Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 129 141
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 -47
Contract jobs citing LAMP 8 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 1.60% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 6
Leeds median daily rate £388 £325 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -15.03% +19.53%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £313
90th Percentile £491 £408 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +19.23% -3.70% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 795 997 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.52% 38.51% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 717 763
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 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 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Opsview
4 3 (37.50%) Grafana
4 3 (37.50%) Redis
4 3 (37.50%) New Relic
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Memcached
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) Splunk
4 3 (37.50%) Graphite
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Games
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) HTML

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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) Redis
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) GCC
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) WebOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Memcached
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
1 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) JPA
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (12.50%) Laravel
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Web Operations
4 1 (12.50%) API Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) VC++
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) Grafana
2 3 (37.50%) Graphite
2 3 (37.50%) Opsview
3 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) New Relic
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle