Period
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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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 333 352 486
Rank change year-on-year +19 +134 +99
Contract jobs citing Grafana 690 472 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.71% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.88% 4.43% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 353 77
10th Percentile £431 £388 £350
25th Percentile £500 £438 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £514 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.98% +2.70% -4.76%
75th Percentile £688 £595 £600
90th Percentile £791 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +8.11% -0.94% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £76.56 - -
Median hourly rate £78.13 - -
75th Percentile £79.69 - -
90th Percentile - - -
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 14,135 10,657 6,332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.78% 16.06% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,220 7,520 4,395
10th Percentile £363 £350 £304
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 150
10th Percentile £13.20 £15.00 £12.49
25th Percentile £15.75 £18.00 £14.56
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -33.82% +70.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £47.50 £51.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £63.60 £50.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.32 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.37% +14.44% +14.30%

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 4 July 2022.

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 17 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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +17 494 £600 +10.09% 90
Work from Home -11 364 £540 +8.00% 33
London +31 308 £650 +18.18% 40
UK excluding London -41 215 £514 +8.11% 56
Scotland -18 77 £500 +12.36% 5
North of England -34 52 £525 +5.00% 18
Midlands -11 39 £495 -8.49% 6
North West -24 31 £525 +5.00% 9
West Midlands -26 27 £495 -8.49% 2
South East -40 26 £588 +22.08% 16
North East -3 14 £508 -9.98% 2
East of England -28 11 £675 +17.39% 5
South West -13 9 £575 +21.05% 5
Yorkshire -21 9 £588 +51.61% 7
East Midlands - 8 £500 - 3
Wales -11 1 £600 +76.47%
Northern Ireland - 1 £700 - 1

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 407 (58.99%) Kubernetes
2 381 (55.22%) Prometheus
3 366 (53.04%) DevOps
4 346 (50.14%) AWS
5 334 (48.41%) Python
6 329 (47.68%) Docker
7 327 (47.39%) CI/CD
8 318 (46.09%) Jenkins
9 282 (40.87%) Agile
10 270 (39.13%) Ansible
10 270 (39.13%) Terraform
11 231 (33.48%) Java
12 221 (32.03%) Linux
13 210 (30.43%) Microservices
14 199 (28.84%) JavaScript
15 191 (27.68%) Infrastructure as Code
16 169 (24.49%) GitLab
17 156 (22.61%) Kafka
18 148 (21.45%) Kibana
19 146 (21.16%) Azure
20 140 (20.29%) OpenShift
21 139 (20.14%) Splunk
22 138 (20.00%) Git (software)
23 137 (19.86%) AWS CloudFormation
24 135 (19.57%) Amazon S3
24 135 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
25 120 (17.39%) Test Automation
26 115 (16.67%) Bash
27 113 (16.38%) Serverless
28 111 (16.09%) AWS Lambda

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 49 (7.10%) nginx
2 43 (6.23%) Confluence
3 36 (5.22%) OpenStack
4 26 (3.77%) GeoServer
5 15 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.88%) Apache
7 11 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.01%) IIS
9 5 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.72%) JBoss
9 5 (0.72%) uWSGI
10 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.43%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.29%) CMS
12 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.14%) Traefik
Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.16%) assyst
2 2 (0.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 346 (50.14%) AWS
2 146 (21.16%) Azure
3 140 (20.29%) OpenShift
4 137 (19.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 135 (19.57%) Amazon S3
6 113 (16.38%) Serverless
7 111 (16.09%) AWS Lambda
8 98 (14.20%) GCP
9 80 (11.59%) Amazon EC2
10 75 (10.87%) Amazon ECS
11 71 (10.29%) GitHub
12 59 (8.55%) Amazon EKS
12 59 (8.55%) AWS CodePipeline
13 50 (7.25%) Route 53
14 49 (7.10%) Datadog
15 47 (6.81%) PaaS
16 36 (5.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 35 (5.07%) Azure AKS
18 31 (4.49%) AWS CodeBuild
18 31 (4.49%) Google Kubernetes Engine
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.09%) DNS
1 42 (6.09%) Firewall
2 25 (3.62%) HTTP
3 23 (3.33%) MQTT
4 21 (3.04%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.90%) VPN
6 17 (2.46%) SSL
7 14 (2.03%) DHCP
8 12 (1.74%) FTP
8 12 (1.74%) IPsec
9 10 (1.45%) BGP
9 10 (1.45%) Kerberos
10 9 (1.30%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (1.01%) LAN
11 7 (1.01%) MPLS
12 6 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.87%) Junos
12 6 (0.87%) OSPF
12 6 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
2 83 (12.03%) MongoDB
3 81 (11.74%) NoSQL
4 69 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
5 63 (9.13%) Amazon Aurora
6 54 (7.83%) Amazon RDS
7 46 (6.67%) Redis
8 44 (6.38%) MySQL
9 36 (5.22%) Hadoop
10 23 (3.33%) Big Data
11 19 (2.75%) SQL Server
12 18 (2.61%) Relational Database
13 16 (2.32%) Spatial Data
14 15 (2.17%) Couchbase
15 12 (1.74%) DynamoDB
16 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database
17 9 (1.30%) GIS
17 9 (1.30%) MariaDB
18 8 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
19 7 (1.01%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 318 (46.09%) Jenkins
2 169 (24.49%) GitLab
3 138 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 92 (13.33%) Artifactory
5 81 (11.74%) JIRA
6 53 (7.68%) Maven
7 35 (5.07%) Gradle
8 33 (4.78%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (3.77%) Bitbucket
10 25 (3.62%) JMeter
11 22 (3.19%) SonarQube
12 12 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.74%) Cypress.io
12 12 (1.74%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.59%) JUnit
14 10 (1.45%) Jaeger
15 9 (1.30%) Gatling
15 9 (1.30%) Postman
16 7 (1.01%) Selenium
17 6 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 106 (15.36%) Public Sector
2 88 (12.75%) Finance
3 70 (10.14%) Social Skills
4 58 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (5.36%) Banking
6 33 (4.78%) Influencing Skills
6 33 (4.78%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.46%) Retail
8 12 (1.74%) Games
9 11 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (0.58%) Billing
12 4 (0.58%) German Language
13 3 (0.43%) Electronics
13 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.43%) Marketing
14 2 (0.29%) Aviation
14 2 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 212 (30.72%) Developer
2 205 (29.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 81 (11.74%) AWS Engineer
4 78 (11.30%) Java Developer
5 62 (8.99%) AWS DevOps
6 60 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 35 (5.07%) Senior Developer
8 33 (4.78%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 30 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
9 30 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
10 29 (4.20%) Azure Engineer
11 28 (4.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 26 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
13 24 (3.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 23 (3.33%) Site Engineer
15 22 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
16 20 (2.90%) Architect
16 20 (2.90%) Software Engineer
17 19 (2.75%) Python Developer
18 18 (2.61%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (22.61%) Kafka
2 103 (14.93%) React
3 92 (13.33%) Spring Boot
4 87 (12.61%) Spring
5 83 (12.03%) Elastic Stack
6 65 (9.42%) OAuth
7 54 (7.83%) CSS
7 54 (7.83%) REST
8 53 (7.68%) .NET
9 50 (7.25%) Spring Security
10 49 (7.10%) HTML
10 49 (7.10%) OAuth2
11 37 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
12 33 (4.78%) Node.js
12 33 (4.78%) PostGIS
13 27 (3.91%) JSON
14 26 (3.77%) OpenLayers
14 26 (3.77%) YAML
15 25 (3.62%) Flask
15 25 (3.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.42%) Cloud Native
1 65 (9.42%) Legacy Systems
2 49 (7.10%) User Experience
3 29 (4.20%) Data Protection Act
4 26 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 25 (3.62%) IoT
6 23 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (2.17%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.88%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.45%) PKI
13 9 (1.30%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.30%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
15 6 (0.87%) Clustering
15 6 (0.87%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.87%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 221 (32.03%) Linux
2 72 (10.43%) Unix
3 58 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (5.65%) Windows
5 35 (5.07%) Ubuntu
6 21 (3.04%) CentOS
7 12 (1.74%) Debian
8 10 (1.45%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.43%) VMS
13 2 (0.29%) Solaris
13 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.14%) Android
14 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (53.04%) DevOps
2 327 (47.39%) CI/CD
3 282 (40.87%) Agile
4 210 (30.43%) Microservices
5 191 (27.68%) Infrastructure as Code
6 120 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 105 (15.22%) Software Engineering
8 104 (15.07%) Scrum
9 97 (14.06%) Configuration Management
10 94 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
11 92 (13.33%) Mentoring
12 81 (11.74%) TDD
13 80 (11.59%) Analytics
14 72 (10.43%) Continuous Delivery
15 67 (9.71%) Unit Testing
16 63 (9.13%) Human-Centred Design
17 62 (8.99%) Pair Programming
17 62 (8.99%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 55 (7.97%) Architecture Roadmap
18 55 (7.97%) Observability
Programming Languages
1 334 (48.41%) Python
2 231 (33.48%) Java
3 199 (28.84%) JavaScript
4 115 (16.67%) Bash
5 74 (10.72%) TypeScript
6 73 (10.58%) Go
7 69 (10.00%) SQL
8 43 (6.23%) Groovy
9 42 (6.09%) Ruby
10 38 (5.51%) Scala
11 31 (4.49%) PowerShell
12 30 (4.35%) Perl
13 26 (3.77%) C#
14 22 (3.19%) VBScript
15 15 (2.17%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.87%) C++
16 6 (0.87%) Kotlin
17 5 (0.72%) C
17 5 (0.72%) PHP
17 5 (0.72%) Rust
Qualifications
1 109 (15.80%) Security Cleared
2 96 (13.91%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.20%) AWS Certification
4 27 (3.91%) DV Cleared
5 26 (3.77%) Degree
6 11 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.87%) ISEB
9 3 (0.43%) HND
9 3 (0.43%) NCDA
9 3 (0.43%) OCP
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.43%) VCAP
9 3 (0.43%) VCP6
9 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.70%) Accessibility
2 18 (2.61%) QA
3 6 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.58%) SLA
5 3 (0.43%) GDPR
5 3 (0.43%) OASIS TOSCA
6 2 (0.29%) NIST
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 329 (47.68%) Docker
2 22 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.59%) Ceph
5 11 (1.59%) vCloud
6 10 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (1.45%) NFS
7 7 (1.01%) vSphere
8 5 (0.72%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.43%) iptables
9 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.29%) HDFS
11 1 (0.14%) GPFS
11 1 (0.14%) Lustre
11 1 (0.14%) Samba
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 407 (58.99%) Kubernetes
2 381 (55.22%) Prometheus
3 270 (39.13%) Ansible
3 270 (39.13%) Terraform
4 148 (21.45%) Kibana
5 110 (15.94%) Puppet
6 50 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
7 43 (6.23%) Packer
8 38 (5.51%) ZABBIX
9 34 (4.93%) Consul
10 31 (4.49%) Istio
11 24 (3.48%) Nagios
12 16 (2.32%) HAProxy
13 14 (2.03%) Fluentd
13 14 (2.03%) logstash
14 13 (1.88%) Rancher
15 12 (1.74%) Salt
16 8 (1.16%) Graphite
16 8 (1.16%) Icinga
17 7 (1.01%) Argo
Vendors
1 139 (20.14%) Splunk
2 70 (10.14%) Google
3 50 (7.25%) VMware
4 45 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 41 (5.94%) Red Hat
6 34 (4.93%) AppDynamics
7 26 (3.77%) Oracle
8 21 (3.04%) Dynatrace
8 21 (3.04%) PagerDuty
9 17 (2.46%) Atlassian
10 15 (2.17%) New Relic
11 14 (2.03%) Cisco
11 14 (2.03%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.88%) Checkmarx
12 13 (1.88%) Sonatype
13 12 (1.74%) Citrix
14 11 (1.59%) CA
14 11 (1.59%) CyberArk
15 10 (1.45%) Arista
15 10 (1.45%) Black Duck