Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

nginx
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 496 495 605
Rank change year-on-year -1 +110 +92
Contract jobs citing nginx 425 432 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 2.24% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 308 206
UK median daily rate £500 £461 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.40% +8.53% -
10th Percentile £337 £325 £305
90th Percentile £638 £571 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £422
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.76% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 17020 19258 20138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.51% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11189 12483 12665
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £228
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 478 608
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

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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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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 +6 410 £500 +8.11% 60
London -9 252 £513 +7.89% 26
UK excluding London +20 164 £500 +11.11% 35
South East +7 57 £400 -11.11% 11
North of England +29 50 £535 +17.58% 10
North West +34 33 £535 +17.58% 3
South West +26 24 £500 +6.67% 2
Yorkshire -4 24 £535 +16.30% 4
Midlands +22 20 £494 +9.81% 8
West Midlands +34 19 £494 +9.81% 5
Scotland -5 9 £525 - 1
East of England -25 8 £500 +50.94% 2
North East +50 7 £625 +35.87% 3
East Midlands -3 2 £450 - 3

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 305 (71.76%) Linux
2 257 (60.47%) DevOps
3 248 (58.35%) Python
4 213 (50.12%) Amazon AWS
5 206 (48.47%) Jenkins
6 198 (46.59%) Puppet
7 178 (41.88%) Git (software)
8 176 (41.41%) Ansible
9 174 (40.94%) Docker
10 170 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 164 (38.59%) Apache
12 149 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
13 142 (33.41%) Java
14 140 (32.94%) Configuration Management
15 133 (31.29%) Bash Shell
16 129 (30.35%) Ruby
17 119 (28.00%) MySQL
18 116 (27.29%) Open Source
19 110 (25.88%) Tomcat
20 106 (24.94%) Security Cleared
21 102 (24.00%) MongoDB
22 101 (23.76%) PostgreSQL
23 98 (23.06%) JavaScript
24 97 (22.82%) Kubernetes
25 93 (21.88%) SC Cleared
26 90 (21.18%) HTTP
27 89 (20.94%) LEMP Stack
28 85 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
29 84 (19.76%) PHP
29 84 (19.76%) SSL

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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
1 164 (38.59%) Apache
2 110 (25.88%) Tomcat
3 59 (13.88%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (11.29%) Confluence
5 43 (10.12%) IIS
6 27 (6.35%) Jetty
7 26 (6.12%) WebSphere
8 20 (4.71%) CMS
9 19 (4.47%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (4.00%) Mongrel
11 16 (3.76%) Drupal
11 16 (3.76%) JBoss
12 12 (2.82%) OpenStack
12 12 (2.82%) uWSGI
13 8 (1.88%) WordPress
14 6 (1.41%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.41%) ArcGIS
14 6 (1.41%) WebLogic
15 5 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.71%) Hubot
Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.24%) HipChat
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.88%) Magento
1 8 (1.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 213 (50.12%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (11.29%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (10.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 39 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (8.24%) GitHub
6 31 (7.29%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (7.29%) Route 53
6 31 (7.29%) Slack
7 27 (6.35%) Amazon S3
7 27 (6.35%) PaaS
8 25 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 24 (5.65%) npm
10 19 (4.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
12 16 (3.76%) Google App Engine
13 13 (3.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 13 (3.06%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (2.35%) Serverless
15 9 (2.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (21.18%) HTTP
2 84 (19.76%) SSL
3 68 (16.00%) DNS
4 67 (15.76%) TCP/IP
5 59 (13.88%) Firewall
6 22 (5.18%) Internet
6 22 (5.18%) IPsec
7 20 (4.71%) FTP
8 17 (4.00%) DHCP
9 15 (3.53%) LDAP
10 9 (2.12%) VPN
11 8 (1.88%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (1.65%) Kerberos
12 7 (1.65%) Network Security
13 6 (1.41%) HTTPS
14 5 (1.18%) BGP
14 5 (1.18%) SAN
15 4 (0.94%) BIG-IP
16 3 (0.71%) AMQP
17 2 (0.47%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (28.00%) MySQL
2 102 (24.00%) MongoDB
3 101 (23.76%) PostgreSQL
4 56 (13.18%) NoSQL
5 26 (6.12%) Big Data
6 24 (5.65%) Hadoop
6 24 (5.65%) Relational Database
7 22 (5.18%) SQL Server
8 21 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (4.47%) Redis
10 17 (4.00%) RDBMS
11 16 (3.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (1.88%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.65%) GIS
15 5 (1.18%) MariaDB
16 3 (0.71%) Hazelcast
16 3 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 206 (48.47%) Jenkins
2 178 (41.88%) Git (software)
3 65 (15.29%) JIRA
4 53 (12.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 43 (10.12%) Artifactory
5 43 (10.12%) Travis CI
5 43 (10.12%) Vagrant
6 38 (8.94%) gulp
7 37 (8.71%) Maven
7 37 (8.71%) SonarQube
8 33 (7.76%) Subversion
9 25 (5.88%) CircleCI
10 19 (4.47%) Gradle
10 19 (4.47%) Grunt
11 14 (3.29%) Bitbucket
12 13 (3.06%) Ant
12 13 (3.06%) IBM UrbanCode
13 12 (2.82%) TeamCity
14 11 (2.59%) Mercurial
15 10 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (9.41%) Finance
2 24 (5.65%) Marketing
3 21 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 21 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.47%) Electronics
5 14 (3.29%) Banking
6 12 (2.82%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.65%) Publishing
8 6 (1.41%) Front Office
9 5 (1.18%) Retail
10 4 (0.94%) Advertising
10 4 (0.94%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 187 (44.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 113 (26.59%) Developer
3 53 (12.47%) Linux Engineer
4 46 (10.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 41 (9.65%) AWS Engineer
5 41 (9.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 35 (8.24%) Senior DevOps
7 34 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 30 (7.06%) AWS DevOps
9 28 (6.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 28 (6.59%) PHP Developer
10 22 (5.18%) Consultant
11 19 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (4.24%) Lead DevOps
12 18 (4.24%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.24%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 17 (4.00%) Architect
14 16 (3.76%) Java Developer
15 15 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (3.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (20.94%) LEMP Stack
2 85 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
3 82 (19.29%) HTML
4 76 (17.88%) CSS
4 76 (17.88%) Node.js
5 68 (16.00%) Web Services
6 48 (11.29%) AngularJS
7 45 (10.59%) HTML5
8 41 (9.65%) CSS3
9 39 (9.18%) Sensu
10 38 (8.94%) LAMP
10 38 (8.94%) XML
11 35 (8.24%) JSON
12 32 (7.53%) RESTful
13 30 (7.06%) Servlets
14 27 (6.35%) REST
15 26 (6.12%) .NET
15 26 (6.12%) Sass
16 25 (5.88%) jQuery
17 24 (5.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.06%) Clustering
2 22 (5.18%) Public Cloud
3 14 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.35%) STB
5 8 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (1.88%) PKI
6 7 (1.65%) iPad
6 7 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.41%) BYOD
7 6 (1.41%) CMDB
7 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.41%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.18%) Fintech
8 5 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.94%) User Experience
10 3 (0.71%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.71%) Derivative
10 3 (0.71%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 305 (71.76%) Linux
2 65 (15.29%) Unix
3 55 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (11.29%) Ubuntu
5 41 (9.65%) CentOS
6 31 (7.29%) Windows
7 18 (4.24%) CoreOS
8 8 (1.88%) Debian
9 5 (1.18%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.47%) AIX
11 2 (0.47%) Fedora
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.24%) Solaris
12 1 (0.24%) VMS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (60.47%) DevOps
2 170 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
4 140 (32.94%) Configuration Management
5 116 (27.29%) Open Source
6 83 (19.53%) Load Balancing
7 64 (15.06%) Microservices
8 61 (14.35%) Test Automation
9 56 (13.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 48 (11.29%) Mentoring
10 48 (11.29%) Scrum
11 37 (8.71%) Static Code Analysis
12 36 (8.47%) Web Development
13 32 (7.53%) Software Engineering
14 29 (6.82%) Coaching
15 28 (6.59%) E-Commerce
16 26 (6.12%) Task Automation
17 25 (5.88%) MVC
18 24 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (5.18%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 248 (58.35%) Python
2 142 (33.41%) Java
3 133 (31.29%) Bash Shell
4 129 (30.35%) Ruby
5 98 (23.06%) JavaScript
6 84 (19.76%) PHP
7 51 (12.00%) Shell Script
8 47 (11.06%) Perl
9 36 (8.47%) Go
10 31 (7.29%) SQL
11 28 (6.59%) Groovy
12 21 (4.94%) C++
13 16 (3.76%) C#
14 15 (3.53%) Scala
15 12 (2.82%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.65%) Dart
17 6 (1.41%) Haskell
17 6 (1.41%) R
17 6 (1.41%) TypeScript
18 5 (1.18%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 106 (24.94%) Security Cleared
2 93 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.29%) Degree
4 8 (1.88%) CHECK Team Member
5 7 (1.65%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (1.65%) CLAS
6 6 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.18%) BC Cleared
7 5 (1.18%) CISSP
7 5 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.88%) QA
2 6 (1.41%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) GCP
System Software
1 174 (40.94%) Docker
2 32 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.29%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (7.06%) Xen
5 17 (4.00%) flannel
6 13 (3.06%) etcd
7 8 (1.88%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.18%) Ceph
8 5 (1.18%) GlusterFS
8 5 (1.18%) SkyDNS
8 5 (1.18%) Varnish
9 3 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.71%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.47%) Firmware
10 2 (0.47%) KVM
10 2 (0.47%) NFS
11 1 (0.24%) HDFS
11 1 (0.24%) iptables
11 1 (0.24%) LXC
Systems Management
1 198 (46.59%) Puppet
2 176 (41.41%) Ansible
3 97 (22.82%) Kubernetes
4 82 (19.29%) Opscode Chef
4 82 (19.29%) Terraform
5 66 (15.53%) Kibana
6 63 (14.82%) logstash
7 53 (12.47%) HAProxy
8 39 (9.18%) Nagios
9 33 (7.76%) Grafana
10 24 (5.65%) Prometheus
11 20 (4.71%) Graphite
11 20 (4.71%) Salt
12 19 (4.47%) Rancher
13 13 (3.06%) Sysdig
14 12 (2.82%) StatsD
15 11 (2.59%) Consul
15 11 (2.59%) Packer
15 11 (2.59%) ZABBIX
16 8 (1.88%) collectd
Vendors
1 59 (13.88%) VMware
2 39 (9.18%) Red Hat
3 35 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 34 (8.00%) Google
5 33 (7.76%) Oracle
6 21 (4.94%) SaltStack
7 19 (4.47%) SAP
8 18 (4.24%) Splunk
9 11 (2.59%) New Relic
9 11 (2.59%) ServiceNow
10 9 (2.12%) Rackspace
11 7 (1.65%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.65%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.65%) F5
11 7 (1.65%) Facebook
11 7 (1.65%) Twitter
12 6 (1.41%) ESRI
12 6 (1.41%) Mercator
12 6 (1.41%) Zend
13 5 (1.18%) Cisco