Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 266 261 236
Rank change year-on-year -5 -25 +27
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 355 583 1,101
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.96% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.52% 6.73% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 454 833
Median daily rate £503 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £350 £381 £401
90th Percentile £689 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £38.38 £27.00 £41.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.15% -35.45% -11.95%
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 £41.83
% change year-on-year +66.67% -35.45% -11.95%

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 5,448 8,663 14,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.99% 14.23% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,745 5,833 9,679
Median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £285
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 176 279
Median hourly rate £25.05 £19.09 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.19% +1.81% +0.67%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.38 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.80 £53.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £26.96 £19.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year +36.85% +6.49% -

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 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 -86 188 £513 -6.82% 150
South West +102 44 £525 +5.00% 31
South East +86 31 £475 - 43
North of England +61 30 £463 +2.78% 42
East of England +54 18 £731 +101.72% 7
Yorkshire +45 16 £450 -5.26% 5
North West +34 11 £450 +8.43% 31
Midlands +33 5 £508 +1.50% 29
East Midlands - 4 £508 - 12
North East +33 3 £513 +13.89% 6
West Midlands +24 1 £450 -10.00% 16
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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.

1 148 (41.69%) Java
2 136 (38.31%) Docker
3 135 (38.03%) Python
4 132 (37.18%) DevOps
5 129 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (35.49%) Kubernetes
7 120 (33.80%) AWS
8 99 (27.89%) Git (software)
9 98 (27.61%) Security Cleared
10 86 (24.23%) Linux
11 80 (22.54%) JavaScript
12 79 (22.25%) Microservices
13 71 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 70 (19.72%) PostgreSQL
14 70 (19.72%) Terraform
15 61 (17.18%) Software Engineering
15 61 (17.18%) Kafka
15 61 (17.18%) Node.js
16 60 (16.90%) React
17 59 (16.62%) Kibana
18 56 (15.77%) SC Cleared
19 53 (14.93%) Ansible
19 53 (14.93%) SQL
20 52 (14.65%) Elastic Stack
21 47 (13.24%) TDD
22 46 (12.96%) Spring
23 43 (12.11%) REST
23 43 (12.11%) Spring Boot
24 42 (11.83%) Test Automation
25 41 (11.55%) Azure

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 37 (10.42%) Apache
2 31 (8.73%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.38%) Apache Solr
3 12 (3.38%) Camunda
3 12 (3.38%) JBoss
4 9 (2.54%) IIS
4 9 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.25%) nginx
6 6 (1.69%) Confluence
7 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.13%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.85%) CMS
9 3 (0.85%) FileNet
9 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.56%) Mule
10 2 (0.56%) Traefik
10 2 (0.56%) WordPress
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Exstream
1 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 120 (33.80%) AWS
2 41 (11.55%) Azure
3 27 (7.61%) Serverless
4 25 (7.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 23 (6.48%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (4.51%) Amazon Neptune
6 16 (4.51%) SaaS
7 15 (4.23%) OpenShift
8 14 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (3.94%) Amazon S3
9 13 (3.66%) GitHub
10 12 (3.38%) PaaS
11 10 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (2.54%) GCP
13 7 (1.97%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (1.97%) AWS CodePipeline
14 6 (1.69%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.07%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.66%) Firewall
3 10 (2.82%) BGP
4 8 (2.25%) Internet
4 8 (2.25%) Kerberos
5 7 (1.97%) SSL
5 7 (1.97%) Wireshark
6 6 (1.69%) SNMP
7 5 (1.41%) HTTP
7 5 (1.41%) MPLS
7 5 (1.41%) Network Security
7 5 (1.41%) OSPF
7 5 (1.41%) VXLAN
8 4 (1.13%) DNS
8 4 (1.13%) WAN
9 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.85%) VRRP
10 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.56%) FTP
10 2 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.72%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (10.14%) Redis
3 34 (9.58%) Amazon RDS
4 30 (8.45%) Relational Database
5 25 (7.04%) Neo4j
6 23 (6.48%) SQL Server
7 22 (6.20%) NoSQL
8 21 (5.92%) Big Data
8 21 (5.92%) Hadoop
8 21 (5.92%) MongoDB
9 18 (5.07%) MySQL
10 16 (4.51%) Apache Hive
11 12 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (3.10%) Geospatial Data
13 9 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (2.25%) Apache Accumulo
14 8 (2.25%) HBase
14 8 (2.25%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.41%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 99 (27.89%) Git (software)
2 71 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.20%) JIRA
4 21 (5.92%) Selenium
5 20 (5.63%) Cucumber
6 17 (4.79%) Maven
7 16 (4.51%) JUnit
7 16 (4.51%) TeamCity
8 15 (4.23%) GitLab
9 14 (3.94%) SonarQube
10 11 (3.10%) IntelliJ
10 11 (3.10%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (2.82%) Artifactory
12 8 (2.25%) Gatling
13 7 (1.97%) Grunt
13 7 (1.97%) gulp
13 7 (1.97%) Subversion
14 6 (1.69%) LoadRunner
14 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (10.70%) Finance
2 29 (8.17%) Banking
3 20 (5.63%) Public Sector
4 10 (2.82%) Retail
5 9 (2.54%) Marketing
5 9 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.97%) Electronics
6 7 (1.97%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.97%) Law
6 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.41%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.85%) Front Office
9 3 (0.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Police
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 176 (49.58%) Developer
2 60 (16.90%) Java Developer
3 39 (10.99%) Python Developer
4 37 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (9.30%) Architect
6 25 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.48%) AWS Developer
7 23 (6.48%) Data Engineer
8 21 (5.92%) Software Engineer
9 19 (5.35%) Software Developer
10 17 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (3.66%) Elasticsearch Developer
13 12 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (2.82%) Backend Developer
15 9 (2.54%) DV Cleared Java Developer
16 8 (2.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 8 (2.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 8 (2.25%) Senior Software Developer
17 7 (1.97%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.18%) Kafka
1 61 (17.18%) Node.js
2 60 (16.90%) React
3 52 (14.65%) Elastic Stack
4 46 (12.96%) Spring
5 43 (12.11%) REST
5 43 (12.11%) Spring Boot
6 34 (9.58%) AngularJS
7 33 (9.30%) HTML
8 29 (8.17%) Apache NiFi
9 28 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
10 26 (7.32%) .NET
10 26 (7.32%) GraphQL
11 24 (6.76%) CSS
11 24 (6.76%) HTML5
12 19 (5.35%) Web Services
13 18 (5.07%) JSON
14 17 (4.79%) Vue.js
15 15 (4.23%) scikit-learn
15 15 (4.23%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.35%) Public Cloud
2 11 (3.10%) Private Cloud
2 11 (3.10%) W3C
3 10 (2.82%) User Experience
4 9 (2.54%) NHS
5 8 (2.25%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.25%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.69%) Cloud Native
6 6 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.13%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.85%) Equities
9 2 (0.56%) EFT
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.56%) PKI
9 2 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (24.23%) Linux
2 22 (6.20%) Windows
3 8 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.97%) Unix
5 5 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.13%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.85%) CentOS
7 3 (0.85%) Solaris
8 2 (0.56%) Android
8 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (37.18%) DevOps
2 129 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (22.25%) Microservices
4 61 (17.18%) Software Engineering
5 47 (13.24%) TDD
6 42 (11.83%) Test Automation
7 30 (8.45%) Machine Learning
8 29 (8.17%) Analytics
9 26 (7.32%) Deployment Automation
9 26 (7.32%) ETL
10 25 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (6.76%) Artificial Intelligence
11 24 (6.76%) Data Science
12 23 (6.48%) Continuous Deployment
13 19 (5.35%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (5.07%) Configuration Management
14 18 (5.07%) Unit Testing
15 17 (4.79%) Data Analytics
15 17 (4.79%) High Availability
15 17 (4.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (41.69%) Java
2 135 (38.03%) Python
3 80 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 53 (14.93%) SQL
5 38 (10.70%) Go
6 30 (8.45%) Bash Shell
7 24 (6.76%) Scala
8 22 (6.20%) Java 8
9 21 (5.92%) C#
9 21 (5.92%) Perl
9 21 (5.92%) TypeScript
10 20 (5.63%) PHP
10 20 (5.63%) Ruby
11 17 (4.79%) ES6
12 15 (4.23%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.10%) SPARQL
14 9 (2.54%) Kotlin
15 8 (2.25%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.97%) R
17 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (27.61%) Security Cleared
2 56 (15.77%) SC Cleared
3 33 (9.30%) DV Cleared
4 18 (5.07%) Degree
5 8 (2.25%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.85%) CCNP
8 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.28%) CCDE
9 1 (0.28%) CCIE
9 1 (0.28%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.28%) GCIA
9 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.82%) Dublin Core
2 8 (2.25%) QA
3 6 (1.69%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.56%) PMO
4 2 (0.56%) SEPA
4 2 (0.56%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 136 (38.31%) Docker
2 12 (3.38%) HDFS
3 10 (2.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 126 (35.49%) Kubernetes
2 70 (19.72%) Terraform
3 59 (16.62%) Kibana
4 53 (14.93%) Ansible
5 26 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (6.20%) Puppet
7 16 (4.51%) logstash
8 13 (3.66%) Grafana
9 12 (3.38%) Graphite
10 11 (3.10%) Prometheus
11 9 (2.54%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (2.54%) HP SIM
11 9 (2.54%) Icinga
11 9 (2.54%) Nagios
11 9 (2.54%) Opsview
12 8 (2.25%) Netcool
12 8 (2.25%) Oozie
13 6 (1.69%) Consul
14 5 (1.41%) Istio
15 4 (1.13%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 34 (9.58%) Splunk
2 29 (8.17%) Oracle
3 23 (6.48%) AppDynamics
4 20 (5.63%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.66%) Google
5 13 (3.66%) HP
6 9 (2.54%) Dynatrace
7 8 (2.25%) SevOne
8 7 (1.97%) SAP
9 6 (1.69%) VMware
10 5 (1.41%) Arista
10 5 (1.41%) Cisco
10 5 (1.41%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.13%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.13%) Microsoft
12 3 (0.85%) Altiris
12 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.85%) Brightcove
12 3 (0.85%) F5
12 3 (0.85%) IBM