Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 569 646 759
Rank change year-on-year +77 +113 +99
Contract jobs citing Grafana 329 246 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.28% 2.08% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 193 57
UK median daily rate £525 £540 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +11.34% -11.82%
10th Percentile £375 £410 £213
90th Percentile £613 £650 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £505 £250
% change year-on-year -6.93% +102.00% -54.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
UK median hourly rate £41.83 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.50% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.83 - -

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 14,445 11,839 10,672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.62% 11.99% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,650 8,064 6,813
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £269 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 271 255
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.43 £47.50 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.87 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.31% -18.64% +2.63%

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 21 January 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 13 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 21 January 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 +65 314 £525 -2.78% 67
UK excluding London +79 181 £470 -6.93% 38
London -12 134 £550 - 32
North of England +25 72 £450 +4.05% 8
Midlands - 45 £466 - 5
West Midlands - 45 £466 - 3
Yorkshire +11 40 £500 +17.65% 5
South East -3 34 £485 -15.65% 9
North West +15 25 £450 +4.05% 3
South West -15 20 £563 -5.96% 7
North East - 11 £500 -
East of England +7 9 £413 - 6
Scotland -7 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 250 (75.99%) DevOps
2 209 (63.53%) Docker
3 206 (62.61%) Linux
4 192 (58.36%) Jenkins
5 178 (54.10%) Python
6 169 (51.37%) MongoDB
7 161 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
8 156 (47.42%) Puppet
9 149 (45.29%) Microservices
10 144 (43.77%) Amazon AWS
11 141 (42.86%) Prometheus
12 134 (40.73%) Java
13 132 (40.12%) Git (software)
13 132 (40.12%) Kubernetes
14 122 (37.08%) Test Automation
15 117 (35.56%) JavaScript
16 116 (35.26%) Node.js
17 114 (34.65%) Continuous Integration
18 110 (33.43%) Kibana
19 107 (32.52%) GitHub
20 104 (31.61%) Elastic Stack
21 103 (31.31%) Configuration Management
22 101 (30.70%) Google
23 100 (30.40%) HTTP
24 98 (29.79%) Terraform
25 96 (29.18%) Gatling
26 95 (28.88%) Ruby
27 91 (27.66%) Selenium
28 88 (26.75%) Cucumber
29 86 (26.14%) Open Source

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 67 (20.36%) Apache
2 60 (18.24%) nginx
2 60 (18.24%) Tomcat
3 41 (12.46%) Confluence
4 38 (11.55%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (11.25%) JBoss
5 37 (11.25%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.43%) OpenWhisk
7 7 (2.13%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.52%) IIS
9 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.30%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 144 (43.77%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (32.52%) GitHub
3 72 (21.88%) Google Analytics
4 53 (16.11%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (14.59%) Amazon S3
5 48 (14.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 46 (13.98%) Slack
7 44 (13.37%) Amazon ELB
8 43 (13.07%) Route 53
9 26 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (4.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (4.56%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (3.65%) OpenShift
14 9 (2.74%) Datadog
15 8 (2.43%) Serverless
16 7 (2.13%) Apigee
16 7 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
17 6 (1.82%) npm
18 5 (1.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 100 (30.40%) HTTP
2 65 (19.76%) TCP/IP
3 57 (17.33%) SSL
4 12 (3.65%) DNS
4 12 (3.65%) OpenVPN
4 12 (3.65%) Skype
5 7 (2.13%) Firewall
6 6 (1.82%) VPN
7 4 (1.22%) Broadband
8 3 (0.91%) DHCP
8 3 (0.91%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.91%) LAN
9 2 (0.61%) BGP
9 2 (0.61%) Junos
9 2 (0.61%) MPLS
9 2 (0.61%) OSPF
9 2 (0.61%) SAN
9 2 (0.61%) SMPP
9 2 (0.61%) SNMP
9 2 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (51.37%) MongoDB
2 82 (24.92%) NoSQL
3 65 (19.76%) MySQL
4 62 (18.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (9.12%) Redis
6 27 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (6.99%) SQL Server
8 20 (6.08%) Big Data
9 18 (5.47%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (3.34%) InfluxDB
11 9 (2.74%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.82%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (1.22%) Amazon Athena
14 4 (1.22%) Blockchain
14 4 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.22%) Electronic Patient Records
14 4 (1.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 192 (58.36%) Jenkins
2 132 (40.12%) Git (software)
3 96 (29.18%) Gatling
4 91 (27.66%) Selenium
5 88 (26.75%) Cucumber
6 82 (24.92%) IntelliJ
7 70 (21.28%) gulp
7 70 (21.28%) Sublime Text
8 66 (20.06%) JIRA
9 65 (19.76%) JUnit
10 56 (17.02%) Ant
11 55 (16.72%) Karma Test Runner
12 54 (16.41%) Grunt
13 53 (16.11%) SonarQube
14 46 (13.98%) GitLab
15 37 (11.25%) Eclipse
16 26 (7.90%) Artifactory
17 24 (7.29%) WebDriver
18 21 (6.38%) JMeter
19 20 (6.08%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 19 (5.78%) Finance
2 12 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.13%) Games
4 5 (1.52%) Banking
5 4 (1.22%) Electronics
5 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.22%) Marketing
5 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 3 (0.91%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.91%) Publishing
7 2 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 119 (36.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 101 (30.70%) Developer
3 36 (10.94%) Scala Developer
4 28 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 25 (7.60%) AWS DevOps
6 24 (7.29%) AWS Engineer
7 23 (6.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.78%) Software Engineer
9 14 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
9 14 (4.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.34%) Analyst
11 10 (3.04%) Tester
12 9 (2.74%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.13%) Architect
13 7 (2.13%) Azure DevOps
13 7 (2.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 6 (1.82%) Automation Tester
14 6 (1.82%) Cloud Engineer
14 6 (1.82%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (35.26%) Node.js
2 104 (31.61%) Elastic Stack
3 78 (23.71%) Gherkin
4 75 (22.80%) CSS
5 72 (21.88%) REST
6 65 (19.76%) HTML
7 60 (18.24%) HTML5
8 58 (17.63%) jQuery
8 58 (17.63%) Play Framework
8 58 (17.63%) Spring
9 55 (16.72%) AngularJS
10 54 (16.41%) Servlets
11 50 (15.20%) Kafka
12 43 (13.07%) XML
13 42 (12.77%) JSON
14 39 (11.85%) J2EE
14 39 (11.85%) SOAP
15 37 (11.25%) EJB
15 37 (11.25%) Hibernate
15 37 (11.25%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (5.78%) Device Driver
2 14 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.04%) Cloud Native
4 9 (2.74%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.13%) User Experience
6 5 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.22%) Fintech
7 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.91%) Blog
8 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.91%) NHS
9 2 (0.61%) Clustering
9 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.61%) Replication
10 1 (0.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.30%) PMI
10 1 (0.30%) STB
Operating Systems
1 206 (62.61%) Linux
2 83 (25.23%) Windows
3 80 (24.32%) Ubuntu
4 72 (21.88%) CentOS
5 64 (19.45%) Unix
6 52 (15.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (3.65%) Mac OS
8 9 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.43%) Solaris
10 6 (1.82%) Android
10 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
11 5 (1.52%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.61%) HPUX
12 2 (0.61%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.30%) Debian
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (75.99%) DevOps
2 161 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (45.29%) Microservices
4 122 (37.08%) Test Automation
5 114 (34.65%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (31.31%) Configuration Management
7 86 (26.14%) Open Source
8 80 (24.32%) Analytics
9 54 (16.41%) Lean Software Development
10 53 (16.11%) TDD
11 47 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 47 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 46 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (13.37%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 43 (13.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 31 (9.42%) High Availability
16 28 (8.51%) BDD
16 28 (8.51%) Pair Programming
17 27 (8.21%) Scrum
18 19 (5.78%) Immutable Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 178 (54.10%) Python
2 134 (40.73%) Java
3 117 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 95 (28.88%) Ruby
5 82 (24.92%) Bash Shell
6 74 (22.49%) Groovy
6 74 (22.49%) Perl
7 72 (21.88%) Scala
7 72 (21.88%) SQL
8 58 (17.63%) C#
9 54 (16.41%) Haskell
10 32 (9.73%) Go
11 19 (5.78%) PHP
12 12 (3.65%) AWK
13 9 (2.74%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.43%) Java 8
15 6 (1.82%) C++
15 6 (1.82%) Kotlin
15 6 (1.82%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.34%) Degree
4 10 (3.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.22%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.91%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.61%) CCNA
7 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.61%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.61%) MCP
7 2 (0.61%) MCSE
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.73%) QA
2 4 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.91%) PMO
4 2 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) GDPR
5 1 (0.30%) WAI
5 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 209 (63.53%) Docker
2 12 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.74%) Apache Flume
3 9 (2.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (1.82%) KVM
5 4 (1.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.22%) HDFS
5 4 (1.22%) Varnish
5 4 (1.22%) Xen
6 3 (0.91%) vSphere
7 2 (0.61%) NFS
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 156 (47.42%) Puppet
2 141 (42.86%) Prometheus
3 132 (40.12%) Kubernetes
4 110 (33.43%) Kibana
5 98 (29.79%) Terraform
6 61 (18.54%) Graphite
7 59 (17.93%) Ansible
8 55 (16.72%) Nagios
9 50 (15.20%) Packer
10 45 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
11 44 (13.37%) Rancher
12 35 (10.64%) ZABBIX
13 25 (7.60%) Icinga
14 17 (5.17%) logstash
15 16 (4.86%) Docker Swarm
16 12 (3.65%) FreeIPA
16 12 (3.65%) Salt
17 11 (3.34%) Mesos
17 11 (3.34%) StatsD
18 10 (3.04%) Consul
Vendors
1 101 (30.70%) Google
2 51 (15.50%) Splunk
3 49 (14.89%) Black Duck
4 33 (10.03%) Red Hat
5 29 (8.81%) Adobe
5 29 (8.81%) webMethods
6 22 (6.69%) VMware
7 20 (6.08%) Microsoft
8 16 (4.86%) Oracle
9 8 (2.43%) AppDynamics
10 7 (2.13%) Atlassian
10 7 (2.13%) IBM
10 7 (2.13%) New Relic
10 7 (2.13%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.52%) Cisco
11 5 (1.52%) HP
11 5 (1.52%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.22%) Dynatrace
12 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.22%) SAP