Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 638 619 650
Rank change year-on-year -19 +31 +18
Contract jobs citing Application Performance Monitoring 20 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.036% 0.046% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.054% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 32
UK excluding London median daily rate £608 £320 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.84% -32.63% +23.78%
10th Percentile £433 £270 £324
90th Percentile £663 £539 £625
UK median daily rate £513 £539 £475
% change year-on-year -4.92% +13.47% +18.75%
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 46,941 44,047 50,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 85.34% 84.21% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,770 26,955 31,431
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,888 1,681 1,918
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -14.58% +4.35% +4.55%

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 September 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 September 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 - 7 £625 - 1
North of England -11 3 £638 +99.22% 1
Midlands -12 3 £450 -11.68%
West Midlands -32 3 £450 -11.68%
East of England - 3 £500 - 3
North West -17 2 £638 +99.22% 1
Scotland -31 2 £370 +23.33%
South West - 2 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
Application Performance Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (40.00%) Puppet
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Terraform
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) SaaS
4 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (35.00%) Dynatrace
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (30.00%) Service Management
6 5 (25.00%) Ruby
6 5 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (25.00%) AppDynamics
6 5 (25.00%) PagerDuty
6 5 (25.00%) Datadog
6 5 (25.00%) User Experience
6 5 (25.00%) New Relic
6 5 (25.00%) Webhook
6 5 (25.00%) Slack
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) DB2
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco

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 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) SaaS
3 5 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (25.00%) Datadog
3 5 (25.00%) Slack
4 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (10.00%) IaaS
4 2 (10.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) JMeter
2 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) NeoLoad
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Gatling
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) SAML
3 2 (10.00%) Drools
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) Java EE
3 2 (10.00%) jBPM
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) CMDB
3 2 (10.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) 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%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 5 (25.00%) Webhook
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Open Source
7 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Domain Models
8 2 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (10.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
1 8 (40.00%) Terraform
2 3 (15.00%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (15.00%) Nagios
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Dynatrace
2 5 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 5 (25.00%) New Relic
2 5 (25.00%) PagerDuty
3 4 (20.00%) BMC
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Ivanti
4 3 (15.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (15.00%) Splunk
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.00%) CA
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow