Period
to 18 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 648 612 777
Rank change year-on-year -36 +165 +22
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 222 223 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.56% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 128 79
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £384 £400 £380
90th Percentile £625 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £465
% change year-on-year -2.70% -0.54% +32.86%
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 41,522 40,066 46,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 44.11% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,763 24,544 28,556
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,509 1,418 1,604
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.47 £10.14
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

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 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Top 14 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 June 2018. 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 -51 210 £525 - 36
London -57 143 £540 -1.82% 34
UK excluding London -4 76 £450 -2.70% 7
Midlands -5 20 £450 +5.88%
North of England -9 16 £385 -14.44% 1
South East -12 15 £425 -10.53%
West Midlands -14 15 £450 -10.00%
South West - 10 £550 - 1
Yorkshire -12 8 £375 -35.90% 1
North West -27 8 £500 +29.03%
Wales - 6 £390 - 3
East of England -1 5 - -
Scotland -42 4 £475 - 2
East Midlands -4 3 £575 +35.29%

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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.

1 129 (58.11%) Splunk
2 124 (55.86%) Java
3 116 (52.25%) DevOps
4 107 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (41.44%) Amazon AWS
6 85 (38.29%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (36.49%) Jenkins
8 77 (34.68%) Linux
9 76 (34.23%) Docker
10 62 (27.93%) Unix
11 53 (23.87%) SQL
12 52 (23.42%) Banking
12 52 (23.42%) Finance
12 52 (23.42%) Microservices
13 51 (22.97%) Kubernetes
14 50 (22.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 50 (22.52%) Bash Shell
15 47 (21.17%) New Relic
16 45 (20.27%) Spring
17 42 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
18 41 (18.47%) Git (software)
19 40 (18.02%) NoSQL
19 40 (18.02%) Ansible
19 40 (18.02%) logstash
20 39 (17.57%) Puppet
20 39 (17.57%) TDD
20 39 (17.57%) Python
21 38 (17.12%) Dynatrace
22 37 (16.67%) BDD
22 37 (16.67%) Kanban

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 (15.77%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (13.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 27 (12.16%) Apache
4 22 (9.91%) WebSphere
5 21 (9.46%) Confluence
5 21 (9.46%) IIS
6 19 (8.56%) Tomcat
7 12 (5.41%) JBoss
7 12 (5.41%) Mule
8 9 (4.05%) Apache Spark
8 9 (4.05%) Mule ESB
8 9 (4.05%) nginx
9 8 (3.60%) Apache Solr
10 7 (3.15%) Anypoint
11 6 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (2.70%) Jetty
11 6 (2.70%) Mongrel
11 6 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Sonata
2 6 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.70%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.80%) Infor M3
3 4 (1.80%) Magento
4 1 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 92 (41.44%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (8.11%) GitHub
3 18 (8.11%) PaaS
4 16 (7.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (6.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 13 (5.86%) npm
6 13 (5.86%) OpenShift
7 9 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (4.05%) Slack
8 8 (3.60%) IaaS
9 7 (3.15%) Amazon S3
9 7 (3.15%) Bluemix
9 7 (3.15%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (2.70%) BlazeMeter
10 6 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.70%) CloudFront
10 6 (2.70%) Rackspace Cloud
10 6 (2.70%) Sumo Logic
11 5 (2.25%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.81%) HTTP
2 18 (8.11%) Firewall
3 6 (2.70%) SSL
4 5 (2.25%) DNS
4 5 (2.25%) Internet
4 5 (2.25%) SAN
5 4 (1.80%) NAS
6 3 (1.35%) IPsec
6 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.90%) DMZ
7 2 (0.90%) FTP
7 2 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.90%) LAN
7 2 (0.90%) MPLS
7 2 (0.90%) SMTP
7 2 (0.90%) VLAN
7 2 (0.90%) VPLS
7 2 (0.90%) VPN
7 2 (0.90%) WAN
7 2 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.02%) NoSQL
2 30 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 23 (10.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 16 (7.21%) MySQL
6 13 (5.86%) Hadoop
6 13 (5.86%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.05%) Big Data
8 8 (3.60%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.15%) DB2
10 4 (1.80%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.80%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.35%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.35%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.35%) Redis
12 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 81 (36.49%) Jenkins
2 41 (18.47%) Git (software)
3 36 (16.22%) Cucumber
3 36 (16.22%) JIRA
3 36 (16.22%) TeamCity
4 31 (13.96%) JMeter
4 31 (13.96%) Maven
5 29 (13.06%) Selenium
6 25 (11.26%) LoadRunner
7 24 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
8 19 (8.56%) Mockito
9 15 (6.76%) JUnit
9 15 (6.76%) SonarQube
10 14 (6.31%) IntelliJ
11 12 (5.41%) Gradle
12 11 (4.95%) Artifactory
12 11 (4.95%) Bitbucket
12 11 (4.95%) MSBuild
13 10 (4.50%) The Grinder
14 9 (4.05%) Liquibase
General
1 52 (23.42%) Banking
1 52 (23.42%) Finance
2 11 (4.95%) Investment Banking
3 9 (4.05%) Games
4 7 (3.15%) Retail
5 4 (1.80%) Back Office
6 3 (1.35%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Front Office
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (28.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (16.67%) Developer
3 26 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 24 (10.81%) Architect
4 24 (10.81%) Consultant
5 16 (7.21%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (7.21%) Java Engineer
6 13 (5.86%) Analyst
6 13 (5.86%) Technical Architect
7 11 (4.95%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (4.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (4.95%) Tester
8 10 (4.50%) Integration Engineer
8 10 (4.50%) Java Architect
8 10 (4.50%) Java Technical Architect
9 9 (4.05%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.05%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.60%) DevOps Consultant
10 8 (3.60%) Performance Engineer
10 8 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.27%) Spring
2 36 (16.22%) RESTful
3 26 (11.71%) Elastic Stack
4 24 (10.81%) .NET
4 24 (10.81%) Web Services
5 22 (9.91%) Kafka
6 19 (8.56%) Spring Boot
7 18 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
8 15 (6.76%) HTML
9 14 (6.31%) Dropwizard
10 13 (5.86%) Node.js
11 11 (4.95%) REST
12 9 (4.05%) HTML5
12 9 (4.05%) J2EE
12 9 (4.05%) Spring MVC
12 9 (4.05%) YAML
13 7 (3.15%) AngularJS
14 6 (2.70%) Apache Camel
14 6 (2.70%) JRuby
14 6 (2.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.86%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (4.50%) User Experience
4 6 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.70%) EMC VNX
4 6 (2.70%) Fintech
5 5 (2.25%) Online Banking
5 5 (2.25%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.80%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.35%) CMDB
7 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.35%) NHS
8 2 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.45%) DataPower
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) Online Games
9 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 77 (34.68%) Linux
2 62 (27.93%) Unix
3 26 (11.71%) Windows
4 18 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.60%) CentOS
5 8 (3.60%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.70%) Debian
6 6 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.25%) AIX
7 5 (2.25%) Fedora
8 3 (1.35%) Android
8 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (52.25%) DevOps
2 107 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (38.29%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (23.42%) Microservices
5 50 (22.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 39 (17.57%) TDD
7 37 (16.67%) BDD
7 37 (16.67%) Kanban
8 33 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (14.86%) Scrum
9 28 (12.61%) Test Automation
10 26 (11.71%) High Availability
11 25 (11.26%) Performance Testing
12 24 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
13 23 (10.36%) Pair Programming
14 21 (9.46%) Deployment Automation
15 20 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (9.01%) Mentoring
15 20 (9.01%) Software Engineering
16 19 (8.56%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 124 (55.86%) Java
2 53 (23.87%) SQL
3 50 (22.52%) Bash Shell
4 39 (17.57%) Python
5 37 (16.67%) Groovy
6 31 (13.96%) Ruby
6 31 (13.96%) Scala
7 26 (11.71%) Perl
7 26 (11.71%) PowerShell
8 24 (10.81%) JavaScript
9 22 (9.91%) Shell Script
10 13 (5.86%) Java 8
10 13 (5.86%) Kotlin
11 7 (3.15%) C#
12 6 (2.70%) Go
13 5 (2.25%) PHP
14 4 (1.80%) AWK
15 2 (0.90%) F#
15 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.05%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.70%) Degree
3 6 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.70%) MCSE
3 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.80%) ISEB
6 3 (1.35%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.90%) CCNP
7 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.77%) QA
2 6 (2.70%) GCP
3 2 (0.90%) GDPR
3 2 (0.90%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (34.23%) Docker
2 20 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.95%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.70%) VirtualBox
4 6 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.70%) Xen
5 5 (2.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (2.25%) KVM
6 2 (0.90%) etcd
7 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.45%) iptables
7 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 51 (22.97%) Kubernetes
2 42 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (18.02%) Ansible
3 40 (18.02%) logstash
4 39 (17.57%) Puppet
5 33 (14.86%) Kibana
6 31 (13.96%) Grafana
7 29 (13.06%) Terraform
8 20 (9.01%) Nagios
9 16 (7.21%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (4.05%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (3.60%) Prometheus
11 8 (3.60%) Salt
12 7 (3.15%) BMC PATROL
12 7 (3.15%) Packer
13 6 (2.70%) Graylog
13 6 (2.70%) Rancher
14 5 (2.25%) Icinga
15 4 (1.80%) ZABBIX
16 3 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 129 (58.11%) Splunk
2 47 (21.17%) New Relic
3 38 (17.12%) Dynatrace
4 32 (14.41%) Oracle
5 26 (11.71%) Microsoft
6 23 (10.36%) VMware
7 12 (5.41%) HP
8 11 (4.95%) BMC
8 11 (4.95%) Cisco
8 11 (4.95%) MuleSoft
9 10 (4.50%) EMC
9 10 (4.50%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.05%) F5
10 9 (4.05%) Google
11 8 (3.60%) FNZ
11 8 (3.60%) SOASTA, Inc
12 7 (3.15%) Atlassian
12 7 (3.15%) IBM
12 7 (3.15%) Riverbed
12 7 (3.15%) ServiceNow