Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 543 492 551
Rank change year-on-year -51 +59 -24
Contract jobs citing Kibana 198 420 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 2.87% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 242 245
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £400
90th Percentile £604 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £468 £494
% change year-on-year +1.60% -5.32% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
UK median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.57% - -25.53%
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 10,467 14,619 12,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.49% 14.68% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,034 9,775 8,227
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £268
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 358 280
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £50.03 £48.03 £46.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.60
% change year-on-year +2.86% +12.22% -20.03%

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 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 -67 166 £500 - 47
UK excluding London +21 106 £475 +1.60% 28
London -40 75 £529 -3.86% 27
North of England +50 26 £450 +12.50% 12
South East +41 26 £475 - 3
South West +19 17 £550 +37.50% 4
East of England +33 16 £438 -7.89%
North East +26 12 £410 +10.81% 2
Wales - 10 £525 - 4
North West +17 8 £625 +56.25% 6
Yorkshire +41 7 £450 - 4
Midlands +9 7 £450 - 1
West Midlands +7 7 £450 - 1
Scotland +12 5 £488 -13.33% 4

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 117 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (49.49%) Jenkins
3 94 (47.47%) Git (software)
4 90 (45.45%) DevOps
5 89 (44.95%) Elasticsearch
6 75 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (36.87%) Docker
8 72 (36.36%) Elastic Stack
9 68 (34.34%) Java
10 66 (33.33%) logstash
11 65 (32.83%) Linux
12 63 (31.82%) Grafana
13 62 (31.31%) Test Automation
14 60 (30.30%) Microservices
14 60 (30.30%) Kubernetes
15 59 (29.80%) CSS
16 57 (28.79%) Scala
17 56 (28.28%) Selenium
17 56 (28.28%) JavaScript
18 55 (27.78%) Python
19 54 (27.27%) JSON
20 53 (26.77%) REST
21 51 (25.76%) HTML
22 50 (25.25%) Google
22 50 (25.25%) AWS
22 50 (25.25%) GitHub
22 50 (25.25%) Play Framework
23 49 (24.75%) HTML5
24 48 (24.24%) Cucumber
24 48 (24.24%) Node.js

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 89 (44.95%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (13.13%) nginx
3 25 (12.63%) Tomcat
4 21 (10.61%) Apache
5 18 (9.09%) Confluence
5 18 (9.09%) WebLogic
6 12 (6.06%) JBoss
7 11 (5.56%) IIS
8 10 (5.05%) Apache Spark
9 5 (2.53%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.53%) SAS
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.51%) Drupal
12 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.51%) Jetty
12 1 (0.51%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.25%) AWS
1 50 (25.25%) GitHub
2 37 (18.69%) Azure
3 35 (17.68%) Google Analytics
4 17 (8.59%) GCP
5 14 (7.07%) Amazon S3
5 14 (7.07%) Serverless
6 10 (5.05%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.54%) Amazon Glacier
8 7 (3.54%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (3.54%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 7 (3.54%) AWS CodePipeline
8 7 (3.54%) Route 53
9 4 (2.02%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (2.02%) Apigee
9 4 (2.02%) Datadog
10 3 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.52%) Fastly
10 3 (1.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 42 (21.21%) HTTP
3 38 (19.19%) SSL
4 17 (8.59%) DSL
5 6 (3.03%) Network Security
6 5 (2.53%) DHCP
7 4 (2.02%) DNS
7 4 (2.02%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.52%) Internet
8 3 (1.52%) SMTP
9 2 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.01%) Firewall
9 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.01%) LAN
9 2 (1.01%) SAN
9 2 (1.01%) WAN
10 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.68%) MongoDB
2 27 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 21 (10.61%) Relational Database
4 18 (9.09%) Big Data
5 16 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (5.05%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.55%) Hadoop
8 8 (4.04%) MySQL
8 8 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (3.03%) MariaDB
10 6 (3.03%) Sqoop
11 4 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (2.02%) Data Lake
11 4 (2.02%) Flink
12 3 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.52%) InfluxDB
12 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.01%) HBase
13 2 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 98 (49.49%) Jenkins
2 94 (47.47%) Git (software)
3 56 (28.28%) Selenium
4 48 (24.24%) Cucumber
5 39 (19.70%) Gatling
6 35 (17.68%) JUnit
7 32 (16.16%) Artifactory
8 20 (10.10%) JIRA
9 17 (8.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (8.08%) IntelliJ
11 15 (7.58%) Ant
12 14 (7.07%) Grunt
12 14 (7.07%) gulp
12 14 (7.07%) Karma Test Runner
12 14 (7.07%) Sublime Text
13 13 (6.57%) GitLab
14 11 (5.56%) Eclipse
15 9 (4.55%) Gradle
15 9 (4.55%) Maven
16 8 (4.04%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (8.59%) Public Sector
2 16 (8.08%) Finance
3 13 (6.57%) Banking
4 4 (2.02%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.52%) Marketing
6 2 (1.01%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (49.49%) Developer
2 38 (19.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (13.13%) Scala Developer
4 21 (10.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (6.57%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.04%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (4.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.54%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.03%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.03%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.53%) Big Data Engineer
11 5 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.53%) Cloud Native Engineer
11 5 (2.53%) Designer
11 5 (2.53%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (2.02%) AWS DevOps
12 4 (2.02%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (36.36%) Elastic Stack
2 59 (29.80%) CSS
3 54 (27.27%) JSON
4 53 (26.77%) REST
5 51 (25.76%) HTML
6 50 (25.25%) Play Framework
7 49 (24.75%) HTML5
8 48 (24.24%) Node.js
9 40 (20.20%) CSS3
10 38 (19.19%) Gherkin
11 36 (18.18%) XML
12 25 (12.63%) Kafka
12 25 (12.63%) Spring
13 23 (11.62%) Sass
14 19 (9.60%) AngularJS
15 16 (8.08%) Ajax
16 15 (7.58%) .NET
16 15 (7.58%) RESTful
16 15 (7.58%) Servlets
16 15 (7.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.07%) Cloud Native
2 13 (6.57%) Public Cloud
3 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.55%) User Experience
6 7 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.03%) Clustering
7 6 (3.03%) Replication
8 4 (2.02%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.51%) Robotics
11 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.83%) Linux
2 33 (16.67%) Windows
3 24 (12.12%) Unix
4 15 (7.58%) Ubuntu
5 11 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.04%) Debian
7 6 (3.03%) CentOS
8 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.02%) CoreOS
9 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.01%) Solaris
12 1 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.51%) Android
12 1 (0.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (45.45%) DevOps
3 75 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (31.31%) Test Automation
5 60 (30.30%) Microservices
6 44 (22.22%) Analytics
6 44 (22.22%) Open Source
7 41 (20.71%) Scrum
8 35 (17.68%) Lean Software Development
8 35 (17.68%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (17.68%) TDD
9 28 (14.14%) Configuration Management
10 26 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (12.63%) Mentoring
12 24 (12.12%) Front End Development
13 21 (10.61%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 21 (10.61%) Infrastructure as Code
13 21 (10.61%) Software Engineering
13 21 (10.61%) Web Development
14 20 (10.10%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (34.34%) Java
2 57 (28.79%) Scala
3 56 (28.28%) JavaScript
4 55 (27.78%) Python
5 43 (21.72%) SQL
6 39 (19.70%) Groovy
7 29 (14.65%) C#
8 28 (14.14%) Ruby
9 24 (12.12%) Bash Shell
10 22 (11.11%) Java 8
11 21 (10.61%) Perl
12 17 (8.59%) Go
13 14 (7.07%) Haskell
14 10 (5.05%) PowerShell
15 8 (4.04%) R
15 8 (4.04%) Shell Script
16 7 (3.54%) PL/SQL
17 4 (2.02%) TypeScript
18 3 (1.52%) C
19 2 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (17.68%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.05%) Degree
4 7 (3.54%) AWS Certification
5 6 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.01%) CCNA
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.61%) WCAG
2 6 (3.03%) QA
3 4 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 73 (36.87%) Docker
2 12 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.03%) HDFS
4 6 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.52%) NFS
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 66 (33.33%) logstash
2 63 (31.82%) Grafana
3 60 (30.30%) Kubernetes
4 38 (19.19%) Puppet
4 38 (19.19%) Terraform
5 35 (17.68%) Ansible
6 21 (10.61%) Prometheus
7 16 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (7.07%) Packer
9 5 (2.53%) Sysdig
10 4 (2.02%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.02%) Nagios
11 3 (1.52%) Consul
12 2 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (1.01%) Fluentd
12 2 (1.01%) Mesos
12 2 (1.01%) Netcool
12 2 (1.01%) SCOM
13 1 (0.51%) Graphite
13 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (25.25%) Google
2 29 (14.65%) Splunk
3 21 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.09%) Oracle
5 15 (7.58%) webMethods
6 12 (6.06%) Adobe
7 9 (4.55%) Veracode
8 8 (4.04%) Atlassian
9 7 (3.54%) ServiceNow
10 6 (3.03%) BEA
10 6 (3.03%) F5
10 6 (3.03%) Hortonworks
10 6 (3.03%) Informatica
10 6 (3.03%) Pega
10 6 (3.03%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.53%) Talend
11 5 (2.53%) VMware
12 4 (2.02%) Cloudera
12 4 (2.02%) Coverity
13 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com