Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 140 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.83% - -
Scotland median daily rate £500 £363 -
% change year-on-year +37.93% - -
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 806 743 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.37% 25.22% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 437 335
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £266
90th Percentile £563 £538 £502
Scotland median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -42.31% +108.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £25.00 £44.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £52.03
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +61.46% -46.67% +11.44%

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) Ansible
3 5 (62.50%) Docker
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) logstash
4 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (50.00%) Kibana
4 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) JUnit
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) Release Management
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Maven
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Microservices
6 2 (25.00%) Liquibase
6 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud

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 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (12.50%) Datadog
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) InfluxDB
2 1 (12.50%) Informix
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Liquibase
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Protractor
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Database Security
5 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) iptables
2 1 (12.50%) Varnish
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) Kibana
2 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (50.00%) logstash
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Prometheus
4 1 (12.50%) Consul
4 1 (12.50%) Grafana
4 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) PowerCLI
4 1 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) RedGate
2 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 1 (12.50%) New Relic
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Talend
2 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software
2 1 (12.50%) VMware