Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 598 653 807
Rank change year-on-year +55 +154 +6
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 239 181 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.20% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.44% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 100 32
England median daily rate £538 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +32.45%
10th Percentile £375 £413 £415
90th Percentile £625 £639 £575
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +25.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 39,059 40,744 41,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.28% 45.05% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,885 25,215 25,002
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £585
UK median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,268 1,486 1,784
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -0.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.30 £45.38 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

AppDynamics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AppDynamics in England

AppDynamics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AppDynamics in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for AppDynamics in England

AppDynamics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppDynamics in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor 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 17 January 2018. 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 +50 197 £540 +8.00% 18
East of England - 13 £350 -
North of England +38 10 £388 -32.61% 2
Midlands +3 7 - - 2
West Midlands +2 7 - - 2
South West +10 6 £500 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +7 6 £388 -32.61%
South East -35 6 £320 -32.63% 3
North West +19 4 £413 -12.00% 2
AppDynamics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AppDynamics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for AppDynamics.

1 147 (61.51%) Java
2 146 (61.09%) Splunk
3 142 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (52.72%) DevOps
5 118 (49.37%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (43.51%) SQL
7 98 (41.00%) Unix
8 84 (35.15%) Microservices
9 77 (32.22%) RESTful
10 76 (31.80%) TDD
10 76 (31.80%) BDD
11 74 (30.96%) NoSQL
12 70 (29.29%) Kanban
12 70 (29.29%) Linux
13 66 (27.62%) Kafka
14 60 (25.10%) Banking
15 59 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
16 58 (24.27%) Elasticsearch
16 58 (24.27%) Finance
17 56 (23.43%) High Availability
18 55 (23.01%) Domain-Driven Design
18 55 (23.01%) Elastic Stack
18 55 (23.01%) Grafana
19 54 (22.59%) New Relic
19 54 (22.59%) Scala
19 54 (22.59%) Apache Cassandra
19 54 (22.59%) Pair Programming
20 53 (22.18%) Kibana
21 52 (21.76%) logstash
22 50 (20.92%) Docker

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 58 (24.27%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (14.64%) IIS
3 27 (11.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 27 (11.30%) Confluence
3 27 (11.30%) WebSphere
4 18 (7.53%) Apache Spark
5 15 (6.28%) Apache
5 15 (6.28%) Tomcat
6 14 (5.86%) Mule
7 13 (5.44%) Mule ESB
8 11 (4.60%) JBoss
9 8 (3.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (2.09%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.26%) Anypoint
11 3 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.02%) npm
3 11 (4.60%) PaaS
4 10 (4.18%) GitHub
5 8 (3.35%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.51%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (1.67%) SaaS
10 3 (1.26%) Akamai
10 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.26%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.26%) Datadog
10 3 (1.26%) IaaS
10 3 (1.26%) Route 53
10 3 (1.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.79%) Firewall
2 15 (6.28%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.18%) DNS
4 9 (3.77%) FTP
5 7 (2.93%) HTTP
6 6 (2.51%) WAN
7 5 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (2.09%) SSL
7 5 (2.09%) VLAN
8 4 (1.67%) LDAP
9 3 (1.26%) BGP
9 3 (1.26%) EIGRP
9 3 (1.26%) IPsec
9 3 (1.26%) LAN
9 3 (1.26%) MPLS
9 3 (1.26%) Network Security
9 3 (1.26%) OSPF
9 3 (1.26%) SMTP
9 3 (1.26%) VPN
9 3 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (30.96%) NoSQL
2 54 (22.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 29 (12.13%) Hadoop
4 24 (10.04%) MongoDB
5 19 (7.95%) Big Data
6 15 (6.28%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.44%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.18%) DB2
9 8 (3.35%) DbVisualizer
9 8 (3.35%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.67%) Hazelcast
10 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.26%) Redis
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.42%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 50 (20.92%) Jenkins
2 49 (20.50%) Mockito
3 41 (17.15%) JIRA
4 35 (14.64%) Cucumber
5 34 (14.23%) TeamCity
6 31 (12.97%) Git (software)
7 28 (11.72%) JMeter
7 28 (11.72%) Selenium
8 23 (9.62%) LoadRunner
9 22 (9.21%) Maven
10 16 (6.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (6.28%) MSBuild
12 14 (5.86%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (5.44%) JUnit
14 12 (5.02%) Liquibase
15 11 (4.60%) IntelliJ
16 10 (4.18%) The Grinder
17 9 (3.77%) Artifactory
18 8 (3.35%) IBM UrbanCode
18 8 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (25.10%) Banking
2 58 (24.27%) Finance
3 16 (6.69%) Games
3 16 (6.69%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.26%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (32.22%) Developer
2 57 (23.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (15.48%) Java Developer
4 36 (15.06%) Scala Developer
5 29 (12.13%) Consultant
6 22 (9.21%) Senior Developer
7 21 (8.79%) Agile Developer
8 20 (8.37%) Applications Engineer
9 19 (7.95%) Agile Java Developer
9 19 (7.95%) Java Scala Developer
10 17 (7.11%) Architect
11 16 (6.69%) Windows Engineer
12 15 (6.28%) Windows DevOps Engineer
13 14 (5.86%) Java Engineer
14 13 (5.44%) Splunk Consultant
15 12 (5.02%) AWS Engineer
16 11 (4.60%) Integration Engineer
16 11 (4.60%) PowerShell Engineer
16 11 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
16 11 (4.60%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (32.22%) RESTful
2 66 (27.62%) Kafka
3 55 (23.01%) Elastic Stack
4 37 (15.48%) Akka
5 33 (13.81%) Spring
6 32 (13.39%) Node.js
7 31 (12.97%) ActiveMQ
8 26 (10.88%) .NET
9 21 (8.79%) HTML
10 15 (6.28%) AngularJS
10 15 (6.28%) HTML5
10 15 (6.28%) J2EE
10 15 (6.28%) MSMQ
10 15 (6.28%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (5.44%) Spring MVC
12 12 (5.02%) Web Services
13 10 (4.18%) Dropwizard
13 10 (4.18%) Grails
14 9 (3.77%) CSS
14 9 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.86%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (5.02%) Online Banking
4 8 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.35%) User Experience
5 7 (2.93%) Fintech
6 6 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.09%) Blog
7 5 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.09%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.26%) CMDB
9 3 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.84%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 98 (41.00%) Unix
2 70 (29.29%) Linux
3 31 (12.97%) Windows
4 18 (7.53%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.18%) AIX
6 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.67%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.26%) CentOS
8 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.42%) Android
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (52.72%) DevOps
3 118 (49.37%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (35.15%) Microservices
5 76 (31.80%) BDD
5 76 (31.80%) TDD
6 70 (29.29%) Kanban
7 56 (23.43%) High Availability
8 55 (23.01%) Domain-Driven Design
9 54 (22.59%) Pair Programming
10 48 (20.08%) Scrum
11 46 (19.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 39 (16.32%) Test Automation
13 32 (13.39%) Performance Management
14 27 (11.30%) Mentoring
15 26 (10.88%) Performance Monitoring
16 25 (10.46%) Task Automation
17 23 (9.62%) Performance Testing
18 22 (9.21%) Configuration Management
19 21 (8.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 147 (61.51%) Java
2 104 (43.51%) SQL
3 54 (22.59%) Scala
4 36 (15.06%) PowerShell
5 34 (14.23%) JavaScript
5 34 (14.23%) Python
6 33 (13.81%) Perl
7 32 (13.39%) Shell Script
8 31 (12.97%) Bash Shell
9 28 (11.72%) Ruby
10 20 (8.37%) Groovy
11 10 (4.18%) C#
11 10 (4.18%) Kotlin
12 8 (3.35%) AWK
12 8 (3.35%) GraphQL
12 8 (3.35%) PHP
13 6 (2.51%) C
14 4 (1.67%) Go
15 3 (1.26%) C++
16 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (2.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.67%) MCSE
2 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.26%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.26%) CCIE
3 3 (1.26%) CCNP
3 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.84%) CCA
4 2 (0.84%) CCNA
4 2 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (0.84%) ISEB
4 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (20.08%) QA
System Software
1 50 (20.92%) Docker
2 8 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.84%) XenApp
5 2 (0.84%) XenServer
6 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) LXC
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (23.01%) Grafana
2 53 (22.18%) Kibana
3 52 (21.76%) logstash
4 42 (17.57%) Kubernetes
5 39 (16.32%) Puppet
6 26 (10.88%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (10.04%) ITRS Geneos
7 24 (10.04%) Nagios
8 17 (7.11%) Ansible
9 12 (5.02%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (5.02%) ZABBIX
10 10 (4.18%) Terraform
11 9 (3.77%) Prometheus
12 5 (2.09%) Icinga
12 5 (2.09%) SCOM
13 4 (1.67%) Rancher
14 2 (0.84%) BladeLogic
14 2 (0.84%) EdgeSight
14 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.84%) WMI
Vendors
1 146 (61.09%) Splunk
2 54 (22.59%) New Relic
3 34 (14.23%) Dynatrace
4 22 (9.21%) Oracle
5 14 (5.86%) HP
5 14 (5.86%) Microsoft
6 13 (5.44%) IBM
7 11 (4.60%) Atlassian
7 11 (4.60%) Sybase
8 10 (4.18%) VMware
9 8 (3.35%) Adobe
9 8 (3.35%) MuleSoft
9 8 (3.35%) RedGate
10 7 (2.93%) Cisco
11 6 (2.51%) Apigee
11 6 (2.51%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.09%) Palo Alto
12 5 (2.09%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.67%) BMC
14 3 (1.26%) Juniper