The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £358 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £316
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
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
293 251 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.31% 17.33% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 158 210
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Drupal
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5 Boilerplate
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Drupal
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
3 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Informix
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) HBase
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Drupal Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5 Boilerplate
2 2 (28.57%) Modernizr
2 2 (28.57%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) Symfony
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
1 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Facebook
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Zend
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com