The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 76 86 62
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 13 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.26% 0.84% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 2.35% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 7
Median daily rate £365 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £362 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £328 £349
% change year-on-year +0.76% -6.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

LAMP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 428 511 453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.51% 35.83% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 378 290
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -66.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing LAMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Leeds

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAMP in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Leeds

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Leeds

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (87.50%) MySQL
3 19 (79.17%) Linux
4 17 (70.83%) Apache
4 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
5 13 (54.17%) MongoDB
6 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 11 (45.83%) CSS
7 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
8 9 (37.50%) HTML5
8 9 (37.50%) Rackspace
8 9 (37.50%) Google
8 9 (37.50%) Internet
9 8 (33.33%) Web Services
9 8 (33.33%) jQuery
9 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (33.33%) Salt
10 7 (29.17%) SaltStack
10 7 (29.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (29.17%) Ansible
10 7 (29.17%) Grunt
10 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
10 7 (29.17%) IaaS
10 7 (29.17%) CSS3
10 7 (29.17%) Puppet
10 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (29.17%) Maven
10 7 (29.17%) Java

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (70.83%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) Apache Spark
2 5 (20.83%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
1 1 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (29.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (29.17%) IaaS
2 5 (20.83%) Loggly
2 5 (20.83%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Internet
2 7 (29.17%) HTTP
3 5 (20.83%) DNS
4 4 (16.67%) AMQP
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) MySQL
2 13 (54.17%) MongoDB
3 6 (25.00%) Redis
4 5 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
4 5 (20.83%) HBase
4 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
4 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.67%) Riak
6 2 (8.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (29.17%) Grunt
3 7 (29.17%) Maven
4 5 (20.83%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.17%) Games
1 1 (4.17%) iGaming
1 1 (4.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Architect
5 2 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.17%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) CSS
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) HTML5
3 8 (33.33%) jQuery
3 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
4 7 (29.17%) CSS3
5 6 (25.00%) Symfony
5 6 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (20.83%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (20.83%) Laravel
6 5 (20.83%) Node.js
7 4 (16.67%) Kafka
8 2 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (8.33%) Google Maps API
8 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (8.33%) RSS
8 2 (8.33%) WAMP
8 2 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) RIA
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) CoreOS
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) BDD
3 5 (20.83%) SDLC
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Coaching
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (16.67%) Kanban
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Content Management
6 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Go
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
1 5 (20.83%) HDFS
1 5 (20.83%) VirtualBox
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (33.33%) Salt
2 7 (29.17%) Ansible
2 7 (29.17%) Puppet
3 5 (20.83%) Kubernetes
3 5 (20.83%) Nagios
3 5 (20.83%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.17%) Graphite
4 1 (4.17%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Google
1 9 (37.50%) Rackspace
2 7 (29.17%) SaltStack
3 6 (25.00%) Splunk
3 6 (25.00%) Zend
4 5 (20.83%) New Relic
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) VMware