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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 70 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing LAMP 15 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.36% 1.14% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 3.09% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £295 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.01% -28.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £130.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-66.09% +438.14%
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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
401 356 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 36.39% 36.93% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 252 117
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 22 (88.00%) PHP
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) MySQL
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) Apache
7 8 (32.00%) CodeIgniter
7 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (28.00%) Zend
8 7 (28.00%) XML
8 7 (28.00%) OOP
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
9 6 (24.00%) Java
9 6 (24.00%) Python
9 6 (24.00%) Doctrine
10 5 (20.00%) jQuery
10 5 (20.00%) PHPUnit
10 5 (20.00%) BDD
10 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 4 (16.00%) CSS3
11 4 (16.00%) Planning Poker
11 4 (16.00%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
11 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
11 4 (16.00%) Subversion

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (32.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) Redis
4 1 (4.00%) Riak
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Development Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
1 12 (48.00%) CSS
2 8 (32.00%) CodeIgniter
3 7 (28.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) Doctrine
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) CSS3
7 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.00%) HTML5
7 2 (8.00%) Symfony
7 2 (8.00%) Zend Framework
8 1 (4.00%) MooTools
8 1 (4.00%) Memcached
8 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (4.00%) Spring
8 1 (4.00%) Ajax
8 1 (4.00%) JSON
8 1 (4.00%) SOAP
8 1 (4.00%) .NET
8 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) MVC
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) OOP
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (16.00%) Planning Poker
6 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (12.00%) Web Development
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) Release Management
8 2 (8.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) PHP
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) Python
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
4 3 (12.00%) PHP5
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Opsview
3 1 (4.00%) Graphite
3 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.00%) Tealeaf
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk