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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 May 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.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 406 391 329
Rank change year-on-year -15 -62 -12
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 170 81 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 0.92% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 61 73
10th Percentile £475 £425 £419
25th Percentile £525 £463 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% -8.70% +9.52%
75th Percentile £738 £613 £675
90th Percentile £783 £650 £703
England median daily rate £600 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +9.52%

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12,023 8,850 7,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.12% 36.45% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,348 6,621 5,599
10th Percentile £425 £381 £375
25th Percentile £506 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £712 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 33 33
10th Percentile £27.25 £19.39 £23.80
25th Percentile £35.00 £36.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate £46.00 £50.00 £48.85
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +2.35% +8.66%
75th Percentile £66.13 £65.00 £63.00
90th Percentile £75.75 £68.00 £68.71
England median hourly rate £50.25 £47.00 £46.42
% change year-on-year +6.91% +1.26% +3.24%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in London

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in London

Elastic Stack
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Elastic Stack in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in London

Elastic Stack
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack in London.

Hourly rate trend for Elastic Stack in London

Elastic Stack
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Jobs
Central London -21 21 £600 +11.63% 5
South London -17 4 £568 +26.22%
West London -7 2 £585 +6.36% 1
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 120 (70.59%) DevOps
2 103 (60.59%) Linux
2 103 (60.59%) Python
3 86 (50.59%) Docker
4 83 (48.82%) Kubernetes
5 82 (48.24%) Jenkins
6 77 (45.29%) AWS
7 75 (44.12%) Agile
8 71 (41.76%) Java
9 69 (40.59%) Kibana
10 67 (39.41%) Terraform
11 64 (37.65%) Git (software)
11 64 (37.65%) CI/CD
12 62 (36.47%) Elasticsearch
13 61 (35.88%) Ansible
14 59 (34.71%) logstash
15 49 (28.82%) Go
16 45 (26.47%) Finance
17 44 (25.88%) Azure
18 42 (24.71%) Windows
19 40 (23.53%) PowerShell
20 37 (21.76%) Bash
21 35 (20.59%) Software Engineering
21 35 (20.59%) GitLab
22 32 (18.82%) Grafana
22 32 (18.82%) Infrastructure as Code
22 32 (18.82%) Social Skills
23 31 (18.24%) Kafka
23 31 (18.24%) SQL
24 30 (17.65%) Apache

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 62 (36.47%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (17.65%) Apache
3 16 (9.41%) Confluence
4 13 (7.65%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.47%) Apache Spark
6 7 (4.12%) nginx
7 6 (3.53%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.35%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.76%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.76%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (1.76%) IIS
9 3 (1.76%) WordPress
10 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.18%) Drupal
10 2 (1.18%) Mule
10 2 (1.18%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.59%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 77 (45.29%) AWS
2 44 (25.88%) Azure
3 25 (14.71%) Serverless
4 20 (11.76%) GitHub
5 18 (10.59%) Amazon EKS
5 18 (10.59%) OpenShift
6 17 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (10.00%) PaaS
7 16 (9.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (8.24%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (8.24%) Datadog
9 13 (7.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (5.88%) GCP
11 8 (4.71%) Power Platform
12 7 (4.12%) Amazon S3
13 6 (3.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (2.94%) Azure Monitor
14 5 (2.94%) SaaS
15 4 (2.35%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) Firewall
1 7 (4.12%) Internet
2 5 (2.94%) HTTP
2 5 (2.94%) SSL
3 4 (2.35%) DNS
3 4 (2.35%) FTP
3 4 (2.35%) SSH
4 2 (1.18%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.59%) DHCP
5 1 (0.59%) Network Security
5 1 (0.59%) SAN
5 1 (0.59%) SNMP
5 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (12.35%) MySQL
3 19 (11.18%) Hadoop
4 16 (9.41%) SQL Server
5 12 (7.06%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (7.06%) Big Data
5 12 (7.06%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.29%) Flink
6 9 (5.29%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.29%) Tableau
7 8 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (4.71%) Power BI
7 8 (4.71%) Text Mining
8 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.35%) PowerCenter
8 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.76%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.76%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 82 (48.24%) Jenkins
2 64 (37.65%) Git (software)
3 35 (20.59%) GitLab
4 27 (15.88%) JIRA
5 26 (15.29%) Bitbucket
5 26 (15.29%) TeamCity
6 23 (13.53%) SonarQube
7 15 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (7.06%) Artifactory
9 10 (5.88%) git-flow
10 9 (5.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (3.53%) Subversion
12 5 (2.94%) Gradle
12 5 (2.94%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.94%) Maven
12 5 (2.94%) PyCharm
12 5 (2.94%) Visual Studio Code
13 4 (2.35%) JMeter
13 4 (2.35%) Zephyr
14 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (26.47%) Finance
2 32 (18.82%) Social Skills
3 17 (10.00%) Front Office
4 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.65%) Public Sector
6 12 (7.06%) Financial Institution
7 11 (6.47%) Banking
8 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.35%) Publishing
10 3 (1.76%) Advertising
10 3 (1.76%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.18%) Retail
12 1 (0.59%) Billing
12 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.59%) Law
12 1 (0.59%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 84 (49.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (15.29%) AWS Engineer
3 24 (14.12%) AWS DevOps
3 24 (14.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 22 (12.94%) Developer
5 15 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
6 11 (6.47%) Electronics Engineer
7 10 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (5.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Big Data Software Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Data Analytics Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Data Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.24%) Kafka
2 18 (10.59%) Spring
3 13 (7.65%) REST
4 12 (7.06%) RESTful
5 10 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 10 (5.88%) Spring Boot
6 9 (5.29%) Node.js
6 9 (5.29%) Web Services
7 8 (4.71%) Keras
7 8 (4.71%) NumPy
7 8 (4.71%) Pandas
7 8 (4.71%) PyTorch
7 8 (4.71%) scikit-learn
7 8 (4.71%) SciPy
7 8 (4.71%) Statsmodels
7 8 (4.71%) TensorFlow
7 8 (4.71%) Theano
8 7 (4.12%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (3.53%) .NET
9 6 (3.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (8.24%) Public Cloud
3 13 (7.65%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (5.29%) Private Cloud
6 8 (4.71%) Algorithms
7 7 (4.12%) Virtual Team
8 6 (3.53%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.53%) PKI
9 3 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.18%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.18%) Equities
10 2 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.18%) NHS
11 1 (0.59%) Clustering
11 1 (0.59%) CMDB
11 1 (0.59%) Educational Technology
11 1 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 103 (60.59%) Linux
2 42 (24.71%) Windows
3 18 (10.59%) Unix
4 15 (8.82%) Ubuntu
5 10 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.53%) CentOS
7 3 (1.76%) VMS
7 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.18%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.59%) Android
9 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (70.59%) DevOps
2 75 (44.12%) Agile
3 64 (37.65%) CI/CD
4 35 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 32 (18.82%) Infrastructure as Code
6 23 (13.53%) Configuration Management
7 21 (12.35%) Infrastructure Automation
7 21 (12.35%) Test Automation
8 20 (11.76%) Platform Engineering
9 19 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (11.18%) ETL
9 19 (11.18%) SDLC
10 18 (10.59%) Microservices
10 18 (10.59%) Release Management
11 17 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (9.41%) Analytics
12 16 (9.41%) Electronic Trading
13 15 (8.82%) Kanban
13 15 (8.82%) Scrum
13 15 (8.82%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (60.59%) Python
2 71 (41.76%) Java
3 49 (28.82%) Go
4 40 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 37 (21.76%) Bash
6 31 (18.24%) SQL
7 29 (17.06%) JavaScript
8 23 (13.53%) Ruby
9 14 (8.24%) C++
10 12 (7.06%) Groovy
11 9 (5.29%) T-SQL
12 7 (4.12%) Perl
12 7 (4.12%) Scala
13 6 (3.53%) C#
13 6 (3.53%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.76%) SOQL
16 2 (1.18%) C
16 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.53%) AWS Certification
3 6 (3.53%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.35%) Degree
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) OASIS TOSCA
3 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (50.59%) Docker
2 9 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 83 (48.82%) Kubernetes
2 69 (40.59%) Kibana
3 67 (39.41%) Terraform
4 61 (35.88%) Ansible
5 59 (34.71%) logstash
6 32 (18.82%) Grafana
7 30 (17.65%) Prometheus
8 22 (12.94%) Consul
9 20 (11.76%) Puppet
10 19 (11.18%) Packer
11 15 (8.82%) Icinga
12 10 (5.88%) BladeLogic
13 9 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (4.71%) Istio
15 5 (2.94%) HP Fortify
15 5 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (2.94%) Nagios
16 4 (2.35%) Dollar Universe
16 4 (2.35%) Salt
16 4 (2.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (14.71%) Oracle
2 24 (14.12%) Splunk
3 16 (9.41%) Google
4 15 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.24%) Informatica
6 12 (7.06%) Atlassian
6 12 (7.06%) Dynatrace
6 12 (7.06%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.47%) VMware
8 8 (4.71%) Alteryx
9 7 (4.12%) AppDynamics
10 6 (3.53%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.94%) BMC
11 5 (2.94%) CyberArk
12 3 (1.76%) Checkmarx
12 3 (1.76%) F5
12 3 (1.76%) New Relic
12 3 (1.76%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.76%) Talend
13 2 (1.18%) WSO2