Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 206 224
Rank change year-on-year +108 +18 +9
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 21 12 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 0.21% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.44% 0.59% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 20
Median daily rate £363 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -4.35% +8.24%
10th Percentile £238 £462 £498
90th Percentile £593 £653 £650
Central London median daily rate £363 £550 £600
% change year-on-year -34.09% -8.33% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 611 2,035 2,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.50% 35.24% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 1,662 2,353
Median daily rate £538 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.38% +3.96%
10th Percentile £337 £400 £405
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £538 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.38% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £36.25 £52.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.29% +173.68% -17.36%
10th Percentile £35.00 £26.70 £14.32
90th Percentile £39.48 £63.10 £77.95
Median hourly rate £36.25 £43.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +61.11% +25.58%

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 4 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 17 (80.95%) Jenkins
2 16 (76.19%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 14 (66.67%) Python
3 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 12 (57.14%) Java
5 11 (52.38%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) Kafka
6 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
7 8 (38.10%) Neo4j
7 8 (38.10%) SevOne
7 8 (38.10%) AppDynamics
7 8 (38.10%) Perl
7 8 (38.10%) PHP
7 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
7 8 (38.10%) Netcool
7 8 (38.10%) Firewall
7 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
7 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (38.10%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (28.57%) DevOps
10 5 (23.81%) AWS
10 5 (23.81%) Terraform
10 5 (23.81%) MPLS
10 5 (23.81%) BGP
10 5 (23.81%) CORBA
10 5 (23.81%) SNMP
10 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 5 (23.81%) CSS

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 16 (76.19%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
2 4 (19.05%) Tornado
3 3 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) AWS
2 4 (19.05%) GCP
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) BGP
2 5 (23.81%) MPLS
2 5 (23.81%) SNMP
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 8 (38.10%) Neo4j
3 4 (19.05%) Apache Hive
3 4 (19.05%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Jenkins
2 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) GitLab
3 4 (19.05%) Hudson
3 4 (19.05%) ProC
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
5 2 (9.52%) Selenium
5 2 (9.52%) Snyk
5 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
6 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.76%) French Language
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Kafka
2 5 (23.81%) CORBA
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) Anaconda
3 4 (19.05%) CSS3
3 4 (19.05%) Flask
3 4 (19.05%) HTML5
3 4 (19.05%) PySpark
3 4 (19.05%) Twisted
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) React
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
2 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Artificial Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Economics
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Blue-Green Deployment
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) SOA
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Perl
4 8 (38.10%) PHP
4 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) Scala
6 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.76%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 8 (38.10%) Netcool
3 5 (23.81%) Terraform
4 4 (19.05%) Ansible
4 4 (19.05%) Kibana
5 3 (14.29%) logstash
6 2 (9.52%) Consul
6 2 (9.52%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) AppDynamics
1 8 (38.10%) SevOne
2 4 (19.05%) Cloudera
2 4 (19.05%) Google
2 4 (19.05%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle