Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 689 739 794
Rank change year-on-year +50 +55 +7
Contract jobs citing New Relic 188 142 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 120 75
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £406 £418 £340
90th Percentile £588 £613 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +10.53% +15.15% -25.00%
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 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for New Relic in the UK

New Relic
Top 14 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 21 November 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 +63 187 £525 +7.69% 21
London +22 128 £525 +7.69% 17
UK excluding London +25 60 £525 +10.53% 4
South East +15 26 £525 +12.90% 1
North of England +38 15 £450 -14.29%
East of England - 11 £525 - 1
Yorkshire +10 10 £438 -20.45%
South West -8 5 £365 -27.00% 2
North West +20 3 £550 +10.00%
North East +66 2 £406 -26.14%
Midlands +16 2 £500 +14.29%
West Midlands +19 1 £525 +20.00%
Scotland - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 123 (65.43%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (51.60%) DevOps
4 88 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
5 81 (43.09%) Git (software)
5 81 (43.09%) Java
6 73 (38.83%) Jenkins
7 71 (37.77%) Scrum
8 70 (37.23%) Test Automation
9 68 (36.17%) JavaScript
10 66 (35.11%) Software Engineering
11 64 (34.04%) Web Services
12 62 (32.98%) React
13 60 (31.91%) MongoDB
14 57 (30.32%) Docker
15 55 (29.26%) QA
16 53 (28.19%) BDD
16 53 (28.19%) HTML
17 52 (27.66%) Linux
18 51 (27.13%) CSS
18 51 (27.13%) Domain-Driven Design
19 50 (26.60%) Kanban
19 50 (26.60%) SOA
19 50 (26.60%) MVC
20 49 (26.06%) TDD
20 49 (26.06%) Pair Programming
20 49 (26.06%) AngularJS
20 49 (26.06%) SOLID
21 48 (25.53%) Ansible
21 48 (25.53%) HTML5

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 20 (10.64%) IIS
2 19 (10.11%) Confluence
3 13 (6.91%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (6.91%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.85%) Apache
4 11 (5.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (5.85%) nginx
5 10 (5.32%) JBoss
6 8 (4.26%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.19%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.13%) Anypoint
8 4 (2.13%) Mule
8 4 (2.13%) Mule ESB
9 3 (1.60%) CMS
9 3 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.06%) Drupal
10 2 (1.06%) Jetty
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 123 (65.43%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (21.28%) GitHub
3 29 (15.43%) AWS Lambda
3 29 (15.43%) Serverless
4 26 (13.83%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (6.91%) Amazon S3
5 13 (6.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (5.85%) PaaS
7 10 (5.32%) IaaS
8 9 (4.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (3.19%) Akamai
10 6 (3.19%) CloudFront
10 6 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (3.19%) npm
11 5 (2.66%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (2.66%) Google Analytics
12 4 (2.13%) Datadog
12 4 (2.13%) Route 53
12 4 (2.13%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.19%) HTTP
2 5 (2.66%) DNS
2 5 (2.66%) Firewall
3 4 (2.13%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.13%) Network Security
3 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) LDAP
4 2 (1.06%) SSL
4 2 (1.06%) VPN
4 2 (1.06%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.53%) ICMP
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.53%) SAN
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (31.91%) MongoDB
2 35 (18.62%) Redis
3 21 (11.17%) MySQL
4 10 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.66%) DB2
7 5 (2.66%) DbVisualizer
8 4 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.13%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.60%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.60%) Riak
9 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.06%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 81 (43.09%) Git (software)
2 73 (38.83%) Jenkins
3 45 (23.94%) gulp
4 42 (22.34%) Grunt
5 41 (21.81%) IntelliJ
6 35 (18.62%) JIRA
7 19 (10.11%) TeamCity
8 14 (7.45%) JMeter
9 13 (6.91%) Selenium
10 11 (5.85%) Maven
11 10 (5.32%) Vagrant
12 9 (4.79%) Bitbucket
12 9 (4.79%) Cucumber
12 9 (4.79%) GitLab
12 9 (4.79%) LoadRunner
13 8 (4.26%) Artifactory
13 8 (4.26%) MSBuild
13 8 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (3.72%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (3.19%) Subversion
General
1 28 (14.89%) Finance
2 15 (7.98%) Banking
3 12 (6.38%) Games
4 6 (3.19%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.60%) Publishing
6 2 (1.06%) Law
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (38.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (30.32%) Developer
3 35 (18.62%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.11%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (9.04%) Applications Engineer
5 17 (9.04%) AWS DevOps
5 17 (9.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.45%) Agile Developer
7 13 (6.91%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.38%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) PowerShell Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Windows DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.72%) Consultant
11 7 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (34.04%) Web Services
2 62 (32.98%) React
3 53 (28.19%) HTML
4 51 (27.13%) CSS
5 49 (26.06%) AngularJS
6 48 (25.53%) HTML5
7 43 (22.87%) Hystrix
8 41 (21.81%) Dropwizard
8 41 (21.81%) Scalatra
9 39 (20.74%) Play Framework
10 32 (17.02%) Node.js
11 24 (12.77%) Elastic Stack
12 21 (11.17%) .NET
12 21 (11.17%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (10.64%) Spring
14 19 (10.11%) Spring Boot
15 10 (5.32%) LAMP
15 10 (5.32%) RESTful
16 9 (4.79%) ActiveMQ
17 8 (4.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.72%) Online Banking
5 5 (2.66%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.13%) Social Media
7 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.60%) Wiki
8 2 (1.06%) Fintech
9 1 (0.53%) Blog
9 1 (0.53%) CESG
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) Social Network
9 1 (0.53%) User Experience
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.66%) Linux
2 27 (14.36%) Windows
3 24 (12.77%) Unix
4 12 (6.38%) CentOS
4 12 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.85%) Ubuntu
6 8 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.19%) CoreOS
8 5 (2.66%) AIX
9 4 (2.13%) Android
10 2 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (51.60%) DevOps
3 88 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (37.77%) Scrum
5 70 (37.23%) Test Automation
6 66 (35.11%) Software Engineering
7 53 (28.19%) BDD
8 51 (27.13%) Domain-Driven Design
9 50 (26.60%) Kanban
9 50 (26.60%) MVC
9 50 (26.60%) SOA
10 49 (26.06%) Pair Programming
10 49 (26.06%) SOLID
10 49 (26.06%) TDD
11 43 (22.87%) Front End Development
12 41 (21.81%) Refactoring
12 41 (21.81%) Web Application Development
12 41 (21.81%) Web Development
13 39 (20.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 30 (15.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (43.09%) Java
2 68 (36.17%) JavaScript
3 48 (25.53%) Python
4 41 (21.81%) Groovy
5 30 (15.96%) Bash Shell
5 30 (15.96%) SQL
6 28 (14.89%) Ruby
7 22 (11.70%) PHP
8 18 (9.57%) Perl
8 18 (9.57%) PowerShell
9 14 (7.45%) C#
10 11 (5.85%) Scala
11 8 (4.26%) GraphQL
12 7 (3.72%) C++
13 5 (2.66%) AWK
14 4 (2.13%) C
14 4 (2.13%) ES6
14 4 (2.13%) Go
14 4 (2.13%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (4.79%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (29.26%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) GCP
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (30.32%) Docker
2 4 (2.13%) VirtualBox
2 4 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.06%) Firmware
5 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.53%) HDFS
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) KVM
5 1 (0.53%) LXC
5 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (25.53%) Ansible
2 41 (21.81%) Terraform
3 38 (20.21%) Puppet
4 30 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (15.43%) Kubernetes
5 29 (15.43%) Nagios
6 14 (7.45%) ZABBIX
7 13 (6.91%) Grafana
8 12 (6.38%) Packer
9 9 (4.79%) Kibana
10 7 (3.72%) Graphite
11 5 (2.66%) Capistrano
11 5 (2.66%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (2.13%) logstash
12 4 (2.13%) Rancher
13 3 (1.60%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.60%) Opsview
13 3 (1.60%) Perfmon
13 3 (1.60%) Prometheus
13 3 (1.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (25.00%) Splunk
2 44 (23.40%) AppDynamics
3 17 (9.04%) Dynatrace
4 14 (7.45%) Google
5 11 (5.85%) Oracle
6 9 (4.79%) VMware
7 7 (3.72%) Cisco
7 7 (3.72%) Rackspace
7 7 (3.72%) RedGate
8 6 (3.19%) Apigee
8 6 (3.19%) Atlassian
8 6 (3.19%) Facebook
8 6 (3.19%) MuleSoft
8 6 (3.19%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.13%) Adobe
10 3 (1.60%) Capita
10 3 (1.60%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.60%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.06%) HP
11 2 (1.06%) PagerDuty