The first table below looks at the demand for nginx skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited nginx over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
nginx
Rank 496 500 544
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +44
Contract jobs citing nginx 107 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 43
Average daily rate £425 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9768 8438 9919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 17.36% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5956 4773 5359
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 416 450
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.53 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%

nginx
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing nginx within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

nginx Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

nginx
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing nginx within the UK.

nginx Daily Rate Trend in the UK

nginx
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing nginx within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

nginx Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

nginx
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing nginx within the UK.

nginx Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

nginx
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing nginx within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +20 106 £425 +30.76% 47
London -15 47 £425 +13.33% 31
Yorkshire -2 30 £350 +16.66% 2
South East -2 11 £220 -34.81% 4
South West -4 11 £425 - 2
Bristol - 10 £425 - 1
Chester - 7 £425 -
North West - 7 £425 - 5
Cheshire - 7 £425 - 1
City of London -6 6 £500 +122.22% 3
West Sussex - 5 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Staines - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £220 - 1
Bath -10 1 £413 - 1
Somerset -11 1 £413 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Preston - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Street - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Warwick - - - -
Wembley - - - -

nginx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing nginx also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited nginx.

1 125 (75.30%) Linux
2 121 (72.89%) Apache
3 75 (45.18%) Puppet
4 66 (39.76%) Ruby
5 56 (33.73%) Java
5 56 (33.73%) MySQL
6 54 (32.53%) Web Services
7 53 (31.93%) Python
7 53 (31.93%) Git (software)
8 50 (30.12%) Opscode Chef
9 45 (27.11%) Amazon AWS
10 44 (26.51%) CentOS
10 44 (26.51%) Tomcat
10 44 (26.51%) Red Hat
11 42 (25.30%) PHP
11 42 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (23.49%) HTML
13 38 (22.89%) DNS
14 37 (22.29%) Windows
14 37 (22.29%) Ubuntu
15 36 (21.69%) UNIX
16 35 (21.08%) Node.js
17 34 (20.48%) CSS
18 31 (18.67%) Nagios
19 30 (18.07%) Open Source
19 30 (18.07%) Jenkins
20 29 (17.47%) MongoDB
21 28 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 27 (16.27%) Firewall
22 27 (16.27%) VMware

nginx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing nginx also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited nginx. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 121 (72.89%) Apache
2 44 (26.51%) Tomcat
3 35 (21.08%) Node.js
4 15 (9.04%) OpenStack
5 14 (8.43%) CloudStack
5 14 (8.43%) IIS
5 14 (8.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (7.23%) WebLogic
7 10 (6.02%) Confluence
8 7 (4.22%) Jetty
8 7 (4.22%) WebSphere
9 6 (3.61%) WordPress
10 5 (3.01%) CMS
10 5 (3.01%) Drupal
11 4 (2.41%) MediaWiki
12 3 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (1.81%) LiveCycle
12 3 (1.81%) Magnolia
13 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (27.11%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.06%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (9.64%) Amazon S3
4 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.82%) Route 53
5 8 (4.82%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (3.61%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (1.81%) GitHub
9 2 (1.20%) IaaS
9 2 (1.20%) SaaS
9 2 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.89%) DNS
2 27 (16.27%) Firewall
3 15 (9.04%) VPN
4 14 (8.43%) HTTP
5 13 (7.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.02%) OpenVPN
7 9 (5.42%) IPsec
7 9 (5.42%) Network Security
8 7 (4.22%) AMQP
8 7 (4.22%) Wireless
8 7 (4.22%) DHCP
9 6 (3.61%) ZigBee
10 5 (3.01%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (3.01%) LAN
10 5 (3.01%) WAN
10 5 (3.01%) SMTP
10 5 (3.01%) IPv6
10 5 (3.01%) PPTP
11 4 (2.41%) OSPF
11 4 (2.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (33.73%) MySQL
2 29 (17.47%) MongoDB
3 25 (15.06%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (13.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (12.65%) Redis
6 13 (7.83%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.63%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.82%) Riak
9 7 (4.22%) Big Data
9 7 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.81%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 53 (31.93%) Git (software)
2 30 (18.07%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.84%) Subversion
4 17 (10.24%) Maven
4 17 (10.24%) Hudson
5 15 (9.04%) JIRA
6 8 (4.82%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.82%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.22%) JUnit
8 6 (3.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (2.41%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.81%) Sublime Text
11 2 (1.20%) Ant
12 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.60%) Selenium
12 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.60%) Behat
12 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (4.82%) Games
2 7 (4.22%) Billing
3 6 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.41%) Finance
5 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (25.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (17.47%) Developer
3 27 (16.27%) Administrator
4 26 (15.66%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (12.05%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (11.45%) Architect
7 16 (9.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 16 (9.64%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (8.43%) PHP Developer
9 12 (7.23%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.82%) Analyst
11 7 (4.22%) Software Architect
11 7 (4.22%) Python Developer
11 7 (4.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 6 (3.61%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.41%) Team Leader
13 4 (2.41%) Senior PHP Developer
13 4 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (2.41%) Python/Django Developer
13 4 (2.41%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (32.53%) Web Services
2 39 (23.49%) HTML
3 34 (20.48%) CSS
4 18 (10.84%) LAMP
5 17 (10.24%) jQuery
5 17 (10.24%) RESTful
5 17 (10.24%) HTML5
6 13 (7.83%) CSS3
7 12 (7.23%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (6.02%) .NET
8 10 (6.02%) XML
9 9 (5.42%) Symfony
10 8 (4.82%) XHTML
11 7 (4.22%) Servlets
11 7 (4.22%) Django
12 6 (3.61%) Smarty
13 5 (3.01%) Zend Framework
13 5 (3.01%) Memcached
13 5 (3.01%) WebSockets
13 5 (3.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.07%) Open Source
2 10 (6.02%) PKI
3 9 (5.42%) NHS
4 8 (4.82%) Online Games
5 7 (4.22%) Smart Meter
5 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.61%) Reference Data
6 6 (3.61%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.41%) Replication
8 4 (2.41%) Wiki
9 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.20%) Clustering
11 1 (0.60%) STB
11 1 (0.60%) W3C
11 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 125 (75.30%) Linux
2 44 (26.51%) CentOS
3 37 (22.29%) Ubuntu
3 37 (22.29%) Windows
4 36 (21.69%) UNIX
5 28 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (10.24%) Android
6 17 (10.24%) Apple iOS
7 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.42%) Debian
8 8 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.01%) Windows Phone
9 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.01%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.60%) SUSE
11 1 (0.60%) Gentoo
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (11.45%) Configuration Management
4 17 (10.24%) Security Management
4 17 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (8.43%) TDD
6 13 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (6.63%) Unit Testing
7 11 (6.63%) OO
8 10 (6.02%) Data Modelling
8 10 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.42%) Service Management
9 9 (5.42%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.82%) Performance Testing
10 8 (4.82%) Scrum
11 7 (4.22%) Project Management
11 7 (4.22%) MVC
11 7 (4.22%) OOP
11 7 (4.22%) Change Management
11 7 (4.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.76%) Ruby
2 56 (33.73%) Java
3 53 (31.93%) Python
4 42 (25.30%) PHP
5 26 (15.66%) Bash Shell
6 25 (15.06%) Perl
7 23 (13.86%) JavaScript
8 16 (9.64%) SQL
9 13 (7.83%) Shell Script
10 11 (6.63%) PowerShell
11 9 (5.42%) PHP5
12 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.61%) C#
14 5 (3.01%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 2 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (1.20%) Scala
15 2 (1.20%) C++
16 1 (0.60%) C
16 1 (0.60%) Groovy
16 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.01%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.20%) ISEB
2 2 (1.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 21 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.23%) Varnish
3 10 (6.02%) Squid
4 8 (4.82%) Samba
4 8 (4.82%) Postfix
5 6 (3.61%) Xen
5 6 (3.61%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.41%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.41%) XenServer
6 4 (2.41%) Shibboleth
7 2 (1.20%) KVM
8 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 75 (45.18%) Puppet
2 50 (30.12%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (18.67%) Nagios
4 20 (12.05%) HAProxy
5 17 (10.24%) ZABBIX
6 14 (8.43%) Vagrant
7 13 (7.83%) collectd
8 11 (6.63%) Capistrano
9 9 (5.42%) Ansible
10 7 (4.22%) Cacti
11 2 (1.20%) Ganglia
11 2 (1.20%) Munin
Vendors
1 44 (26.51%) Red Hat
2 27 (16.27%) VMware
3 19 (11.45%) Splunk
4 15 (9.04%) Oracle
5 14 (8.43%) Akamai
6 13 (7.83%) Foundry
7 11 (6.63%) Rackspace
8 7 (4.22%) RightScale
9 6 (3.61%) Zend
9 6 (3.61%) Cisco
9 6 (3.61%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.61%) Vyatta
10 5 (3.01%) Percona
11 4 (2.41%) JBoss
11 4 (2.41%) Citrix
12 3 (1.81%) Interwoven
12 3 (1.81%) Adobe
12 3 (1.81%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.20%) Open Text
13 2 (1.20%) RedDot
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