Period
to 23 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 776 850 742
Rank change year-on-year +74 -108 -62
Contract jobs citing Graphite 57 57 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.42% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 75
UK median daily rate £538 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% -2.06% +2.11%
10th Percentile £470 £400 £392
90th Percentile £649 £570 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +19.44% +7.14% -13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,654 13,687 10,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.83% 13.25% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,157 9,102 6,949
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 374 233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.05% -17.78%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.35 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -24.73%

Graphite
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Graphite as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Graphite in the UK

Graphite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphite in the UK

Graphite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graphite over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphite in the UK

Graphite
Top 8 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 23 July 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
England +61 54 £544 +11.54% 29
London +58 38 £563 +12.50% 18
UK excluding London +42 19 £538 +19.44% 12
South West -11 8 £564 +18.79% 4
South East +14 7 £538 +13.76% 2
Scotland +18 3 £388 +1.11% 1
Yorkshire +22 1 £475 - 1
North of England +17 1 £475 -5.00% 3

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for Graphite.

1 46 (80.70%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (68.42%) DevOps
3 35 (61.40%) Linux
3 35 (61.40%) Python
4 34 (59.65%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (59.65%) Grafana
5 33 (57.89%) Docker
6 32 (56.14%) Git (software)
7 28 (49.12%) Bash Shell
7 28 (49.12%) Terraform
8 26 (45.61%) Kubernetes
9 25 (43.86%) Node.js
9 25 (43.86%) Redis
9 25 (43.86%) Ansible
10 24 (42.11%) Puppet
10 24 (42.11%) Configuration Management
11 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (40.35%) GitHub
11 23 (40.35%) GraphQL
12 22 (38.60%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (38.60%) Infrastructure as Code
13 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
13 21 (36.84%) CircleCI
14 19 (33.33%) Kanban
14 19 (33.33%) Ruby
15 18 (31.58%) Scrum
15 18 (31.58%) Kafka
16 17 (29.82%) Kibana
16 17 (29.82%) Datadog
16 17 (29.82%) JIRA

Graphite
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 34 (59.65%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (12.28%) nginx
3 5 (8.77%) Apache
3 5 (8.77%) Confluence
4 4 (7.02%) Apache Spark
4 4 (7.02%) ColdFusion
4 4 (7.02%) Jetty
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 46 (80.70%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (40.35%) GitHub
3 17 (29.82%) Datadog
4 15 (26.32%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (26.32%) Serverless
5 13 (22.81%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (19.30%) Fastly
7 8 (14.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (12.28%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (12.28%) Amazon S3
9 6 (10.53%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (10.53%) Heroku
10 5 (8.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (8.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
12 1 (1.75%) Slack
12 1 (1.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) DNS
2 4 (7.02%) FTP
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) BGP
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) OSPF
3 1 (1.75%) SMPP
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.86%) Redis
2 14 (24.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (22.81%) InfluxDB
4 12 (21.05%) MongoDB
5 11 (19.30%) Neo4j
6 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
7 6 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (7.02%) MySQL
10 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.75%) Big Data
11 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.75%) Mixpanel
11 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (56.14%) Git (software)
2 21 (36.84%) CircleCI
3 17 (29.82%) JIRA
4 15 (26.32%) GitLab
5 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (19.30%) webpack
7 8 (14.04%) Vagrant
8 7 (12.28%) GoCD
8 7 (12.28%) TeamCity
9 5 (8.77%) Bitbucket
9 5 (8.77%) Gradle
10 4 (7.02%) IntelliJ
10 4 (7.02%) Maven
11 3 (5.26%) Artifactory
11 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket Server
11 3 (5.26%) FishEye
11 3 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (3.51%) ScriptRunner
12 2 (3.51%) WebPagetest
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Scala Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.26%) JIRA Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) Node.js
2 23 (40.35%) GraphQL
3 18 (31.58%) Kafka
4 16 (28.07%) Elastic Stack
5 13 (22.81%) Swagger
6 12 (21.05%) gRPC
6 12 (21.05%) Memcached
6 12 (21.05%) React Native
6 12 (21.05%) REST
7 11 (19.30%) Handlebars
7 11 (19.30%) Sass
7 11 (19.30%) VCL
8 6 (10.53%) Spring
8 6 (10.53%) Spring Boot
9 5 (8.77%) HTML
9 5 (8.77%) Preactjs
10 4 (7.02%) Java SE
10 4 (7.02%) Lambda Expressions
10 4 (7.02%) LAMP
10 4 (7.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Mobile App
1 12 (21.05%) Wiki
2 10 (17.54%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Linux
2 16 (28.07%) Android
2 16 (28.07%) Apple iOS
3 12 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.77%) CoreOS
4 5 (8.77%) Windows
5 2 (3.51%) Unix
6 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) DevOps
2 24 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (38.60%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (38.60%) Infrastructure as Code
5 19 (33.33%) Kanban
6 18 (31.58%) Scrum
7 16 (28.07%) Microservices
7 16 (28.07%) OWASP
8 12 (21.05%) Android Development
8 12 (21.05%) BPMN
8 12 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (21.05%) Information Security
8 12 (21.05%) iOS Development
8 12 (21.05%) Mobile Application Development
8 12 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (15.79%) Pair Programming
10 8 (14.04%) Analytics
11 7 (12.28%) Decision-Making
11 7 (12.28%) Immutable Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) Python
2 28 (49.12%) Bash Shell
3 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.33%) Ruby
5 11 (19.30%) Java
6 9 (15.79%) SQL
7 8 (14.04%) Kotlin
8 7 (12.28%) Go
9 5 (8.77%) Perl
9 5 (8.77%) PHP
9 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
10 4 (7.02%) Apple Swift
10 4 (7.02%) Java 9
10 4 (7.02%) Scala
11 2 (3.51%) C++
11 2 (3.51%) Java 8
12 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) CCNP
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (57.89%) Docker
2 5 (8.77%) Squid
3 2 (3.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (59.65%) Grafana
2 28 (49.12%) Terraform
3 26 (45.61%) Kubernetes
4 25 (43.86%) Ansible
5 24 (42.11%) Puppet
6 17 (29.82%) Kibana
6 17 (29.82%) ZABBIX
7 16 (28.07%) logstash
8 13 (22.81%) Consul
9 10 (17.54%) HAProxy
9 10 (17.54%) Nagios
9 10 (17.54%) Prometheus
10 5 (8.77%) Sysdig
11 4 (7.02%) StatsD
12 3 (5.26%) Icinga
12 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (5.26%) rkt
12 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
13 2 (3.51%) Salt
14 1 (1.75%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 12 (21.05%) SaltStack
1 12 (21.05%) ServiceNow
2 7 (12.28%) Splunk
3 6 (10.53%) Google
4 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
4 5 (8.77%) Dynatrace
4 5 (8.77%) New Relic
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle
6 3 (5.26%) BMC
6 3 (5.26%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) SevOne
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.75%) Perforce
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds