Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 449 643 547
Rank change year-on-year +194 -96 +30
Contract jobs citing Kibana 131 225 365
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.11% 1.62% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 128 268
Median daily rate £488 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -2.37% +5.13%
10th Percentile £346 £410 £375
90th Percentile £653 £750 £662
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.56% -52.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.75 £22.25
% change year-on-year - +2.25% -

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 6,214 13,925 13,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 14.81% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,019 9,338 9,132
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £302 £300 £270
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 352 357
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.07% +7.89% -1.30%
10th Percentile £13.07 £12.00 £11.83
90th Percentile £48.02 £47.83 £47.83
Median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -0.77%

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 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020. 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 +170 116 £500 -5.66% 23
London +152 88 £500 -6.54% 12
UK excluding London +165 33 £450 -10.00% 12
Work from Home +8 18 £538 +34.38% 1
South East +129 13 £500 -4.76% 2
North of England +99 6 £430 -8.27% 4
Midlands +87 5 £350 -12.50%
West Midlands +81 5 £350 -
Scotland +71 4 £550 +37.50%
Wales +35 4 £508 +23.03% 1
Yorkshire +72 3 - - 1
North West +69 2 £430 -22.70% 3
East of England +76 1 £350 -30.00% 3
North East +38 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 84 (64.12%) Elasticsearch
2 70 (53.44%) Java
3 68 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (47.33%) AWS
5 59 (45.04%) Elastic Stack
6 55 (41.98%) logstash
7 49 (37.40%) Kubernetes
7 49 (37.40%) Node.js
7 49 (37.40%) SQL
8 48 (36.64%) Security Cleared
9 47 (35.88%) DevOps
10 46 (35.11%) SC Cleared
11 43 (32.82%) Python
12 38 (29.01%) Jenkins
13 37 (28.24%) React
14 36 (27.48%) MongoDB
15 34 (25.95%) Grafana
15 34 (25.95%) Git (software)
16 32 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (23.66%) Terraform
17 31 (23.66%) Docker
18 29 (22.14%) JavaScript
19 28 (21.37%) Unix
20 27 (20.61%) AngularJS
21 26 (19.85%) Web Services
21 26 (19.85%) Linux
22 25 (19.08%) Visualisation
23 24 (18.32%) TypeScript
24 21 (16.03%) Data Science
24 21 (16.03%) Spring

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 84 (64.12%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (7.63%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.58%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.58%) SAS
3 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.82%) Apache
4 5 (3.82%) Confluence
5 3 (2.29%) nginx
6 2 (1.53%) Appian
7 1 (0.76%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.76%) IIS
7 1 (0.76%) Mule
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 62 (47.33%) AWS
2 16 (12.21%) GitHub
3 15 (11.45%) Azure
4 11 (8.40%) Datadog
5 7 (5.34%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.58%) GCP
6 6 (4.58%) Google Analytics
6 6 (4.58%) OpenShift
7 4 (3.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.05%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (3.05%) Power Platform
7 4 (3.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (2.29%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (2.29%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 3 (2.29%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.29%) Monitis
8 3 (2.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.58%) HTTP
3 5 (3.82%) DSL
3 5 (3.82%) Firewall
4 4 (3.05%) LAN
4 4 (3.05%) Network Security
4 4 (3.05%) SSL
4 4 (3.05%) WAN
5 3 (2.29%) DHCP
5 3 (2.29%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.53%) SMTP
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.76%) FTP
7 1 (0.76%) ICMP
7 1 (0.76%) POP3
7 1 (0.76%) SAN
7 1 (0.76%) SNMP
7 1 (0.76%) SSH
7 1 (0.76%) VPN
7 1 (0.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.48%) MongoDB
2 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
3 16 (12.21%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (11.45%) MySQL
5 14 (10.69%) NoSQL
6 10 (7.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.34%) Big Data
8 6 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.58%) Sqoop
9 4 (3.05%) Data Lake
9 4 (3.05%) Flink
9 4 (3.05%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.05%) Power BI
10 3 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.29%) HBase
10 3 (2.29%) JanusGraph
11 2 (1.53%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (29.01%) Jenkins
2 34 (25.95%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.45%) Cucumber
4 13 (9.92%) Selenium
5 11 (8.40%) JUnit
6 9 (6.87%) Artifactory
6 9 (6.87%) Maven
7 8 (6.11%) CA Gen
7 8 (6.11%) GitLab
8 7 (5.34%) Gatling
8 7 (5.34%) JIRA
9 6 (4.58%) CircleCI
10 4 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.05%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.05%) JMeter
10 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.29%) Apache Archiva
11 3 (2.29%) Gradle
11 3 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.29%) Spinnaker
General
1 16 (12.21%) Public Sector
2 11 (8.40%) Finance
3 9 (6.87%) Law
4 8 (6.11%) Banking
5 5 (3.82%) Advertising
6 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Legal
6 3 (2.29%) Publishing
7 2 (1.53%) Back Office
7 2 (1.53%) Electronics
7 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.53%) Front Office
7 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.53%) Marketing
7 2 (1.53%) Police
7 2 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (46.56%) Developer
2 23 (17.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (10.69%) Java Developer
4 10 (7.63%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (6.87%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.11%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Data Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.82%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Consultant
8 5 (3.82%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Scala Developer
9 4 (3.05%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.05%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.05%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Principal Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (45.04%) Elastic Stack
2 49 (37.40%) Node.js
3 37 (28.24%) React
4 27 (20.61%) AngularJS
5 26 (19.85%) Web Services
6 21 (16.03%) Spring
7 20 (15.27%) HTML
8 17 (12.98%) RESTful
9 16 (12.21%) CSS
9 16 (12.21%) REST
10 15 (11.45%) Pandas
10 15 (11.45%) scikit-learn
11 14 (10.69%) LDAP
12 13 (9.92%) HTML5
13 11 (8.40%) J2EE
13 11 (8.40%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (8.40%) Spring Boot
14 10 (7.63%) CSS3
14 10 (7.63%) JSON
14 10 (7.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Cloud Native
3 7 (5.34%) Blog
4 6 (4.58%) User Experience
5 3 (2.29%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.29%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.37%) Unix
2 26 (19.85%) Linux
3 10 (7.63%) Windows
4 7 (5.34%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.29%) Debian
5 3 (2.29%) Solaris
5 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.53%) Android
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.88%) DevOps
3 32 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (19.08%) Visualisation
5 21 (16.03%) Data Science
6 20 (15.27%) Scrum
6 20 (15.27%) Test Automation
7 18 (13.74%) Analytics
7 18 (13.74%) Microservices
8 17 (12.98%) Mentoring
8 17 (12.98%) Software Engineering
8 17 (12.98%) Test Strategy
9 15 (11.45%) Infrastructure as Code
10 14 (10.69%) Configuration Management
10 14 (10.69%) Data Analysis
10 14 (10.69%) Open Source
10 14 (10.69%) TDD
10 14 (10.69%) User Stories
11 13 (9.92%) OO
12 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 70 (53.44%) Java
2 49 (37.40%) SQL
3 43 (32.82%) Python
4 29 (22.14%) JavaScript
5 24 (18.32%) TypeScript
6 18 (13.74%) Scala
7 16 (12.21%) Ruby
8 15 (11.45%) Go
9 13 (9.92%) Perl
10 10 (7.63%) Shell Script
11 8 (6.11%) Groovy
11 8 (6.11%) Java 8
11 8 (6.11%) PL/SQL
12 7 (5.34%) R
13 5 (3.82%) C#
14 4 (3.05%) C++
14 4 (3.05%) PHP
15 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
15 3 (2.29%) C
15 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (36.64%) Security Cleared
2 46 (35.11%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.98%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.58%) AWS Certification
5 4 (3.05%) Degree
6 3 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.76%) CCSP
7 1 (0.76%) CEH
7 1 (0.76%) CISA
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CISM
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.76%) ISEB
7 1 (0.76%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.76%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) WCAG
2 3 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.53%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.76%) NIST
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (23.66%) Docker
2 6 (4.58%) HDFS
3 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (41.98%) logstash
2 49 (37.40%) Kubernetes
3 34 (25.95%) Grafana
4 31 (23.66%) Terraform
5 13 (9.92%) Ansible
5 13 (9.92%) Prometheus
6 8 (6.11%) Packer
7 7 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.05%) Puppet
9 3 (2.29%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.53%) Nagios
11 1 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.76%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.76%) Istio
11 1 (0.76%) Netcool
11 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) Oracle
2 18 (13.74%) Splunk
3 10 (7.63%) BEA
3 10 (7.63%) Informatica
3 10 (7.63%) Pega
3 10 (7.63%) webMethods
4 8 (6.11%) Google
5 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.58%) Talend
6 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.05%) SAP
6 4 (3.05%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.29%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.29%) Blue Prism
7 3 (2.29%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.29%) UiPath
8 2 (1.53%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.53%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (1.53%) Citrix
8 2 (1.53%) Xamarin