Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 276 551
Rank change year-on-year +23 +275 +151
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 996 1005 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 0.95% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.00% 5.12% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 696 251
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £363 £338 £300
90th Percentile £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 16595 19611 20362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.60% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10861 12817 12816
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 508 621
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.76 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

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 22 October 2017.

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 14 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 22 October 2017. 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 +23 958 £500 +5.26% 141
London +5 689 £513 +7.89% 78
UK excluding London -5 293 £450 - 67
Midlands +54 82 £470 +4.44% 8
South East -56 69 £463 -2.58% 20
West Midlands +71 62 £470 +4.44% 2
North of England +73 49 £400 -3.03% 16
South West +19 48 £415 -7.78% 11
North West +43 31 £400 -11.11% 10
Wales +9 20 £425 -17.07% 3
East Midlands -20 20 £450 - 6
Yorkshire +11 18 £403 +3.21% 6
East of England -26 17 £380 -3.80% 8
Scotland +14 8 £375 -6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, 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.

1 464 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (45.08%) Java
3 353 (35.44%) Amazon AWS
4 340 (34.14%) DevOps
5 327 (32.83%) Linux
6 301 (30.22%) JavaScript
7 279 (28.01%) TDD
8 278 (27.91%) Python
9 249 (25.00%) Docker
10 231 (23.19%) Elastic Stack
11 220 (22.09%) Git (software)
12 213 (21.39%) NoSQL
13 212 (21.29%) Kibana
14 204 (20.48%) logstash
15 203 (20.38%) C#
16 202 (20.28%) Microservices
17 200 (20.08%) Jenkins
18 189 (18.98%) Ansible
19 186 (18.67%) Scrum
20 182 (18.27%) SQL
21 172 (17.27%) REST
22 171 (17.17%) .NET
23 167 (16.77%) Terraform
24 165 (16.57%) AngularJS
24 165 (16.57%) HTML
25 161 (16.16%) Puppet
25 161 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
26 154 (15.46%) MVC
27 152 (15.26%) Bash Shell
28 150 (15.06%) MongoDB

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
1 118 (11.85%) Apache
2 116 (11.65%) Apache Spark
3 104 (10.44%) Apache Solr
4 65 (6.53%) Tomcat
5 61 (6.12%) nginx
6 55 (5.52%) Confluence
7 20 (2.01%) OpenStack
8 18 (1.81%) CMS
9 13 (1.31%) Drupal
10 12 (1.20%) Apache Pig
11 11 (1.10%) IIS
11 11 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.90%) JBoss
14 7 (0.70%) Mule
14 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.50%) Jetty
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.10%) HipChat
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.10%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 353 (35.44%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (8.73%) Amazon EC2
4 74 (7.43%) GitHub
5 68 (6.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 65 (6.53%) Amazon S3
7 35 (3.51%) Serverless
8 33 (3.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 32 (3.21%) Amazon SQS
10 30 (3.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 29 (2.91%) Amazon ELB
12 26 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (2.01%) Heroku
14 19 (1.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 19 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
14 19 (1.91%) Route 53
15 11 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
16 10 (1.00%) Quay.io
17 8 (0.80%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.42%) DNS
1 44 (4.42%) HTTP
2 28 (2.81%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.91%) Network Security
4 17 (1.71%) SSH
5 16 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
5 16 (1.61%) SSL
6 15 (1.51%) Firewall
7 14 (1.41%) OpenVPN
8 12 (1.20%) LDAP
9 10 (1.00%) Kerberos
10 9 (0.90%) CTI
10 9 (0.90%) LAN
10 9 (0.90%) SAN
10 9 (0.90%) WAN
11 7 (0.70%) Internet
11 7 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (0.70%) SNMP
12 6 (0.60%) DHCP
12 6 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (21.39%) NoSQL
2 150 (15.06%) MongoDB
3 131 (13.15%) Hadoop
4 123 (12.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 123 (12.35%) Big Data
5 102 (10.24%) SQL Server
6 99 (9.94%) PostgreSQL
7 81 (8.13%) MySQL
8 58 (5.82%) HBase
9 57 (5.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 49 (4.92%) Apache Hive
11 42 (4.22%) Neo4j
12 41 (4.12%) Redis
13 35 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
13 35 (3.51%) Relational Database
14 23 (2.31%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.91%) Impala
16 14 (1.41%) Flink
17 12 (1.20%) Oracle Database
18 11 (1.10%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 220 (22.09%) Git (software)
2 200 (20.08%) Jenkins
3 102 (10.24%) JIRA
4 101 (10.14%) Maven
5 55 (5.52%) Mockito
6 54 (5.42%) Bitbucket
6 54 (5.42%) JUnit
7 45 (4.52%) Vagrant
8 44 (4.42%) Selenium
9 38 (3.82%) Sonatype Nexus
10 37 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 36 (3.61%) TeamCity
12 33 (3.31%) Ant
13 32 (3.21%) Cucumber
13 32 (3.21%) Subversion
14 30 (3.01%) Grunt
15 29 (2.91%) SonarQube
16 24 (2.41%) Gradle
16 24 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
16 24 (2.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (9.74%) Finance
2 92 (9.24%) Banking
3 37 (3.71%) Retail
4 32 (3.21%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.31%) Front Office
6 20 (2.01%) Games
7 18 (1.81%) Marketing
8 10 (1.00%) Legal
9 9 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.50%) Electronics
10 5 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.30%) Billing
11 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.10%) Automotive
13 1 (0.10%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.10%) Hungarian Language
13 1 (0.10%) Publishing
13 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 525 (52.71%) Developer
2 191 (19.18%) Java Developer
3 163 (16.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 103 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 86 (8.63%) .NET Developer
6 74 (7.43%) C# Developer
7 58 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
8 52 (5.22%) AWS Engineer
9 51 (5.12%) Elasticsearch Developer
9 51 (5.12%) Senior Java Developer
10 43 (4.32%) Consultant
11 42 (4.22%) Scala Developer
12 41 (4.12%) Data Engineer
12 41 (4.12%) Software Engineer
13 40 (4.02%) Agile Developer
13 40 (4.02%) Java Engineer
14 38 (3.82%) Agile Java Developer
15 37 (3.71%) AWS Developer
16 35 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
17 34 (3.41%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (23.19%) Elastic Stack
2 172 (17.27%) REST
3 171 (17.17%) .NET
4 165 (16.57%) AngularJS
4 165 (16.57%) HTML
5 148 (14.86%) Kafka
6 146 (14.66%) CSS
7 145 (14.56%) Node.js
8 144 (14.46%) Spring
9 135 (13.55%) Web Services
10 120 (12.05%) RESTful
11 102 (10.24%) RabbitMQ
12 94 (9.44%) HTML5
13 92 (9.24%) React
14 90 (9.04%) ASP.NET
15 78 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 76 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
17 71 (7.13%) Spring Boot
17 71 (7.13%) XML
18 69 (6.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (4.02%) Linux Command Line
4 39 (3.92%) User Experience
5 27 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.21%) Data Structures
7 20 (2.01%) Replication
8 17 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 16 (1.61%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.41%) Clustering
11 12 (1.20%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.10%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.10%) Fintech
13 10 (1.00%) Blog
13 10 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.90%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.90%) Wiki
15 8 (0.80%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 327 (32.83%) Linux
2 101 (10.14%) Windows
3 74 (7.43%) Unix
4 58 (5.82%) CentOS
5 39 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (3.41%) Windows Server
7 32 (3.21%) Ubuntu
8 31 (3.11%) CoreOS
9 14 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.80%) Debian
12 6 (0.60%) Fedora
13 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.30%) AIX
14 3 (0.30%) Android
14 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (34.14%) DevOps
3 279 (28.01%) TDD
4 202 (20.28%) Microservices
5 186 (18.67%) Scrum
6 161 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
7 154 (15.46%) MVC
8 134 (13.45%) BDD
9 96 (9.64%) Software Engineering
10 95 (9.54%) Kanban
10 95 (9.54%) Open Source
11 90 (9.04%) E-Commerce
12 88 (8.84%) Configuration Management
13 73 (7.33%) Test Automation
14 71 (7.13%) Pair Programming
15 65 (6.53%) Unit Testing
16 56 (5.62%) Analytics
17 53 (5.32%) Front End Development
18 51 (5.12%) Machine Learning
19 49 (4.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 449 (45.08%) Java
2 301 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 278 (27.91%) Python
4 203 (20.38%) C#
5 182 (18.27%) SQL
6 152 (15.26%) Bash Shell
7 134 (13.45%) Ruby
8 99 (9.94%) Scala
9 66 (6.63%) Go
10 44 (4.42%) Groovy
11 40 (4.02%) PHP
11 40 (4.02%) PowerShell
12 31 (3.11%) Shell Script
13 29 (2.91%) T-SQL
14 27 (2.71%) ES6
15 26 (2.61%) Perl
16 17 (1.71%) C++
17 14 (1.41%) C
18 10 (1.00%) TypeScript
19 8 (0.80%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 119 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 87 (8.73%) SC Cleared
3 44 (4.42%) Degree
4 19 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.81%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.80%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.60%) MySQL Certification
7 6 (0.60%) PMP
8 5 (0.50%) CISSP
8 5 (0.50%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.40%) CISA
9 4 (0.40%) CISM
9 4 (0.40%) PhD
9 4 (0.40%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.30%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.30%) RHCE
11 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.41%) QA
2 8 (0.80%) GPG13
2 8 (0.80%) SLA
3 7 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.70%) GCP
4 3 (0.30%) FedRAMP
4 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 249 (25.00%) Docker
2 43 (4.32%) HDFS
3 25 (2.51%) Apache Flume
4 21 (2.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 19 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (1.81%) etcd
7 16 (1.61%) Active Directory
7 16 (1.61%) Hyper-V
7 16 (1.61%) Squid
7 16 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (1.51%) LXC
8 15 (1.51%) vCloud
9 14 (1.41%) Postfix
10 13 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.00%) flannel
11 10 (1.00%) Samba
12 8 (0.80%) vSphere
13 7 (0.70%) Ceph
13 7 (0.70%) GlusterFS
13 7 (0.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 212 (21.29%) Kibana
2 204 (20.48%) logstash
3 189 (18.98%) Ansible
4 167 (16.77%) Terraform
5 161 (16.16%) Puppet
6 97 (9.74%) Kubernetes
7 88 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
8 68 (6.83%) Grafana
9 40 (4.02%) Nagios
10 39 (3.92%) ZABBIX
11 34 (3.41%) Prometheus
12 30 (3.01%) Sysdig
13 27 (2.71%) Graphite
14 23 (2.31%) Consul
14 23 (2.31%) Salt
15 22 (2.21%) Rancher
16 19 (1.91%) Docker Swarm
16 19 (1.91%) Oozie
17 17 (1.71%) Marathon
18 15 (1.51%) Packer
Vendors
1 67 (6.73%) Oracle
2 66 (6.63%) Splunk
3 58 (5.82%) VMware
4 55 (5.52%) Microsoft
5 35 (3.51%) AppDynamics
6 32 (3.21%) Atlassian
7 29 (2.91%) Google
8 26 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 23 (2.31%) Cloudera
10 18 (1.81%) Hortonworks
11 15 (1.51%) New Relic
11 15 (1.51%) Sonatype
12 13 (1.31%) Cisco
12 13 (1.31%) SaltStack
13 11 (1.10%) Rackspace
14 10 (1.00%) Adobe
14 10 (1.00%) Sitecore
15 8 (0.80%) EMC
15 8 (0.80%) Percona
15 8 (0.80%) SAP