Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 11 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 74 69
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -
Contract jobs citing LEMP Stack 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.14% 0.73% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 1.85% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Sheffield median daily rate £535 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +8.11% -
10th Percentile £528 £500 £451
90th Percentile £543 £500 £484
South Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +7.00% +8.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 155 378 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 21.83% 39.38% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 279 189
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £303 £274 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £553
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +28.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £50.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +455.56% -35.71%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +455.56% -41.94%

LEMP Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing LEMP Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for LEMP Stack in Sheffield

LEMP Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LEMP Stack in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for LEMP Stack.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Static Code Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

LEMP Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Static Code Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Rancher