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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 49 48 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.27% 0.94% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 3.57% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £334 £348
% change year-on-year -1.12% -3.95%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 139 112 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 36.97% 26.23% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 85 30
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £243 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Sheffield

LAMP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

LAMP
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory