Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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)
England > South West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 201 203
Rank change year-on-year -26 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing LEMP Stack 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.015% 0.054% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
South West median daily rate - £269 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.65% -35.42%
England median daily rate £400 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,810 1,427 1,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.94% 25.86% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,217 915 1,119
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 27
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24.05 £33.95 £18.64
90th Percentile £65.85 £54.25 £44.65
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

LEMP Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for LEMP Stack in the South West

LEMP Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LEMP Stack in the South West

LEMP Stack
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LEMP Stack within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
LEMP Stack
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 South West region with a requirement for LEMP Stack.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) API Development

LEMP Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP