Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 265 248 270
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22 +28
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 575 1,086 1,009
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 1.13% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.50% 7.00% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 809 779
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £400 £362
90th Percentile £675 £650 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 8,849 15,520 16,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.37% 16.11% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,551 9,994 11,020
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £429 £405
% change year-on-year -0.87% +5.86% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 313 376
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +0.27% -1.58%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.88% -2.86% -10.26%

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 3 April 2020.

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 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 3 April 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 -18 532 £525 - 302
London +1 383 £550 +4.76% 159
UK excluding London +11 182 £475 -5.00% 159
North of England +46 49 £450 -5.26% 39
South East -29 45 £450 -10.00% 40
North West +39 29 £430 -21.82% 32
Wales +44 22 £488 +8.33% 9
Work from Home -10 22 £500 +11.11% 32
South West +35 21 £525 +5.00% 14
East of England +39 19 £363 -27.50% 21
Yorkshire +19 15 £475 - 6
Scotland +13 14 £538 +7.50% 6
West Midlands +57 13 £475 +11.76% 16
Midlands +45 13 £475 +18.01% 29
North East +30 6 £450 +11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 288 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (38.61%) AWS
3 221 (38.43%) Docker
4 176 (30.61%) Java
5 167 (29.04%) DevOps
6 166 (28.87%) Kubernetes
7 157 (27.30%) Microservices
8 155 (26.96%) Python
9 152 (26.43%) JavaScript
10 142 (24.70%) AngularJS
11 138 (24.00%) REST
12 125 (21.74%) MySQL
13 119 (20.70%) Git (software)
14 116 (20.17%) Scrum
15 112 (19.48%) TDD
16 109 (18.96%) Linux
16 109 (18.96%) Terraform
17 106 (18.43%) Jenkins
18 100 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
19 97 (16.87%) Node.js
20 95 (16.52%) React
21 93 (16.17%) Spring
22 89 (15.48%) Kafka
23 86 (14.96%) Security Cleared
24 85 (14.78%) MongoDB
25 84 (14.61%) Azure
25 84 (14.61%) Kibana
26 83 (14.43%) Elastic Stack
27 80 (13.91%) Spring Boot
27 80 (13.91%) SQL

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 35 (6.09%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.35%) Confluence
3 22 (3.83%) Apache
4 20 (3.48%) nginx
5 7 (1.22%) CMS
6 6 (1.04%) IIS
6 6 (1.04%) SAS
7 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.70%) Headless CMS
8 4 (0.70%) JBoss
8 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.35%) Mule
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.35%) Tornado
11 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Magento
1 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 222 (38.61%) AWS
2 84 (14.61%) Azure
3 52 (9.04%) GitHub
4 48 (8.35%) Amazon S3
4 48 (8.35%) Serverless
5 43 (7.48%) Amazon EC2
6 38 (6.61%) AWS Lambda
7 36 (6.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 33 (5.74%) Amazon SQS
9 30 (5.22%) GCP
10 25 (4.35%) PaaS
11 24 (4.17%) OpenShift
12 21 (3.65%) Route 53
13 18 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 18 (3.13%) CloudFront
14 16 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
14 16 (2.78%) Datadog
15 15 (2.61%) Amazon EKS
15 15 (2.61%) SaaS
16 12 (2.09%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.35%) DNS
1 25 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 24 (4.17%) HTTP
3 22 (3.83%) SSL
4 11 (1.91%) Firewall
4 11 (1.91%) FTP
5 10 (1.74%) VPN
6 6 (1.04%) DHCP
7 5 (0.87%) Network Security
8 4 (0.70%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.70%) Internet
8 4 (0.70%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.70%) SSH
9 3 (0.52%) IPsec
10 2 (0.35%) SMTP
10 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.17%) AMQP
11 1 (0.17%) DSL
11 1 (0.17%) WAN
11 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (21.74%) MySQL
2 100 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 85 (14.78%) MongoDB
4 50 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 45 (7.83%) Redis
6 40 (6.96%) NoSQL
7 37 (6.43%) Big Data
8 27 (4.70%) Hadoop
8 27 (4.70%) Relational Database
9 26 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (2.43%) BigQuery
14 11 (1.91%) Flink
15 9 (1.57%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.39%) Pentaho
17 7 (1.22%) Oracle Database
18 6 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
18 6 (1.04%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 119 (20.70%) Git (software)
2 106 (18.43%) Jenkins
3 67 (11.65%) Selenium
4 55 (9.57%) GitLab
5 52 (9.04%) JIRA
6 51 (8.87%) Maven
7 48 (8.35%) Gradle
8 44 (7.65%) JUnit
9 38 (6.61%) Jasmine
10 33 (5.74%) Protractor
11 30 (5.22%) Mockito
12 25 (4.35%) Artifactory
13 18 (3.13%) Cucumber
14 17 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (2.78%) Bitbucket
15 16 (2.78%) CircleCI
16 15 (2.61%) WebDriver
16 15 (2.61%) webpack
17 12 (2.09%) JMeter
17 12 (2.09%) Vagrant
General
1 79 (13.74%) Finance
2 40 (6.96%) Banking
3 39 (6.78%) Public Sector
4 16 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.09%) Publishing
5 12 (2.09%) Retail
6 10 (1.74%) Marketing
7 6 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.87%) Back Office
8 5 (0.87%) Front Office
8 5 (0.87%) Law
8 5 (0.87%) Legal
8 5 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.70%) Advertising
9 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.52%) Electronics
10 3 (0.52%) Games
10 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 324 (56.35%) Developer
2 86 (14.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (13.91%) Java Developer
4 52 (9.04%) Senior Developer
5 36 (6.26%) Backend Developer
5 36 (6.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 36 (6.26%) Python Developer
6 35 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 30 (5.22%) Angular Developer
7 30 (5.22%) AWS Engineer
8 28 (4.87%) JavaScript Developer
9 25 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 25 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
9 25 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 23 (4.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 21 (3.65%) .NET Developer
11 21 (3.65%) Software Engineer
12 19 (3.30%) React Developer
13 18 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (24.70%) AngularJS
2 138 (24.00%) REST
3 97 (16.87%) Node.js
4 95 (16.52%) React
5 93 (16.17%) Spring
6 89 (15.48%) Kafka
7 83 (14.43%) Elastic Stack
8 80 (13.91%) Spring Boot
9 79 (13.74%) Web Services
10 57 (9.91%) HTML
11 54 (9.39%) RabbitMQ
12 51 (8.87%) .NET
13 45 (7.83%) RESTful
14 43 (7.48%) CSS
15 39 (6.78%) SOAP
16 37 (6.43%) HTML5
17 32 (5.57%) Ruby on Rails
18 28 (4.87%) GraphQL
19 26 (4.52%) Vue.js
20 21 (3.65%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.96%) User Experience
2 26 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.30%) Cloud Native
5 15 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.57%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.39%) Reference Data
9 7 (1.22%) Clustering
9 7 (1.22%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.04%) Blog
10 6 (1.04%) NHS
11 5 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.87%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.70%) PKI
13 3 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 109 (18.96%) Linux
2 24 (4.17%) Windows
3 20 (3.48%) CentOS
4 18 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.61%) Unix
6 8 (1.39%) Android
6 8 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.39%) CoreOS
6 8 (1.39%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.04%) Debian
7 6 (1.04%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (29.04%) DevOps
3 157 (27.30%) Microservices
4 116 (20.17%) Scrum
5 112 (19.48%) TDD
6 65 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (10.96%) Pair Programming
8 61 (10.61%) BDD
9 60 (10.43%) Software Engineering
10 56 (9.74%) Front End Development
11 52 (9.04%) Open Source
12 50 (8.70%) Analytics
13 47 (8.17%) Test Automation
14 43 (7.48%) Refactoring
15 40 (6.96%) Mentoring
16 37 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
17 33 (5.74%) Kanban
18 31 (5.39%) Infrastructure as Code
19 30 (5.22%) Data Science
19 30 (5.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 176 (30.61%) Java
2 155 (26.96%) Python
3 152 (26.43%) JavaScript
4 80 (13.91%) SQL
5 63 (10.96%) Java 8
6 61 (10.61%) Ruby
7 59 (10.26%) TypeScript
8 58 (10.09%) C#
9 52 (9.04%) Bash Shell
10 39 (6.78%) Go
11 22 (3.83%) Scala
12 21 (3.65%) PHP
13 15 (2.61%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.91%) C
14 11 (1.91%) Groovy
15 10 (1.74%) R
16 8 (1.39%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.87%) Kotlin
18 4 (0.70%) ES6
18 4 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 63 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.00%) Degree
4 13 (2.26%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.87%) CCNA
8 5 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.52%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.52%) MCSE
9 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.35%) CISSP
10 2 (0.35%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.35%) GIAC
10 2 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.35%) PhD
10 2 (0.35%) SANS
10 2 (0.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.26%) QA
2 7 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) DICOM
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 221 (38.43%) Docker
2 10 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (1.22%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.04%) HDFS
4 6 (1.04%) vSphere
5 5 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.70%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.52%) Varnish
8 2 (0.35%) NFS
8 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.17%) Ceph
9 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 166 (28.87%) Kubernetes
2 109 (18.96%) Terraform
3 84 (14.61%) Kibana
4 61 (10.61%) Ansible
5 48 (8.35%) logstash
6 30 (5.22%) Puppet
7 29 (5.04%) Prometheus
8 21 (3.65%) Grafana
9 19 (3.30%) Packer
10 14 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (2.26%) Consul
12 12 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (1.04%) Sysdig
14 5 (0.87%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.52%) HP ALM
15 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
16 2 (0.35%) Rsyslog
17 1 (0.17%) FreeIPA
17 1 (0.17%) Mesos
17 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (7.13%) Oracle
2 29 (5.04%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.83%) Google
3 22 (3.83%) Splunk
4 15 (2.61%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.26%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.09%) Hortonworks
7 11 (1.91%) VMware
8 9 (1.57%) Axway
9 8 (1.39%) New Relic
9 8 (1.39%) Sybase
10 7 (1.22%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.22%) Lets Encrypt
11 6 (1.04%) Talend
12 4 (0.70%) Adobe
12 4 (0.70%) SAP
13 3 (0.52%) Demandware
13 3 (0.52%) HP
13 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.52%) Tableau