Period
to 27 June 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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 278 252 289
Rank change year-on-year -26 +37 +147
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 875 1,110 800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.10% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.11% 6.70% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 808 553
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.70% +4.44%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £349
90th Percentile £675 £638 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -52.13% -6.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.11% - -

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 14,324 16,575 15,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.71% 16.40% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,107 10,960 10,101
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.37% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 384 365
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +0.64% -4.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.65 £49.63 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -7.32%

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 27 June 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 27 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 June 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 -29 843 £525 - 117
London -12 622 £550 +2.33% 51
UK excluding London -65 237 £475 +3.26% 73
South East -14 98 £500 - 20
North of England +14 49 £475 - 12
Yorkshire +15 33 £475 -5.00% 3
South West +9 32 £475 - 16
Midlands -19 32 £405 -4.71% 12
North West +11 15 £463 +6.94% 9
West Midlands -21 15 £425 -12.37% 4
Scotland +23 14 £425 +13.33% 4
East Midlands -1 12 £403 +1.26% 8
East of England -16 8 £613 +44.12% 6
Wales +1 4 £500 -12.09% 3
North East +21 1 £475 +39.71%

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 442 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (38.17%) Amazon AWS
3 328 (37.49%) Docker
4 310 (35.43%) Python
5 299 (34.17%) Java
6 256 (29.26%) JavaScript
7 249 (28.46%) DevOps
8 239 (27.31%) TDD
9 233 (26.63%) Jenkins
10 232 (26.51%) Git (software)
11 218 (24.91%) Linux
12 212 (24.23%) SQL
13 209 (23.89%) Microservices
14 185 (21.14%) Kubernetes
15 182 (20.80%) Kafka
15 182 (20.80%) Node.js
16 181 (20.69%) NoSQL
17 173 (19.77%) AngularJS
18 172 (19.66%) PostgreSQL
19 162 (18.51%) MongoDB
20 158 (18.06%) BDD
21 156 (17.83%) Ansible
22 155 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
23 149 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
24 146 (16.69%) Big Data
25 135 (15.43%) Apache Spark
26 134 (15.31%) MySQL
27 127 (14.51%) Finance
27 127 (14.51%) Kibana
27 127 (14.51%) 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
1 135 (15.43%) Apache Spark
2 76 (8.69%) Apache
3 60 (6.86%) Confluence
4 56 (6.40%) Apache Solr
5 30 (3.43%) nginx
6 15 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.26%) JBoss
9 10 (1.14%) Jupyter
9 10 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.03%) Apache Qpid
11 5 (0.57%) CMS
11 5 (0.57%) WordPress
12 4 (0.46%) IIS
12 4 (0.46%) Magnolia
12 4 (0.46%) Mule
13 3 (0.34%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.34%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.34%) Drupal
13 3 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.11%) InVision
3 1 (0.11%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 334 (38.17%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (12.34%) Serverless
4 94 (10.74%) AWS Lambda
5 73 (8.34%) GitHub
6 64 (7.31%) Amazon S3
7 62 (7.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 54 (6.17%) Amazon ECS
9 49 (5.60%) Amazon SQS
10 44 (5.03%) AWS CloudFormation
11 43 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
12 40 (4.57%) npm
13 29 (3.31%) Amazon Kinesis
14 22 (2.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (2.06%) Datadog
15 18 (2.06%) PaaS
16 16 (1.83%) CloudFront
16 16 (1.83%) Heroku
16 16 (1.83%) OpenShift
17 15 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.54%) HTTP
2 20 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.14%) DNS
3 10 (1.14%) Kerberos
4 9 (1.03%) Internet
4 9 (1.03%) SSL
5 8 (0.91%) FTP
5 8 (0.91%) VPN
6 6 (0.69%) BGP
6 6 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (0.69%) Firewall
6 6 (0.69%) OSPF
7 5 (0.57%) Network Security
7 5 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.46%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (0.46%) Multicast
8 4 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (20.69%) NoSQL
2 172 (19.66%) PostgreSQL
3 162 (18.51%) MongoDB
4 146 (16.69%) Big Data
5 134 (15.31%) MySQL
6 124 (14.17%) Redis
7 109 (12.46%) Hadoop
8 96 (10.97%) SQL Server
9 75 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 67 (7.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 60 (6.86%) Relational Database
12 53 (6.06%) Apache Hive
13 50 (5.71%) Neo4j
14 42 (4.80%) Amazon RDS
15 40 (4.57%) HBase
16 24 (2.74%) Cosmos DB
17 22 (2.51%) Flink
18 20 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
19 19 (2.17%) CouchDB
19 19 (2.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 233 (26.63%) Jenkins
2 232 (26.51%) Git (software)
3 115 (13.14%) JIRA
4 82 (9.37%) Cucumber
5 71 (8.11%) Maven
6 52 (5.94%) Selenium
7 49 (5.60%) gulp
8 41 (4.69%) GitLab
9 40 (4.57%) Subversion
10 39 (4.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 37 (4.23%) Grunt
12 33 (3.77%) JUnit
12 33 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
12 33 (3.77%) Protractor
13 32 (3.66%) Jasmine
14 31 (3.54%) TeamCity
15 29 (3.31%) Mockito
16 23 (2.63%) Mercurial
16 23 (2.63%) webpack
17 22 (2.51%) JMeter
General
1 127 (14.51%) Finance
2 44 (5.03%) Banking
3 31 (3.54%) Retail
4 24 (2.74%) Marketing
5 19 (2.17%) Games
6 14 (1.60%) Publishing
7 13 (1.49%) Law
7 13 (1.49%) Legal
8 12 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.03%) Front Office
9 9 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.80%) Automotive
10 7 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.46%) Advertising
11 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 481 (54.97%) Developer
2 127 (14.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 112 (12.80%) Java Developer
4 90 (10.29%) Python Developer
5 72 (8.23%) Data Engineer
6 65 (7.43%) Architect
6 65 (7.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 57 (6.51%) Senior Developer
8 49 (5.60%) Big Data Engineer
9 44 (5.03%) AWS Engineer
10 43 (4.91%) React Developer
11 40 (4.57%) Software Engineer
12 36 (4.11%) Angular Developer
13 34 (3.89%) Backend Developer
14 32 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
16 29 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
17 26 (2.97%) AWS DevOps
17 26 (2.97%) Elasticsearch Developer
18 25 (2.86%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (20.80%) Kafka
1 182 (20.80%) Node.js
2 173 (19.77%) AngularJS
3 125 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 120 (13.71%) Spring
5 100 (11.43%) HTML
6 99 (11.31%) CSS
7 94 (10.74%) REST
8 89 (10.17%) RabbitMQ
9 82 (9.37%) JSON
10 81 (9.26%) RESTful
10 81 (9.26%) Spring Boot
10 81 (9.26%) Web Services
11 79 (9.03%) .NET
12 74 (8.46%) React
13 65 (7.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 55 (6.29%) HTML5
15 51 (5.83%) Redux
16 39 (4.46%) jQuery
17 37 (4.23%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.97%) User Experience
2 50 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (3.89%) Virtual Team
4 32 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.37%) Cloud Native
9 12 (1.37%) NHS
10 10 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.14%) PKI
10 10 (1.14%) Robotics
11 9 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.03%) STB
11 9 (1.03%) Wiki
12 8 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 218 (24.91%) Linux
2 65 (7.43%) Unix
3 31 (3.54%) Windows
4 30 (3.43%) Ubuntu
5 28 (3.20%) Android
6 27 (3.09%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.03%) CentOS
9 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.23%) Debian
10 2 (0.23%) SUSE
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (28.46%) DevOps
3 239 (27.31%) TDD
4 209 (23.89%) Microservices
5 158 (18.06%) BDD
6 149 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
7 123 (14.06%) Scrum
8 119 (13.60%) Software Engineering
9 110 (12.57%) Test Automation
10 99 (11.31%) Front End Development
11 85 (9.71%) Analytics
12 72 (8.23%) Open Source
13 67 (7.66%) Continuous Delivery
14 62 (7.09%) Kanban
15 56 (6.40%) Configuration Management
16 48 (5.49%) Infrastructure as Code
17 47 (5.37%) Data Modelling
17 47 (5.37%) Machine Learning
18 45 (5.14%) Mentoring
19 44 (5.03%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 310 (35.43%) Python
2 299 (34.17%) Java
3 256 (29.26%) JavaScript
4 212 (24.23%) SQL
5 95 (10.86%) Bash Shell
6 94 (10.74%) Java 8
7 81 (9.26%) TypeScript
8 80 (9.14%) Scala
9 65 (7.43%) C#
10 64 (7.31%) Ruby
11 59 (6.74%) ES6
12 35 (4.00%) Go
12 35 (4.00%) Perl
13 22 (2.51%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.06%) Groovy
14 18 (2.06%) PHP
14 18 (2.06%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.83%) C++
16 13 (1.49%) R
17 12 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 72 (8.23%) SC Cleared
3 46 (5.26%) Degree
4 9 (1.03%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.69%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.69%) ISEB
6 6 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.46%) CCIE
7 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.34%) APMP
8 3 (0.34%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.17%) QA
2 11 (1.26%) GDPR
3 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) EMIR
4 1 (0.11%) MiFID
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 328 (37.49%) Docker
2 15 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.49%) Apache Flume
4 10 (1.14%) HDFS
5 6 (0.69%) LXC
6 5 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.46%) Varnish
8 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.11%) PowerDNS
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) vSphere
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 185 (21.14%) Kubernetes
2 156 (17.83%) Ansible
3 127 (14.51%) Kibana
3 127 (14.51%) Terraform
4 78 (8.91%) logstash
4 78 (8.91%) Puppet
5 42 (4.80%) Grafana
6 35 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (3.54%) Consul
8 29 (3.31%) Graphite
9 23 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
10 18 (2.06%) Marathon
11 15 (1.71%) Mesos
11 15 (1.71%) Nagios
11 15 (1.71%) ZABBIX
12 12 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (1.26%) Packer
14 10 (1.14%) Prometheus
15 5 (0.57%) rkt
16 4 (0.46%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 61 (6.97%) Google
2 54 (6.17%) Splunk
3 44 (5.03%) Microsoft
4 39 (4.46%) Oracle
5 16 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.71%) Hortonworks
6 15 (1.71%) SaltStack
7 14 (1.60%) AppDynamics
7 14 (1.60%) Cloudera
8 13 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.14%) Databricks
10 9 (1.03%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.91%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.91%) Cisco
11 8 (0.91%) MuleSoft
11 8 (0.91%) New Relic
12 7 (0.80%) Demandware
12 7 (0.80%) Elastic Path
13 6 (0.69%) SolarWinds
13 6 (0.69%) Twitter