Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 137 147
Rank change year-on-year +36 +10 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 35 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.42% 0.067% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 2
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £563 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £341 £489 £428
90th Percentile £563 £626 £473
England median daily rate £525 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -25.53% -3.09%

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 754 842 960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 30.64% 28.09% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 551 566
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +7.38% +10.37%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £42.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.53% +97.67% -42.67%
10th Percentile £13.15 £19.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £48.50 £48.85 £41.90
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire +31 17 £400 -20.00% 2
Derbyshire - 10 £554 -
Northamptonshire -1 7 £400 -36.00%
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 30 (85.71%) DevOps
2 25 (71.43%) Python
3 22 (62.86%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (60.00%) Docker
5 19 (54.29%) Linux
6 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
7 15 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (42.86%) Kibana
8 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (37.14%) CentOS
9 13 (37.14%) PHP
9 13 (37.14%) MySQL
9 13 (37.14%) Ansible
10 12 (34.29%) HAProxy
10 12 (34.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (34.29%) Auto-Scaling
10 12 (34.29%) PHP-FPM
10 12 (34.29%) LEMP Stack
10 12 (34.29%) nginx
10 12 (34.29%) Memcached
11 11 (31.43%) Route 53
11 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
11 11 (31.43%) Nagios
11 11 (31.43%) Icinga
11 11 (31.43%) logstash
12 10 (28.57%) Java
12 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 10 (28.57%) Big Data
12 10 (28.57%) Hadoop

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 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (34.29%) nginx
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 22 (62.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (34.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 11 (31.43%) Route 53
4 4 (11.43%) OpenShift
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) Big Data
2 10 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.86%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) CA Release Automation
3 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 4 (11.43%) SonarQube
3 4 (11.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.71%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Administrator
1 13 (37.14%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (31.43%) Architect
3 10 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (20.00%) DevOps Architect
4 7 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) AWS Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) Cloud Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
9 1 (2.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.86%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
9 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) LEMP Stack
1 12 (34.29%) Memcached
1 12 (34.29%) PHP-FPM
2 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Tika
4 1 (2.86%) LAMP
4 1 (2.86%) Lucene
4 1 (2.86%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) TinkerPop
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) CentOS
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) DevOps
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Auto-Scaling
4 9 (25.71%) Visualisation
5 5 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (14.29%) Microservices
6 4 (11.43%) Build Automation
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Analytics
9 1 (2.86%) Coaching
9 1 (2.86%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (2.86%) Open Source
9 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Python
2 13 (37.14%) PHP
3 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
4 10 (28.57%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Kibana
2 13 (37.14%) Ansible
3 12 (34.29%) HAProxy
4 11 (31.43%) Icinga
4 11 (31.43%) logstash
4 11 (31.43%) Nagios
5 7 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (8.57%) Terraform
8 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
2 9 (25.71%) Hortonworks
3 4 (11.43%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) RapidMiner
4 1 (2.86%) VMware