Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Application Performance Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Application Performance Monitoring over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Application Performance Monitoring
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 643 617 623
Rank change year-on-year -26 +6 +21
Contract jobs citing Application Performance Monitoring 20 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.036% 0.056% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.066% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 35
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £320 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.09% -32.63% +25.00%
10th Percentile £470 £244 £285
90th Percentile £566 £538 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.00% -5.26% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Application Performance Monitoring is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 47,774 45,254 47,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 86.08% 84.43% 84.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,553 28,048 29,376
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,778 1,638 1,987
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.38 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.47 £24.02 £22.67
% change year-on-year -6.47% +5.97% +3.03%

Application Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Application Performance Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Application Performance Monitoring in the UK excluding London

Application Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Application Performance Monitoring in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Performance Monitoring in the UK excluding London

Application Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Performance Monitoring in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Performance Monitoring in the UK excluding London

Application Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Performance Monitoring in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Performance Monitoring in the UK excluding London

Application Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Performance Monitoring within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
North of England -2 12 £500 +56.09% 2
North East - 11 £500 - 2
Midlands -17 6 £500 -1.48%
West Midlands -23 5 £500 -1.48%
East of England - 2 - -
North West -5 1 £650 +103.13%
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Application Performance Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Application Performance Monitoring 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Application Performance Monitoring.

1 20 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 17 (85.00%) Puppet
2 17 (85.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (80.00%) Perl
3 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 16 (80.00%) Nagios
4 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
4 15 (75.00%) Windows
4 15 (75.00%) Python
4 15 (75.00%) SOA
4 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (75.00%) ZABBIX
4 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (75.00%) Docker
4 15 (75.00%) DevOps
4 15 (75.00%) User Experience
4 15 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (70.00%) Deployment Automation
5 14 (70.00%) Release Automation
5 14 (70.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (70.00%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (70.00%) Docker Swarm
5 14 (70.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (70.00%) Ansible
5 14 (70.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 14 (70.00%) Confluence
5 14 (70.00%) Maven
5 14 (70.00%) Ruby
5 14 (70.00%) JIRA

Application Performance Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 14 (70.00%) Confluence
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 17 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (10.00%) IaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) PaaS
3 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (70.00%) JIRA
3 14 (70.00%) Maven
3 14 (70.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Gatling
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.00%) NeoLoad
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Elastic Stack
1 14 (70.00%) YAML
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) User Experience
2 14 (70.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) DC/OS
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) MVS
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) VME
3 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 15 (75.00%) DevOps
2 15 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (75.00%) SOA
3 14 (70.00%) Change Management
3 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (70.00%) Deployment Automation
3 14 (70.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 14 (70.00%) Kanban
3 14 (70.00%) Release Automation
3 14 (70.00%) Scrum
3 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (55.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (55.00%) SDLC
5 8 (40.00%) Task Automation
6 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Perl
2 15 (75.00%) Python
3 14 (70.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (85.00%) Puppet
2 16 (80.00%) Nagios
3 15 (75.00%) ZABBIX
4 14 (70.00%) Ansible
4 14 (70.00%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
6 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Riverbed
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (10.00%) Dynatrace
3 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) HP