The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 37 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.12% 2.01% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 6.60% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate £280 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +12.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
85 106 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.74% 30.46% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 37
Average daily rate £290 £310 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
Yorkshire

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 2 £275 -11.29% 3
LAMP
Yorkshire

LAMP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (80.00%) PHP
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) WordPress
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) Intranet
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) CMS
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (30.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 2 (20.00%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) DBA
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA