The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 75 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% 1.52% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 4.69% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£265 £235 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% +30.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.15% +15.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +514.03%
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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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
292 213 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.15% 32.32% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 100 114
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

LAMP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript