Period
to 17 September 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 September 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 603 636 627
Rank change year-on-year +33 -9 -32
Contract jobs citing Graphite 10 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.021% 0.070% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 12
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £460 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% +5.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £382 £400 £405
90th Percentile £600 £538 £593
UK median daily rate £530 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +11.58% -9.52% +7.69%
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 6,826 7,102 5,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.22% 13.02% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,351 4,332 3,442
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £251 £263 £231
90th Percentile £613 £575 £568
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £465
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.84% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 294 213
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -35.19%
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.86 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.00 £43.95
UK median hourly rate £21.15 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.10% +3.89% -28.00%

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 September 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 September 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
South East +25 6 £538 +13.76% 1
Scotland +33 1 £393 +2.41%
North of England +27 1 £475 -2.56% 3
East of England +25 1 £375 -20.21% 5
Yorkshire +17 1 £475 +5.56% 2
South West -18 1 £600 +26.32% 3
Graphite
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Spring Boot
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) AWS
3 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Docker
3 5 (50.00%) Kafka
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Kibana
3 5 (50.00%) Gradle
3 5 (50.00%) GoCD
4 4 (40.00%) Lambda Expressions
4 4 (40.00%) Dropwizard
4 4 (40.00%) Java 9
4 4 (40.00%) Immutable Server
4 4 (40.00%) Kotlin
4 4 (40.00%) SOLID
4 4 (40.00%) Terraform

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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (40.00%) ColdFusion
1 4 (40.00%) Jetty
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Datadog
3 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) FTP
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) FWSM
2 1 (10.00%) SMPP
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) GoCD
2 5 (50.00%) Gradle
2 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (40.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (40.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Gatling
4 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (10.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Scala Developer
4 3 (30.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
1 6 (60.00%) Spring Boot
2 5 (50.00%) Kafka
3 4 (40.00%) Dropwizard
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Java SE
3 4 (40.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 4 (40.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (10.00%) Celery
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) D3.js
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (10.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) Redux
5 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) ATDD
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Programming
4 4 (40.00%) Immutable Server
4 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (40.00%) SOLID
4 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) Python
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Java 9
2 4 (40.00%) Kotlin
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Scala
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java 8
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Kibana
2 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 4 (40.00%) logstash
2 4 (40.00%) Nagios
2 4 (40.00%) StatsD
2 4 (40.00%) Terraform
3 3 (30.00%) Grafana
4 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (10.00%) Icinga
4 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) New Relic
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk