Period
to 17 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 372 259 294
Rank change year-on-year -113 +35 -68
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 429 325 594
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.98% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.04% 6.82% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 243 445
10th Percentile £425 £331 £400
25th Percentile £513 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +17.07% -2.38% -
75th Percentile £675 £601 £588
90th Percentile £756 £675 £658
UK median daily rate £600 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
10th Percentile " " £39.00
25th Percentile £75.00 " £40.13
Median hourly rate £80.00 - £42.00
75th Percentile £85.00 " £46.00
90th Percentile " " £48.40
UK median hourly rate £80.00 - £42.00

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 8,504 4,767 9,555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.33% 14.39% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,901 3,276 6,453
10th Percentile £313 £271 £260
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00% -5.26%
75th Percentile £631 £575 £550
90th Percentile £713 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £520 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 143 201
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.81 £10.60
25th Percentile £16.25 £18.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate £23.14 £25.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.25% +34.21% -1.30%
75th Percentile £49.75 £54.38 £35.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £61.95 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £24.36 £26.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.64% +34.80% +5.93%

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 January 2022.

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
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 January 2022. 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 -60 327 £600 +17.65% 124
South East -67 22 £575 +21.05% 56
North of England -67 18 £463 +2.78% 27
South West -77 17 £500 -4.76% 28
Midlands -55 12 £460 -3.92% 42
North West -40 8 £425 -3.41% 19
North East +4 7 £463 -15.91% 4
West Midlands -53 7 £449 -0.28% 23
East Midlands -32 5 £500 -1.48% 19
Yorkshire -47 3 £475 +5.56% 4
East of England -62 3 £361 -49.33% 22
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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.

1 216 (50.35%) DevOps
2 195 (45.45%) AWS
3 169 (39.39%) Python
4 156 (36.36%) Docker
5 155 (36.13%) Java
6 137 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (29.84%) Microservices
8 127 (29.60%) SQL
9 126 (29.37%) Azure
10 121 (28.21%) Terraform
11 120 (27.97%) Jenkins
12 115 (26.81%) Kibana
13 114 (26.57%) Ansible
14 113 (26.34%) Kubernetes
15 106 (24.71%) Elastic Stack
16 101 (23.54%) JavaScript
17 94 (21.91%) Git (software)
18 86 (20.05%) Finance
19 83 (19.35%) Kafka
20 81 (18.88%) Linux
21 80 (18.65%) logstash
22 78 (18.18%) Prometheus
23 77 (17.95%) Social Skills
24 71 (16.55%) NoSQL
25 69 (16.08%) Analytics
25 69 (16.08%) PostgreSQL
26 67 (15.62%) HTML
27 59 (13.75%) Apache Spark
28 58 (13.52%) React
28 58 (13.52%) Infrastructure as Code

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 59 (13.75%) Apache Spark
2 31 (7.23%) Apache
2 31 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 21 (4.90%) Confluence
3 21 (4.90%) nginx
4 11 (2.56%) GemFire
5 9 (2.10%) IIS
6 8 (1.86%) Appian
7 7 (1.63%) Jetty
8 6 (1.40%) Apache Pulsar
9 5 (1.17%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.70%) CMS
11 3 (0.70%) Mule
12 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.47%) Drupal
12 2 (0.47%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Mingle
1 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Endur
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 195 (45.45%) AWS
2 126 (29.37%) Azure
3 48 (11.19%) Amazon ECS
4 45 (10.49%) GCP
5 44 (10.26%) Serverless
6 43 (10.02%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (10.02%) Amazon EKS
7 42 (9.79%) SaaS
8 40 (9.32%) Amazon EMR
9 39 (9.09%) PaaS
10 36 (8.39%) Route 53
11 35 (8.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 30 (6.99%) GitHub
13 28 (6.53%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (5.59%) Azure Monitor
15 18 (4.20%) AWS Fargate
16 15 (3.50%) Power Platform
17 14 (3.26%) Amazon S3
18 10 (2.33%) Azure Storage
19 9 (2.10%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.13%) DNS
2 19 (4.43%) Internet
3 15 (3.50%) HTTP
4 14 (3.26%) Multicast
5 10 (2.33%) SSL
6 8 (1.86%) Firewall
7 7 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.40%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.40%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.40%) VPN
8 6 (1.40%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.17%) FTP
9 5 (1.17%) MPLS
10 4 (0.93%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (0.93%) Intranet
10 4 (0.93%) WAN
11 3 (0.70%) SSH
12 2 (0.47%) Network Security
12 2 (0.47%) SAN
12 2 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.55%) NoSQL
2 69 (16.08%) PostgreSQL
3 55 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 54 (12.59%) Hadoop
5 51 (11.89%) Redis
6 47 (10.96%) Big Data
7 44 (10.26%) MongoDB
8 40 (9.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 38 (8.86%) SQL Server
10 35 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 29 (6.76%) MySQL
12 28 (6.53%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (4.66%) HBase
13 20 (4.66%) RDBMS
14 19 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (3.96%) Neo4j
16 15 (3.50%) Power BI
17 13 (3.03%) Apache Hive
18 12 (2.80%) Flink
18 12 (2.80%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 120 (27.97%) Jenkins
2 94 (21.91%) Git (software)
3 49 (11.42%) Maven
4 46 (10.72%) GitLab
5 38 (8.86%) JIRA
6 37 (8.62%) TeamCity
7 35 (8.16%) SonarQube
8 30 (6.99%) JUnit
8 30 (6.99%) Selenium
9 28 (6.53%) Cucumber
10 26 (6.06%) Artifactory
11 24 (5.59%) Subversion
12 23 (5.36%) Gradle
13 18 (4.20%) Locust
14 17 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (3.73%) IntelliJ
16 15 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (3.03%) JMeter
18 12 (2.80%) Bitbucket
General
1 86 (20.05%) Finance
2 77 (17.95%) Social Skills
3 41 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.06%) Banking
5 20 (4.66%) Marketing
5 20 (4.66%) Public Sector
6 19 (4.43%) Front Office
7 12 (2.80%) Law
8 11 (2.56%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.86%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.40%) Retail
11 5 (1.17%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (0.70%) Advertising
12 3 (0.70%) Back Office
12 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.47%) Billing
13 2 (0.47%) Publishing
13 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.23%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 144 (33.57%) Developer
2 100 (23.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (11.19%) AWS Engineer
4 47 (10.96%) Java Developer
5 36 (8.39%) AWS DevOps
5 36 (8.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 34 (7.93%) Data Engineer
7 30 (6.99%) Architect
7 30 (6.99%) Senior Developer
8 24 (5.59%) Full Stack Developer
9 23 (5.36%) Python Developer
10 21 (4.90%) Analyst
11 20 (4.66%) Big Data Engineer
12 18 (4.20%) Software Engineer
13 17 (3.96%) SQL Analyst
14 14 (3.26%) C++ Developer
15 13 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
15 13 (3.03%) Senior Python Developer
16 12 (2.80%) Cloud Engineer
17 11 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (24.71%) Elastic Stack
2 83 (19.35%) Kafka
3 67 (15.62%) HTML
4 58 (13.52%) AngularJS
4 58 (13.52%) CSS
4 58 (13.52%) React
4 58 (13.52%) REST
5 56 (13.05%) Node.js
6 51 (11.89%) Spring
7 36 (8.39%) .NET
8 35 (8.16%) RESTful
9 34 (7.93%) Middleware
10 31 (7.23%) Web Services
11 29 (6.76%) Spring Boot
12 22 (5.13%) GraphQL
12 22 (5.13%) jQuery
13 19 (4.43%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (4.20%) WireMock
15 17 (3.96%) JSON
16 15 (3.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.23%) Data Structures
2 24 (5.59%) Public Cloud
3 19 (4.43%) Algorithms
4 17 (3.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 14 (3.26%) PKI
5 14 (3.26%) Private Cloud
6 13 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.80%) N-Tier
8 10 (2.33%) Cloud Native
9 9 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (2.10%) Derivative
10 7 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.63%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.40%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.40%) Legacy Applications
11 6 (1.40%) NVMe
12 5 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.88%) Linux
2 52 (12.12%) Windows
3 11 (2.56%) Unix
4 9 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.86%) CentOS
5 8 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.93%) Android
8 3 (0.70%) Debian
9 1 (0.23%) VMS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (50.35%) DevOps
2 137 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (29.84%) Microservices
4 69 (16.08%) Analytics
5 58 (13.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 57 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (10.72%) Full Stack Development
7 46 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 41 (9.56%) OO
10 40 (9.32%) Software Engineering
11 35 (8.16%) Integration Testing
12 34 (7.93%) Scrum
13 33 (7.69%) Performance Testing
14 32 (7.46%) Open Source
14 32 (7.46%) Test Automation
15 31 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (6.99%) TDD
17 26 (6.06%) Data Modelling
18 25 (5.83%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 169 (39.39%) Python
2 155 (36.13%) Java
3 127 (29.60%) SQL
4 101 (23.54%) JavaScript
5 53 (12.35%) C#
6 48 (11.19%) PowerShell
7 44 (10.26%) Bash
8 36 (8.39%) C++
9 29 (6.76%) Go
10 26 (6.06%) Java 8
11 20 (4.66%) Scala
12 19 (4.43%) Ruby
13 17 (3.96%) TypeScript
14 12 (2.80%) PHP
14 12 (2.80%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.33%) Groovy
16 9 (2.10%) Kotlin
17 8 (1.86%) VB
18 7 (1.63%) PL/SQL
19 5 (1.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.96%) Degree
3 16 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.93%) CCNP
7 2 (0.47%) MCSE
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CCNA
8 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.23%) FFIEC
8 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.80%) QA
2 11 (2.56%) Accessibility
3 6 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.93%) WCAG
5 2 (0.47%) Dublin Core
5 2 (0.47%) GDPR
5 2 (0.47%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.23%) GLBA
6 1 (0.23%) IFRS
6 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.23%) NIST
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 156 (36.36%) Docker
2 19 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.33%) HDFS
5 6 (1.40%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.93%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.23%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) pfSense
8 1 (0.23%) Varnish
8 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 121 (28.21%) Terraform
2 115 (26.81%) Kibana
3 114 (26.57%) Ansible
4 113 (26.34%) Kubernetes
5 80 (18.65%) logstash
6 78 (18.18%) Prometheus
7 39 (9.09%) Grafana
8 38 (8.86%) ITRS Geneos
9 24 (5.59%) BladeLogic
10 18 (4.20%) Graphite
11 14 (3.26%) Puppet
12 12 (2.80%) Nagios
12 12 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (1.86%) Argo
14 7 (1.63%) Consul
15 6 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (1.40%) ZABBIX
16 5 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (1.17%) Oozie
17 4 (0.93%) Rancher
Vendors
1 55 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.09%) Oracle
2 39 (9.09%) Splunk
3 24 (5.59%) Altiris
4 19 (4.43%) Google
5 18 (4.20%) Atlassian
6 16 (3.73%) VMware
7 14 (3.26%) TIBCO
8 9 (2.10%) MuleSoft
9 8 (1.86%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.63%) Informatica
11 6 (1.40%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.40%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.40%) HP
11 6 (1.40%) Teradata
12 5 (1.17%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.17%) Cisco
12 5 (1.17%) Palo Alto
13 4 (0.93%) Citrix
13 4 (0.93%) EMC