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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 2 July 2022 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 & Kibana)
England > East of England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 132 113 121
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +57
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 10 8 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.40% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 1.94% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
10th Percentile £471 £450 -
25th Percentile £481 £463 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £500 £350
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% +42.86% -14.63%
75th Percentile £489 £588 -
90th Percentile £494 £685 -
England median daily rate £600 £530 £550
% change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% +4.76%

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 419 412 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.71% 20.49% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 246 397
10th Percentile £360 £308 £325
25th Percentile £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £518 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.96% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £610 £543 £531
90th Percentile £711 £613 £575
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 8
10th Percentile £24.53 £20.02 £41.40
25th Percentile £48.50 £35.54 £45.56
Median hourly rate £53.75 £45.00 £57.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% -21.05% +20.00%
75th Percentile £70.38 £50.00 £66.00
90th Percentile £76.89 £53.61 £68.70
England median hourly rate £52.75 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +17.22% -2.17% +2.22%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack in the East of England.

Daily rate trend 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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +1 10 £485 -22.40%
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) AWS
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
1 10 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 10 (100.00%) Packer
1 10 (100.00%) Terraform
2 9 (90.00%) Docker
3 8 (80.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 8 (80.00%) Microservices
3 8 (80.00%) AppDynamics
3 8 (80.00%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (80.00%) Serverless
3 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 8 (80.00%) Amazon EKS
3 8 (80.00%) Ansible
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (80.00%) Amazon S3
3 8 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (80.00%) Python
3 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 8 (80.00%) Perl
3 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) Groovy
4 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Atlassian
4 7 (70.00%) Agile
4 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (70.00%) Artifactory

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon EKS
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon S3
2 8 (80.00%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (80.00%) Serverless
3 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) Artifactory
2 7 (70.00%) GitLab
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (70.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (20.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Platform Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 8 (80.00%) Microservices
3 7 (70.00%) Agile
3 7 (70.00%) CI/CD
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
5 1 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Groovy
1 8 (80.00%) Perl
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 10 (100.00%) Packer
1 10 (100.00%) Terraform
2 8 (80.00%) Ansible
3 2 (20.00%) Consul
3 2 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (20.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) AppDynamics
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk