The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 115 74 104
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +30
Contract jobs citing LAMP 13 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 1.96% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 6.51% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 37 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £429 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
LAMP
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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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
668 661 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.36% 30.18% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 420 363
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £237 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +164.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
West Yorkshire -36 10 £320 -20.00% 7
South Yorkshire +4 2 £220 - 5
North Yorkshire -5 1 £275 -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (87.50%) PHP
2 16 (66.67%) MySQL
3 11 (45.83%) Apache
4 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 8 (33.33%) Internet
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
8 6 (25.00%) MVC
8 6 (25.00%) Subversion
8 6 (25.00%) PHP5
8 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (25.00%) OOP
8 6 (25.00%) OO
9 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
9 5 (20.83%) SOAP
9 5 (20.83%) jQuery
9 5 (20.83%) TDD
10 4 (16.67%) Selenium
10 4 (16.67%) Zend
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (16.67%) Open Source
11 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 3 (12.50%) Symfony
11 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Release Management

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (45.83%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) SugarCRM
2 2 (8.33%) Moodle
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
2 1 (4.17%) Riak
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) Behat
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) Bazaar
4 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) SOAP
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.50%) Symfony
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) MooTools
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) Laravel
6 1 (4.17%) Zend Framework
6 1 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) OOP
2 6 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) OWASP
7 1 (4.17%) Test Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (25.00%) PHP5
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Zend
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat