Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 688 667 590
Rank change year-on-year -21 -77 +185
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 154 228 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.53% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 151 144
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £424 £385 £400
90th Percentile £675 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +2.15%
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 39,446 43,009 41,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.58% 41.56% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,537 26,586 25,437
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,412 1,587 1,433
UK median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.22 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.90 £16.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year +8.48% +0.43% -6.11%

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 July 2019.

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 July 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 -21 144 £525 - 35
UK excluding London +50 80 £500 +11.11% 6
London -27 73 £550 - 29
North of England +64 39 £488 +26.62% 4
Yorkshire +51 32 £488 +30.00% 2
South East +24 17 £600 +41.18% 2
Midlands +5 10 £438 -2.78%
East Midlands +26 9 £438 -23.91%
Scotland +24 8 £488 +2.63%
North West +12 6 £575 +15.00% 2
South West -20 5 £500 -9.09%
East of England +10 1 - -
West Midlands -4 1 - -
North East - 1 £200 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 112 (72.73%) Splunk
2 98 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (56.49%) Java
4 76 (49.35%) DevOps
5 69 (44.81%) Jenkins
5 69 (44.81%) JIRA
6 61 (39.61%) Confluence
7 60 (38.96%) Amazon AWS
8 57 (37.01%) Git (software)
9 54 (35.06%) Scrum
10 52 (33.77%) Linux
11 47 (30.52%) Maven
12 46 (29.87%) Windows
13 45 (29.22%) Ansible
14 44 (28.57%) Python
14 44 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
15 41 (26.62%) Kanban
16 38 (24.68%) Spring
17 37 (24.03%) REST
18 35 (22.73%) Spring Boot
18 35 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
19 34 (22.08%) GitHub
19 34 (22.08%) Test Automation
20 33 (21.43%) Node.js
21 32 (20.78%) Configuration Management
22 31 (20.13%) JSON
23 30 (19.48%) OpenShift
23 30 (19.48%) User Experience
23 30 (19.48%) Slack
24 28 (18.18%) Finance

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 61 (39.61%) Confluence
2 17 (11.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (7.79%) Mule
4 11 (7.14%) IIS
5 10 (6.49%) WebSphere
6 9 (5.84%) WebLogic
7 8 (5.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (4.55%) JBoss
9 6 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (2.60%) Apache
11 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.95%) nginx
12 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.95%) WildFly
13 2 (1.30%) GlassFish
13 2 (1.30%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Endur
2 4 (2.60%) Relativity
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 60 (38.96%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (22.08%) GitHub
4 30 (19.48%) OpenShift
4 30 (19.48%) Slack
5 13 (8.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (7.14%) IaaS
7 7 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (4.55%) Amazon S3
7 7 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (3.90%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (3.90%) AWS CodePipeline
8 6 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (3.90%) Serverless
9 4 (2.60%) Akamai
9 4 (2.60%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (2.60%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.09%) DNS
2 9 (5.84%) HTTP
3 8 (5.19%) Firewall
4 7 (4.55%) Internet
5 6 (3.90%) Wireshark
6 5 (3.25%) DHCP
6 5 (3.25%) SSL
6 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.60%) SMTP
8 3 (1.95%) FTP
8 3 (1.95%) IMAP
8 3 (1.95%) PuTTY
9 2 (1.30%) VPN
10 1 (0.65%) DWDM
10 1 (0.65%) IPsec
10 1 (0.65%) LAN
10 1 (0.65%) Network Security
10 1 (0.65%) SSH
10 1 (0.65%) WAN
10 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.90%) Amazon Athena
3 6 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.90%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.60%) QlikView
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.95%) DTS
5 3 (1.95%) MySQL
5 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) Redis
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (44.81%) Jenkins
1 69 (44.81%) JIRA
2 57 (37.01%) Git (software)
3 47 (30.52%) Maven
4 35 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (12.34%) Xcode
6 16 (10.39%) Selenium
6 16 (10.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (9.09%) JUnit
8 12 (7.79%) Mockito
9 11 (7.14%) MSBuild
9 11 (7.14%) Visual Studio
10 10 (6.49%) Bitbucket
11 8 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (4.55%) Subversion
13 6 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (3.90%) Cucumber
13 6 (3.90%) JMeter
13 6 (3.90%) TeamCity
14 5 (3.25%) Introscope
General
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 26 (16.88%) Banking
3 4 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (24.03%) Developer
2 34 (22.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (12.34%) iOS Developer
4 16 (10.39%) Platform Engineer
5 13 (8.44%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (8.44%) Service Manager
6 10 (6.49%) Analyst
6 10 (6.49%) DevOps Manager
7 8 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) Administrator
8 6 (3.90%) Android Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) React Developer
9 5 (3.25%) Site Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (2.60%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.60%) Consultant
10 4 (2.60%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.68%) Spring
2 37 (24.03%) REST
3 35 (22.73%) Spring Boot
4 33 (21.43%) Node.js
5 31 (20.13%) JSON
6 24 (15.58%) React
7 12 (7.79%) HTML
7 12 (7.79%) Web Services
8 11 (7.14%) Jest
8 11 (7.14%) Middleware
9 10 (6.49%) .NET
9 10 (6.49%) Enzyme
9 10 (6.49%) Kafka
9 10 (6.49%) WireMock
10 8 (5.19%) CSS
11 4 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (2.60%) LDAP
11 4 (2.60%) Redux
11 4 (2.60%) SOAP
11 4 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.48%) User Experience
2 27 (17.53%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.19%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.25%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.95%) CMDB
7 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.30%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.65%) Mashup
9 1 (0.65%) PMI
9 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.77%) Linux
2 46 (29.87%) Windows
3 26 (16.88%) Apple iOS
4 23 (14.94%) Unix
5 13 (8.44%) Android
5 13 (8.44%) CentOS
6 7 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (49.35%) DevOps
3 54 (35.06%) Scrum
4 41 (26.62%) Kanban
5 34 (22.08%) Test Automation
6 32 (20.78%) Configuration Management
7 26 (16.88%) iOS Development
8 25 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (12.34%) Analytics
10 18 (11.69%) Incident Management
10 18 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (11.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (11.04%) ITIL
12 16 (10.39%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (10.39%) Service Delivery
13 15 (9.74%) ITSM
13 15 (9.74%) Performance Management
13 15 (9.74%) Service Management
14 14 (9.09%) Release Management
15 13 (8.44%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (56.49%) Java
2 44 (28.57%) Python
3 27 (17.53%) Java 8
4 20 (12.99%) JavaScript
5 19 (12.34%) Apple Swift
6 16 (10.39%) Bash Shell
6 16 (10.39%) PowerShell
6 16 (10.39%) Shell Script
6 16 (10.39%) SQL
7 15 (9.74%) Groovy
7 15 (9.74%) Ruby
8 10 (6.49%) Perl
9 5 (3.25%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (1.95%) C#
11 3 (1.95%) ES6
12 2 (1.30%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.30%) PHP
12 2 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.90%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) CCDP
3 1 (0.65%) CCNA
3 1 (0.65%) CCNP
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.65%) CSQA
3 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (16.88%) Docker
2 17 (11.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (29.22%) Ansible
2 24 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (11.69%) Terraform
4 14 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 9 (5.84%) Nagios
6 6 (3.90%) SCOM
7 5 (3.25%) Puppet
7 5 (3.25%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.60%) CA Wily
8 4 (2.60%) Icinga
8 4 (2.60%) Kibana
8 4 (2.60%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.95%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.95%) Grafana
9 3 (1.95%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.30%) HP ALM
10 2 (1.30%) HP Fortify
10 2 (1.30%) logstash
10 2 (1.30%) yum
Vendors
1 112 (72.73%) Splunk
2 23 (14.94%) New Relic
3 18 (11.69%) Red Hat
4 17 (11.04%) ServiceNow
4 17 (11.04%) VMware
5 15 (9.74%) Microsoft
6 14 (9.09%) Dynatrace
7 13 (8.44%) IBM
8 11 (7.14%) Oracle
9 10 (6.49%) Adobe
10 9 (5.84%) CA
11 8 (5.19%) Atlassian
11 8 (5.19%) Murex
11 8 (5.19%) OpenLink
11 8 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (4.55%) BMC
12 7 (4.55%) Google
13 6 (3.90%) HP
14 4 (2.60%) Lotus
14 4 (2.60%) NetApp