Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 168 204
Rank change year-on-year -25 +36 +44
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 27 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.60% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 3.89% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 11
North West median daily rate £456 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -3.03% -7.04%
10th Percentile £400 £360 £358
90th Percentile £598 £588 £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 885 873 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.72% 15.36% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 558 684
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £166 £243 £263
90th Percentile £645 £600 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 33
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +50.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.75 £20.73
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -23 13 £475 +26.67% 26
Merseyside -3 7 £400 -13.51% 3
Cheshire 0 5 - - 5
Lancashire -23 1 £525 -4.55%
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 12 (44.44%) Kibana
4 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
4 11 (40.74%) Spring
4 11 (40.74%) Web Services
4 11 (40.74%) XML
5 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (37.04%) BDD
5 10 (37.04%) JSON
5 10 (37.04%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (37.04%) logstash
6 9 (33.33%) Big Data
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) Python
7 8 (29.63%) Maven
7 8 (29.63%) TDD
7 8 (29.63%) Open Source
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (29.63%) RESTful
7 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
7 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
7 8 (29.63%) Microservices
8 7 (25.93%) DevOps
8 7 (25.93%) Apache Solr

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 7 (25.93%) Apache Solr
2 6 (22.22%) Mule
3 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Apigee
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
4 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (33.33%) Big Data
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (25.93%) MySQL
6 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (7.41%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
7 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (7.41%) Impala
7 2 (7.41%) QGIS
7 2 (7.41%) Spatial Data
8 1 (3.70%) BigQuery
8 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) Maven
3 7 (25.93%) Selenium
4 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 6 (22.22%) JMeter
4 6 (22.22%) Mercurial
4 6 (22.22%) NeoLoad
4 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) GitLab
5 2 (7.41%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Magento Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Spring
1 11 (40.74%) Web Services
1 11 (40.74%) XML
2 10 (37.04%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (37.04%) JSON
3 8 (29.63%) RESTful
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) JMS
5 6 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (22.22%) GWT
5 6 (22.22%) JPA
5 6 (22.22%) Sass
5 6 (22.22%) Spring Batch
5 6 (22.22%) Vaadin
6 5 (18.52%) Spring Boot
7 3 (11.11%) Dropwizard
7 3 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) BDD
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (29.63%) Microservices
3 8 (29.63%) Open Source
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) DevOps
4 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.93%) UML
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Big Data Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (7.41%) Process Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) Scala
6 2 (7.41%) Java 8
7 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Kibana
2 10 (37.04%) logstash
3 4 (14.81%) Terraform
4 2 (7.41%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) Grafana
5 1 (3.70%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Google
3 3 (11.11%) Splunk
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) AlienVault
4 2 (7.41%) Cloudera
4 2 (7.41%) Hortonworks
4 2 (7.41%) hybris
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau