Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 635 751 852
Rank change year-on-year +116 +101 +8
Contract jobs citing Grafana 246 98 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.10% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.17% 0.96% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 57 24
UK median daily rate £540 £485 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.34% -11.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £410 £213 £525
90th Percentile £650 £618 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £250 £550
% change year-on-year +102.00% -54.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 11,341 10,255 9,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.49% 10.68% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,755 6,544 5,666
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £236
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 249 328
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.07 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.87 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -18.64% +5.41% -11.90%

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 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Top 12 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 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 +128 236 £540 +11.34% 37
London +64 166 £550 - 18
UK excluding London +54 75 £505 +102.00% 20
South East +18 40 £575 +17.77% 7
North of England +54 21 £433 +92.22% 3
Yorkshire +13 15 £425 +88.89% 1
East of England -2 8 - - 9
North West - 6 £433 - 2
Scotland - 2 £496 -
Wales - 2 £475 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
South West - 1 £598 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Grafana also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Grafana.

1 185 (75.20%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (68.29%) DevOps
3 152 (61.79%) Linux
4 131 (53.25%) Java
5 128 (52.03%) Kibana
6 123 (50.00%) MongoDB
7 110 (44.72%) Unix
8 108 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
9 102 (41.46%) Git (software)
9 102 (41.46%) Elastic Stack
10 97 (39.43%) Microservices
11 93 (37.80%) Splunk
11 93 (37.80%) Docker
12 92 (37.40%) Scala
13 89 (36.18%) Python
13 89 (36.18%) Puppet
14 87 (35.37%) Jenkins
14 87 (35.37%) SQL
14 87 (35.37%) Amazon AWS
15 79 (32.11%) logstash
16 78 (31.71%) Bash Shell
17 77 (31.30%) NoSQL
18 75 (30.49%) Elasticsearch
19 72 (29.27%) Pair Programming
20 69 (28.05%) Kanban
21 67 (27.24%) TDD
21 67 (27.24%) BDD
22 66 (26.83%) MySQL
23 64 (26.02%) High Availability
24 61 (24.80%) RESTful

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 75 (30.49%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (13.41%) Apache
3 29 (11.79%) JBoss
3 29 (11.79%) nginx
4 21 (8.54%) Tomcat
4 21 (8.54%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.66%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.85%) ThingWorx
7 3 (1.22%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.81%) Confluence
8 2 (0.81%) Jetty
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 87 (35.37%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (13.01%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (12.60%) Amazon S3
4 23 (9.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 21 (8.54%) GitHub
5 21 (8.54%) Route 53
6 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (5.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (5.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (5.28%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (4.47%) Amazon ELB
9 11 (4.47%) PaaS
10 9 (3.66%) Google Analytics
10 9 (3.66%) OpenShift
10 9 (3.66%) SaaS
11 8 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (2.85%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (2.85%) Serverless
13 4 (1.63%) Akamai
14 3 (1.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 53 (21.54%) SSL
2 51 (20.73%) HTTP
3 48 (19.51%) TCP/IP
4 20 (8.13%) Internet
5 16 (6.50%) Firewall
6 13 (5.28%) DNS
7 7 (2.85%) Modbus
7 7 (2.85%) MQTT
7 7 (2.85%) Wireless
8 5 (2.03%) Network Security
9 3 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.81%) Broadband
10 2 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.81%) DHCP
10 2 (0.81%) DSL
10 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.81%) LAN
10 2 (0.81%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.81%) WAN
10 2 (0.81%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 77 (31.30%) NoSQL
3 66 (26.83%) MySQL
4 50 (20.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (8.13%) Redis
6 18 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.07%) InfluxDB
9 8 (3.25%) DB2
9 8 (3.25%) DbVisualizer
10 7 (2.85%) Power BI
10 7 (2.85%) Spotfire
11 6 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (2.44%) Couchbase
11 6 (2.44%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.22%) Big Data
13 3 (1.22%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.81%) HBase
14 2 (0.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 102 (41.46%) Git (software)
2 87 (35.37%) Jenkins
3 50 (20.33%) Mockito
4 42 (17.07%) Cucumber
5 39 (15.85%) JUnit
6 36 (14.63%) IntelliJ
7 33 (13.41%) Selenium
8 24 (9.76%) Eclipse
9 17 (6.91%) Artifactory
10 13 (5.28%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (4.47%) Gatling
12 10 (4.07%) Grunt
12 10 (4.07%) JMeter
13 9 (3.66%) Ant
13 9 (3.66%) gulp
13 9 (3.66%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (3.66%) LoadRunner
13 9 (3.66%) Maven
13 9 (3.66%) Sublime Text
13 9 (3.66%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (13.82%) Games
2 18 (7.32%) Finance
3 14 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.44%) Marketing
5 5 (2.03%) Banking
6 4 (1.63%) Electronics
6 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 90 (36.59%) Developer
2 77 (31.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (25.20%) Scala Developer
4 48 (19.51%) Java Developer
5 32 (13.01%) Java Scala Developer
6 23 (9.35%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (9.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 21 (8.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 21 (8.54%) Senior Developer
8 19 (7.72%) AWS DevOps
8 19 (7.72%) Consultant
9 15 (6.10%) Agile Developer
9 15 (6.10%) Agile Java Developer
9 15 (6.10%) Tester
10 14 (5.69%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (5.69%) Senior Tester
11 13 (5.28%) Automation Tester
11 13 (5.28%) DevOps Consultant
11 13 (5.28%) HTML Developer
11 13 (5.28%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (41.46%) Elastic Stack
2 61 (24.80%) RESTful
3 42 (17.07%) Kafka
3 42 (17.07%) Spring
4 39 (15.85%) Akka
4 39 (15.85%) JSON
5 37 (15.04%) ActiveMQ
6 33 (13.41%) Node.js
7 29 (11.79%) J2EE
8 28 (11.38%) Sensu
9 27 (10.98%) CSS
10 25 (10.16%) HTML
10 25 (10.16%) Play Framework
10 25 (10.16%) REST
11 24 (9.76%) XML
12 23 (9.35%) Hibernate
12 23 (9.35%) HTML5
13 21 (8.54%) EJB
13 21 (8.54%) J2SE
13 21 (8.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.35%) Device Driver
2 21 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.88%) Online Games
4 10 (4.07%) Clustering
4 10 (4.07%) Replication
5 7 (2.85%) Internet of Things
6 6 (2.44%) Video on Demand
7 4 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.63%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 4 (1.63%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.63%) User Experience
8 3 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.41%) Blog
10 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 152 (61.79%) Linux
2 110 (44.72%) Unix
3 42 (17.07%) CentOS
4 35 (14.23%) Ubuntu
5 16 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (5.69%) Windows
7 12 (4.88%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.25%) AIX
9 3 (1.22%) Solaris
10 2 (0.81%) Android
10 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.81%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.81%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (75.20%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (68.29%) DevOps
3 108 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (39.43%) Microservices
5 72 (29.27%) Pair Programming
6 69 (28.05%) Kanban
7 67 (27.24%) BDD
7 67 (27.24%) TDD
8 64 (26.02%) High Availability
9 56 (22.76%) Test Automation
10 51 (20.73%) Open Source
11 48 (19.51%) Configuration Management
12 47 (19.11%) Domain-Driven Design
13 35 (14.23%) Continuous Delivery
14 32 (13.01%) Scrum
15 29 (11.79%) Mentoring
16 24 (9.76%) Analytics
16 24 (9.76%) E-Commerce
17 23 (9.35%) Immutable Infrastructure
18 20 (8.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 131 (53.25%) Java
2 92 (37.40%) Scala
3 89 (36.18%) Python
4 87 (35.37%) SQL
5 78 (31.71%) Bash Shell
6 57 (23.17%) JavaScript
7 53 (21.54%) Ruby
8 36 (14.63%) Go
9 26 (10.57%) Perl
10 23 (9.35%) Shell Script
11 22 (8.94%) Groovy
12 20 (8.13%) R
13 16 (6.50%) C#
14 15 (6.10%) PHP
15 13 (5.28%) Kotlin
16 9 (3.66%) AWK
16 9 (3.66%) Haskell
17 7 (2.85%) C
18 5 (2.03%) Clojure
19 2 (0.81%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.72%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.81%) Degree
3 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.23%) QA
2 6 (2.44%) GCP
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 93 (37.80%) Docker
2 5 (2.03%) LXC
3 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.81%) Firmware
4 2 (0.81%) iptables
4 2 (0.81%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.41%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.41%) HDFS
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Xen
5 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 128 (52.03%) Kibana
2 89 (36.18%) Puppet
3 79 (32.11%) logstash
4 57 (23.17%) Prometheus
5 51 (20.73%) Ansible
6 46 (18.70%) Kubernetes
7 42 (17.07%) Terraform
8 34 (13.82%) Nagios
9 27 (10.98%) Icinga
9 27 (10.98%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (9.35%) Galera Cluster
11 17 (6.91%) HAProxy
12 15 (6.10%) Graphite
13 14 (5.69%) StatsD
14 11 (4.47%) Fluentd
14 11 (4.47%) Packer
15 5 (2.03%) Mesos
15 5 (2.03%) Opsview
16 4 (1.63%) Cacti
17 3 (1.22%) Graylog
Vendors
1 93 (37.80%) Splunk
2 55 (22.36%) AppDynamics
3 35 (14.23%) Red Hat
4 21 (8.54%) webMethods
5 18 (7.32%) Google
5 18 (7.32%) Oracle
6 16 (6.50%) New Relic
7 13 (5.28%) Microsoft
8 11 (4.47%) Dynatrace
9 6 (2.44%) Black Duck
9 6 (2.44%) CA
10 4 (1.63%) SAP
10 4 (1.63%) Sun
11 3 (1.22%) AlienVault
11 3 (1.22%) Cisco
11 3 (1.22%) hybris
11 3 (1.22%) IBM
11 3 (1.22%) Intershop
11 3 (1.22%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.22%) VMware