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 27 June 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.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 101 82
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.60% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 1.48% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
Median daily rate £275 £330 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -20.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 441 607 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 40.02% 40.52% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 453 313
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 16 (94.12%) PHP
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Apache
4 9 (52.94%) HTML
5 8 (47.06%) CSS
6 7 (41.18%) Symfony
6 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 7 (41.18%) HTML5
6 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
6 7 (41.18%) Laravel
7 6 (35.29%) Zend
7 6 (35.29%) Google
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
8 5 (29.41%) Rackspace
8 5 (29.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (29.41%) SDLC
9 4 (23.53%) Salt
9 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 4 (23.53%) CSS3
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 3 (17.65%) XML
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
10 3 (17.65%) WAMP
10 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS

LAMP
Co-occurring 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 10 (58.82%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) WordPress
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (17.65%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Loggly
2 1 (5.88%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Redis
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.88%) GIS
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.88%) HBase
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) Riak
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) Grunt
3 3 (17.65%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.88%) GCC
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) Laravel
3 7 (41.18%) Symfony
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) WAMP
6 3 (17.65%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) Google Maps API
7 2 (11.76%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (11.76%) RSS
7 2 (11.76%) XSLT
8 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
8 1 (5.88%) JPA
8 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) BYOD
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) CoreOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Optimisation
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
5 1 (5.88%) API Development
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) VC++
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
1 1 (5.88%) HDFS
1 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Salt
2 3 (17.65%) Ansible
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Graphite
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Opsview
3 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Google
1 6 (35.29%) Zend
2 5 (29.41%) Rackspace
3 3 (17.65%) SaltStack
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Splunk
5 1 (5.88%) New Relic
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) VMware