Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 93 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 -36 +21
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 6 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.48% 0.52% 2.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 3.06% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 18
South Wales median daily rate £515 £569 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.45% +19.74% -4.52%
10th Percentile £396 £528 £371
90th Percentile £566 £613 £613
Wales median daily rate £515 £563 £475
% change year-on-year -8.44% +18.42% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 215 229 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.27% 17.14% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 167 134
South Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £218 £170
90th Percentile £600 £575 £523
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
South Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £11.75 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.26% -25.91% -24.48%
10th Percentile £20.70 £10.13 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.80 £15.56 £39.07
Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £11.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year +104.26% -7.84% -35.03%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in South Wales

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elasticsearch in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in South Wales

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in South Wales

Elasticsearch
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 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
Newport +3 3 £515 -8.44%
Cardiff - 2 £375 - 4
Elasticsearch
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (50.00%) Redis
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (33.33%) Kibana
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Kafka
4 2 (33.33%) OAuth
4 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) GPEN
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) GIAC
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL

Elasticsearch
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (16.67%) NuGet
4 1 (16.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) gulp
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Application Security Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Site Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Kafka
3 2 (33.33%) OAuth
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Universal Windows Platform
4 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Microservices
2 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CEPT
1 2 (33.33%) EC-Council LPT
1 2 (33.33%) GIAC
1 2 (33.33%) GPEN
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) GXPN
2 1 (16.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Consul
1 2 (33.33%) Kibana
1 2 (33.33%) Prometheus
2 1 (16.67%) MIIS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft