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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 74 35 59
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +24
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 5.38% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 15.97% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 47 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +438.46%
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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
296 313 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.68% 33.69% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 196 268
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +336.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 29 August 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 10 (58.82%) OO
3 9 (52.94%) MySQL
4 8 (47.06%) OOP
5 7 (41.18%) Internet
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) Zend
6 6 (35.29%) PHP5
6 6 (35.29%) Apache
7 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) CSS3
8 4 (23.53%) SugarCRM
8 4 (23.53%) Magento
8 4 (23.53%) Moodle
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) TDD
9 3 (17.65%) jQuery
9 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
10 2 (11.76%) Laravel

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) SugarCRM
2 4 (23.53%) Moodle
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Behat
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) Laravel
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) LESS
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) OO
2 8 (47.06%) OOP
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) OWASP
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) PHP5
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Zend