23.74% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 591 908
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.74% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 28 June 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 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) Sass
5 3 (33.33%) Drupal
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) CentOS
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Debian
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) Puppet
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Symfony
6 2 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation

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 (44.44%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Drupal
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
4 1 (11.11%) nginx
4 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Redmine
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (11.11%) FFmpeg
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) OpenCV
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) VMS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) ES6
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Shibboleth
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Bcfg2
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Gemalto
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Panasonic
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Zend