Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 455 509 470
Rank change year-on-year +54 -39 +42
Contract jobs citing nginx 139 242 488
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 2.31% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 174 342
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £376 £404 £375
90th Percentile £695 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £519 £515
% change year-on-year -18.07% +0.78% +2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,094 10,458 16,285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.54% 14.34% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,109 6,952 10,666
Median daily rate £475 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 232 323
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.24% +6.76% -2.63%
10th Percentile £14.10 £11.02 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £51.75 £47.07
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +2.86% -7.89%

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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 21 January 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 14 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 21 January 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 +58 90 £525 -4.55% 68
Work from Home -121 72 £625 +13.64% 15
London +78 52 £550 - 20
UK excluding London +92 40 £425 -18.07% 52
South East +135 17 £425 -10.53% 6
Scotland +36 7 £425 -29.17% 2
South West +83 6 £525 - 8
North of England +56 6 £344 -46.08% 23
North West +56 3 £350 -46.15% 12
East of England +39 3 - - 4
Yorkshire +41 2 £338 -50.91% 9
Midlands +57 1 - - 7
East Midlands +37 1 - - 2
North East +23 1 £575 +5.75% 2

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 84 (60.43%) DevOps
2 77 (55.40%) Python
3 75 (53.96%) Kubernetes
4 69 (49.64%) Jenkins
5 68 (48.92%) Node.js
6 65 (46.76%) Terraform
7 64 (46.04%) Java
8 63 (45.32%) Git (software)
9 61 (43.88%) Ansible
10 53 (38.13%) Open Source
11 52 (37.41%) GCP
11 52 (37.41%) gulp
12 51 (36.69%) Linux
13 49 (35.25%) Maven
13 49 (35.25%) Travis CI
14 48 (34.53%) CircleCI
15 47 (33.81%) Docker
15 47 (33.81%) Google
16 46 (33.09%) Virtual Machines
16 46 (33.09%) npm
17 45 (32.37%) Gradle
18 44 (31.65%) Apache
19 43 (30.94%) Opscode Chef
19 43 (30.94%) Mentoring
20 41 (29.50%) Groovy
21 38 (27.34%) AWS
22 36 (25.90%) BigQuery
22 36 (25.90%) Argo
23 34 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
24 29 (20.86%) Cloud Foundry

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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 44 (31.65%) Apache
2 29 (20.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (13.67%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.19%) IIS
5 7 (5.04%) Confluence
6 4 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.88%) JBoss
6 4 (2.88%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.16%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.44%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (1.44%) Gunicorn
8 2 (1.44%) Jetty
8 2 (1.44%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.44%) Traefik
8 2 (1.44%) WordPress
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 52 (37.41%) GCP
2 46 (33.09%) npm
3 38 (27.34%) AWS
4 28 (20.14%) PaaS
5 18 (12.95%) Azure
6 17 (12.23%) GitHub
7 12 (8.63%) Amazon EKS
8 8 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (3.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (2.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (2.16%) Datadog
11 3 (2.16%) G Suite
11 3 (2.16%) Google Analytics
11 3 (2.16%) IaaS
11 3 (2.16%) OpenShift
11 3 (2.16%) Stackdriver
12 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.44%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.11%) DNS
2 14 (10.07%) HTTP
3 13 (9.35%) SSL
4 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.60%) DHCP
5 5 (3.60%) Firewall
6 3 (2.16%) BIG-IP
6 3 (2.16%) SAN
6 3 (2.16%) VSAN
7 2 (1.44%) FTP
7 2 (1.44%) Internet
7 2 (1.44%) IPsec
7 2 (1.44%) Skype
8 1 (0.72%) LAN
8 1 (0.72%) Network Security
8 1 (0.72%) SMTP
8 1 (0.72%) SNMP
8 1 (0.72%) VPN
8 1 (0.72%) WAN
8 1 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.90%) BigQuery
2 21 (15.11%) MySQL
3 19 (13.67%) MongoDB
4 14 (10.07%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.91%) Redis
6 10 (7.19%) NoSQL
7 9 (6.47%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.88%) Big Data
9 3 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.44%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.44%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.44%) Tableau
11 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 69 (49.64%) Jenkins
2 63 (45.32%) Git (software)
3 52 (37.41%) gulp
4 49 (35.25%) Maven
4 49 (35.25%) Travis CI
5 48 (34.53%) CircleCI
6 45 (32.37%) Gradle
7 9 (6.47%) JIRA
8 8 (5.76%) Bitbucket
8 8 (5.76%) GitLab
8 8 (5.76%) TeamCity
9 6 (4.32%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.88%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.16%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.16%) Gatling
11 3 (2.16%) Grunt
11 3 (2.16%) IBM UrbanCode
11 3 (2.16%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (2.16%) Sublime Text
11 3 (2.16%) webpack
General
1 13 (9.35%) Public Sector
2 12 (8.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.32%) Banking
4 5 (3.60%) Marketing
5 4 (2.88%) Games
5 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.88%) Retail
5 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.16%) Electronics
7 2 (1.44%) Law
7 2 (1.44%) Legal
7 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (41.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (19.42%) Developer
3 19 (13.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) Architect
4 12 (8.63%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) AWS DevOps
5 11 (7.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Consultant
7 6 (4.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (4.32%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Data Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (48.92%) Node.js
2 15 (10.79%) CSS
3 14 (10.07%) REST
3 14 (10.07%) Web Services
4 13 (9.35%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (8.63%) HTML
6 10 (7.19%) .NET
6 10 (7.19%) LAMP
7 9 (6.47%) Middleware
7 9 (6.47%) React
8 8 (5.76%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.04%) JSON
10 6 (4.32%) Express
10 6 (4.32%) Spring
10 6 (4.32%) XSLT
11 5 (3.60%) .NET Core
11 5 (3.60%) FpML
11 5 (3.60%) Kafka
11 5 (3.60%) Servlets
11 5 (3.60%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (5.04%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.60%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.60%) iPad
3 5 (3.60%) PKI
3 5 (3.60%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.16%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.16%) Replication
4 3 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.44%) EFT
5 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.44%) User Experience
5 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.44%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.69%) Linux
2 19 (13.67%) Windows
3 12 (8.63%) Ubuntu
4 9 (6.47%) Unix
5 8 (5.76%) CentOS
5 8 (5.76%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.88%) Solaris
7 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.44%) AIX
8 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (60.43%) DevOps
2 53 (38.13%) Open Source
3 43 (30.94%) Mentoring
4 34 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (12.23%) Microservices
6 15 (10.79%) Configuration Management
7 14 (10.07%) Infrastructure as Code
8 13 (9.35%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.35%) Load Balancing
9 10 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.47%) OWASP
11 8 (5.76%) MVC
11 8 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.76%) Scrum
11 8 (5.76%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.76%) Web Development
12 7 (5.04%) Analytics
12 7 (5.04%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.04%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 77 (55.40%) Python
2 64 (46.04%) Java
3 41 (29.50%) Groovy
4 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.11%) SQL
6 18 (12.95%) PHP
7 14 (10.07%) Bash Shell
8 13 (9.35%) Ruby
9 12 (8.63%) Perl
10 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.60%) C#
11 5 (3.60%) Go
12 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.88%) TypeScript
13 3 (2.16%) C++
13 3 (2.16%) Haskell
13 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.44%) C
14 2 (1.44%) R
14 2 (1.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.16%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.16%) CCNA
2 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.44%) Degree
3 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) MCSA
3 2 (1.44%) MCSE
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.72%) CCNP
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) RHCE
4 1 (0.72%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.72%) RHCVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) SLA
2 5 (3.60%) NCSC
2 5 (3.60%) QA
3 4 (2.88%) GDPR
4 2 (1.44%) WCAG
5 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.72%) NIST
System Software
1 47 (33.81%) Docker
2 46 (33.09%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.47%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.60%) VMware NSX
6 3 (2.16%) vSphere
7 2 (1.44%) Varnish
7 2 (1.44%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.44%) Xen
8 1 (0.72%) Gluster
8 1 (0.72%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.72%) iptables
8 1 (0.72%) LXC
8 1 (0.72%) NFS
8 1 (0.72%) Squid
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.72%) XenApp
8 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 75 (53.96%) Kubernetes
2 65 (46.76%) Terraform
3 61 (43.88%) Ansible
4 43 (30.94%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (25.90%) Argo
6 22 (15.83%) Puppet
7 13 (9.35%) HAProxy
8 10 (7.19%) Grafana
8 10 (7.19%) Kibana
9 6 (4.32%) Istio
9 6 (4.32%) Nagios
10 5 (3.60%) Prometheus
11 4 (2.88%) logstash
11 4 (2.88%) Packer
12 3 (2.16%) Kustomize
12 3 (2.16%) vRealize
13 2 (1.44%) Consul
13 2 (1.44%) Nessus
13 2 (1.44%) Oracle ZFS
13 2 (1.44%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 47 (33.81%) Google
2 15 (10.79%) VMware
3 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.91%) Oracle
5 7 (5.04%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.60%) Cisco
7 4 (2.88%) Dell
7 4 (2.88%) IBM
7 4 (2.88%) Splunk
7 4 (2.88%) Zend
8 3 (2.16%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.16%) F5
8 3 (2.16%) Okta
8 3 (2.16%) SAP
9 2 (1.44%) McAfee
9 2 (1.44%) NetApp
9 2 (1.44%) PagerDuty
9 2 (1.44%) Remedy
9 2 (1.44%) Veeam
10 1 (0.72%) New Relic