Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Elasticsearch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 21 January 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.

Elasticsearch
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 259 445
Rank change year-on-year -6 +186 +201
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 952 944 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.98% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.84% 5.43% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 625 356
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £361 £363 £306
90th Percentile £638 £611 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +3.33% +12.50% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.72% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 - -

Elasticsearch is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,303 17,377 18,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 18.09% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,875 11,202 11,993
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £622 £599 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 403 544
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.33% -7.45% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +14.29%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Elasticsearch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elasticsearch.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 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
England +2 918 £508 +6.84% 319
London -16 668 £525 +7.69% 182
UK excluding London +6 273 £465 +3.33% 146
South East -19 112 £550 +15.79% 36
North of England +62 53 £400 - 31
Midlands +14 47 £473 +5.00% 29
West Midlands +41 44 £470 +4.44% 15
North West +21 29 £400 - 21
South West -16 22 £425 -5.56% 19
Yorkshire +19 21 £413 - 10
East of England -8 15 £425 +30.37% 22
Wales -1 12 £405 -20.00% 6
Scotland -14 12 £375 -1.96% 3
East Midlands -16 4 £450 -5.26% 14
North East +45 3 £513 +70.83%

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 481 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (47.27%) Java
3 381 (40.02%) Amazon AWS
4 335 (35.19%) DevOps
5 321 (33.72%) Linux
6 290 (30.46%) TDD
7 277 (29.10%) JavaScript
8 253 (26.58%) Docker
9 247 (25.95%) NoSQL
10 230 (24.16%) Microservices
11 229 (24.05%) SQL
12 228 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
13 223 (23.42%) Elastic Stack
14 215 (22.58%) Jenkins
15 212 (22.27%) Kibana
16 207 (21.74%) BDD
17 205 (21.53%) Ansible
17 205 (21.53%) Python
18 199 (20.90%) C#
19 194 (20.38%) Git (software)
19 194 (20.38%) AngularJS
20 189 (19.85%) logstash
21 186 (19.54%) Spring
22 181 (19.01%) Scrum
23 178 (18.70%) RESTful
24 177 (18.59%) .NET
25 175 (18.38%) MVC
25 175 (18.38%) REST
26 169 (17.75%) MongoDB
27 168 (17.65%) Puppet

Elasticsearch
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 107 (11.24%) Apache
2 86 (9.03%) Apache Spark
3 72 (7.56%) nginx
4 71 (7.46%) Apache Solr
5 70 (7.35%) Tomcat
6 61 (6.41%) Confluence
7 22 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 20 (2.10%) IIS
9 17 (1.79%) CMS
10 13 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (1.37%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.16%) Drupal
12 10 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.95%) Jetty
14 7 (0.74%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.74%) Mule
14 7 (0.74%) Mule ESB
14 7 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.53%) Jupyter
16 4 (0.42%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.21%) HipChat
2 2 (0.21%) SPSS
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 381 (40.02%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (12.18%) Amazon EC2
4 97 (10.19%) Amazon S3
5 70 (7.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 62 (6.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 59 (6.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 59 (6.20%) GitHub
8 49 (5.15%) Serverless
9 45 (4.73%) Amazon SQS
9 45 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
10 44 (4.62%) Amazon ELB
11 40 (4.20%) Route 53
12 38 (3.99%) AWS Lambda
13 29 (3.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 28 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
15 18 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
16 17 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
17 13 (1.37%) CloudFront
18 12 (1.26%) Algolia
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.94%) HTTP
2 41 (4.31%) DNS
3 30 (3.15%) Firewall
3 30 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
5 22 (2.31%) SSL
6 21 (2.21%) OpenVPN
7 19 (2.00%) SSH
8 17 (1.79%) Network Security
9 15 (1.58%) Internet
9 15 (1.58%) SAN
10 13 (1.37%) DHCP
11 12 (1.26%) LAN
11 12 (1.26%) VoIP
11 12 (1.26%) WAN
12 11 (1.16%) CTI
13 8 (0.84%) BIG-IP
14 5 (0.53%) SNMP
15 4 (0.42%) AMQP
15 4 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (25.95%) NoSQL
2 169 (17.75%) MongoDB
3 125 (13.13%) Hadoop
4 115 (12.08%) SQL Server
5 113 (11.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 113 (11.87%) Big Data
6 109 (11.45%) PostgreSQL
7 108 (11.34%) MySQL
8 76 (7.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 60 (6.30%) HBase
10 55 (5.78%) Redis
11 54 (5.67%) Amazon RDS
11 54 (5.67%) Neo4j
12 44 (4.62%) Relational Database
13 40 (4.20%) Apache Hive
14 23 (2.42%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.89%) Impala
16 16 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
18 14 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 215 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 194 (20.38%) Git (software)
3 109 (11.45%) Maven
4 105 (11.03%) JIRA
5 87 (9.14%) Mockito
6 72 (7.56%) JUnit
7 54 (5.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 48 (5.04%) Ant
8 48 (5.04%) Cucumber
9 45 (4.73%) Bitbucket
9 45 (4.73%) Selenium
10 42 (4.41%) SonarQube
11 37 (3.89%) TeamCity
12 27 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 27 (2.84%) Vagrant
13 26 (2.73%) Gradle
13 26 (2.73%) Visual Studio
14 25 (2.63%) Artifactory
15 24 (2.52%) Subversion
16 23 (2.42%) NUnit
General
1 106 (11.13%) Finance
2 87 (9.14%) Banking
3 34 (3.57%) Retail
4 26 (2.73%) Games
5 21 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.10%) Marketing
7 18 (1.89%) Publishing
8 7 (0.74%) Front Office
8 7 (0.74%) Legal
9 6 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.32%) Advertising
10 3 (0.32%) Electronics
10 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Automotive
11 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 533 (55.99%) Developer
2 215 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 160 (16.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 126 (13.24%) Senior Developer
5 94 (9.87%) .NET Developer
6 68 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 65 (6.83%) C# Developer
8 55 (5.78%) AWS Engineer
9 49 (5.15%) Agile Developer
9 49 (5.15%) Scala Developer
10 47 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 46 (4.83%) Elasticsearch Developer
12 42 (4.41%) AWS Developer
13 40 (4.20%) AWS DevOps
14 39 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
15 37 (3.89%) Architect
15 37 (3.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 37 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
15 37 (3.89%) Java Engineer
16 35 (3.68%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (23.42%) Elastic Stack
2 194 (20.38%) AngularJS
3 186 (19.54%) Spring
4 178 (18.70%) RESTful
5 177 (18.59%) .NET
6 175 (18.38%) REST
7 162 (17.02%) Node.js
8 149 (15.65%) Kafka
9 140 (14.71%) Web Services
10 122 (12.82%) HTML
11 114 (11.97%) CSS
12 111 (11.66%) React
13 93 (9.77%) RabbitMQ
13 93 (9.77%) XML
14 92 (9.66%) ASP.NET
15 83 (8.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 81 (8.51%) Spring Boot
17 78 (8.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 70 (7.35%) jQuery
19 58 (6.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (4.10%) User Experience
4 37 (3.89%) Linux Command Line
5 34 (3.57%) Fintech
6 26 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.42%) Algorithms
8 21 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.68%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.68%) Replication
10 13 (1.37%) Clustering
11 11 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.16%) Wiki
12 9 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.74%) Blog
14 7 (0.74%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.74%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 321 (33.72%) Linux
2 100 (10.50%) Windows
3 81 (8.51%) Unix
4 73 (7.67%) CentOS
5 59 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (3.99%) Windows Server
7 28 (2.94%) CoreOS
8 27 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (2.52%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.68%) Android
10 16 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.26%) Debian
12 4 (0.42%) Fedora
13 3 (0.32%) AIX
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.11%) SmartOS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (35.19%) DevOps
3 290 (30.46%) TDD
4 230 (24.16%) Microservices
5 228 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
6 207 (21.74%) BDD
7 181 (19.01%) Scrum
8 175 (18.38%) MVC
9 120 (12.61%) Open Source
10 112 (11.76%) Pair Programming
11 100 (10.50%) Software Engineering
12 99 (10.40%) Kanban
13 92 (9.66%) Configuration Management
14 89 (9.35%) Test Automation
15 88 (9.24%) E-Commerce
16 87 (9.14%) Unit Testing
17 84 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
18 78 (8.19%) SOA
19 66 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
20 57 (5.99%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 450 (47.27%) Java
2 277 (29.10%) JavaScript
3 229 (24.05%) SQL
4 205 (21.53%) Python
5 199 (20.90%) C#
6 141 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 104 (10.92%) Scala
8 98 (10.29%) Ruby
9 58 (6.09%) PowerShell
10 49 (5.15%) Groovy
11 46 (4.83%) PHP
12 45 (4.73%) Go
13 37 (3.89%) Shell Script
14 32 (3.36%) GraphQL
15 31 (3.26%) ES6
16 29 (3.05%) T-SQL
17 27 (2.84%) Perl
18 25 (2.63%) XPath
19 24 (2.52%) TypeScript
20 19 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 108 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 81 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 48 (5.04%) Degree
4 22 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.53%) PMP
9 4 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.42%) PhD
9 4 (0.42%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.32%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.32%) RHCE
11 2 (0.21%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) CISSP
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.11%) MySQL Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.52%) QA
2 11 (1.16%) GCP
3 5 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.53%) GPG13
4 3 (0.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 253 (26.58%) Docker
2 45 (4.73%) HDFS
3 29 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.94%) Apache Flume
5 27 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (2.73%) Squid
7 23 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (2.00%) Postfix
8 19 (2.00%) vCloud
9 15 (1.58%) Samba
10 13 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 12 (1.26%) Active Directory
12 11 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (0.95%) etcd
14 5 (0.53%) LXC
15 4 (0.42%) KVM
16 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 212 (22.27%) Kibana
2 205 (21.53%) Ansible
3 189 (19.85%) logstash
4 168 (17.65%) Puppet
5 140 (14.71%) Terraform
6 113 (11.87%) Opscode Chef
7 102 (10.71%) Kubernetes
8 75 (7.88%) Grafana
9 45 (4.73%) ZABBIX
10 40 (4.20%) Rancher
11 39 (4.10%) Nagios
12 34 (3.57%) Prometheus
13 31 (3.26%) Sysdig
14 26 (2.73%) WMI
15 23 (2.42%) Consul
15 23 (2.42%) Docker Swarm
15 23 (2.42%) Salt
16 21 (2.21%) Oozie
17 19 (2.00%) Graphite
18 18 (1.89%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 109 (11.45%) Splunk
2 77 (8.09%) Oracle
3 70 (7.35%) VMware
4 59 (6.20%) AppDynamics
5 57 (5.99%) Microsoft
6 50 (5.25%) Google
7 30 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 27 (2.84%) Cisco
9 24 (2.52%) Atlassian
10 22 (2.31%) Sonatype
11 21 (2.21%) SolarWinds
12 19 (2.00%) New Relic
13 18 (1.89%) SaltStack
14 17 (1.79%) Cloudera
14 17 (1.79%) Hortonworks
15 13 (1.37%) Adobe
16 12 (1.26%) AlienVault
16 12 (1.26%) Fortinet
16 12 (1.26%) Juniper
16 12 (1.26%) Mitel