The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Elasticsearch
England / South East
Rank 230 213 268
Rank change year-on-year -17 +55  
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 23 52 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.56% 0.030%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.78% 3.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 1
Median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +1.42% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.25 -

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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1289 1631 1679
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.54% 17.69% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1060 934
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 74
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £52.25 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Elasticsearch as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in the South East

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in the South East

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the South East

Elasticsearch
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Surrey -2 8 £425 -4.22% 5
Berkshire +27 7 £433 -13.50% 5
Middlesex +5 4 £213 -50.00%
Hampshire +3 2 £450 -18.18% 13
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
Elasticsearch
England

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 39 (62.90%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) Linux
3 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
5 23 (37.10%) Python
6 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
7 19 (30.65%) logstash
7 19 (30.65%) DevOps
7 19 (30.65%) Spring
8 18 (29.03%) Maven
8 18 (29.03%) J2EE
8 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
8 18 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (29.03%) Puppet
8 18 (29.03%) REST
9 17 (27.42%) Ruby
10 16 (25.81%) Docker
11 15 (24.19%) MVC
12 14 (22.58%) SOA
12 14 (22.58%) Ant
12 14 (22.58%) JSF
12 14 (22.58%) Spring MVC
12 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (20.97%) Ansible
13 13 (20.97%) MongoDB
13 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
13 13 (20.97%) SQL
13 13 (20.97%) XML
14 12 (19.35%) JUnit
14 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management

Elasticsearch
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 12 (19.35%) Confluence
2 10 (16.13%) nginx
3 9 (14.52%) OpenStack
3 9 (14.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (11.29%) Apache Spark
4 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
5 6 (9.68%) Apache
6 4 (6.45%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.84%) Apache Pig
7 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.61%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.52%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (11.29%) Amazon S3
4 5 (8.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (6.45%) GitHub
6 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.23%) Google App Engine
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.61%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.61%) Datadog
8 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.61%) LDAP
1 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) MongoDB
2 11 (17.74%) Hadoop
3 9 (14.52%) Big Data
3 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (9.68%) Neo4j
5 4 (6.45%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.45%) InfluxDB
5 4 (6.45%) OrientDB
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (4.84%) HBase
6 3 (4.84%) Redis
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.23%) MariaDB
7 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.61%) MySQL
8 1 (1.61%) OLAP
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.03%) Maven
3 14 (22.58%) Ant
4 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
4 12 (19.35%) JIRA
4 12 (19.35%) JUnit
5 10 (16.13%) Mockito
6 7 (11.29%) Gradle
7 6 (9.68%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.84%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.84%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.84%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.84%) Selenium
8 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.23%) JMeter
10 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.61%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.45%) Legal
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Angular Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Ruby Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) Spring
2 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
2 18 (29.03%) J2EE
2 18 (29.03%) REST
3 14 (22.58%) JSF
3 14 (22.58%) Spring MVC
4 13 (20.97%) XML
5 12 (19.35%) Play Framework
6 11 (17.74%) Java EE
6 11 (17.74%) JMS
6 11 (17.74%) Node.js
6 11 (17.74%) Web Services
7 10 (16.13%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (16.13%) Grails
8 9 (14.52%) jQuery
8 9 (14.52%) React
9 8 (12.90%) J2SE
10 7 (11.29%) Kafka
10 7 (11.29%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (11.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.45%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.84%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (4.84%) Wiki
3 2 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) DevOps
3 15 (24.19%) MVC
4 14 (22.58%) SOA
5 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
5 12 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 11 (17.74%) Microservices
7 10 (16.13%) Scrum
8 9 (14.52%) TDD
9 8 (12.90%) Product Management
9 8 (12.90%) SDLC
10 7 (11.29%) BDD
10 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.29%) Process Improvement
10 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.68%) Performance Management
11 6 (9.68%) Service Management
12 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.06%) Kanban
12 5 (8.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) Java
2 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 23 (37.10%) Python
4 17 (27.42%) Ruby
5 13 (20.97%) SQL
6 10 (16.13%) XPath
7 8 (12.90%) TypeScript
8 7 (11.29%) Scala
9 3 (4.84%) Perl
10 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.23%) C#
10 2 (3.23%) PHP
11 1 (1.61%) C
11 1 (1.61%) Go
11 1 (1.61%) Groovy
11 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Docker
2 5 (8.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Gluster
3 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) logstash
2 18 (29.03%) Puppet
3 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (20.97%) Ansible
5 11 (17.74%) Kibana
6 5 (8.06%) Kubernetes
6 5 (8.06%) Rsyslog
7 4 (6.45%) Fluentd
7 4 (6.45%) Graphite
7 4 (6.45%) Salt
7 4 (6.45%) StatsD
7 4 (6.45%) ZABBIX
8 3 (4.84%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (3.23%) Oozie
10 1 (1.61%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.61%) Marathon
10 1 (1.61%) Mesos
10 1 (1.61%) Nagios
10 1 (1.61%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) LANDesk
2 5 (8.06%) SolarWinds
3 4 (6.45%) Hortonworks
3 4 (6.45%) Rackspace
4 3 (4.84%) Google
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.61%) Informatica
6 1 (1.61%) Mercator
6 1 (1.61%) Percona
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