Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 - 162
Rank change year-on-year - +162 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 45 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.51% - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.25% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 0 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 - £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 - £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 277 270 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.95% 32.57% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 180 445
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £418 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +7.14% -15.15%
10th Percentile £301 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £519 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 22
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.29% +70.31%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -17.22% +60.71% +68.80%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 October 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
3 43 (95.56%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (95.56%) DevOps
4 42 (93.33%) Configuration Management
5 41 (91.11%) Ansible
6 37 (82.22%) Jenkins
7 33 (73.33%) Docker
8 31 (68.89%) Python
8 31 (68.89%) Terraform
9 29 (64.44%) Windows
10 28 (62.22%) Open Source
11 27 (60.00%) Nagios
12 26 (57.78%) Perl
12 26 (57.78%) Bash Shell
12 26 (57.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 26 (57.78%) Splunk
13 25 (55.56%) Test Automation
13 25 (55.56%) Ruby
13 25 (55.56%) Java
14 24 (53.33%) High Availability
14 24 (53.33%) New Relic
14 24 (53.33%) Data Centre
15 23 (51.11%) Datadog
15 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (48.89%) Kubernetes
16 22 (48.89%) Packer
17 21 (46.67%) PowerShell
17 21 (46.67%) C
17 21 (46.67%) C++

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 7 (15.56%) Confluence
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 43 (95.56%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (57.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (51.11%) Datadog
4 13 (28.89%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (28.89%) Amazon S3
5 9 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (8.89%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (8.89%) Route 53
6 4 (8.89%) Slack
6 4 (8.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) VLAN
4 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) SSL
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (82.22%) Jenkins
2 18 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 15 (33.33%) GitLab
4 13 (28.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (26.67%) Maven
6 9 (20.00%) JIRA
7 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.89%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Junior
2 4 (8.89%) Junior DevOps
2 4 (8.89%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (8.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) AWS Architect
4 1 (2.22%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (2.22%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Designer
4 1 (2.22%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (2.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (15.56%) Spring Boot
2 7 (15.56%) Zuul
3 4 (8.89%) Node.js
4 3 (6.67%) YAML
5 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) User Experience
4 3 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Windows
3 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (28.89%) CentOS
5 9 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) DevOps
2 42 (93.33%) Configuration Management
3 28 (62.22%) Open Source
4 25 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 24 (53.33%) High Availability
6 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (40.00%) BDD
9 16 (35.56%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (20.00%) ITIL
12 8 (17.78%) Software Delivery
13 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
14 4 (8.89%) Microservices
14 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
15 3 (6.67%) Kanban
15 3 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) Python
2 26 (57.78%) Bash Shell
2 26 (57.78%) Perl
3 25 (55.56%) Java
3 25 (55.56%) Ruby
4 21 (46.67%) C
4 21 (46.67%) C++
4 21 (46.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
System Software
1 33 (73.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 45 (100.00%) Puppet
2 41 (91.11%) Ansible
3 31 (68.89%) Terraform
4 27 (60.00%) Nagios
5 22 (48.89%) Kubernetes
5 22 (48.89%) Packer
6 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (15.56%) Consul
8 6 (13.33%) Grafana
8 6 (13.33%) Prometheus
9 4 (8.89%) Rancher
10 3 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (6.67%) ZABBIX
11 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
11 1 (2.22%) Kibana
11 1 (2.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Splunk
2 24 (53.33%) New Relic
3 9 (20.00%) Dynatrace
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle
5 4 (8.89%) Black Duck
6 3 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.44%) Informatica
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat