Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 333 361 558
Rank change year-on-year +28 +197 +22
Contract jobs citing Grafana 675 258 202
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.62% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.77% 3.69% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 188 132
10th Percentile £425 £363 £376
25th Percentile £500 £416 £445
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £506 £540
Median % change year-on-year +12.59% -6.25% +2.86%
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £718 £650 £659
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £494
% change year-on-year +13.89% -8.86% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
10th Percentile £71.25 £42.93 £39.00
25th Percentile £73.75 £44.31 £40.13
Median hourly rate £77.50 £48.25 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +60.62% +14.88% +0.42%
75th Percentile £83.13 £51.81 £46.13
90th Percentile £85.00 £52.98 £48.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £77.50 £52.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +47.62% +25.00% +0.42%

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 14,165 6,994 10,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.28% 16.90% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,208 4,933 7,317
10th Percentile £363 £313 £263
25th Percentile £463 £406 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £575 £588
90th Percentile £714 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 157 282
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.63 £12.47
25th Percentile £15.50 £16.25 £14.13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -23.08% +44.44% +2.86%
75th Percentile £44.69 £53.00 £28.63
90th Percentile £63.75 £63.75 £48.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.92% +37.14% -

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 January 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 15 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 January 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 +16 497 £600 +14.29% 142
London +42 362 £600 +9.09% 81
Work from Home -58 206 £563 +7.14% 27
UK excluding London -72 160 £513 +13.89% 64
Scotland -36 50 £475 +8.88% 3
North of England -32 43 £525 +5.00% 14
North West -29 25 £525 +5.00% 9
Midlands -58 24 £500 +5.04% 13
South East -55 23 £531 +18.06% 13
West Midlands -46 19 £500 +3.41% 12
Yorkshire -26 12 £570 - 4
South West -55 11 £475 -17.39% 8
East of England -45 9 £675 +76.47% 12
North East -2 8 £525 +26.51% 1
East Midlands -33 5 £500 +5.04% 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 444 (65.78%) Prometheus
2 412 (61.04%) Kubernetes
3 369 (54.67%) AWS
4 349 (51.70%) Docker
5 322 (47.70%) DevOps
6 319 (47.26%) CI/CD
7 270 (40.00%) Python
8 267 (39.56%) Terraform
9 237 (35.11%) Java
10 235 (34.81%) Linux
11 216 (32.00%) Ansible
11 216 (32.00%) Jenkins
12 192 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
13 174 (25.78%) Microservices
14 173 (25.63%) Kafka
15 171 (25.33%) Azure
16 146 (21.63%) Software Engineering
17 143 (21.19%) JavaScript
18 136 (20.15%) GCP
19 134 (19.85%) Infrastructure as Code
19 134 (19.85%) Git (software)
19 134 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
20 122 (18.07%) Security Cleared
21 111 (16.44%) TDD
22 110 (16.30%) Kibana
23 108 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
24 106 (15.70%) Finance
24 106 (15.70%) Amazon S3
25 104 (15.41%) Continuous Delivery
26 103 (15.26%) SQL

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 59 (8.74%) Elasticsearch
2 51 (7.56%) nginx
3 37 (5.48%) Apache Airflow
4 26 (3.85%) Confluence
5 22 (3.26%) Apache
6 21 (3.11%) OpenStack
7 13 (1.93%) Appian
7 13 (1.93%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.89%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.89%) JBoss
9 5 (0.74%) GeoServer
10 4 (0.59%) IIS
10 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.44%) Mule
11 3 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.30%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.30%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.30%) Jetty
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Magento
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 369 (54.67%) AWS
2 171 (25.33%) Azure
3 136 (20.15%) GCP
4 106 (15.70%) Amazon S3
5 92 (13.63%) GitHub
6 87 (12.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 55 (8.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 52 (7.70%) Serverless
9 38 (5.63%) OpenShift
10 37 (5.48%) Slack
11 36 (5.33%) AWS Lambda
12 28 (4.15%) Amazon ECS
13 27 (4.00%) PaaS
14 26 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (3.26%) Amazon EKS
15 22 (3.26%) Datadog
16 20 (2.96%) Route 53
17 19 (2.81%) Amazon SQS
18 18 (2.67%) GitHub Actions
19 15 (2.22%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.93%) HTTP
2 26 (3.85%) DNS
3 24 (3.56%) Kerberos
4 23 (3.41%) MQTT
5 17 (2.52%) SSL
6 12 (1.78%) Firewall
7 8 (1.19%) VPN
8 6 (0.89%) VLAN
9 4 (0.59%) Broadband
9 4 (0.59%) DHCP
9 4 (0.59%) FTP
9 4 (0.59%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.59%) SAN
9 4 (0.59%) Skype
9 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.44%) Internet
10 3 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.44%) SMTP
10 3 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 69 (10.22%) NoSQL
3 68 (10.07%) MongoDB
4 47 (6.96%) MySQL
5 39 (5.78%) Amazon RDS
6 35 (5.19%) SQL Server
7 33 (4.89%) Amazon Aurora
8 31 (4.59%) Hadoop
9 26 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (3.70%) InfluxDB
11 24 (3.56%) Big Data
12 22 (3.26%) Redis
13 21 (3.11%) Couchbase
14 16 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 16 (2.37%) Relational Database
15 12 (1.78%) Oracle Database
16 11 (1.63%) Data Lake
16 11 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (1.33%) RDBMS
18 8 (1.19%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 216 (32.00%) Jenkins
2 134 (19.85%) Git (software)
3 98 (14.52%) JIRA
4 87 (12.89%) GitLab
5 61 (9.04%) Maven
6 56 (8.30%) Gradle
7 54 (8.00%) SonarQube
8 52 (7.70%) Sonatype Nexus
9 48 (7.11%) Gatling
10 43 (6.37%) JMeter
11 37 (5.48%) Artifactory
12 30 (4.44%) Postman
13 26 (3.85%) Selenium
14 23 (3.41%) Cypress.io
15 19 (2.81%) Bitbucket
16 16 (2.37%) Spock
17 15 (2.22%) JUnit
18 14 (2.07%) Cucumber
18 14 (2.07%) Mockito
19 11 (1.63%) TeamCity
General
1 106 (15.70%) Finance
2 87 (12.89%) Public Sector
3 72 (10.67%) Social Skills
4 36 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.26%) Banking
7 19 (2.81%) Retail
8 13 (1.93%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (1.78%) Marketing
10 10 (1.48%) Games
11 9 (1.33%) Influencing Skills
11 9 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.04%) Billing
12 7 (1.04%) Electronics
12 7 (1.04%) Legal
13 6 (0.89%) Documentation Skills
13 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.44%) Automotive
14 3 (0.44%) Law
15 2 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 184 (27.26%) Developer
2 168 (24.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 88 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
4 75 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 65 (9.63%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 57 (8.44%) Site Engineer
7 52 (7.70%) Java Engineer
8 47 (6.96%) Senior Developer
9 46 (6.81%) AWS DevOps
9 46 (6.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 46 (6.81%) Systems Engineer
10 44 (6.52%) Software Engineer
11 43 (6.37%) Senior Java Engineer
12 39 (5.78%) Platform Engineer
13 35 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
13 35 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
14 32 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
14 32 (4.74%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 28 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
16 27 (4.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (25.63%) Kafka
2 82 (12.15%) React
3 74 (10.96%) Elastic Stack
4 62 (9.19%) .NET
5 43 (6.37%) REST
6 41 (6.07%) Spring Boot
6 41 (6.07%) Web Services
7 40 (5.93%) HTML
7 40 (5.93%) Spring
8 38 (5.63%) RESTful
9 34 (5.04%) CSS
10 33 (4.89%) Node.js
11 32 (4.74%) RabbitMQ
12 29 (4.30%) Redux
13 28 (4.15%) Akka
14 26 (3.85%) JSON
15 25 (3.70%) OAuth
16 24 (3.56%) ActiveMQ
17 18 (2.67%) gRPC
18 15 (2.22%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.78%) Public Cloud
2 33 (4.89%) Cloud Native
3 23 (3.41%) User Experience
4 22 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (2.81%) Legacy Systems
6 17 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.48%) NVMe
9 9 (1.33%) Clustering
9 9 (1.33%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.19%) PKI
11 7 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.04%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.04%) Replication
12 5 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.74%) Legacy Applications
12 5 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 235 (34.81%) Linux
2 48 (7.11%) Unix
3 37 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (4.00%) Windows
5 19 (2.81%) Debian
6 18 (2.67%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.89%) CentOS
7 6 (0.89%) Solaris
7 6 (0.89%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.44%) Android
11 2 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.30%) VMS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (47.70%) DevOps
2 319 (47.26%) CI/CD
3 192 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (25.78%) Microservices
5 146 (21.63%) Software Engineering
6 134 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
6 134 (19.85%) Infrastructure as Code
7 111 (16.44%) TDD
8 104 (15.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 102 (15.11%) Scrum
10 101 (14.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 94 (13.93%) Test Automation
12 88 (13.04%) BDD
13 66 (9.78%) Configuration Management
14 65 (9.63%) Mentoring
15 62 (9.19%) High Availability
16 58 (8.59%) Pair Programming
17 57 (8.44%) Software Delivery
18 56 (8.30%) Analytics
19 55 (8.15%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 270 (40.00%) Python
2 237 (35.11%) Java
3 143 (21.19%) JavaScript
4 103 (15.26%) SQL
5 100 (14.81%) Bash
6 72 (10.67%) Go
7 50 (7.41%) Groovy
8 44 (6.52%) C#
9 41 (6.07%) TypeScript
10 40 (5.93%) Scala
11 36 (5.33%) PowerShell
12 25 (3.70%) Ruby
13 19 (2.81%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.67%) PHP
15 15 (2.22%) Java 11
16 14 (2.07%) VB
17 11 (1.63%) Perl
18 8 (1.19%) PL/SQL
19 7 (1.04%) Java 8
20 5 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 122 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 72 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.07%) Degree
4 12 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.19%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.59%) CCNA
8 4 (0.59%) CCNP
8 4 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.44%) ISEB
9 3 (0.44%) OCP
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.30%) VCAP
10 2 (0.30%) VCP6
10 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) OCA
11 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.15%) Accessibility
2 21 (3.11%) QA
3 12 (1.78%) GDPR
4 11 (1.63%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 349 (51.70%) Docker
2 40 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.85%) NFS
4 22 (3.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 15 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (2.07%) vCloud
7 12 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.19%) vSphere
9 5 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.59%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.30%) Samba
11 2 (0.30%) Varnish
12 1 (0.15%) HDFS
12 1 (0.15%) KVM
12 1 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 444 (65.78%) Prometheus
2 412 (61.04%) Kubernetes
3 267 (39.56%) Terraform
4 216 (32.00%) Ansible
5 110 (16.30%) Kibana
6 51 (7.56%) Rancher
7 42 (6.22%) Nagios
8 35 (5.19%) Bosun
9 34 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
10 33 (4.89%) Consul
11 32 (4.74%) ZABBIX
12 28 (4.15%) Istio
13 24 (3.56%) VictorOps
14 23 (3.41%) Fluentd
15 21 (3.11%) Puppet
16 19 (2.81%) HAProxy
17 15 (2.22%) logstash
18 14 (2.07%) Argo
19 12 (1.78%) Packer
20 10 (1.48%) Icinga
Vendors
1 80 (11.85%) Splunk
2 63 (9.33%) Red Hat
3 56 (8.30%) Google
4 55 (8.15%) Oracle
5 36 (5.33%) Microsoft
6 33 (4.89%) VMware
7 28 (4.15%) Citrix
8 26 (3.85%) Dynatrace
9 24 (3.56%) Atlassian
9 24 (3.56%) TOWER Software
10 21 (3.11%) AppDynamics
11 19 (2.81%) PagerDuty
12 14 (2.07%) CA
12 14 (2.07%) CyberArk
12 14 (2.07%) MuleSoft
12 14 (2.07%) Sonatype
13 13 (1.93%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.78%) New Relic
14 12 (1.78%) SAP
15 10 (1.48%) IBM