Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 139 142
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 15 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.35% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 1.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £463 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +6.32% +27.01%
10th Percentile £374 £389 £423
90th Percentile £433 £508 £447
England median daily rate £536 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +2.14% +10.53% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year - -0.53% -

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 910 957 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.31% 30.28% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 617 523
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.70%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £506 £512
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +21.79% +145.90%
10th Percentile £33.63 £22.53 £17.45
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.29 £45.25
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.35%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Northamptonshire -15 7 £410 -6.29%
Nottinghamshire +3 6 £400 -15.79% 3
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Python
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 9 (60.00%) Docker
3 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (40.00%) Nagios
4 6 (40.00%) MySQL
4 6 (40.00%) PHP
4 6 (40.00%) CentOS
4 6 (40.00%) Route 53
4 6 (40.00%) Memcached
4 6 (40.00%) nginx
4 6 (40.00%) HAProxy
4 6 (40.00%) Icinga
4 6 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (40.00%) PHP-FPM
4 6 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (40.00%) Ansible
5 5 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (33.33%) Kibana
5 5 (33.33%) logstash
5 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Middleware
6 4 (26.67%) Apache
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA

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 6 (40.00%) nginx
2 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (26.67%) Apache
4 3 (20.00%) Confluence
4 3 (20.00%) JBoss
5 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) Route 53
2 6 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.67%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
2 1 (6.67%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
2 6 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) AWS Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Support
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
1 6 (40.00%) Memcached
1 6 (40.00%) PHP-FPM
2 5 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Tika
4 1 (6.67%) Kafka
4 1 (6.67%) Lucene
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) TinkerPop
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) CentOS
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) API Development
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Data Science
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
1 6 (40.00%) HAProxy
1 6 (40.00%) Icinga
1 6 (40.00%) Nagios
2 5 (33.33%) Kibana
2 5 (33.33%) logstash
3 3 (20.00%) collectd
3 3 (20.00%) Grafana
3 3 (20.00%) Graphite
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Dynatrace
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) RapidMiner
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) VMware