Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 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.

Elasticsearch
London > Central London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 132 179
Rank change year-on-year +19 +47 +8
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 91 177 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.77% 1.97% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.77% 11.11% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 141 108
Median daily rate £548 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - +2.44%
10th Percentile £341 £475 £413
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 773 1,593 1,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.01% 17.75% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 1,176 1,191
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £303 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24.50 £16.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £37.25 £34.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate £29.28 £31.92 £21.13
% change year-on-year -8.29% +51.11% +11.18%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in Central London

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Elasticsearch in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in Central London

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Elasticsearch in Central London over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +13 67 £575 +9.52% 58
City of Westminster +26 6 £400 -20.00%
Southwark +17 2 £588 +11.90%
West End of London +28 1 - -
Elasticsearch
London

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) Docker
3 38 (41.76%) Microservices
4 33 (36.26%) Python
5 27 (29.67%) Java
5 27 (29.67%) Kubernetes
6 25 (27.47%) REST
7 24 (26.37%) AWS
7 24 (26.37%) Scrum
8 23 (25.27%) AngularJS
9 22 (24.18%) MySQL
10 21 (23.08%) TDD
11 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
12 18 (19.78%) Pair Programming
13 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
13 17 (18.68%) Kafka
13 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
13 17 (18.68%) Spring Boot
13 17 (18.68%) Terraform
14 15 (16.48%) Spring
14 15 (16.48%) Finance
14 15 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (15.38%) SOAP
15 14 (15.38%) MongoDB
15 14 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
16 13 (14.29%) Java 8
16 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
16 13 (14.29%) DevOps
16 13 (14.29%) Kibana
16 13 (14.29%) .NET

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 5 (5.49%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.20%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.10%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) Drupal
3 1 (1.10%) Mule
3 1 (1.10%) nginx
3 1 (1.10%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.37%) AWS
2 11 (12.09%) Azure
2 11 (12.09%) GitHub
3 7 (7.69%) PaaS
4 6 (6.59%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (6.59%) GCP
4 6 (6.59%) Route 53
5 5 (5.49%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (5.49%) Serverless
6 4 (4.40%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.30%) Amazon Cognito
7 3 (3.30%) Datadog
7 3 (3.30%) IaaS
7 3 (3.30%) SaaS
8 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) DNS
1 9 (9.89%) HTTP
1 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.79%) SSL
3 5 (5.49%) FTP
4 1 (1.10%) AMQP
4 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) MySQL
2 15 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
5 8 (8.79%) Redis
6 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.40%) Big Data
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.30%) Flink
9 2 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.20%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.10%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.19%) JUnit
3 12 (13.19%) Selenium
4 11 (12.09%) Gradle
5 8 (8.79%) GitLab
5 8 (8.79%) Jasmine
5 8 (8.79%) Mockito
5 8 (8.79%) Protractor
6 6 (6.59%) Maven
7 5 (5.49%) JMeter
8 4 (4.40%) Gatling
8 4 (4.40%) Geb
8 4 (4.40%) Spock
9 3 (3.30%) CircleCI
9 3 (3.30%) JIRA
10 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.10%) Hudson
10 1 (1.10%) ProC
10 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.30%) Front Office
4 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (70.33%) Developer
2 14 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Python Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Django Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Python/Django Developer
6 8 (8.79%) AWS Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Angular Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Backend Developer
8 6 (6.59%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (4.40%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Scala Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) REST
2 23 (25.27%) AngularJS
3 17 (18.68%) Kafka
3 17 (18.68%) Spring Boot
4 15 (16.48%) Spring
5 14 (15.38%) SOAP
6 13 (14.29%) .NET
7 12 (13.19%) Web Services
8 10 (10.99%) Elastic Stack
8 10 (10.99%) Flask
8 10 (10.99%) HTML
9 9 (9.89%) CSS
9 9 (9.89%) Django
10 7 (7.69%) HTML5
10 7 (7.69%) RESTful
11 6 (6.59%) GraphQL
11 6 (6.59%) Node.js
11 6 (6.59%) React
11 6 (6.59%) Redux
11 6 (6.59%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.40%) NHS
2 4 (4.40%) User Experience
3 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Blog
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.10%) Robotics
4 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Unix
3 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) Debian
4 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.76%) Microservices
3 24 (26.37%) Scrum
4 21 (23.08%) TDD
5 18 (19.78%) Pair Programming
6 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.29%) DevOps
8 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.99%) Front End Development
9 9 (9.89%) Analytics
9 9 (9.89%) BDD
9 9 (9.89%) Refactoring
10 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (5.49%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (5.49%) Kanban
12 5 (5.49%) OWASP
12 5 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.26%) Python
2 27 (29.67%) Java
3 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.29%) C#
4 13 (14.29%) Java 8
5 12 (13.19%) SQL
6 11 (12.09%) Ruby
7 6 (6.59%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.49%) Go
8 5 (5.49%) Scala
9 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.20%) R
11 1 (1.10%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.10%) C
11 1 (1.10%) C++
11 1 (1.10%) ES6
11 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
1 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (42.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (29.67%) Kubernetes
2 17 (18.68%) Terraform
3 13 (14.29%) Kibana
4 6 (6.59%) Prometheus
5 5 (5.49%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (4.40%) Ansible
6 4 (4.40%) Grafana
6 4 (4.40%) logstash
7 1 (1.10%) Graphite
7 1 (1.10%) Mesos
7 1 (1.10%) Packer
7 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) Google
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) Lets Encrypt
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.20%) Splunk
5 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.10%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.10%) Tableau