The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of New Relic products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Relic over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within New Relic.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Relic
Rank 364 384 363
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing New Relic 31 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.030% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 2
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£500 £403 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -10.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
New Relic
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9537 9889 8903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.44% 45.28% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6350 6402 5638
Average daily rate £425 £423 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

New Relic
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing New Relic across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

New Relic Jobs Demand Trend in London

New Relic
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing New Relic across the London region.

New Relic Daily Rate Trend in London

New Relic
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing New Relic across the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

New Relic Daily Rate Histogram in London

New Relic
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing New Relic within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 5 £485 +36.61% 1
New Relic
England

New Relic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing New Relic also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited New Relic.

1 46 (64.79%) Ruby
1 46 (64.79%) DevOps
2 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (61.97%) Java
3 41 (57.75%) Puppet
4 39 (54.93%) VMware
4 39 (54.93%) Git (software)
5 34 (47.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (47.89%) Configuration Management
6 31 (43.66%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (40.85%) Python
8 28 (39.44%) OpenStack
9 27 (38.03%) Jenkins
9 27 (38.03%) Scrum
10 26 (36.62%) Nagios
11 25 (35.21%) PHP
12 22 (30.99%) Linux
13 18 (25.35%) HTML
13 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
13 18 (25.35%) CSS
13 18 (25.35%) QA
13 18 (25.35%) HTML5
14 17 (23.94%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (23.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (23.94%) Vagrant
14 17 (23.94%) TeamCity
14 17 (23.94%) TDD
14 17 (23.94%) Perl
15 16 (22.54%) Subversion
15 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure

New Relic
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing New Relic also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited New Relic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (39.44%) OpenStack
2 16 (22.54%) Node.js
3 14 (19.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (5.63%) IIS
4 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.63%) Drupal
4 4 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 2 (2.82%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.23%) SaaS
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) DAB
3 1 (1.41%) SNMP
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MySQL
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (11.27%) Redis
5 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (4.23%) Big Data
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (54.93%) Git (software)
2 27 (38.03%) Jenkins
3 17 (23.94%) TeamCity
4 16 (22.54%) Subversion
5 15 (21.13%) Cucumber
6 14 (19.72%) IntelliJ
6 14 (19.72%) Capybara
7 5 (7.04%) JIRA
8 4 (5.63%) Maven
8 4 (5.63%) Hudson
9 3 (4.23%) Psake
10 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (1.41%) Moq
10 1 (1.41%) NUnit
General
1 5 (7.04%) Publishing
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (29.58%) Developer
3 13 (18.31%) DevOps Consultant
3 13 (18.31%) Senior Consultant
3 13 (18.31%) Consultant
4 12 (16.90%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 5 (7.04%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) DBA
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) HTML
1 18 (25.35%) CSS
1 18 (25.35%) HTML5
2 15 (21.13%) CSS3
2 15 (21.13%) Web Services
3 14 (19.72%) .NET
3 14 (19.72%) Sinatra
3 14 (19.72%) Sass
4 11 (15.49%) LAMP
5 6 (8.45%) RESTful
6 5 (7.04%) Memcached
6 5 (7.04%) JSON
6 5 (7.04%) Symfony
6 5 (7.04%) XML
7 4 (5.63%) jQuery
7 4 (5.63%) REST
8 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Open Source
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Replication
3 2 (2.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) CentOS
3 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.68%) UNIX
3 9 (12.68%) Windows
4 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) DevOps
2 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (47.89%) Configuration Management
4 27 (38.03%) Scrum
5 17 (23.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (23.94%) TDD
6 14 (19.72%) Web Design
6 14 (19.72%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (18.31%) Kanban
7 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
8 10 (14.08%) Service Delivery
8 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
8 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.68%) Pair Programming
9 9 (12.68%) SOA
9 9 (12.68%) OO
10 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
11 6 (8.45%) MVC
12 5 (7.04%) OO PHP
12 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) Ruby
2 44 (61.97%) Java
3 29 (40.85%) Python
4 25 (35.21%) PHP
5 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
6 17 (23.94%) Perl
7 6 (8.45%) SQL
8 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.23%) C#
9 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.41%) Korn
10 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) QA
2 7 (9.86%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.90%) vCloud
3 9 (12.68%) vSphere
4 3 (4.23%) Docker
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (57.75%) Puppet
2 31 (43.66%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (36.62%) Nagios
4 17 (23.94%) Vagrant
5 16 (22.54%) Ansible
6 14 (19.72%) Salt
6 14 (19.72%) Graylog2
7 13 (18.31%) ZABBIX
8 6 (8.45%) logstash
9 5 (7.04%) Capistrano
10 4 (5.63%) Tivoli
11 3 (4.23%) Kibana
11 3 (4.23%) Graphite
11 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
11 3 (4.23%) Zenoss
12 1 (1.41%) Ganglia
12 1 (1.41%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) VMware
2 14 (19.72%) Akamai
3 12 (16.90%) Perforce
4 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
4 10 (14.08%) AppDynamics
5 3 (4.23%) Google
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.41%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.41%) Splunk
7 1 (1.41%) CA