Period
to 20 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 596 328 679
Rank change year-on-year -268 +351 -28
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 131 143 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.56% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 1.28% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 93 76
10th Percentile £400 £274 £425
25th Percentile £461 £413 £460
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £540
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -12.04% +2.86%
75th Percentile £620 £520 £625
90th Percentile £721 £589 £675
UK median daily rate £538 £471 £525
% change year-on-year +14.06% -10.24% -

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 25,508 11,199 34,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.30% 44.04% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,918 7,364 21,997
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
25th Percentile £400 £369 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £558
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 332 1,169
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.63 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.13 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.59% +5.92% +9.13%
75th Percentile £42.20 £45.00 £42.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.75 £51.42
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.42 £19.41
% change year-on-year -4.49% +5.19% +14.18%

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 20 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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 -192 75 £575 +22.34% 12
North of England -106 28 £400 -15.79% 3
Yorkshire -67 20 £400 -20.00%
North West -60 8 £350 -2.78% 2
East of England -45 6 £513 +7.89%
Midlands -80 4 £565 +117.31% 1
West Midlands -64 3 £565 -
South East -96 2 £438 +21.53% 4
AppDynamics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 80 (61.07%) Splunk
2 68 (51.91%) Java
3 67 (51.15%) Jenkins
4 60 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (41.22%) Finance
6 53 (40.46%) AWS
6 53 (40.46%) Kubernetes
7 52 (39.69%) DevOps
8 51 (38.93%) Docker
9 48 (36.64%) Microservices
10 41 (31.30%) Linux
11 40 (30.53%) Python
12 39 (29.77%) Git (software)
13 37 (28.24%) Terraform
13 37 (28.24%) Social Skills
14 36 (27.48%) Oracle
15 34 (25.95%) Scrum
16 31 (23.66%) Ansible
17 29 (22.14%) Grafana
17 29 (22.14%) JIRA
18 28 (21.37%) JSON
18 28 (21.37%) SQL
18 28 (21.37%) Spring Boot
18 28 (21.37%) Confluence
19 26 (19.85%) Azure
20 24 (18.32%) Maven
20 24 (18.32%) Test Automation
20 24 (18.32%) Visualisation
21 23 (17.56%) GitHub
21 23 (17.56%) Infrastructure as Code

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 28 (21.37%) Confluence
2 15 (11.45%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.87%) Apache
3 9 (6.87%) Apache Spark
3 9 (6.87%) IIS
4 8 (6.11%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.58%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.29%) Documentum
6 3 (2.29%) JBoss
6 3 (2.29%) Mule
6 3 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.53%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.53%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.76%) Camunda
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Magento
1 2 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.53%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (40.46%) AWS
2 26 (19.85%) Azure
3 23 (17.56%) GitHub
4 21 (16.03%) GCP
5 17 (12.98%) IaaS
6 16 (12.21%) Datadog
7 15 (11.45%) PaaS
7 15 (11.45%) Slack
8 14 (10.69%) Amazon EKS
9 9 (6.87%) Amazon EMR
9 9 (6.87%) Kong
9 9 (6.87%) Serverless
10 8 (6.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (5.34%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (4.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (4.58%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (3.82%) Akamai
14 4 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (3.05%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) Firewall
2 9 (6.87%) SSL
3 8 (6.11%) HTTP
4 7 (5.34%) DNS
5 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.82%) DHCP
6 5 (3.82%) FTP
6 5 (3.82%) PuTTY
6 5 (3.82%) SMTP
6 5 (3.82%) SSH
6 5 (3.82%) Telnet
6 5 (3.82%) WinSCP
7 2 (1.53%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.53%) VPN
8 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.76%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.76%) LAN
8 1 (0.76%) NAS
8 1 (0.76%) SAN
8 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.16%) DB2
2 12 (9.16%) Hadoop
2 12 (9.16%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (7.63%) Tableau
4 9 (6.87%) Big Data
4 9 (6.87%) BigQuery
4 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.87%) Delta Lake
5 8 (6.11%) Data Lake
5 8 (6.11%) MySQL
6 6 (4.58%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.29%) HBase
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.53%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 67 (51.15%) Jenkins
2 39 (29.77%) Git (software)
3 29 (22.14%) JIRA
4 24 (18.32%) Maven
5 19 (14.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 18 (13.74%) JMeter
7 11 (8.40%) Android Studio
8 10 (7.63%) GitLab
8 10 (7.63%) Selenium
9 9 (6.87%) LoadRunner
10 8 (6.11%) Cucumber
10 8 (6.11%) NeoLoad
10 8 (6.11%) SonarQube
11 7 (5.34%) Artifactory
11 7 (5.34%) Gatling
12 5 (3.82%) Liquibase
12 5 (3.82%) Robot Framework
12 5 (3.82%) Subversion
13 4 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (3.05%) Introscope
General
1 54 (41.22%) Finance
2 37 (28.24%) Social Skills
3 21 (16.03%) Banking
4 16 (12.21%) Public Sector
5 13 (9.92%) Marketing
6 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
7 10 (7.63%) Electronics
7 10 (7.63%) Manufacturing
8 9 (6.87%) Legal
8 9 (6.87%) Retail
9 8 (6.11%) Financial Institution
10 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.53%) Front Office
12 1 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (23.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (16.03%) Architect
3 17 (12.98%) Developer
4 11 (8.40%) Android Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Tester
6 9 (6.87%) Analyst
6 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 9 (6.87%) Performance Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Platform Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Senior Architect
6 9 (6.87%) Senior DevOps
6 9 (6.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.82%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Business Architect
8 5 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Non-Functional Tester
8 5 (3.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.37%) JSON
1 28 (21.37%) Spring Boot
2 22 (16.79%) Spring
3 21 (16.03%) REST
4 20 (15.27%) Kafka
4 20 (15.27%) Node.js
5 17 (12.98%) React
6 14 (10.69%) Elastic Stack
7 13 (9.92%) HTML
8 8 (6.11%) SOAP
8 8 (6.11%) XML
9 7 (5.34%) .NET
9 7 (5.34%) RESTful
10 6 (4.58%) JMS
11 5 (3.82%) CSS
11 5 (3.82%) HTML5
11 5 (3.82%) LAMP
11 5 (3.82%) Web Services
11 5 (3.82%) XML-RPC
12 4 (3.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Mobile App
2 11 (8.40%) User Experience
3 8 (6.11%) Hedge funds
3 8 (6.11%) Market Risk
4 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.82%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.82%) Wiki
6 2 (1.53%) FMCG
6 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Blog
7 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.30%) Linux
2 13 (9.92%) Android
2 13 (9.92%) Unix
3 12 (9.16%) Windows
4 6 (4.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) Solaris
7 1 (0.76%) SUSE
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.69%) DevOps
3 48 (36.64%) Microservices
4 34 (25.95%) Scrum
5 24 (18.32%) Test Automation
5 24 (18.32%) Visualisation
6 23 (17.56%) Infrastructure as Code
7 20 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (14.50%) Kanban
9 16 (12.21%) Open Source
10 14 (10.69%) Data Visualisation
10 14 (10.69%) Migration
10 14 (10.69%) Performance Testing
11 13 (9.92%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (9.16%) Analytics
12 12 (9.16%) Android Development
12 12 (9.16%) Infrastructure Automation
12 12 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (8.40%) Configuration Management
13 11 (8.40%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.91%) Java
2 40 (30.53%) Python
3 28 (21.37%) SQL
4 22 (16.79%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.21%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.92%) Java 8
6 13 (9.92%) Perl
7 11 (8.40%) Kotlin
8 10 (7.63%) Groovy
9 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.82%) VBScript
11 3 (2.29%) Ruby
12 2 (1.53%) AWK
12 2 (1.53%) Go
12 2 (1.53%) PHP
12 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.76%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.76%) Elixir
13 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) SC Cleared
1 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.40%) Degree
3 7 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.76%) RHCE
5 1 (0.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) GDPR
2 3 (2.29%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (38.93%) Docker
2 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.53%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) KVM
5 1 (0.76%) NFS
5 1 (0.76%) SRDF
5 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (40.46%) Kubernetes
2 37 (28.24%) Terraform
3 31 (23.66%) Ansible
4 29 (22.14%) Grafana
5 20 (15.27%) Prometheus
6 12 (9.16%) Puppet
7 11 (8.40%) Kibana
7 11 (8.40%) logstash
8 10 (7.63%) Consul
8 10 (7.63%) Fluentd
8 10 (7.63%) Istio
8 10 (7.63%) Rancher
9 8 (6.11%) Nagios
10 6 (4.58%) Netcool
11 4 (3.05%) CA Wily
11 4 (3.05%) Kiali
11 4 (3.05%) Packer
12 3 (2.29%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (1.53%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 80 (61.07%) Splunk
2 36 (27.48%) Oracle
3 20 (15.27%) Dynatrace
4 16 (12.21%) New Relic
5 14 (10.69%) Google
6 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.92%) SAP
7 10 (7.63%) MuleSoft
8 9 (6.87%) ServiceNow
9 7 (5.34%) IBM
10 5 (3.82%) ATG
10 5 (3.82%) Micro Focus
11 3 (2.29%) BMC
11 3 (2.29%) Cisco
11 3 (2.29%) ForgeRock
11 3 (2.29%) Pega
11 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.29%) Sybase
12 2 (1.53%) hybris
12 2 (1.53%) Palo Alto