Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 551 547 677
Rank change year-on-year -4 +130 -3
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 118 119 189
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.54% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 71 96
10th Percentile £352 £302 £393
25th Percentile £400 £378 £434
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £430 £518
Median % change year-on-year +16.28% -16.91% -1.43%
75th Percentile £539 £550 £620
90th Percentile £600 £590 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £456
% change year-on-year -6.63% -1.37% -3.95%
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 22,974 21,965 38,853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.25% 42.32% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,715 13,676 24,484
10th Percentile £280 £222 £263
25th Percentile £380 £353 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £460
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
75th Percentile £575 £558 £563
90th Percentile £670 £650 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 909 1,281
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.80 £10.86
25th Percentile £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.06
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.23% +6.21%
75th Percentile £45.00 £33.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £58.35 £52.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £17.07
% change year-on-year +1.99% +5.43% +8.40%

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 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 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 -6 100 £500 +17.65% 19
Work from Home -222 46 £500 -24.24% 2
London +13 44 £513 +25.31% 9
UK excluding London -6 29 £420 -6.63% 10
North of England +40 15 £400 +5.74% 2
Yorkshire +25 8 £388 -7.74% 2
North West +9 7 £436 +19.06%
East of England +14 5 £600 +9.09% 2
Midlands +18 4 £420 -21.86% 3
West Midlands 0 3 £490 -8.84% 1
Scotland -7 3 £540 +17.39%
South West +31 1 - - 2
South East +22 1 £480 -12.73% 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 2

For the 6 months to 10 May 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 79 (66.95%) Jenkins
2 78 (66.10%) Splunk
3 72 (61.02%) AWS
4 60 (50.85%) Git (software)
5 57 (48.31%) Java
6 55 (46.61%) Python
7 52 (44.07%) DevOps
8 49 (41.53%) Docker
8 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (40.68%) Microservices
10 47 (39.83%) Kubernetes
10 47 (39.83%) Linux
11 43 (36.44%) Azure
12 37 (31.36%) Finance
13 36 (30.51%) Grafana
14 35 (29.66%) JIRA
15 34 (28.81%) Kafka
15 34 (28.81%) Spring
15 34 (28.81%) Prometheus
15 34 (28.81%) Kibana
16 31 (26.27%) Perl
17 30 (25.42%) Elastic Stack
17 30 (25.42%) Spring Boot
18 28 (23.73%) Java 8
18 28 (23.73%) Bash Shell
19 27 (22.88%) Public Sector
20 26 (22.03%) Performance Testing
21 25 (21.19%) Infrastructure as Code
22 24 (20.34%) SAP
22 24 (20.34%) Google

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 20 (16.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (11.02%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (10.17%) Confluence
4 10 (8.47%) JBoss
5 6 (5.08%) Mule
6 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.54%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.69%) Apache
8 2 (1.69%) Drupal
8 2 (1.69%) WildFly
9 1 (0.85%) CMS
9 1 (0.85%) Documentum
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Magento
1 3 (2.54%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 72 (61.02%) AWS
2 43 (36.44%) Azure
3 21 (17.80%) Amazon EKS
4 14 (11.86%) GitHub
5 11 (9.32%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (8.47%) OpenShift
7 8 (6.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (6.78%) IaaS
7 8 (6.78%) PaaS
7 8 (6.78%) Slack
8 4 (3.39%) Datadog
9 3 (2.54%) Attraqt
9 3 (2.54%) SaaS
9 3 (2.54%) SpeedCurve
10 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.69%) Azure App Service
11 1 (0.85%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.85%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.69%) DNS
2 2 (1.69%) Firewall
2 2 (1.69%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.69%) LAN
2 2 (1.69%) SSL
2 2 (1.69%) WAN
2 2 (1.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.85%) DSL
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
3 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) DB2
2 10 (8.47%) Hazelcast
3 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.54%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (2.54%) MySQL
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) Power BI
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 79 (66.95%) Jenkins
2 60 (50.85%) Git (software)
3 35 (29.66%) JIRA
4 22 (18.64%) JMeter
5 17 (14.41%) GitLab
5 17 (14.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (13.56%) Artifactory
6 16 (13.56%) Maven
7 10 (8.47%) LoadRunner
7 10 (8.47%) SonarQube
7 10 (8.47%) TeamCity
8 7 (5.93%) Bitbucket Server
9 6 (5.08%) CA Release Automation
9 6 (5.08%) Subversion
9 6 (5.08%) Xcode
10 5 (4.24%) Android Studio
10 5 (4.24%) CocoaPods
10 5 (4.24%) IntelliJ
10 5 (4.24%) JUnit
10 5 (4.24%) Mockito
General
1 37 (31.36%) Finance
2 27 (22.88%) Public Sector
3 23 (19.49%) Social Skills
4 21 (17.80%) Electronics
4 21 (17.80%) Manufacturing
4 21 (17.80%) Marketing
4 21 (17.80%) Telecoms
5 17 (14.41%) Banking
6 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.54%) Retail
8 2 (1.69%) Legal
9 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (22.03%) Developer
3 20 (16.95%) Java Developer
4 16 (13.56%) Tester
5 10 (8.47%) Senior DevOps
5 10 (8.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Non-Functional Tester
7 6 (5.08%) Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Performance Tester
8 5 (4.24%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.39%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.54%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Performance Test Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.81%) Kafka
1 34 (28.81%) Spring
2 30 (25.42%) Elastic Stack
2 30 (25.42%) Spring Boot
3 19 (16.10%) REST
4 12 (10.17%) Hystrix
4 12 (10.17%) RxJava
5 10 (8.47%) AngularJS
5 10 (8.47%) GraphQL
5 10 (8.47%) Protocol Buffers
6 9 (7.63%) JSON
6 9 (7.63%) Web Services
7 8 (6.78%) Node.js
8 7 (5.93%) RESTful
9 6 (5.08%) .NET
9 6 (5.08%) WireMock
10 5 (4.24%) React
11 4 (3.39%) Java SE
11 4 (3.39%) Middleware
12 3 (2.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.54%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (2.54%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.54%) FMCG
4 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 47 (39.83%) Linux
2 15 (12.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (11.86%) Windows
4 13 (11.02%) Unix
5 6 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.24%) Android
7 4 (3.39%) CentOS
8 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.69%) SUSE
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.85%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.07%) DevOps
2 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (40.68%) Microservices
4 26 (22.03%) Performance Testing
5 25 (21.19%) Infrastructure as Code
6 23 (19.49%) Visualisation
7 22 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (18.64%) Scrum
8 21 (17.80%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (17.80%) Programme Management
8 21 (17.80%) Test Automation
9 17 (14.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (11.86%) SDLC
12 13 (11.02%) Migration
13 12 (10.17%) Functional Programming
14 11 (9.32%) Computer Science
14 11 (9.32%) Kanban
14 11 (9.32%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (9.32%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.31%) Java
2 55 (46.61%) Python
3 31 (26.27%) Perl
4 28 (23.73%) Bash Shell
4 28 (23.73%) Java 8
5 18 (15.25%) SQL
6 16 (13.56%) Kotlin
7 9 (7.63%) PHP
8 7 (5.93%) Go
8 7 (5.93%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.08%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.39%) C
10 4 (3.39%) Ruby
11 3 (2.54%) AWK
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.85%) Rust
12 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (9.32%) Degree
4 4 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) PMP
6 1 (0.85%) RHCE
6 1 (0.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (41.53%) Docker
2 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.85%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (39.83%) Kubernetes
2 36 (30.51%) Grafana
3 34 (28.81%) Kibana
3 34 (28.81%) Prometheus
4 23 (19.49%) Ansible
4 23 (19.49%) logstash
5 21 (17.80%) Consul
5 21 (17.80%) Fluentd
5 21 (17.80%) Istio
5 21 (17.80%) Rancher
6 17 (14.41%) Terraform
7 8 (6.78%) Nagios
7 8 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (4.24%) HP SIM
8 5 (4.24%) Icinga
8 5 (4.24%) Opsview
8 5 (4.24%) Puppet
9 3 (2.54%) Packer
10 2 (1.69%) CA Wily
10 2 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (66.10%) Splunk
2 24 (20.34%) Google
2 24 (20.34%) SAP
3 18 (15.25%) Dynatrace
3 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.71%) Red Hat
5 14 (11.86%) IBM
6 13 (11.02%) MuleSoft
7 10 (8.47%) Oracle
8 8 (6.78%) New Relic
9 7 (5.93%) HP
10 5 (4.24%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.54%) hybris
12 2 (1.69%) BMC
12 2 (1.69%) Turbonomic
13 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.85%) CA
13 1 (0.85%) Citrix
13 1 (0.85%) Tripwire
13 1 (0.85%) VMware