Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 8 August 2020 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
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 454 510 510
Rank change year-on-year +56 0 +21
Contract jobs citing nginx 94 360 439
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.80% 2.54% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 269 314
Median daily rate £525 £541 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.96% -1.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £369 £413 £400
90th Percentile £650 £700 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £495 £484
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.33% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 5,211 14,173 17,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.80% 15.55% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,215 8,968 11,227
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £633 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 322 395
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.81 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.01 £53.75 £52.15
Median hourly rate £20.06 £20.86 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.28% +3.65%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing nginx as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for nginx in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing nginx.

Daily rate trend for nginx in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing nginx over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for nginx in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing nginx.

Hourly rate trend for nginx in the UK

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Top 13 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
England +50 78 £513 -6.82% 42
UK excluding London +126 46 £450 -9.09% 33
London +59 38 £538 -6.52% 10
Work from Home -5 24 £550 +15.79% 4
South East +150 14 £450 -10.00% 3
South West +71 12 £415 -6.74% 13
East of England +78 7 £498 +10.68% 2
Midlands +71 4 £475 -6.86% 4
Scotland +68 4 £475 +11.76% 1
West Midlands +48 4 £475 -7.09% 2
Wales - 3 £388 -
North of England +75 2 £438 -7.89% 10
North West +66 2 £438 -3.58% 5

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 with a requirement for nginx.

1 62 (65.96%) Linux
1 62 (65.96%) DevOps
2 49 (52.13%) Kubernetes
3 48 (51.06%) Terraform
3 48 (51.06%) Python
4 41 (43.62%) Docker
5 38 (40.43%) Jenkins
5 38 (40.43%) Java
6 37 (39.36%) Ansible
7 36 (38.30%) Apache
7 36 (38.30%) Git (software)
8 35 (37.23%) AWS
9 34 (36.17%) Node.js
10 28 (29.79%) MySQL
11 27 (28.72%) GCP
12 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (25.53%) JIRA
14 23 (24.47%) Tomcat
15 22 (23.40%) LEMP Stack
16 21 (22.34%) AngularJS
17 20 (21.28%) Opscode Chef
17 20 (21.28%) LAMP
17 20 (21.28%) Google
17 20 (21.28%) Groovy
18 19 (20.21%) BigQuery
18 19 (20.21%) Virtual Machines
19 18 (19.15%) CircleCI
19 18 (19.15%) Azure
19 18 (19.15%) JavaScript

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 36 (38.30%) Apache
2 23 (24.47%) Tomcat
3 17 (18.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (13.83%) Confluence
5 8 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.32%) Apache Spark
8 4 (4.26%) Gunicorn
9 3 (3.19%) Drupal
9 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (2.13%) GemFire
10 2 (2.13%) IIS
10 2 (2.13%) JBoss
10 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
10 2 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
10 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.13%) WordPress
11 1 (1.06%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (4.26%) Figma
1 4 (4.26%) Photoshop
1 4 (4.26%) Sketch
1 4 (4.26%) Zeplin
2 1 (1.06%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (37.23%) AWS
2 27 (28.72%) GCP
3 18 (19.15%) Azure
4 13 (13.83%) GitHub
4 13 (13.83%) npm
4 13 (13.83%) PaaS
5 12 (12.77%) OpenShift
6 9 (9.57%) Apigee
6 9 (9.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (7.45%) Amazon EKS
8 6 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (5.32%) Amazon S3
10 4 (4.26%) Amazon Alexa
11 3 (3.19%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (3.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (3.19%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (3.19%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (3.19%) Cloudflare
11 3 (3.19%) Serverless
11 3 (3.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) DNS
2 7 (7.45%) SSL
3 4 (4.26%) HTTP
3 4 (4.26%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.19%) SAN
4 3 (3.19%) VPN
5 2 (2.13%) DHCP
5 2 (2.13%) DSL
5 2 (2.13%) Firewall
5 2 (2.13%) OpenVPN
5 2 (2.13%) Skype
5 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.06%) Network Security
6 1 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.06%) SMTP
6 1 (1.06%) SNMP
6 1 (1.06%) SSH
6 1 (1.06%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.06%) VSAN
6 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) MySQL
2 19 (20.21%) BigQuery
3 17 (18.09%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.38%) MariaDB
6 5 (5.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.32%) Redis
7 4 (4.26%) Big Data
7 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.26%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.19%) Data Lake
8 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.13%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (40.43%) Jenkins
2 36 (38.30%) Git (software)
3 24 (25.53%) JIRA
4 18 (19.15%) CircleCI
5 15 (15.96%) gulp
6 14 (14.89%) Maven
6 14 (14.89%) Travis CI
7 13 (13.83%) Gradle
8 9 (9.57%) Bitbucket
9 6 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (6.38%) TeamCity
10 5 (5.32%) Selenium
10 5 (5.32%) Subversion
11 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.26%) GitLab
12 3 (3.19%) Artifactory
13 2 (2.13%) Grunt
13 2 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (2.13%) Sublime Text
13 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.57%) Banking
1 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 7 (7.45%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.13%) Electronics
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (23.40%) Developer
3 10 (10.64%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Site Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (3.19%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (3.19%) Django Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) Node.js
2 22 (23.40%) LEMP Stack
3 21 (22.34%) AngularJS
4 20 (21.28%) LAMP
5 12 (12.77%) React
6 11 (11.70%) CSS
7 10 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (9.57%) .NET
8 9 (9.57%) Laravel
9 8 (8.51%) Web Services
10 7 (7.45%) HTML
11 6 (6.38%) .NET Core
11 6 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (6.38%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (6.38%) Middleware
11 6 (6.38%) RESTful
12 5 (5.32%) JSON
12 5 (5.32%) Kafka
12 5 (5.32%) REST
12 5 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) iPad
3 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.26%) Graphic Design
3 4 (4.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.19%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.13%) PKI
5 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.06%) Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (65.96%) Linux
2 15 (15.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (13.83%) CentOS
4 9 (9.57%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.38%) Windows
6 4 (4.26%) Android
6 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.26%) Unix
7 3 (3.19%) CoreOS
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.13%) Solaris
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (1.06%) AIX
9 1 (1.06%) Debian
9 1 (1.06%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (65.96%) DevOps
2 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (17.02%) Scrum
5 14 (14.89%) Configuration Management
5 14 (14.89%) Mentoring
5 14 (14.89%) Microservices
5 14 (14.89%) Open Source
6 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
7 11 (11.70%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (10.64%) Kanban
9 9 (9.57%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure as Code
11 7 (7.45%) Wireframes
12 6 (6.38%) Demand Forecasting
12 6 (6.38%) GitOps
12 6 (6.38%) Integration Testing
12 6 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) Python
2 38 (40.43%) Java
3 20 (21.28%) Groovy
4 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.15%) PHP
5 17 (18.09%) Bash Shell
6 10 (10.64%) SQL
7 9 (9.57%) C#
8 8 (8.51%) Ruby
9 6 (6.38%) Perl
10 5 (5.32%) Go
10 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.26%) TypeScript
12 3 (3.19%) Rust
12 3 (3.19%) Scala
13 2 (2.13%) C
13 2 (2.13%) C++
13 2 (2.13%) Haskell
13 2 (2.13%) R
14 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared
1 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.13%) CCNA
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.13%) MCSA
2 2 (2.13%) MCSE
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.06%) CEH
3 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) NCSC
1 3 (3.19%) QA
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (43.62%) Docker
2 19 (20.21%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.38%) LXC
4 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.26%) Varnish
6 2 (2.13%) PowerDNS
6 2 (2.13%) vCloud
6 2 (2.13%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (52.13%) Kubernetes
2 48 (51.06%) Terraform
3 37 (39.36%) Ansible
4 20 (21.28%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (15.96%) Packer
6 10 (10.64%) Argo
6 10 (10.64%) Consul
6 10 (10.64%) Puppet
7 8 (8.51%) HAProxy
8 6 (6.38%) logstash
9 3 (3.19%) Kibana
9 3 (3.19%) Nagios
10 2 (2.13%) Grafana
10 2 (2.13%) Nessus
10 2 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (2.13%) ZABBIX
11 1 (1.06%) Istio
11 1 (1.06%) Opsgenie
11 1 (1.06%) Prometheus
11 1 (1.06%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Google
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle
3 8 (8.51%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.45%) VMware
5 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.32%) Axway
7 4 (4.26%) SaltStack
7 4 (4.26%) Sybase
8 3 (3.19%) Confluent
8 3 (3.19%) Veracode
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco
9 2 (2.13%) CommVault
9 2 (2.13%) NetApp
9 2 (2.13%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.13%) SAP
9 2 (2.13%) Veeam
10 1 (1.06%) Adobe
10 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.06%) Splunk