Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 487 654 665
Rank change year-on-year +167 +11 -30
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 127 175 224
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 89 142
Median daily rate £455 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
10th Percentile £362 £383 £387
90th Percentile £625 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -2.11% - +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 19,276 38,068 41,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.93% 42.34% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,421 23,626 25,922
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £241 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.80% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 842 1,313 1,479
Median hourly rate £20.62 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.14 £11.01 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.58 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.43% +9.38% -3.03%

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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 +188 118 £450 -14.29% 5
UK excluding London +190 87 £465 -2.11% 7
London +117 36 £438 -25.53% 1
South East +134 23 £595 +19.00%
North of England +88 21 £395 -14.59% 3
East of England +81 18 £550 -
North West +68 16 £390 -
South West +68 11 £400 -21.95% 1
West Midlands +73 9 £538 -
Midlands +69 9 £538 +34.38%
Work from Home - 7 £450 - 4
Yorkshire +51 5 £410 -12.53% 3
Scotland +44 5 £450 -7.69% 3

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 45 (35.43%) Java
2 42 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.07%) JIRA
3 40 (31.50%) DevOps
4 37 (29.13%) Splunk
5 36 (28.35%) Jenkins
6 35 (27.56%) Confluence
7 33 (25.98%) AWS
7 33 (25.98%) Dynatrace
8 28 (22.05%) Linux
9 26 (20.47%) Oracle
10 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
11 23 (18.11%) ITIL
12 22 (17.32%) Test Automation
12 22 (17.32%) Node.js
13 21 (16.54%) Azure
13 21 (16.54%) Python
13 21 (16.54%) Shell Script
14 20 (15.75%) Windows
14 20 (15.75%) REST
14 20 (15.75%) User Experience
15 19 (14.96%) Ansible
15 19 (14.96%) .NET
16 18 (14.17%) Spring
16 18 (14.17%) GitHub
16 18 (14.17%) Security Cleared
16 18 (14.17%) JSON
16 18 (14.17%) Docker
17 17 (13.39%) SC Cleared
17 17 (13.39%) SaaS

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 35 (27.56%) Confluence
2 6 (4.72%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.36%) Apache
5 2 (1.57%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.30%) assyst
2 1 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.98%) AWS
2 21 (16.54%) Azure
3 18 (14.17%) GitHub
4 17 (13.39%) SaaS
5 14 (11.02%) Slack
6 11 (8.66%) OpenShift
7 7 (5.51%) GCP
8 6 (4.72%) IaaS
9 5 (3.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (3.15%) PaaS
11 3 (2.36%) Trello
11 3 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (1.57%) Datadog
12 2 (1.57%) Heroku
12 2 (1.57%) Stackdriver
13 1 (0.79%) Akamai
13 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) Firewall
2 4 (3.15%) DNS
3 2 (1.57%) HTTP
3 2 (1.57%) SSL
3 2 (1.57%) WAN
3 2 (1.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.72%) Big Data
2 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.15%) MySQL
3 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.57%) BigQuery
4 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (33.07%) JIRA
2 36 (28.35%) Jenkins
3 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.60%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (11.81%) JMeter
6 11 (8.66%) Xcode
7 10 (7.87%) CocoaPods
7 10 (7.87%) IBM UrbanCode
8 8 (6.30%) LoadRunner
9 7 (5.51%) Maven
10 4 (3.15%) Android Studio
10 4 (3.15%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.15%) GitLab
10 4 (3.15%) Introscope
11 3 (2.36%) Gradle
11 3 (2.36%) Selenium
11 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (11.81%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.51%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.57%) German Language
6 2 (1.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (22.83%) Developer
2 22 (17.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (11.02%) Architect
4 12 (9.45%) Consultant
5 10 (7.87%) iOS Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) DBA
6 8 (6.30%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Lead Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Performance Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Performance Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Performance Test Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.15%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.32%) Node.js
2 20 (15.75%) REST
3 19 (14.96%) .NET
4 18 (14.17%) JSON
4 18 (14.17%) Spring
5 12 (9.45%) Spring Boot
6 9 (7.09%) Web Services
7 7 (5.51%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (5.51%) XML
8 6 (4.72%) WSDL
8 6 (4.72%) XML Schema
9 5 (3.94%) React
10 4 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.57%) Java EE
11 2 (1.57%) JMS
11 2 (1.57%) Middleware
11 2 (1.57%) OAuth
11 2 (1.57%) RESTEasy
11 2 (1.57%) RESTful
11 2 (1.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) User Experience
2 16 (12.60%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (11.81%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.09%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.15%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) FMCG
7 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.57%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.05%) Linux
2 20 (15.75%) Windows
3 15 (11.81%) Unix
4 11 (8.66%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.51%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.72%) Android
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.50%) DevOps
3 23 (18.11%) ITIL
4 22 (17.32%) Test Automation
5 17 (13.39%) Scrum
6 16 (12.60%) Performance Testing
7 15 (11.81%) Load Testing
7 15 (11.81%) Microservices
8 12 (9.45%) Kanban
8 12 (9.45%) Load Balancing
8 12 (9.45%) Performance Management
9 11 (8.66%) iOS Development
9 11 (8.66%) Lean UX
10 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (7.87%) Migration
10 10 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.09%) Cloud Operations
11 9 (7.09%) Log Aggregation
11 9 (7.09%) Problem Management
12 8 (6.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.43%) Java
2 21 (16.54%) Python
2 21 (16.54%) Shell Script
3 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.60%) PHP
5 15 (11.81%) Bash Shell
6 14 (11.02%) SQL
7 11 (8.66%) Apple Swift
8 8 (6.30%) Groovy
9 7 (5.51%) Java 8
10 6 (4.72%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) C#
12 1 (0.79%) Go
12 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.79%) Ruby
12 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (14.17%) Docker
2 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.36%) vSphere
4 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.79%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.79%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 19 (14.96%) Ansible
2 15 (11.81%) Terraform
3 11 (8.66%) SCOM
4 10 (7.87%) ZABBIX
5 8 (6.30%) Puppet
6 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.72%) Prometheus
7 5 (3.94%) Kubernetes
8 4 (3.15%) logstash
9 3 (2.36%) Kibana
9 3 (2.36%) Nagios
10 2 (1.57%) Cacti
10 2 (1.57%) Ganglia
10 2 (1.57%) Grafana
10 2 (1.57%) Graphite
10 2 (1.57%) nmon
11 1 (0.79%) Argo
11 1 (0.79%) BMC Performance Manager
11 1 (0.79%) SCCM
11 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (29.13%) Splunk
2 33 (25.98%) Dynatrace
3 26 (20.47%) Oracle
4 15 (11.81%) IBM
5 13 (10.24%) VMware
6 10 (7.87%) ServiceNow
7 9 (7.09%) New Relic
7 9 (7.09%) Riverbed
8 5 (3.94%) BMC
8 5 (3.94%) Cisco
8 5 (3.94%) Google
8 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.15%) Micro Focus
9 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.36%) AppNeta
10 3 (2.36%) Infovista
10 3 (2.36%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (1.57%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.57%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.79%) Remedy