The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of New Relic products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Relic over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Relic
Rank 533 556 528
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Contract jobs citing New Relic 38 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.013% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 2
Average daily rate
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£518 £403 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

New Relic
Jobs Demand Trend

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

New Relic Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

New Relic
Daily Rate Trend

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

New Relic Daily Rate Trend in the UK

New Relic
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing New Relic within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

New Relic Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

New Relic
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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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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
England +17 38 £518 +28.57% 5
London +42 30 £500 +24.22% 4
City of London +18 4 £485 +36.61% 1
South East - 1 £535 -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Thame - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -

New Relic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 55 (62.50%) Java
1 55 (62.50%) Ruby
1 55 (62.50%) DevOps
2 50 (56.82%) Puppet
2 50 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (54.55%) VMware
4 45 (51.14%) Git (software)
5 43 (48.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (48.86%) Configuration Management
6 40 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
7 38 (43.18%) Jenkins
7 38 (43.18%) Python
8 37 (42.05%) OpenStack
9 35 (39.77%) Nagios
10 31 (35.23%) Scrum
11 29 (32.95%) PHP
12 26 (29.55%) Linux
12 26 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (29.55%) Vagrant
13 25 (28.41%) Ansible
13 25 (28.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 25 (28.41%) Node.js
14 23 (26.14%) Salt
14 23 (26.14%) TDD
15 20 (22.73%) HTML5
15 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
15 20 (22.73%) HTML
15 20 (22.73%) CSS
16 19 (21.59%) Web Services
17 18 (20.45%) Subversion

New Relic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 37 (42.05%) OpenStack
2 25 (28.41%) Node.js
3 14 (15.91%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (7.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.55%) Drupal
5 4 (4.55%) IIS
6 3 (3.41%) Apache
7 2 (2.27%) Jetty
7 2 (2.27%) nginx
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.14%) JBoss
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
2 25 (28.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.41%) SaaS
5 2 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) DAB
2 2 (2.27%) LDAP
3 1 (1.14%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) SNMP
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) MySQL
2 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.64%) Redis
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
5 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.41%) Big Data
9 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (51.14%) Git (software)
2 38 (43.18%) Jenkins
3 18 (20.45%) Subversion
4 17 (19.32%) TeamCity
5 16 (18.18%) IntelliJ
6 15 (17.05%) Cucumber
7 14 (15.91%) Capybara
8 9 (10.23%) JIRA
9 6 (6.82%) Hudson
9 6 (6.82%) Maven
10 3 (3.41%) Psake
11 2 (2.27%) Mockito
11 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
11 2 (2.27%) JMeter
11 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.27%) JUnit
12 1 (1.14%) NUnit
12 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
1 5 (5.68%) Publishing
2 3 (3.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.27%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Consultant
3 22 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 22 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 22 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Ruby Developer
5 9 (10.23%) PHP Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Senior Configuration Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (2.27%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) HTML5
1 20 (22.73%) HTML
1 20 (22.73%) CSS
2 19 (21.59%) Web Services
3 17 (19.32%) CSS3
4 15 (17.05%) .NET
4 15 (17.05%) LAMP
5 14 (15.91%) Sinatra
5 14 (15.91%) Sass
6 12 (13.64%) RESTful
6 12 (13.64%) JSON
7 9 (10.23%) XML
7 9 (10.23%) Symfony
7 9 (10.23%) Memcached
8 6 (6.82%) REST
8 6 (6.82%) jQuery
9 3 (3.41%) Middleware
9 3 (3.41%) Ajax
9 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.27%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Open Source
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.27%) Replication
3 2 (2.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Linux
2 14 (15.91%) UNIX
3 10 (11.36%) CentOS
4 9 (10.23%) Windows
4 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (62.50%) DevOps
2 50 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (48.86%) Configuration Management
4 31 (35.23%) Scrum
5 23 (26.14%) TDD
6 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (15.91%) Web Design
8 13 (14.77%) OO
8 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
8 13 (14.77%) Kanban
9 11 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.36%) MVC
10 10 (11.36%) Load Balancing
11 9 (10.23%) SOA
11 9 (10.23%) Pair Programming
11 9 (10.23%) OO PHP
11 9 (10.23%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (62.50%) Java
1 55 (62.50%) Ruby
2 38 (43.18%) Python
3 29 (32.95%) PHP
4 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.32%) Perl
6 8 (9.09%) SQL
7 3 (3.41%) C#
7 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.45%) QA
2 7 (7.95%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (48.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.64%) vCloud
3 9 (10.23%) vSphere
4 3 (3.41%) Docker
5 2 (2.27%) Varnish
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 50 (56.82%) Puppet
2 40 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (39.77%) Nagios
4 26 (29.55%) Vagrant
5 25 (28.41%) Ansible
6 23 (26.14%) Salt
7 14 (15.91%) Graylog2
8 13 (14.77%) ZABBIX
9 6 (6.82%) logstash
10 5 (5.68%) Capistrano
11 4 (4.55%) Tivoli
12 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
12 3 (3.41%) Kibana
12 3 (3.41%) Graphite
12 3 (3.41%) Zenoss
13 2 (2.27%) CA SiteMinder
14 1 (1.14%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 48 (54.55%) VMware
2 14 (15.91%) Akamai
3 12 (13.64%) Perforce
4 11 (12.50%) AppDynamics
5 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.68%) Google
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle
8 2 (2.27%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.27%) Adobe
8 2 (2.27%) CA
9 1 (1.14%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.14%) Splunk