Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 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.

Elasticsearch
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 288 227 261
Rank change year-on-year -61 +34 +24
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 740 1,278 1,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 1.24% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.86% 7.36% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 979 734
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.41% +4.86%
10th Percentile £413 £404 £363
90th Percentile £675 £663 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £41.83 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -11.95% +0.53%
10th Percentile £25.10 £26.95 £43.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £41.83 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% -11.95% -

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 12,627 17,366 16,763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.91% 16.79% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,147 11,309 10,969
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £626 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 411 415
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.23 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.98 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.11% +5.00% -2.44%

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 23 October 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 16 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 23 October 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
England -65 703 £525 - 307
London -22 556 £550 - 181
UK excluding London -108 169 £475 -5.00% 137
South East -65 48 £488 -5.80% 37
East of England +25 30 £475 +5.56% 19
South West -2 28 £500 +23.08% 23
North of England -13 25 £421 -15.75% 28
Scotland +15 15 £500 +17.65% 8
North West +6 14 £416 -20.71% 16
Midlands +3 13 £525 +16.67% 19
Wales +28 9 £475 -13.64% 3
Yorkshire +4 9 £450 -10.00% 7
West Midlands +5 8 £525 +10.53% 13
East Midlands +7 3 £438 +6.71% 6
North East +14 2 £463 +7.56% 5
Northern Ireland +4 1 £375 -13.49%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch 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 with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 365 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (39.46%) AWS
3 272 (36.76%) Python
4 245 (33.11%) Docker
5 224 (30.27%) Java
6 202 (27.30%) TDD
7 197 (26.62%) JavaScript
8 191 (25.81%) DevOps
9 185 (25.00%) Node.js
10 183 (24.73%) Linux
11 181 (24.46%) Git (software)
12 169 (22.84%) PostgreSQL
13 165 (22.30%) Microservices
13 165 (22.30%) Kubernetes
14 164 (22.16%) SQL
15 138 (18.65%) Jenkins
16 132 (17.84%) Kafka
17 128 (17.30%) MongoDB
18 116 (15.68%) Terraform
19 115 (15.54%) AngularJS
20 112 (15.14%) NoSQL
21 109 (14.73%) Finance
22 108 (14.59%) Azure
23 104 (14.05%) Elastic Stack
24 103 (13.92%) Kibana
25 102 (13.78%) BDD
26 101 (13.65%) Software Engineering
27 100 (13.51%) Scrum
28 97 (13.11%) MySQL
28 97 (13.11%) REST

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 93 (12.57%) Apache Spark
2 60 (8.11%) Apache
3 37 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 37 (5.00%) Confluence
4 22 (2.97%) nginx
5 17 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.49%) IIS
7 8 (1.08%) JBoss
7 8 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.95%) Drupal
8 7 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (0.81%) CMS
9 6 (0.81%) Jetty
9 6 (0.81%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.81%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 4 (0.54%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.41%) Luigi
11 3 (0.41%) SAS
11 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.14%) InVision
3 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 18 (2.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 292 (39.46%) AWS
2 108 (14.59%) Azure
3 72 (9.73%) Serverless
4 66 (8.92%) AWS Lambda
5 58 (7.84%) Amazon S3
6 53 (7.16%) GCP
7 49 (6.62%) Amazon ECS
8 42 (5.68%) GitHub
9 39 (5.27%) Amazon EC2
10 38 (5.14%) Amazon SQS
11 30 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (3.11%) npm
13 20 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (2.43%) Heroku
14 18 (2.43%) PaaS
15 15 (2.03%) CloudFront
16 14 (1.89%) Datadog
16 14 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (1.76%) Amazon Kinesis
18 12 (1.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.24%) HTTP
2 12 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.49%) SSL
4 9 (1.22%) DNS
5 7 (0.95%) Network Security
6 6 (0.81%) FTP
6 6 (0.81%) SSH
6 6 (0.81%) VPN
7 3 (0.41%) DHCP
7 3 (0.41%) Firewall
7 3 (0.41%) Internet
7 3 (0.41%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.14%) DSL
9 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.14%) FabricPath
9 1 (0.14%) MPLS
9 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (22.84%) PostgreSQL
2 128 (17.30%) MongoDB
3 112 (15.14%) NoSQL
4 97 (13.11%) MySQL
5 83 (11.22%) Big Data
6 80 (10.81%) Hadoop
7 69 (9.32%) Redis
8 64 (8.65%) Relational Database
9 50 (6.76%) SQL Server
10 49 (6.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 49 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (4.59%) Apache Hive
12 30 (4.05%) HBase
13 27 (3.65%) Neo4j
14 26 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (3.11%) Amazon Redshift
16 22 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (2.84%) BigQuery
18 16 (2.16%) Data Mining
19 15 (2.03%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 181 (24.46%) Git (software)
2 138 (18.65%) Jenkins
3 82 (11.08%) JIRA
4 55 (7.43%) Cucumber
4 55 (7.43%) Selenium
5 42 (5.68%) Maven
6 40 (5.41%) GitLab
7 27 (3.65%) CircleCI
8 22 (2.97%) JUnit
9 21 (2.84%) Subversion
10 20 (2.70%) JMeter
11 19 (2.57%) Artifactory
11 19 (2.57%) Gradle
11 19 (2.57%) gulp
12 17 (2.30%) Eclipse
12 17 (2.30%) Grunt
12 17 (2.30%) webpack
13 15 (2.03%) Bitbucket
14 14 (1.89%) Appium
14 14 (1.89%) Jasmine
General
1 109 (14.73%) Finance
2 54 (7.30%) Public Sector
3 34 (4.59%) Marketing
4 33 (4.46%) Banking
4 33 (4.46%) Retail
5 14 (1.89%) Law
5 14 (1.89%) Publishing
6 9 (1.22%) Legal
7 8 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.68%) Front Office
9 5 (0.68%) Games
10 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) International Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 383 (51.76%) Developer
2 89 (12.03%) Python Developer
3 80 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 79 (10.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 73 (9.86%) Senior Developer
6 58 (7.84%) Architect
7 44 (5.95%) Data Engineer
8 30 (4.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 29 (3.92%) React Developer
9 29 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 28 (3.78%) Backend Developer
11 27 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
11 27 (3.65%) Python Engineer
12 24 (3.24%) Ruby Developer
13 22 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
13 22 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (2.84%) Senior Python Developer
15 19 (2.57%) JavaScript Developer
16 18 (2.43%) AWS DevOps
17 17 (2.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (25.00%) Node.js
2 132 (17.84%) Kafka
3 115 (15.54%) AngularJS
4 104 (14.05%) Elastic Stack
5 97 (13.11%) REST
6 88 (11.89%) Spring
7 71 (9.59%) HTML
8 66 (8.92%) RESTful
9 63 (8.51%) CSS
10 62 (8.38%) React
11 58 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
12 57 (7.70%) .NET
12 57 (7.70%) Spring Boot
13 55 (7.43%) JSON
14 50 (6.76%) Web Services
15 47 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
16 42 (5.68%) Django
17 38 (5.14%) GraphQL
17 38 (5.14%) HTML5
17 38 (5.14%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.03%) User Experience
2 42 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (5.27%) Algorithms
4 30 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.11%) Virtual Team
6 20 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.43%) STB
8 15 (2.03%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.62%) Cloud Native
10 11 (1.49%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (1.22%) PKI
12 9 (1.22%) Wiki
13 8 (1.08%) Robotics
14 6 (0.81%) Derivative
14 6 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.68%) Clustering
15 5 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 183 (24.73%) Linux
2 40 (5.41%) Unix
3 37 (5.00%) Windows
4 34 (4.59%) Android
4 34 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.76%) CentOS
8 12 (1.62%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.35%) Debian
10 8 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.81%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.41%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (27.30%) TDD
3 191 (25.81%) DevOps
4 165 (22.30%) Microservices
5 102 (13.78%) BDD
6 101 (13.65%) Software Engineering
7 100 (13.51%) Scrum
8 95 (12.84%) Test Automation
9 90 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (9.73%) Front End Development
11 63 (8.51%) Data Science
12 62 (8.38%) Kanban
13 60 (8.11%) Analytics
14 59 (7.97%) Open Source
15 57 (7.70%) Data Modelling
16 50 (6.76%) Machine Learning
17 42 (5.68%) Configuration Management
18 41 (5.54%) Infrastructure as Code
19 40 (5.41%) MVC
20 39 (5.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 272 (36.76%) Python
2 224 (30.27%) Java
3 197 (26.62%) JavaScript
4 164 (22.16%) SQL
5 69 (9.32%) Bash Shell
6 62 (8.38%) Java 8
7 61 (8.24%) Ruby
8 58 (7.84%) C#
9 55 (7.43%) Scala
10 47 (6.35%) Go
11 46 (6.22%) TypeScript
12 26 (3.51%) Groovy
13 24 (3.24%) Perl
14 23 (3.11%) ES6
15 17 (2.30%) PowerShell
16 16 (2.16%) PHP
17 14 (1.89%) Shell Script
18 13 (1.76%) PL/SQL
18 13 (1.76%) T-SQL
19 9 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 97 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 69 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.54%) Degree
4 13 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.81%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.68%) PhD
8 4 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.54%) ISEB
8 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.27%) CEPT
9 2 (0.27%) EC-Council LPT
9 2 (0.27%) GIAC
9 2 (0.27%) GPEN
10 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.14%) GXPN
10 1 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.11%) QA
2 10 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.08%) GDPR
4 7 (0.95%) MiFID
5 6 (0.81%) EMIR
6 3 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 245 (33.11%) Docker
2 13 (1.76%) HDFS
3 12 (1.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.95%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.81%) LXC
6 5 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.68%) vSphere
7 2 (0.27%) Varnish
7 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.14%) KVM
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) Snort
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 165 (22.30%) Kubernetes
2 116 (15.68%) Terraform
3 103 (13.92%) Kibana
4 83 (11.22%) Ansible
5 62 (8.38%) logstash
6 58 (7.84%) Puppet
7 44 (5.95%) Grafana
8 27 (3.65%) Graphite
8 27 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (2.97%) Consul
9 22 (2.97%) Prometheus
10 14 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
10 14 (1.89%) Packer
11 13 (1.76%) Mesos
12 11 (1.49%) Marathon
12 11 (1.49%) Nagios
13 10 (1.35%) ZABBIX
14 8 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (1.08%) Salt
15 4 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (7.03%) Google
2 42 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.92%) Oracle
4 23 (3.11%) Red Hat
5 22 (2.97%) Splunk
6 19 (2.57%) Sparx
7 15 (2.03%) Cloudera
7 15 (2.03%) VMware
8 13 (1.76%) Hortonworks
9 12 (1.62%) Tableau
10 11 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.22%) Demandware
11 9 (1.22%) Elastic Path
11 9 (1.22%) SaltStack
11 9 (1.22%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.08%) Cisco
13 7 (0.95%) F5
13 7 (0.95%) SevOne
14 6 (0.81%) MuleSoft
14 6 (0.81%) New Relic