Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 784 788 756
Rank change year-on-year +4 -32 +18
Contract jobs citing Graphite 92 58 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.65% 0.52% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 71
England median daily rate £505 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £409 £404 £363
90th Percentile £650 £579 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £513 £493
% change year-on-year -2.44% +4.06% +9.44%
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 14,126 11,184 10,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.70% 11.86% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,607 7,662 7,028
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £590
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 258 245
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.26 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -16.76% +3.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £12.85
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +6.31%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +19 44 £525 - 9
Midlands +15 26 £466 +16.56% 3
West Midlands - 23 £470 - 3
South East -12 16 £475 -9.09% 5
Yorkshire -16 6 £450 -10.00% 1
North of England -20 6 £450 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +10 3 £410 +2.50%
East of England - 1 £470 - 5
Graphite
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 64 (69.57%) Linux
1 64 (69.57%) Docker
2 63 (68.48%) Grafana
3 58 (63.04%) DevOps
3 58 (63.04%) Git (software)
4 54 (58.70%) Elastic Stack
5 50 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
6 48 (52.17%) GitHub
6 48 (52.17%) Ruby
7 44 (47.83%) Puppet
8 39 (42.39%) Artifactory
9 38 (41.30%) Configuration Management
10 36 (39.13%) Kubernetes
11 35 (38.04%) Prometheus
11 35 (38.04%) Bash Shell
12 34 (36.96%) Jenkins
12 34 (36.96%) Ansible
13 33 (35.87%) Kibana
13 33 (35.87%) NoSQL
14 32 (34.78%) Python
14 32 (34.78%) SQL
14 32 (34.78%) JIRA
15 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
16 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (30.43%) Go
18 27 (29.35%) HAProxy
18 27 (29.35%) Node.js
19 25 (27.17%) nginx
20 24 (26.09%) Test Automation

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 25 (27.17%) nginx
2 23 (25.00%) Confluence
3 19 (20.65%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (8.70%) Apache
5 3 (3.26%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 50 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (52.17%) GitHub
3 17 (18.48%) Quay.io
4 16 (17.39%) Google Analytics
5 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (14.13%) Slack
6 10 (10.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (5.43%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (5.43%) Fastly
8 5 (5.43%) Heroku
8 5 (5.43%) Serverless
9 4 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (4.35%) Datadog
9 4 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (3.26%) Runscope
10 3 (3.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) Skype
2 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.52%) HTTP
4 4 (4.35%) SSL
5 2 (2.17%) SMPP
5 2 (2.17%) VPN
6 1 (1.09%) AMQP
6 1 (1.09%) BGP
6 1 (1.09%) DVB
6 1 (1.09%) Firewall
6 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.09%) IPFIX
6 1 (1.09%) Junos
6 1 (1.09%) MPLS
6 1 (1.09%) MQTT
6 1 (1.09%) MRTG
6 1 (1.09%) OSPF
6 1 (1.09%) SNMP
6 1 (1.09%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.87%) NoSQL
2 21 (22.83%) MongoDB
3 20 (21.74%) Redis
4 12 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (5.43%) Big Data
6 5 (5.43%) MySQL
6 5 (5.43%) Neo4j
7 4 (4.35%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.09%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (1.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 58 (63.04%) Git (software)
2 39 (42.39%) Artifactory
3 34 (36.96%) Jenkins
4 32 (34.78%) JIRA
5 24 (26.09%) GitLab
6 21 (22.83%) Selenium
7 19 (20.65%) Cucumber
7 19 (20.65%) IntelliJ
8 18 (19.57%) Gatling
9 16 (17.39%) gulp
9 16 (17.39%) Sublime Text
9 16 (17.39%) Visual Studio Code
9 16 (17.39%) WebDriver
10 8 (8.70%) Vagrant
10 8 (8.70%) webpack
11 5 (5.43%) Bitbucket
11 5 (5.43%) CircleCI
11 5 (5.43%) JMeter
11 5 (5.43%) NeoLoad
11 5 (5.43%) TestNG
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Electronics
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Games
4 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Developer
2 28 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Scala Developer
4 9 (9.78%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.43%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) JIRA Specialist
7 4 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Programmer
8 3 (3.26%) Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (3.26%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (3.26%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (58.70%) Elastic Stack
2 27 (29.35%) Node.js
3 23 (25.00%) HTML
4 21 (22.83%) CSS
4 21 (22.83%) Sass
5 20 (21.74%) HTML5
5 20 (21.74%) REST
6 16 (17.39%) Gherkin
6 16 (17.39%) LESS
6 16 (17.39%) Play Framework
7 13 (14.13%) YAML
8 9 (9.78%) GraphQL
8 9 (9.78%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (9.78%) Sensu
9 8 (8.70%) Kafka
10 7 (7.61%) React
11 6 (6.52%) Memcached
12 5 (5.43%) CSS3
12 5 (5.43%) Spring
12 5 (5.43%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.61%) Cloud Native
2 7 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.43%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.09%) Blog
6 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.09%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.09%) STB
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (69.57%) Linux
2 24 (26.09%) CoreOS
3 10 (10.87%) Mac OS
3 10 (10.87%) Windows
4 8 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 7 (7.61%) Unix
6 5 (5.43%) Android
6 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.43%) CentOS
7 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.04%) DevOps
2 38 (41.30%) Configuration Management
3 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 21 (22.83%) Analytics
6 21 (22.83%) Scrum
7 20 (21.74%) Microservices
7 20 (21.74%) TDD
8 18 (19.57%) Security Hardening
9 15 (16.30%) Open Source
10 13 (14.13%) Prototyping
11 11 (11.96%) Pair Programming
11 11 (11.96%) Service Delivery
12 10 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (9.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.17%) Ruby
2 35 (38.04%) Bash Shell
3 32 (34.78%) Python
3 32 (34.78%) SQL
4 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 28 (30.43%) Go
6 16 (17.39%) Java
6 16 (17.39%) Scala
7 13 (14.13%) Groovy
8 8 (8.70%) Perl
9 5 (5.43%) PHP
10 4 (4.35%) AWK
11 3 (3.26%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (2.17%) C++
13 1 (1.09%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.52%) Degree
5 3 (3.26%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.74%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 64 (69.57%) Docker
2 20 (21.74%) Ceph
2 20 (21.74%) etcd
2 20 (21.74%) flannel
2 20 (21.74%) GlusterFS
2 20 (21.74%) SkyDNS
3 5 (5.43%) Apache Flume
3 5 (5.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (3.26%) Squid
4 3 (3.26%) Varnish
5 1 (1.09%) KVM
5 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 63 (68.48%) Grafana
2 44 (47.83%) Puppet
3 36 (39.13%) Kubernetes
4 35 (38.04%) Prometheus
5 34 (36.96%) Ansible
6 33 (35.87%) Kibana
7 27 (29.35%) HAProxy
8 24 (26.09%) rkt
8 24 (26.09%) Sysdig
9 21 (22.83%) Terraform
10 18 (19.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 18 (19.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 16 (17.39%) ZABBIX
12 13 (14.13%) Nagios
12 13 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (10.87%) logstash
14 9 (9.78%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (8.70%) Consul
16 7 (7.61%) Salt
16 7 (7.61%) StatsD
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Splunk
2 20 (21.74%) Google
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.61%) Dynatrace
5 6 (6.52%) Atlassian
6 5 (5.43%) New Relic
6 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.35%) SaltStack
7 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.26%) SAP
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco
9 1 (1.09%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.09%) Huawei
9 1 (1.09%) Juniper
9 1 (1.09%) VMware