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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Elasticsearch
Wales / South Wales
Rank 43 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 11 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.95% 2.43% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.65% 14.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 0
Median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +1.42% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.25 -

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 114 94 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 20.18% 16.32% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 59 51
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £193 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +113.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 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
Newport +3 9 £500 +7.52%
Cardiff +15 5 £500 +29.03% 5
Elasticsearch
Wales

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) TDD
2 14 (53.85%) Python
2 14 (53.85%) BDD
3 12 (46.15%) Apache Spark
4 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
5 9 (34.62%) Kanban
5 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
5 9 (34.62%) Hadoop
5 9 (34.62%) Cloudera
5 9 (34.62%) Linux
5 9 (34.62%) Scrum
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle
6 8 (30.77%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) SAP
6 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (26.92%) Teradata
7 7 (26.92%) Business Analytics
7 7 (26.92%) Analytics
7 7 (26.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (26.92%) DevOps
8 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
8 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
8 5 (19.23%) Scala
8 5 (19.23%) MapReduce
8 5 (19.23%) HBase
8 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
8 5 (19.23%) Big Data
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
9 4 (15.38%) VMware

Elasticsearch
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (46.15%) Apache Spark
2 7 (26.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Jetty
4 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
4 1 (3.85%) Mule ESB
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.85%) Route 53
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) DSL
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) IPsec
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
2 9 (34.62%) Hadoop
3 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 5 (19.23%) HBase
3 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
3 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.54%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (11.54%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Scala Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Data Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) Java EE
4 1 (3.85%) Kafka
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) React
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) Servlets
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Vue.js
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Algorithms
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) BDD
2 14 (53.85%) TDD
3 9 (34.62%) Kanban
3 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (26.92%) Analytics
5 7 (26.92%) Business Analytics
5 7 (26.92%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) MapReduce
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 4 (15.38%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) OWASP
7 4 (15.38%) Secure Coding
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Microservices
8 2 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Scala
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) R
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) HDFS
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Kibana
2 3 (11.54%) HAProxy
2 3 (11.54%) logstash
3 2 (7.69%) Ansible
3 2 (7.69%) Rundeck
3 2 (7.69%) Terraform
4 1 (3.85%) Fluentd
4 1 (3.85%) Grafana
4 1 (3.85%) Marathon
4 1 (3.85%) Mesos
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Cloudera
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) SAP
3 7 (26.92%) Teradata
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) SaltStack
6 2 (7.69%) Splunk
7 1 (3.85%) Google
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft