Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Kibana skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kibana over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

Elasticsearch Kibana
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 569 684
Rank change year-on-year +25 +115 +123
Contract jobs citing Kibana 363 311 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.61% 2.86% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 194 139
UK median daily rate £528 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.93% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £378 £363 £358
90th Percentile £650 £625 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £47.00 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.13% -3.09% -
10th Percentile £21.15 £47.00 £44.63
90th Percentile £58.65 £47.00 £54.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 - £48.50

Kibana 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 13,934 10,871 12,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.61% 11.37% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,316 7,212 7,995
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 230 266
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +9.38% -35.35% +20.73%

Kibana
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Kibana as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kibana.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kibana over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kibana.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kibana over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kibana within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 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 +3 345 £538 +4.88% 80
London -30 198 £550 - 41
UK excluding London +38 162 £425 -5.56% 41
South East +5 56 £465 +9.41% 25
North of England +5 49 £400 -11.11% 4
Midlands -12 32 £410 -14.87% 2
North West +3 30 £400 -8.57% 4
West Midlands -17 21 £415 -16.01%
Yorkshire -4 18 £525 +16.67%
Scotland - 13 £481 - 2
East Midlands +2 11 £410 -11.35% 2
East of England -5 10 £425 -22.73% 2
Wales -17 2 £525 +6.33%
South West -28 1 £400 +11.11% 6
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Kibana 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 Kibana.

1 233 (64.19%) DevOps
2 217 (59.78%) Elasticsearch
3 197 (54.27%) Python
4 196 (53.99%) Elastic Stack
5 193 (53.17%) Linux
6 191 (52.62%) logstash
7 189 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
8 188 (51.79%) Java
9 172 (47.38%) Jenkins
9 172 (47.38%) Git (software)
10 147 (40.50%) Continuous Integration
10 147 (40.50%) Puppet
11 131 (36.09%) Docker
12 129 (35.54%) Amazon AWS
13 115 (31.68%) MongoDB
13 115 (31.68%) JavaScript
14 111 (30.58%) Grafana
15 109 (30.03%) Ruby
16 97 (26.72%) Microservices
17 95 (26.17%) Ansible
17 95 (26.17%) Test Automation
18 85 (23.42%) Configuration Management
19 84 (23.14%) Perl
19 84 (23.14%) Bash Shell
19 84 (23.14%) Terraform
20 82 (22.59%) SQL
21 79 (21.76%) Windows
22 76 (20.94%) Google
22 76 (20.94%) Open Source
22 76 (20.94%) NoSQL

Kibana
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
1 217 (59.78%) Elasticsearch
2 73 (20.11%) nginx
3 69 (19.01%) Apache
4 58 (15.98%) Tomcat
5 32 (8.82%) Confluence
6 28 (7.71%) Apache Spark
7 23 (6.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (4.68%) CMS
9 15 (4.13%) JBoss
9 15 (4.13%) Orchard CMS
10 12 (3.31%) WebLogic
11 9 (2.48%) Jupyter
12 8 (2.20%) Apache Solr
12 8 (2.20%) Jetty
12 8 (2.20%) OpenStack
12 8 (2.20%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.93%) IIS
13 7 (1.93%) Mongrel
14 6 (1.65%) IPython
15 3 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 129 (35.54%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (18.18%) GitHub
3 50 (13.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (10.74%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (10.47%) Amazon S3
5 38 (10.47%) Google Analytics
6 33 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 26 (7.16%) Amazon ELB
8 22 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (4.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 15 (4.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (2.48%) Sauce Labs
12 9 (2.48%) Serverless
13 8 (2.20%) Route 53
13 8 (2.20%) SaaS
13 8 (2.20%) Sumo Logic
14 7 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (1.93%) Rackspace Cloud
15 6 (1.65%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 72 (19.83%) HTTP
2 69 (19.01%) SSL
3 58 (15.98%) TCP/IP
4 26 (7.16%) DNS
5 20 (5.51%) Firewall
6 10 (2.75%) OpenVPN
7 9 (2.48%) HTTPS
8 8 (2.20%) Calico
8 8 (2.20%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (2.20%) SSH
9 6 (1.65%) Internet
9 6 (1.65%) SMS
10 4 (1.10%) VPN
11 3 (0.83%) LAN
11 3 (0.83%) SNMP
11 3 (0.83%) WAN
11 3 (0.83%) Wireless
12 2 (0.55%) DSL
12 2 (0.55%) MPLS
12 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (31.68%) MongoDB
2 76 (20.94%) NoSQL
3 60 (16.53%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (12.95%) Big Data
5 45 (12.40%) Hadoop
6 44 (12.12%) MySQL
7 37 (10.19%) SQL Server
8 22 (6.06%) Apache Hive
9 21 (5.79%) HBase
10 19 (5.23%) InfluxDB
11 17 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (4.41%) Relational Database
13 11 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (2.75%) Impala
15 9 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (2.48%) Redis
16 7 (1.93%) DB2
16 7 (1.93%) Power BI
17 6 (1.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 172 (47.38%) Git (software)
1 172 (47.38%) Jenkins
2 74 (20.39%) Cucumber
3 64 (17.63%) Selenium
4 55 (15.15%) Artifactory
5 52 (14.33%) Ant
6 50 (13.77%) IntelliJ
7 49 (13.50%) JIRA
8 48 (13.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 47 (12.95%) JUnit
10 46 (12.67%) Gatling
11 39 (10.74%) Maven
12 33 (9.09%) Bitbucket
13 30 (8.26%) GitLab
14 28 (7.71%) gulp
15 27 (7.44%) Grunt
15 27 (7.44%) Karma Test Runner
15 27 (7.44%) Sublime Text
16 24 (6.61%) WebDriver
17 15 (4.13%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (6.89%) Banking
2 24 (6.61%) Finance
3 13 (3.58%) Marketing
3 13 (3.58%) Publishing
4 10 (2.75%) Retail
5 9 (2.48%) Front Office
5 9 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.93%) Advertising
8 5 (1.38%) Law
9 4 (1.10%) Electronics
9 4 (1.10%) Games
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 107 (29.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 94 (25.90%) Developer
3 36 (9.92%) AWS DevOps
4 35 (9.64%) AWS Engineer
5 29 (7.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 28 (7.71%) Java Developer
7 27 (7.44%) Scala Developer
8 25 (6.89%) Tester
9 18 (4.96%) Data Engineer
10 16 (4.41%) Big Data Engineer
10 16 (4.41%) Consultant
10 16 (4.41%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 14 (3.86%) Analyst
13 13 (3.58%) Senior DevOps
14 11 (3.03%) Automation Tester
14 11 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.03%) WebOps Engineer
15 10 (2.75%) DevOps Consultant
15 10 (2.75%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (53.99%) Elastic Stack
2 71 (19.56%) Node.js
3 54 (14.88%) Kafka
4 51 (14.05%) XML
5 49 (13.50%) AngularJS
5 49 (13.50%) Gherkin
6 45 (12.40%) CSS
7 44 (12.12%) RESTful
8 43 (11.85%) Servlets
9 42 (11.57%) REST
10 39 (10.74%) Web Services
11 37 (10.19%) JSON
11 37 (10.19%) Spring
12 35 (9.64%) .NET
13 33 (9.09%) Sensu
14 32 (8.82%) HTML
15 29 (7.99%) jQuery
15 29 (7.99%) Spring Boot
16 25 (6.89%) Play Framework
17 24 (6.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.93%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.38%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.38%) User Experience
7 4 (1.10%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.10%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.83%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.83%) Replication
9 2 (0.55%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 193 (53.17%) Linux
2 79 (21.76%) Windows
3 66 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 50 (13.77%) Unix
5 42 (11.57%) CentOS
6 20 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.03%) Debian
8 8 (2.20%) CoreOS
9 6 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.65%) Fedora
10 4 (1.10%) Android
11 3 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (64.19%) DevOps
2 189 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (40.50%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (26.72%) Microservices
5 95 (26.17%) Test Automation
6 85 (23.42%) Configuration Management
7 76 (20.94%) Open Source
8 70 (19.28%) Analytics
9 52 (14.33%) BDD
10 51 (14.05%) Deployment Automation
11 47 (12.95%) Continuous Delivery
12 46 (12.67%) TDD
13 43 (11.85%) Load Balancing
14 40 (11.02%) Scrum
15 33 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
16 30 (8.26%) E-Commerce
17 29 (7.99%) Kanban
18 28 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
19 25 (6.89%) Software Engineering
19 25 (6.89%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 197 (54.27%) Python
2 188 (51.79%) Java
3 115 (31.68%) JavaScript
4 109 (30.03%) Ruby
5 84 (23.14%) Bash Shell
5 84 (23.14%) Perl
6 82 (22.59%) SQL
7 74 (20.39%) Groovy
8 70 (19.28%) Scala
9 60 (16.53%) C#
10 36 (9.92%) Haskell
11 34 (9.37%) Shell Script
12 33 (9.09%) Go
13 18 (4.96%) PHP
14 13 (3.58%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.48%) PL/SQL
16 8 (2.20%) Kotlin
17 7 (1.93%) Java 8
18 5 (1.38%) HiveQL
18 5 (1.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.03%) Degree
4 7 (1.93%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.93%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.55%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.41%) QA
2 13 (3.58%) GCP
3 9 (2.48%) GDPR
4 5 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 131 (36.09%) Docker
2 14 (3.86%) Varnish
3 13 (3.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.75%) KVM
6 9 (2.48%) Xen
7 8 (2.20%) Postfix
7 8 (2.20%) Squid
7 8 (2.20%) vCloud
7 8 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.93%) Apache Flume
8 7 (1.93%) VirtualBox
9 6 (1.65%) HDFS
10 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 191 (52.62%) logstash
2 147 (40.50%) Puppet
3 111 (30.58%) Grafana
4 95 (26.17%) Ansible
5 84 (23.14%) Terraform
6 75 (20.66%) Kubernetes
7 41 (11.29%) ZABBIX
8 37 (10.19%) Opscode Chef
9 36 (9.92%) Nagios
10 30 (8.26%) Prometheus
11 22 (6.06%) HAProxy
11 22 (6.06%) Uchiwa
12 18 (4.96%) Pingdom
13 16 (4.41%) Graphite
14 14 (3.86%) Sysdig
15 12 (3.31%) Packer
16 11 (3.03%) Fluentd
16 11 (3.03%) Salt
17 9 (2.48%) Graylog
18 8 (2.20%) collectd
Vendors
1 76 (20.94%) Google
2 52 (14.33%) Splunk
3 43 (11.85%) Adobe
4 42 (11.57%) New Relic
5 29 (7.99%) Oracle
6 26 (7.16%) AppDynamics
6 26 (7.16%) hybris
7 22 (6.06%) VMware
8 20 (5.51%) Microsoft
8 20 (5.51%) Red Hat
9 19 (5.23%) Atlassian
10 18 (4.96%) PagerDuty
11 17 (4.68%) Hortonworks
12 14 (3.86%) Cloudera
13 13 (3.58%) Perforce
14 10 (2.75%) webMethods
15 9 (2.48%) SAP
16 8 (2.20%) Rackspace
16 8 (2.20%) Sonatype
17 7 (1.93%) Tableau