Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 532 527 523
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing nginx 283 397 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.27% 2.29% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 283 302
UK median daily rate £519 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.68% +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £411 £388 £331
90th Percentile £700 £700 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £505 £500
% change year-on-year -5.94% +1.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -

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 12,490 17,328 16,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.88% 16.85% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,030 11,286 11,067
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £258 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 388 431
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.85 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.24% +8.75% -3.52%

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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 12 November 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 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 12 November 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 -26 253 £525 -4.55% 87
UK excluding London 0 166 £475 -5.94% 67
London +15 106 £550 -8.33% 30
North of England -1 57 £495 -25.28% 26
South West +23 28 £463 +34.55% 6
North East +31 27 £495 +23.75% 3
South East +27 26 £475 +9.83% 9
East of England +32 24 £450 -16.28% 4
North West +4 22 £481 -31.25% 13
Scotland +5 19 £425 -39.29% 8
Midlands +9 12 £500 +25.00% 12
West Midlands +13 9 £510 +17.24% 10
Yorkshire -6 9 £700 +51.35% 10
East Midlands +10 3 £463 +15.63% 2

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 197 (69.61%) Linux
2 176 (62.19%) DevOps
3 155 (54.77%) Docker
4 145 (51.24%) AWS
5 133 (47.00%) Python
6 130 (45.94%) Jenkins
7 124 (43.82%) Apache
8 123 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
9 117 (41.34%) Git (software)
9 117 (41.34%) Ansible
10 108 (38.16%) Kubernetes
11 101 (35.69%) Java
12 95 (33.57%) Puppet
13 90 (31.80%) Configuration Management
14 88 (31.10%) Terraform
15 86 (30.39%) Continuous Integration
16 78 (27.56%) Tomcat
17 72 (25.44%) Microservices
18 70 (24.73%) Open Source
19 68 (24.03%) MySQL
20 62 (21.91%) GCP
21 61 (21.55%) HTTP
22 59 (20.85%) VMware
23 57 (20.14%) JIRA
24 56 (19.79%) Opscode Chef
24 56 (19.79%) Bash Shell
25 55 (19.43%) Node.js
25 55 (19.43%) Amazon EC2
26 53 (18.73%) Google
27 52 (18.37%) 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
1 124 (43.82%) Apache
2 78 (27.56%) Tomcat
3 50 (17.67%) IIS
4 44 (15.55%) Confluence
5 33 (11.66%) WebSphere
6 30 (10.60%) Jetty
6 30 (10.60%) Mongrel
7 24 (8.48%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (3.18%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (2.83%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.47%) JBoss
11 3 (1.06%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.06%) CMS
11 3 (1.06%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.71%) Drupal
12 2 (0.71%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.06%) Magento
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.71%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.35%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 145 (51.24%) AWS
2 62 (21.91%) GCP
3 55 (19.43%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (15.55%) Azure
5 40 (14.13%) GitHub
6 36 (12.72%) OpenShift
7 30 (10.60%) Google App Engine
8 26 (9.19%) Amazon S3
9 24 (8.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 23 (8.13%) Route 53
11 20 (7.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (7.07%) Serverless
12 17 (6.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (5.30%) Amazon ELB
13 15 (5.30%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (4.59%) Amazon ECS
15 12 (4.24%) npm
16 11 (3.89%) CloudFront
16 11 (3.89%) Google Analytics
17 10 (3.53%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 61 (21.55%) HTTP
2 44 (15.55%) TCP/IP
3 42 (14.84%) SSL
4 37 (13.07%) DNS
5 29 (10.25%) DHCP
5 29 (10.25%) FTP
5 29 (10.25%) IPsec
6 15 (5.30%) VPN
7 11 (3.89%) Internet
8 9 (3.18%) Firewall
9 6 (2.12%) Broadband
9 6 (2.12%) Network Security
10 5 (1.77%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (1.77%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.77%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.77%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (1.77%) SSH
11 3 (1.06%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.71%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (24.03%) MySQL
2 44 (15.55%) MongoDB
3 41 (14.49%) NoSQL
4 38 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (9.54%) Relational Database
6 26 (9.19%) Redis
7 18 (6.36%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (4.24%) BigQuery
10 11 (3.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (3.18%) Amazon Aurora
12 8 (2.83%) SQL Server
13 5 (1.77%) Aerospike
13 5 (1.77%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.41%) InfluxDB
14 4 (1.41%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.71%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.71%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 130 (45.94%) Jenkins
2 117 (41.34%) Git (software)
3 57 (20.14%) JIRA
4 34 (12.01%) Travis CI
5 24 (8.48%) Selenium
6 23 (8.13%) gulp
7 20 (7.07%) Cucumber
8 17 (6.01%) GitLab
9 16 (5.65%) Maven
9 16 (5.65%) SonarQube
10 15 (5.30%) Ant
11 13 (4.59%) Bitbucket
12 12 (4.24%) Grunt
12 12 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (3.89%) Gatling
13 11 (3.89%) IntelliJ
13 11 (3.89%) JUnit
13 11 (3.89%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (3.89%) Sublime Text
General
1 23 (8.13%) Banking
2 19 (6.71%) Public Sector
3 18 (6.36%) Finance
4 12 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.89%) Publishing
6 5 (1.77%) Retail
7 4 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.41%) Russian Language
7 4 (1.41%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (40.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (28.27%) Developer
3 19 (6.71%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (5.65%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (5.30%) AWS DevOps
5 15 (5.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 14 (4.95%) PHP Developer
7 13 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (4.24%) Architect
9 11 (3.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 11 (3.89%) Python Developer
10 10 (3.53%) C# Developer
10 10 (3.53%) Site Engineer
10 10 (3.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 9 (3.18%) Administrator
11 9 (3.18%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.83%) Consultant
12 8 (2.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.83%) Scala Developer
12 8 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.43%) Node.js
2 49 (17.31%) React
3 48 (16.96%) .NET
4 42 (14.84%) AngularJS
5 41 (14.49%) Servlets
6 37 (13.07%) Elastic Stack
7 35 (12.37%) J2EE
8 34 (12.01%) CSS
9 33 (11.66%) jQuery
10 32 (11.31%) LEMP Stack
11 24 (8.48%) HTML
11 24 (8.48%) REST
12 23 (8.13%) LAMP
13 22 (7.77%) HTML5
14 21 (7.42%) Web Services
15 20 (7.07%) Laravel
16 16 (5.65%) RabbitMQ
16 16 (5.65%) Spring
17 15 (5.30%) JSON
18 14 (4.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.36%) Clustering
2 17 (6.01%) Replication
3 12 (4.24%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.24%) PKI
4 11 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.47%) User Experience
8 6 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.77%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.77%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.77%) Robotics
9 5 (1.77%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.71%) CMDB
11 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 197 (69.61%) Linux
2 49 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (15.55%) Windows
4 30 (10.60%) Unix
5 27 (9.54%) CentOS
6 26 (9.19%) Ubuntu
7 22 (7.77%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.83%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.12%) Debian
10 4 (1.41%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Android
13 1 (0.35%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.35%) Fedora
13 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (62.19%) DevOps
2 123 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (31.80%) Configuration Management
4 86 (30.39%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (25.44%) Microservices
6 70 (24.73%) Open Source
7 49 (17.31%) Test Automation
8 42 (14.84%) Scrum
9 33 (11.66%) Kanban
10 22 (7.77%) MVC
10 22 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (7.42%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (7.07%) Software Engineering
13 19 (6.71%) Load Balancing
13 19 (6.71%) Static Code Analysis
14 18 (6.36%) Mentoring
15 17 (6.01%) OO
15 17 (6.01%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 15 (5.30%) SIEM
16 15 (5.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 133 (47.00%) Python
2 101 (35.69%) Java
3 56 (19.79%) Bash Shell
4 51 (18.02%) JavaScript
5 43 (15.19%) PHP
6 39 (13.78%) C#
7 37 (13.07%) Ruby
8 32 (11.31%) Groovy
9 30 (10.60%) SQL
10 24 (8.48%) Shell Script
11 21 (7.42%) Perl
12 18 (6.36%) TypeScript
13 16 (5.65%) PowerShell
14 14 (4.95%) Scala
15 13 (4.59%) Go
16 11 (3.89%) Haskell
17 10 (3.53%) ES6
18 6 (2.12%) VB.NET
19 3 (1.06%) Clojure
19 3 (1.06%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 52 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 44 (15.55%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.59%) AWS Certification
4 11 (3.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.41%) Degree
6 3 (1.06%) CCNA
6 3 (1.06%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.71%) MCSA
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.71%) RHCE
7 2 (0.71%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.12%) QA
2 5 (1.77%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) GDPR
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 155 (54.77%) Docker
2 39 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.25%) Xen
4 17 (6.01%) Active Directory
5 16 (5.65%) LXC
6 12 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (3.89%) Gluster
7 11 (3.89%) GlusterFS
7 11 (3.89%) NFS
8 5 (1.77%) Corosync
8 5 (1.77%) DRBD
8 5 (1.77%) FreeRADIUS
8 5 (1.77%) Postfix
8 5 (1.77%) Snort
8 5 (1.77%) Varnish
9 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.06%) KVM
9 3 (1.06%) oVirt
10 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 117 (41.34%) Ansible
2 108 (38.16%) Kubernetes
3 95 (33.57%) Puppet
4 88 (31.10%) Terraform
5 56 (19.79%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (13.78%) Packer
7 35 (12.37%) Consul
8 30 (10.60%) HAProxy
9 27 (9.54%) Kibana
10 22 (7.77%) Grafana
11 19 (6.71%) logstash
12 8 (2.83%) Nagios
12 8 (2.83%) Rancher
12 8 (2.83%) Salt
12 8 (2.83%) ZABBIX
13 7 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (2.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 6 (2.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 6 (2.12%) Prometheus
15 5 (1.77%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 59 (20.85%) VMware
2 53 (18.73%) Google
3 44 (15.55%) Microsoft
4 38 (13.43%) Red Hat
5 20 (7.07%) Splunk
6 15 (5.30%) Atlassian
7 10 (3.53%) F5
8 8 (2.83%) Adobe
8 8 (2.83%) Ping Identity
9 7 (2.47%) webMethods
10 6 (2.12%) Rackspace
10 6 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.77%) New Relic
11 5 (1.77%) Oracle
12 4 (1.41%) TOWER Software
12 4 (1.41%) Zend
13 3 (1.06%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.06%) Axway
13 3 (1.06%) CA
13 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds