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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 32 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.72% - 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£388 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +26.08%
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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.54% 24.06% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 25 24
Average daily rate £339 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Ant

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (33.33%) FishEye
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (33.33%) PhantomJS
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) PVCS
2 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Doctrine
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Tandem
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Google