Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 90 151
Rank change year-on-year +29 +61 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 31 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.20% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.78% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 2
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £525 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +21.74% -
10th Percentile £445 £488 £359
90th Percentile £550 £563 £488
North East median daily rate £500 £525 £431
% change year-on-year -4.76% +21.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £47.50 - -
North East median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 317 310 694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 32.71% 33.59% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 218 494
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £285
90th Percentile £575 £550 £509
North East median daily rate £438 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +12.18% +11.43% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £11.75 £34.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +282.98% -65.77% +27.14%
10th Percentile £32.75 £10.28 £26.65
90th Percentile £48.05 £13.83 £36.90
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% -3.45% +42.86%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +33 31 £500 -4.76% 2
Elastic Stack
North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 27 (87.10%) Linux
1 27 (87.10%) Configuration Management
1 27 (87.10%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (87.10%) Puppet
2 26 (83.87%) Jenkins
2 26 (83.87%) DevOps
3 24 (77.42%) Docker
4 23 (74.19%) Ansible
4 23 (74.19%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (61.29%) Python
6 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (58.06%) Test Automation
7 16 (51.61%) Maven
7 16 (51.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (48.39%) JIRA
8 15 (48.39%) Confluence
9 14 (45.16%) Windows
9 14 (45.16%) Nagios
9 14 (45.16%) Perl
9 14 (45.16%) Terraform
10 13 (41.94%) GitLab
10 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (38.71%) Ruby
12 11 (35.48%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (35.48%) Amazon S3
12 11 (35.48%) CentOS
13 10 (32.26%) YAML
13 10 (32.26%) Scrum
13 10 (32.26%) Kanban
13 10 (32.26%) Riverbed

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 15 (48.39%) Confluence
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 27 (87.10%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon S3
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (19.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (19.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (16.13%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (16.13%) Route 53
6 5 (16.13%) Slack
6 5 (16.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (12.90%) IaaS
8 3 (9.68%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
1 7 (22.58%) VLAN
2 5 (16.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) Power BI
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 26 (83.87%) Jenkins
2 16 (51.61%) Maven
2 16 (51.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 15 (48.39%) JIRA
4 13 (41.94%) GitLab
5 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
6 5 (16.13%) SonarQube
7 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Azure Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Junior
5 1 (3.23%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) YAML
2 6 (19.35%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
2 6 (19.35%) Zuul
3 5 (16.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Hybrid Cloud
1 10 (32.26%) User Experience
2 6 (19.35%) Private Cloud
3 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (35.48%) CentOS
5 6 (19.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Configuration Management
2 26 (83.87%) DevOps
3 23 (74.19%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (58.06%) Test Automation
5 10 (32.26%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 10 (32.26%) Change Management
5 10 (32.26%) Deployment Automation
5 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (32.26%) Kanban
5 10 (32.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (32.26%) Release Automation
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) SOA
6 9 (29.03%) Open Source
7 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
7 7 (22.58%) SDLC
7 7 (22.58%) Task Automation
7 7 (22.58%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) Perl
3 12 (38.71%) Ruby
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
6 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.45%) C
8 2 (6.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (87.10%) Puppet
2 23 (74.19%) Ansible
3 14 (45.16%) Nagios
3 14 (45.16%) Terraform
4 10 (32.26%) Docker Swarm
4 10 (32.26%) ZABBIX
5 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
5 8 (25.81%) Packer
6 7 (22.58%) Grafana
6 7 (22.58%) Prometheus
7 6 (19.35%) Consul
7 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (16.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Riverbed
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) Dynatrace
3 6 (19.35%) Splunk
4 5 (16.13%) Black Duck
5 4 (12.90%) New Relic
6 2 (6.45%) Informatica