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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 89 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.076% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.38% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.00%
LAMP
Scotland

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
371 261 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.98% 19.89% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 146 139
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 14 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Sass
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Drupal
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (25.00%) Symfony
5 2 (25.00%) Zend
5 2 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (25.00%) VMware

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Drupal
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (12.50%) Jadu
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Informix
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (12.50%) HBase
5 1 (12.50%) MariaDB
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
4 2 (25.00%) Modernizr
4 2 (25.00%) Symfony
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (12.50%) LESS
5 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com