Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 619 691 698
Rank change year-on-year +72 +7 +42
Contract jobs citing New Relic 69 191 199
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 145 146
Median daily rate £463 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £313 £400 £400
90th Percentile £619 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -23.68% -5.00% +14.29%
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 26,573 41,056 42,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.78% 42.60% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,936 25,544 26,271
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £263 £240
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,225 1,424 1,430
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.86 £10.92 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.49 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.76% +6.25% -1.54%

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 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 +76 68 £438 -12.50% 22
London +46 41 £493 -8.37% 7
UK excluding London +103 26 £363 -23.68% 15
North of England +72 17 £363 -25.64% 1
North East +35 12 £360 -37.39%
East of England +39 7 £363 -34.09% 3
North West +41 5 £593 +48.13%
Work from Home +5 3 £550 +22.22% 2
Midlands +67 1 £550 +39.24% 1
West Midlands +51 1 £550 +39.24%
South West - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 48 (69.57%) Docker
2 33 (47.83%) Terraform
3 30 (43.48%) Java
3 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (42.03%) AWS
4 29 (42.03%) Kubernetes
5 25 (36.23%) Splunk
6 23 (33.33%) Azure
7 22 (31.88%) DevOps
8 21 (30.43%) Ansible
9 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
9 20 (28.99%) Linux
9 20 (28.99%) Python
10 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
11 18 (26.09%) Open Source
11 18 (26.09%) Puppet
11 18 (26.09%) Datadog
12 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
12 16 (23.19%) Nagios
13 15 (21.74%) Oracle
13 15 (21.74%) Ruby
13 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (20.29%) AppDynamics
15 13 (18.84%) Sass
15 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
15 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
16 12 (17.39%) Node.js
16 12 (17.39%) TeamCity
16 12 (17.39%) SQL

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 7 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (10.14%) nginx
2 5 (7.25%) Apache
3 4 (5.80%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.03%) AWS
2 23 (33.33%) Azure
3 18 (26.09%) Datadog
4 9 (13.04%) GCP
4 9 (13.04%) OpenShift
5 6 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (8.70%) Loggly
5 6 (8.70%) PaaS
6 4 (5.80%) Serverless
7 3 (4.35%) IaaS
7 3 (4.35%) SaaS
8 2 (2.90%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.90%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.90%) GitHub
8 2 (2.90%) Logz.io
8 2 (2.90%) Office 365
9 1 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.45%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.14%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.70%) BigQuery
3 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.70%) MySQL
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) Redis
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.39%) TeamCity
4 11 (15.94%) Selenium
5 8 (11.59%) Mocha
5 8 (11.59%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (10.14%) Vagrant
6 7 (10.14%) webpack
7 6 (8.70%) JIRA
7 6 (8.70%) SonarQube
7 6 (8.70%) Travis CI
8 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
9 4 (5.80%) Bitbucket
9 4 (5.80%) CircleCI
9 4 (5.80%) JMeter
9 4 (5.80%) LoadRunner
9 4 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (4.35%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (4.35%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (7.25%) Publishing
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Applications Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Java Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 6 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Principal Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Test Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) Sass
2 12 (17.39%) Node.js
3 11 (15.94%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (14.49%) .NET
4 10 (14.49%) LAMP
5 9 (13.04%) HTML
5 9 (13.04%) HTML5
5 9 (13.04%) React
5 9 (13.04%) RESTful
6 8 (11.59%) jQuery
7 7 (10.14%) Express
7 7 (10.14%) GraphQL
7 7 (10.14%) JSON
7 7 (10.14%) XML
8 6 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (7.25%) CSS
10 4 (5.80%) Jest
10 4 (5.80%) Kafka
10 4 (5.80%) Web Services
11 3 (4.35%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Public Cloud
2 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) DevOps
3 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
4 18 (26.09%) Open Source
5 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (17.39%) BDD
7 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
8 10 (14.49%) Coaching
8 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.04%) High Availability
10 8 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (11.59%) Technical Leadership
11 7 (10.14%) API Design
11 7 (10.14%) Kanban
11 7 (10.14%) Microservices
12 6 (8.70%) Analytics
12 6 (8.70%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 6 (8.70%) TDD
13 5 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) Java
2 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
2 20 (28.99%) Python
3 15 (21.74%) Ruby
4 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
5 12 (17.39%) C++
5 12 (17.39%) Perl
5 12 (17.39%) SQL
6 11 (15.94%) C
6 11 (15.94%) Go
7 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.49%) PHP
8 8 (11.59%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.45%) C#
9 1 (1.45%) Java 8
9 1 (1.45%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (69.57%) Docker
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.90%) HDFS
3 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.45%) OpenDJ
4 1 (1.45%) OpenIDM
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (47.83%) Terraform
2 29 (42.03%) Kubernetes
3 21 (30.43%) Ansible
4 18 (26.09%) Puppet
5 16 (23.19%) Nagios
6 14 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (13.04%) logstash
7 9 (13.04%) Packer
8 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.90%) collectd
8 2 (2.90%) Zipkin
9 1 (1.45%) Grafana
9 1 (1.45%) Kibana
9 1 (1.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Splunk
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle
3 14 (20.29%) AppDynamics
4 7 (10.14%) Dynatrace
4 7 (10.14%) Micro Focus
5 6 (8.70%) Google
6 4 (5.80%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (5.80%) VMware
7 3 (4.35%) IBM
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.90%) BMC
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco
8 2 (2.90%) CommVault
8 2 (2.90%) HP
8 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.45%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.45%) Imperva