Period
to 19 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Elasticsearch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Elasticsearch
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 91 134
Rank change year-on-year -46 +43 -18
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 29 34 105
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 1.94% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.59% 14.41% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 83
10th Percentile £458 £323 £463
25th Percentile £489 £413 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £523 £575
Median % change year-on-year +0.48% -9.13% +4.55%
75th Percentile £620 £657 £675
90th Percentile £640 £740 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% -

Elasticsearch is in the Application Platforms 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 application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 440 236 1,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.27% 13.44% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 158 825
10th Percentile £313 £329 £300
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +2.94%
75th Percentile £625 £584 £588
90th Percentile £682 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +4.90% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
10th Percentile £22.00 £17.18 £12.73
25th Percentile £23.50 £20.44 £19.06
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.25 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +25.51% +4.58%
75th Percentile £30.50 £32.44 £21.88
90th Percentile £32.00 £35.93 £39.30
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.19% +25.00% +5.00%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Elasticsearch as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in the City of London

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in the City of London

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Elasticsearch in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch 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 Elasticsearch.

1 18 (62.07%) DevOps
2 13 (44.83%) AWS
3 12 (41.38%) Docker
4 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
5 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
5 8 (27.59%) Terraform
6 7 (24.14%) Microservices
6 7 (24.14%) Apache Spark
6 7 (24.14%) Migration
6 7 (24.14%) MySQL
7 6 (20.69%) Java
7 6 (20.69%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) Law
7 6 (20.69%) Puppet
7 6 (20.69%) SaaS
7 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (20.69%) Observability
8 5 (17.24%) DevSecOps
8 5 (17.24%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (17.24%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Kafka
8 5 (17.24%) Apache
8 5 (17.24%) DNS
9 4 (13.79%) HP
9 4 (13.79%) EMC

Elasticsearch
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 (24.14%) Apache Spark
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) AWS
2 6 (20.69%) SaaS
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon ECS
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon EKS
4 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (13.79%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (13.79%) Route 53
4 4 (13.79%) Serverless
5 3 (10.34%) Azure
5 3 (10.34%) PaaS
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Step Functions
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (3.45%) Azure App Service
7 1 (3.45%) Azure Functions
7 1 (3.45%) Azure Key Vault
7 1 (3.45%) Azure Service Fabric
7 1 (3.45%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) SNMP
2 2 (6.90%) SSH
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (3.45%) SMPP
3 1 (3.45%) SMS
3 1 (3.45%) SS7
3 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
2 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
3 7 (24.14%) MySQL
4 4 (13.79%) Big Data
5 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
6 2 (6.90%) Blockchain
6 2 (6.90%) Redis
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) GitLab
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Music Industry
3 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Kafka
2 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Avro
3 2 (6.90%) Apache NiFi
3 2 (6.90%) ARM Templates
3 2 (6.90%) Django
3 2 (6.90%) JDBC
3 2 (6.90%) JMS
3 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 2 (6.90%) PySpark
3 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.90%) React
4 1 (3.45%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.45%) Celery
4 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.79%) CentOS
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Microservices
3 7 (24.14%) Migration
4 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (20.69%) Observability
5 5 (17.24%) DevSecOps
5 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) Sprint Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Open Source
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.90%) Release Management
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
1 6 (20.69%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Scala
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
1 8 (27.59%) Terraform
2 6 (20.69%) Puppet
3 4 (13.79%) Prometheus
4 3 (10.34%) Ansible
4 3 (10.34%) Rancher
5 2 (6.90%) Nagios
6 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
6 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (3.45%) Kibana
6 1 (3.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) EMC
1 4 (13.79%) HP
1 4 (13.79%) Splunk
1 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
2 2 (6.90%) Confluent
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Altiris
3 1 (3.45%) Databricks
3 1 (3.45%) Mavenir
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com