Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 597 750 814
Rank change year-on-year +153 +64 +22
Contract jobs citing Grafana 289 88 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.096% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.22% 0.89% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 57 62
UK median daily rate £540 £515 £521
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% -1.20% +30.31%
10th Percentile £413 £383 £400
90th Percentile £650 £625 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +4.40% +2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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 13,043 9,850 10,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 10.71% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,694 6,528 6,616
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.72% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £274 £260
90th Percentile £625 £606 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £380
% change year-on-year +6.12% +5.39% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 230 282
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.15%
10th Percentile £11.63 £12.00 £11.64
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.65 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.75% -0.31% -0.92%

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 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grafana in the UK

Grafana
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grafana over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 April 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 +152 282 £540 +3.85% 37
London +84 201 £550 - 17
UK excluding London +7 82 £522 +4.40% 21
North of England +34 34 £500 +19.05% 6
South East 0 29 £575 +12.41% 2
Yorkshire - 26 £522 - 3
Midlands -8 9 £515 +3.00% 3
North West -6 7 £433 +2.98% 3
West Midlands -1 5 £600 +20.00% 2
East of England -3 5 £525 +110.00% 8
East Midlands - 4 £425 - 1
South West - 3 £550 - 1
Scotland -31 2 £496 - 1
North East - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 195 (67.47%) Linux
2 193 (66.78%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (66.09%) DevOps
4 146 (50.52%) Kibana
4 146 (50.52%) MongoDB
5 143 (49.48%) Python
6 137 (47.40%) Git (software)
7 136 (47.06%) Jenkins
8 134 (46.37%) Elastic Stack
9 130 (44.98%) Docker
10 126 (43.60%) Java
11 124 (42.91%) Puppet
12 119 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
13 114 (39.45%) Microservices
14 110 (38.06%) Continuous Integration
15 106 (36.68%) Bash Shell
16 101 (34.95%) logstash
16 101 (34.95%) Unix
17 87 (30.10%) MySQL
18 85 (29.41%) SQL
19 84 (29.07%) JavaScript
20 81 (28.03%) SSL
21 80 (27.68%) Ruby
21 80 (27.68%) Splunk
22 78 (26.99%) Kubernetes
23 77 (26.64%) NoSQL
23 77 (26.64%) Open Source
24 76 (26.30%) Elasticsearch
25 72 (24.91%) Test Automation
26 71 (24.57%) TCP/IP

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 76 (26.30%) Elasticsearch
2 57 (19.72%) nginx
3 36 (12.46%) Apache
4 22 (7.61%) Tomcat
5 20 (6.92%) JBoss
6 18 (6.23%) Confluence
7 16 (5.54%) WebLogic
8 10 (3.46%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.42%) ThingWorx
10 6 (2.08%) IPython
10 6 (2.08%) Jupyter
11 4 (1.38%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.04%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 119 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (13.84%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (12.11%) Amazon S3
4 31 (10.73%) GitHub
4 31 (10.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 24 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (8.30%) Route 53
6 21 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (6.57%) Serverless
8 18 (6.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (5.19%) Google Analytics
10 15 (5.19%) Slack
11 11 (3.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (3.46%) OpenShift
13 9 (3.11%) Akamai
13 9 (3.11%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (2.42%) SaaS
15 6 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (28.03%) SSL
2 71 (24.57%) TCP/IP
3 48 (16.61%) HTTP
4 35 (12.11%) Firewall
5 34 (11.76%) DNS
6 29 (10.03%) Internet
7 7 (2.42%) Modbus
7 7 (2.42%) MQTT
7 7 (2.42%) Wireless
8 5 (1.73%) FTP
8 5 (1.73%) SMTP
8 5 (1.73%) SNMP
8 5 (1.73%) SSH
9 2 (0.69%) DHCP
9 2 (0.69%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.69%) LAN
9 2 (0.69%) Network Security
9 2 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.69%) WAN
10 1 (0.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (50.52%) MongoDB
2 87 (30.10%) MySQL
3 77 (26.64%) NoSQL
4 52 (17.99%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (14.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (6.57%) Big Data
7 18 (6.23%) Redis
8 15 (5.19%) Apache Hive
9 12 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (4.15%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.77%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.42%) Power BI
11 7 (2.42%) Spotfire
12 6 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (2.08%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.73%) Neo4j
14 4 (1.38%) DB2
14 4 (1.38%) DbVisualizer
15 3 (1.04%) Hadoop
15 3 (1.04%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 137 (47.40%) Git (software)
2 136 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 59 (20.42%) Cucumber
4 57 (19.72%) Artifactory
5 54 (18.69%) JUnit
6 41 (14.19%) Mockito
7 39 (13.49%) IntelliJ
8 35 (12.11%) Selenium
9 23 (7.96%) Sonatype Nexus
10 19 (6.57%) Eclipse
10 19 (6.57%) JIRA
11 17 (5.88%) Gatling
12 14 (4.84%) Maven
12 14 (4.84%) RStudio
13 13 (4.50%) Ant
13 13 (4.50%) Grunt
13 13 (4.50%) gulp
13 13 (4.50%) Karma Test Runner
13 13 (4.50%) Sublime Text
14 12 (4.15%) GitLab
General
1 23 (7.96%) Games
2 18 (6.23%) Finance
3 12 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.42%) Banking
5 3 (1.04%) Electronics
5 3 (1.04%) French Language
5 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Back Office
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (36.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (33.22%) Developer
3 48 (16.61%) Java Developer
4 45 (15.57%) Scala Developer
5 27 (9.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 25 (8.65%) AWS DevOps
6 25 (8.65%) Linux Engineer
7 24 (8.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 23 (7.96%) Lead DevOps
9 21 (7.27%) AWS Engineer
10 20 (6.92%) Java Scala Developer
11 19 (6.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 19 (6.57%) Senior Developer
12 18 (6.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 15 (5.19%) Consultant
14 14 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
15 13 (4.50%) Agile Developer
15 13 (4.50%) Agile Java Developer
15 13 (4.50%) DevOps Consultant
16 12 (4.15%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (46.37%) Elastic Stack
2 59 (20.42%) Node.js
3 56 (19.38%) ActiveMQ
4 53 (18.34%) Spring
5 52 (17.99%) Sensu
6 51 (17.65%) Kafka
7 47 (16.26%) RESTful
8 41 (14.19%) RabbitMQ
9 38 (13.15%) REST
10 34 (11.76%) JSON
10 34 (11.76%) LEMP Stack
11 27 (9.34%) XML
12 26 (9.00%) J2EE
13 22 (7.61%) Akka
13 22 (7.61%) CSS
13 22 (7.61%) Play Framework
14 21 (7.27%) AngularJS
15 19 (6.57%) HTML
15 19 (6.57%) HTML5
16 18 (6.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.30%) Device Driver
2 22 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.54%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (4.50%) Clustering
5 8 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.77%) Online Games
6 7 (2.42%) Internet of Things
6 7 (2.42%) Replication
7 6 (2.08%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.73%) User Experience
9 4 (1.38%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.38%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 4 (1.38%) Machine to Machine
10 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.35%) Fintech
12 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 195 (67.47%) Linux
2 101 (34.95%) Unix
3 43 (14.88%) CentOS
4 42 (14.53%) Ubuntu
5 27 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (7.96%) Windows
7 8 (2.77%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.38%) AIX
8 4 (1.38%) Android
8 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.38%) Solaris
9 3 (1.04%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.35%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (66.78%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (66.09%) DevOps
3 114 (39.45%) Microservices
4 110 (38.06%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (26.64%) Open Source
6 72 (24.91%) Test Automation
7 68 (23.53%) BDD
8 65 (22.49%) TDD
9 64 (22.15%) Configuration Management
10 62 (21.45%) Kanban
11 53 (18.34%) High Availability
12 51 (17.65%) Pair Programming
13 40 (13.84%) Domain-Driven Design
13 40 (13.84%) Software Engineering
14 37 (12.80%) Continuous Delivery
14 37 (12.80%) Task Automation
15 36 (12.46%) Load Balancing
15 36 (12.46%) Scrum
16 34 (11.76%) Analytics
17 32 (11.07%) Performance Measurement
Programming Languages
1 143 (49.48%) Python
2 126 (43.60%) Java
3 106 (36.68%) Bash Shell
4 85 (29.41%) SQL
5 84 (29.07%) JavaScript
6 80 (27.68%) Ruby
7 70 (24.22%) Scala
8 47 (16.26%) Go
9 40 (13.84%) Perl
10 33 (11.42%) Shell Script
11 28 (9.69%) Groovy
12 25 (8.65%) C#
13 22 (7.61%) Java 8
14 16 (5.54%) R
15 15 (5.19%) Kotlin
16 13 (4.50%) Haskell
17 11 (3.81%) PHP
18 9 (3.11%) AWK
18 9 (3.11%) C
19 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (15.92%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.42%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.04%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.35%) Degree
5 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.65%) QA
2 9 (3.11%) GCP
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 130 (44.98%) Docker
2 4 (1.38%) etcd
2 4 (1.38%) flannel
3 3 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.35%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.35%) HDFS
5 1 (0.35%) Varnish
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) Xen
5 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 146 (50.52%) Kibana
2 124 (42.91%) Puppet
3 101 (34.95%) logstash
4 78 (26.99%) Kubernetes
5 67 (23.18%) Terraform
6 64 (22.15%) Prometheus
7 62 (21.45%) Ansible
8 41 (14.19%) Nagios
9 35 (12.11%) HAProxy
10 26 (9.00%) Graphite
10 26 (9.00%) Icinga
10 26 (9.00%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (6.57%) Galera Cluster
12 18 (6.23%) Fluentd
13 17 (5.88%) Graylog
14 14 (4.84%) StatsD
15 10 (3.46%) Packer
16 4 (1.38%) Cacti
16 4 (1.38%) OpenView
16 4 (1.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (27.68%) Splunk
2 46 (15.92%) Red Hat
3 43 (14.88%) AppDynamics
4 26 (9.00%) Google
5 17 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 16 (5.54%) webMethods
7 15 (5.19%) Oracle
8 10 (3.46%) New Relic
9 9 (3.11%) AlienVault
10 7 (2.42%) Dynatrace
11 6 (2.08%) Black Duck
11 6 (2.08%) CA
12 5 (1.73%) Adobe
12 5 (1.73%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.38%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.38%) HP
13 4 (1.38%) IBM
13 4 (1.38%) Intershop
13 4 (1.38%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.38%) Sun