Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for logstash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited logstash over the 6 months to 21 May 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.

logstash
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 614 572 564
Rank change year-on-year -42 -8 +228
Contract jobs citing logstash 246 239 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.05% 2.69% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 147 213
England median daily rate £575 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £425 £375 £351
90th Percentile £713 £604 £606
UK median daily rate £575 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +21.05% -2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 4
England median hourly rate £65.00 £47.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.30% -6.93% -
10th Percentile £62.50 £39.50 £43.90
90th Percentile £67.50 £47.00 £54.63
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £47.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year +38.30% -6.93% -

logstash is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,024 8,884 9,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.06% 10.67% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,073 5,914 6,432
England median daily rate £498 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £290 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 195 239
England median hourly rate £18.25 £22.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.05% +3.14% +6.65%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £50.18 £48.45 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -19.57% +2.22% +12.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for logstash in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for logstash in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing logstash in England over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for logstash in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for logstash in England

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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 logstash within the England region over the 6 months to 21 May 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 -56 178 £575 +15.00% 21
Midlands +21 37 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands +3 29 £569 +13.75%
South East -43 14 £513 +13.76% 14
North of England -27 12 £375 -16.67% 2
North West -24 9 £400 -5.88% 1
East Midlands -1 8 £425 -10.53%
East of England +8 5 £413 -
North East - 3 £275 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing logstash 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 logstash.

1 208 (84.55%) DevOps
2 188 (76.42%) Elastic Stack
3 178 (72.36%) Kibana
4 176 (71.54%) Linux
5 163 (66.26%) Elasticsearch
6 141 (57.32%) Amazon AWS
7 134 (54.47%) Python
7 134 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (54.07%) Docker
9 132 (53.66%) Ansible
10 131 (53.25%) Continuous Integration
11 129 (52.44%) Jenkins
12 126 (51.22%) Puppet
13 119 (48.37%) Bash Shell
14 117 (47.56%) Git (software)
15 112 (45.53%) Java
16 100 (40.65%) Kubernetes
17 82 (33.33%) Security Cleared
18 80 (32.52%) nginx
19 79 (32.11%) Load Balancing
20 77 (31.30%) Unix
21 74 (30.08%) Grafana
22 73 (29.67%) Microservices
23 71 (28.86%) Terraform
23 71 (28.86%) SC Cleared
23 71 (28.86%) Ruby
24 69 (28.05%) PostgreSQL
25 67 (27.24%) Configuration Management
26 66 (26.83%) MongoDB
27 62 (25.20%) Artifactory

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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
1 163 (66.26%) Elasticsearch
2 80 (32.52%) nginx
3 60 (24.39%) Tomcat
4 47 (19.11%) Apache
5 16 (6.50%) Confluence
6 13 (5.28%) JBoss
7 11 (4.47%) IIS
8 9 (3.66%) Jetty
9 8 (3.25%) Apache Spark
10 7 (2.85%) Apache Solr
10 7 (2.85%) WebSphere
11 6 (2.44%) IPython
11 6 (2.44%) Jupyter
12 5 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (2.03%) Mongrel
12 5 (2.03%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.22%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.41%) FileNet
15 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 141 (57.32%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (15.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 37 (15.04%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (13.01%) Amazon S3
6 26 (10.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 25 (10.16%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (9.76%) GitHub
9 23 (9.35%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (7.72%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (7.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (6.50%) Route 53
13 9 (3.66%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (3.66%) Serverless
14 7 (2.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 7 (2.85%) Sauce Labs
14 7 (2.85%) Sumo Logic
15 6 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (2.03%) Google App Engine
16 5 (2.03%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.51%) SSL
2 47 (19.11%) DNS
3 41 (16.67%) Firewall
4 40 (16.26%) TCP/IP
5 28 (11.38%) HTTP
6 21 (8.54%) VPN
7 15 (6.10%) Internet
8 12 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
9 7 (2.85%) OpenVPN
9 7 (2.85%) SSH
10 3 (1.22%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.22%) Wireless
11 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.41%) AMQP
12 1 (0.41%) BGP
12 1 (0.41%) MPLS
12 1 (0.41%) OSPF
12 1 (0.41%) SMS
12 1 (0.41%) SNMP
12 1 (0.41%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (28.05%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (26.83%) MongoDB
3 44 (17.89%) MySQL
4 34 (13.82%) Hadoop
5 33 (13.41%) NoSQL
6 23 (9.35%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (5.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.88%) Big Data
9 8 (3.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (3.25%) SQL Server
10 7 (2.85%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.85%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.03%) InfluxDB
11 5 (2.03%) Redis
12 3 (1.22%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.81%) Flink
13 2 (0.81%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.81%) Star Schema
14 1 (0.41%) DB2
14 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 129 (52.44%) Jenkins
2 117 (47.56%) Git (software)
3 62 (25.20%) Artifactory
4 43 (17.48%) Sonatype Nexus
5 29 (11.79%) GitLab
5 29 (11.79%) JUnit
6 27 (10.98%) Maven
7 26 (10.57%) Mockito
8 25 (10.16%) Cucumber
8 25 (10.16%) JIRA
9 22 (8.94%) Vagrant
10 19 (7.72%) JMeter
11 18 (7.32%) Selenium
12 17 (6.91%) Subversion
13 16 (6.50%) IntelliJ
13 16 (6.50%) TeamCity
14 12 (4.88%) Ant
14 12 (4.88%) Bitbucket
15 11 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (3.66%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (5.69%) Banking
2 13 (5.28%) Front Office
3 9 (3.66%) Games
4 5 (2.03%) Finance
4 5 (2.03%) Marketing
4 5 (2.03%) Retail
5 4 (1.63%) Advertising
6 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 122 (49.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (15.45%) Developer
3 37 (15.04%) AWS DevOps
4 29 (11.79%) AWS Engineer
5 28 (11.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 25 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 25 (10.16%) Senior DevOps
7 23 (9.35%) Lead DevOps
7 23 (9.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 21 (8.54%) Consultant
9 19 (7.72%) DevOps Consultant
10 18 (7.32%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 17 (6.91%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 15 (6.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 13 (5.28%) Operations Engineer
14 11 (4.47%) Senior Developer
15 10 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
16 9 (3.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 9 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
17 8 (3.25%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (76.42%) Elastic Stack
2 46 (18.70%) Sensu
2 46 (18.70%) Web Services
3 44 (17.89%) Kafka
4 41 (16.67%) RESTful
5 33 (13.41%) LEMP Stack
6 25 (10.16%) Spring
7 24 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
8 23 (9.35%) Dropwizard
8 23 (9.35%) Node.js
9 17 (6.91%) ActiveMQ
9 17 (6.91%) JSON
10 13 (5.28%) LAMP
11 12 (4.88%) AngularJS
12 11 (4.47%) LAPP Stack
13 10 (4.07%) REST
14 9 (3.66%) .NET
14 9 (3.66%) Akka
14 9 (3.66%) Grails
14 9 (3.66%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.38%) Public Cloud
2 23 (9.35%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.07%) PKI
6 7 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.44%) DataPower
8 5 (2.03%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.63%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.63%) Replication
9 4 (1.63%) User Experience
10 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.41%) CMDB
11 1 (0.41%) Derivative
11 1 (0.41%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 176 (71.54%) Linux
2 77 (31.30%) Unix
3 56 (22.76%) CentOS
4 39 (15.85%) Windows
5 37 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (7.72%) CoreOS
7 11 (4.47%) Debian
8 8 (3.25%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.03%) Fedora
10 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.81%) Android
11 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.41%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (84.55%) DevOps
2 134 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (53.25%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (32.11%) Load Balancing
5 73 (29.67%) Microservices
6 67 (27.24%) Configuration Management
7 55 (22.36%) Test Automation
8 54 (21.95%) Open Source
9 47 (19.11%) TDD
10 43 (17.48%) BDD
11 37 (15.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 37 (15.04%) Deployment Automation
12 33 (13.41%) Scrum
13 32 (13.01%) High Availability
13 32 (13.01%) Kanban
14 29 (11.79%) Performance Measurement
15 28 (11.38%) Task Automation
16 27 (10.98%) Pair Programming
16 27 (10.98%) Protective Monitoring
17 25 (10.16%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 134 (54.47%) Python
2 119 (48.37%) Bash Shell
3 112 (45.53%) Java
4 71 (28.86%) Ruby
5 52 (21.14%) Groovy
6 48 (19.51%) SQL
7 44 (17.89%) Shell Script
8 34 (13.82%) Perl
9 32 (13.01%) Go
10 31 (12.60%) Scala
11 30 (12.20%) JavaScript
12 20 (8.13%) PowerShell
13 16 (6.50%) Kotlin
13 16 (6.50%) PHP
14 15 (6.10%) Java 8
15 2 (0.81%) C
15 2 (0.81%) C#
16 1 (0.41%) C++
16 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 82 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 71 (28.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.22%) Degree
3 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.32%) QA
2 7 (2.85%) GCP
System Software
1 133 (54.07%) Docker
2 14 (5.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (4.88%) Squid
4 8 (3.25%) vCloud
5 7 (2.85%) Postfix
5 7 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.44%) etcd
6 6 (2.44%) flannel
6 6 (2.44%) KVM
6 6 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (2.03%) HDFS
7 5 (2.03%) VirtualBox
7 5 (2.03%) Xen
8 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 178 (72.36%) Kibana
2 132 (53.66%) Ansible
3 126 (51.22%) Puppet
4 100 (40.65%) Kubernetes
5 74 (30.08%) Grafana
6 71 (28.86%) Terraform
7 50 (20.33%) HAProxy
8 35 (14.23%) Nagios
9 34 (13.82%) Opscode Chef
10 28 (11.38%) Prometheus
11 24 (9.76%) ZABBIX
12 21 (8.54%) Graylog
13 20 (8.13%) Sysdig
14 17 (6.91%) Packer
15 14 (5.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 14 (5.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 11 (4.47%) rkt
16 11 (4.47%) Rundeck
16 11 (4.47%) Tivoli
17 10 (4.07%) Automic
Vendors
1 56 (22.76%) Splunk
2 40 (16.26%) AppDynamics
3 24 (9.76%) Oracle
4 19 (7.72%) Google
5 18 (7.32%) VMware
6 15 (6.10%) Hortonworks
6 15 (6.10%) New Relic
7 13 (5.28%) Red Hat
8 10 (4.07%) Atlassian
8 10 (4.07%) CA
8 10 (4.07%) Micro Focus
8 10 (4.07%) Serena
9 9 (3.66%) IBM
9 9 (3.66%) SaltStack
10 7 (2.85%) Microsoft
10 7 (2.85%) Sonatype
11 6 (2.44%) hybris
11 6 (2.44%) Percona
11 6 (2.44%) Rackspace
11 6 (2.44%) Teradata