Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 308 443
Rank change year-on-year +48 +135 +157
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 1,035 730 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 0.79% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.21% 4.64% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 501 396
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £626 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £400
% change year-on-year +4.35% +7.81% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 5
UK median hourly rate - £47.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £57.25

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 16,672 15,724 18,336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 17.09% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,051 10,130 11,769
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £391
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.90% +4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 324 457
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -4.88% +10.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +14.29%

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 21 April 2018.

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 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 21 April 2018. 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 +51 989 £525 +10.53% 305
London +37 734 £525 +10.53% 154
UK excluding London +10 283 £450 +4.35% 168
South East +62 126 £500 +11.11% 39
North of England +2 57 £410 +2.50% 41
Midlands -9 45 £444 -8.51% 21
Yorkshire -1 28 £425 -2.86% 12
East of England +4 24 £425 +21.43% 23
West Midlands -22 24 £550 +13.40% 13
North West -5 22 £410 +9.33% 26
East Midlands +21 21 £360 -26.15% 8
Scotland -39 17 £358 - 11
Wales -16 11 £563 +12.50% 2
North East +37 7 £345 +15.00% 3
South West -33 3 - - 27

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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.

1 524 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (46.57%) Java
3 424 (40.97%) Amazon AWS
4 387 (37.39%) DevOps
5 338 (32.66%) Docker
6 329 (31.79%) Linux
7 316 (30.53%) TDD
8 313 (30.24%) Microservices
9 299 (28.89%) JavaScript
10 280 (27.05%) Python
11 266 (25.70%) SQL
12 258 (24.93%) Continuous Integration
13 240 (23.19%) Jenkins
14 239 (23.09%) BDD
15 236 (22.80%) NoSQL
16 233 (22.51%) AngularJS
17 227 (21.93%) Git (software)
18 226 (21.84%) Kafka
19 223 (21.55%) Spring
20 222 (21.45%) Elastic Stack
21 215 (20.77%) Ansible
22 207 (20.00%) Kibana
23 201 (19.42%) Node.js
24 200 (19.32%) MongoDB
25 189 (18.26%) RESTful
26 188 (18.16%) C#
27 186 (17.97%) Java 8
28 183 (17.68%) REST
28 183 (17.68%) logstash
29 175 (16.91%) .NET

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 84 (8.12%) Apache
2 78 (7.54%) Confluence
2 78 (7.54%) nginx
3 70 (6.76%) Apache Spark
4 52 (5.02%) Apache Solr
5 51 (4.93%) Tomcat
6 27 (2.61%) CMS
7 21 (2.03%) Apache Pig
8 20 (1.93%) NServiceBus
9 19 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 17 (1.64%) IIS
11 13 (1.26%) JBoss
12 12 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (1.06%) Jupyter
14 10 (0.97%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.87%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.87%) Orchard CMS
16 8 (0.77%) IPython
16 8 (0.77%) Mule
17 7 (0.68%) EPiServer
Applications
1 6 (0.58%) HipChat
2 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.19%) SPSS
4 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 424 (40.97%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (14.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (9.66%) Amazon EC2
4 88 (8.50%) Amazon S3
5 61 (5.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 55 (5.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 54 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (4.83%) GitHub
9 47 (4.54%) Serverless
10 43 (4.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 38 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 37 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
13 34 (3.29%) Route 53
14 27 (2.61%) Amazon SQS
15 25 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
15 25 (2.42%) Amazon Kinesis
16 22 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
17 21 (2.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 15 (1.45%) Heroku
19 14 (1.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.93%) HTTP
2 39 (3.77%) DNS
3 34 (3.29%) SSL
4 31 (3.00%) Firewall
5 20 (1.93%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.84%) Internet
7 15 (1.45%) OpenLDAP
8 12 (1.16%) SSH
9 11 (1.06%) OpenVPN
10 9 (0.87%) SAN
11 8 (0.77%) BIG-IP
11 8 (0.77%) VPN
12 7 (0.68%) DHCP
13 6 (0.58%) LAN
13 6 (0.58%) VoIP
13 6 (0.58%) WAN
13 6 (0.58%) Wireless
14 5 (0.48%) ICMP
14 5 (0.48%) SMS
15 4 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (22.80%) NoSQL
2 200 (19.32%) MongoDB
3 167 (16.14%) Hadoop
4 164 (15.85%) PostgreSQL
5 148 (14.30%) MySQL
6 147 (14.20%) Big Data
7 131 (12.66%) SQL Server
8 109 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 87 (8.41%) Redis
10 72 (6.96%) HBase
11 69 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 63 (6.09%) Relational Database
13 57 (5.51%) Neo4j
14 56 (5.41%) Apache Hive
15 48 (4.64%) Amazon RDS
16 42 (4.06%) Amazon Redshift
17 29 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
18 20 (1.93%) Data Mining
19 19 (1.84%) RDBMS
19 19 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 240 (23.19%) Jenkins
2 227 (21.93%) Git (software)
3 125 (12.08%) JIRA
4 107 (10.34%) Maven
5 85 (8.21%) Mockito
6 81 (7.83%) JUnit
7 54 (5.22%) TeamCity
8 50 (4.83%) Cucumber
9 48 (4.64%) Artifactory
10 43 (4.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 41 (3.96%) Selenium
12 36 (3.48%) Octopus Deploy
13 34 (3.29%) Gradle
14 31 (3.00%) Bitbucket
14 31 (3.00%) GitLab
15 29 (2.80%) Ant
16 28 (2.71%) SonarQube
17 26 (2.51%) IntelliJ
18 22 (2.13%) Subversion
19 21 (2.03%) NUnit
General
1 131 (12.66%) Finance
2 92 (8.89%) Banking
3 31 (3.00%) Games
4 29 (2.80%) Retail
5 23 (2.22%) Publishing
6 17 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.55%) Marketing
8 15 (1.45%) Front Office
9 7 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.58%) Advertising
11 4 (0.39%) Electronics
11 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.19%) Legal
14 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.097%) Automotive
14 1 (0.097%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.097%) Law
14 1 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 576 (55.65%) Developer
2 247 (23.86%) Java Developer
3 133 (12.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 121 (11.69%) Senior Developer
5 96 (9.28%) .NET Developer
6 71 (6.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 67 (6.47%) C# Developer
8 58 (5.60%) AWS Engineer
9 52 (5.02%) AWS Developer
10 49 (4.73%) Agile Developer
10 49 (4.73%) Architect
11 47 (4.54%) Scala Developer
12 44 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 44 (4.25%) Software Engineer
13 43 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
14 41 (3.96%) Java Engineer
15 39 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
16 37 (3.57%) Analyst
17 36 (3.48%) Node.js Developer
18 32 (3.09%) Elasticsearch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (22.51%) AngularJS
2 226 (21.84%) Kafka
3 223 (21.55%) Spring
4 222 (21.45%) Elastic Stack
5 201 (19.42%) Node.js
6 189 (18.26%) RESTful
7 183 (17.68%) REST
8 175 (16.91%) .NET
9 142 (13.72%) React
10 137 (13.24%) Web Services
11 100 (9.66%) RabbitMQ
12 94 (9.08%) JSON
13 93 (8.99%) CSS
14 90 (8.70%) XML
15 86 (8.31%) HTML
16 83 (8.02%) Hibernate
17 78 (7.54%) ASP.NET
18 73 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web API
19 59 (5.70%) Spring Boot
20 57 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (6.09%) Fintech
3 60 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.77%) Algorithms
5 25 (2.42%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.93%) Replication
8 18 (1.74%) User Experience
9 17 (1.64%) Clustering
10 15 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.97%) Cloud Native
11 10 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (0.97%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.87%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.77%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.77%) Reference Data
13 8 (0.77%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 329 (31.79%) Linux
2 91 (8.79%) Unix
3 84 (8.12%) Windows
4 59 (5.70%) CentOS
5 47 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (2.32%) Windows Server
7 21 (2.03%) Android
7 21 (2.03%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.93%) CoreOS
8 20 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.45%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.97%) Debian
11 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.097%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.097%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (37.39%) DevOps
3 316 (30.53%) TDD
4 313 (30.24%) Microservices
5 258 (24.93%) Continuous Integration
6 239 (23.09%) BDD
7 157 (15.17%) MVC
7 157 (15.17%) Scrum
8 130 (12.56%) Pair Programming
9 124 (11.98%) Software Engineering
10 122 (11.79%) Open Source
11 105 (10.14%) Unit Testing
12 103 (9.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 96 (9.28%) Test Automation
14 85 (8.21%) Configuration Management
15 79 (7.63%) Kanban
15 79 (7.63%) SOA
16 77 (7.44%) E-Commerce
17 67 (6.47%) Analytics
18 66 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 482 (46.57%) Java
2 299 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 280 (27.05%) Python
4 266 (25.70%) SQL
5 188 (18.16%) C#
6 186 (17.97%) Java 8
7 137 (13.24%) Bash Shell
8 125 (12.08%) Scala
9 90 (8.70%) Ruby
10 68 (6.57%) Go
11 60 (5.80%) Groovy
12 53 (5.12%) PHP
13 50 (4.83%) TypeScript
14 48 (4.64%) PowerShell
15 46 (4.44%) Shell Script
16 45 (4.35%) Perl
17 42 (4.06%) T-SQL
18 27 (2.61%) ES6
19 22 (2.13%) Kotlin
20 20 (1.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 118 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 91 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.00%) Degree
4 18 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.68%) MySQL Certification
8 5 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.29%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.19%) ISEB
10 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.097%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.097%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.097%) PhD
11 1 (0.097%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.41%) QA
2 14 (1.35%) GCP
3 7 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.48%) GDPR
5 4 (0.39%) MiFID
6 1 (0.097%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.097%) HL7
System Software
1 338 (32.66%) Docker
2 30 (2.90%) Apache Flume
3 27 (2.61%) HDFS
4 22 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 22 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.03%) Active Directory
6 20 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.74%) Squid
8 9 (0.87%) Postfix
8 9 (0.87%) vCloud
8 9 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.77%) Varnish
10 7 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (0.58%) Samba
12 4 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.39%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.19%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.097%) Ceph
14 1 (0.097%) NFS
14 1 (0.097%) Xen
Systems Management
1 215 (20.77%) Ansible
2 207 (20.00%) Kibana
3 183 (17.68%) logstash
4 170 (16.43%) Terraform
5 148 (14.30%) Puppet
6 132 (12.75%) Kubernetes
7 96 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
8 77 (7.44%) Grafana
9 52 (5.02%) Prometheus
10 34 (3.29%) Consul
11 32 (3.09%) Nagios
12 29 (2.80%) Salt
13 27 (2.61%) Sysdig
14 23 (2.22%) Rancher
15 21 (2.03%) HAProxy
16 20 (1.93%) Fluentd
16 20 (1.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 20 (1.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 18 (1.74%) Oozie
17 18 (1.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 95 (9.18%) Splunk
2 72 (6.96%) Oracle
3 63 (6.09%) Google
4 52 (5.02%) Microsoft
5 48 (4.64%) VMware
6 46 (4.44%) AppDynamics
7 45 (4.35%) Hortonworks
8 39 (3.77%) Cloudera
9 26 (2.51%) Red Hat
10 22 (2.13%) SolarWinds
11 21 (2.03%) Atlassian
11 21 (2.03%) Cisco
12 18 (1.74%) Sybase
13 15 (1.45%) IBM
13 15 (1.45%) Percona
14 14 (1.35%) AlienVault
14 14 (1.35%) SaltStack
15 13 (1.26%) F5
16 12 (1.16%) Adobe
16 12 (1.16%) ServiceNow