Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Elastic Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 47 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - +160
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 4 41 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.56% 4.64% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 13.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 32 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £470 £495 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
North East median daily rate £470 £495 -
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

Elastic Stack is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 192 296 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.04% 33.48% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 218 182
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £430 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £300
90th Percentile £517 £550 £519
North East median daily rate £429 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.88% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.50 £37.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.60% -17.22% +59.29%
10th Percentile £20.72 £28.58 £16.50
90th Percentile £54.30 £45.33 £47.76
North East median hourly rate £23.75 £37.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -36.24% -17.22% +60.71%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in Tyne and Wear

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elastic Stack in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in Tyne and Wear

Elastic Stack
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 4 £470 -5.00% 1
Elastic Stack
North East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Elastic Stack 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 4 (100.00%) AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (75.00%) Serverless
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Packer
3 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Terraform
3 2 (50.00%) Grafana
3 2 (50.00%) GoCD
3 2 (50.00%) Consul
3 2 (50.00%) Sensu
3 2 (50.00%) Rundeck
3 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (50.00%) CloudFront

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (75.00%) Serverless
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 2 (50.00%) CloudFront
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (25.00%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) GoCD
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Sensu
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Consul
2 2 (50.00%) Grafana
2 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (50.00%) Packer
2 2 (50.00%) Rundeck
2 2 (50.00%) Terraform
2 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (25.00%) Kibana
3 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef