Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for LEMP Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LEMP Stack over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

LEMP Stack (Linux, Nginx, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 233 255
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 +31
Contract jobs citing LEMP Stack 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.070% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
City of London median daily rate £500 £513 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £475 £388 £316
90th Percentile £585 £613 £538
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £438
% change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

LEMP Stack 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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2677 2333 2612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.46% 35.71% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2266 1964 2182
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £646 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
City of London median hourly rate £25.79 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -6.67% +23.31%
10th Percentile £19.33 £19.00 £19.95
90th Percentile £41.25 £56.31 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -38.57% -6.67% +23.31%

LEMP Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing LEMP Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for LEMP Stack in the City of London

LEMP Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LEMP Stack in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for LEMP Stack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LEMP Stack 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 City of London region with a requirement for LEMP Stack.

1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Packer
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Jetty
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Hazelcast
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (40.00%) GitHub
4 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (40.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (40.00%) Route 53
4 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (40.00%) New Relic
4 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch

LEMP Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (100.00%) nginx
2 4 (80.00%) Jetty
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) GitHub
2 2 (40.00%) Route 53
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (40.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) HBase
4 1 (20.00%) Impala
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (40.00%) Hystrix
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
1 2 (40.00%) OAuth
1 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Packer
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Grafana
3 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (40.00%) Kibana
3 2 (40.00%) logstash
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Terraform
4 1 (20.00%) Oozie
4 1 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) New Relic
2 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau