Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 - 174
Rank change year-on-year - +174 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 46 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.81% - 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.25% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 0 2
North East median daily rate £375 - £500
England median daily rate £536 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +2.14% +10.53% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year - -0.53% -

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 409 356 706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.86% 28.90% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 220 460
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £270
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 28
North East median hourly rate £35.50 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +60.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £28.20 £16.50 £17.75
90th Percentile £42.40 £47.76 £36.30
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.35%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 46 £375 - 1
Elastic Stack
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 46 (100.00%) Puppet
2 45 (97.83%) Linux
2 45 (97.83%) Ansible
3 44 (95.65%) DevOps
3 44 (95.65%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (93.48%) Configuration Management
5 35 (76.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (76.09%) Bash Shell
5 35 (76.09%) Splunk
5 35 (76.09%) Windows
6 34 (73.91%) Jenkins
7 33 (71.74%) High Availability
7 33 (71.74%) Open Source
7 33 (71.74%) Python
7 33 (71.74%) Nagios
7 33 (71.74%) New Relic
7 33 (71.74%) Data Centre
8 32 (69.57%) Datadog
8 32 (69.57%) Perl
9 31 (67.39%) Ruby
9 31 (67.39%) Terraform
10 30 (65.22%) Docker
10 30 (65.22%) C
10 30 (65.22%) C++
10 30 (65.22%) Java
10 30 (65.22%) PowerShell
11 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (50.00%) TeamCity
12 23 (50.00%) Test Automation
12 23 (50.00%) BDD

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 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 44 (95.65%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (76.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (69.57%) Datadog
4 8 (17.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (17.39%) Amazon S3
4 8 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (73.91%) Jenkins
2 23 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 10 (21.74%) GitLab
4 9 (19.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (17.39%) Maven
6 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.35%) JIRA
8 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Junior
2 6 (13.04%) Junior DevOps
2 6 (13.04%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (10.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (2.17%) AWS Architect
6 1 (2.17%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (2.17%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
2 6 (13.04%) Zuul
3 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (71.74%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) Private Cloud
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Linux
2 35 (76.09%) Windows
3 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (21.74%) Unix
5 8 (17.39%) CentOS
6 3 (6.52%) AIX
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) DevOps
2 43 (93.48%) Configuration Management
3 33 (71.74%) High Availability
3 33 (71.74%) Open Source
4 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (50.00%) BDD
5 23 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 19 (41.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (41.30%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (17.39%) ITIL
9 7 (15.22%) Software Delivery
10 6 (13.04%) Analytical Thinking
10 6 (13.04%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (4.35%) Coaching
11 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.35%) SFIA
12 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) Bash Shell
2 33 (71.74%) Python
3 32 (69.57%) Perl
4 31 (67.39%) Ruby
5 30 (65.22%) C
5 30 (65.22%) C++
5 30 (65.22%) Java
5 30 (65.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.57%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (100.00%) Puppet
2 45 (97.83%) Ansible
3 33 (71.74%) Nagios
4 31 (67.39%) Terraform
5 23 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 23 (50.00%) Packer
6 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (13.04%) Consul
8 2 (4.35%) Grafana
8 2 (4.35%) Prometheus
9 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.17%) Kibana
9 1 (2.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Splunk
2 33 (71.74%) New Relic
3 8 (17.39%) Dynatrace
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Informatica