Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 511 448 483
Rank change year-on-year -63 +35 +13
Contract jobs citing nginx 103 427 436
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.58% 3.01% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 296 326
Median daily rate £475 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% - +6.02%
10th Percentile £361 £406 £385
90th Percentile £650 £713 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -13.25% -4.76% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £65.00
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 6,539 14,209 16,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.56% 15.80% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,124 9,035 10,878
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £280 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £415
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.22% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 300 364
Median hourly rate £24.55 £18.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.07% -0.66% -
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.38 £48.83 £49.63
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.91% -2.72%

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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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 -44 94 £500 -9.09% 34
UK excluding London +79 60 £434 -13.25% 26
London -28 42 £538 -6.52% 9
South East +101 14 £463 -7.50% 8
East of England +74 13 £410 - 3
South West +36 13 £508 +15.34% 1
North of England +48 10 £483 -2.53% 10
North West +52 7 £465 -1.85% 4
Scotland +47 5 £413 -41.07%
Work from Home +17 5 £506 -3.71% 7
Wales +34 3 £388 -
Midlands +62 2 £450 -11.76% 3
West Midlands +52 2 £450 -12.20% 2
North East +21 2 £553 +11.62% 3
Yorkshire +32 1 £675 +35.00% 3

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 72 (69.90%) Linux
1 72 (69.90%) DevOps
2 56 (54.37%) Docker
3 53 (51.46%) Kubernetes
4 51 (49.51%) Terraform
4 51 (49.51%) Python
5 48 (46.60%) Jenkins
6 47 (45.63%) AWS
7 43 (41.75%) Git (software)
8 40 (38.83%) Java
9 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (33.98%) Apache
11 34 (33.01%) Tomcat
12 33 (32.04%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (31.07%) Ansible
14 27 (26.21%) JIRA
15 24 (23.30%) Groovy
15 24 (23.30%) SC Cleared
15 24 (23.30%) Security Cleared
15 24 (23.30%) MySQL
16 23 (22.33%) GCP
16 23 (22.33%) Packer
17 22 (21.36%) Node.js
18 21 (20.39%) Open Source
19 20 (19.42%) Scrum
19 20 (19.42%) Consul
20 19 (18.45%) Bash Shell
21 18 (17.48%) Azure
21 18 (17.48%) PHP
21 18 (17.48%) 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 35 (33.98%) Apache
2 34 (33.01%) Tomcat
3 16 (15.53%) Confluence
4 15 (14.56%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (9.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (7.77%) WebSphere
7 7 (6.80%) Apache Spark
7 7 (6.80%) IIS
8 4 (3.88%) GemFire
8 4 (3.88%) JBoss
8 4 (3.88%) Jetty
8 4 (3.88%) Mongrel
9 3 (2.91%) Drupal
9 3 (2.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.94%) WildFly
10 2 (1.94%) WordPress
11 1 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 47 (45.63%) AWS
2 23 (22.33%) GCP
3 18 (17.48%) Azure
4 16 (15.53%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (12.62%) OpenShift
6 11 (10.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (8.74%) GitHub
8 8 (7.77%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (7.77%) Serverless
9 7 (6.80%) Amazon S3
9 7 (6.80%) Apigee
9 7 (6.80%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (5.83%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (4.85%) Loggly
11 5 (4.85%) npm
11 5 (4.85%) PaaS
12 4 (3.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (3.88%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (3.88%) Google App Engine
12 4 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) DNS
2 12 (11.65%) HTTP
3 10 (9.71%) SSL
3 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.80%) DHCP
5 4 (3.88%) DSL
5 4 (3.88%) FTP
5 4 (3.88%) IPsec
5 4 (3.88%) SAN
6 2 (1.94%) Firewall
6 2 (1.94%) NAS
6 2 (1.94%) SNMP
6 2 (1.94%) SSH
6 2 (1.94%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.94%) VPN
6 2 (1.94%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.97%) Internet
7 1 (0.97%) Network Security
7 1 (0.97%) Skype
7 1 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) MySQL
2 17 (16.50%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (15.53%) BigQuery
4 7 (6.80%) Redis
5 6 (5.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.88%) Big Data
7 4 (3.88%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.91%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.97%) Cloudant
10 1 (0.97%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 48 (46.60%) Jenkins
2 43 (41.75%) Git (software)
3 27 (26.21%) JIRA
4 15 (14.56%) Travis CI
5 14 (13.59%) Selenium
6 8 (7.77%) gulp
7 7 (6.80%) CircleCI
7 7 (6.80%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.80%) Maven
7 7 (6.80%) Mocha
7 7 (6.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (6.80%) Vagrant
8 6 (5.83%) Bitbucket
8 6 (5.83%) webpack
9 5 (4.85%) Gradle
10 4 (3.88%) Liquibase
10 4 (3.88%) Protractor
11 3 (2.91%) Gatling
11 3 (2.91%) Grunt
11 3 (2.91%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 14 (13.59%) Public Sector
2 10 (9.71%) Banking
3 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.85%) Finance
5 3 (2.91%) Advertising
5 3 (2.91%) Electronics
5 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (46.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (22.33%) Developer
3 8 (7.77%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) PHP Developer
4 7 (6.80%) Senior Developer
5 4 (3.88%) Consultant
5 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (3.88%) React Developer
5 4 (3.88%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (3.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (2.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (2.91%) MySQL Web Developer
6 3 (2.91%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (2.91%) PHP MySQL Web Developer
6 3 (2.91%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (2.91%) Python Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Senior React Developer
6 3 (2.91%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.36%) Node.js
2 17 (16.50%) LEMP Stack
3 16 (15.53%) AngularJS
4 14 (13.59%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (12.62%) LAMP
5 13 (12.62%) React
6 12 (11.65%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (10.68%) Middleware
7 11 (10.68%) Web Services
8 9 (8.74%) jQuery
9 8 (7.77%) .NET
9 8 (7.77%) Laravel
10 7 (6.80%) Kafka
10 7 (6.80%) Servlets
11 6 (5.83%) RESTful
12 5 (4.85%) Express
12 5 (4.85%) GraphQL
12 5 (4.85%) Sass
13 4 (3.88%) SOAP
13 4 (3.88%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Clustering
3 3 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.91%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.94%) iPad
4 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.97%) PKI
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (69.90%) Linux
2 17 (16.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (8.74%) Windows
4 8 (7.77%) CentOS
5 6 (5.83%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.88%) Unix
8 2 (1.94%) Solaris
9 1 (0.97%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (69.90%) DevOps
2 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (32.04%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (20.39%) Open Source
5 20 (19.42%) Scrum
6 17 (16.50%) Test Automation
7 15 (14.56%) Microservices
8 14 (13.59%) Configuration Management
8 14 (13.59%) Kanban
9 10 (9.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (7.77%) Migration
10 8 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.80%) Build Automation
11 7 (6.80%) Dashboard Development
11 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.80%) MVC
12 6 (5.83%) OO
12 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.83%) Workflow
13 5 (4.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 51 (49.51%) Python
2 40 (38.83%) Java
3 24 (23.30%) Groovy
4 19 (18.45%) Bash Shell
5 18 (17.48%) PHP
6 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
7 12 (11.65%) Ruby
8 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.83%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.85%) C#
10 5 (4.85%) Perl
10 5 (4.85%) SQL
11 4 (3.88%) Go
11 4 (3.88%) Scala
12 3 (2.91%) Haskell
12 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (23.30%) SC Cleared
1 24 (23.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) CEH
2 1 (0.97%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (0.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) MCSA
2 1 (0.97%) MCSE
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) NCSC
System Software
1 56 (54.37%) Docker
2 11 (10.68%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (6.80%) LXC
3 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.88%) Varnish
4 4 (3.88%) Xen
5 2 (1.94%) iptables
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 53 (51.46%) Kubernetes
2 51 (49.51%) Terraform
3 32 (31.07%) Ansible
4 23 (22.33%) Packer
5 20 (19.42%) Consul
6 18 (17.48%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (15.53%) Puppet
8 9 (8.74%) HAProxy
9 8 (7.77%) logstash
10 5 (4.85%) Kibana
11 3 (2.91%) Grafana
11 3 (2.91%) Istio
11 3 (2.91%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.94%) Argo
12 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
12 2 (1.94%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.97%) Opsgenie
13 1 (0.97%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Google
1 14 (13.59%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.71%) VMware
4 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.83%) Axway
6 5 (4.85%) New Relic
7 3 (2.91%) SAP
8 2 (1.94%) CommVault
8 2 (1.94%) NetApp
8 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.97%) F5
9 1 (0.97%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.97%) Veeam
9 1 (0.97%) Zend