Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 321 306
Rank change year-on-year +70 -15 +77
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 138 38 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.24% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.92% 1.44% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 24 84
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £238 £356
90th Percentile £575 £589 £550
England median daily rate £525 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +10.53% +0.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.06% -12.37% -
10th Percentile £21.75 £41.25 £44.25
90th Percentile £23.25 £43.75 £52.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £47.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year -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 2,803 2,646 3,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.43% 16.61% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,717 1,523 2,200
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 91 112
South East median hourly rate £22.10 £17.48 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.42% -10.06% +5.05%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.72
% change year-on-year - +1.43% +3.78%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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
Thames Valley +41 61 £500 - 29
Surrey -9 36 £513 +20.59% 8
Berkshire +1 32 £506 +1.25% 13
Hampshire +9 18 £481 +14.93% 11
Oxfordshire +11 17 £500 -6.98% 14
West Sussex +15 15 £488 +41.30% 2
Buckinghamshire - 12 £412 - 2
East Sussex +5 6 £400 +23.08% 1
Middlesex +2 1 £412 +93.88%
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 61 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.30%) Java
3 54 (39.13%) Docker
4 52 (37.68%) JavaScript
5 48 (34.78%) DevOps
6 46 (33.33%) Linux
7 43 (31.16%) AngularJS
8 38 (27.54%) Spring
8 38 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
9 36 (26.09%) Ansible
10 34 (24.64%) Elastic Stack
11 32 (23.19%) NoSQL
11 32 (23.19%) Kafka
12 29 (21.01%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (21.01%) Terraform
12 29 (21.01%) Git (software)
12 29 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (20.29%) Python
13 28 (20.29%) Redis
14 27 (19.57%) Microservices
14 27 (19.57%) MySQL
14 27 (19.57%) Apache Solr
15 26 (18.84%) Open Source
15 26 (18.84%) Kibana
15 26 (18.84%) Kubernetes
15 26 (18.84%) Big Data
15 26 (18.84%) Jenkins
16 25 (18.12%) MongoDB
17 24 (17.39%) Puppet
18 23 (16.67%) Node.js

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 27 (19.57%) Apache Solr
2 13 (9.42%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.35%) Apache
4 5 (3.62%) nginx
4 5 (3.62%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.90%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.17%) Confluence
7 2 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.45%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.45%) Moodle
8 1 (0.72%) CMS
8 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.72%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.72%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.72%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.70%) Amazon Glacier
3 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (2.17%) GitHub
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.45%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.45%) Serverless
9 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.72%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.72%) IaaS
9 1 (0.72%) npm
9 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) HTTP
2 7 (5.07%) SSL
3 6 (4.35%) DNS
3 6 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.62%) Firewall
5 3 (2.17%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.17%) LAN
5 3 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.72%) DVB
6 1 (0.72%) Network Security
6 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.19%) NoSQL
2 28 (20.29%) Redis
3 27 (19.57%) MySQL
4 26 (18.84%) Big Data
5 25 (18.12%) MongoDB
6 22 (15.94%) Hadoop
7 21 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (7.97%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (7.25%) Neo4j
10 6 (4.35%) SQL Server
11 5 (3.62%) Data Lake
12 4 (2.90%) Apache Hive
12 4 (2.90%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (1.45%) Geospatial Data
14 2 (1.45%) HBase
14 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (21.01%) Git (software)
2 26 (18.84%) Jenkins
3 23 (16.67%) JIRA
4 18 (13.04%) Maven
5 13 (9.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (7.97%) Bitbucket
7 10 (7.25%) JUnit
8 6 (4.35%) Mockito
8 6 (4.35%) Selenium
9 5 (3.62%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.62%) Gradle
10 4 (2.90%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.90%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.17%) GitLab
11 3 (2.17%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.45%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.45%) Subversion
12 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (7.97%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Law
3 3 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Games
4 1 (0.72%) Publishing
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (53.62%) Developer
2 34 (24.64%) Java Developer
3 22 (15.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (13.77%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (12.32%) Angular Developer
5 17 (12.32%) Software Engineer
6 16 (11.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 14 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (9.42%) AWS Developer
8 13 (9.42%) AWS Software Engineer
8 13 (9.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (9.42%) JavaScript Engineer
8 13 (9.42%) Node.js Developer
9 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) Consultant
11 8 (5.80%) Architect
11 8 (5.80%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.07%) Magento Developer
13 6 (4.35%) AWS Architect
13 6 (4.35%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.16%) AngularJS
2 38 (27.54%) Spring
3 34 (24.64%) Elastic Stack
4 32 (23.19%) Kafka
5 23 (16.67%) Node.js
6 21 (15.22%) React
6 21 (15.22%) REST
7 17 (12.32%) HTML
7 17 (12.32%) SOAP
8 16 (11.59%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (10.14%) Apache Camel
9 14 (10.14%) jQuery
10 13 (9.42%) CSS
11 12 (8.70%) Lucene
12 11 (7.97%) Hibernate
12 11 (7.97%) Java EE
13 10 (7.25%) Spring Boot
14 9 (6.52%) .NET
15 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (5.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Cloud Native
2 9 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.17%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) BBC
8 1 (0.72%) Fintech
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Social Network
8 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.33%) Linux
2 20 (14.49%) Windows
3 16 (11.59%) Unix
4 7 (5.07%) CentOS
5 4 (2.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.45%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.78%) DevOps
3 29 (21.01%) Continuous Delivery
3 29 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (19.57%) Microservices
5 26 (18.84%) Open Source
6 21 (15.22%) OO
7 20 (14.49%) Software Engineering
8 19 (13.77%) BDD
9 17 (12.32%) TDD
10 16 (11.59%) Deployment Automation
10 16 (11.59%) Scrum
11 13 (9.42%) Analytics
12 12 (8.70%) Data Analytics
12 12 (8.70%) MVC
13 10 (7.25%) Configuration Management
13 10 (7.25%) Data Analysis
13 10 (7.25%) ETL
13 10 (7.25%) SDLC
13 10 (7.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.30%) Java
2 52 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 28 (20.29%) Python
4 22 (15.94%) SQL
5 19 (13.77%) TypeScript
6 18 (13.04%) Java 8
7 16 (11.59%) Bash Shell
8 15 (10.87%) Perl
9 14 (10.14%) PHP
10 10 (7.25%) C#
10 10 (7.25%) PowerShell
10 10 (7.25%) Ruby
11 7 (5.07%) Scala
12 3 (2.17%) AWK
13 1 (0.72%) C
13 1 (0.72%) ES6
13 1 (0.72%) Go
13 1 (0.72%) R
13 1 (0.72%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.90%) Degree
3 4 (2.90%) ISEB
3 4 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.45%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.32%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) GCP
2 1 (0.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 54 (39.13%) Docker
2 5 (3.62%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.90%) Xen
4 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.17%) HDFS
4 3 (2.17%) KVM
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (26.09%) Ansible
2 29 (21.01%) Terraform
3 26 (18.84%) Kibana
3 26 (18.84%) Kubernetes
4 24 (17.39%) Puppet
5 14 (10.14%) logstash
6 10 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (6.52%) Mesos
8 7 (5.07%) Grafana
8 7 (5.07%) Nagios
9 6 (4.35%) Prometheus
10 4 (2.90%) Consul
10 4 (2.90%) Uchiwa
11 3 (2.17%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (1.45%) Salt
12 2 (1.45%) SCCM
12 2 (1.45%) StatsD
12 2 (1.45%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 11 (7.97%) Cloudera
2 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.80%) Rackspace
4 7 (5.07%) Splunk
5 6 (4.35%) Google
5 6 (4.35%) Hortonworks
5 6 (4.35%) Oracle
6 5 (3.62%) VMware
7 4 (2.90%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.90%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.17%) CA
8 3 (2.17%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.17%) Twitter
9 2 (1.45%) Adobe
9 2 (1.45%) New Relic
9 2 (1.45%) Nuxeo
9 2 (1.45%) Percona
10 1 (0.72%) Databricks
10 1 (0.72%) Dynatrace