Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 217 257
Rank change year-on-year -15 +40 +35
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 46 165 114
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 1.04% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 6.01% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 106 73
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £381
90th Percentile £623 £638 £620
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 1,449 2,746 2,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.71% 17.38% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 1,612 1,581
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £245 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 98 83
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -17.27% -5.66%
10th Percentile £12.21 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.10 £49.13 £58.00
Median hourly rate £21.75 £18.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year +16.15% -1.45% -3.18%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Elasticsearch as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Elasticsearch in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in the South East

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Elasticsearch in the South East over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the South East

Elasticsearch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Elasticsearch in the South East.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +9 24 £500 - 21
Hampshire 0 13 £418 -20.48% 10
Berkshire -7 13 £588 +17.50% 8
Oxfordshire +29 9 £500 +11.11% 10
Surrey +55 8 £450 -12.20% 9
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £330 -30.53% 3
West Sussex +16 1 £450 -10.89% 1
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 23 (50.00%) AWS
2 18 (39.13%) Kubernetes
3 17 (36.96%) DevOps
4 16 (34.78%) Node.js
4 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
6 13 (28.26%) MongoDB
6 13 (28.26%) Azure
7 12 (26.09%) Docker
7 12 (26.09%) Java
8 11 (23.91%) C#
8 11 (23.91%) .NET
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
9 10 (21.74%) MySQL
9 10 (21.74%) Microservices
9 10 (21.74%) Amazon S3
9 10 (21.74%) BDD
9 10 (21.74%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
10 9 (19.57%) Kibana
10 9 (19.57%) TypeScript
10 9 (19.57%) React
10 9 (19.57%) Spring Boot
10 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
10 9 (19.57%) Web Services
10 9 (19.57%) Windows
10 9 (19.57%) Spring
11 8 (17.39%) TDD
11 8 (17.39%) Linux
11 8 (17.39%) Vue.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 4 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (8.70%) CMS
1 4 (8.70%) Headless CMS
1 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.35%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 23 (50.00%) AWS
2 13 (28.26%) Azure
3 10 (21.74%) Amazon S3
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (15.22%) Serverless
5 6 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (10.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (10.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (10.87%) CloudFront
6 5 (10.87%) SaaS
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (2.17%) Azure Functions
8 1 (2.17%) GCP
8 1 (2.17%) GitHub
8 1 (2.17%) IaaS
8 1 (2.17%) Office 365
8 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) FTP
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
3 2 (4.35%) SSL
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Network Security
4 1 (2.17%) SMTP
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) MongoDB
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
3 10 (21.74%) MySQL
4 7 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (13.04%) Redis
6 5 (10.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (6.52%) MariaDB
8 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
9 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (4.35%) Big Data
9 2 (4.35%) Sqoop
10 1 (2.17%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (2.17%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Cucumber
2 7 (15.22%) Gradle
2 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.04%) Maven
4 5 (10.87%) GitLab
5 4 (8.70%) IntelliJ
6 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.35%) JIRA
7 2 (4.35%) JUnit
7 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.35%) NeoLoad
7 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium
8 1 (2.17%) Gatling
8 1 (2.17%) Geb
8 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.17%) Postman
8 1 (2.17%) Spock
General
1 4 (8.70%) Law
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Native Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Node.js
2 11 (23.91%) .NET
3 10 (21.74%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
4 9 (19.57%) React
4 9 (19.57%) Spring
4 9 (19.57%) Spring Boot
4 9 (19.57%) Web Services
5 8 (17.39%) Vue.js
6 6 (13.04%) JSON
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Core
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 4 (8.70%) hapi
7 4 (8.70%) Ionic Framework
7 4 (8.70%) JSR 170
7 4 (8.70%) Kafka
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.52%) CSS
8 3 (6.52%) Keycloak
8 3 (6.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Native
1 2 (4.35%) Clustering
1 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.35%) iPhone
1 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
1 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (2.17%) Digital TV
2 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) CentOS
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) DevOps
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.74%) BDD
4 10 (21.74%) Microservices
5 8 (17.39%) TDD
6 6 (13.04%) Technical Debt
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 4 (8.70%) Coaching
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (8.70%) MVC
9 3 (6.52%) Analytics
9 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Front End Development
9 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Scrum
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) Java
2 11 (23.91%) C#
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.57%) TypeScript
4 7 (15.22%) Java 8
5 6 (13.04%) Python
6 5 (10.87%) SQL
7 4 (8.70%) Ruby
8 3 (6.52%) Go
8 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.52%) Scala
9 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (4.35%) R
10 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.17%) VBA
10 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CEH
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) HDFS
2 2 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) Kubernetes
2 9 (19.57%) Kibana
3 7 (15.22%) Terraform
4 6 (13.04%) Ansible
5 4 (8.70%) logstash
6 3 (6.52%) Sysdig
7 2 (4.35%) Grafana
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.17%) cPanel
8 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Adobe
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.35%) AppNeta
4 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.35%) Cadence
4 2 (4.35%) Dynatrace
4 2 (4.35%) Infovista
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
4 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.35%) Splunk
4 2 (4.35%) Talend
5 1 (2.17%) Databricks
5 1 (2.17%) Mapbox
5 1 (2.17%) WSO2