Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 440 550 517
Rank change year-on-year +110 -33 +45
Contract jobs citing Kibana 154 198 422
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.19% 1.91% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 137 246
Median daily rate £500 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £343 £400 £400
90th Percentile £652 £605 £666
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £48.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.48% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year -49.48% - -

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 7,030 10,359 14,592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.65% 14.46% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,926 7,154 9,952
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £263 £308
90th Percentile £655 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 279 340
Median hourly rate £24.47 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.92% +2.86% +4.07%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.44 £12.23
90th Percentile £61.46 £48.10 £47.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.43% - +16.67%

Kibana
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kibana.

Daily rate trend for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kibana over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Kibana.

Hourly rate trend 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 25 January 2021. 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 +140 119 £575 +15.00% 47
UK excluding London +156 73 £500 +5.26% 29
Work from Home -150 57 £500 -8.17% 17
London +70 45 £500 -4.76% 23
Scotland +58 20 £458 -6.15% 5
North of England +90 17 £445 -1.11% 8
East of England +62 15 £731 +67.14% 4
South West +86 12 £575 +4.55% 6
North East +35 11 £550 +34.15% 2
South East +110 7 £488 +2.63% 3
North West +55 3 £440 -29.60% 5
Yorkshire +50 3 - - 1
Midlands +53 2 £450 - 3
West Midlands +40 1 £450 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 86 (55.84%) Jenkins
2 85 (55.19%) Python
3 80 (51.95%) DevOps
4 76 (49.35%) Elasticsearch
5 73 (47.40%) Grafana
6 72 (46.75%) Docker
6 72 (46.75%) AWS
7 71 (46.10%) Git (software)
8 66 (42.86%) Linux
9 65 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (41.56%) Elastic Stack
11 59 (38.31%) Kubernetes
12 51 (33.12%) Ansible
13 50 (32.47%) logstash
14 48 (31.17%) Test Automation
14 48 (31.17%) Bash Shell
15 47 (30.52%) Microservices
15 47 (30.52%) Terraform
16 45 (29.22%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (28.57%) Azure
18 42 (27.27%) Splunk
19 38 (24.68%) Java
19 38 (24.68%) Security Cleared
20 37 (24.03%) Kafka
20 37 (24.03%) AppDynamics
20 37 (24.03%) GitLab
21 36 (23.38%) Infrastructure as Code
22 34 (22.08%) Public Sector
22 34 (22.08%) Artifactory
22 34 (22.08%) Perl

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 76 (49.35%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (9.74%) Apache
3 13 (8.44%) Confluence
4 10 (6.49%) nginx
5 7 (4.55%) Apache Spark
5 7 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.90%) JBoss
7 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.95%) WildFly
9 2 (1.30%) IIS
9 2 (1.30%) SAS
10 1 (0.65%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.65%) Traefik
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) SPSS
1 2 (1.30%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 72 (46.75%) AWS
2 44 (28.57%) Azure
3 23 (14.94%) GitHub
4 22 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
5 19 (12.34%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (11.69%) AWS Lambda
6 18 (11.69%) OpenShift
6 18 (11.69%) Serverless
7 16 (10.39%) Google Analytics
8 15 (9.74%) Amazon S3
8 15 (9.74%) Route 53
9 13 (8.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (7.79%) PaaS
11 11 (7.14%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 11 (7.14%) AWS CodeBuild
12 10 (6.49%) SaaS
13 7 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (2.60%) AWS CloudTrail
15 4 (2.60%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.44%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.14%) HTTP
2 11 (7.14%) SSL
3 6 (3.90%) Internet
4 5 (3.25%) DSL
5 4 (2.60%) DNS
5 4 (2.60%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.60%) Network Security
6 3 (1.95%) Firewall
7 2 (1.30%) SNMP
8 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.65%) DVB
8 1 (0.65%) IPv4
8 1 (0.65%) IPv6
8 1 (0.65%) Multicast
8 1 (0.65%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.65%) VLAN
8 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (10.39%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.84%) Geospatial Data
4 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (3.90%) Big Data
5 6 (3.90%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.25%) Tableau
7 4 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.60%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.60%) HBase
7 4 (2.60%) Impala
8 3 (1.95%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.95%) InfluxDB
8 3 (1.95%) MySQL
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.30%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.65%) ClickHouse
10 1 (0.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 86 (55.84%) Jenkins
2 71 (46.10%) Git (software)
3 37 (24.03%) GitLab
4 34 (22.08%) Artifactory
5 26 (16.88%) JIRA
6 21 (13.64%) Gatling
7 19 (12.34%) Cucumber
7 19 (12.34%) JUnit
8 14 (9.09%) IntelliJ
9 13 (8.44%) Maven
9 13 (8.44%) Selenium
10 12 (7.79%) JMeter
11 10 (6.49%) LoadRunner
12 9 (5.84%) SonarQube
13 8 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (4.55%) NeoLoad
14 7 (4.55%) Sublime Text
15 6 (3.90%) Bitbucket Server
15 6 (3.90%) CA Release Automation
15 6 (3.90%) PyCharm
General
1 34 (22.08%) Public Sector
2 31 (20.13%) Finance
3 24 (15.58%) Telecoms
4 20 (12.99%) Electronics
4 20 (12.99%) Manufacturing
4 20 (12.99%) Marketing
5 7 (4.55%) Legal
6 2 (1.30%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (27.27%) Developer
2 36 (23.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (9.74%) Senior DevOps
4 14 (9.09%) Data Engineer
5 13 (8.44%) Architect
6 12 (7.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.84%) Tester
8 8 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Scala Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.25%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (2.60%) Automation Developer
12 4 (2.60%) Automation Tester
12 4 (2.60%) Cloud Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (41.56%) Elastic Stack
2 37 (24.03%) Kafka
3 26 (16.88%) Node.js
4 23 (14.94%) REST
5 19 (12.34%) JSON
6 18 (11.69%) CSS
6 18 (11.69%) HTML
7 17 (11.04%) Web Services
8 14 (9.09%) Apache NiFi
8 14 (9.09%) CSS3
8 14 (9.09%) HTML5
9 13 (8.44%) Play Framework
10 11 (7.14%) Gherkin
10 11 (7.14%) scikit-learn
10 11 (7.14%) Spring Boot
10 11 (7.14%) TensorFlow
11 10 (6.49%) XML
12 9 (5.84%) Keras
12 9 (5.84%) PyTorch
13 8 (5.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Private Cloud
2 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (3.90%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.60%) User Experience
5 3 (1.95%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.30%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.65%) MPEG
7 1 (0.65%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.65%) STB
Operating Systems
1 66 (42.86%) Linux
2 25 (16.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (9.74%) Ubuntu
4 14 (9.09%) Windows
5 7 (4.55%) Unix
6 4 (2.60%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (1.30%) Android
8 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.65%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (51.95%) DevOps
2 65 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (31.17%) Test Automation
4 47 (30.52%) Microservices
5 45 (29.22%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (23.38%) Infrastructure as Code
7 30 (19.48%) Visualisation
8 23 (14.94%) Analytics
9 22 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (14.29%) Scrum
10 20 (12.99%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (12.99%) Kanban
10 20 (12.99%) Programme Management
11 19 (12.34%) Open Source
12 12 (7.79%) Configuration Management
12 12 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (7.79%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.79%) Migration
13 11 (7.14%) Lean Software Development
13 11 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.19%) Python
2 48 (31.17%) Bash Shell
3 38 (24.68%) Java
4 34 (22.08%) Perl
5 28 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 19 (12.34%) Groovy
6 19 (12.34%) Scala
7 17 (11.04%) Ruby
8 15 (9.74%) SQL
9 10 (6.49%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.84%) Go
11 6 (3.90%) Java 8
11 6 (3.90%) R
12 5 (3.25%) C#
13 4 (2.60%) C++
13 4 (2.60%) PHP
13 4 (2.60%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.95%) Haskell
15 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.95%) Degree
6 2 (1.30%) CCNA
6 2 (1.30%) CCNP
6 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) CCDP
7 1 (0.65%) CCIE
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) QA
2 10 (6.49%) WCAG
3 4 (2.60%) GDPR
4 2 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.30%) NIST
System Software
1 72 (46.75%) Docker
2 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.25%) HDFS
4 2 (1.30%) Varnish
5 1 (0.65%) GPFS
5 1 (0.65%) NFS
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 73 (47.40%) Grafana
2 59 (38.31%) Kubernetes
3 51 (33.12%) Ansible
4 50 (32.47%) logstash
5 47 (30.52%) Terraform
6 29 (18.83%) Prometheus
7 27 (17.53%) Consul
8 22 (14.29%) Fluentd
9 20 (12.99%) Istio
9 20 (12.99%) Rancher
10 18 (11.69%) Puppet
11 15 (9.74%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (5.19%) ZABBIX
13 4 (2.60%) HP ALM
13 4 (2.60%) Nagios
14 2 (1.30%) Rundeck
15 1 (0.65%) Cacti
15 1 (0.65%) Chronos
15 1 (0.65%) HP Fortify
15 1 (0.65%) Icinga
Vendors
1 42 (27.27%) Splunk
2 37 (24.03%) AppDynamics
3 27 (17.53%) Google
4 20 (12.99%) SAP
5 19 (12.34%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.90%) New Relic
6 6 (3.90%) Oracle
6 6 (3.90%) VMware
7 5 (3.25%) HP
8 4 (2.60%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.60%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.30%) Databricks
9 2 (1.30%) F5
9 2 (1.30%) McAfee
9 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.65%) BT
10 1 (0.65%) Coverity
10 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds