Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 219 232
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +66
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 33 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.05% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 11
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% -11.90%
10th Percentile £475 £416 £265
90th Percentile £675 £625 £700
Central London median daily rate £590 £503 £469
% change year-on-year +17.41% +7.20% -10.71%
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 2,768 2,379 2,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.03% 36.83% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,258 1,935 1,984
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £368 £355 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £520 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +4.10% +8.00% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 5
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £24.49 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% +22.43% -22.48%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £16.69
90th Percentile £56.88 £29.62 £35.74
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.92% +22.11% -26.93%

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 17 July 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 25 (75.76%) DevOps
2 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 24 (72.73%) Python
3 20 (60.61%) Kibana
4 18 (54.55%) logstash
4 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
5 17 (51.52%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (51.52%) Docker
5 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (45.45%) Kubernetes
8 14 (42.42%) Bash Shell
8 14 (42.42%) Puppet
9 13 (39.39%) Java
10 12 (36.36%) Microservices
10 12 (36.36%) Terraform
11 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 10 (30.30%) Splunk
12 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
12 10 (30.30%) Ruby
12 10 (30.30%) Grafana
12 10 (30.30%) Ansible
13 9 (27.27%) Unix
14 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
15 7 (21.21%) MySQL
15 7 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (18.18%) Windows
16 6 (18.18%) SQL
16 6 (18.18%) Shell Script

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 17 (51.52%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (18.18%) nginx
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Confluence
5 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 16 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
5 4 (12.12%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (12.12%) GitHub
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (12.12%) Serverless
6 3 (9.09%) Datadog
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (6.06%) Loggly
7 2 (6.06%) SaaS
8 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (3.03%) PaaS
8 1 (3.03%) Route 53
8 1 (3.03%) Slack
8 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SSL
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (15.15%) Couchbase
4 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
5 3 (9.09%) InfluxDB
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.06%) Big Data
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.03%) HBase
7 1 (3.03%) OpenTSDB
7 1 (3.03%) Parquet
7 1 (3.03%) Presto
7 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.03%) Spark SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.18%) IntelliJ
4 5 (15.15%) Artifactory
4 5 (15.15%) JUnit
4 5 (15.15%) Mockito
4 5 (15.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (12.12%) GitLab
5 4 (12.12%) GoCD
5 4 (12.12%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Travis CI
7 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
7 2 (6.06%) CircleCI
7 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
8 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.03%) Gerrit
8 1 (3.03%) Maven
8 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Front Office
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Economy
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (12.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Support
6 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Electronic Trading Support
7 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) RESTful
1 6 (18.18%) Spring
2 5 (15.15%) Dropwizard
2 5 (15.15%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (15.15%) Sensu
3 4 (12.12%) Kafka
4 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (6.06%) Node.js
5 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) LAMP
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
6 1 (3.03%) OAuth
6 1 (3.03%) SAML
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) DC/OS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) DevOps
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) Microservices
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
6 6 (18.18%) Kanban
7 5 (15.15%) BDD
7 5 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (15.15%) High Availability
7 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
7 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
7 5 (15.15%) TDD
8 4 (12.12%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.09%) Open Source
9 3 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (6.06%) Analytics
10 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (6.06%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Python
2 14 (42.42%) Bash Shell
3 13 (39.39%) Java
4 10 (30.30%) Ruby
5 6 (18.18%) Scala
5 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) Groovy
6 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.15%) Perl
7 3 (9.09%) Go
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (60.61%) Kibana
2 18 (54.55%) logstash
3 15 (45.45%) Kubernetes
4 14 (42.42%) Puppet
5 12 (36.36%) Terraform
6 10 (30.30%) Ansible
6 10 (30.30%) Grafana
7 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (15.15%) Packer
8 3 (9.09%) HAProxy
8 3 (9.09%) Nagios
8 3 (9.09%) ZABBIX
9 2 (6.06%) Consul
9 2 (6.06%) Pingdom
9 2 (6.06%) Uchiwa
10 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (3.03%) Fluentd
10 1 (3.03%) Graphite
10 1 (3.03%) Marathon
10 1 (3.03%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Splunk
2 5 (15.15%) AppDynamics
3 3 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (9.09%) New Relic
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
4 2 (6.06%) hybris
4 2 (6.06%) PagerDuty
5 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.03%) SaltStack