Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 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 New Relic.

New Relic
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 654 489 704
Rank change year-on-year -165 +215 -34
Contract jobs citing New Relic 138 32 136
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 21 97
10th Percentile £425 £250 £415
25th Percentile £500 £263 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £405 £525
Median % change year-on-year +35.80% -22.86% -2.33%
75th Percentile £625 £550 £575
90th Percentile £733 £725 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -19.00% +21.21%

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 32,517 13,178 37,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.67% 44.33% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,010 8,499 23,747
10th Percentile £285 £263 £244
25th Percentile £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £556
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 385 1,346
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.55 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £19.64
Median % change year-on-year -9.30% +9.47% +15.53%
75th Percentile £43.00 £44.50 £42.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.75 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +11.80%

New Relic
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for New Relic in the UK

New Relic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing New Relic.

Daily rate trend for New Relic in the UK

New Relic
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing New Relic over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for New Relic in the UK

New Relic
Top 11 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 25 September 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 -145 121 £550 +35.80% 41
London -126 89 £550 +21.55% 19
Work from Home -211 38 £500 -9.50% 7
UK excluding London -138 26 £425 +4.94% 23
Yorkshire -43 11 £425 -19.05%
North of England -67 11 £425 -19.05% 6
Midlands -72 7 - - 6
South East - 4 £575 - 8
West Midlands - 4 - - 3
East of England - 3 £550 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 81 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (50.72%) DevOps
3 69 (50.00%) AWS
4 67 (48.55%) Azure
4 67 (48.55%) Docker
5 61 (44.20%) Kubernetes
6 56 (40.58%) Python
7 53 (38.41%) Terraform
8 51 (36.96%) Jenkins
8 51 (36.96%) Linux
9 42 (30.43%) Git (software)
10 41 (29.71%) Software Engineering
11 40 (28.99%) Java
11 40 (28.99%) Splunk
12 38 (27.54%) JavaScript
13 37 (26.81%) TDD
14 36 (26.09%) Ansible
14 36 (26.09%) Grafana
15 34 (24.64%) Prometheus
16 32 (23.19%) Windows
17 31 (22.46%) Puppet
18 29 (21.01%) GitHub
19 28 (20.29%) Microservices
19 28 (20.29%) Datadog
20 27 (19.57%) JMeter
21 26 (18.84%) JSON
21 26 (18.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 26 (18.84%) Infrastructure as Code
22 25 (18.12%) Social Skills
22 25 (18.12%) Site Reliability Engineering

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 11 (7.97%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.35%) Apache
3 5 (3.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.62%) IBM Domino
3 5 (3.62%) IIS
3 5 (3.62%) nginx
3 5 (3.62%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.90%) Confluence
5 3 (2.17%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.17%) CMS
5 3 (2.17%) Headless CMS
5 3 (2.17%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) Liferay
7 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Magento
2 3 (2.17%) Shopify
3 2 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 69 (50.00%) AWS
2 67 (48.55%) Azure
3 29 (21.01%) GitHub
4 28 (20.29%) Datadog
5 26 (18.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 18 (13.04%) GCP
7 16 (11.59%) Serverless
8 14 (10.14%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (10.14%) IaaS
9 13 (9.42%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (9.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (8.70%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (8.70%) AWS Direct Connect
10 12 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (7.25%) BlazeMeter
12 9 (6.52%) Trello
13 8 (5.80%) PaaS
14 6 (4.35%) GitHub Actions
15 5 (3.62%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (3.62%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) DNS
1 8 (5.80%) HTTP
1 8 (5.80%) Internet
2 3 (2.17%) FTP
2 3 (2.17%) Network Security
2 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.45%) Firewall
3 2 (1.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.72%) DHCP
4 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.72%) IPv4
4 1 (0.72%) IPv6
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
4 1 (0.72%) SMTP
4 1 (0.72%) SNMP
4 1 (0.72%) SSH
4 1 (0.72%) SSL
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
4 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) MongoDB
2 13 (9.42%) MySQL
2 13 (9.42%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (8.70%) Redis
3 12 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.80%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.62%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.90%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.17%) DB2
8 2 (1.45%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.72%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (36.96%) Jenkins
2 42 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 27 (19.57%) JMeter
4 24 (17.39%) JIRA
5 12 (8.70%) JUnit
6 11 (7.97%) Gatling
7 9 (6.52%) GitLab
7 9 (6.52%) Maven
8 8 (5.80%) NeoLoad
9 7 (5.07%) LoadRunner
9 7 (5.07%) SonarQube
10 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.35%) Selenium
11 5 (3.62%) MLflow
11 5 (3.62%) Postman
11 5 (3.62%) Robot Framework
11 5 (3.62%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.90%) Tricentis qTest
12 4 (2.90%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (18.12%) Social Skills
2 24 (17.39%) Finance
3 13 (9.42%) Banking
4 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.80%) Retail
5 5 (3.62%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.90%) Electronics
6 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.90%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.45%) Billing
8 2 (1.45%) Games
9 1 (0.72%) Back Office
9 1 (0.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.72%) Public Speaking
9 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (23.91%) Developer
2 23 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (12.32%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (11.59%) Performance Engineer
4 16 (11.59%) Site Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.52%) Azure Developer
7 9 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.52%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.80%) Tester
9 7 (5.07%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (5.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) .NET Developer - Fintech
10 6 (4.35%) Monitoring Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.84%) JSON
2 25 (18.12%) GraphQL
3 23 (16.67%) Node.js
4 21 (15.22%) .NET
5 18 (13.04%) RESTful
6 15 (10.87%) YAML
7 12 (8.70%) Kafka
7 12 (8.70%) React
8 11 (7.97%) REST
8 11 (7.97%) Spring
9 10 (7.25%) CSS
9 10 (7.25%) HTML
9 10 (7.25%) Spring Boot
9 10 (7.25%) Web Services
10 9 (6.52%) Swagger
11 8 (5.80%) SOAP
12 7 (5.07%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.35%) .NET Core
13 6 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (4.35%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (10.87%) Cloud Native
3 9 (6.52%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.62%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.17%) User Experience
8 2 (1.45%) Blog
8 2 (1.45%) FMCG
8 2 (1.45%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.45%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.45%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.45%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) iPad
9 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.96%) Linux
2 32 (23.19%) Windows
3 17 (12.32%) Unix
4 9 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.62%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (0.72%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (50.72%) DevOps
3 41 (29.71%) Software Engineering
4 37 (26.81%) TDD
5 28 (20.29%) Microservices
6 26 (18.84%) Infrastructure as Code
7 25 (18.12%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 23 (16.67%) BDD
8 23 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 22 (15.94%) Analytics
10 20 (14.49%) ITIL
10 20 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (13.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (13.77%) Scrum
12 18 (13.04%) DevSecOps
12 18 (13.04%) E-Commerce
12 18 (13.04%) Observability
13 17 (12.32%) Performance Testing
13 17 (12.32%) Service Management
13 17 (12.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.58%) Python
2 40 (28.99%) Java
3 38 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.77%) C#
4 19 (13.77%) PowerShell
5 16 (11.59%) Bash Shell
6 15 (10.87%) TypeScript
7 14 (10.14%) SQL
8 12 (8.70%) Go
9 7 (5.07%) PHP
9 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.62%) Java 8
10 5 (3.62%) Perl
10 5 (3.62%) Rust
11 4 (2.90%) Ruby
12 3 (2.17%) Groovy
13 2 (1.45%) AWK
13 2 (1.45%) R
14 1 (0.72%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.04%) QA
2 12 (8.70%) Accessibility
3 6 (4.35%) SLA
4 3 (2.17%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.72%) GDPR
5 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (48.55%) Docker
2 15 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.90%) Varnish
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (44.20%) Kubernetes
2 53 (38.41%) Terraform
3 36 (26.09%) Ansible
3 36 (26.09%) Grafana
4 34 (24.64%) Prometheus
5 31 (22.46%) Puppet
6 18 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (11.59%) ZABBIX
8 12 (8.70%) Nagios
9 7 (5.07%) Opsgenie
10 5 (3.62%) Kubeflow
10 5 (3.62%) Netcool
11 4 (2.90%) Istio
12 3 (2.17%) Kibana
12 3 (2.17%) Marathon
12 3 (2.17%) Mesos
13 2 (1.45%) Fluentd
13 2 (1.45%) HP ALM
13 2 (1.45%) Icinga
13 2 (1.45%) Packer
Vendors
1 40 (28.99%) Splunk
2 20 (14.49%) AppDynamics
3 16 (11.59%) Spiceworks
3 16 (11.59%) VMware
4 12 (8.70%) Dynatrace
4 12 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.52%) PagerDuty
7 8 (5.80%) Oracle
8 7 (5.07%) Adobe
9 5 (3.62%) Cisco
9 5 (3.62%) Databricks
9 5 (3.62%) Google
9 5 (3.62%) IBM
9 5 (3.62%) Micro Focus
9 5 (3.62%) Xerox
10 3 (2.17%) Cadence
10 3 (2.17%) hybris
10 3 (2.17%) Meraki
11 2 (1.45%) Fortinet