Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 775 804
Rank change year-on-year -43 +29 +15
Contract jobs citing Graphite 59 103 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.100% 0.099%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.91% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 74 90
UK median daily rate £513 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +7.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £349
90th Percentile £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £485 £448
% change year-on-year +3.09% +8.38% +23.45%
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 11716 11276 9740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.35% 10.94% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7969 7220 5985
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.80%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £240
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 259 332
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £42.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.19 £20.25 £19.02
% change year-on-year -20.05% +6.49% -5.21%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 -63 54 £513 +5.67% 14
London -37 34 £525 +7.59% 8
UK excluding London +7 24 £500 +3.09% 6
North of England +42 10 £500 +19.05% 3
Yorkshire +28 10 £500 +17.65% 3
South East +5 8 £523 -
Scotland +2 4 - -
East Midlands -7 2 £400 -33.33%
Midlands -12 2 £400 -27.27%

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Graphite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Graphite.

1 49 (83.05%) Linux
1 49 (83.05%) DevOps
2 41 (69.49%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (67.80%) Jenkins
4 38 (64.41%) Python
5 36 (61.02%) Git (software)
6 35 (59.32%) Bash Shell
7 34 (57.63%) Configuration Management
8 32 (54.24%) Puppet
9 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (45.76%) Ansible
10 27 (45.76%) Docker
11 25 (42.37%) Elastic Stack
12 23 (38.98%) Ruby
13 22 (37.29%) Terraform
14 19 (32.20%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (30.51%) Java
15 18 (30.51%) MySQL
16 17 (28.81%) HTTP
17 16 (27.12%) Nagios
17 16 (27.12%) Hadoop
17 16 (27.12%) Elasticsearch
17 16 (27.12%) Big Data
17 16 (27.12%) Kubernetes
18 15 (25.42%) Amazon EC2
18 15 (25.42%) Amazon S3
18 15 (25.42%) ZABBIX
18 15 (25.42%) nginx
19 14 (23.73%) Amazon RDS

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 16 (27.12%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (25.42%) nginx
3 12 (20.34%) Tomcat
4 7 (11.86%) Apache
4 7 (11.86%) OpenStack
5 5 (8.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 41 (69.49%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.42%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (25.42%) Amazon S3
3 13 (22.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 13 (22.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (15.25%) GitHub
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (10.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (10.17%) Heroku
6 5 (8.47%) IaaS
6 5 (8.47%) PaaS
7 4 (6.78%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (3.39%) Serverless
9 1 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.69%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (1.69%) Fastly
9 1 (1.69%) Quay.io
9 1 (1.69%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) HTTP
2 12 (20.34%) DSL
3 7 (11.86%) Network Security
4 6 (10.17%) SSL
5 4 (6.78%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.39%) LDAP
8 1 (1.69%) ICMP
8 1 (1.69%) Internet
8 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) MySQL
2 16 (27.12%) Big Data
2 16 (27.12%) Hadoop
3 14 (23.73%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (20.34%) RDBMS
4 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
5 11 (18.64%) HBase
6 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
7 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
7 8 (13.56%) Redis
8 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
9 5 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (8.47%) InfluxDB
9 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
10 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.69%) Cloudera CDH
11 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 40 (67.80%) Jenkins
2 36 (61.02%) Git (software)
3 14 (23.73%) Artifactory
4 9 (15.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (13.56%) SonarQube
6 6 (10.17%) GoCD
6 6 (10.17%) Maven
7 5 (8.47%) Gradle
7 5 (8.47%) JIRA
7 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.78%) Ant
9 3 (5.08%) Bitbucket
9 3 (5.08%) Gatling
9 3 (5.08%) JMeter
9 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
10 2 (3.39%) Hudson
10 2 (3.39%) LoadUI
10 2 (3.39%) Subversion
10 2 (3.39%) Travis CI
10 2 (3.39%) YourKit
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Games
3 4 (6.78%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (27.12%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) AWS DevOps
3 13 (22.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (13.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (6.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) WebOps Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Developer
9 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Administrator
10 2 (3.39%) Nagios Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Performance Engineer
11 1 (1.69%) Nagios Specialist
11 1 (1.69%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (20.34%) RESTful
3 10 (16.95%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (16.95%) REST
3 10 (16.95%) Sensu
4 8 (13.56%) Web Services
5 6 (10.17%) LAMP
5 6 (10.17%) Memcached
5 6 (10.17%) Node.js
6 4 (6.78%) JSON
7 2 (3.39%) Ajax
7 2 (3.39%) HTML
7 2 (3.39%) ODBC
8 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.69%) Handlebars
8 1 (1.69%) Middleware
8 1 (1.69%) Sass
8 1 (1.69%) Spring
8 1 (1.69%) VCL
8 1 (1.69%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.17%) Virtual Team
2 5 (8.47%) Semantic Web
3 4 (6.78%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.78%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) Social Network
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) CentOS
3 9 (15.25%) CoreOS
4 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.17%) Unix
6 3 (5.08%) Windows
7 1 (1.69%) Android
7 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (83.05%) DevOps
2 34 (57.63%) Configuration Management
3 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (22.03%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (22.03%) Kanban
5 13 (22.03%) Scrum
6 12 (20.34%) Microservices
7 9 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (13.56%) Performance Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Migration
10 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
10 5 (8.47%) Open Source
10 5 (8.47%) Software Delivery
11 4 (6.78%) MapReduce
11 4 (6.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (6.78%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) Python
2 35 (59.32%) Bash Shell
3 23 (38.98%) Ruby
4 18 (30.51%) Java
5 9 (15.25%) Go
6 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.86%) SQL
7 5 (8.47%) PHP
8 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.08%) Perl
10 1 (1.69%) GraphQL
10 1 (1.69%) Groovy
10 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.39%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) Docker
2 9 (15.25%) etcd
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) Xen
4 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) BIND 9
4 1 (1.69%) Ceph
4 1 (1.69%) flannel
4 1 (1.69%) GlusterFS
4 1 (1.69%) HDFS
4 1 (1.69%) KVM
4 1 (1.69%) LXC
4 1 (1.69%) SkyDNS
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (54.24%) Puppet
2 27 (45.76%) Ansible
3 22 (37.29%) Terraform
4 19 (32.20%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (27.12%) Kubernetes
5 16 (27.12%) Nagios
6 15 (25.42%) ZABBIX
7 12 (20.34%) logstash
8 11 (18.64%) Grafana
9 10 (16.95%) Kibana
10 9 (15.25%) Consul
10 9 (15.25%) Opsview
10 9 (15.25%) Sysdig
11 8 (13.56%) StatsD
12 6 (10.17%) Ganglia
12 6 (10.17%) HAProxy
12 6 (10.17%) Prometheus
13 5 (8.47%) Salt
14 4 (6.78%) Fluentd
14 4 (6.78%) Icinga
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 11 (18.64%) Cloudera
3 8 (13.56%) Splunk
4 7 (11.86%) New Relic
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.78%) Rackspace
7 3 (5.08%) Dynatrace
7 3 (5.08%) SaltStack
7 3 (5.08%) VMware
8 2 (3.39%) AppDynamics
8 2 (3.39%) HP
9 1 (1.69%) F5
9 1 (1.69%) Neustar
9 1 (1.69%) PagerDuty
9 1 (1.69%) Perforce
9 1 (1.69%) SOASTA, Inc