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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 31 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.42% 2.07% 3.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 8.93% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -11.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £130.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-66.09% +438.14%
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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
41 56 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.15% 23.14% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 38
Average daily rate £325 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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 12 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Zend
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (50.00%) Doctrine
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Doctrine
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend