Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 614 430 652
Rank change year-on-year -184 +222 +26
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 213 183 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.43% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 1.01% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 127 60
10th Percentile £413 £281 £311
25th Percentile £481 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £602 £556 £593
90th Percentile £715 £600 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £42.50
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
75th Percentile - - £47.50
90th Percentile - - -
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 34,203 18,125 30,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.96% 42.52% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,467 11,578 19,547
10th Percentile £270 £250 £216
25th Percentile £406 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.81% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £614 £563 £550
90th Percentile £700 £648 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 922 626 1,269
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.12 £11.80
25th Percentile £14.25 £15.00 £14.33
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.75 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -19.19% +32.35% +6.86%
75th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £35.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £60.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.29% +20.00% +6.06%

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 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Top 15 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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -188 187 £550 +14.35% 23
London -140 114 £563 +17.19% 16
UK excluding London -125 61 £500 +11.11% 9
Work from Home -168 54 £500 - 4
North of England -90 22 £500 +11.11% 2
East of England -40 16 £506 +6.58% 4
South East - 10 £550 -
Yorkshire -72 9 £500 +11.11%
Midlands -64 8 £477 +52.48% 1
North West -42 7 - - 2
West Midlands -54 6 £477 - 1
North East - 6 - -
Scotland - 5 £252 - 1
Wales - 2 £550 - 1
East Midlands -29 1 £344 +10.08%

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 113 (53.05%) Docker
2 109 (51.17%) Linux
3 106 (49.77%) Splunk
4 105 (49.30%) CI/CD
5 103 (48.36%) DevOps
6 98 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (45.07%) Ansible
8 93 (43.66%) Kubernetes
9 82 (38.50%) Jenkins
10 79 (37.09%) Microservices
11 78 (36.62%) Azure
11 78 (36.62%) Java
12 73 (34.27%) Terraform
13 69 (32.39%) Unix
14 60 (28.17%) AWS
15 58 (27.23%) Finance
16 53 (24.88%) JSON
17 52 (24.41%) New Relic
18 49 (23.00%) Git (software)
19 48 (22.54%) Puppet
20 47 (22.07%) Scrum
21 44 (20.66%) Selenium
21 44 (20.66%) Spring
22 43 (20.19%) Social Skills
23 42 (19.72%) JavaScript
24 41 (19.25%) Python
24 41 (19.25%) JIRA
25 40 (18.78%) Sonatype Nexus
25 40 (18.78%) Dynatrace
26 39 (18.31%) SQL

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 32 (15.02%) IIS
2 28 (13.15%) Confluence
3 16 (7.51%) Tomcat
4 15 (7.04%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.23%) Apache
5 9 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.29%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.35%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.88%) JBoss
9 3 (1.41%) Documentum
9 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.94%) Camunda
10 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.47%) nginx
11 1 (0.47%) Pachyderm
Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (6.57%) TIBCO iProcess
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.47%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 78 (36.62%) Azure
2 60 (28.17%) AWS
3 38 (17.84%) PaaS
4 36 (16.90%) IaaS
5 26 (12.21%) Datadog
6 23 (10.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (9.86%) GCP
8 19 (8.92%) NuGet
9 15 (7.04%) GitHub
10 11 (5.16%) BlazeMeter
11 10 (4.69%) OpenShift
12 9 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (3.76%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (3.29%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (3.29%) SaaS
15 6 (2.82%) Amazon S3
15 6 (2.82%) Azure Monitor
16 5 (2.35%) Serverless
16 5 (2.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.16%) Firewall
2 10 (4.69%) HTTP
3 7 (3.29%) DNS
4 6 (2.82%) SSL
4 6 (2.82%) VoIP
5 4 (1.88%) Internet
5 4 (1.88%) SSH
5 4 (1.88%) VPN
6 2 (0.94%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.94%) DHCP
7 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.69%) Big Data
2 10 (4.69%) DB2
2 10 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.23%) Delta Lake
3 9 (4.23%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.76%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.76%) Tableau
5 7 (3.29%) BigQuery
5 7 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.82%) Data Lake
7 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.35%) MySQL
7 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.94%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 82 (38.50%) Jenkins
2 49 (23.00%) Git (software)
3 44 (20.66%) Selenium
4 41 (19.25%) JIRA
5 40 (18.78%) Sonatype Nexus
6 37 (17.37%) JMeter
7 34 (15.96%) Cucumber
8 30 (14.08%) SonarQube
9 28 (13.15%) LoadRunner
10 24 (11.27%) Robot Framework
11 21 (9.86%) Artifactory
12 18 (8.45%) Gatling
12 18 (8.45%) GitLab
12 18 (8.45%) Maven
13 12 (5.63%) Bitbucket
13 12 (5.63%) SoapUI
14 11 (5.16%) JUnit
15 10 (4.69%) Liquibase
15 10 (4.69%) WebLOAD
16 9 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 58 (27.23%) Finance
2 43 (20.19%) Social Skills
3 28 (13.15%) Banking
4 20 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (7.51%) Front Office
6 15 (7.04%) Back Office
7 13 (6.10%) Public Sector
8 8 (3.76%) Legal
8 8 (3.76%) Marketing
9 7 (3.29%) Financial Institution
10 6 (2.82%) Investment Banking
10 6 (2.82%) Retail
10 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
11 5 (2.35%) Electronics
11 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.88%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (1.41%) Billing
14 1 (0.47%) Publishing
14 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (24.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (15.96%) Developer
3 29 (13.62%) Architect
4 24 (11.27%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.57%) Platform Engineer
6 13 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (5.63%) J2EE Developer
7 12 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (5.63%) SQL Developer
7 12 (5.63%) TIBCO Developer
7 12 (5.63%) Unix Developer
7 12 (5.63%) WebLogic Developer
8 11 (5.16%) Senior DevOps
9 10 (4.69%) Analyst
9 10 (4.69%) Performance Engineer
9 10 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.23%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.76%) Performance Analyst
11 8 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (3.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (24.88%) JSON
2 44 (20.66%) Spring
3 37 (17.37%) Spring Boot
4 31 (14.55%) HTML
5 30 (14.08%) CSS
6 26 (12.21%) REST
7 23 (10.80%) Elastic Stack
8 16 (7.51%) .NET
8 16 (7.51%) Hibernate
8 16 (7.51%) J2EE
8 16 (7.51%) Kafka
9 14 (6.57%) Node.js
9 14 (6.57%) SOAP
10 12 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (5.16%) JMS
12 10 (4.69%) Spring Batch
13 7 (3.29%) React
13 7 (3.29%) XML
14 6 (2.82%) Middleware
14 6 (2.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.68%) Cloud Native
2 14 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.23%) User Experience
4 7 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.29%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.29%) Market Risk
5 5 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.88%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.41%) CMDB
7 3 (1.41%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.41%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.41%) PKI
8 2 (0.94%) Clustering
8 2 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) FMCG
9 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (51.17%) Linux
2 69 (32.39%) Unix
3 32 (15.02%) Windows
4 14 (6.57%) Mesosphere
5 13 (6.10%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.29%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.35%) Android
8 5 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.35%) Kali Linux
8 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.94%) AIX
9 2 (0.94%) CentOS
9 2 (0.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (49.30%) CI/CD
2 103 (48.36%) DevOps
3 98 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (37.09%) Microservices
5 47 (22.07%) Scrum
6 39 (18.31%) Configuration Management
7 37 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (16.43%) Kanban
10 32 (15.02%) Release Management
11 30 (14.08%) Open Source
12 29 (13.62%) SDLC
13 28 (13.15%) Performance Testing
14 27 (12.68%) TDD
15 26 (12.21%) Analytics
16 24 (11.27%) Release Automation
17 23 (10.80%) Infrastructure as Code
18 22 (10.33%) Infrastructure Automation
19 21 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
20 19 (8.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 78 (36.62%) Java
2 42 (19.72%) JavaScript
3 41 (19.25%) Python
4 39 (18.31%) SQL
5 26 (12.21%) Shell Script
6 16 (7.51%) Groovy
6 16 (7.51%) Perl
7 15 (7.04%) PL/SQL
8 13 (6.10%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.16%) Bash
10 10 (4.69%) C#
11 7 (3.29%) Ruby
12 6 (2.82%) Go
13 5 (2.35%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.35%) Elixir
13 5 (2.35%) Java 8
13 5 (2.35%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.41%) PHP
14 3 (1.41%) Search Processing Language
15 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.57%) SC Cleared
1 14 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.16%) Degree
3 6 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) QA
2 7 (3.29%) GDPR
3 4 (1.88%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 113 (53.05%) Docker
2 25 (11.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 96 (45.07%) Ansible
2 93 (43.66%) Kubernetes
3 73 (34.27%) Terraform
4 48 (22.54%) Puppet
5 26 (12.21%) Netcool
6 20 (9.39%) Grafana
7 15 (7.04%) Kibana
7 15 (7.04%) Prometheus
8 13 (6.10%) Nagios
9 12 (5.63%) logstash
10 10 (4.69%) Istio
11 9 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (2.82%) CA Wily
12 6 (2.82%) Consul
12 6 (2.82%) Packer
13 5 (2.35%) Fluentd
13 5 (2.35%) Kiali
13 5 (2.35%) Rancher
14 4 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
15 2 (0.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 106 (49.77%) Splunk
2 52 (24.41%) New Relic
3 40 (18.78%) Dynatrace
4 36 (16.90%) Microsoft
5 31 (14.55%) Oracle
6 16 (7.51%) Google
7 14 (6.57%) TIBCO
8 10 (4.69%) Micro Focus
9 8 (3.76%) IBM
10 7 (3.29%) MuleSoft
10 7 (3.29%) SAP
10 7 (3.29%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.35%) CA
12 3 (1.41%) Adobe
12 3 (1.41%) BMC
12 3 (1.41%) Cisco
12 3 (1.41%) OpenText
12 3 (1.41%) Pega
12 3 (1.41%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.94%) SolarWinds