Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 307 263
Rank change year-on-year +72 -44 +100
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 161 56 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 0.34% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.65% 1.99% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 28 112
South East median daily rate £506 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -7.89% +75.93%
10th Percentile £400 £339 £325
90th Percentile £638 £650 £650
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.63% - -
England median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year -11.95% +0.53% -

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 2,851 2,813 3,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.26% 17.24% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,759 1,685 2,020
South East median daily rate £436 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 89 126
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -15.98% +4.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.15 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.02% +2.50% +3.94%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +40 58 £506 +1.25% 30
Surrey +12 50 £538 -2.27% 5
Berkshire +31 43 £538 +7.50% 22
Hampshire +3 25 £475 +22.58% 7
West Sussex +4 21 £530 +36.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +23 8 £413 - 2
Oxfordshire +11 7 £500 -6.98% 6
East Sussex +1 6 £345 +6.15% 2
Middlesex +9 1 £412 -2.20%
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 66 (40.99%) Java
2 65 (40.37%) Docker
3 64 (39.75%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (34.78%) DevOps
5 54 (33.54%) Linux
6 47 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 46 (28.57%) Kubernetes
7 46 (28.57%) Kafka
8 43 (26.71%) Python
9 41 (25.47%) Microservices
10 40 (24.84%) AngularJS
11 37 (22.98%) MongoDB
12 36 (22.36%) NoSQL
13 35 (21.74%) Open Source
13 35 (21.74%) Big Data
14 34 (21.12%) Apache Cassandra
15 32 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (19.88%) Git (software)
16 31 (19.25%) Kibana
16 31 (19.25%) Ansible
16 31 (19.25%) Elastic Stack
17 30 (18.63%) Spring
18 29 (18.01%) OO
18 29 (18.01%) Puppet
18 29 (18.01%) Apache Solr
18 29 (18.01%) Terraform
19 28 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
20 27 (16.77%) Redis
20 27 (16.77%) Windows

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 29 (18.01%) Apache Solr
2 24 (14.91%) Apache Spark
3 12 (7.45%) Apache
4 8 (4.97%) Confluence
4 8 (4.97%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (3.73%) Jupyter
7 5 (3.11%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.86%) nginx
9 2 (1.24%) Appian
9 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.62%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.62%) Moodle
10 1 (0.62%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (39.75%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.04%) Amazon Glacier
3 19 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (6.21%) Amazon S3
5 9 (5.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (5.59%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (5.59%) Serverless
6 8 (4.97%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (4.35%) CloudFront
7 7 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.48%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.62%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.62%) GitHub
10 1 (0.62%) IaaS
10 1 (0.62%) npm
10 1 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.42%) HTTP
2 7 (4.35%) SSL
3 6 (3.73%) DNS
3 6 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.11%) DAB
4 5 (3.11%) Firewall
5 3 (1.86%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.86%) LAN
5 3 (1.86%) WAN
6 1 (0.62%) DVB
6 1 (0.62%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.98%) MongoDB
2 36 (22.36%) NoSQL
3 35 (21.74%) Big Data
4 34 (21.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (16.77%) Neo4j
5 27 (16.77%) Redis
6 26 (16.15%) Hadoop
7 18 (11.18%) MySQL
8 8 (4.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (4.35%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.48%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (2.48%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.86%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.24%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.24%) HBase
Development Applications
1 32 (19.88%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.15%) Jenkins
3 23 (14.29%) Maven
4 18 (11.18%) JIRA
5 14 (8.70%) JUnit
6 10 (6.21%) Gradle
7 9 (5.59%) IntelliJ
8 8 (4.97%) SonarQube
9 7 (4.35%) Checkstyle
9 7 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.35%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.35%) Mercurial
10 6 (3.73%) Selenium
11 5 (3.11%) Mockito
11 5 (3.11%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.86%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.86%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.24%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.24%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (4.97%) Finance
2 5 (3.11%) Law
3 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (44.10%) Developer
2 29 (18.01%) Java Developer
3 27 (16.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (10.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (9.32%) Architect
5 15 (9.32%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.21%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (5.59%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Consultant
9 7 (4.35%) Angular Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Data Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Magento Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.73%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.57%) Kafka
2 40 (24.84%) AngularJS
3 31 (19.25%) Elastic Stack
4 30 (18.63%) Spring
5 28 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
6 27 (16.77%) React
7 23 (14.29%) .NET
8 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (10.56%) HTML
9 17 (10.56%) JSON
9 17 (10.56%) Lucene
9 17 (10.56%) REST
10 16 (9.94%) Memcached
10 16 (9.94%) Natural Language Processing
11 14 (8.70%) Apache Camel
12 13 (8.07%) jQuery
12 13 (8.07%) Web Services
13 12 (7.45%) ASP.NET
13 12 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (7.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Cloud Native
2 15 (9.32%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.83%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (5.59%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.86%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.62%) BBC
10 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) Social Network
10 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 54 (33.54%) Linux
2 27 (16.77%) Windows
3 25 (15.53%) Unix
4 7 (4.35%) CentOS
5 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.78%) DevOps
2 47 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (25.47%) Microservices
4 35 (21.74%) Open Source
5 32 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (18.01%) OO
7 27 (16.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 26 (16.15%) TDD
9 25 (15.53%) Scrum
10 24 (14.91%) Deployment Automation
11 22 (13.66%) MVC
12 19 (11.80%) ETL
12 19 (11.80%) Kanban
12 19 (11.80%) SOA
13 18 (11.18%) Software Engineering
14 17 (10.56%) BDD
15 15 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 15 (9.32%) Multithreading
16 14 (8.70%) Visualisation
17 13 (8.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.99%) Java
2 46 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 43 (26.71%) Python
4 24 (14.91%) C#
5 22 (13.66%) SQL
6 16 (9.94%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.32%) Java 8
7 15 (9.32%) Perl
8 13 (8.07%) PHP
9 12 (7.45%) Ruby
10 11 (6.83%) Scala
11 10 (6.21%) PowerShell
12 9 (5.59%) Cypher
12 9 (5.59%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.86%) AWK
14 1 (0.62%) C
14 1 (0.62%) ES6
14 1 (0.62%) Go
14 1 (0.62%) HiveQL
14 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.80%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.35%) Degree
4 5 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.11%) ISEB
4 5 (3.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.24%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 65 (40.37%) Docker
2 4 (2.48%) Apache Flume
2 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.48%) Xen
3 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.86%) HDFS
3 3 (1.86%) KVM
4 2 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 31 (19.25%) Ansible
2 31 (19.25%) Kibana
3 29 (18.01%) Puppet
3 29 (18.01%) Terraform
4 19 (11.80%) logstash
5 12 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (5.59%) Mesos
7 7 (4.35%) Grafana
7 7 (4.35%) Nagios
8 4 (2.48%) Consul
8 4 (2.48%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.48%) Uchiwa
9 3 (1.86%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.24%) Graphite
10 2 (1.24%) Salt
10 2 (1.24%) SCCM
10 2 (1.24%) StatsD
11 1 (0.62%) QRadar
11 1 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.07%) Rackspace
3 11 (6.83%) Cloudera
4 7 (4.35%) Adobe
4 7 (4.35%) Google
4 7 (4.35%) Oracle
5 6 (3.73%) Splunk
6 5 (3.11%) VMware
7 4 (2.48%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.48%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.86%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.86%) Twitter
9 2 (1.24%) CA
9 2 (1.24%) New Relic
9 2 (1.24%) Percona
9 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.62%) BMC
10 1 (0.62%) Citrix
10 1 (0.62%) HP