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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Relic
Rank 537 583 559
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -24
Contract jobs citing New Relic 56 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.028% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.062% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 9 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £450
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
25415 25693 22778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 45.58% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14468 14335 12108
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1091 1087 1211
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015.

New Relic Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

New Relic
Top 24 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 17 April 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 +36 56 £500 +17.64% 12
London +29 40 £500 +17.64% 6
Nottingham - 1 £550 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £550 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 3
Staines - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Norfolk - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Norwich - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
Basingstoke - - - -

New Relic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 69 (74.19%) Ruby
2 67 (72.04%) Java
3 62 (66.67%) DevOps
4 59 (63.44%) Amazon AWS
5 54 (58.06%) Puppet
5 54 (58.06%) VMware
6 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (55.91%) Configuration Management
8 51 (54.84%) Git (software)
9 48 (51.61%) Python
9 48 (51.61%) OpenStack
10 47 (50.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 45 (48.39%) Jenkins
12 38 (40.86%) Opscode Chef
13 35 (37.63%) PHP
14 30 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (32.26%) QA
15 29 (31.18%) Nagios
16 28 (30.11%) Vagrant
16 28 (30.11%) Node.js
16 28 (30.11%) Microsoft Azure
17 27 (29.03%) Amazon EC2
18 26 (27.96%) Ansible
19 25 (26.88%) JavaScript
20 24 (25.81%) Perl
20 24 (25.81%) .NET
20 24 (25.81%) HTML
20 24 (25.81%) TDD
21 23 (24.73%) TeamCity
21 23 (24.73%) Continuous Improvement

New Relic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (51.61%) OpenStack
2 28 (30.11%) Node.js
3 19 (20.43%) IIS
4 17 (18.28%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (7.53%) Drupal
6 6 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (4.30%) JBoss
8 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (3.23%) Confluence
9 2 (2.15%) Apache
10 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.08%) CMS
10 1 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.08%) WordPress
10 1 (1.08%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 59 (63.44%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (30.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (29.03%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.23%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.15%) SaaS
7 1 (1.08%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) Internet
2 3 (3.23%) Firewall
3 2 (2.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) MySQL
3 13 (13.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (11.83%) NoSQL
4 11 (11.83%) Redis
5 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.15%) Big Data
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (54.84%) Git (software)
2 45 (48.39%) Jenkins
3 23 (24.73%) TeamCity
4 21 (22.58%) Subversion
5 17 (18.28%) IntelliJ
5 17 (18.28%) Cucumber
5 17 (18.28%) Capybara
6 7 (7.53%) JIRA
7 3 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.23%) Psake
7 3 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.15%) Phing
General
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Games
2 2 (2.15%) Retail
2 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (24.73%) Consultant
3 22 (23.66%) Senior Consultant
3 22 (23.66%) DevOps Consultant
4 21 (22.58%) Developer
5 17 (18.28%) Ruby Developer
6 12 (12.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (2.15%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Administrator
10 2 (2.15%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) DBA
10 2 (2.15%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Configuration Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Senior Configuration Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) HTML
1 24 (25.81%) .NET
2 22 (23.66%) CSS
2 22 (23.66%) HTML5
3 17 (18.28%) Sinatra
3 17 (18.28%) CSS3
3 17 (18.28%) Sass
4 14 (15.05%) Web Services
5 11 (11.83%) LAMP
6 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.38%) REST
7 5 (5.38%) jQuery
8 4 (4.30%) RESTful
8 4 (4.30%) JSON
8 4 (4.30%) Symfony
8 4 (4.30%) XML
8 4 (4.30%) Memcached
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (1.08%) Ember.js
10 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (16.13%) Open Source
3 4 (4.30%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.98%) Linux
4 8 (8.60%) UNIX
5 6 (6.45%) CentOS
6 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (66.67%) DevOps
2 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (55.91%) Configuration Management
4 30 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 24 (25.81%) TDD
6 23 (24.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (20.43%) Scrum
8 17 (18.28%) Web Design
8 17 (18.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (18.28%) Pair Programming
9 16 (17.20%) Service Delivery
10 14 (15.05%) Load Balancing
11 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
11 13 (13.98%) SOA
12 11 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (11.83%) Kanban
13 9 (9.68%) OO
14 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
15 6 (6.45%) Service Management
15 6 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 69 (74.19%) Ruby
2 67 (72.04%) Java
3 48 (51.61%) Python
4 35 (37.63%) PHP
5 25 (26.88%) JavaScript
6 24 (25.81%) Perl
7 11 (11.83%) SQL
8 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.23%) VB
10 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.08%) C#
10 1 (1.08%) C++
10 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (32.26%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (50.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (22.58%) vSphere
2 21 (22.58%) vCloud
3 5 (5.38%) Docker
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 54 (58.06%) Puppet
2 38 (40.86%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (31.18%) Nagios
4 28 (30.11%) Vagrant
5 26 (27.96%) Ansible
6 22 (23.66%) Salt
7 21 (22.58%) ZABBIX
8 17 (18.28%) Graylog
9 10 (10.75%) Kibana
10 6 (6.45%) logstash
11 5 (5.38%) Zenoss
12 3 (3.23%) Capistrano
12 3 (3.23%) Foglight
13 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
13 2 (2.15%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (2.15%) Graphite
14 1 (1.08%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 54 (58.06%) VMware
2 21 (22.58%) Perforce
3 17 (18.28%) Akamai
4 15 (16.13%) AppDynamics
5 9 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.60%) Oracle
7 6 (6.45%) Adobe
8 3 (3.23%) EMC
8 3 (3.23%) Cisco
8 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.23%) NetApp
8 3 (3.23%) Google
8 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.15%) CA
9 2 (2.15%) WorldPay
10 1 (1.08%) Splunk