Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 642 573 748
Rank change year-on-year -69 +175 +55
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 213 257 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.67% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 144 85
England median daily rate £525 £525 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.00%
10th Percentile £388 £400 £380
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £490
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.00%
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 39,607 38,429 45,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.67% 43.81% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,803 23,659 28,157
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,461 1,297 1,492
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.73
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -90 145 £550 - 28
Midlands -10 21 £450 - 2
South East -35 17 £425 -10.53%
North of England -20 15 £385 -23.00% 2
West Midlands -21 15 £450 -10.00% 2
South West - 12 £550 -
North West -13 8 £500 - 1
Yorkshire -21 7 £375 -17.58% 1
East Midlands -1 4 £575 +35.29%
East of England +1 2 - - 2
AppDynamics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 115 (53.99%) Splunk
2 110 (51.64%) Java
3 101 (47.42%) DevOps
4 89 (41.78%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (41.31%) Amazon AWS
6 80 (37.56%) Jenkins
7 70 (32.86%) Linux
8 67 (31.46%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (30.52%) Docker
10 55 (25.82%) Unix
11 49 (23.00%) Microservices
11 49 (23.00%) Kubernetes
12 47 (22.07%) Bash Shell
13 45 (21.13%) Finance
14 44 (20.66%) Banking
15 42 (19.72%) Spring
15 42 (19.72%) Git (software)
15 42 (19.72%) Continuous Delivery
16 41 (19.25%) New Relic
17 39 (18.31%) SQL
18 38 (17.84%) Ansible
19 36 (16.90%) logstash
19 36 (16.90%) Cucumber
20 35 (16.43%) Dynatrace
21 34 (15.96%) TeamCity
22 33 (15.49%) Puppet
22 33 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
22 33 (15.49%) JMeter
22 33 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
23 32 (15.02%) Python

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 30 (14.08%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (11.27%) Apache
3 22 (10.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 20 (9.39%) IIS
5 15 (7.04%) Confluence
6 14 (6.57%) Mule
6 14 (6.57%) Tomcat
7 11 (5.16%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.76%) nginx
9 7 (3.29%) Anypoint
9 7 (3.29%) Mule ESB
10 6 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.82%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.82%) Apache Spark
10 6 (2.82%) Jetty
10 6 (2.82%) Mongrel
11 5 (2.35%) JBoss
11 5 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Sonata
2 5 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.88%) Infor M3
4 3 (1.41%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Magento
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 88 (41.31%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (11.27%) GitHub
4 17 (7.98%) PaaS
5 15 (7.04%) OpenShift
6 14 (6.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (5.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (5.16%) npm
8 10 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (4.69%) Slack
9 8 (3.76%) BlazeMeter
10 7 (3.29%) IaaS
10 7 (3.29%) NuGet
10 7 (3.29%) Sauce Labs
11 6 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (2.82%) Datadog
11 6 (2.82%) Rackspace Cloud
11 6 (2.82%) Sumo Logic
12 5 (2.35%) Google App Engine
12 5 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.92%) HTTP
2 13 (6.10%) Firewall
3 6 (2.82%) DNS
3 6 (2.82%) SSL
4 4 (1.88%) IPsec
4 4 (1.88%) NAS
4 4 (1.88%) SAN
5 2 (0.94%) DHCP
5 2 (0.94%) DMZ
5 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.94%) LAN
5 2 (0.94%) MPLS
5 2 (0.94%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.94%) Network Security
5 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.94%) VLAN
5 2 (0.94%) VPLS
5 2 (0.94%) VPN
5 2 (0.94%) WAN
5 2 (0.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.62%) NoSQL
2 24 (11.27%) MongoDB
3 17 (7.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (7.98%) Relational Database
4 16 (7.51%) MySQL
5 10 (4.69%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.23%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.76%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.29%) Big Data
9 5 (2.35%) Couchbase
9 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.88%) DB2
11 3 (1.41%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.41%) Redis
12 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.47%) DbVisualizer
13 1 (0.47%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 80 (37.56%) Jenkins
2 42 (19.72%) Git (software)
3 36 (16.90%) Cucumber
4 34 (15.96%) TeamCity
5 33 (15.49%) JMeter
6 30 (14.08%) JIRA
6 30 (14.08%) Selenium
7 26 (12.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 25 (11.74%) LoadRunner
9 22 (10.33%) Maven
10 16 (7.51%) Bitbucket
11 14 (6.57%) Mockito
12 13 (6.10%) IntelliJ
12 13 (6.10%) JUnit
12 13 (6.10%) SonarQube
13 12 (5.63%) Zephyr
14 11 (5.16%) Artifactory
14 11 (5.16%) Gradle
15 10 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (4.23%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (21.13%) Finance
2 44 (20.66%) Banking
3 8 (3.76%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.29%) Games
4 7 (3.29%) Retail
5 4 (1.88%) Back Office
6 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.94%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (23.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (14.08%) Architect
2 30 (14.08%) Developer
3 28 (13.15%) Consultant
4 24 (11.27%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.98%) Technical Architect
6 16 (7.51%) Tester
7 15 (7.04%) Java Architect
8 14 (6.57%) Java Technical Architect
9 13 (6.10%) Performance Consultant
10 12 (5.63%) Applications Consultant
11 10 (4.69%) Analyst
11 10 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (4.69%) Java Engineer
12 8 (3.76%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.29%) Java Software Developer
13 7 (3.29%) Performance Tester
13 7 (3.29%) Platform Engineer
14 6 (2.82%) Lead Architect
14 6 (2.82%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.72%) Spring
2 29 (13.62%) RESTful
3 27 (12.68%) Web Services
4 26 (12.21%) .NET
5 24 (11.27%) Spring Boot
6 22 (10.33%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (8.45%) ActiveMQ
8 15 (7.04%) HTML
8 15 (7.04%) REST
9 13 (6.10%) Dropwizard
9 13 (6.10%) Kafka
10 9 (4.23%) Spring Cloud
11 8 (3.76%) Ajax
11 8 (3.76%) J2EE
11 8 (3.76%) Swagger
12 7 (3.29%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.29%) Apache Camel
12 7 (3.29%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.29%) HTML5
12 7 (3.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.69%) Fintech
3 9 (4.23%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (4.23%) User Experience
4 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.35%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.88%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.41%) CMDB
7 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.41%) NHS
8 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.47%) DataPower
9 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.47%) Online Games
9 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 70 (32.86%) Linux
2 55 (25.82%) Unix
3 26 (12.21%) Windows
4 18 (8.45%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.16%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.82%) CentOS
7 6 (2.82%) Debian
8 5 (2.35%) Fedora
9 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.94%) AIX
10 2 (0.94%) Android
10 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (47.42%) DevOps
2 89 (41.78%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (31.46%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (23.00%) Microservices
5 42 (19.72%) Continuous Delivery
6 33 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (13.62%) TDD
8 27 (12.68%) Kanban
9 26 (12.21%) Test Automation
10 25 (11.74%) BDD
11 24 (11.27%) Performance Testing
11 24 (11.27%) Scrum
12 22 (10.33%) Analytics
13 21 (9.86%) Performance Monitoring
14 20 (9.39%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 20 (9.39%) High Availability
14 20 (9.39%) Open Source
15 19 (8.92%) Migration
16 17 (7.98%) Pair Programming
16 17 (7.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 110 (51.64%) Java
2 47 (22.07%) Bash Shell
3 39 (18.31%) SQL
4 32 (15.02%) Python
5 28 (13.15%) Groovy
6 26 (12.21%) Scala
7 23 (10.80%) PowerShell
8 21 (9.86%) Ruby
9 18 (8.45%) JavaScript
9 18 (8.45%) Perl
10 17 (7.98%) Shell Script
11 11 (5.16%) Kotlin
12 9 (4.23%) C#
12 9 (4.23%) Java 8
13 6 (2.82%) Go
14 2 (0.94%) C++
14 2 (0.94%) F#
14 2 (0.94%) PHP
14 2 (0.94%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.69%) ISTQB
1 10 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.29%) Degree
3 6 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.88%) ISEB
5 4 (1.88%) MCSE
5 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.94%) CCNP
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.74%) QA
2 7 (3.29%) GCP
3 2 (0.94%) GDPR
3 2 (0.94%) PMO
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (30.52%) Docker
2 15 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.82%) VirtualBox
4 6 (2.82%) Xen
5 5 (2.35%) KVM
6 4 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.94%) etcd
9 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 49 (23.00%) Kubernetes
2 38 (17.84%) Ansible
3 36 (16.90%) logstash
4 33 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (15.49%) Puppet
5 30 (14.08%) Terraform
6 27 (12.68%) Kibana
7 26 (12.21%) Grafana
7 26 (12.21%) Nagios
8 20 (9.39%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (3.76%) Salt
10 7 (3.29%) BMC PATROL
10 7 (3.29%) Packer
10 7 (3.29%) Prometheus
11 6 (2.82%) Graylog
12 4 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.88%) Rancher
13 3 (1.41%) Icinga
13 3 (1.41%) SCOM
14 2 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 115 (53.99%) Splunk
2 41 (19.25%) New Relic
3 35 (16.43%) Dynatrace
4 29 (13.62%) Microsoft
5 28 (13.15%) Oracle
6 18 (8.45%) VMware
7 12 (5.63%) MuleSoft
8 11 (5.16%) BMC
8 11 (5.16%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.69%) Google
9 10 (4.69%) HP
9 10 (4.69%) SOASTA, Inc
10 9 (4.23%) Cisco
11 8 (3.76%) Atlassian
11 8 (3.76%) EMC
12 7 (3.29%) F5
12 7 (3.29%) FNZ
12 7 (3.29%) Micro Focus
12 7 (3.29%) Riverbed
12 7 (3.29%) Veracode