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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 2 July 2022 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.

Elastic Elasticsearch
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 369 340 232
Rank change year-on-year -29 -108 +60
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 606 478 473
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.72% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.50% 3.38% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 348 351
10th Percentile £446 £381 £375
25th Percentile £506 £425 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £700 £600 £598
90th Percentile £756 £675 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £468 £475
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
10th Percentile £47.69 £40.37 -
25th Percentile £48.28 £43.35 -
Median hourly rate £49.50 £50.75 £27.00
Median % change year-on-year -2.46% +87.96% -10.74%
75th Percentile £51.75 £56.50 -
90th Percentile £52.95 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £56.50 -
% change year-on-year -9.73% - -

Elasticsearch is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 17,303 14,140 9,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.45% 21.32% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,322 9,678 6,454
10th Percentile £380 £329 £325
25th Percentile £450 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 213 130
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.90 £14.09
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.25 £18.85
Median hourly rate £37.80 £26.50 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +42.64% +6.00% -16.67%
75th Percentile £63.00 £45.00 £45.31
90th Percentile £75.00 £61.16 £61.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.90 £24.70
% change year-on-year +40.56% +0.81% -17.67%

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 2 July 2022.

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 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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -39 436 £625 +24.38% 137
Work from Home -61 315 £550 +10.00% 88
London 0 292 £650 +18.18% 66
UK excluding London -46 172 £525 +12.30% 82
Scotland -17 55 £513 +9.04% 6
East of England -4 32 £700 +33.65% 3
North of England -36 23 £573 +22.13% 25
South West -19 18 £550 +22.22% 17
Midlands -23 18 £500 - 15
South East -58 18 £600 +33.33% 11
North West -29 13 £525 +7.42% 14
East Midlands -2 9 £500 +5.26% 10
West Midlands -29 9 £600 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire -25 8 £573 +23.78% 10
Northern Ireland +6 7 £500 +3.63%
North East -11 2 £700 +36.59% 1
Wales - 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 263 (43.40%) AWS
2 259 (42.74%) Python
3 234 (38.61%) Java
3 234 (38.61%) DevOps
4 229 (37.79%) Agile
5 226 (37.29%) Docker
6 204 (33.66%) Kubernetes
7 184 (30.36%) CI/CD
8 175 (28.88%) Microservices
9 151 (24.92%) Azure
10 150 (24.75%) Jenkins
11 147 (24.26%) JavaScript
12 137 (22.61%) Kafka
13 129 (21.29%) React
14 124 (20.46%) PostgreSQL
15 120 (19.80%) Linux
16 119 (19.64%) SQL
17 116 (19.14%) TDD
17 116 (19.14%) Software Engineering
18 115 (18.98%) MongoDB
19 114 (18.81%) Serverless
20 111 (18.32%) Kibana
21 109 (17.99%) Ansible
21 109 (17.99%) Git (software)
22 104 (17.16%) Spring
23 101 (16.67%) Terraform
24 98 (16.17%) AWS Lambda
24 98 (16.17%) NoSQL
25 96 (15.84%) Infrastructure as Code
26 88 (14.52%) Go

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 53 (8.75%) Apache Spark
2 26 (4.29%) Apache
3 14 (2.31%) Confluence
3 14 (2.31%) nginx
4 8 (1.32%) GeoServer
5 7 (1.16%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.16%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.99%) Alfresco
6 6 (0.99%) IIS
6 6 (0.99%) Jupyter
7 5 (0.83%) CMS
7 5 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.66%) Apache Pulsar
9 3 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.50%) OnBase
10 2 (0.33%) Mule
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.17%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Magento
2 3 (0.50%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.33%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.33%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 263 (43.40%) AWS
2 151 (24.92%) Azure
3 114 (18.81%) Serverless
4 98 (16.17%) AWS Lambda
5 79 (13.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 76 (12.54%) Amazon S3
6 76 (12.54%) OpenShift
7 69 (11.39%) GCP
8 50 (8.25%) SaaS
9 46 (7.59%) GitHub
10 41 (6.77%) Amazon EC2
11 39 (6.44%) PaaS
12 38 (6.27%) Amazon ECS
12 38 (6.27%) Azure DevOps
13 29 (4.79%) Route 53
14 27 (4.46%) Amazon Neptune
15 26 (4.29%) AWS Fargate
16 23 (3.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 23 (3.80%) Amazon GuardDuty
17 20 (3.30%) Amazon OpenSearch
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.80%) DNS
1 23 (3.80%) Firewall
2 17 (2.81%) Internet
3 11 (1.82%) HTTP
4 8 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.32%) VPN
5 6 (0.99%) 4G
5 6 (0.99%) LTE
5 6 (0.99%) Multicast
6 5 (0.83%) BGP
6 5 (0.83%) FTP
6 5 (0.83%) MPLS
6 5 (0.83%) Network Security
6 5 (0.83%) SSH
7 4 (0.66%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.66%) IPsec
7 4 (0.66%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.50%) DHCP
8 3 (0.50%) SNMP
8 3 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (20.46%) PostgreSQL
2 115 (18.98%) MongoDB
3 98 (16.17%) NoSQL
4 63 (10.40%) Relational Database
5 62 (10.23%) MySQL
6 58 (9.57%) Redis
7 48 (7.92%) SQL Server
8 47 (7.76%) Big Data
9 44 (7.26%) DynamoDB
10 34 (5.61%) Amazon Aurora
10 34 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 29 (4.79%) Amazon RDS
12 25 (4.13%) Hadoop
12 25 (4.13%) RDBMS
13 23 (3.80%) HBase
14 17 (2.81%) DocumentDB
15 16 (2.64%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (1.98%) Presto
17 11 (1.82%) Neo4j
18 10 (1.65%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 150 (24.75%) Jenkins
2 109 (17.99%) Git (software)
3 65 (10.73%) JIRA
4 56 (9.24%) GitLab
5 28 (4.62%) Artifactory
6 27 (4.46%) TeamCity
7 25 (4.13%) Selenium
8 23 (3.80%) Bitbucket
9 19 (3.14%) Maven
10 18 (2.97%) SonarQube
11 15 (2.48%) CircleCI
12 11 (1.82%) JUnit
12 11 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (1.65%) JMeter
13 10 (1.65%) Log4j
14 9 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.49%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.49%) IntelliJ
15 8 (1.32%) Locust
15 8 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 88 (14.52%) Social Skills
2 83 (13.70%) Finance
3 44 (7.26%) Public Sector
4 41 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (6.11%) Banking
6 25 (4.13%) Influencing Skills
6 25 (4.13%) Publishing
7 17 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (2.15%) Retail
9 12 (1.98%) Law
10 10 (1.65%) Documentation Skills
10 10 (1.65%) Front Office
10 10 (1.65%) Marketing
11 8 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.32%) Legal
12 7 (1.16%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.99%) Local Government
14 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 248 (40.92%) Developer
2 77 (12.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (11.72%) Java Developer
4 54 (8.91%) Data Engineer
5 40 (6.60%) AWS Engineer
6 36 (5.94%) Software Engineer
7 28 (4.62%) Architect
8 26 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
8 26 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (3.96%) Senior Developer
10 23 (3.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 19 (3.14%) Platform Engineer
12 18 (2.97%) AWS Developer
12 18 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 18 (2.97%) Java Engineer
13 17 (2.81%) .NET Developer
14 15 (2.48%) Big Data Engineer
14 15 (2.48%) Core Java Developer
15 14 (2.31%) React Developer
15 14 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (22.61%) Kafka
2 129 (21.29%) React
3 104 (17.16%) Spring
4 83 (13.70%) Spring Boot
5 80 (13.20%) Node.js
6 77 (12.71%) REST
7 76 (12.54%) Elastic Stack
8 56 (9.24%) HTML
9 53 (8.75%) .NET
10 45 (7.43%) AngularJS
10 45 (7.43%) CSS
10 45 (7.43%) RabbitMQ
11 40 (6.60%) GraphQL
12 39 (6.44%) RESTful
13 37 (6.11%) JSON
13 37 (6.11%) OAuth
14 31 (5.12%) OAuth2
14 31 (5.12%) Web Services
15 24 (3.96%) Spring Security
16 21 (3.47%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.43%) Cloud Native
2 34 (5.61%) User Experience
3 30 (4.95%) Public Cloud
4 25 (4.13%) Legacy Systems
5 21 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (2.64%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (1.98%) IoT
8 12 (1.98%) State Machine
9 11 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 11 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.49%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.49%) iPad
10 9 (1.49%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 120 (19.80%) Linux
2 29 (4.79%) Windows
3 27 (4.46%) Ubuntu
4 23 (3.80%) Unix
5 21 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.16%) Android
6 7 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.83%) CentOS
8 4 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (38.61%) DevOps
2 229 (37.79%) Agile
3 184 (30.36%) CI/CD
4 175 (28.88%) Microservices
5 116 (19.14%) Software Engineering
5 116 (19.14%) TDD
6 96 (15.84%) Infrastructure as Code
7 79 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 74 (12.21%) Full Stack Development
9 63 (10.40%) Scrum
10 62 (10.23%) Analytics
11 57 (9.41%) Mentoring
12 51 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (8.42%) Data Science
12 51 (8.42%) ETL
13 46 (7.59%) OO
14 43 (7.10%) Computer Science
14 43 (7.10%) Data Modelling
15 39 (6.44%) BDD
15 39 (6.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (42.74%) Python
2 234 (38.61%) Java
3 147 (24.26%) JavaScript
4 119 (19.64%) SQL
5 88 (14.52%) Go
6 84 (13.86%) TypeScript
7 61 (10.07%) Bash
8 59 (9.74%) C#
9 49 (8.09%) Scala
10 45 (7.43%) C++
11 37 (6.11%) PowerShell
12 33 (5.45%) Groovy
13 25 (4.13%) PHP
14 21 (3.47%) Ruby
15 16 (2.64%) Gremlin
15 16 (2.64%) Shell Script
16 13 (2.15%) Perl
17 10 (1.65%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.49%) ES6
18 9 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.44%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.28%) Degree
4 18 (2.97%) PhD
5 15 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.32%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.83%) CCNP
8 5 (0.83%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.83%) PMP
9 3 (0.50%) OCP
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.33%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CompTIA CySA+
11 1 (0.17%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.95%) Accessibility
2 18 (2.97%) QA
3 7 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.83%) MiFID
5 4 (0.66%) WCAG
6 3 (0.50%) Dublin Core
7 2 (0.33%) EMIR
7 2 (0.33%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 226 (37.29%) Docker
2 18 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.99%) etcd
5 4 (0.66%) zsh
6 3 (0.50%) HDFS
6 3 (0.50%) iptables
6 3 (0.50%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
8 1 (0.17%) pfSense
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 204 (33.66%) Kubernetes
2 111 (18.32%) Kibana
3 109 (17.99%) Ansible
4 101 (16.67%) Terraform
5 69 (11.39%) Grafana
5 69 (11.39%) logstash
6 34 (5.61%) Prometheus
7 24 (3.96%) Consul
8 12 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (1.98%) Puppet
9 10 (1.65%) ZABBIX
10 8 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (1.16%) Nagios
11 7 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.99%) Cilium
12 6 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (0.83%) Fluentd
13 5 (0.83%) Graphite
14 4 (0.66%) Packer
14 4 (0.66%) systemd
Vendors
1 70 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.93%) Oracle
3 35 (5.78%) Google
4 31 (5.12%) Splunk
5 14 (2.31%) VMware
6 13 (2.15%) TIBCO
7 12 (1.98%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.82%) Informatica
9 10 (1.65%) Adobe
9 10 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.32%) Cisco
10 8 (1.32%) Dynatrace
10 8 (1.32%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.16%) New Relic
12 5 (0.83%) Databricks
12 5 (0.83%) Fortinet
12 5 (0.83%) IBM
12 5 (0.83%) McAfee
13 4 (0.66%) Citrix
13 4 (0.66%) Teradata