Period
to 2 August 2021

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 2 August 2021 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
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 430 292 377
Rank change year-on-year -138 +85 -13
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 101 94 234
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 1.55% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 68 160
10th Percentile £425 £350 £363
25th Percentile £500 £431 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £523 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.05% -0.48% -4.55%
75th Percentile £663 £600 £575
90th Percentile £706 £675 £625
England median daily rate £550 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% -4.55%

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 10,774 6,051 14,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.65% 38.41% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,005 4,488 11,158
10th Percentile £400 £375 £375
25th Percentile £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £602
90th Percentile £723 £713 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 60
10th Percentile £20.86 £23.00 £13.28
25th Percentile £35.00 £31.15 £33.81
Median hourly rate £47.00 £46.75 £49.57
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% -5.68% +16.62%
75th Percentile £61.98 £63.00 £55.00
90th Percentile £68.98 £67.52 £68.88
England median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +8.43%

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 2 August 2021.

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 2 August 2021. 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
South London +11 10 £500 +3.90% 1
Central London -32 6 £590 +7.27% 12
West London - 1 - - 7
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, 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 67 (66.34%) Docker
2 62 (61.39%) Linux
3 61 (60.40%) Kubernetes
4 55 (54.46%) AWS
5 47 (46.53%) DevOps
6 44 (43.56%) Java
7 40 (39.60%) Prometheus
8 39 (38.61%) Python
9 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (37.62%) Terraform
10 35 (34.65%) Ansible
10 35 (34.65%) Jenkins
11 28 (27.72%) Kibana
11 28 (27.72%) Bash Shell
12 26 (25.74%) Grafana
13 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
13 25 (24.75%) Elasticsearch
13 25 (24.75%) SQL
14 24 (23.76%) Security Cleared
15 23 (22.77%) Azure
15 23 (22.77%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (22.77%) Social Skills
16 22 (21.78%) Test Automation
16 22 (21.78%) logstash
17 21 (20.79%) Microservices
18 19 (18.81%) Infrastructure as Code
19 17 (16.83%) Scala
19 17 (16.83%) Amazon EC2
20 16 (15.84%) Unix
20 16 (15.84%) JIRA

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 25 (24.75%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (10.89%) Apache Spark
3 10 (9.90%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.91%) Confluence
5 7 (6.93%) Apache
5 7 (6.93%) nginx
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.99%) Jetty
7 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (54.46%) AWS
2 23 (22.77%) Azure
3 17 (16.83%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (13.86%) Amazon S3
4 14 (13.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (12.87%) GCP
5 13 (12.87%) Serverless
6 11 (10.89%) OpenShift
7 9 (8.91%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (8.91%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (7.92%) GitHub
9 7 (6.93%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (6.93%) PaaS
10 6 (5.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (5.94%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (5.94%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (4.95%) Route 53
12 4 (3.96%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (3.96%) CloudFront
12 4 (3.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) DNS
2 5 (4.95%) Firewall
2 5 (4.95%) Internet
3 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.97%) DSL
4 3 (2.97%) IPsec
4 3 (2.97%) IPv4
4 3 (2.97%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.97%) OpenVPN
4 3 (2.97%) VPN
5 2 (1.98%) HTTP
5 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.98%) Intranet
5 2 (1.98%) SSL
6 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.99%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.77%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.88%) Big Data
4 10 (9.90%) NoSQL
5 9 (8.91%) Apache Hive
6 8 (7.92%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (5.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.94%) Parquet
7 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.94%) Tableau
8 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.97%) Redis
10 2 (1.98%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.98%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.98%) HBase
10 2 (1.98%) MySQL
10 2 (1.98%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 35 (34.65%) Jenkins
2 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.84%) JIRA
4 12 (11.88%) Maven
5 11 (10.89%) GitLab
6 8 (7.92%) Hudson
6 8 (7.92%) SonarQube
6 8 (7.92%) Subversion
7 6 (5.94%) Artifactory
7 6 (5.94%) Bitbucket
7 6 (5.94%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.96%) git-flow
8 4 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.97%) Cypress.io
9 3 (2.97%) Selenium
9 3 (2.97%) Serenity BDD
9 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.97%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.98%) Gradle
General
1 23 (22.77%) Social Skills
2 15 (14.85%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.96%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.96%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (19.80%) Developer
3 12 (11.88%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Site Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Big Data Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Data Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (5.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Consultant
7 4 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Java Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (3.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Technical Support
8 3 (2.97%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) Kafka
2 14 (13.86%) Spring
3 12 (11.88%) Spring Boot
4 9 (8.91%) RESTful
5 6 (5.94%) .NET
5 6 (5.94%) Apache Avro
5 6 (5.94%) Java Concurrency
5 6 (5.94%) OAuth
5 6 (5.94%) OAuth2
5 6 (5.94%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (5.94%) Web Services
6 5 (4.95%) REST
7 4 (3.96%) JSON
7 4 (3.96%) Keycloak
7 4 (3.96%) Node.js
8 3 (2.97%) JWT
8 3 (2.97%) React
8 3 (2.97%) Sensu
8 3 (2.97%) Serverless Framework
8 3 (2.97%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.93%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.94%) PKI
4 5 (4.95%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.95%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.96%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.96%) Legacy Applications
5 4 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.99%) Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) NHS
7 1 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (61.39%) Linux
2 16 (15.84%) Unix
3 14 (13.86%) Windows
4 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.96%) CentOS
6 1 (0.99%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.53%) DevOps
2 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.78%) Test Automation
4 21 (20.79%) Microservices
5 19 (18.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 15 (14.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
8 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (12.87%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (10.89%) Configuration Management
9 11 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (10.89%) Open Source
9 11 (10.89%) Scrum
9 11 (10.89%) Software Delivery
10 10 (9.90%) Analytics
10 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Automation
10 10 (9.90%) Task Automation
11 9 (8.91%) Fintech
12 7 (6.93%) Front End Development
12 7 (6.93%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.56%) Java
2 39 (38.61%) Python
3 28 (27.72%) Bash Shell
4 25 (24.75%) SQL
5 17 (16.83%) Scala
6 14 (13.86%) Java 8
7 13 (12.87%) Kotlin
8 8 (7.92%) Go
8 8 (7.92%) Groovy
8 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.93%) C++
10 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.94%) Ruby
11 5 (4.95%) C#
11 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.96%) Rust
13 3 (2.97%) C
14 2 (1.98%) Perl
14 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (23.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.97%) Degree
5 1 (0.99%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 67 (66.34%) Docker
2 3 (2.97%) iptables
2 3 (2.97%) NFS
2 3 (2.97%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.99%) Varnish
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (60.40%) Kubernetes
2 40 (39.60%) Prometheus
3 38 (37.62%) Terraform
4 35 (34.65%) Ansible
5 28 (27.72%) Kibana
6 26 (25.74%) Grafana
7 22 (21.78%) logstash
8 14 (13.86%) Puppet
9 11 (10.89%) Packer
10 8 (7.92%) Consul
10 8 (7.92%) Icinga
11 7 (6.93%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (5.94%) Oozie
12 6 (5.94%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (5.94%) Zipkin
13 5 (4.95%) Istio
14 4 (3.96%) Nagios
14 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
15 3 (2.97%) Graphite
15 3 (2.97%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Oracle
2 12 (11.88%) Splunk
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.95%) Dynatrace
5 4 (3.96%) New Relic
6 3 (2.97%) Cadence
6 3 (2.97%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.97%) Google
6 3 (2.97%) NetApp
7 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.98%) Confluent
7 2 (1.98%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.98%) VMware
8 1 (0.99%) AlienVault
8 1 (0.99%) Pega
8 1 (0.99%) Veracode
8 1 (0.99%) WSO2