Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 522 390 634
Rank change year-on-year -132 +244 -76
Contract jobs citing Kibana 296 132 216
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.32% 2.78% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 99 126
10th Percentile £412 £360 £408
25th Percentile £455 £407 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £535
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.54% +3.88%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £622
90th Percentile £700 £700 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £500 £534
% change year-on-year -2.25% -6.32% +21.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £10.50
Median % change year-on-year - +133.33% -52.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year - +133.33% -52.81%

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 12,738 4,753 13,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.84% 15.99% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,028 3,267 9,093
10th Percentile £356 £313 £284
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £663 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 87 305
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.44 £12.33
25th Percentile £16.23 £14.00 £14.94
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.62% -7.67% +20.00%
75th Percentile £48.81 £39.50 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £49.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%

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 24 September 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 16 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 24 September 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 -139 202 £550 +6.80% 40
Work from Home -182 113 £550 +22.22% 11
UK excluding London -99 108 £489 -2.25% 18
London -170 105 £550 +4.76% 24
Scotland -52 32 £455 -4.21% 1
South East -82 20 £444 -11.25% 7
East of England -31 17 £550 -26.67% 1
South West -34 15 £500 -13.04% 3
North of England -80 13 £495 +25.51% 1
North West -41 11 £499 +42.43% 1
Midlands - 9 £500 - 4
West Midlands - 7 £580 - 4
North East -17 2 £405 +0.12%
East Midlands - 2 £356 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £483 - 1
Wales - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 165 (55.74%) DevOps
2 152 (51.35%) Java
3 149 (50.34%) Elasticsearch
4 148 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 141 (47.64%) Docker
6 139 (46.96%) Grafana
7 129 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (40.88%) Kubernetes
9 118 (39.86%) Elastic Stack
10 105 (35.47%) Microservices
11 104 (35.14%) AWS
12 99 (33.45%) Python
13 92 (31.08%) Spring
13 92 (31.08%) Git (software)
14 87 (29.39%) logstash
15 85 (28.72%) Azure
16 77 (26.01%) Spring Boot
17 75 (25.34%) SQL
17 75 (25.34%) Linux
18 68 (22.97%) JavaScript
19 67 (22.64%) Kafka
20 62 (20.95%) Public Sector
21 61 (20.61%) Ansible
21 61 (20.61%) Security Cleared
21 61 (20.61%) Oracle
22 58 (19.59%) Test Automation
22 58 (19.59%) GitLab
23 57 (19.26%) Prometheus
24 55 (18.58%) Infrastructure as Code
24 55 (18.58%) REST

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
1 149 (50.34%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (10.14%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.41%) Apache Spark
4 11 (3.72%) Confluence
5 10 (3.38%) Apache
5 10 (3.38%) Appian
6 9 (3.04%) GemFire
7 4 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (1.01%) CMS
8 3 (1.01%) Headless CMS
8 3 (1.01%) IIS
8 3 (1.01%) Jetty
8 3 (1.01%) Magnolia
8 3 (1.01%) nginx
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 104 (35.14%) AWS
2 85 (28.72%) Azure
3 39 (13.18%) GitHub
4 38 (12.84%) OpenShift
5 32 (10.81%) Amazon S3
6 21 (7.09%) GCP
6 21 (7.09%) Serverless
7 19 (6.42%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (5.41%) Amazon EKS
8 16 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (4.73%) Google Analytics
10 13 (4.39%) GitHub Actions
11 12 (4.05%) Route 53
12 11 (3.72%) PaaS
13 8 (2.70%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 8 (2.70%) AWS CodeBuild
14 7 (2.36%) Azure Service Bus
15 6 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (2.03%) Siteimprove
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.04%) HTTP
2 9 (3.04%) SSL
3 8 (2.70%) Firewall
4 6 (2.03%) SNMP
5 5 (1.69%) DNS
5 5 (1.69%) Internet
6 3 (1.01%) Intranet
6 3 (1.01%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.01%) SSH
6 3 (1.01%) VPN
6 3 (1.01%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.68%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.68%) SMS
7 2 (0.68%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.34%) NAS
8 1 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.34%) WAN
8 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.89%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (13.85%) MongoDB
3 36 (12.16%) NoSQL
4 23 (7.77%) Relational Database
5 21 (7.09%) Big Data
6 17 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (5.74%) SQL Server
7 16 (5.41%) Apache Hive
8 15 (5.07%) Redis
9 14 (4.73%) RDBMS
10 13 (4.39%) Amazon Aurora
10 13 (4.39%) Oracle Database
11 12 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (4.05%) Tableau
12 9 (3.04%) HBase
12 9 (3.04%) Impala
12 9 (3.04%) Informix
12 9 (3.04%) InterSystems Cache
13 8 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (2.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 148 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 92 (31.08%) Git (software)
3 58 (19.59%) GitLab
4 50 (16.89%) Artifactory
5 40 (13.51%) Maven
6 39 (13.18%) JIRA
7 38 (12.84%) JUnit
8 34 (11.49%) Selenium
9 33 (11.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 27 (9.12%) Cucumber
11 23 (7.77%) SonarQube
12 22 (7.43%) Gradle
13 13 (4.39%) Cypress.io
13 13 (4.39%) JMeter
14 12 (4.05%) Gatling
14 12 (4.05%) IntelliJ
15 10 (3.38%) Bitbucket
16 9 (3.04%) Subversion
17 8 (2.70%) Hudson
17 8 (2.70%) Postman
General
1 62 (20.95%) Public Sector
2 49 (16.55%) Social Skills
3 48 (16.22%) Finance
4 24 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 21 (7.09%) Banking
6 18 (6.08%) Influencing Skills
7 13 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.72%) Electronics
8 11 (3.72%) Manufacturing
8 11 (3.72%) Marketing
9 8 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (1.69%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.01%) Front Office
12 2 (0.68%) Back Office
12 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.34%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 94 (31.76%) Developer
2 77 (26.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (15.20%) Java Developer
4 31 (10.47%) Data Engineer
5 18 (6.08%) Full Stack Developer
5 18 (6.08%) Senior DevOps
5 18 (6.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 17 (5.74%) Architect
7 13 (4.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (4.05%) Big Data Engineer
8 12 (4.05%) Java Engineer
8 12 (4.05%) Lead DevOps
9 11 (3.72%) Technical Leader
10 9 (3.04%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (3.04%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.04%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (3.04%) Software Developer
11 8 (2.70%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (2.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (39.86%) Elastic Stack
2 92 (31.08%) Spring
3 77 (26.01%) Spring Boot
4 67 (22.64%) Kafka
5 55 (18.58%) REST
6 50 (16.89%) RabbitMQ
7 36 (12.16%) React
8 31 (10.47%) CSS
8 31 (10.47%) HTML
9 30 (10.14%) Node.js
10 28 (9.46%) JSON
11 27 (9.12%) JMS
11 27 (9.12%) SOAP
12 26 (8.78%) OAuth
12 26 (8.78%) RESTful
13 23 (7.77%) OAuth2
14 22 (7.43%) AngularJS
14 22 (7.43%) Spring Security
15 20 (6.76%) Web Services
15 20 (6.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.42%) Legacy Systems
2 13 (4.39%) Algorithms
3 11 (3.72%) User Experience
4 10 (3.38%) Data Structures
4 10 (3.38%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.04%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.04%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.04%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.36%) Replication
8 6 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.03%) Legacy Applications
8 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.35%) PKI
11 3 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.01%) Legacy Code
11 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (25.34%) Linux
2 36 (12.16%) Unix
3 13 (4.39%) Ubuntu
3 13 (4.39%) Windows
4 11 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.35%) CentOS
7 3 (1.01%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.68%) openSUSE
8 2 (0.68%) VMS
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Debian
9 1 (0.34%) HPUX
9 1 (0.34%) Slackware
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (55.74%) DevOps
2 129 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (35.47%) Microservices
4 58 (19.59%) Test Automation
5 55 (18.58%) Infrastructure as Code
6 52 (17.57%) Scrum
7 49 (16.55%) Analytics
8 40 (13.51%) TDD
9 36 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (12.16%) Software Engineering
10 28 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (9.12%) ETL
12 26 (8.78%) Full Stack Development
13 25 (8.45%) Pair Programming
14 23 (7.77%) Front End Development
15 22 (7.43%) Open Source
16 21 (7.09%) Visualisation
17 20 (6.76%) Integration Testing
17 20 (6.76%) Performance Testing
17 20 (6.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (51.35%) Java
2 99 (33.45%) Python
3 75 (25.34%) SQL
4 68 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 50 (16.89%) Bash Shell
6 41 (13.85%) Java 8
7 29 (9.80%) Scala
8 28 (9.46%) Groovy
9 27 (9.12%) PL/SQL
10 20 (6.76%) Perl
10 20 (6.76%) TypeScript
11 19 (6.42%) C#
12 16 (5.41%) Java 11
13 11 (3.72%) Ruby
14 10 (3.38%) PHP
14 10 (3.38%) VB
15 9 (3.04%) Kotlin
15 9 (3.04%) PowerShell
16 8 (2.70%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 61 (20.61%) Security Cleared
2 53 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.38%) Degree
4 5 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.69%) OCP
4 5 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.35%) ISEB
6 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) MCITP
7 2 (0.68%) MCSE
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) CCNP
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.09%) Accessibility
2 8 (2.70%) QA
3 6 (2.03%) WCAG
4 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
System Software
1 141 (47.64%) Docker
2 5 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.69%) HDFS
3 4 (1.35%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 139 (46.96%) Grafana
2 121 (40.88%) Kubernetes
3 87 (29.39%) logstash
4 61 (20.61%) Ansible
5 57 (19.26%) Prometheus
6 49 (16.55%) Terraform
7 20 (6.76%) Puppet
8 16 (5.41%) Fluentd
9 14 (4.73%) Istio
10 12 (4.05%) Graphite
11 11 (3.72%) Rancher
12 10 (3.38%) Argo
12 10 (3.38%) Consul
12 10 (3.38%) Oozie
13 9 (3.04%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (2.03%) MIIS
16 5 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
17 4 (1.35%) Nagios
17 4 (1.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 61 (20.61%) Oracle
2 35 (11.82%) Splunk
3 33 (11.15%) IBM
4 23 (7.77%) Atlassian
4 23 (7.77%) Microsoft
5 22 (7.43%) Google
6 19 (6.42%) MuleSoft
7 17 (5.74%) AppDynamics
8 14 (4.73%) SAP
9 9 (3.04%) Dynatrace
10 8 (2.70%) Cloudera
11 7 (2.36%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.35%) Apple
12 4 (1.35%) PagerDuty
13 3 (1.01%) NetCracker
13 3 (1.01%) New Relic
14 2 (0.68%) Cadence
14 2 (0.68%) Informatica
14 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.68%) VMware