Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 12 December 2018 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 and Kibana)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 88 145
Rank change year-on-year +32 +57 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 35 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.02% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.03% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £47.50 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 291 294 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.41% 33.68% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 207 469
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +14.29% -15.15%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £285
90th Percentile £571 £550 £511
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £431 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £46.25 £29.25 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.12% -10.43% +20.94%
10th Percentile £44.23 £10.83 £28.00
90th Percentile £48.48 £47.73 £36.60
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £29.25 £30.33
% change year-on-year +53.85% -3.55% +12.32%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in Newcastle upon Tyne

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in Newcastle upon Tyne

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 31 (88.57%) Configuration Management
1 31 (88.57%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (88.57%) Puppet
2 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 30 (85.71%) DevOps
3 29 (82.86%) Jenkins
4 27 (77.14%) Ansible
5 26 (74.29%) Docker
6 25 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (60.00%) Python
7 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
9 18 (51.43%) Maven
9 18 (51.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (48.57%) Terraform
11 16 (45.71%) Nagios
11 16 (45.71%) Windows
11 16 (45.71%) Perl
12 15 (42.86%) JIRA
12 15 (42.86%) Confluence
12 15 (42.86%) GitLab
13 14 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (40.00%) Ruby
14 13 (37.14%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (37.14%) Amazon S3
15 12 (34.29%) CentOS
16 11 (31.43%) Open Source
16 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
16 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (28.57%) Deployment Automation

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 (42.86%) Confluence
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 31 (88.57%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (37.14%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (37.14%) Amazon S3
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (22.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (22.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (14.29%) Datadog
6 5 (14.29%) Route 53
6 5 (14.29%) Slack
6 5 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (11.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
1 7 (20.00%) VLAN
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (11.43%) Power BI
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (82.86%) Jenkins
2 18 (51.43%) Maven
2 18 (51.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 15 (42.86%) GitLab
3 15 (42.86%) JIRA
4 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
5 5 (14.29%) SonarQube
6 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (11.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Azure Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Junior
3 2 (5.71%) Junior DevOps
3 2 (5.71%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Designer
4 1 (2.86%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) YAML
2 7 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 7 (20.00%) Zuul
3 5 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
1 10 (28.57%) User Experience
2 8 (22.86%) Private Cloud
3 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (34.29%) CentOS
5 7 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Configuration Management
2 30 (85.71%) DevOps
3 25 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
6 11 (31.43%) Open Source
6 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (28.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 10 (28.57%) Change Management
7 10 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
7 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (28.57%) Kanban
7 10 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (28.57%) Release Automation
7 10 (28.57%) Scrum
7 10 (28.57%) SOA
8 9 (25.71%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (22.86%) ITIL
10 7 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Python
2 16 (45.71%) Perl
3 14 (40.00%) Ruby
4 9 (25.71%) Java
5 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
6 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
7 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.43%) C
8 4 (11.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (88.57%) Puppet
2 27 (77.14%) Ansible
3 17 (48.57%) Terraform
4 16 (45.71%) Nagios
5 10 (28.57%) Docker Swarm
5 10 (28.57%) ZABBIX
6 9 (25.71%) Kubernetes
6 9 (25.71%) Packer
7 7 (20.00%) Consul
7 7 (20.00%) Grafana
7 7 (20.00%) Prometheus
8 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (14.29%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Riverbed
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) Dynatrace
3 8 (22.86%) Splunk
4 6 (17.14%) New Relic
5 5 (14.29%) Black Duck
6 2 (5.71%) Informatica