The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.61% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 48.48% 28.67% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 25
Average daily rate £300 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Leicester region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

LAMP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP