Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of New Relic products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited New Relic over the 6 months to 23 February 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 New Relic.

New Relic
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 688 710 795
Rank change year-on-year +22 +85 -15
Contract jobs citing New Relic 184 140 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 112 60
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £401 £342
90th Percentile £588 £575 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £381
% change year-on-year +8.11% +21.31% -30.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

New Relic 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 42,372 43,203 46,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.77% 45.01% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,700 26,540 27,553
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £230 £240 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,416 1,630 1,843
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.37 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +6.06%

New Relic
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing New Relic as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for New Relic in the UK

New Relic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing New Relic.

Contractor daily rate trend for New Relic in the UK

New Relic
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing New Relic over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for New Relic in the UK

New Relic
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 New Relic within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 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 +24 182 £500 +2.56% 54
London -28 111 £525 +7.69% 31
UK excluding London +30 73 £500 +8.11% 25
South East +27 33 £500 +33.33% 7
North of England +21 15 £450 -2.70% 10
East of England +4 15 £525 -
Yorkshire -12 11 £450 - 1
South West +16 6 £475 -5.00% 2
North West +5 2 £525 +5.00% 8
Midlands +4 2 £500 - 4
Scotland -10 2 £550 +22.22% 1
North East - 2 £406 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £525 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing New Relic 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 New Relic.

1 125 (67.93%) DevOps
2 117 (63.59%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (48.91%) Jenkins
5 87 (47.28%) Continuous Integration
6 86 (46.74%) Java
7 67 (36.41%) Linux
7 67 (36.41%) Splunk
8 66 (35.87%) Git (software)
8 66 (35.87%) Python
8 66 (35.87%) AppDynamics
9 62 (33.70%) Puppet
10 60 (32.61%) Docker
11 59 (32.07%) Ansible
12 53 (28.80%) MongoDB
13 51 (27.72%) Scrum
14 48 (26.09%) Configuration Management
14 48 (26.09%) JavaScript
14 48 (26.09%) Ruby
15 45 (24.46%) Terraform
16 44 (23.91%) Software Engineering
17 43 (23.37%) Web Services
18 42 (22.83%) Test Automation
18 42 (22.83%) Bash Shell
19 41 (22.28%) JIRA
20 40 (21.74%) QA
21 37 (20.11%) SQL
21 37 (20.11%) Opscode Chef
22 34 (18.48%) Perl
22 34 (18.48%) Kanban

New Relic
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 22 (11.96%) Confluence
1 22 (11.96%) IIS
2 20 (10.87%) Tomcat
3 19 (10.33%) WebSphere
4 18 (9.78%) JBoss
5 17 (9.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (8.70%) Apache
6 16 (8.70%) Mule
7 15 (8.15%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (7.61%) Mule ESB
9 9 (4.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (4.89%) nginx
10 6 (3.26%) CMS
10 6 (3.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (2.72%) Apache Solr
11 5 (2.72%) OpenStack
12 4 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.63%) Anypoint
13 3 (1.63%) Jetty
13 3 (1.63%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) WebTrends
2 4 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 117 (63.59%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (17.93%) GitHub
3 30 (16.30%) AWS Lambda
4 28 (15.22%) Serverless
5 20 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (9.78%) Amazon S3
7 17 (9.24%) PaaS
8 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (7.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (7.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (6.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (5.43%) IaaS
12 9 (4.89%) Akamai
12 9 (4.89%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (3.80%) Bluemix
13 7 (3.80%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (3.26%) npm
15 5 (2.72%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (2.72%) Google Analytics
15 5 (2.72%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) Firewall
2 4 (2.17%) Bluetooth
2 4 (2.17%) DNS
2 4 (2.17%) HTTP
2 4 (2.17%) Network Security
3 2 (1.09%) SSL
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.09%) VPN
3 2 (1.09%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.54%) DHCP
4 1 (0.54%) FTP
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) IPsec
4 1 (0.54%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.80%) MongoDB
2 27 (14.67%) Redis
3 25 (13.59%) MySQL
4 15 (8.15%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (5.43%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.89%) DB2
7 9 (4.89%) DbVisualizer
8 8 (4.35%) Hazelcast
9 7 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.17%) Neo4j
12 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (1.63%) InfluxDB
13 3 (1.63%) RavenDB
13 3 (1.63%) Riak
14 2 (1.09%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 90 (48.91%) Jenkins
2 66 (35.87%) Git (software)
3 41 (22.28%) JIRA
4 28 (15.22%) TeamCity
5 27 (14.67%) gulp
6 24 (13.04%) Grunt
7 23 (12.50%) IntelliJ
8 19 (10.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (8.70%) Bitbucket
10 15 (8.15%) Maven
11 14 (7.61%) Artifactory
11 14 (7.61%) MSBuild
12 13 (7.07%) JMeter
13 10 (5.43%) LoadRunner
13 10 (5.43%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (4.89%) Subversion
14 9 (4.89%) The Grinder
14 9 (4.89%) Travis CI
14 9 (4.89%) Vagrant
15 5 (2.72%) Selenium
General
1 33 (17.93%) Finance
2 23 (12.50%) Banking
3 14 (7.61%) Games
4 5 (2.72%) Marketing
5 3 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (52.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (23.37%) Developer
3 35 (19.02%) AWS Engineer
4 32 (17.39%) AWS DevOps
5 30 (16.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 24 (13.04%) Java Developer
7 18 (9.78%) Applications Engineer
8 14 (7.61%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 14 (7.61%) Windows Engineer
9 13 (7.07%) Senior DevOps
9 13 (7.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 12 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (5.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 11 (5.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 11 (5.98%) Operations Engineer
12 10 (5.43%) Consultant
12 10 (5.43%) PowerShell Engineer
13 8 (4.35%) .NET Developer
13 8 (4.35%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.80%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.37%) Web Services
2 34 (18.48%) Node.js
3 33 (17.93%) CSS
4 32 (17.39%) HTML
5 30 (16.30%) .NET
5 30 (16.30%) React
6 28 (15.22%) Spring Boot
7 27 (14.67%) HTML5
7 27 (14.67%) Spring
8 25 (13.59%) Hystrix
9 23 (12.50%) Dropwizard
9 23 (12.50%) Scalatra
10 22 (11.96%) Play Framework
11 20 (10.87%) AngularJS
11 20 (10.87%) Elastic Stack
12 14 (7.61%) MSMQ
12 14 (7.61%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (7.61%) WebSphere MQ
13 13 (7.07%) ActiveMQ
13 13 (7.07%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.07%) Online Banking
3 12 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.80%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.17%) Social Media
8 3 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.09%) Replication
10 1 (0.54%) Blog
10 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.41%) Linux
2 29 (15.76%) Unix
3 28 (15.22%) Windows
4 17 (9.24%) Windows Server
5 13 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.43%) CentOS
7 9 (4.89%) AIX
8 7 (3.80%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.17%) Android
10 3 (1.63%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.63%) Debian
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (67.93%) DevOps
2 109 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (47.28%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (27.72%) Scrum
5 48 (26.09%) Configuration Management
6 44 (23.91%) Software Engineering
7 42 (22.83%) Test Automation
8 34 (18.48%) Kanban
9 32 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
10 31 (16.85%) Microservices
10 31 (16.85%) TDD
11 29 (15.76%) BDD
11 29 (15.76%) Pair Programming
12 28 (15.22%) MVC
12 28 (15.22%) SOA
13 27 (14.67%) SOLID
14 26 (14.13%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (13.04%) Front End Development
16 23 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 23 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (46.74%) Java
2 66 (35.87%) Python
3 48 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 48 (26.09%) Ruby
4 42 (22.83%) Bash Shell
5 37 (20.11%) SQL
6 34 (18.48%) Perl
7 28 (15.22%) Groovy
8 27 (14.67%) PHP
9 24 (13.04%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.98%) C#
11 9 (4.89%) AWK
12 7 (3.80%) C++
13 6 (3.26%) Scala
14 5 (2.72%) Go
14 5 (2.72%) VB.NET
15 4 (2.17%) ES6
15 4 (2.17%) GraphQL
15 4 (2.17%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.63%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.72%) Degree
2 4 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (21.74%) QA
2 3 (1.63%) GCP
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (32.61%) Docker
2 8 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.63%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.09%) Firmware
6 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.54%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.54%) HDFS
6 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) LXC
6 1 (0.54%) vCloud
6 1 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 62 (33.70%) Puppet
2 59 (32.07%) Ansible
3 45 (24.46%) Terraform
4 37 (20.11%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (17.93%) Nagios
6 29 (15.76%) Kubernetes
7 20 (10.87%) Grafana
8 18 (9.78%) ZABBIX
9 10 (5.43%) Icinga
9 10 (5.43%) Packer
9 10 (5.43%) Rancher
10 8 (4.35%) Capistrano
10 8 (4.35%) Kibana
11 7 (3.80%) logstash
12 6 (3.26%) Graphite
12 6 (3.26%) Rundeck
13 5 (2.72%) Opsview
14 3 (1.63%) Pingdom
14 3 (1.63%) Prometheus
15 2 (1.09%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 67 (36.41%) Splunk
2 66 (35.87%) AppDynamics
3 28 (15.22%) Dynatrace
4 19 (10.33%) Google
5 18 (9.78%) Oracle
6 12 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.43%) VMware
8 9 (4.89%) Adobe
9 8 (4.35%) Atlassian
9 8 (4.35%) MuleSoft
9 8 (4.35%) RedGate
10 7 (3.80%) Cisco
11 6 (3.26%) hybris
11 6 (3.26%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.26%) Sitecore
11 6 (3.26%) Tealium
12 5 (2.72%) IBM
12 5 (2.72%) Rackspace
13 4 (2.17%) Intershop
14 3 (1.63%) Capita