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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 100 80 91
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing LAMP 12 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 1.31% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 4.45% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Average daily rate £368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
588 517 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.07% 29.51% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 350 284
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £10.20 £40.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.50% -77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 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
Leeds -18 12 £368 -8.12% 18
LAMP
Yorkshire

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) PHP
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
3 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
4 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) Apache
6 8 (47.06%) DevOps
7 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
7 7 (41.18%) Node.js
7 7 (41.18%) Redis
7 7 (41.18%) OO
7 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
7 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) TDD
7 7 (41.18%) Subversion
7 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (41.18%) Open Source
8 6 (35.29%) OWASP
8 6 (35.29%) OOP
8 6 (35.29%) HTML
8 6 (35.29%) CSS
8 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (35.29%) Scrum
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (35.29%) High Availability
8 6 (35.29%) Information Architecture
9 5 (29.41%) Games
9 5 (29.41%) Online Betting
10 4 (23.53%) Front End Development

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) Apache
2 7 (41.18%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
2 7 (41.18%) Redis
3 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.88%) FishEye
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) MSI
4 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Games
1 5 (29.41%) Online Betting
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Node.js Developer
3 5 (29.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 4 (23.53%) MongoDB Developer
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Doctrine
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Fedora
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) DevOps
4 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
4 7 (41.18%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) Open Source
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (35.29%) High Availability
5 6 (35.29%) Information Architecture
5 6 (35.29%) OOP
5 6 (35.29%) OWASP
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
8 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) logstash
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Zend