Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 556 832
Rank change year-on-year +17 +276 +13
Contract jobs citing Kibana 370 349 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.33% 0.063%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.20% 3.00% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 192 45
UK median daily rate £533 £478 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.62% -4.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £395 £363 £355
90th Percentile £635 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -12.00% +80.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £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 11554 11638 9814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 11.01% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7815 7439 5986
UK median daily rate £475 £442 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.47% +10.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +10.35% -4.42%
10th Percentile £10.95 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.30 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.87 £23.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -32.49% +23.49% -5.13%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +53 361 £538 +11.98% 24
London -45 239 £550 +10.00% 13
UK excluding London +91 126 £450 +2.27% 12
South East +46 39 £505 +26.25% 5
North of England +81 38 £430 +7.50% 5
North West +37 29 £400 - 4
Midlands +27 22 £488 +8.50%
South West +28 21 £355 -2.74%
West Midlands +33 17 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire +30 9 £430 +7.50% 1
East Midlands +10 5 £450 -
Scotland 0 3 £375 -11.76%
Wales +10 2 £475 - 1
East of England -26 1 £550 +13.40% 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kibana also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Kibana.

1 248 (67.03%) logstash
2 242 (65.41%) Elastic Stack
3 221 (59.73%) Elasticsearch
4 215 (58.11%) DevOps
5 213 (57.57%) Linux
6 210 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
7 202 (54.59%) Java
8 157 (42.43%) Continuous Integration
9 152 (41.08%) Docker
10 141 (38.11%) Python
11 140 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
12 132 (35.68%) Jenkins
13 130 (35.14%) Puppet
14 126 (34.05%) Grafana
15 118 (31.89%) Microservices
15 118 (31.89%) Unix
16 115 (31.08%) Git (software)
17 110 (29.73%) Bash Shell
17 110 (29.73%) MongoDB
18 109 (29.46%) Ansible
19 99 (26.76%) Ruby
20 97 (26.22%) NoSQL
21 91 (24.59%) Security Cleared
22 90 (24.32%) Splunk
22 90 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
23 88 (23.78%) Configuration Management
23 88 (23.78%) Kubernetes
24 86 (23.24%) Scala
25 83 (22.43%) HTTP
26 82 (22.16%) SQL

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
1 221 (59.73%) Elasticsearch
2 67 (18.11%) Apache
3 66 (17.84%) nginx
4 46 (12.43%) Tomcat
5 32 (8.65%) Confluence
6 24 (6.49%) WebLogic
7 20 (5.41%) JBoss
8 18 (4.86%) Apache Spark
9 10 (2.70%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.81%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.81%) Drupal
10 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.54%) Documentum
11 2 (0.54%) Jetty
11 2 (0.54%) Mule
12 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.27%) SAS
12 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 140 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (14.86%) Amazon S3
3 53 (14.32%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (10.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 32 (8.65%) GitHub
6 30 (8.11%) Amazon ELB
6 30 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (6.76%) Route 53
8 20 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 18 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (4.05%) PaaS
12 14 (3.78%) Google Analytics
13 11 (2.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (2.43%) IaaS
14 9 (2.43%) Serverless
15 7 (1.89%) OpenShift
16 6 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
17 5 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 83 (22.43%) HTTP
2 78 (21.08%) SSL
2 78 (21.08%) TCP/IP
3 53 (14.32%) DNS
4 45 (12.16%) Firewall
5 17 (4.59%) SSH
6 15 (4.05%) Internet
6 15 (4.05%) OpenLDAP
6 15 (4.05%) OpenVPN
7 7 (1.89%) LDAP
8 5 (1.35%) SNMP
9 4 (1.08%) LAN
9 4 (1.08%) Network Security
9 4 (1.08%) WAN
10 3 (0.81%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.81%) NAS
10 3 (0.81%) SAN
10 3 (0.81%) VPN
11 2 (0.54%) DSL
11 2 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (29.73%) MongoDB
2 97 (26.22%) NoSQL
3 90 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (19.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 32 (8.65%) MySQL
6 30 (8.11%) Relational Database
7 29 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
7 29 (7.84%) RDBMS
8 22 (5.95%) Hadoop
9 18 (4.86%) Big Data
9 18 (4.86%) Oracle Database
10 13 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (2.16%) Redis
12 7 (1.89%) Flink
13 4 (1.08%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.08%) InfluxDB
13 4 (1.08%) SQL Server
14 3 (0.81%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.81%) DataStax
14 3 (0.81%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 132 (35.68%) Jenkins
2 115 (31.08%) Git (software)
3 63 (17.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 48 (12.97%) JUnit
4 48 (12.97%) Selenium
5 47 (12.70%) Artifactory
6 44 (11.89%) Mockito
7 43 (11.62%) JIRA
8 36 (9.73%) Cucumber
8 36 (9.73%) Maven
9 27 (7.30%) IntelliJ
10 24 (6.49%) SonarQube
11 22 (5.95%) Ant
12 20 (5.41%) Bitbucket
13 19 (5.14%) JMeter
14 17 (4.59%) Eclipse
15 15 (4.05%) GitLab
15 15 (4.05%) Liquibase
16 14 (3.78%) Grunt
17 11 (2.97%) Subversion
General
1 42 (11.35%) Finance
2 35 (9.46%) Banking
3 21 (5.68%) Games
4 17 (4.59%) Marketing
5 16 (4.32%) Electronics
5 16 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.81%) Publishing
6 3 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (38.11%) Developer
2 92 (24.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 56 (15.14%) Scala Developer
5 32 (8.65%) Java Scala Developer
6 31 (8.38%) AWS Engineer
7 30 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 25 (6.76%) AWS DevOps
9 23 (6.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.86%) Agile Developer
10 18 (4.86%) Agile Java Developer
10 18 (4.86%) Architect
11 17 (4.59%) Python Developer
12 16 (4.32%) Analyst
13 15 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
15 12 (3.24%) HTML Developer
16 11 (2.97%) Data Engineer
16 11 (2.97%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (65.41%) Elastic Stack
2 80 (21.62%) RESTful
3 60 (16.22%) Kafka
4 49 (13.24%) Spring
5 48 (12.97%) Web Services
6 42 (11.35%) Node.js
7 41 (11.08%) REST
8 37 (10.00%) Akka
9 36 (9.73%) XML
10 33 (8.92%) JSON
11 29 (7.84%) HTML
12 28 (7.57%) Sensu
13 27 (7.30%) HTML5
14 26 (7.03%) SOAP
15 23 (6.22%) CSS
15 23 (6.22%) LEMP Stack
16 20 (5.41%) J2EE
17 19 (5.14%) Hibernate
17 19 (5.14%) jQuery
18 17 (4.59%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.14%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (3.51%) User Experience
4 10 (2.70%) Blog
4 10 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.16%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.62%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.62%) BYOD
7 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.08%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.81%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.81%) PKI
10 3 (0.81%) Wiki
11 2 (0.54%) Fintech
11 2 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 213 (57.57%) Linux
2 118 (31.89%) Unix
3 33 (8.92%) Windows
4 22 (5.95%) CentOS
4 22 (5.95%) CoreOS
5 14 (3.78%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 8 (2.16%) Debian
8 7 (1.89%) Solaris
8 7 (1.89%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.08%) Fedora
10 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.81%) AIX
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (58.11%) DevOps
2 210 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (42.43%) Continuous Integration
4 118 (31.89%) Microservices
5 88 (23.78%) Configuration Management
6 79 (21.35%) Kanban
7 77 (20.81%) BDD
8 72 (19.46%) TDD
9 69 (18.65%) Pair Programming
10 66 (17.84%) Test Automation
11 65 (17.57%) Open Source
12 63 (17.03%) Load Balancing
13 59 (15.95%) High Availability
14 58 (15.68%) Scrum
15 46 (12.43%) Domain-Driven Design
16 39 (10.54%) Continuous Delivery
17 33 (8.92%) Web Operations
18 32 (8.65%) Software Engineering
19 29 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (54.59%) Java
2 141 (38.11%) Python
3 110 (29.73%) Bash Shell
4 99 (26.76%) Ruby
5 86 (23.24%) Scala
6 82 (22.16%) SQL
7 68 (18.38%) JavaScript
8 46 (12.43%) Go
9 38 (10.27%) Groovy
10 31 (8.38%) Shell Script
11 19 (5.14%) Perl
12 16 (4.32%) PHP
13 15 (4.05%) C#
14 9 (2.43%) R
15 7 (1.89%) Haskell
15 7 (1.89%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 5 (1.35%) C
16 5 (1.35%) C++
16 5 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 81 (21.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.16%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.62%) Degree
4 6 (1.62%) MySQL Certification
5 5 (1.35%) CISSP
6 3 (0.81%) CISA
6 3 (0.81%) CISM
6 3 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.81%) RHCE
7 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.54%) SANS
7 2 (0.54%) SSCP
8 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.95%) QA
2 8 (2.16%) GPG13
3 3 (0.81%) SLA
4 2 (0.54%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 152 (41.08%) Docker
2 20 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (4.32%) vCloud
4 15 (4.05%) Postfix
4 15 (4.05%) Squid
5 11 (2.97%) etcd
6 10 (2.70%) Apache Flume
7 5 (1.35%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (1.08%) LXC
8 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (1.08%) vSphere
9 3 (0.81%) flannel
9 3 (0.81%) KVM
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.81%) Samba
10 2 (0.54%) Firmware
10 2 (0.54%) HDFS
10 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.54%) zsh
Systems Management
1 248 (67.03%) logstash
2 130 (35.14%) Puppet
3 126 (34.05%) Grafana
4 109 (29.46%) Ansible
5 88 (23.78%) Kubernetes
6 69 (18.65%) Terraform
7 43 (11.62%) Prometheus
8 34 (9.19%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (7.03%) ZABBIX
10 25 (6.76%) HAProxy
11 24 (6.49%) Sysdig
12 23 (6.22%) Consul
13 18 (4.86%) Rancher
14 15 (4.05%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (3.78%) Rsyslog
15 14 (3.78%) Salt
16 11 (2.97%) Fluentd
16 11 (2.97%) Zipkin
17 10 (2.70%) collectd
17 10 (2.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 90 (24.32%) Splunk
2 62 (16.76%) AppDynamics
3 30 (8.11%) VMware
4 28 (7.57%) Oracle
5 19 (5.14%) Google
6 17 (4.59%) webMethods
7 16 (4.32%) Red Hat
7 16 (4.32%) SAP
8 15 (4.05%) Sonatype
9 10 (2.70%) TIBCO
10 9 (2.43%) New Relic
10 9 (2.43%) Rackspace
10 9 (2.43%) SaltStack
11 8 (2.16%) EMC
12 7 (1.89%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.89%) Hortonworks
13 6 (1.62%) Cloudera
14 4 (1.08%) hybris
15 3 (0.81%) Adobe
15 3 (0.81%) IBM