Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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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UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 520 495 521
Rank change year-on-year -25 +26 +153
Contract jobs citing nginx 424 383 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.45% 2.37% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 264 315
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.25% +21.25%
10th Percentile £400 £354 £355
90th Percentile £700 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £521 £500
% change year-on-year -7.91% +4.25% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.29% - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,276 16,135 19,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.58% 16.94% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,359 10,413 12,836
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 393 472
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.20
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.92% +9.16%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for nginx in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for nginx in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing nginx over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for nginx in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for nginx in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing nginx over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for nginx in the UK

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Top 15 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 20 July 2018. 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 -16 402 £525 - 105
London -41 245 £563 +7.14% 40
UK excluding London -5 173 £480 -7.91% 75
North of England +28 74 £500 -6.54% 27
Yorkshire +10 41 £475 -11.21% 8
South East -44 35 £429 -18.33% 23
Midlands +3 30 £508 +153.75% 4
North East +13 18 £475 +5.56% 2
West Midlands -19 18 £515 +157.50%
North West -15 15 £700 +27.27% 17
Scotland -32 15 £700 +33.33% 3
East Midlands +12 12 £425 -15.00% 4
South West -16 10 £473 -3.08% 7
East of England +5 8 £413 -21.43% 4
Wales -9 4 £525 +23.53% 6

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 299 (70.52%) Linux
2 294 (69.34%) Python
3 278 (65.57%) DevOps
4 251 (59.20%) Git (software)
5 246 (58.02%) Jenkins
6 227 (53.54%) Docker
7 222 (52.36%) Puppet
8 213 (50.24%) Ansible
9 182 (42.92%) Continuous Integration
10 180 (42.45%) Amazon AWS
11 176 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
12 163 (38.44%) Configuration Management
13 159 (37.50%) Bash Shell
14 155 (36.56%) Open Source
15 151 (35.61%) Java
16 145 (34.20%) MongoDB
17 143 (33.73%) Apache
18 132 (31.13%) Kubernetes
19 129 (30.42%) TCP/IP
20 127 (29.95%) SSL
20 127 (29.95%) Ruby
21 123 (29.01%) PostgreSQL
22 111 (26.18%) MySQL
23 108 (25.47%) Tomcat
23 108 (25.47%) DNS
24 106 (25.00%) HAProxy
24 106 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
25 100 (23.58%) Terraform
26 98 (23.11%) LEMP Stack
27 95 (22.41%) Perl

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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
1 143 (33.73%) Apache
2 108 (25.47%) Tomcat
3 46 (10.85%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (9.20%) WebSphere
5 37 (8.73%) IIS
6 29 (6.84%) Cloud Foundry
7 28 (6.60%) Apache Spark
7 28 (6.60%) Jetty
8 23 (5.42%) Confluence
8 23 (5.42%) Mongrel
9 16 (3.77%) JBoss
9 16 (3.77%) OpenStack
10 15 (3.54%) Gunicorn
11 11 (2.59%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.65%) CMS
12 7 (1.65%) WildFly
13 6 (1.42%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.42%) lighttpd
14 5 (1.18%) Apache Pig
14 5 (1.18%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 180 (42.45%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (11.32%) PaaS
4 45 (10.61%) GitHub
5 42 (9.91%) npm
6 39 (9.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 38 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (5.90%) Google Analytics
10 23 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (4.95%) Google App Engine
12 17 (4.01%) Route 53
13 15 (3.54%) Serverless
14 14 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (2.59%) Slack
16 8 (1.89%) Akamai
16 8 (1.89%) OpenShift
16 8 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 7 (1.65%) IaaS
17 7 (1.65%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 129 (30.42%) TCP/IP
2 127 (29.95%) SSL
3 108 (25.47%) DNS
4 85 (20.05%) Firewall
5 74 (17.45%) HTTP
6 36 (8.49%) Internet
7 25 (5.90%) VPN
8 24 (5.66%) Reverse Proxy
9 20 (4.72%) Kerberos
10 19 (4.48%) IPsec
11 18 (4.25%) DHCP
11 18 (4.25%) FTP
12 7 (1.65%) Network Security
13 5 (1.18%) ICMP
13 5 (1.18%) OpenVPN
13 5 (1.18%) SAN
13 5 (1.18%) SMS
13 5 (1.18%) SSH
13 5 (1.18%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (34.20%) MongoDB
2 123 (29.01%) PostgreSQL
3 111 (26.18%) MySQL
4 74 (17.45%) NoSQL
5 46 (10.85%) Hadoop
6 29 (6.84%) Big Data
7 25 (5.90%) Redis
8 14 (3.30%) SQL Server
9 12 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.83%) Apache Hive
10 11 (2.59%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (2.12%) Data Mining
11 9 (2.12%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.89%) GIS
13 6 (1.42%) Cloudera CDH
13 6 (1.42%) HBase
14 5 (1.18%) Flink
14 5 (1.18%) Impala
14 5 (1.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 251 (59.20%) Git (software)
2 246 (58.02%) Jenkins
3 95 (22.41%) Artifactory
4 58 (13.68%) gulp
5 56 (13.21%) Maven
6 50 (11.79%) Travis CI
7 48 (11.32%) Vagrant
8 44 (10.38%) Gradle
8 44 (10.38%) JIRA
9 33 (7.78%) Sonatype Nexus
10 32 (7.55%) Subversion
11 30 (7.08%) IBM UrbanCode
12 29 (6.84%) Ant
12 29 (6.84%) CircleCI
12 29 (6.84%) GitLab
13 27 (6.37%) JUnit
14 25 (5.90%) Selenium
15 24 (5.66%) Cucumber
15 24 (5.66%) Gatling
15 24 (5.66%) IntelliJ
General
1 36 (8.49%) Finance
2 22 (5.19%) Banking
3 9 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.65%) Marketing
4 7 (1.65%) Retail
5 4 (0.94%) Electronics
5 4 (0.94%) Front Office
5 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.71%) Games
6 3 (0.71%) Law
6 3 (0.71%) Legal
7 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (43.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 112 (26.42%) Developer
3 29 (6.84%) Lead DevOps
4 27 (6.37%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 26 (6.13%) Administrator
6 25 (5.90%) AWS Engineer
7 24 (5.66%) AWS DevOps
8 23 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 22 (5.19%) Linux Administrator
9 22 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
9 22 (5.19%) Python Developer
10 21 (4.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 21 (4.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 20 (4.72%) Consultant
11 20 (4.72%) Scala Developer
12 19 (4.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 19 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
13 18 (4.25%) Senior DevOps
14 17 (4.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 98 (23.11%) LEMP Stack
3 73 (17.22%) Node.js
4 62 (14.62%) RabbitMQ
5 54 (12.74%) CSS
6 49 (11.56%) HTML
7 46 (10.85%) Servlets
8 43 (10.14%) XML
9 41 (9.67%) Sensu
10 39 (9.20%) JSON
10 39 (9.20%) LAMP
11 38 (8.96%) LDAP
12 35 (8.25%) Kafka
12 35 (8.25%) Web Services
13 34 (8.02%) J2EE
14 31 (7.31%) ActiveMQ
15 30 (7.08%) AngularJS
16 28 (6.60%) Spring
17 27 (6.37%) HTML5
17 27 (6.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.96%) Linux Command Line
2 21 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.48%) Public Cloud
4 15 (3.54%) Algorithms
5 13 (3.07%) User Experience
6 12 (2.83%) PKI
7 11 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.36%) Clustering
8 10 (2.36%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.89%) FMCG
9 8 (1.89%) RIA
10 7 (1.65%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.18%) Grid Computing
11 5 (1.18%) Replication
12 4 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.94%) Wiki
13 3 (0.71%) Derivative
13 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.71%) Equities
13 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 299 (70.52%) Linux
2 78 (18.40%) Unix
3 75 (17.69%) Ubuntu
4 71 (16.75%) Windows
5 46 (10.85%) CentOS
6 31 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.95%) CoreOS
8 15 (3.54%) Windows Server
9 13 (3.07%) Debian
10 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.18%) Android
11 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.18%) Fedora
11 5 (1.18%) FreeBSD
12 4 (0.94%) VMS
13 3 (0.71%) AIX
13 3 (0.71%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.47%) HPUX
14 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (65.57%) DevOps
2 182 (42.92%) Continuous Integration
3 176 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (38.44%) Configuration Management
5 155 (36.56%) Open Source
6 90 (21.23%) Load Balancing
7 86 (20.28%) Microservices
8 52 (12.26%) Analytics
9 49 (11.56%) Mentoring
10 43 (10.14%) Test Automation
11 42 (9.91%) Task Automation
12 39 (9.20%) TDD
13 38 (8.96%) Protective Monitoring
14 36 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
15 35 (8.25%) Scrum
16 34 (8.02%) Performance Measurement
17 32 (7.55%) Migration
17 32 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (7.08%) Software Engineering
19 25 (5.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 294 (69.34%) Python
2 159 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 151 (35.61%) Java
4 127 (29.95%) Ruby
5 95 (22.41%) Perl
6 77 (18.16%) JavaScript
7 76 (17.92%) SQL
8 63 (14.86%) Groovy
9 37 (8.73%) C#
9 37 (8.73%) Go
9 37 (8.73%) PHP
10 30 (7.08%) Shell Script
11 29 (6.84%) Scala
12 24 (5.66%) Haskell
13 20 (4.72%) PowerShell
14 17 (4.01%) TypeScript
15 12 (2.83%) C++
16 10 (2.36%) ActionScript
16 10 (2.36%) ActionScript 3.0
17 7 (1.65%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 79 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 73 (17.22%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.83%) Degree
4 10 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.89%) PhD
6 6 (1.42%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.24%) CIPD
9 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.24%) MCITP
9 1 (0.24%) MCSA
9 1 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.83%) GCP
2 11 (2.59%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) TickIT
4 2 (0.47%) GDPR
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) MiFID
4 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 227 (53.54%) Docker
2 56 (13.21%) Virtual Machines
3 43 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (6.60%) Xen
5 26 (6.13%) flannel
6 21 (4.95%) etcd
7 19 (4.48%) VirtualBox
8 13 (3.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (2.83%) LXC
9 12 (2.83%) Postfix
10 11 (2.59%) Varnish
11 9 (2.12%) Active Directory
11 9 (2.12%) Ceph
11 9 (2.12%) GlusterFS
11 9 (2.12%) SkyDNS
12 8 (1.89%) KVM
13 7 (1.65%) NFS
14 6 (1.42%) Squid
15 5 (1.18%) HDFS
16 4 (0.94%) iptables
Systems Management
1 222 (52.36%) Puppet
2 213 (50.24%) Ansible
3 132 (31.13%) Kubernetes
4 106 (25.00%) HAProxy
5 100 (23.58%) Terraform
6 91 (21.46%) Opscode Chef
7 76 (17.92%) Kibana
8 68 (16.04%) logstash
9 58 (13.68%) Grafana
10 33 (7.78%) Prometheus
11 24 (5.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 24 (5.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 23 (5.42%) Sysdig
13 21 (4.95%) rkt
13 21 (4.95%) Salt
14 20 (4.72%) Nagios
15 15 (3.54%) Graphite
16 14 (3.30%) Single Sign-On
17 13 (3.07%) Packer
18 12 (2.83%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (15.09%) Google
2 52 (12.26%) VMware
3 46 (10.85%) Microsoft
4 45 (10.61%) Red Hat
5 30 (7.08%) Oracle
6 17 (4.01%) Adobe
7 15 (3.54%) Splunk
8 14 (3.30%) IBM
8 14 (3.30%) New Relic
9 13 (3.07%) Atlassian
9 13 (3.07%) Hortonworks
9 13 (3.07%) SaltStack
10 12 (2.83%) Axway
11 11 (2.59%) ServiceNow
11 11 (2.59%) Zend
12 10 (2.36%) AppDynamics
12 10 (2.36%) Rackspace
13 9 (2.12%) ForgeRock
14 8 (1.89%) F5
14 8 (1.89%) webMethods