Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Elastic Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 31 May 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.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 83 95
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 2 7 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.30% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 2.07% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £450 £505 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.89% -10.22% -
10th Percentile £391 £471 £508
90th Percentile £475 £550 £625
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £505 £550
% change year-on-year -10.89% -8.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Elastic Stack is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 185 338 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.41% 25.92% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 226 347
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £341 £313 £285
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23% +138.24%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +27.27% +10.00%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in Birmingham

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Elastic Stack 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Kibana
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) RESTEasy
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Protractor
2 1 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (50.00%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (50.00%) WebdriverIO
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (50.00%) REST Assured
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Cypress.io
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Cypress.io
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Protractor
2 1 (50.00%) REST Assured
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) RESTEasy
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kibana
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle