The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 54 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.73% 0.61% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 2.75% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £500 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
LAMP
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 South Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
147 109 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.92% 22.29% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 66 64
Average daily rate £363 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -18 4 £500 +33.33% 5
LAMP
Yorkshire

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) MySQL
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Tomcat
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) Puppet
4 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (69.23%) DevOps
4 9 (69.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (53.85%) PHP
5 7 (53.85%) HTTP
6 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) Python
6 6 (46.15%) JBoss
6 6 (46.15%) Apache
6 6 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (46.15%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (46.15%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
6 6 (46.15%) nginx
6 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
7 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (38.46%) Travis CI
7 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 5 (38.46%) IPsec
7 5 (38.46%) Ruby
7 5 (38.46%) WebSphere

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) Tomcat
2 6 (46.15%) Apache
2 6 (46.15%) JBoss
2 6 (46.15%) nginx
3 5 (38.46%) IIS
3 5 (38.46%) Jetty
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Drupal
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (30.77%) IaaS
2 4 (30.77%) PaaS
2 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) FTP
3 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) MySQL
2 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
2 6 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Travis CI
3 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) JUnit
3 4 (30.77%) Maven
3 4 (30.77%) MSI
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) Mockito
5 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) LAPP Stack
1 6 (46.15%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (38.46%) Servlets
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Underscore.js
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Code Coverage
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PHP
2 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) Go
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) VMware