The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 16 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 West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 95 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing LAMP 13 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.71% 0.96% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 3.46% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 21
Average daily rate £280 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £500 £290
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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
545 376 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.75% 27.83% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 224 219
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +14.00%
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 West Yorkshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
Leeds -15 13 £288 -28.12% 11
LAMP
Yorkshire

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) OO
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) MySQL
4 10 (50.00%) HTML5
5 8 (40.00%) Zend
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) OOP
6 7 (35.00%) CSS3
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 6 (30.00%) Apache
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) JSON
8 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (20.00%) SugarCRM
10 3 (15.00%) Magento
10 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (15.00%) Moodle
10 3 (15.00%) PHP5
10 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (15.00%) Android
10 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) SugarCRM
3 3 (15.00%) Moodle
4 1 (5.00%) WordPress
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (15.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) HTML5
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) CSS3
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) JSON
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 2 (10.00%) Symfony
8 2 (10.00%) Laravel
8 2 (10.00%) Sass
8 2 (10.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) OOP
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
8 1 (5.00%) Web Development
8 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) PHP5
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Zend