Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 253 249
Rank change year-on-year +43 -4 +306
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 1,259 972 1,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.32% 1.03% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.81% 6.12% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 739 728
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £406 £363 £349
90th Percentile £666 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
England median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +0.53% -
10th Percentile £26.95 £43.75 £46.13
90th Percentile £46.50 £52.50 £48.38
UK median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year -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 16,119 15,872 18,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.92% 16.76% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,604 10,480 12,032
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £631 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 411 464
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.38 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.44 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.66% +2.18% -

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 +38 889 £538 +2.38% 248
South East +73 181 £506 +6.58% 82
North of England -6 69 £500 +25.00% 56
Midlands -18 57 £444 -5.59% 14
Yorkshire +12 37 £500 +33.33% 18
East of England +15 34 £463 +20.13% 33
West Midlands -46 32 £483 +2.66% 11
North West -25 29 £500 +25.00% 36
South West -38 28 £400 -5.88% 23
East Midlands +17 24 £410 -8.89% 3
North East -5 3 £430 -18.10% 2
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 522 (41.46%) Java
2 492 (39.08%) Docker
3 491 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
4 468 (37.17%) Python
5 411 (32.64%) DevOps
6 409 (32.49%) Amazon AWS
7 347 (27.56%) Microservices
8 339 (26.93%) Git (software)
9 331 (26.29%) Linux
10 312 (24.78%) JavaScript
11 294 (23.35%) Jenkins
12 292 (23.19%) Kafka
12 292 (23.19%) TDD
13 262 (20.81%) SQL
14 247 (19.62%) Kubernetes
15 245 (19.46%) MongoDB
16 244 (19.38%) Big Data
17 242 (19.22%) Ansible
18 236 (18.75%) Kibana
19 232 (18.43%) PostgreSQL
20 229 (18.19%) Continuous Integration
21 223 (17.71%) Apache Spark
22 213 (16.92%) Spring
23 202 (16.04%) Elastic Stack
23 202 (16.04%) Java 8
24 199 (15.81%) Terraform
25 192 (15.25%) NoSQL
26 190 (15.09%) Hadoop
27 189 (15.01%) REST
28 186 (14.77%) Finance

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
1 223 (17.71%) Apache Spark
2 123 (9.77%) Apache
3 97 (7.70%) Confluence
4 94 (7.47%) Apache Solr
5 41 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 39 (3.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 38 (3.02%) nginx
8 22 (1.75%) OpenStack
9 20 (1.59%) NServiceBus
10 18 (1.43%) CMS
11 17 (1.35%) Jupyter
11 17 (1.35%) WordPress
12 14 (1.11%) IIS
13 12 (0.95%) Mule
14 9 (0.71%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.56%) JBoss
16 6 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 5 (0.40%) Apache Qpid
17 5 (0.40%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.079%) HipChat
3 1 (0.079%) InVision
3 1 (0.079%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.079%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 409 (32.49%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (6.83%) Serverless
4 83 (6.59%) Amazon EC2
5 76 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 75 (5.96%) Amazon S3
7 71 (5.64%) GitHub
8 69 (5.48%) AWS Lambda
9 49 (3.89%) Heroku
10 46 (3.65%) Amazon SQS
11 44 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 35 (2.78%) PaaS
13 30 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
14 28 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
15 27 (2.14%) Amazon Glacier
16 26 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
17 25 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
18 23 (1.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 23 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 21 (1.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 82 (6.51%) HTTP
2 56 (4.45%) DNS
3 41 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 37 (2.94%) SSL
5 31 (2.46%) Firewall
6 22 (1.75%) FTP
7 17 (1.35%) VPN
8 15 (1.19%) SSH
9 13 (1.03%) BIG-IP
10 12 (0.95%) DMZ
11 10 (0.79%) DAB
12 9 (0.71%) LAN
12 9 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
12 9 (0.71%) OpenVPN
13 8 (0.64%) Kerberos
14 5 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
15 4 (0.32%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.32%) Internet
15 4 (0.32%) SNA
15 4 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (19.46%) MongoDB
2 244 (19.38%) Big Data
3 232 (18.43%) PostgreSQL
4 192 (15.25%) NoSQL
5 190 (15.09%) Hadoop
6 175 (13.90%) MySQL
7 137 (10.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 109 (8.66%) SQL Server
9 106 (8.42%) Redis
10 80 (6.35%) Relational Database
11 74 (5.88%) Apache Hive
12 68 (5.40%) HBase
13 60 (4.77%) Neo4j
14 58 (4.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 33 (2.62%) Amazon Redshift
15 33 (2.62%) RDBMS
16 29 (2.30%) InfluxDB
17 25 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
18 24 (1.91%) CouchDB
19 21 (1.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 339 (26.93%) Git (software)
2 294 (23.35%) Jenkins
3 145 (11.52%) JIRA
4 110 (8.74%) Maven
5 67 (5.32%) Bitbucket
6 54 (4.29%) Gradle
7 52 (4.13%) JUnit
8 51 (4.05%) Artifactory
9 47 (3.73%) Selenium
10 45 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
11 44 (3.49%) IntelliJ
12 43 (3.42%) Cucumber
12 43 (3.42%) GitLab
12 43 (3.42%) TeamCity
13 42 (3.34%) Mercurial
14 36 (2.86%) JMeter
15 33 (2.62%) Eclipse
16 32 (2.54%) gulp
17 30 (2.38%) SoapUI
18 25 (1.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 186 (14.77%) Finance
2 63 (5.00%) Banking
3 53 (4.21%) Retail
4 40 (3.18%) Marketing
5 26 (2.07%) Publishing
6 23 (1.83%) Legal
7 18 (1.43%) Games
8 13 (1.03%) Advertising
9 11 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 11 (0.87%) Law
10 10 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.56%) Front Office
11 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.48%) Electronics
12 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
13 5 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.24%) Back Office
15 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 673 (53.46%) Developer
2 245 (19.46%) Java Developer
3 155 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 115 (9.13%) Python Developer
5 110 (8.74%) Senior Developer
6 83 (6.59%) Architect
7 71 (5.64%) .NET Developer
8 65 (5.16%) Data Engineer
9 64 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 63 (5.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 61 (4.85%) Big Data Engineer
12 58 (4.61%) Software Engineer
13 52 (4.13%) AWS Engineer
14 46 (3.65%) Backend Developer
15 44 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
16 42 (3.34%) Java Engineer
17 41 (3.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 39 (3.10%) Apache Spark Developer
19 36 (2.86%) C# Developer
20 34 (2.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (23.19%) Kafka
2 213 (16.92%) Spring
3 202 (16.04%) Elastic Stack
4 189 (15.01%) REST
5 185 (14.69%) AngularJS
6 165 (13.11%) .NET
7 157 (12.47%) Web Services
8 155 (12.31%) Node.js
9 154 (12.23%) RabbitMQ
10 150 (11.91%) HTML
11 138 (10.96%) Spring Boot
12 131 (10.41%) RESTful
13 122 (9.69%) CSS
14 117 (9.29%) JSON
15 116 (9.21%) React
16 76 (6.04%) HTML5
17 65 (5.16%) Hibernate
17 65 (5.16%) Pandas
18 63 (5.00%) XML
19 59 (4.69%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.39%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 37 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 34 (2.70%) Cloud Native
6 33 (2.62%) Fintech
7 32 (2.54%) User Experience
8 29 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 24 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
12 14 (1.11%) Replication
13 12 (0.95%) Clustering
13 12 (0.95%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.79%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.71%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.71%) Social Network
16 8 (0.64%) Data Centre
16 8 (0.64%) Public Cloud
17 7 (0.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 331 (26.29%) Linux
2 136 (10.80%) Unix
3 71 (5.64%) Windows
4 33 (2.62%) CentOS
5 21 (1.67%) Ubuntu
6 18 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.03%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.95%) Android
9 7 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.24%) Debian
10 3 (0.24%) Mesosphere
11 2 (0.16%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.079%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.079%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (32.64%) DevOps
3 347 (27.56%) Microservices
4 292 (23.19%) TDD
5 229 (18.19%) Continuous Integration
6 178 (14.14%) BDD
7 151 (11.99%) Software Engineering
8 147 (11.68%) Scrum
9 138 (10.96%) Open Source
10 127 (10.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 101 (8.02%) Test Automation
12 96 (7.63%) Analytics
13 90 (7.15%) MVC
14 88 (6.99%) E-Commerce
15 84 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
16 80 (6.35%) SOA
17 78 (6.20%) Unit Testing
18 69 (5.48%) Data Science
19 66 (5.24%) Kanban
20 64 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 522 (41.46%) Java
2 468 (37.17%) Python
3 312 (24.78%) JavaScript
4 262 (20.81%) SQL
5 202 (16.04%) Java 8
6 151 (11.99%) C#
7 114 (9.05%) Scala
8 113 (8.98%) Bash Shell
9 64 (5.08%) Ruby
10 56 (4.45%) Perl
11 53 (4.21%) TypeScript
12 51 (4.05%) PHP
13 36 (2.86%) ES6
13 36 (2.86%) Groovy
14 32 (2.54%) Go
15 31 (2.46%) T-SQL
16 28 (2.22%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.83%) PowerShell
18 22 (1.75%) PL/SQL
19 19 (1.51%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 122 (9.69%) Security Cleared
2 85 (6.75%) SC Cleared
3 42 (3.34%) Degree
4 24 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.24%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.24%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.24%) ISEB
11 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.16%) PhD
11 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.079%) CCNP
12 1 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.079%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.079%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.37%) QA
2 11 (0.87%) MiFID
3 6 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.32%) EMIR
4 4 (0.32%) GDPR
5 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.24%) WCAG
6 2 (0.16%) PMO
6 2 (0.16%) SLA
7 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 492 (39.08%) Docker
2 23 (1.83%) HDFS
3 17 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.19%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.95%) NFS
6 10 (0.79%) KVM
7 9 (0.71%) Postfix
7 9 (0.71%) Squid
7 9 (0.71%) vCloud
7 9 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.56%) Active Directory
9 7 (0.56%) Xen
10 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.16%) etcd
11 2 (0.16%) flannel
12 1 (0.079%) Snort
Systems Management
1 247 (19.62%) Kubernetes
2 242 (19.22%) Ansible
3 236 (18.75%) Kibana
4 199 (15.81%) Terraform
5 183 (14.54%) logstash
6 125 (9.93%) Puppet
7 55 (4.37%) Grafana
8 43 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
9 41 (3.26%) ZABBIX
10 38 (3.02%) Docker Swarm
10 38 (3.02%) Nagios
11 37 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
12 28 (2.22%) Consul
12 28 (2.22%) Prometheus
13 24 (1.91%) Graphite
14 23 (1.83%) Uchiwa
15 22 (1.75%) Rancher
16 18 (1.43%) Pingdom
17 16 (1.27%) ITRS Geneos
18 14 (1.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 114 (9.05%) Splunk
2 86 (6.83%) Google
3 77 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 74 (5.88%) Oracle
5 45 (3.57%) Adobe
6 40 (3.18%) Hortonworks
7 34 (2.70%) VMware
8 31 (2.46%) Cloudera
9 26 (2.07%) hybris
9 26 (2.07%) New Relic
10 22 (1.75%) AppDynamics
11 18 (1.43%) PagerDuty
12 17 (1.35%) Sybase
13 14 (1.11%) F5
13 14 (1.11%) Rackspace
13 14 (1.11%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.11%) SaltStack
14 13 (1.03%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.95%) NetApp
15 12 (0.95%) Percona