Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 693 801
Rank change year-on-year +102 +108 +12
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 251 162 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.17% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.37% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 90 42
England median daily rate £538 £489 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% -0.26% +29.63%
10th Percentile £390 £398 £400
90th Percentile £618 £625 £621
UK median daily rate £538 £488 £490
% change year-on-year +10.26% -0.51% +29.63%
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 39715 43795 45277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.10% 44.85% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24758 27129 27209
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +3.49% +3.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1289 1547 1982
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.37%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £44.20 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +4.67%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 +86 188 £545 +9.00% 12
South East 0 20 £475 +2.15% 2
Midlands +44 18 £510 +35.87% 1
West Midlands +46 17 £510 +35.87% 1
North of England +50 12 £450 -21.74% 2
East of England - 8 £360 -
North West +27 6 £500 - 2
Yorkshire +6 6 £363 -36.96%
South West -1 5 £500 +25.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
AppDynamics
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, 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.

1 123 (49.00%) Splunk
2 120 (47.81%) Java
3 116 (46.22%) DevOps
4 112 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (42.63%) SQL
6 88 (35.06%) Linux
7 77 (30.68%) Unix
8 71 (28.29%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (27.89%) Finance
10 66 (26.29%) Microservices
11 59 (23.51%) Performance Management
12 58 (23.11%) Amazon AWS
13 55 (21.91%) NoSQL
14 54 (21.51%) BDD
14 54 (21.51%) RESTful
14 54 (21.51%) TDD
15 50 (19.92%) Kanban
16 47 (18.73%) Kibana
17 46 (18.33%) logstash
17 46 (18.33%) Pair Programming
18 45 (17.93%) Banking
19 44 (17.53%) JIRA
20 42 (16.73%) Scala
21 41 (16.33%) Docker
21 41 (16.33%) Perl
22 40 (15.94%) High Availability
22 40 (15.94%) Kafka
23 39 (15.54%) Jenkins
23 39 (15.54%) Apache Cassandra
23 39 (15.54%) Grafana

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 36 (14.34%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (11.55%) IIS
3 20 (7.97%) Confluence
4 18 (7.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (6.37%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.18%) Apache
6 13 (5.18%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.98%) Apache Spark
8 8 (3.19%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.79%) JBoss
10 6 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.99%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.59%) CMS
12 4 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (1.20%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.20%) Mule
14 2 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.80%) Anypoint
15 1 (0.40%) Mule ESB
15 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 58 (23.11%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (4.78%) PaaS
5 9 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (3.59%) IaaS
5 9 (3.59%) Serverless
6 8 (3.19%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.79%) Datadog
8 5 (1.99%) Bluemix
8 5 (1.99%) G Suite
8 5 (1.99%) GitHub
8 5 (1.99%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (1.59%) SaaS
10 3 (1.20%) Akamai
10 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.20%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.80%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.19%) Firewall
3 7 (2.79%) DNS
4 6 (2.39%) FTP
5 5 (1.99%) Network Security
5 5 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (1.99%) VLAN
5 5 (1.99%) WAN
6 4 (1.59%) SSL
7 3 (1.20%) BGP
7 3 (1.20%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.20%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.20%) IPsec
7 3 (1.20%) MPLS
7 3 (1.20%) OSPF
7 3 (1.20%) SSH
7 3 (1.20%) VPN
7 3 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.91%) NoSQL
2 39 (15.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (7.17%) Hadoop
4 17 (6.77%) SQL Server
5 15 (5.98%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.18%) Big Data
7 11 (4.38%) MySQL
8 10 (3.98%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.98%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.39%) DB2
11 5 (1.99%) DbVisualizer
12 3 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.20%) Redis
13 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.40%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.40%) Riak
Development Applications
1 44 (17.53%) JIRA
2 39 (15.54%) Jenkins
3 31 (12.35%) Mockito
4 27 (10.76%) Git (software)
5 23 (9.16%) JMeter
6 21 (8.37%) LoadRunner
7 18 (7.17%) Selenium
8 16 (6.37%) Cucumber
9 13 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (4.38%) Bitbucket
10 11 (4.38%) JUnit
11 10 (3.98%) IBM UrbanCode
12 9 (3.59%) MSBuild
12 9 (3.59%) TeamCity
13 8 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (1.99%) Gerrit
15 5 (1.99%) JBehave
15 5 (1.99%) SonarQube
15 5 (1.99%) Vagrant
General
1 70 (27.89%) Finance
2 45 (17.93%) Banking
3 34 (13.55%) Financial Institution
4 23 (9.16%) Games
5 9 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.99%) Electronics
6 5 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.99%) Marketing
6 5 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Retail
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (28.69%) Developer
2 43 (17.13%) Consultant
3 40 (15.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (9.56%) Scala Developer
4 24 (9.56%) Senior Developer
5 23 (9.16%) Java Developer
6 17 (6.77%) Administrator
7 15 (5.98%) Applications Engineer
8 14 (5.58%) Agile Developer
9 12 (4.78%) Agile Java Developer
9 12 (4.78%) Architect
9 12 (4.78%) Python Developer
10 11 (4.38%) Splunk Consultant
11 10 (3.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 10 (3.98%) Performance Consultant
11 10 (3.98%) Performance Engineer
11 10 (3.98%) Senior Python Developer
12 9 (3.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.59%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.59%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.51%) RESTful
2 40 (15.94%) Kafka
3 34 (13.55%) Elastic Stack
4 27 (10.76%) J2EE
5 26 (10.36%) .NET
6 25 (9.96%) Akka
7 18 (7.17%) ActiveMQ
8 16 (6.37%) HTML
9 14 (5.58%) Node.js
9 14 (5.58%) Spring
9 14 (5.58%) Web Services
10 13 (5.18%) AngularJS
11 10 (3.98%) RxJava
12 9 (3.59%) Django
12 9 (3.59%) Flask
12 9 (3.59%) HTML5
12 9 (3.59%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (3.19%) .NET Core
13 8 (3.19%) Sensu
14 7 (2.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.17%) User Experience
2 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.58%) CMDB
4 12 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.98%) Blog
6 9 (3.59%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.39%) Fintech
8 6 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.39%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.99%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.20%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 88 (35.06%) Linux
2 77 (30.68%) Unix
3 30 (11.95%) Windows
4 13 (5.18%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.38%) CentOS
7 9 (3.59%) Mac OS X
7 9 (3.59%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.99%) AIX
9 3 (1.20%) Debian
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (46.22%) DevOps
2 112 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (28.29%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (26.29%) Microservices
5 59 (23.51%) Performance Management
6 54 (21.51%) BDD
6 54 (21.51%) TDD
7 50 (19.92%) Kanban
8 46 (18.33%) Pair Programming
9 40 (15.94%) High Availability
10 38 (15.14%) Configuration Management
11 37 (14.74%) Domain-Driven Design
11 37 (14.74%) Mentoring
12 36 (14.34%) Scrum
13 32 (12.75%) Analytics
13 32 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 31 (12.35%) ITIL
15 27 (10.76%) Performance Monitoring
16 25 (9.96%) Performance Testing
17 23 (9.16%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (47.81%) Java
2 107 (42.63%) SQL
3 42 (16.73%) Scala
4 41 (16.33%) Perl
5 38 (15.14%) Shell Script
6 36 (14.34%) Python
7 28 (11.16%) PowerShell
8 20 (7.97%) Bash Shell
8 20 (7.97%) JavaScript
9 18 (7.17%) C#
10 10 (3.98%) Go
11 8 (3.19%) C
11 8 (3.19%) GraphQL
11 8 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.79%) Groovy
12 7 (2.79%) Ruby
12 7 (2.79%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.39%) PHP
14 5 (1.99%) AWK
14 5 (1.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (4.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.39%) Degree
4 3 (1.20%) CCIE
4 3 (1.20%) CCNP
4 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.18%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (16.33%) Docker
2 6 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.20%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 47 (18.73%) Kibana
2 46 (18.33%) logstash
3 39 (15.54%) Grafana
4 38 (15.14%) Ansible
5 31 (12.35%) Puppet
6 25 (9.96%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (9.56%) Kubernetes
8 23 (9.16%) Nagios
9 17 (6.77%) ITRS Geneos
10 10 (3.98%) Pingdom
10 10 (3.98%) Terraform
10 10 (3.98%) ZABBIX
11 9 (3.59%) Prometheus
12 6 (2.39%) Graphite
13 5 (1.99%) SCOM
14 4 (1.59%) Consul
15 2 (0.80%) BladeLogic
15 2 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
15 2 (0.80%) WMI
16 1 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 123 (49.00%) Splunk
2 38 (15.14%) Oracle
3 36 (14.34%) New Relic
4 24 (9.56%) Dynatrace
4 24 (9.56%) Sybase
5 18 (7.17%) ServiceNow
6 17 (6.77%) Cisco
7 16 (6.37%) Riverbed
8 14 (5.58%) BMC
9 12 (4.78%) HP
10 10 (3.98%) Atlassian
10 10 (3.98%) Microsoft
11 9 (3.59%) IBM
11 9 (3.59%) PagerDuty
12 8 (3.19%) MuleSoft
12 8 (3.19%) VMware
13 7 (2.79%) SAP
13 7 (2.79%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.39%) Apigee
14 6 (2.39%) Google