Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 237 223
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 +36
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 34 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 0.77% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 11
City of London median daily rate £575 £568 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +22.04% +69.09%
10th Percentile £498 £474 £375
90th Percentile £639 £643 £588
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £480
% change year-on-year +9.52% +9.38% +74.55%
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 2,821 2,722 2,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.52% 37.87% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,351 2,299 1,968
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £406 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.79 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -26.32% -9.68%
10th Percentile £14.90 £19.33 £19.00
90th Percentile £84.50 £41.25 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.58% -38.57% -9.68%

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 11 December 2018.

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

Elastic Stack
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the City of London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
London Bridge - 1 £620 -
Elastic Stack
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 27 (79.41%) DevOps
2 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 21 (61.76%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (58.82%) Linux
4 20 (58.82%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (58.82%) Kibana
5 19 (55.88%) logstash
6 18 (52.94%) Terraform
6 18 (52.94%) Python
7 17 (50.00%) Microservices
8 16 (47.06%) Java
8 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
9 15 (44.12%) Ansible
10 13 (38.24%) Docker
11 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (35.29%) Ruby
12 11 (32.35%) Puppet
13 10 (29.41%) SQL
13 10 (29.41%) Unix
14 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
14 9 (26.47%) Finance
14 9 (26.47%) SaaS
14 9 (26.47%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (26.47%) Kubernetes
14 9 (26.47%) Deployment Automation
15 8 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (23.53%) Splunk
15 8 (23.53%) New Relic
15 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management

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 20 (58.82%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.82%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 21 (61.76%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (26.47%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (26.47%) SaaS
3 6 (17.65%) GitHub
4 5 (14.71%) Datadog
5 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (8.82%) PaaS
7 2 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.94%) Loggly
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (2.94%) Serverless
8 1 (2.94%) Slack
8 1 (2.94%) Trello
8 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) AMQP
1 1 (2.94%) BGP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) IPFIX
1 1 (2.94%) Junos
1 1 (2.94%) MPLS
1 1 (2.94%) MQTT
1 1 (2.94%) MRTG
1 1 (2.94%) OSPF
1 1 (2.94%) SNMP
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) TACACS
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) InfluxDB
2 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) Redis
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) HBase
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Presto
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Spark SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.94%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.59%) JIRA
4 5 (14.71%) Bitbucket
4 5 (14.71%) IntelliJ
4 5 (14.71%) Selenium
5 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (11.76%) GoCD
5 4 (11.76%) Gradle
5 4 (11.76%) JMeter
5 4 (11.76%) Maven
5 4 (11.76%) NeoLoad
5 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.82%) GitLab
7 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
7 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.88%) JUnit
7 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 3 (8.82%) Publishing
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (14.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Big Data Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Python Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Spring
1 7 (20.59%) Spring Boot
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) JSON
2 6 (17.65%) REST
3 5 (14.71%) CSS
3 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
3 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) Sensu
3 5 (14.71%) Spring Batch
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (11.76%) JMS
4 4 (11.76%) JPA
4 4 (11.76%) Kafka
4 4 (11.76%) RESTful
4 4 (11.76%) Sass
5 2 (5.88%) Node.js
5 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.88%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.94%) Blog
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Unix
3 4 (11.76%) Mesosphere
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Debian
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) DevOps
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Microservices
4 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (26.47%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (20.59%) Kanban
7 7 (20.59%) Scrum
7 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 6 (17.65%) BDD
8 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.76%) Process Management
10 4 (11.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
10 4 (11.76%) UML
11 3 (8.82%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Python
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) Ruby
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
7 6 (17.65%) Perl
8 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
9 3 (8.82%) Scala
10 2 (5.88%) Go
11 1 (2.94%) Bourne shell
11 1 (2.94%) Groovy
11 1 (2.94%) PHP
11 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) KVM
3 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Kibana
2 19 (55.88%) logstash
3 18 (52.94%) Terraform
4 15 (44.12%) Ansible
5 11 (32.35%) Puppet
6 9 (26.47%) Kubernetes
7 7 (20.59%) Grafana
8 6 (17.65%) Nagios
9 5 (14.71%) ZABBIX
10 4 (11.76%) Graphite
10 4 (11.76%) Marathon
10 4 (11.76%) Mesos
10 4 (11.76%) Pingdom
11 3 (8.82%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (8.82%) Packer
11 3 (8.82%) Uchiwa
12 2 (5.88%) collectd
12 2 (5.88%) Consul
12 2 (5.88%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) New Relic
1 8 (23.53%) Splunk
2 4 (11.76%) Cadence
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Adobe
3 3 (8.82%) Google
3 3 (8.82%) hybris
3 3 (8.82%) PagerDuty
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.94%) Huawei
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau