Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Elasticsearch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 1 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.

Elasticsearch
England > London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 304 169 179
Rank change year-on-year -135 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 233 254 643
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.77% 1.61% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.63% 10.72% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 199 486
10th Percentile £414 £424 £438
25th Percentile £472 £463 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £538 £538
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% - -2.27%
75th Percentile £625 £598 £619
90th Percentile £675 £700 £681
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £56.50 - £30.25

Elasticsearch is in the Application Platforms 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 application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,138 2,369 6,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.74% 15.04% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 1,635 4,439
10th Percentile £335 £321 £305
25th Percentile £430 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 47
10th Percentile £16.28 £15.00 £12.89
25th Percentile £21.13 £23.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate £32.00 £34.90 £20.89
Median % change year-on-year -8.30% +67.04% +1.90%
75th Percentile £57.50 £51.75 £34.80
90th Percentile £69.54 £60.00 £48.70
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -2.50%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in London

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in London

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Elasticsearch in London over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in London

Elasticsearch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Elasticsearch in London

Elasticsearch
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 Elasticsearch within the London region over the 6 months to 1 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
Central London -49 22 £540 -2.70% 70
South London -5 6 £500 -3.15% 1
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch 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 Elasticsearch.

1 103 (44.21%) AWS
2 97 (41.63%) Docker
3 92 (39.48%) DevOps
4 84 (36.05%) Java
5 80 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (29.18%) Kubernetes
7 55 (23.61%) Python
8 53 (22.75%) JavaScript
9 52 (22.32%) SQL
10 50 (21.46%) Microservices
10 50 (21.46%) Kafka
11 48 (20.60%) Azure
12 47 (20.17%) PostgreSQL
13 43 (18.45%) Full Stack Development
14 41 (17.60%) Node.js
15 39 (16.74%) MongoDB
16 38 (16.31%) Software Engineering
17 37 (15.88%) Finance
17 37 (15.88%) React
18 36 (15.45%) Kibana
19 35 (15.02%) Ansible
19 35 (15.02%) Jenkins
20 33 (14.16%) Spring
20 33 (14.16%) Serverless
21 32 (13.73%) .NET
22 31 (13.30%) Git (software)
23 30 (12.88%) C#
24 29 (12.45%) Linux
24 29 (12.45%) Scrum
24 29 (12.45%) Hadoop

Elasticsearch
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 26 (11.16%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.72%) Apache
3 9 (3.86%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.00%) Confluence
5 5 (2.15%) nginx
6 3 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) Jetty
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.43%) Traefik
8 1 (0.43%) uWSGI
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.43%) Endur
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.43%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 103 (44.21%) AWS
2 48 (20.60%) Azure
3 33 (14.16%) Serverless
4 18 (7.73%) GCP
5 17 (7.30%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (7.30%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (5.15%) Heroku
7 11 (4.72%) PaaS
7 11 (4.72%) SaaS
8 10 (4.29%) Amazon EMR
9 9 (3.86%) Amazon S3
9 9 (3.86%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (3.86%) OpenShift
10 8 (3.43%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (3.43%) Amazon EKS
11 7 (3.00%) Quay.io
11 7 (3.00%) Route 53
12 6 (2.58%) AWS Step Functions
12 6 (2.58%) IaaS
13 5 (2.15%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.15%) HTTP
2 5 (2.15%) Firewall
3 3 (1.29%) DNS
3 3 (1.29%) Internet
3 3 (1.29%) Multicast
3 3 (1.29%) Network Security
3 3 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.86%) BGP
4 2 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.86%) Intranet
4 2 (0.86%) OSPF
4 2 (0.86%) VXLAN
4 2 (0.86%) Wireless
4 2 (0.86%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.43%) SS7
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.17%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (16.74%) MongoDB
3 29 (12.45%) Big Data
3 29 (12.45%) Hadoop
4 26 (11.16%) Redis
5 23 (9.87%) Neo4j
6 22 (9.44%) NoSQL
7 20 (8.58%) SQL Server
8 19 (8.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (8.15%) Relational Database
9 15 (6.44%) MySQL
10 13 (5.58%) Blockchain
11 10 (4.29%) Apache Hive
12 9 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (3.43%) Tableau
14 7 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (2.58%) Amazon Aurora
15 6 (2.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 6 (2.58%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 35 (15.02%) Jenkins
2 31 (13.30%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.44%) JIRA
4 15 (6.44%) GitLab
5 13 (5.58%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.58%) Maven
6 12 (5.15%) Subversion
7 11 (4.72%) JUnit
8 7 (3.00%) Selenium
9 6 (2.58%) Artifactory
9 6 (2.58%) Hudson
9 6 (2.58%) IntelliJ
10 5 (2.15%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.72%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.72%) JMeter
11 4 (1.72%) Mockito
11 4 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.29%) Postman
12 3 (1.29%) Serenity BDD
General
1 37 (15.88%) Finance
2 27 (11.59%) Social Skills
3 21 (9.01%) Banking
4 8 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.43%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.15%) Law
6 4 (1.72%) Marketing
7 3 (1.29%) Front Office
7 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Music Industry
7 3 (1.29%) Publishing
8 2 (0.86%) Electronics
8 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.43%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (37.77%) Developer
2 34 (14.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (11.16%) Java Developer
4 24 (10.30%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (8.15%) Data Engineer
6 15 (6.44%) Big Data Engineer
6 15 (6.44%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.72%) AWS Developer
8 10 (4.29%) Architect
8 10 (4.29%) Python Developer
9 9 (3.86%) Analyst
9 9 (3.86%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (3.86%) DevSecOps Engineer
9 9 (3.86%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.43%) Angular Developer
10 8 (3.43%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (3.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.00%) Data Architect
12 6 (2.58%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.46%) Kafka
2 41 (17.60%) Node.js
3 37 (15.88%) React
4 33 (14.16%) Spring
5 32 (13.73%) .NET
6 27 (11.59%) REST
7 25 (10.73%) Elastic Stack
7 25 (10.73%) Spring Boot
8 23 (9.87%) RESTful
9 22 (9.44%) AngularJS
9 22 (9.44%) GraphQL
10 17 (7.30%) JSON
11 16 (6.87%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (6.44%) .NET Core
13 12 (5.15%) OAuth
14 10 (4.29%) HTML
14 10 (4.29%) Web Services
15 9 (3.86%) Apache Avro
15 9 (3.86%) CSS
15 9 (3.86%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.29%) Public Cloud
2 8 (3.43%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.00%) Cloud Native
4 6 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.15%) Legacy Applications
5 5 (2.15%) Legacy Systems
6 4 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.29%) User Experience
7 3 (1.29%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.86%) Derivative
8 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.86%) PKI
8 2 (0.86%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.45%) Linux
2 16 (6.87%) Unix
2 16 (6.87%) Windows
3 9 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.00%) CentOS
5 4 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.86%) Android
6 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (39.48%) DevOps
2 80 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.46%) Microservices
4 43 (18.45%) Full Stack Development
5 38 (16.31%) Software Engineering
6 29 (12.45%) Scrum
7 26 (11.16%) Test Automation
8 25 (10.73%) BDD
9 23 (9.87%) TDD
10 22 (9.44%) Analytics
11 20 (8.58%) Deployment Automation
12 16 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.87%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.44%) DevSecOps
13 15 (6.44%) Open Source
14 14 (6.01%) Data Modelling
15 13 (5.58%) Infrastructure as Code
16 12 (5.15%) Observability
17 11 (4.72%) Mentoring
18 10 (4.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 84 (36.05%) Java
2 55 (23.61%) Python
3 53 (22.75%) JavaScript
4 52 (22.32%) SQL
5 30 (12.88%) C#
6 25 (10.73%) Scala
7 20 (8.58%) TypeScript
8 14 (6.01%) Java 8
9 10 (4.29%) Kotlin
10 8 (3.43%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.00%) C++
12 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.72%) Go
12 4 (1.72%) Java 11
12 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.72%) Ruby
13 3 (1.29%) Cypher
13 3 (1.29%) ES6
13 3 (1.29%) HiveQL
13 3 (1.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.15%) Degree
3 5 (2.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.43%) CCDE
4 1 (0.43%) CCIE
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.43%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.43%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.87%) Accessibility
2 6 (2.58%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) Dublin Core
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.43%) PSD2
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) TARGET2
System Software
1 97 (41.63%) Docker
2 3 (1.29%) Varnish
2 3 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 68 (29.18%) Kubernetes
2 36 (15.45%) Kibana
3 35 (15.02%) Ansible
4 28 (12.02%) Terraform
5 22 (9.44%) logstash
6 17 (7.30%) Puppet
7 15 (6.44%) Grafana
7 15 (6.44%) Prometheus
8 14 (6.01%) Graphite
9 10 (4.29%) Rancher
10 7 (3.00%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (2.58%) BladeLogic
11 6 (2.58%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (2.58%) Oozie
11 6 (2.58%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (1.29%) Nagios
13 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.43%) linkerd
13 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.43%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 25 (10.73%) Splunk
2 15 (6.44%) Oracle
3 11 (4.72%) Cloudera
4 10 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.43%) Google
6 7 (3.00%) VMware
7 6 (2.58%) Altiris
7 6 (2.58%) EMC
7 6 (2.58%) HP
8 5 (2.15%) New Relic
9 4 (1.72%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.72%) IBM
9 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.29%) Adobe
10 3 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.29%) Confluent
10 3 (1.29%) F5
10 3 (1.29%) Informatica
11 2 (0.86%) Arista
11 2 (0.86%) CA Agile Central