Period
to 1 December 2020

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 1 December 2020 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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 373 691 661
Rank change year-on-year +318 -30 -31
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 198 96 240
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 0.27% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 59 162
Median daily rate £475 £515 £521
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.77% -1.20% -0.71%
10th Percentile £250 £410 £396
90th Percentile £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £545 £450
% change year-on-year -12.84% +21.11% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 16,183 34,912 42,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.45% 43.04% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,528 21,773 26,503
Median daily rate £460 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 655 1,445 1,649
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% +8.57% +0.40%
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £51.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.33 £17.85 £16.75
% change year-on-year +41.90% +6.57% +1.52%

AppDynamics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AppDynamics.

Daily rate trend for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AppDynamics over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AppDynamics.

Hourly rate trend for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Top 12 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 1 December 2020. 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 +347 183 £475 -6.40% 15
London +217 92 £475 - 6
UK excluding London +246 81 £475 -12.84% 10
North of England +146 65 £485 -3.00% 2
Yorkshire +93 61 £463 -11.90% 2
Work from Home -98 52 £475 +58.33% 5
East of England +78 10 £475 -26.92% 2
North West +67 4 £495 +65.00%
Midlands - 4 £270 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £270 - 1
South East +142 2 £360 -31.43%
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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.

1 149 (75.25%) Splunk
2 143 (72.22%) Jenkins
3 127 (64.14%) Git (software)
4 124 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (62.12%) Java
6 111 (56.06%) AWS
7 108 (54.55%) JIRA
8 93 (46.97%) Python
9 92 (46.46%) Mobile App
10 91 (45.96%) Scrum
11 87 (43.94%) Spring
11 87 (43.94%) Spring Boot
12 82 (41.41%) DevOps
13 75 (37.88%) Cloud Foundry
13 75 (37.88%) Kotlin
14 74 (37.37%) Kanban
14 74 (37.37%) Confluence
15 72 (36.36%) Test Automation
16 71 (35.86%) Slack
17 68 (34.34%) Java 8
18 65 (32.83%) Sonatype Nexus
18 65 (32.83%) GitHub
18 65 (32.83%) Maven
19 62 (31.31%) REST
20 61 (30.81%) JSON
21 60 (30.30%) Performance Testing
22 57 (28.79%) Node.js
23 54 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
24 53 (26.77%) Prometheus
25 50 (25.25%) Android

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 75 (37.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 74 (37.37%) Confluence
3 42 (21.21%) Mule
4 19 (9.60%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.02%) JBoss
5 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.52%) Anypoint
6 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.51%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Fredhopper
1 2 (1.01%) Magento
1 2 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.51%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 111 (56.06%) AWS
2 71 (35.86%) Slack
3 65 (32.83%) GitHub
4 29 (14.65%) PaaS
5 28 (14.14%) IaaS
6 25 (12.63%) Azure
7 24 (12.12%) GCP
8 14 (7.07%) Amazon EKS
8 14 (7.07%) npm
9 4 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.52%) Serverless
11 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.63%) Firewall
2 22 (11.11%) SSL
2 22 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 17 (8.59%) DNS
3 17 (8.59%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (2.53%) BGP
4 5 (2.53%) MPLS
4 5 (2.53%) SNMP
5 1 (0.51%) DSL
5 1 (0.51%) HTTP
5 1 (0.51%) Skype
5 1 (0.51%) WAN
5 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 10 (5.05%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.05%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (4.04%) Neo4j
5 6 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.53%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.01%) DB2
8 2 (1.01%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (1.01%) MySQL
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.51%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 143 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 127 (64.14%) Git (software)
3 108 (54.55%) JIRA
4 65 (32.83%) Maven
4 65 (32.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 46 (23.23%) Xcode
6 44 (22.22%) Android Studio
7 42 (21.21%) Mockito
8 41 (20.71%) JUnit
9 39 (19.70%) CocoaPods
10 26 (13.13%) IntelliJ
11 21 (10.61%) GitLab
11 21 (10.61%) JMeter
12 16 (8.08%) Artifactory
12 16 (8.08%) Selenium
13 15 (7.58%) NeoLoad
14 12 (6.06%) LoadUI
15 11 (5.56%) eggPlant
16 9 (4.55%) Vagrant
17 6 (3.03%) Gradle
General
1 50 (25.25%) Finance
2 27 (13.64%) Banking
3 15 (7.58%) Public Sector
4 13 (6.57%) Telecoms
5 12 (6.06%) Electronics
5 12 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 12 (6.06%) Marketing
6 6 (3.03%) Legal
7 3 (1.52%) Retail
8 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (20.20%) Developer
2 26 (13.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (7.07%) iOS Developer
4 11 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 11 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
5 10 (5.05%) Performance Engineer
5 10 (5.05%) Test Engineer
6 9 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 9 (4.55%) Mobile Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) Performance Test Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Monitoring Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.54%) Tester
9 5 (2.53%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.53%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (2.53%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.02%) Analyst
10 4 (2.02%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (43.94%) Spring
1 87 (43.94%) Spring Boot
2 62 (31.31%) REST
3 61 (30.81%) JSON
4 57 (28.79%) Node.js
5 43 (21.72%) React
6 41 (20.71%) WireMock
7 37 (18.69%) Elastic Stack
8 26 (13.13%) Hystrix
8 26 (13.13%) RxJava
9 23 (11.62%) Kafka
10 15 (7.58%) Enzyme
10 15 (7.58%) Jest
10 15 (7.58%) Redux
11 13 (6.57%) Express
12 7 (3.54%) OAuth
13 5 (2.53%) CORBA
13 5 (2.53%) OpenID
13 5 (2.53%) SAML
14 4 (2.02%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 92 (46.46%) Mobile App
2 25 (12.63%) User Experience
3 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.52%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.01%) FMCG
6 2 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (25.25%) Android
2 46 (23.23%) Apple iOS
3 45 (22.73%) Linux
4 18 (9.09%) Windows
5 11 (5.56%) Unix
6 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (45.96%) Scrum
3 82 (41.41%) DevOps
4 74 (37.37%) Kanban
5 72 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 60 (30.30%) Performance Testing
7 54 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 47 (23.74%) Microservices
9 44 (22.22%) Android Development
10 43 (21.72%) Pair Programming
11 40 (20.20%) iOS Development
12 34 (17.17%) SDLC
13 33 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (15.66%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 30 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (13.13%) Functional Programming
17 25 (12.63%) Data Engineering
18 22 (11.11%) Lean UX
18 22 (11.11%) Load Balancing
19 21 (10.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (62.12%) Java
2 93 (46.97%) Python
3 75 (37.88%) Kotlin
4 68 (34.34%) Java 8
5 46 (23.23%) Apple Swift
6 24 (12.12%) Perl
7 23 (11.62%) Bash Shell
8 20 (10.10%) SQL
9 15 (7.58%) PHP
10 14 (7.07%) ES6
11 8 (4.04%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.54%) JavaScript
13 6 (3.03%) Go
14 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.52%) Ruby
16 2 (1.01%) AWK
17 1 (0.51%) C
17 1 (0.51%) C#
17 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (10.10%) SC Cleared
1 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (2.53%) Degree
3 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) NIST
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (22.22%) Docker
2 5 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.01%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 53 (26.77%) Prometheus
2 41 (20.71%) Ansible
3 38 (19.19%) Kubernetes
4 24 (12.12%) Terraform
5 22 (11.11%) Kibana
6 19 (9.60%) Grafana
7 18 (9.09%) logstash
8 16 (8.08%) ZABBIX
9 14 (7.07%) Istio
9 14 (7.07%) Rancher
10 13 (6.57%) Consul
11 11 (5.56%) Fluentd
11 11 (5.56%) SCOM
12 8 (4.04%) HP SIM
12 8 (4.04%) Icinga
12 8 (4.04%) Nagios
12 8 (4.04%) Netcool
12 8 (4.04%) Opsview
13 7 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 149 (75.25%) Splunk
2 28 (14.14%) Dynatrace
2 28 (14.14%) MuleSoft
3 22 (11.11%) F5
4 20 (10.10%) New Relic
5 14 (7.07%) Blue Coat
5 14 (7.07%) SAP
6 13 (6.57%) ServiceNow
7 12 (6.06%) SolarWinds
8 9 (4.55%) Google
9 8 (4.04%) HP
9 8 (4.04%) SevOne
10 6 (3.03%) Oracle
11 5 (2.53%) ForgeRock
11 5 (2.53%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.52%) BMC
12 3 (1.52%) PagerDuty
12 3 (1.52%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.01%) hybris
13 2 (1.01%) IBM