Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 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
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 333 261 271
Rank change year-on-year -72 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 305 444 888
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.99% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.07% 6.89% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 327 627
10th Percentile £363 £363 £413
25th Percentile £425 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
75th Percentile £597 £619 £600
90th Percentile £660 £679 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £56.50 £27.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +109.26% - -
UK median hourly rate £50.75 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year +87.96% - -

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 6,017 6,441 13,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.28% 14.40% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,167 4,353 8,717
10th Percentile £300 £276 £286
25th Percentile £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% - +4.40%
75th Percentile £578 £573 £575
90th Percentile £660 £650 £649
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £475
% change year-on-year +0.53% -0.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 147 245
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.63 £11.49
25th Percentile £15.74 £14.90 £12.50
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £17.06
Median % change year-on-year +22.50% +17.23% -8.61%
75th Percentile £56.50 £34.38 £31.25
90th Percentile £65.53 £54.25 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +27.50% +14.29% -

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 17 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Elasticsearch in England over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 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 -136 155 £515 -6.36% 141
South East +43 48 £469 - 41
South West +50 26 £550 +10.00% 24
East of England +32 14 £700 +70.73% 9
North of England 0 13 £456 +1.39% 46
North West -2 10 £440 +6.02% 27
Midlands -3 5 £450 - 21
East Midlands - 3 £525 - 8
Yorkshire +27 2 £463 -11.90% 12
West Midlands -7 2 £350 -22.22% 13
North East +20 1 £550 -6.78% 7
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 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.

1 144 (47.21%) Docker
2 133 (43.61%) DevOps
3 126 (41.31%) Kubernetes
4 121 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (35.74%) AWS
6 96 (31.48%) Python
7 95 (31.15%) Java
8 80 (26.23%) Git (software)
9 75 (24.59%) Security Cleared
10 74 (24.26%) Node.js
11 73 (23.93%) Linux
12 71 (23.28%) Microservices
13 66 (21.64%) JavaScript
14 63 (20.66%) Terraform
15 60 (19.67%) Kafka
16 58 (19.02%) Azure
16 58 (19.02%) PostgreSQL
17 55 (18.03%) Jenkins
18 53 (17.38%) Ansible
18 53 (17.38%) SC Cleared
19 50 (16.39%) Software Engineering
20 47 (15.41%) Kibana
21 46 (15.08%) SQL
21 46 (15.08%) React
22 42 (13.77%) REST
23 40 (13.11%) Test Automation
24 39 (12.79%) MongoDB
25 37 (12.13%) Spring Boot
25 37 (12.13%) Serverless
26 36 (11.80%) Apache Spark

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 36 (11.80%) Apache Spark
2 31 (10.16%) Apache
3 12 (3.93%) Camunda
4 10 (3.28%) Confluence
4 10 (3.28%) JBoss
5 7 (2.30%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.64%) nginx
6 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.31%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.98%) IIS
9 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.66%) CMS
9 2 (0.66%) Jetty
9 2 (0.66%) Traefik
10 1 (0.33%) Mule
10 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.33%) uWSGI
10 1 (0.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 109 (35.74%) AWS
2 58 (19.02%) Azure
3 37 (12.13%) Serverless
4 21 (6.89%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (5.90%) OpenShift
6 17 (5.57%) PaaS
7 14 (4.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 14 (4.59%) GCP
8 13 (4.26%) GitHub
9 12 (3.93%) SaaS
10 11 (3.61%) Amazon S3
11 9 (2.95%) Amazon EKS
11 9 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (2.95%) AWS Step Functions
11 9 (2.95%) IaaS
12 8 (2.62%) Amazon Neptune
12 8 (2.62%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (2.30%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (2.30%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.28%) Wireshark
2 8 (2.62%) Internet
2 8 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.97%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.64%) BGP
4 5 (1.64%) OSPF
4 5 (1.64%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (1.64%) SMPP
4 5 (1.64%) SMS
4 5 (1.64%) SS7
4 5 (1.64%) VXLAN
5 4 (1.31%) HTTP
5 4 (1.31%) WAN
6 3 (0.98%) Firewall
6 3 (0.98%) VRRP
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.66%) DNS
7 2 (0.66%) FTP
7 2 (0.66%) SSL
7 2 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.02%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (12.79%) MongoDB
3 32 (10.49%) Redis
4 27 (8.85%) Big Data
4 27 (8.85%) Hadoop
5 26 (8.52%) NoSQL
6 24 (7.87%) MySQL
7 23 (7.54%) SQL Server
8 20 (6.56%) Apache Hive
9 19 (6.23%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (6.23%) Relational Database
10 15 (4.92%) Neo4j
11 14 (4.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (4.26%) HBase
13 11 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (3.28%) RDBMS
15 8 (2.62%) Data Lake
16 7 (2.30%) Apache Accumulo
16 7 (2.30%) Impala
Development Applications
1 80 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 55 (18.03%) Jenkins
3 25 (8.20%) JIRA
4 18 (5.90%) JUnit
5 13 (4.26%) GitLab
6 11 (3.61%) SonarQube
6 11 (3.61%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (2.95%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.95%) IntelliJ
8 9 (2.95%) Maven
9 8 (2.62%) Gatling
10 7 (2.30%) webpack
11 6 (1.97%) Bitbucket Server
11 6 (1.97%) CA Release Automation
11 6 (1.97%) PyCharm
11 6 (1.97%) Selenium
11 6 (1.97%) Subversion
11 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 30 (9.84%) Social Skills
2 25 (8.20%) Finance
3 20 (6.56%) Banking
4 14 (4.59%) Public Sector
5 13 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.30%) Marketing
8 6 (1.97%) Law
9 5 (1.64%) Electronics
9 5 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.31%) Retail
11 3 (0.98%) Publishing
12 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.66%) Games
13 1 (0.33%) Advertising
13 1 (0.33%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.33%) Front Office
13 1 (0.33%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (46.23%) Developer
2 48 (15.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (11.80%) Java Developer
4 26 (8.52%) Python Developer
5 25 (8.20%) AWS Developer
6 21 (6.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (6.89%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.90%) Data Engineer
8 17 (5.57%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.59%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.26%) Architect
11 11 (3.61%) Big Data Engineer
12 10 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (3.28%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 9 (2.95%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (2.62%) AWS Engineer
14 8 (2.62%) React Developer
15 7 (2.30%) Elasticsearch Developer
15 7 (2.30%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (24.26%) Node.js
2 60 (19.67%) Kafka
3 46 (15.08%) React
4 42 (13.77%) REST
5 37 (12.13%) Spring Boot
6 34 (11.15%) Spring
7 33 (10.82%) Elastic Stack
8 28 (9.18%) .NET
9 23 (7.54%) GraphQL
10 22 (7.21%) Apache NiFi
11 21 (6.89%) AngularJS
12 18 (5.90%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (4.92%) .NET Core
13 15 (4.92%) Web Services
14 13 (4.26%) HTML
15 12 (3.93%) CSS
15 12 (3.93%) JSON
16 10 (3.28%) ASP.NET
16 10 (3.28%) Redux
17 9 (2.95%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.59%) Public Cloud
2 10 (3.28%) Private Cloud
3 9 (2.95%) Cloud Native
4 8 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.62%) User Experience
5 7 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (1.97%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.97%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.31%) Clustering
7 4 (1.31%) NHS
7 4 (1.31%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.31%) W3C
8 3 (0.98%) Equities
8 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.66%) Social Media
10 1 (0.33%) DataPower
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 73 (23.93%) Linux
2 14 (4.59%) Windows
3 11 (3.61%) Unix
4 8 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.97%) Android
6 4 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.66%) CentOS
8 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (43.61%) DevOps
2 121 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (23.28%) Microservices
4 50 (16.39%) Software Engineering
5 40 (13.11%) Test Automation
6 32 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (10.16%) Scrum
7 31 (10.16%) TDD
8 27 (8.85%) Analytics
9 25 (8.20%) Deployment Automation
10 24 (7.87%) Infrastructure as Code
11 22 (7.21%) Machine Learning
12 20 (6.56%) ETL
13 19 (6.23%) Configuration Management
13 19 (6.23%) Kanban
13 19 (6.23%) Open Source
14 18 (5.90%) Data Science
14 18 (5.90%) Unit Testing
14 18 (5.90%) Web Development
15 17 (5.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 96 (31.48%) Python
2 95 (31.15%) Java
3 66 (21.64%) JavaScript
4 46 (15.08%) SQL
5 33 (10.82%) Go
6 29 (9.51%) TypeScript
7 25 (8.20%) Bash Shell
8 21 (6.89%) ES6
9 20 (6.56%) Java 8
10 19 (6.23%) C#
11 18 (5.90%) Scala
12 17 (5.57%) Ruby
13 13 (4.26%) PowerShell
14 10 (3.28%) R
15 9 (2.95%) PHP
16 7 (2.30%) Perl
17 5 (1.64%) Gremlin
18 3 (0.98%) Apple Swift
18 3 (0.98%) AWK
18 3 (0.98%) SHACL
Qualifications
1 75 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 53 (17.38%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.23%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.30%) Degree
5 4 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.98%) CCNP
7 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.33%) CCDE
8 1 (0.33%) CCIE
8 1 (0.33%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.33%) GCIA
8 1 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.98%) Dublin Core
1 3 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.33%) GDPR
2 1 (0.33%) HL7
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.33%) SEPA
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) TARGET2
System Software
1 144 (47.21%) Docker
2 12 (3.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (3.61%) HDFS
4 10 (3.28%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 126 (41.31%) Kubernetes
2 63 (20.66%) Terraform
3 53 (17.38%) Ansible
4 47 (15.41%) Kibana
5 28 (9.18%) Puppet
6 27 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (4.59%) logstash
8 13 (4.26%) Grafana
9 10 (3.28%) Prometheus
10 9 (2.95%) Graphite
10 9 (2.95%) Packer
11 7 (2.30%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (1.97%) Consul
12 6 (1.97%) Istio
12 6 (1.97%) Nagios
12 6 (1.97%) Oozie
13 5 (1.64%) HP SIM
13 5 (1.64%) Icinga
13 5 (1.64%) Opsview
13 5 (1.64%) Rancher
Vendors
1 31 (10.16%) Splunk
2 19 (6.23%) Oracle
3 17 (5.57%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.92%) Google
5 13 (4.26%) Cloudera
6 11 (3.61%) AppDynamics
7 10 (3.28%) Microsoft
8 8 (2.62%) HP
9 7 (2.30%) VMware
10 6 (1.97%) Dynatrace
11 5 (1.64%) Arista
11 5 (1.64%) Cisco
11 5 (1.64%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.64%) SAP
12 4 (1.31%) Databricks
13 3 (0.98%) Brightcove
13 3 (0.98%) F5
13 3 (0.98%) Interxion
13 3 (0.98%) Mavenir
14 2 (0.66%) ArcSight