Period
to 21 September 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 21 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.

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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 643 595 749
Rank change year-on-year -48 +154 +102
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 250 272 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.63% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 148 90
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -3.06%
10th Percentile £385 £413 £374
90th Percentile £613 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £465
% change year-on-year -7.50% +7.53% -6.30%
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 43,507 42,836 48,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.35% 43.36% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,045 26,355 29,741
UK median daily rate £450 £427 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% +3.52% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,664 1,401 1,657
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.00 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% -3.97% +3.92%

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 21 September 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 21 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
England -59 236 £525 - 58
London -52 164 £550 +2.09% 53
UK excluding London +6 84 £463 -7.50% 8
Midlands -8 24 £450 -6.25% 1
North of England -17 15 £385 -23.00% 2
South West -1 14 £550 +10.00%
South East -16 14 £425 -15.00% 1
West Midlands -24 13 £450 -11.68%
East Midlands +17 9 £488 +14.71% 1
North West -12 8 £450 -10.00% 1
Scotland -13 8 £384 +13.78% 1
Yorkshire -13 7 £375 +3.45% 1
Wales - 6 £408 - 2
East of England -3 3 £575 +4.55% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 127 (50.80%) Java
2 117 (46.80%) DevOps
3 114 (45.60%) Jenkins
4 110 (44.00%) Splunk
5 105 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (39.60%) Amazon AWS
7 83 (33.20%) Docker
7 83 (33.20%) Linux
8 77 (30.80%) Git (software)
9 69 (27.60%) Kubernetes
10 62 (24.80%) Ansible
10 62 (24.80%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 58 (23.20%) Microservices
12 58 (23.20%) Python
13 56 (22.40%) Finance
14 54 (21.60%) New Relic
15 52 (20.80%) Windows
16 51 (20.40%) Opscode Chef
17 50 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 50 (20.00%) Terraform
17 50 (20.00%) TeamCity
18 47 (18.80%) Bash Shell
18 47 (18.80%) Puppet
18 47 (18.80%) Unix
19 45 (18.00%) Sonatype Nexus
20 44 (17.60%) Bitbucket
21 43 (17.20%) logstash
21 43 (17.20%) Microsoft
21 43 (17.20%) Banking

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 42 (16.80%) Apache
2 30 (12.00%) IIS
3 24 (9.60%) Confluence
3 24 (9.60%) Tomcat
4 22 (8.80%) nginx
5 21 (8.40%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (8.00%) WebSphere
7 19 (7.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 18 (7.20%) Jetty
8 18 (7.20%) Mongrel
9 14 (5.60%) Apache Solr
10 13 (5.20%) Mule
11 7 (2.80%) JBoss
12 6 (2.40%) Anypoint
12 6 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (1.60%) OpenStack
14 3 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (1.20%) Mule ESB
15 1 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
15 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Sonata
2 6 (2.40%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.60%) Infor M3
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.20%) Sentinel
4 3 (1.20%) SessionCam
4 3 (1.20%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 99 (39.60%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (14.40%) OpenShift
4 27 (10.80%) GitHub
5 26 (10.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (10.40%) PaaS
6 20 (8.00%) IaaS
7 19 (7.60%) Datadog
8 18 (7.20%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (6.80%) Sumo Logic
10 16 (6.40%) SaaS
11 15 (6.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 14 (5.60%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (5.20%) Slack
14 11 (4.40%) BlazeMeter
15 10 (4.00%) npm
15 10 (4.00%) NuGet
15 10 (4.00%) Sauce Labs
16 8 (3.20%) Rackspace Cloud
17 7 (2.80%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.40%) HTTP
2 14 (5.60%) Firewall
3 13 (5.20%) DNS
4 10 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.20%) SSL
6 6 (2.40%) Internet
7 5 (2.00%) DHCP
7 5 (2.00%) IPsec
7 5 (2.00%) SAN
7 5 (2.00%) SMTP
7 5 (2.00%) VPN
8 4 (1.60%) NAS
9 2 (0.80%) IPv6
10 1 (0.40%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.60%) MongoDB
2 22 (8.80%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.40%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.20%) MySQL
6 12 (4.80%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.60%) Redis
8 8 (3.20%) Couchbase
8 8 (3.20%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.00%) HBase
11 3 (1.20%) Aerospike
11 3 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.20%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.20%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.80%) Big Data
12 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 114 (45.60%) Jenkins
2 77 (30.80%) Git (software)
3 50 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 45 (18.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 44 (17.60%) Bitbucket
6 43 (17.20%) Maven
7 40 (16.00%) JIRA
7 40 (16.00%) JMeter
7 40 (16.00%) Selenium
8 39 (15.60%) Cucumber
9 30 (12.00%) Gradle
9 30 (12.00%) SonarQube
10 28 (11.20%) LoadRunner
11 21 (8.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (8.40%) Zephyr
12 20 (8.00%) MSBuild
13 19 (7.60%) Ant
14 18 (7.20%) IBM UrbanCode
14 18 (7.20%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (7.20%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (22.40%) Finance
2 43 (17.20%) Banking
3 6 (2.40%) Retail
4 4 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.20%) Games
5 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Back Office
6 2 (0.80%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (26.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (13.20%) Architect
3 32 (12.80%) Consultant
4 27 (10.80%) Developer
5 20 (8.00%) Tester
6 19 (7.60%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.20%) Azure Engineer
7 18 (7.20%) Technical Architect
8 17 (6.80%) Applications Consultant
8 17 (6.80%) Azure DevOps
8 17 (6.80%) Performance Consultant
9 16 (6.40%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.80%) Analyst
11 11 (4.40%) Java Architect
11 11 (4.40%) Management Consultant
11 11 (4.40%) Performance Management Consultant
12 10 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
12 10 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
13 9 (3.60%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.00%) .NET
1 35 (14.00%) Spring
2 31 (12.40%) Spring Boot
3 28 (11.20%) Web Services
4 26 (10.40%) RESTful
5 24 (9.60%) Elastic Stack
6 19 (7.60%) REST
7 18 (7.20%) JRuby
7 18 (7.20%) Servlets
7 18 (7.20%) Swagger
8 17 (6.80%) HTML
9 15 (6.00%) YAML
10 13 (5.20%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (5.20%) Spring Cloud
11 11 (4.40%) Hystrix
12 10 (4.00%) HTML5
12 10 (4.00%) JMS
12 10 (4.00%) React
13 9 (3.60%) LDAP
13 9 (3.60%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.00%) Public Cloud
3 13 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.40%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (3.60%) Fintech
7 8 (3.20%) User Experience
8 5 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.60%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.20%) CMDB
10 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.20%) PKI
11 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.80%) NHS
12 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.40%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.40%) Online Games
12 1 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 83 (33.20%) Linux
2 52 (20.80%) Windows
3 47 (18.80%) Unix
4 30 (12.00%) Ubuntu
5 22 (8.80%) Debian
6 20 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 19 (7.60%) CentOS
8 17 (6.80%) Fedora
9 15 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (46.80%) DevOps
2 105 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (24.80%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (23.20%) Microservices
5 50 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 37 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (13.20%) Performance Monitoring
8 30 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 29 (11.60%) Analytics
9 29 (11.60%) TDD
10 28 (11.20%) Performance Testing
11 24 (9.60%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 24 (9.60%) BDD
12 23 (9.20%) Scrum
13 22 (8.80%) Open Source
14 21 (8.40%) Migration
15 20 (8.00%) Test Strategy
16 19 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (7.60%) High Availability
17 18 (7.20%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (50.80%) Java
2 58 (23.20%) Python
3 47 (18.80%) Bash Shell
4 35 (14.00%) PowerShell
5 33 (13.20%) Groovy
5 33 (13.20%) Perl
5 33 (13.20%) SQL
6 32 (12.80%) Ruby
7 27 (10.80%) JavaScript
8 23 (9.20%) Scala
9 21 (8.40%) Go
10 20 (8.00%) C#
11 16 (6.40%) Shell Script
12 11 (4.40%) Java 8
13 7 (2.80%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.80%) F#
14 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.80%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.40%) PHP
15 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.20%) Degree
2 14 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (4.40%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.40%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.00%) ISEB
7 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.40%) MCSE
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.20%) QA
2 11 (4.40%) GCP
3 3 (1.20%) GDPR
4 2 (0.80%) PMO
4 2 (0.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (33.20%) Docker
2 24 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.20%) VirtualBox
4 11 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.80%) Xen
6 6 (2.40%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.40%) KVM
7 4 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.80%) etcd
8 2 (0.80%) iptables
9 1 (0.40%) NFS
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 69 (27.60%) Kubernetes
2 62 (24.80%) Ansible
3 51 (20.40%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (20.00%) Terraform
5 47 (18.80%) Puppet
6 43 (17.20%) logstash
7 37 (14.80%) Kibana
8 36 (14.40%) Nagios
9 21 (8.40%) Grafana
10 19 (7.60%) Packer
11 18 (7.20%) Graylog
11 18 (7.20%) Salt
12 16 (6.40%) Prometheus
13 10 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (2.80%) BMC PATROL
15 5 (2.00%) Consul
16 3 (1.20%) Rancher
16 3 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
17 2 (0.80%) Galera Cluster
17 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 110 (44.00%) Splunk
2 54 (21.60%) New Relic
3 43 (17.20%) Microsoft
4 36 (14.40%) Oracle
5 35 (14.00%) Dynatrace
6 31 (12.40%) Red Hat
7 26 (10.40%) VMware
8 21 (8.40%) Google
9 17 (6.80%) MuleSoft
10 15 (6.00%) Atlassian
10 15 (6.00%) SOASTA, Inc
11 13 (5.20%) Micro Focus
12 12 (4.80%) RedGate
13 11 (4.40%) Apigee
13 11 (4.40%) BMC
14 10 (4.00%) Veracode
15 8 (3.20%) IBM
15 8 (3.20%) Rackspace
16 7 (2.80%) Perforce
16 7 (2.80%) Riverbed