Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 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 New Relic.

New Relic
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 514 702 661
Rank change year-on-year +188 -41 +44
Contract jobs citing New Relic 34 143 250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.37% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 112 169
Median daily rate £458 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.50% -6.98% +2.38%
10th Percentile £250 £400 £350
90th Percentile £725 £611 £651
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £475 £420
% change year-on-year -8.68% +13.10% -7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 15,628 38,880 42,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.37% 42.65% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,335 24,248 26,542
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.01% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 1,439 1,576
Median hourly rate £23.67 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.38% +8.74% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.15 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.90 £16.77
% change year-on-year +11.73% +6.77% +1.61%

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 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for New Relic in the UK

New Relic
Top 9 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 8 August 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 +191 33 £439 -12.25% 16
London +141 27 £439 -16.43% 11
UK excluding London +204 5 £434 -8.68% 5
Work from Home - 4 £700 - 2
Midlands +91 2 £393 -28.64% 1
East Midlands +52 2 £393 -28.64% 1
South West - 2 £475 -
North of England +118 1 £525 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Splunk
3 18 (52.94%) AppDynamics
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (47.06%) Unix
4 16 (47.06%) Windows
4 16 (47.06%) DevOps
5 14 (41.18%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (41.18%) JMeter
5 14 (41.18%) Performance Testing
6 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
7 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (35.29%) Docker
7 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 12 (35.29%) Azure
7 12 (35.29%) AWS
8 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
8 11 (32.35%) ZABBIX
8 11 (32.35%) SCOM
8 11 (32.35%) Risk Analysis
8 11 (32.35%) Data Mining
8 11 (32.35%) eggPlant
8 11 (32.35%) NeoLoad
8 11 (32.35%) LoadUI
8 11 (32.35%) Terraform
8 11 (32.35%) Test Planning
8 11 (32.35%) Kubernetes
8 11 (32.35%) SDLC
8 11 (32.35%) Dynatrace

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 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Liferay
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) AWS
1 12 (35.29%) Azure
2 8 (23.53%) Datadog
3 6 (17.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (14.71%) GitHub
4 5 (14.71%) IaaS
5 4 (11.76%) GCP
5 4 (11.76%) PaaS
6 3 (8.82%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (8.82%) Serverless
7 2 (5.88%) Akamai
7 2 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (5.88%) Azure Stack
7 2 (5.88%) Heroku
7 2 (5.88%) SaaS
8 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.94%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Skype
3 1 (2.94%) SMTP
3 1 (2.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Data Mining
2 6 (17.65%) MySQL
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (8.82%) Data Lake
4 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.88%) Big Data
5 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) Redis
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) JMeter
2 11 (32.35%) eggPlant
2 11 (32.35%) LoadUI
2 11 (32.35%) NeoLoad
3 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (11.76%) Selenium
5 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
6 3 (8.82%) Artifactory
6 3 (8.82%) GitLab
6 3 (8.82%) JUnit
6 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
6 3 (8.82%) SonarQube
6 3 (8.82%) Subversion
6 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (5.88%) CF BOSH
7 2 (5.88%) JIRA
8 1 (2.94%) QALoad
General
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Test Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Performance Test Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Nagios Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Test
6 2 (5.88%) QA Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.88%) Kafka
4 2 (5.88%) OAuth
4 2 (5.88%) OAuth2
4 2 (5.88%) React
4 2 (5.88%) REST
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) SAML
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) DOM
5 1 (2.94%) GatsbyJS
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) Jest
5 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.94%) Meteor
5 1 (2.94%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Unix
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Debian
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) DevOps
3 14 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
5 11 (32.35%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (32.35%) SDLC
5 11 (32.35%) Test Planning
6 10 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.65%) Defect Management
8 6 (17.65%) Open Source
8 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (14.71%) Microservices
10 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) Go
4 5 (14.71%) Ruby
5 3 (8.82%) Groovy
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) Elixir
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Flume
3 2 (5.88%) HDFS
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.94%) OpenDJ
4 1 (2.94%) OpenIDM
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Kubernetes
1 11 (32.35%) SCOM
1 11 (32.35%) Terraform
1 11 (32.35%) ZABBIX
2 8 (23.53%) Ansible
3 6 (17.65%) Nagios
4 5 (14.71%) Puppet
5 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (8.82%) logstash
6 3 (8.82%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (5.88%) Cacti
7 2 (5.88%) Ganglia
7 2 (5.88%) Graphite
8 1 (2.94%) Kibana
8 1 (2.94%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Splunk
2 18 (52.94%) AppDynamics
3 11 (32.35%) Dynatrace
3 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) Google
5 6 (17.65%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.82%) Databricks
6 3 (8.82%) Micro Focus
6 3 (8.82%) SOASTA, Inc
6 3 (8.82%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Adobe
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.94%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.94%) Netlify
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat