The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +455.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
349 179 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.03% 18.34% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 79 46
Average daily rate £375 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
LAMP
Scotland

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 7 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Drupal
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Drupal
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL