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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Relic
Rank 575 571 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing New Relic 31 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.015% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £470 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-20.95% -
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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

New Relic Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

New Relic
Top 15 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 29 August 2014. 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
England +6 30 £425 -5.55% 8
London +39 28 £425 -5.55% 7
City of London +21 4 £375 -23.46% 2
Suffolk - 2 £415 -
East of England - 2 £415 -
South East - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fordingbridge - - - -

New Relic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 36 (72.00%) Puppet
2 35 (70.00%) Ruby
3 34 (68.00%) DevOps
4 32 (64.00%) Nagios
5 29 (58.00%) Python
6 24 (48.00%) Scrum
6 24 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (46.00%) Java
8 20 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (38.00%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (38.00%) Web Services
10 18 (36.00%) LAMP
10 18 (36.00%) Jenkins
11 17 (34.00%) Kanban
12 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
12 16 (32.00%) Perl
12 16 (32.00%) Linux
12 16 (32.00%) Apache
13 15 (30.00%) MySQL
14 14 (28.00%) VMware
14 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
15 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
16 12 (24.00%) PHP
16 12 (24.00%) Amazon S3
16 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (22.00%) Release Management
17 11 (22.00%) OpenStack
18 10 (20.00%) Salt
18 10 (20.00%) Ansible
18 10 (20.00%) QA

New Relic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (32.00%) Apache
2 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (22.00%) OpenStack
4 8 (16.00%) Node.js
5 4 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (4.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) WordPress
7 1 (2.00%) Jetty
7 1 (2.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (38.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (24.00%) Amazon S3
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (14.00%) ElastiCache
5 7 (14.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) SNMP
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) MySQL
2 7 (14.00%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) Redis
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.00%) Subversion
4 5 (10.00%) IntelliJ
4 5 (10.00%) Maven
4 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (8.00%) Capybara
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) Hudson
7 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.00%) JMeter
7 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.00%) JUnit
7 1 (2.00%) NUnit
7 1 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (2.00%) Moq
7 1 (2.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Publishing
2 2 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Consultant
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (16.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Web Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) Web Services
2 18 (36.00%) LAMP
3 9 (18.00%) HTML
3 9 (18.00%) HTML5
4 8 (16.00%) CSS
5 6 (12.00%) CSS3
6 5 (10.00%) Sinatra
6 5 (10.00%) .NET
6 5 (10.00%) XML
6 5 (10.00%) RESTful
7 4 (8.00%) JSON
7 4 (8.00%) Sass
8 3 (6.00%) REST
8 3 (6.00%) Symfony
8 3 (6.00%) Memcached
9 2 (4.00%) Ajax
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (4.00%) jQuery
9 2 (4.00%) XSL
9 2 (4.00%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.00%) CentOS
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) DevOps
2 24 (48.00%) Scrum
3 17 (34.00%) Kanban
4 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (22.00%) Release Management
6 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.00%) TDD
10 6 (12.00%) MVC
11 5 (10.00%) SOA
12 4 (8.00%) Pair Programming
12 4 (8.00%) Web Design
12 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (8.00%) Build Automation
13 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (6.00%) OO
13 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) Ruby
2 29 (58.00%) Python
3 23 (46.00%) Java
4 16 (32.00%) Perl
5 12 (24.00%) PHP
6 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (72.00%) Puppet
2 32 (64.00%) Nagios
3 24 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (20.00%) Salt
4 10 (20.00%) Ansible
4 10 (20.00%) ZABBIX
5 8 (16.00%) Vagrant
6 4 (8.00%) Graylog2
7 2 (4.00%) Capistrano
7 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
7 2 (4.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) VMware
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Rackspace
3 4 (8.00%) Akamai
4 3 (6.00%) Perforce
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.00%) Google
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago