The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 127 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.035% 0.61% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 2.44% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate
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£265 £263 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.90% +15.80%
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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
789 615 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.92% 24.99% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 302 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -19.75%
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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -23 1 £265 +12.76% 1
Fife - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
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LAMP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
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
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%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript