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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 31 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.43% 0.41% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.27% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
- +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £30.00
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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
55 79 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.81% 32.78% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 85
Average daily rate £310 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 5 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing