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 June 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.

Elasticsearch
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 237 257
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20  
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 15 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.37% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.14% 2.03% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 1
Median daily rate £419 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.77% -7.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1318 1629 1538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.00% 18.11% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 1027 937
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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 June 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 June 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
Berkshire +25 4 £525 +40.00% 3
Surrey -5 4 £351 -17.52% 7
Oxfordshire -7 3 £538 +2.38% 7
Hampshire +10 2 £388 -29.54% 8
West Sussex +15 1 £375 +5.63% 1
East Sussex 0 1 £325 -26.76% 1
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 20 (52.63%) Java
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (50.00%) Python
2 19 (50.00%) DevOps
3 18 (47.37%) Linux
4 16 (42.11%) Web Services
4 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 15 (39.47%) Kibana
6 14 (36.84%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (36.84%) logstash
7 13 (34.21%) Confluence
7 13 (34.21%) Puppet
7 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
7 13 (34.21%) JIRA
7 13 (34.21%) TDD
8 12 (31.58%) Ruby
8 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
8 12 (31.58%) Docker
9 11 (28.95%) Gradle
9 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
10 10 (26.32%) Maven
11 9 (23.68%) Spring
11 9 (23.68%) REST
11 9 (23.68%) OpenStack
11 9 (23.68%) Microservices
12 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
12 8 (21.05%) Scrum

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 13 (34.21%) Confluence
2 9 (23.68%) OpenStack
3 7 (18.42%) Apache Solr
4 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (13.16%) Apache
6 3 (7.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Apache Spark
6 3 (7.89%) nginx
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (2.63%) SAS
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) GitHub
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (7.89%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (7.89%) CloudFront
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (2.63%) SNMP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 5 (13.16%) InfluxDB
4 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.53%) Redis
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.26%) HBase
6 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.63%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.63%) OrientDB
7 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (34.21%) JIRA
3 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 11 (28.95%) Gradle
5 10 (26.32%) Maven
6 6 (15.79%) Bitbucket
7 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
7 5 (13.16%) IntelliJ
7 5 (13.16%) JUnit
7 5 (13.16%) Mercurial
8 4 (10.53%) Ant
9 3 (7.89%) Checkstyle
9 3 (7.89%) SonarQube
10 2 (5.26%) Emacs
10 2 (5.26%) Selenium
10 2 (5.26%) Subversion
10 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
11 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Web Services
2 14 (36.84%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (23.68%) REST
3 9 (23.68%) Spring
4 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.79%) HTML
5 6 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (15.79%) RESTful
6 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 5 (13.16%) JSF
6 5 (13.16%) Spring MVC
6 5 (13.16%) Struts
7 4 (10.53%) Kafka
7 4 (10.53%) React
7 4 (10.53%) Sensu
8 3 (7.89%) .NET
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.89%) HTML5
8 3 (7.89%) Spring Boot
8 3 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) DevOps
3 13 (34.21%) TDD
4 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.68%) Microservices
6 8 (21.05%) MVC
6 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) Kanban
8 6 (15.79%) BDD
8 6 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (15.79%) SOA
8 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
9 5 (13.16%) Service Management
9 5 (13.16%) User Stories
10 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
11 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) Python
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) Ruby
5 6 (15.79%) Perl
6 4 (10.53%) C#
6 4 (10.53%) Scala
6 4 (10.53%) SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.89%) Go
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) R
8 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.63%) C++
9 1 (2.63%) Groovy
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Docker
2 3 (7.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (5.26%) zsh
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Kibana
2 14 (36.84%) logstash
3 13 (34.21%) Puppet
4 7 (18.42%) Ansible
5 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (13.16%) Rsyslog
7 4 (10.53%) Fluentd
7 4 (10.53%) Graphite
7 4 (10.53%) Prometheus
7 4 (10.53%) Salt
7 4 (10.53%) StatsD
7 4 (10.53%) Terraform
7 4 (10.53%) ZABBIX
8 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
8 2 (5.26%) Packer
9 1 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.63%) Marathon
9 1 (2.63%) Mesos
9 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) LANDesk
1 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
2 4 (10.53%) Rackspace
3 3 (7.89%) Adobe
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Mapbox
5 1 (2.63%) Mercator
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) RedGate
5 1 (2.63%) Sage
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) VMware