Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 639 665 784
Rank change year-on-year +26 +119 -15
Contract jobs citing New Relic 231 167 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.42% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 137 78
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £358 £363 £338
90th Percentile £638 £588 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £465
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% +3.33%
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 41,522 40,066 46,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 44.11% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,763 24,544 28,556
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,509 1,418 1,604
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.47 £10.14
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

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 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for New Relic in the UK

New Relic
Top 13 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 18 June 2018. 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 +12 225 £525 +5.00% 78
London -54 118 £550 +7.32% 47
UK excluding London +59 110 £450 +7.14% 33
South East +36 57 £575 +15.00% 12
North of England +11 35 £365 -3.95% 11
North East - 34 £365 -
East of England +8 11 £413 -21.43% 2
South West +16 2 £438 +75.00% 4
Scotland -39 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £575 -
Midlands - 2 £575 - 2
Wales - 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - - 11

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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.

1 175 (75.76%) DevOps
2 169 (73.16%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (54.98%) Jenkins
4 127 (54.98%) Splunk
5 124 (53.68%) Python
6 119 (51.52%) Puppet
7 111 (48.05%) Terraform
8 107 (46.32%) Linux
9 106 (45.89%) Java
10 102 (44.16%) Ruby
11 101 (43.72%) Ansible
12 92 (39.83%) Docker
13 91 (39.39%) Configuration Management
14 81 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
14 81 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
15 80 (34.63%) Perl
16 73 (31.60%) Bash Shell
17 71 (30.74%) Elastic Stack
17 71 (30.74%) Nagios
17 71 (30.74%) Git (software)
18 70 (30.30%) Windows
19 67 (29.00%) Kubernetes
20 61 (26.41%) Deployment Automation
21 60 (25.97%) Datadog
22 56 (24.24%) Test Automation
22 56 (24.24%) PowerShell
23 52 (22.51%) TeamCity
23 52 (22.51%) Opscode Chef
24 51 (22.08%) Packer

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 21 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (7.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 17 (7.36%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.49%) Confluence
4 14 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.63%) Apache
5 13 (5.63%) nginx
6 11 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (4.76%) IIS
7 8 (3.46%) JBoss
7 8 (3.46%) Jetty
8 6 (2.60%) Mongrel
9 5 (2.16%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.16%) Mule
9 5 (2.16%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.30%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.30%) NServiceBus
11 3 (1.30%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.87%) Anypoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) WebTrends
2 4 (1.73%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 169 (73.16%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (25.97%) Datadog
4 44 (19.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 39 (16.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 28 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (11.69%) GitHub
8 25 (10.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 24 (10.39%) Akamai
9 24 (10.39%) Slack
10 21 (9.09%) Amazon S3
11 19 (8.23%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (8.23%) SaaS
12 14 (6.06%) Serverless
13 13 (5.63%) Amazon ELB
13 13 (5.63%) IaaS
13 13 (5.63%) PaaS
14 9 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (3.90%) Sumo Logic
15 8 (3.46%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.76%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) Firewall
3 3 (1.30%) Broadband
3 3 (1.30%) DNS
3 3 (1.30%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.30%) SSL
3 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.30%) Wireless
4 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.43%) DVB
5 1 (0.43%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) SMS
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.91%) MongoDB
2 34 (14.72%) MySQL
3 28 (12.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (6.49%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.06%) Redis
6 12 (5.19%) InfluxDB
7 6 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.60%) DB2
8 5 (2.16%) Big Data
9 4 (1.73%) DbVisualizer
9 4 (1.73%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.30%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.30%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.87%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 127 (54.98%) Jenkins
2 71 (30.74%) Git (software)
3 52 (22.51%) TeamCity
4 41 (17.75%) JIRA
5 25 (10.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 25 (10.82%) Vagrant
6 21 (9.09%) Bitbucket
7 19 (8.23%) Artifactory
7 19 (8.23%) Subversion
8 18 (7.79%) Travis CI
9 16 (6.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (6.93%) Maven
10 12 (5.19%) Ant
11 11 (4.76%) JMeter
11 11 (4.76%) MSBuild
11 11 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (4.33%) Selenium
13 9 (3.90%) LoadRunner
13 9 (3.90%) The Grinder
14 8 (3.46%) Gradle
General
1 12 (5.19%) Finance
2 9 (3.90%) Banking
3 6 (2.60%) Marketing
4 4 (1.73%) Retail
4 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 128 (55.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
3 38 (16.45%) AWS Engineer
4 33 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 21 (9.09%) Developer
6 15 (6.49%) Senior DevOps
6 15 (6.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 13 (5.63%) Architect
7 13 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.90%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.46%) Consultant
11 8 (3.46%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (3.03%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
13 6 (2.60%) Analyst
13 6 (2.60%) Automation Engineer
13 6 (2.60%) Performance Analyst
13 6 (2.60%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (30.74%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (9.09%) Spring Boot
3 20 (8.66%) REST
3 20 (8.66%) Web Services
4 19 (8.23%) .NET
5 16 (6.93%) Sensu
6 14 (6.06%) Node.js
7 12 (5.19%) CSS
7 12 (5.19%) HTML
7 12 (5.19%) SAML
8 11 (4.76%) Spring
9 10 (4.33%) HTML5
9 10 (4.33%) RESTful
10 8 (3.46%) React
10 8 (3.46%) Servlets
11 7 (3.03%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.03%) JSON
11 7 (3.03%) Kafka
11 7 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (2.60%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.93%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 10 (4.33%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (3.03%) CMDB
8 6 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.16%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.73%) Replication
11 3 (1.30%) User Experience
12 2 (0.87%) Fintech
12 2 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.43%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 107 (46.32%) Linux
2 70 (30.30%) Windows
3 25 (10.82%) CentOS
4 23 (9.96%) Ubuntu
5 22 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (8.23%) Windows Server
7 16 (6.93%) DC/OS
8 15 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (5.19%) Unix
10 7 (3.03%) AIX
10 7 (3.03%) Debian
11 5 (2.16%) Fedora
12 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (75.76%) DevOps
2 129 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (39.39%) Configuration Management
4 81 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (26.41%) Deployment Automation
6 56 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 49 (21.21%) Open Source
8 45 (19.48%) Microservices
9 43 (18.61%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (16.02%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (15.58%) BDD
12 35 (15.15%) High Availability
13 31 (13.42%) E-Commerce
14 28 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (11.69%) Load Balancing
16 23 (9.96%) Scrum
17 20 (8.66%) Incident Management
18 19 (8.23%) Kanban
18 19 (8.23%) TDD
19 18 (7.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 124 (53.68%) Python
2 106 (45.89%) Java
3 102 (44.16%) Ruby
4 80 (34.63%) Perl
5 73 (31.60%) Bash Shell
6 56 (24.24%) PowerShell
7 34 (14.72%) C++
8 31 (13.42%) C
9 28 (12.12%) PHP
10 16 (6.93%) JavaScript
11 15 (6.49%) SQL
12 14 (6.06%) C#
13 8 (3.46%) Go
14 7 (3.03%) Groovy
14 7 (3.03%) Java 8
15 6 (2.60%) AWK
16 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.26%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.93%) Degree
4 5 (2.16%) ISEB
4 5 (2.16%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.26%) QA
2 11 (4.76%) GCP
3 3 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (39.83%) Docker
2 25 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.52%) VirtualBox
4 19 (8.23%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (6.93%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.60%) Xen
7 5 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (2.16%) KVM
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.87%) Varnish
9 1 (0.43%) iptables
9 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 119 (51.52%) Puppet
2 111 (48.05%) Terraform
3 101 (43.72%) Ansible
4 71 (30.74%) Nagios
5 67 (29.00%) Kubernetes
6 52 (22.51%) Opscode Chef
7 51 (22.08%) Packer
8 33 (14.29%) ZABBIX
9 30 (12.99%) Kibana
10 22 (9.52%) logstash
11 16 (6.93%) Docker Swarm
12 13 (5.63%) Pingdom
13 12 (5.19%) Uchiwa
14 11 (4.76%) Rundeck
15 10 (4.33%) Salt
16 9 (3.90%) Grafana
17 6 (2.60%) Graylog
18 5 (2.16%) HAProxy
18 5 (2.16%) Icinga
19 4 (1.73%) Rancher
Vendors
1 127 (54.98%) Splunk
2 47 (20.35%) AppDynamics
3 36 (15.58%) Google
4 31 (13.42%) PagerDuty
5 27 (11.69%) VMware
6 24 (10.39%) hybris
7 20 (8.66%) Dynatrace
8 17 (7.36%) Adobe
9 16 (6.93%) Microsoft
10 13 (5.63%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.90%) Perforce
12 8 (3.46%) Oracle
12 8 (3.46%) Rackspace
13 7 (3.03%) Rollbar
14 6 (2.60%) IBM
14 6 (2.60%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.60%) Tealium
15 4 (1.73%) Atlassian
15 4 (1.73%) F5
15 4 (1.73%) Intershop