Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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.

Graphite
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 738 746
Rank change year-on-year -66 +8 +27
Contract jobs citing Graphite 52 100 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.96% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 92
England median daily rate £513 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +7.78% +10.43%
10th Percentile £404 £363 £350
90th Percentile £575 £600 £525
UK median daily rate £513 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +5.67% +7.78% +12.50%
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 10743 10368 8879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.38% 10.95% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7403 6679 5532
England median daily rate £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +4.38%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £595 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 234 306
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.53 £47.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.10% -4.64%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 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
London -45 32 £525 +7.69% 7
North of England +41 10 £500 +19.05% 3
Yorkshire +18 10 £500 +17.65% 3
South East -8 8 £523 -
Midlands +4 2 £400 -27.27% 1
East Midlands -5 2 £400 -33.33% 1
Graphite
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Graphite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Graphite.

1 42 (80.77%) Linux
1 42 (80.77%) DevOps
2 36 (69.23%) Python
3 34 (65.38%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (65.38%) Bash Shell
4 33 (63.46%) Configuration Management
4 33 (63.46%) Jenkins
5 31 (59.62%) Puppet
5 31 (59.62%) Git (software)
6 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (50.00%) Docker
8 22 (42.31%) Ansible
8 22 (42.31%) Terraform
9 21 (40.38%) Elastic Stack
9 21 (40.38%) Ruby
10 17 (32.69%) MySQL
10 17 (32.69%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (30.77%) Big Data
11 16 (30.77%) Kubernetes
11 16 (30.77%) HTTP
11 16 (30.77%) Hadoop
12 15 (28.85%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (28.85%) Amazon S3
12 15 (28.85%) Java
12 15 (28.85%) Nagios
12 15 (28.85%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (26.92%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (26.92%) Artifactory
13 14 (26.92%) nginx
14 13 (25.00%) Kanban

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 15 (28.85%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (26.92%) nginx
3 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
4 6 (11.54%) Apache
4 6 (11.54%) OpenStack
5 5 (9.62%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 34 (65.38%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (28.85%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (28.85%) Amazon S3
3 13 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 13 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (13.46%) GitHub
6 6 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (11.54%) Heroku
7 5 (9.62%) IaaS
7 5 (9.62%) PaaS
8 4 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (3.85%) Serverless
10 1 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (1.92%) Fastly
10 1 (1.92%) Quay.io
10 1 (1.92%) Route 53
10 1 (1.92%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) HTTP
2 12 (23.08%) DSL
3 7 (13.46%) Network Security
4 6 (11.54%) SSL
5 4 (7.69%) DNS
6 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.92%) ICMP
8 1 (1.92%) Internet
8 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) MySQL
2 16 (30.77%) Big Data
2 16 (30.77%) Hadoop
3 14 (26.92%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 11 (21.15%) HBase
6 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 7 (13.46%) Redis
8 5 (9.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
8 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
8 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
9 4 (7.69%) InfluxDB
10 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.92%) Cloudera CDH
10 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 33 (63.46%) Jenkins
2 31 (59.62%) Git (software)
3 14 (26.92%) Artifactory
4 9 (17.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (15.38%) SonarQube
6 5 (9.62%) Maven
7 4 (7.69%) Gradle
7 4 (7.69%) JIRA
8 3 (5.77%) Ant
9 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.85%) Gatling
9 2 (3.85%) GoCD
9 2 (3.85%) JMeter
9 2 (3.85%) Subversion
9 2 (3.85%) Travis CI
9 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.92%) GitLab
10 1 (1.92%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.92%) NeoLoad
10 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 5 (9.62%) Games
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) AWS DevOps
3 11 (21.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (9.62%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Developer
8 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Administrator
9 2 (3.85%) Nagios Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Java Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Nagios Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (23.08%) RESTful
3 10 (19.23%) REST
4 9 (17.31%) Sensu
5 6 (11.54%) LAMP
5 6 (11.54%) Memcached
5 6 (11.54%) Node.js
5 6 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (11.54%) Web Services
6 4 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (1.92%) Ajax
7 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.92%) Handlebars
7 1 (1.92%) HTML
7 1 (1.92%) Middleware
7 1 (1.92%) ODBC
7 1 (1.92%) Sass
7 1 (1.92%) Spring
7 1 (1.92%) VCL
7 1 (1.92%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 6 (11.54%) Virtual Team
2 5 (9.62%) Semantic Web
3 4 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Social Network
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) CentOS
2 9 (17.31%) CoreOS
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) DevOps
2 33 (63.46%) Configuration Management
3 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) Kanban
4 13 (25.00%) Scrum
5 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (23.08%) Microservices
6 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 4 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (7.69%) MapReduce
8 4 (7.69%) Open Source
8 4 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
8 4 (7.69%) Web Operations
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) Python
2 34 (65.38%) Bash Shell
3 21 (40.38%) Ruby
4 15 (28.85%) Java
5 9 (17.31%) Go
6 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.54%) SQL
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
8 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.85%) Perl
10 1 (1.92%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 26 (50.00%) Docker
2 9 (17.31%) etcd
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Xen
4 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) BIND 9
4 1 (1.92%) Ceph
4 1 (1.92%) flannel
4 1 (1.92%) GlusterFS
4 1 (1.92%) HDFS
4 1 (1.92%) KVM
4 1 (1.92%) LXC
4 1 (1.92%) SkyDNS
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (59.62%) Puppet
2 22 (42.31%) Ansible
2 22 (42.31%) Terraform
3 17 (32.69%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (30.77%) Kubernetes
5 15 (28.85%) Nagios
6 12 (23.08%) ZABBIX
7 11 (21.15%) logstash
8 10 (19.23%) Grafana
8 10 (19.23%) Kibana
9 9 (17.31%) Consul
9 9 (17.31%) Opsview
9 9 (17.31%) Sysdig
10 7 (13.46%) StatsD
11 6 (11.54%) Ganglia
12 5 (9.62%) Prometheus
13 4 (7.69%) Salt
14 3 (5.77%) Fluentd
15 2 (3.85%) HAProxy
15 2 (3.85%) Riemann
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 11 (21.15%) Cloudera
3 7 (13.46%) New Relic
3 7 (13.46%) Splunk
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.77%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.77%) SaltStack
5 3 (5.77%) VMware
6 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.85%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) PagerDuty