Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 254 559
Rank change year-on-year -12 +305 +122
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 1000 1080 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 1.02% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.89% 5.52% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 743 257
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £300
90th Percentile £635 £598 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 16983 19569 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.52% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11149 12702 12762
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £229
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 489 607
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.19
% change year-on-year -3.52% +8.05% +9.63%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -4 955 £500 +5.26% 120
London -19 694 £525 +10.53% 69
UK excluding London -10 290 £450 - 59
South East -43 80 £475 - 20
Midlands +28 71 £470 +4.44% 3
West Midlands +67 57 £470 +4.44% 2
North of England +64 54 £400 - 13
South West +6 41 £425 -5.56% 12
North West +41 34 £400 -11.11% 6
Wales +5 20 £425 -17.07% 6
Yorkshire +9 19 £375 +7.14% 7
East Midlands -22 14 £450 - 1
Scotland +5 12 £375 -6.25% 1
East of England -24 12 £430 +32.31% 2
North East +65 1 £525 +5.00%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 482 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (46.90%) Java
3 345 (34.50%) Amazon AWS
4 344 (34.40%) DevOps
5 325 (32.50%) Linux
6 303 (30.30%) JavaScript
7 284 (28.40%) TDD
8 250 (25.00%) Python
9 247 (24.70%) NoSQL
10 242 (24.20%) Docker
11 232 (23.20%) Elastic Stack
12 221 (22.10%) Kibana
12 221 (22.10%) Microservices
13 216 (21.60%) Jenkins
14 206 (20.60%) logstash
15 205 (20.50%) C#
16 203 (20.30%) SQL
17 199 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
18 195 (19.50%) Git (software)
19 189 (18.90%) Scrum
20 179 (17.90%) AngularJS
21 175 (17.50%) MongoDB
22 174 (17.40%) Ansible
23 172 (17.20%) .NET
24 170 (17.00%) REST
25 163 (16.30%) BDD
26 162 (16.20%) Spring
27 160 (16.00%) Kafka
28 157 (15.70%) MVC
29 154 (15.40%) RESTful

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
1 118 (11.80%) Apache Spark
2 114 (11.40%) Apache
3 103 (10.30%) Apache Solr
4 58 (5.80%) nginx
5 55 (5.50%) Tomcat
6 53 (5.30%) Confluence
7 19 (1.90%) OpenStack
8 18 (1.80%) CMS
9 13 (1.30%) Drupal
9 13 (1.30%) IIS
10 11 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (0.90%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.70%) JBoss
12 7 (0.70%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.50%) Jetty
13 5 (0.50%) Mule
13 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.10%) HipChat
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 345 (34.50%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (14.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (9.60%) Amazon EC2
4 77 (7.70%) Amazon S3
5 72 (7.20%) GitHub
6 55 (5.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 47 (4.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 36 (3.60%) Amazon SQS
9 34 (3.40%) Route 53
9 34 (3.40%) Serverless
10 30 (3.00%) Amazon ELB
11 28 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 25 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
13 23 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (2.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 20 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
16 10 (1.00%) Dialogflow
17 9 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
18 8 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
18 8 (0.80%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.20%) HTTP
2 39 (3.90%) DNS
3 34 (3.40%) TCP/IP
4 27 (2.70%) SSL
5 21 (2.10%) Firewall
6 19 (1.90%) Network Security
7 17 (1.70%) SSH
8 16 (1.60%) OpenLDAP
9 15 (1.50%) OpenVPN
10 13 (1.30%) Internet
10 13 (1.30%) SAN
11 12 (1.20%) LAN
11 12 (1.20%) WAN
12 11 (1.10%) CTI
12 11 (1.10%) DHCP
13 10 (1.00%) LDAP
13 10 (1.00%) VoIP
14 8 (0.80%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
15 6 (0.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (24.70%) NoSQL
2 175 (17.50%) MongoDB
3 145 (14.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 130 (13.00%) Hadoop
5 128 (12.80%) Big Data
6 112 (11.20%) SQL Server
7 105 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
8 94 (9.40%) MySQL
9 66 (6.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 61 (6.10%) HBase
11 49 (4.90%) Apache Hive
12 48 (4.80%) Neo4j
13 44 (4.40%) Redis
14 41 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
15 40 (4.00%) Relational Database
16 23 (2.30%) RDBMS
17 21 (2.10%) Impala
18 15 (1.50%) Flink
19 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
20 11 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 216 (21.60%) Jenkins
2 195 (19.50%) Git (software)
3 107 (10.70%) Maven
4 98 (9.80%) JIRA
5 78 (7.80%) Mockito
6 60 (6.00%) JUnit
7 54 (5.40%) Bitbucket
8 46 (4.60%) Selenium
9 42 (4.20%) Cucumber
10 41 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
11 40 (4.00%) TeamCity
12 36 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 35 (3.50%) Ant
14 34 (3.40%) SonarQube
15 33 (3.30%) Vagrant
16 31 (3.10%) Subversion
17 28 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
18 25 (2.50%) Gradle
18 25 (2.50%) Visual Studio
19 24 (2.40%) NUnit
General
1 111 (11.10%) Finance
2 104 (10.40%) Banking
3 33 (3.30%) Retail
4 29 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.50%) Games
6 19 (1.90%) Marketing
7 18 (1.80%) Front Office
8 10 (1.00%) Legal
8 10 (1.00%) Publishing
9 9 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.60%) Electronics
10 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Billing
13 1 (0.10%) Advertising
13 1 (0.10%) Automotive
13 1 (0.10%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 548 (54.80%) Developer
2 212 (21.20%) Java Developer
3 155 (15.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 115 (11.50%) Senior Developer
5 86 (8.60%) .NET Developer
6 75 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 58 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 56 (5.60%) Scala Developer
9 53 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 50 (5.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 49 (4.90%) AWS Engineer
12 46 (4.60%) Agile Developer
13 44 (4.40%) Agile Java Developer
14 41 (4.10%) Software Engineer
15 40 (4.00%) Data Engineer
16 37 (3.70%) Consultant
17 36 (3.60%) AWS Developer
17 36 (3.60%) AWS DevOps
17 36 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
18 35 (3.50%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (23.20%) Elastic Stack
2 179 (17.90%) AngularJS
3 172 (17.20%) .NET
4 170 (17.00%) REST
5 162 (16.20%) Spring
6 160 (16.00%) Kafka
7 154 (15.40%) RESTful
8 150 (15.00%) HTML
9 131 (13.10%) Web Services
10 130 (13.00%) Node.js
11 129 (12.90%) CSS
12 108 (10.80%) RabbitMQ
13 99 (9.90%) React
14 90 (9.00%) ASP.NET
15 84 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 84 (8.40%) HTML5
16 81 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 79 (7.90%) XML
18 78 (7.80%) Spring Boot
19 77 (7.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
3 38 (3.80%) User Experience
4 27 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.40%) Replication
6 23 (2.30%) Fintech
7 19 (1.90%) Data Centre
8 18 (1.80%) Algorithms
8 18 (1.80%) Clustering
9 17 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.50%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.30%) Blog
12 13 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.10%) Wiki
14 9 (0.90%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.60%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 325 (32.50%) Linux
2 104 (10.40%) Windows
3 86 (8.60%) Unix
4 56 (5.60%) CentOS
5 43 (4.30%) Windows Server
6 42 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 23 (2.30%) CoreOS
8 23 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.10%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.00%) Android
11 8 (0.80%) Debian
12 5 (0.50%) Fedora
13 3 (0.30%) AIX
13 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (34.40%) DevOps
3 284 (28.40%) TDD
4 221 (22.10%) Microservices
5 199 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
6 189 (18.90%) Scrum
7 163 (16.30%) BDD
8 157 (15.70%) MVC
9 110 (11.00%) Open Source
10 105 (10.50%) Kanban
11 103 (10.30%) Software Engineering
12 86 (8.60%) Configuration Management
12 86 (8.60%) Pair Programming
12 86 (8.60%) Test Automation
13 85 (8.50%) E-Commerce
14 73 (7.30%) Domain-Driven Design
15 71 (7.10%) Unit Testing
16 59 (5.90%) Front End Development
17 58 (5.80%) High Availability
18 56 (5.60%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 469 (46.90%) Java
2 303 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 250 (25.00%) Python
4 205 (20.50%) C#
5 203 (20.30%) SQL
6 133 (13.30%) Bash Shell
7 116 (11.60%) Scala
8 97 (9.70%) Ruby
9 56 (5.60%) Go
10 49 (4.90%) PowerShell
11 44 (4.40%) Groovy
11 44 (4.40%) PHP
12 43 (4.30%) Shell Script
13 32 (3.20%) T-SQL
14 31 (3.10%) ES6
15 20 (2.00%) Perl
16 16 (1.60%) C++
16 16 (1.60%) R
17 15 (1.50%) GraphQL
18 14 (1.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 104 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 75 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.30%) Degree
4 22 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.80%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.60%) MySQL Certification
8 6 (0.60%) PMP
9 5 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.40%) CISSP
10 4 (0.40%) PhD
10 4 (0.40%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.30%) CISA
11 3 (0.30%) CISM
11 3 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.30%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.30%) RHCE
12 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.70%) QA
2 8 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (0.80%) GPG13
2 8 (0.80%) SLA
3 7 (0.70%) GCP
4 2 (0.20%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 242 (24.20%) Docker
2 47 (4.70%) HDFS
3 31 (3.10%) Apache Flume
4 25 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 15 (1.50%) Postfix
8 15 (1.50%) Squid
8 15 (1.50%) vCloud
9 13 (1.30%) Active Directory
9 13 (1.30%) Samba
9 13 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (1.10%) etcd
10 11 (1.10%) LXC
11 5 (0.50%) KVM
12 4 (0.40%) vSphere
13 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.30%) Varnish
13 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 221 (22.10%) Kibana
2 206 (20.60%) logstash
3 174 (17.40%) Ansible
4 147 (14.70%) Terraform
5 144 (14.40%) Puppet
6 93 (9.30%) Kubernetes
7 90 (9.00%) Opscode Chef
8 83 (8.30%) Grafana
9 35 (3.50%) Prometheus
9 35 (3.50%) ZABBIX
10 28 (2.80%) Nagios
11 26 (2.60%) Salt
12 25 (2.50%) Rancher
13 24 (2.40%) Sysdig
14 23 (2.30%) Consul
15 22 (2.20%) WMI
16 21 (2.10%) Oozie
17 18 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
17 18 (1.80%) Graphite
18 16 (1.60%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 87 (8.70%) Splunk
2 62 (6.20%) VMware
3 61 (6.10%) Oracle
4 58 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 50 (5.00%) AppDynamics
6 35 (3.50%) Google
7 31 (3.10%) Atlassian
8 24 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 23 (2.30%) Cisco
10 22 (2.20%) Cloudera
11 19 (1.90%) Hortonworks
12 18 (1.80%) Sonatype
13 17 (1.70%) SolarWinds
14 16 (1.60%) SaltStack
15 14 (1.40%) Rackspace
16 12 (1.20%) New Relic
17 11 (1.10%) Sitecore
18 10 (1.00%) Fortinet
18 10 (1.00%) Juniper
18 10 (1.00%) Mitel