The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 41 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing LAMP 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.91% 0.88% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 4.55% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
120 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.64% 19.30% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 26 26
Average daily rate £350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +37.93%
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 Sheffield

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Sheffield region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (90.00%) MySQL
1 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Apache
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) JBoss
3 7 (70.00%) Puppet
4 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) PHP
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (60.00%) DevOps
5 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) Selenium
6 4 (40.00%) QA
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (40.00%) nginx
6 4 (40.00%) IaaS
6 4 (40.00%) SaaS
6 4 (40.00%) PaaS
6 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (80.00%) Apache
3 7 (70.00%) JBoss
4 4 (40.00%) nginx
5 2 (20.00%) Jetty
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (10.00%) IIS
6 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
1 4 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) IMAP
4 1 (10.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) SNMP
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Maven
3 4 (40.00%) MSI
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) JConsole
5 1 (10.00%) JMeter
5 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
5 1 (10.00%) Mockito
5 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (10.00%) VisualVM
5 1 (10.00%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Servlets
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Debian
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) CentOS
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Code Coverage
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Go
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Cacti
3 1 (10.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (10.00%) logstash
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (10.00%) VMware