Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 513 569 569
Rank change year-on-year +56 0 +29
Contract jobs citing Kibana 175 322 340
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.96% 2.27% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 185 265
Median daily rate £500 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £366 £393 £401
90th Percentile £588 £675 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
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 8,922 14,202 12,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.36% 14.74% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,825 9,485 8,681
Median daily rate £500 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.63% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £270
90th Percentile £663 £663 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 349 279
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +7.43% -14.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.59
90th Percentile £48.53 £49.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% +12.90% -20.51%

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 1 April 2020.

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 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 1 April 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 +38 141 £488 -7.14% 39
London +33 83 £525 - 27
UK excluding London +81 75 £450 -5.26% 15
South East +78 18 £450 -5.26% 4
North of England +60 17 £450 +16.88% 4
East of England +32 11 £380 -20.00% 1
Wales +31 11 £525 +27.27% 2
Yorkshire - 9 £450 - 1
Midlands +59 8 £400 -0.62% 1
West Midlands +49 8 £400 -23.81%
Scotland +21 6 £550 -18.52% 2
North West +33 5 £625 +56.25% 3
South West +20 5 £538 -2.27% 1
Work from Home +6 5 £475 +46.15% 7
North East +23 4 £450 +21.62%

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 93 (53.14%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (48.00%) Elasticsearch
3 76 (43.43%) Jenkins
4 72 (41.14%) DevOps
5 69 (39.43%) Git (software)
6 64 (36.57%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (35.43%) Java
7 62 (35.43%) Docker
8 60 (34.29%) Elastic Stack
9 57 (32.57%) Kubernetes
10 55 (31.43%) logstash
11 53 (30.29%) Test Automation
12 52 (29.71%) Grafana
13 48 (27.43%) Linux
14 45 (25.71%) CSS
14 45 (25.71%) AWS
15 43 (24.57%) Scala
15 43 (24.57%) Node.js
16 42 (24.00%) JavaScript
17 41 (23.43%) HTML
17 41 (23.43%) Python
17 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
18 40 (22.86%) SQL
19 39 (22.29%) REST
19 39 (22.29%) Terraform
20 38 (21.71%) JSON
21 37 (21.14%) Scrum
21 37 (21.14%) Microservices
22 36 (20.57%) Play Framework
22 36 (20.57%) HTML5

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 84 (48.00%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (9.71%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.00%) Apache
3 14 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 11 (6.29%) Apache Spark
4 11 (6.29%) Confluence
5 9 (5.14%) nginx
6 6 (3.43%) SAS
7 4 (2.29%) JBoss
7 4 (2.29%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.71%) IIS
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.57%) Mule
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.71%) AWS
2 31 (17.71%) GitHub
3 25 (14.29%) Azure
4 22 (12.57%) Google Analytics
5 13 (7.43%) Datadog
6 11 (6.29%) Amazon S3
7 9 (5.14%) OpenShift
8 8 (4.57%) GCP
9 5 (2.86%) SaaS
10 4 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.71%) Amazon Glacier
11 3 (1.71%) AWS CodePipeline
11 3 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.71%) Monitis
11 3 (1.71%) PaaS
11 3 (1.71%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.71%) Route 53
11 3 (1.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 22 (12.57%) SSL
3 21 (12.00%) HTTP
4 17 (9.71%) DSL
5 7 (4.00%) DHCP
6 5 (2.86%) Firewall
6 5 (2.86%) LAN
6 5 (2.86%) WAN
7 4 (2.29%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.71%) DNS
8 3 (1.71%) SMTP
9 2 (1.14%) Internet
10 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.57%) Network Security
10 1 (0.57%) SAN
10 1 (0.57%) SNMP
10 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.57%) MongoDB
2 21 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 19 (10.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (10.29%) Relational Database
5 16 (9.14%) Big Data
6 13 (7.43%) MySQL
6 13 (7.43%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.57%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.00%) Data Lake
9 7 (4.00%) Flink
10 6 (3.43%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (3.43%) MariaDB
10 6 (3.43%) Sqoop
11 4 (2.29%) HBase
11 4 (2.29%) JanusGraph
12 3 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.71%) Power BI
13 2 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 76 (43.43%) Jenkins
2 69 (39.43%) Git (software)
3 35 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 30 (17.14%) Selenium
5 26 (14.86%) JUnit
6 23 (13.14%) Gatling
7 22 (12.57%) Artifactory
8 14 (8.00%) Maven
9 13 (7.43%) GitLab
9 13 (7.43%) JIRA
10 10 (5.71%) CircleCI
11 8 (4.57%) CA Gen
12 7 (4.00%) Ant
12 7 (4.00%) Grunt
12 7 (4.00%) gulp
12 7 (4.00%) IntelliJ
12 7 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (4.00%) Sublime Text
13 6 (3.43%) Gradle
14 5 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (10.86%) Public Sector
2 17 (9.71%) Finance
3 8 (4.57%) Banking
4 6 (3.43%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.86%) Advertising
6 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.71%) Publishing
8 2 (1.14%) Front Office
8 2 (1.14%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) Marketing
8 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Games
9 1 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (49.14%) Developer
2 32 (18.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (11.43%) Scala Developer
4 16 (9.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (6.29%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.29%) Software Engineer
6 8 (4.57%) Senior Developer
6 8 (4.57%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
7 7 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (4.00%) Data Engineer
7 7 (4.00%) Designer
8 6 (3.43%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (3.43%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (2.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.86%) Cloud Native Engineer
9 5 (2.86%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (34.29%) Elastic Stack
2 45 (25.71%) CSS
3 43 (24.57%) Node.js
4 41 (23.43%) HTML
5 39 (22.29%) REST
6 38 (21.71%) JSON
7 36 (20.57%) HTML5
7 36 (20.57%) Play Framework
8 34 (19.43%) CSS3
9 30 (17.14%) Kafka
10 23 (13.14%) Gherkin
11 20 (11.43%) XML
12 19 (10.86%) Spring
13 17 (9.71%) Ajax
13 17 (9.71%) RESTful
14 16 (9.14%) Spring Boot
15 15 (8.57%) Sass
16 13 (7.43%) J2EE
16 13 (7.43%) React
17 12 (6.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) Cloud Native
2 10 (5.71%) User Experience
3 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.43%) Clustering
3 6 (3.43%) Replication
4 5 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.29%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.29%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.71%) Blog
6 3 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (27.43%) Linux
2 26 (14.86%) Unix
3 20 (11.43%) Windows
4 8 (4.57%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.86%) Solaris
6 3 (1.71%) CoreOS
6 3 (1.71%) Debian
6 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.14%) Android
7 2 (1.14%) CentOS
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.57%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (53.14%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (41.14%) DevOps
3 64 (36.57%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (30.29%) Test Automation
5 37 (21.14%) Microservices
5 37 (21.14%) Scrum
6 35 (20.00%) Analytics
7 30 (17.14%) Open Source
8 27 (15.43%) TDD
9 23 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (13.14%) Software Engineering
10 22 (12.57%) Infrastructure as Code
10 22 (12.57%) Lean Software Development
10 22 (12.57%) Mentoring
11 20 (11.43%) Configuration Management
12 18 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (10.29%) Test Strategy
13 17 (9.71%) Front End Development
13 17 (9.71%) Line Management
13 17 (9.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.43%) Java
2 43 (24.57%) Scala
3 42 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 41 (23.43%) Python
5 40 (22.86%) SQL
6 30 (17.14%) Groovy
7 20 (11.43%) Java 8
8 19 (10.86%) Go
8 19 (10.86%) Ruby
9 18 (10.29%) Perl
10 13 (7.43%) Bash Shell
10 13 (7.43%) C#
11 10 (5.71%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.57%) PL/SQL
12 8 (4.57%) R
13 7 (4.00%) Haskell
14 5 (2.86%) C
15 4 (2.29%) PHP
15 4 (2.29%) TypeScript
16 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.00%) Degree
4 4 (2.29%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.57%) CEH
7 1 (0.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.57%) WCAG
2 4 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.29%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 62 (35.43%) Docker
2 10 (5.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.43%) HDFS
4 2 (1.14%) NFS
4 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (32.57%) Kubernetes
2 55 (31.43%) logstash
3 52 (29.71%) Grafana
4 39 (22.29%) Terraform
5 28 (16.00%) Ansible
6 21 (12.00%) Prometheus
7 20 (11.43%) Puppet
8 9 (5.14%) Packer
9 8 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.86%) Sysdig
11 3 (1.71%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.71%) Nagios
12 2 (1.14%) Consul
12 2 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (1.14%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.57%) Fluentd
13 1 (0.57%) Netcool
13 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (17.71%) Splunk
2 26 (14.86%) Google
3 22 (12.57%) Oracle
4 12 (6.86%) webMethods
5 10 (5.71%) BEA
5 10 (5.71%) Informatica
5 10 (5.71%) Pega
6 8 (4.57%) Atlassian
6 8 (4.57%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.43%) Talend
8 5 (2.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.86%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.29%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.29%) Hortonworks
9 4 (2.29%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.71%) SAP
10 3 (1.71%) VMware
11 2 (1.14%) Coverity
11 2 (1.14%) Xamarin