Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 281 216 253
Rank change year-on-year -65 +37 +20
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 703 1,233 964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 1.30% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.08% 7.77% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 950 715
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £406 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £498
% change year-on-year - +5.41% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
England median hourly rate £39.50 £41.83 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -11.95% +0.53%
10th Percentile £25.10 £26.95 £43.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £41.83 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% -11.95% +0.53%

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 11,560 15,878 15,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.96% 16.79% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,571 10,467 10,196
England median daily rate £463 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £631 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 383 387
England median hourly rate £20.83 £21.50 £20.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +5.21% +2.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.40 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Elasticsearch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elasticsearch in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Elasticsearch in England

Elasticsearch
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor 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 23 October 2019. 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 -22 556 £550 - 181
South East -65 48 £488 -5.80% 37
East of England +25 30 £475 +5.56% 19
South West -2 28 £500 +23.08% 23
North of England -13 25 £421 -15.75% 28
North West +6 14 £416 -20.71% 16
Midlands +3 13 £525 +16.67% 19
Yorkshire +4 9 £450 -10.00% 7
West Midlands +5 8 £525 +10.53% 13
East Midlands +7 3 £438 +6.71% 6
North East +14 2 £463 +7.56% 5
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 352 (50.07%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (38.69%) AWS
3 256 (36.42%) Python
4 240 (34.14%) Docker
5 213 (30.30%) Java
6 199 (28.31%) TDD
7 191 (27.17%) JavaScript
8 181 (25.75%) Node.js
9 179 (25.46%) Git (software)
10 178 (25.32%) DevOps
11 173 (24.61%) Linux
12 168 (23.90%) PostgreSQL
13 157 (22.33%) SQL
13 157 (22.33%) Microservices
13 157 (22.33%) Kubernetes
14 136 (19.35%) Jenkins
15 122 (17.35%) Kafka
16 117 (16.64%) MongoDB
17 114 (16.22%) AngularJS
18 109 (15.50%) NoSQL
19 108 (15.36%) Finance
20 107 (15.22%) Terraform
21 101 (14.37%) Kibana
21 101 (14.37%) BDD
21 101 (14.37%) Azure
22 99 (14.08%) Elastic Stack
23 98 (13.94%) Scrum
24 96 (13.66%) REST
25 95 (13.51%) Security Cleared
25 95 (13.51%) Software Engineering

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 91 (12.94%) Apache Spark
2 59 (8.39%) Apache
3 37 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 37 (5.26%) Confluence
4 21 (2.99%) nginx
5 17 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.56%) IIS
7 8 (1.14%) JBoss
7 8 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.00%) Drupal
8 7 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.85%) CMS
9 6 (0.85%) Jetty
9 6 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.85%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 5 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.57%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.43%) Luigi
12 3 (0.43%) SilverStripe
12 3 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.14%) InVision
3 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 18 (2.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 272 (38.69%) AWS
2 101 (14.37%) Azure
3 67 (9.53%) Serverless
4 61 (8.68%) AWS Lambda
5 58 (8.25%) Amazon S3
6 51 (7.25%) GCP
7 49 (6.97%) Amazon ECS
8 42 (5.97%) GitHub
9 39 (5.55%) Amazon EC2
10 38 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
11 25 (3.56%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (3.27%) npm
13 20 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (2.56%) Heroku
15 15 (2.13%) CloudFront
16 14 (1.99%) Datadog
16 14 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (1.85%) PaaS
18 12 (1.71%) Amazon EKS
18 12 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.13%) HTTP
2 11 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.28%) DNS
3 9 (1.28%) SSL
4 7 (1.00%) Network Security
5 6 (0.85%) FTP
5 6 (0.85%) SSH
6 5 (0.71%) VPN
7 3 (0.43%) DHCP
7 3 (0.43%) Internet
7 3 (0.43%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.28%) Firewall
8 2 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.14%) DSL
9 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.14%) FabricPath
9 1 (0.14%) MPLS
9 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (23.90%) PostgreSQL
2 117 (16.64%) MongoDB
3 109 (15.50%) NoSQL
4 92 (13.09%) MySQL
5 81 (11.52%) Big Data
6 77 (10.95%) Hadoop
7 69 (9.82%) Redis
8 59 (8.39%) Relational Database
9 48 (6.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 48 (6.83%) SQL Server
10 47 (6.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 33 (4.69%) Apache Hive
12 30 (4.27%) HBase
13 27 (3.84%) Neo4j
14 25 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
16 21 (2.99%) BigQuery
17 19 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (2.28%) Data Mining
19 15 (2.13%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 179 (25.46%) Git (software)
2 136 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 82 (11.66%) JIRA
4 55 (7.82%) Cucumber
5 54 (7.68%) Selenium
6 42 (5.97%) Maven
7 30 (4.27%) GitLab
8 26 (3.70%) CircleCI
9 21 (2.99%) JUnit
9 21 (2.99%) Subversion
10 19 (2.70%) Gradle
10 19 (2.70%) gulp
10 19 (2.70%) JMeter
11 17 (2.42%) Eclipse
11 17 (2.42%) Grunt
11 17 (2.42%) webpack
12 15 (2.13%) Bitbucket
13 14 (1.99%) Appium
13 14 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (1.99%) Jasmine
General
1 108 (15.36%) Finance
2 47 (6.69%) Public Sector
3 34 (4.84%) Marketing
4 33 (4.69%) Retail
5 32 (4.55%) Banking
6 14 (1.99%) Law
6 14 (1.99%) Publishing
7 9 (1.28%) Legal
8 8 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.71%) Front Office
10 5 (0.71%) Games
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 371 (52.77%) Developer
2 89 (12.66%) Python Developer
3 78 (11.10%) Java Developer
4 72 (10.24%) Senior Developer
5 68 (9.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 58 (8.25%) Architect
7 42 (5.97%) Data Engineer
8 30 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 29 (4.13%) React Developer
10 28 (3.98%) Backend Developer
11 27 (3.84%) Software Engineer
12 26 (3.70%) Python Engineer
13 24 (3.41%) Ruby Developer
14 22 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
14 22 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
15 21 (2.99%) AWS Engineer
15 21 (2.99%) Senior Python Developer
16 19 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
17 17 (2.42%) Cloud Engineer
17 17 (2.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (25.75%) Node.js
2 122 (17.35%) Kafka
3 114 (16.22%) AngularJS
4 99 (14.08%) Elastic Stack
5 96 (13.66%) REST
6 84 (11.95%) Spring
7 69 (9.82%) HTML
8 62 (8.82%) RESTful
9 61 (8.68%) CSS
9 61 (8.68%) React
10 55 (7.82%) .NET
11 54 (7.68%) RabbitMQ
11 54 (7.68%) Spring Boot
12 51 (7.25%) JSON
13 49 (6.97%) Web Services
14 43 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
15 42 (5.97%) Django
16 38 (5.41%) GraphQL
16 38 (5.41%) Redux
17 37 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.40%) User Experience
2 41 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (5.55%) Algorithms
4 30 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.27%) Virtual Team
6 20 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.56%) STB
8 12 (1.71%) Cloud Native
9 10 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.42%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.28%) PKI
10 9 (1.28%) Wiki
11 7 (1.00%) Robotics
12 6 (0.85%) Derivative
12 6 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.71%) Equities
14 4 (0.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 173 (24.61%) Linux
2 39 (5.55%) Unix
3 34 (4.84%) Android
3 34 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 34 (4.84%) Windows
4 21 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.42%) Ubuntu
6 13 (1.85%) CentOS
7 12 (1.71%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.42%) Debian
9 8 (1.14%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.43%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.14%) VMS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (50.07%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (28.31%) TDD
3 178 (25.32%) DevOps
4 157 (22.33%) Microservices
5 101 (14.37%) BDD
6 98 (13.94%) Scrum
7 95 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 93 (13.23%) Test Automation
9 90 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (9.96%) Front End Development
11 60 (8.53%) Data Science
11 60 (8.53%) Kanban
12 59 (8.39%) Open Source
13 54 (7.68%) Analytics
13 54 (7.68%) Data Modelling
14 50 (7.11%) Machine Learning
15 42 (5.97%) Configuration Management
16 41 (5.83%) Infrastructure as Code
17 39 (5.55%) MVC
17 39 (5.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 256 (36.42%) Python
2 213 (30.30%) Java
3 191 (27.17%) JavaScript
4 157 (22.33%) SQL
5 60 (8.53%) Java 8
6 58 (8.25%) Bash Shell
7 57 (8.11%) C#
7 57 (8.11%) Ruby
8 53 (7.54%) Scala
9 45 (6.40%) TypeScript
10 34 (4.84%) Go
11 26 (3.70%) Groovy
12 24 (3.41%) Perl
13 23 (3.27%) ES6
14 16 (2.28%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.99%) PHP
16 13 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.85%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.71%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 95 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 67 (9.53%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.83%) Degree
4 13 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.85%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.71%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.71%) PhD
8 4 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.57%) ISEB
8 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.27%) QA
2 10 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.00%) GDPR
3 7 (1.00%) MiFID
4 6 (0.85%) EMIR
5 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 240 (34.14%) Docker
2 13 (1.85%) HDFS
3 12 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.00%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.85%) LXC
6 5 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.71%) vSphere
7 2 (0.28%) Varnish
7 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.14%) KVM
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 157 (22.33%) Kubernetes
2 107 (15.22%) Terraform
3 101 (14.37%) Kibana
4 78 (11.10%) Ansible
5 61 (8.68%) logstash
6 58 (8.25%) Puppet
7 43 (6.12%) Grafana
8 27 (3.84%) Graphite
9 26 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (3.13%) Consul
10 22 (3.13%) Prometheus
11 14 (1.99%) Hadoop YARN
11 14 (1.99%) Packer
12 13 (1.85%) Mesos
13 11 (1.56%) Marathon
13 11 (1.56%) Nagios
14 10 (1.42%) ZABBIX
15 8 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (1.14%) Salt
16 4 (0.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 49 (6.97%) Google
2 39 (5.55%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.70%) Oracle
4 23 (3.27%) Red Hat
5 20 (2.84%) Splunk
6 19 (2.70%) Sparx
7 15 (2.13%) Cloudera
8 14 (1.99%) VMware
9 13 (1.85%) Hortonworks
10 12 (1.71%) Tableau
11 11 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.28%) Demandware
12 9 (1.28%) Elastic Path
12 9 (1.28%) SaltStack
12 9 (1.28%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.14%) Cisco
14 7 (1.00%) F5
14 7 (1.00%) SevOne
15 6 (0.85%) MuleSoft
15 6 (0.85%) New Relic