Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 642 551 584
Rank change year-on-year -91 +33 +126
Contract jobs citing Kibana 218 368 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.58% 2.69% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 264 184
UK median daily rate £533 £539 £512
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.13% +5.29% +4.92%
10th Percentile £419 £375 £375
90th Percentile £750 £669 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -6.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -52.13% -3.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.25 -
% change year-on-year +2.25% - -

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 13,785 13,705 10,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.82% 13.21% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,251 9,128 6,983
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 361 235
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - -15.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.83 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.73 £47.83 £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 15 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kibana over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 July 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 -105 210 £535 -0.93% 70
London -26 138 £535 -2.73% 28
UK excluding London -30 77 £525 +16.67% 42
South East +27 39 £525 +10.53% 10
South West -12 18 £650 +85.71% 8
North of England -12 8 £469 +17.19% 13
Midlands -9 5 £400 -22.33% 5
Yorkshire +14 4 £438 -16.67% 1
Scotland +19 3 £400 -16.88%
East Midlands +8 3 £400 -2.44% 2
Wales +2 3 £413 -21.43%
North West -8 3 £556 +39.06% 12
West Midlands -4 2 - - 3
North East +26 1 £475 +72.73%
East of England +5 1 £500 +17.65% 6

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 119 (54.59%) Elasticsearch
2 116 (53.21%) DevOps
3 111 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (46.79%) Amazon AWS
5 97 (44.50%) Elastic Stack
6 90 (41.28%) Docker
7 88 (40.37%) Python
8 83 (38.07%) Java
9 81 (37.16%) logstash
10 80 (36.70%) Git (software)
11 79 (36.24%) Jenkins
12 73 (33.49%) JavaScript
13 66 (30.28%) Linux
14 63 (28.90%) Grafana
15 61 (27.98%) SQL
16 60 (27.52%) Kubernetes
17 58 (26.61%) Terraform
18 57 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
19 55 (25.23%) Microservices
20 52 (23.85%) Ansible
20 52 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
21 46 (21.10%) Finance
22 45 (20.64%) Open Source
23 43 (19.72%) Test Automation
24 41 (18.81%) Node.js
25 40 (18.35%) Security Cleared
25 40 (18.35%) Kafka
25 40 (18.35%) Spring
25 40 (18.35%) JIRA
26 38 (17.43%) NoSQL

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
1 119 (54.59%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (8.26%) nginx
3 17 (7.80%) Apache Spark
4 16 (7.34%) Confluence
5 14 (6.42%) Apache
6 12 (5.50%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.21%) JBoss
8 6 (2.75%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.83%) ColdFusion
9 4 (1.83%) IIS
9 4 (1.83%) Jetty
10 2 (0.92%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.92%) Appian
11 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.92%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 102 (46.79%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (10.55%) Datadog
4 21 (9.63%) PaaS
5 19 (8.72%) Serverless
6 18 (8.26%) Power Platform
7 17 (7.80%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (7.80%) GitHub
8 14 (6.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (5.96%) Amazon S3
10 10 (4.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (4.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (4.59%) SaaS
11 9 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (3.67%) OpenShift
12 8 (3.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (3.21%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (2.75%) Google Analytics
15 5 (2.29%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.88%) SSL
2 14 (6.42%) HTTP
3 13 (5.96%) DNS
4 11 (5.05%) Firewall
5 9 (4.13%) DHCP
5 9 (4.13%) IPsec
5 9 (4.13%) VPN
6 7 (3.21%) DMZ
6 7 (3.21%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.83%) FTP
7 4 (1.83%) WAN
8 3 (1.38%) SNMP
9 2 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.92%) Internet
9 2 (0.92%) MPLS
9 2 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (0.46%) Converged Networks
10 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.43%) NoSQL
2 37 (16.97%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (13.30%) MongoDB
4 22 (10.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (9.63%) Hadoop
5 21 (9.63%) SQL Server
6 20 (9.17%) Redis
7 19 (8.72%) Big Data
8 18 (8.26%) Power BI
9 17 (7.80%) MySQL
10 13 (5.96%) InfluxDB
11 9 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (4.13%) Apache Hive
11 9 (4.13%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (2.29%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (1.38%) HBase
15 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (1.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 80 (36.70%) Git (software)
2 79 (36.24%) Jenkins
3 40 (18.35%) JIRA
4 27 (12.39%) Cucumber
5 24 (11.01%) GitLab
5 24 (11.01%) JUnit
5 24 (11.01%) Selenium
6 19 (8.72%) TeamCity
7 16 (7.34%) JMeter
8 15 (6.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (6.42%) IntelliJ
9 14 (6.42%) SoapUI
9 14 (6.42%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (5.50%) Maven
11 11 (5.05%) SonarQube
12 10 (4.59%) CircleCI
13 9 (4.13%) SpecFlow
14 8 (3.67%) Bitbucket
14 8 (3.67%) Eclipse
14 8 (3.67%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 46 (21.10%) Finance
2 19 (8.72%) Banking
3 13 (5.96%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.50%) Front Office
5 10 (4.59%) Marketing
6 8 (3.67%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.21%) Electronics
8 6 (2.75%) Retail
9 3 (1.38%) Advertising
9 3 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.92%) Games
10 2 (0.92%) Law
10 2 (0.92%) Legal
10 2 (0.92%) Publishing
11 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (30.73%) Developer
2 59 (27.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (9.17%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 16 (7.34%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (6.42%) Scala Developer
7 12 (5.50%) Architect
7 12 (5.50%) Data Engineer
8 9 (4.13%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.13%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (4.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.13%) Data Scientist
8 9 (4.13%) Network Engineer
8 9 (4.13%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.67%) Big Data Engineer
9 8 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (3.67%) Python Engineer
10 7 (3.21%) Analyst
10 7 (3.21%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (44.50%) Elastic Stack
2 41 (18.81%) Node.js
3 40 (18.35%) Kafka
3 40 (18.35%) Spring
4 37 (16.97%) REST
5 33 (15.14%) HTML
6 29 (13.30%) CSS
6 29 (13.30%) Web Services
7 23 (10.55%) SOAP
7 23 (10.55%) Spring Boot
8 19 (8.72%) AngularJS
9 18 (8.26%) GraphQL
9 18 (8.26%) RESTful
10 17 (7.80%) JSON
11 16 (7.34%) .NET
12 13 (5.96%) XML
13 12 (5.50%) Hibernate
13 12 (5.50%) J2EE
14 11 (5.05%) Memcached
14 11 (5.05%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.96%) Data Structures
1 13 (5.96%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.05%) User Experience
2 11 (5.05%) Wiki
3 10 (4.59%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.21%) PKI
6 6 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.29%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.29%) Replication
7 5 (2.29%) Robotics
8 4 (1.83%) Chip and PIN
8 4 (1.83%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.92%) Blog
9 2 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.92%) Derivative
9 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (30.28%) Linux
2 23 (10.55%) Unix
3 20 (9.17%) Windows
4 13 (5.96%) Android
5 12 (5.50%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.67%) CentOS
6 8 (3.67%) Debian
6 8 (3.67%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.21%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (53.21%) DevOps
2 111 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (25.23%) Microservices
4 52 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (20.64%) Open Source
6 43 (19.72%) Test Automation
7 36 (16.51%) Configuration Management
8 32 (14.68%) Scrum
9 30 (13.76%) Analytics
9 30 (13.76%) Infrastructure as Code
10 28 (12.84%) BDD
11 26 (11.93%) Kanban
12 24 (11.01%) Visualisation
13 22 (10.09%) TDD
14 21 (9.63%) Continuous Deployment
15 20 (9.17%) Deployment Automation
16 19 (8.72%) Machine Learning
17 18 (8.26%) Data Visualisation
17 18 (8.26%) SDLC
18 17 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 88 (40.37%) Python
2 83 (38.07%) Java
3 73 (33.49%) JavaScript
4 61 (27.98%) SQL
5 32 (14.68%) Scala
6 27 (12.39%) Bash Shell
7 20 (9.17%) Ruby
8 17 (7.80%) Java 8
8 17 (7.80%) Perl
9 16 (7.34%) Shell Script
10 14 (6.42%) C#
11 9 (4.13%) Kotlin
12 8 (3.67%) Go
12 8 (3.67%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.67%) PowerShell
13 7 (3.21%) Groovy
14 5 (2.29%) C++
14 5 (2.29%) R
14 5 (2.29%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (18.35%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.30%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.88%) Degree
4 5 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.29%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.29%) ISEB
4 5 (2.29%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.29%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.83%) CCIE
5 4 (1.83%) CCNA
5 4 (1.83%) CCNP
6 3 (1.38%) APMP
6 3 (1.38%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.38%) CCDA
6 3 (1.38%) CCDP
6 3 (1.38%) PhD
7 2 (0.92%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) QA
2 5 (2.29%) GDPR
3 4 (1.83%) PA-DSS
3 4 (1.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (41.28%) Docker
2 8 (3.67%) Snort
2 8 (3.67%) Squid
3 6 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.38%) KVM
4 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.92%) etcd
5 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) HDFS
6 1 (0.46%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (37.16%) logstash
2 63 (28.90%) Grafana
3 60 (27.52%) Kubernetes
4 58 (26.61%) Terraform
5 52 (23.85%) Ansible
6 34 (15.60%) Puppet
7 18 (8.26%) Consul
8 15 (6.88%) Graphite
9 14 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (5.96%) ZABBIX
11 11 (5.05%) Nagios
12 8 (3.67%) FortiGate
12 8 (3.67%) HAProxy
12 8 (3.67%) Marathon
12 8 (3.67%) Mesos
12 8 (3.67%) Packer
12 8 (3.67%) Prometheus
13 4 (1.83%) Fluentd
13 4 (1.83%) StatsD
14 3 (1.38%) RANCID
Vendors
1 24 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.09%) Google
3 17 (7.80%) Oracle
4 16 (7.34%) New Relic
5 12 (5.50%) ServiceNow
6 11 (5.05%) SaltStack
6 11 (5.05%) Splunk
7 8 (3.67%) Dynatrace
8 7 (3.21%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.21%) SAP
9 6 (2.75%) Adobe
9 6 (2.75%) Black Duck
9 6 (2.75%) Hortonworks
9 6 (2.75%) VMware
10 5 (2.29%) Cisco
10 5 (2.29%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.83%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.83%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.83%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.83%) webMethods