Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Graphite skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Graphite over the 6 months to 18 July 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.

Graphite
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 702 654
Rank change year-on-year -106 -48 +116
Contract jobs citing Graphite 52 117 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 1.21% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 76 171
England median daily rate £494 £493 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +2.60% +7.26%
10th Percentile £405 £392 £360
90th Percentile £575 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £48.50
UK median hourly rate - - £48.50

Graphite is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,580 9,648 11,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.33% 11.02% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,441 6,415 7,399
England median daily rate £488 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 216 241
England median hourly rate £19.20 £17.89 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -18.70% +8.99%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.22 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -15.56% +12.16%

Graphite
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Graphite as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Graphite in England

Graphite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Graphite in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphite in England

Graphite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graphite in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphite in England

Graphite
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphite within the England region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
London -98 32 £508 +1.50% 17
South East -18 6 £473 +24.34% 1
North of England -25 6 £500 +19.05% 3
Midlands -4 4 £410 -25.45% 2
Yorkshire -27 4 £475 +13.10%
East Midlands - 4 £410 - 1
North West -29 2 £600 +44.58% 3
East of England - 2 £460 - 2
South West +4 1 £475 -5.00% 1
Graphite
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Graphite 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 across the England region with a requirement for Graphite.

1 37 (71.15%) Grafana
2 35 (67.31%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (61.54%) DevOps
4 31 (59.62%) Linux
5 28 (53.85%) Elastic Stack
6 25 (48.08%) Git (software)
7 22 (42.31%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (42.31%) Puppet
7 22 (42.31%) Docker
7 22 (42.31%) Ruby
7 22 (42.31%) Python
8 19 (36.54%) Ansible
9 18 (34.62%) GitHub
10 17 (32.69%) Kubernetes
11 16 (30.77%) Prometheus
12 15 (28.85%) Kibana
12 15 (28.85%) Node.js
12 15 (28.85%) nginx
13 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
13 14 (26.92%) Redis
14 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 13 (25.00%) Java
14 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (23.08%) HAProxy
15 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
15 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
15 12 (23.08%) logstash
15 12 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (23.08%) Serverless

Graphite
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 22 (42.31%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (28.85%) nginx
3 7 (13.46%) Apache
4 4 (7.69%) Confluence
4 4 (7.69%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 35 (67.31%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (34.62%) GitHub
3 12 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (23.08%) Serverless
4 8 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (15.38%) Heroku
5 7 (13.46%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (13.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (13.46%) Fastly
5 7 (13.46%) Quay.io
6 5 (9.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (9.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (5.77%) Runscope
9 2 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
9 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
9 2 (3.85%) Slack
9 2 (3.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) BGP
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) IPFIX
2 2 (3.85%) Junos
2 2 (3.85%) MPLS
2 2 (3.85%) MRTG
2 2 (3.85%) OSPF
2 2 (3.85%) SNMP
2 2 (3.85%) TACACS
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) AMQP
3 1 (1.92%) DHCP
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) DVB
3 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.92%) MQTT
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) Redis
2 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 8 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (15.38%) Neo4j
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.85%) Big Data
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) SQLite
6 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (48.08%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (21.15%) Artifactory
4 9 (17.31%) GitLab
5 7 (13.46%) CircleCI
5 7 (13.46%) webpack
6 6 (11.54%) JIRA
7 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.77%) JUnit
7 3 (5.77%) Mockito
7 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.85%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.92%) GoCD
9 1 (1.92%) Subversion
9 1 (1.92%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Games
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (28.85%) Node.js
3 10 (19.23%) Web Services
4 8 (15.38%) GraphQL
5 7 (13.46%) Handlebars
5 7 (13.46%) Sass
5 7 (13.46%) Sensu
5 7 (13.46%) VCL
6 5 (9.62%) Preactjs
6 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (7.69%) J2EE
7 4 (7.69%) Middleware
8 3 (5.77%) HTML
8 3 (5.77%) HTML5
8 3 (5.77%) Kafka
8 3 (5.77%) LDAP
8 3 (5.77%) REST
8 3 (5.77%) Spring
8 3 (5.77%) Spring Boot
9 2 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) CoreOS
3 8 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (15.38%) Unix
4 7 (13.46%) CentOS
5 3 (5.77%) Android
5 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.77%) DC/OS
6 2 (3.85%) Debian
6 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) DevOps
2 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (15.38%) Open Source
6 7 (13.46%) Security Hardening
6 7 (13.46%) Task Automation
7 6 (11.54%) Web Development
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
10 3 (5.77%) Analytics
10 3 (5.77%) API Design
10 3 (5.77%) Auto-Scaling
10 3 (5.77%) Microservices
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum
10 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Python
1 22 (42.31%) Ruby
2 13 (25.00%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.15%) SQL
5 9 (17.31%) Go
6 8 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) AWK
7 2 (3.85%) Bourne shell
7 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) Docker
2 9 (17.31%) Ceph
2 9 (17.31%) etcd
2 9 (17.31%) flannel
2 9 (17.31%) GlusterFS
2 9 (17.31%) SkyDNS
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.85%) KVM
3 2 (3.85%) Varnish
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (71.15%) Grafana
2 22 (42.31%) Puppet
3 19 (36.54%) Ansible
4 17 (32.69%) Kubernetes
5 16 (30.77%) Prometheus
6 15 (28.85%) Kibana
7 12 (23.08%) HAProxy
7 12 (23.08%) logstash
8 11 (21.15%) Terraform
9 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (17.31%) rkt
10 9 (17.31%) Sysdig
11 8 (15.38%) collectd
12 7 (13.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (13.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (11.54%) Nagios
13 6 (11.54%) Packer
13 6 (11.54%) StatsD
13 6 (11.54%) ZABBIX
14 5 (9.62%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Splunk
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Capita
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco
4 3 (5.77%) Dynatrace
4 3 (5.77%) Google
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.77%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.85%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.85%) Huawei
5 2 (3.85%) Juniper
5 2 (3.85%) New Relic
6 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.92%) Tableau