Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Elasticsearch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 21 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.

Elasticsearch
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 174 205
Rank change year-on-year -18 +31 +34
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 28 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.48% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.20% 3.57% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 9
North West median daily rate £525 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +1.41%
10th Percentile £400 £360 £362
90th Percentile £638 £549 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year -11.95% +0.53% -

Elasticsearch is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 874 868 1,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.87% 15.47% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 547 746
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -2.70% -3.75%
10th Percentile £190 £229 £254
90th Percentile £608 £575 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 48
North West median hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.46% +77.05% -9.44%
10th Percentile £12.01 £11.13 £11.70
90th Percentile £132.00 £47.50 £33.18
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Elasticsearch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in the North West

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elasticsearch in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in the North West

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in the North West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the North West

Elasticsearch
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Manchester -12 20 £538 +43.33% 20
Merseyside +11 6 £400 -11.11% 4
Lancashire -24 1 £525 -4.55%
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch 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 West region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) Big Data
4 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
4 11 (39.29%) XML
4 11 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (35.71%) Python
5 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Web Services
5 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 10 (35.71%) Kibana
6 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (32.14%) Spring
6 9 (32.14%) JSON
7 8 (28.57%) MySQL
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 8 (28.57%) BDD
7 8 (28.57%) logstash
7 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 8 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (25.00%) DevOps
8 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (25.00%) Docker
8 7 (25.00%) Open Source
8 7 (25.00%) RESTful
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (25.00%) Maven

Elasticsearch
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (21.43%) Apache Solr
1 6 (21.43%) Apache Spark
2 5 (17.86%) Mule
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.86%) Apigee
3 5 (17.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SMS
2 2 (7.14%) BGP
2 2 (7.14%) IPFIX
2 2 (7.14%) Junos
2 2 (7.14%) MPLS
2 2 (7.14%) MRTG
2 2 (7.14%) OSPF
2 2 (7.14%) SNMP
2 2 (7.14%) TACACS
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) AMQP
3 1 (3.57%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) Big Data
2 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
2 11 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (28.57%) MySQL
3 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (17.86%) Data Mining
5 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
6 3 (10.71%) KDB
6 3 (10.71%) Kdb+
6 3 (10.71%) SAP HANA
7 2 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
7 2 (7.14%) Impala
7 2 (7.14%) QGIS
7 2 (7.14%) Redis
7 2 (7.14%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.00%) Maven
4 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
4 5 (17.86%) JMeter
4 5 (17.86%) Mercurial
4 5 (17.86%) NeoLoad
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium
4 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
5 3 (10.71%) Gradle
6 2 (7.14%) GitLab
6 2 (7.14%) Robot Framework
7 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Python Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) XML
2 10 (35.71%) Web Services
3 9 (32.14%) JSON
3 9 (32.14%) Spring
4 8 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (25.00%) RESTful
6 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 6 (21.43%) JMS
6 6 (21.43%) REST
7 5 (17.86%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
7 5 (17.86%) GWT
7 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) JPA
7 5 (17.86%) Sass
7 5 (17.86%) Spring Batch
7 5 (17.86%) Vaadin
8 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
9 3 (10.71%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Fintech
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) CentOS
2 2 (7.14%) Debian
2 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) BDD
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) Open Source
4 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 6 (21.43%) Microservices
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) Big Data Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.86%) Data Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) Release Management
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) SIEM
5 5 (17.86%) UML
5 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
5 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Python
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Scala
6 2 (7.14%) Bourne shell
6 2 (7.14%) Java 8
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) HDFS
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Kibana
2 8 (28.57%) logstash
3 4 (14.29%) Terraform
4 3 (10.71%) Ansible
4 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.71%) Puppet
5 2 (7.14%) Cacti
5 2 (7.14%) collectd
5 2 (7.14%) Grafana
5 2 (7.14%) Graphite
5 2 (7.14%) Icinga
5 2 (7.14%) Nagios
5 2 (7.14%) Netcool
5 2 (7.14%) Observium
5 2 (7.14%) OpenNMS
5 2 (7.14%) Prometheus
5 2 (7.14%) Salt
5 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Google
3 4 (14.29%) AlienVault
4 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) Adobe
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
5 2 (7.14%) Ericsson
5 2 (7.14%) Hortonworks
5 2 (7.14%) Huawei
5 2 (7.14%) hybris
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Tableau