Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 585 610 653
Rank change year-on-year +25 +43 +5
Contract jobs citing Application Performance Monitoring 44 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.083% 0.024% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.029% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 3 24
UK excluding London median daily rate £545 £539 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +48.69% -10.77%
10th Percentile £364 £480 £320
90th Percentile £750 £539 £538
UK median daily rate £525 £545 £450
% change year-on-year -3.58% +21.00% -6.49%
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 44,604 41,072 49,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 84.53% 83.73% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,189 25,119 30,750
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,708 1,673 1,803
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.33 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.00% - +17.37%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
South East -1 21 £545 - 1
Scotland -33 7 £370 -
North of England - 7 £700 -
North West - 7 £700 -
South West - 5 £400 -
Midlands -11 3 £450 -16.51%
West Midlands -20 3 £450 -16.51%
East of England - 1 £500 - 7
Application Performance Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 44 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 22 (50.00%) DevOps
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (34.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 14 (31.82%) Puppet
6 14 (31.82%) Java
7 13 (29.55%) Terraform
8 12 (27.27%) Web Services
9 11 (25.00%) Scrum
9 11 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (25.00%) JIRA
9 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.45%) Spring
11 9 (20.45%) Maven
11 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
11 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
11 9 (20.45%) XML
11 9 (20.45%) Python
11 9 (20.45%) SOA
12 8 (18.18%) Dynatrace
12 8 (18.18%) New Relic
12 8 (18.18%) Project Management
12 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
12 8 (18.18%) Ruby
13 7 (15.91%) TDD
13 7 (15.91%) Riverbed
13 7 (15.91%) Workflow
13 7 (15.91%) JBoss

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 7 (15.91%) JBoss
2 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (11.36%) Datadog
2 5 (11.36%) SaaS
2 5 (11.36%) Slack
3 3 (6.82%) Akamai
3 3 (6.82%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) Serverless
4 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
1 1 (2.27%) SNMP
1 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) DB2
2 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (25.00%) JIRA
2 9 (20.45%) Maven
3 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.82%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.55%) Ant
6 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.55%) Introscope
7 1 (2.27%) JMeter
7 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.27%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Lead Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (6.82%) Applications Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Implementation Project Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Web Services
2 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
2 9 (20.45%) Spring
2 9 (20.45%) XML
3 7 (15.91%) XSLT
4 6 (13.64%) Java EE
5 5 (11.36%) Drools
6 4 (9.09%) jBPM
6 4 (9.09%) SAML
7 3 (6.82%) Node.js
7 3 (6.82%) REST
8 2 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (4.55%) CSS3
8 2 (4.55%) DHTML
8 2 (4.55%) EJB
8 2 (4.55%) HTML
8 2 (4.55%) HTML5
8 2 (4.55%) J2EE
8 2 (4.55%) JMS
8 2 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) CMDB
1 4 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) DataPower
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
2 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) DC/OS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 22 (50.00%) DevOps
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 11 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (25.00%) Scrum
6 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.45%) SOA
8 8 (18.18%) Project Management
9 7 (15.91%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (15.91%) ITIL
9 7 (15.91%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (15.91%) TDD
9 7 (15.91%) Workflow
10 6 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
10 6 (13.64%) Synthetic Monitoring
11 5 (11.36%) Application Performance Management
11 5 (11.36%) BPMN
11 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
11 5 (11.36%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) Python
3 8 (18.18%) Ruby
4 5 (11.36%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.82%) Groovy
6 3 (6.82%) Perl
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Puppet
2 13 (29.55%) Terraform
3 3 (6.82%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (6.82%) CA Wily
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
4 2 (4.55%) Nagios
4 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Dynatrace
1 8 (18.18%) New Relic
2 7 (15.91%) Riverbed
3 6 (13.64%) AppDynamics
3 6 (13.64%) Splunk
4 5 (11.36%) CA
4 5 (11.36%) PagerDuty
5 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.82%) BMC
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Google
6 3 (6.82%) Ivanti
6 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) IBM