The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 120 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.19% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.93% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £325 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
615 648 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.99% 20.02% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 342 429
Median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Scotland region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +8 3 £325 +8.33% 4
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 13 (81.25%) MySQL
2 12 (75.00%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Apache
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) LDAP
5 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) Python
7 4 (25.00%) Middleware
7 4 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) Laravel
8 3 (18.75%) Regular Expression
8 3 (18.75%) Cacti
8 3 (18.75%) Munin
8 3 (18.75%) nginx
8 3 (18.75%) lighttpd
8 3 (18.75%) C-shell
8 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) High Availability
8 3 (18.75%) Django
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 12 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) lighttpd
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) ColdFusion
3 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) FTP
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) IPv4
2 3 (18.75%) IPv6
2 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
2 3 (18.75%) Kerberos
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) SMTP
2 3 (18.75%) SNMP
2 3 (18.75%) SSH
2 3 (18.75%) SSL
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
1 3 (18.75%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) LAMP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) Laravel
2 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) Django
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (18.75%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (18.75%) Regular Expression
3 3 (18.75%) Symfony
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Unix
3 3 (18.75%) Debian
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) SUSE
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
1 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (18.75%) High Availability
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Network Design
1 3 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) C-shell
5 3 (18.75%) Korn
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Samba
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cacti
1 3 (18.75%) Munin
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Zend