Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 117 122
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 1.22% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% -
10th Percentile £235 £313 £278
90th Percentile £398 £338 £385
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year - -3.70% +27.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 712 574 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.63% 26.91% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 341 357
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £266 £265 £270
90th Percentile £538 £488 £524
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £32.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +51.80% -18.28%
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Edinburgh

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAMP in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Edinburgh

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Laravel
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) SSH
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

LAMP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) BGP
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Support
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Laravel
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) Sass
2 1 (14.29%) Symfony
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Yii
2 1 (14.29%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Zend