Period
to

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 12 August 2022 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.

Elastic Elasticsearch
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 408 345 270
Rank change year-on-year -63 -75 +18
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 437 425 295
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.72% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.11% 3.30% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 302 229
10th Percentile £471 £381 £406
25th Percentile £525 £438 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £615 £540 £525
Median % change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -
75th Percentile £700 £595 £575
90th Percentile £788 £663 £675
UK median daily rate £583 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +11.10% +2.44% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
10th Percentile - £42.00 -
25th Percentile £49.25 £47.44 -
Median hourly rate £49.50 £56.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -12.39% - -
75th Percentile £49.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £56.50 -
% change year-on-year -12.39% - -

Elasticsearch is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 14,032 12,875 6,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.30% 21.82% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,185 9,025 4,920
10th Percentile £375 £340 £325
25th Percentile £454 £414 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £600
90th Percentile £763 £713 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 187 101
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.39 £12.63
25th Percentile £21.35 £19.13 £17.75
Median hourly rate £40.73 £26.50 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +53.70% +6.00% -28.57%
75th Percentile £64.46 £50.81 £46.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £65.00 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £40.73 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +50.85% +20.00% -30.77%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London -35 288 £625 +13.64% 78
East of England +13 34 £700 +93.91% 9
North of England -13 29 £573 +23.78% 24
South West -9 24 £585 +17.00% 20
North West -17 17 £550 +15.79% 19
South East -74 12 £600 +26.32% 18
Yorkshire -16 8 £577 - 4
Midlands -33 8 £600 +37.14% 13
West Midlands -22 7 £600 +37.14% 6
North East -13 4 £525 +18.31% 1
East Midlands -7 1 £625 +34.77% 7
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 186 (42.56%) Python
2 180 (41.19%) Agile
3 165 (37.76%) AWS
4 164 (37.53%) Docker
5 163 (37.30%) Java
6 157 (35.93%) Kubernetes
7 152 (34.78%) DevOps
8 121 (27.69%) Azure
9 114 (26.09%) Kafka
9 114 (26.09%) Microservices
10 106 (24.26%) CI/CD
11 105 (24.03%) SQL
12 96 (21.97%) Jenkins
13 89 (20.37%) JavaScript
14 80 (18.31%) React
15 79 (18.08%) Software Engineering
15 79 (18.08%) Git (software)
16 75 (17.16%) TDD
16 75 (17.16%) Kibana
17 74 (16.93%) JIRA
18 71 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
18 71 (16.25%) Terraform
19 69 (15.79%) Spring
20 68 (15.56%) Go
21 66 (15.10%) Node.js
22 65 (14.87%) Linux
23 63 (14.42%) Elastic Stack
24 60 (13.73%) Ansible
25 57 (13.04%) Finance
26 56 (12.81%) Spring Boot

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 54 (12.36%) Apache Spark
2 31 (7.09%) Confluence
3 15 (3.43%) Apache Solr
4 10 (2.29%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (2.29%) nginx
4 10 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.06%) Apache
6 6 (1.37%) Alfresco
6 6 (1.37%) CMS
6 6 (1.37%) Jupyter
7 5 (1.14%) IIS
8 3 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.46%) Mule
9 2 (0.46%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.23%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.23%) Kentico
10 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.46%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 2 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 165 (37.76%) AWS
2 121 (27.69%) Azure
3 54 (12.36%) Serverless
4 49 (11.21%) GCP
5 41 (9.38%) Azure DevOps
6 40 (9.15%) Amazon S3
7 36 (8.24%) AWS Lambda
8 32 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (7.32%) GitHub
9 30 (6.86%) Amazon SQS
10 28 (6.41%) SaaS
11 23 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (5.26%) OpenShift
11 23 (5.26%) PaaS
12 18 (4.12%) Amazon ECS
12 18 (4.12%) Amazon Neptune
13 16 (3.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 15 (3.43%) Azure Monitor
15 12 (2.75%) Amazon MSK
15 12 (2.75%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.75%) Firewall
2 10 (2.29%) Internet
3 7 (1.60%) DNS
3 7 (1.60%) Network Security
3 7 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.37%) 4G
4 6 (1.37%) LTE
4 6 (1.37%) WAN
5 5 (1.14%) SSH
5 5 (1.14%) VPN
6 4 (0.92%) FTP
7 3 (0.69%) BGP
7 3 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.69%) LAN
7 3 (0.69%) MPLS
8 2 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.46%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.46%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
2 49 (11.21%) MongoDB
3 45 (10.30%) SQL Server
4 41 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 37 (8.47%) Relational Database
6 31 (7.09%) DynamoDB
7 26 (5.95%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (5.72%) Big Data
9 23 (5.26%) Redis
10 19 (4.35%) MySQL
11 17 (3.89%) RDBMS
12 15 (3.43%) Metadata
13 14 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (2.97%) Hadoop
15 12 (2.75%) DocumentDB
15 12 (2.75%) Parquet
15 12 (2.75%) Presto
16 11 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (2.52%) Data Lake
16 11 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 96 (21.97%) Jenkins
2 79 (18.08%) Git (software)
3 74 (16.93%) JIRA
4 27 (6.18%) Bitbucket
5 26 (5.95%) Maven
6 21 (4.81%) GitLab
7 17 (3.89%) CircleCI
8 16 (3.66%) Artifactory
9 12 (2.75%) Selenium
10 11 (2.52%) IntelliJ
11 10 (2.29%) Eclipse
12 9 (2.06%) JMeter
12 9 (2.06%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.83%) NeoLoad
13 8 (1.83%) SoapUI
14 7 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.60%) Mercurial
15 6 (1.37%) SpecFlow
15 6 (1.37%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.37%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 57 (13.04%) Finance
2 46 (10.53%) Social Skills
3 32 (7.32%) Banking
4 28 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.81%) Publishing
6 18 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (3.20%) Law
7 14 (3.20%) Retail
8 13 (2.97%) Public Sector
9 8 (1.83%) Front Office
10 6 (1.37%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (1.37%) Marketing
11 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.14%) Legal
11 5 (1.14%) Local Government
11 5 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (0.92%) Retail Finance
13 3 (0.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 186 (42.56%) Developer
2 76 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 59 (13.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 47 (10.76%) Data Engineer
5 30 (6.86%) Architect
6 23 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 20 (4.58%) Senior Developer
8 19 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
9 18 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (3.66%) Platform Engineer
11 15 (3.43%) Senior Data Engineer
12 14 (3.20%) Java Engineer
12 14 (3.20%) Operations Engineer
13 13 (2.97%) React Developer
13 13 (2.97%) Senior DevOps
14 12 (2.75%) AWS Developer
14 12 (2.75%) E-Commerce Developer
14 12 (2.75%) Java E-Commerce Developer
15 11 (2.52%) Node.js Developer
15 11 (2.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (26.09%) Kafka
2 80 (18.31%) React
3 69 (15.79%) Spring
4 66 (15.10%) Node.js
5 63 (14.42%) Elastic Stack
6 56 (12.81%) Spring Boot
7 49 (11.21%) HTML
8 42 (9.61%) CSS
9 41 (9.38%) .NET
9 41 (9.38%) REST
10 35 (8.01%) GraphQL
11 31 (7.09%) RESTful
12 30 (6.86%) AngularJS
12 30 (6.86%) JSON
13 20 (4.58%) ActiveMQ
13 20 (4.58%) Lambda Expressions
13 20 (4.58%) Lucene
13 20 (4.58%) Sass
13 20 (4.58%) Web Services
14 16 (3.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.61%) Cloud Native
2 23 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 20 (4.58%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.75%) State Machine
5 10 (2.29%) Credit Risk
6 9 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.83%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.60%) IoT
8 7 (1.60%) Replication
8 7 (1.60%) Team-Oriented Environment
8 7 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.37%) Derivative
9 6 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.14%) Data Fabric
10 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.92%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.87%) Linux
2 20 (4.58%) Windows
3 14 (3.20%) Unix
4 10 (2.29%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.14%) CentOS
5 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.46%) Android
7 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (41.19%) Agile
2 152 (34.78%) DevOps
3 114 (26.09%) Microservices
4 106 (24.26%) CI/CD
5 79 (18.08%) Software Engineering
6 75 (17.16%) TDD
7 56 (12.81%) Infrastructure as Code
8 52 (11.90%) Data Science
9 51 (11.67%) Test Automation
10 49 (11.21%) Full Stack Development
11 46 (10.53%) Scrum
12 44 (10.07%) Data Engineering
13 40 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (8.70%) Analytics
14 38 (8.70%) Computer Science
15 36 (8.24%) Containerisation
15 36 (8.24%) Data Modelling
16 32 (7.32%) Continuous Deployment
17 27 (6.18%) BDD
18 26 (5.95%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 186 (42.56%) Python
2 163 (37.30%) Java
3 105 (24.03%) SQL
4 89 (20.37%) JavaScript
5 68 (15.56%) Go
6 54 (12.36%) Bash
7 46 (10.53%) TypeScript
8 40 (9.15%) C#
9 35 (8.01%) C++
10 32 (7.32%) PowerShell
11 29 (6.64%) Scala
12 21 (4.81%) Ruby
13 16 (3.66%) Groovy
13 16 (3.66%) Perl
14 14 (3.20%) Shell Script
15 12 (2.75%) T-SQL
16 11 (2.52%) Gremlin
16 11 (2.52%) PHP
16 11 (2.52%) PL/SQL
17 9 (2.06%) ES6
Qualifications
1 51 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 42 (9.61%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.41%) Degree
4 20 (4.58%) PhD
5 14 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.37%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.37%) CCNP
7 6 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.92%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.69%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.46%) CompTIA CySA+
10 2 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.46%) PMP
11 1 (0.23%) CCNA
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB
11 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.58%) QA
2 8 (1.83%) Accessibility
3 7 (1.60%) MiFID
4 5 (1.14%) WCAG
5 4 (0.92%) EMIR
6 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) GDPR
7 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 164 (37.53%) Docker
2 13 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.69%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.23%) etcd
7 1 (0.23%) iptables
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 157 (35.93%) Kubernetes
2 75 (17.16%) Kibana
3 71 (16.25%) Terraform
4 60 (13.73%) Ansible
5 49 (11.21%) logstash
6 25 (5.72%) Grafana
7 22 (5.03%) Prometheus
8 20 (4.58%) Consul
9 17 (3.89%) Puppet
10 9 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (1.60%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.37%) Nagios
13 5 (1.14%) Cilium
14 4 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.92%) Dollar Universe
14 4 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 4 (0.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 3 (0.69%) Fluentd
15 3 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
15 3 (0.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 52 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.78%) Google
2 34 (7.78%) Oracle
3 31 (7.09%) Splunk
4 16 (3.66%) VMware
5 10 (2.29%) Atlassian
5 10 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.83%) Cisco
6 8 (1.83%) Dynatrace
6 8 (1.83%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.83%) Sparx
7 6 (1.37%) Adobe
7 6 (1.37%) Databricks
7 6 (1.37%) Informatica
8 5 (1.14%) Confluent
8 5 (1.14%) F5
8 5 (1.14%) Fortinet
8 5 (1.14%) McAfee
9 4 (0.92%) LogRhythm
9 4 (0.92%) Palo Alto