Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 483 471 552
Rank change year-on-year -12 +81 +83
Contract jobs citing nginx 437 449 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.64% 2.55% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 307 263
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £350 £339 £313
90th Percentile £650 £584 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 16,559 17,618 18,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 18.13% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,043 11,354 11,900
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £230
90th Percentile £620 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 409 558
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £19.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.62% -7.45% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +11.11%

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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 18 January 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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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 18 January 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 -20 419 £500 +5.26% 146
London -43 252 £500 +5.26% 62
UK excluding London -4 175 £500 +11.11% 94
South East -24 68 £475 - 18
North of England +28 56 £535 +20.22% 43
North West +23 31 £535 +18.89% 34
Yorkshire +18 29 £625 +48.81% 8
Midlands +11 20 £550 +22.22% 15
South West +23 18 £538 +10.26% 5
West Midlands +19 18 £550 +37.50% 13
Scotland +1 11 £500 -4.76% 2
North East +46 10 £625 +32.56% 1
East of England -21 7 £500 +48.15% 3
East Midlands +2 3 £550 +22.22% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing nginx also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for nginx.

1 319 (73.00%) Linux
2 297 (67.96%) DevOps
3 269 (61.56%) Python
4 217 (49.66%) Ansible
5 212 (48.51%) Docker
6 207 (47.37%) Jenkins
7 198 (45.31%) Amazon AWS
8 181 (41.42%) Puppet
9 178 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
10 173 (39.59%) Apache
11 171 (39.13%) Git (software)
12 145 (33.18%) Java
13 143 (32.72%) Continuous Integration
14 141 (32.27%) Bash Shell
15 127 (29.06%) MySQL
16 125 (28.60%) Tomcat
17 120 (27.46%) Configuration Management
18 114 (26.09%) Ruby
19 105 (24.03%) Terraform
20 102 (23.34%) LEMP Stack
20 102 (23.34%) Open Source
21 100 (22.88%) Kubernetes
22 96 (21.97%) JavaScript
23 93 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
24 92 (21.05%) PHP
25 90 (20.59%) Security Cleared
25 90 (20.59%) MongoDB
26 87 (19.91%) Elastic Stack
27 85 (19.45%) HTTP
28 81 (18.54%) Opscode Chef

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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
1 173 (39.59%) Apache
2 125 (28.60%) Tomcat
3 72 (16.48%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (12.81%) Confluence
5 35 (8.01%) IIS
6 29 (6.64%) Jetty
7 21 (4.81%) Cloud Foundry
7 21 (4.81%) WebSphere
8 19 (4.35%) CMS
9 16 (3.66%) Apache Spark
10 15 (3.43%) Drupal
11 14 (3.20%) Mongrel
12 13 (2.97%) uWSGI
13 12 (2.75%) JBoss
14 11 (2.52%) OpenStack
15 9 (2.06%) WebLogic
16 6 (1.37%) ArcGIS
16 6 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (1.37%) WildFly
17 5 (1.14%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Magento
2 7 (1.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 198 (45.31%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (12.36%) Amazon EC2
3 53 (12.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 38 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 37 (8.47%) Amazon S3
6 36 (8.24%) Route 53
7 34 (7.78%) Slack
8 30 (6.86%) GitHub
8 30 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (5.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (5.49%) Amazon ELB
10 24 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (5.49%) PaaS
11 22 (5.03%) npm
12 19 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (4.35%) Serverless
13 17 (3.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 17 (3.89%) Amazon SQS
14 16 (3.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (2.75%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 85 (19.45%) HTTP
2 67 (15.33%) SSL
3 54 (12.36%) Firewall
3 54 (12.36%) TCP/IP
4 49 (11.21%) DNS
5 25 (5.72%) LDAP
6 19 (4.35%) IPsec
7 18 (4.12%) VPN
8 17 (3.89%) FTP
9 15 (3.43%) Kerberos
10 14 (3.20%) Internet
11 13 (2.97%) DHCP
11 13 (2.97%) Reverse Proxy
12 12 (2.75%) BIG-IP
13 6 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
13 6 (1.37%) SAN
14 5 (1.14%) BGP
15 4 (0.92%) Network Security
16 3 (0.69%) DMZ
17 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (29.06%) MySQL
2 93 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
3 90 (20.59%) MongoDB
4 52 (11.90%) NoSQL
5 38 (8.70%) Hadoop
6 33 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
6 33 (7.55%) Big Data
7 22 (5.03%) SQL Server
8 20 (4.58%) Redis
9 19 (4.35%) Relational Database
10 18 (4.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (3.43%) Apache Hive
12 14 (3.20%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.97%) MariaDB
14 10 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (1.83%) Oracle Database
16 6 (1.37%) GIS
17 5 (1.14%) Impala
18 4 (0.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 207 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 171 (39.13%) Git (software)
3 72 (16.48%) JIRA
4 45 (10.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 45 (10.30%) Vagrant
5 41 (9.38%) SonarQube
6 38 (8.70%) Maven
7 35 (8.01%) Travis CI
8 32 (7.32%) Artifactory
9 30 (6.86%) gulp
10 23 (5.26%) Subversion
11 20 (4.58%) CircleCI
11 20 (4.58%) Gradle
12 19 (4.35%) Grunt
13 16 (3.66%) Ant
14 14 (3.20%) IBM UrbanCode
15 11 (2.52%) JMeter
15 11 (2.52%) webpack
16 10 (2.29%) Bitbucket
16 10 (2.29%) Cucumber
General
1 44 (10.07%) Finance
2 21 (4.81%) Marketing
3 20 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.12%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.66%) Electronics
6 12 (2.75%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.29%) Banking
7 10 (2.29%) Retail
8 8 (1.83%) Publishing
9 6 (1.37%) Games
10 4 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Advertising
11 3 (0.69%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 209 (47.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 110 (25.17%) Developer
3 58 (13.27%) Linux Engineer
4 57 (13.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 48 (10.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 45 (10.30%) Senior DevOps
7 44 (10.07%) AWS Engineer
8 42 (9.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 36 (8.24%) AWS DevOps
10 32 (7.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 27 (6.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 25 (5.72%) PHP Developer
13 22 (5.03%) Consultant
14 18 (4.12%) Lead DevOps
14 18 (4.12%) Lead DevOps Engineer
15 16 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (3.43%) Senior Developer
17 14 (3.20%) Administrator
17 14 (3.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (23.34%) LEMP Stack
2 87 (19.91%) Elastic Stack
3 80 (18.31%) Web Services
4 78 (17.85%) HTML
5 77 (17.62%) Node.js
6 70 (16.02%) CSS
7 53 (12.13%) LAMP
8 46 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 39 (8.92%) HTML5
10 37 (8.47%) Sensu
11 35 (8.01%) XML
12 34 (7.78%) CSS3
13 31 (7.09%) RESTful
14 29 (6.64%) J2EE
15 27 (6.18%) JSON
16 25 (5.72%) RabbitMQ
16 25 (5.72%) Servlets
17 24 (5.49%) REST
18 23 (5.26%) Kafka
18 23 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.78%) Clustering
2 31 (7.09%) Public Cloud
3 20 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.29%) STB
7 8 (1.83%) CMDB
7 8 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.83%) PKI
8 7 (1.60%) Fintech
8 7 (1.60%) iPad
9 6 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.14%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.14%) Derivative
10 5 (1.14%) Life Science
11 4 (0.92%) Social Media
11 4 (0.92%) User Experience
12 3 (0.69%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 319 (73.00%) Linux
2 69 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 64 (14.65%) Ubuntu
4 55 (12.59%) Unix
5 52 (11.90%) CentOS
6 39 (8.92%) Windows
7 18 (4.12%) CoreOS
8 11 (2.52%) Debian
9 7 (1.60%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.69%) AIX
13 2 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.46%) Android
13 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.46%) Fedora
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (67.96%) DevOps
2 178 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (32.72%) Continuous Integration
4 120 (27.46%) Configuration Management
5 102 (23.34%) Open Source
6 73 (16.70%) Microservices
7 72 (16.48%) Load Balancing
8 63 (14.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 55 (12.59%) Mentoring
10 53 (12.13%) Test Automation
11 48 (10.98%) Scrum
12 38 (8.70%) Static Code Analysis
13 33 (7.55%) Coaching
14 32 (7.32%) E-Commerce
15 30 (6.86%) Software Engineering
16 28 (6.41%) Web Development
17 23 (5.26%) User Stories
18 22 (5.03%) BDD
18 22 (5.03%) ITIL
19 20 (4.58%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 269 (61.56%) Python
2 145 (33.18%) Java
3 141 (32.27%) Bash Shell
4 114 (26.09%) Ruby
5 96 (21.97%) JavaScript
6 92 (21.05%) PHP
7 72 (16.48%) Perl
8 39 (8.92%) Shell Script
9 37 (8.47%) Groovy
10 36 (8.24%) Go
11 29 (6.64%) SQL
12 21 (4.81%) C#
13 16 (3.66%) Scala
14 14 (3.20%) C++
15 10 (2.29%) PowerShell
16 9 (2.06%) Haskell
17 8 (1.83%) Dart
18 7 (1.60%) R
19 5 (1.14%) Clojure
20 4 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 90 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 79 (18.08%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.66%) Degree
4 8 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (1.37%) CHECK Team Member
5 6 (1.37%) CISSP
5 6 (1.37%) CLAS
5 6 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.14%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.03%) QA
2 6 (1.37%) JSP 440
2 6 (1.37%) RMADS
3 3 (0.69%) GCP
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 212 (48.51%) Docker
2 42 (9.61%) Virtual Machines
3 35 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (6.18%) Xen
5 18 (4.12%) flannel
6 12 (2.75%) Active Directory
7 8 (1.83%) etcd
7 8 (1.83%) HDFS
8 5 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (1.14%) Squid
8 5 (1.14%) Varnish
8 5 (1.14%) vCloud
9 3 (0.69%) NFS
9 3 (0.69%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.46%) Firmware
10 2 (0.46%) KVM
10 2 (0.46%) OpenDJ
10 2 (0.46%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.23%) iptables
11 1 (0.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 217 (49.66%) Ansible
2 181 (41.42%) Puppet
3 105 (24.03%) Terraform
4 100 (22.88%) Kubernetes
5 81 (18.54%) Opscode Chef
6 73 (16.70%) Kibana
7 60 (13.73%) logstash
8 48 (10.98%) HAProxy
9 34 (7.78%) Prometheus
9 34 (7.78%) Salt
10 32 (7.32%) Grafana
11 25 (5.72%) Nagios
12 21 (4.81%) ZABBIX
13 14 (3.20%) Consul
13 14 (3.20%) Packer
14 13 (2.97%) Sysdig
15 12 (2.75%) Rancher
16 11 (2.52%) StatsD
17 10 (2.29%) collectd
17 10 (2.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 59 (13.50%) VMware
2 54 (12.36%) Red Hat
3 42 (9.61%) Google
4 41 (9.38%) Oracle
5 32 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 32 (7.32%) SaltStack
6 16 (3.66%) SAP
7 14 (3.20%) F5
7 14 (3.20%) ForgeRock
7 14 (3.20%) ServiceNow
8 12 (2.75%) Splunk
9 9 (2.06%) Cloudera
9 9 (2.06%) Rackspace
10 8 (1.83%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.83%) New Relic
11 7 (1.60%) Axway
11 7 (1.60%) BMC
11 7 (1.60%) CA
11 7 (1.60%) Facebook
11 7 (1.60%) Twitter