The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 80 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 0.73% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 2.15% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £283 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -
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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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
362 326 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.49% 33.78% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 194 143
Average daily rate £350 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Leeds region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP.

1 12 (80.00%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) Zend
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) OOP
6 4 (26.67%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (20.00%) Doctrine
7 3 (20.00%) PHPUnit
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) Puppet
7 3 (20.00%) Ruby
7 3 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (20.00%) Release Management
7 3 (20.00%) PHP5
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) UNIX

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) Riak
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Development Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) Doctrine
3 3 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) Zend Framework
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Laravel
5 1 (6.67%) Memcached
5 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) MooTools
5 1 (6.67%) Symfony
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
1 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Planning Poker
7 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
7 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) PHP5
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Graphite
3 1 (6.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Zend
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) Tealeaf
3 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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