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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 71 35 58
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 5.39% 2.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 15.89% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 47 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
292 321 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.91% 33.93% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 202 265
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £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 2 September 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 15 (93.75%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) OOP
3 8 (50.00%) MySQL
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) Internet
5 6 (37.50%) Apache
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) Zend
5 6 (37.50%) PHP5
6 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
7 4 (25.00%) SugarCRM
7 4 (25.00%) Magento
7 4 (25.00%) Moodle
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) SOAP
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) CSS3
8 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) JSON
9 2 (12.50%) Selenium
9 2 (12.50%) Open Source

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (37.50%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) SugarCRM
2 4 (25.00%) Moodle
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Behat
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) PHP Developer
3 5 (31.25%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Magento Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) CSS3
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) Sass
5 2 (12.50%) LESS
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) Symfony
6 1 (6.25%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) OWASP
7 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) PHP5
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Zend
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