Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 +17
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 9 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.66% - 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% - 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Birmingham median daily rate £480 - £475
10th Percentile £446 - £403
90th Percentile £506 - £511
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £573 £475
% change year-on-year -12.66% +20.53% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 363 446 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.46% 30.97% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 290 254
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £299 £264
90th Percentile £575 £564 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +41.18% +88.89%
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £23.29 £27.50
% change year-on-year +50.31% -15.33% +19.57%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in Birmingham

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elastic Stack in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Ansible
2 8 (88.89%) Docker
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) GitHub
4 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Public Sector
6 3 (33.33%) Technical Debt
6 3 (33.33%) Power Platform
6 3 (33.33%) MassTransit
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 3 (33.33%) PaaS
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) Web Design
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) Power BI
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS

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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) GitHub
2 3 (33.33%) Azure
2 3 (33.33%) PaaS
2 3 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 1 (11.11%) AWS
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Azure Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) MassTransit
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Debt
3 3 (33.33%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Ansible
2 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
3 2 (22.22%) Kibana
4 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cloudera