Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 558 824
Rank change year-on-year +18 +266 +12
Contract jobs citing Kibana 370 345 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.33% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.17% 2.97% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 190 44
UK median daily rate £538 £486 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £391 £364 £333
90th Percentile £636 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £440 £500
% change year-on-year +7.95% -12.00% +80.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 11655 11610 9836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.06% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7885 7436 6009
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 269 337
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -3.43%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.50 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -25.58% +12.98% -5.13%

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 24 November 2017.

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
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 Kibana within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +16 361 £540 +11.05% 28
London -31 244 £550 +10.00% 15
UK excluding London +86 121 £475 +7.95% 15
North of England +73 38 £430 +7.50% 8
South East +32 35 £575 +43.75% 4
North West +39 29 £400 - 4
Midlands +32 22 £494 +9.81%
South West +14 21 £355 -2.74%
West Midlands +17 17 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire +34 9 £430 +7.50% 4
East Midlands +3 5 £450 -
Scotland +4 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Wales +11 2 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kibana 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 Kibana.

1 247 (66.76%) logstash
2 237 (64.05%) Elastic Stack
3 223 (60.27%) Elasticsearch
4 218 (58.92%) DevOps
5 213 (57.57%) Agile Software Development
6 209 (56.49%) Linux
7 208 (56.22%) Java
8 163 (44.05%) Continuous Integration
9 153 (41.35%) Docker
10 140 (37.84%) Python
10 140 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
11 132 (35.68%) Jenkins
12 129 (34.86%) Puppet
13 128 (34.59%) Grafana
14 123 (33.24%) Microservices
15 120 (32.43%) Unix
16 114 (30.81%) Git (software)
17 112 (30.27%) Ansible
18 109 (29.46%) MongoDB
18 109 (29.46%) Bash Shell
19 99 (26.76%) NoSQL
20 96 (25.95%) Ruby
21 94 (25.41%) Splunk
22 93 (25.14%) PostgreSQL
23 91 (24.59%) Security Cleared
24 88 (23.78%) Scala
24 88 (23.78%) Configuration Management
25 87 (23.51%) Kubernetes
26 85 (22.97%) HTTP
27 82 (22.16%) RESTful

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
1 223 (60.27%) Elasticsearch
2 70 (18.92%) Apache
3 65 (17.57%) nginx
4 49 (13.24%) Tomcat
5 34 (9.19%) Confluence
6 24 (6.49%) WebLogic
7 21 (5.68%) JBoss
8 17 (4.59%) Apache Spark
9 10 (2.70%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.81%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.81%) Drupal
10 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.54%) Jetty
11 2 (0.54%) Mule
12 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.27%) Documentum
12 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 140 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (15.41%) Amazon S3
3 55 (14.86%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (11.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 32 (8.65%) Amazon ELB
5 32 (8.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 28 (7.57%) GitHub
7 25 (6.76%) Route 53
8 22 (5.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 18 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (3.78%) Google Analytics
12 14 (3.78%) PaaS
13 11 (2.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 10 (2.70%) Serverless
15 8 (2.16%) IaaS
16 7 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (1.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 85 (22.97%) HTTP
2 79 (21.35%) SSL
2 79 (21.35%) TCP/IP
3 55 (14.86%) DNS
4 45 (12.16%) Firewall
5 18 (4.86%) SSH
6 17 (4.59%) OpenLDAP
6 17 (4.59%) OpenVPN
7 15 (4.05%) Internet
8 7 (1.89%) LDAP
9 5 (1.35%) SNMP
10 4 (1.08%) LAN
10 4 (1.08%) Network Security
10 4 (1.08%) VPN
10 4 (1.08%) WAN
11 3 (0.81%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.81%) NAS
11 3 (0.81%) SAN
12 2 (0.54%) DSL
12 2 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (29.46%) MongoDB
2 99 (26.76%) NoSQL
3 93 (25.14%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (19.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 32 (8.65%) MySQL
6 31 (8.38%) Amazon RDS
7 30 (8.11%) Relational Database
8 29 (7.84%) RDBMS
9 22 (5.95%) Hadoop
10 18 (4.86%) Oracle Database
11 17 (4.59%) Big Data
12 13 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (2.16%) Redis
14 7 (1.89%) Flink
15 4 (1.08%) InfluxDB
15 4 (1.08%) SQL Server
16 3 (0.81%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.81%) Data Lake
16 3 (0.81%) DataStax
16 3 (0.81%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 132 (35.68%) Jenkins
2 114 (30.81%) Git (software)
3 64 (17.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 50 (13.51%) JUnit
5 48 (12.97%) Selenium
6 46 (12.43%) Mockito
7 45 (12.16%) JIRA
8 44 (11.89%) Artifactory
9 38 (10.27%) Maven
10 36 (9.73%) Cucumber
11 28 (7.57%) IntelliJ
12 26 (7.03%) SonarQube
13 24 (6.49%) Ant
14 22 (5.95%) Bitbucket
15 18 (4.86%) JMeter
16 17 (4.59%) Eclipse
16 17 (4.59%) Liquibase
17 14 (3.78%) Grunt
18 12 (3.24%) GitLab
19 11 (2.97%) Subversion
General
1 40 (10.81%) Finance
2 35 (9.46%) Banking
3 21 (5.68%) Games
4 17 (4.59%) Marketing
5 16 (4.32%) Electronics
5 16 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
7 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (38.11%) Developer
2 93 (25.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (19.19%) Java Developer
4 59 (15.95%) Scala Developer
5 33 (8.92%) AWS Engineer
5 33 (8.92%) Java Scala Developer
6 27 (7.30%) AWS DevOps
7 26 (7.03%) Senior Developer
8 25 (6.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 18 (4.86%) Agile Developer
9 18 (4.86%) Agile Java Developer
9 18 (4.86%) Analyst
10 17 (4.59%) Architect
10 17 (4.59%) Python Developer
11 15 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.78%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (3.24%) HTML Developer
15 11 (2.97%) Senior DevOps
15 11 (2.97%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (64.05%) Elastic Stack
2 82 (22.16%) RESTful
3 61 (16.49%) Kafka
4 49 (13.24%) Spring
4 49 (13.24%) Web Services
5 42 (11.35%) REST
6 39 (10.54%) Akka
7 38 (10.27%) Node.js
8 37 (10.00%) XML
9 34 (9.19%) JSON
10 28 (7.57%) HTML
11 27 (7.30%) HTML5
12 26 (7.03%) Sensu
12 26 (7.03%) SOAP
13 24 (6.49%) CSS
14 23 (6.22%) LEMP Stack
15 22 (5.95%) J2EE
16 19 (5.14%) Hibernate
16 19 (5.14%) jQuery
17 18 (4.86%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.68%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (3.51%) User Experience
4 10 (2.70%) Blog
4 10 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.43%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.62%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.62%) BYOD
7 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.08%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.08%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.81%) PKI
10 3 (0.81%) Wiki
11 2 (0.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 209 (56.49%) Linux
2 120 (32.43%) Unix
3 34 (9.19%) Windows
4 25 (6.76%) CentOS
5 20 (5.41%) CoreOS
6 15 (4.05%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 8 (2.16%) Debian
8 8 (2.16%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.89%) Solaris
10 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.08%) Fedora
12 3 (0.81%) AIX
13 2 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (58.92%) DevOps
2 213 (57.57%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (44.05%) Continuous Integration
4 123 (33.24%) Microservices
5 88 (23.78%) Configuration Management
6 80 (21.62%) Kanban
7 79 (21.35%) BDD
8 73 (19.73%) TDD
9 71 (19.19%) Pair Programming
10 66 (17.84%) Test Automation
11 65 (17.57%) Open Source
12 64 (17.30%) Load Balancing
13 61 (16.49%) High Availability
14 58 (15.68%) Scrum
15 48 (12.97%) Domain-Driven Design
16 42 (11.35%) Continuous Delivery
17 33 (8.92%) Web Operations
18 31 (8.38%) Software Engineering
19 28 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 208 (56.22%) Java
2 140 (37.84%) Python
3 109 (29.46%) Bash Shell
4 96 (25.95%) Ruby
5 88 (23.78%) Scala
6 80 (21.62%) SQL
7 65 (17.57%) JavaScript
8 43 (11.62%) Go
9 40 (10.81%) Groovy
10 31 (8.38%) Shell Script
11 19 (5.14%) Perl
12 17 (4.59%) C#
12 17 (4.59%) PHP
13 11 (2.97%) R
14 7 (1.89%) Haskell
14 7 (1.89%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.81%) C
16 3 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 91 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 81 (21.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.16%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.89%) Degree
5 6 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.62%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (1.35%) CISSP
7 3 (0.81%) CISA
7 3 (0.81%) CISM
7 3 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.81%) RHCE
8 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.54%) SANS
8 2 (0.54%) SSCP
9 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.95%) QA
2 8 (2.16%) GPG13
3 3 (0.81%) SLA
4 2 (0.54%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 153 (41.35%) Docker
2 23 (6.22%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (5.14%) vCloud
4 17 (4.59%) Postfix
4 17 (4.59%) Squid
5 9 (2.43%) Apache Flume
5 9 (2.43%) etcd
6 5 (1.35%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (1.08%) LXC
7 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (1.08%) vSphere
8 3 (0.81%) KVM
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.81%) Samba
9 2 (0.54%) Firmware
9 2 (0.54%) HDFS
9 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.27%) flannel
10 1 (0.27%) zsh
Systems Management
1 247 (66.76%) logstash
2 129 (34.86%) Puppet
3 128 (34.59%) Grafana
4 112 (30.27%) Ansible
5 87 (23.51%) Kubernetes
6 71 (19.19%) Terraform
7 42 (11.35%) Prometheus
8 35 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (7.84%) ZABBIX
10 24 (6.49%) HAProxy
10 24 (6.49%) Sysdig
11 23 (6.22%) Consul
12 20 (5.41%) Rancher
13 17 (4.59%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (4.32%) Rsyslog
15 15 (4.05%) Salt
16 11 (2.97%) Fluentd
16 11 (2.97%) Zipkin
17 10 (2.70%) collectd
17 10 (2.70%) StatsD
Vendors
1 94 (25.41%) Splunk
2 64 (17.30%) AppDynamics
3 33 (8.92%) VMware
4 27 (7.30%) Oracle
5 21 (5.68%) Google
6 17 (4.59%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.59%) Sonatype
6 17 (4.59%) webMethods
7 16 (4.32%) SAP
8 10 (2.70%) TIBCO
9 9 (2.43%) New Relic
9 9 (2.43%) Rackspace
9 9 (2.43%) SaltStack
10 8 (2.16%) EMC
11 7 (1.89%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.89%) Hortonworks
12 6 (1.62%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.08%) hybris
14 3 (0.81%) NetApp
14 3 (0.81%) Veritas