Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 757 794 836
Rank change year-on-year +37 +42 -32
Contract jobs citing Graphite 35 104 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.099% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.69% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 64 40
UK median daily rate £520 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -2.44% +5.67%
10th Percentile £463 £388 £400
90th Percentile £658 £621 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £456 £500
% change year-on-year +6.85% -8.75% +3.09%
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 11,694 15,156 12,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.57% 14.47% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,882 10,211 8,278
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £419
% change year-on-year +2.27% +5.14% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 393 290
UK median hourly rate £20.30 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.01% - -15.58%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.25 £10.92
90th Percentile £49.43 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.69
% change year-on-year +2.86% +11.54% -30.27%

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 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphite in the UK

Graphite
Top 9 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 7 December 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 +53 35 £520 +4.00% 16
London +81 29 £525 - 10
UK excluding London +52 6 £488 +6.85% 7
North of England +30 3 £475 +5.56% 3
North West - 2 £488 - 2
South East +49 1 £575 +21.05%
East of England +42 1 £375 -20.21%
Yorkshire +32 1 £475 +5.56% 1
South West - 1 £600 -

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 25 (71.43%) Grafana
2 21 (60.00%) DevOps
2 21 (60.00%) Node.js
3 19 (54.29%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (51.43%) Redis
5 17 (48.57%) AWS
6 16 (45.71%) Linux
6 16 (45.71%) Docker
6 16 (45.71%) Kubernetes
6 16 (45.71%) Terraform
7 15 (42.86%) Ansible
7 15 (42.86%) Python
8 14 (40.00%) Puppet
8 14 (40.00%) GraphQL
9 13 (37.14%) CircleCI
9 13 (37.14%) Microservices
9 13 (37.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (34.29%) InfluxDB
10 12 (34.29%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (31.43%) GitHub
11 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
11 11 (31.43%) ZABBIX
11 11 (31.43%) Azure
12 10 (28.57%) Kafka
12 10 (28.57%) Scrum
12 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
13 9 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (25.71%) webpack

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 19 (54.29%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.43%) nginx
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) AWS
2 11 (31.43%) Azure
2 11 (31.43%) GitHub
3 8 (22.86%) Fastly
4 7 (20.00%) Datadog
5 5 (14.29%) Heroku
6 3 (8.57%) AWS IoT
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (8.57%) GCP
6 3 (8.57%) Google App Engine
6 3 (8.57%) PaaS
6 3 (8.57%) Serverless
6 3 (8.57%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (5.71%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) Google Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.86%) FWSM
3 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) Redis
2 13 (37.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (34.29%) InfluxDB
4 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
4 8 (22.86%) Neo4j
5 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (8.57%) Aerospike
7 3 (8.57%) DB2
8 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) CircleCI
2 9 (25.71%) webpack
3 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (17.14%) JIRA
5 5 (14.29%) GitLab
5 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
6 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (8.57%) Selenium
6 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.86%) Gatling
8 1 (2.86%) GoCD
8 1 (2.86%) Gradle
8 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Broadcast Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Lead Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Platform Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) Node.js
2 14 (40.00%) GraphQL
3 12 (34.29%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (28.57%) Kafka
5 8 (22.86%) Handlebars
5 8 (22.86%) Sass
5 8 (22.86%) VCL
6 7 (20.00%) REST
6 7 (20.00%) Swagger
7 6 (17.14%) gRPC
7 6 (17.14%) Memcached
7 6 (17.14%) React Native
8 5 (14.29%) RESTful
9 4 (11.43%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (11.43%) React
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
10 3 (8.57%) Preactjs
10 3 (8.57%) Sensu
10 3 (8.57%) Spark Streaming
10 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.14%) Wiki
3 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Tandem
4 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.71%) Online Gambling
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Android
2 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
3 6 (17.14%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) CentOS
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) DevOps
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Microservices
3 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
4 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.00%) Decision-Making
6 6 (17.14%) Android Development
6 6 (17.14%) BPMN
6 6 (17.14%) ETL
6 6 (17.14%) Information Security
6 6 (17.14%) iOS Development
6 6 (17.14%) Kanban
6 6 (17.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (17.14%) OWASP
7 5 (14.29%) Use Case
7 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) Ruby
6 4 (11.43%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) Go
7 3 (8.57%) C
7 3 (8.57%) Clojure
7 3 (8.57%) SQL
8 2 (5.71%) Apple Swift
8 2 (5.71%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.86%) ES6
9 1 (2.86%) Java 8
9 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Docker
2 3 (8.57%) KVM
2 3 (8.57%) oVirt
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (71.43%) Grafana
2 16 (45.71%) Kubernetes
2 16 (45.71%) Terraform
3 15 (42.86%) Ansible
4 14 (40.00%) Puppet
5 11 (31.43%) ZABBIX
6 8 (22.86%) Consul
6 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (20.00%) Kibana
8 6 (17.14%) logstash
9 5 (14.29%) Prometheus
10 4 (11.43%) Nagios
11 3 (8.57%) Pingdom
11 3 (8.57%) Salt
12 2 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (5.71%) Opsview
12 2 (5.71%) Packer
13 1 (2.86%) Fluentd
13 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Google
2 6 (17.14%) SaltStack
2 6 (17.14%) ServiceNow
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) SevOne
5 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) Splunk
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Crossbeam
6 1 (2.86%) PagerDuty