Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 685 853
Rank change year-on-year +66 +168 +6
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 269 193 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.42% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 102 40
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +30.95%
10th Percentile £362 £363 £392
90th Percentile £601 £636 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £406
% change year-on-year -3.23% +14.46% -23.53%
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 43663 46061 48565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.27% 45.23% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27406 28161 28584
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1408 1682 2046
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +5.15%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.50 £46.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.52% -2.94% +3.03%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 +65 262 £525 +5.00% 7
London +42 204 £540 +8.00% 5
UK excluding London +11 65 £450 -3.23% 3
North of England +41 17 £400 -30.43%
South East -33 15 £475 +2.15%
West Midlands +27 11 £507 +35.20%
Midlands +17 11 £507 +19.29%
Yorkshire 0 10 £388 -32.61%
East of England - 10 £350 - 2
North West - 7 £500 -
Scotland -12 6 £550 +42.86% 1
South West +13 5 £500 +25.00%
Wales +12 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AppDynamics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AppDynamics.

1 156 (57.99%) Splunk
2 155 (57.62%) Java
3 145 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (53.16%) DevOps
5 121 (44.98%) SQL
6 115 (42.75%) Continuous Integration
7 105 (39.03%) Unix
8 86 (31.97%) Microservices
9 85 (31.60%) Linux
10 80 (29.74%) BDD
11 78 (29.00%) RESTful
12 76 (28.25%) NoSQL
13 75 (27.88%) TDD
14 70 (26.02%) Finance
14 70 (26.02%) Kanban
15 62 (23.05%) Kibana
16 61 (22.68%) logstash
16 61 (22.68%) Kafka
16 61 (22.68%) Pair Programming
17 60 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
18 59 (21.93%) High Availability
19 58 (21.56%) Scala
19 58 (21.56%) Banking
20 56 (20.82%) Apache Cassandra
20 56 (20.82%) Jenkins
21 55 (20.45%) Elasticsearch
22 53 (19.70%) Elastic Stack
22 53 (19.70%) Domain-Driven Design
23 52 (19.33%) New Relic
24 51 (18.96%) Grafana

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 55 (20.45%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (13.38%) IIS
3 27 (10.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 25 (9.29%) Confluence
5 22 (8.18%) WebSphere
6 19 (7.06%) Apache
7 16 (5.95%) Apache Spark
8 12 (4.46%) Mule
8 12 (4.46%) Mule ESB
9 11 (4.09%) Tomcat
10 10 (3.72%) JBoss
11 8 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (2.97%) SharePoint
12 6 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (1.49%) Anypoint
15 3 (1.12%) Apache Solr
15 3 (1.12%) CMS
16 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 60 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.32%) PaaS
3 11 (4.09%) GitHub
4 9 (3.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.97%) IaaS
5 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.97%) npm
6 6 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.86%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.49%) Bluemix
8 4 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (1.49%) SaaS
9 3 (1.12%) Akamai
9 3 (1.12%) G Suite
10 2 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.74%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.74%) Office 365
10 2 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.32%) Firewall
2 13 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.97%) DNS
4 7 (2.60%) FTP
4 7 (2.60%) WAN
5 5 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (1.86%) VLAN
6 4 (1.49%) HTTP
6 4 (1.49%) LAN
6 4 (1.49%) SSL
7 3 (1.12%) BGP
7 3 (1.12%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.12%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.12%) Internet
7 3 (1.12%) IPsec
7 3 (1.12%) LDAP
7 3 (1.12%) MPLS
7 3 (1.12%) OSPF
7 3 (1.12%) VPN
7 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (28.25%) NoSQL
2 56 (20.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 27 (10.04%) Hadoop
4 23 (8.55%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.69%) Big Data
6 16 (5.95%) SQL Server
7 13 (4.83%) RDBMS
7 13 (4.83%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.97%) DB2
9 5 (1.86%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (1.49%) Redis
11 3 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.12%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.12%) MySQL
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.37%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 56 (20.82%) Jenkins
2 48 (17.84%) JIRA
3 47 (17.47%) Mockito
4 35 (13.01%) Cucumber
5 34 (12.64%) Git (software)
6 30 (11.15%) Selenium
7 28 (10.41%) JMeter
8 23 (8.55%) TeamCity
9 20 (7.43%) LoadRunner
10 17 (6.32%) Maven
11 15 (5.58%) JUnit
12 14 (5.20%) MSBuild
13 13 (4.83%) IBM UrbanCode
14 12 (4.46%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (4.46%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (4.09%) IntelliJ
15 11 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (2.97%) Artifactory
16 8 (2.97%) Liquibase
17 7 (2.60%) The Grinder
General
1 70 (26.02%) Finance
2 58 (21.56%) Banking
3 26 (9.67%) Games
4 18 (6.69%) Financial Institution
5 14 (5.20%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Electronics
6 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
6 3 (1.12%) Retail
6 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (32.71%) Developer
2 57 (21.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (15.61%) Java Developer
4 37 (13.75%) Scala Developer
5 36 (13.38%) Consultant
6 26 (9.67%) Senior Developer
7 23 (8.55%) Agile Developer
8 21 (7.81%) Agile Java Developer
8 21 (7.81%) Java Scala Developer
9 17 (6.32%) Applications Engineer
10 13 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (4.83%) Splunk Consultant
11 12 (4.46%) Administrator
11 12 (4.46%) Architect
11 12 (4.46%) Java Engineer
11 12 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (4.09%) PowerShell Engineer
12 11 (4.09%) Windows DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.72%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (3.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (29.00%) RESTful
2 61 (22.68%) Kafka
3 53 (19.70%) Elastic Stack
4 35 (13.01%) Akka
5 31 (11.52%) .NET
5 31 (11.52%) Node.js
6 29 (10.78%) Spring
7 28 (10.41%) ActiveMQ
8 20 (7.43%) HTML
8 20 (7.43%) J2EE
9 15 (5.58%) AngularJS
10 13 (4.83%) HTML5
11 11 (4.09%) MSMQ
11 11 (4.09%) React
11 11 (4.09%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (3.72%) Django
12 10 (3.72%) Dropwizard
12 10 (3.72%) Flask
12 10 (3.72%) Web Services
13 9 (3.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.46%) User Experience
3 11 (4.09%) Blog
3 11 (4.09%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.72%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.35%) Fintech
6 8 (2.97%) CMDB
6 8 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.97%) Online Banking
7 6 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.86%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 105 (39.03%) Unix
2 85 (31.60%) Linux
3 35 (13.01%) Windows
4 18 (6.69%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.72%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.60%) AIX
7 4 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.12%) CentOS
8 3 (1.12%) Debian
9 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (53.16%) DevOps
3 115 (42.75%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (31.97%) Microservices
5 80 (29.74%) BDD
6 75 (27.88%) TDD
7 70 (26.02%) Kanban
8 61 (22.68%) Pair Programming
9 59 (21.93%) High Availability
10 53 (19.70%) Domain-Driven Design
11 39 (14.50%) Scrum
12 38 (14.13%) Performance Management
13 37 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (13.38%) Test Automation
15 30 (11.15%) Mentoring
16 26 (9.67%) ITIL
17 25 (9.29%) Performance Monitoring
18 24 (8.92%) Performance Testing
19 23 (8.55%) Configuration Management
20 21 (7.81%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 155 (57.62%) Java
2 121 (44.98%) SQL
3 58 (21.56%) Scala
4 39 (14.50%) Python
5 38 (14.13%) Perl
6 35 (13.01%) PowerShell
6 35 (13.01%) Shell Script
7 34 (12.64%) JavaScript
8 30 (11.15%) Bash Shell
9 18 (6.69%) Ruby
10 17 (6.32%) Groovy
11 16 (5.95%) C#
12 11 (4.09%) Go
13 10 (3.72%) Kotlin
14 8 (2.97%) C
14 8 (2.97%) GraphQL
15 7 (2.60%) VB.NET
16 6 (2.23%) PHP
16 6 (2.23%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (2.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (1.86%) Degree
3 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.12%) CCIE
4 3 (1.12%) CCNP
5 2 (0.74%) CCA
5 2 (0.74%) CCNA
5 2 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.74%) ISEB
5 2 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.74%) MCSE
5 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.38%) QA
System Software
1 49 (18.22%) Docker
2 5 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.74%) XenApp
5 2 (0.74%) XenServer
6 1 (0.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 62 (23.05%) Kibana
2 61 (22.68%) logstash
3 51 (18.96%) Grafana
4 41 (15.24%) Puppet
5 37 (13.75%) Kubernetes
6 29 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (10.04%) Nagios
8 25 (9.29%) Ansible
9 22 (8.18%) ITRS Geneos
10 11 (4.09%) Prometheus
10 11 (4.09%) ZABBIX
11 8 (2.97%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (2.60%) Terraform
13 5 (1.86%) SCOM
14 4 (1.49%) Icinga
15 3 (1.12%) Rancher
16 2 (0.74%) EdgeSight
16 2 (0.74%) Graphite
16 2 (0.74%) Pingdom
16 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 156 (57.99%) Splunk
2 52 (19.33%) New Relic
3 32 (11.90%) Oracle
4 27 (10.04%) Dynatrace
5 18 (6.69%) HP
6 16 (5.95%) Sybase
7 13 (4.83%) MuleSoft
7 13 (4.83%) ServiceNow
8 12 (4.46%) Cisco
8 12 (4.46%) IBM
8 12 (4.46%) Microsoft
9 11 (4.09%) Atlassian
10 10 (3.72%) Riverbed
11 8 (2.97%) Adobe
11 8 (2.97%) BMC
11 8 (2.97%) RedGate
12 7 (2.60%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.60%) VMware
13 6 (2.23%) Apigee
14 5 (1.86%) Palo Alto