Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 - 166
Rank change year-on-year - +166 -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 44 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.96% - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.07% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 0 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 - £500
North East median daily rate £450 - £500
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 292 284 690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 32.92% 32.02% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 182 466
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £293 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £517 £500
North East median daily rate £407 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +8.53% +7.14% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.22% +60.71% +68.80%
10th Percentile £28.58 £16.50 £25.70
90th Percentile £45.33 £47.76 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -17.22% +60.71% +73.27%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 - 44 £450 - 2
Elastic Stack
North East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 44 (100.00%) Puppet
2 43 (97.73%) Linux
3 42 (95.45%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (95.45%) DevOps
4 41 (93.18%) Configuration Management
5 40 (90.91%) Ansible
6 36 (81.82%) Jenkins
7 32 (72.73%) Docker
8 31 (70.45%) Terraform
9 30 (68.18%) Python
10 28 (63.64%) Windows
10 28 (63.64%) Open Source
11 26 (59.09%) Bash Shell
11 26 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 26 (59.09%) Nagios
11 26 (59.09%) Splunk
12 25 (56.82%) Java
12 25 (56.82%) Perl
13 24 (54.55%) Test Automation
13 24 (54.55%) Ruby
13 24 (54.55%) High Availability
13 24 (54.55%) New Relic
13 24 (54.55%) Data Centre
14 23 (52.27%) Datadog
15 22 (50.00%) Kubernetes
15 22 (50.00%) Packer
15 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (47.73%) PowerShell
16 21 (47.73%) C
16 21 (47.73%) C++

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 6 (13.64%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 42 (95.45%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (52.27%) Datadog
4 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (29.55%) Amazon S3
5 9 (20.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (9.09%) Route 53
6 4 (9.09%) Slack
6 4 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.55%) VLAN
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 18 (40.91%) TeamCity
3 15 (34.09%) GitLab
4 12 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (25.00%) Maven
6 8 (18.18%) JIRA
7 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 4 (9.09%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) Junior
2 4 (9.09%) Junior DevOps
2 4 (9.09%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) AWS Architect
4 1 (2.27%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (2.27%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) Designer
4 1 (2.27%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (2.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (15.91%) Spring Boot
2 7 (15.91%) Zuul
3 4 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) YAML
5 1 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.45%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (97.73%) Linux
2 28 (63.64%) Windows
3 14 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (29.55%) CentOS
5 9 (20.45%) Unix
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) DevOps
2 41 (93.18%) Configuration Management
3 28 (63.64%) Open Source
4 24 (54.55%) High Availability
4 24 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (40.91%) BDD
6 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (20.45%) ITIL
10 8 (18.18%) Software Delivery
11 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 4 (9.09%) Microservices
11 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
13 2 (4.55%) Kanban
13 2 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) Python
2 26 (59.09%) Bash Shell
3 25 (56.82%) Java
3 25 (56.82%) Perl
4 24 (54.55%) Ruby
5 21 (47.73%) C
5 21 (47.73%) C++
5 21 (47.73%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 32 (72.73%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (100.00%) Puppet
2 40 (90.91%) Ansible
3 31 (70.45%) Terraform
4 26 (59.09%) Nagios
5 22 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 22 (50.00%) Packer
6 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (15.91%) Consul
8 6 (13.64%) Grafana
8 6 (13.64%) Prometheus
9 4 (9.09%) Rancher
10 2 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
11 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
11 1 (2.27%) Kibana
11 1 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Splunk
2 24 (54.55%) New Relic
3 9 (20.45%) Dynatrace
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Black Duck
6 2 (4.55%) Informatica
6 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat