Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 - 153
Rank change year-on-year - +153 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 39 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.02% - 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.44% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 0 1
North East median daily rate £364 - £500
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year - -6.93% -

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 413 448 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.02% 34.57% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 289 365
North East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £275 £287 £270
90th Percentile £520 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
North East median hourly rate £43.75 £33.07 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.32% +18.09% +73.27%
10th Percentile £41.38 £12.46 £16.86
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.73 £28.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.13 £38.00
% change year-on-year +5.91% +5.61% +8.57%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 - 39 £364 - 3
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 37 (94.87%) Linux
1 37 (94.87%) Puppet
1 37 (94.87%) DevOps
2 36 (92.31%) Ansible
3 35 (89.74%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (87.18%) Configuration Management
5 32 (82.05%) Windows
5 32 (82.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (79.49%) Open Source
6 31 (79.49%) Bash Shell
7 30 (76.92%) High Availability
7 30 (76.92%) Splunk
7 30 (76.92%) New Relic
7 30 (76.92%) Datadog
7 30 (76.92%) Data Centre
7 30 (76.92%) Nagios
8 29 (74.36%) Python
8 29 (74.36%) Java
8 29 (74.36%) Ruby
9 28 (71.79%) PowerShell
9 28 (71.79%) Perl
9 28 (71.79%) C
9 28 (71.79%) C++
10 26 (66.67%) Jenkins
11 25 (64.10%) Terraform
12 24 (61.54%) Docker
13 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (53.85%) Test Automation
14 21 (53.85%) TeamCity
14 21 (53.85%) Amazon Redshift

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 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) FileNet
2 1 (2.56%) nginx
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 35 (89.74%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (82.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (76.92%) Datadog
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon S3
4 4 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 21 (53.85%) TeamCity
3 5 (12.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) GitLab
4 4 (10.26%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Junior
2 5 (12.82%) Junior DevOps
2 5 (12.82%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
2 2 (5.13%) Zuul
3 1 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Linux
2 32 (82.05%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) Unix
4 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.26%) CentOS
6 3 (7.69%) AIX
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) DevOps
2 34 (87.18%) Configuration Management
3 31 (79.49%) Open Source
4 30 (76.92%) High Availability
5 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (53.85%) BDD
6 21 (53.85%) Test Automation
7 18 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
10 6 (15.38%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (15.38%) ITIL
11 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
14 2 (5.13%) Change Management
14 2 (5.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 2 (5.13%) Service Management
15 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Bash Shell
2 29 (74.36%) Java
2 29 (74.36%) Python
2 29 (74.36%) Ruby
3 28 (71.79%) C
3 28 (71.79%) C++
3 28 (71.79%) Perl
3 28 (71.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (94.87%) Puppet
2 36 (92.31%) Ansible
3 30 (76.92%) Nagios
4 25 (64.10%) Terraform
5 21 (53.85%) Kubernetes
5 21 (53.85%) Packer
6 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (7.69%) Kibana
7 3 (7.69%) logstash
8 2 (5.13%) Consul
9 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) New Relic
1 30 (76.92%) Splunk
2 4 (10.26%) Dynatrace
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle