Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 214 236
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 +44
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 33 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 0.96% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 12
City of London median daily rate £550 £509 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +9.70% -7.25%
10th Percentile £475 £421 £368
90th Percentile £650 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £600 £531 £465
% change year-on-year +12.94% +14.25% -7.00%
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 2,826 2,617 2,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.25% 38.15% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,352 2,161 2,016
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £22.93 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.56% -34.49% -3.45%
10th Percentile £19.14 £19.33 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.98 £26.99 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.84% -38.57% -3.45%

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 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 (81.82%) DevOps
2 22 (66.67%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) Python
4 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
4 19 (57.58%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (57.58%) Kibana
5 18 (54.55%) logstash
6 17 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
7 16 (48.48%) Java
7 16 (48.48%) Terraform
8 15 (45.45%) Microservices
8 15 (45.45%) Docker
9 13 (39.39%) Puppet
9 13 (39.39%) Ruby
10 12 (36.36%) Bash Shell
10 12 (36.36%) Ansible
10 12 (36.36%) Kubernetes
11 11 (33.33%) Grafana
11 11 (33.33%) Splunk
12 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (30.30%) SQL
13 9 (27.27%) Finance
13 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
13 9 (27.27%) Unix
13 9 (27.27%) Kanban
13 9 (27.27%) Spring
14 7 (21.21%) TDD
14 7 (21.21%) RESTful

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 19 (57.58%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) Apache Spark
4 3 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (6.06%) nginx
6 1 (3.03%) Confluence
6 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (15.15%) GitHub
3 5 (15.15%) SaaS
4 3 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (6.06%) Loggly
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (6.06%) Serverless
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (3.03%) Datadog
6 1 (3.03%) Route 53
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SSL
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) AMQP
3 1 (3.03%) BGP
3 1 (3.03%) Calico
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) IPFIX
3 1 (3.03%) Junos
3 1 (3.03%) MPLS
3 1 (3.03%) MQTT
3 1 (3.03%) MRTG
3 1 (3.03%) OSPF
3 1 (3.03%) SNMP
3 1 (3.03%) TACACS
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) Couchbase
2 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) InfluxDB
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data
5 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.06%) HBase
5 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Presto
5 2 (6.06%) Redis
5 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.06%) Spark SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Sqoop
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
2 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
3 7 (21.21%) IntelliJ
4 6 (18.18%) GoCD
5 5 (15.15%) JUnit
5 5 (15.15%) Mockito
6 4 (12.12%) GitLab
6 4 (12.12%) JIRA
7 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
7 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
8 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (6.06%) CircleCI
8 2 (6.06%) Gradle
8 2 (6.06%) Maven
8 2 (6.06%) NeoLoad
8 2 (6.06%) Selenium
8 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
8 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (6.06%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 3 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
4 7 (21.21%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (21.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.03%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Spring
2 7 (21.21%) RESTful
3 6 (18.18%) Kafka
4 5 (15.15%) Dropwizard
4 5 (15.15%) Spring Boot
5 4 (12.12%) JSON
5 4 (12.12%) Sensu
5 4 (12.12%) XML
6 3 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.09%) CSS
6 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 3 (9.09%) REST
6 3 (9.09%) Spring Batch
7 2 (6.06%) JPA
7 2 (6.06%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (6.06%) Sass
7 2 (6.06%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Debian
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) DevOps
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) Microservices
4 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 9 (27.27%) Kanban
6 7 (21.21%) BDD
6 7 (21.21%) TDD
7 6 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.18%) High Availability
8 5 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (12.12%) Scrum
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Python
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 13 (39.39%) Ruby
4 12 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
6 7 (21.21%) Perl
6 7 (21.21%) Scala
7 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 5 (15.15%) Groovy
9 4 (12.12%) Go
10 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
11 2 (6.06%) PHP
12 1 (3.03%) Bourne shell
12 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) PhD
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Kibana
2 18 (54.55%) logstash
3 16 (48.48%) Terraform
4 13 (39.39%) Puppet
5 12 (36.36%) Ansible
5 12 (36.36%) Kubernetes
6 11 (33.33%) Grafana
7 6 (18.18%) Nagios
8 5 (15.15%) ZABBIX
9 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (12.12%) Packer
9 4 (12.12%) Pingdom
10 3 (9.09%) Graphite
10 3 (9.09%) Prometheus
10 3 (9.09%) Uchiwa
11 2 (6.06%) collectd
11 2 (6.06%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (6.06%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (6.06%) Salt
12 1 (3.03%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Splunk
2 6 (18.18%) New Relic
3 5 (15.15%) AppDynamics
4 3 (9.09%) Adobe
4 3 (9.09%) hybris
4 3 (9.09%) PagerDuty
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Cadence
5 2 (6.06%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.03%) Huawei
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) SaltStack