Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 279 214 260
Rank change year-on-year -65 +46 +1
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 595 1,175 918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 1.30% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 7.86% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 879 696
England median daily rate £525 £525 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.84%
10th Percentile £400 £403 £363
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.83 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.32% -14.21% +3.72%
10th Percentile £32.60 £35.00 £46.25
90th Percentile £44.40 £46.23 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £41.83 £48.75
% change year-on-year -16.32% -14.21% +3.72%

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 9,522 14,955 15,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.35% 16.51% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,262 9,759 10,146
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £267
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -4.86% +5.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 319 367
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.16 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +0.33%

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 21 January 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 January 2020. 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 -27 441 £550 +2.33% 227
South East -63 52 £450 -13.04% 56
North of England +15 35 £450 - 59
South West +13 30 £513 +28.13% 19
East of England +18 25 £400 -15.79% 29
North West +10 19 £418 -2.91% 37
Yorkshire +18 13 £475 +5.56% 17
West Midlands +36 12 £525 -0.47% 15
Midlands +19 12 £525 +1.20% 23
North East +20 4 £450 +20.00% 5
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 279 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (38.66%) Docker
3 220 (36.97%) AWS
4 204 (34.29%) Python
5 161 (27.06%) Java
6 156 (26.22%) DevOps
6 156 (26.22%) Kubernetes
7 151 (25.38%) Microservices
8 138 (23.19%) TDD
9 134 (22.52%) Linux
10 132 (22.18%) Git (software)
11 125 (21.01%) REST
12 120 (20.17%) JavaScript
13 119 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
14 114 (19.16%) AngularJS
15 104 (17.48%) SQL
16 102 (17.14%) MySQL
17 97 (16.30%) Node.js
18 96 (16.13%) Scrum
19 92 (15.46%) MongoDB
20 91 (15.29%) Jenkins
21 90 (15.13%) Finance
22 88 (14.79%) Kafka
23 83 (13.95%) Elastic Stack
24 82 (13.78%) Terraform
25 81 (13.61%) Kibana
25 81 (13.61%) Spring
26 76 (12.77%) Security Cleared
27 75 (12.61%) Azure
28 74 (12.44%) Software Engineering

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 55 (9.24%) Apache Spark
2 40 (6.72%) Apache
3 25 (4.20%) Confluence
4 20 (3.36%) nginx
5 15 (2.52%) Apache Solr
6 11 (1.85%) IIS
7 10 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.01%) JBoss
8 6 (1.01%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.84%) CMS
9 5 (0.84%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.50%) Drupal
10 3 (0.50%) Headless CMS
10 3 (0.50%) Luigi
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.34%) Jetty
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 220 (36.97%) AWS
2 75 (12.61%) Azure
3 55 (9.24%) Amazon S3
4 53 (8.91%) Serverless
5 42 (7.06%) AWS Lambda
6 41 (6.89%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (6.55%) GitHub
8 38 (6.39%) GCP
9 32 (5.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (4.37%) Amazon SQS
11 21 (3.53%) Amazon ECS
12 16 (2.69%) AWS CodePipeline
13 15 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (2.52%) CloudFront
14 14 (2.35%) Amazon EKS
15 13 (2.18%) Route 53
16 12 (2.02%) OpenShift
16 12 (2.02%) PaaS
17 10 (1.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 8 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.52%) HTTP
2 14 (2.35%) DNS
3 13 (2.18%) SSL
3 13 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.51%) FTP
4 9 (1.51%) VPN
5 7 (1.18%) Network Security
6 5 (0.84%) DHCP
6 5 (0.84%) Firewall
7 4 (0.67%) Internet
8 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.50%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.50%) SMTP
8 3 (0.50%) SSH
9 1 (0.17%) AMQP
9 1 (0.17%) DSL
9 1 (0.17%) FabricPath
9 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 102 (17.14%) MySQL
3 92 (15.46%) MongoDB
4 66 (11.09%) NoSQL
5 47 (7.90%) Hadoop
6 41 (6.89%) Big Data
6 41 (6.89%) SQL Server
7 36 (6.05%) Redis
7 36 (6.05%) Relational Database
8 30 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 20 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (2.52%) BigQuery
12 15 (2.52%) RDBMS
13 14 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.85%) Flink
15 9 (1.51%) Apache Hive
16 8 (1.34%) Data Lake
16 8 (1.34%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 132 (22.18%) Git (software)
2 91 (15.29%) Jenkins
3 58 (9.75%) Selenium
4 55 (9.24%) JIRA
5 42 (7.06%) GitLab
6 40 (6.72%) Maven
7 36 (6.05%) Gradle
8 33 (5.55%) JUnit
9 29 (4.87%) Jasmine
10 27 (4.54%) Cucumber
11 23 (3.87%) Mockito
11 23 (3.87%) Protractor
12 22 (3.70%) Bitbucket
13 21 (3.53%) Artifactory
14 20 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (2.69%) JMeter
16 14 (2.35%) CircleCI
17 11 (1.85%) Gatling
17 11 (1.85%) Subversion
18 10 (1.68%) Eclipse
General
1 90 (15.13%) Finance
2 38 (6.39%) Banking
3 31 (5.21%) Public Sector
4 26 (4.37%) Marketing
5 21 (3.53%) Retail
6 14 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.51%) Law
7 9 (1.51%) Publishing
8 5 (0.84%) Legal
9 4 (0.67%) Back Office
9 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.50%) Advertising
10 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (54.45%) Developer
2 76 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 73 (12.27%) Java Developer
4 72 (12.10%) Python Developer
5 62 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 28 (4.71%) Backend Developer
7 27 (4.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 25 (4.20%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (4.03%) Ruby Developer
9 24 (4.03%) Software Engineer
10 23 (3.87%) .NET Developer
10 23 (3.87%) Architect
11 22 (3.70%) Angular Developer
12 20 (3.36%) AWS Developer
13 18 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
13 18 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
13 18 (3.03%) React Developer
13 18 (3.03%) Senior Python Developer
14 17 (2.86%) C# Developer
14 17 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (21.01%) REST
2 114 (19.16%) AngularJS
3 97 (16.30%) Node.js
4 88 (14.79%) Kafka
5 83 (13.95%) Elastic Stack
6 81 (13.61%) Spring
7 64 (10.76%) Spring Boot
8 61 (10.25%) Web Services
9 60 (10.08%) .NET
10 56 (9.41%) React
11 46 (7.73%) HTML
11 46 (7.73%) SOAP
12 40 (6.72%) RabbitMQ
13 38 (6.39%) Ruby on Rails
14 35 (5.88%) CSS
15 32 (5.38%) Django
16 30 (5.04%) GraphQL
17 28 (4.71%) Flask
18 27 (4.54%) jQuery
18 27 (4.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (4.71%) User Experience
3 22 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 18 (3.03%) Cloud Native
5 17 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.18%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.18%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.34%) Clustering
8 8 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.18%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.01%) NHS
10 6 (1.01%) STB
10 6 (1.01%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.67%) PKI
12 4 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 134 (22.52%) Linux
2 30 (5.04%) Windows
3 21 (3.53%) Unix
4 14 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.18%) Android
5 13 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.85%) CentOS
7 10 (1.68%) Debian
8 9 (1.51%) CoreOS
9 8 (1.34%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.01%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (26.22%) DevOps
3 151 (25.38%) Microservices
4 138 (23.19%) TDD
5 96 (16.13%) Scrum
6 74 (12.44%) Software Engineering
7 66 (11.09%) BDD
8 63 (10.59%) Open Source
9 49 (8.24%) Data Science
9 49 (8.24%) Front End Development
9 49 (8.24%) Test Automation
10 48 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (7.56%) Pair Programming
12 42 (7.06%) Kanban
13 36 (6.05%) Computer Science
14 30 (5.04%) Machine Learning
15 28 (4.71%) Data Modelling
15 28 (4.71%) Web Development
16 27 (4.54%) Infrastructure as Code
17 26 (4.37%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (34.29%) Python
2 161 (27.06%) Java
3 120 (20.17%) JavaScript
4 104 (17.48%) SQL
5 64 (10.76%) C#
6 56 (9.41%) Java 8
7 50 (8.40%) Ruby
8 43 (7.23%) Bash Shell
9 37 (6.22%) TypeScript
10 31 (5.21%) Go
11 25 (4.20%) Scala
12 15 (2.52%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.35%) Groovy
14 11 (1.85%) PHP
15 10 (1.68%) R
16 6 (1.01%) ES6
16 6 (1.01%) Perl
16 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.84%) C
17 5 (0.84%) F#
Qualifications
1 76 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 57 (9.58%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.21%) Degree
4 12 (2.02%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.01%) PhD
8 5 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.50%) MCSE
9 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.34%) CCNA
10 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.34%) CISSP
10 2 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.34%) GIAC
10 2 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.34%) SANS
10 2 (0.34%) SSCP
11 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.03%) QA
2 12 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.84%) MiFID
5 4 (0.67%) EMIR
6 1 (0.17%) DICOM
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 230 (38.66%) Docker
2 13 (2.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.51%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.34%) HDFS
5 6 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.84%) vSphere
7 3 (0.50%) NFS
7 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.34%) Varnish
8 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.17%) Ceph
9 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 156 (26.22%) Kubernetes
2 82 (13.78%) Terraform
3 81 (13.61%) Kibana
4 60 (10.08%) Ansible
5 54 (9.08%) logstash
6 41 (6.89%) Puppet
7 28 (4.71%) Prometheus
8 24 (4.03%) Grafana
9 22 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (3.19%) Packer
11 13 (2.18%) Consul
12 10 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (1.18%) Graphite
14 6 (1.01%) Sysdig
15 5 (0.84%) Mesos
16 3 (0.50%) HAProxy
16 3 (0.50%) Nagios
16 3 (0.50%) ZABBIX
17 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
17 2 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (6.05%) Oracle
2 29 (4.87%) Google
2 29 (4.87%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.87%) Splunk
4 16 (2.69%) Hortonworks
4 16 (2.69%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.18%) VMware
6 12 (2.02%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.02%) Tableau
7 9 (1.51%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.18%) Cisco
8 7 (1.18%) F5
8 7 (1.18%) Sybase
9 6 (1.01%) Adobe
9 6 (1.01%) Dell
9 6 (1.01%) Demandware
9 6 (1.01%) Elastic Path
9 6 (1.01%) EMC
9 6 (1.01%) NetApp
9 6 (1.01%) Salesforce.com