Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 757 808 694
Rank change year-on-year +51 -114 -82
Contract jobs citing Graphite 73 36 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.039% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.30% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 95
England median daily rate £575 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.95% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £465 £369 £363
90th Percentile £648 £575 £625
UK median daily rate £550 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +12.82% +8.33% -7.69%
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 12,966 12,059 9,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.92% 13.03% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,672 8,080 5,995
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £285
90th Percentile £675 £635 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 274 207
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -20.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.65 £49.35 £54.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.17
% change year-on-year +14.29% -21.06% +5.56%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +46 48 £575 +15.00% 2
South East +9 11 £538 +24.28%
South West - 7 £563 -
Midlands +3 6 £550 +37.50% 3
West Midlands - 6 £550 - 1
Yorkshire +5 1 - -
North of England +1 1 - - 1
Graphite
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 62 (84.93%) Linux
2 53 (72.60%) Bash Shell
3 50 (68.49%) DevOps
3 50 (68.49%) Python
4 49 (67.12%) Docker
5 48 (65.75%) Configuration Management
6 44 (60.27%) Git (software)
7 43 (58.90%) Puppet
8 42 (57.53%) Ruby
9 36 (49.32%) GitHub
10 35 (47.95%) Ansible
11 34 (46.58%) Elastic Stack
11 34 (46.58%) Amazon AWS
12 31 (42.47%) HAProxy
12 31 (42.47%) nginx
12 31 (42.47%) Grafana
13 30 (41.10%) Kubernetes
14 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (35.62%) Go
16 24 (32.88%) NoSQL
16 24 (32.88%) Terraform
16 24 (32.88%) GitLab
16 24 (32.88%) ZABBIX
16 24 (32.88%) SQL
16 24 (32.88%) Prometheus
17 23 (31.51%) Artifactory
18 22 (30.14%) CoreOS
18 22 (30.14%) Sysdig
19 20 (27.40%) rkt
20 19 (26.03%) Jenkins

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 31 (42.47%) nginx
2 19 (26.03%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (12.33%) Apache
4 8 (10.96%) Confluence
5 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 36 (49.32%) GitHub
2 34 (46.58%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (19.18%) Quay.io
5 13 (17.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (16.44%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (13.70%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (13.70%) Serverless
8 8 (10.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (9.59%) Datadog
10 6 (8.22%) Amazon S3
10 6 (8.22%) Slack
11 5 (6.85%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (6.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (5.48%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (4.11%) Google Analytics
13 3 (4.11%) Trello
14 2 (2.74%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (2.74%) Fastly
14 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) Skype
2 3 (4.11%) SMPP
3 2 (2.74%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) BGP
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) OSPF
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
4 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) NoSQL
2 19 (26.03%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (20.55%) Redis
4 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
5 10 (13.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (12.33%) MySQL
7 8 (10.96%) InfluxDB
8 4 (5.48%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (5.48%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (5.48%) Big Data
8 4 (5.48%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.74%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.37%) Mixpanel
10 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (60.27%) Git (software)
2 24 (32.88%) GitLab
3 23 (31.51%) Artifactory
4 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
5 16 (21.92%) JIRA
6 11 (15.07%) Vagrant
7 5 (6.85%) Bitbucket
7 5 (6.85%) ProC
8 4 (5.48%) CircleCI
8 4 (5.48%) Gatling
8 4 (5.48%) IntelliJ
8 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (5.48%) Selenium
8 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (4.11%) gulp
9 3 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (4.11%) Sublime Text
9 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.11%) WebPagetest
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
4 4 (5.48%) Electronics
4 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (10.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (6.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) DevOps Manager
7 4 (5.48%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) WebOps Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.11%) JIRA Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Nagios Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (46.58%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (23.29%) Node.js
3 15 (20.55%) Sensu
4 10 (13.70%) Kafka
4 10 (13.70%) REST
5 9 (12.33%) GraphQL
6 7 (9.59%) Memcached
6 7 (9.59%) React Native
6 7 (9.59%) Swagger
7 6 (8.22%) CSS
7 6 (8.22%) HTML
7 6 (8.22%) HTML5
7 6 (8.22%) LAMP
7 6 (8.22%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (6.85%) Sass
9 4 (5.48%) gRPC
10 3 (4.11%) LESS
10 3 (4.11%) React
10 3 (4.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.48%) Wiki
4 3 (4.11%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.37%) Blog
6 1 (1.37%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (84.93%) Linux
2 22 (30.14%) CoreOS
3 12 (16.44%) Ubuntu
4 8 (10.96%) Android
4 8 (10.96%) Apple iOS
5 7 (9.59%) CentOS
5 7 (9.59%) Unix
6 6 (8.22%) Windows
7 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) DevOps
2 48 (65.75%) Configuration Management
3 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.66%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (23.29%) Security Hardening
6 16 (21.92%) Scrum
7 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (20.55%) Open Source
8 14 (19.18%) Kanban
9 13 (17.81%) Microservices
10 12 (16.44%) Analytics
11 11 (15.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
13 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 7 (9.59%) Android Development
14 7 (9.59%) Collaborative Working
14 7 (9.59%) Immutable Infrastructure
14 7 (9.59%) iOS Development
14 7 (9.59%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (9.59%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (72.60%) Bash Shell
2 50 (68.49%) Python
3 42 (57.53%) Ruby
4 26 (35.62%) Go
5 24 (32.88%) SQL
6 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.96%) Perl
8 7 (9.59%) Java
9 3 (4.11%) AWK
9 3 (4.11%) C++
9 3 (4.11%) Groovy
9 3 (4.11%) PHP
9 3 (4.11%) Scala
9 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) Degree
3 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.11%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
System Software
1 49 (67.12%) Docker
2 17 (23.29%) etcd
2 17 (23.29%) flannel
2 17 (23.29%) SkyDNS
3 15 (20.55%) Ceph
4 14 (19.18%) GlusterFS
5 5 (6.85%) Squid
6 3 (4.11%) Apache Flume
6 3 (4.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (4.11%) Varnish
7 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (58.90%) Puppet
2 35 (47.95%) Ansible
3 31 (42.47%) Grafana
3 31 (42.47%) HAProxy
4 30 (41.10%) Kubernetes
5 24 (32.88%) Prometheus
5 24 (32.88%) Terraform
5 24 (32.88%) ZABBIX
6 22 (30.14%) Sysdig
7 20 (27.40%) rkt
8 17 (23.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 17 (23.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 13 (17.81%) Kibana
9 13 (17.81%) logstash
10 12 (16.44%) Nagios
11 10 (13.70%) Consul
12 5 (6.85%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (6.85%) Netcool
12 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (5.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) SaltStack
2 7 (9.59%) ServiceNow
2 7 (9.59%) Splunk
3 5 (6.85%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.85%) Dynatrace
4 4 (5.48%) Google
4 4 (5.48%) SAP
5 3 (4.11%) New Relic
5 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) Perforce
6 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.37%) VMware