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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 94 80 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs citing LAMP 8 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.56% 0.97% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 2.63% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
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£275 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 -
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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
456 457 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.89% 36.94% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 328 156
Average daily rate £335 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) MySQL
3 11 (47.83%) MVC
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
6 8 (34.78%) CodeIgniter
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
7 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
8 6 (26.09%) Zend
8 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 6 (26.09%) Python
8 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (26.09%) XML
8 6 (26.09%) OOP
8 6 (26.09%) Doctrine
9 5 (21.74%) Graphite
9 5 (21.74%) Rundeck
9 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
9 5 (21.74%) DevOps
9 5 (21.74%) Opsview
9 5 (21.74%) Splunk
9 5 (21.74%) Redis
9 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (21.74%) TDD
9 5 (21.74%) Data Management
9 5 (21.74%) Riverbed

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) Node.js
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 5 (21.74%) Redis
3 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) PHPUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) PHP Developer
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 4 (17.39%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
1 8 (34.78%) CSS
1 8 (34.78%) CodeIgniter
2 6 (26.09%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) Doctrine
3 5 (21.74%) Memcached
3 5 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (13.04%) Symfony
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) Zend Framework
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware
6 1 (4.35%) Spring
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) CentOS
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) OOP
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Data Management
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) Planning Poker
5 4 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
5 4 (17.39%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 3 (13.04%) OO PHP
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Open Source
8 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Ruby
5 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.04%) Java
7 2 (8.70%) PHP5
8 1 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (21.74%) Opsview
1 5 (21.74%) Graphite
1 5 (21.74%) Rundeck
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Zend
2 5 (21.74%) Riverbed
2 5 (21.74%) Tealeaf
2 5 (21.74%) Splunk
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