Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 526 553 571
Rank change year-on-year +27 +18 +262
Contract jobs citing Kibana 380 345 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.64% 3.01% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 224 191
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £350
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +3.06% +2.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £22.25 - £47.25
10th Percentile £21.08 - £46.13
90th Percentile £23.23 - £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 - -

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 14,420 11,459 12,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 11.53% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,703 7,646 7,820
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.43% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 267 280
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -22.58% +13.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £48.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £26.25
% change year-on-year +0.72% -33.81% +25.00%

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 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 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 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 +8 358 £525 +1.69% 72
London -43 188 £550 +1.85% 28
UK excluding London +39 185 £464 +3.06% 50
Midlands +14 56 £425 -10.53% 10
South East +13 56 £475 +8.51% 16
West Midlands +8 39 £450 -7.83% 2
North of England -31 37 £450 +3.45% 8
Yorkshire -13 19 £450 +3.45% 4
East Midlands +17 17 £410 -11.35% 8
East of England +23 16 £463 -15.91% 4
North West -29 16 £405 -4.71% 3
Scotland - 15 £488 - 4
South West -38 6 £400 +12.68% 6
Wales -22 2 £525 +6.33% 2
North East - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 274 (72.11%) DevOps
2 231 (60.79%) Elasticsearch
3 217 (57.11%) logstash
4 213 (56.05%) Jenkins
5 209 (55.00%) Java
6 205 (53.95%) Elastic Stack
7 196 (51.58%) Python
8 195 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
8 195 (51.32%) Git (software)
9 190 (50.00%) Linux
10 173 (45.53%) Continuous Integration
11 150 (39.47%) JavaScript
12 148 (38.95%) Puppet
13 147 (38.68%) Docker
14 140 (36.84%) Microservices
14 140 (36.84%) MongoDB
15 125 (32.89%) Amazon AWS
16 123 (32.37%) Test Automation
17 120 (31.58%) Grafana
18 119 (31.32%) Ruby
19 110 (28.95%) Ansible
20 108 (28.42%) Google
21 103 (27.11%) Selenium
22 99 (26.05%) Terraform
23 98 (25.79%) Cucumber
23 98 (25.79%) SQL
24 97 (25.53%) Perl
25 92 (24.21%) GitHub
26 89 (23.42%) Groovy
26 89 (23.42%) Apache

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
1 231 (60.79%) Elasticsearch
2 89 (23.42%) Apache
3 74 (19.47%) nginx
4 72 (18.95%) Tomcat
5 45 (11.84%) Confluence
6 33 (8.68%) Apache Spark
7 22 (5.79%) JBoss
8 20 (5.26%) WebLogic
9 19 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 19 (5.00%) Apache Solr
10 13 (3.42%) IIS
10 13 (3.42%) WebSphere
11 12 (3.16%) Jetty
11 12 (3.16%) Mongrel
12 11 (2.89%) Jupyter
12 11 (2.89%) Mule
13 7 (1.84%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.79%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.79%) SAS
15 2 (0.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
1 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 125 (32.89%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (24.21%) GitHub
3 63 (16.58%) Google Analytics
4 58 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (9.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 33 (8.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 32 (8.42%) Amazon S3
9 31 (8.16%) Amazon ELB
10 22 (5.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 16 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (3.95%) SaaS
12 15 (3.95%) Slack
13 13 (3.42%) Apigee
14 11 (2.89%) Sumo Logic
14 11 (2.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (2.37%) Datadog
15 9 (2.37%) PaaS
16 8 (2.11%) Sauce Labs
16 8 (2.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 79 (20.79%) HTTP
2 69 (18.16%) SSL
3 62 (16.32%) TCP/IP
4 27 (7.11%) DNS
5 16 (4.21%) Firewall
6 13 (3.42%) VPN
7 11 (2.89%) OpenVPN
8 9 (2.37%) DAB
8 9 (2.37%) LAN
8 9 (2.37%) OpenLDAP
8 9 (2.37%) Skype
8 9 (2.37%) SSH
9 7 (1.84%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.05%) Internet
10 4 (1.05%) SNMP
10 4 (1.05%) WAN
11 3 (0.79%) BGP
11 3 (0.79%) IPv6
11 3 (0.79%) MPLS
11 3 (0.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (36.84%) MongoDB
2 84 (22.11%) NoSQL
3 57 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (13.95%) MySQL
5 49 (12.89%) Big Data
6 48 (12.63%) Hadoop
7 36 (9.47%) SQL Server
8 23 (6.05%) Apache Hive
8 23 (6.05%) Relational Database
9 21 (5.53%) InfluxDB
10 17 (4.47%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (3.95%) HBase
11 15 (3.95%) Redis
12 14 (3.68%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.63%) Presto
14 7 (1.84%) Sqoop
15 6 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (1.32%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 213 (56.05%) Jenkins
2 195 (51.32%) Git (software)
3 103 (27.11%) Selenium
4 98 (25.79%) Cucumber
5 76 (20.00%) IntelliJ
6 70 (18.42%) JIRA
7 68 (17.89%) Ant
7 68 (17.89%) Gatling
8 59 (15.53%) Maven
9 52 (13.68%) JUnit
10 51 (13.42%) gulp
10 51 (13.42%) Sublime Text
11 49 (12.89%) Artifactory
12 41 (10.79%) Bitbucket
13 40 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
14 39 (10.26%) Grunt
14 39 (10.26%) Karma Test Runner
15 35 (9.21%) Eclipse
16 31 (8.16%) WebDriver
17 27 (7.11%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (8.42%) Finance
2 24 (6.32%) Banking
3 14 (3.68%) Marketing
3 14 (3.68%) Retail
4 11 (2.89%) Publishing
5 8 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.84%) Advertising
7 6 (1.58%) Games
8 5 (1.32%) Law
8 5 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.79%) Electronics
9 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.53%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (31.84%) Developer
2 120 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 39 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
5 38 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 36 (9.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 35 (9.21%) Scala Developer
8 24 (6.32%) Architect
9 19 (5.00%) Consultant
10 18 (4.74%) Data Engineer
11 17 (4.47%) Big Data Engineer
12 16 (4.21%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.68%) Azure DevOps
13 14 (3.68%) Software Engineer
14 13 (3.42%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.42%) Azure Engineer
14 13 (3.42%) Senior DevOps
14 13 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (3.42%) Tester
15 12 (3.16%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (53.95%) Elastic Stack
2 88 (23.16%) Node.js
3 79 (20.79%) CSS
4 70 (18.42%) Gherkin
5 66 (17.37%) AngularJS
5 66 (17.37%) XML
6 64 (16.84%) HTML
7 63 (16.58%) REST
8 62 (16.32%) RESTful
9 59 (15.53%) Servlets
10 58 (15.26%) JSON
11 55 (14.47%) Spring
12 45 (11.84%) Play Framework
13 44 (11.58%) Web Services
14 43 (11.32%) jQuery
15 42 (11.05%) Kafka
16 41 (10.79%) Spring Boot
17 35 (9.21%) Hibernate
18 34 (8.95%) HTML5
18 34 (8.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.05%) Computer Science
2 12 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.58%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.32%) User Experience
7 4 (1.05%) Blog
7 4 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.05%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.53%) Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) Fintech
9 2 (0.53%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 190 (50.00%) Linux
2 85 (22.37%) Windows
3 81 (21.32%) Ubuntu
4 61 (16.05%) Unix
5 45 (11.84%) CentOS
6 19 (5.00%) Debian
7 18 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.16%) Fedora
9 9 (2.37%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.32%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.05%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (1.05%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.53%) Android
12 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.26%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.26%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (72.11%) DevOps
2 195 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (45.53%) Continuous Integration
4 140 (36.84%) Microservices
5 123 (32.37%) Test Automation
6 85 (22.37%) Open Source
7 83 (21.84%) Configuration Management
8 82 (21.58%) Analytics
9 69 (18.16%) TDD
10 60 (15.79%) BDD
11 55 (14.47%) Scrum
12 53 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 47 (12.37%) Deployment Automation
14 38 (10.00%) Load Balancing
15 36 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (8.95%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (8.16%) Continuous Deployment
18 30 (7.89%) E-Commerce
19 25 (6.58%) Kanban
19 25 (6.58%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 209 (55.00%) Java
2 196 (51.58%) Python
3 150 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 119 (31.32%) Ruby
5 98 (25.79%) SQL
6 97 (25.53%) Perl
7 89 (23.42%) Groovy
8 88 (23.16%) Scala
9 81 (21.32%) Bash Shell
10 73 (19.21%) C#
11 47 (12.37%) Haskell
12 23 (6.05%) Go
13 22 (5.79%) PowerShell
13 22 (5.79%) Shell Script
14 18 (4.74%) PL/SQL
15 16 (4.21%) PHP
16 13 (3.42%) Java 8
17 6 (1.58%) Kotlin
18 5 (1.32%) R
19 3 (0.79%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 38 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.32%) Degree
4 18 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.11%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.53%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.26%) ISEB
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.37%) QA
2 5 (1.32%) GDPR
3 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 147 (38.68%) Docker
2 18 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.16%) VirtualBox
4 11 (2.89%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.37%) Postfix
5 9 (2.37%) Squid
5 9 (2.37%) vCloud
6 8 (2.11%) KVM
6 8 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (1.32%) Xen
9 4 (1.05%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 217 (57.11%) logstash
2 148 (38.95%) Puppet
3 120 (31.58%) Grafana
4 110 (28.95%) Ansible
5 99 (26.05%) Terraform
6 71 (18.68%) Kubernetes
7 52 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
8 44 (11.58%) Nagios
9 39 (10.26%) ZABBIX
10 31 (8.16%) Graphite
11 26 (6.84%) Prometheus
12 25 (6.58%) Uchiwa
13 21 (5.53%) Packer
14 20 (5.26%) Pingdom
15 17 (4.47%) Salt
16 14 (3.68%) Graylog
17 12 (3.16%) Hadoop YARN
18 11 (2.89%) Docker Swarm
19 10 (2.63%) Rancher
20 9 (2.37%) collectd
Vendors
1 108 (28.42%) Google
2 59 (15.53%) Splunk
3 45 (11.84%) New Relic
4 44 (11.58%) Adobe
5 37 (9.74%) Oracle
6 32 (8.42%) AppDynamics
7 30 (7.89%) Red Hat
8 29 (7.63%) VMware
9 23 (6.05%) hybris
9 23 (6.05%) Microsoft
10 20 (5.26%) PagerDuty
11 15 (3.95%) Hortonworks
11 15 (3.95%) webMethods
12 13 (3.42%) Atlassian
13 9 (2.37%) Sonatype
14 8 (2.11%) SAP
15 7 (1.84%) ServiceNow
16 5 (1.32%) Cloudera
16 5 (1.32%) Remedy
17 4 (1.05%) Cisco