Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 13 November 2018 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 and Kibana)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 144 150
Rank change year-on-year +34 +6 -10
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 30 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.11% 0.16% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.58% 0.54% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 2
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.06% +3.45% +27.01%
10th Percentile £359 £385 £423
90th Percentile £568 £500 £447
England median daily rate £525 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +35.71% -25.93% -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 839 930 901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 30.94% 29.53% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 618 551
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £510
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 4
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +60.00%
10th Percentile £32.25 £21.85 £17.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £46.88
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.79% +6.67% -

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the East Midlands

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elastic Stack in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in the East Midlands

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in the East Midlands

Elastic Stack
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 10 £554 -
Nottinghamshire +20 9 £400 -15.79% 3
Northamptonshire -6 9 £405 +1.25% 2
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 26 (86.67%) DevOps
2 23 (76.67%) Python
3 16 (53.33%) logstash
4 15 (50.00%) Kibana
4 15 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (46.67%) Linux
5 14 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (40.00%) Docker
7 11 (36.67%) Big Data
7 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
7 11 (36.67%) Java
7 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
8 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 10 (33.33%) Ansible
9 9 (30.00%) Hortonworks
9 9 (30.00%) Visualisation
9 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
10 8 (26.67%) Nagios
10 8 (26.67%) PHP
10 8 (26.67%) MySQL
10 8 (26.67%) nginx
10 8 (26.67%) CentOS
10 8 (26.67%) Memcached
10 8 (26.67%) HAProxy
10 8 (26.67%) Icinga
10 8 (26.67%) PHP-FPM
10 8 (26.67%) LEMP Stack
11 7 (23.33%) Virtual Private Cloud

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 15 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (26.67%) nginx
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
4 3 (10.00%) Confluence
4 3 (10.00%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Route 53
2 7 (23.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Big Data
2 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 8 (26.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.33%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.33%) Law
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Administrator
2 9 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps Architect
5 6 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (13.33%) AWS Administrator
8 3 (10.00%) Cloud Administrator
8 3 (10.00%) Consultant
8 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
9 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
10 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Unix Support Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) LEMP Stack
1 8 (26.67%) Memcached
1 8 (26.67%) PHP-FPM
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
3 3 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Tika
5 1 (3.33%) Kafka
5 1 (3.33%) Lucene
5 1 (3.33%) TinkerPop
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) CentOS
3 4 (13.33%) Unix
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) DevOps
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Visualisation
3 7 (23.33%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (10.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) API Development
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Data Science
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.33%) SDLC
6 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
2 11 (36.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) logstash
2 15 (50.00%) Kibana
3 10 (33.33%) Ansible
4 8 (26.67%) HAProxy
4 8 (26.67%) Icinga
4 8 (26.67%) Nagios
5 3 (10.00%) collectd
5 3 (10.00%) Grafana
5 3 (10.00%) Graphite
5 3 (10.00%) Terraform
6 2 (6.67%) Puppet
7 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Hortonworks
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) RapidMiner
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) VMware