The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
nginx
Rank 466 520 529
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +9
Contract jobs citing nginx 125 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.086% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.28% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 34 17
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £220 -
% change year-on-year
+50.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9762 9128 8712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.10% 17.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6311 5533 4913
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 373 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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

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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

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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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 118 £425 +6.25% 45
London +54 87 £425 +6.25% 26
City of London +11 10 £451 +6.00% 6
East of England - 8 £225 - 2
Yorkshire -10 6 £320 - 2
Scotland - 6 £449 - 3
North West +2 5 £325 - 6
Edinburgh - 5 £449 - 1
Leeds -13 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire -14 4 - - 1
South West - 4 £425 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £313 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £413 -
South East -21 3 £320 +45.45% 7
Surrey - 3 £320 - 1
Bristol - 3 £425 - 2
Manchester - 3 £325 - 6
Chester +11 1 - -
Cheshire +8 1 - -
York - 1 £320 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

nginx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 174 (78.03%) Linux
2 149 (66.82%) Apache
3 130 (58.30%) DevOps
4 124 (55.61%) Puppet
5 122 (54.71%) MySQL
6 100 (44.84%) Ruby
7 97 (43.50%) Opscode Chef
8 95 (42.60%) PHP
9 79 (35.43%) Python
10 78 (34.98%) Git (software)
11 77 (34.53%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (34.53%) JavaScript
11 77 (34.53%) Jenkins
12 74 (33.18%) Web Services
13 72 (32.29%) Java
13 72 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
14 71 (31.84%) MongoDB
15 61 (27.35%) Amazon AWS
16 58 (26.01%) Red Hat
16 58 (26.01%) Configuration Management
17 56 (25.11%) UNIX
17 56 (25.11%) Open Source
18 52 (23.32%) Amazon EC2
18 52 (23.32%) Tomcat
18 52 (23.32%) LAMP
19 51 (22.87%) PostgreSQL
19 51 (22.87%) HTML
20 50 (22.42%) CSS
20 50 (22.42%) CentOS
21 48 (21.52%) Perl

nginx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 149 (66.82%) Apache
2 52 (23.32%) Tomcat
3 28 (12.56%) Node.js
4 21 (9.42%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (9.42%) Jetty
5 16 (7.17%) WebSphere
6 14 (6.28%) IIS
7 10 (4.48%) Confluence
8 7 (3.14%) WordPress
9 6 (2.69%) MediaWiki
10 5 (2.24%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.79%) CMS
11 4 (1.79%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.35%) JBoss
12 3 (1.35%) Drupal
12 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.35%) Gunicorn
13 2 (0.90%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) MS Office
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 61 (27.35%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (23.32%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (15.25%) Amazon S3
4 12 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (4.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (4.04%) Google App Engine
7 7 (3.14%) Route 53
8 6 (2.69%) SaaS
9 5 (2.24%) PaaS
9 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (2.24%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.79%) IaaS
11 2 (0.90%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.80%) TCP/IP
1 33 (14.80%) DNS
2 30 (13.45%) HTTP
3 25 (11.21%) Firewall
4 24 (10.76%) SSL
5 16 (7.17%) DHCP
5 16 (7.17%) IPsec
6 15 (6.73%) LDAP
7 13 (5.83%) VPN
8 11 (4.93%) Network Security
9 9 (4.04%) WAN
9 9 (4.04%) LAN
9 9 (4.04%) FTP
9 9 (4.04%) Internet
10 8 (3.59%) IPv6
10 8 (3.59%) Intranet
10 8 (3.59%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (2.69%) OSPF
12 6 (2.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (54.71%) MySQL
2 71 (31.84%) MongoDB
3 51 (22.87%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (17.49%) Redis
5 36 (16.14%) NoSQL
6 19 (8.52%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.59%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (2.69%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.69%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.24%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.79%) Big Data
12 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.35%) SimpleDB
13 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.90%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 78 (34.98%) Git (software)
2 77 (34.53%) Jenkins
3 32 (14.35%) Subversion
4 18 (8.07%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.83%) Hudson
5 13 (5.83%) JIRA
6 12 (5.38%) Jasmine
7 11 (4.93%) WebDriver
8 10 (4.48%) Maven
8 10 (4.48%) Mocha
9 9 (4.04%) JMeter
10 8 (3.59%) PHPUnit
11 7 (3.14%) RSpec
12 6 (2.69%) Mercurial
13 5 (2.24%) Selenium
14 4 (1.79%) JUnit
14 4 (1.79%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.79%) Artifactory
15 3 (1.35%) GitLab
15 3 (1.35%) Gradle
General
1 10 (4.48%) Games
2 9 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.14%) Back Office
3 7 (3.14%) Marketing
4 6 (2.69%) Finance
5 5 (2.24%) Retail
5 5 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (27.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (25.56%) Developer
3 20 (8.97%) PHP Developer
4 16 (7.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (4.93%) Administrator
6 10 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (4.48%) Python Developer
7 9 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (4.04%) Architect
7 9 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (3.59%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.69%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (2.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (2.24%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (2.24%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.24%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (1.79%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (33.18%) Web Services
2 52 (23.32%) LAMP
3 51 (22.87%) HTML
4 50 (22.42%) CSS
5 37 (16.59%) jQuery
6 36 (16.14%) HTML5
7 35 (15.70%) AngularJS
8 25 (11.21%) RESTful
9 22 (9.87%) CSS3
10 20 (8.97%) Backbone.js
10 20 (8.97%) J2EE
11 17 (7.62%) REST
11 17 (7.62%) Laravel
12 16 (7.17%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (7.17%) Servlets
12 16 (7.17%) JSON
13 15 (6.73%) .NET
14 11 (4.93%) XML
14 11 (4.93%) Ajax
14 11 (4.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 56 (25.11%) Open Source
2 21 (9.42%) User Experience
3 9 (4.04%) Online Games
3 9 (4.04%) Clustering
4 7 (3.14%) Replication
5 6 (2.69%) Wiki
5 6 (2.69%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.69%) W3C
5 6 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
8 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.45%) Life Science
8 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.45%) MPEG
8 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 174 (78.03%) Linux
2 56 (25.11%) UNIX
3 50 (22.42%) CentOS
4 37 (16.59%) Ubuntu
5 26 (11.66%) Windows
6 20 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (8.52%) Debian
8 10 (4.48%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.24%) Android
10 5 (2.24%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.35%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (58.30%) DevOps
2 77 (34.53%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (26.01%) Configuration Management
5 43 (19.28%) TDD
6 36 (16.14%) Load Balancing
7 35 (15.70%) Scrum
8 31 (13.90%) OO
9 28 (12.56%) BDD
10 21 (9.42%) MVC
11 15 (6.73%) Unit Testing
12 12 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (5.38%) E-Commerce
13 11 (4.93%) Web Development
14 10 (4.48%) Kanban
14 10 (4.48%) Automated Testing
15 9 (4.04%) Software Engineering
15 9 (4.04%) Refactoring
15 9 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
16 8 (3.59%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (44.84%) Ruby
2 95 (42.60%) PHP
3 79 (35.43%) Python
4 77 (34.53%) JavaScript
5 72 (32.29%) Java
6 48 (21.52%) Perl
6 48 (21.52%) Bash Shell
7 30 (13.45%) SQL
8 21 (9.42%) PHP5
9 14 (6.28%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.93%) Clojure
11 6 (2.69%) C++
12 5 (2.24%) Scala
13 3 (1.35%) C#
13 3 (1.35%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.35%) Groovy
13 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.45%) AWK
14 1 (0.45%) Tcl
14 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (7.17%) SC Cleared
1 16 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 27 (12.11%) Varnish
2 13 (5.83%) Postfix
2 13 (5.83%) Xen
3 11 (4.93%) Docker
4 10 (4.48%) Samba
5 6 (2.69%) XenServer
6 5 (2.24%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.79%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.79%) vCloud
8 2 (0.90%) KVM
8 2 (0.90%) LXC
8 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.90%) NFS
8 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.45%) qmail
9 1 (0.45%) Corosync
9 1 (0.45%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 124 (55.61%) Puppet
2 97 (43.50%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (21.52%) Nagios
4 31 (13.90%) Ansible
5 27 (12.11%) Vagrant
5 27 (12.11%) HAProxy
5 27 (12.11%) Salt
6 22 (9.87%) Cacti
7 16 (7.17%) ZABBIX
8 12 (5.38%) Opsview
8 12 (5.38%) Graphite
9 10 (4.48%) collectd
10 8 (3.59%) Capistrano
10 8 (3.59%) logstash
11 4 (1.79%) Kibana
12 3 (1.35%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.90%) Ganglia
14 1 (0.45%) Munin
14 1 (0.45%) Nessus
14 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 58 (26.01%) Red Hat
2 38 (17.04%) VMware
3 27 (12.11%) Percona
4 13 (5.83%) Rackspace
4 13 (5.83%) Google
4 13 (5.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.38%) Oracle
5 12 (5.38%) SaltStack
6 10 (4.48%) Akamai
7 8 (3.59%) F5
7 8 (3.59%) Zend
8 6 (2.69%) Citrix
9 5 (2.24%) Cisco
10 4 (1.79%) Twitter
11 2 (0.90%) New Relic
11 2 (0.90%) RightScale
11 2 (0.90%) Apple
12 1 (0.45%) Open Text
12 1 (0.45%) RedDot
12 1 (0.45%) Dell
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