Period
to 13 August 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of AppDynamics products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AppDynamics over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within AppDynamics, Inc.

AppDynamics
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 366 688 668
Rank change year-on-year +322 -20 -70
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 146 129 201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 0.37% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 71 131
Median daily rate £475 £540 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.04% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £327 £425 £385
90th Percentile £604 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £525 £528
% change year-on-year -9.52% -0.47% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

AppDynamics is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13,470 35,306 38,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.32% 42.67% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,243 22,252 24,316
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
10th Percentile £258 £255 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 1,247 1,432
Median hourly rate £24.20 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.69% +10.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.36 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.37 £47.49
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.37% +8.74% +2.94%

AppDynamics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AppDynamics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AppDynamics in England

AppDynamics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AppDynamics in England.

Daily rate trend for AppDynamics in England

AppDynamics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AppDynamics in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AppDynamics in England

AppDynamics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppDynamics within the England region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
London +223 74 £470 -13.76% 5
North of England +120 40 £500 - 8
Yorkshire +72 31 £501 +0.10% 8
East of England +99 16 £509 -21.73%
Midlands +92 10 £525 +20.00%
North West +89 9 £363 -36.96%
West Midlands +77 8 £525 -
South East +175 4 £360 -40.00% 1
South West +92 2 £475 -5.00%
East Midlands +57 2 £260 -40.57%
AppDynamics
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing AppDynamics 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 across the England region with a requirement for AppDynamics.

1 94 (64.38%) Splunk
2 83 (56.85%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (53.42%) AWS
4 76 (52.05%) JIRA
5 75 (51.37%) Jenkins
6 70 (47.95%) Java
7 61 (41.78%) Git (software)
8 56 (38.36%) Performance Testing
8 56 (38.36%) DevOps
9 54 (36.99%) Confluence
10 53 (36.30%) Mobile App
11 50 (34.25%) Python
11 50 (34.25%) Scrum
12 48 (32.88%) Spring
13 46 (31.51%) Cloud Foundry
14 44 (30.14%) Test Automation
15 43 (29.45%) Spring Boot
16 40 (27.40%) Kanban
17 38 (26.03%) Slack
18 36 (24.66%) REST
18 36 (24.66%) JSON
19 35 (23.97%) GitHub
19 35 (23.97%) Sonatype Nexus
20 31 (21.23%) Kotlin
20 31 (21.23%) Finance
21 30 (20.55%) Security Cleared
22 29 (19.86%) SC Cleared
22 29 (19.86%) Ansible
23 28 (19.18%) Dynatrace
24 26 (17.81%) Continuous Delivery

AppDynamics
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 54 (36.99%) Confluence
2 46 (31.51%) Cloud Foundry
3 20 (13.70%) Mule
4 4 (2.74%) Anypoint
5 3 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.37%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) assyst
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 78 (53.42%) AWS
2 38 (26.03%) Slack
3 35 (23.97%) GitHub
4 22 (15.07%) GCP
5 21 (14.38%) Azure
6 13 (8.90%) npm
7 12 (8.22%) IaaS
8 10 (6.85%) PaaS
9 7 (4.79%) OpenShift
10 4 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.74%) SaaS
11 3 (2.05%) Trello
11 3 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (1.37%) Datadog
12 2 (1.37%) Heroku
12 2 (1.37%) Stackdriver
13 1 (0.68%) Akamai
13 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.68%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.75%) SSL
2 21 (14.38%) Firewall
3 20 (13.70%) DNS
4 16 (10.96%) Reverse Proxy
4 16 (10.96%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.05%) HTTP
6 1 (0.68%) Skype
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.53%) Data Mining
2 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.48%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.11%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.42%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.74%) MySQL
7 2 (1.37%) Big Data
7 2 (1.37%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 76 (52.05%) JIRA
2 75 (51.37%) Jenkins
3 61 (41.78%) Git (software)
4 35 (23.97%) Sonatype Nexus
5 26 (17.81%) Maven
6 22 (15.07%) JMeter
6 22 (15.07%) Xcode
7 20 (13.70%) JUnit
7 20 (13.70%) Mockito
8 16 (10.96%) CocoaPods
9 15 (10.27%) Selenium
10 13 (8.90%) LoadUI
11 11 (7.53%) eggPlant
11 11 (7.53%) NeoLoad
12 10 (6.85%) Android Studio
13 9 (6.16%) Vagrant
14 7 (4.79%) CircleCI
15 6 (4.11%) Gradle
15 6 (4.11%) IntelliJ
16 5 (3.42%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (21.23%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Banking
3 8 (5.48%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.74%) Legal
4 4 (2.74%) Retail
5 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (17.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (15.75%) Developer
3 12 (8.22%) Test Engineer
4 11 (7.53%) Architect
4 11 (7.53%) Performance Engineer
4 11 (7.53%) Performance Test Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) iOS Developer
5 10 (6.85%) Mobile Engineer
6 8 (5.48%) DBA
6 8 (5.48%) Lead Developer
6 8 (5.48%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (4.11%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.42%) Consultant
8 5 (3.42%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (3.42%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Performance Architect
8 5 (3.42%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.74%) Applications Architect
9 4 (2.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.88%) Spring
2 43 (29.45%) Spring Boot
3 36 (24.66%) JSON
3 36 (24.66%) REST
4 26 (17.81%) Node.js
5 19 (13.01%) WireMock
6 15 (10.27%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (10.27%) Hystrix
6 15 (10.27%) RxJava
7 14 (9.59%) Enzyme
7 14 (9.59%) Jest
7 14 (9.59%) Redux
8 12 (8.22%) Express
9 11 (7.53%) React
10 9 (6.16%) Web Services
11 6 (4.11%) OAuth
11 6 (4.11%) SAML
11 6 (4.11%) XML
12 5 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (3.42%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (36.30%) Mobile App
2 23 (15.75%) User Experience
3 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.05%) FMCG
7 2 (1.37%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.07%) Apple iOS
1 22 (15.07%) Linux
2 21 (14.38%) Unix
3 17 (11.64%) Android
4 15 (10.27%) Windows
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.85%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.36%) DevOps
2 56 (38.36%) Performance Testing
3 50 (34.25%) Scrum
4 44 (30.14%) Test Automation
5 40 (27.40%) Kanban
6 26 (17.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (17.81%) Microservices
7 24 (16.44%) SDLC
8 23 (15.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (15.75%) Pair Programming
9 19 (13.01%) Incident Management
10 17 (11.64%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (10.96%) iOS Development
11 16 (10.96%) Load Balancing
12 15 (10.27%) Functional Programming
12 15 (10.27%) Lean UX
12 15 (10.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 15 (10.27%) Software Engineering
13 14 (9.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (47.95%) Java
2 50 (34.25%) Python
3 31 (21.23%) Kotlin
4 25 (17.12%) Java 8
5 22 (15.07%) Apple Swift
6 13 (8.90%) ES6
7 11 (7.53%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.85%) Shell Script
9 9 (6.16%) SQL
10 4 (2.74%) Groovy
10 4 (2.74%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.05%) PHP
12 2 (1.37%) Ruby
13 1 (0.68%) C
13 1 (0.68%) Go
13 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.68%) Scala
13 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (17.12%) Docker
2 6 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (19.86%) Ansible
2 26 (17.81%) Prometheus
3 22 (15.07%) ZABBIX
4 12 (8.22%) SCOM
4 12 (8.22%) Terraform
5 7 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.11%) Puppet
7 5 (3.42%) logstash
8 4 (2.74%) Kibana
8 4 (2.74%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.37%) Cacti
9 2 (1.37%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.37%) Grafana
9 2 (1.37%) Graphite
9 2 (1.37%) Nagios
10 1 (0.68%) Argo
10 1 (0.68%) BMC Performance Manager
10 1 (0.68%) Control-M
10 1 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.68%) yum
Vendors
1 94 (64.38%) Splunk
2 28 (19.18%) Dynatrace
3 21 (14.38%) F5
4 17 (11.64%) Oracle
5 16 (10.96%) New Relic
6 15 (10.27%) MuleSoft
7 13 (8.90%) Blue Coat
7 13 (8.90%) ServiceNow
8 11 (7.53%) SolarWinds
9 7 (4.79%) Google
10 5 (3.42%) Cisco
10 5 (3.42%) IBM
10 5 (3.42%) Riverbed
11 4 (2.74%) BMC
11 4 (2.74%) ForgeRock
12 3 (2.05%) Micro Focus
12 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.05%) VMware
13 2 (1.37%) SOASTA, Inc
14 1 (0.68%) SAP