Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 519 515 500
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 +108
Contract jobs citing nginx 398 398 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 2.39% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 281 336
UK median daily rate £539 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £390 £313 £325
90th Percentile £700 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 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 17,325 16,659 19,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.81% 16.76% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,274 10,892 12,956
UK median daily rate £450 £441 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +5.06% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 412 514
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.80 £48.75 £47.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.52% +9.11%

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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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -30 367 £550 +10.00% 150
UK excluding London +50 218 £500 - 113
London -74 169 £575 +12.20% 49
North of England +17 82 £600 +12.15% 44
Midlands +14 43 £400 -11.11% 11
South East -19 37 £429 +7.19% 21
Yorkshire +3 35 £493 -7.94% 19
Scotland +2 34 £700 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -6 34 £435 -3.33% 6
North West -14 33 £700 +30.84% 20
East of England +27 30 £525 +3.70% 12
North East +11 14 £425 -32.00% 5
East Midlands +10 9 £400 -11.11% 5
South West -34 6 £375 -23.08% 13
Wales - 1 £450 - 7

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 282 (70.85%) Linux
1 282 (70.85%) DevOps
2 268 (67.34%) Python
3 250 (62.81%) Jenkins
4 230 (57.79%) Puppet
5 210 (52.76%) Docker
6 202 (50.75%) Ansible
7 201 (50.50%) Git (software)
8 184 (46.23%) Apache
9 179 (44.97%) Java
10 172 (43.22%) Amazon AWS
11 168 (42.21%) Continuous Integration
12 161 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
13 140 (35.18%) Tomcat
13 140 (35.18%) Open Source
14 137 (34.42%) Configuration Management
15 131 (32.91%) Ruby
16 130 (32.66%) SSL
17 128 (32.16%) Bash Shell
18 124 (31.16%) MongoDB
19 111 (27.89%) JavaScript
19 111 (27.89%) Opscode Chef
20 110 (27.64%) Perl
21 108 (27.14%) Windows
21 108 (27.14%) HTTP
22 103 (25.88%) NoSQL
23 100 (25.13%) TCP/IP
24 96 (24.12%) Kubernetes
25 94 (23.62%) Terraform
26 93 (23.37%) Groovy

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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
1 184 (46.23%) Apache
2 140 (35.18%) Tomcat
3 66 (16.58%) IIS
4 42 (10.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 40 (10.05%) WebSphere
6 36 (9.05%) Jetty
7 35 (8.79%) Mongrel
8 32 (8.04%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (6.03%) JBoss
10 23 (5.78%) WebLogic
11 20 (5.03%) Confluence
12 18 (4.52%) OpenStack
13 17 (4.27%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.51%) CMS
14 6 (1.51%) Gunicorn
14 6 (1.51%) lighttpd
15 5 (1.26%) WordPress
16 4 (1.01%) Drupal
17 2 (0.50%) MODX
17 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.25%) InVision
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 172 (43.22%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (17.34%) GitHub
3 53 (13.32%) PaaS
4 49 (12.31%) Google Analytics
5 48 (12.06%) npm
6 43 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 40 (10.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 38 (9.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 36 (9.05%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (6.28%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (5.78%) Google App Engine
12 19 (4.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (4.27%) Route 53
14 15 (3.77%) Quay.io
15 12 (3.02%) Sumo Logic
16 11 (2.76%) OpenShift
17 9 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 9 (2.26%) Slack
18 8 (2.01%) Amazon ELB
18 8 (2.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 130 (32.66%) SSL
2 108 (27.14%) HTTP
3 100 (25.13%) TCP/IP
4 88 (22.11%) DNS
5 58 (14.57%) Firewall
6 26 (6.53%) IPsec
7 24 (6.03%) DHCP
7 24 (6.03%) Internet
8 22 (5.53%) FTP
9 19 (4.77%) VPN
10 18 (4.52%) Kerberos
10 18 (4.52%) Reverse Proxy
11 11 (2.76%) DMZ
12 10 (2.51%) SSH
13 9 (2.26%) BIG-IP
13 9 (2.26%) DSL
13 9 (2.26%) Unicast
14 3 (0.75%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.75%) SAN
14 3 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (31.16%) MongoDB
2 103 (25.88%) NoSQL
3 90 (22.61%) PostgreSQL
4 74 (18.59%) MySQL
5 32 (8.04%) Hadoop
6 28 (7.04%) Redis
7 18 (4.52%) SQL Server
8 17 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (3.27%) CouchDB
10 12 (3.02%) Big Data
10 12 (3.02%) GIS
11 11 (2.76%) Riak
12 8 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (2.01%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.01%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.76%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 250 (62.81%) Jenkins
2 201 (50.50%) Git (software)
3 83 (20.85%) gulp
4 79 (19.85%) Maven
5 71 (17.84%) Travis CI
6 64 (16.08%) Ant
7 62 (15.58%) Artifactory
7 62 (15.58%) Gradle
8 58 (14.57%) Vagrant
9 55 (13.82%) Selenium
10 50 (12.56%) Cucumber
10 50 (12.56%) IntelliJ
11 49 (12.31%) Gatling
12 44 (11.06%) CircleCI
13 43 (10.80%) IBM UrbanCode
14 39 (9.80%) Grunt
14 39 (9.80%) Karma Test Runner
15 38 (9.55%) Sublime Text
16 37 (9.30%) Bitbucket
16 37 (9.30%) JIRA
General
1 33 (8.29%) Finance
2 11 (2.76%) Banking
2 11 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.01%) Retail
4 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.50%) Electronics
4 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.50%) Front Office
4 2 (0.50%) Law
4 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.25%) Advertising
5 1 (0.25%) Avionics
5 1 (0.25%) Games
5 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 166 (41.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 113 (28.39%) Developer
3 34 (8.54%) Java Developer
4 26 (6.53%) Administrator
5 23 (5.78%) Python Developer
5 23 (5.78%) Scala Developer
6 22 (5.53%) Linux Engineer
7 21 (5.28%) Linux Administrator
8 20 (5.03%) AWS Engineer
8 20 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
9 18 (4.52%) AWS DevOps
9 18 (4.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 18 (4.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 17 (4.27%) Senior DevOps
10 17 (4.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 16 (4.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 16 (4.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.77%) Azure DevOps
12 15 (3.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (21.86%) Servlets
2 83 (20.85%) Node.js
3 69 (17.34%) CSS
4 67 (16.83%) Elastic Stack
5 60 (15.08%) LEMP Stack
6 59 (14.82%) XML
7 57 (14.32%) HTML
8 53 (13.32%) JSON
9 50 (12.56%) Gherkin
10 47 (11.81%) AngularJS
11 43 (10.80%) Spring
12 41 (10.30%) J2EE
12 41 (10.30%) LDAP
13 39 (9.80%) jQuery
13 39 (9.80%) RabbitMQ
14 38 (9.55%) LAMP
15 37 (9.30%) HTML5
16 34 (8.54%) REST
17 31 (7.79%) Play Framework
18 29 (7.29%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.29%) PKI
2 23 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.03%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.52%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.26%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.26%) Clustering
6 9 (2.26%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.01%) User Experience
8 7 (1.76%) RIA
9 5 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.01%) Replication
11 3 (0.75%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.75%) Derivative
11 3 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.75%) iPhone
11 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 282 (70.85%) Linux
2 108 (27.14%) Windows
3 76 (19.10%) Ubuntu
4 67 (16.83%) Unix
5 48 (12.06%) CentOS
6 33 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (5.78%) CoreOS
8 18 (4.52%) Windows Server
9 17 (4.27%) Debian
10 13 (3.27%) Fedora
11 10 (2.51%) Solaris
12 5 (1.26%) FreeBSD
12 5 (1.26%) SUSE
13 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.50%) Android
14 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.50%) HPUX
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.50%) VMS
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (70.85%) DevOps
2 168 (42.21%) Continuous Integration
3 161 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (35.18%) Open Source
5 137 (34.42%) Configuration Management
6 83 (20.85%) Microservices
7 76 (19.10%) Analytics
8 60 (15.08%) Test Automation
9 49 (12.31%) Load Balancing
10 38 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
11 37 (9.30%) Scrum
12 28 (7.04%) TDD
13 27 (6.78%) Software Engineering
14 26 (6.53%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (6.28%) Mentoring
16 23 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (5.53%) ITIL
18 19 (4.77%) MVC
19 18 (4.52%) Identity Management
19 18 (4.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 268 (67.34%) Python
2 179 (44.97%) Java
3 131 (32.91%) Ruby
4 128 (32.16%) Bash Shell
5 111 (27.89%) JavaScript
6 110 (27.64%) Perl
7 93 (23.37%) Groovy
8 89 (22.36%) SQL
9 70 (17.59%) C#
10 50 (12.56%) Haskell
11 45 (11.31%) PHP
12 43 (10.80%) Go
13 40 (10.05%) Scala
14 38 (9.55%) Shell Script
15 19 (4.77%) PowerShell
16 12 (3.02%) TypeScript
17 8 (2.01%) ActionScript
17 8 (2.01%) ActionScript 3.0
18 5 (1.26%) PL/SQL
18 5 (1.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 40 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.02%) Degree
4 15 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.76%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.01%) PhD
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.01%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) GDPR
3 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.25%) GPG13
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 210 (52.76%) Docker
2 71 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (13.32%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (6.78%) etcd
4 27 (6.78%) flannel
5 25 (6.28%) Xen
6 23 (5.78%) VirtualBox
7 18 (4.52%) Ceph
7 18 (4.52%) GlusterFS
7 18 (4.52%) SkyDNS
8 15 (3.77%) Active Directory
9 13 (3.27%) NFS
10 12 (3.02%) Hyper-V
11 9 (2.26%) Postfix
12 8 (2.01%) Varnish
13 7 (1.76%) Squid
14 5 (1.26%) vSphere
15 4 (1.01%) iptables
15 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (1.01%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 230 (57.79%) Puppet
2 202 (50.75%) Ansible
3 111 (27.89%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (24.12%) Kubernetes
5 94 (23.62%) Terraform
6 75 (18.84%) Kibana
7 72 (18.09%) HAProxy
8 57 (14.32%) Grafana
8 57 (14.32%) Nagios
9 34 (8.54%) logstash
10 32 (8.04%) Salt
11 30 (7.54%) Prometheus
11 30 (7.54%) rkt
12 24 (6.03%) Graphite
12 24 (6.03%) Packer
13 22 (5.53%) Sysdig
14 20 (5.03%) ZABBIX
15 18 (4.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 18 (4.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 17 (4.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 87 (21.86%) Google
2 78 (19.60%) VMware
3 64 (16.08%) Red Hat
4 61 (15.33%) Microsoft
5 30 (7.54%) Adobe
6 28 (7.04%) Splunk
7 25 (6.28%) Oracle
8 20 (5.03%) NetApp
9 17 (4.27%) AppDynamics
9 17 (4.27%) Axway
9 17 (4.27%) New Relic
9 17 (4.27%) webMethods
10 14 (3.52%) F5
11 13 (3.27%) Atlassian
12 12 (3.02%) CheckPoint
13 11 (2.76%) ForgeRock
14 10 (2.51%) BMC
14 10 (2.51%) CA
14 10 (2.51%) IBM
14 10 (2.51%) ServiceNow