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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 116 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing LAMP 13 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.70% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 2.38% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 12
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£375 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £355 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £296
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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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
645 672 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.65% 29.26% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 372 338
Average daily rate £330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £15.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -12 10 £375 +25.00% 10
South Yorkshire -6 2 - - 4
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (79.17%) PHP
2 13 (54.17%) MySQL
3 12 (50.00%) Apache
4 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
5 10 (41.67%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (29.17%) Subversion
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
8 6 (25.00%) MVC
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.83%) OOP
9 5 (20.83%) Python
9 5 (20.83%) Internet
9 5 (20.83%) TDD
9 5 (20.83%) PHP5
9 5 (20.83%) jQuery
10 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) Release Management
10 4 (16.67%) OO
10 4 (16.67%) SOAP
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 3 (12.50%) Java
11 3 (12.50%) XML
11 3 (12.50%) UNIX
11 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 3 (12.50%) Symfony

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) Riak
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Bazaar
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.83%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (20.83%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Development Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 4 (16.67%) SOAP
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) Symfony
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) MooTools
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) Zend Framework
7 1 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (4.17%) .NET
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE
7 1 (4.17%) Memcached
7 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
7 1 (4.17%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.83%) OOP
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) OWASP
7 1 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Planning Poker
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) PHP
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) PHP5
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Opsview
3 1 (4.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Zend
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.17%) Tealeaf
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk