Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 142 144
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -48
Contract jobs citing LAMP 6 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 1.28% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
Manchester median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £292
90th Percentile £389 £388 £375
North West median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North 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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1083 1095 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.85% 30.87% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 784 559
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £272
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 28
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +23.08%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.25 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Manchester

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Manchester

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Magento
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) nginx
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (33.33%) WordPress
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (16.67%) Serverless
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) nginx
1 2 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware