The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 45 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.28% 1.71% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 5.60% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

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
140 125 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.55% 30.49% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 93 25
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft