Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 334 265 290
Rank change year-on-year -69 +25 -37
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 523 367 881
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.98% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.62% 6.65% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 278 615
10th Percentile £399 £404 £413
25th Percentile £432 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £503 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year -3.37% -0.95% -
75th Percentile £588 £588 £588
90th Percentile £665 £691 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -1.05% +2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
10th Percentile £40.37 " £14.23
25th Percentile £43.35 " £20.19
Median hourly rate £50.75 - £30.25
75th Percentile £56.50 " £40.19
90th Percentile " " £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 - £10.50

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 9,313 5,521 14,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.16% 14.71% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,303 3,696 9,255
10th Percentile £300 £300 £268
25th Percentile £400 £397 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £586 £563 £563
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 116 306
10th Percentile £12.27 £12.63 £11.53
25th Percentile £16.18 £15.38 £13.25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
75th Percentile £52.25 £31.63 £40.00
90th Percentile £68.36 £51.93 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.86 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.05% -5.00% +5.26%

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 25 July 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 17 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 25 July 2021. 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 -97 380 £525 - 337
London -140 221 £550 - 162
UK excluding London +18 183 £470 -1.05% 198
Work from Home -142 170 £500 -4.76% 68
Scotland -4 59 £470 -10.48% 14
South East -14 55 £460 -5.88% 36
South West +2 20 £475 +18.16% 27
East of England -3 18 £575 +40.24% 16
North of England -30 16 £463 +2.78% 68
Midlands -35 10 £438 +12.90% 24
North West -35 7 £475 +10.47% 43
North East +1 6 £444 -29.00% 2
West Midlands -32 6 £438 +12.90% 15
East Midlands - 4 £600 - 9
Wales -13 3 £518 +3.50% 11
Yorkshire -18 3 £463 -11.90% 23
Northern Ireland - 2 £483 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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.

1 247 (47.23%) AWS
2 236 (45.12%) Docker
3 218 (41.68%) DevOps
4 208 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
5 186 (35.56%) Java
6 173 (33.08%) Python
7 172 (32.89%) Kubernetes
8 144 (27.53%) Microservices
9 126 (24.09%) JavaScript
10 123 (23.52%) Jenkins
11 116 (22.18%) Kibana
12 112 (21.41%) Azure
13 109 (20.84%) Kafka
14 107 (20.46%) PostgreSQL
15 103 (19.69%) Linux
16 98 (18.74%) Git (software)
17 95 (18.16%) Terraform
18 94 (17.97%) MongoDB
19 93 (17.78%) React
20 92 (17.59%) Grafana
20 92 (17.59%) Serverless
20 92 (17.59%) SQL
21 90 (17.21%) Node.js
22 87 (16.63%) Ansible
23 85 (16.25%) TDD
24 83 (15.87%) Software Engineering
25 77 (14.72%) REST
26 75 (14.34%) Amazon S3
27 73 (13.96%) Spring
28 72 (13.77%) Test Automation

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 (11.85%) Apache Spark
2 53 (10.13%) Apache
3 33 (6.31%) Confluence
4 20 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.25%) Apache Airflow
6 9 (1.72%) nginx
7 8 (1.53%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.76%) CMS
9 4 (0.76%) Drupal
10 3 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.57%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.38%) GemFire
11 2 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.38%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (2.10%) Magento
2 3 (0.57%) Shopify
3 1 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.19%) Endur
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.19%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 247 (47.23%) AWS
2 112 (21.41%) Azure
3 92 (17.59%) Serverless
4 75 (14.34%) Amazon S3
5 72 (13.77%) AWS Lambda
6 62 (11.85%) OpenShift
7 45 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
8 41 (7.84%) GCP
8 41 (7.84%) PaaS
9 36 (6.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (6.31%) Route 53
11 32 (6.12%) Amazon SQS
12 29 (5.54%) AWS Step Functions
13 24 (4.59%) Amazon EKS
14 21 (4.02%) Amazon ECS
15 17 (3.25%) Amazon EMR
16 16 (3.06%) SaaS
16 16 (3.06%) Slack
17 13 (2.49%) AWS CodeBuild
17 13 (2.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.02%) HTTP
2 13 (2.49%) Firewall
3 11 (2.10%) DNS
4 8 (1.53%) Internet
4 8 (1.53%) Wireshark
5 6 (1.15%) SNMP
6 5 (0.96%) SIGTRAN
6 5 (0.96%) SMPP
6 5 (0.96%) SMS
6 5 (0.96%) SS7
7 4 (0.76%) FTP
7 4 (0.76%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.57%) BGP
8 3 (0.57%) Multicast
8 3 (0.57%) OSPF
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.38%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (20.46%) PostgreSQL
2 94 (17.97%) MongoDB
3 64 (12.24%) NoSQL
4 56 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 54 (10.33%) Big Data
6 51 (9.75%) SQL Server
7 47 (8.99%) Redis
8 45 (8.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 44 (8.41%) MySQL
10 39 (7.46%) Relational Database
11 35 (6.69%) Amazon Aurora
12 31 (5.93%) Amazon RDS
13 28 (5.35%) Neo4j
14 22 (4.21%) Apache Hive
15 19 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (3.44%) Amazon Redshift
16 18 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (2.87%) Blockchain
17 15 (2.87%) Informix
18 12 (2.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 123 (23.52%) Jenkins
2 98 (18.74%) Git (software)
3 64 (12.24%) GitLab
4 56 (10.71%) JIRA
5 36 (6.88%) Maven
6 35 (6.69%) Artifactory
7 28 (5.35%) JUnit
7 28 (5.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 26 (4.97%) Cucumber
9 23 (4.40%) SonarQube
10 20 (3.82%) Selenium
11 15 (2.87%) Subversion
12 12 (2.29%) Cypress.io
12 12 (2.29%) Gradle
12 12 (2.29%) IntelliJ
12 12 (2.29%) TeamCity
13 11 (2.10%) Bitbucket
13 11 (2.10%) Gatling
14 9 (1.72%) Mockito
15 8 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 66 (12.62%) Social Skills
2 54 (10.33%) Finance
3 37 (7.07%) Banking
4 36 (6.88%) Public Sector
5 19 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.91%) Influencing Skills
7 7 (1.34%) Marketing
7 7 (1.34%) Music Industry
8 6 (1.15%) Games
9 5 (0.96%) Law
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.57%) Front Office
10 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 183 (34.99%) Developer
2 101 (19.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (8.99%) Java Developer
4 37 (7.07%) Data Engineer
5 36 (6.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 31 (5.93%) Architect
7 23 (4.40%) Technical Leader
8 22 (4.21%) Software Engineer
9 21 (4.02%) Big Data Engineer
10 20 (3.82%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.63%) AWS DevOps
12 18 (3.44%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (3.06%) AWS Developer
13 16 (3.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 16 (3.06%) Python Developer
13 16 (3.06%) Software Developer
14 13 (2.49%) Data Architect
15 11 (2.10%) Cloud Engineer
16 10 (1.91%) DevSecOps Engineer
16 10 (1.91%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (20.84%) Kafka
2 93 (17.78%) React
3 90 (17.21%) Node.js
4 77 (14.72%) REST
5 73 (13.96%) Spring
6 63 (12.05%) Spring Boot
7 59 (11.28%) Elastic Stack
8 43 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
9 39 (7.46%) RESTful
10 38 (7.27%) .NET
11 37 (7.07%) AngularJS
11 37 (7.07%) JSON
12 35 (6.69%) OAuth
13 32 (6.12%) HTML
14 31 (5.93%) CSS
14 31 (5.93%) GraphQL
15 30 (5.74%) OAuth2
16 28 (5.35%) Swagger
17 24 (4.59%) Spring Security
17 24 (4.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.74%) Cloud Native
2 28 (5.35%) Legacy Systems
3 26 (4.97%) User Experience
4 19 (3.63%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.10%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.96%) PKI
10 5 (0.96%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.76%) Clustering
11 4 (0.76%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.76%) Legacy Applications
11 4 (0.76%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.57%) NHS
12 3 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 103 (19.69%) Linux
2 29 (5.54%) Unix
3 28 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (4.59%) Windows
5 19 (3.63%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.53%) Android
6 8 (1.53%) CentOS
7 7 (1.34%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.38%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (41.68%) DevOps
2 208 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (27.53%) Microservices
4 85 (16.25%) TDD
5 83 (15.87%) Software Engineering
6 72 (13.77%) Test Automation
7 63 (12.05%) Scrum
8 60 (11.47%) Infrastructure as Code
9 59 (11.28%) Analytics
10 49 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (8.60%) ETL
12 39 (7.46%) Kanban
13 38 (7.27%) Configuration Management
14 34 (6.50%) BDD
14 34 (6.50%) DevSecOps
14 34 (6.50%) Mentoring
14 34 (6.50%) Migration
15 32 (6.12%) Pair Programming
16 31 (5.93%) Data Modelling
16 31 (5.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 186 (35.56%) Java
2 173 (33.08%) Python
3 126 (24.09%) JavaScript
4 92 (17.59%) SQL
5 67 (12.81%) TypeScript
6 55 (10.52%) Scala
7 54 (10.33%) Bash Shell
8 35 (6.69%) C#
9 28 (5.35%) Go
9 28 (5.35%) Java 11
10 25 (4.78%) Java 8
11 22 (4.21%) PHP
12 14 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.49%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.29%) Kotlin
15 11 (2.10%) Groovy
15 11 (2.10%) Ruby
16 10 (1.91%) ES6
17 9 (1.72%) R
18 7 (1.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (9.94%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.91%) Degree
5 8 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.34%) OCP
6 7 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CCDE
8 1 (0.19%) CCIE
8 1 (0.19%) CCNP
8 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.19%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.50%) Accessibility
2 9 (1.72%) QA
3 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.57%) Dublin Core
3 3 (0.57%) HL7
4 2 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.19%) PSD2
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) TARGET2
System Software
1 236 (45.12%) Docker
2 8 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.57%) HDFS
4 3 (0.57%) Varnish
4 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 172 (32.89%) Kubernetes
2 116 (22.18%) Kibana
3 95 (18.16%) Terraform
4 92 (17.59%) Grafana
5 87 (16.63%) Ansible
6 50 (9.56%) Prometheus
7 39 (7.46%) logstash
8 31 (5.93%) Puppet
9 16 (3.06%) Graphite
10 12 (2.29%) Fluentd
10 12 (2.29%) Nagios
10 12 (2.29%) Packer
11 10 (1.91%) Rancher
12 8 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (1.15%) Graylog
13 6 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (1.15%) MIIS
13 6 (1.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 51 (9.75%) Splunk
2 37 (7.07%) Oracle
3 29 (5.54%) Microsoft
4 23 (4.40%) Cloudera
5 20 (3.82%) ServiceNow
6 18 (3.44%) Google
7 15 (2.87%) Veracode
8 13 (2.49%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.29%) VMware
10 10 (1.91%) IBM
10 10 (1.91%) New Relic
11 9 (1.72%) Dynatrace
11 9 (1.72%) HP
11 9 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.34%) Confluent
13 6 (1.15%) SolarWinds
14 5 (0.96%) Altiris
14 5 (0.96%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.96%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.96%) EMC