Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 6 months to 6 December 2019 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.

nginx
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 441 416 467
Rank change year-on-year -25 +51 +22
Contract jobs citing nginx 168 279 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.38% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.60% 3.07% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 179 146
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.68% +2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £313
90th Percentile £694 £700 £638
UK median daily rate £538 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% +10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% -
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -

nginx is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 6,460 9,092 8,757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.48% 16.28% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,873 5,441 5,369
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £233
90th Percentile £575 £575 £560
UK median daily rate £450 £458 £450
% change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 295 317
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% -3.52%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.79 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.43 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing nginx as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for nginx in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for nginx in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing nginx in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for nginx in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for nginx in the UK excluding London

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Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing nginx within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. 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
North of England -25 56 £507 -27.64% 28
East of England +38 29 £450 -16.28% 8
South East +24 25 £475 +9.83% 10
South West +12 25 £500 +37.93% 4
North East +30 24 £450 +20.00% 6
North West -19 21 £513 -26.79% 9
Scotland +10 20 £475 -32.14% 8
Midlands +15 13 £500 +25.00% 9
Yorkshire -1 12 £675 +50.00% 13
West Midlands +12 10 £510 +17.24% 8
East Midlands +23 3 £463 +17.46% 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing nginx 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for nginx.

1 143 (85.12%) Linux
2 108 (64.29%) Apache
3 103 (61.31%) DevOps
4 89 (52.98%) AWS
5 87 (51.79%) Jenkins
6 77 (45.83%) Ansible
7 74 (44.05%) Docker
7 74 (44.05%) Puppet
7 74 (44.05%) Java
7 74 (44.05%) Python
8 70 (41.67%) Configuration Management
9 65 (38.69%) Tomcat
10 64 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (33.93%) Git (software)
12 57 (33.93%) HTTP
13 54 (32.14%) Microservices
14 52 (30.95%) Kubernetes
15 50 (29.76%) Open Source
16 49 (29.17%) VMware
17 48 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
18 44 (26.19%) Google
18 44 (26.19%) TCP/IP
18 44 (26.19%) MySQL
19 43 (25.60%) JavaScript
19 43 (25.60%) Terraform
20 42 (25.00%) GCP
21 41 (24.40%) Servlets
22 40 (23.81%) .NET
22 40 (23.81%) SSL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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
1 108 (64.29%) Apache
2 65 (38.69%) Tomcat
3 39 (23.21%) IIS
4 33 (19.64%) WebSphere
5 30 (17.86%) Jetty
5 30 (17.86%) Mongrel
6 12 (7.14%) Confluence
7 10 (5.95%) WebLogic
8 9 (5.36%) JBoss
9 8 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (2.98%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (2.38%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.79%) CMS
12 3 (1.79%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Magento
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.19%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.60%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 89 (52.98%) AWS
2 48 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (25.00%) GCP
4 28 (16.67%) OpenShift
5 27 (16.07%) Google App Engine
6 23 (13.69%) Azure
6 23 (13.69%) GitHub
7 19 (11.31%) Amazon S3
8 16 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (8.93%) Route 53
10 14 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
11 13 (7.74%) Serverless
12 11 (6.55%) Google Analytics
13 10 (5.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (4.76%) CloudFront
15 7 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (3.57%) AWS CloudTrail
17 5 (2.98%) Amazon Kinesis
17 5 (2.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (33.93%) HTTP
2 44 (26.19%) TCP/IP
3 40 (23.81%) SSL
4 37 (22.02%) DNS
5 30 (17.86%) DHCP
5 30 (17.86%) FTP
5 30 (17.86%) IPsec
6 6 (3.57%) Broadband
6 6 (3.57%) Firewall
7 5 (2.98%) Asterisk PBX
7 5 (2.98%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.98%) VPN
8 4 (2.38%) SSH
9 3 (1.79%) DSL
9 3 (1.79%) Internet
10 2 (1.19%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.19%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.19%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.19%) MySQL
2 30 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 25 (14.88%) NoSQL
4 23 (13.69%) Relational Database
5 16 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (8.33%) BigQuery
7 11 (6.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (4.17%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (2.38%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.38%) Redis
11 3 (1.79%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.19%) Aerospike
12 2 (1.19%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.19%) Hazelcast
12 2 (1.19%) SQLite
13 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 87 (51.79%) Jenkins
2 57 (33.93%) Git (software)
3 31 (18.45%) Travis CI
4 21 (12.50%) JIRA
5 20 (11.90%) Selenium
6 18 (10.71%) Cucumber
7 14 (8.33%) GitLab
8 12 (7.14%) Ant
8 12 (7.14%) gulp
8 12 (7.14%) SonarQube
9 11 (6.55%) Gatling
9 11 (6.55%) Grunt
9 11 (6.55%) IntelliJ
9 11 (6.55%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (6.55%) Sublime Text
10 10 (5.95%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (5.36%) Eclipse
11 9 (5.36%) JUnit
12 8 (4.76%) Bitbucket
13 7 (4.17%) Artifactory
General
1 17 (10.12%) Public Sector
2 14 (8.33%) Publishing
2 14 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.36%) Finance
4 8 (4.76%) Banking
5 3 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.19%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (29.76%) Developer
3 14 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 13 (7.74%) Architect
5 9 (5.36%) Python Developer
5 9 (5.36%) Site Engineer
5 9 (5.36%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 8 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.17%) Administrator
7 7 (4.17%) Scala Developer
7 7 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (3.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.98%) Consultant
9 5 (2.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.40%) Servlets
2 40 (23.81%) .NET
3 39 (23.21%) AngularJS
4 38 (22.62%) J2EE
5 34 (20.24%) LEMP Stack
6 33 (19.64%) React
7 32 (19.05%) jQuery
8 26 (15.48%) CSS
8 26 (15.48%) Node.js
9 25 (14.88%) LAMP
10 20 (11.90%) Laravel
11 19 (11.31%) REST
12 18 (10.71%) HTML
13 17 (10.12%) Web Services
14 15 (8.93%) Elastic Stack
14 15 (8.93%) SOAP
15 14 (8.33%) JSON
16 13 (7.74%) HTML5
16 13 (7.74%) YAML
17 12 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.31%) Replication
2 13 (7.74%) Clustering
2 13 (7.74%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.57%) PKI
6 5 (2.98%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.19%) CMDB
8 2 (1.19%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.19%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.19%) User Experience
9 1 (0.60%) iPhone
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 143 (85.12%) Linux
2 36 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (14.88%) Windows
4 22 (13.10%) Unix
5 19 (11.31%) Ubuntu
6 13 (7.74%) CentOS
7 8 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.38%) Debian
8 4 (2.38%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.60%) Android
11 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (61.31%) DevOps
2 70 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 64 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (32.14%) Microservices
6 50 (29.76%) Open Source
7 33 (19.64%) Scrum
8 32 (19.05%) Kanban
9 30 (17.86%) Test Automation
10 25 (14.88%) MVC
11 23 (13.69%) OO
12 16 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (8.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 14 (8.33%) Load Balancing
15 13 (7.74%) Analytics
15 13 (7.74%) Software Engineering
16 12 (7.14%) TDD
17 11 (6.55%) Lean Software Development
17 11 (6.55%) Mentoring
18 10 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 74 (44.05%) Java
1 74 (44.05%) Python
2 43 (25.60%) JavaScript
3 33 (19.64%) PHP
4 29 (17.26%) Bash Shell
5 22 (13.10%) SQL
6 20 (11.90%) Ruby
7 19 (11.31%) Shell Script
8 18 (10.71%) C#
9 16 (9.52%) Perl
10 14 (8.33%) Groovy
11 11 (6.55%) Haskell
11 11 (6.55%) Scala
12 10 (5.95%) PowerShell
13 9 (5.36%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.38%) ES6
14 4 (2.38%) Java 8
14 4 (2.38%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.19%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (4.76%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.19%) CCNA
5 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.19%) MCSA
5 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.19%) RHCE
5 2 (1.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) GDPR
2 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 74 (44.05%) Docker
2 36 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (17.86%) Xen
4 13 (7.74%) Gluster
4 13 (7.74%) GlusterFS
4 13 (7.74%) LXC
4 13 (7.74%) NFS
5 8 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (4.17%) Active Directory
7 5 (2.98%) Corosync
7 5 (2.98%) DRBD
7 5 (2.98%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (2.98%) Postfix
8 3 (1.79%) Snort
9 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.19%) PowerDNS
9 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 77 (45.83%) Ansible
2 74 (44.05%) Puppet
3 52 (30.95%) Kubernetes
4 43 (25.60%) Terraform
5 26 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (13.69%) HAProxy
7 18 (10.71%) Kibana
8 17 (10.12%) Grafana
9 9 (5.36%) Prometheus
10 7 (4.17%) logstash
10 7 (4.17%) Packer
10 7 (4.17%) Rancher
11 6 (3.57%) Consul
12 5 (2.98%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (2.98%) Nagios
12 5 (2.98%) Pacemaker
13 4 (2.38%) WSUS
14 3 (1.79%) FortiGate
14 3 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 3 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (29.17%) VMware
2 44 (26.19%) Google
3 35 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.88%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.95%) Atlassian
6 9 (5.36%) Adobe
6 9 (5.36%) webMethods
7 8 (4.76%) Splunk
8 7 (4.17%) Oracle
9 6 (3.57%) Zend
10 4 (2.38%) Black Duck
10 4 (2.38%) New Relic
10 4 (2.38%) Ping Identity
10 4 (2.38%) TOWER Software
11 3 (1.79%) CA
11 3 (1.79%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.79%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.79%) Veeam
11 3 (1.79%) Virgin Media
12 2 (1.19%) IBM