Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 403 621 537
Rank change year-on-year +218 -84 +12
Contract jobs citing Kibana 128 206 390
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.45% 1.65% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 135 244
Median daily rate £504 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
10th Percentile £363 £400 £400
90th Percentile £700 £688 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £525 £470
% change year-on-year -2.00% +11.70% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.30% -36.43%
10th Percentile £23.10 £15.20 £21.08
90th Percentile £62.50 £47.20 £23.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -30.00% +57.30% -

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 5,232 12,480 14,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.99% 14.67% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,261 8,451 9,947
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £310 £269 £298
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 317 389
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £12.71 £12.76 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.65 £50.10 £47.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +30.00% +14.29% +8.01%

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 29 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Kibana over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Top 12 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 29 October 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 +193 107 £531 +1.19% 27
London +193 63 £538 +2.38% 14
UK excluding London +204 47 £515 -2.00% 15
Work from Home -74 43 £525 +15.07% 10
South East +174 13 £500 -5.66% 3
North of England +98 10 £394 -7.02% 7
Scotland +80 10 £458 +14.38% 2
South West +96 8 £575 +4.55% 2
East of England +80 6 £750 +57.89% 1
North East +26 6 £394 -2.11%
Yorkshire +72 3 - - 3
North West +73 1 £350 -42.86% 4

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 74 (57.81%) AWS
2 70 (54.69%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (49.22%) Python
4 62 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (42.19%) Elastic Stack
6 53 (41.41%) DevOps
7 50 (39.06%) Kubernetes
7 50 (39.06%) Security Cleared
8 49 (38.28%) Java
8 49 (38.28%) logstash
9 48 (37.50%) Grafana
10 47 (36.72%) Jenkins
11 43 (33.59%) Git (software)
12 42 (32.81%) Linux
13 40 (31.25%) Node.js
13 40 (31.25%) SC Cleared
14 33 (25.78%) Ansible
14 33 (25.78%) Docker
14 33 (25.78%) Terraform
15 31 (24.22%) SQL
16 29 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (22.66%) Microservices
17 28 (21.88%) MongoDB
17 28 (21.88%) Web Services
18 26 (20.31%) DV Cleared
19 25 (19.53%) Test Automation
19 25 (19.53%) Visualisation
19 25 (19.53%) JavaScript
19 25 (19.53%) React
19 25 (19.53%) TypeScript

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 70 (54.69%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.25%) Apache
3 6 (4.69%) Confluence
3 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.91%) nginx
5 3 (2.34%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) SAS
7 1 (0.78%) Appian
7 1 (0.78%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.78%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) SPSS
1 2 (1.56%) Stata
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 74 (57.81%) AWS
2 21 (16.41%) Azure
3 19 (14.84%) GitHub
4 17 (13.28%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (12.50%) Serverless
6 15 (11.72%) Amazon S3
7 14 (10.94%) Route 53
8 12 (9.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (7.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (7.03%) AWS CodeBuild
9 9 (7.03%) OpenShift
10 8 (6.25%) Amazon EKS
10 8 (6.25%) PaaS
11 7 (5.47%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 7 (5.47%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (5.47%) AWS CloudTrail
11 7 (5.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (4.69%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.69%) HTTP
2 6 (4.69%) SSL
3 5 (3.91%) DSL
3 5 (3.91%) Network Security
4 3 (2.34%) Firewall
5 2 (1.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.78%) Multicast
6 1 (0.78%) SNMP
6 1 (0.78%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.88%) MongoDB
2 24 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (8.59%) MySQL
4 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.47%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (4.69%) Big Data
8 4 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.34%) InfluxDB
9 3 (2.34%) Tableau
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.56%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.56%) Power BI
10 2 (1.56%) Redis
11 1 (0.78%) Informix
11 1 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (36.72%) Jenkins
2 43 (33.59%) Git (software)
3 24 (18.75%) GitLab
4 18 (14.06%) Artifactory
5 8 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 8 (6.25%) Gatling
5 8 (6.25%) Maven
6 7 (5.47%) JIRA
6 7 (5.47%) JUnit
6 7 (5.47%) Selenium
7 5 (3.91%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.13%) Sublime Text
9 3 (2.34%) Spinnaker
10 2 (1.56%) Mocha
10 2 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.56%) Postman
10 2 (1.56%) REST Assured
10 2 (1.56%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (17.97%) Public Sector
2 15 (11.72%) Finance
3 12 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.81%) Electronics
4 10 (7.81%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.81%) Marketing
5 9 (7.03%) Law
6 5 (3.91%) Legal
7 2 (1.56%) Police
8 1 (0.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.78%) French Language
8 1 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (39.06%) Developer
2 24 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 11 (8.59%) Architect
5 8 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Analyst
6 6 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (4.69%) Data Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Technical Leader
7 5 (3.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Lead Developer
7 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (3.91%) Scala Developer
7 5 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.91%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (42.19%) Elastic Stack
2 40 (31.25%) Node.js
3 28 (21.88%) Web Services
4 25 (19.53%) React
5 24 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 21 (16.41%) HTML
7 20 (15.63%) CSS
7 20 (15.63%) scikit-learn
8 17 (13.28%) Spring
9 16 (12.50%) Pandas
9 16 (12.50%) REST
10 15 (11.72%) JSON
11 13 (10.16%) HTML5
12 12 (9.38%) CSS3
13 11 (8.59%) Kafka
13 11 (8.59%) Play Framework
14 6 (4.69%) Apache NiFi
14 6 (4.69%) Gherkin
14 6 (4.69%) Sass
14 6 (4.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (4.69%) User Experience
3 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.34%) Blog
4 3 (2.34%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.81%) Linux
2 15 (11.72%) Unix
3 11 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.91%) Windows
6 4 (3.13%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.34%) Debian
8 1 (0.78%) CentOS
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.41%) DevOps
3 29 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (22.66%) Microservices
4 25 (19.53%) Test Automation
4 25 (19.53%) Visualisation
5 23 (17.97%) Infrastructure as Code
6 21 (16.41%) Data Science
6 21 (16.41%) Scrum
7 16 (12.50%) Open Source
8 14 (10.94%) Data Analysis
8 14 (10.94%) User Stories
9 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.16%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (8.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (7.81%) Analytics
11 10 (7.81%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (7.81%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.22%) Python
2 49 (38.28%) Java
3 31 (24.22%) SQL
4 25 (19.53%) JavaScript
4 25 (19.53%) TypeScript
5 24 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 15 (11.72%) Scala
7 12 (9.38%) Groovy
7 12 (9.38%) Perl
7 12 (9.38%) Ruby
8 9 (7.03%) Java 8
9 6 (4.69%) C#
9 6 (4.69%) C++
10 5 (3.91%) Go
10 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.34%) PHP
12 2 (1.56%) R
12 2 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (39.06%) Security Cleared
2 40 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 26 (20.31%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.13%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.56%) CCNA
6 2 (1.56%) CCNP
6 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) CCDP
7 1 (0.78%) CCIE
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.78%) Degree
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) WCAG
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 4 (3.13%) GDPR
4 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.56%) NIST
System Software
1 33 (25.78%) Docker
2 2 (1.56%) Varnish
3 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) GPFS
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) NFS
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.78%) XenApp
3 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (39.06%) Kubernetes
2 49 (38.28%) logstash
3 48 (37.50%) Grafana
4 33 (25.78%) Ansible
4 33 (25.78%) Terraform
5 14 (10.94%) Prometheus
6 8 (6.25%) Consul
6 8 (6.25%) Istio
6 8 (6.25%) Rancher
7 7 (5.47%) Fluentd
7 7 (5.47%) Puppet
8 6 (4.69%) ZABBIX
9 5 (3.91%) Nagios
10 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.34%) Packer
11 2 (1.56%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.78%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.78%) Icinga
12 1 (0.78%) RANCID
Vendors
1 21 (16.41%) Splunk
2 13 (10.16%) AppDynamics
3 10 (7.81%) SAP
4 9 (7.03%) Oracle
5 6 (4.69%) Google
6 4 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.34%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.56%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.56%) F5
8 2 (1.56%) HP
8 2 (1.56%) McAfee
8 2 (1.56%) UiPath
9 1 (0.78%) Citrix
9 1 (0.78%) Coverity
9 1 (0.78%) Kaseya
9 1 (0.78%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.78%) VMware