Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 70 71
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 13 12 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.67% 1.36% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.97% 5.13% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 23
Median daily rate £900 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.47% +31.03% -
10th Percentile £425 £450 £263
90th Percentile £1,090 £539 £416
North East median daily rate £900 £475 £363
% change year-on-year +89.47% +31.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 145 234 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.77% 26.50% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 181 241
Median daily rate £438 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +15.38% +11.43%
10th Percentile £312 £305 £275
90th Percentile £700 £575 £525
North East median daily rate £425 £450 £395
% change year-on-year -5.56% +13.92% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% -57.71% +386.11%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -29.14% +190.41%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack in Tyne and Wear.

Daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in Tyne and Wear

Elastic Stack
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Elastic Stack in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +20 13 £900 +89.47%
Elastic Stack
North East

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 12 (92.31%) Python
1 12 (92.31%) AWS
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
1 12 (92.31%) Terraform
2 11 (84.62%) Kubernetes
2 11 (84.62%) Ansible
2 11 (84.62%) Serverless
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon ECS
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (76.92%) GoCD
3 10 (76.92%) CircleCI
3 10 (76.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 10 (76.92%) Travis CI
3 10 (76.92%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (76.92%) CloudFront
3 10 (76.92%) Open Source
3 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (76.92%) Route 53
3 10 (76.92%) OpenShift
3 10 (76.92%) Groovy
3 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
4 2 (15.38%) logstash
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA

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 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) AWS
2 11 (84.62%) Serverless
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon ECS
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
3 10 (76.92%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (76.92%) CloudFront
3 10 (76.92%) OpenShift
3 10 (76.92%) Route 53
3 10 (76.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) CircleCI
1 10 (76.92%) GoCD
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
1 10 (76.92%) Travis CI
2 1 (7.69%) Burp Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Cypress.io
2 1 (7.69%) GitLab
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Protractor
2 1 (7.69%) REST Assured
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Dropwizard
1 1 (7.69%) Kafka
1 1 (7.69%) RESTEasy
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
1 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
1 1 (7.69%) WebdriverIO
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Groovy
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Terraform
2 11 (84.62%) Ansible
2 11 (84.62%) Kubernetes
3 2 (15.38%) logstash
4 1 (7.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) VMware