Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 325 542 584
Rank change year-on-year +217 +42 +33
Contract jobs citing Grafana 358 153 300
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.17% 1.77% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 105 190
10th Percentile £375 £346 £413
25th Percentile £414 £413 £496
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year - -9.09% +1.85%
75th Percentile £588 £600 £600
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -4.21% -9.52% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £48.25 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 8,587 8,660 14,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.33% 14.52% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,130 5,947 9,662
10th Percentile £325 £263 £313
25th Percentile £413 £395 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £588 £588 £588
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 254 321
10th Percentile £14.03 £12.44 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.81 £14.31 £14.05
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.70% +5.71%
75th Percentile £53.00 £26.75 £36.67
90th Percentile £62.93 £47.46 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.71% +0.03% +12.87%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +145 220 £525 +5.00% 108
Work from Home -101 160 £517 +7.15% 31
UK excluding London +146 144 £455 -4.21% 63
London +78 111 £550 - 51
Scotland - 65 £450 - 6
North of England +45 24 £500 -9.09% 16
South East +75 18 £450 +5.88% 14
North West +26 16 £500 -9.09% 7
East of England +50 14 £600 +37.14% 12
Midlands +24 11 £517 +47.71% 10
West Midlands +9 8 £540 +54.29% 10
South West +67 7 £425 -32.81% 5
North East +33 5 £603 +56.49% 1
Wales +18 5 £425 -17.07%
Yorkshire +24 3 £388 -31.26% 8
East Midlands - 2 £405 -

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 217 (60.61%) DevOps
1 217 (60.61%) Prometheus
2 187 (52.23%) AWS
3 183 (51.12%) Python
4 170 (47.49%) Jenkins
5 168 (46.93%) Docker
6 161 (44.97%) Linux
6 161 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
7 156 (43.58%) Kubernetes
8 152 (42.46%) Ansible
9 138 (38.55%) Microservices
10 126 (35.20%) Terraform
11 117 (32.68%) Java
12 115 (32.12%) Infrastructure as Code
13 95 (26.54%) Git (software)
14 88 (24.58%) Bash Shell
14 88 (24.58%) Kibana
15 81 (22.63%) Azure
15 81 (22.63%) Splunk
16 78 (21.79%) GitLab
16 78 (21.79%) PostgreSQL
17 74 (20.67%) Configuration Management
18 73 (20.39%) Public Sector
19 67 (18.72%) GitHub
20 66 (18.44%) JIRA
21 65 (18.16%) Finance
21 65 (18.16%) SQL
22 64 (17.88%) Elastic Stack
23 62 (17.32%) JavaScript
24 61 (17.04%) Scrum

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 60 (16.76%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (13.41%) Confluence
3 41 (11.45%) Apache
4 20 (5.59%) Apache Airflow
5 19 (5.31%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.35%) nginx
7 10 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.96%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.40%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.84%) JBoss
10 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.56%) Traefik
12 1 (0.28%) CMS
12 1 (0.28%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.28%) Jetty
12 1 (0.28%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (0.84%) Magento
1 3 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.56%) Salerio
3 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 187 (52.23%) AWS
2 81 (22.63%) Azure
3 67 (18.72%) GitHub
4 60 (16.76%) Amazon S3
5 51 (14.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 51 (14.25%) Serverless
6 47 (13.13%) AWS Lambda
6 47 (13.13%) OpenShift
7 42 (11.73%) GCP
8 33 (9.22%) Amazon EKS
9 29 (8.10%) PaaS
10 23 (6.42%) Amazon SQS
11 19 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (4.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (4.75%) Slack
13 15 (4.19%) AWS CodeBuild
13 15 (4.19%) Route 53
14 14 (3.91%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 14 (3.91%) AWS Step Functions
14 14 (3.91%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.47%) 3GPP
1 16 (4.47%) SGSN
1 16 (4.47%) Software-Defined Networking
2 12 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.07%) HTTP
3 11 (3.07%) SSL
4 9 (2.51%) DNS
4 9 (2.51%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (2.51%) Firewall
5 7 (1.96%) SAN
5 7 (1.96%) SNMP
6 5 (1.40%) VLAN
7 4 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.84%) DSL
8 3 (0.84%) Network Security
9 2 (0.56%) Internet
9 2 (0.56%) VPN
10 1 (0.28%) IPv4
10 1 (0.28%) IPv6
10 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.79%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 33 (9.22%) NoSQL
4 28 (7.82%) Amazon Aurora
5 26 (7.26%) Hadoop
6 22 (6.15%) MongoDB
7 21 (5.87%) Redis
8 20 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (5.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (4.75%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (4.19%) InfluxDB
12 14 (3.91%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (2.51%) MySQL
14 8 (2.23%) Cosmos DB
14 8 (2.23%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.23%) Relational Database
15 7 (1.96%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.96%) Oracle Database
16 6 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (1.68%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 170 (47.49%) Jenkins
2 95 (26.54%) Git (software)
3 78 (21.79%) GitLab
4 66 (18.44%) JIRA
5 52 (14.53%) Artifactory
6 36 (10.06%) Bitbucket
7 30 (8.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (7.54%) SonarQube
9 21 (5.87%) Vagrant
10 20 (5.59%) Gatling
11 19 (5.31%) FishEye
11 19 (5.31%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (4.75%) ScriptRunner
13 16 (4.47%) JUnit
13 16 (4.47%) Maven
14 15 (4.19%) Gradle
15 14 (3.91%) JMeter
15 14 (3.91%) Mockito
16 13 (3.63%) Cucumber
17 9 (2.51%) Gerrit
General
1 73 (20.39%) Public Sector
2 65 (18.16%) Finance
3 36 (10.06%) Telecoms
4 31 (8.66%) Marketing
5 25 (6.98%) Electronics
5 25 (6.98%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.07%) Banking
7 5 (1.40%) Back Office
8 4 (1.12%) Retail
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 115 (32.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 83 (23.18%) Developer
3 33 (9.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 29 (8.10%) Senior DevOps
5 27 (7.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 24 (6.70%) Technical Leader
7 19 (5.31%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 18 (5.03%) Java Developer
8 18 (5.03%) JIRA Engineer
9 16 (4.47%) Platform Engineer
9 16 (4.47%) Scala Developer
10 14 (3.91%) AWS DevOps
10 14 (3.91%) Azure DevOps
10 14 (3.91%) Azure Engineer
11 13 (3.63%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (3.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.07%) Architect
13 11 (3.07%) Tester
14 10 (2.79%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (17.88%) Elastic Stack
2 52 (14.53%) Kafka
3 44 (12.29%) REST
3 44 (12.29%) Spring
4 38 (10.61%) RESTful
5 37 (10.34%) JSON
6 35 (9.78%) Node.js
6 35 (9.78%) Spring Boot
7 34 (9.50%) YAML
8 31 (8.66%) XML
9 27 (7.54%) .NET
10 20 (5.59%) CSS
10 20 (5.59%) HTML
11 19 (5.31%) Swagger
12 18 (5.03%) OAuth
12 18 (5.03%) OAuth2
13 17 (4.75%) SAML
14 16 (4.47%) Play Framework
14 16 (4.47%) Spine.js
14 16 (4.47%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.25%) Cloud Native
2 27 (7.54%) Public Cloud
3 26 (7.26%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.59%) User Experience
5 16 (4.47%) Derivative
5 16 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 6 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.40%) EMC VNX
9 5 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.12%) iPad
10 4 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.84%) FMCG
11 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.84%) PKI
11 3 (0.84%) Replication
11 3 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 161 (44.97%) Linux
2 43 (12.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (10.89%) Windows
4 23 (6.42%) Unix
5 21 (5.87%) CentOS
5 21 (5.87%) Ubuntu
6 12 (3.35%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.51%) Debian
8 7 (1.96%) VMS
9 6 (1.68%) Android
9 6 (1.68%) CoreOS
9 6 (1.68%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.84%) Alpine Linux
13 2 (0.56%) Solaris
13 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (60.61%) DevOps
2 161 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (38.55%) Microservices
4 115 (32.12%) Infrastructure as Code
5 74 (20.67%) Configuration Management
6 61 (17.04%) Scrum
7 57 (15.92%) Test Automation
8 55 (15.36%) TDD
9 49 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (12.85%) Open Source
11 45 (12.57%) Mentoring
12 43 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (12.01%) Kanban
13 38 (10.61%) Software Engineering
14 36 (10.06%) Analytics
14 36 (10.06%) Unit Testing
15 35 (9.78%) Visualisation
16 34 (9.50%) Continuous Delivery
17 29 (8.10%) Coaching
18 28 (7.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 183 (51.12%) Python
2 117 (32.68%) Java
3 88 (24.58%) Bash Shell
4 65 (18.16%) SQL
5 62 (17.32%) JavaScript
6 52 (14.53%) Perl
7 27 (7.54%) Go
8 25 (6.98%) Groovy
9 24 (6.70%) PowerShell
10 23 (6.42%) Scala
11 22 (6.15%) TypeScript
12 16 (4.47%) Shell Script
13 12 (3.35%) C#
14 9 (2.51%) Java 8
15 6 (1.68%) C++
15 6 (1.68%) PHP
16 5 (1.40%) Ruby
17 3 (0.84%) AWK
17 3 (0.84%) C
17 3 (0.84%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 60 (16.76%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.17%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.19%) Degree
4 9 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.68%) OCP
6 6 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.40%) CCNA
7 5 (1.40%) CCNP
7 5 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.40%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.40%) VCP6
8 4 (1.12%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.12%) NCDA
8 4 (1.12%) VCAP
9 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.56%) PhD
10 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.47%) OASIS TOSCA
2 12 (3.35%) QA
3 6 (1.68%) SLA
4 5 (1.40%) WCAG
5 4 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 168 (46.93%) Docker
2 19 (5.31%) GlusterFS
3 18 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (4.47%) KVM
4 16 (4.47%) LXC
5 11 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (2.23%) VMware NSX
7 7 (1.96%) vSphere
8 6 (1.68%) HDFS
9 5 (1.40%) Active Directory
10 4 (1.12%) Samba
11 3 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.56%) NFS
12 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.28%) Ceph
13 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.28%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 217 (60.61%) Prometheus
2 156 (43.58%) Kubernetes
3 152 (42.46%) Ansible
4 126 (35.20%) Terraform
5 88 (24.58%) Kibana
6 37 (10.34%) Consul
6 37 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
7 36 (10.06%) Puppet
8 32 (8.94%) Istio
8 32 (8.94%) logstash
9 29 (8.10%) Rancher
10 27 (7.54%) Fluentd
11 24 (6.70%) Nagios
12 17 (4.75%) Single Sign-On
13 16 (4.47%) Cloudify
13 16 (4.47%) Docker Swarm
13 16 (4.47%) Juju
14 11 (3.07%) ZABBIX
15 10 (2.79%) Salt
16 8 (2.23%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 81 (22.63%) Splunk
2 39 (10.89%) Red Hat
3 37 (10.34%) AppDynamics
4 33 (9.22%) Atlassian
5 32 (8.94%) Google
6 28 (7.82%) SAP
7 24 (6.70%) Cisco
8 20 (5.59%) ServiceNow
9 17 (4.75%) New Relic
9 17 (4.75%) Oracle
9 17 (4.75%) VMware
10 16 (4.47%) Ericsson
10 16 (4.47%) Juniper
10 16 (4.47%) Mirantis
11 14 (3.91%) Veracode
12 13 (3.63%) Microsoft
13 11 (3.07%) Hortonworks
14 8 (2.23%) Brocade
14 8 (2.23%) EMC
15 7 (1.96%) Dynatrace