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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Elasticsearch
UK / England
Rank 298 373 456
Rank change year-on-year +75 +83  
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 309 254 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.22% 3.01% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 192 87
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +1.42% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £50.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.25 -

Elasticsearch is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7324 8445 8398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 17.22% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4791 5409 5034
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 211 306
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +0.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Elasticsearch as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elasticsearch in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch in England.

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +97 214 £475 - 91
West Midlands +28 28 £491 -18.25% 3
South East -12 21 £425 -15.00% 34
South West -12 19 £369 -1.66% 10
Yorkshire +19 9 £375 -5.06% 6
North West +30 8 £388 -3.12% 8
East of England -2 5 £350 -28.20% 17
East Midlands - 2 £488 -
Elasticsearch
UK

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 362 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (42.96%) Java
3 301 (41.57%) Amazon AWS
4 273 (37.71%) Linux
5 265 (36.60%) DevOps
6 253 (34.94%) Python
7 243 (33.56%) Git (software)
8 207 (28.59%) Docker
9 192 (26.52%) JavaScript
10 191 (26.38%) TDD
10 191 (26.38%) Jenkins
10 191 (26.38%) Elastic Stack
11 183 (25.28%) logstash
12 172 (23.76%) Kibana
12 172 (23.76%) Hadoop
13 163 (22.51%) Ansible
14 162 (22.38%) Puppet
15 152 (20.99%) PostgreSQL
16 145 (20.03%) Microsoft Azure
17 144 (19.89%) JIRA
18 142 (19.61%) Scrum
19 140 (19.34%) SQL
19 140 (19.34%) Ruby
20 139 (19.20%) Kafka
21 136 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
22 128 (17.68%) Microservices
23 126 (17.40%) AngularJS
24 125 (17.27%) NoSQL
25 124 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
25 124 (17.13%) Configuration Management

Elasticsearch
Top Related 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
1 109 (15.06%) Apache Spark
2 85 (11.74%) Apache
3 76 (10.50%) Confluence
4 71 (9.81%) Apache Solr
5 66 (9.12%) nginx
6 39 (5.39%) Tomcat
7 25 (3.45%) OpenStack
8 15 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (1.80%) Drupal
9 13 (1.80%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.52%) CMS
11 10 (1.38%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.38%) Jetty
12 7 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.97%) IIS
12 7 (0.97%) JBoss
13 6 (0.83%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.62%) HipChat
2 9 (1.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.41%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.55%) Magento
3 4 (0.55%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 301 (41.57%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (20.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (10.08%) Amazon EC2
4 53 (7.32%) GitHub
5 36 (4.97%) Amazon S3
6 34 (4.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 30 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (3.59%) Amazon SQS
9 21 (2.90%) Amazon Kinesis
9 21 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (2.07%) Twilio
11 13 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (1.66%) PaaS
13 11 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 11 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 11 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.83%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.22%) DNS
2 41 (5.66%) HTTP
3 28 (3.87%) SSH
3 28 (3.87%) TCP/IP
4 26 (3.59%) OpenLDAP
4 26 (3.59%) OpenVPN
5 19 (2.62%) Firewall
5 19 (2.62%) Reverse Proxy
6 18 (2.49%) SSL
7 17 (2.35%) VPN
8 16 (2.21%) Internet
9 13 (1.80%) IPsec
10 10 (1.38%) Multicast
10 10 (1.38%) SNMP
11 9 (1.24%) LDAP
12 8 (1.10%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.97%) Network Security
14 6 (0.83%) DHCP
15 4 (0.55%) LAN
15 4 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (23.76%) Hadoop
2 152 (20.99%) PostgreSQL
3 125 (17.27%) NoSQL
4 117 (16.16%) MySQL
5 116 (16.02%) MongoDB
6 105 (14.50%) Big Data
7 68 (9.39%) SQL Server
8 65 (8.98%) Apache Hive
9 52 (7.18%) HBase
10 51 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (6.77%) Redis
12 37 (5.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 32 (4.42%) Relational Database
14 27 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (3.18%) Neo4j
16 22 (3.04%) Sqoop
17 19 (2.62%) Oracle Database
18 15 (2.07%) RethinkDB
19 14 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
20 13 (1.80%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 243 (33.56%) Git (software)
2 191 (26.38%) Jenkins
3 144 (19.89%) JIRA
4 99 (13.67%) Maven
5 61 (8.43%) JUnit
6 44 (6.08%) Ant
7 35 (4.83%) Selenium
8 34 (4.70%) TeamCity
9 33 (4.56%) Cucumber
9 33 (4.56%) Mockito
10 32 (4.42%) Sonatype Nexus
11 30 (4.14%) Bitbucket
12 29 (4.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 29 (4.01%) SonarQube
13 26 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 26 (3.59%) Liquibase
14 25 (3.45%) Subversion
15 22 (3.04%) Vagrant
16 19 (2.62%) JIRA Agile
17 17 (2.35%) PhantomJS
General
1 56 (7.73%) Finance
2 25 (3.45%) Banking
3 18 (2.49%) Marketing
4 13 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.24%) Publishing
7 8 (1.10%) Retail
8 7 (0.97%) Games
9 6 (0.83%) Electronics
9 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.55%) Legal
10 4 (0.55%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.41%) Front Office
12 2 (0.28%) Advertising
12 2 (0.28%) German Language
12 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 317 (43.78%) Developer
2 139 (19.20%) Java Developer
3 114 (15.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 63 (8.70%) Architect
5 50 (6.91%) Senior Developer
6 35 (4.83%) AWS Engineer
6 35 (4.83%) Data Engineer
7 31 (4.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 30 (4.14%) AWS DevOps
8 30 (4.14%) Consultant
8 30 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
9 27 (3.73%) Administrator
10 26 (3.59%) C# Developer
11 25 (3.45%) .NET Developer
12 24 (3.31%) Agile Developer
12 24 (3.31%) Python Developer
13 23 (3.18%) AWS Developer
13 23 (3.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 23 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (3.04%) Elasticsearch Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (26.38%) Elastic Stack
2 139 (19.20%) Kafka
3 126 (17.40%) AngularJS
4 101 (13.95%) HTML
5 91 (12.57%) REST
6 88 (12.15%) Spring
7 85 (11.74%) Node.js
8 81 (11.19%) RESTful
9 76 (10.50%) .NET
9 76 (10.50%) CSS
10 69 (9.53%) Web Services
11 59 (8.15%) RabbitMQ
12 51 (7.04%) Django
13 50 (6.91%) HTML5
14 42 (5.80%) ASP.NET
15 41 (5.66%) Spring Boot
16 40 (5.52%) JSON
17 37 (5.11%) Play Framework
18 35 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web API
19 34 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.56%) User Experience
2 51 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.63%) Public Cloud
4 27 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (2.07%) Blog
6 15 (2.07%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.10%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.10%) PKI
9 6 (0.83%) Derivative
9 6 (0.83%) EPoS
9 6 (0.83%) Fintech
9 6 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (0.83%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
10 5 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 273 (37.71%) Linux
2 92 (12.71%) Windows
3 70 (9.67%) CentOS
4 40 (5.52%) Unix
5 25 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.62%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.80%) RancherOS
7 13 (1.80%) VyOS
8 11 (1.52%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.38%) FreeBSD
10 7 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
10 7 (0.97%) Debian
11 5 (0.69%) Android
11 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.41%) Fedora
12 3 (0.41%) SUSE
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.28%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (36.60%) DevOps
3 191 (26.38%) TDD
4 142 (19.61%) Scrum
5 136 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
6 128 (17.68%) Microservices
7 124 (17.13%) Configuration Management
8 101 (13.95%) BDD
9 86 (11.88%) Open Source
10 76 (10.50%) MVC
11 72 (9.94%) E-Commerce
12 54 (7.46%) Pair Programming
13 52 (7.18%) Software Engineering
14 50 (6.91%) Kanban
15 49 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
16 46 (6.35%) Continuous Deployment
17 45 (6.22%) Web Development
18 43 (5.94%) High Availability
19 41 (5.66%) OO
20 39 (5.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 311 (42.96%) Java
2 253 (34.94%) Python
3 192 (26.52%) JavaScript
4 140 (19.34%) Ruby
4 140 (19.34%) SQL
5 121 (16.71%) Scala
6 73 (10.08%) Bash Shell
7 69 (9.53%) PHP
8 53 (7.32%) C#
9 40 (5.52%) Perl
10 36 (4.97%) Go
10 36 (4.97%) R
11 35 (4.83%) Shell Script
12 27 (3.73%) XPath
13 24 (3.31%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.52%) C
14 11 (1.52%) TypeScript
15 10 (1.38%) Groovy
15 10 (1.38%) tcsh
16 7 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 107 (14.78%) Security Cleared
2 91 (12.57%) SC Cleared
3 26 (3.59%) Degree
4 14 (1.93%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.69%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.55%) CISSP
9 3 (0.41%) CISA
9 3 (0.41%) CISM
10 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.28%) CCIE
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.28%) ISEB
10 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.28%) PhD
10 2 (0.28%) RHCE
10 2 (0.28%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.14%) CCNA
11 1 (0.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.28%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.41%) FedRAMP
2 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.28%) GCP
3 2 (0.28%) MiFID
3 2 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 207 (28.59%) Docker
2 28 (3.87%) vCloud
3 26 (3.59%) Postfix
3 26 (3.59%) Squid
4 22 (3.04%) HDFS
5 21 (2.90%) Apache Flume
6 19 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (2.35%) Active Directory
8 13 (1.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (1.38%) Samba
9 10 (1.38%) Snort
10 7 (0.97%) Varnish
10 7 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.83%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.55%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (0.55%) vSphere
13 3 (0.41%) Ceph
14 2 (0.28%) OpenSSH
15 1 (0.14%) Gluster
15 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 183 (25.28%) logstash
2 172 (23.76%) Kibana
3 163 (22.51%) Ansible
4 162 (22.38%) Puppet
5 124 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (9.12%) Terraform
7 48 (6.63%) ZABBIX
8 46 (6.35%) Kubernetes
9 45 (6.22%) Nagios
10 30 (4.14%) Graphite
11 28 (3.87%) Rancher
12 27 (3.73%) Grafana
12 27 (3.73%) Salt
13 26 (3.59%) Docker Swarm
14 18 (2.49%) HAProxy
15 17 (2.35%) Packer
16 16 (2.21%) Consul
17 15 (2.07%) Hadoop YARN
18 14 (1.93%) StatsD
19 11 (1.52%) rkt
Vendors
1 66 (9.12%) Oracle
2 62 (8.56%) VMware
3 41 (5.66%) Splunk
4 34 (4.70%) AppDynamics
5 30 (4.14%) Microsoft
6 29 (4.01%) Red Hat
7 26 (3.59%) Sonatype
8 21 (2.90%) Atlassian
9 20 (2.76%) Cloudera
10 17 (2.35%) Rackspace
11 16 (2.21%) Google
11 16 (2.21%) Zend
12 13 (1.80%) SAP
12 13 (1.80%) Teradata
12 13 (1.80%) Vyatta
13 11 (1.52%) SaltStack
14 9 (1.24%) New Relic
14 9 (1.24%) Sybase
15 8 (1.10%) IBM
16 7 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
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