Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 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 of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 189 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 - +191
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 24 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.54% 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 0
East of England median daily rate £433 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.36% - -
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 of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year +17.86% -25.53% -

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 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 1,229 1,331 1,285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.59% 28.39% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 806 761
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £588 £584 £538
England median daily rate £494 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.06% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 41
East of England median hourly rate £45.25 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +13.33% -5.66%
10th Percentile £20.38 £25.90 £15.75
90th Percentile £66.81 £77.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%

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 January 2019.

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 January 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
Essex 0 17 £480 -28.89% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £425 -22.73% 3
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Elastic Stack
England

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

1 20 (83.33%) Linux
1 20 (83.33%) DevOps
2 16 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
4 13 (54.17%) IBM
5 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (50.00%) Docker
6 11 (45.83%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
6 11 (45.83%) WildFly
7 10 (41.67%) Spring Boot
8 9 (37.50%) Microservices
9 8 (33.33%) logstash
9 8 (33.33%) Kibana
9 8 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (33.33%) Spring
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle
10 7 (29.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (29.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (25.00%) Robot Framework
11 6 (25.00%) AppDynamics
11 6 (25.00%) Web Services
11 6 (25.00%) Python
11 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
12 5 (20.83%) Sensu

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 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
1 11 (45.83%) WildFly
2 8 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (29.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (8.33%) GitHub
3 2 (8.33%) Serverless
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
1 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) Pentaho
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (25.00%) Robot Framework
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.33%) Gradle
3 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) JMeter
3 2 (8.33%) JUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) NeoLoad
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Support
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (41.67%) Spring Boot
3 8 (33.33%) Spring
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (20.83%) Sensu
6 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) JMS
6 2 (8.33%) JPA
6 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) Sass
6 2 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware
7 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) DevOps
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Microservices
4 7 (29.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
8 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.33%) MVC
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
8 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) UML
9 1 (4.17%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Kibana
1 8 (33.33%) logstash
2 5 (20.83%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (16.67%) Ansible
3 4 (16.67%) Terraform
4 3 (12.50%) Grafana
4 3 (12.50%) Nagios
4 3 (12.50%) Pingdom
4 3 (12.50%) Prometheus
5 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
6 1 (4.17%) Mesos
6 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) AppDynamics
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) New Relic
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Splunk
6 1 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) xMatters