Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 April 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 130 110
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 0.46% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £446 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.25% -0.83% -
10th Percentile £455 £409 £425
90th Percentile £650 £496 £475
Scotland median daily rate £550 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% +105.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 623 657 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.77% 23.39% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 395 367
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £261
90th Percentile £575 £547 £500
Scotland median daily rate £414 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.44% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -32.69% +160.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £43.77
90th Percentile £45.00 £35.00 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £24.25 £47.23
% change year-on-year +54.64% -48.66% +98.86%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in Edinburgh

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in Edinburgh

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (50.00%) Consul
3 3 (50.00%) PowerCLI
3 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Prometheus
3 3 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Redis
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Java 8
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Consul
1 3 (50.00%) PowerCLI
1 3 (50.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (16.67%) Kibana
3 1 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat