Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 624 650 635
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15 +11
Contract jobs citing AppDynamics 120 226 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 134 177
UK median daily rate £475 £495 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% -7.91% +7.50%
10th Percentile £313 £369 £363
90th Percentile £625 £650 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £381
% change year-on-year +16.67% +18.03% -15.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK 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 29,641 42,042 42,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.00% 42.37% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,182 25,998 26,429
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £220 £260 £231
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,240 1,556 1,420
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.99 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.75 £46.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.18
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.01% -1.97%

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 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppDynamics in the UK

AppDynamics
Top 12 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 19 February 2020. 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 +68 110 £463 -7.50% 21
UK excluding London +111 89 £525 +16.67% 15
South East +93 31 £550 +12.82% 3
London +12 25 £425 -17.87% 6
North of England +85 24 £418 - 6
North West +51 14 £395 - 4
East of England +41 12 £550 - 1
South West +24 11 £400 -25.58%
Yorkshire - 10 £500 - 1
West Midlands +40 7 £538 +35.22% 2
Midlands +38 7 £538 +34.38% 4
Scotland +8 4 £460 +23.32% 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 58 (48.33%) Java
2 39 (32.50%) .NET
3 37 (30.83%) Splunk
4 35 (29.17%) DevOps
5 34 (28.33%) Dynatrace
5 34 (28.33%) Node.js
6 33 (27.50%) Oracle
6 33 (27.50%) Linux
7 32 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (26.67%) JIRA
8 27 (22.50%) SaaS
8 27 (22.50%) Confluence
8 27 (22.50%) Windows
9 26 (21.67%) Jenkins
10 25 (20.83%) Git (software)
10 25 (20.83%) AWS
11 23 (19.17%) ITIL
11 23 (19.17%) Ansible
12 22 (18.33%) PHP
12 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
12 22 (18.33%) Azure
12 22 (18.33%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (16.67%) IBM
14 19 (15.83%) Unix
14 19 (15.83%) SQL
14 19 (15.83%) Load Testing
14 19 (15.83%) Docker
15 18 (15.00%) Shell Script
16 17 (14.17%) Python
16 17 (14.17%) Bash Shell

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 27 (22.50%) Confluence
2 8 (6.67%) Apache
3 7 (5.83%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (4.17%) DataSynapse
4 5 (4.17%) IIS
5 4 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.67%) Mule
6 2 (1.67%) nginx
6 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) assyst
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.50%) SaaS
2 25 (20.83%) AWS
3 22 (18.33%) Azure
4 16 (13.33%) GitHub
5 11 (9.17%) Slack
6 9 (7.50%) OpenShift
7 7 (5.83%) Datadog
8 6 (5.00%) PaaS
9 5 (4.17%) IaaS
10 4 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (3.33%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (2.50%) Apigee
12 2 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.67%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.67%) Kong
12 2 (1.67%) npm
12 2 (1.67%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) Firewall
2 2 (1.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.67%) WAN
2 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.83%) 3G
3 1 (0.83%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.33%) Big Data
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.67%) Aerospike
5 2 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.67%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.67%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.67%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.67%) Redis
6 1 (0.83%) DB2
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (26.67%) JIRA
2 26 (21.67%) Jenkins
3 25 (20.83%) Git (software)
4 15 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
4 15 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (8.33%) JMeter
5 10 (8.33%) Selenium
6 9 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 9 (7.50%) LoadRunner
6 9 (7.50%) TeamCity
7 8 (6.67%) GitLab
7 8 (6.67%) Maven
8 7 (5.83%) Bitbucket
9 6 (5.00%) Artifactory
9 6 (5.00%) Xcode
10 5 (4.17%) Gradle
10 5 (4.17%) MSBuild
10 5 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (4.17%) Subversion
10 5 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (13.33%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.67%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Developer
2 20 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (15.00%) Consultant
4 8 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) DBA
6 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.50%) .NET
2 34 (28.33%) Node.js
3 14 (11.67%) REST
4 13 (10.83%) Spring
5 11 (9.17%) Spring Boot
6 9 (7.50%) JSON
6 9 (7.50%) React
7 6 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (5.00%) J2EE
8 3 (2.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.50%) Hystrix
8 3 (2.50%) RxJava
9 2 (1.67%) Express
9 2 (1.67%) Java EE
9 2 (1.67%) LDAP
9 2 (1.67%) Redux
9 2 (1.67%) RESTful
9 2 (1.67%) SOAP
9 2 (1.67%) WireMock
9 2 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.33%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.33%) User Experience
3 9 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.17%) Grid Computing
6 3 (2.50%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.67%) PKI
8 1 (0.83%) Blog
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.50%) Linux
2 27 (22.50%) Windows
3 19 (15.83%) Unix
4 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.17%) Android
6 5 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) AIX
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) DevOps
2 32 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.17%) ITIL
4 19 (15.83%) Load Testing
5 16 (13.33%) Scrum
6 15 (12.50%) Microservices
7 13 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.83%) Kanban
7 13 (10.83%) Test Automation
8 11 (9.17%) Analytics
8 11 (9.17%) Load Balancing
8 11 (9.17%) Log Aggregation
9 10 (8.33%) Migration
10 9 (7.50%) Performance Testing
11 8 (6.67%) Change Management
11 8 (6.67%) Cloud Operations
11 8 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (6.67%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.67%) Task Automation
11 8 (6.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.33%) Java
2 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
2 22 (18.33%) PHP
3 19 (15.83%) SQL
4 18 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 17 (14.17%) Bash Shell
5 17 (14.17%) Python
6 10 (8.33%) Java 8
7 7 (5.83%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.00%) Apple Swift
8 6 (5.00%) Groovy
8 6 (5.00%) Kotlin
8 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.33%) C#
10 3 (2.50%) C++
10 3 (2.50%) Go
10 3 (2.50%) Perl
11 2 (1.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (15.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (19.17%) Ansible
2 16 (13.33%) Terraform
3 15 (12.50%) Puppet
4 12 (10.00%) SCOM
5 11 (9.17%) Kubernetes
6 9 (7.50%) Nagios
7 6 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (5.00%) ZABBIX
8 5 (4.17%) Prometheus
9 4 (3.33%) Grafana
10 3 (2.50%) HP NNM
10 3 (2.50%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (2.50%) Netcool
10 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.50%) SCCM
10 3 (2.50%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.67%) Consul
11 2 (1.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (30.83%) Splunk
2 34 (28.33%) Dynatrace
3 33 (27.50%) Oracle
4 20 (16.67%) IBM
5 14 (11.67%) New Relic
6 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.83%) ServiceNow
7 9 (7.50%) VMware
8 7 (5.83%) Micro Focus
9 6 (5.00%) HP
10 5 (4.17%) CA
10 5 (4.17%) Google
10 5 (4.17%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.17%) TIBCO
11 4 (3.33%) AppNeta
11 4 (3.33%) F5
11 4 (3.33%) Infovista
12 3 (2.50%) BMC
12 3 (2.50%) MuleSoft