Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 25 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 70 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.15% 1.03% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 2.68% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 5
Sheffield median daily rate £300 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £288 £377 £308
90th Percentile £313 £500 £563
South Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -40.00% +5.26% +113.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Sheffield with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 150 373 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 22.09% 38.49% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 273 175
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £306 £278 £278
90th Percentile £575 £573 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.82% +13.33% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Sheffield median hourly rate - £50.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +455.56% -60.44%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +244.83% -42.00%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Sheffield

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Sheffield

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Robotics
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Build and Release Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Release Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Pega