Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 218 231
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 +67
Contract jobs citing LEMP Stack 6 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.085% 0.29% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.79% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 3
City of London median daily rate £590 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £386 £155 £333
90th Percentile £725 £601 £438
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -
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 2,759 2,399 2,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.90% 36.83% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,253 1,952 1,983
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £351 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.60% +8.00% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 5
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £24.49 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% +22.43% -22.48%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £16.69
90th Percentile £56.88 £29.62 £35.74
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.92% +22.11% -26.93%

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

LEMP Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LEMP Stack in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LEMP Stack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for LEMP Stack.

1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (100.00%) nginx
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Docker
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Artifactory
4 3 (50.00%) HAProxy
4 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) LAMP

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 6 (100.00%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (16.67%) G Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (33.33%) Sensu
3 1 (16.67%) Gearman
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Measurement
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (33.33%) Grafana
4 2 (33.33%) Terraform
5 1 (16.67%) Kibana
5 1 (16.67%) logstash
5 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (16.67%) Packer
5 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (16.67%) BT
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Openreach
1 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) SaltStack
1 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
1 1 (16.67%) Synology
1 1 (16.67%) Ubiquiti
1 1 (16.67%) VMware