Period
to 14 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Elastic Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 14 August 2020 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.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 104 97
Rank change year-on-year +38 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 2 3 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.32% 0.20% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 0.54% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Median daily rate - £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.78% -
Scotland median daily rate £475 £393 £450
% change year-on-year +20.87% -12.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Elastic Stack is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 118 552 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.09% 37.60% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 324 362
Median daily rate £398 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.36% +8.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £313 £319
90th Percentile £498 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +132.92%
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70% -22.22%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in Glasgow

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Elastic Stack 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (50.00%) Fluentd
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Science
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Fluentd
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk