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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 433 515
Rank change year-on-year +14 +82  
Contract jobs citing nginx 189 221 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.41% 2.38% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 154 80
Median daily rate £525 £485 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +14.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £372 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £543 £475 £350
% change year-on-year +14.36% +35.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

nginx is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7828 9271 9247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.31% 17.22% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5120 5927 5476
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £563 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 224 340
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing nginx as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 184 £525 +8.24% 64
London +6 119 £510 +2.00% 27
South East +32 32 £550 +57.14% 11
South West +4 13 £488 +5.40% 8
West Sussex - 13 £550 - 1
Surrey +10 11 £538 +79.16% 1
City of London -4 10 £545 +6.34% 6
North West +31 8 £550 +10.00% 4
Redhill - 8 £538 -
Manchester +21 7 £550 +10.00% 4
Gatwick - 7 £550 -
Plymouth - 6 £560 -
Devon - 6 £560 -
Oxfordshire -2 5 - - 2
East of England -2 4 £575 +31.31% 1
Salford - 4 £550 -
Wiltshire - 4 £481 -
Shropshire +35 3 - -
West Midlands +16 3 - - 3
West Yorkshire +13 3 £575 -8.00% 1
Leeds +4 3 £575 -8.00% 1
Yorkshire -4 3 £575 +4.54% 2
Cardiff - 3 £425 -
South Wales - 3 £425 - 1
Wales - 3 £425 - 1
Berkshire +20 2 £525 +50.00% 4
Essex -6 2 £575 +31.37%
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Worthing - 2 £512 -
Swindon - 2 £475 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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.

1 306 (75.93%) Linux
2 256 (63.52%) DevOps
3 239 (59.31%) Jenkins
4 228 (56.58%) Apache
5 218 (54.09%) Puppet
6 211 (52.36%) Python
7 191 (47.39%) Git (software)
8 190 (47.15%) Java
9 188 (46.65%) Amazon AWS
10 168 (41.69%) Configuration Management
11 167 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
12 161 (39.95%) Ansible
13 146 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
14 137 (34.00%) Docker
15 128 (31.76%) Open Source
16 112 (27.79%) MySQL
17 111 (27.54%) Tomcat
17 111 (27.54%) HTTP
17 111 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
18 103 (25.56%) PostgreSQL
19 95 (23.57%) Perl
20 86 (21.34%) DNS
21 85 (21.09%) Amazon EC2
22 84 (20.84%) VMware
22 84 (20.84%) Ruby
22 84 (20.84%) LEMP Stack
23 83 (20.60%) JavaScript
24 82 (20.35%) Terraform
25 80 (19.85%) MongoDB
26 79 (19.60%) Bash Shell

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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
1 228 (56.58%) Apache
2 111 (27.54%) Tomcat
3 65 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
4 47 (11.66%) IIS
5 38 (9.43%) Jetty
6 35 (8.68%) Confluence
7 32 (7.94%) WebSphere
8 26 (6.45%) JBoss
8 26 (6.45%) Mongrel
8 26 (6.45%) WebLogic
9 23 (5.71%) OpenStack
10 21 (5.21%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (2.98%) Apache Solr
12 10 (2.48%) uWSGI
12 10 (2.48%) WildFly
13 9 (2.23%) Mule ESB
13 9 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (1.99%) Hubot
15 5 (1.24%) Alfresco
15 5 (1.24%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (3.47%) HipChat
2 4 (0.99%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 188 (46.65%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (21.09%) Amazon EC2
3 57 (14.14%) Amazon S3
4 54 (13.40%) PaaS
5 48 (11.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 34 (8.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 33 (8.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 33 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (7.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 30 (7.44%) GitHub
10 27 (6.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 26 (6.45%) CloudFront
12 25 (6.20%) Google App Engine
13 22 (5.46%) AWS CloudTrail
14 20 (4.96%) Amazon ELB
15 17 (4.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 16 (3.97%) IaaS
16 16 (3.97%) Route 53
17 15 (3.72%) Google Analytics
18 12 (2.98%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (27.54%) HTTP
2 86 (21.34%) DNS
3 78 (19.35%) SSL
4 74 (18.36%) TCP/IP
5 58 (14.39%) VPN
6 52 (12.90%) Firewall
7 40 (9.93%) DHCP
8 39 (9.68%) IPsec
9 29 (7.20%) Reverse Proxy
10 28 (6.95%) LDAP
11 25 (6.20%) FTP
12 23 (5.71%) Internet
13 19 (4.71%) HTTPS
14 18 (4.47%) SSH
15 14 (3.47%) OpenLDAP
15 14 (3.47%) OpenVPN
16 12 (2.98%) Kerberos
17 7 (1.74%) BGP
17 7 (1.74%) DMZ
18 4 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (27.79%) MySQL
2 103 (25.56%) PostgreSQL
3 80 (19.85%) MongoDB
4 47 (11.66%) Amazon RDS
5 44 (10.92%) NoSQL
6 31 (7.69%) Redis
7 30 (7.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 22 (5.46%) Oracle Database
9 18 (4.47%) Hadoop
10 17 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (4.22%) CouchDB
10 17 (4.22%) Relational Database
11 15 (3.72%) SQL Server
12 13 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.48%) Riak
14 6 (1.49%) Big Data
15 5 (1.24%) DataStax
16 4 (0.99%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 2 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 239 (59.31%) Jenkins
2 191 (47.39%) Git (software)
3 57 (14.14%) Maven
4 54 (13.40%) Travis CI
5 45 (11.17%) JIRA
6 39 (9.68%) Vagrant
7 38 (9.43%) Ant
8 33 (8.19%) gulp
8 33 (8.19%) Subversion
9 26 (6.45%) JUnit
10 23 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (5.71%) SonarQube
11 22 (5.46%) Selenium
12 21 (5.21%) Karma Test Runner
12 21 (5.21%) Mercurial
13 20 (4.96%) Gradle
13 20 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
14 19 (4.71%) CircleCI
15 18 (4.47%) Cucumber
15 18 (4.47%) ProC
General
1 20 (4.96%) Finance
2 10 (2.48%) Banking
3 5 (1.24%) Marketing
3 5 (1.24%) Retail
3 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.99%) Publishing
5 3 (0.74%) Games
6 2 (0.50%) Electronics
6 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 161 (39.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (17.62%) Developer
3 61 (15.14%) AWS Engineer
4 56 (13.90%) AWS DevOps
5 39 (9.68%) Architect
6 29 (7.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 27 (6.70%) Linux Engineer
8 25 (6.20%) Administrator
9 23 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 23 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
10 21 (5.21%) Consultant
11 20 (4.96%) Oracle Architect
11 20 (4.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 17 (4.22%) Linux Administrator
12 17 (4.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 17 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (3.72%) Scala Developer
14 15 (3.72%) Software Engineer
15 13 (3.23%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (20.84%) LEMP Stack
2 77 (19.11%) Node.js
3 60 (14.89%) LAMP
4 59 (14.64%) Elastic Stack
5 55 (13.65%) AngularJS
6 49 (12.16%) HTML
7 42 (10.42%) Servlets
8 41 (10.17%) LAPP Stack
9 40 (9.93%) .NET
10 38 (9.43%) J2EE
11 35 (8.68%) Web Services
12 32 (7.94%) CSS
13 27 (6.70%) jQuery
13 27 (6.70%) RabbitMQ
14 24 (5.96%) REST
15 21 (5.21%) XML
16 20 (4.96%) HTML5
16 20 (4.96%) Spring
17 15 (3.72%) Gherkin
17 15 (3.72%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.73%) Data Centre
1 11 (2.73%) PKI
2 10 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (2.23%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.23%) STB
4 7 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.74%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.74%) User Experience
5 6 (1.49%) Clustering
5 6 (1.49%) Wiki
6 5 (1.24%) iPad
7 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 4 (0.99%) Public Cloud
7 4 (0.99%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.50%) iSeries
9 2 (0.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 306 (75.93%) Linux
2 62 (15.38%) Unix
3 56 (13.90%) Windows
4 54 (13.40%) CentOS
5 51 (12.66%) Ubuntu
6 39 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (5.46%) AIX
8 13 (3.23%) RancherOS
8 13 (3.23%) VyOS
9 8 (1.99%) Debian
10 7 (1.74%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.99%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.74%) Android
12 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.74%) Solaris
13 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (63.52%) DevOps
2 168 (41.69%) Configuration Management
3 167 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
5 128 (31.76%) Open Source
6 66 (16.38%) Microservices
7 45 (11.17%) Scrum
8 41 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 38 (9.43%) Load Balancing
10 32 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (6.45%) Web Development
12 25 (6.20%) Auto-Scaling
12 25 (6.20%) E-Commerce
13 23 (5.71%) SDLC
14 21 (5.21%) Analytics
14 21 (5.21%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.21%) MVC
14 21 (5.21%) Waterfall
15 19 (4.71%) Software Engineering
15 19 (4.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 211 (52.36%) Python
2 190 (47.15%) Java
3 95 (23.57%) Perl
4 84 (20.84%) Ruby
5 83 (20.60%) JavaScript
6 79 (19.60%) Bash Shell
7 68 (16.87%) PHP
8 45 (11.17%) Shell Script
9 43 (10.67%) C
10 40 (9.93%) SQL
11 34 (8.44%) Groovy
12 23 (5.71%) Go
13 20 (4.96%) C#
14 17 (4.22%) PowerShell
15 16 (3.97%) Scala
16 15 (3.72%) Haskell
17 8 (1.99%) CoffeeScript
18 7 (1.74%) XPath
19 6 (1.49%) Lua
20 4 (0.99%) ES6
Qualifications
1 65 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 57 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.96%) AWS Certification
4 17 (4.22%) Degree
5 9 (2.23%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.99%) CLAS
9 2 (0.50%) CISSP
9 2 (0.50%) SANS
9 2 (0.50%) SSCP
10 1 (0.25%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.48%) QA
2 7 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) GCP
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 137 (34.00%) Docker
2 51 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (9.18%) Xen
4 35 (8.68%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (5.46%) Squid
6 19 (4.71%) vCloud
7 13 (3.23%) Postfix
8 12 (2.98%) Active Directory
9 11 (2.73%) Corosync
9 11 (2.73%) FreeRADIUS
10 7 (1.74%) vSphere
11 6 (1.49%) NFS
11 6 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.99%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.74%) Samba
14 2 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.50%) Ceph
14 2 (0.50%) etcd
14 2 (0.50%) flannel
15 1 (0.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 218 (54.09%) Puppet
2 161 (39.95%) Ansible
3 111 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
4 82 (20.35%) Terraform
5 72 (17.87%) Kibana
6 67 (16.63%) Kubernetes
7 60 (14.89%) HAProxy
7 60 (14.89%) logstash
8 33 (8.19%) ZABBIX
9 32 (7.94%) Grafana
10 29 (7.20%) Graphite
11 27 (6.70%) Nagios
12 26 (6.45%) Rancher
13 23 (5.71%) Salt
14 21 (5.21%) Consul
15 18 (4.47%) Packer
16 13 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
17 11 (2.73%) Pacemaker
17 11 (2.73%) StatsD
18 7 (1.74%) Mesos
Vendors
1 84 (20.84%) VMware
2 68 (16.87%) Oracle
3 51 (12.66%) Google
4 32 (7.94%) Red Hat
5 30 (7.44%) Microsoft
6 25 (6.20%) SaltStack
7 19 (4.71%) New Relic
7 19 (4.71%) Zend
8 17 (4.22%) Rackspace
9 15 (3.72%) AppDynamics
9 15 (3.72%) Sonatype
10 13 (3.23%) Cisco
10 13 (3.23%) IBM
10 13 (3.23%) Vyatta
11 8 (1.99%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.49%) ForgeRock
12 6 (1.49%) Splunk
13 5 (1.24%) Juniper
13 5 (1.24%) Trend Micro
14 4 (0.99%) webMethods
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