Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 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.

Grafana
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 317 405 573
Rank change year-on-year +88 +168 +24
Contract jobs citing Grafana 635 116 284
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.99% 2.44% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 82 181
10th Percentile £410 £395 £360
25th Percentile £460 £426 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% -
75th Percentile £615 £600 £588
90th Percentile £675 £723 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
10th Percentile £68.75 " £38.63
25th Percentile £70.63 " £39.19
Median hourly rate £77.50 - £40.75
75th Percentile £81.25 " £41.69
90th Percentile " " £41.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £77.50 - £40.75

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 12,738 4,753 13,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.84% 15.99% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,028 3,267 9,093
10th Percentile £356 £313 £284
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £663 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 87 305
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.44 £12.33
25th Percentile £16.23 £14.00 £14.94
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.62% -7.67% +20.00%
75th Percentile £48.81 £39.50 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £49.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%

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 24 September 2021.

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 24 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
England +52 454 £550 +2.33% 175
London -4 272 £570 -5.00% 76
UK excluding London +9 254 £500 +1.01% 98
Work from Home -115 177 £550 +10.00% 28
Scotland +2 98 £445 -2.73% 2
North of England -49 54 £525 +11.11% 29
South East -54 48 £530 +1.92% 20
North West -25 29 £525 +27.27% 15
Midlands -45 25 £540 +11.57% 28
West Midlands -43 21 £540 +11.57% 15
East of England -27 20 £575 +14.14% 7
Yorkshire -42 14 £388 -26.19% 10
North East -15 11 £544 +15.08% 4
South West -41 8 £500 -13.04% 12
East Midlands - 4 £518 - 13
Wales - 1 £255 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 344 (54.17%) Prometheus
2 333 (52.44%) DevOps
3 331 (52.13%) AWS
4 309 (48.66%) Kubernetes
5 304 (47.87%) Docker
6 279 (43.94%) Java
7 271 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
8 262 (41.26%) Jenkins
9 250 (39.37%) Python
10 209 (32.91%) Microservices
11 199 (31.34%) Terraform
12 173 (27.24%) Linux
13 156 (24.57%) Infrastructure as Code
14 145 (22.83%) Ansible
15 139 (21.89%) Kibana
16 136 (21.42%) JavaScript
17 128 (20.16%) TDD
18 120 (18.90%) Public Sector
19 115 (18.11%) PostgreSQL
20 114 (17.95%) Amazon S3
21 111 (17.48%) Azure
22 109 (17.17%) Security Cleared
22 109 (17.17%) Git (software)
22 109 (17.17%) Kafka
23 105 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
24 99 (15.59%) Analytics
24 99 (15.59%) Spring
25 98 (15.43%) GitHub
25 98 (15.43%) GCP
26 97 (15.28%) JIRA

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 93 (14.65%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (7.87%) Apache Airflow
3 40 (6.30%) Confluence
4 26 (4.09%) OpenStack
5 21 (3.31%) Apache Spark
5 21 (3.31%) nginx
6 20 (3.15%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.05%) Apache
8 10 (1.57%) Appian
9 5 (0.79%) GeoServer
9 5 (0.79%) IBM Domino
9 5 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.63%) JBoss
11 3 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.47%) Jetty
12 1 (0.16%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.16%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) assyst
2 5 (0.79%) Magento
3 3 (0.47%) Shopify
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 331 (52.13%) AWS
2 114 (17.95%) Amazon S3
3 111 (17.48%) Azure
4 98 (15.43%) GCP
4 98 (15.43%) GitHub
5 80 (12.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 75 (11.81%) OpenShift
7 72 (11.34%) Serverless
8 68 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
9 43 (6.77%) Slack
10 40 (6.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 33 (5.20%) Amazon EKS
12 31 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
13 29 (4.57%) Amazon ECS
14 25 (3.94%) PaaS
15 21 (3.31%) Datadog
16 20 (3.15%) Route 53
17 19 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (2.36%) AWS CodeBuild
19 13 (2.05%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.94%) DNS
2 18 (2.83%) HTTP
3 14 (2.20%) Firewall
4 12 (1.89%) VPN
5 11 (1.73%) 3GPP
5 11 (1.73%) SGSN
5 11 (1.73%) Software-Defined Networking
5 11 (1.73%) SSL
6 8 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.10%) Internet
7 7 (1.10%) SNMP
8 6 (0.94%) VLAN
9 4 (0.63%) DHCP
9 4 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.63%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.63%) SAN
9 4 (0.63%) Skype
10 3 (0.47%) 5G
10 3 (0.47%) FTP
10 3 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (18.11%) PostgreSQL
2 78 (12.28%) MongoDB
3 71 (11.18%) NoSQL
4 46 (7.24%) Amazon Aurora
5 34 (5.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (5.20%) Redis
7 29 (4.57%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.46%) Amazon RDS
9 20 (3.15%) Relational Database
10 19 (2.99%) InfluxDB
11 18 (2.83%) Big Data
12 16 (2.52%) MySQL
13 15 (2.36%) Oracle Database
14 14 (2.20%) SQL Server
15 13 (2.05%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.57%) Informix
17 8 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 7 (1.10%) Couchbase
19 6 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
19 6 (0.94%) GIS
Development Applications
1 262 (41.26%) Jenkins
2 109 (17.17%) Git (software)
3 97 (15.28%) JIRA
4 92 (14.49%) GitLab
5 70 (11.02%) Artifactory
6 48 (7.56%) Gatling
7 47 (7.40%) Gradle
7 47 (7.40%) Maven
8 45 (7.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 30 (4.72%) Cypress.io
9 30 (4.72%) Selenium
10 26 (4.09%) JMeter
11 24 (3.78%) Mockito
12 23 (3.62%) JUnit
12 23 (3.62%) SonarQube
13 13 (2.05%) LoadRunner
14 10 (1.57%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.57%) NeoLoad
14 10 (1.57%) Postman
15 9 (1.42%) Cucumber
General
1 120 (18.90%) Public Sector
2 72 (11.34%) Social Skills
3 67 (10.55%) Finance
4 40 (6.30%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.94%) Banking
6 23 (3.62%) Influencing Skills
7 21 (3.31%) Marketing
8 15 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.73%) Electronics
9 11 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.73%) Retail
10 10 (1.57%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (0.94%) Advertising
11 6 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (0.94%) Games
12 4 (0.63%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 194 (30.55%) Developer
2 149 (23.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (9.61%) Java Developer
4 54 (8.50%) AWS Engineer
5 46 (7.24%) Site Engineer
5 46 (7.24%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 38 (5.98%) Senior Developer
7 32 (5.04%) Data Engineer
8 31 (4.88%) Scala Developer
9 30 (4.72%) Java Engineer
9 30 (4.72%) Platform Engineer
10 29 (4.57%) Software Engineer
11 28 (4.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 28 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
12 27 (4.25%) AWS DevOps
13 25 (3.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 25 (3.94%) Technical Leader
14 24 (3.78%) Senior DevOps
15 22 (3.46%) Senior Java Engineer
16 21 (3.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (17.17%) Kafka
2 99 (15.59%) Spring
3 85 (13.39%) React
4 75 (11.81%) Elastic Stack
4 75 (11.81%) REST
5 72 (11.34%) Spring Boot
6 65 (10.24%) Node.js
7 63 (9.92%) Web Services
8 60 (9.45%) .NET
9 50 (7.87%) CSS
9 50 (7.87%) HTML
10 48 (7.56%) RabbitMQ
11 44 (6.93%) RESTful
12 40 (6.30%) JSON
13 38 (5.98%) Play Framework
14 33 (5.20%) SOAP
15 32 (5.04%) Akka
15 32 (5.04%) OAuth
16 28 (4.41%) JMS
17 24 (3.78%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.03%) Legacy Systems
2 45 (7.09%) Public Cloud
3 39 (6.14%) Cloud Native
4 37 (5.83%) User Experience
5 28 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.62%) Data Centre
7 22 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.89%) Legacy Code
11 11 (1.73%) Derivative
12 7 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.10%) Replication
13 6 (0.94%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.79%) PKI
15 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
16 3 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 3 (0.47%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 173 (27.24%) Linux
2 43 (6.77%) Unix
3 35 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (3.46%) Ubuntu
4 22 (3.46%) Windows
5 17 (2.68%) Debian
6 11 (1.73%) VMS
7 9 (1.42%) CentOS
7 9 (1.42%) Solaris
8 6 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.47%) Android
9 3 (0.47%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Alpine Linux
10 1 (0.16%) HPUX
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (52.44%) DevOps
2 271 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (32.91%) Microservices
4 156 (24.57%) Infrastructure as Code
5 128 (20.16%) TDD
6 105 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
7 99 (15.59%) Analytics
8 94 (14.80%) Test Automation
9 93 (14.65%) Scrum
10 88 (13.86%) Software Engineering
11 82 (12.91%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 76 (11.97%) Unit Testing
13 75 (11.81%) BDD
13 75 (11.81%) Continuous Delivery
14 74 (11.65%) Mentoring
15 73 (11.50%) Open Source
16 66 (10.39%) Pair Programming
16 66 (10.39%) Software Delivery
17 53 (8.35%) Human-Centred Design
18 49 (7.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 279 (43.94%) Java
2 250 (39.37%) Python
3 136 (21.42%) JavaScript
4 89 (14.02%) Bash Shell
5 78 (12.28%) SQL
6 65 (10.24%) Scala
6 65 (10.24%) TypeScript
7 55 (8.66%) Go
8 46 (7.24%) C#
9 36 (5.67%) Groovy
10 30 (4.72%) Java 11
11 26 (4.09%) Shell Script
12 20 (3.15%) Perl
13 19 (2.99%) Ruby
14 18 (2.83%) PHP
15 11 (1.73%) Java 8
15 11 (1.73%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.57%) VB
17 7 (1.10%) C++
17 7 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (17.17%) Security Cleared
2 62 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.99%) Degree
4 10 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.79%) OCP
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.63%) ISEB
8 3 (0.47%) CCNP
8 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.31%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.31%) CCNA
9 2 (0.31%) VCAP
9 2 (0.31%) VCP6
9 2 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.16%) CCIE
10 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.16%) NCDA
10 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.66%) Accessibility
2 35 (5.51%) QA
3 16 (2.52%) SLA
4 11 (1.73%) OASIS TOSCA
5 6 (0.94%) WCAG
6 4 (0.63%) GDPR
7 3 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 304 (47.87%) Docker
2 21 (3.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 17 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.89%) LXC
6 11 (1.73%) Active Directory
6 11 (1.73%) KVM
7 8 (1.26%) NFS
7 8 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.10%) vSphere
9 5 (0.79%) HDFS
9 5 (0.79%) vCloud
10 4 (0.63%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.47%) Samba
11 3 (0.47%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 1 (0.16%) Ceph
12 1 (0.16%) Postfix
12 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 344 (54.17%) Prometheus
2 309 (48.66%) Kubernetes
3 199 (31.34%) Terraform
4 145 (22.83%) Ansible
5 139 (21.89%) Kibana
6 52 (8.19%) Rancher
7 45 (7.09%) Nagios
8 40 (6.30%) Bosun
9 33 (5.20%) VictorOps
10 30 (4.72%) ZABBIX
11 28 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (4.09%) Fluentd
12 26 (4.09%) Istio
13 25 (3.94%) logstash
14 23 (3.62%) Consul
15 18 (2.83%) Puppet
16 16 (2.52%) Packer
17 12 (1.89%) Cloudify
18 11 (1.73%) Argo
18 11 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 92 (14.49%) Splunk
2 54 (8.50%) Oracle
3 47 (7.40%) Google
4 45 (7.09%) Red Hat
5 40 (6.30%) IBM
6 37 (5.83%) New Relic
7 35 (5.51%) AppDynamics
8 31 (4.88%) Dynatrace
9 29 (4.57%) Atlassian
10 22 (3.46%) VMware
11 18 (2.83%) Microsoft
12 17 (2.68%) Spiceworks
13 16 (2.52%) SAP
14 15 (2.36%) Cisco
15 13 (2.05%) Mirantis
16 12 (1.89%) MuleSoft
17 11 (1.73%) Ericsson
17 11 (1.73%) Juniper
18 9 (1.42%) NetApp
19 8 (1.26%) ServiceNow