Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - +29 -
Contract jobs citing LEMP Stack 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.64% - 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.43% - 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Watford median daily rate £500 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £444 -
% change year-on-year +7.04% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 Watford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 158 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 36.92% 27.84% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 35 33
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £295 £216 £294
90th Percentile £596 £525 £470
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £35.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £41.13 £20.94
% change year-on-year - +96.44% -49.55%

LEMP Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for LEMP Stack in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 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 Watford region with a requirement for LEMP Stack.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) LAMP
1 7 (100.00%) nginx
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
4 4 (57.14%) Magento
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Puppet
5 3 (42.86%) Yii
5 3 (42.86%) Laravel
5 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (42.86%) Games
5 3 (42.86%) Web Development
5 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
5 3 (42.86%) Symfony
5 3 (42.86%) Zend
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) XSL
5 3 (42.86%) XHTML
5 3 (42.86%) DNA
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) CSS

LEMP Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) nginx
2 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Magento Developer
3 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) LAMP
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Laravel
2 3 (42.86%) Symfony
2 3 (42.86%) XHTML
2 3 (42.86%) XSL
2 3 (42.86%) Yii
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) DNA
2 3 (42.86%) OO PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
2 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Zend