Period
to 20 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 588 433 574
Rank change year-on-year -155 +141 -24
Contract jobs citing nginx 217 102 263
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% 2.20% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 78 169
10th Percentile £410 £350 £411
25th Percentile £463 £420 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% -
75th Percentile £675 £628 £588
90th Percentile £738 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £498 £475
% change year-on-year -4.63% +4.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 - -

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 10,870 4,638 12,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.88% 14.72% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,464 3,131 8,286
10th Percentile £305 £294 £259
25th Percentile £408 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £556 £550
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 132 295
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.63 £10.68
25th Percentile £16.23 £16.14 £14.28
Median hourly rate £24.18 £22.44 £20.96
Median % change year-on-year +7.75% +7.09% +4.78%
75th Percentile £53.06 £39.44 £40.00
90th Percentile £70.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.37 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.18% - -

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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 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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 -145 173 £589 +12.19% 89
London -150 96 £619 +13.79% 43
UK excluding London -133 78 £475 -4.63% 48
Work from Home -207 64 £513 -18.00% 22
South East -73 31 £500 +29.03% 3
North of England -69 18 £475 +38.18% 18
Scotland -76 12 £473 -0.53% 1
North West -46 11 £488 +39.29% 8
South West -48 8 - - 6
Yorkshire -43 5 £460 +36.30% 5
Wales - 4 £388 - 2
East of England -53 3 £375 -28.57% 7
North East -8 2 - - 5
West Midlands -66 2 £460 -3.16% 5
Midlands -80 2 £460 -3.16% 10

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 113 (52.07%) DevOps
2 100 (46.08%) Kubernetes
3 97 (44.70%) Terraform
4 96 (44.24%) AWS
5 92 (42.40%) Docker
6 90 (41.47%) Python
7 87 (40.09%) Linux
8 84 (38.71%) Ansible
9 76 (35.02%) Git (software)
10 72 (33.18%) Node.js
10 72 (33.18%) Jenkins
11 67 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
12 64 (29.49%) JavaScript
13 63 (29.03%) Apache
14 60 (27.65%) HTML
15 56 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
16 51 (23.50%) Microservices
17 49 (22.58%) Java
18 48 (22.12%) MySQL
19 46 (21.20%) CSS
20 44 (20.28%) Azure
21 41 (18.89%) Finance
22 40 (18.43%) React
23 39 (17.97%) JIRA
23 39 (17.97%) Configuration Management
24 37 (17.05%) Bash Shell
24 37 (17.05%) MongoDB
24 37 (17.05%) AngularJS
25 36 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
26 35 (16.13%) 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 63 (29.03%) Apache
2 33 (15.21%) Tomcat
3 22 (10.14%) Confluence
4 18 (8.29%) IIS
5 10 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.61%) Gunicorn
5 10 (4.61%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.69%) Traefik
7 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.30%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.30%) JBoss
9 4 (1.84%) Mattermost
9 4 (1.84%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.84%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.92%) Jetty
10 2 (0.92%) Mongrel
10 2 (0.92%) Mule
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.46%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 96 (44.24%) AWS
2 44 (20.28%) Azure
3 34 (15.67%) GCP
4 20 (9.22%) Serverless
5 18 (8.29%) Apigee
5 18 (8.29%) npm
6 17 (7.83%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (7.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (7.37%) GitHub
7 16 (7.37%) PaaS
7 16 (7.37%) SaaS
7 16 (7.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (5.53%) IaaS
10 11 (5.07%) Amazon S3
10 11 (5.07%) OpenShift
11 10 (4.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (4.61%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 10 (4.61%) Yarn
12 9 (4.15%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.75%) DNS
2 27 (12.44%) SSL
3 17 (7.83%) HTTP
4 12 (5.53%) TCP/IP
5 11 (5.07%) Kerberos
6 10 (4.61%) AMQP
6 10 (4.61%) Internet
7 7 (3.23%) Firewall
7 7 (3.23%) HTTPS
7 7 (3.23%) Network Security
7 7 (3.23%) SAN
8 6 (2.76%) FTP
8 6 (2.76%) VLAN
8 6 (2.76%) WAN
9 2 (0.92%) DHCP
9 2 (0.92%) DSL
9 2 (0.92%) IPsec
9 2 (0.92%) IPv4
9 2 (0.92%) SSH
9 2 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (22.12%) MySQL
3 37 (17.05%) MongoDB
4 21 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 18 (8.29%) Hadoop
5 18 (8.29%) Redis
6 15 (6.91%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.99%) RDBMS
8 12 (5.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (4.61%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (4.61%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.69%) MariaDB
11 7 (3.23%) Big Data
12 6 (2.76%) Couchbase
13 5 (2.30%) Apache Hive
13 5 (2.30%) BigQuery
13 5 (2.30%) HBase
13 5 (2.30%) Sybase ASE
14 3 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 76 (35.02%) Git (software)
2 72 (33.18%) Jenkins
3 39 (17.97%) JIRA
4 27 (12.44%) GitLab
5 25 (11.52%) SonarQube
6 24 (11.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 18 (8.29%) Artifactory
7 18 (8.29%) Subversion
8 17 (7.83%) webpack
9 14 (6.45%) Cypress.io
10 13 (5.99%) Maven
11 10 (4.61%) Mocha
12 9 (4.15%) Gradle
12 9 (4.15%) gulp
13 8 (3.69%) Selenium
14 7 (3.23%) CircleCI
14 7 (3.23%) Travis CI
15 6 (2.76%) TeamCity
16 5 (2.30%) Cucumber
16 5 (2.30%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (18.89%) Finance
2 24 (11.06%) Social Skills
3 14 (6.45%) Public Sector
4 13 (5.99%) Banking
5 10 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.69%) Marketing
6 8 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.76%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.76%) Games
8 3 (1.38%) Electronics
8 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.92%) Advertising
9 2 (0.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Law
9 2 (0.92%) Retail
10 1 (0.46%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (29.03%) Developer
2 57 (26.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (10.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 17 (7.83%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (7.37%) Python Developer
6 15 (6.91%) AWS DevOps
6 15 (6.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 15 (6.91%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.07%) Architect
7 11 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.61%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.15%) Consultant
9 9 (4.15%) DevSecOps Engineer
10 8 (3.69%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (3.69%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.69%) Salesforce Architect
11 7 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
11 7 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (33.18%) Node.js
2 60 (27.65%) HTML
3 46 (21.20%) CSS
4 40 (18.43%) React
5 37 (17.05%) AngularJS
6 28 (12.90%) OAuth
7 26 (11.98%) Kafka
8 22 (10.14%) .NET
9 20 (9.22%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (9.22%) Spring
10 19 (8.76%) OAuth2
11 18 (8.29%) JSON
12 16 (7.37%) gRPC
12 16 (7.37%) HTML5
12 16 (7.37%) jQuery
12 16 (7.37%) JWT
12 16 (7.37%) RESTful
13 15 (6.91%) Flask
13 15 (6.91%) REST
13 15 (6.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.29%) Clustering
2 14 (6.45%) PKI
3 13 (5.99%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.15%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.23%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.30%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.30%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.84%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.38%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.38%) Legacy Systems
9 3 (1.38%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.38%) Vector Graphics
9 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (40.09%) Linux
2 25 (11.52%) Windows
3 19 (8.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (6.91%) CentOS
5 14 (6.45%) Unix
6 13 (5.99%) Debian
7 12 (5.53%) Windows Server
8 9 (4.15%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.69%) CoreOS
10 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (1.38%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.38%) Solaris
11 3 (1.38%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.46%) AIX
13 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (52.07%) DevOps
2 67 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (23.50%) Microservices
4 39 (17.97%) Configuration Management
5 36 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (13.36%) Open Source
7 28 (12.90%) Full Stack Development
8 26 (11.98%) Load Balancing
9 24 (11.06%) Infrastructure as Code
10 22 (10.14%) Test Automation
11 20 (9.22%) Software Engineering
12 19 (8.76%) TDD
13 16 (7.37%) Validation
14 15 (6.91%) Migration
14 15 (6.91%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (6.91%) SDLC
14 15 (6.91%) SOA
15 14 (6.45%) Data Science
15 14 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (6.45%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 90 (41.47%) Python
2 64 (29.49%) JavaScript
3 49 (22.58%) Java
4 37 (17.05%) Bash Shell
5 34 (15.67%) SQL
6 24 (11.06%) TypeScript
7 20 (9.22%) Go
7 20 (9.22%) Groovy
8 14 (6.45%) PHP
9 13 (5.99%) Ruby
10 10 (4.61%) C#
11 9 (4.15%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.69%) PowerShell
13 7 (3.23%) Perl
14 4 (1.84%) Rust
15 3 (1.38%) ES6
16 2 (0.92%) C
16 2 (0.92%) C++
16 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.29%) Degree
3 17 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.92%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.46%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) NCSC
2 6 (2.76%) QA
3 3 (1.38%) Accessibility
3 3 (1.38%) GDPR
3 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.92%) SLA
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) NIST
5 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 92 (42.40%) Docker
2 19 (8.76%) Active Directory
3 18 (8.29%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.69%) Squid
6 7 (3.23%) vSphere
7 6 (2.76%) vCloud
8 5 (2.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (2.30%) HDFS
9 3 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.92%) LXC
10 2 (0.92%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.92%) Xen
11 1 (0.46%) iptables
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.46%) Samba
11 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.46%) Varnish
11 1 (0.46%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 100 (46.08%) Kubernetes
2 97 (44.70%) Terraform
3 84 (38.71%) Ansible
4 35 (16.13%) Puppet
5 31 (14.29%) Prometheus
6 22 (10.14%) Grafana
6 22 (10.14%) HAProxy
7 18 (8.29%) Packer
7 18 (8.29%) ZABBIX
8 17 (7.83%) Consul
8 17 (7.83%) Istio
8 17 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (5.53%) Rancher
10 10 (4.61%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 8 (3.69%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (3.69%) Graphite
11 8 (3.69%) linkerd
12 7 (3.23%) Fluentd
12 7 (3.23%) logstash
12 7 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (13.36%) VMware
2 23 (10.60%) Red Hat
3 22 (10.14%) Dynatrace
4 21 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 21 (9.68%) Splunk
5 20 (9.22%) Oracle
6 14 (6.45%) Google
7 12 (5.53%) CA
7 12 (5.53%) F5
8 10 (4.61%) Black Duck
8 10 (4.61%) PagerDuty
9 9 (4.15%) NetApp
9 9 (4.15%) SAP
10 8 (3.69%) IBM
10 8 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (3.23%) BMC
12 6 (2.76%) CyberArk
12 6 (2.76%) Sonatype
13 5 (2.30%) Hortonworks
13 5 (2.30%) SaltStack