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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 150 187
Rank change year-on-year +23 +37  
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 39 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.20% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.01% 2.18% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 16
Median daily rate £500 £550 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -1.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £374 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £406
% change year-on-year -2.70% +13.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.50 -

Elasticsearch is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 556 551 954
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 17.07% 15.89% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 406 710
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 26
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% +10.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Elasticsearch as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in the City of London

Elasticsearch
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 Elasticsearch in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in the City of London

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.97%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (43.94%) Python
4 25 (37.88%) Java
4 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
5 22 (33.33%) DevOps
6 17 (25.76%) Microservices
6 17 (25.76%) Kafka
6 17 (25.76%) JIRA
7 16 (24.24%) TDD
7 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
7 16 (24.24%) Linux
7 16 (24.24%) Hadoop
7 16 (24.24%) Docker
8 15 (22.73%) AngularJS
9 13 (19.70%) Apache Spark
9 13 (19.70%) Big Data
9 13 (19.70%) SQL
10 12 (18.18%) Ruby
10 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (18.18%) GitHub
10 12 (18.18%) Node.js
10 12 (18.18%) Analytics
11 11 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
11 11 (16.67%) Scala
11 11 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (16.67%) MySQL
11 11 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (15.15%) RESTful

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 13 (19.70%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.06%) Apache
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.03%) Drupal
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.52%) Confluence
5 1 (1.52%) IPython
5 1 (1.52%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (46.97%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (18.18%) GitHub
3 7 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.55%) Heroku
7 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.52%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.52%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (1.52%) iPaaS
8 1 (1.52%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.52%) LDAP
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) Hadoop
2 13 (19.70%) Big Data
3 11 (16.67%) MySQL
3 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 11 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (13.64%) Apache Hive
5 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
6 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (7.58%) HBase
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.55%) Redis
9 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.03%) GIS
9 2 (3.03%) InfluxDB
9 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.52%) Flink
10 1 (1.52%) Presto
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.76%) JIRA
3 11 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.55%) gulp
4 3 (4.55%) Selenium
4 3 (4.55%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.03%) Grunt
5 2 (3.03%) RSpec
6 1 (1.52%) Babel
6 1 (1.52%) Bundler
6 1 (1.52%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.52%) git-flow
6 1 (1.52%) GoCD
6 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Protractor
6 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Angular Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Data Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) Hadoop Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.03%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Hadoop Administrator
7 2 (3.03%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) Kafka
2 15 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 12 (18.18%) Node.js
4 11 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (15.15%) RESTful
6 9 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (10.61%) REST
8 6 (9.09%) HTML
8 6 (9.09%) React
9 5 (7.58%) CSS
9 5 (7.58%) Ember.js
9 5 (7.58%) Express
9 5 (7.58%) jQuery
9 5 (7.58%) JSON
10 4 (6.06%) Backbone.js
10 4 (6.06%) HTML5
10 4 (6.06%) Web Services
11 3 (4.55%) CSS3
11 3 (4.55%) Spring
11 3 (4.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) Derivative
3 4 (6.06%) Credit Derivative
3 4 (6.06%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
4 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.03%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.03%) NHS
5 2 (3.03%) Social Network
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
6 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) CentOS
2 3 (4.55%) Unix
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.52%) Fedora
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) DevOps
3 17 (25.76%) Microservices
4 16 (24.24%) TDD
5 12 (18.18%) Analytics
5 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.64%) OO
7 8 (12.12%) BDD
8 7 (10.61%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (10.61%) Mathematics
8 7 (10.61%) Pair Programming
9 6 (9.09%) Data Management
10 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.58%) Machine Learning
10 5 (7.58%) Migration
11 4 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (6.06%) Data Analytics
11 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.06%) ETL
11 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) Python
2 25 (37.88%) Java
3 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) SQL
5 12 (18.18%) Ruby
6 11 (16.67%) Scala
7 9 (13.64%) R
8 6 (9.09%) Go
9 5 (7.58%) PHP
10 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
10 4 (6.06%) ES6
11 2 (3.03%) C#
12 1 (1.52%) Clojure
12 1 (1.52%) Perl
12 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
1 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) RHCE
2 2 (3.03%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.52%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) MiFID
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Docker
2 3 (4.55%) HDFS
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.52%) Ceph
4 1 (1.52%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Puppet
2 8 (12.12%) Ansible
3 6 (9.09%) logstash
4 4 (6.06%) Kibana
4 4 (6.06%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.06%) Terraform
5 2 (3.03%) Graphite
5 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.52%) Cacti
6 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.52%) Grafana
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.52%) Mesos
6 1 (1.52%) Nagios
6 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Cloudera
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle
1 4 (6.06%) VMware
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Splunk
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco
3 2 (3.03%) Google
3 2 (3.03%) Panasonic
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.52%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.52%) Sage
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.52%) Tableau
4 1 (1.52%) Talend
4 1 (1.52%) Zuora
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