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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 86 66 78
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.42% 2.21% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 9.39% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 25
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£350 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.52% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +455.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
469 362 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.03% 23.54% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 209 342
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +121.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -23 6 £350 +36.58% 12
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - -
LAMP
Yorkshire

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (95.45%) PHP
2 13 (59.09%) MySQL
3 11 (50.00%) OO
4 9 (40.91%) Apache
4 9 (40.91%) Internet
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) Web Services
5 8 (36.36%) OOP
5 8 (36.36%) Zend
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) SugarCRM
7 6 (27.27%) PHP5
7 6 (27.27%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) Magento
8 5 (22.73%) Moodle
8 5 (22.73%) CSS3
8 5 (22.73%) MVC
8 5 (22.73%) SOAP
9 4 (18.18%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) TDD
10 3 (13.64%) Selenium
10 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (13.64%) XML
10 3 (13.64%) Open Source
11 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
11 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (40.91%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) SugarCRM
3 5 (22.73%) Moodle
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Behat
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 5 (22.73%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (22.73%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
4 5 (22.73%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) SOAP
5 3 (13.64%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) Symfony
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) Laravel
6 2 (9.09%) Sass
6 2 (9.09%) LESS
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) OO
2 8 (36.36%) OOP
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.55%) OWASP
7 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) PHP
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) PHP5
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Zend