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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 407 524
Rank change year-on-year +165 +117  
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 461 260 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.49% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.91% 2.71% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 221 94
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.93% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7805 9592 9971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.60% 18.07% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 6396 6230
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 235 339
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -2.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Elasticsearch as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 30 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +146 441 £475 +5.55% 183
London +95 321 £475 - 101
City of London +15 40 £475 +5.55% 25
West Midlands +47 32 £460 +4.54% 7
South West +27 31 £400 +12.28% 6
Croydon +10 18 £488 +21.87%
South East +14 17 £419 -4.77% 27
East Midlands +5 15 £438 +9.37% 5
Shropshire +21 11 £498 +13.19% 1
East of England -3 11 £375 -6.25% 20
Telford +19 9 £498 +13.19% 1
Devon - 9 £413 - 2
Bristol -1 8 £500 +42.85% 1
South Wales - 8 £400 -
Cardiff - 8 £400 -
Wales - 8 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 8 £400 - 1
Nottingham - 8 £400 - 1
Scotland - 7 £356 -
Yorkshire +9 6 £450 +12.50% 5
Hertfordshire -1 6 £363 +13.28% 10
Surrey -6 6 £351 -17.52% 6
North West +20 5 £450 - 11
Sheffield +12 5 £513 +22.38%
Gloucestershire +10 5 - -
Wiltshire +9 5 £400 +14.28%
South Yorkshire +8 5 £513 +22.38%
Leamington Spa - 5 £200 -
Northampton - 5 £475 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £475 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 414 (52.47%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (42.33%) Java
3 313 (39.67%) Amazon AWS
4 298 (37.77%) DevOps
5 293 (37.14%) Python
6 259 (32.83%) Docker
7 254 (32.19%) Linux
8 241 (30.54%) TDD
9 239 (30.29%) JavaScript
10 221 (28.01%) Git (software)
11 183 (23.19%) Microservices
11 183 (23.19%) Elastic Stack
12 180 (22.81%) Jenkins
13 177 (22.43%) Ansible
14 175 (22.18%) Kibana
15 174 (22.05%) Scrum
16 169 (21.42%) Ruby
16 169 (21.42%) Puppet
17 167 (21.17%) Kafka
18 166 (21.04%) logstash
19 157 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
20 155 (19.65%) NoSQL
21 152 (19.26%) MongoDB
21 152 (19.26%) AngularJS
22 145 (18.38%) Hadoop
23 135 (17.11%) SQL
23 135 (17.11%) Bash Shell
24 128 (16.22%) .NET
25 124 (15.72%) C#
25 124 (15.72%) Terraform

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 (11.79%) Apache Spark
2 90 (11.41%) Confluence
3 83 (10.52%) Apache
4 76 (9.63%) Apache Solr
5 52 (6.59%) Tomcat
6 40 (5.07%) nginx
7 24 (3.04%) WebSphere
8 18 (2.28%) JBoss
8 18 (2.28%) OpenStack
9 16 (2.03%) Apache Pig
10 13 (1.65%) CMS
11 8 (1.01%) Drupal
12 7 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.89%) SAS
13 6 (0.76%) Mule
13 6 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.51%) Jetty
15 4 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.38%) SPSS
2 2 (0.25%) HipChat
3 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.13%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 313 (39.67%) Amazon AWS
2 157 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (11.28%) Amazon EC2
4 70 (8.87%) GitHub
5 53 (6.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (4.82%) Amazon S3
7 27 (3.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 25 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
8 25 (3.17%) Twilio
9 20 (2.53%) Heroku
9 20 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 18 (2.28%) Amazon ELB
11 16 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 11 (1.39%) Quay.io
14 9 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (1.14%) SaaS
15 8 (1.01%) Route 53
16 7 (0.89%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.70%) HTTP
2 37 (4.69%) DNS
3 18 (2.28%) Internet
4 17 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.90%) SSH
6 13 (1.65%) OpenLDAP
7 12 (1.52%) SSL
8 11 (1.39%) OpenVPN
9 10 (1.27%) Firewall
9 10 (1.27%) LDAP
9 10 (1.27%) Network Security
9 10 (1.27%) SNMP
10 8 (1.01%) Multicast
10 8 (1.01%) VPN
11 7 (0.89%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.76%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.63%) LAN
13 5 (0.63%) WAN
14 4 (0.51%) DSL
14 4 (0.51%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (19.65%) NoSQL
2 152 (19.26%) MongoDB
3 145 (18.38%) Hadoop
4 114 (14.45%) PostgreSQL
5 101 (12.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 96 (12.17%) SQL Server
7 93 (11.79%) Big Data
8 70 (8.87%) MySQL
9 62 (7.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 58 (7.35%) HBase
11 50 (6.34%) Apache Hive
12 31 (3.93%) Redis
13 25 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
14 23 (2.92%) Neo4j
15 18 (2.28%) Relational Database
16 16 (2.03%) RethinkDB
17 11 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (1.39%) InfluxDB
18 10 (1.27%) Impala
18 10 (1.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 221 (28.01%) Git (software)
2 180 (22.81%) Jenkins
3 107 (13.56%) JIRA
4 106 (13.43%) Maven
5 45 (5.70%) TeamCity
6 41 (5.20%) JUnit
7 40 (5.07%) Octopus Deploy
8 38 (4.82%) Bitbucket
9 35 (4.44%) Selenium
10 33 (4.18%) Vagrant
11 29 (3.68%) Mockito
12 28 (3.55%) Ant
13 27 (3.42%) Subversion
14 24 (3.04%) Gradle
15 23 (2.92%) Cucumber
16 21 (2.66%) WebDriver
17 20 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (2.41%) RSpec
19 18 (2.28%) Artifactory
20 17 (2.15%) Grunt
General
1 55 (6.97%) Finance
2 48 (6.08%) Banking
3 13 (1.65%) Front Office
3 13 (1.65%) Investment Banking
3 13 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.52%) Retail
5 9 (1.14%) Marketing
6 8 (1.01%) Games
7 7 (0.89%) Legal
8 3 (0.38%) Advertising
8 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.25%) Billing
9 2 (0.25%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.13%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
10 1 (0.13%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 395 (50.06%) Developer
2 150 (19.01%) Java Developer
3 134 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 66 (8.37%) .NET Developer
5 65 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 59 (7.48%) C# Developer
7 54 (6.84%) Architect
8 42 (5.32%) AWS Engineer
9 39 (4.94%) Python Developer
10 36 (4.56%) AWS Developer
10 36 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 33 (4.18%) Data Engineer
11 33 (4.18%) Linux Engineer
12 31 (3.93%) AWS DevOps
12 31 (3.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 29 (3.68%) Agile Developer
14 28 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
15 27 (3.42%) Azure Developer
15 27 (3.42%) Consultant
15 27 (3.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (23.19%) Elastic Stack
2 167 (21.17%) Kafka
3 152 (19.26%) AngularJS
4 128 (16.22%) .NET
5 118 (14.96%) Node.js
6 111 (14.07%) REST
7 110 (13.94%) HTML
8 109 (13.81%) Spring
9 100 (12.67%) CSS
10 86 (10.90%) ASP.NET
10 86 (10.90%) Web Services
11 82 (10.39%) RabbitMQ
12 69 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 61 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 61 (7.73%) HTML5
13 61 (7.73%) React
14 60 (7.60%) RESTful
15 57 (7.22%) Spring Boot
16 44 (5.58%) Django
16 44 (5.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.48%) Public Cloud
2 57 (7.22%) User Experience
3 44 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
6 26 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.79%) Blog
8 17 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.52%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.39%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.27%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.27%) Fintech
11 10 (1.27%) Wiki
12 8 (1.01%) Replication
13 7 (0.89%) Clustering
13 7 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.89%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.76%) EPoS
15 5 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 254 (32.19%) Linux
2 110 (13.94%) Windows
3 70 (8.87%) CentOS
4 50 (6.34%) Unix
5 30 (3.80%) Ubuntu
6 19 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.77%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.65%) CoreOS
9 8 (1.01%) FreeBSD
10 6 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
11 5 (0.63%) Fedora
12 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.38%) Debian
13 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.25%) SUSE
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (52.47%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (37.77%) DevOps
3 241 (30.54%) TDD
4 183 (23.19%) Microservices
5 174 (22.05%) Scrum
6 119 (15.08%) BDD
7 103 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
8 100 (12.67%) MVC
9 95 (12.04%) Configuration Management
10 77 (9.76%) E-Commerce
11 76 (9.63%) Kanban
12 75 (9.51%) Software Engineering
13 70 (8.87%) Test Automation
14 59 (7.48%) Open Source
15 58 (7.35%) Pair Programming
16 55 (6.97%) Web Development
17 49 (6.21%) Continuous Deployment
17 49 (6.21%) OO
18 45 (5.70%) Front End Development
19 42 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 334 (42.33%) Java
2 293 (37.14%) Python
3 239 (30.29%) JavaScript
4 169 (21.42%) Ruby
5 135 (17.11%) Bash Shell
5 135 (17.11%) SQL
6 124 (15.72%) C#
7 96 (12.17%) Scala
8 47 (5.96%) Go
9 38 (4.82%) Perl
10 37 (4.69%) PHP
11 24 (3.04%) Groovy
12 20 (2.53%) C
12 20 (2.53%) T-SQL
13 19 (2.41%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.28%) R
15 15 (1.90%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.65%) C++
16 13 (1.65%) ES6
17 11 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 120 (15.21%) Security Cleared
2 97 (12.29%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.93%) Degree
4 16 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.01%) CISSP
7 7 (0.89%) CISA
7 7 (0.89%) CISM
7 7 (0.89%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.63%) MySQL Certification
9 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) CCIE
10 1 (0.13%) CFA
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) LPIC
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
10 1 (0.13%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.18%) QA
2 6 (0.76%) FedRAMP
2 6 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.25%) MiFID
4 1 (0.13%) GCP
System Software
1 259 (32.83%) Docker
2 32 (4.06%) HDFS
3 29 (3.68%) Apache Flume
4 23 (2.92%) Active Directory
5 22 (2.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (1.65%) Squid
8 12 (1.52%) vCloud
8 12 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.39%) etcd
9 11 (1.39%) flannel
9 11 (1.39%) Postfix
10 9 (1.14%) Samba
11 8 (1.01%) Ceph
11 8 (1.01%) LXC
11 8 (1.01%) Snort
12 7 (0.89%) GlusterFS
12 7 (0.89%) SkyDNS
12 7 (0.89%) vSphere
13 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 177 (22.43%) Ansible
2 175 (22.18%) Kibana
3 169 (21.42%) Puppet
4 166 (21.04%) logstash
5 124 (15.72%) Terraform
6 91 (11.53%) Opscode Chef
7 76 (9.63%) Kubernetes
8 45 (5.70%) Grafana
9 41 (5.20%) Nagios
10 38 (4.82%) Graphite
11 29 (3.68%) Prometheus
12 25 (3.17%) ZABBIX
13 21 (2.66%) Hadoop YARN
13 21 (2.66%) Mesos
14 19 (2.41%) Sysdig
15 18 (2.28%) Salt
16 16 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
16 16 (2.03%) rkt
17 15 (1.90%) Rsyslog
18 13 (1.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 51 (6.46%) Oracle
2 49 (6.21%) VMware
3 37 (4.69%) Cloudera
4 31 (3.93%) Splunk
5 29 (3.68%) Microsoft
6 24 (3.04%) Red Hat
7 20 (2.53%) Atlassian
7 20 (2.53%) IBM
8 18 (2.28%) AppDynamics
9 13 (1.65%) SAP
10 12 (1.52%) Rackspace
11 11 (1.39%) Google
11 11 (1.39%) Sonatype
12 10 (1.27%) Hortonworks
12 10 (1.27%) Sybase
13 7 (0.89%) Adobe
13 7 (0.89%) Percona
13 7 (0.89%) SaltStack
13 7 (0.89%) Teradata
14 6 (0.76%) Ab Initio
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