Period
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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 558 526 515
Rank change year-on-year -32 -11 +92
Contract jobs citing Kibana 281 171 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.03% 1.81% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 133 77
10th Percentile £428 £342 £350
25th Percentile £500 £414 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -9.52%
75th Percentile £700 £575 £563
90th Percentile £750 £690 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £536 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +19.11% - -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £53.88 - -
25th Percentile £57.81 - -
Median hourly rate £66.25 - -
75th Percentile £75.31 - -
90th Percentile £79.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 13,860 9,432 7,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.83% 16.13% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,012 6,676 4,979
10th Percentile £363 £344 £282
25th Percentile £463 £419 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +13.00% - -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £594
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 144 199
10th Percentile £13.62 £15.12 £12.50
25th Percentile £15.56 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate £21.89 £40.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -45.28% +105.13% +4.14%
75th Percentile £44.46 £54.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £58.13 £64.50 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.83% +22.16% +11.76%

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 22 May 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Kibana over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -43 222 £600 +20.00% 34
Work from Home -61 153 £540 +8.00% 14
London -7 151 £625 +25.00% 20
UK excluding London -81 59 £536 +19.11% 16
Scotland -29 19 £532 +13.19% 2
South East -55 11 £600 +33.33% 8
Midlands -38 10 £500 +42.86%
North of England -41 9 £475 +6.74% 1
East of England -29 8 £675 -3.57% 2
East Midlands -17 6 £475 +37.68%
Yorkshire - 6 £300 -
West Midlands -46 4 £520 +15.56%
North West -40 3 £533 +21.02% 1
South West -25 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 145 (51.60%) Python
2 132 (46.98%) Agile
3 130 (46.26%) Kubernetes
4 127 (45.20%) DevOps
5 124 (44.13%) Docker
6 118 (41.99%) Elasticsearch
7 117 (41.64%) Jenkins
8 111 (39.50%) Elastic Stack
8 111 (39.50%) Grafana
9 98 (34.88%) Java
10 90 (32.03%) AWS
11 79 (28.11%) JavaScript
11 79 (28.11%) Linux
12 78 (27.76%) logstash
13 73 (25.98%) Git (software)
13 73 (25.98%) CI/CD
14 68 (24.20%) Azure
15 67 (23.84%) SQL
16 65 (23.13%) PowerShell
17 61 (21.71%) GitLab
17 61 (21.71%) Prometheus
18 60 (21.35%) Ansible
19 59 (21.00%) Kafka
20 57 (20.28%) Terraform
21 56 (19.93%) Microservices
22 54 (19.22%) Bash
23 53 (18.86%) Security Cleared
24 50 (17.79%) Finance
25 46 (16.37%) OpenShift
26 44 (15.66%) Scrum

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
1 118 (41.99%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (9.96%) Confluence
3 17 (6.05%) Apache Spark
4 15 (5.34%) Apache
5 13 (4.63%) nginx
6 7 (2.49%) SAS
7 5 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.42%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.42%) IIS
9 3 (1.07%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.36%) JBoss
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.49%) SPSS
1 7 (2.49%) Stata
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 90 (32.03%) AWS
2 68 (24.20%) Azure
3 46 (16.37%) OpenShift
4 38 (13.52%) GitHub
5 37 (13.17%) Serverless
6 36 (12.81%) Amazon S3
7 34 (12.10%) AWS Lambda
8 28 (9.96%) Amazon ECS
8 28 (9.96%) PaaS
9 26 (9.25%) GCP
10 21 (7.47%) SaaS
11 20 (7.12%) Azure Monitor
12 19 (6.76%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (6.76%) Power Platform
13 18 (6.41%) Amazon EKS
14 17 (6.05%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (4.98%) AWS CodePipeline
16 13 (4.63%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (3.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 10 (3.56%) Amazon MSK
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.41%) Firewall
2 17 (6.05%) Internet
3 12 (4.27%) DNS
4 7 (2.49%) FTP
5 5 (1.78%) DHCP
6 4 (1.42%) WAN
7 3 (1.07%) HTTP
7 3 (1.07%) Network Security
7 3 (1.07%) SSL
7 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.07%) VPN
8 2 (0.71%) BGP
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.71%) IPsec
8 2 (0.71%) LAN
8 2 (0.71%) OSPF
8 2 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.71%) SNMP
8 2 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (9.96%) SQL Server
3 27 (9.61%) Amazon RDS
4 24 (8.54%) Hadoop
4 24 (8.54%) NoSQL
5 21 (7.47%) MySQL
6 20 (7.12%) Big Data
7 19 (6.76%) MongoDB
7 19 (6.76%) Power BI
7 19 (6.76%) Relational Database
8 18 (6.41%) Tableau
9 13 (4.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (4.63%) Flink
10 10 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.56%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.85%) Text Mining
12 7 (2.49%) Redis
12 7 (2.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 6 (2.14%) HBase
13 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 117 (41.64%) Jenkins
2 73 (25.98%) Git (software)
3 61 (21.71%) GitLab
4 44 (15.66%) JIRA
5 35 (12.46%) TeamCity
6 31 (11.03%) Artifactory
7 20 (7.12%) SonarQube
8 18 (6.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (6.05%) JUnit
10 12 (4.27%) Bitbucket
11 11 (3.91%) Gradle
11 11 (3.91%) JMeter
12 10 (3.56%) IntelliJ
13 9 (3.20%) Selenium
14 8 (2.85%) Maven
14 8 (2.85%) PyCharm
14 8 (2.85%) Visual Studio Code
15 7 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (2.14%) SoapUI
16 6 (2.14%) Spock
General
1 50 (17.79%) Finance
2 38 (13.52%) Social Skills
3 32 (11.39%) Public Sector
4 24 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (7.47%) Banking
6 16 (5.69%) Front Office
6 16 (5.69%) Influencing Skills
7 14 (4.98%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.56%) Financial Institution
9 8 (2.85%) Retail
10 5 (1.78%) Advertising
10 5 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.78%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (1.07%) Electronics
11 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.07%) Marketing
11 3 (1.07%) Publishing
12 2 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 90 (32.03%) Developer
2 49 (17.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (9.61%) Java Developer
4 25 (8.90%) Azure Developer
4 25 (8.90%) Data Engineer
5 22 (7.83%) Cloud Developer
6 18 (6.41%) Architect
7 17 (6.05%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (5.34%) Analyst
9 13 (4.63%) Big Data Engineer
10 11 (3.91%) C# Developer
10 11 (3.91%) Electronics Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (3.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Platform Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.20%) Performance Tester
12 9 (3.20%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (39.50%) Elastic Stack
2 59 (21.00%) Kafka
3 42 (14.95%) REST
4 40 (14.23%) Spring
5 36 (12.81%) Spring Boot
6 28 (9.96%) Node.js
7 27 (9.61%) JSON
8 22 (7.83%) React
9 20 (7.12%) Hibernate
10 19 (6.76%) .NET
11 18 (6.41%) ActiveMQ
11 18 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (6.41%) RESTful
12 16 (5.69%) HTML
12 16 (5.69%) Spring Security
13 14 (4.98%) CSS
13 14 (4.98%) OAuth
13 14 (4.98%) OAuth2
14 12 (4.27%) JPA
15 11 (3.91%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.61%) Hybrid Cloud
2 24 (8.54%) Cloud Native
3 23 (8.19%) Public Cloud
4 17 (6.05%) Private Cloud
5 13 (4.63%) User Experience
6 12 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.91%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.85%) Legacy Systems
9 7 (2.49%) Cybercrime
9 7 (2.49%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (2.49%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.14%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.42%) iPad
13 3 (1.07%) Clustering
13 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.71%) Media Streaming
14 2 (0.71%) PKI
14 2 (0.71%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 79 (28.11%) Linux
2 42 (14.95%) Windows
3 20 (7.12%) Unix
4 10 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.78%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.07%) Mesosphere
7 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.71%) CentOS
7 2 (0.71%) Debian
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (46.98%) Agile
2 127 (45.20%) DevOps
3 73 (25.98%) CI/CD
4 56 (19.93%) Microservices
5 44 (15.66%) Scrum
6 41 (14.59%) Infrastructure as Code
7 37 (13.17%) ETL
8 35 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (12.10%) Software Engineering
9 34 (12.10%) Test Automation
10 32 (11.39%) Analytics
11 28 (9.96%) Infrastructure Automation
12 27 (9.61%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (9.25%) Secrets Management
13 26 (9.25%) TDD
14 25 (8.90%) Visualisation
15 24 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (8.19%) Event-Driven
16 23 (8.19%) SDLC
17 21 (7.47%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 145 (51.60%) Python
2 98 (34.88%) Java
3 79 (28.11%) JavaScript
4 67 (23.84%) SQL
5 65 (23.13%) PowerShell
6 54 (19.22%) Bash
7 34 (12.10%) Ruby
8 32 (11.39%) Go
9 16 (5.69%) Groovy
9 16 (5.69%) Scala
10 14 (4.98%) C#
10 14 (4.98%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.91%) TypeScript
12 10 (3.56%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.56%) R
13 9 (3.20%) C++
13 9 (3.20%) VBScript
14 7 (2.49%) Kotlin
14 7 (2.49%) Perl
14 7 (2.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (18.86%) Security Cleared
2 37 (13.17%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.69%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.63%) AWS Certification
5 12 (4.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.78%) Degree
6 5 (1.78%) OSCP
7 3 (1.07%) ISEB
8 2 (0.71%) CCNP
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.71%) CISSP
8 2 (0.71%) GCFA
8 2 (0.71%) GCIH
8 2 (0.71%) GPEN
8 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.71%) SANS
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.63%) Accessibility
2 10 (3.56%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.78%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 124 (44.13%) Docker
2 18 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.71%) Snort
5 2 (0.71%) Squid
5 2 (0.71%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.71%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.36%) HDFS
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 130 (46.26%) Kubernetes
2 111 (39.50%) Grafana
3 78 (27.76%) logstash
4 61 (21.71%) Prometheus
5 60 (21.35%) Ansible
6 57 (20.28%) Terraform
7 32 (11.39%) Consul
8 13 (4.63%) Puppet
9 10 (3.56%) Istio
10 6 (2.14%) Packer
11 5 (1.78%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (1.42%) Dollar Universe
12 4 (1.42%) Fluentd
12 4 (1.42%) Rancher
12 4 (1.42%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.07%) Automic
13 3 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.71%) Graphite
Vendors
1 42 (14.95%) Splunk
2 32 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.32%) Oracle
4 27 (9.61%) Dynatrace
5 25 (8.90%) Google
6 18 (6.41%) VMware
7 17 (6.05%) Red Hat
8 15 (5.34%) Atlassian
8 15 (5.34%) Informatica
9 10 (3.56%) ServiceNow
10 9 (3.20%) AppDynamics
11 8 (2.85%) Alteryx
12 7 (2.49%) F5
12 7 (2.49%) IBM
12 7 (2.49%) McAfee
13 6 (2.14%) New Relic
13 6 (2.14%) SAP
14 5 (1.78%) Cisco
15 4 (1.42%) PagerDuty
15 4 (1.42%) Talend