Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 March 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 and Kibana)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 225 210
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 +8
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 28 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.99% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 10
City of London median daily rate £563 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +43.75% -31.91%
10th Percentile £504 £475 £373
90th Percentile £625 £673 £546
Central London median daily rate £569 £550 £400
% change year-on-year +3.41% +37.50% -17.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,592 2,720 2,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.20% 37.87% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,105 2,301 1,845
City of London median daily rate £525 £520 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +6.67% +2.63%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £330
90th Percentile £675 £675 £644
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -38.57% -19.67%
10th Percentile £16.25 £21.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £63.65 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% -38.57% -19.67%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the City of London

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in the City of London

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (60.71%) DevOps
4 16 (57.14%) Microservices
4 16 (57.14%) Terraform
5 15 (53.57%) Ansible
5 15 (53.57%) Docker
5 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 15 (53.57%) Python
6 14 (50.00%) logstash
6 14 (50.00%) Kibana
6 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
8 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (39.29%) Java
10 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
11 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
11 9 (32.14%) TDD
11 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
12 8 (28.57%) BDD
12 8 (28.57%) Node.js
12 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
13 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 7 (25.00%) HTML
13 7 (25.00%) SQL
13 7 (25.00%) CSS
13 7 (25.00%) SaaS
13 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 12 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.71%) Gunicorn
2 3 (10.71%) nginx
3 2 (7.14%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 19 (67.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.00%) SaaS
3 6 (21.43%) Datadog
4 5 (17.86%) GitHub
5 4 (14.29%) Serverless
6 3 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (10.71%) Azure Functions
6 3 (10.71%) PaaS
7 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (7.14%) Quay.io
8 1 (3.57%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (3.57%) CloudBees
8 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
8 1 (3.57%) Slack
8 1 (3.57%) Trello
8 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Converged Networks
2 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Junos
2 1 (3.57%) MPLS
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (14.29%) Redis
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.71%) InfluxDB
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.00%) GitLab
3 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) Selenium
4 4 (14.29%) Gradle
4 4 (14.29%) Maven
5 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
5 3 (10.71%) Bitbucket
5 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
5 3 (10.71%) Gatling
5 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
5 3 (10.71%) JMeter
5 3 (10.71%) NeoLoad
5 3 (10.71%) Robot Framework
5 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.14%) Subversion
6 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) BSS Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.57%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) OSS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Node.js
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) REST
3 6 (21.43%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) JSON
4 5 (17.86%) Spring
5 4 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (14.29%) Celery
5 4 (14.29%) Enzyme
5 4 (14.29%) Flask
5 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 4 (14.29%) Jest
5 4 (14.29%) JMS
5 4 (14.29%) JPA
5 4 (14.29%) pytest
5 4 (14.29%) Sass
5 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 4 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Wiki
4 1 (3.57%) Blog
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
3 4 (14.29%) Mesosphere
4 2 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
4 2 (7.14%) CoreOS
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) DevOps
3 16 (57.14%) Microservices
4 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
6 8 (28.57%) BDD
7 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (14.29%) Kanban
8 4 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Decision-Making
9 3 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (10.71%) Open Source
9 3 (10.71%) Process Management
9 3 (10.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) Ruby
7 5 (17.86%) Go
8 3 (10.71%) ES6
8 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.57%) C#
9 1 (3.57%) C++
9 1 (3.57%) Java 8
9 1 (3.57%) Perl
9 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.14%) CCDA
3 2 (7.14%) CCDP
3 2 (7.14%) CCIE
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Ceph
2 2 (7.14%) etcd
2 2 (7.14%) flannel
2 2 (7.14%) GlusterFS
2 2 (7.14%) SkyDNS
3 1 (3.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) Terraform
2 15 (53.57%) Ansible
3 14 (50.00%) Kibana
3 14 (50.00%) logstash
4 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 7 (25.00%) Puppet
6 5 (17.86%) Graphite
7 4 (14.29%) Grafana
7 4 (14.29%) Marathon
7 4 (14.29%) Mesos
8 3 (10.71%) Consul
8 3 (10.71%) HAProxy
8 3 (10.71%) Nagios
8 3 (10.71%) Sysdig
8 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (7.14%) Prometheus
9 2 (7.14%) rkt
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Splunk
2 5 (17.86%) New Relic
3 3 (10.71%) Cadence
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Amdocs
5 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.57%) Cramer
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Kaseya
5 1 (3.57%) NetCracker
5 1 (3.57%) Okta
5 1 (3.57%) SevOne
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau
5 1 (3.57%) Yahoo!