Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 426 554 534
Rank change year-on-year +128 -20 -16
Contract jobs citing nginx 105 267 395
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.25% 2.11% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 181 279
Median daily rate £550 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.01% +7.54%
10th Percentile £363 £405 £380
90th Percentile £650 £688 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -0.20% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 4,675 12,662 17,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.70% 14.92% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,901 8,170 11,289
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £273
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.65% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 321 409
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.53% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.40 £50.00 £50.10
Median hourly rate £23.43 £20.96 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.81% -0.21% +5.00%

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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 22 October 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 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 22 October 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 +130 76 £500 -4.76% 52
Work from Home -59 43 £625 +25.00% 11
UK excluding London +133 40 £474 -0.20% 30
London +143 39 £538 -2.27% 25
South East +163 14 £388 -18.42% 3
South West +86 7 £488 - 7
Midlands +80 5 £475 -5.00% 3
North of England +78 5 £344 -27.63% 12
Scotland +72 5 £475 +11.76%
East of England +74 4 £525 +16.67% 2
West Midlands +67 4 £475 -6.86% 2
North West +79 2 £350 -25.93% 7
Yorkshire +72 2 £338 -34.15% 4
East Midlands +44 1 - - 1
North East +14 1 £575 +27.78% 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 66 (62.86%) DevOps
2 54 (51.43%) Kubernetes
3 52 (49.52%) Python
4 51 (48.57%) Linux
5 49 (46.67%) Node.js
5 49 (46.67%) Terraform
6 47 (44.76%) Jenkins
7 45 (42.86%) Java
8 44 (41.90%) Git (software)
8 44 (41.90%) Ansible
9 42 (40.00%) Apache
10 39 (37.14%) GCP
11 38 (36.19%) Docker
12 32 (30.48%) Google
13 31 (29.52%) AWS
13 31 (29.52%) gulp
13 31 (29.52%) CircleCI
14 30 (28.57%) Travis CI
14 30 (28.57%) Maven
15 28 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
15 28 (26.67%) npm
15 28 (26.67%) Mentoring
15 28 (26.67%) BigQuery
15 28 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
16 27 (25.71%) Cloud Foundry
16 27 (25.71%) Gradle
17 26 (24.76%) Open Source
17 26 (24.76%) PaaS
17 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
18 25 (23.81%) MySQL

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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 42 (40.00%) Apache
2 27 (25.71%) Cloud Foundry
3 18 (17.14%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.57%) Confluence
5 8 (7.62%) IIS
6 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.76%) Gunicorn
7 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.86%) JBoss
9 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.90%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (1.90%) Jetty
10 2 (1.90%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.95%) Liferay
11 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.81%) Figma
1 4 (3.81%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.81%) Sketch
1 4 (3.81%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.95%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (37.14%) GCP
2 31 (29.52%) AWS
3 28 (26.67%) npm
4 26 (24.76%) PaaS
5 17 (16.19%) Azure
6 11 (10.48%) GitHub
7 10 (9.52%) Amazon EKS
8 6 (5.71%) Apigee
9 5 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (4.76%) OpenShift
10 4 (3.81%) Amazon Alexa
10 4 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.90%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.90%) Datadog
12 2 (1.90%) Google App Engine
12 2 (1.90%) Serverless
13 1 (0.95%) AWS CodeBuild
13 1 (0.95%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.95%) DNS
2 11 (10.48%) SSL
3 7 (6.67%) HTTP
4 6 (5.71%) DHCP
5 5 (4.76%) Firewall
6 4 (3.81%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.86%) OpenVPN
7 3 (2.86%) SAN
7 3 (2.86%) Skype
7 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.86%) VPN
7 3 (2.86%) VSAN
8 2 (1.90%) FTP
8 2 (1.90%) Internet
8 2 (1.90%) IPsec
9 1 (0.95%) LAN
9 1 (0.95%) SMTP
9 1 (0.95%) SNMP
9 1 (0.95%) WAN
9 1 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) BigQuery
2 25 (23.81%) MySQL
3 17 (16.19%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.57%) Redis
6 7 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.81%) MariaDB
8 4 (3.81%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.95%) Big Data
11 1 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 47 (44.76%) Jenkins
2 44 (41.90%) Git (software)
3 31 (29.52%) CircleCI
3 31 (29.52%) gulp
4 30 (28.57%) Maven
4 30 (28.57%) Travis CI
5 27 (25.71%) Gradle
6 15 (14.29%) JIRA
7 9 (8.57%) Bitbucket
7 9 (8.57%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.76%) Artifactory
8 5 (4.76%) GitLab
8 5 (4.76%) Subversion
9 3 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.86%) Terragrunt
9 3 (2.86%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.86%) webpack
10 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.95%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Public Sector
3 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.67%) Banking
5 6 (5.71%) Marketing
6 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.81%) Electronics
8 3 (2.86%) Retail
9 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.95%) Games
10 1 (0.95%) International Banking
10 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (24.76%) Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Architect
5 6 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (5.71%) PHP Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (3.81%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Site Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (46.67%) Node.js
2 17 (16.19%) LEMP Stack
3 16 (15.24%) AngularJS
3 16 (15.24%) CSS
4 15 (14.29%) LAMP
5 14 (13.33%) .NET
6 12 (11.43%) HTML
7 11 (10.48%) React
7 11 (10.48%) REST
8 10 (9.52%) JSON
9 9 (8.57%) Middleware
10 8 (7.62%) Laravel
10 8 (7.62%) LDAP
11 7 (6.67%) .NET Core
11 7 (6.67%) Web Services
12 6 (5.71%) CSS3
12 6 (5.71%) Kafka
12 6 (5.71%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (4.76%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.71%) iPad
3 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.76%) PKI
3 5 (4.76%) User Experience
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Graphic Design
4 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.86%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.86%) Replication
5 3 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.90%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.95%) EFT
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (48.57%) Linux
2 15 (14.29%) Windows
3 13 (12.38%) CentOS
4 10 (9.52%) Ubuntu
5 9 (8.57%) Windows Server
6 7 (6.67%) Unix
7 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.81%) Android
8 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.86%) CoreOS
9 3 (2.86%) Solaris
9 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (1.90%) AIX
11 1 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (62.86%) DevOps
2 28 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 26 (24.76%) Open Source
4 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (16.19%) Configuration Management
6 16 (15.24%) Microservices
7 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.48%) Infrastructure as Code
8 11 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (8.57%) Scrum
9 9 (8.57%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.62%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (6.67%) API Development
11 7 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (5.71%) GitOps
12 6 (5.71%) Migration
12 6 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.52%) Python
2 45 (42.86%) Java
3 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.95%) Groovy
5 19 (18.10%) PHP
5 19 (18.10%) SQL
6 17 (16.19%) Bash Shell
7 9 (8.57%) Ruby
8 8 (7.62%) Perl
9 7 (6.67%) C#
10 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.76%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.81%) Go
12 3 (2.86%) C++
12 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.86%) Rust
13 2 (1.90%) C
13 2 (1.90%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.90%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) MCSA
2 4 (3.81%) MCSE
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.86%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.90%) CCNA
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) NCSC
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) GDPR
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) NIST
System Software
1 38 (36.19%) Docker
2 28 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.90%) PowerDNS
5 2 (1.90%) Varnish
5 2 (1.90%) vCloud
5 2 (1.90%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) Xen
6 1 (0.95%) iptables
6 1 (0.95%) LXC
6 1 (0.95%) Squid
6 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.95%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.95%) XenApp
6 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (51.43%) Kubernetes
2 49 (46.67%) Terraform
3 44 (41.90%) Ansible
4 28 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (21.90%) Argo
6 18 (17.14%) Puppet
7 10 (9.52%) HAProxy
8 7 (6.67%) Nagios
9 6 (5.71%) Packer
10 4 (3.81%) Kibana
11 3 (2.86%) Grafana
11 3 (2.86%) logstash
12 2 (1.90%) Consul
12 2 (1.90%) Nessus
12 2 (1.90%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (1.90%) Rundeck
13 1 (0.95%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.95%) SCOM
13 1 (0.95%) SELinux
13 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Google
2 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Oracle
3 11 (10.48%) VMware
4 4 (3.81%) Cisco
4 4 (3.81%) SaltStack
4 4 (3.81%) SAP
4 4 (3.81%) Sybase
5 3 (2.86%) Confluent
5 3 (2.86%) Splunk
5 3 (2.86%) Veeam
5 3 (2.86%) Veracode
6 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.90%) McAfee
6 2 (1.90%) NetApp
6 2 (1.90%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe
7 1 (0.95%) Remedy