Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 748 668
Rank change year-on-year -84 -80 +121
Contract jobs citing Graphite 59 123 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 1.17% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 79 176
UK median daily rate £488 £485 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +1.57% +7.30%
10th Percentile £400 £393 £360
90th Percentile £575 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £488
% change year-on-year +7.14% -13.85% +21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £48.50

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 13,669 10,484 12,247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.18% 11.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,093 6,923 7,899
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £602 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £385
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 234 276
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +11.47%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.70 £51.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year - -25.53% +16.42%

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 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphite in the UK

Graphite
Top 12 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 16 July 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
England -87 53 £500 +3.09% 25
London -108 33 £500 - 17
UK excluding London -30 25 £450 +7.14% 8
North of England -30 6 £500 +19.05% 3
South East -30 6 £473 +24.34% 1
Scotland -34 6 £384 -
Midlands -16 4 £410 -25.45% 2
Yorkshire -17 4 £475 +13.10%
East Midlands - 4 £410 - 1
North West -33 2 £600 +46.34% 3
East of England - 2 £460 - 2
South West +9 1 £475 -5.00%

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 with a requirement for Graphite.

1 41 (69.49%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (66.10%) DevOps
3 38 (64.41%) Grafana
4 37 (62.71%) Linux
5 35 (59.32%) Elastic Stack
6 31 (52.54%) Git (software)
7 28 (47.46%) Docker
7 28 (47.46%) Python
8 26 (44.07%) Ansible
9 23 (38.98%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (38.98%) Puppet
9 23 (38.98%) Ruby
10 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
11 18 (30.51%) GitHub
11 18 (30.51%) HAProxy
11 18 (30.51%) Kubernetes
12 16 (27.12%) Terraform
12 16 (27.12%) Kibana
12 16 (27.12%) Artifactory
12 16 (27.12%) Node.js
12 16 (27.12%) nginx
12 16 (27.12%) Prometheus
13 15 (25.42%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (25.42%) Java
13 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
14 14 (23.73%) GitLab
14 14 (23.73%) Redis
15 13 (22.03%) logstash

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 23 (38.98%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (27.12%) nginx
3 7 (11.86%) Apache
4 4 (6.78%) Confluence
4 4 (6.78%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 41 (69.49%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (30.51%) GitHub
3 12 (20.34%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (20.34%) Serverless
4 9 (15.25%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (13.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (13.56%) Heroku
6 7 (11.86%) Amazon Kinesis
6 7 (11.86%) Fastly
6 7 (11.86%) Quay.io
7 5 (8.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (8.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (5.08%) Runscope
10 2 (3.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
10 2 (3.39%) OpenShift
10 2 (3.39%) Slack
10 2 (3.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
1 5 (8.47%) SSL
2 2 (3.39%) BGP
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) IPFIX
2 2 (3.39%) Junos
2 2 (3.39%) MPLS
2 2 (3.39%) MRTG
2 2 (3.39%) OSPF
2 2 (3.39%) SNMP
2 2 (3.39%) TACACS
2 2 (3.39%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) AMQP
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) DVB
3 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.69%) MQTT
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) Redis
2 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.25%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (13.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (13.56%) MongoDB
4 8 (13.56%) Neo4j
5 3 (5.08%) MySQL
5 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.39%) Big Data
6 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.39%) SQLite
7 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (52.54%) Git (software)
2 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
3 16 (27.12%) Artifactory
4 14 (23.73%) GitLab
5 8 (13.56%) Vagrant
6 7 (11.86%) CircleCI
6 7 (11.86%) GoCD
6 7 (11.86%) webpack
7 6 (10.17%) JIRA
7 6 (10.17%) Subversion
7 6 (10.17%) TeamCity
8 5 (8.47%) Maven
8 5 (8.47%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.08%) JUnit
9 3 (5.08%) Mockito
10 2 (3.39%) Robot Framework
11 1 (1.69%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Developer
3 6 (10.17%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (6.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Administrator
5 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.39%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (59.32%) Elastic Stack
2 16 (27.12%) Node.js
3 11 (18.64%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (18.64%) Web Services
4 8 (13.56%) GraphQL
5 7 (11.86%) Handlebars
5 7 (11.86%) Sass
5 7 (11.86%) Sensu
5 7 (11.86%) VCL
6 4 (6.78%) J2EE
6 4 (6.78%) Middleware
6 4 (6.78%) Preactjs
7 3 (5.08%) HTML
7 3 (5.08%) HTML5
7 3 (5.08%) Kafka
7 3 (5.08%) LDAP
7 3 (5.08%) REST
7 3 (5.08%) Spring
7 3 (5.08%) Spring Boot
8 2 (3.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 37 (62.71%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (15.25%) CoreOS
4 8 (13.56%) Unix
5 7 (11.86%) CentOS
6 4 (6.78%) Android
6 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.08%) DC/OS
8 2 (3.39%) Debian
8 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) DevOps
2 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
3 15 (25.42%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (13.56%) Open Source
5 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
5 7 (11.86%) Migration
5 7 (11.86%) Security Hardening
5 7 (11.86%) Task Automation
6 6 (10.17%) Web Development
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.08%) API Design
9 3 (5.08%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (5.08%) Microservices
9 3 (5.08%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) Python
2 23 (38.98%) Ruby
3 15 (25.42%) Java
4 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
7 9 (15.25%) Go
7 9 (15.25%) Perl
8 2 (3.39%) AWK
8 2 (3.39%) Bourne shell
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) C#
9 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 28 (47.46%) Docker
2 9 (15.25%) Ceph
2 9 (15.25%) etcd
2 9 (15.25%) flannel
2 9 (15.25%) GlusterFS
2 9 (15.25%) SkyDNS
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.39%) KVM
3 2 (3.39%) Varnish
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (64.41%) Grafana
2 26 (44.07%) Ansible
3 23 (38.98%) Puppet
4 18 (30.51%) HAProxy
4 18 (30.51%) Kubernetes
5 16 (27.12%) Kibana
5 16 (27.12%) Prometheus
5 16 (27.12%) Terraform
6 13 (22.03%) logstash
7 11 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (18.64%) Packer
8 9 (15.25%) Icinga
8 9 (15.25%) rkt
8 9 (15.25%) Sysdig
9 8 (13.56%) collectd
10 7 (11.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (11.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (11.86%) StatsD
11 6 (10.17%) Nagios
11 6 (10.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Splunk
1 9 (15.25%) VMware
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Capita
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco
4 3 (5.08%) Dynatrace
4 3 (5.08%) Google
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.08%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.39%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.39%) Huawei
5 2 (3.39%) Juniper
5 2 (3.39%) New Relic
6 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.69%) Dell
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau