Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 650 634 711
Rank change year-on-year -16 +77 +149
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 243 271 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 162 102
UK median daily rate £518 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +5.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £383 £375 £413
90th Percentile £613 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £490 £475
% change year-on-year -8.16% +3.16% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,195 43,557 47,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.18% 42.66% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,766 27,037 29,277
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £237 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,647 1,458 1,722
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.58 £10.20
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.96 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% - -5.27%

AppDynamics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AppDynamics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AppDynamics.

Contractor daily rate trend for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppDynamics over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppDynamics within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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
England -28 226 £525 - 54
London -23 167 £550 +1.85% 42
UK excluding London -20 74 £450 -8.16% 13
Midlands 0 29 £431 -15.36% 1
West Midlands -19 18 £400 -21.49% 1
Scotland -6 11 £373 -0.53%
South West -30 10 £550 +10.00%
East Midlands - 9 £500 -
East of England +7 6 £550 +52.78% 5
South East -26 6 £281 -42.31% 2
North of England -28 6 £530 +17.78% 4
Wales - 6 £408 - 1
North West -16 5 £530 +6.00% 3
Yorkshire -10 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for AppDynamics.

1 113 (46.50%) DevOps
2 107 (44.03%) Java
3 103 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (40.74%) Jenkins
5 85 (34.98%) Docker
6 83 (34.16%) Splunk
7 78 (32.10%) Amazon AWS
8 76 (31.28%) Git (software)
8 76 (31.28%) Linux
9 70 (28.81%) Kubernetes
10 65 (26.75%) Windows
11 63 (25.93%) New Relic
12 58 (23.87%) Finance
13 57 (23.46%) Python
13 57 (23.46%) Microservices
14 55 (22.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 54 (22.22%) Ansible
15 54 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
16 53 (21.81%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (21.40%) TeamCity
18 50 (20.58%) Banking
19 47 (19.34%) Opscode Chef
20 46 (18.93%) Puppet
21 44 (18.11%) Bitbucket
21 44 (18.11%) Microsoft
22 43 (17.70%) JMeter
23 42 (17.28%) OpenShift
23 42 (17.28%) Sonatype Nexus
24 40 (16.46%) Test Automation
25 39 (16.05%) Nagios

AppDynamics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 34 (13.99%) Apache
2 31 (12.76%) IIS
3 21 (8.64%) Confluence
3 21 (8.64%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (8.23%) Tomcat
4 20 (8.23%) WebSphere
5 16 (6.58%) nginx
6 15 (6.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (5.76%) Apache Solr
8 12 (4.94%) Jetty
8 12 (4.94%) Mongrel
8 12 (4.94%) OpenStack
9 10 (4.12%) Mule
10 7 (2.88%) JBoss
11 2 (0.82%) WildFly
12 1 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.41%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.23%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.23%) SessionCam
2 3 (1.23%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 78 (32.10%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (22.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (17.28%) OpenShift
4 25 (10.29%) PaaS
5 22 (9.05%) IaaS
6 21 (8.64%) Datadog
7 20 (8.23%) GitHub
8 19 (7.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (7.41%) SaaS
10 14 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (5.35%) Sumo Logic
12 10 (4.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (3.70%) BlazeMeter
13 9 (3.70%) Slack
14 8 (3.29%) Apigee
15 7 (2.88%) npm
15 7 (2.88%) NuGet
15 7 (2.88%) Sauce Labs
16 6 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
17 5 (2.06%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.58%) HTTP
2 16 (6.58%) Firewall
3 14 (5.76%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.94%) DNS
5 6 (2.47%) Internet
5 6 (2.47%) SSL
6 5 (2.06%) SMTP
6 5 (2.06%) VPN
7 4 (1.65%) DHCP
7 4 (1.65%) IPsec
8 2 (0.82%) IPv6
8 2 (0.82%) SAN
9 1 (0.41%) DSL
9 1 (0.41%) NAS
9 1 (0.41%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 17 (7.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.12%) MySQL
3 10 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.12%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.70%) Redis
5 8 (3.29%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.06%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.06%) HBase
8 4 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.23%) Aerospike
9 3 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.23%) Big Data
9 3 (1.23%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 76 (31.28%) Git (software)
3 52 (21.40%) TeamCity
4 44 (18.11%) Bitbucket
5 43 (17.70%) JMeter
6 42 (17.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 38 (15.64%) JIRA
8 36 (14.81%) Cucumber
9 35 (14.40%) Selenium
10 31 (12.76%) Maven
11 30 (12.35%) LoadRunner
12 27 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
13 26 (10.70%) SonarQube
14 25 (10.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (9.88%) Gradle
15 24 (9.88%) IBM UrbanCode
16 20 (8.23%) Zephyr
17 18 (7.41%) Artifactory
17 18 (7.41%) MSBuild
18 16 (6.58%) Gatling
General
1 58 (23.87%) Finance
2 50 (20.58%) Banking
3 11 (4.53%) Retail
4 6 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.06%) Games
6 3 (1.23%) Marketing
6 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Front Office
7 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (25.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (13.58%) Architect
3 26 (10.70%) Consultant
4 24 (9.88%) Developer
5 22 (9.05%) Technical Architect
6 20 (8.23%) Applications Consultant
6 20 (8.23%) Performance Consultant
6 20 (8.23%) Tester
7 18 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
8 17 (7.00%) Java Developer
9 16 (6.58%) Azure DevOps
9 16 (6.58%) Management Consultant
9 16 (6.58%) Performance Management Consultant
10 15 (6.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.94%) Analyst
12 11 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (4.53%) Java Architect
13 10 (4.12%) Java Technical Architect
14 9 (3.70%) Performance Tester
14 9 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.23%) .NET
2 32 (13.17%) Spring
3 28 (11.52%) RESTful
3 28 (11.52%) Spring Boot
4 25 (10.29%) Web Services
5 21 (8.64%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (6.17%) HTML
6 15 (6.17%) Hystrix
6 15 (6.17%) Swagger
7 14 (5.76%) REST
8 12 (4.94%) JMS
8 12 (4.94%) JRuby
8 12 (4.94%) Servlets
8 12 (4.94%) Spring Cloud
8 12 (4.94%) YAML
9 10 (4.12%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (4.12%) LDAP
10 9 (3.70%) Hibernate
10 9 (3.70%) JPA
10 9 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.76%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.53%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (4.12%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.70%) Fintech
6 7 (2.88%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.65%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.65%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.23%) PKI
8 3 (1.23%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.82%) NHS
9 2 (0.82%) User Experience
9 2 (0.82%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.28%) Linux
2 65 (26.75%) Windows
3 39 (16.05%) Unix
4 29 (11.93%) Windows Server
5 27 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 18 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (6.58%) Debian
8 15 (6.17%) CentOS
9 12 (4.94%) Fedora
10 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (46.50%) DevOps
2 103 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (23.46%) Microservices
4 54 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 53 (21.81%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (16.46%) Test Automation
7 33 (13.58%) Performance Monitoring
8 32 (13.17%) Performance Testing
9 29 (11.93%) Analytics
10 27 (11.11%) Scrum
11 26 (10.70%) Performance Management
12 25 (10.29%) Application Performance Management
12 25 (10.29%) Open Source
13 23 (9.47%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 22 (9.05%) Migration
15 21 (8.64%) Non-Functional Testing
15 21 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (8.23%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (7.82%) Kanban
17 19 (7.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (44.03%) Java
2 57 (23.46%) Python
3 35 (14.40%) PowerShell
4 28 (11.52%) Bash Shell
5 26 (10.70%) Perl
6 25 (10.29%) Groovy
6 25 (10.29%) Ruby
7 24 (9.88%) SQL
8 21 (8.64%) JavaScript
9 17 (7.00%) Go
10 16 (6.58%) Scala
11 15 (6.17%) C#
12 11 (4.53%) Kotlin
12 11 (4.53%) Shell Script
13 10 (4.12%) Java 8
14 2 (0.82%) C++
14 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.82%) VBA
15 1 (0.41%) F#
15 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (6.17%) Degree
2 12 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.53%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.12%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.06%) ISEB
7 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.41%) MCSE
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.58%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) GDPR
3 2 (0.82%) PMO
3 2 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (34.98%) Docker
2 18 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.94%) VirtualBox
4 11 (4.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.47%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.82%) iptables
7 1 (0.41%) KVM
7 1 (0.41%) NFS
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (28.81%) Kubernetes
2 54 (22.22%) Ansible
3 47 (19.34%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (18.93%) Puppet
5 39 (16.05%) Nagios
5 39 (16.05%) Terraform
6 33 (13.58%) logstash
7 27 (11.11%) Kibana
8 21 (8.64%) Prometheus
9 14 (5.76%) Packer
10 12 (4.94%) Grafana
10 12 (4.94%) Graylog
10 12 (4.94%) Salt
11 9 (3.70%) QRadar
12 8 (3.29%) ITRS Geneos
13 7 (2.88%) ZABBIX
14 5 (2.06%) Control-M
15 4 (1.65%) Rancher
16 3 (1.23%) Consul
16 3 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 83 (34.16%) Splunk
2 63 (25.93%) New Relic
3 44 (18.11%) Microsoft
4 38 (15.64%) Dynatrace
5 33 (13.58%) Red Hat
6 30 (12.35%) Oracle
7 18 (7.41%) Atlassian
7 18 (7.41%) VMware
8 17 (7.00%) Micro Focus
9 16 (6.58%) Google
10 15 (6.17%) SOASTA, Inc
11 14 (5.76%) IBM
11 14 (5.76%) MuleSoft
11 14 (5.76%) RedGate
12 11 (4.53%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.29%) BMC
13 8 (3.29%) CA
14 7 (2.88%) Veracode
15 5 (2.06%) Compuware
15 5 (2.06%) HP