Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 482 623 675
Rank change year-on-year +141 +52 -42
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 156 109 209
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.39% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 60 133
Median daily rate £500 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -14.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £287 £300 £368
90th Percentile £600 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.06% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 20,092 28,111 41,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.80% 42.26% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,691 17,750 25,820
Median daily rate £472 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.89% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £253 £213 £256
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 688 1,124 1,464
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.99% +6.86% +2.64%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.88 £10.75
90th Percentile £61.08 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% +3.13%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +158 143 £500 +17.65% 24
London +112 73 £480 +15.11% 9
Work from Home -178 52 £525 -21.64% 4
UK excluding London +104 42 £450 +3.75% 16
North of England +87 27 £450 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire +57 19 £450 +4.65%
East of England +51 9 £475 -13.64% 2
North West +40 8 £450 +22.77% 2
Midlands +41 4 £313 -41.86% 3
West Midlands +31 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £313 - 2
South East +63 1 £480 -12.73% 3
South West +60 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 112 (71.79%) Jenkins
2 104 (66.67%) Splunk
3 101 (64.74%) Git (software)
4 92 (58.97%) AWS
5 85 (54.49%) Python
6 80 (51.28%) Java
7 73 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (43.59%) DevOps
9 64 (41.03%) Kubernetes
9 64 (41.03%) JIRA
10 63 (40.38%) Microservices
11 61 (39.10%) Linux
12 56 (35.90%) Docker
13 55 (35.26%) Spring
14 54 (34.62%) Prometheus
15 53 (33.97%) Spring Boot
16 49 (31.41%) Java 8
16 49 (31.41%) Finance
17 48 (30.77%) Azure
18 47 (30.13%) Kafka
19 45 (28.85%) Scrum
20 44 (28.21%) Mobile App
21 43 (27.56%) Perl
21 43 (27.56%) Elastic Stack
22 41 (26.28%) Kotlin
23 38 (24.36%) Kibana
24 37 (23.72%) Cloud Foundry
25 36 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
26 34 (21.79%) Ansible
26 34 (21.79%) REST

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 37 (23.72%) Cloud Foundry
2 31 (19.87%) Confluence
3 25 (16.03%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (9.62%) Mule
5 10 (6.41%) JBoss
6 5 (3.21%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.28%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.28%) WildFly
9 1 (0.64%) CMS
9 1 (0.64%) Drupal
9 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Fredhopper
1 2 (1.28%) Magento
1 2 (1.28%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 92 (58.97%) AWS
2 48 (30.77%) Azure
3 29 (18.59%) GitHub
4 27 (17.31%) Amazon EKS
4 27 (17.31%) Slack
5 18 (11.54%) PaaS
6 17 (10.90%) IaaS
7 9 (5.77%) OpenShift
8 8 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (4.49%) GCP
10 4 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.56%) Serverless
11 3 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (1.92%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.92%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (1.92%) Datadog
11 3 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) Firewall
2 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.21%) BGP
3 5 (3.21%) MPLS
3 5 (3.21%) SNMP
4 2 (1.28%) DSL
5 1 (0.64%) DNS
5 1 (0.64%) LAN
5 1 (0.64%) Network Security
5 1 (0.64%) VPN
5 1 (0.64%) WAN
5 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.05%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.41%) DB2
3 8 (5.13%) Hazelcast
3 8 (5.13%) Neo4j
4 7 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.49%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.56%) MySQL
7 3 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.28%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.28%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.64%) Big Data
9 1 (0.64%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 112 (71.79%) Jenkins
2 101 (64.74%) Git (software)
3 64 (41.03%) JIRA
4 36 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 30 (19.23%) Maven
6 28 (17.95%) GitLab
7 26 (16.67%) Artifactory
8 24 (15.38%) Xcode
9 22 (14.10%) Android Studio
9 22 (14.10%) CocoaPods
10 15 (9.62%) JUnit
10 15 (9.62%) Mockito
11 14 (8.97%) IntelliJ
12 9 (5.77%) Bitbucket Server
12 9 (5.77%) JMeter
12 9 (5.77%) TeamCity
13 8 (5.13%) CA Release Automation
13 8 (5.13%) SonarQube
14 5 (3.21%) LoadRunner
15 4 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 49 (31.41%) Finance
2 26 (16.67%) Public Sector
3 25 (16.03%) Electronics
3 25 (16.03%) Manufacturing
3 25 (16.03%) Marketing
3 25 (16.03%) Telecoms
4 20 (12.82%) Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.28%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (27.56%) Developer
2 29 (18.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (13.46%) Java Developer
4 19 (12.18%) Senior DevOps
5 16 (10.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) iOS Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Java Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Consultant
10 5 (3.21%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Tester
11 4 (2.56%) AWS DevOps
11 4 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Performance Engineer
11 4 (2.56%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (35.26%) Spring
2 53 (33.97%) Spring Boot
3 47 (30.13%) Kafka
4 43 (27.56%) Elastic Stack
5 34 (21.79%) REST
6 26 (16.67%) JSON
7 22 (14.10%) Node.js
8 21 (13.46%) React
9 20 (12.82%) Hystrix
9 20 (12.82%) RxJava
10 15 (9.62%) WireMock
11 8 (5.13%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.13%) GraphQL
11 8 (5.13%) Protocol Buffers
12 6 (3.85%) Web Services
13 5 (3.21%) .NET
13 5 (3.21%) CORBA
14 4 (2.56%) Java SE
14 4 (2.56%) Middleware
14 4 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.21%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.49%) User Experience
3 5 (3.21%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.28%) FMCG
6 2 (1.28%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 61 (39.10%) Linux
2 24 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 22 (14.10%) Android
4 15 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (8.97%) Windows
6 9 (5.77%) Unix
7 4 (2.56%) CentOS
8 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.64%) SUSE
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (43.59%) DevOps
3 63 (40.38%) Microservices
4 45 (28.85%) Scrum
5 31 (19.87%) Continuous Delivery
5 31 (19.87%) Infrastructure as Code
5 31 (19.87%) Test Automation
6 29 (18.59%) Kanban
6 29 (18.59%) Visualisation
7 25 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (16.03%) Digital Marketing
7 25 (16.03%) Programme Management
8 24 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (15.38%) iOS Development
9 23 (14.74%) Performance Testing
10 22 (14.10%) Android Development
11 20 (12.82%) Functional Programming
11 20 (12.82%) SDLC
12 15 (9.62%) Artificial Intelligence
12 15 (9.62%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (54.49%) Python
2 80 (51.28%) Java
3 49 (31.41%) Java 8
4 43 (27.56%) Perl
5 41 (26.28%) Kotlin
6 33 (21.15%) Bash Shell
7 24 (15.38%) Apple Swift
8 21 (13.46%) SQL
9 17 (10.90%) PHP
10 10 (6.41%) Go
11 9 (5.77%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.21%) Ruby
14 4 (2.56%) JavaScript
15 2 (1.28%) AWK
15 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.64%) C
16 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.77%) Degree
4 6 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.64%) NIST
System Software
1 56 (35.90%) Docker
2 9 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.28%) Ceph
5 1 (0.64%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (41.03%) Kubernetes
2 54 (34.62%) Prometheus
3 38 (24.36%) Kibana
4 34 (21.79%) Ansible
5 33 (21.15%) Terraform
6 32 (20.51%) Grafana
7 28 (17.95%) logstash
8 27 (17.31%) Istio
8 27 (17.31%) Rancher
9 26 (16.67%) Consul
10 24 (15.38%) Fluentd
11 12 (7.69%) Nagios
11 12 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (7.05%) HP SIM
12 11 (7.05%) Icinga
12 11 (7.05%) Opsview
13 8 (5.13%) Netcool
14 4 (2.56%) Puppet
15 3 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
16 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 104 (66.67%) Splunk
2 27 (17.31%) SAP
3 22 (14.10%) MuleSoft
4 21 (13.46%) Dynatrace
5 20 (12.82%) Google
6 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 16 (10.26%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.05%) HP
8 10 (6.41%) IBM
8 10 (6.41%) New Relic
9 8 (5.13%) ServiceNow
9 8 (5.13%) SevOne
10 6 (3.85%) Oracle
11 3 (1.92%) BMC
11 3 (1.92%) PagerDuty
11 3 (1.92%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.28%) CyberArk
12 2 (1.28%) Moogsoft
12 2 (1.28%) SolarWinds