Period
to 20 July 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 20 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.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 60 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +152
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 8 44 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.04% 4.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.86% 12.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £470 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.77% - -
North East median daily rate £470 £365 -
% change year-on-year +28.77% - -
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 207 350 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.02% 32.74% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 258 232
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% +7.53%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £300
90th Percentile £553 £525 £520
North East median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.44 £43.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% -2.78% +60.71%
10th Percentile £19.61 £41.38 £15.50
90th Percentile £24.51 £47.13 £47.76
North East median hourly rate £22.50 £43.75 £33.07
% change year-on-year -48.57% +32.32% +18.09%

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 20 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 8 £470 +28.77%
Elastic Stack
North East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon S3
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Ansible
2 7 (87.50%) Terraform
3 5 (62.50%) Packer
3 5 (62.50%) Grafana
3 5 (62.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (62.50%) Docker
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) GitLab
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
5 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
5 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (37.50%) Rancher
5 3 (37.50%) Black Duck
5 3 (37.50%) Slack
5 3 (37.50%) Prometheus
5 3 (37.50%) Microservices
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript

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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon S3
3 5 (62.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (37.50%) Route 53
5 3 (37.50%) Slack
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (25.00%) CloudFront
6 2 (25.00%) Serverless
7 1 (12.50%) BrowserStack
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) GitLab
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
4 2 (25.00%) GoCD
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (25.00%) Sensu
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Microservices
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) API Testing
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Ansible
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
1 7 (87.50%) Terraform
2 5 (62.50%) Grafana
2 5 (62.50%) Packer
3 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) Prometheus
3 3 (37.50%) Rancher
4 2 (25.00%) Consul
4 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (25.00%) Rundeck
4 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
5 1 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Black Duck
2 2 (25.00%) Dynatrace
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle