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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 40 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing LAMP 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.84% 0.59% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.43% 2.41% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
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
140 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.57% 24.34% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 48 38
Average daily rate £350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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 -5 8 £388 +3.33% 2
LAMP
Yorkshire

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 10 (90.91%) MySQL
2 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Apache
4 7 (63.64%) JBoss
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) PHP
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Puppet
5 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
5 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
5 6 (54.55%) DevOps
6 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (45.45%) Subversion
6 5 (45.45%) Java
6 5 (45.45%) JIRA
6 5 (45.45%) Selenium
7 4 (36.36%) Maven
7 4 (36.36%) QA
7 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 4 (36.36%) nginx
7 4 (36.36%) IaaS
7 4 (36.36%) SaaS
7 4 (36.36%) PaaS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
2 8 (72.73%) Apache
3 7 (63.64%) JBoss
4 4 (36.36%) nginx
5 2 (18.18%) Jetty
5 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (9.09%) Drupal
6 1 (9.09%) IIS
6 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) IaaS
1 4 (36.36%) PaaS
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) IMAP
4 1 (9.09%) OpenVPN
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) JUnit
3 4 (36.36%) Maven
3 4 (36.36%) MSI
3 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (9.09%) JConsole
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter
5 1 (9.09%) JProfiler
5 1 (9.09%) Mockito
5 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
5 1 (9.09%) VisualVM
5 1 (9.09%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Servlets
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Code Coverage
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) Go
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Cacti
3 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
3 1 (9.09%) logstash
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SaltStack
2 1 (9.09%) VMware