Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 262 351
Rank change year-on-year +24 +89 +265
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 1,189 953 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 0.99% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.92% 5.89% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 678 573
UK median daily rate £525 £478 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.95% +0.53% +5.85%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £338
90th Percentile £650 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £47.00 £51.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.13% -8.07% -
10th Percentile £21.75 £40.75 £47.01
90th Percentile £23.25 £52.50 £54.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year -53.85% - -

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 17,181 16,171 19,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.83% 16.87% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,204 10,453 13,098
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 407 493
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.63 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.46% -3.75% +1.95%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £20.73
% change year-on-year +3.65% -6.92% +3.65%

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 21 August 2018.

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 16 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 21 August 2018. 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 +32 1,144 £525 +7.09% 363
London +21 820 £550 +10.00% 196
UK excluding London +17 357 £475 +5.56% 184
South East +75 154 £500 +11.11% 64
North of England +10 66 £500 +33.33% 49
Midlands -42 64 £405 -13.92% 15
Yorkshire +8 36 £500 +33.33% 16
East Midlands +9 35 £395 -14.59% 4
East of England +6 31 £469 +29.31% 22
North West -13 28 £500 +33.33% 29
West Midlands -73 28 £444 -5.69% 11
Scotland -24 24 £400 +11.89% 12
South West -52 10 £400 -3.32% 17
Wales -34 6 £556 +30.88% 5
Northern Ireland +31 3 £434 -
North East - 2 £345 - 4

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 519 (43.65%) Java
2 459 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 409 (34.40%) Docker
4 395 (33.22%) Python
5 381 (32.04%) Amazon AWS
6 364 (30.61%) Linux
7 358 (30.11%) DevOps
8 340 (28.60%) JavaScript
9 332 (27.92%) Microservices
10 328 (27.59%) Git (software)
11 302 (25.40%) Kafka
12 289 (24.31%) TDD
13 261 (21.95%) Jenkins
14 253 (21.28%) SQL
15 242 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
16 238 (20.02%) Ansible
17 235 (19.76%) Big Data
18 227 (19.09%) Spring
19 221 (18.59%) MongoDB
20 217 (18.25%) AngularJS
21 215 (18.08%) Kibana
22 209 (17.58%) PostgreSQL
23 207 (17.41%) Java 8
24 200 (16.82%) Hadoop
25 196 (16.48%) Elastic Stack
26 190 (15.98%) NoSQL
26 190 (15.98%) REST
27 188 (15.81%) Finance
28 187 (15.73%) MySQL
29 184 (15.48%) Terraform

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
1 163 (13.71%) Apache Spark
2 103 (8.66%) Apache
3 101 (8.49%) Confluence
4 66 (5.55%) Apache Solr
5 41 (3.45%) nginx
6 35 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 31 (2.61%) NServiceBus
8 25 (2.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 21 (1.77%) OpenStack
10 20 (1.68%) Apache Pig
10 20 (1.68%) WordPress
11 14 (1.18%) CMS
12 13 (1.09%) JBoss
13 11 (0.93%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.76%) Orchard CMS
15 8 (0.67%) IIS
16 6 (0.50%) Jupyter
17 5 (0.42%) SAS
17 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
18 4 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.76%) Magento
2 2 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.084%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 381 (32.04%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (6.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 72 (6.06%) Amazon S3
5 69 (5.80%) GitHub
6 63 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
7 54 (4.54%) Serverless
8 43 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (2.78%) Heroku
11 31 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 29 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
13 26 (2.19%) Amazon ELB
13 26 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (1.93%) Amazon Kinesis
15 22 (1.85%) npm
16 18 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (1.35%) Amazon Glacier
18 14 (1.18%) Google Analytics
19 11 (0.93%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 66 (5.55%) HTTP
2 57 (4.79%) DNS
3 46 (3.87%) SSL
4 42 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 27 (2.27%) Firewall
6 22 (1.85%) FTP
7 16 (1.35%) VPN
8 15 (1.26%) SSH
9 11 (0.93%) Kerberos
9 11 (0.93%) OpenVPN
10 9 (0.76%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (0.67%) SMS
12 6 (0.50%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.50%) SNA
12 6 (0.50%) Wireless
13 5 (0.42%) ICMP
13 5 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (0.34%) DAB
14 4 (0.34%) Internet
15 3 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (19.76%) Big Data
2 221 (18.59%) MongoDB
3 209 (17.58%) PostgreSQL
4 200 (16.82%) Hadoop
5 190 (15.98%) NoSQL
6 187 (15.73%) MySQL
7 140 (11.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 127 (10.68%) SQL Server
9 111 (9.34%) Redis
10 83 (6.98%) Relational Database
11 79 (6.64%) Apache Hive
12 75 (6.31%) HBase
13 62 (5.21%) Neo4j
14 54 (4.54%) Amazon Redshift
15 36 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 29 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
17 27 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
18 24 (2.02%) RDBMS
19 23 (1.93%) BigQuery
19 23 (1.93%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 328 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 261 (21.95%) Jenkins
3 141 (11.86%) JIRA
4 102 (8.58%) Maven
5 59 (4.96%) Bitbucket
5 59 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 58 (4.88%) Artifactory
7 56 (4.71%) Gradle
8 54 (4.54%) JUnit
9 52 (4.37%) GitLab
10 49 (4.12%) Cucumber
11 46 (3.87%) TeamCity
12 39 (3.28%) gulp
13 38 (3.20%) webpack
14 32 (2.69%) Mockito
14 32 (2.69%) Selenium
15 25 (2.10%) IntelliJ
16 24 (2.02%) Visual Studio
17 22 (1.85%) Mercurial
18 20 (1.68%) SonarQube
General
1 188 (15.81%) Finance
2 83 (6.98%) Banking
3 39 (3.28%) Retail
4 34 (2.86%) Marketing
5 29 (2.44%) Games
6 26 (2.19%) Publishing
7 20 (1.68%) Legal
8 18 (1.51%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.09%) Front Office
10 11 (0.93%) Advertising
10 11 (0.93%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.76%) Law
12 6 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
13 5 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.34%) Electronics
14 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.084%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 648 (54.50%) Developer
2 245 (20.61%) Java Developer
3 132 (11.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 123 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 76 (6.39%) Python Developer
6 69 (5.80%) .NET Developer
7 61 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
7 61 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 60 (5.05%) Architect
9 58 (4.88%) Big Data Engineer
10 56 (4.71%) Data Engineer
11 52 (4.37%) Java Engineer
11 52 (4.37%) Software Engineer
12 47 (3.95%) C# Developer
13 44 (3.70%) Analyst
14 43 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
15 41 (3.45%) Backend Developer
15 41 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
16 39 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
17 38 (3.20%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (25.40%) Kafka
2 227 (19.09%) Spring
3 217 (18.25%) AngularJS
4 196 (16.48%) Elastic Stack
5 190 (15.98%) REST
6 168 (14.13%) Node.js
7 156 (13.12%) .NET
8 148 (12.45%) RabbitMQ
8 148 (12.45%) React
9 132 (11.10%) Web Services
10 130 (10.93%) RESTful
11 129 (10.85%) HTML
12 111 (9.34%) Spring Boot
13 107 (9.00%) CSS
14 102 (8.58%) JSON
15 80 (6.73%) HTML5
16 75 (6.31%) Hibernate
17 67 (5.63%) SOAP
18 66 (5.55%) XML
19 58 (4.88%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.83%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (4.71%) Fintech
3 50 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.12%) Algorithms
5 29 (2.44%) Replication
6 26 (2.19%) User Experience
7 25 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.02%) Cloud Native
8 24 (2.02%) Clustering
9 21 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (1.60%) Computer Science
11 15 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.09%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.09%) Equities
12 13 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.01%) Derivative
13 12 (1.01%) Social Network
14 10 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.84%) Online Games
15 9 (0.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 364 (30.61%) Linux
2 105 (8.83%) Unix
3 63 (5.30%) Windows
4 40 (3.36%) CentOS
5 32 (2.69%) Ubuntu
6 26 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.84%) Android
7 10 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.67%) CoreOS
9 7 (0.59%) Debian
10 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (30.11%) DevOps
3 332 (27.92%) Microservices
4 289 (24.31%) TDD
5 242 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
6 178 (14.97%) BDD
7 124 (10.43%) Software Engineering
8 119 (10.01%) Open Source
9 117 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 109 (9.17%) Scrum
11 98 (8.24%) Analytics
12 92 (7.74%) MVC
13 83 (6.98%) Unit Testing
14 82 (6.90%) Data Modelling
15 81 (6.81%) OO
16 80 (6.73%) Configuration Management
16 80 (6.73%) Test Automation
17 79 (6.64%) E-Commerce
17 79 (6.64%) ETL
17 79 (6.64%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 519 (43.65%) Java
2 395 (33.22%) Python
3 340 (28.60%) JavaScript
4 253 (21.28%) SQL
5 207 (17.41%) Java 8
6 155 (13.04%) C#
7 139 (11.69%) Scala
8 135 (11.35%) Bash Shell
9 83 (6.98%) Perl
10 74 (6.22%) Ruby
11 64 (5.38%) PHP
12 63 (5.30%) TypeScript
13 58 (4.88%) Groovy
14 55 (4.63%) Go
15 42 (3.53%) T-SQL
16 35 (2.94%) ES6
17 32 (2.69%) Shell Script
18 31 (2.61%) PowerShell
19 19 (1.60%) C
20 17 (1.43%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 110 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 79 (6.64%) SC Cleared
3 28 (2.35%) Degree
4 17 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.84%) BC Cleared
8 8 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.67%) MySQL Certification
9 6 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.42%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.42%) ISEB
11 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.17%) PhD
11 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.084%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.084%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.084%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.04%) QA
2 16 (1.35%) MiFID
3 13 (1.09%) GCP
4 12 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.34%) EMIR
5 4 (0.34%) GDPR
6 1 (0.084%) PMO
6 1 (0.084%) SLA
6 1 (0.084%) WCAG
System Software
1 409 (34.40%) Docker
2 24 (2.02%) HDFS
3 21 (1.77%) Apache Flume
4 15 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 13 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.84%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.76%) Postfix
7 9 (0.76%) Squid
7 9 (0.76%) vCloud
8 8 (0.67%) Varnish
8 8 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.42%) KVM
10 4 (0.34%) Xen
11 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.17%) NFS
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.084%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 238 (20.02%) Ansible
2 215 (18.08%) Kibana
3 184 (15.48%) Terraform
4 169 (14.21%) Kubernetes
4 169 (14.21%) logstash
5 146 (12.28%) Puppet
6 59 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
7 58 (4.88%) Grafana
8 37 (3.11%) ZABBIX
9 34 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
9 34 (2.86%) Nagios
9 34 (2.86%) Prometheus
9 34 (2.86%) Salt
10 30 (2.52%) Consul
11 24 (2.02%) Galera Cluster
11 24 (2.02%) Hadoop YARN
12 22 (1.85%) Graphite
12 22 (1.85%) Uchiwa
13 20 (1.68%) Sysdig
14 19 (1.60%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 83 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.81%) Google
3 65 (5.47%) Splunk
4 64 (5.38%) Oracle
5 49 (4.12%) Hortonworks
6 44 (3.70%) Cloudera
7 32 (2.69%) Percona
7 32 (2.69%) Sybase
8 31 (2.61%) Adobe
9 29 (2.44%) VMware
10 27 (2.27%) New Relic
11 26 (2.19%) hybris
12 25 (2.10%) AppDynamics
13 19 (1.60%) Atlassian
13 19 (1.60%) PagerDuty
13 19 (1.60%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.35%) Tableau
15 11 (0.93%) CA
15 11 (0.93%) SaltStack
16 10 (0.84%) Rackspace