Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 367 272 292
Rank change year-on-year -95 +20 -53
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 591 402 635
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.95% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 6.57% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 312 471
10th Percentile £438 £331 £400
25th Percentile £500 £413 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £689 £595 £600
90th Percentile £756 £674 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
10th Percentile - - £30.38
25th Percentile £75.00 - £35.44
Median hourly rate £80.00 - £40.75
75th Percentile £85.00 - £44.00
90th Percentile - - £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.75
% change year-on-year - - -2.57%

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 10,807 6,122 10,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.31% 14.42% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,431 4,188 6,817
10th Percentile £313 £275 £250
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £565 £550
90th Percentile £703 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +7.48% +0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 173 231
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.10 £11.00
25th Percentile £16.53 £18.85 £14.25
Median hourly rate £24.68 £26.96 £19.44
Median % change year-on-year -8.46% +38.68% +3.68%
75th Percentile £51.00 £57.17 £36.70
90th Percentile £65.50 £64.50 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33% +2.86%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Elasticsearch.

Daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Elasticsearch.

Hourly rate trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 17 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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -110 434 £600 +17.07% 291
London -54 329 £615 +20.00% 128
Work from Home -97 201 £565 +13.00% 70
UK excluding London -166 100 £500 - 182
South East -62 26 £598 +25.79% 43
Scotland -49 24 £495 +4.21% 12
North of England -66 18 £463 +2.78% 29
South West -83 15 £500 -4.76% 29
Midlands -54 14 £500 +4.44% 38
North East +1 8 £581 +5.68% 4
East Midlands -24 8 £500 -1.48% 15
North West -50 7 £444 +0.85% 19
West Midlands -44 6 £460 +2.22% 23
Yorkshire -46 3 £475 +5.56% 6
Wales - 3 £510 - 8
Northern Ireland -7 1 £475 +21.17%
East of England -60 1 - - 23

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 270 (45.69%) DevOps
2 258 (43.65%) AWS
3 247 (41.79%) Python
4 233 (39.42%) Java
5 232 (39.26%) CI/CD
6 214 (36.21%) Docker
7 197 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 169 (28.60%) Terraform
9 168 (28.43%) Kubernetes
10 166 (28.09%) Azure
11 162 (27.41%) Microservices
12 159 (26.90%) Ansible
13 156 (26.40%) Jenkins
14 151 (25.55%) Kibana
15 146 (24.70%) SQL
16 142 (24.03%) JavaScript
17 139 (23.52%) Git (software)
18 133 (22.50%) Elastic Stack
19 131 (22.17%) Kafka
20 121 (20.47%) Linux
21 109 (18.44%) Finance
21 109 (18.44%) PostgreSQL
21 109 (18.44%) NoSQL
22 100 (16.92%) logstash
23 99 (16.75%) MongoDB
24 95 (16.07%) Prometheus
25 92 (15.57%) TDD
26 87 (14.72%) Analytics
27 84 (14.21%) React
27 84 (14.21%) Social Skills

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 64 (10.83%) Apache Spark
2 52 (8.80%) Apache
3 29 (4.91%) Tomcat
4 26 (4.40%) nginx
5 24 (4.06%) Confluence
6 12 (2.03%) Apache Pulsar
6 12 (2.03%) Appian
7 11 (1.86%) Apache Airflow
8 10 (1.69%) OnBase
9 9 (1.52%) GemFire
10 8 (1.35%) IIS
10 8 (1.35%) Jetty
11 5 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.68%) CMS
12 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.51%) Mule
13 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.34%) Drupal
14 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.34%) Mingle
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Endur
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 258 (43.65%) AWS
2 166 (28.09%) Azure
3 72 (12.18%) Serverless
4 70 (11.84%) GCP
5 59 (9.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 59 (9.98%) GitHub
6 51 (8.63%) Amazon ECS
6 51 (8.63%) AWS Lambda
7 49 (8.29%) PaaS
7 49 (8.29%) SaaS
8 44 (7.45%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (7.45%) Amazon EKS
9 38 (6.43%) Amazon EMR
10 35 (5.92%) Route 53
11 33 (5.58%) Amazon S3
12 32 (5.41%) Azure Monitor
13 29 (4.91%) OpenShift
14 21 (3.55%) Power Platform
15 18 (3.05%) AWS Fargate
16 15 (2.54%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.06%) DNS
2 23 (3.89%) Internet
3 17 (2.88%) Multicast
4 14 (2.37%) HTTP
5 9 (1.52%) SSL
6 8 (1.35%) VPN
6 8 (1.35%) Wireshark
7 7 (1.18%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.02%) Firewall
8 6 (1.02%) FTP
8 6 (1.02%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.02%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.85%) MPLS
10 4 (0.68%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (0.68%) WAN
11 2 (0.34%) Intranet
11 2 (0.34%) SAN
11 2 (0.34%) SMS
11 2 (0.34%) SNMP
11 2 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (18.44%) NoSQL
1 109 (18.44%) PostgreSQL
2 99 (16.75%) MongoDB
3 78 (13.20%) Relational Database
4 76 (12.86%) Redis
5 70 (11.84%) MySQL
6 61 (10.32%) Big Data
7 59 (9.98%) Hadoop
8 52 (8.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 43 (7.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 41 (6.94%) SQL Server
11 36 (6.09%) Amazon RDS
12 32 (5.41%) HBase
13 21 (3.55%) Neo4j
13 21 (3.55%) Power BI
13 21 (3.55%) RDBMS
14 20 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (3.38%) Flink
15 17 (2.88%) Amazon Redshift
15 17 (2.88%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 156 (26.40%) Jenkins
2 139 (23.52%) Git (software)
3 65 (11.00%) GitLab
4 60 (10.15%) JIRA
5 57 (9.64%) SonarQube
6 52 (8.80%) Selenium
7 51 (8.63%) Maven
8 48 (8.12%) TeamCity
9 38 (6.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 32 (5.41%) Gradle
10 32 (5.41%) JUnit
11 30 (5.08%) Artifactory
11 30 (5.08%) Cucumber
12 19 (3.21%) Bitbucket
12 19 (3.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 18 (3.05%) Capybara
13 18 (3.05%) Locust
13 18 (3.05%) minitest
13 18 (3.05%) RSpec
13 18 (3.05%) Subversion
General
1 109 (18.44%) Finance
2 84 (14.21%) Social Skills
3 55 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (5.58%) Banking
5 31 (5.25%) Public Sector
6 28 (4.74%) Marketing
7 19 (3.21%) Front Office
8 15 (2.54%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.03%) Retail
10 11 (1.86%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.52%) Law
12 8 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (0.85%) Influencing Skills
14 4 (0.68%) Advertising
14 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.51%) Back Office
15 3 (0.51%) Games
16 2 (0.34%) Billing
16 2 (0.34%) Publishing
16 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 221 (37.39%) Developer
2 114 (19.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (11.17%) Java Developer
4 51 (8.63%) AWS Engineer
5 39 (6.60%) AWS DevOps
5 39 (6.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 38 (6.43%) Data Engineer
7 36 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 35 (5.92%) Software Engineer
9 32 (5.41%) Python Developer
10 31 (5.25%) Architect
11 30 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
12 22 (3.72%) Analyst
13 21 (3.55%) Big Data Engineer
14 17 (2.88%) AWS Developer
14 17 (2.88%) C++ Developer
15 16 (2.71%) Azure Engineer
15 16 (2.71%) Technical Leader
16 15 (2.54%) SQL Analyst
17 14 (2.37%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (22.50%) Elastic Stack
2 131 (22.17%) Kafka
3 84 (14.21%) React
3 84 (14.21%) REST
4 78 (13.20%) Spring
5 75 (12.69%) HTML
6 69 (11.68%) Node.js
7 65 (11.00%) AngularJS
8 63 (10.66%) CSS
9 56 (9.48%) Spring Boot
10 44 (7.45%) RESTful
11 36 (6.09%) Web Services
12 34 (5.75%) .NET
13 33 (5.58%) Middleware
14 29 (4.91%) GraphQL
15 27 (4.57%) Ruby on Rails
16 24 (4.06%) RabbitMQ
17 20 (3.38%) jQuery
17 20 (3.38%) JSON
18 18 (3.05%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.08%) Data Structures
2 28 (4.74%) Public Cloud
3 25 (4.23%) Algorithms
3 25 (4.23%) User Experience
4 22 (3.72%) Cloud Native
4 22 (3.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 19 (3.21%) Private Cloud
6 17 (2.88%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.20%) PKI
9 12 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
11 10 (1.69%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.69%) NVMe
12 9 (1.52%) Derivative
12 9 (1.52%) iPad
13 8 (1.35%) Video on Demand
14 7 (1.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 121 (20.47%) Linux
2 62 (10.49%) Windows
3 20 (3.38%) Android
4 16 (2.71%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.71%) Unix
5 8 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.02%) CentOS
6 6 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.51%) Debian
8 3 (0.51%) Mesosphere
9 2 (0.34%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.34%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (45.69%) DevOps
2 232 (39.26%) CI/CD
3 197 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (27.41%) Microservices
5 92 (15.57%) TDD
6 87 (14.72%) Analytics
7 83 (14.04%) Software Engineering
8 78 (13.20%) Infrastructure as Code
9 77 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (12.18%) Full Stack Development
11 58 (9.81%) OO
11 58 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
11 58 (9.81%) Test Automation
12 56 (9.48%) Configuration Management
13 47 (7.95%) Scrum
14 42 (7.11%) BDD
14 42 (7.11%) Integration Testing
15 41 (6.94%) Unit Testing
16 37 (6.26%) Data Modelling
16 37 (6.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 247 (41.79%) Python
2 233 (39.42%) Java
3 146 (24.70%) SQL
4 142 (24.03%) JavaScript
5 60 (10.15%) C#
5 60 (10.15%) Go
6 58 (9.81%) PowerShell
7 55 (9.31%) Bash
8 53 (8.97%) Scala
9 50 (8.46%) Ruby
10 39 (6.60%) C++
11 33 (5.58%) Java 8
12 30 (5.08%) TypeScript
13 28 (4.74%) Groovy
14 22 (3.72%) PHP
15 20 (3.38%) Java 11
16 15 (2.54%) Shell Script
17 12 (2.03%) VB
18 11 (1.86%) Apple Swift
19 8 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.89%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.38%) Degree
4 10 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.68%) CCNP
9 3 (0.51%) PMP
10 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.34%) MCSE
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.34%) OCP
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CCNA
11 1 (0.17%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.88%) Accessibility
2 15 (2.54%) QA
3 10 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.68%) WCAG
5 2 (0.34%) Dublin Core
5 2 (0.34%) GDPR
5 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.17%) GLBA
6 1 (0.17%) IFRS
6 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) NIST
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 214 (36.21%) Docker
2 31 (5.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.86%) HDFS
5 8 (1.35%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.68%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.34%) Ceph
9 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
9 1 (0.17%) pfSense
9 1 (0.17%) Varnish
9 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 169 (28.60%) Terraform
2 168 (28.43%) Kubernetes
3 159 (26.90%) Ansible
4 151 (25.55%) Kibana
5 100 (16.92%) logstash
6 95 (16.07%) Prometheus
7 60 (10.15%) Grafana
8 38 (6.43%) ITRS Geneos
9 21 (3.55%) BladeLogic
10 19 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (3.05%) Consul
12 17 (2.88%) Puppet
13 15 (2.54%) Graphite
14 13 (2.20%) Nagios
14 13 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
15 12 (2.03%) Argo
16 5 (0.85%) ZABBIX
17 4 (0.68%) Marathon
17 4 (0.68%) Mesos
17 4 (0.68%) Rancher
Vendors
1 84 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 46 (7.78%) Splunk
3 42 (7.11%) Oracle
4 33 (5.58%) Google
5 23 (3.89%) Atlassian
6 21 (3.55%) Altiris
7 17 (2.88%) TIBCO
8 13 (2.20%) MuleSoft
9 12 (2.03%) Teradata
9 12 (2.03%) VMware
10 10 (1.69%) Hyland
10 10 (1.69%) Nuxeo
10 10 (1.69%) OpenText
11 9 (1.52%) AppDynamics
11 9 (1.52%) Informatica
12 8 (1.35%) Alteryx
12 8 (1.35%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.85%) New Relic
13 5 (0.85%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.85%) Talend