Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 9 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)
England > North East
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 97 160
Rank change year-on-year +29 +63 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 39 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.01% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.73% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 1 3
North East median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
England median daily rate £525 £550 £485
% change year-on-year -4.55% +13.40% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +35.71% -25.93% -

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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 401 357 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.92% 29.43% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 236 516
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £281
90th Percentile £550 £544 £504
England median daily rate £475 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 19
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +56.25% +37.93%
10th Percentile £32.75 £11.38 £16.50
90th Percentile £48.05 £47.67 £37.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.10
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.30% +4.27%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the North East

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in the North East

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack in the North East over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in the North East

Elastic Stack
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +41 39 £500 -4.76% 2
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 9 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 North East region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 35 (89.74%) Configuration Management
1 35 (89.74%) Amazon AWS
1 35 (89.74%) Puppet
2 34 (87.18%) Linux
2 34 (87.18%) DevOps
3 31 (79.49%) Ansible
3 31 (79.49%) Jenkins
4 27 (69.23%) Docker
5 26 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (56.41%) Python
6 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (51.28%) Terraform
8 19 (48.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 19 (48.72%) Maven
8 19 (48.72%) Test Automation
9 18 (46.15%) Nagios
9 18 (46.15%) Windows
10 17 (43.59%) Perl
10 17 (43.59%) GitLab
11 15 (38.46%) Ruby
11 15 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (38.46%) Amazon S3
12 14 (35.90%) Open Source
12 14 (35.90%) Confluence
12 14 (35.90%) JIRA
12 14 (35.90%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (33.33%) CentOS
13 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (28.21%) Splunk

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 14 (35.90%) Confluence
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 35 (89.74%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (38.46%) Amazon S3
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (25.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (25.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (20.51%) Datadog
6 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (12.82%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (12.82%) Route 53
7 5 (12.82%) Slack
7 5 (12.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (10.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
1 7 (17.95%) VLAN
2 5 (12.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) Power BI
4 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 31 (79.49%) Jenkins
2 19 (48.72%) Maven
2 19 (48.72%) Sonatype Nexus
3 17 (43.59%) GitLab
4 14 (35.90%) JIRA
5 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.82%) SonarQube
6 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Developer
2 4 (10.26%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (10.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Junior
3 3 (7.69%) Junior DevOps
3 3 (7.69%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Azure Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (2.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Designer
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) YAML
2 8 (20.51%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (20.51%) Spring Boot
2 8 (20.51%) Zuul
3 5 (12.82%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Private Cloud
2 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Linux
2 18 (46.15%) Windows
3 15 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (33.33%) CentOS
5 9 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Configuration Management
2 34 (87.18%) DevOps
3 26 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (48.72%) Test Automation
6 14 (35.90%) Open Source
6 14 (35.90%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (25.64%) ITIL
9 9 (23.08%) Change Management
9 9 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (23.08%) High Availability
9 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (23.08%) Kanban
9 9 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (23.08%) Release Automation
9 9 (23.08%) Scrum
9 9 (23.08%) SOA
9 9 (23.08%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Python
2 17 (43.59%) Perl
3 15 (38.46%) Ruby
4 11 (28.21%) Java
5 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
6 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
7 6 (15.38%) C
7 6 (15.38%) C++
8 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (89.74%) Puppet
2 31 (79.49%) Ansible
3 20 (51.28%) Terraform
4 18 (46.15%) Nagios
5 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
5 10 (25.64%) Packer
6 9 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (23.08%) ZABBIX
7 8 (20.51%) Consul
8 7 (17.95%) Grafana
8 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (17.95%) Prometheus
9 5 (12.82%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Splunk
2 10 (25.64%) Dynatrace
3 9 (23.08%) New Relic
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 9 (23.08%) Riverbed
4 5 (12.82%) Black Duck
5 2 (5.13%) Informatica