Period
to 16 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Elasticsearch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 16 October 2021 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.

Elasticsearch
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 344 255 290
Rank change year-on-year -89 +35 -55
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 477 258 733
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.97% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 6.60% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 197 527
10th Percentile £418 £343 £413
25th Percentile £470 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% -
75th Percentile £627 £575 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK median hourly rate £80.00 - £42.00

Elasticsearch is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8,582 3,910 11,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.89% 14.71% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,955 2,669 7,790
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
25th Percentile £406 £378 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +0.54%
75th Percentile £600 £563 £556
90th Percentile £688 £665 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 108 243
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.63 £10.60
25th Percentile £16.23 £15.56 £13.57
Median hourly rate £23.32 £22.19 £19.97
Median % change year-on-year +5.09% +11.14% -0.18%
75th Percentile £51.69 £35.63 £36.23
90th Percentile £65.53 £57.17 £51.85
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £22.38 £20.89
% change year-on-year +9.47% +7.13% +4.45%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Elasticsearch as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Elasticsearch in England.

Daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Elasticsearch in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Elasticsearch in England.

Hourly rate trend for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2021. 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
London -105 317 £550 +4.76% 138
South East -64 48 £489 -0.26% 48
South West -42 26 £475 -6.86% 20
North of England -64 25 £463 -7.50% 52
Midlands -66 14 £449 -11.58% 25
North East +2 13 £463 -28.85% 8
North West -49 9 £469 +33.93% 32
West Midlands - 9 £449 - 17
East of England -44 7 £361 -51.87% 12
East Midlands -33 5 £464 -8.62% 8
Yorkshire -51 3 £482 -3.60% 12
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch 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 England region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 237 (49.69%) AWS
2 217 (45.49%) DevOps
3 200 (41.93%) Docker
4 177 (37.11%) Java
5 157 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (29.14%) Python
7 123 (25.79%) Kubernetes
8 122 (25.58%) Microservices
9 120 (25.16%) SQL
10 115 (24.11%) JavaScript
11 108 (22.64%) Terraform
12 107 (22.43%) Azure
13 103 (21.59%) Kibana
14 102 (21.38%) Kafka
15 91 (19.08%) Jenkins
16 86 (18.03%) Git (software)
17 83 (17.40%) Node.js
17 83 (17.40%) Elastic Stack
18 80 (16.77%) Prometheus
19 78 (16.35%) PostgreSQL
20 76 (15.93%) Linux
20 76 (15.93%) Apache Spark
21 73 (15.30%) Hadoop
22 69 (14.47%) Social Skills
23 63 (13.21%) Amazon EC2
23 63 (13.21%) Spring
24 62 (13.00%) Test Automation
25 61 (12.79%) REST
25 61 (12.79%) Ansible
26 60 (12.58%) logstash

Elasticsearch
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 76 (15.93%) Apache Spark
2 35 (7.34%) Tomcat
3 27 (5.66%) Apache
4 11 (2.31%) Confluence
5 10 (2.10%) GemFire
6 8 (1.68%) nginx
7 7 (1.47%) Appian
8 6 (1.26%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (1.05%) Jetty
10 4 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.42%) IIS
13 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Mingle
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) Endur
3 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 237 (49.69%) AWS
2 107 (22.43%) Azure
3 63 (13.21%) Amazon EC2
4 53 (11.11%) Amazon EKS
4 53 (11.11%) Serverless
5 51 (10.69%) Amazon ECS
6 49 (10.27%) Route 53
7 47 (9.85%) Amazon EMR
8 40 (8.39%) GCP
9 37 (7.76%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (5.03%) Amazon S3
11 23 (4.82%) PaaS
12 22 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (4.61%) SaaS
13 17 (3.56%) Heroku
14 14 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (2.94%) GitHub
15 12 (2.52%) OpenShift
16 11 (2.31%) AWS Step Functions
16 11 (2.31%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.82%) DNS
2 17 (3.56%) HTTP
3 9 (1.89%) Firewall
4 8 (1.68%) SNMP
5 5 (1.05%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (1.05%) SMPP
5 5 (1.05%) SMS
5 5 (1.05%) SS7
5 5 (1.05%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.84%) Internet
6 4 (0.84%) SSH
6 4 (0.84%) VPN
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (0.63%) Intranet
7 3 (0.63%) MPLS
7 3 (0.63%) Network Security
7 3 (0.63%) WAN
8 2 (0.42%) Multicast
8 2 (0.42%) SSL
9 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.35%) PostgreSQL
2 73 (15.30%) Hadoop
3 60 (12.58%) MongoDB
4 59 (12.37%) Redis
5 55 (11.53%) NoSQL
6 47 (9.85%) Relational Database
7 45 (9.43%) Big Data
8 41 (8.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 37 (7.76%) MySQL
10 35 (7.34%) Neo4j
11 33 (6.92%) SQL Server
12 23 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (4.61%) Amazon RDS
13 22 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (3.56%) RDBMS
15 15 (3.14%) Apache Hive
15 15 (3.14%) Blockchain
16 12 (2.52%) Tableau
17 11 (2.31%) Power BI
18 10 (2.10%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 91 (19.08%) Jenkins
2 86 (18.03%) Git (software)
3 54 (11.32%) Maven
4 46 (9.64%) GitLab
5 38 (7.97%) Selenium
6 37 (7.76%) JIRA
7 34 (7.13%) Cucumber
8 31 (6.50%) JUnit
9 27 (5.66%) Gradle
10 25 (5.24%) Subversion
11 20 (4.19%) Artifactory
12 18 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (2.94%) Cypress.io
13 14 (2.94%) JMeter
13 14 (2.94%) Mercurial
14 12 (2.52%) IntelliJ
14 12 (2.52%) Locust
15 11 (2.31%) Bitbucket
15 11 (2.31%) Mockito
15 11 (2.31%) SonarQube
General
1 69 (14.47%) Social Skills
2 55 (11.53%) Finance
3 31 (6.50%) Banking
4 24 (5.03%) Public Sector
5 18 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.56%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.68%) Law
7 8 (1.68%) Music Industry
8 7 (1.47%) Marketing
9 5 (1.05%) Front Office
10 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.42%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 166 (34.80%) Developer
2 113 (23.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 51 (10.69%) Java Developer
4 47 (9.85%) AWS Engineer
5 42 (8.81%) AWS DevOps
6 41 (8.60%) Data Engineer
7 40 (8.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 38 (7.97%) Senior Developer
9 32 (6.71%) Full Stack Developer
10 24 (5.03%) Python Developer
11 21 (4.40%) Architect
12 20 (4.19%) Big Data Engineer
13 19 (3.98%) Analyst
14 17 (3.56%) Software Engineer
15 16 (3.35%) AWS Developer
16 15 (3.14%) Azure Engineer
16 15 (3.14%) SQL Analyst
17 14 (2.94%) Senior Python Developer
18 13 (2.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 13 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (21.38%) Kafka
2 83 (17.40%) Elastic Stack
2 83 (17.40%) Node.js
3 63 (13.21%) Spring
4 61 (12.79%) REST
5 60 (12.58%) React
6 59 (12.37%) AngularJS
7 54 (11.32%) HTML
8 49 (10.27%) CSS
9 48 (10.06%) RESTful
10 39 (8.18%) .NET
11 38 (7.97%) Web Services
12 37 (7.76%) Spring Boot
13 35 (7.34%) GraphQL
13 35 (7.34%) JSON
14 24 (5.03%) RabbitMQ
15 23 (4.82%) Middleware
16 19 (3.98%) jQuery
17 18 (3.77%) XML
18 17 (3.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.29%) Data Structures
2 19 (3.98%) PKI
3 18 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 13 (2.73%) Algorithms
5 11 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (2.31%) N-Tier
6 9 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.68%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.47%) Legacy Applications
8 7 (1.47%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.26%) Legacy Systems
10 5 (1.05%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.05%) Derivative
11 4 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.63%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.63%) NHS
12 3 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.93%) Linux
2 29 (6.08%) Unix
3 27 (5.66%) Windows
4 9 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.68%) Android
6 7 (1.47%) CentOS
7 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.42%) VMS
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (45.49%) DevOps
2 157 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (25.58%) Microservices
4 62 (13.00%) Test Automation
5 60 (12.58%) Full Stack Development
6 57 (11.95%) Software Engineering
7 55 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (10.48%) Analytics
9 49 (10.27%) Infrastructure as Code
10 43 (9.01%) Scrum
11 37 (7.76%) BDD
12 34 (7.13%) Sprint Planning
12 34 (7.13%) TDD
13 31 (6.50%) Data Modelling
14 30 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (6.08%) Configuration Management
15 29 (6.08%) Integration Testing
15 29 (6.08%) Open Source
15 29 (6.08%) Unit Testing
16 28 (5.87%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 177 (37.11%) Java
2 139 (29.14%) Python
3 120 (25.16%) SQL
4 115 (24.11%) JavaScript
5 48 (10.06%) C#
6 37 (7.76%) Scala
7 27 (5.66%) Java 8
8 25 (5.24%) PHP
9 22 (4.61%) Bash Shell
9 22 (4.61%) C++
10 20 (4.19%) TypeScript
11 16 (3.35%) Kotlin
12 14 (2.94%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.52%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.31%) Go
14 11 (2.31%) Ruby
15 10 (2.10%) ES6
16 7 (1.47%) VB
17 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
18 5 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 33 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.98%) Degree
4 8 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.84%) CCNP
6 4 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.21%) MCSE
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.82%) Accessibility
2 15 (3.14%) QA
3 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.63%) Dublin Core
5 2 (0.42%) GDPR
5 2 (0.42%) HL7
5 2 (0.42%) WCAG
6 1 (0.21%) IFRS
6 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.21%) PSD2
6 1 (0.21%) TARGET2
System Software
1 200 (41.93%) Docker
2 7 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.05%) HDFS
5 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.63%) Varnish
6 3 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.63%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 123 (25.79%) Kubernetes
2 108 (22.64%) Terraform
3 103 (21.59%) Kibana
4 80 (16.77%) Prometheus
5 61 (12.79%) Ansible
6 60 (12.58%) logstash
7 50 (10.48%) Grafana
8 29 (6.08%) Graphite
9 23 (4.82%) Puppet
10 19 (3.98%) ITRS Geneos
11 17 (3.56%) BladeLogic
12 16 (3.35%) Nagios
13 9 (1.89%) Oozie
13 9 (1.89%) Rancher
13 9 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (1.68%) Graylog
15 7 (1.47%) Argo
16 6 (1.26%) Fluentd
16 6 (1.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 54 (11.32%) Splunk
2 38 (7.97%) Oracle
3 25 (5.24%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.98%) Cloudera
5 17 (3.56%) Altiris
6 15 (3.14%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.52%) Google
7 12 (2.52%) VMware
8 8 (1.68%) MuleSoft
8 8 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.47%) SolarWinds
10 6 (1.26%) EMC
10 6 (1.26%) New Relic
10 6 (1.26%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.84%) Adobe
11 4 (0.84%) Cisco
11 4 (0.84%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.84%) Fortinet
11 4 (0.84%) HP
11 4 (0.84%) Informatica