Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 408 271 388
Rank change year-on-year -137 +117 -3
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 153 98 179
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.69% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 1.85% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 72 120
10th Percentile £426 £239 £363
25th Percentile £500 £397 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £469 £550
Median % change year-on-year +28.00% -14.77% -
75th Percentile £675 £575 £600
90th Percentile £700 £600 £675
England median daily rate £575 £480 £500
% change year-on-year +19.92% -4.10% -4.76%

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 12,290 5,297 13,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.19% 37.45% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,261 3,929 10,036
10th Percentile £410 £360 £375
25th Percentile £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £738 £713 £691
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 18 68
10th Percentile £20.89 £22.50 £20.13
25th Percentile £35.00 £25.00 £36.70
Median hourly rate £49.66 £36.25 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +36.98% -27.50% +14.61%
75th Percentile £69.31 £43.31 £53.00
90th Percentile £80.00 £51.47 £64.12
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.67% +8.15%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -8 11 £500 +37.93%
Central London -67 11 £590 +62.76% 11
West London - 1 £595 - 2
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 97 (63.40%) Linux
2 90 (58.82%) Docker
3 87 (56.86%) DevOps
4 84 (54.90%) Kubernetes
5 67 (43.79%) Ansible
5 67 (43.79%) Python
6 65 (42.48%) AWS
7 63 (41.18%) Java
8 60 (39.22%) Terraform
9 59 (38.56%) Kibana
10 57 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (36.60%) Elasticsearch
11 56 (36.60%) Prometheus
12 51 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 46 (30.07%) Azure
14 41 (26.80%) Test Automation
15 39 (25.49%) SQL
16 38 (24.84%) Git (software)
17 36 (23.53%) Splunk
17 36 (23.53%) logstash
18 33 (21.57%) Grafana
18 33 (21.57%) Unix
18 33 (21.57%) Finance
19 32 (20.92%) Infrastructure as Code
20 31 (20.26%) Oracle
21 30 (19.61%) Microservices
22 29 (18.95%) Bash Shell
23 28 (18.30%) PostgreSQL
23 28 (18.30%) Maven
24 27 (17.65%) NoSQL

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 56 (36.60%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (9.15%) Apache Spark
3 13 (8.50%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.88%) Confluence
5 8 (5.23%) Appian
6 7 (4.58%) Apache
6 7 (4.58%) nginx
7 2 (1.31%) Jetty
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 65 (42.48%) AWS
2 46 (30.07%) Azure
3 21 (13.73%) GCP
4 20 (13.07%) GitHub
5 19 (12.42%) PaaS
6 17 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (9.80%) Amazon S3
8 11 (7.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (6.54%) Amazon EKS
10 9 (5.88%) Datadog
10 9 (5.88%) GitHub Actions
10 9 (5.88%) OpenShift
10 9 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (5.23%) Route 53
12 7 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (4.58%) Serverless
13 6 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (3.92%) IaaS
14 5 (3.27%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.46%) Firewall
2 6 (3.92%) DNS
3 5 (3.27%) VPN
4 4 (2.61%) Internet
4 4 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.96%) HTTP
5 3 (1.96%) Intranet
5 3 (1.96%) IPsec
5 3 (1.96%) IPv4
5 3 (1.96%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.96%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.65%) SNMP
6 1 (0.65%) SSL
6 1 (0.65%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.30%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 25 (16.34%) SQL Server
4 17 (11.11%) Big Data
5 11 (7.19%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (7.19%) Apache Hive
6 9 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.23%) Parquet
7 8 (5.23%) Tableau
8 5 (3.27%) Data Lake
8 5 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.61%) Redis
10 3 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (1.96%) HBase
10 3 (1.96%) Spark SQL
11 2 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.31%) Flink
Development Applications
1 51 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 38 (24.84%) Git (software)
3 28 (18.30%) Maven
4 24 (15.69%) JIRA
5 21 (13.73%) Subversion
6 17 (11.11%) Artifactory
6 17 (11.11%) Bitbucket
6 17 (11.11%) Selenium
6 17 (11.11%) SonarQube
7 14 (9.15%) Gradle
8 13 (8.50%) Cypress.io
8 13 (8.50%) GitLab
8 13 (8.50%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (7.84%) IntelliJ
10 11 (7.19%) Hudson
11 6 (3.92%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.61%) GoCD
13 3 (1.96%) git-flow
13 3 (1.96%) Serenity BDD
13 3 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (21.57%) Finance
2 24 (15.69%) Social Skills
3 17 (11.11%) Banking
4 9 (5.88%) Public Sector
5 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.27%) Publishing
7 3 (1.96%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.31%) Front Office
8 2 (1.31%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (38.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (16.99%) Developer
3 17 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.15%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (8.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.50%) Azure Engineer
6 13 (8.50%) Data Engineer
6 13 (8.50%) Site Engineer
6 13 (8.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 11 (7.19%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 11 (7.19%) Big Data Engineer
7 11 (7.19%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.54%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Lead DevOps
10 6 (3.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.07%) Kafka
1 20 (13.07%) RESTful
2 18 (11.76%) Spring
3 15 (9.80%) Spring Boot
3 15 (9.80%) Web Services
4 13 (8.50%) JSON
5 12 (7.84%) AngularJS
6 10 (6.54%) Node.js
6 10 (6.54%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (6.54%) React
6 10 (6.54%) XML
7 8 (5.23%) Apache Avro
7 8 (5.23%) CSS
7 8 (5.23%) HTML
7 8 (5.23%) Java Concurrency
7 8 (5.23%) OAuth
7 8 (5.23%) OAuth2
8 7 (4.58%) .NET
8 7 (4.58%) Sass
9 6 (3.92%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Public Cloud
2 11 (7.19%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.92%) Legacy Applications
5 4 (2.61%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.96%) PKI
6 3 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.31%) User Experience
7 2 (1.31%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 97 (63.40%) Linux
2 33 (21.57%) Unix
3 25 (16.34%) Windows
4 12 (7.84%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.92%) CentOS
6 3 (1.96%) Solaris
6 3 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (1.31%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (56.86%) DevOps
2 57 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (26.80%) Test Automation
4 32 (20.92%) Infrastructure as Code
5 30 (19.61%) Microservices
6 27 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (14.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 21 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 18 (11.76%) Software Delivery
10 17 (11.11%) Release Management
10 17 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 16 (10.46%) Analytics
11 16 (10.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 15 (9.80%) Load Balancing
13 14 (9.15%) Fintech
13 14 (9.15%) Infrastructure Automation
14 13 (8.50%) Deployment Automation
14 13 (8.50%) Front End Development
14 13 (8.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.79%) Python
2 63 (41.18%) Java
3 39 (25.49%) SQL
4 29 (18.95%) Bash Shell
5 26 (16.99%) JavaScript
6 20 (13.07%) Groovy
7 16 (10.46%) Scala
8 15 (9.80%) C#
9 12 (7.84%) Go
9 12 (7.84%) Java 8
9 12 (7.84%) Ruby
10 10 (6.54%) Kotlin
11 9 (5.88%) C++
12 8 (5.23%) PHP
12 8 (5.23%) PL/SQL
12 8 (5.23%) VB
13 6 (3.92%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.61%) Rust
15 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.58%) Degree
4 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) QA
2 8 (5.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) IFRS
3 1 (0.65%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 90 (58.82%) Docker
2 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.96%) iptables
3 3 (1.96%) NFS
3 3 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 84 (54.90%) Kubernetes
2 67 (43.79%) Ansible
3 60 (39.22%) Terraform
4 59 (38.56%) Kibana
5 56 (36.60%) Prometheus
6 36 (23.53%) logstash
7 33 (21.57%) Grafana
8 16 (10.46%) Puppet
9 13 (8.50%) BladeLogic
9 13 (8.50%) ITRS Geneos
10 12 (7.84%) Icinga
11 11 (7.19%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (6.54%) Argo
13 8 (5.23%) Consul
13 8 (5.23%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (5.23%) Nagios
13 8 (5.23%) Oozie
13 8 (5.23%) Packer
14 4 (2.61%) Istio
15 3 (1.96%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 36 (23.53%) Splunk
2 31 (20.26%) Oracle
3 14 (9.15%) Atlassian
4 13 (8.50%) CyberArk
5 8 (5.23%) MuleSoft
6 7 (4.58%) Cadence
7 6 (3.92%) VMware
8 5 (3.27%) AppDynamics
8 5 (3.27%) Dynatrace
9 4 (2.61%) New Relic
10 3 (1.96%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.96%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.96%) Google
10 3 (1.96%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.96%) NetApp
10 3 (1.96%) Ping Identity
11 2 (1.31%) IBM
11 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.65%) Intel
12 1 (0.65%) McAfee