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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 156 151
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.21% 0.027%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.17% 1.32% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
England median daily rate £475 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +5.55% -2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -0.52% -  

Elasticsearch is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 429 604 548
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.51% 16.07% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 649 650
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +21.67%  
10th Percentile £225 £250 £213
90th Percentile £543 £532 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 27
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £14.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.49% -24.52%  
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.54 £13.95
90th Percentile £168.75 £36.00 £55.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +19.04% -  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 3 £260 - 2
Manchester +8 1 £650 +44.44% 6
Lancashire - 1 £550 - 1
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) Ansible
2 6 (46.15%) Kibana
2 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (38.46%) logstash
3 5 (38.46%) Docker
3 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 5 (38.46%) Splunk
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Terraform
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) GitHub
5 3 (23.08%) SIEM
5 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Nmap
5 3 (23.08%) Windows

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 2 (15.38%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) GitHub
3 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (7.69%) CloudFront
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) SSH
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
4 2 (15.38%) JMeter
5 1 (7.69%) Moq
5 1 (7.69%) MSTest
5 1 (7.69%) NUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Drupal Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) Sensu
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Kafka
3 1 (7.69%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) Lucene
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Ninject
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) OWASP
4 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) SANS
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) SSCP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) OpenSSH
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Ansible
1 6 (46.15%) Kibana
2 5 (38.46%) logstash
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (23.08%) Nmap
4 3 (23.08%) Terraform
5 2 (15.38%) Graphite
5 2 (15.38%) Nagios
6 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
6 1 (7.69%) Nessus
6 1 (7.69%) Webmin
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) AppDynamics
2 2 (15.38%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm