Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Elasticsearch
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 244 555
Rank change year-on-year -15 +311 +107
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 966 1040 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.02% 1.06% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.11% 5.73% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 720 219
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £300
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
England median hourly rate £47.50 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +0.53% - -

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 15814 18137 18404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.67% 18.55% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10486 11824 11695
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 450 552
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.15 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.83 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -16 704 £525 +10.53% 114
South East -48 81 £500 +5.26% 23
Midlands +28 70 £470 +4.44% 4
West Midlands +64 56 £470 +4.44% 1
North of England +63 56 £400 - 14
South West -12 40 £425 -5.56% 18
North West +35 34 £400 -5.88% 7
Yorkshire +11 20 £375 +1.35% 7
East Midlands -35 14 £450 - 3
East of England -23 12 £430 +32.31% 9
North East +61 2 £525 +5.00%
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 475 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (48.34%) Java
3 348 (36.02%) DevOps
4 337 (34.89%) Amazon AWS
5 322 (33.33%) Linux
6 286 (29.61%) JavaScript
7 279 (28.88%) TDD
8 249 (25.78%) Python
9 246 (25.47%) NoSQL
10 243 (25.16%) Docker
11 230 (23.81%) Elastic Stack
12 227 (23.50%) Microservices
13 222 (22.98%) Kibana
14 213 (22.05%) Jenkins
15 204 (21.12%) logstash
16 202 (20.91%) C#
17 201 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
18 200 (20.70%) SQL
19 191 (19.77%) Scrum
20 181 (18.74%) Git (software)
21 175 (18.12%) AngularJS
22 172 (17.81%) Ansible
23 169 (17.49%) BDD
24 168 (17.39%) REST
25 167 (17.29%) .NET
26 161 (16.67%) MongoDB
27 160 (16.56%) Spring
28 155 (16.05%) Kafka
29 152 (15.73%) RESTful
29 152 (15.73%) MVC

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
1 117 (12.11%) Apache
2 114 (11.80%) Apache Spark
3 96 (9.94%) Apache Solr
4 55 (5.69%) nginx
4 55 (5.69%) Tomcat
5 52 (5.38%) Confluence
6 19 (1.97%) CMS
7 18 (1.86%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.45%) IIS
9 13 (1.35%) Drupal
10 12 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.83%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.83%) JBoss
14 7 (0.72%) Mule
14 7 (0.72%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.52%) Jetty
15 5 (0.52%) Mule ESB
15 5 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (1.24%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.10%) HipChat
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 337 (34.89%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (14.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (9.63%) Amazon EC2
4 76 (7.87%) Amazon S3
5 69 (7.14%) GitHub
6 57 (5.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 46 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 38 (3.93%) Amazon SQS
9 36 (3.73%) Serverless
10 32 (3.31%) Route 53
11 30 (3.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 29 (3.00%) Amazon ELB
13 27 (2.80%) AWS Lambda
14 23 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
15 20 (2.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 19 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
17 10 (1.04%) Dialogflow
17 10 (1.04%) Google Play
18 9 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
18 9 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.49%) HTTP
2 42 (4.35%) DNS
3 30 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.59%) SSL
5 22 (2.28%) Firewall
6 18 (1.86%) OpenLDAP
6 18 (1.86%) SSH
7 17 (1.76%) OpenVPN
8 16 (1.66%) Network Security
9 14 (1.45%) Internet
9 14 (1.45%) SAN
10 13 (1.35%) LAN
10 13 (1.35%) WAN
11 12 (1.24%) DHCP
12 11 (1.14%) VoIP
13 10 (1.04%) LDAP
14 8 (0.83%) CTI
14 8 (0.83%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
15 6 (0.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (25.47%) NoSQL
2 161 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 143 (14.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 129 (13.35%) Hadoop
5 123 (12.73%) Big Data
6 108 (11.18%) PostgreSQL
6 108 (11.18%) SQL Server
7 89 (9.21%) MySQL
8 66 (6.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 59 (6.11%) HBase
10 50 (5.18%) Neo4j
11 47 (4.87%) Apache Hive
12 44 (4.55%) Redis
13 43 (4.45%) Amazon RDS
14 37 (3.83%) Relational Database
15 23 (2.38%) RDBMS
16 21 (2.17%) Impala
17 15 (1.55%) Flink
18 12 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
19 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 213 (22.05%) Jenkins
2 181 (18.74%) Git (software)
3 98 (10.14%) Maven
4 96 (9.94%) JIRA
5 74 (7.66%) Mockito
6 53 (5.49%) Bitbucket
6 53 (5.49%) JUnit
7 47 (4.87%) Selenium
8 43 (4.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 42 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 42 (4.35%) TeamCity
10 36 (3.73%) SonarQube
11 32 (3.31%) Ant
11 32 (3.31%) Vagrant
12 29 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
13 24 (2.48%) Gradle
13 24 (2.48%) Grunt
13 24 (2.48%) Subversion
14 22 (2.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (11.18%) Finance
2 104 (10.77%) Banking
3 33 (3.42%) Retail
4 29 (3.00%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.59%) Games
6 19 (1.97%) Marketing
7 18 (1.86%) Front Office
8 11 (1.14%) Publishing
9 7 (0.72%) Legal
9 7 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.62%) Electronics
10 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.10%) Advertising
13 1 (0.10%) Billing
13 1 (0.10%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 527 (54.55%) Developer
2 208 (21.53%) Java Developer
3 159 (16.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 119 (12.32%) Senior Developer
5 84 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 74 (7.66%) C# Developer
7 62 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 58 (6.00%) Scala Developer
9 53 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
10 50 (5.18%) AWS Engineer
10 50 (5.18%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 46 (4.76%) Agile Developer
12 44 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
13 39 (4.04%) Software Engineer
14 38 (3.93%) AWS Developer
15 37 (3.83%) AWS DevOps
15 37 (3.83%) Data Engineer
16 36 (3.73%) Java Engineer
17 35 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
17 35 (3.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (23.81%) Elastic Stack
2 175 (18.12%) AngularJS
3 168 (17.39%) REST
4 167 (17.29%) .NET
5 160 (16.56%) Spring
6 155 (16.05%) Kafka
7 152 (15.73%) RESTful
8 142 (14.70%) HTML
9 137 (14.18%) Node.js
10 123 (12.73%) Web Services
11 117 (12.11%) CSS
12 102 (10.56%) RabbitMQ
13 95 (9.83%) React
14 89 (9.21%) ASP.NET
15 86 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 82 (8.49%) HTML5
17 80 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
18 79 (8.18%) Spring Boot
19 72 (7.45%) XML
20 69 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (4.14%) User Experience
4 38 (3.93%) Linux Command Line
5 26 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.59%) Replication
7 24 (2.48%) Fintech
8 20 (2.07%) Clustering
8 20 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.86%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.55%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.45%) Blog
12 13 (1.35%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.93%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.93%) Wiki
15 8 (0.83%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.62%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 322 (33.33%) Linux
2 97 (10.04%) Windows
3 84 (8.70%) Unix
4 59 (6.11%) CentOS
5 44 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 27 (2.80%) Ubuntu
7 24 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (2.17%) CoreOS
9 13 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.24%) Android
11 8 (0.83%) Debian
12 5 (0.52%) Fedora
13 3 (0.31%) AIX
13 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (36.02%) DevOps
3 279 (28.88%) TDD
4 227 (23.50%) Microservices
5 201 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
6 191 (19.77%) Scrum
7 169 (17.49%) BDD
8 152 (15.73%) MVC
9 107 (11.08%) Open Source
10 105 (10.87%) Kanban
11 102 (10.56%) Software Engineering
12 89 (9.21%) Pair Programming
13 87 (9.01%) Test Automation
14 84 (8.70%) Configuration Management
14 84 (8.70%) E-Commerce
15 78 (8.07%) Domain-Driven Design
16 66 (6.83%) Unit Testing
17 60 (6.21%) High Availability
18 59 (6.11%) Front End Development
19 55 (5.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 467 (48.34%) Java
2 286 (29.61%) JavaScript
3 249 (25.78%) Python
4 202 (20.91%) C#
5 200 (20.70%) SQL
6 135 (13.98%) Bash Shell
7 116 (12.01%) Scala
8 89 (9.21%) Ruby
9 53 (5.49%) Go
10 50 (5.18%) PowerShell
11 46 (4.76%) Groovy
12 43 (4.45%) Shell Script
13 42 (4.35%) PHP
14 35 (3.62%) ES6
15 32 (3.31%) T-SQL
16 20 (2.07%) Perl
17 18 (1.86%) GraphQL
18 17 (1.76%) R
19 16 (1.66%) C++
20 13 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 101 (10.46%) Security Cleared
2 74 (7.66%) SC Cleared
3 42 (4.35%) Degree
4 20 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.83%) BC Cleared
7 7 (0.72%) MySQL Certification
8 6 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.62%) PMP
9 5 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.41%) CISSP
10 4 (0.41%) PhD
10 4 (0.41%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.31%) CISA
11 3 (0.31%) CISM
11 3 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.31%) RHCE
12 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.73%) QA
2 8 (0.83%) GPG13
3 7 (0.72%) GCP
4 4 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.31%) SLA
6 2 (0.21%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 243 (25.16%) Docker
2 49 (5.07%) HDFS
3 30 (3.11%) Apache Flume
4 24 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 17 (1.76%) Postfix
6 17 (1.76%) Squid
6 17 (1.76%) vCloud
7 14 (1.45%) Samba
8 13 (1.35%) Active Directory
9 11 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (1.04%) LXC
11 9 (0.93%) etcd
12 5 (0.52%) KVM
13 4 (0.41%) vSphere
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.31%) Varnish
14 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 222 (22.98%) Kibana
2 204 (21.12%) logstash
3 172 (17.81%) Ansible
4 148 (15.32%) Terraform
5 137 (14.18%) Puppet
6 94 (9.73%) Kubernetes
7 92 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
8 83 (8.59%) Grafana
9 36 (3.73%) ZABBIX
10 31 (3.21%) Prometheus
11 29 (3.00%) Nagios
12 28 (2.90%) Rancher
13 25 (2.59%) Salt
14 24 (2.48%) Sysdig
15 23 (2.38%) Consul
15 23 (2.38%) WMI
16 21 (2.17%) Oozie
17 20 (2.07%) Docker Swarm
18 16 (1.66%) Rsyslog
19 15 (1.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 93 (9.63%) Splunk
2 63 (6.52%) VMware
3 57 (5.90%) Oracle
4 54 (5.59%) AppDynamics
4 54 (5.59%) Microsoft
5 35 (3.62%) Google
6 28 (2.90%) Atlassian
7 26 (2.69%) Red Hat
8 24 (2.48%) Cisco
9 20 (2.07%) Sonatype
10 19 (1.97%) Cloudera
10 19 (1.97%) Hortonworks
11 18 (1.86%) SolarWinds
12 15 (1.55%) SaltStack
13 14 (1.45%) New Relic
14 12 (1.24%) Rackspace
14 12 (1.24%) Sitecore
15 11 (1.14%) Fortinet
15 11 (1.14%) Juniper
15 11 (1.14%) Mitel