Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 495 514 430
Rank change year-on-year +19 -84 +61
Contract jobs citing nginx 160 191 513
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.24% 2.21% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 134 349
10th Percentile £426 £363 £394
25th Percentile £488 £425 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £531 £550
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +5.77%
75th Percentile £660 £619 £650
90th Percentile £700 £688 £703
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% -

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 7,147 8,660 15,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.62% 14.46% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,902 5,702 10,068
10th Percentile £290 £262 £281
25th Percentile £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £556 £569
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +1.76% -1.16% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 196 291
10th Percentile £12.73 £11.61 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.25 £14.95 £12.83
Median hourly rate £25.75 £20.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.75% +11.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £53.38 £35.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £64.05 £53.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year +26.32% +13.03% -3.94%

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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 13 April 2021.

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 16 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 13 April 2021. 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 +27 114 £550 +4.76% 104
Work from Home -173 83 £625 +13.64% 25
London +41 76 £550 - 32
UK excluding London +31 40 £469 -1.32% 79
South East +70 15 £527 +10.84% 16
North of England +31 9 £481 -24.51% 29
East of England +24 5 £550 +25.71% 6
Scotland -6 5 £425 -28.27% 7
North West +21 4 £500 - 11
Midlands +30 3 £475 +5.56% 11
North East +26 3 £550 -13.73% 4
South West +45 2 £438 -12.50% 10
Yorkshire +27 2 £463 -31.48% 14
West Midlands +24 2 £475 +5.56% 2
Wales +16 1 £425 +9.68%
East Midlands - 1 - - 9

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 92 (57.50%) DevOps
2 90 (56.25%) Python
3 89 (55.63%) Kubernetes
4 78 (48.75%) Node.js
5 77 (48.13%) Java
5 77 (48.13%) Jenkins
6 73 (45.63%) Terraform
7 70 (43.75%) Ansible
8 67 (41.88%) Git (software)
9 64 (40.00%) Docker
10 61 (38.13%) Linux
11 58 (36.25%) AWS
12 56 (35.00%) Open Source
12 56 (35.00%) GCP
13 49 (30.63%) Travis CI
13 49 (30.63%) CircleCI
14 47 (29.38%) Virtual Machines
14 47 (29.38%) gulp
14 47 (29.38%) Opscode Chef
15 46 (28.75%) Maven
16 45 (28.13%) npm
17 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (26.88%) Apache
18 43 (26.88%) Gradle
19 42 (26.25%) Google
20 41 (25.63%) Mentoring
21 40 (25.00%) Groovy
22 34 (21.25%) BigQuery
22 34 (21.25%) Argo
23 29 (18.13%) Continuous Integration

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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 43 (26.88%) Apache
2 19 (11.88%) Tomcat
3 16 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (8.13%) IIS
5 12 (7.50%) Confluence
6 9 (5.63%) WebSphere
7 8 (5.00%) JBoss
8 7 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (4.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (4.38%) WebLogic
9 5 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (2.50%) Jetty
10 4 (2.50%) Mongrel
10 4 (2.50%) Traefik
11 3 (1.88%) FileNet
11 3 (1.88%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.25%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Magento
1 3 (1.88%) Summit
2 1 (0.63%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 58 (36.25%) AWS
2 56 (35.00%) GCP
3 45 (28.13%) npm
4 26 (16.25%) Azure
5 18 (11.25%) PaaS
6 16 (10.00%) Amazon EKS
7 14 (8.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (8.75%) GitHub
8 9 (5.63%) OpenShift
9 8 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (5.00%) Apigee
10 4 (2.50%) Google App Engine
10 4 (2.50%) IaaS
11 3 (1.88%) Google Analytics
11 3 (1.88%) Google Workspace
11 3 (1.88%) Stackdriver
11 3 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.25%) Datadog
12 2 (1.25%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.50%) HTTP
2 18 (11.25%) DNS
3 12 (7.50%) SSL
4 11 (6.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.13%) DHCP
6 4 (2.50%) FTP
6 4 (2.50%) IPsec
7 2 (1.25%) AMQP
7 2 (1.25%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.25%) Firewall
8 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.63%) Internet
8 1 (0.63%) LAN
8 1 (0.63%) MQTT
8 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.63%) SAN
8 1 (0.63%) Skype
8 1 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.63%) VPN
8 1 (0.63%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.25%) BigQuery
2 26 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (13.75%) MongoDB
4 18 (11.25%) MySQL
5 12 (7.50%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.38%) Redis
6 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (3.13%) Big Data
9 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.63%) Power BI
11 1 (0.63%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 77 (48.13%) Jenkins
2 67 (41.88%) Git (software)
3 49 (30.63%) CircleCI
3 49 (30.63%) Travis CI
4 47 (29.38%) gulp
5 46 (28.75%) Maven
6 43 (26.88%) Gradle
7 18 (11.25%) JIRA
8 12 (7.50%) SonarQube
9 11 (6.88%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (6.25%) GitLab
11 7 (4.38%) Subversion
12 6 (3.75%) Artifactory
12 6 (3.75%) Bitbucket
13 5 (3.13%) Mercurial
14 4 (2.50%) Storybook
15 3 (1.88%) Gatling
15 3 (1.88%) Grunt
15 3 (1.88%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.88%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (8.75%) Finance
2 12 (7.50%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.00%) Banking
4 5 (3.13%) Law
5 4 (2.50%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.88%) Back Office
6 3 (1.88%) Games
6 3 (1.88%) Publishing
7 2 (1.25%) Legal
7 2 (1.25%) Marketing
7 2 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.25%) Retail
7 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (26.25%) Developer
3 23 (14.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 14 (8.75%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (7.50%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (7.50%) Consultant
5 12 (7.50%) Python Developer
6 11 (6.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Architect
7 8 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.75%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (3.75%) Django Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Administrator
10 5 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Python/Django Developer
11 4 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.50%) Senior Platform Engineer
11 4 (2.50%) Technical Architect
12 3 (1.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (48.75%) Node.js
2 15 (9.38%) React
3 14 (8.75%) REST
3 14 (8.75%) Web Services
4 13 (8.13%) .NET
4 13 (8.13%) CSS
4 13 (8.13%) Kafka
5 9 (5.63%) Django
5 9 (5.63%) HTML
5 9 (5.63%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (5.63%) Spring Boot
6 8 (5.00%) OAuth
6 8 (5.00%) OAuth2
6 8 (5.00%) Spring
6 8 (5.00%) XML
7 7 (4.38%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.38%) LAMP
7 7 (4.38%) Middleware
7 7 (4.38%) Redux
7 7 (4.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.88%) Cloud Native
3 7 (4.38%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.75%) Replication
5 4 (2.50%) DataPower
5 4 (2.50%) iPad
5 4 (2.50%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.88%) PKI
7 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.25%) Clustering
7 2 (1.25%) EFT
7 2 (1.25%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.25%) User Experience
7 2 (1.25%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.13%) Linux
2 13 (8.13%) CentOS
2 13 (8.13%) Windows
3 10 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.63%) Unix
5 5 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.50%) Debian
6 4 (2.50%) Solaris
7 3 (1.88%) Alpine Linux
7 3 (1.88%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (57.50%) DevOps
2 56 (35.00%) Open Source
3 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (25.63%) Mentoring
5 29 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (17.50%) Configuration Management
7 27 (16.88%) Microservices
8 21 (13.13%) Infrastructure as Code
9 15 (9.38%) Load Balancing
10 12 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (6.88%) High Availability
12 10 (6.25%) OWASP
12 10 (6.25%) Scrum
13 9 (5.63%) E-Commerce
14 8 (5.00%) Analytics
15 7 (4.38%) Continuous Deployment
15 7 (4.38%) SDLC
15 7 (4.38%) TDD
16 6 (3.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 90 (56.25%) Python
2 77 (48.13%) Java
3 40 (25.00%) Groovy
4 23 (14.38%) SQL
5 22 (13.75%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.88%) Go
6 11 (6.88%) Perl
6 11 (6.88%) TypeScript
7 8 (5.00%) PHP
7 8 (5.00%) Ruby
8 7 (4.38%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.50%) C#
11 3 (1.88%) Haskell
11 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.88%) Rust
12 2 (1.25%) ES6
13 1 (0.63%) ES7
13 1 (0.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.63%) CCNA
4 1 (0.63%) CCNP
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) RHCE
4 1 (0.63%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.63%) RHCVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) WCAG
2 3 (1.88%) GDPR
3 2 (1.25%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) NCSC
System Software
1 64 (40.00%) Docker
2 47 (29.38%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.50%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.50%) Xen
6 3 (1.88%) Gluster
6 3 (1.88%) GlusterFS
6 3 (1.88%) LXC
6 3 (1.88%) NFS
7 2 (1.25%) iptables
7 2 (1.25%) vSphere
8 1 (0.63%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 89 (55.63%) Kubernetes
2 73 (45.63%) Terraform
3 70 (43.75%) Ansible
4 47 (29.38%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (21.25%) Argo
6 23 (14.38%) Puppet
7 12 (7.50%) Grafana
8 11 (6.88%) HAProxy
8 11 (6.88%) Kibana
9 10 (6.25%) Istio
10 9 (5.63%) Prometheus
11 6 (3.75%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (2.50%) logstash
12 4 (2.50%) Packer
13 3 (1.88%) Kustomize
13 3 (1.88%) Nagios
14 2 (1.25%) Fluentd
14 2 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
14 2 (1.25%) Rancher
14 2 (1.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (26.25%) Google
2 21 (13.13%) Oracle
3 14 (8.75%) VMware
4 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.13%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.63%) IBM
6 5 (3.13%) Dell
7 4 (2.50%) New Relic
8 3 (1.88%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.88%) BMC
8 3 (1.88%) Confluent
8 3 (1.88%) Okta
8 3 (1.88%) Veracode
8 3 (1.88%) Zend
9 2 (1.25%) Cisco
9 2 (1.25%) F5
9 2 (1.25%) PagerDuty
9 2 (1.25%) Remedy
9 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.25%) Splunk