Period
to 18 February 2018

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 February 2018 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 549 538 755
Rank change year-on-year -11 +217 +52
Contract jobs citing Kibana 333 327 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.84% 3.19% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 192 80
UK median daily rate £540 £475 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.68% -8.43% +15.28%
10th Percentile £405 £375 £348
90th Percentile £654 £588 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £425 £488
% change year-on-year +18.82% -12.82% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% -3.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £48.50

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 11,745 10,246 9,594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.76% 10.76% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,966 6,607 5,933
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 256 320
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.28 £48.29 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -1.32% -9.52%

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 February 2018.

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 13 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 February 2018. 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 -15 324 £550 +15.79% 68
London -35 224 £550 +10.00% 28
UK excluding London +3 105 £505 +18.82% 42
South East +12 46 £600 +31.40% 11
Midlands +9 25 £550 +22.22% 3
North of England +9 24 £430 +7.50% 14
West Midlands +4 19 £550 +22.22% 3
North West -9 16 £475 +18.75% 14
East Midlands +3 6 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire -2 6 £435 -3.33%
South West +3 5 £350 -33.33% 5
Scotland -17 5 £405 - 1
North East - 2 £275 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 237 (71.17%) DevOps
2 221 (66.37%) Elastic Stack
3 206 (61.86%) logstash
4 201 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
5 199 (59.76%) Elasticsearch
6 193 (57.96%) Linux
7 181 (54.35%) Java
8 171 (51.35%) Docker
9 166 (49.85%) Continuous Integration
10 149 (44.74%) Python
11 142 (42.64%) Grafana
12 137 (41.14%) Amazon AWS
12 137 (41.14%) Puppet
13 128 (38.44%) Ansible
14 125 (37.54%) Jenkins
15 123 (36.94%) Microservices
16 116 (34.83%) Bash Shell
17 115 (34.53%) Git (software)
18 104 (31.23%) Unix
19 95 (28.53%) NoSQL
20 92 (27.63%) MongoDB
21 90 (27.03%) Kubernetes
22 87 (26.13%) Scala
22 87 (26.13%) SQL
22 87 (26.13%) Configuration Management
23 83 (24.92%) nginx
24 82 (24.62%) Splunk
25 79 (23.72%) Ruby
25 79 (23.72%) PostgreSQL
26 77 (23.12%) Test Automation

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
1 199 (59.76%) Elasticsearch
2 83 (24.92%) nginx
3 66 (19.82%) Apache
4 54 (16.22%) Tomcat
5 26 (7.81%) WebLogic
6 24 (7.21%) JBoss
7 23 (6.91%) Confluence
8 18 (5.41%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.80%) Jetty
10 5 (1.50%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.60%) Drupal
13 1 (0.30%) FileNet
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 137 (41.14%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (15.32%) Amazon S3
4 48 (14.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 40 (12.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 35 (10.51%) GitHub
7 29 (8.71%) Amazon ELB
8 26 (7.81%) Serverless
9 25 (7.51%) Route 53
10 24 (7.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 24 (7.21%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (4.80%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (3.60%) Google Analytics
15 11 (3.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 7 (2.10%) Akamai
16 7 (2.10%) AWS CloudTrail
16 7 (2.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (21.92%) SSL
2 70 (21.02%) TCP/IP
3 63 (18.92%) HTTP
4 40 (12.01%) DNS
5 29 (8.71%) Firewall
6 17 (5.11%) OpenLDAP
7 12 (3.60%) Internet
7 12 (3.60%) OpenVPN
7 12 (3.60%) SSH
8 5 (1.50%) LAN
9 4 (1.20%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.90%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (0.90%) NAS
10 3 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.90%) SAN
10 3 (0.90%) VPN
10 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.90%) Wireless
10 3 (0.90%) WLAN
11 2 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (28.53%) NoSQL
2 92 (27.63%) MongoDB
3 79 (23.72%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (15.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 39 (11.71%) Hadoop
6 33 (9.91%) Amazon RDS
7 32 (9.61%) MySQL
8 21 (6.31%) RDBMS
8 21 (6.31%) Relational Database
9 15 (4.50%) Big Data
10 14 (4.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (2.40%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.10%) Redis
13 5 (1.50%) Pentaho
14 4 (1.20%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.20%) Data Lake
14 4 (1.20%) SQL Server
15 3 (0.90%) Maltego
16 2 (0.60%) Flink
16 2 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 125 (37.54%) Jenkins
2 115 (34.53%) Git (software)
3 53 (15.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 50 (15.02%) JUnit
4 50 (15.02%) Mockito
5 42 (12.61%) Artifactory
6 40 (12.01%) IntelliJ
7 38 (11.41%) Selenium
8 35 (10.51%) Maven
9 32 (9.61%) Cucumber
10 25 (7.51%) JIRA
11 24 (7.21%) Eclipse
12 23 (6.91%) Ant
13 21 (6.31%) SonarQube
14 16 (4.80%) Bitbucket
15 13 (3.90%) JMeter
16 12 (3.60%) Liquibase
17 11 (3.30%) Grunt
17 11 (3.30%) Subversion
18 10 (3.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 23 (6.91%) Banking
2 18 (5.41%) Finance
3 12 (3.60%) Games
4 8 (2.40%) Marketing
4 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.50%) Electronics
5 5 (1.50%) Front Office
5 5 (1.50%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.50%) Publishing
6 4 (1.20%) Retail
7 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (35.14%) Developer
2 107 (32.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 63 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 63 (18.92%) Scala Developer
4 33 (9.91%) AWS Engineer
5 32 (9.61%) Java Scala Developer
6 31 (9.31%) AWS DevOps
7 29 (8.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 21 (6.31%) Lead DevOps
9 18 (5.41%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.11%) Agile Developer
10 17 (5.11%) Agile Java Developer
11 16 (4.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 16 (4.80%) Senior DevOps
12 13 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (3.60%) HTML Developer
13 12 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (3.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (3.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (66.37%) Elastic Stack
2 65 (19.52%) RESTful
3 58 (17.42%) Kafka
4 55 (16.52%) Spring
5 37 (11.11%) Akka
6 35 (10.51%) REST
6 35 (10.51%) Web Services
7 34 (10.21%) Node.js
7 34 (10.21%) Sensu
8 33 (9.91%) J2EE
8 33 (9.91%) XML
9 31 (9.31%) JSON
10 28 (8.41%) LEMP Stack
10 28 (8.41%) SOAP
11 26 (7.81%) Play Framework
12 25 (7.51%) CSS
13 23 (6.91%) Hibernate
13 23 (6.91%) HTML
13 23 (6.91%) HTML5
14 21 (6.31%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.80%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (3.00%) Digital Media
4 9 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.80%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.50%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.90%) Blog
8 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) User Experience
9 2 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.30%) Interactive TV
10 1 (0.30%) Media Streaming
10 1 (0.30%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.30%) STB
10 1 (0.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 193 (57.96%) Linux
2 104 (31.23%) Unix
3 31 (9.31%) CentOS
4 26 (7.81%) CoreOS
4 26 (7.81%) Windows
5 19 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 17 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.00%) Debian
8 4 (1.20%) Solaris
9 3 (0.90%) AIX
9 3 (0.90%) Fedora
9 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.90%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.60%) Android
10 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (71.17%) DevOps
2 201 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (49.85%) Continuous Integration
4 123 (36.94%) Microservices
5 87 (26.13%) Configuration Management
6 77 (23.12%) Test Automation
7 75 (22.52%) TDD
8 72 (21.62%) BDD
8 72 (21.62%) Open Source
9 69 (20.72%) Kanban
10 63 (18.92%) Pair Programming
11 61 (18.32%) High Availability
12 50 (15.02%) Domain-Driven Design
13 49 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
14 40 (12.01%) Scrum
15 37 (11.11%) Load Balancing
16 25 (7.51%) Task Automation
17 24 (7.21%) Software Engineering
18 23 (6.91%) Continuous Deployment
18 23 (6.91%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 181 (54.35%) Java
2 149 (44.74%) Python
3 116 (34.83%) Bash Shell
4 87 (26.13%) Scala
4 87 (26.13%) SQL
5 79 (23.72%) Ruby
6 67 (20.12%) JavaScript
7 41 (12.31%) Groovy
8 36 (10.81%) Go
9 30 (9.01%) Shell Script
10 23 (6.91%) Perl
11 19 (5.71%) PHP
12 18 (5.41%) C#
13 13 (3.90%) Kotlin
14 10 (3.00%) Haskell
14 10 (3.00%) R
15 5 (1.50%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.60%) C
16 2 (0.60%) C++
16 2 (0.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 72 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 66 (19.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.90%) RHCE
6 2 (0.60%) CCNP
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.60%) Degree
7 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) CCDP
7 1 (0.30%) CCIE
7 1 (0.30%) CCIE Wireless
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) CWNA
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) GCP
4 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 171 (51.35%) Docker
2 17 (5.11%) Squid
3 16 (4.80%) vCloud
3 16 (4.80%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (3.60%) Postfix
5 10 (3.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (2.70%) etcd
7 8 (2.40%) Apache Flume
7 8 (2.40%) HDFS
8 5 (1.50%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.50%) Firmware
9 4 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (0.90%) KVM
10 3 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.90%) Samba
11 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.30%) Ceph
12 1 (0.30%) flannel
12 1 (0.30%) NFS
12 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 206 (61.86%) logstash
2 142 (42.64%) Grafana
3 137 (41.14%) Puppet
4 128 (38.44%) Ansible
5 90 (27.03%) Kubernetes
6 74 (22.22%) Terraform
7 39 (11.71%) Prometheus
8 37 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (9.61%) ZABBIX
10 29 (8.71%) HAProxy
11 26 (7.81%) Sysdig
12 25 (7.51%) Consul
13 21 (6.31%) Nagios
14 15 (4.50%) Graphite
14 15 (4.50%) Rancher
15 14 (4.20%) Packer
16 13 (3.90%) StatsD
17 12 (3.60%) Docker Swarm
18 11 (3.30%) Fluentd
18 11 (3.30%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 82 (24.62%) Splunk
2 56 (16.82%) AppDynamics
3 23 (6.91%) Google
3 23 (6.91%) Oracle
4 21 (6.31%) webMethods
5 20 (6.01%) VMware
6 16 (4.80%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.50%) Hortonworks
8 12 (3.60%) Sonatype
9 11 (3.30%) Atlassian
9 11 (3.30%) SaltStack
10 8 (2.40%) New Relic
11 7 (2.10%) AlienVault
12 5 (1.50%) Cisco
12 5 (1.50%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.50%) EMC
12 5 (1.50%) ForgeRock
12 5 (1.50%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.50%) SAP
13 4 (1.20%) Adobe