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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Elasticsearch
Rank 187 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.056% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 - -
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
968 1179 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.62% 16.59% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 800 922
Average daily rate £401 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 57 41
Average hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £59.00 £52.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
3 9 (56.25%) Open Source
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Scrum
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) OO
5 7 (43.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (37.50%) BDD
6 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) Scala
7 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) Back Office
7 5 (31.25%) HTML5
7 5 (31.25%) Big Data
7 5 (31.25%) REST
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) Spring
9 3 (18.75%) Ruby
9 3 (18.75%) Lucene
9 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 3 (18.75%) PHP
9 3 (18.75%) CSS
9 3 (18.75%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) MongoDB
2 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
3 7 (43.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
5 5 (31.25%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) HBase
7 2 (12.50%) Redis
7 2 (12.50%) Neo4j
7 2 (12.50%) MySQL
7 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
8 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
8 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (6.25%) RSpec
General
1 5 (31.25%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Search Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) HTML5
1 5 (31.25%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) CSS3
3 3 (18.75%) Lucene
4 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
4 2 (12.50%) Gearman
4 2 (12.50%) Kafka
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) XHTML
4 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Derivative
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) CQRS
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Complex Event Processing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Scala
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Clojure
6 2 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Splunk
1 1 (6.25%) SaltStack
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