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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 95 75 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -40
Contract jobs citing LAMP 10 5 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.59% 0.48% 5.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 1.65% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 47
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
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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
547 303 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.37% 29.36% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 209 198
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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 1 September 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 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
4 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
5 11 (57.89%) NoSQL
5 11 (57.89%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (57.89%) Node.js
5 11 (57.89%) Tealeaf
5 11 (57.89%) Splunk
5 11 (57.89%) Redis
5 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
5 11 (57.89%) Riverbed
5 11 (57.89%) Hadoop
5 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
5 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
5 11 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (57.89%) Memcached
5 11 (57.89%) Puppet
5 11 (57.89%) DevOps
5 11 (57.89%) Opsview
5 11 (57.89%) Graphite
5 11 (57.89%) Rundeck
5 11 (57.89%) Tomcat
5 11 (57.89%) Python
5 11 (57.89%) Data Management
5 11 (57.89%) Ruby
5 11 (57.89%) CentOS
5 11 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (42.11%) MySQL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (57.89%) Tomcat
1 11 (57.89%) Node.js
2 4 (21.05%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
2 11 (57.89%) NoSQL
2 11 (57.89%) Redis
2 11 (57.89%) Hadoop
3 8 (42.11%) MySQL
4 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
1 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.26%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Memcached
1 11 (57.89%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) Symfony
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Doctrine
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) CentOS
2 11 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Data Management
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) OOP
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) OWASP
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) Python
4 11 (57.89%) Ruby
4 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
5 4 (21.05%) PHP5
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C++
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Puppet
1 11 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (57.89%) Opsview
1 11 (57.89%) Graphite
1 11 (57.89%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Riverbed
1 11 (57.89%) Tealeaf
1 11 (57.89%) Splunk
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