Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 616 625
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +18
Contract jobs citing Graphite 55 23 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.099% 0.043% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 0.39% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 45
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -2.06% +9.30%
10th Percentile £388 £407 £313
90th Percentile £538 £573 £627
UK median daily rate £500 £518 £485
% change year-on-year -3.52% +6.86% +7.78%
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 7,398 5,970 6,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.36% 11.18% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,522 3,686 3,913
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 228 213
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.10 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.73% -39.26% +35.90%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £12.55
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.75 £54.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year - -24.73% +19.23%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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
Midlands - 27 £450 -
West Midlands - 22 £470 -
South East -7 13 £475 -12.84% 2
North of England -23 9 £488 +8.33% 6
Yorkshire -7 7 £450 -7.69% 2
Scotland -8 6 £388 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £410 -
North West -5 2 £600 +48.15% 4
East of England - 1 £470 - 3
Graphite
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Graphite.

1 45 (81.82%) Grafana
2 40 (72.73%) DevOps
3 39 (70.91%) Git (software)
4 36 (65.45%) Linux
5 35 (63.64%) Docker
6 33 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
7 30 (54.55%) Jenkins
8 28 (50.91%) Kibana
9 26 (47.27%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (45.45%) MongoDB
11 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (41.82%) JIRA
12 22 (40.00%) Ruby
12 22 (40.00%) Test Automation
13 21 (38.18%) Selenium
14 20 (36.36%) GitHub
15 19 (34.55%) Analytics
15 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
15 19 (34.55%) IntelliJ
15 19 (34.55%) QA
16 18 (32.73%) Google
16 18 (32.73%) HTML
16 18 (32.73%) Artifactory
16 18 (32.73%) Splunk
16 18 (32.73%) Confluence
16 18 (32.73%) Gatling
17 17 (30.91%) Microservices
17 17 (30.91%) Bash Shell
17 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (29.09%) TDD

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 18 (32.73%) Confluence
2 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (9.09%) Apache
4 4 (7.27%) nginx
5 3 (5.45%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (36.36%) GitHub
3 16 (29.09%) Google Analytics
4 12 (21.82%) Slack
5 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (5.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (3.64%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.64%) Quay.io
7 2 (3.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Skype
2 5 (9.09%) SSL
3 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) BGP
4 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) HTTP
4 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.64%) IPFIX
4 2 (3.64%) Junos
4 2 (3.64%) MPLS
4 2 (3.64%) MRTG
4 2 (3.64%) OSPF
4 2 (3.64%) SMPP
4 2 (3.64%) SNMP
4 2 (3.64%) TACACS
4 2 (3.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) AMQP
5 1 (1.82%) DVB
5 1 (1.82%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.91%) Redis
5 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.45%) Big Data
7 2 (3.64%) MySQL
7 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (70.91%) Git (software)
2 30 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 23 (41.82%) JIRA
4 21 (38.18%) Selenium
5 19 (34.55%) IntelliJ
6 18 (32.73%) Artifactory
6 18 (32.73%) Gatling
7 16 (29.09%) Cucumber
7 16 (29.09%) gulp
7 16 (29.09%) Sublime Text
7 16 (29.09%) Visual Studio Code
7 16 (29.09%) WebDriver
8 8 (14.55%) GoCD
9 7 (12.73%) Vagrant
10 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
11 5 (9.09%) JMeter
11 5 (9.09%) NeoLoad
11 5 (9.09%) TestNG
12 3 (5.45%) PyCharm
12 3 (5.45%) webpack
General
1 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (36.36%) Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Scala Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Programmer
5 3 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) AWS Architect
6 2 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Dashboard Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Data Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Developer in Test
6 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (32.73%) HTML
3 16 (29.09%) CSS
3 16 (29.09%) Gherkin
3 16 (29.09%) LESS
3 16 (29.09%) Node.js
3 16 (29.09%) Play Framework
3 16 (29.09%) REST
3 16 (29.09%) Sass
4 15 (27.27%) HTML5
5 13 (23.64%) YAML
6 12 (21.82%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (10.91%) Kafka
8 5 (9.09%) Sensu
9 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.45%) jQuery
9 3 (5.45%) Middleware
9 3 (5.45%) React
9 3 (5.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Cloud Native
1 7 (12.73%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) STB
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Mac OS
3 6 (10.91%) Unix
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 5 (9.09%) Windows
5 4 (7.27%) CentOS
6 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.64%) CoreOS
7 2 (3.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) DevOps
2 26 (47.27%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 19 (34.55%) Analytics
5 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.91%) Microservices
6 16 (29.09%) TDD
7 13 (23.64%) Prototyping
7 13 (23.64%) Scrum
8 11 (20.00%) Pair Programming
8 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 10 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
10 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
12 6 (10.91%) Task Automation
13 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) Ruby
2 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.91%) Bash Shell
4 16 (29.09%) Scala
5 14 (25.45%) Python
6 13 (23.64%) Groovy
7 12 (21.82%) Java
8 7 (12.73%) SQL
9 4 (7.27%) Perl
10 3 (5.45%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (3.64%) AWK
11 2 (3.64%) Bourne shell
11 2 (3.64%) C++
11 2 (3.64%) Go
11 2 (3.64%) PHP
12 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.64%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (34.55%) QA
2 6 (10.91%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (63.64%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) Apache Flume
2 3 (5.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.64%) Ceph
3 2 (3.64%) etcd
3 2 (3.64%) flannel
3 2 (3.64%) GlusterFS
3 2 (3.64%) KVM
3 2 (3.64%) SkyDNS
3 2 (3.64%) Varnish
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (81.82%) Grafana
2 28 (50.91%) Kibana
3 16 (29.09%) Puppet
4 15 (27.27%) Ansible
5 11 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (20.00%) Prometheus
6 10 (18.18%) HAProxy
6 10 (18.18%) Terraform
7 8 (14.55%) Icinga
8 7 (12.73%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (12.73%) Nagios
9 6 (10.91%) collectd
9 6 (10.91%) logstash
10 5 (9.09%) Salt
10 5 (9.09%) ZABBIX
11 3 (5.45%) Mesos
11 3 (5.45%) Packer
11 3 (5.45%) StatsD
12 2 (3.64%) Observium
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Google
1 18 (32.73%) Splunk
2 3 (5.45%) New Relic
2 3 (5.45%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) Ericsson
3 2 (3.64%) Huawei
3 2 (3.64%) Juniper
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian