Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 256 321
Rank change year-on-year +32 +65 +266
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 1,144 908 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.03% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.28% 6.07% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 656 569
England median daily rate £525 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £338
90th Percentile £656 £638 £575
UK median daily rate £525 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +9.95% +0.53% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
England median hourly rate £22.50 £47.00 £51.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.13% -8.07% -
10th Percentile £21.75 £40.75 £47.01
90th Percentile £23.25 £52.50 £54.34
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £47.00 £51.13
% change year-on-year -52.13% -8.07% -

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 15,707 14,959 18,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.85% 16.93% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,349 9,714 12,331
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.92%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 381 444
England median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.28 £50.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.63 £20.39
% change year-on-year +4.46% -3.75% +1.95%

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 21 August 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
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 21 August 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 +21 820 £550 +10.00% 199
South East +75 154 £500 +11.11% 63
North of England +10 66 £500 +33.33% 45
Midlands -42 64 £405 -13.92% 14
Yorkshire +8 36 £500 +33.33% 15
East Midlands +9 35 £395 -14.59% 4
East of England +6 31 £469 +29.31% 20
North West -13 28 £500 +33.33% 26
West Midlands -73 28 £444 -5.69% 10
South West -52 10 £400 -3.32% 17
North East - 2 £345 - 4
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 501 (43.79%) Java
2 445 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
3 395 (34.53%) Docker
4 384 (33.57%) Python
5 362 (31.64%) Amazon AWS
6 348 (30.42%) Linux
7 340 (29.72%) DevOps
8 324 (28.32%) JavaScript
9 320 (27.97%) Microservices
10 311 (27.19%) Git (software)
11 294 (25.70%) Kafka
12 284 (24.83%) TDD
13 250 (21.85%) Jenkins
14 243 (21.24%) SQL
15 233 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
15 233 (20.37%) Big Data
16 226 (19.76%) Ansible
17 221 (19.32%) MongoDB
18 217 (18.97%) Spring
19 207 (18.09%) PostgreSQL
19 207 (18.09%) Kibana
20 206 (18.01%) AngularJS
21 203 (17.74%) Java 8
22 197 (17.22%) Hadoop
23 188 (16.43%) Elastic Stack
24 184 (16.08%) MySQL
25 182 (15.91%) Finance
26 177 (15.47%) NoSQL
27 175 (15.30%) BDD
27 175 (15.30%) REST

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
1 157 (13.72%) Apache Spark
2 102 (8.92%) Apache
3 96 (8.39%) Confluence
4 65 (5.68%) Apache Solr
5 38 (3.32%) nginx
6 35 (3.06%) Tomcat
7 31 (2.71%) NServiceBus
8 25 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 21 (1.84%) OpenStack
10 20 (1.75%) WordPress
11 19 (1.66%) Apache Pig
12 14 (1.22%) CMS
13 13 (1.14%) JBoss
14 11 (0.96%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.79%) Orchard CMS
16 8 (0.70%) IIS
17 6 (0.52%) Jupyter
18 5 (0.44%) SAS
18 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
19 4 (0.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.087%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 362 (31.64%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (14.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 72 (6.29%) Amazon S3
5 67 (5.86%) GitHub
6 62 (5.42%) Amazon EC2
7 52 (4.55%) Serverless
8 43 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
9 36 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (2.88%) Heroku
11 30 (2.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 26 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
12 26 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (2.01%) Amazon Kinesis
15 22 (1.92%) npm
16 17 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (1.40%) Amazon Glacier
18 14 (1.22%) Google Analytics
19 11 (0.96%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 66 (5.77%) HTTP
2 57 (4.98%) DNS
3 46 (4.02%) SSL
4 42 (3.67%) TCP/IP
5 27 (2.36%) Firewall
6 22 (1.92%) FTP
7 15 (1.31%) SSH
8 14 (1.22%) VPN
9 11 (0.96%) Kerberos
10 9 (0.79%) OpenLDAP
10 9 (0.79%) OpenVPN
11 8 (0.70%) SMS
12 6 (0.52%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.52%) SNA
12 6 (0.52%) Wireless
13 5 (0.44%) ICMP
13 5 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (0.35%) DAB
14 4 (0.35%) Internet
15 3 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (20.37%) Big Data
2 221 (19.32%) MongoDB
3 207 (18.09%) PostgreSQL
4 197 (17.22%) Hadoop
5 184 (16.08%) MySQL
6 177 (15.47%) NoSQL
7 139 (12.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 124 (10.84%) SQL Server
9 109 (9.53%) Redis
10 83 (7.26%) Relational Database
11 76 (6.64%) Apache Hive
12 72 (6.29%) HBase
13 61 (5.33%) Neo4j
14 50 (4.37%) Amazon Redshift
15 36 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 27 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (2.10%) RDBMS
18 23 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
18 23 (2.01%) BigQuery
18 23 (2.01%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 311 (27.19%) Git (software)
2 250 (21.85%) Jenkins
3 135 (11.80%) JIRA
4 94 (8.22%) Maven
5 59 (5.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 56 (4.90%) Bitbucket
7 55 (4.81%) Artifactory
8 54 (4.72%) Gradle
9 51 (4.46%) JUnit
10 50 (4.37%) GitLab
11 48 (4.20%) Cucumber
12 46 (4.02%) TeamCity
13 39 (3.41%) gulp
14 36 (3.15%) webpack
15 32 (2.80%) Mockito
16 28 (2.45%) Selenium
17 25 (2.19%) IntelliJ
18 22 (1.92%) Mercurial
19 21 (1.84%) Visual Studio
20 20 (1.75%) SonarQube
General
1 182 (15.91%) Finance
2 80 (6.99%) Banking
3 39 (3.41%) Retail
4 34 (2.97%) Marketing
5 29 (2.53%) Games
6 26 (2.27%) Publishing
7 19 (1.66%) Legal
8 17 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.14%) Front Office
10 11 (0.96%) Advertising
10 11 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.79%) Law
12 6 (0.52%) Prime Brokerage
13 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.35%) Electronics
15 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.087%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 626 (54.72%) Developer
2 239 (20.89%) Java Developer
3 129 (11.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 120 (10.49%) Senior Developer
5 73 (6.38%) Python Developer
6 68 (5.94%) .NET Developer
7 61 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 59 (5.16%) Architect
9 58 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
9 58 (5.07%) Big Data Engineer
10 56 (4.90%) Data Engineer
11 52 (4.55%) Java Engineer
12 50 (4.37%) Software Engineer
13 47 (4.11%) C# Developer
14 41 (3.58%) Backend Developer
14 41 (3.58%) Big Data Developer
15 38 (3.32%) AWS Developer
15 38 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
16 36 (3.15%) Elasticsearch Developer
16 36 (3.15%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (25.70%) Kafka
2 217 (18.97%) Spring
3 206 (18.01%) AngularJS
4 188 (16.43%) Elastic Stack
5 175 (15.30%) REST
6 166 (14.51%) Node.js
7 154 (13.46%) .NET
8 146 (12.76%) RabbitMQ
9 140 (12.24%) React
10 130 (11.36%) RESTful
11 128 (11.19%) HTML
12 127 (11.10%) Web Services
13 109 (9.53%) Spring Boot
14 106 (9.27%) CSS
15 97 (8.48%) JSON
16 80 (6.99%) HTML5
17 73 (6.38%) Hibernate
18 66 (5.77%) XML
19 58 (5.07%) .NET Core
19 58 (5.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.18%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (4.90%) Fintech
3 50 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.28%) Algorithms
5 29 (2.53%) Replication
6 26 (2.27%) User Experience
7 25 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.10%) Cloud Native
8 24 (2.10%) Clustering
9 19 (1.66%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.14%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.05%) Derivative
13 12 (1.05%) Equities
13 12 (1.05%) Social Network
14 10 (0.87%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.87%) Online Games
15 9 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 348 (30.42%) Linux
2 95 (8.30%) Unix
3 63 (5.51%) Windows
4 37 (3.23%) CentOS
5 30 (2.62%) Ubuntu
6 21 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.87%) Android
7 10 (0.87%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.70%) CoreOS
9 7 (0.61%) Debian
10 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (29.72%) DevOps
3 320 (27.97%) Microservices
4 284 (24.83%) TDD
5 233 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
6 175 (15.30%) BDD
7 121 (10.58%) Software Engineering
8 118 (10.31%) Open Source
9 114 (9.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 107 (9.35%) Scrum
11 94 (8.22%) Analytics
12 91 (7.95%) MVC
13 81 (7.08%) Data Modelling
13 81 (7.08%) Unit Testing
14 79 (6.91%) E-Commerce
15 78 (6.82%) Pair Programming
16 77 (6.73%) Deployment Automation
17 76 (6.64%) OO
17 76 (6.64%) Test Automation
18 75 (6.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 501 (43.79%) Java
2 384 (33.57%) Python
3 324 (28.32%) JavaScript
4 243 (21.24%) SQL
5 203 (17.74%) Java 8
6 150 (13.11%) C#
7 132 (11.54%) Bash Shell
8 129 (11.28%) Scala
9 80 (6.99%) Perl
10 70 (6.12%) Ruby
11 64 (5.59%) PHP
12 62 (5.42%) TypeScript
13 56 (4.90%) Groovy
14 55 (4.81%) Go
15 42 (3.67%) T-SQL
16 35 (3.06%) ES6
17 31 (2.71%) PowerShell
18 29 (2.53%) Shell Script
19 19 (1.66%) C
20 17 (1.49%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 106 (9.27%) Security Cleared
2 75 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 28 (2.45%) Degree
4 17 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.87%) BC Cleared
8 8 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.70%) MySQL Certification
9 6 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.44%) ISEB
11 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.17%) PhD
11 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.087%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.087%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.087%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.20%) QA
2 16 (1.40%) MiFID
3 13 (1.14%) GCP
4 12 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.35%) EMIR
5 4 (0.35%) GDPR
6 1 (0.087%) PMO
6 1 (0.087%) SLA
6 1 (0.087%) WCAG
System Software
1 395 (34.53%) Docker
2 24 (2.10%) HDFS
3 21 (1.84%) Apache Flume
4 15 (1.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 13 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.79%) Postfix
6 9 (0.79%) Squid
6 9 (0.79%) vCloud
7 8 (0.70%) Varnish
7 8 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.44%) KVM
9 4 (0.35%) Xen
10 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.17%) NFS
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 226 (19.76%) Ansible
2 207 (18.09%) Kibana
3 170 (14.86%) Terraform
4 161 (14.07%) Kubernetes
4 161 (14.07%) logstash
5 141 (12.33%) Puppet
6 58 (5.07%) Grafana
7 55 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (3.23%) ZABBIX
9 34 (2.97%) Docker Swarm
9 34 (2.97%) Nagios
9 34 (2.97%) Prometheus
9 34 (2.97%) Salt
10 24 (2.10%) Consul
10 24 (2.10%) Galera Cluster
10 24 (2.10%) Hadoop YARN
11 22 (1.92%) Graphite
11 22 (1.92%) Uchiwa
12 20 (1.75%) Sysdig
13 19 (1.66%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 81 (7.08%) Google
2 80 (6.99%) Microsoft
3 65 (5.68%) Splunk
4 61 (5.33%) Oracle
5 49 (4.28%) Hortonworks
6 41 (3.58%) Cloudera
7 32 (2.80%) Percona
7 32 (2.80%) Sybase
8 31 (2.71%) Adobe
9 29 (2.53%) VMware
10 27 (2.36%) New Relic
11 26 (2.27%) hybris
12 25 (2.19%) AppDynamics
13 19 (1.66%) Atlassian
13 19 (1.66%) PagerDuty
14 16 (1.40%) Tableau
15 13 (1.14%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.87%) CA
16 10 (0.87%) Rackspace
16 10 (0.87%) SaltStack