Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 - 150
Rank change year-on-year - +150 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 45 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.81% - 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.38% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 - £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 313 318 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.44% 37.63% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 209 300
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £270 £300 £261
90th Percentile £538 £510 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £393 £375 £348
% change year-on-year +4.67% +7.91% -4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 20
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +60.71% +78.63%
10th Percentile £42.50 £16.50 £26.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.76 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +60.71% +78.63%

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 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 45 (100.00%) Puppet
2 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 44 (97.78%) Ansible
3 43 (95.56%) DevOps
3 43 (95.56%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (93.33%) Configuration Management
5 35 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (77.78%) Bash Shell
5 35 (77.78%) Splunk
5 35 (77.78%) Windows
6 33 (73.33%) Python
6 33 (73.33%) Nagios
6 33 (73.33%) High Availability
6 33 (73.33%) Jenkins
6 33 (73.33%) Open Source
6 33 (73.33%) New Relic
6 33 (73.33%) Data Centre
7 32 (71.11%) Datadog
7 32 (71.11%) Perl
8 31 (68.89%) Ruby
9 30 (66.67%) C
9 30 (66.67%) C++
9 30 (66.67%) Java
9 30 (66.67%) PowerShell
9 30 (66.67%) Terraform
10 29 (64.44%) Docker
11 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (51.11%) TeamCity
12 23 (51.11%) Test Automation
12 23 (51.11%) BDD

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 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 43 (95.56%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (71.11%) Datadog
4 7 (15.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (15.56%) Amazon S3
4 7 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 23 (51.11%) TeamCity
3 9 (20.00%) GitLab
4 8 (17.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (15.56%) Maven
6 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.44%) JIRA
8 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Junior
2 6 (13.33%) Junior DevOps
2 6 (13.33%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (2.22%) Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
2 5 (11.11%) Zuul
3 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.56%) Private Cloud
3 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 35 (77.78%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.00%) Unix
5 7 (15.56%) CentOS
6 3 (6.67%) AIX
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) DevOps
2 42 (93.33%) Configuration Management
3 33 (73.33%) High Availability
3 33 (73.33%) Open Source
4 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (51.11%) BDD
5 23 (51.11%) Test Automation
6 19 (42.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (15.56%) ITIL
10 6 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
10 6 (13.33%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (13.33%) Software Delivery
11 2 (4.44%) Coaching
11 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.44%) SFIA
12 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 33 (73.33%) Python
3 32 (71.11%) Perl
4 31 (68.89%) Ruby
5 30 (66.67%) C
5 30 (66.67%) C++
5 30 (66.67%) Java
5 30 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 45 (100.00%) Puppet
2 44 (97.78%) Ansible
3 33 (73.33%) Nagios
4 30 (66.67%) Terraform
5 23 (51.11%) Kubernetes
5 23 (51.11%) Packer
6 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (11.11%) Consul
8 2 (4.44%) Grafana
8 2 (4.44%) Prometheus
9 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.22%) Kibana
9 1 (2.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) Splunk
2 33 (73.33%) New Relic
3 7 (15.56%) Dynatrace
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Informatica