Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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 & Kibana)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 129 211
Rank change year-on-year -22 +82 +11
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 5 15 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 1.56% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 8
10th Percentile £408 £419 £383
25th Percentile £428 £431 £441
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £488 £523
Median % change year-on-year -2.56% -6.70% -9.13%
75th Percentile £569 £600 £578
90th Percentile £618 £640 £612
Central London median daily rate £475 £519 £523
% change year-on-year -8.43% -0.72% -9.13%

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 999 962 2,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.85% 33.34% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 756 1,910
10th Percentile £389 £378 £413
25th Percentile £463 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £574 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.29% - -
75th Percentile £638 £619 £600
90th Percentile £719 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £561 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +6.90% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
10th Percentile £15.50 £27.20 £19.85
25th Percentile £16.25 £32.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £46.50 £41.75
Median % change year-on-year -56.99% +11.39% +91.93%
75th Percentile £25.75 £57.50 £49.13
90th Percentile £32.95 £59.75 £56.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £46.50 £43.16
% change year-on-year -56.99% +7.75% +98.41%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in the City of London

Elastic Stack
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Elastic Stack in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Kafka
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) logstash
3 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Linedata
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Salerio
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium

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 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EKS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Snyk
2 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Runbook
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Grafana
2 1 (20.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (20.00%) Kibana
2 1 (20.00%) logstash
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Linedata
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk