Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 774 770 763
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +22
Contract jobs citing Graphite 79 81 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.77% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 86
England median daily rate £500 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £405 £409 £336
90th Percentile £630 £625 £595
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 13,361 10,559 11,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.28% 11.56% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,086 7,120 7,328
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 241 251
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.83 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -2.78% -22.58% +13.41%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -42 40 £525 -0.47% 18
Midlands - 19 £450 - 6
West Midlands - 14 £460 - 6
South East -7 11 £475 -12.84% 5
North of England -29 8 £488 +2.63% 4
Yorkshire -22 6 £450 -7.69% 2
East Midlands - 5 £410 -
North West -16 2 £600 +46.34% 2
South West - 1 £475 -
East of England - 1 £470 - 3
Graphite
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 55 (69.62%) Git (software)
2 52 (65.82%) Grafana
3 51 (64.56%) Docker
3 51 (64.56%) Linux
4 48 (60.76%) Ruby
4 48 (60.76%) DevOps
5 47 (59.49%) GitHub
6 41 (51.90%) Elastic Stack
7 40 (50.63%) Amazon AWS
7 40 (50.63%) Puppet
8 37 (46.84%) Artifactory
9 35 (44.30%) Jenkins
10 34 (43.04%) Ansible
11 31 (39.24%) Kibana
11 31 (39.24%) Configuration Management
12 29 (36.71%) Python
12 29 (36.71%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (36.71%) Bash Shell
12 29 (36.71%) NoSQL
12 29 (36.71%) Prometheus
13 27 (34.18%) JIRA
14 26 (32.91%) SQL
14 26 (32.91%) HAProxy
15 25 (31.65%) Node.js
16 24 (30.38%) Splunk
16 24 (30.38%) nginx
16 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
16 24 (30.38%) Kubernetes
17 23 (29.11%) GitLab
17 23 (29.11%) CoreOS

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 24 (30.38%) nginx
2 23 (29.11%) Confluence
3 21 (26.58%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (10.13%) Apache
5 4 (5.06%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 47 (59.49%) GitHub
2 40 (50.63%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (20.25%) Quay.io
4 15 (18.99%) Google Analytics
5 11 (13.92%) Slack
6 9 (11.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (11.39%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (11.39%) Serverless
7 8 (10.13%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (10.13%) Heroku
8 7 (8.86%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (8.86%) Fastly
8 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (6.33%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (6.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (3.80%) Runscope
12 2 (2.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (2.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) Skype
2 6 (7.59%) SSL
3 4 (5.06%) VPN
4 3 (3.80%) BGP
4 3 (3.80%) IPFIX
4 3 (3.80%) Junos
4 3 (3.80%) MPLS
4 3 (3.80%) MRTG
4 3 (3.80%) OSPF
4 3 (3.80%) SNMP
4 3 (3.80%) TACACS
5 2 (2.53%) AMQP
5 2 (2.53%) HTTP
5 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.53%) MQTT
5 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.27%) DVB
6 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) NoSQL
2 18 (22.78%) MongoDB
3 17 (21.52%) Redis
4 14 (17.72%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (10.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (10.13%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.80%) Big Data
6 3 (3.80%) MySQL
6 3 (3.80%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 55 (69.62%) Git (software)
2 37 (46.84%) Artifactory
3 35 (44.30%) Jenkins
4 27 (34.18%) JIRA
5 23 (29.11%) GitLab
6 19 (24.05%) Selenium
7 18 (22.78%) Cucumber
8 17 (21.52%) IntelliJ
9 16 (20.25%) Gatling
10 15 (18.99%) gulp
10 15 (18.99%) Sublime Text
10 15 (18.99%) Visual Studio Code
10 15 (18.99%) WebDriver
11 10 (12.66%) webpack
12 7 (8.86%) CircleCI
13 6 (7.59%) Vagrant
14 5 (6.33%) Bitbucket
15 4 (5.06%) FishEye
15 4 (5.06%) NeoLoad
15 4 (5.06%) TestNG
General
1 3 (3.80%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Games
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Scala Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.06%) JIRA Specialist
6 4 (5.06%) Programmer
7 3 (3.80%) Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.90%) Elastic Stack
2 25 (31.65%) Node.js
3 22 (27.85%) Sass
4 18 (22.78%) HTML
5 16 (20.25%) CSS
5 16 (20.25%) REST
6 15 (18.99%) Gherkin
6 15 (18.99%) HTML5
6 15 (18.99%) LESS
6 15 (18.99%) Play Framework
7 12 (15.19%) YAML
8 8 (10.13%) GraphQL
9 7 (8.86%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (8.86%) VCL
10 6 (7.59%) Handlebars
10 6 (7.59%) Preactjs
10 6 (7.59%) Sensu
10 6 (7.59%) Web Services
11 5 (6.33%) Kafka
11 5 (6.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.06%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.80%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.27%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 51 (64.56%) Linux
2 23 (29.11%) CoreOS
3 10 (12.66%) Ubuntu
4 9 (11.39%) Mac OS
5 8 (10.13%) Unix
6 5 (6.33%) CentOS
6 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.33%) Windows
7 3 (3.80%) Debian
7 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.53%) Android
8 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.76%) DevOps
2 31 (39.24%) Configuration Management
3 29 (36.71%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
6 18 (22.78%) Analytics
7 17 (21.52%) Scrum
7 17 (21.52%) Security Hardening
8 16 (20.25%) Microservices
9 14 (17.72%) TDD
10 12 (15.19%) Prototyping
11 10 (12.66%) Pair Programming
11 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
12 9 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (11.39%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (11.39%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (11.39%) Web Development
13 8 (10.13%) Task Automation
14 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.76%) Ruby
2 29 (36.71%) Bash Shell
2 29 (36.71%) Python
3 26 (32.91%) SQL
4 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
5 23 (29.11%) Go
6 15 (18.99%) Scala
7 14 (17.72%) Java
8 12 (15.19%) Groovy
9 7 (8.86%) Perl
10 3 (3.80%) Bourne shell
10 3 (3.80%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (3.80%) PHP
11 2 (2.53%) AWK
11 2 (2.53%) XPath
12 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.53%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 51 (64.56%) Docker
2 19 (24.05%) Ceph
2 19 (24.05%) etcd
2 19 (24.05%) flannel
2 19 (24.05%) GlusterFS
2 19 (24.05%) SkyDNS
3 3 (3.80%) Apache Flume
3 3 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.80%) KVM
3 3 (3.80%) Squid
4 2 (2.53%) Varnish
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (65.82%) Grafana
2 40 (50.63%) Puppet
3 34 (43.04%) Ansible
4 31 (39.24%) Kibana
5 29 (36.71%) Prometheus
6 26 (32.91%) HAProxy
7 24 (30.38%) Kubernetes
8 23 (29.11%) rkt
8 23 (29.11%) Sysdig
9 17 (21.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 17 (21.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 13 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (15.19%) ZABBIX
12 11 (13.92%) logstash
13 10 (12.66%) Nagios
14 9 (11.39%) collectd
14 9 (11.39%) Terraform
15 7 (8.86%) Packer
15 7 (8.86%) Salt
16 5 (6.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Splunk
2 19 (24.05%) Google
3 7 (8.86%) Dynatrace
4 6 (7.59%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.06%) VMware
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco
6 3 (3.80%) Ericsson
6 3 (3.80%) Huawei
6 3 (3.80%) Juniper
6 3 (3.80%) New Relic
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.27%) SAP