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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 75 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.27% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 1.06% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £294 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

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
282 378 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.29% 25.66% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 201 154
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP