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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 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 570 539 526
Rank change year-on-year -31 -13 -65
Contract jobs citing nginx 257 164 128
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.38% 2.13% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 124 86
10th Percentile £474 £437 £366
25th Percentile £525 £485 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £556 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.36% +8.48% -6.77%
75th Percentile £675 £675 £597
90th Percentile £738 £700 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £468 £473
% change year-on-year +28.34% -1.06% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £42.00 - -
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
75th Percentile £50.00 - -
90th Percentile - - -
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 10,806 7,693 7,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.35% 13.42% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,389 5,241 4,761
10th Percentile £315 £300 £269
25th Percentile £420 £400 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £474
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +0.14% -0.14%
75th Percentile £631 £575 £563
90th Percentile £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £445 £444
% change year-on-year +6.74% +0.28% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 165 160
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £12.96
25th Percentile £17.22 £16.25 £15.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £20.06
Median % change year-on-year +37.25% +27.15% +14.60%
75th Percentile £57.53 £56.00 £36.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £65.52 £53.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.28% +27.63% +18.75%

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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 18 May 2022.

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 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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -37 212 £625 +13.64% 33
Work from Home -80 135 £600 -6.25% 11
London -78 129 £625 +13.64% 14
UK excluding London -30 83 £600 +28.34% 21
North of England -16 45 £600 +24.68% 8
North West -11 32 £625 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire -26 12 £530 +14.59% 1
Midlands -33 9 £659 +38.74% 3
West Midlands -34 9 £659 +38.74% 1
Scotland -8 8 £500 +11.36% 1
South East -43 8 £800 +51.52% 4
South West -32 6 - - 3
East of England -31 4 £576 +4.64% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £433 - 1
North East -15 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 172 (66.93%) Linux
2 166 (64.59%) Kubernetes
3 151 (58.75%) Python
4 146 (56.81%) Terraform
5 137 (53.31%) Docker
6 134 (52.14%) DevOps
7 130 (50.58%) AWS
8 121 (47.08%) CI/CD
9 111 (43.19%) Ansible
10 96 (37.35%) Git (software)
11 86 (33.46%) Agile
12 77 (29.96%) Jenkins
13 75 (29.18%) Prometheus
14 73 (28.40%) Consul
14 73 (28.40%) Go
15 71 (27.63%) Packer
16 68 (26.46%) Java
17 64 (24.90%) Ruby
18 63 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
18 63 (24.51%) Microservices
19 61 (23.74%) GitLab
20 59 (22.96%) AWS CloudFormation
21 58 (22.57%) DNS
22 57 (22.18%) Load Balancing
22 57 (22.18%) Azure
23 56 (21.79%) Apache
24 55 (21.40%) Kafka
24 55 (21.40%) Grafana
25 54 (21.01%) Splunk
25 54 (21.01%) JavaScript

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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 56 (21.79%) Apache
2 41 (15.95%) Confluence
3 34 (13.23%) Traefik
4 21 (8.17%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (7.39%) Apache Spark
6 13 (5.06%) OpenStack
7 12 (4.67%) Apache Solr
8 10 (3.89%) uWSGI
9 9 (3.50%) JBoss
10 8 (3.11%) Gunicorn
10 8 (3.11%) IIS
11 7 (2.72%) Tomcat
12 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Fuse
13 3 (1.17%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (1.17%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.39%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 130 (50.58%) AWS
2 59 (22.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 57 (22.18%) Azure
4 47 (18.29%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (17.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 46 (17.90%) GCP
6 45 (17.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 29 (11.28%) PaaS
8 23 (8.95%) Amazon EKS
9 21 (8.17%) Serverless
10 18 (7.00%) Amazon S3
11 17 (6.61%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (6.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (6.23%) GitHub
12 16 (6.23%) OpenShift
13 15 (5.84%) Amazon ECS
13 15 (5.84%) IaaS
14 13 (5.06%) Route 53
14 13 (5.06%) SaaS
15 11 (4.28%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 58 (22.57%) DNS
2 42 (16.34%) TCP/IP
3 25 (9.73%) SSL
4 20 (7.78%) IPv4
5 19 (7.39%) Firewall
6 16 (6.23%) HTTP
7 11 (4.28%) Internet
8 8 (3.11%) VLAN
8 8 (3.11%) WAN
9 7 (2.72%) Network Security
9 7 (2.72%) VPN
10 4 (1.56%) FTP
10 4 (1.56%) SMTP
10 4 (1.56%) SSH
11 3 (1.17%) DHCP
11 3 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (1.17%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.78%) BGP
12 2 (0.78%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.51%) MongoDB
1 45 (17.51%) MySQL
1 45 (17.51%) NoSQL
2 42 (16.34%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (12.45%) Redis
4 24 (9.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (8.17%) SQL Server
6 15 (5.84%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (4.67%) Couchbase
9 11 (4.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (3.89%) Hadoop
11 9 (3.50%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.95%) Big Data
12 5 (1.95%) Riak
13 4 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.56%) Apache Ignite
13 4 (1.56%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 96 (37.35%) Git (software)
2 77 (29.96%) Jenkins
3 61 (23.74%) GitLab
4 51 (19.84%) JIRA
5 30 (11.67%) SonarQube
6 19 (7.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (4.67%) Artifactory
8 9 (3.50%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.72%) Maven
9 7 (2.72%) Vagrant
10 6 (2.33%) Gradle
11 5 (1.95%) CircleCI
11 5 (1.95%) Postman
12 4 (1.56%) gulp
12 4 (1.56%) Selenium
12 4 (1.56%) Subversion
12 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.56%) Terragrunt
12 4 (1.56%) Travis CI
13 3 (1.17%) Mercurial
General
1 50 (19.46%) Social Skills
2 36 (14.01%) Public Sector
3 21 (8.17%) Finance
4 17 (6.61%) Banking
5 15 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.89%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.11%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (1.95%) Games
9 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.17%) Retail
11 1 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.39%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.39%) Marketing
11 1 (0.39%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (36.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (19.07%) Developer
3 26 (10.12%) AWS Engineer
4 23 (8.95%) Architect
5 20 (7.78%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 19 (7.39%) Python Developer
7 17 (6.61%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 14 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
9 13 (5.06%) AWS DevOps
9 13 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.06%) Consultant
9 13 (5.06%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.67%) Site Engineer
11 10 (3.89%) Platform Engineer
11 10 (3.89%) VMware Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.40%) Kafka
2 49 (19.07%) HTML
3 47 (18.29%) CSS
4 40 (15.56%) React
5 36 (14.01%) Node.js
6 31 (12.06%) cloud-init
7 28 (10.89%) REST
8 26 (10.12%) .NET
8 26 (10.12%) LEMP Stack
9 25 (9.73%) Elastic Stack
10 23 (8.95%) Flask
11 22 (8.56%) JSON
12 21 (8.17%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (7.78%) LAMP
14 18 (7.00%) PySpark
15 16 (6.23%) HTML5
15 16 (6.23%) RESTful
16 15 (5.84%) Django
16 15 (5.84%) Web Services
17 12 (4.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.73%) Clustering
2 36 (14.01%) PKI
3 24 (9.34%) Cloud Native
4 18 (7.00%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (4.67%) iPad
6 10 (3.89%) User Experience
7 9 (3.50%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.72%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.72%) Legacy Systems
9 7 (2.72%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (2.33%) Blockchain
10 6 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.33%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.95%) Bitcoin
12 4 (1.56%) NVMe
13 3 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 172 (66.93%) Linux
2 47 (18.29%) CentOS
3 39 (15.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (8.95%) Ubuntu
5 16 (6.23%) Windows
6 15 (5.84%) Unix
7 9 (3.50%) Debian
7 9 (3.50%) VMS
8 7 (2.72%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.17%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (52.14%) DevOps
2 121 (47.08%) CI/CD
3 86 (33.46%) Agile
4 63 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (24.51%) Microservices
5 57 (22.18%) Load Balancing
6 51 (19.84%) Configuration Management
7 41 (15.95%) Software Engineering
8 37 (14.40%) Continuous Deployment
9 35 (13.62%) Infrastructure as Code
10 34 (13.23%) Test Automation
11 33 (12.84%) Unit Testing
12 30 (11.67%) Platform Engineering
13 27 (10.51%) E-Commerce
13 27 (10.51%) Full Stack Development
13 27 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (10.12%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 26 (10.12%) TDD
15 24 (9.34%) Open Source
16 23 (8.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 151 (58.75%) Python
2 73 (28.40%) Go
3 68 (26.46%) Java
4 64 (24.90%) Ruby
5 54 (21.01%) JavaScript
6 50 (19.46%) Bash
7 38 (14.79%) SQL
8 26 (10.12%) Rust
9 23 (8.95%) PHP
10 20 (7.78%) C
10 20 (7.78%) C++
11 17 (6.61%) PowerShell
12 12 (4.67%) Perl
13 11 (4.28%) Scala
13 11 (4.28%) TypeScript
14 10 (3.89%) C#
14 10 (3.89%) Groovy
14 10 (3.89%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.39%) Cython
15 1 (0.39%) Lua
Qualifications
1 50 (19.46%) Security Cleared
2 49 (19.07%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.72%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) Degree
6 1 (0.39%) CCDP
6 1 (0.39%) CCIE
6 1 (0.39%) CCNP
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.39%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.39%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.39%) OCP
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.89%) NCSC
2 11 (4.28%) QA
3 4 (1.56%) SLA
4 3 (1.17%) OASIS TOSCA
5 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 137 (53.31%) Docker
2 32 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (6.23%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.72%) Varnish
6 6 (2.33%) vCloud
7 3 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (1.17%) LXC
8 2 (0.78%) Snort
8 2 (0.78%) Squid
9 1 (0.39%) etcd
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 166 (64.59%) Kubernetes
2 146 (56.81%) Terraform
3 111 (43.19%) Ansible
4 75 (29.18%) Prometheus
5 73 (28.40%) Consul
6 71 (27.63%) Packer
7 55 (21.40%) Grafana
8 52 (20.23%) Puppet
9 50 (19.46%) Istio
10 47 (18.29%) ZABBIX
11 44 (17.12%) HAProxy
12 40 (15.56%) Docker Swarm
13 34 (13.23%) linkerd
14 32 (12.45%) Graphite
14 32 (12.45%) Podman
15 22 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (5.84%) Kibana
16 15 (5.84%) Rancher
17 7 (2.72%) Fluentd
18 6 (2.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 54 (21.01%) Splunk
2 45 (17.51%) VMware
3 37 (14.40%) PagerDuty
4 28 (10.89%) F5
5 23 (8.95%) Dynatrace
6 18 (7.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (7.00%) Red Hat
7 17 (6.61%) Oracle
8 8 (3.11%) Confluent
8 8 (3.11%) Google
9 7 (2.72%) CA
9 7 (2.72%) CyberArk
9 7 (2.72%) NetApp
9 7 (2.72%) SAP
9 7 (2.72%) Sonatype
10 5 (1.95%) Black Duck
10 5 (1.95%) Checkmarx
10 5 (1.95%) IBM
11 4 (1.56%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.17%) TIBCO