The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 94 46 95
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +49
Contract jobs citing LAMP 8 55 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 3.72% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 13.45% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 50 14
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £419 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £261
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £28.50
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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
502 409 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.41% 27.65% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 261 295
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +143.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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 23 September 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
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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
Leeds -43 6 £350 -12.50% 11
Huddersfield - 1 £320 -
Bradford - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
LAMP
Yorkshire

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (65.00%) MySQL
3 12 (60.00%) OO
4 10 (50.00%) OOP
4 10 (50.00%) Apache
4 10 (50.00%) Internet
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
5 9 (45.00%) PHP5
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (35.00%) Linux
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) SOAP
8 6 (30.00%) Zend
9 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (25.00%) MVC
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (25.00%) Subversion
9 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (20.00%) Moodle
10 4 (20.00%) Magento
10 4 (20.00%) Open Source
10 4 (20.00%) SugarCRM
11 3 (15.00%) Selenium
11 3 (15.00%) Symfony
11 3 (15.00%) jQuery
11 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (15.00%) HTML5
11 3 (15.00%) Scrum

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) SugarCRM
2 4 (20.00%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) Bazaar
3 2 (10.00%) Behat
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (30.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Magento Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) Symfony
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) Sass
5 2 (10.00%) LESS
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) Laravel
6 1 (5.00%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) RIA
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) OO
2 10 (50.00%) OOP
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (10.00%) OWASP
6 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Management
7 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (45.00%) PHP5
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Zend