Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 August 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 of England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 195 177
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 +40
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 21 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 0.35% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 12
East of England median daily rate £498 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% +18.92% -7.50%
10th Percentile £363 £525 £328
90th Percentile £688 £575 £506
England median daily rate £550 £525 £488
% change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.00 £51.13
% change year-on-year - -8.07% -

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 of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,459 1,435 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.20% 30.60% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 889 794
East of England median daily rate £450 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.64% +5.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 36
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £15.75 £26.26 £14.25
90th Percentile £59.53 £63.75 £45.25
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.83% +8.84% -0.68%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the East of England

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in the East of England

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in the East of England

Elastic Stack
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Essex +4 8 £675 +22.73%
Hertfordshire - 8 £425 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £575 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £575 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 - 2
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 of England region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) DevOps
3 11 (52.38%) Python
4 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (38.10%) Ansible
4 8 (38.10%) Microservices
4 8 (38.10%) Puppet
5 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (33.33%) Ruby
5 7 (33.33%) Google
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 6 (28.57%) SSL
6 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 6 (28.57%) Kibana
6 6 (28.57%) Docker
6 6 (28.57%) logstash
6 6 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (23.81%) HTTP
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) nginx
7 5 (23.81%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
8 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 6 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (23.81%) nginx
4 3 (14.29%) Confluence
5 2 (9.52%) WildFly
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (19.05%) Stackdriver
3 2 (9.52%) G Suite
3 2 (9.52%) GitHub
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) SSL
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) HTTP
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.76%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) OSPF
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
1 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Artifactory
3 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 4 (19.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.76%) GoCD
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (19.05%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) CentOS
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Microservices
3 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
6 4 (19.05%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (19.05%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) Break/Fix
7 3 (14.29%) Database Tuning
7 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
7 3 (14.29%) Release Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Task Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Ceph
2 1 (4.76%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Ansible
1 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Kibana
2 6 (28.57%) logstash
3 4 (19.05%) HAProxy
3 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
4 3 (14.29%) Prometheus
5 2 (9.52%) Grafana
5 2 (9.52%) Terraform
6 1 (4.76%) Graphite
6 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Google
2 4 (19.05%) F5
2 4 (19.05%) New Relic
2 4 (19.05%) Percona
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
2 4 (19.05%) Splunk
3 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) VMware