Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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.

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UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 545 478 510
Rank change year-on-year -67 +32 +30
Contract jobs citing nginx 204 94 367
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.14% 1.74% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 65 262
10th Percentile £409 £369 £413
25th Percentile £475 £413 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +1.90% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £630 £600 £638
90th Percentile £700 £645 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%

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 9,547 5,389 14,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.21% 14.75% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,460 3,602 9,210
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
25th Percentile £400 £388 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £560 £563
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 110 307
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.61 £11.29
25th Percentile £16.18 £15.13 £13.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £52.25 £32.75 £40.05
90th Percentile £68.36 £52.30 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +5.26%

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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 30 July 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 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 30 July 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 -72 164 £545 +3.81% 102
London -73 107 £550 - 38
Work from Home -219 75 £550 -7.25% 28
UK excluding London -44 59 £475 +5.56% 66
South East -33 22 £482 +1.53% 15
North of England -18 16 £475 +11.76% 28
Scotland -51 9 £474 +14.85% 2
North West -31 7 £475 +11.76% 17
North East - 6 £550 - 5
South West -19 4 - - 10
East of England -19 3 £550 +10.43% 5
West Midlands -40 3 £475 - 1
Midlands -57 3 £475 - 4
Yorkshire - 3 £463 - 6
Wales -6 2 £275 -29.03% 1

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 103 (50.49%) DevOps
2 99 (48.53%) AWS
3 96 (47.06%) Kubernetes
4 87 (42.65%) Docker
5 83 (40.69%) Node.js
5 83 (40.69%) Python
6 82 (40.20%) Terraform
7 77 (37.75%) Git (software)
8 75 (36.76%) Jenkins
9 74 (36.27%) Ansible
10 73 (35.78%) Linux
10 73 (35.78%) Java
11 65 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (27.94%) Apache
13 52 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
14 45 (22.06%) Azure
14 45 (22.06%) JavaScript
14 45 (22.06%) Configuration Management
14 45 (22.06%) Open Source
14 45 (22.06%) GCP
15 44 (21.57%) React
16 41 (20.10%) Microservices
17 38 (18.63%) HTML
18 37 (18.14%) MySQL
18 37 (18.14%) JIRA
19 36 (17.65%) CSS
20 35 (17.16%) Oracle
21 34 (16.67%) SQL
22 32 (15.69%) Kafka
23 31 (15.20%) AngularJS

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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 57 (27.94%) Apache
2 31 (15.20%) Tomcat
3 24 (11.76%) IIS
4 16 (7.84%) Confluence
5 12 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 11 (5.39%) JBoss
7 9 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.43%) Jetty
8 7 (3.43%) Mongrel
8 7 (3.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (3.43%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.45%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.96%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.96%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.47%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.47%) FileNet
11 3 (1.47%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.98%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
1 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.49%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 99 (48.53%) AWS
2 45 (22.06%) Azure
2 45 (22.06%) GCP
3 30 (14.71%) npm
4 22 (10.78%) Apigee
5 19 (9.31%) Amazon EKS
6 16 (7.84%) Serverless
7 15 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (7.35%) dbt
8 14 (6.86%) GitHub
9 12 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (5.88%) OpenShift
10 11 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (5.39%) Yarn
11 10 (4.90%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 9 (4.41%) Amazon S3
12 9 (4.41%) PaaS
12 9 (4.41%) SaaS
13 7 (3.43%) Google App Engine
13 7 (3.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.27%) HTTP
2 20 (9.80%) SSL
3 19 (9.31%) DNS
4 10 (4.90%) AMQP
4 10 (4.90%) FTP
4 10 (4.90%) Kerberos
4 10 (4.90%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.43%) DHCP
5 7 (3.43%) IPsec
6 5 (2.45%) Network Security
7 4 (1.96%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.47%) Internet
8 3 (1.47%) VLAN
8 3 (1.47%) WAN
9 2 (0.98%) DSL
9 2 (0.98%) Firewall
9 2 (0.98%) IPv4
9 2 (0.98%) VPN
10 1 (0.49%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (18.14%) MySQL
3 31 (15.20%) MongoDB
4 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 15 (7.35%) BigQuery
6 14 (6.86%) Redis
7 12 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (5.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (4.41%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.92%) Relational Database
11 7 (3.43%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.94%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.45%) Big Data
13 5 (2.45%) MariaDB
14 4 (1.96%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.96%) HBase
14 4 (1.96%) Sybase ASE
15 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2017
16 1 (0.49%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 77 (37.75%) Git (software)
2 75 (36.76%) Jenkins
3 37 (18.14%) JIRA
4 24 (11.76%) Maven
4 24 (11.76%) SonarQube
4 24 (11.76%) Travis CI
5 23 (11.27%) CircleCI
5 23 (11.27%) Subversion
6 21 (10.29%) gulp
7 20 (9.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 19 (9.31%) Gradle
9 15 (7.35%) Artifactory
9 15 (7.35%) webpack
10 14 (6.86%) GitLab
11 13 (6.37%) Cypress.io
12 11 (5.39%) Mercurial
13 10 (4.90%) Mocha
14 8 (3.92%) Bitbucket
14 8 (3.92%) Storybook
15 5 (2.45%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (13.73%) Finance
2 17 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 16 (7.84%) Banking
4 15 (7.35%) Social Skills
5 10 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.96%) Marketing
6 4 (1.96%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.47%) Back Office
7 3 (1.47%) Law
8 2 (0.98%) Advertising
8 2 (0.98%) Electronics
8 2 (0.98%) Games
8 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.98%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (32.84%) Developer
2 57 (27.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (10.78%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (9.31%) AWS DevOps
5 18 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 18 (8.82%) Python Developer
6 16 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 16 (7.84%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 15 (7.35%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.41%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 9 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Django Developer
10 7 (3.43%) Architect
10 7 (3.43%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Python/Django Developer
11 6 (2.94%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.94%) Consultant
11 6 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (40.69%) Node.js
2 44 (21.57%) React
3 38 (18.63%) HTML
4 36 (17.65%) CSS
5 32 (15.69%) Kafka
6 31 (15.20%) AngularJS
7 29 (14.22%) .NET
8 27 (13.24%) OAuth
9 25 (12.25%) OAuth2
10 18 (8.82%) Spring
11 17 (8.33%) JWT
11 17 (8.33%) XML
12 16 (7.84%) REST
12 16 (7.84%) Web Services
13 15 (7.35%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (7.35%) Spring Boot
14 14 (6.86%) Jest
15 13 (6.37%) HTML5
15 13 (6.37%) LEMP Stack
15 13 (6.37%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.37%) Cloud Native
2 10 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.92%) SWIFT
5 7 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.94%) PKI
7 5 (2.45%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.96%) Clustering
8 4 (1.96%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.96%) DataPower
9 3 (1.47%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.47%) Vector Graphics
10 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.98%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.98%) User Experience
10 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (35.78%) Linux
2 16 (7.84%) CentOS
3 15 (7.35%) Windows
4 14 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.37%) Unix
6 10 (4.90%) CoreOS
7 9 (4.41%) Debian
8 6 (2.94%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.45%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.47%) Alpine Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Android
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) VMS
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (50.49%) DevOps
2 65 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (22.06%) Configuration Management
3 45 (22.06%) Open Source
4 41 (20.10%) Microservices
5 29 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
7 23 (11.27%) Full Stack Development
8 20 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 17 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 17 (8.33%) OWASP
10 16 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (7.35%) SDLC
12 14 (6.86%) TDD
13 13 (6.37%) BDD
13 13 (6.37%) SOA
13 13 (6.37%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.88%) Migration
14 12 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 83 (40.69%) Python
2 73 (35.78%) Java
3 45 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 34 (16.67%) SQL
5 29 (14.22%) TypeScript
6 25 (12.25%) Groovy
7 18 (8.82%) Go
8 13 (6.37%) PHP
9 12 (5.88%) Bash Shell
10 11 (5.39%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.41%) C#
12 8 (3.92%) Rust
13 7 (3.43%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.94%) Perl
15 5 (2.45%) ES6
16 4 (1.96%) Ruby
17 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.98%) C
18 2 (0.98%) C++
18 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.88%) Degree
4 4 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.45%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) WCAG
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (42.65%) Docker
2 27 (13.24%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (4.90%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.43%) Xen
6 4 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (1.96%) HDFS
7 3 (1.47%) Squid
7 3 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.98%) iptables
8 2 (0.98%) Varnish
9 1 (0.49%) LXC
9 1 (0.49%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 96 (47.06%) Kubernetes
2 82 (40.20%) Terraform
3 74 (36.27%) Ansible
4 31 (15.20%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (14.22%) Puppet
6 15 (7.35%) Argo
7 13 (6.37%) Packer
8 12 (5.88%) Grafana
8 12 (5.88%) Prometheus
9 11 (5.39%) Istio
10 10 (4.90%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 9 (4.41%) HAProxy
12 7 (3.43%) Rancher
13 6 (2.94%) CA Single Sign-On
13 6 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (2.45%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (2.45%) Kibana
14 5 (2.45%) logstash
15 4 (1.96%) Consul
15 4 (1.96%) cPanel
Vendors
1 35 (17.16%) Oracle
2 22 (10.78%) Google
3 20 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.86%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.37%) IBM
6 12 (5.88%) Dynatrace
7 11 (5.39%) VMware
8 10 (4.90%) Black Duck
9 8 (3.92%) BMC
10 7 (3.43%) CA
10 7 (3.43%) Splunk
11 6 (2.94%) Confluent
11 6 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.94%) ServiceNow
11 6 (2.94%) Veracode
12 5 (2.45%) New Relic
12 5 (2.45%) SAP
13 4 (1.96%) Hortonworks
13 4 (1.96%) SaltStack
13 4 (1.96%) Sybase