The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 83 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% - 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £296
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 - £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £365 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +26.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
291 364 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.05% 28.44% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 229 79
Average daily rate £350 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Edinburgh region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP.

1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) CakePHP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Django
5 1 (14.29%) WordPress
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) CakePHP
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 24 days ago