The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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)
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 147 142
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 8 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.46% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £272 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £339 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.51% +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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 884 958 813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.16% 24.93% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 675 523
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 20
Median hourly rate £41.25 £27.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.64% -34.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.78 £57.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing LAMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the North West

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in the North West

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in the North West

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP 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 22 June 2017. 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 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
Manchester +13 4 £300 -14.28% 8
Cheshire +22 3 £350 +6.06% 3
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 19 (86.36%) PHP
2 16 (72.73%) MySQL
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) WordPress
5 10 (45.45%) Apache
6 9 (40.91%) jQuery
7 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
7 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 7 (31.82%) MVC
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
9 6 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (27.27%) Photoshop
9 6 (27.27%) OO
9 6 (27.27%) Adobe
10 5 (22.73%) OOP
10 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) Magento
11 4 (18.18%) Kanban
11 4 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (18.18%) HTML5
11 4 (18.18%) AMQP
11 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
11 4 (18.18%) Modular Programming
11 4 (18.18%) Subversion
11 4 (18.18%) Zend
11 4 (18.18%) Zend Framework

LAMP
Co-occurring 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 11 (50.00%) WordPress
2 10 (45.45%) Apache
3 4 (18.18%) CMS
4 3 (13.64%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (9.09%) Drupal
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
6 1 (4.55%) JBoss
6 1 (4.55%) nginx
6 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (27.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) AMQP
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.09%) Skype
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (13.64%) Grunt
4 2 (9.09%) gulp
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
5 1 (4.55%) webpack
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) MySQL Developer
3 6 (27.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 6 (27.27%) PHP WordPress Developer
3 6 (27.27%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) CSS
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) HTML5
3 4 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (18.18%) Zend Framework
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) React
4 3 (13.64%) Sass
5 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (4.55%) Laravel
6 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (4.55%) LESS
6 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) CentOS
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
2 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) OOP
5 4 (18.18%) B2B
5 4 (18.18%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) Modular Programming
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) Network Management
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) High Availability
8 1 (4.55%) OO PHP
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (4.55%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) PHP
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
1 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) vCenter Server
1 2 (9.09%) vMotion
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Plesk
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Adobe
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Zend
3 2 (9.09%) AppSense
3 2 (9.09%) CA
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
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