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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 126 120
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 0.63% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £263 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £322 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £289
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
541 635 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.74% 24.90% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 349 361
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Glasgow - 4 £114 - 1
Edinburgh +16 2 £294 -16.07% 3
Renfrewshire - 1 £340 -
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) PHP
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) WordPress
3 3 (33.33%) MODX
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) C-shell
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Apache

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 3 (33.33%) CMS
1 3 (33.33%) MODX
1 3 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C-shell
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
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