The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 105 114 103
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 17 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.80% 0.79% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 2.56% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 8
Median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -2.22% -3.57%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 713 860 789
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 33.60% 30.69% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 606 497
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Yorkshire

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Yorkshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +19 14 £365 -14.11% 12
South Yorkshire -4 1 - - 4
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 28 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (82.14%) MySQL
3 21 (75.00%) Linux
4 19 (67.86%) Apache
5 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
6 13 (46.43%) MongoDB
7 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (42.86%) HTML
7 12 (42.86%) CSS
8 10 (35.71%) Google
8 10 (35.71%) HTML5
8 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 9 (32.14%) Rackspace
9 9 (32.14%) Internet
10 8 (28.57%) Web Services
10 8 (28.57%) jQuery
10 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (28.57%) Salt
11 7 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (25.00%) Ansible
11 7 (25.00%) DevOps
11 7 (25.00%) SaltStack
11 7 (25.00%) Grunt
11 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (25.00%) IaaS
11 7 (25.00%) Puppet
11 7 (25.00%) CSS3
11 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (25.00%) Zend

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 19 (67.86%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
2 5 (17.86%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.71%) WordPress
4 2 (7.14%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.57%) Moodle
5 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
1 1 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (25.00%) IaaS
2 5 (17.86%) Loggly
2 5 (17.86%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Internet
2 7 (25.00%) HTTP
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) AMQP
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) MySQL
2 13 (46.43%) MongoDB
3 6 (21.43%) Redis
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
4 5 (17.86%) HBase
4 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
4 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
5 4 (14.29%) Riak
6 2 (7.14%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.00%) Grunt
3 7 (25.00%) Maven
4 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.57%) Games
1 1 (3.57%) iGaming
1 1 (3.57%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) PHP Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.71%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) PHP Architect
5 2 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Magento Developer
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) CSS
1 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) HTML5
3 8 (28.57%) jQuery
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (25.00%) CSS3
4 7 (25.00%) XML
5 6 (21.43%) Symfony
6 5 (17.86%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (17.86%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (17.86%) Laravel
6 5 (17.86%) Node.js
7 4 (14.29%) Kafka
8 3 (10.71%) .NET
8 3 (10.71%) Google Maps API
8 3 (10.71%) RSS
8 3 (10.71%) WAMP
8 3 (10.71%) XSLT
9 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) RIA
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) CoreOS
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) BDD
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Kanban
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) SDLC
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.29%) User Stories
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) High Availability
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 3 (10.71%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Go
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
1 5 (17.86%) HDFS
1 5 (17.86%) VirtualBox
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (28.57%) Salt
2 7 (25.00%) Ansible
2 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
3 5 (17.86%) Nagios
3 5 (17.86%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.57%) Graphite
4 1 (3.57%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Google
2 9 (32.14%) Rackspace
3 7 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 7 (25.00%) Zend
4 6 (21.43%) Splunk
5 5 (17.86%) New Relic
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) VMware