Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 357 252 279
Rank change year-on-year -105 +27 -38
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 380 345 843
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.67% 1.03% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.12% 7.11% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 264 592
10th Percentile £381 £405 £413
25th Percentile £425 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £588 £588 £600
90th Percentile £675 £699 £675
UK median daily rate £503 £520 £525
% change year-on-year -3.37% -0.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £56.50 - £30.25
UK median hourly rate £50.75 - £30.25

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 7,427 4,852 13,124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.12% 14.54% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,092 3,320 8,561
10th Percentile £300 £306 £268
25th Percentile £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £569 £575
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 104 260
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.63 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.23 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.38
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
75th Percentile £54.88 £31.63 £34.70
90th Percentile £67.80 £53.33 £52.28
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -137 221 £550 - 166
South East -6 55 £460 -5.88% 38
South West -5 20 £475 +18.16% 29
East of England -6 18 £575 +40.24% 16
North of England -43 16 £463 +2.78% 68
Midlands -29 10 £438 +12.90% 25
North West -31 7 £475 +10.47% 43
North East 0 6 £444 -29.00% 2
West Midlands -38 6 £438 +12.90% 16
East Midlands - 4 £600 - 9
Yorkshire -19 3 £463 -11.90% 23
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 175 (46.05%) Docker
2 162 (42.63%) AWS
3 158 (41.58%) DevOps
4 144 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (32.37%) Java
6 122 (32.11%) Kubernetes
7 97 (25.53%) Python
8 80 (21.05%) Azure
8 80 (21.05%) Kafka
9 79 (20.79%) JavaScript
9 79 (20.79%) Microservices
10 77 (20.26%) SQL
11 75 (19.74%) Linux
12 74 (19.47%) Git (software)
13 70 (18.42%) Node.js
14 69 (18.16%) Jenkins
14 69 (18.16%) Kibana
15 65 (17.11%) Terraform
16 63 (16.58%) Software Engineering
17 56 (14.74%) React
18 54 (14.21%) PostgreSQL
18 54 (14.21%) MongoDB
19 53 (13.95%) Serverless
20 52 (13.68%) Security Cleared
21 50 (13.16%) Apache Spark
22 49 (12.89%) Ansible
22 49 (12.89%) Social Skills
23 47 (12.37%) Hadoop
24 46 (12.11%) Test Automation
25 44 (11.58%) Big Data

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 50 (13.16%) Apache Spark
2 27 (7.11%) Apache
3 16 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.89%) Confluence
5 8 (2.11%) nginx
6 4 (1.05%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.53%) GemFire
8 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.26%) Jetty
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) Traefik
9 1 (0.26%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Mingle
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.26%) Endur
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.26%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 162 (42.63%) AWS
2 80 (21.05%) Azure
3 53 (13.95%) Serverless
4 33 (8.68%) AWS Lambda
5 30 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (7.89%) GCP
6 23 (6.05%) Amazon EKS
7 22 (5.79%) Amazon S3
8 21 (5.53%) Route 53
9 19 (5.00%) PaaS
10 18 (4.74%) Amazon ECS
11 17 (4.47%) Amazon EMR
11 17 (4.47%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (3.68%) AWS Step Functions
13 13 (3.42%) OpenShift
14 12 (3.16%) IaaS
15 11 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (2.89%) SaaS
16 10 (2.63%) GitHub
16 10 (2.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.63%) HTTP
2 7 (1.84%) DNS
2 7 (1.84%) Firewall
2 7 (1.84%) Wireshark
3 6 (1.58%) SNMP
4 5 (1.32%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (1.32%) SMPP
4 5 (1.32%) SMS
4 5 (1.32%) SS7
5 4 (1.05%) Internet
5 4 (1.05%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.79%) BGP
6 3 (0.79%) Multicast
6 3 (0.79%) OSPF
6 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.53%) SSH
7 2 (0.53%) VXLAN
7 2 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.21%) MongoDB
1 54 (14.21%) PostgreSQL
2 47 (12.37%) Hadoop
3 44 (11.58%) Big Data
4 39 (10.26%) Redis
5 36 (9.47%) MySQL
5 36 (9.47%) NoSQL
6 33 (8.68%) SQL Server
7 30 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 26 (6.84%) Relational Database
9 25 (6.58%) Neo4j
10 17 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (4.21%) Apache Hive
12 15 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (3.95%) Blockchain
13 10 (2.63%) HBase
14 8 (2.11%) Amazon Aurora
14 8 (2.11%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.11%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 74 (19.47%) Git (software)
2 69 (18.16%) Jenkins
3 31 (8.16%) JIRA
4 30 (7.89%) GitLab
5 28 (7.37%) Maven
6 22 (5.79%) JUnit
7 20 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 17 (4.47%) Selenium
9 11 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (2.63%) Subversion
11 9 (2.37%) Gradle
11 9 (2.37%) IntelliJ
11 9 (2.37%) Mockito
12 8 (2.11%) Artifactory
13 7 (1.84%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.84%) Cypress.io
13 7 (1.84%) JMeter
14 6 (1.58%) Gatling
14 6 (1.58%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (12.89%) Social Skills
2 44 (11.58%) Finance
3 22 (5.79%) Banking
4 18 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.95%) Public Sector
6 12 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.84%) Marketing
7 7 (1.84%) Music Industry
8 5 (1.32%) Law
9 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.79%) Front Office
9 3 (0.79%) Games
9 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.79%) Publishing
10 2 (0.53%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.26%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 127 (33.42%) Developer
2 80 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (9.47%) Java Developer
4 34 (8.95%) Data Engineer
5 29 (7.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (5.53%) Big Data Engineer
7 18 (4.74%) Architect
8 17 (4.47%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.21%) AWS Developer
10 15 (3.95%) AWS DevOps
10 15 (3.95%) AWS Engineer
10 15 (3.95%) Software Engineer
11 13 (3.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.42%) Data Architect
11 13 (3.42%) Python Developer
12 10 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (2.37%) DevSecOps Engineer
14 8 (2.11%) Backend Developer
14 8 (2.11%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (21.05%) Kafka
2 70 (18.42%) Node.js
3 56 (14.74%) React
4 43 (11.32%) Elastic Stack
5 42 (11.05%) REST
6 40 (10.53%) Spring
7 34 (8.95%) .NET
8 31 (8.16%) GraphQL
8 31 (8.16%) Spring Boot
9 30 (7.89%) RESTful
10 28 (7.37%) AngularJS
10 28 (7.37%) JSON
11 19 (5.00%) HTML
11 19 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (4.47%) .NET Core
12 17 (4.47%) CSS
12 17 (4.47%) Web Services
13 16 (4.21%) Apache NiFi
14 13 (3.42%) YAML
15 12 (3.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.68%) Cloud Native
2 11 (2.89%) Public Cloud
3 9 (2.37%) Data Structures
3 9 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.84%) User Experience
5 6 (1.58%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
6 5 (1.32%) PKI
7 4 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.05%) Clustering
7 4 (1.05%) Legacy Applications
7 4 (1.05%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.79%) NHS
8 3 (0.79%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.79%) W3C
9 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.74%) Linux
2 25 (6.58%) Unix
3 18 (4.74%) Windows
4 9 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.84%) Android
5 7 (1.84%) CentOS
6 4 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.53%) VMS
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (41.58%) DevOps
2 144 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (20.79%) Microservices
4 63 (16.58%) Software Engineering
5 46 (12.11%) Test Automation
6 44 (11.58%) Scrum
7 36 (9.47%) Analytics
8 34 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (7.89%) BDD
10 29 (7.63%) TDD
11 28 (7.37%) Infrastructure as Code
12 25 (6.58%) ETL
13 24 (6.32%) Data Modelling
13 24 (6.32%) Deployment Automation
14 22 (5.79%) Observability
15 21 (5.53%) Kanban
15 21 (5.53%) Mentoring
15 21 (5.53%) Open Source
16 20 (5.26%) Configuration Management
16 20 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 123 (32.37%) Java
2 97 (25.53%) Python
3 79 (20.79%) JavaScript
4 77 (20.26%) SQL
5 39 (10.26%) Scala
6 33 (8.68%) C#
7 32 (8.42%) TypeScript
8 25 (6.58%) Bash Shell
9 19 (5.00%) Java 8
10 18 (4.74%) Go
10 18 (4.74%) PHP
11 12 (3.16%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.89%) Kotlin
13 10 (2.63%) ES6
14 7 (1.84%) C++
14 7 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.84%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.58%) R
15 6 (1.58%) Ruby
16 4 (1.05%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 52 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.74%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.68%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.37%) Degree
5 6 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.26%) CCDE
7 1 (0.26%) CCIE
7 1 (0.26%) CCNP
7 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.26%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.26%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.21%) Accessibility
2 7 (1.84%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) Dublin Core
4 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.53%) GDPR
4 2 (0.53%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.26%) PSD2
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) TARGET2
System Software
1 175 (46.05%) Docker
2 6 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.79%) HDFS
5 3 (0.79%) Varnish
5 3 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 122 (32.11%) Kubernetes
2 69 (18.16%) Kibana
3 65 (17.11%) Terraform
4 49 (12.89%) Ansible
5 35 (9.21%) Grafana
6 34 (8.95%) logstash
7 31 (8.16%) Prometheus
8 26 (6.84%) Puppet
9 15 (3.95%) Graphite
10 12 (3.16%) Nagios
11 11 (2.89%) Packer
12 10 (2.63%) Rancher
13 7 (1.84%) Fluentd
13 7 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (1.58%) Graylog
14 6 (1.58%) ITRS Geneos
14 6 (1.58%) Oozie
15 5 (1.32%) BladeLogic
15 5 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (8.42%) Splunk
2 26 (6.84%) Oracle
3 23 (6.05%) Cloudera
4 22 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 15 (3.95%) Google
6 9 (2.37%) HP
7 8 (2.11%) Dynatrace
7 8 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.11%) VMware
8 6 (1.58%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.32%) Altiris
9 5 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.32%) EMC
9 5 (1.32%) New Relic
10 4 (1.05%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.05%) IBM
10 4 (1.05%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.79%) Cisco
11 3 (0.79%) F5