The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for nginx skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited nginx over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

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London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 142 190
Rank change year-on-year -15 +48  
Contract jobs citing nginx 9 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 2.53% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Median daily rate £575 £525 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +38.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £480 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £571 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £528 £325
% change year-on-year -0.47% +62.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

nginx is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 556 554 961
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 17.06% 15.87% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 406 721
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 26
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% +10.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +13.23% -15.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing nginx as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for nginx in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing nginx in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for nginx in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing nginx in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for nginx in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing nginx 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 City of London region with a requirement for nginx.

1 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (72.22%) Python
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
4 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
5 10 (55.56%) Java
6 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (50.00%) Puppet
7 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
7 8 (44.44%) Ansible
7 8 (44.44%) Docker
7 8 (44.44%) MySQL
7 8 (44.44%) Apache
8 7 (38.89%) Ruby
8 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 6 (33.33%) Terraform
9 6 (33.33%) Open Source
10 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
10 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (27.78%) HAProxy
10 5 (27.78%) logstash
10 5 (27.78%) Kibana
10 5 (27.78%) LAMP
10 5 (27.78%) Firewall
10 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
10 5 (27.78%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (27.78%) LEMP Stack
11 4 (22.22%) HTTP
11 4 (22.22%) Perl

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (44.44%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) Hubot
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (22.22%) PaaS
3 3 (16.67%) Akamai
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 2 (11.11%) GitHub
4 2 (11.11%) IaaS
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.56%) CloudFront
5 1 (5.56%) Slack
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.56%) SSH
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) CircleCI
4 1 (5.56%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) gulp
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (27.78%) LAMP
1 5 (27.78%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (22.22%) Node.js
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) XSL
4 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.11%) Sensu
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) AS400
2 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.11%) iSeries
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 3 (16.67%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (33.33%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (11.11%) Security Hardening
6 2 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) OWASP
7 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Static Program Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (11.11%) Go
7 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.56%) Groovy
8 1 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Docker
2 3 (16.67%) Xen
3 2 (11.11%) Corosync
3 2 (11.11%) vCloud
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) Ansible
3 6 (33.33%) Terraform
4 5 (27.78%) HAProxy
4 5 (27.78%) Kibana
4 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
4 5 (27.78%) logstash
4 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (16.67%) Nagios
5 3 (16.67%) Rundeck
6 2 (11.11%) Consul
6 2 (11.11%) Grafana
6 2 (11.11%) Pacemaker
7 1 (5.56%) OSSEC
7 1 (5.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Citrix
1 3 (16.67%) Dell
1 3 (16.67%) Perforce
1 3 (16.67%) Splunk
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat