Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 220 265
Rank change year-on-year -13 +45 +38
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 22 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.24% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.68% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 1
City of London median daily rate £575 £465 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.66% +69.09% -52.17%
10th Percentile £475 £378 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £288
Central London median daily rate £538 £480 £275
% change year-on-year +11.98% +74.55% -52.17%
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 2703 2345 2637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.59% 35.83% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2282 1976 2198
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £461
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.98% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
City of London median hourly rate £25.79 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -9.68% +27.43%
10th Percentile £19.33 £19.00 £19.98
90th Percentile £41.25 £56.31 £68.88
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +27.43%

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 14 December 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Elastic Stack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 20 (90.91%) Python
1 20 (90.91%) DevOps
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (72.73%) Git (software)
5 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
6 14 (63.64%) Linux
7 10 (45.45%) Java
7 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
7 10 (45.45%) Docker
7 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
8 9 (40.91%) Puppet
9 8 (36.36%) Ruby
9 8 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (31.82%) Terraform
10 7 (31.82%) Kibana
10 7 (31.82%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (31.82%) Firewall
10 7 (31.82%) logstash
10 7 (31.82%) Ansible
10 7 (31.82%) Artifactory
10 7 (31.82%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
11 6 (27.27%) nginx
11 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
11 6 (27.27%) Perl
11 6 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (27.27%) Packer

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 7 (31.82%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (27.27%) nginx
3 5 (22.73%) Apache
4 4 (18.18%) Confluence
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
5 2 (9.09%) Jetty
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
6 1 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 17 (77.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (31.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
4 4 (18.18%) GitHub
4 4 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (18.18%) Google Container Engine
4 4 (18.18%) Route 53
5 3 (13.64%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (13.64%) npm
6 2 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) HTTP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
4 2 (9.09%) DSL
4 2 (9.09%) LDAP
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) ZigBee
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.64%) Big Data
5 2 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 2 (9.09%) Hazelcast
5 2 (9.09%) HBase
5 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
3 8 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (31.82%) Artifactory
5 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
6 5 (22.73%) JIRA
6 5 (22.73%) Maven
7 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
8 3 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (9.09%) GitLab
9 2 (9.09%) GoCD
9 2 (9.09%) Subversion
9 2 (9.09%) Travis CI
10 1 (4.55%) Ant
10 1 (4.55%) JMeter
10 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
10 1 (4.55%) RSpec
10 1 (4.55%) Selenium
10 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (22.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) Node.js
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) Hystrix
4 2 (9.09%) Kafka
4 2 (9.09%) LAMP
4 2 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (9.09%) OAuth
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) DC/OS
4 2 (9.09%) Debian
4 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Fedora
5 1 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) DevOps
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
4 5 (22.73%) Microservices
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
6 3 (13.64%) Release Management
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 2 (9.09%) Information Security
7 2 (9.09%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
7 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) Case Management
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Measurement
8 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Ruby
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (9.09%) Firmware
2 2 (9.09%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Puppet
2 7 (31.82%) Ansible
2 7 (31.82%) Kibana
2 7 (31.82%) logstash
2 7 (31.82%) Terraform
3 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (27.27%) Packer
4 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
5 3 (13.64%) Grafana
5 3 (13.64%) HAProxy
6 2 (9.09%) Graphite
6 2 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (9.09%) Mesos
6 2 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
2 2 (9.09%) F5
2 2 (9.09%) New Relic
2 2 (9.09%) Sonatype
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) Black Duck
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk