Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Kibana skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kibana over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 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.

Elasticsearch Kibana
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 525 380 603
Rank change year-on-year -145 +223 -53
Contract jobs citing Kibana 200 109 206
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.99% 2.62% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 82 121
10th Percentile £405 £394 £413
25th Percentile £450 £427 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £538
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -4.19% +2.38%
75th Percentile £632 £600 £625
90th Percentile £700 £725 £713
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £535
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.54% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £10.50
Median % change year-on-year - +133.33% -52.81%
UK median hourly rate - £24.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year - +133.33% -52.81%

Kibana is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10,058 4,167 12,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.70% 16.12% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,210 2,911 8,408
10th Percentile £350 £313 £294
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% - -
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 69 252
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £12.25
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £59.98 £49.00 £51.36
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.62% -7.67% +20.00%

Kibana
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Kibana as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Kibana in England

Kibana
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Kibana in England

Kibana
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kibana in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Kibana in England

Kibana
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Kibana in England.

Hourly rate trend for Kibana in England

Kibana
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kibana within the England region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
London -159 105 £550 +6.80% 24
South East -71 20 £444 -11.25% 7
East of England -36 16 £525 -30.00% 1
South West -35 15 £500 -13.04% 3
North of England -75 13 £495 +25.51% 2
North West -44 11 £499 +42.43% 1
Midlands - 9 £500 - 4
West Midlands - 7 £580 - 4
North East -14 2 £405 +0.12%
East Midlands - 2 £356 -
Kibana
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Kibana 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 across the England region with a requirement for Kibana.

1 96 (48.00%) Elasticsearch
1 96 (48.00%) DevOps
2 93 (46.50%) Elastic Stack
3 92 (46.00%) Java
4 89 (44.50%) Docker
5 84 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (41.00%) Jenkins
7 80 (40.00%) Grafana
8 79 (39.50%) Kubernetes
9 75 (37.50%) Microservices
10 71 (35.50%) logstash
11 69 (34.50%) Git (software)
12 65 (32.50%) Python
13 63 (31.50%) AWS
14 62 (31.00%) Azure
15 56 (28.00%) SQL
16 53 (26.50%) Kafka
17 49 (24.50%) Spring
18 48 (24.00%) Oracle
18 48 (24.00%) Linux
19 46 (23.00%) JavaScript
19 46 (23.00%) Security Cleared
20 45 (22.50%) Prometheus
21 41 (20.50%) Finance
22 40 (20.00%) SC Cleared
23 39 (19.50%) Spring Boot
23 39 (19.50%) Terraform
24 38 (19.00%) Social Skills
25 37 (18.50%) Ansible
26 36 (18.00%) Test Automation

Kibana
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 96 (48.00%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.00%) Apache Spark
4 10 (5.00%) Confluence
5 9 (4.50%) GemFire
6 6 (3.00%) Appian
7 5 (2.50%) Apache
8 3 (1.50%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (1.50%) CMS
8 3 (1.50%) Headless CMS
8 3 (1.50%) IIS
8 3 (1.50%) Jetty
8 3 (1.50%) Magnolia
8 3 (1.50%) nginx
9 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 63 (31.50%) AWS
2 62 (31.00%) Azure
3 26 (13.00%) GitHub
4 19 (9.50%) GCP
5 14 (7.00%) Amazon EKS
6 13 (6.50%) OpenShift
7 12 (6.00%) Google Analytics
8 9 (4.50%) Amazon S3
9 7 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (3.50%) PaaS
10 6 (3.00%) Azure Service Bus
10 6 (3.00%) GitHub Actions
10 6 (3.00%) Siteimprove
11 4 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (2.00%) Datadog
11 4 (2.00%) Microsoft 365
12 3 (1.50%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.50%) Google Tag Manager
12 3 (1.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.50%) HTTP
2 9 (4.50%) SSL
3 6 (3.00%) SNMP
4 5 (2.50%) Firewall
4 5 (2.50%) Internet
5 3 (1.50%) DNS
5 3 (1.50%) Intranet
5 3 (1.50%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.50%) SSH
6 2 (1.00%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.00%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.50%) FDDI
7 1 (0.50%) IMAP
7 1 (0.50%) NAS
7 1 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.50%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 20 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 20 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.50%) Big Data
4 16 (8.00%) Apache Hive
4 16 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (7.50%) Redis
5 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (6.00%) Tableau
7 11 (5.50%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.50%) InterSystems Cache
9 8 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 8 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 8 (4.00%) Parquet
10 7 (3.50%) HBase
10 7 (3.50%) Impala
10 7 (3.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 82 (41.00%) Jenkins
2 69 (34.50%) Git (software)
3 34 (17.00%) JUnit
4 31 (15.50%) Maven
5 28 (14.00%) Selenium
6 26 (13.00%) Cucumber
7 25 (12.50%) GitLab
8 22 (11.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 21 (10.50%) JIRA
10 17 (8.50%) Artifactory
11 16 (8.00%) SonarQube
12 15 (7.50%) Gradle
13 12 (6.00%) JMeter
14 11 (5.50%) Gatling
15 10 (5.00%) IntelliJ
16 8 (4.00%) Hudson
16 8 (4.00%) Subversion
17 7 (3.50%) Cypress.io
17 7 (3.50%) Postman
18 6 (3.00%) Pa11y
General
1 41 (20.50%) Finance
2 38 (19.00%) Social Skills
3 30 (15.00%) Public Sector
4 23 (11.50%) Telecoms
5 13 (6.50%) Influencing Skills
6 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.50%) Banking
7 10 (5.00%) Electronics
7 10 (5.00%) Manufacturing
7 10 (5.00%) Marketing
8 7 (3.50%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.00%) Front Office
11 1 (0.50%) Back Office
11 1 (0.50%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 63 (31.50%) Developer
2 46 (23.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (13.50%) Java Developer
4 25 (12.50%) Data Engineer
5 15 (7.50%) Architect
5 15 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (6.50%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (6.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.50%) Big Data Engineer
9 8 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) Consultant
10 7 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) Lead DevOps
10 7 (3.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 5 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Lead Architect
11 5 (2.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Security Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (46.50%) Elastic Stack
2 53 (26.50%) Kafka
3 49 (24.50%) Spring
4 39 (19.50%) Spring Boot
5 34 (17.00%) REST
6 29 (14.50%) CSS
6 29 (14.50%) HTML
7 24 (12.00%) JSON
7 24 (12.00%) Node.js
8 21 (10.50%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 19 (9.50%) React
10 19 (9.50%) RESTful
11 17 (8.50%) Web Services
12 15 (7.50%) SOAP
12 15 (7.50%) XML
13 12 (6.00%) OAuth
13 12 (6.00%) Play Framework
14 11 (5.50%) Hibernate
14 11 (5.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.00%) Algorithms
2 10 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 9 (4.50%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.00%) Cloud Native
5 7 (3.50%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (3.00%) Legacy Applications
7 5 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.50%) Replication
8 4 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.00%) Legacy Systems
9 3 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.50%) PKI
10 2 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.00%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.00%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.00%) Linux
2 25 (12.50%) Unix
3 11 (5.50%) Windows
4 5 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.00%) Android
6 2 (1.00%) CentOS
6 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.00%) VMS
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.50%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Debian
7 1 (0.50%) HPUX
7 1 (0.50%) Slackware
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (48.00%) DevOps
2 84 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (37.50%) Microservices
4 36 (18.00%) Test Automation
5 33 (16.50%) Scrum
6 31 (15.50%) Infrastructure as Code
7 30 (15.00%) Analytics
8 27 (13.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 23 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (11.50%) Full Stack Development
11 21 (10.50%) Open Source
12 19 (9.50%) Front End Development
13 18 (9.00%) Visualisation
14 17 (8.50%) Performance Testing
14 17 (8.50%) SDLC
15 15 (7.50%) TDD
16 14 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (7.00%) ETL
17 13 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 92 (46.00%) Java
2 65 (32.50%) Python
3 56 (28.00%) SQL
4 46 (23.00%) JavaScript
5 35 (17.50%) Bash Shell
6 32 (16.00%) Java 8
7 29 (14.50%) Scala
8 22 (11.00%) PL/SQL
9 15 (7.50%) Perl
10 13 (6.50%) C#
11 12 (6.00%) Groovy
12 9 (4.50%) Kotlin
13 8 (4.00%) PowerShell
14 6 (3.00%) PHP
14 6 (3.00%) Ruby
14 6 (3.00%) TypeScript
14 6 (3.00%) VB
15 5 (2.50%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.50%) C++
17 2 (1.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 46 (23.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.50%) Degree
4 4 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.50%) ISEB
6 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) MCITP
6 2 (1.00%) MCSE
6 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) Accessibility
2 7 (3.50%) QA
3 6 (3.00%) WCAG
4 3 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
System Software
1 89 (44.50%) Docker
2 5 (2.50%) HDFS
3 4 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.00%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 80 (40.00%) Grafana
2 79 (39.50%) Kubernetes
3 71 (35.50%) logstash
4 45 (22.50%) Prometheus
5 39 (19.50%) Terraform
6 37 (18.50%) Ansible
7 14 (7.00%) Fluentd
8 13 (6.50%) Puppet
9 12 (6.00%) Graphite
9 12 (6.00%) Istio
10 10 (5.00%) Oozie
10 10 (5.00%) Rancher
11 9 (4.50%) Consul
11 9 (4.50%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (3.00%) Argo
14 5 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
15 3 (1.50%) Marathon
15 3 (1.50%) Mesos
16 2 (1.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 48 (24.00%) Oracle
2 29 (14.50%) Splunk
3 18 (9.00%) Google
4 17 (8.50%) Atlassian
5 15 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 14 (7.00%) IBM
7 13 (6.50%) MuleSoft
8 12 (6.00%) SAP
9 10 (5.00%) AppDynamics
10 8 (4.00%) Cloudera
11 7 (3.50%) Dynatrace
12 5 (2.50%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.50%) Apple
13 3 (1.50%) NetCracker
13 3 (1.50%) New Relic
13 3 (1.50%) PagerDuty
14 2 (1.00%) Cadence
14 2 (1.00%) Cisco
14 2 (1.00%) Citrix
14 2 (1.00%) VMware