Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 January 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 603 599 615
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -10
Contract jobs citing Graphite 53 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.10% 0.048% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 0.42% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 29
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £488 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.41% +0.52% +8.38%
10th Percentile £388 £400 £373
90th Percentile £550 £566 £600
UK median daily rate £510 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +2.00% +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London 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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7,121 5,897 5,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.47% 11.37% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,300 3,650 3,386
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £237 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 209 176
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -17.75% -4.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £12.38
90th Percentile £48.47 £42.30 £54.38
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

Graphite
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Graphite as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Graphite in the UK excluding London

Graphite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphite in the UK excluding London

Graphite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graphite in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphite in the UK excluding London

Graphite
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphite within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Midlands +24 27 £470 +17.50% 8
West Midlands - 26 £470 - 7
South East +9 14 £500 +18.69% 4
Scotland +7 8 £388 - 1
North of England -15 5 £450 -10.00% 5
Yorkshire -21 5 £450 -10.00%
East Midlands +5 1 £400 - 1
Graphite
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Graphite.

1 37 (69.81%) Grafana
2 36 (67.92%) Linux
3 35 (66.04%) Git (software)
3 35 (66.04%) Docker
3 35 (66.04%) DevOps
4 32 (60.38%) Jenkins
5 29 (54.72%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (50.94%) MongoDB
7 26 (49.06%) Elastic Stack
8 25 (47.17%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (43.40%) Selenium
10 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
11 21 (39.62%) Node.js
11 21 (39.62%) IntelliJ
11 21 (39.62%) Ruby
12 20 (37.74%) JIRA
12 20 (37.74%) GitHub
12 20 (37.74%) Gatling
13 19 (35.85%) Kibana
13 19 (35.85%) Analytics
13 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
14 18 (33.96%) HTML
14 18 (33.96%) CSS
14 18 (33.96%) Google Analytics
14 18 (33.96%) Google
14 18 (33.96%) TDD
14 18 (33.96%) Sass
14 18 (33.96%) LESS
14 18 (33.96%) Gherkin
14 18 (33.96%) Cucumber

Graphite
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 17 (32.08%) Confluence
2 3 (5.66%) nginx
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (37.74%) GitHub
3 18 (33.96%) Google Analytics
4 13 (24.53%) Slack
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (5.66%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.89%) Quay.io
8 1 (1.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Skype
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) SMPP
4 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.94%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.66%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (3.77%) Redis
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (66.04%) Git (software)
2 32 (60.38%) Jenkins
3 23 (43.40%) Selenium
4 21 (39.62%) IntelliJ
5 20 (37.74%) Gatling
5 20 (37.74%) JIRA
6 18 (33.96%) Cucumber
6 18 (33.96%) gulp
6 18 (33.96%) Sublime Text
6 18 (33.96%) Visual Studio Code
6 18 (33.96%) WebDriver
7 16 (30.19%) Artifactory
8 9 (16.98%) GoCD
9 8 (15.09%) TeamCity
10 5 (9.43%) JMeter
10 5 (9.43%) NeoLoad
10 5 (9.43%) ProC
10 5 (9.43%) TestNG
10 5 (9.43%) Vagrant
11 3 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) Scala Developer
4 5 (9.43%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (9.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (5.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Nagios Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) WebOps Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) AWS Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (39.62%) Node.js
3 18 (33.96%) CSS
3 18 (33.96%) Gherkin
3 18 (33.96%) HTML
3 18 (33.96%) LESS
3 18 (33.96%) Play Framework
3 18 (33.96%) Sass
4 15 (28.30%) HTML5
4 15 (28.30%) REST
4 15 (28.30%) YAML
5 10 (18.87%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (11.32%) Sensu
7 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.66%) jQuery
7 3 (5.66%) Kafka
7 3 (5.66%) React
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (5.66%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Public Cloud
2 7 (13.21%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) Mac OS
3 5 (9.43%) Unix
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) CentOS
5 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) DevOps
2 29 (54.72%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
4 19 (35.85%) Analytics
5 18 (33.96%) Microservices
5 18 (33.96%) TDD
6 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (28.30%) Prototyping
8 13 (24.53%) Pair Programming
8 13 (24.53%) Scrum
8 13 (24.53%) Service Delivery
9 12 (22.64%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (22.64%) Domain-Driven Design
10 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
11 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
12 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (9.43%) BDD
13 5 (9.43%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (9.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Ruby
2 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.96%) Scala
4 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
5 15 (28.30%) Groovy
6 7 (13.21%) Java
6 7 (13.21%) Python
7 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 3 (5.66%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (5.66%) Perl
9 2 (3.77%) C++
10 1 (1.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) QA
2 10 (18.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (66.04%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.89%) Ceph
2 1 (1.89%) etcd
2 1 (1.89%) flannel
2 1 (1.89%) GlusterFS
2 1 (1.89%) SkyDNS
2 1 (1.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (69.81%) Grafana
2 19 (35.85%) Kibana
3 14 (26.42%) Ansible
4 11 (20.75%) HAProxy
4 11 (20.75%) Kubernetes
4 11 (20.75%) Terraform
5 10 (18.87%) Docker Swarm
5 10 (18.87%) Nagios
6 9 (16.98%) Puppet
7 8 (15.09%) Icinga
7 8 (15.09%) Prometheus
8 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (9.43%) Netcool
9 5 (9.43%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.89%) Ganglia
10 1 (1.89%) logstash
10 1 (1.89%) Mesos
10 1 (1.89%) Packer
10 1 (1.89%) Riemann
10 1 (1.89%) StatsD
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Google
2 16 (30.19%) Splunk
3 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) New Relic