Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 July 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 68 89
Rank change year-on-year +31 +21 -45
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 21 23 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Croydon 7.07% 3.08% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.35% 7.06% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 13
Median daily rate £500 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% -
10th Percentile £250 £500 £453
90th Percentile £571 £625 £613
South London median daily rate £521 £529 £563
% change year-on-year -1.37% -6.04% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Croydon with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 185 326 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 62.29% 43.64% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 246 316
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +1.06%
10th Percentile £404 £406 £363
90th Percentile £608 £625 £600
South London median daily rate £518 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.50% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Median hourly rate £47.83 £44.92 £47.42
% change year-on-year +6.49% -5.27% -0.87%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in Croydon

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack in Croydon.

Daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in Croydon

Elastic Stack
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Elastic Stack in Croydon over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in Croydon

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) ZABBIX
3 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
3 10 (47.62%) AppDynamics
3 10 (47.62%) Kubernetes
4 9 (42.86%) Dynatrace
4 9 (42.86%) DevOps
4 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 9 (42.86%) JMeter
4 9 (42.86%) Unix
4 9 (42.86%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Python
5 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) Data Mining
5 8 (38.10%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
5 8 (38.10%) SCOM
5 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
5 8 (38.10%) SolarWinds
5 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 8 (38.10%) Splunk
5 8 (38.10%) Test Planning
5 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (38.10%) eggPlant
5 8 (38.10%) NeoLoad
5 8 (38.10%) LoadUI
5 8 (38.10%) New Relic

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 6 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (19.05%) Confluence
2 4 (19.05%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (4.76%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Data Mining
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) HBase
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Flink
5 1 (4.76%) JanusGraph
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) JMeter
2 8 (38.10%) eggPlant
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) LoadUI
2 8 (38.10%) NeoLoad
3 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) Gatling
5 2 (9.52%) REST Assured
6 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
6 1 (4.76%) Gerrit
6 1 (4.76%) JUnit
6 1 (4.76%) QALoad
6 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (23.81%) Public Sector
2 2 (9.52%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Test Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) QA Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Head of Test
7 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Node.js
1 4 (19.05%) React
2 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 3 (14.29%) Pandas
2 3 (14.29%) scikit-learn
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) Java EE
3 2 (9.52%) JMS
3 2 (9.52%) Kafka
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (9.52%) RESTEasy
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) Jolokia
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
1 9 (42.86%) Unix
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
3 9 (42.86%) DevOps
3 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 8 (38.10%) Test Planning
4 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 5 (23.81%) Microservices
6 4 (19.05%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) Workflow
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Data Science
7 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Groovy
5 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Go
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Kubernetes
1 10 (47.62%) ZABBIX
2 8 (38.10%) SCOM
3 7 (33.33%) Kibana
3 7 (33.33%) logstash
3 7 (33.33%) Terraform
4 4 (19.05%) Consul
4 4 (19.05%) Packer
5 3 (14.29%) Ansible
6 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) AppDynamics
2 9 (42.86%) Dynatrace
3 8 (38.10%) New Relic
3 8 (38.10%) SolarWinds
3 8 (38.10%) Splunk
4 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.76%) BEA
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Pega
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) webMethods