Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 496 477 509
Rank change year-on-year -19 +32 -4
Contract jobs citing nginx 386 436 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.69% 2.64% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 298 245
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £410 £385 £363
90th Percentile £713 £700 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £48.75 -
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 14,351 16,505 15,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.75% 16.38% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,130 10,917 10,085
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 382 362
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -0.32% -4.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.62 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.28 £49.88 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.51 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.06% -7.84% -7.32%

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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 26 June 2019.

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 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 26 June 2019. 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 -17 371 £550 +4.76% 26
London +2 224 £575 +4.55% 7
UK excluding London +17 160 £500 - 20
North of England +13 54 £475 - 8
South East +1 36 £525 +9.95% 3
South West -11 32 £483 -5.85% 5
Yorkshire +13 31 £488 +5.41%
Midlands +3 22 £510 -7.27% 2
West Midlands -2 20 £510 -7.27% 1
North West +32 16 £470 +17.50% 8
Scotland +20 11 £425 -34.62% 1
North East +18 7 £495 -1.00%
East of England -2 4 £450 +9.09% 1
East Midlands +16 2 £500 +17.65% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £375 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 260 (67.36%) DevOps
2 221 (57.25%) Python
3 217 (56.22%) Linux
4 212 (54.92%) Docker
5 207 (53.63%) Jenkins
6 190 (49.22%) Amazon AWS
7 189 (48.96%) Ansible
8 178 (46.11%) Git (software)
9 169 (43.78%) Kubernetes
10 168 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
11 164 (42.49%) Puppet
12 145 (37.56%) Java
13 140 (36.27%) Tomcat
14 122 (31.61%) Apache
15 121 (31.35%) Continuous Integration
16 117 (30.31%) Terraform
17 115 (29.79%) Open Source
18 96 (24.87%) Configuration Management
19 91 (23.58%) Ruby
20 90 (23.32%) SQL
21 88 (22.80%) JIRA
22 86 (22.28%) Shell Script
22 86 (22.28%) Opscode Chef
23 82 (21.24%) NoSQL
24 79 (20.47%) PostgreSQL
25 76 (19.69%) VMware
26 74 (19.17%) SSL
27 72 (18.65%) Bash Shell
28 71 (18.39%) Confluence
29 69 (17.88%) Security Cleared

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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
1 140 (36.27%) Tomcat
2 122 (31.61%) Apache
3 71 (18.39%) Confluence
4 63 (16.32%) WebSphere
5 50 (12.95%) IIS
6 49 (12.69%) Cloud Foundry
7 34 (8.81%) Jetty
8 32 (8.29%) Mongrel
9 29 (7.51%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (6.22%) Apache Spark
10 24 (6.22%) OpenStack
11 13 (3.37%) JBoss
12 11 (2.85%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.81%) lighttpd
13 7 (1.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.78%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.52%) GemFire
16 1 (0.26%) CMS
16 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 190 (49.22%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (17.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 63 (16.32%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (11.92%) GitHub
5 45 (11.66%) PaaS
6 44 (11.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 43 (11.14%) npm
8 35 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (9.07%) OpenShift
9 34 (8.81%) Google App Engine
10 33 (8.55%) Apigee
11 26 (6.74%) Amazon S3
12 24 (6.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (5.18%) Serverless
14 19 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
15 16 (4.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (3.37%) Heroku
16 13 (3.37%) Route 53
17 12 (3.11%) Amazon ELB
17 12 (3.11%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 74 (19.17%) SSL
2 63 (16.32%) HTTP
3 54 (13.99%) DNS
4 53 (13.73%) TCP/IP
5 41 (10.62%) VPN
6 38 (9.84%) DHCP
6 38 (9.84%) IPsec
7 32 (8.29%) Firewall
8 31 (8.03%) FTP
9 9 (2.33%) Internet
10 8 (2.07%) Kerberos
11 7 (1.81%) DMZ
12 5 (1.30%) DSL
13 3 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (0.52%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
15 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
15 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
15 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.24%) NoSQL
2 79 (20.47%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (13.47%) MySQL
4 46 (11.92%) MongoDB
5 31 (8.03%) Redis
6 26 (6.74%) Big Data
7 24 (6.22%) Relational Database
7 24 (6.22%) SQL Server
8 23 (5.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (5.70%) Hadoop
10 19 (4.92%) Riak
11 18 (4.66%) GIS
12 16 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (3.11%) Apache Hive
14 10 (2.59%) CouchDB
15 9 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (2.33%) MariaDB
16 8 (2.07%) RDBMS
17 5 (1.30%) Amazon Aurora
18 3 (0.78%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 207 (53.63%) Jenkins
2 178 (46.11%) Git (software)
3 88 (22.80%) JIRA
4 55 (14.25%) gulp
5 54 (13.99%) Maven
6 47 (12.18%) Travis CI
7 43 (11.14%) Gradle
7 43 (11.14%) JUnit
8 36 (9.33%) GitLab
9 29 (7.51%) Subversion
10 26 (6.74%) Jasmine
11 25 (6.48%) TeamCity
12 23 (5.96%) Mercurial
12 23 (5.96%) Selenium
13 22 (5.70%) Ant
13 22 (5.70%) Artifactory
13 22 (5.70%) IBM UrbanCode
14 20 (5.18%) Cucumber
15 16 (4.15%) CircleCI
15 16 (4.15%) Gatling
General
1 49 (12.69%) Finance
2 25 (6.48%) Banking
3 17 (4.40%) Retail
4 8 (2.07%) Games
4 8 (2.07%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.78%) Marketing
6 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Law
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (44.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 65 (16.84%) Developer
3 28 (7.25%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (4.92%) Python Developer
5 17 (4.40%) AWS DevOps
5 17 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (4.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 14 (3.63%) Lead DevOps
8 13 (3.37%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 12 (3.11%) Senior DevOps
10 10 (2.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (2.59%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.33%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (2.33%) Tester
12 8 (2.07%) Consultant
12 8 (2.07%) Network Engineer
12 8 (2.07%) Penetration Tester
12 8 (2.07%) PHP Developer
12 8 (2.07%) Python Engineer
13 7 (1.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.25%) Node.js
2 43 (11.14%) Servlets
3 42 (10.88%) Web Services
4 40 (10.36%) J2EE
5 36 (9.33%) .NET
6 31 (8.03%) RabbitMQ
7 29 (7.51%) CSS
7 29 (7.51%) JSON
8 26 (6.74%) REST
9 24 (6.22%) Elastic Stack
10 23 (5.96%) HTML
11 22 (5.70%) XML
12 21 (5.44%) AngularJS
12 21 (5.44%) LDAP
12 21 (5.44%) LEMP Stack
13 20 (5.18%) React
13 20 (5.18%) Spring
14 18 (4.66%) LAMP
15 17 (4.40%) HTML5
16 14 (3.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.96%) PKI
2 17 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.85%) FMCG
3 11 (2.85%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (1.81%) Clustering
6 6 (1.55%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.55%) User Experience
7 5 (1.30%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.78%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.78%) NHS
8 3 (0.78%) Wiki
9 2 (0.52%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.52%) RIA
9 2 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 217 (56.22%) Linux
2 52 (13.47%) Unix
3 46 (11.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (9.59%) Windows
5 28 (7.25%) Ubuntu
6 23 (5.96%) CentOS
7 20 (5.18%) CoreOS
8 15 (3.89%) Debian
9 8 (2.07%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.81%) AIX
11 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.52%) Fedora
12 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (67.36%) DevOps
2 168 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (31.35%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (29.79%) Open Source
5 96 (24.87%) Configuration Management
6 45 (11.66%) Microservices
7 40 (10.36%) Test Automation
8 37 (9.59%) TDD
9 28 (7.25%) Continuous Deployment
10 27 (6.99%) Mentoring
11 23 (5.96%) Deployment Automation
11 23 (5.96%) High Availability
12 22 (5.70%) OWASP
12 22 (5.70%) Scrum
13 21 (5.44%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (5.18%) Analytics
14 20 (5.18%) Security Hardening
15 19 (4.92%) ITIL
16 18 (4.66%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (4.40%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 221 (57.25%) Python
2 145 (37.56%) Java
3 91 (23.58%) Ruby
4 90 (23.32%) SQL
5 86 (22.28%) Shell Script
6 72 (18.65%) Bash Shell
7 63 (16.32%) Groovy
8 59 (15.28%) JavaScript
9 36 (9.33%) C#
10 34 (8.81%) Perl
11 29 (7.51%) Go
12 28 (7.25%) PHP
13 23 (5.96%) C++
14 19 (4.92%) PowerShell
15 12 (3.11%) PL/SQL
15 12 (3.11%) Scala
16 10 (2.59%) Haskell
17 5 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.78%) TypeScript
19 2 (0.52%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 69 (17.88%) Security Cleared
2 57 (14.77%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.07%) Degree
6 7 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.55%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (1.30%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.04%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.81%) GDPR
2 3 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 212 (54.92%) Docker
2 56 (14.51%) Virtual Machines
3 44 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (8.55%) Xen
5 21 (5.44%) Active Directory
6 14 (3.63%) etcd
6 14 (3.63%) flannel
6 14 (3.63%) SkyDNS
6 14 (3.63%) Squid
7 13 (3.37%) LXC
7 13 (3.37%) Snort
8 12 (3.11%) Ceph
9 11 (2.85%) GlusterFS
10 9 (2.33%) KVM
10 9 (2.33%) Varnish
11 4 (1.04%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.52%) NFS
13 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 189 (48.96%) Ansible
2 169 (43.78%) Kubernetes
3 164 (42.49%) Puppet
4 117 (30.31%) Terraform
5 86 (22.28%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (13.99%) HAProxy
6 54 (13.99%) Packer
7 43 (11.14%) Consul
8 26 (6.74%) Prometheus
9 22 (5.70%) Graphite
10 21 (5.44%) Kibana
11 20 (5.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 20 (5.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 19 (4.92%) Sysdig
13 17 (4.40%) rkt
14 14 (3.63%) Grafana
15 10 (2.59%) FortiGate
16 7 (1.81%) CA Single Sign-On
16 7 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
17 6 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 76 (19.69%) VMware
2 52 (13.47%) Microsoft
3 50 (12.95%) Google
4 46 (11.92%) Red Hat
5 27 (6.99%) Oracle
6 23 (5.96%) Atlassian
7 21 (5.44%) Dynatrace
8 18 (4.66%) Splunk
9 15 (3.89%) F5
10 11 (2.85%) Facebook
11 10 (2.59%) New Relic
12 9 (2.33%) Rackspace
13 8 (2.07%) Axway
13 8 (2.07%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.81%) BMC
14 7 (1.81%) CA
14 7 (1.81%) ForgeRock
14 7 (1.81%) Palo Alto
14 7 (1.81%) webMethods
15 6 (1.55%) SAP