Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 529 545 548
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 +304
Contract jobs citing Kibana 406 365 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.66% 2.98% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 253 193
UK median daily rate £500 £538 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +10.82% -3.00%
10th Percentile £376 £365 £365
90th Percentile £660 £634 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -13.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £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 15,266 12,240 11,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.49% 11.85% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,271 8,286 7,455
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 288 267
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.58% +4.96%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.91 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.05 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.69 £22.63
% change year-on-year +11.54% -30.65% +18.89%

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 11 December 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
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 11 December 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 +8 379 £500 -7.41% 81
London -6 207 £550 - 46
UK excluding London +46 192 £475 +5.56% 43
Midlands +24 55 £450 - 4
South East +2 53 £475 -17.39% 12
West Midlands +5 40 £450 -5.26%
North of England -17 33 £430 - 7
East of England - 21 £475 - 6
Scotland +3 20 £500 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire -1 16 £450 +4.65% 3
East Midlands +15 15 £410 -3.53% 4
North West -36 14 £400 - 2
South West -46 11 £400 +12.68% 6
North East - 3 - - 2
Wales -18 2 £525 +10.53% 6

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 292 (71.92%) DevOps
2 254 (62.56%) Elasticsearch
3 221 (54.43%) Jenkins
4 220 (54.19%) logstash
5 219 (53.94%) Elastic Stack
6 214 (52.71%) Java
7 201 (49.51%) Linux
7 201 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
8 193 (47.54%) Git (software)
9 190 (46.80%) Python
10 181 (44.58%) Continuous Integration
11 168 (41.38%) Docker
12 166 (40.89%) JavaScript
13 143 (35.22%) Microservices
14 141 (34.73%) Test Automation
14 141 (34.73%) Puppet
15 134 (33.00%) MongoDB
16 128 (31.53%) Amazon AWS
16 128 (31.53%) Grafana
17 123 (30.30%) Ansible
18 116 (28.57%) Selenium
18 116 (28.57%) Google
19 109 (26.85%) Ruby
20 105 (25.86%) SQL
21 104 (25.62%) Cucumber
21 104 (25.62%) Open Source
22 103 (25.37%) GitHub
23 99 (24.38%) Perl
24 98 (24.14%) Configuration Management
25 97 (23.89%) Node.js

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
1 254 (62.56%) Elasticsearch
2 95 (23.40%) Apache
3 76 (18.72%) Tomcat
4 73 (17.98%) nginx
5 53 (13.05%) Confluence
6 32 (7.88%) JBoss
7 31 (7.64%) WebLogic
8 29 (7.14%) Apache Spark
9 20 (4.93%) WebSphere
10 18 (4.43%) Apache Solr
11 13 (3.20%) IIS
12 12 (2.96%) Jetty
12 12 (2.96%) Jupyter
12 12 (2.96%) Mongrel
12 12 (2.96%) Mule
13 11 (2.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (1.48%) OpenStack
15 5 (1.23%) WildFly
16 2 (0.49%) Traefik
16 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 128 (31.53%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (25.37%) GitHub
3 70 (17.24%) Google Analytics
4 69 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (10.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 39 (9.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 36 (8.87%) Amazon EC2
8 35 (8.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 31 (7.64%) Amazon S3
10 23 (5.67%) Amazon ELB
11 19 (4.68%) Datadog
11 19 (4.68%) SaaS
12 14 (3.45%) Apigee
12 14 (3.45%) Serverless
12 14 (3.45%) Slack
13 12 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (2.96%) PaaS
14 11 (2.71%) Sumo Logic
15 10 (2.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 87 (21.43%) HTTP
2 66 (16.26%) SSL
3 65 (16.01%) TCP/IP
4 21 (5.17%) DNS
5 13 (3.20%) VPN
6 11 (2.71%) DAB
6 11 (2.71%) OpenVPN
7 10 (2.46%) Skype
8 9 (2.22%) LAN
8 9 (2.22%) OpenLDAP
8 9 (2.22%) SSH
9 8 (1.97%) Firewall
10 5 (1.23%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.99%) SMS
11 4 (0.99%) WAN
12 3 (0.74%) IPv6
13 2 (0.49%) Internet
13 2 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.49%) SNMP
14 1 (0.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (33.00%) MongoDB
2 81 (19.95%) NoSQL
3 54 (13.30%) MySQL
4 48 (11.82%) Big Data
5 45 (11.08%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (10.59%) Hadoop
6 43 (10.59%) SQL Server
7 28 (6.90%) Redis
8 22 (5.42%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (4.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (4.43%) Apache Hive
10 17 (4.19%) InfluxDB
10 17 (4.19%) Relational Database
11 13 (3.20%) HBase
12 12 (2.96%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.46%) Presto
14 7 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (1.48%) Oracle Database
16 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (0.99%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 221 (54.43%) Jenkins
2 193 (47.54%) Git (software)
3 116 (28.57%) Selenium
4 104 (25.62%) Cucumber
5 88 (21.67%) IntelliJ
6 81 (19.95%) JIRA
7 77 (18.97%) Gatling
8 74 (18.23%) Ant
9 69 (17.00%) Maven
10 68 (16.75%) JUnit
11 61 (15.02%) gulp
11 61 (15.02%) Sublime Text
12 55 (13.55%) Eclipse
13 48 (11.82%) Grunt
13 48 (11.82%) Karma Test Runner
14 34 (8.37%) Artifactory
15 33 (8.13%) WebDriver
16 32 (7.88%) Bitbucket
17 31 (7.64%) JMeter
18 30 (7.39%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (10.34%) Finance
2 27 (6.65%) Banking
3 17 (4.19%) Retail
4 12 (2.96%) Marketing
5 11 (2.71%) Publishing
6 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.48%) Advertising
8 6 (1.48%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.23%) Games
9 5 (1.23%) Law
10 4 (0.99%) Electronics
11 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.74%) Legal
11 3 (0.74%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.49%) Automotive
12 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (33.00%) Developer
2 122 (30.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 54 (13.30%) Java Developer
4 34 (8.37%) Scala Developer
5 31 (7.64%) AWS Engineer
6 28 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
7 27 (6.65%) Architect
7 27 (6.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 20 (4.93%) Consultant
8 20 (4.93%) Data Engineer
9 19 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.43%) Big Data Engineer
11 17 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (3.94%) Azure DevOps
13 13 (3.20%) .NET Developer
13 13 (3.20%) Analyst
13 13 (3.20%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 13 (3.20%) Azure Engineer
13 13 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (2.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (53.94%) Elastic Stack
2 97 (23.89%) Node.js
3 96 (23.65%) CSS
4 91 (22.41%) REST
5 83 (20.44%) HTML
6 78 (19.21%) Gherkin
7 77 (18.97%) XML
8 75 (18.47%) JSON
9 73 (17.98%) AngularJS
9 73 (17.98%) Spring
10 65 (16.01%) Servlets
11 62 (15.27%) RESTful
12 54 (13.30%) Play Framework
13 53 (13.05%) jQuery
13 53 (13.05%) Web Services
14 50 (12.32%) HTML5
15 49 (12.07%) Hibernate
16 47 (11.58%) Kafka
17 46 (11.33%) Spring Boot
18 38 (9.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (2.71%) Public Cloud
4 10 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.48%) User Experience
9 4 (0.99%) Blog
9 4 (0.99%) Fintech
9 4 (0.99%) NHS
9 4 (0.99%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.49%) DataPower
11 2 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.25%) CMDB
12 1 (0.25%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 201 (49.51%) Linux
2 94 (23.15%) Windows
3 81 (19.95%) Ubuntu
4 67 (16.50%) Unix
5 34 (8.37%) CentOS
6 17 (4.19%) Debian
7 12 (2.96%) Fedora
7 12 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.71%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.46%) Mac OS
10 8 (1.97%) Android
11 5 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.23%) Mesosphere
12 4 (0.99%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.49%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.25%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (71.92%) DevOps
2 201 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (44.58%) Continuous Integration
4 143 (35.22%) Microservices
5 141 (34.73%) Test Automation
6 104 (25.62%) Open Source
7 98 (24.14%) Configuration Management
8 92 (22.66%) Analytics
9 79 (19.46%) TDD
10 63 (15.52%) Scrum
11 61 (15.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 53 (13.05%) BDD
12 53 (13.05%) Lean Software Development
13 45 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (10.59%) Deployment Automation
15 39 (9.61%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (8.62%) Continuous Deployment
17 29 (7.14%) Software Engineering
18 28 (6.90%) Pair Programming
19 27 (6.65%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 214 (52.71%) Java
2 190 (46.80%) Python
3 166 (40.89%) JavaScript
4 109 (26.85%) Ruby
5 105 (25.86%) SQL
6 99 (24.38%) Perl
7 83 (20.44%) Scala
8 81 (19.95%) C#
8 81 (19.95%) Groovy
9 80 (19.70%) Bash Shell
10 53 (13.05%) Haskell
11 23 (5.67%) Go
11 23 (5.67%) PowerShell
12 20 (4.93%) PL/SQL
13 19 (4.68%) PHP
14 10 (2.46%) AWK
14 10 (2.46%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.97%) Java 8
16 6 (1.48%) Kotlin
17 5 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 48 (11.82%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.64%) Degree
4 19 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.46%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.99%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.49%) ISEB
10 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.49%) MOS
11 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) CCNP
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.25%) GIAC
11 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.13%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.49%) GDPR
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.25%) HL7
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 168 (41.38%) Docker
2 20 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.96%) VirtualBox
4 11 (2.71%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (2.22%) KVM
6 9 (2.22%) Postfix
6 9 (2.22%) Squid
6 9 (2.22%) vCloud
6 9 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.97%) Xen
8 6 (1.48%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.74%) HDFS
10 2 (0.49%) etcd
10 2 (0.49%) flannel
11 1 (0.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 220 (54.19%) logstash
2 141 (34.73%) Puppet
3 128 (31.53%) Grafana
4 123 (30.30%) Ansible
5 93 (22.91%) Terraform
6 75 (18.47%) Kubernetes
7 54 (13.30%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (8.87%) Nagios
9 35 (8.62%) Graphite
10 34 (8.37%) ZABBIX
11 24 (5.91%) Prometheus
12 23 (5.67%) Salt
13 17 (4.19%) Uchiwa
14 16 (3.94%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (3.94%) Mesos
14 16 (3.94%) Packer
15 14 (3.45%) Graylog
16 12 (2.96%) Hadoop YARN
16 12 (2.96%) Pingdom
17 10 (2.46%) Rancher
Vendors
1 116 (28.57%) Google
2 53 (13.05%) Splunk
3 43 (10.59%) New Relic
3 43 (10.59%) Oracle
4 40 (9.85%) Adobe
5 31 (7.64%) Microsoft
5 31 (7.64%) VMware
6 28 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 27 (6.65%) AppDynamics
8 24 (5.91%) webMethods
9 15 (3.69%) hybris
10 12 (2.96%) Hortonworks
10 12 (2.96%) PagerDuty
11 11 (2.71%) Atlassian
12 10 (2.46%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.22%) SAP
13 9 (2.22%) Sonatype
14 8 (1.97%) IBM
14 8 (1.97%) SaltStack
15 6 (1.48%) Remedy