Period
to 23 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 287 232 264
Rank change year-on-year -55 +32 +3
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 635 1,237 965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 1.24% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.11% 7.54% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 925 723
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £664 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £41.83 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.32% -14.21% +3.72%
10th Percentile £32.60 £35.00 £46.25
90th Percentile £44.40 £46.23 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £41.83 £48.75
% change year-on-year -2.57% -14.21% -

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 10,385 16,397 16,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.34% 16.45% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,727 10,574 11,041
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 354 410
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.99% +2.21%
10th Percentile £11.28 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.43 £48.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.71% -3.53%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020.

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 23 January 2020. 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 -66 591 £525 - 416
London -30 435 £550 +2.33% 235
UK excluding London -62 190 £475 -5.00% 211
South East -58 53 £463 -10.63% 54
North of England +4 36 £450 - 55
South West +21 30 £513 +26.15% 20
East of England +25 25 £400 -15.79% 30
Wales +41 20 £450 - 20
North West +20 20 £418 -2.91% 33
Scotland +9 14 £525 +5.00% 9
Yorkshire +22 13 £475 +5.56% 17
West Midlands +50 12 £525 -0.47% 13
Midlands +27 12 £525 - 22
North East +11 4 £450 +20.00% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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.

1 286 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (37.48%) Docker
3 236 (37.17%) AWS
4 212 (33.39%) Python
5 179 (28.19%) Java
6 169 (26.61%) DevOps
7 165 (25.98%) Kubernetes
8 158 (24.88%) Microservices
9 143 (22.52%) TDD
10 139 (21.89%) Linux
11 129 (20.31%) Git (software)
12 125 (19.69%) REST
12 125 (19.69%) JavaScript
13 118 (18.58%) PostgreSQL
14 115 (18.11%) AngularJS
15 109 (17.17%) SQL
15 109 (17.17%) MongoDB
16 108 (17.01%) Node.js
17 107 (16.85%) MySQL
18 100 (15.75%) Kafka
19 98 (15.43%) Scrum
19 98 (15.43%) Terraform
20 95 (14.96%) Jenkins
21 93 (14.65%) Elastic Stack
22 92 (14.49%) Spring
23 90 (14.17%) Kibana
24 88 (13.86%) Finance
25 84 (13.23%) Azure
26 83 (13.07%) Software Engineering
27 74 (11.65%) Security Cleared

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 62 (9.76%) Apache Spark
2 39 (6.14%) Apache
3 24 (3.78%) Confluence
4 18 (2.83%) nginx
5 14 (2.20%) Apache Solr
6 12 (1.89%) IIS
7 9 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.79%) CMS
9 5 (0.79%) JBoss
9 5 (0.79%) SAS
9 5 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.63%) Headless CMS
10 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.47%) Luigi
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.31%) Drupal
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.16%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 236 (37.17%) AWS
2 84 (13.23%) Azure
3 61 (9.61%) Serverless
4 55 (8.66%) Amazon S3
5 50 (7.87%) AWS Lambda
6 44 (6.93%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (6.30%) GitHub
8 38 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 38 (5.98%) GCP
9 28 (4.41%) Amazon SQS
10 21 (3.31%) AWS CodePipeline
11 20 (3.15%) Amazon ECS
12 17 (2.68%) OpenShift
13 16 (2.52%) CloudFront
14 15 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (2.20%) Amazon EKS
15 14 (2.20%) Route 53
16 13 (2.05%) PaaS
17 12 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 9 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.36%) DNS
1 15 (2.36%) HTTP
2 13 (2.05%) SSL
2 13 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.57%) VPN
4 9 (1.42%) FTP
5 7 (1.10%) Firewall
5 7 (1.10%) Network Security
6 5 (0.79%) DHCP
7 4 (0.63%) Internet
8 3 (0.47%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.47%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.47%) SMTP
9 2 (0.31%) SSH
10 1 (0.16%) AMQP
10 1 (0.16%) DSL
10 1 (0.16%) FabricPath
10 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (18.58%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (17.17%) MongoDB
3 107 (16.85%) MySQL
4 67 (10.55%) NoSQL
5 50 (7.87%) Hadoop
6 45 (7.09%) SQL Server
7 43 (6.77%) Relational Database
8 40 (6.30%) Big Data
9 35 (5.51%) Redis
10 33 (5.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 21 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (2.68%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (2.52%) BigQuery
16 14 (2.20%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.73%) Flink
18 8 (1.26%) Apache Hive
18 8 (1.26%) Pentaho
18 8 (1.26%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 129 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 95 (14.96%) Jenkins
3 63 (9.92%) Selenium
4 52 (8.19%) JIRA
5 49 (7.72%) GitLab
6 41 (6.46%) Maven
7 36 (5.67%) Gradle
8 33 (5.20%) JUnit
9 32 (5.04%) Jasmine
10 29 (4.57%) Cucumber
11 27 (4.25%) Artifactory
12 26 (4.09%) Protractor
13 23 (3.62%) Mockito
14 22 (3.46%) Bitbucket
15 19 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 16 (2.52%) JMeter
17 14 (2.20%) CircleCI
18 11 (1.73%) Gatling
19 10 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
19 10 (1.57%) TeamCity
General
1 88 (13.86%) Finance
2 39 (6.14%) Banking
2 39 (6.14%) Public Sector
3 24 (3.78%) Marketing
4 20 (3.15%) Retail
5 14 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.42%) Publishing
7 8 (1.26%) Law
8 5 (0.79%) Legal
9 4 (0.63%) Back Office
9 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.47%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 336 (52.91%) Developer
2 84 (13.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 76 (11.97%) Java Developer
4 65 (10.24%) Python Developer
5 62 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 30 (4.72%) Backend Developer
6 30 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 29 (4.57%) Software Engineer
8 26 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (3.78%) AWS Engineer
10 23 (3.62%) .NET Developer
10 23 (3.62%) Architect
10 23 (3.62%) Ruby Developer
11 22 (3.46%) Angular Developer
11 22 (3.46%) AWS Developer
12 21 (3.31%) Data Engineer
12 21 (3.31%) React Developer
13 20 (3.15%) AWS DevOps
14 19 (2.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 19 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (19.69%) REST
2 115 (18.11%) AngularJS
3 108 (17.01%) Node.js
4 100 (15.75%) Kafka
5 93 (14.65%) Elastic Stack
6 92 (14.49%) Spring
7 72 (11.34%) Spring Boot
8 64 (10.08%) React
9 62 (9.76%) Web Services
10 60 (9.45%) .NET
11 46 (7.24%) HTML
12 44 (6.93%) RabbitMQ
12 44 (6.93%) SOAP
13 39 (6.14%) Ruby on Rails
14 36 (5.67%) CSS
15 33 (5.20%) RESTful
16 32 (5.04%) Django
17 28 (4.41%) Flask
17 28 (4.41%) GraphQL
18 26 (4.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (3.94%) User Experience
3 21 (3.31%) Algorithms
4 18 (2.83%) Cloud Native
5 17 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.20%) Public Cloud
7 12 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.42%) Clustering
10 8 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.10%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.94%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.94%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.79%) NHS
14 4 (0.63%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.63%) PKI
14 4 (0.63%) Replication
14 4 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 139 (21.89%) Linux
2 31 (4.88%) Windows
3 21 (3.31%) Unix
4 15 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.05%) CentOS
7 10 (1.57%) Android
7 10 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.42%) CoreOS
8 9 (1.42%) Debian
9 8 (1.26%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (26.61%) DevOps
3 158 (24.88%) Microservices
4 143 (22.52%) TDD
5 98 (15.43%) Scrum
6 83 (13.07%) Software Engineering
7 68 (10.71%) BDD
8 62 (9.76%) Open Source
9 53 (8.35%) Data Science
10 52 (8.19%) Front End Development
11 47 (7.40%) Pair Programming
12 46 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (7.09%) Test Automation
14 42 (6.61%) Kanban
15 35 (5.51%) Computer Science
16 34 (5.35%) Analytics
16 34 (5.35%) Web Development
17 32 (5.04%) Data Modelling
17 32 (5.04%) Mentoring
18 30 (4.72%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 212 (33.39%) Python
2 179 (28.19%) Java
3 125 (19.69%) JavaScript
4 109 (17.17%) SQL
5 64 (10.08%) C#
6 58 (9.13%) Java 8
7 53 (8.35%) Ruby
8 49 (7.72%) Bash Shell
9 43 (6.77%) Go
10 40 (6.30%) TypeScript
11 29 (4.57%) Scala
12 17 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.05%) Groovy
13 13 (2.05%) PHP
13 13 (2.05%) R
14 6 (0.94%) ES6
15 5 (0.79%) C
15 5 (0.79%) Kotlin
15 5 (0.79%) Perl
15 5 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 55 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.88%) Degree
4 12 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.94%) PhD
8 5 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.47%) MCSE
9 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.31%) CCNA
10 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.31%) CISSP
10 2 (0.31%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.31%) GIAC
10 2 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.31%) SANS
10 2 (0.31%) SSCP
11 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.52%) QA
2 12 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.79%) MiFID
5 4 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.63%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
6 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 238 (37.48%) Docker
2 13 (2.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (1.73%) HDFS
4 10 (1.57%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.42%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.79%) vSphere
8 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (0.47%) NFS
9 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.16%) Ceph
11 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.16%) KVM
11 1 (0.16%) Varnish
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 165 (25.98%) Kubernetes
2 98 (15.43%) Terraform
3 90 (14.17%) Kibana
4 66 (10.39%) Ansible
5 58 (9.13%) logstash
6 41 (6.46%) Puppet
7 30 (4.72%) Prometheus
8 28 (4.41%) Grafana
9 23 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (3.62%) Packer
10 13 (2.05%) Consul
11 12 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.94%) Graphite
12 6 (0.94%) Sysdig
13 5 (0.79%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.79%) Mesos
14 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
14 3 (0.47%) Nagios
15 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
15 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (5.98%) Oracle
2 34 (5.35%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.57%) Google
4 23 (3.62%) Splunk
5 18 (2.83%) VMware
6 17 (2.68%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.36%) Hortonworks
8 12 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 12 (1.89%) Tableau
9 8 (1.26%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.10%) Adobe
10 7 (1.10%) Cisco
10 7 (1.10%) F5
11 6 (0.94%) Dell
11 6 (0.94%) Demandware
11 6 (0.94%) Elastic Path
11 6 (0.94%) EMC
11 6 (0.94%) NetApp
11 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.94%) Sybase