Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 644 628 675
Rank change year-on-year -16 +47 +150
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 229 256 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.61% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 167 104
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £383 £363 £404
90th Percentile £638 £613 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £475
% change year-on-year +16.13% -18.42% +22.19%
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 41,968 42,132 43,800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.14% 41.90% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,969 26,565 26,828
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,528 1,389 1,659
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.56 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.43 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 24 January 2019.

Contractor 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 24 January 2019. 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 -11 216 £500 -4.76% 45
London -7 154 £525 -2.78% 38
UK excluding London +1 74 £450 +16.13% 11
Midlands +12 30 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 18 £403 - 1
South East +1 12 £488 +52.34% 4
Scotland +1 12 £373 -32.18% 4
West Midlands -5 12 £398 -
East of England +6 9 £550 +57.14%
South West -30 6 £550 +10.00%
North West -8 4 £450 +9.09% 1
North of England -18 4 £450 +16.13% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 110 (48.03%) DevOps
2 102 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (44.10%) Java
4 99 (43.23%) Jenkins
5 93 (40.61%) Linux
6 92 (40.17%) Splunk
7 90 (39.30%) Amazon AWS
8 84 (36.68%) Windows
9 82 (35.81%) Docker
10 78 (34.06%) Git (software)
11 70 (30.57%) Kubernetes
12 65 (28.38%) Ansible
12 65 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (27.51%) Microservices
14 62 (27.07%) New Relic
15 56 (24.45%) Microsoft Azure
15 56 (24.45%) OpenShift
15 56 (24.45%) Python
16 55 (24.02%) Finance
16 55 (24.02%) TeamCity
17 50 (21.83%) Sonatype Nexus
18 49 (21.40%) Continuous Delivery
18 49 (21.40%) Opscode Chef
19 48 (20.96%) Red Hat
20 46 (20.09%) Banking
20 46 (20.09%) Puppet
21 43 (18.78%) Microsoft
22 41 (17.90%) Nagios
23 40 (17.47%) Unix
23 40 (17.47%) .NET

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 33 (14.41%) IIS
2 28 (12.23%) WebSphere
3 21 (9.17%) Apache
4 20 (8.73%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (8.30%) Tomcat
6 15 (6.55%) nginx
7 14 (6.11%) OpenStack
8 12 (5.24%) Confluence
8 12 (5.24%) Jetty
8 12 (5.24%) Mongrel
9 11 (4.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (4.37%) Apache Solr
11 8 (3.49%) JBoss
12 5 (2.18%) Mule
12 5 (2.18%) WildFly
13 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.24%) Sentinel
2 11 (4.80%) Endur
3 3 (1.31%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.31%) SessionCam
3 3 (1.31%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 90 (39.30%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (24.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (24.45%) OpenShift
3 25 (10.92%) IaaS
4 21 (9.17%) Datadog
4 21 (9.17%) SaaS
5 20 (8.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (7.86%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (7.42%) Sumo Logic
8 14 (6.11%) PaaS
9 11 (4.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (3.93%) GitHub
11 8 (3.49%) Apigee
12 6 (2.62%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (2.62%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (2.18%) BlazeMeter
13 5 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (1.31%) npm
14 3 (1.31%) Sauce Labs
14 3 (1.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.73%) HTTP
2 13 (5.68%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.93%) DNS
4 8 (3.49%) Firewall
5 5 (2.18%) SMTP
5 5 (2.18%) SSL
5 5 (2.18%) VPN
6 4 (1.75%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.31%) DHCP
7 3 (1.31%) IPsec
8 2 (0.87%) IPv6
8 2 (0.87%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.87%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.44%) Internet
9 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.30%) MongoDB
2 16 (6.99%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.06%) Redis
6 6 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.62%) Big Data
6 6 (2.62%) DTS
6 6 (2.62%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.62%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.18%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.75%) HBase
8 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.31%) Aerospike
9 3 (1.31%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.31%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 99 (43.23%) Jenkins
2 78 (34.06%) Git (software)
3 55 (24.02%) TeamCity
4 50 (21.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 39 (17.03%) Cucumber
5 39 (17.03%) Maven
6 37 (16.16%) Bitbucket
7 36 (15.72%) Selenium
8 30 (13.10%) IBM UrbanCode
9 28 (12.23%) Gradle
9 28 (12.23%) JIRA
9 28 (12.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (11.35%) JMeter
11 25 (10.92%) SonarQube
12 22 (9.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (9.17%) MSBuild
14 20 (8.73%) Zephyr
15 17 (7.42%) Artifactory
15 17 (7.42%) LoadRunner
16 16 (6.99%) JUnit
General
1 55 (24.02%) Finance
2 46 (20.09%) Banking
3 10 (4.37%) Law
4 9 (3.93%) Retail
5 6 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.75%) Marketing
6 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.31%) Games
8 2 (0.87%) Front Office
8 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (26.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (11.79%) Developer
3 23 (10.04%) Architect
4 20 (8.73%) Consultant
4 20 (8.73%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.42%) Azure Engineer
5 17 (7.42%) Technical Architect
6 16 (6.99%) Azure DevOps
7 15 (6.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 11 (4.80%) Analyst
8 11 (4.80%) Applications Consultant
9 10 (4.37%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (4.37%) Management Consultant
9 10 (4.37%) Performance Consultant
9 10 (4.37%) Performance Management Consultant
9 10 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.93%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Java Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.47%) .NET
2 32 (13.97%) Spring
3 30 (13.10%) Spring Boot
4 28 (12.23%) RESTful
5 23 (10.04%) Elastic Stack
6 22 (9.61%) Web Services
7 13 (5.68%) HTML
7 13 (5.68%) Servlets
8 12 (5.24%) HTML5
8 12 (5.24%) JMS
8 12 (5.24%) JRuby
9 10 (4.37%) Hystrix
9 10 (4.37%) Sensu
9 10 (4.37%) Swagger
10 9 (3.93%) LDAP
11 8 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (3.06%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.06%) Backbone.js
12 7 (3.06%) REST
12 7 (3.06%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.55%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.80%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.80%) Online Banking
3 9 (3.93%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.06%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.62%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.31%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.31%) PKI
7 2 (0.87%) Fintech
7 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.44%) DataPower
8 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (40.61%) Linux
2 84 (36.68%) Windows
3 40 (17.47%) Unix
4 30 (13.10%) Ubuntu
5 29 (12.66%) Windows Server
6 24 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (6.99%) CentOS
7 16 (6.99%) Debian
8 12 (5.24%) Fedora
9 8 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (48.03%) DevOps
2 102 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (27.51%) Microservices
5 49 (21.40%) Continuous Delivery
6 40 (17.47%) Test Automation
7 36 (15.72%) Performance Monitoring
8 31 (13.54%) Analytics
8 31 (13.54%) Migration
9 26 (11.35%) Performance Management
10 24 (10.48%) Configuration Management
11 23 (10.04%) Application Performance Management
11 23 (10.04%) Scrum
11 23 (10.04%) TDD
12 21 (9.17%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 21 (9.17%) BDD
13 20 (8.73%) Open Source
14 19 (8.30%) Deployment Automation
14 19 (8.30%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (7.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 101 (44.10%) Java
2 56 (24.45%) Python
3 30 (13.10%) PowerShell
4 28 (12.23%) SQL
5 26 (11.35%) Perl
6 24 (10.48%) Bash Shell
7 23 (10.04%) JavaScript
8 22 (9.61%) Ruby
9 18 (7.86%) Groovy
10 17 (7.42%) C#
10 17 (7.42%) Go
11 14 (6.11%) Kotlin
12 13 (5.68%) Scala
13 12 (5.24%) Shell Script
14 10 (4.37%) Java 8
15 2 (0.87%) Clojure
15 2 (0.87%) F#
15 2 (0.87%) Haskell
15 2 (0.87%) VBA
16 1 (0.44%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (7.42%) Degree
2 12 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.31%) ISEB
4 3 (1.31%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.55%) QA
2 5 (2.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 82 (35.81%) Docker
2 17 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.68%) VirtualBox
4 11 (4.80%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.37%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.44%) KVM
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (30.57%) Kubernetes
2 65 (28.38%) Ansible
3 49 (21.40%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (20.09%) Puppet
5 41 (17.90%) Nagios
6 38 (16.59%) Terraform
7 34 (14.85%) Kibana
8 29 (12.66%) logstash
9 16 (6.99%) Prometheus
10 13 (5.68%) Graylog
11 12 (5.24%) Packer
11 12 (5.24%) Salt
12 9 (3.93%) Grafana
12 9 (3.93%) QRadar
13 7 (3.06%) Rancher
14 6 (2.62%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (2.62%) ZABBIX
15 5 (2.18%) Control-M
16 4 (1.75%) Consul
17 3 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 92 (40.17%) Splunk
2 62 (27.07%) New Relic
3 48 (20.96%) Red Hat
4 43 (18.78%) Microsoft
5 35 (15.28%) Dynatrace
6 31 (13.54%) Oracle
7 21 (9.17%) VMware
8 18 (7.86%) Google
8 18 (7.86%) Micro Focus
9 17 (7.42%) IBM
10 15 (6.55%) ServiceNow
11 13 (5.68%) BMC
11 13 (5.68%) SolarWinds
12 12 (5.24%) CA
12 12 (5.24%) Murex
12 12 (5.24%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (4.80%) OpenLink
14 10 (4.37%) MuleSoft
14 10 (4.37%) RedGate
15 9 (3.93%) Atlassian