Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 652 357 714
Rank change year-on-year -295 +357 -71
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 162 177 116
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.57% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 1.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 127 70
10th Percentile £400 £250 £425
25th Percentile £468 £403 £462
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £540
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -12.04% +4.35%
75th Percentile £600 £519 £600
90th Percentile £714 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +1.58% -13.64% +22.22%

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 34,000 13,705 35,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.38% 43.96% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,119 8,836 22,924
10th Percentile £278 £260 £237
25th Percentile £400 £363 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £700 £668 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% +1.41% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 398 1,338
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.16 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.75 £19.11
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +13.84% +12.38%
75th Percentile £44.50 £44.88 £41.84
90th Percentile £63.00 £54.30 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.90
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +8.48%

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 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Top 13 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 19 October 2021. 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 -276 142 £550 +15.79% 20
London -214 84 £575 +23.32% 17
Work from Home -209 58 £513 +13.89% 2
UK excluding London -179 47 £483 +1.58% 3
North of England -109 25 £455 -6.67%
Yorkshire -76 17 £465 -7.00%
Midlands -74 9 £477 +76.76% 1
West Midlands -56 8 £477 - 1
North West -58 8 £300 -17.24%
East of England -43 7 £506 +6.58% 1
Scotland -79 4 £225 -47.06%
South East -99 2 £438 +21.53% 1
Wales - 2 £550 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 86 (53.09%) Splunk
2 77 (47.53%) Jenkins
3 76 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (46.30%) Java
5 73 (45.06%) DevOps
6 70 (43.21%) Docker
7 69 (42.59%) Kubernetes
8 60 (37.04%) Linux
8 60 (37.04%) Finance
9 59 (36.42%) AWS
10 57 (35.19%) Microservices
11 49 (30.25%) Terraform
11 49 (30.25%) Git (software)
12 47 (29.01%) Python
13 46 (28.40%) Social Skills
14 45 (27.78%) Ansible
15 44 (27.16%) JIRA
16 40 (24.69%) Scrum
16 40 (24.69%) Oracle
17 36 (22.22%) Confluence
18 35 (21.60%) Azure
19 34 (20.99%) JSON
20 33 (20.37%) SQL
20 33 (20.37%) Spring Boot
21 31 (19.14%) Spring
22 27 (16.67%) Maven
22 27 (16.67%) Grafana
23 26 (16.05%) GitHub
23 26 (16.05%) Infrastructure as Code
24 25 (15.43%) Kafka

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 36 (22.22%) Confluence
2 20 (12.35%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.02%) Apache
4 12 (7.41%) IIS
5 10 (6.17%) Apache Spark
6 9 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 9 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 8 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (2.47%) Documentum
10 3 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.23%) Camunda
11 2 (1.23%) IBM Domino
11 2 (1.23%) JBoss
11 2 (1.23%) Mule
11 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.62%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Magento
2 2 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 59 (36.42%) AWS
2 35 (21.60%) Azure
3 26 (16.05%) GitHub
4 24 (14.81%) GCP
5 21 (12.96%) IaaS
5 21 (12.96%) PaaS
6 20 (12.35%) Datadog
7 15 (9.26%) Slack
8 14 (8.64%) Amazon EKS
9 10 (6.17%) Amazon EMR
9 10 (6.17%) Serverless
10 9 (5.56%) Kong
11 8 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (4.94%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (4.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
14 5 (3.09%) Akamai
14 5 (3.09%) Google Data Studio
14 5 (3.09%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) Firewall
2 9 (5.56%) SSL
3 8 (4.94%) DNS
4 7 (4.32%) HTTP
5 6 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.09%) DHCP
6 5 (3.09%) FTP
6 5 (3.09%) PuTTY
6 5 (3.09%) SMTP
6 5 (3.09%) SSH
6 5 (3.09%) Telnet
6 5 (3.09%) WinSCP
7 2 (1.23%) Internet
7 2 (1.23%) LAN
7 2 (1.23%) VPN
7 2 (1.23%) WAN
8 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.62%) SAN
8 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.02%) Hadoop
2 13 (8.02%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (7.41%) DB2
4 11 (6.79%) Tableau
5 10 (6.17%) Big Data
5 10 (6.17%) BigQuery
5 10 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.17%) Delta Lake
6 9 (5.56%) Data Lake
6 9 (5.56%) MySQL
7 7 (4.32%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.85%) HBase
10 2 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.23%) DbVisualizer
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 77 (47.53%) Jenkins
2 49 (30.25%) Git (software)
3 44 (27.16%) JIRA
4 27 (16.67%) Maven
5 21 (12.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (12.35%) JMeter
7 15 (9.26%) GitLab
8 13 (8.02%) SonarQube
9 12 (7.41%) Android Studio
9 12 (7.41%) Artifactory
10 11 (6.79%) Selenium
11 10 (6.17%) Cucumber
12 9 (5.56%) LoadRunner
12 9 (5.56%) NeoLoad
13 8 (4.94%) Liquibase
14 7 (4.32%) Gatling
14 7 (4.32%) Robot Framework
15 5 (3.09%) Subversion
16 4 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (2.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 60 (37.04%) Finance
2 46 (28.40%) Social Skills
3 22 (13.58%) Banking
4 21 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (11.73%) Public Sector
6 12 (7.41%) Marketing
7 11 (6.79%) Telecoms
8 10 (6.17%) Legal
9 9 (5.56%) Electronics
9 9 (5.56%) Financial Institution
9 9 (5.56%) Manufacturing
9 9 (5.56%) Retail
10 6 (3.70%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.23%) Billing
11 2 (1.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.62%) Back Office
12 1 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.62%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (15.43%) Architect
3 20 (12.35%) Developer
4 14 (8.64%) Senior DevOps
4 14 (8.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 12 (7.41%) Android Developer
6 10 (6.17%) Analyst
6 10 (6.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 10 (6.17%) Performance Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Platform Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Senior Architect
7 8 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.70%) Business Architect
9 6 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
9 6 (3.70%) Tester
10 5 (3.09%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.99%) JSON
2 33 (20.37%) Spring Boot
3 31 (19.14%) Spring
4 25 (15.43%) Kafka
4 25 (15.43%) Node.js
5 24 (14.81%) REST
6 22 (13.58%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (11.11%) React
8 17 (10.49%) HTML
9 10 (6.17%) XML
10 9 (5.56%) CSS
10 9 (5.56%) SOAP
10 9 (5.56%) Web Services
11 8 (4.94%) .NET
12 6 (3.70%) JMS
13 5 (3.09%) HTML5
13 5 (3.09%) LAMP
13 5 (3.09%) XML-RPC
14 4 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (2.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) Mobile App
2 12 (7.41%) User Experience
3 10 (6.17%) Market Risk
4 9 (5.56%) Hedge funds
5 7 (4.32%) Cloud Native
5 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.09%) Wiki
7 3 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.23%) FMCG
8 2 (1.23%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Blog
9 1 (0.62%) CMDB
9 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.62%) PKI
9 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.04%) Linux
2 22 (13.58%) Unix
3 17 (10.49%) Windows
4 14 (8.64%) Android
5 9 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.85%) Mesosphere
6 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.62%) CentOS
7 1 (0.62%) Solaris
7 1 (0.62%) SUSE
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (45.06%) DevOps
3 57 (35.19%) Microservices
4 40 (24.69%) Scrum
5 26 (16.05%) Infrastructure as Code
6 24 (14.81%) Visualisation
7 22 (13.58%) Kanban
7 22 (13.58%) Test Automation
8 19 (11.73%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (10.49%) Infrastructure Automation
9 17 (10.49%) Migration
9 17 (10.49%) Open Source
10 16 (9.88%) Analytics
10 16 (9.88%) Configuration Management
10 16 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.88%) Performance Testing
11 15 (9.26%) Data Visualisation
11 15 (9.26%) ITIL
11 15 (9.26%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (46.30%) Java
2 47 (29.01%) Python
3 33 (20.37%) SQL
4 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
5 17 (10.49%) Perl
6 16 (9.88%) Bash Shell
6 16 (9.88%) Groovy
7 13 (8.02%) Java 8
8 12 (7.41%) Kotlin
8 12 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 12 (7.41%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.70%) Go
9 6 (3.70%) Ruby
10 5 (3.09%) Elixir
10 5 (3.09%) VBScript
11 3 (1.85%) PHP
11 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.23%) AWK
12 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.26%) SC Cleared
1 15 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.41%) Degree
3 7 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.09%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) GDPR
2 4 (2.47%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (43.21%) Docker
2 9 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.23%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.62%) KVM
6 1 (0.62%) NFS
6 1 (0.62%) SRDF
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (42.59%) Kubernetes
2 49 (30.25%) Terraform
3 45 (27.78%) Ansible
4 27 (16.67%) Grafana
5 22 (13.58%) Prometheus
6 21 (12.96%) Puppet
7 16 (9.88%) Kibana
8 15 (9.26%) logstash
9 9 (5.56%) Consul
9 9 (5.56%) Fluentd
9 9 (5.56%) Istio
9 9 (5.56%) Netcool
9 9 (5.56%) Rancher
10 7 (4.32%) Nagios
11 6 (3.70%) Packer
12 4 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (2.47%) Kiali
13 3 (1.85%) CA Wily
13 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (1.23%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 86 (53.09%) Splunk
2 40 (24.69%) Oracle
3 21 (12.96%) Dynatrace
4 20 (12.35%) New Relic
5 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
6 13 (8.02%) Google
6 13 (8.02%) SAP
7 10 (6.17%) MuleSoft
7 10 (6.17%) ServiceNow
8 8 (4.94%) IBM
9 5 (3.09%) ATG
9 5 (3.09%) Micro Focus
10 4 (2.47%) ForgeRock
10 4 (2.47%) Pega
11 3 (1.85%) Cisco
11 3 (1.85%) OpenText
11 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.85%) Sybase
11 3 (1.85%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com