Indeed, big-spending Tottenham and Manchester City are trailing in the wake of David Moyes' side.
"They are capable of spending whatever they want," Hibbert told evertonTV. "But the lads here have shown what we are capable of. The togetherness and willingness to work with each other is outstanding. It just shows you don't have to have a big budget to do what we are doing.
"That's the best thing about Everton - we are all together."