Period
to 18 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 548 555 572
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 +157
Contract jobs citing Kibana 335 349 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.36% 2.77% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 264 164
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -6.27%
10th Percentile £400 £416 £375
90th Percentile £660 £660 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £538 £450
% change year-on-year -11.63% +19.44% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +6.38% -6.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 14,222 12,601 10,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.70% 12.51% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,498 8,515 6,714
UK median daily rate £500 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +7.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £312 £275 £265
90th Percentile £663 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 269 240
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.20 £47.83 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year +14.75% -18.67% -1.32%

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 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 -7 314 £515 -6.36% 83
London -23 195 £546 -0.82% 42
UK excluding London +29 133 £475 -11.63% 47
South East -14 44 £475 -20.83% 16
Midlands -2 29 £428 -22.27% 4
East Midlands +32 15 £405 -4.71% 1
North of England -8 15 £400 -6.98% 8
South West -19 15 £550 +57.14% 8
East of England +26 14 £475 +11.76% 5
West Midlands -16 14 £525 -5.62% 3
Scotland +3 13 £675 +66.67% 2
North West +8 10 £405 +1.25% 5
North East -4 5 £370 +34.55% 1
Wales - 3 £413 - 4

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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.

1 214 (63.88%) Elasticsearch
2 199 (59.40%) DevOps
3 191 (57.01%) Elastic Stack
4 177 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (51.34%) Java
6 166 (49.55%) Jenkins
7 149 (44.48%) logstash
8 148 (44.18%) Git (software)
9 143 (42.69%) Docker
10 140 (41.79%) Python
11 128 (38.21%) Continuous Integration
12 126 (37.61%) Amazon AWS
13 124 (37.01%) Linux
14 121 (36.12%) Microservices
15 120 (35.82%) JavaScript
16 114 (34.03%) Test Automation
17 94 (28.06%) SQL
18 90 (26.87%) Grafana
19 85 (25.37%) MongoDB
19 85 (25.37%) REST
20 83 (24.78%) Spring
21 82 (24.48%) Open Source
22 81 (24.18%) Ansible
23 80 (23.88%) TDD
23 80 (23.88%) CSS
24 79 (23.58%) Cucumber
24 79 (23.58%) NoSQL
25 77 (22.99%) Selenium
26 76 (22.69%) Node.js
26 76 (22.69%) HTML

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
1 214 (63.88%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (14.33%) Apache
3 40 (11.94%) nginx
4 35 (10.45%) Confluence
4 35 (10.45%) Tomcat
5 34 (10.15%) JBoss
6 28 (8.36%) WebLogic
7 17 (5.07%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.39%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (2.09%) Jupyter
10 6 (1.79%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.79%) Mule
11 5 (1.49%) WildFly
12 2 (0.60%) Traefik
13 1 (0.30%) IIS
13 1 (0.30%) Jetty
13 1 (0.30%) Mongrel
13 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 126 (37.61%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (19.40%) GitHub
3 60 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (11.34%) Google Analytics
5 30 (8.96%) Amazon S3
6 28 (8.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (8.06%) Serverless
8 25 (7.46%) PaaS
9 24 (7.16%) Datadog
10 23 (6.87%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (6.27%) AWS Lambda
12 20 (5.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (4.78%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (4.18%) SaaS
15 11 (3.28%) OpenShift
16 10 (2.99%) AWS OpsWorks
17 8 (2.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 7 (2.09%) Sauce Labs
19 6 (1.79%) Apigee
19 6 (1.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.84%) HTTP
2 42 (12.54%) SSL
3 37 (11.04%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.88%) Firewall
5 12 (3.58%) VPN
6 11 (3.28%) DNS
7 9 (2.69%) DHCP
8 8 (2.39%) IPsec
9 7 (2.09%) DMZ
10 6 (1.79%) DAB
11 5 (1.49%) Skype
12 3 (0.90%) WAN
13 2 (0.60%) Internet
13 2 (0.60%) SMS
13 2 (0.60%) SNMP
14 1 (0.30%) DSL
14 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.30%) IPv6
14 1 (0.30%) MPLS
14 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (25.37%) MongoDB
2 79 (23.58%) NoSQL
3 40 (11.94%) SQL Server
4 37 (11.04%) MySQL
5 32 (9.55%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 27 (8.06%) Redis
7 25 (7.46%) Big Data
8 22 (6.57%) Relational Database
9 19 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (3.58%) RDBMS
11 11 (3.28%) InfluxDB
12 9 (2.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (2.09%) Power BI
14 6 (1.79%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.79%) HBase
15 4 (1.19%) MariaDB
16 3 (0.90%) Apache Ignite
16 3 (0.90%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 166 (49.55%) Jenkins
2 148 (44.18%) Git (software)
3 79 (23.58%) Cucumber
4 77 (22.99%) Selenium
5 64 (19.10%) JIRA
6 59 (17.61%) IntelliJ
6 59 (17.61%) JUnit
7 48 (14.33%) Eclipse
8 43 (12.84%) Gatling
9 40 (11.94%) gulp
10 38 (11.34%) Maven
11 37 (11.04%) Sublime Text
12 34 (10.15%) Grunt
13 33 (9.85%) Karma Test Runner
14 32 (9.55%) Ant
15 30 (8.96%) TeamCity
16 26 (7.76%) JMeter
16 26 (7.76%) Sonatype Nexus
17 25 (7.46%) SoapUI
18 17 (5.07%) Mockito
General
1 38 (11.34%) Finance
2 19 (5.67%) Banking
3 12 (3.58%) Marketing
3 12 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.28%) Retail
5 8 (2.39%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.79%) Advertising
7 5 (1.49%) Electronics
7 5 (1.49%) Law
7 5 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.19%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.90%) Games
9 3 (0.90%) Legal
9 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.60%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (38.81%) Developer
2 75 (22.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 31 (9.25%) Scala Developer
5 26 (7.76%) Senior Developer
6 25 (7.46%) Architect
7 19 (5.67%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (4.18%) AWS Engineer
9 14 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (3.88%) Consultant
11 12 (3.58%) Data Engineer
12 11 (3.28%) Analyst
12 11 (3.28%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (2.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
15 8 (2.39%) Linux Engineer
15 8 (2.39%) Network Engineer
15 8 (2.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (57.01%) Elastic Stack
2 85 (25.37%) REST
3 83 (24.78%) Spring
4 80 (23.88%) CSS
5 76 (22.69%) HTML
5 76 (22.69%) Node.js
6 62 (18.51%) Web Services
7 52 (15.52%) AngularJS
7 52 (15.52%) JSON
8 47 (14.03%) SOAP
9 46 (13.73%) XML
10 44 (13.13%) Hibernate
11 43 (12.84%) HTML5
11 43 (12.84%) Spring Boot
12 41 (12.24%) Play Framework
13 40 (11.94%) Gherkin
14 38 (11.34%) RESTful
15 35 (10.45%) Kafka
16 34 (10.15%) jQuery
17 33 (9.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.18%) Data Centre
1 14 (4.18%) User Experience
2 13 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.39%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.39%) Fintech
5 8 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.09%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.09%) PKI
6 7 (2.09%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.09%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.19%) NHS
8 3 (0.90%) Wiki
9 1 (0.30%) Blog
9 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 124 (37.01%) Linux
2 58 (17.31%) Unix
3 49 (14.63%) Windows
4 35 (10.45%) Ubuntu
5 14 (4.18%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.28%) Android
7 10 (2.99%) CentOS
8 9 (2.69%) Debian
9 7 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.49%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.49%) Mesosphere
11 3 (0.90%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.60%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (59.40%) DevOps
2 177 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (38.21%) Continuous Integration
4 121 (36.12%) Microservices
5 114 (34.03%) Test Automation
6 82 (24.48%) Open Source
7 80 (23.88%) TDD
8 75 (22.39%) Configuration Management
9 55 (16.42%) Scrum
10 54 (16.12%) Analytics
11 50 (14.93%) BDD
12 46 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (11.64%) Continuous Deployment
14 35 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
15 33 (9.85%) Kanban
16 32 (9.55%) Deployment Automation
16 32 (9.55%) Visualisation
17 31 (9.25%) Lean Software Development
18 26 (7.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 172 (51.34%) Java
2 140 (41.79%) Python
3 120 (35.82%) JavaScript
4 94 (28.06%) SQL
5 68 (20.30%) Scala
6 64 (19.10%) Ruby
7 56 (16.72%) Perl
8 53 (15.82%) Bash Shell
9 45 (13.43%) C#
9 45 (13.43%) Groovy
10 31 (9.25%) Haskell
11 20 (5.97%) Java 8
12 17 (5.07%) Shell Script
13 16 (4.78%) PHP
14 12 (3.58%) Kotlin
14 12 (3.58%) PL/SQL
15 10 (2.99%) PowerShell
16 9 (2.69%) AWK
16 9 (2.69%) Go
17 8 (2.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 60 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 51 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.78%) Degree
4 10 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.79%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.49%) ISEB
9 4 (1.19%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.90%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.90%) CCNP
10 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.90%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.60%) CCDA
11 2 (0.60%) CCDP
11 2 (0.60%) CCIE
11 2 (0.60%) CCNA
11 2 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.60%) MOS
11 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.76%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) GDPR
3 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 143 (42.69%) Docker
2 9 (2.69%) Snort
3 8 (2.39%) Squid
4 7 (2.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.49%) HDFS
6 5 (1.49%) KVM
6 5 (1.49%) Xen
7 4 (1.19%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.19%) etcd
7 4 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.60%) flannel
9 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 149 (44.48%) logstash
2 90 (26.87%) Grafana
3 81 (24.18%) Ansible
4 75 (22.39%) Puppet
5 61 (18.21%) Terraform
6 59 (17.61%) Kubernetes
7 36 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (5.07%) Graphite
8 17 (5.07%) ZABBIX
9 16 (4.78%) Mesos
10 14 (4.18%) Packer
11 13 (3.88%) Consul
12 12 (3.58%) Nagios
13 11 (3.28%) Marathon
14 10 (2.99%) Salt
15 9 (2.69%) HAProxy
15 9 (2.69%) Prometheus
16 8 (2.39%) FortiGate
16 8 (2.39%) rkt
17 7 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 61 (18.21%) Google
2 32 (9.55%) Splunk
3 29 (8.66%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.76%) Adobe
5 25 (7.46%) New Relic
5 25 (7.46%) Oracle
6 21 (6.27%) webMethods
7 19 (5.67%) AppDynamics
8 11 (3.28%) Hortonworks
9 10 (2.99%) VMware
10 9 (2.69%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.69%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.39%) Dynatrace
11 8 (2.39%) SaltStack
12 7 (2.09%) hybris
12 7 (2.09%) IBM
13 6 (1.79%) SAP
14 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (1.19%) Atlassian
16 3 (0.90%) Cisco