Period
to

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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 711 612 583
Rank change year-on-year -99 -29 +127
Contract jobs citing New Relic 120 85 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 54 34
10th Percentile £363 £417 £325
25th Percentile £428 £467 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £535 £425
Median % change year-on-year -0.93% +25.88% -20.93%
75th Percentile £644 £550 £575
90th Percentile £753 £621 £639
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £505 £365
% change year-on-year +2.72% +38.36% -23.16%

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 35,129 24,131 20,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.11% 41.27% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,382 15,445 12,740
10th Percentile £300 £285 £228
25th Percentile £413 £381 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -2.17%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £563
90th Percentile £725 £675 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £435 £434
% change year-on-year +8.05% +0.29% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 888 740 830
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.32 £11.80
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £19.02
Median % change year-on-year - +13.07% +5.32%
75th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £33.75
90th Percentile £64.65 £56.50 £52.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £18.23
% change year-on-year +2.43% +1.76% +7.24%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -116 99 £538 +3.86% 30
Work from Home -95 68 £530 +6.00% 11
London -104 66 £554 +5.52% 9
UK excluding London -48 27 £519 +2.72% 21
North of England - 18 £519 - 3
Yorkshire - 8 £525 - 1
North East - 6 - -
South East -42 5 £425 -22.02% 4
North West - 4 £506 - 2
South West -25 2 £550 +69.23% 6
Scotland -12 1 £450 -10.00%
East of England -34 1 £650 - 4

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 74 (61.67%) Azure
1 74 (61.67%) DevOps
2 66 (55.00%) Terraform
3 62 (51.67%) AWS
4 55 (45.83%) Docker
5 54 (45.00%) Linux
6 50 (41.67%) Kubernetes
6 50 (41.67%) CI/CD
7 48 (40.00%) Agile
8 45 (37.50%) Jenkins
9 44 (36.67%) Splunk
10 38 (31.67%) Java
11 37 (30.83%) SQL Server
12 36 (30.00%) Ansible
13 34 (28.33%) Python
14 33 (27.50%) Microsoft
14 33 (27.50%) AppDynamics
14 33 (27.50%) Datadog
15 30 (25.00%) Microservices
16 29 (24.17%) Puppet
17 28 (23.33%) Cloud Native
17 28 (23.33%) Infrastructure as Code
18 27 (22.50%) JavaScript
19 26 (21.67%) PaaS
20 25 (20.83%) Configuration Management
20 25 (20.83%) TDD
20 25 (20.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 24 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
21 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
22 23 (19.17%) 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 18 (15.00%) IIS
2 7 (5.83%) Confluence
3 5 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.33%) Apache
5 3 (2.50%) CMS
5 3 (2.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.67%) Drupal
6 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.67%) WordPress
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.83%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 74 (61.67%) Azure
2 62 (51.67%) AWS
3 33 (27.50%) Datadog
4 26 (21.67%) PaaS
5 25 (20.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 21 (17.50%) IaaS
7 20 (16.67%) GCP
8 18 (15.00%) GitHub
9 14 (11.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (11.67%) Azure Monitor
9 14 (11.67%) NuGet
10 13 (10.83%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (9.17%) Serverless
13 10 (8.33%) OpenShift
14 9 (7.50%) Amazon S3
15 8 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (5.00%) Amazon EKS
16 6 (5.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 6 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.83%) DNS
2 10 (8.33%) Firewall
3 8 (6.67%) Internet
4 6 (5.00%) Network Security
5 4 (3.33%) SSL
6 2 (1.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.67%) NAS
6 2 (1.67%) SAN
6 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.67%) VSAN
7 1 (0.83%) BGP
7 1 (0.83%) DHCP
7 1 (0.83%) HTTP
7 1 (0.83%) SSH
7 1 (0.83%) VPN
7 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.50%) MySQL
3 12 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (10.00%) Redis
4 11 (9.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.33%) MariaDB
9 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 45 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (15.83%) SonarQube
3 19 (15.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (15.00%) GitLab
5 17 (14.17%) Cucumber
6 15 (12.50%) Selenium
7 14 (11.67%) JIRA
7 14 (11.67%) Robot Framework
8 12 (10.00%) Bitbucket
9 8 (6.67%) JMeter
9 8 (6.67%) LoadRunner
10 7 (5.83%) Gatling
11 5 (4.17%) Gradle
11 5 (4.17%) JUnit
12 4 (3.33%) Browser DevTools
12 4 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (3.33%) WebLOAD
13 3 (2.50%) Postman
General
1 21 (17.50%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) Social Skills
3 14 (11.67%) Back Office
3 14 (11.67%) Front Office
4 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.00%) Banking
5 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.33%) German Language
7 3 (2.50%) Billing
7 3 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.50%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.67%) Games
8 2 (1.67%) Marketing
8 2 (1.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.83%) Aviation
9 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (11.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Architect
7 7 (5.83%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Site Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (2.50%) Non-Functional Tester
11 3 (2.50%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.50%) Kafka
2 20 (16.67%) JSON
3 19 (15.83%) HTML
4 15 (12.50%) Spring
5 14 (11.67%) CSS
6 11 (9.17%) Spring Boot
7 9 (7.50%) Node.js
7 9 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (7.50%) REST
8 8 (6.67%) React
9 5 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (4.17%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.17%) J2EE
9 5 (4.17%) JDBC
9 5 (4.17%) JDO
9 5 (4.17%) JMS
9 5 (4.17%) JPA
9 5 (4.17%) JSF
9 5 (4.17%) XHTML
10 4 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.33%) Cloud Native
2 14 (11.67%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.83%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.33%) Replication
7 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.50%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.50%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.67%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.67%) Tandem
8 2 (1.67%) User Experience
9 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.00%) Linux
2 20 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (3.33%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) CentOS
4 3 (2.50%) Kali Linux
4 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.50%) VMS
5 2 (1.67%) FreeNAS
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (61.67%) DevOps
2 50 (41.67%) CI/CD
3 48 (40.00%) Agile
4 30 (25.00%) Microservices
5 28 (23.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 25 (20.83%) Configuration Management
6 25 (20.83%) TDD
7 24 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (19.17%) Kanban
9 20 (16.67%) Scrum
10 18 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (14.17%) Release Management
12 16 (13.33%) Analytics
13 15 (12.50%) Cost Optimisation
13 15 (12.50%) SDLC
14 14 (11.67%) Release Automation
15 13 (10.83%) BDD
15 13 (10.83%) Performance Optimisation
15 13 (10.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.67%) Java
2 34 (28.33%) Python
3 27 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 14 (11.67%) SQL
6 13 (10.83%) Bash
6 13 (10.83%) C#
7 8 (6.67%) Go
8 7 (5.83%) PHP
8 7 (5.83%) Ruby
9 5 (4.17%) Groovy
10 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.33%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.67%) Perl
12 1 (0.83%) C
12 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 7 (5.83%) RHCE
3 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.83%) Degree
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) GDPR
2 5 (4.17%) QA
3 2 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (1.67%) ISO 22301
3 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (45.83%) Docker
2 17 (14.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.50%) etcd
4 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 66 (55.00%) Terraform
2 50 (41.67%) Kubernetes
3 36 (30.00%) Ansible
4 29 (24.17%) Puppet
5 16 (13.33%) Prometheus
6 15 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (11.67%) Netcool
8 9 (7.50%) Grafana
9 6 (5.00%) Kibana
10 5 (4.17%) Opsgenie
11 4 (3.33%) Nagios
11 4 (3.33%) Rancher
12 3 (2.50%) Packer
12 3 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (1.67%) FortiGate
13 2 (1.67%) Istio
14 1 (0.83%) Consul
14 1 (0.83%) Kiali
14 1 (0.83%) Perfmon
14 1 (0.83%) Simian Army
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) Splunk
2 33 (27.50%) AppDynamics
2 33 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 15 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 12 (10.00%) Google
6 10 (8.33%) Dynatrace
7 7 (5.83%) Oracle
8 6 (5.00%) IBM
9 4 (3.33%) SaltStack
10 3 (2.50%) PagerDuty
10 3 (2.50%) SAP
10 3 (2.50%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.67%) Cisco
11 2 (1.67%) Commvault
11 2 (1.67%) Confluent
11 2 (1.67%) Dell
11 2 (1.67%) Gigya
11 2 (1.67%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.67%) VMware