Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 543 560 702
Rank change year-on-year +17 +142 +112
Contract jobs citing Grafana 261 349 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.10% 2.38% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 238 140
UK median daily rate £515 £525 £529
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% -0.66% +19.10%
10th Percentile £350 £388 £410
90th Percentile £649 £593 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £486 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +2.37% -2.71% +16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £41.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.42% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.83 -
% change year-on-year +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 12,411 14,666 11,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.65% 14.18% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,399 9,885 7,738
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.10% +9.59%
10th Percentile £275 £294 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 391 272
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.41% -24.47%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.07 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.23 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £16.89
% change year-on-year +14.89% +3.61% -36.26%

Grafana
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Grafana.

Contractor daily rate trend for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grafana over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grafana.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Top 14 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 23 October 2019. 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 0 239 £525 +0.96% 90
London +57 130 £545 +2.93% 36
UK excluding London -1 118 £486 +2.37% 57
North of England +7 55 £475 +5.56% 17
South West +6 27 £523 -5.00% 6
North West +22 24 £550 +22.22% 10
Yorkshire -1 18 £519 +15.28% 6
South East +25 13 £481 +1.32% 13
North East +20 13 £405 -19.00% 1
Wales - 12 £400 - 1
East of England +29 7 £469 +3.59% 4
Midlands +14 3 £333 -26.11% 14
West Midlands -3 3 £333 -27.12% 12
Scotland +26 1 £375 -31.82% 2

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 161 (61.69%) DevOps
2 147 (56.32%) Docker
3 124 (47.51%) Kubernetes
4 116 (44.44%) Python
5 115 (44.06%) Jenkins
6 111 (42.53%) Prometheus
7 108 (41.38%) Ansible
8 107 (41.00%) Linux
9 106 (40.61%) Java
10 104 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
11 99 (37.93%) AWS
12 98 (37.55%) Microservices
13 96 (36.78%) Git (software)
14 86 (32.95%) Terraform
15 74 (28.35%) Node.js
16 68 (26.05%) JavaScript
17 67 (25.67%) Azure
18 64 (24.52%) Puppet
18 64 (24.52%) Kibana
19 63 (24.14%) Splunk
20 59 (22.61%) GitHub
20 59 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
21 57 (21.84%) Open Source
21 57 (21.84%) JUnit
22 54 (20.69%) Infrastructure as Code
23 51 (19.54%) Configuration Management
24 48 (18.39%) Google
25 46 (17.62%) Elastic Stack
26 45 (17.24%) Bash Shell
26 45 (17.24%) Test Automation

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 44 (16.86%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 23 (8.81%) nginx
4 22 (8.43%) Apache
5 9 (3.45%) JBoss
5 9 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.68%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.30%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.92%) Camunda
9 4 (1.53%) Confluence
10 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (37.93%) AWS
2 67 (25.67%) Azure
3 59 (22.61%) GitHub
4 44 (16.86%) GCP
5 29 (11.11%) Google Analytics
6 25 (9.58%) Serverless
7 20 (7.66%) Slack
8 17 (6.51%) Amazon EKS
8 17 (6.51%) Datadog
9 16 (6.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (4.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (3.83%) Fastly
12 7 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (2.30%) Amazon S3
13 6 (2.30%) IaaS
13 6 (2.30%) OpenShift
14 5 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.64%) TCP/IP
2 32 (12.26%) HTTP
3 29 (11.11%) SSL
4 16 (6.13%) Firewall
4 16 (6.13%) OpenVPN
5 7 (2.68%) VPN
6 5 (1.92%) DNS
6 5 (1.92%) Internet
7 3 (1.15%) DSL
7 3 (1.15%) LAN
7 3 (1.15%) WAN
7 3 (1.15%) Wireless
8 2 (0.77%) DHCP
8 2 (0.77%) MQTT
8 2 (0.77%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.26%) MySQL
1 32 (12.26%) NoSQL
2 31 (11.88%) MongoDB
3 29 (11.11%) Redis
4 24 (9.20%) InfluxDB
5 22 (8.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (6.13%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.75%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (3.83%) Neo4j
10 9 (3.45%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.07%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.07%) SQL Server
12 7 (2.68%) Data Lake
13 6 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (2.30%) Big Data
14 4 (1.53%) Hadoop
15 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.77%) Cosmos DB
16 2 (0.77%) Riak
Development Applications
1 115 (44.06%) Jenkins
2 96 (36.78%) Git (software)
3 57 (21.84%) JUnit
4 41 (15.71%) SonarQube
5 37 (14.18%) JIRA
6 34 (13.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 31 (11.88%) Selenium
8 29 (11.11%) Gatling
9 28 (10.73%) Cucumber
10 26 (9.96%) Gradle
11 25 (9.58%) GitLab
12 24 (9.20%) CircleCI
13 21 (8.05%) Maven
14 18 (6.90%) TeamCity
15 14 (5.36%) Ant
15 14 (5.36%) Vagrant
16 13 (4.98%) IntelliJ
17 12 (4.60%) Bitbucket
17 12 (4.60%) Sublime Text
18 11 (4.21%) gulp
General
1 25 (9.58%) Finance
2 24 (9.20%) Banking
3 19 (7.28%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.30%) Games
5 5 (1.92%) Automotive
6 4 (1.53%) Front Office
7 2 (0.77%) Law
7 2 (0.77%) Legal
7 2 (0.77%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (36.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (26.05%) Developer
3 22 (8.43%) Senior DevOps
4 21 (8.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 18 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 18 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 17 (6.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (6.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 13 (4.98%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (4.60%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.83%) Backend Developer
11 10 (3.83%) Scala Developer
11 10 (3.83%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.07%) Agile Developer
13 8 (3.07%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (28.35%) Node.js
2 46 (17.62%) Elastic Stack
3 43 (16.48%) Kafka
4 40 (15.33%) REST
5 30 (11.49%) CSS
6 28 (10.73%) Gherkin
6 28 (10.73%) JSON
6 28 (10.73%) Play Framework
6 28 (10.73%) XML
7 27 (10.34%) HTML
7 27 (10.34%) Spring
8 26 (9.96%) HTML5
8 26 (9.96%) Sass
9 19 (7.28%) GraphQL
10 17 (6.51%) CSS3
11 16 (6.13%) .NET
12 13 (4.98%) AngularJS
13 12 (4.60%) Servlets
14 11 (4.21%) jQuery
14 11 (4.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.81%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.60%) User Experience
3 10 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.45%) Wiki
5 8 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.68%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.53%) Derivative
10 3 (1.15%) Clustering
10 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.77%) Equities
11 2 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.77%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 107 (41.00%) Linux
2 38 (14.56%) Windows
3 35 (13.41%) Ubuntu
4 29 (11.11%) CentOS
5 27 (10.34%) Unix
6 26 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.75%) Apple iOS
8 13 (4.98%) Android
9 7 (2.68%) Windows Server
10 6 (2.30%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.38%) Debian
12 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (61.69%) DevOps
2 104 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (37.55%) Microservices
4 59 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (21.84%) Open Source
6 54 (20.69%) Infrastructure as Code
7 51 (19.54%) Configuration Management
8 45 (17.24%) Test Automation
9 36 (13.79%) Analytics
10 28 (10.73%) Lean Software Development
11 26 (9.96%) Front End Development
12 25 (9.58%) Mentoring
12 25 (9.58%) Scrum
13 24 (9.20%) Web Development
14 21 (8.05%) Software Engineering
14 21 (8.05%) Workflow
15 20 (7.66%) TDD
16 19 (7.28%) Infrastructure Monitoring
16 19 (7.28%) Workflow Management
17 18 (6.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 116 (44.44%) Python
2 106 (40.61%) Java
3 68 (26.05%) JavaScript
4 45 (17.24%) Bash Shell
5 36 (13.79%) Scala
6 33 (12.64%) Perl
7 31 (11.88%) C#
7 31 (11.88%) PowerShell
8 30 (11.49%) SQL
9 21 (8.05%) Go
10 20 (7.66%) Groovy
11 18 (6.90%) Kotlin
12 17 (6.51%) Ruby
13 15 (5.75%) PHP
14 14 (5.36%) Shell Script
15 11 (4.21%) Haskell
15 11 (4.21%) Java 8
16 10 (3.83%) Clojure
17 8 (3.07%) TypeScript
18 7 (2.68%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.83%) Degree
3 4 (1.53%) AWS Certification
3 4 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.13%) WCAG
2 6 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 147 (56.32%) Docker
2 6 (2.30%) HDFS
3 5 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.15%) Ceph
5 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.77%) KVM
6 2 (0.77%) Varnish
7 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.38%) NFS
7 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 124 (47.51%) Kubernetes
2 111 (42.53%) Prometheus
3 108 (41.38%) Ansible
4 86 (32.95%) Terraform
5 64 (24.52%) Kibana
5 64 (24.52%) Puppet
6 42 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (13.03%) Graphite
7 34 (13.03%) Nagios
8 17 (6.51%) logstash
8 17 (6.51%) ZABBIX
9 16 (6.13%) FreeIPA
10 15 (5.75%) Consul
11 12 (4.60%) Packer
12 10 (3.83%) Salt
13 5 (1.92%) Fluentd
14 4 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (1.53%) HAProxy
15 3 (1.15%) Rancher
15 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (24.14%) Splunk
2 48 (18.39%) Google
3 27 (10.34%) Black Duck
4 21 (8.05%) Red Hat
5 20 (7.66%) Microsoft
6 15 (5.75%) Oracle
7 11 (4.21%) ServiceNow
8 9 (3.45%) Adobe
8 9 (3.45%) New Relic
8 9 (3.45%) SaltStack
8 9 (3.45%) VMware
8 9 (3.45%) webMethods
9 7 (2.68%) SevOne
10 6 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.53%) Cisco
11 4 (1.53%) F5
12 3 (1.15%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.15%) Citrix
12 3 (1.15%) HP
12 3 (1.15%) Juniper