Period
to 24 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 August 2019 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 93 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
East of England median daily rate £400 £498 £550
% change year-on-year -19.60% -9.55% +18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 409 431 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.27% 26.74% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 293 198
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £312 £260 £263
90th Percentile £590 £562 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +233.33% +42.86%
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +14.29%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in Hertfordshire

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elastic Stack in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in Hertfordshire

Elastic Stack
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 August 2019. 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
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £500 - 1
Elastic Stack
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Kibana
3 1 (33.33%) GCP
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDET
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
3 1 (33.33%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
2 1 (33.33%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) GCP
2 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) DNA
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDET
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Kibana
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft