Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 203 237
Rank change year-on-year +38 +34 -39
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 34 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 0.29% 0.081%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.81% 1.81% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 4
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +1.41% +78.39%
10th Percentile £360 £379 £308
90th Percentile £588 £538 £556
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +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 893 1107 1359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.81% 16.21% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 709 785
North West median daily rate £395 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% -6.63% +27.69%
10th Percentile £245 £257 £253
90th Percentile £588 £553 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 67
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £14.93 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.35% -14.69% +4.20%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £20.73 £36.00
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +28 22 £375 -16.67% 5
Merseyside - 6 £463 -
Cheshire - 4 £600 - 1
Lancashire +14 2 £550 -
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 16 (47.06%) XML
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Web Services
3 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 12 (35.29%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
3 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (32.35%) DevOps
4 11 (32.35%) Kibana
4 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
4 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
4 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
4 11 (32.35%) CSS
4 11 (32.35%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (29.41%) Windows
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (29.41%) logstash
5 10 (29.41%) Docker
6 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
6 9 (26.47%) RESTful
6 9 (26.47%) JSON
6 9 (26.47%) BDD
6 9 (26.47%) Selenium
7 8 (23.53%) JIRA

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 3 (8.82%) Apache Solr
1 3 (8.82%) Drupal
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) GitHub
3 7 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (20.59%) Amazon S3
4 3 (8.82%) Google Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) HBase
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
1 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Selenium
3 8 (23.53%) GitLab
3 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 8 (23.53%) JIRA
4 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
5 3 (8.82%) JMeter
6 1 (2.94%) ERwin
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.71%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (14.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) NoSQL Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Data Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Agile Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) XML
2 15 (44.12%) Web Services
3 11 (32.35%) CSS
3 11 (32.35%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (32.35%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) JSON
4 9 (26.47%) RESTful
5 6 (17.65%) Dropwizard
5 6 (17.65%) REST
5 6 (17.65%) Spring Boot
6 5 (14.71%) .NET
6 5 (14.71%) Ajax
6 5 (14.71%) CSS3
6 5 (14.71%) HTML5
6 5 (14.71%) LINQ
6 5 (14.71%) Regular Expression
6 5 (14.71%) SOAP
7 2 (5.88%) J2EE
7 2 (5.88%) Middleware
7 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.82%) Reference Data
2 3 (8.82%) State Machine
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (32.35%) DevOps
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) BDD
5 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
6 8 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (20.59%) Software Architecture
8 6 (17.65%) Kanban
8 6 (17.65%) Scrum
9 5 (14.71%) Analytics
10 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.82%) Data Validation
10 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Search
10 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Validation
11 2 (5.88%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) GPG13
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Kibana
2 10 (29.41%) logstash
3 8 (23.53%) Ansible
4 7 (20.59%) Puppet
5 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (14.71%) Rancher
6 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.88%) Rundeck
6 2 (5.88%) Terraform
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Google
1 3 (8.82%) Splunk
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) IBM