Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 247 281 221
Rank change year-on-year +34 -60 +36
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 275 716 1,250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.98% 0.92% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.74% 6.18% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 532 969
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £335 £413 £406
90th Percentile £675 £675 £667
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £60.00 £40.75 £41.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.24% -2.57% -11.95%
10th Percentile £39.50 £22.63 £26.95
90th Percentile £62.50 £50.00 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £40.75 £41.83
% change year-on-year +47.24% -2.57% -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 4,078 11,584 15,938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.55% 14.96% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,541 7,588 10,534
Median daily rate £463 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.54% +3.33%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £275
90th Percentile £663 £638 £631
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 266 375
Median hourly rate £31.50 £20.86 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.01% -5.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.01 £10.90 £12.30
90th Percentile £58.74 £53.75 £49.50
Median hourly rate £34.50 £21.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +60.47% -1.15% +8.75%

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 30 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Elasticsearch in England over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 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 -21 184 £505 -7.76% 122
South West +104 31 £515 +3.00% 27
South East +155 22 £500 +2.56% 51
North of England +115 21 £475 +11.76% 34
Yorkshire +85 15 £475 - 7
East of England +62 7 £750 +57.89% 9
North West +77 4 £350 -15.92% 26
Midlands +77 2 £508 -3.33% 28
East Midlands +47 2 £508 +16.00% 11
North East +37 2 £475 +2.70% 1
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 146 (53.09%) Java
2 121 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (43.64%) Python
4 101 (36.73%) DevOps
5 100 (36.36%) AWS
6 88 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 87 (31.64%) Kubernetes
8 78 (28.36%) React
8 78 (28.36%) AngularJS
9 77 (28.00%) Git (software)
10 72 (26.18%) JavaScript
11 60 (21.82%) SC Cleared
11 60 (21.82%) TDD
11 60 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
12 59 (21.45%) Node.js
12 59 (21.45%) Docker
13 58 (21.09%) Microservices
14 57 (20.73%) Kibana
14 57 (20.73%) Linux
14 57 (20.73%) Terraform
15 55 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
15 55 (20.00%) SQL
15 55 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 54 (19.64%) Spring
17 53 (19.27%) HTML
18 51 (18.55%) MongoDB
19 45 (16.36%) Scala
20 41 (14.91%) HTML5
21 39 (14.18%) CSS
21 39 (14.18%) Kafka

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 29 (10.55%) Apache Spark
2 21 (7.64%) Apache
3 16 (5.82%) Apache Solr
3 16 (5.82%) Confluence
4 9 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.55%) JBoss
5 7 (2.55%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.18%) IIS
7 5 (1.82%) Jetty
7 5 (1.82%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.82%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Fuse
7 5 (1.82%) Tornado
8 4 (1.45%) nginx
9 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.73%) WildFly
11 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.36%) Exstream
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 100 (36.36%) AWS
2 22 (8.00%) Serverless
3 21 (7.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 21 (7.64%) AWS Lambda
4 19 (6.91%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (6.91%) Azure
5 16 (5.82%) Amazon S3
5 16 (5.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (4.73%) Amazon SQS
6 13 (4.73%) GCP
7 12 (4.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (4.00%) GitHub
9 10 (3.64%) AWS CloudTrail
9 10 (3.64%) Route 53
10 8 (2.91%) SaaS
11 7 (2.55%) AWS CodePipeline
12 6 (2.18%) Amazon Cognito
12 6 (2.18%) AWS CodeBuild
13 5 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.00%) Firewall
1 11 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.18%) SSL
3 5 (1.82%) BGP
3 5 (1.82%) MPLS
3 5 (1.82%) Network Security
3 5 (1.82%) SNMP
3 5 (1.82%) SSH
4 4 (1.45%) DNS
5 3 (1.09%) HTTP
5 3 (1.09%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.09%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.09%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.36%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
2 51 (18.55%) MongoDB
3 35 (12.73%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (10.55%) SQL Server
5 24 (8.73%) MySQL
6 20 (7.27%) Hadoop
7 19 (6.91%) NoSQL
8 16 (5.82%) Big Data
8 16 (5.82%) Neo4j
8 16 (5.82%) Redis
9 12 (4.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (4.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (3.27%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.91%) Apache Hive
12 6 (2.18%) BigQuery
13 5 (1.82%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.82%) Presto
14 4 (1.45%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 77 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 55 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 29 (10.55%) Maven
4 27 (9.82%) Selenium
5 22 (8.00%) JIRA
6 19 (6.91%) GitLab
7 17 (6.18%) Cucumber
8 14 (5.09%) Grunt
8 14 (5.09%) gulp
9 12 (4.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (3.64%) Hudson
10 10 (3.64%) IntelliJ
11 9 (3.27%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.55%) Artifactory
12 7 (2.55%) Gradle
12 7 (2.55%) Subversion
13 6 (2.18%) Ant
13 6 (2.18%) FishEye
13 6 (2.18%) Spinnaker
13 6 (2.18%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (10.18%) Finance
2 23 (8.36%) Banking
3 20 (7.27%) Public Sector
4 12 (4.36%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.36%) Law
5 8 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.55%) Retail
7 5 (1.82%) Front Office
8 4 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.45%) Marketing
9 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.09%) Electronics
9 3 (1.09%) Legal
9 3 (1.09%) Police
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (45.45%) Developer
2 40 (14.55%) Architect
3 37 (13.45%) Java Developer
4 31 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 30 (10.91%) Python Developer
6 20 (7.27%) Data Engineer
7 19 (6.91%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (5.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (4.73%) Angular Developer
10 13 (4.73%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.36%) Django Developer
11 12 (4.36%) Technical Leader
12 11 (4.00%) Applications Architect
12 11 (4.00%) Python/Django Developer
13 10 (3.64%) Backend Developer
14 9 (3.27%) .NET Developer
14 9 (3.27%) AWS Developer
14 9 (3.27%) Elasticsearch Developer
15 8 (2.91%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (28.36%) AngularJS
1 78 (28.36%) React
2 59 (21.45%) Node.js
3 55 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
4 54 (19.64%) Spring
5 53 (19.27%) HTML
6 41 (14.91%) HTML5
7 39 (14.18%) CSS
7 39 (14.18%) Kafka
7 39 (14.18%) Spring Boot
8 38 (13.82%) Web Services
9 34 (12.36%) RabbitMQ
10 29 (10.55%) Django
11 28 (10.18%) REST
12 23 (8.36%) scikit-learn
13 20 (7.27%) .NET
14 19 (6.91%) CSS3
15 18 (6.55%) JSON
16 16 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (5.45%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.36%) User Experience
2 15 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.91%) NHS
5 7 (2.55%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.55%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.82%) Derivative
7 4 (1.45%) Blog
7 4 (1.45%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.45%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.09%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.73%) EFT
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.73%) PKI
9 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.36%) Fedwire
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.73%) Linux
2 17 (6.18%) Windows
3 13 (4.73%) Unix
4 10 (3.64%) Mac OS X
5 9 (3.27%) CentOS
6 8 (2.91%) Debian
7 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.55%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.18%) Android
9 4 (1.45%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (1.09%) Solaris
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (36.73%) DevOps
3 60 (21.82%) TDD
4 58 (21.09%) Microservices
5 34 (12.36%) Test Automation
6 33 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 29 (10.55%) Scrum
7 29 (10.55%) Software Engineering
8 28 (10.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (9.82%) Data Science
9 27 (9.82%) Deployment Automation
10 23 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (7.64%) Analytics
12 18 (6.55%) BDD
12 18 (6.55%) Front End Development
12 18 (6.55%) Web Development
13 17 (6.18%) Data Analysis
13 17 (6.18%) Kanban
14 16 (5.82%) User Stories
14 16 (5.82%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 146 (53.09%) Java
2 120 (43.64%) Python
3 72 (26.18%) JavaScript
4 55 (20.00%) SQL
5 45 (16.36%) Scala
6 34 (12.36%) TypeScript
7 27 (9.82%) Go
8 24 (8.73%) Ruby
9 21 (7.64%) C#
10 18 (6.55%) Perl
11 15 (5.45%) Bash Shell
11 15 (5.45%) PHP
12 13 (4.73%) PL/SQL
13 12 (4.36%) Shell Script
14 11 (4.00%) Java 8
15 10 (3.64%) Groovy
15 10 (3.64%) PowerShell
16 7 (2.55%) Kotlin
17 6 (2.18%) C++
18 5 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 27 (9.82%) DV Cleared
4 20 (7.27%) Degree
5 7 (2.55%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (1.82%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.18%) GDPR
2 5 (1.82%) QA
3 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.73%) PMO
5 1 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.36%) SEPA
5 1 (0.36%) TARGET2
System Software
1 59 (21.45%) Docker
2 6 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.36%) HDFS
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.36%) XenApp
5 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 87 (31.64%) Kubernetes
2 57 (20.73%) Kibana
2 57 (20.73%) Terraform
3 32 (11.64%) logstash
4 27 (9.82%) Ansible
5 9 (3.27%) Graphite
6 8 (2.91%) Grafana
6 8 (2.91%) Netcool
6 8 (2.91%) Prometheus
6 8 (2.91%) Puppet
7 7 (2.55%) Packer
8 5 (1.82%) Salt
9 4 (1.45%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.45%) Icinga
9 4 (1.45%) Nagios
9 4 (1.45%) Opsview
10 3 (1.09%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (1.09%) Mesos
10 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (9.45%) Oracle
2 13 (4.73%) AppDynamics
3 12 (4.36%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.64%) Cloudera
4 10 (3.64%) Hortonworks
4 10 (3.64%) Splunk
5 9 (3.27%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.91%) Google
6 8 (2.91%) SevOne
7 6 (2.18%) Axway
7 6 (2.18%) Dynatrace
8 5 (1.82%) HP
8 5 (1.82%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.82%) Sparx
8 5 (1.82%) Sybase
9 3 (1.09%) Altiris
9 3 (1.09%) SAP
10 2 (0.73%) IBM
10 2 (0.73%) Remedy
11 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com