Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 537 791 836
Rank change year-on-year +254 +45 -95
Contract jobs citing Graphite 13 59 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.064% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.43% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 44
Median daily rate £475 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +13.16% -5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £471 £400
90th Percentile £538 £648 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £538 £450
% change year-on-year -10.79% +19.44% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 5,232 13,629 14,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.94% 14.86% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,339 9,144 9,415
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £306 £282 £275
90th Percentile £675 £672 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 328 382
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.26 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.50 £49.39 £49.78
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +3.32%

Graphite
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Graphite in the UK

Graphite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Graphite.

Daily rate trend for Graphite in the UK

Graphite
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Graphite over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Graphite in the UK

Graphite
Top 10 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 10 August 2020. 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 +257 13 £475 -11.63% 11
London +184 7 £475 -13.64% 4
UK excluding London +220 6 £480 -10.79% 7
Work from Home -12 4 £470 - 1
North of England +119 3 £463 -2.63% 5
South West +87 2 £475 -15.82%
Yorkshire +83 2 £500 +5.26%
Midlands - 1 £484 - 1
North West - 1 £425 - 5
West Midlands - 1 £484 - 1

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (46.15%) Prometheus
2 6 (46.15%) AWS
2 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 6 (46.15%) Splunk
3 5 (38.46%) Redis
3 5 (38.46%) Node.js
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Terraform
4 4 (30.77%) Grafana
4 4 (30.77%) GraphQL
4 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
4 4 (30.77%) React
4 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (30.77%) Docker
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Nagios
4 4 (30.77%) MySQL
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) Neo4j
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (23.08%) Windows

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 6 (46.15%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (23.08%) Serverless
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (15.38%) Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (15.38%) Datadog
3 2 (15.38%) GCP
3 2 (15.38%) Heroku
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (7.69%) GitHub
4 1 (7.69%) Route 53
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Redis
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) Neo4j
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) CF BOSH
3 2 (15.38%) GitLab
3 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) GoCD
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Node.js
2 4 (30.77%) GraphQL
2 4 (30.77%) React
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (15.38%) Kafka
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) OAuth
4 2 (15.38%) OAuth2
4 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (15.38%) SAML
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) Akka
5 1 (7.69%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) API Development
5 2 (15.38%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service-Level Objective
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Java 8
3 1 (7.69%) Kotlin
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Prometheus
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Terraform
3 4 (30.77%) Grafana
3 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
3 4 (30.77%) Nagios
3 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) Cacti
4 2 (15.38%) Ganglia
4 2 (15.38%) logstash
5 1 (7.69%) Consul
5 1 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (7.69%) Mesos
5 1 (7.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) AppDynamics
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) New Relic
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Dynatrace
3 1 (7.69%) Percona