Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 260 247 258
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 +46
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 523 1,017 967
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.96% 1.15% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.72% 7.13% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 742 749
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £360 £413 £369
90th Percentile £675 £650 £635
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £515
% change year-on-year - +1.94% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 7,784 14,257 15,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.29% 16.10% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,978 9,276 10,154
Median daily rate £463 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £263 £290 £270
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £454 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.42% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 281 339
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.76 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.61% -1.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.70
% change year-on-year +19.94% +0.32% -1.58%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 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 +5 376 £550 +4.76% 147
North of England +49 48 £450 -5.26% 37
South East +9 46 £450 -10.00% 33
North West +52 29 £430 -21.82% 29
South West +30 20 £525 +5.00% 16
East of England +32 19 £363 -27.50% 23
Yorkshire +35 15 £475 - 7
West Midlands +67 12 £450 +5.88% 13
Midlands +49 12 £450 +12.50% 27
North East +35 5 £450 +38.46% 1
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 264 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (39.96%) Docker
3 197 (37.67%) AWS
4 161 (30.78%) Java
5 153 (29.25%) Kubernetes
6 152 (29.06%) Microservices
7 144 (27.53%) DevOps
8 143 (27.34%) JavaScript
9 140 (26.77%) AngularJS
10 138 (26.39%) Python
11 135 (25.81%) REST
12 120 (22.94%) MySQL
13 110 (21.03%) Git (software)
14 107 (20.46%) Scrum
15 103 (19.69%) TDD
16 97 (18.55%) Linux
17 96 (18.36%) Jenkins
18 95 (18.16%) PostgreSQL
19 91 (17.40%) Terraform
20 86 (16.44%) React
21 85 (16.25%) Node.js
21 85 (16.25%) Security Cleared
22 84 (16.06%) Kafka
23 83 (15.87%) Spring
24 78 (14.91%) Web Services
25 76 (14.53%) Finance
25 76 (14.53%) Spring Boot
26 73 (13.96%) Elastic Stack
27 70 (13.38%) Kibana
28 69 (13.19%) MongoDB

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 26 (4.97%) Apache Spark
2 23 (4.40%) Confluence
3 21 (4.02%) Apache
4 19 (3.63%) nginx
5 7 (1.34%) CMS
6 5 (0.96%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.96%) IIS
7 4 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.76%) Headless CMS
7 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.57%) JBoss
8 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.38%) Mule
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.38%) SAS
9 2 (0.38%) Tornado
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Magento
1 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 197 (37.67%) AWS
2 67 (12.81%) Azure
3 52 (9.94%) GitHub
4 50 (9.56%) Amazon S3
5 44 (8.41%) Serverless
6 43 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (6.50%) Amazon SQS
7 34 (6.50%) AWS Lambda
8 30 (5.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 30 (5.74%) GCP
9 22 (4.21%) PaaS
9 22 (4.21%) Route 53
10 20 (3.82%) CloudFront
11 18 (3.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 18 (3.44%) OpenShift
12 15 (2.87%) Amazon EKS
12 15 (2.87%) Datadog
13 13 (2.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (2.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.59%) TCP/IP
2 23 (4.40%) DNS
2 23 (4.40%) HTTP
3 21 (4.02%) SSL
4 10 (1.91%) FTP
5 9 (1.72%) VPN
6 7 (1.34%) Firewall
7 6 (1.15%) DHCP
8 4 (0.76%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.76%) Internet
8 4 (0.76%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.76%) Network Security
9 3 (0.57%) IPsec
10 2 (0.38%) SMTP
10 2 (0.38%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.19%) AMQP
11 1 (0.19%) DSL
11 1 (0.19%) SSH
11 1 (0.19%) WAN
11 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (22.94%) MySQL
2 95 (18.16%) PostgreSQL
3 69 (13.19%) MongoDB
4 45 (8.60%) SQL Server
5 42 (8.03%) Redis
6 36 (6.88%) Big Data
7 34 (6.50%) NoSQL
8 24 (4.59%) Amazon RDS
9 22 (4.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (4.02%) Hadoop
11 17 (3.25%) Relational Database
12 13 (2.49%) BigQuery
13 11 (2.10%) Flink
14 10 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.72%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.53%) Pentaho
17 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database
18 6 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
18 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 110 (21.03%) Git (software)
2 96 (18.36%) Jenkins
3 63 (12.05%) Selenium
4 50 (9.56%) JIRA
5 49 (9.37%) Maven
6 48 (9.18%) GitLab
7 46 (8.80%) Gradle
8 44 (8.41%) JUnit
9 37 (7.07%) Jasmine
10 33 (6.31%) Protractor
11 30 (5.74%) Mockito
12 20 (3.82%) Artifactory
13 16 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (2.87%) Bitbucket
14 15 (2.87%) CircleCI
14 15 (2.87%) WebDriver
14 15 (2.87%) webpack
15 14 (2.68%) Cucumber
16 12 (2.29%) JMeter
17 9 (1.72%) Mocha
General
1 76 (14.53%) Finance
2 39 (7.46%) Banking
3 27 (5.16%) Public Sector
4 17 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.29%) Publishing
6 11 (2.10%) Retail
7 8 (1.53%) Marketing
8 5 (0.96%) Back Office
8 5 (0.96%) Front Office
8 5 (0.96%) Law
8 5 (0.96%) Legal
8 5 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.76%) Advertising
9 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.57%) Electronics
10 3 (0.57%) Games
10 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 306 (58.51%) Developer
2 79 (15.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 79 (15.11%) Java Developer
3 51 (9.75%) Senior Developer
4 37 (7.07%) Backend Developer
5 36 (6.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 35 (6.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 35 (6.69%) Python Developer
7 30 (5.74%) Angular Developer
8 29 (5.54%) JavaScript Developer
9 24 (4.59%) AWS Developer
10 23 (4.40%) AWS Engineer
11 20 (3.82%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.82%) Elasticsearch Developer
12 19 (3.63%) AWS DevOps
12 19 (3.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.44%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (3.44%) Node.js Developer
13 18 (3.44%) Senior Java Developer
14 17 (3.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (26.77%) AngularJS
2 135 (25.81%) REST
3 86 (16.44%) React
4 85 (16.25%) Node.js
5 84 (16.06%) Kafka
6 83 (15.87%) Spring
7 78 (14.91%) Web Services
8 76 (14.53%) Spring Boot
9 73 (13.96%) Elastic Stack
10 55 (10.52%) HTML
11 50 (9.56%) RabbitMQ
12 48 (9.18%) .NET
13 46 (8.80%) RESTful
14 42 (8.03%) CSS
15 38 (7.27%) SOAP
16 36 (6.88%) HTML5
17 27 (5.16%) GraphQL
17 27 (5.16%) Ruby on Rails
18 26 (4.97%) Vue.js
19 21 (4.02%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.07%) User Experience
2 25 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.63%) Cloud Native
5 11 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.53%) Reference Data
9 7 (1.34%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.15%) Blog
10 6 (1.15%) Clustering
10 6 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.15%) NHS
11 4 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.76%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.76%) PKI
12 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 97 (18.55%) Linux
2 21 (4.02%) Windows
3 15 (2.87%) Unix
4 14 (2.68%) CentOS
5 13 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.53%) CoreOS
7 7 (1.34%) Android
7 7 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.15%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.96%) Debian
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (29.06%) Microservices
3 144 (27.53%) DevOps
4 107 (20.46%) Scrum
5 103 (19.69%) TDD
6 63 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (11.85%) Pair Programming
8 54 (10.33%) BDD
8 54 (10.33%) Front End Development
9 51 (9.75%) Software Engineering
10 49 (9.37%) Open Source
11 43 (8.22%) Refactoring
11 43 (8.22%) Test Automation
12 39 (7.46%) Analytics
13 36 (6.88%) Mentoring
14 32 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
15 28 (5.35%) Kanban
15 28 (5.35%) Web Development
16 26 (4.97%) Infrastructure as Code
17 25 (4.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 161 (30.78%) Java
2 143 (27.34%) JavaScript
3 138 (26.39%) Python
4 63 (12.05%) SQL
5 62 (11.85%) Java 8
6 57 (10.90%) TypeScript
7 55 (10.52%) C#
8 51 (9.75%) Ruby
9 45 (8.60%) Bash Shell
10 30 (5.74%) Go
11 21 (4.02%) PHP
12 17 (3.25%) Scala
13 13 (2.49%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.10%) C
15 10 (1.91%) Groovy
16 7 (1.34%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.76%) ES6
17 4 (0.76%) R
18 3 (0.57%) Lua
19 2 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 63 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.21%) Degree
4 12 (2.29%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.96%) CCNA
7 5 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.57%) MCSE
8 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.38%) CISSP
9 2 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.38%) GIAC
9 2 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.38%) PhD
9 2 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.49%) QA
2 7 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) DICOM
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 209 (39.96%) Docker
2 10 (1.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (1.34%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.15%) vSphere
5 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.57%) Varnish
7 2 (0.38%) HDFS
7 2 (0.38%) NFS
7 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) Ceph
8 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 153 (29.25%) Kubernetes
2 91 (17.40%) Terraform
3 70 (13.38%) Kibana
4 55 (10.52%) Ansible
5 41 (7.84%) logstash
6 25 (4.78%) Prometheus
6 25 (4.78%) Puppet
7 14 (2.68%) Grafana
7 14 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.68%) Packer
8 13 (2.49%) Consul
9 9 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.15%) Sysdig
11 3 (0.57%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.57%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.19%) cPanel
13 1 (0.19%) Fluentd
13 1 (0.19%) FreeIPA
13 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 37 (7.07%) Oracle
2 22 (4.21%) Splunk
3 21 (4.02%) Google
3 21 (4.02%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.49%) Atlassian
5 11 (2.10%) Hortonworks
5 11 (2.10%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.72%) Axway
7 8 (1.53%) New Relic
8 7 (1.34%) Lets Encrypt
8 7 (1.34%) Sybase
9 6 (1.15%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.76%) Adobe
10 4 (0.76%) SAP
10 4 (0.76%) VMware
11 3 (0.57%) Demandware
11 3 (0.57%) HP
11 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.57%) Tableau
11 3 (0.57%) Talend