Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 616 534 557
Rank change year-on-year -82 +23 +27
Contract jobs citing Kibana 193 380 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.55% 2.63% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 235 224
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £363
90th Percentile £688 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £464 £450
% change year-on-year +13.21% +3.06% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.30% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 -
% change year-on-year +57.30% - -

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 12,440 14,458 11,479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.64% 14.13% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,415 9,735 7,655
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +9.30%
10th Percentile £275 £293 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £413
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.85% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 388 267
UK median hourly rate £21.15 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.86% -2.78% -22.58%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.10 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +19.40% +0.72% -33.81%

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 21 October 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kibana over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 October 2019. 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 -77 177 £525 - 69
UK excluding London -46 94 £525 +13.21% 38
London -14 86 £525 -4.55% 34
South East -1 30 £528 +11.05% 9
North of England +33 25 £424 -5.83% 11
South West +5 21 £550 +37.50% 3
North East +25 10 £405 - 1
North West +14 8 £600 +48.15% 5
Yorkshire +28 7 £401 -10.83% 5
East of England +14 7 £475 +2.70% 9
Midlands +1 7 £438 +2.94% 3
West Midlands 0 5 £540 +20.00% 2
Wales +25 2 £575 +9.52% 3
Scotland +18 2 £400 -17.95%
East Midlands +10 2 £419 +2.13% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 116 (60.10%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (52.33%) Elasticsearch
3 97 (50.26%) DevOps
4 89 (46.11%) Git (software)
5 85 (44.04%) Jenkins
6 78 (40.41%) Docker
7 74 (38.34%) Elastic Stack
7 74 (38.34%) Java
8 71 (36.79%) JavaScript
8 71 (36.79%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (36.27%) Linux
9 70 (36.27%) Python
9 70 (36.27%) AWS
10 67 (34.72%) logstash
11 61 (31.61%) Microservices
11 61 (31.61%) Grafana
12 56 (29.02%) Azure
13 55 (28.50%) Kubernetes
14 54 (27.98%) Google
15 48 (24.87%) Test Automation
15 48 (24.87%) REST
16 47 (24.35%) Analytics
16 47 (24.35%) Selenium
16 47 (24.35%) SQL
17 46 (23.83%) Scala
18 45 (23.32%) JSON
19 44 (22.80%) Node.js
20 43 (22.28%) Terraform
20 43 (22.28%) HTML
21 42 (21.76%) Ansible

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
1 101 (52.33%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (14.51%) nginx
3 20 (10.36%) Apache
3 20 (10.36%) Tomcat
4 14 (7.25%) Confluence
5 12 (6.22%) IIS
6 11 (5.70%) Apache Spark
6 11 (5.70%) WebLogic
7 10 (5.18%) JBoss
8 5 (2.59%) Jetty
9 4 (2.07%) ColdFusion
10 3 (1.55%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.52%) Drupal
12 1 (0.52%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 70 (36.27%) AWS
2 56 (29.02%) Azure
3 36 (18.65%) GitHub
4 28 (14.51%) Google Analytics
5 20 (10.36%) GCP
6 14 (7.25%) Datadog
7 13 (6.74%) Serverless
8 9 (4.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (4.66%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (4.15%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (4.15%) Amazon S3
10 7 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (3.11%) Power Platform
12 4 (2.07%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (2.07%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (2.07%) Apigee
12 4 (2.07%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (2.07%) BrowserStack
12 4 (2.07%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.21%) HTTP
2 33 (17.10%) TCP/IP
3 29 (15.03%) SSL
4 10 (5.18%) DSL
5 6 (3.11%) DNS
5 6 (3.11%) Network Security
6 5 (2.59%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.07%) FTP
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.04%) DHCP
9 2 (1.04%) Internet
9 2 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.52%) 802.11
10 1 (0.52%) BGP
10 1 (0.52%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.52%) Firewall
10 1 (0.52%) IGRP
10 1 (0.52%) IPsec
10 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.65%) MongoDB
2 30 (15.54%) NoSQL
3 20 (10.36%) Relational Database
4 19 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (8.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (8.29%) Big Data
7 15 (7.77%) MySQL
8 11 (5.70%) InfluxDB
8 11 (5.70%) Redis
8 11 (5.70%) SQL Server
9 10 (5.18%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.63%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (3.11%) Power BI
12 5 (2.59%) CouchDB
13 4 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (1.55%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.55%) Sqoop
15 2 (1.04%) Flink
Development Applications
1 89 (46.11%) Git (software)
2 85 (44.04%) Jenkins
3 47 (24.35%) Selenium
4 39 (20.21%) Cucumber
5 34 (17.62%) JUnit
6 30 (15.54%) Gatling
7 26 (13.47%) JIRA
8 20 (10.36%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (9.84%) Artifactory
9 19 (9.84%) IntelliJ
10 18 (9.33%) TeamCity
11 16 (8.29%) GitLab
12 14 (7.25%) Ant
12 14 (7.25%) Karma Test Runner
13 13 (6.74%) JMeter
14 12 (6.22%) Sublime Text
15 11 (5.70%) Eclipse
15 11 (5.70%) Grunt
15 11 (5.70%) gulp
16 10 (5.18%) Gradle
General
1 24 (12.44%) Finance
2 16 (8.29%) Banking
3 12 (6.22%) Public Sector
4 11 (5.70%) Front Office
5 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.55%) Law
6 3 (1.55%) Retail
7 2 (1.04%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Games
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (41.45%) Developer
2 38 (19.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (12.44%) Scala Developer
4 17 (8.81%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (7.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 11 (5.70%) Analyst
7 10 (5.18%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.18%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.18%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.66%) Architect
8 9 (4.66%) Data Scientist
8 9 (4.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (4.66%) Python Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Data Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (3.63%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Python Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (38.34%) Elastic Stack
2 48 (24.87%) REST
3 45 (23.32%) JSON
4 44 (22.80%) Node.js
5 43 (22.28%) HTML
6 41 (21.24%) CSS
7 36 (18.65%) Play Framework
8 33 (17.10%) HTML5
9 31 (16.06%) XML
10 30 (15.54%) Gherkin
10 30 (15.54%) Spring
11 24 (12.44%) AngularJS
11 24 (12.44%) CSS3
11 24 (12.44%) Kafka
12 20 (10.36%) .NET
13 18 (9.33%) RESTful
14 17 (8.81%) Sass
15 15 (7.77%) Hibernate
15 15 (7.77%) J2EE
15 15 (7.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.22%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.18%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.66%) Wiki
5 7 (3.63%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.11%) Robotics
6 6 (3.11%) User Experience
7 4 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.07%) Replication
8 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.04%) Derivative
9 2 (1.04%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.27%) Linux
2 31 (16.06%) Windows
3 15 (7.77%) Unix
4 14 (7.25%) Ubuntu
5 11 (5.70%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.70%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.66%) Android
7 6 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.59%) Debian
9 4 (2.07%) CentOS
10 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.52%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.52%) Fedora
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (60.10%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (50.26%) DevOps
3 71 (36.79%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (31.61%) Microservices
5 48 (24.87%) Test Automation
6 47 (24.35%) Analytics
7 42 (21.76%) Open Source
8 41 (21.24%) Scrum
9 35 (18.13%) Configuration Management
10 28 (14.51%) TDD
11 27 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (13.47%) Lean Software Development
13 25 (12.95%) Infrastructure as Code
14 21 (10.88%) Kanban
15 20 (10.36%) Mentoring
15 20 (10.36%) Software Engineering
16 19 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (9.33%) BDD
18 16 (8.29%) Front End Development
19 14 (7.25%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.34%) Java
2 71 (36.79%) JavaScript
3 70 (36.27%) Python
4 47 (24.35%) SQL
5 46 (23.83%) Scala
6 32 (16.58%) C#
7 26 (13.47%) Bash Shell
7 26 (13.47%) Groovy
8 24 (12.44%) Ruby
9 22 (11.40%) Perl
10 20 (10.36%) Java 8
11 12 (6.22%) Go
12 11 (5.70%) Haskell
12 11 (5.70%) PowerShell
13 7 (3.63%) PL/SQL
14 6 (3.11%) TypeScript
15 5 (2.59%) Kotlin
16 4 (2.07%) ES6
16 4 (2.07%) PHP
16 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Degree
2 15 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.59%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.59%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.07%) ISEB
5 4 (2.07%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.55%) CCNA
7 2 (1.04%) PhD
8 1 (0.52%) CCIE
8 1 (0.52%) CCNP
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) WCAG
2 7 (3.63%) QA
3 4 (2.07%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (40.41%) Docker
2 9 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.04%) HDFS
4 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) NFS
5 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 67 (34.72%) logstash
2 61 (31.61%) Grafana
3 55 (28.50%) Kubernetes
4 43 (22.28%) Terraform
5 42 (21.76%) Ansible
6 40 (20.73%) Puppet
7 16 (8.29%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (7.25%) Graphite
8 14 (7.25%) Prometheus
9 11 (5.70%) Consul
10 9 (4.66%) ZABBIX
11 8 (4.15%) Nagios
12 7 (3.63%) Packer
13 4 (2.07%) Mesos
13 4 (2.07%) StatsD
14 2 (1.04%) Fluentd
14 2 (1.04%) Marathon
14 2 (1.04%) WSUS
15 1 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 1 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 54 (27.98%) Google
2 31 (16.06%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.81%) Splunk
4 14 (7.25%) New Relic
5 13 (6.74%) Adobe
5 13 (6.74%) Oracle
5 13 (6.74%) ServiceNow
6 9 (4.66%) SaltStack
6 9 (4.66%) Veracode
6 9 (4.66%) webMethods
7 7 (3.63%) F5
8 6 (3.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.07%) Black Duck
9 4 (2.07%) Juniper
10 3 (1.55%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.55%) Coverity
10 3 (1.55%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.55%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.55%) VMware
11 2 (1.04%) Atlassian