Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 467 525 565
Rank change year-on-year +58 +40 0
Contract jobs citing Kibana 168 172 321
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.96% 1.99% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 117 187
10th Percentile £345 £373 £400
25th Percentile £413 £425 £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £596 £560 £606
90th Percentile £716 £618 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% +2.63%

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 8,587 8,660 14,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.33% 14.52% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,130 5,947 9,662
10th Percentile £325 £263 £313
25th Percentile £413 £395 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £588 £588 £588
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 254 321
10th Percentile £14.03 £12.44 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.81 £14.31 £14.05
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.70% +5.71%
75th Percentile £53.00 £26.75 £36.67
90th Percentile £62.93 £47.46 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.71% +0.03% +12.87%

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 11 April 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 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 11 April 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 +60 124 £501 +0.20% 47
UK excluding London +107 89 £475 +5.56% 28
Work from Home -192 62 £500 +5.26% 8
London -28 34 £500 -4.76% 21
Scotland +31 33 £475 -13.64% 2
South East +73 19 £450 - 5
East of England +51 17 £700 +75.55% 7
North of England +53 10 £450 +2.27% 10
South West +68 7 £475 -9.52% 1
North East +34 7 £550 +30.18% 2
North West +28 3 £440 -29.60% 6
Midlands +22 3 £350 -5.08% 3
East Midlands - 2 £345 -
West Midlands +8 1 £450 +22.03% 3

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 99 (58.93%) Jenkins
2 96 (57.14%) Python
3 93 (55.36%) Docker
4 92 (54.76%) DevOps
5 88 (52.38%) Grafana
6 87 (51.79%) AWS
7 80 (47.62%) Elasticsearch
8 75 (44.64%) Kubernetes
9 73 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (41.07%) Linux
11 68 (40.48%) Elastic Stack
12 66 (39.29%) Git (software)
13 59 (35.12%) Bash Shell
14 58 (34.52%) Microservices
15 57 (33.93%) logstash
16 56 (33.33%) Java
17 54 (32.14%) Kafka
18 52 (30.95%) Infrastructure as Code
19 51 (30.36%) GitLab
20 48 (28.57%) Ansible
21 46 (27.38%) Terraform
22 45 (26.79%) Finance
22 45 (26.79%) Azure
23 44 (26.19%) Test Automation
24 43 (25.60%) Security Cleared
25 42 (25.00%) Prometheus
26 41 (24.40%) Splunk
27 40 (23.81%) Public Sector
28 38 (22.62%) JavaScript
29 37 (22.02%) AppDynamics

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 80 (47.62%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (10.71%) Confluence
3 12 (7.14%) Apache
4 11 (6.55%) Apache Spark
4 11 (6.55%) nginx
5 6 (3.57%) JBoss
5 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.19%) Traefik
7 2 (1.19%) WildFly
8 1 (0.60%) CMS
8 1 (0.60%) Jetty
8 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 87 (51.79%) AWS
2 45 (26.79%) Azure
3 31 (18.45%) OpenShift
4 27 (16.07%) Amazon EKS
5 22 (13.10%) AWS Lambda
5 22 (13.10%) Serverless
6 21 (12.50%) GitHub
7 19 (11.31%) Amazon S3
8 17 (10.12%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (10.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (8.33%) AWS CodeBuild
9 14 (8.33%) Route 53
10 13 (7.74%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 13 (7.74%) Google Analytics
11 11 (6.55%) PaaS
12 8 (4.76%) SaaS
13 4 (2.38%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 3 (1.79%) AWS CodePipeline
14 3 (1.79%) GCP
14 3 (1.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.36%) Internet
3 8 (4.76%) HTTP
3 8 (4.76%) SSL
4 7 (4.17%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.79%) Firewall
6 2 (1.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.60%) Broadband
7 1 (0.60%) DSL
7 1 (0.60%) DVB
7 1 (0.60%) IPv4
7 1 (0.60%) IPv6
7 1 (0.60%) LAN
7 1 (0.60%) Multicast
7 1 (0.60%) SNMP
7 1 (0.60%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.60%) VLAN
7 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 15 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.74%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.95%) RDBMS
6 9 (5.36%) Geospatial Data
7 8 (4.76%) Apache Hive
7 8 (4.76%) HBase
7 8 (4.76%) Impala
8 7 (4.17%) Amazon Aurora
9 6 (3.57%) Big Data
9 6 (3.57%) InfluxDB
9 6 (3.57%) Informix
10 5 (2.98%) Redis
11 3 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.79%) Tableau
12 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.19%) MySQL
12 2 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 99 (58.93%) Jenkins
2 66 (39.29%) Git (software)
3 51 (30.36%) GitLab
4 37 (22.02%) Artifactory
5 30 (17.86%) JIRA
6 26 (15.48%) JUnit
7 22 (13.10%) Cucumber
8 18 (10.71%) Gatling
9 15 (8.93%) IntelliJ
10 14 (8.33%) Maven
11 13 (7.74%) SonarQube
12 12 (7.14%) LoadRunner
12 12 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (6.55%) JMeter
14 10 (5.95%) Selenium
15 8 (4.76%) Bitbucket
15 8 (4.76%) PyCharm
15 8 (4.76%) TeamCity
15 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio
15 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 45 (26.79%) Finance
2 40 (23.81%) Public Sector
3 30 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 25 (14.88%) Electronics
4 25 (14.88%) Manufacturing
4 25 (14.88%) Marketing
5 8 (4.76%) Banking
6 3 (1.79%) Front Office
6 3 (1.79%) Publishing
7 2 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Military
8 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (32.74%) Developer
2 50 (29.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
4 14 (8.33%) Data Engineer
4 14 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.74%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.17%) Tester
9 6 (3.57%) Architect
9 6 (3.57%) Automation Developer
9 6 (3.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (2.98%) Data Scientist
10 5 (2.98%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 5 (2.98%) Performance Tester
10 5 (2.98%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.48%) Elastic Stack
2 54 (32.14%) Kafka
3 29 (17.26%) REST
4 27 (16.07%) Spring Boot
5 24 (14.29%) Node.js
6 21 (12.50%) Spring
7 15 (8.93%) Apache NiFi
7 15 (8.93%) Web Services
8 13 (7.74%) HTML
8 13 (7.74%) scikit-learn
8 13 (7.74%) TensorFlow
9 12 (7.14%) CSS
9 12 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (5.36%) JSON
11 8 (4.76%) Gherkin
11 8 (4.76%) Keras
11 8 (4.76%) PyTorch
11 8 (4.76%) React
11 8 (4.76%) SOAP
12 7 (4.17%) Keycloak
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.95%) Private Cloud
2 10 (5.95%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
3 8 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.57%) User Experience
5 4 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.19%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.60%) STB
Operating Systems
1 69 (41.07%) Linux
2 29 (17.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (10.71%) Ubuntu
4 13 (7.74%) Windows
5 4 (2.38%) Android
6 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.79%) CentOS
6 3 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (54.76%) DevOps
2 73 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (34.52%) Microservices
4 52 (30.95%) Infrastructure as Code
5 44 (26.19%) Test Automation
6 34 (20.24%) Visualisation
7 33 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (14.88%) Digital Marketing
9 25 (14.88%) Programme Management
9 25 (14.88%) Scrum
10 24 (14.29%) Kanban
11 20 (11.90%) Analytics
11 20 (11.90%) Open Source
12 17 (10.12%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.93%) Configuration Management
13 15 (8.93%) ETL
14 13 (7.74%) Deployment Automation
14 13 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 96 (57.14%) Python
2 59 (35.12%) Bash Shell
3 56 (33.33%) Java
4 38 (22.62%) JavaScript
5 36 (21.43%) Perl
6 17 (10.12%) Groovy
7 16 (9.52%) Ruby
7 16 (9.52%) Scala
8 14 (8.33%) SQL
9 10 (5.95%) Go
10 9 (5.36%) Java 8
10 9 (5.36%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.76%) TypeScript
12 7 (4.17%) R
13 5 (2.98%) C
14 4 (2.38%) C#
15 3 (1.79%) Haskell
15 3 (1.79%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.19%) C++
17 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (25.60%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (5.36%) Degree
5 5 (2.98%) OCP
5 5 (2.98%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.60%) CCNA
7 1 (0.60%) CCNP
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.60%) MCSE
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.36%) WCAG
2 8 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 93 (55.36%) Docker
2 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.17%) HDFS
4 6 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.60%) GPFS
6 1 (0.60%) NFS
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 88 (52.38%) Grafana
2 75 (44.64%) Kubernetes
3 57 (33.93%) logstash
4 48 (28.57%) Ansible
5 46 (27.38%) Terraform
6 42 (25.00%) Prometheus
7 34 (20.24%) Consul
8 29 (17.26%) Fluentd
9 25 (14.88%) Istio
9 25 (14.88%) Rancher
10 23 (13.69%) Puppet
11 15 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.79%) HP ALM
13 2 (1.19%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (1.19%) Control-M
13 2 (1.19%) Nagios
13 2 (1.19%) Packer
13 2 (1.19%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 41 (24.40%) Splunk
2 37 (22.02%) AppDynamics
3 32 (19.05%) Google
4 25 (14.88%) SAP
5 24 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.95%) New Relic
7 8 (4.76%) Cloudera
7 8 (4.76%) VMware
8 7 (4.17%) Dynatrace
9 4 (2.38%) Oracle
10 3 (1.79%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.79%) HP
11 2 (1.19%) BT
11 2 (1.19%) CA
11 2 (1.19%) Databricks
11 2 (1.19%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.19%) Informatica
11 2 (1.19%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.19%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.60%) ExtraHop