Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Grafana skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Grafana over the 6 months to 7 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.

Grafana
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 434 570 621
Rank change year-on-year +136 +51 +94
Contract jobs citing Grafana 112 279 285
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.13% 2.06% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 189 223
Median daily rate £510 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +1.94%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £405
90th Percentile £675 £678 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £515 £477
% change year-on-year -3.88% +7.99% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Grafana 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 5,270 13,536 13,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.96% 14.85% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,358 9,091 9,286
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £675 £673 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 325 373
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.40 £12.00 £12.05
90th Percentile £49.25 £48.38 £49.57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% +0.68%

Grafana
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Grafana over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grafana within the UK over the 6 months to 7 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 +140 102 £510 -2.86% 46
UK excluding London +170 53 £495 -3.88% 31
London +125 53 £600 +11.63% 24
North of England +94 21 £473 -14.09% 11
Work from Home -10 17 £563 +9.76% 6
South East +182 14 £510 +7.37% 6
North West +70 8 £425 -22.73% 10
North East +37 8 £484 +5.16%
Midlands +98 5 £375 +200.00% 3
West Midlands +73 5 £375 +200.00% 2
Yorkshire +56 5 £525 +7.69% 1
East of England +81 3 £504 +0.75% 2
Scotland +74 3 £500 +33.33% 3
South West +38 3 £575 +9.52%
Wales +35 2 £525 +31.25% 6
Northern Ireland - 2 £513 -

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Grafana 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 Grafana.

1 72 (64.29%) DevOps
2 64 (57.14%) Linux
2 64 (57.14%) Python
3 60 (53.57%) AWS
3 60 (53.57%) Prometheus
4 55 (49.11%) Jenkins
5 54 (48.21%) Docker
6 51 (45.54%) Kubernetes
7 49 (43.75%) Ansible
7 49 (43.75%) Java
8 48 (42.86%) Terraform
9 47 (41.96%) Git (software)
10 40 (35.71%) Kibana
11 36 (32.14%) GitLab
11 36 (32.14%) GitHub
11 36 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (31.25%) Azure
13 33 (29.46%) Bash Shell
14 31 (27.68%) Windows
14 31 (27.68%) Microservices
15 30 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (25.89%) Configuration Management
17 26 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 26 (23.21%) Elastic Stack
18 24 (21.43%) Puppet
18 24 (21.43%) Security Cleared
19 23 (20.54%) Test Automation
19 23 (20.54%) Firewall
19 23 (20.54%) SQL
19 23 (20.54%) Infrastructure as Code

Grafana
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 (16.96%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.46%) Apache
2 5 (4.46%) Confluence
2 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.68%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (2.68%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.68%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.79%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) nginx
5 1 (0.89%) Camunda
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.89%) Mule
5 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.89%) SAS
5 1 (0.89%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 60 (53.57%) AWS
2 36 (32.14%) GitHub
3 35 (31.25%) Azure
4 18 (16.07%) OpenShift
5 17 (15.18%) GCP
6 15 (13.39%) Amazon S3
7 14 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (8.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (7.14%) PaaS
9 8 (7.14%) Serverless
10 7 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (5.36%) Google Analytics
11 6 (5.36%) Route 53
12 5 (4.46%) SaaS
13 3 (2.68%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 3 (2.68%) AWS CodeBuild
13 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (2.68%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) Firewall
2 11 (9.82%) HTTP
3 9 (8.04%) Reverse Proxy
3 9 (8.04%) SNMP
3 9 (8.04%) VLAN
4 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.46%) DNS
6 4 (3.57%) DHCP
6 4 (3.57%) LAN
6 4 (3.57%) SSL
6 4 (3.57%) WAN
7 2 (1.79%) BGP
7 2 (1.79%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.79%) SSH
7 2 (1.79%) VPN
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.89%) Internet
8 1 (0.89%) IPsec
8 1 (0.89%) Network Security
8 1 (0.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (13.39%) NoSQL
3 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 13 (11.61%) MongoDB
5 12 (10.71%) MySQL
6 8 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.68%) Big Data
8 3 (2.68%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.68%) Redis
9 2 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.79%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.79%) Power BI
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (49.11%) Jenkins
2 47 (41.96%) Git (software)
3 36 (32.14%) GitLab
4 14 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 14 (12.50%) JIRA
5 10 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (8.04%) Cucumber
6 9 (8.04%) JUnit
6 9 (8.04%) Maven
7 7 (6.25%) Bitbucket
7 7 (6.25%) Gatling
7 7 (6.25%) Selenium
8 5 (4.46%) Gradle
8 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.46%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.57%) AppScan
9 4 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.68%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
2 7 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.79%) Advertising
3 2 (1.79%) Automotive
3 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Law
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Front Office
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (38.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (18.75%) Developer
3 11 (9.82%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.04%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (8.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.36%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (3.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Consultant
10 3 (2.68%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.21%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (18.75%) Node.js
3 19 (16.96%) RESTful
4 18 (16.07%) REST
5 14 (12.50%) .NET
6 10 (8.93%) CSS
6 10 (8.93%) LDAP
7 9 (8.04%) gRPC
7 9 (8.04%) Swagger
8 8 (7.14%) HTML
8 8 (7.14%) Spring
9 7 (6.25%) Celery
9 7 (6.25%) Gherkin
9 7 (6.25%) Middleware
9 7 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (5.36%) Kafka
10 6 (5.36%) React
11 5 (4.46%) HTML5
11 5 (4.46%) Spring Boot
11 5 (4.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Blog
3 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.46%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Clustering
7 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) RIA
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (57.14%) Linux
2 31 (27.68%) Windows
3 26 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (12.50%) CentOS
4 14 (12.50%) Unix
5 11 (9.82%) Windows Server
6 9 (8.04%) Mac OS X
6 9 (8.04%) Windows 10
6 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.68%) CoreOS
8 3 (2.68%) Solaris
9 2 (1.79%) Android
10 1 (0.89%) Debian
10 1 (0.89%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (64.29%) DevOps
2 36 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.68%) Microservices
4 30 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (25.89%) Configuration Management
6 23 (20.54%) Infrastructure as Code
6 23 (20.54%) Test Automation
7 20 (17.86%) Scrum
8 17 (15.18%) Open Source
9 12 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (9.82%) Kanban
10 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.93%) Analytics
11 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (8.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 9 (8.04%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (8.04%) DevSecOps
13 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.14%) Visualisation
14 7 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (57.14%) Python
2 49 (43.75%) Java
3 33 (29.46%) Bash Shell
4 23 (20.54%) SQL
5 22 (19.64%) Go
5 22 (19.64%) PowerShell
6 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
7 14 (12.50%) C#
8 7 (6.25%) Ruby
8 7 (6.25%) Scala
9 6 (5.36%) Groovy
10 4 (3.57%) Perl
10 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.68%) CQL
11 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.68%) R
12 2 (1.79%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.79%) Haskell
12 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.57%) Degree
3 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.89%) CCSP
5 1 (0.89%) CISA
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.89%) CISM
5 1 (0.89%) CISSP
5 1 (0.89%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.89%) ISEB
5 1 (0.89%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.89%) ISSMP
5 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) WCAG
2 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.89%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.89%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) NIST
3 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (48.21%) Docker
2 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.04%) vSphere
4 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.68%) Gluster
5 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.79%) KVM
5 2 (1.79%) NFS
5 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 60 (53.57%) Prometheus
2 51 (45.54%) Kubernetes
3 49 (43.75%) Ansible
4 48 (42.86%) Terraform
5 40 (35.71%) Kibana
6 24 (21.43%) Puppet
7 18 (16.07%) Packer
8 17 (15.18%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (10.71%) ZABBIX
10 4 (3.57%) Graphite
10 4 (3.57%) Istio
10 4 (3.57%) Salt
11 3 (2.68%) Consul
11 3 (2.68%) logstash
11 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.79%) BladeLogic
12 2 (1.79%) Graylog
12 2 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (1.79%) Rancher
12 2 (1.79%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Splunk
2 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.61%) VMware
4 9 (8.04%) Atlassian
4 9 (8.04%) Dell
4 9 (8.04%) EMC
5 6 (5.36%) Google
5 6 (5.36%) Oracle
5 6 (5.36%) Zscaler
6 5 (4.46%) Dynatrace
6 5 (4.46%) Tableau
7 3 (2.68%) Birst
7 3 (2.68%) IBM
7 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.68%) Sybase
7 3 (2.68%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.79%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.79%) Signiant
8 2 (1.79%) Xamarin