Period
to 19 July 2019

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 6 months to 19 July 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 240 334
Rank change year-on-year -39 +94 -27
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 77 141 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.83% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.28% 5.07% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 100 25
South East median daily rate £475 £481 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +13.24% -10.53%
10th Percentile £356 £375 £248
90th Percentile £563 £575 £615
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% -7.22%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -52.13% -3.09%

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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,347 2,780 2,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.65% 16.31% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,379 1,699 1,531
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £447
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.67% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 75 93
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £22.20 £17.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +26.97% -9.04%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.48 £19.82
% change year-on-year -2.32% +3.33% +0.49%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Elasticsearch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the South East

Elasticsearch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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
Hampshire +17 28 £500 +3.90% 5
Thames Valley -22 24 £425 -15.00% 17
West Sussex +17 12 £490 +0.51% 5
Surrey +7 12 £461 -10.00% 3
Berkshire -26 12 £425 -16.05% 12
Buckinghamshire +13 10 £350 -15.10% 1
Oxfordshire +18 2 £500 - 4
Middlesex +10 1 £425 +3.16%
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) Big Data
3 24 (31.17%) DevOps
3 24 (31.17%) Software Engineering
4 22 (28.57%) Kubernetes
4 22 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
5 21 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 21 (27.27%) Java
5 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 20 (25.97%) Linux
6 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (24.68%) Python
7 19 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (24.68%) Docker
8 18 (23.38%) Apache Spark
8 18 (23.38%) AngularJS
8 18 (23.38%) SQL
8 18 (23.38%) .NET
8 18 (23.38%) C#
8 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
8 18 (23.38%) TDD
9 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
10 15 (19.48%) Kafka
10 15 (19.48%) Microservices
11 14 (18.18%) Ansible
11 14 (18.18%) Kibana
11 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (18.18%) MVC
12 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
12 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared

Elasticsearch
Co-occurring 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 18 (23.38%) Apache Spark
2 12 (15.58%) Apache
3 7 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 6 (7.79%) Apache Qpid
4 6 (7.79%) Jupyter
5 5 (6.49%) Apache Pig
5 5 (6.49%) IIS
5 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.19%) nginx
7 2 (2.60%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon ECS
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon Glacier
3 5 (6.49%) Serverless
4 4 (5.19%) PaaS
5 3 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.90%) Azure Functions
5 3 (3.90%) GitHub
5 3 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.90%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.60%) IaaS
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.30%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (1.30%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) HTTP
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) Big Data
2 21 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
4 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
5 12 (15.58%) Hadoop
5 12 (15.58%) MySQL
6 10 (12.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (12.99%) Redis
7 8 (10.39%) Apache Hive
7 8 (10.39%) HBase
8 4 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (5.19%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (3.90%) Impala
9 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.60%) Data Lake
10 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.60%) Flink
10 2 (2.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.39%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.49%) GitLab
6 5 (6.49%) JIRA
6 5 (6.49%) JUnit
6 5 (6.49%) Maven
6 5 (6.49%) Selenium
7 4 (5.19%) JMeter
8 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.60%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (2.60%) NUnit
9 2 (2.60%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.60%) Subversion
9 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (12.99%) Law
2 4 (5.19%) Automotive
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Data Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Big Data Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Big Data Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Java Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.60%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (23.38%) .NET
2 18 (23.38%) AngularJS
3 15 (19.48%) Kafka
4 12 (15.58%) CSS
4 12 (15.58%) HTML
4 12 (15.58%) Node.js
5 10 (12.99%) Spring
6 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (11.69%) Ionic Framework
6 9 (11.69%) jQuery
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (10.39%) hapi
8 7 (9.09%) Apache NiFi
8 7 (9.09%) Web Services
9 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (7.79%) React
9 6 (7.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.79%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.60%) iPad
4 2 (2.60%) iPhone
4 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Unix
3 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.49%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) Android
4 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) CentOS
5 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.17%) DevOps
2 24 (31.17%) Software Engineering
3 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (23.38%) TDD
5 15 (19.48%) Microservices
6 14 (18.18%) MVC
7 13 (16.88%) BDD
8 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
9 11 (14.29%) Analytics
10 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Scrum
12 8 (10.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (10.39%) Web Development
13 6 (7.79%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (7.79%) MapReduce
14 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure as Code
15 4 (5.19%) Coaching
15 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
15 4 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) Java
1 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 19 (24.68%) Python
3 18 (23.38%) C#
3 18 (23.38%) SQL
4 10 (12.99%) Ruby
5 9 (11.69%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.09%) Java 8
7 6 (7.79%) C++
8 5 (6.49%) TypeScript
9 4 (5.19%) C
10 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.90%) Scala
11 2 (2.60%) PHP
12 1 (1.30%) ES6
12 1 (1.30%) Go
12 1 (1.30%) Groovy
12 1 (1.30%) R
12 1 (1.30%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 19 (24.68%) Docker
2 7 (9.09%) HDFS
3 5 (6.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.90%) Apache Flume
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 14 (18.18%) Ansible
2 14 (18.18%) Kibana
3 12 (15.58%) logstash
4 10 (12.99%) Puppet
5 8 (10.39%) Terraform
6 5 (6.49%) Oozie
6 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.90%) Marathon
8 2 (2.60%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (2.60%) WSUS
9 1 (1.30%) Consul
9 1 (1.30%) Nessus
9 1 (1.30%) Packer
9 1 (1.30%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
1 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.19%) Databricks
3 3 (3.90%) Google
4 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.60%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.60%) Klocwork
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.30%) CA
5 1 (1.30%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (1.30%) McAfee
5 1 (1.30%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.30%) Splunk