The first table below looks at the demand for Elasticsearch skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Elasticsearch over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Elasticsearch
Rank 201 193 223
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.064% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 0.39% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1098 1029 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.01% 16.51% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 698 753
Average daily rate £385 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Elasticsearch
London

Elasticsearch
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Elasticsearch Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Elasticsearch across the City of London region.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Elasticsearch across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch.

1 14 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 9 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) REST
5 7 (38.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Spring
6 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 6 (33.33%) Scala
6 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Ruby
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) MVC
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) OO
8 4 (22.22%) J2EE
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL
8 4 (22.22%) Web Development
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) jQuery
8 4 (22.22%) Lucene
9 3 (16.67%) Banking
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (16.67%) XML

Elasticsearch
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Node.js
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) SugarCRM
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (38.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) Redis
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
7 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
8 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
8 1 (5.56%) HBase
8 1 (5.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) RSpec
2 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UI Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Search Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Talend Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) REST
2 6 (33.33%) Spring
2 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) Lucene
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) SOAP
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) Gearman
6 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
6 2 (11.11%) Memcached
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.56%) Information Management
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Scala
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) XPath
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Golang
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) Splunk
1 1 (5.56%) Talend