Period
to 24 September 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 576 716 791
Rank change year-on-year +140 +75 +117
Contract jobs citing Grafana 327 161 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.17% 0.087%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.34% 1.44% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 120 64
UK median daily rate £525 £531 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -14.77%
10th Percentile £388 £410 £250
90th Percentile £600 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £423
% change year-on-year -2.71% +15.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
UK median hourly rate £41.83 - £51.00
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 13,987 11,158 12,322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.72% 11.46% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,403 7,391 7,876
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.88% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 261 281
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -23.40% +16.42%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.44 £26.58
% change year-on-year +0.36% -34.38% +31.66%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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 +130 315 £525 -2.33% 79
UK excluding London +104 161 £475 -2.71% 34
London +35 157 £550 - 46
North of England +38 69 £450 +7.14% 4
Yorkshire +24 48 £450 +7.14% 1
Midlands +5 35 £418 -12.11% 3
South East 0 33 £475 -5.00% 8
West Midlands +6 31 £450 -7.83% 1
North West +1 19 £450 +11.11% 3
South West +7 17 £550 - 3
East of England -2 5 £498 - 15
East Midlands +4 4 £410 -6.29% 2
Scotland -18 3 £550 - 1
North East - 2 £525 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 232 (70.95%) DevOps
2 223 (68.20%) Linux
3 195 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
4 191 (58.41%) Docker
5 189 (57.80%) Jenkins
6 186 (56.88%) Python
7 169 (51.68%) MongoDB
8 142 (43.43%) Puppet
9 134 (40.98%) Git (software)
10 131 (40.06%) Amazon AWS
11 126 (38.53%) Java
12 123 (37.61%) Prometheus
13 117 (35.78%) Kibana
14 115 (35.17%) Microservices
15 111 (33.94%) Kubernetes
16 107 (32.72%) GitHub
16 107 (32.72%) Ubuntu
17 104 (31.80%) JavaScript
18 103 (31.50%) Google
19 102 (31.19%) Bash Shell
20 98 (29.97%) Node.js
21 97 (29.66%) Test Automation
22 96 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
23 95 (29.05%) Terraform
24 88 (26.91%) Configuration Management
24 88 (26.91%) Ruby
25 86 (26.30%) Cucumber
26 82 (25.08%) Elastic Stack
26 82 (25.08%) Gatling
27 80 (24.46%) 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 61 (18.65%) nginx
2 55 (16.82%) Tomcat
3 52 (15.90%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (14.07%) Apache
5 43 (13.15%) Confluence
6 25 (7.65%) JBoss
7 18 (5.50%) WebLogic
8 12 (3.67%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) IPython
9 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.31%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 131 (40.06%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (32.72%) GitHub
3 61 (18.65%) Google Analytics
4 37 (11.31%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (9.17%) Slack
6 29 (8.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 26 (7.95%) Amazon S3
8 23 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (6.73%) Amazon ELB
9 22 (6.73%) Route 53
10 20 (6.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (4.28%) OpenShift
13 13 (3.98%) npm
13 13 (3.98%) Serverless
14 12 (3.67%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (3.06%) NuGet
15 10 (3.06%) Sauce Labs
16 9 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
17 8 (2.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 77 (23.55%) HTTP
2 67 (20.49%) SSL
3 63 (19.27%) TCP/IP
4 21 (6.42%) DNS
5 15 (4.59%) Firewall
6 8 (2.45%) Internet
7 7 (2.14%) Skype
8 6 (1.83%) OpenVPN
8 6 (1.83%) VPN
9 5 (1.53%) BGP
9 5 (1.53%) LAN
9 5 (1.53%) OSPF
10 4 (1.22%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.22%) Junos
10 4 (1.22%) MPLS
10 4 (1.22%) WAN
11 3 (0.92%) IPFIX
11 3 (0.92%) MRTG
11 3 (0.92%) SNMP
11 3 (0.92%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (51.68%) MongoDB
2 74 (22.63%) NoSQL
3 68 (20.80%) MySQL
4 58 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (11.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (7.03%) Redis
7 21 (6.42%) Big Data
8 19 (5.81%) SQL Server
9 17 (5.20%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (4.28%) Apache Hive
11 8 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (2.45%) Neo4j
12 7 (2.14%) InfluxDB
13 6 (1.83%) Blockchain
14 5 (1.53%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (0.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 189 (57.80%) Jenkins
2 134 (40.98%) Git (software)
3 86 (26.30%) Cucumber
4 82 (25.08%) Gatling
5 78 (23.85%) Selenium
6 69 (21.10%) IntelliJ
7 53 (16.21%) JIRA
8 52 (15.90%) JUnit
9 50 (15.29%) gulp
10 49 (14.98%) Sublime Text
11 48 (14.68%) Ant
12 46 (14.07%) Artifactory
13 40 (12.23%) Grunt
13 40 (12.23%) Karma Test Runner
14 34 (10.40%) GitLab
14 34 (10.40%) SonarQube
15 26 (7.95%) JMeter
16 25 (7.65%) Bitbucket
17 22 (6.73%) WebDriver
18 19 (5.81%) Maven
General
1 17 (5.20%) Finance
2 8 (2.45%) Retail
3 5 (1.53%) Banking
4 3 (0.92%) Games
4 3 (0.92%) Publishing
4 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (37.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 100 (30.58%) Developer
3 38 (11.62%) Java Developer
4 33 (10.09%) Scala Developer
5 24 (7.34%) Software Engineer
6 17 (5.20%) Analyst
7 15 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (3.98%) Tester
9 12 (3.67%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
10 11 (3.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (2.75%) Administrator
12 9 (2.75%) Automation Tester
12 9 (2.75%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (2.75%) Node.js Developer
13 8 (2.45%) Architect
13 8 (2.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (2.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 8 (2.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (29.97%) Node.js
2 82 (25.08%) Elastic Stack
3 69 (21.10%) Gherkin
4 65 (19.88%) Kafka
5 52 (15.90%) Spring
6 51 (15.60%) CSS
7 50 (15.29%) RabbitMQ
7 50 (15.29%) REST
8 47 (14.37%) Servlets
9 45 (13.76%) AngularJS
10 43 (13.15%) HTML
11 41 (12.54%) jQuery
11 41 (12.54%) Play Framework
12 40 (12.23%) XML
13 35 (10.70%) ActiveMQ
13 35 (10.70%) HTML5
14 34 (10.40%) JSON
15 27 (8.26%) Spring Boot
16 25 (7.65%) RESTful
17 24 (7.34%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.93%) Device Driver
2 20 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.59%) User Experience
4 14 (4.28%) Replication
5 11 (3.36%) Clustering
5 11 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.53%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.22%) Fintech
8 4 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.22%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.92%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.92%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.61%) Blog
10 2 (0.61%) NHS
10 2 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 223 (68.20%) Linux
2 107 (32.72%) Ubuntu
3 74 (22.63%) Windows
4 70 (21.41%) CentOS
5 62 (18.96%) Unix
6 33 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.14%) Debian
7 7 (2.14%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.83%) Solaris
9 5 (1.53%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.53%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.22%) Mesosphere
11 3 (0.92%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.61%) Android
12 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.61%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (70.95%) DevOps
2 195 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (35.17%) Microservices
4 97 (29.66%) Test Automation
5 96 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (26.91%) Configuration Management
7 80 (24.46%) Open Source
8 65 (19.88%) Analytics
9 45 (13.76%) TDD
10 44 (13.46%) BDD
11 42 (12.84%) High Availability
11 42 (12.84%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 37 (11.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (9.48%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 31 (9.48%) Software Engineering
14 29 (8.87%) Mentoring
15 25 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
17 20 (6.12%) Pair Programming
17 20 (6.12%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 186 (56.88%) Python
2 126 (38.53%) Java
3 104 (31.80%) JavaScript
4 102 (31.19%) Bash Shell
5 88 (26.91%) Ruby
6 71 (21.71%) Perl
7 67 (20.49%) Groovy
8 65 (19.88%) Scala
9 63 (19.27%) SQL
10 51 (15.60%) C#
11 50 (15.29%) Go
12 47 (14.37%) Haskell
13 26 (7.95%) Shell Script
14 17 (5.20%) PHP
15 16 (4.89%) Java 8
16 6 (1.83%) Kotlin
17 4 (1.22%) AWK
18 3 (0.92%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 36 (11.01%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (1.83%) Degree
4 3 (0.92%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.61%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.01%) QA
2 6 (1.83%) GDPR
3 4 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.92%) PMO
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) WAI
5 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 191 (58.41%) Docker
2 11 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.75%) KVM
4 7 (2.14%) etcd
4 7 (2.14%) flannel
5 4 (1.22%) Xen
6 3 (0.92%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.61%) Ceph
7 2 (0.61%) Varnish
8 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 142 (43.43%) Puppet
2 123 (37.61%) Prometheus
3 117 (35.78%) Kibana
4 111 (33.94%) Kubernetes
5 95 (29.05%) Terraform
6 62 (18.96%) Nagios
7 50 (15.29%) Ansible
8 49 (14.98%) Graphite
9 47 (14.37%) Icinga
10 41 (12.54%) logstash
11 31 (9.48%) Packer
12 25 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (6.73%) ZABBIX
14 19 (5.81%) Rancher
15 15 (4.59%) Graylog
16 14 (4.28%) HAProxy
17 12 (3.67%) Galera Cluster
18 10 (3.06%) Mesos
19 8 (2.45%) Cacti
19 8 (2.45%) collectd
Vendors
1 103 (31.50%) Google
2 64 (19.57%) Splunk
3 56 (17.13%) Red Hat
4 26 (7.95%) Adobe
5 24 (7.34%) VMware
6 23 (7.03%) Black Duck
7 21 (6.42%) AppDynamics
8 15 (4.59%) webMethods
9 14 (4.28%) Atlassian
10 13 (3.98%) Apigee
11 10 (3.06%) Oracle
11 10 (3.06%) Veracode
12 9 (2.75%) Dynatrace
13 7 (2.14%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.83%) New Relic
14 6 (1.83%) SaltStack
15 4 (1.22%) Cisco
15 4 (1.22%) HP
15 4 (1.22%) Juniper
15 4 (1.22%) Microsoft