Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Elasticsearch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Elasticsearch
London > Central London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 123 196
Rank change year-on-year -19 +73 -28
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 112 214 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.60% 2.30% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.28% 12.91% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 180 86
Central London median daily rate £575 £544 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +3.57% +10.53%
10th Percentile £469 £463 £425
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
London median daily rate £540 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.86% - -

Elasticsearch is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,089 1,657 1,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.57% 17.79% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 1,225 1,007
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +3.02% +9.34%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £275
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 16
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.04% -3.25%
10th Percentile £19.60 £13.50 £11.88
90th Percentile £71.10 £25.50 £28.75
London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £20.47
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.26% +18.31%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Elasticsearch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in Central London

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elasticsearch in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in Central London

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in Central London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in Central London

Elasticsearch
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the Central London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -34 82 £575 +4.55% 82
Southwark -5 7 £515 -1.90%
City of Westminster +1 4 - -
West End of London +24 1 - -
Camden - 1 £575 -
Elasticsearch
London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch 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 Central London region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 51 (45.54%) Docker
2 45 (40.18%) Python
2 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (36.61%) AWS
4 39 (34.82%) TDD
5 36 (32.14%) Microservices
5 36 (32.14%) Kubernetes
6 29 (25.89%) Java
7 28 (25.00%) Linux
7 28 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (24.11%) Software Engineering
9 25 (22.32%) Node.js
10 23 (20.54%) MongoDB
10 23 (20.54%) Kafka
10 23 (20.54%) SQL
11 21 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
12 20 (17.86%) Ruby
12 20 (17.86%) Finance
13 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
13 19 (16.96%) BDD
13 19 (16.96%) Git (software)
14 17 (15.18%) REST
14 17 (15.18%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (15.18%) Flask
15 16 (14.29%) DevOps
15 16 (14.29%) NoSQL
15 16 (14.29%) Azure
16 15 (13.39%) AngularJS
16 15 (13.39%) Django
17 14 (12.50%) Apache Spark

Elasticsearch
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 14 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.36%) Confluence
3 4 (3.57%) Apache
4 3 (2.68%) JBoss
5 2 (1.79%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.79%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.79%) CMS
5 2 (1.79%) Drupal
5 2 (1.79%) Jetty
5 2 (1.79%) Luigi
5 2 (1.79%) nginx
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.89%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 41 (36.61%) AWS
2 16 (14.29%) Azure
3 11 (9.82%) Amazon S3
3 11 (9.82%) GitHub
4 9 (8.04%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (8.04%) Serverless
5 8 (7.14%) GCP
6 6 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (5.36%) Fastly
7 4 (3.57%) Amazon Glacier
7 4 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (3.57%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 4 (3.57%) AWS CodePipeline
7 4 (3.57%) PaaS
7 4 (3.57%) Route 53
8 3 (2.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.68%) IaaS
9 2 (1.79%) Amazon Cognito
9 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) DNS
1 7 (6.25%) FTP
1 7 (6.25%) HTTP
1 7 (6.25%) SSL
1 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.79%) SSH
3 1 (0.89%) SMS
3 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (20.54%) MongoDB
3 16 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 13 (11.61%) Redis
5 11 (9.82%) Big Data
6 10 (8.93%) Hadoop
6 10 (8.93%) Neo4j
7 8 (7.14%) MySQL
8 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.46%) Couchbase
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.68%) BigQuery
11 3 (2.68%) Data Lake
11 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.79%) Flink
12 2 (1.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (16.96%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.04%) Gradle
4 7 (6.25%) CircleCI
4 7 (6.25%) Gatling
4 7 (6.25%) Geb
4 7 (6.25%) GitLab
4 7 (6.25%) JIRA
4 7 (6.25%) Spock
5 6 (5.36%) webpack
6 5 (4.46%) Selenium
7 3 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.68%) JMeter
7 3 (2.68%) JUnit
7 3 (2.68%) Maven
7 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.68%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.79%) FishEye
8 2 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.57%) Publishing
4 3 (2.68%) Marketing
4 3 (2.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (66.07%) Developer
2 23 (20.54%) Python Developer
3 14 (12.50%) Django Developer
3 14 (12.50%) Python/Django Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Ruby Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Architect
9 5 (4.46%) Data Scientist
9 5 (4.46%) React Developer
10 4 (3.57%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) Node.js
2 23 (20.54%) Kafka
3 17 (15.18%) Flask
3 17 (15.18%) REST
3 17 (15.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (13.39%) AngularJS
4 15 (13.39%) Django
5 13 (11.61%) Spring
6 12 (10.71%) .NET
7 11 (9.82%) Spring Boot
8 10 (8.93%) GraphQL
8 10 (8.93%) HTML
8 10 (8.93%) Web Services
9 9 (8.04%) RESTful
10 8 (7.14%) CSS
10 8 (7.14%) Dropwizard
10 8 (7.14%) Redux
10 8 (7.14%) SOAP
11 7 (6.25%) Ember.js
11 7 (6.25%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (9.82%) User Experience
3 10 (8.93%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.36%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.68%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.79%) Derivative
7 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Robotics
8 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (7.14%) Unix
3 6 (5.36%) Debian
4 4 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.68%) Android
5 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.68%) CentOS
5 3 (2.68%) Windows
6 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.82%) TDD
3 36 (32.14%) Microservices
4 27 (24.11%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.96%) BDD
6 16 (14.29%) DevOps
7 13 (11.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 13 (11.61%) Machine Learning
8 11 (9.82%) Scrum
9 10 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.93%) Data Science
9 10 (8.93%) OO
9 10 (8.93%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.04%) ETL
11 8 (7.14%) Analytics
11 8 (7.14%) Functional Programming
12 7 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (6.25%) Front End Development
12 7 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.18%) Python
2 29 (25.89%) Java
3 23 (20.54%) SQL
4 20 (17.86%) Ruby
5 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.61%) Scala
7 10 (8.93%) C#
8 8 (7.14%) Go
9 7 (6.25%) Java 8
9 7 (6.25%) TypeScript
10 6 (5.36%) R
11 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.57%) Perl
13 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.68%) Groovy
13 3 (2.68%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.79%) Clojure
14 2 (1.79%) ClojureScript
14 2 (1.79%) PHP
14 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Degree
4 2 (1.79%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.79%) PhD
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (45.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (32.14%) Kubernetes
2 12 (10.71%) Terraform
3 8 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (7.14%) Kibana
4 6 (5.36%) Grafana
4 6 (5.36%) Graphite
4 6 (5.36%) Mesos
5 5 (4.46%) Marathon
5 5 (4.46%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.57%) Packer
7 3 (2.68%) Ansible
7 3 (2.68%) logstash
7 3 (2.68%) Puppet
7 3 (2.68%) Salt
8 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.89%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) Google
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) Splunk
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.79%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.79%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.79%) Sybase
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe
6 1 (0.89%) Pega
6 1 (0.89%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com