Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 574 563 727
Rank change year-on-year -11 +164 +71
Contract jobs citing Kibana 322 269 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.47% 2.79% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 150 119
UK median daily rate £540 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.68% -2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £360
90th Percentile £660 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +2.94% -8.11% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £47.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.30% -6.93% -
10th Percentile £62.50 £39.50 £43.90
90th Percentile £67.50 £47.00 £54.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 13,040 9,652 10,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.95% 10.71% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,674 6,398 6,904
UK median daily rate £484 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £275 £263
90th Percentile £630 £603 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £383
% change year-on-year +3.03% +7.70% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 213 270
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.72 £12.00 £12.73
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.80 £52.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.24% +5.67%

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 22 May 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 14 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 22 May 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 -24 311 £550 +15.79% 75
London -16 203 £550 +5.77% 27
UK excluding London -14 116 £438 +2.94% 49
South East -20 38 £475 +8.57% 28
North of England -15 32 £400 -5.88% 5
North West -22 28 £400 - 4
Midlands -5 27 £525 +5.00% 3
West Midlands -16 18 £550 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +2 9 £425 -10.53% 2
East of England +2 8 £425 - 4
Scotland - 8 £488 - 1
South West 0 3 £350 -14.11% 8
North East - 3 £275 -
Yorkshire -13 1 £575 +27.78% 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 213 (66.15%) DevOps
2 193 (59.94%) Elastic Stack
3 187 (58.07%) Elasticsearch
4 181 (56.21%) logstash
5 175 (54.35%) Linux
6 170 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (50.93%) Python
8 159 (49.38%) Java
9 143 (44.41%) Continuous Integration
10 135 (41.93%) Docker
11 134 (41.61%) Amazon AWS
12 128 (39.75%) Git (software)
13 121 (37.58%) Puppet
13 121 (37.58%) Jenkins
14 107 (33.23%) Grafana
15 106 (32.92%) Bash Shell
16 105 (32.61%) Ansible
17 88 (27.33%) Microservices
18 84 (26.09%) nginx
19 81 (25.16%) MongoDB
20 79 (24.53%) Kubernetes
21 76 (23.60%) JavaScript
21 76 (23.60%) Ruby
22 71 (22.05%) SQL
22 71 (22.05%) Configuration Management
22 71 (22.05%) Test Automation
23 68 (21.12%) Splunk
24 65 (20.19%) Open Source
24 65 (20.19%) Terraform
25 62 (19.25%) Apache

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
1 187 (58.07%) Elasticsearch
2 84 (26.09%) nginx
3 62 (19.25%) Apache
4 43 (13.35%) Tomcat
5 22 (6.83%) Apache Spark
6 19 (5.90%) Confluence
7 17 (5.28%) CMS
8 15 (4.66%) Orchard CMS
9 12 (3.73%) WebLogic
10 11 (3.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (3.42%) Jetty
11 9 (2.80%) JBoss
12 8 (2.48%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.86%) IIS
13 6 (1.86%) IPython
13 6 (1.86%) Jupyter
13 6 (1.86%) Mongrel
14 5 (1.55%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.93%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 134 (41.61%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (11.49%) Amazon S3
2 37 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (11.18%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (11.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 35 (10.87%) GitHub
5 23 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 21 (6.52%) Amazon ELB
6 21 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
6 21 (6.52%) Serverless
7 18 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (4.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 15 (4.66%) Route 53
9 13 (4.04%) Google Analytics
10 9 (2.80%) Akamai
11 7 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (2.17%) OpenShift
11 7 (2.17%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.84%) SSL
2 45 (13.98%) TCP/IP
3 43 (13.35%) HTTP
4 30 (9.32%) DNS
5 28 (8.70%) Firewall
6 10 (3.11%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (2.17%) HTTPS
7 7 (2.17%) Internet
8 6 (1.86%) Wireless
9 5 (1.55%) LAN
9 5 (1.55%) OpenVPN
9 5 (1.55%) SMS
9 5 (1.55%) SSH
9 5 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.93%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (0.93%) WLAN
11 2 (0.62%) DHCP
11 2 (0.62%) DSL
11 2 (0.62%) VPN
11 2 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.16%) MongoDB
2 62 (19.25%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (18.94%) NoSQL
4 51 (15.84%) Hadoop
5 37 (11.49%) MySQL
6 30 (9.32%) Big Data
7 26 (8.07%) SQL Server
8 20 (6.21%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (5.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (4.66%) HBase
11 14 (4.35%) Apache Hive
12 11 (3.42%) Impala
12 11 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (3.11%) Pentaho
14 9 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (2.48%) Star Schema
16 7 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (2.17%) DB2
16 7 (2.17%) Power BI
16 7 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 128 (39.75%) Git (software)
2 121 (37.58%) Jenkins
3 56 (17.39%) Artifactory
4 48 (14.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 44 (13.66%) Cucumber
6 41 (12.73%) JUnit
7 31 (9.63%) IntelliJ
8 30 (9.32%) Selenium
9 28 (8.70%) Maven
10 27 (8.39%) Mockito
11 24 (7.45%) Ant
11 24 (7.45%) GitLab
12 23 (7.14%) JIRA
13 17 (5.28%) Gatling
14 15 (4.66%) Visual Studio
15 14 (4.35%) Subversion
16 12 (3.73%) gulp
16 12 (3.73%) WebDriver
17 11 (3.42%) Bitbucket
17 11 (3.42%) Sublime Text
General
1 20 (6.21%) Banking
2 16 (4.97%) Finance
3 14 (4.35%) Front Office
4 9 (2.80%) Games
4 9 (2.80%) Publishing
5 8 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.17%) Retail
7 6 (1.86%) Marketing
8 4 (1.24%) Advertising
9 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Law
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (32.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (24.84%) Developer
3 29 (9.01%) AWS DevOps
3 29 (9.01%) Java Developer
4 27 (8.39%) AWS Engineer
5 25 (7.76%) Scala Developer
6 24 (7.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (5.90%) Consultant
7 19 (5.90%) Lead DevOps
7 19 (5.90%) Tester
8 17 (5.28%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.35%) WebOps Engineer
10 13 (4.04%) DevOps Consultant
10 13 (4.04%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.04%) Senior DevOps
11 12 (3.73%) Analyst
11 12 (3.73%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 11 (3.42%) Data Engineer
12 11 (3.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (59.94%) Elastic Stack
2 52 (16.15%) Kafka
3 47 (14.60%) Node.js
4 41 (12.73%) Web Services
5 37 (11.49%) RESTful
5 37 (11.49%) Spring
6 30 (9.32%) Sensu
7 28 (8.70%) REST
8 27 (8.39%) .NET
9 24 (7.45%) AngularJS
9 24 (7.45%) Dropwizard
10 22 (6.83%) XML
11 21 (6.52%) CSS
12 20 (6.21%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (5.90%) LEMP Stack
14 18 (5.59%) J2EE
14 18 (5.59%) LAMP
14 18 (5.59%) Servlets
15 17 (5.28%) Gherkin
15 17 (5.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.86%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.24%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.24%) User Experience
8 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.93%) Replication
9 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.62%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.31%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.31%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 175 (54.35%) Linux
2 58 (18.01%) Unix
3 46 (14.29%) Windows
4 35 (10.87%) CentOS
5 26 (8.07%) Ubuntu
6 19 (5.90%) CoreOS
7 18 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.73%) Debian
9 5 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.55%) Fedora
10 4 (1.24%) Solaris
11 3 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (66.15%) DevOps
2 170 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (44.41%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (27.33%) Microservices
5 71 (22.05%) Configuration Management
5 71 (22.05%) Test Automation
6 65 (20.19%) Open Source
7 55 (17.08%) TDD
8 53 (16.46%) BDD
9 51 (15.84%) Deployment Automation
10 49 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 41 (12.73%) Kanban
12 38 (11.80%) Analytics
12 38 (11.80%) Load Balancing
13 37 (11.49%) Scrum
14 29 (9.01%) High Availability
15 28 (8.70%) Software Engineering
16 27 (8.39%) Pair Programming
17 26 (8.07%) Web Operations
18 25 (7.76%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 164 (50.93%) Python
2 159 (49.38%) Java
3 106 (32.92%) Bash Shell
4 76 (23.60%) JavaScript
4 76 (23.60%) Ruby
5 71 (22.05%) SQL
6 60 (18.63%) Scala
7 51 (15.84%) Groovy
8 40 (12.42%) Perl
9 38 (11.80%) Go
10 35 (10.87%) Shell Script
11 29 (9.01%) C#
12 25 (7.76%) PHP
13 16 (4.97%) Kotlin
14 14 (4.35%) Java 8
15 13 (4.04%) PowerShell
16 12 (3.73%) Haskell
17 6 (1.86%) PL/SQL
18 5 (1.55%) HiveQL
18 5 (1.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 55 (17.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.48%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) Degree
5 2 (0.62%) CCNP
5 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.31%) CCDP
6 1 (0.31%) CCIE
6 1 (0.31%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (0.31%) CCNA
6 1 (0.31%) CWNA
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.21%) QA
2 8 (2.48%) GCP
3 6 (1.86%) GDPR
4 5 (1.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 135 (41.93%) Docker
2 16 (4.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 14 (4.35%) Varnish
4 10 (3.11%) Squid
5 9 (2.80%) HDFS
6 8 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (2.17%) vCloud
8 6 (1.86%) Apache Flume
8 6 (1.86%) KVM
8 6 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.86%) VirtualBox
8 6 (1.86%) Xen
9 5 (1.55%) Postfix
10 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.93%) Firmware
11 1 (0.31%) Ceph
11 1 (0.31%) NFS
11 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 181 (56.21%) logstash
2 121 (37.58%) Puppet
3 107 (33.23%) Grafana
4 105 (32.61%) Ansible
5 79 (24.53%) Kubernetes
6 65 (20.19%) Terraform
7 38 (11.80%) Prometheus
8 34 (10.56%) HAProxy
8 34 (10.56%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (9.63%) Nagios
10 25 (7.76%) ZABBIX
11 18 (5.59%) Sysdig
12 16 (4.97%) Packer
13 14 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 14 (4.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 9 (2.80%) Salt
14 9 (2.80%) StatsD
15 8 (2.48%) Fluentd
15 8 (2.48%) Graphite
15 8 (2.48%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 68 (21.12%) Splunk
2 38 (11.80%) Google
3 37 (11.49%) AppDynamics
4 23 (7.14%) New Relic
5 21 (6.52%) Oracle
6 20 (6.21%) Hortonworks
7 18 (5.59%) Red Hat
8 17 (5.28%) Atlassian
9 16 (4.97%) Adobe
9 16 (4.97%) VMware
10 14 (4.35%) Microsoft
10 14 (4.35%) Perforce
11 13 (4.04%) hybris
12 12 (3.73%) Cloudera
13 9 (2.80%) AlienVault
14 8 (2.48%) Rackspace
15 7 (2.17%) IBM
15 7 (2.17%) SaltStack
15 7 (2.17%) Tableau
15 7 (2.17%) webMethods