Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 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
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 685 750 799
Rank change year-on-year +65 +49 +17
Contract jobs citing New Relic 174 139 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 114 89
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +6.01%
10th Percentile £408 £363 £300
90th Percentile £598 £575 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £465 £413
% change year-on-year +12.90% +12.73% -0.60%
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 42701 47973 49850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.27% 44.82% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26265 29506 29380
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1405 1639 2194
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.50 £43.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.97% +2.97% +3.00%

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 19 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for New Relic in the UK

New Relic
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 New Relic within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 2017. 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 +75 174 £525 +7.69% 21
London +31 132 £538 +10.26% 10
UK excluding London +44 41 £525 +12.90% 12
South East +22 21 £525 +11.70% 5
South West +7 7 £250 - 1
North of England +62 6 £473 -5.03% 2
East of England - 5 £525 - 2
North West +32 3 £550 +29.41%
Yorkshire +13 3 £420 -15.58% 2
Midlands +20 2 £500 +26.98% 1
West Midlands +23 1 £525 +33.33%
East Midlands - 1 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing New Relic also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for New Relic.

1 105 (60.34%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (47.70%) Continuous Integration
2 83 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (44.83%) DevOps
4 72 (41.38%) Java
5 68 (39.08%) Git (software)
6 65 (37.36%) Test Automation
7 63 (36.21%) React
8 60 (34.48%) Scrum
9 59 (33.91%) Jenkins
10 58 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 54 (31.03%) JavaScript
12 51 (29.31%) BDD
12 51 (29.31%) Docker
13 50 (28.74%) AngularJS
14 49 (28.16%) Kanban
15 48 (27.59%) Web Services
15 48 (27.59%) TDD
15 48 (27.59%) SOLID
16 47 (27.01%) MVC
17 45 (25.86%) Pair Programming
17 45 (25.86%) SOA
17 45 (25.86%) Domain-Driven Design
17 45 (25.86%) AppDynamics
18 44 (25.29%) MongoDB
18 44 (25.29%) QA
19 43 (24.71%) Splunk
20 42 (24.14%) HTML
20 42 (24.14%) Linux
21 41 (23.56%) CSS

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 16 (9.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (7.47%) Confluence
2 13 (7.47%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (6.32%) IIS
5 9 (5.17%) nginx
6 7 (4.02%) JBoss
7 4 (2.30%) Anypoint
7 4 (2.30%) Apache
8 3 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.15%) Mule
10 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.57%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 105 (60.34%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (20.11%) GitHub
3 31 (17.82%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (14.37%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (8.62%) PaaS
6 12 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (4.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (4.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (4.02%) Amazon S3
8 7 (4.02%) IaaS
9 6 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (2.87%) Akamai
10 5 (2.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (2.87%) Bluemix
10 5 (2.87%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (2.30%) Datadog
11 4 (2.30%) Route 53
12 2 (1.15%) CloudFront
12 2 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.17%) HTTP
2 4 (2.30%) DNS
3 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.15%) Firewall
4 2 (1.15%) SSL
5 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.57%) ICMP
5 1 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (25.29%) MongoDB
2 36 (20.69%) Redis
3 12 (6.90%) MySQL
4 11 (6.32%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.45%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.72%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.72%) Riak
9 2 (1.15%) DB2
9 2 (1.15%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.57%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (39.08%) Git (software)
2 59 (33.91%) Jenkins
3 37 (21.26%) IntelliJ
4 36 (20.69%) Grunt
4 36 (20.69%) gulp
5 19 (10.92%) JIRA
6 15 (8.62%) Selenium
6 15 (8.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (8.62%) TeamCity
7 12 (6.90%) JMeter
8 9 (5.17%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.60%) GitLab
10 7 (4.02%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.45%) Artifactory
11 6 (3.45%) LoadRunner
11 6 (3.45%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.87%) Gerrit
12 5 (2.87%) JUnit
12 5 (2.87%) Subversion
12 5 (2.87%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (16.09%) Finance
2 16 (9.20%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.02%) Banking
4 4 (2.30%) Retail
5 3 (1.72%) Publishing
6 2 (1.15%) Games
6 2 (1.15%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (32.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (27.59%) Developer
3 29 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 17 (9.77%) Agile Developer
5 14 (8.05%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (8.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.05%) AWS Engineer
6 13 (7.47%) Performance Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
7 12 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) Monitoring Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.75%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.17%) Senior DevOps
10 8 (4.60%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Technical Leader
12 6 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.21%) React
2 50 (28.74%) AngularJS
3 48 (27.59%) Web Services
4 42 (24.14%) HTML
5 41 (23.56%) CSS
6 40 (22.99%) HTML5
7 37 (21.26%) Dropwizard
7 37 (21.26%) Hystrix
7 37 (21.26%) Scalatra
8 34 (19.54%) Play Framework
9 18 (10.34%) Elastic Stack
10 17 (9.77%) .NET
11 16 (9.20%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (8.62%) Spring
13 14 (8.05%) Node.js
14 12 (6.90%) Spring Boot
15 8 (4.60%) .NET Core
15 8 (4.60%) ActiveMQ
15 8 (4.60%) ASP.NET
15 8 (4.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.87%) Fintech
5 4 (2.30%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.72%) Blog
6 3 (1.72%) BYOD
6 3 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.72%) Replication
6 3 (1.72%) Wiki
7 2 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.57%) CESG
8 1 (0.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Social Network
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.14%) Linux
2 20 (11.49%) Unix
3 18 (10.34%) Windows
4 11 (6.32%) CentOS
5 9 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.02%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.30%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.72%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
1 83 (47.70%) Continuous Integration
2 78 (44.83%) DevOps
3 65 (37.36%) Test Automation
4 60 (34.48%) Scrum
5 58 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 51 (29.31%) BDD
7 49 (28.16%) Kanban
8 48 (27.59%) SOLID
8 48 (27.59%) TDD
9 47 (27.01%) MVC
10 45 (25.86%) Domain-Driven Design
10 45 (25.86%) Pair Programming
10 45 (25.86%) SOA
11 37 (21.26%) Front End Development
11 37 (21.26%) Refactoring
11 37 (21.26%) Web Application Development
11 37 (21.26%) Web Development
12 36 (20.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 25 (14.37%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (41.38%) Java
2 54 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 36 (20.69%) Groovy
4 27 (15.52%) Python
5 21 (12.07%) SQL
6 20 (11.49%) C#
7 19 (10.92%) Bash Shell
8 13 (7.47%) Scala
9 11 (6.32%) PowerShell
9 11 (6.32%) Ruby
10 10 (5.75%) Perl
11 8 (4.60%) GraphQL
11 8 (4.60%) PHP
12 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.15%) AWK
14 1 (0.57%) C
14 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (2.30%) Degree
2 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (25.29%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) GCP
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (29.31%) Docker
2 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.57%) KVM
3 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (20.11%) Terraform
2 28 (16.09%) Ansible
2 28 (16.09%) Kubernetes
3 18 (10.34%) Nagios
4 17 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (8.05%) Puppet
5 14 (8.05%) ZABBIX
6 8 (4.60%) Kibana
7 6 (3.45%) Graphite
8 5 (2.87%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (2.87%) Grafana
9 4 (2.30%) logstash
10 3 (1.72%) Capistrano
10 3 (1.72%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.72%) Packer
10 3 (1.72%) Perfmon
11 2 (1.15%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.57%) OSSEC
12 1 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (25.86%) AppDynamics
2 43 (24.71%) Splunk
3 12 (6.90%) Dynatrace
4 10 (5.75%) Oracle
5 9 (5.17%) Facebook
5 9 (5.17%) MuleSoft
6 6 (3.45%) Apigee
7 5 (2.87%) BMC
7 5 (2.87%) IBM
7 5 (2.87%) SAP
8 4 (2.30%) CA
8 4 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.30%) Sun
8 4 (2.30%) VMware
9 3 (1.72%) Remedy
10 2 (1.15%) Cisco
10 2 (1.15%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.15%) PagerDuty
10 2 (1.15%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.15%) SaltStack