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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Elasticsearch
UK
Rank 287 382 485
Rank change year-on-year +95 +103  
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 334 276 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.52% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.28% 3.01% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 211 87
Median daily rate £463 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £594 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +1.42% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.47% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.25 -

Elasticsearch is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7799 9160 9338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.21% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5106 5825 5538
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 226 346
Median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Elasticsearch as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +81 307 £465 -2.10% 165
London +85 209 £475 - 84
West Midlands +33 29 £490 -18.29% 3
South East -17 23 £425 -15.00% 32
City of London +4 22 £525 -4.54% 9
Telford +49 19 £498 -
Shropshire +43 19 £498 -
South West -11 19 £369 -1.66% 9
Scotland - 13 £358 - 2
South Wales +11 11 £500 +25.00% 6
Wales +3 11 £500 +25.00% 6
Glasgow - 11 £358 -
West Yorkshire +23 9 £375 -18.47% 4
Yorkshire +22 9 £375 -5.06% 7
Newport +4 9 £500 +7.52%
North West +29 8 £388 -3.12% 8
Leeds +18 8 £375 -18.47% 4
Surrey -2 8 £425 -4.22% 4
Berkshire +27 7 £433 -13.50% 5
Wiltshire -2 7 - -
New Malden - 7 - -
Swindon 0 6 - -
Cardiff +17 5 £500 +29.03% 6
Birmingham +6 5 £375 -37.50%
Guildford +5 5 £425 +3.03% 2
Bristol +1 5 £488 +39.28%
East of England -5 5 £350 -28.20% 20
Manchester +14 4 £538 - 6
Middlesex +5 4 £213 -50.00%
Hertfordshire - 4 £350 - 7

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 394 (51.10%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (43.58%) Java
3 307 (39.82%) Amazon AWS
4 285 (36.96%) Linux
5 278 (36.06%) DevOps
6 276 (35.80%) Python
7 252 (32.68%) Git (software)
8 213 (27.63%) Docker
9 206 (26.72%) TDD
10 205 (26.59%) Jenkins
11 199 (25.81%) JavaScript
12 197 (25.55%) Elastic Stack
13 192 (24.90%) logstash
14 181 (23.48%) Hadoop
15 179 (23.22%) Kibana
16 171 (22.18%) Ansible
16 171 (22.18%) Puppet
17 154 (19.97%) PostgreSQL
18 153 (19.84%) Scrum
19 146 (18.94%) JIRA
19 146 (18.94%) Microsoft Azure
20 145 (18.81%) Ruby
21 144 (18.68%) Kafka
22 142 (18.42%) SQL
23 141 (18.29%) Microservices
24 139 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
25 133 (17.25%) NoSQL
26 130 (16.86%) Configuration Management
27 126 (16.34%) AngularJS
28 124 (16.08%) Scala

Elasticsearch
Top Related 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
1 119 (15.43%) Apache Spark
2 86 (11.15%) Apache
3 85 (11.02%) Confluence
4 69 (8.95%) Apache Solr
5 67 (8.69%) nginx
6 39 (5.06%) Tomcat
7 26 (3.37%) OpenStack
8 19 (2.46%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (1.56%) CMS
10 12 (1.56%) Drupal
10 12 (1.56%) JBoss
11 10 (1.30%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.30%) Jetty
12 7 (0.91%) IIS
13 5 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.65%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.52%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 19 (2.46%) HipChat
2 8 (1.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.52%) MS Office
3 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 8 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.52%) Magento
4 4 (0.52%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 307 (39.82%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (18.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (9.99%) Amazon EC2
4 53 (6.87%) GitHub
5 40 (5.19%) Amazon S3
6 35 (4.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 30 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (3.50%) Amazon SQS
9 24 (3.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 20 (2.59%) Amazon Kinesis
11 15 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (1.95%) Twilio
12 14 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 14 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (1.56%) PaaS
14 11 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 8 (1.04%) Route 53
17 6 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.84%) DNS
1 45 (5.84%) HTTP
2 31 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 28 (3.63%) SSH
4 26 (3.37%) OpenLDAP
4 26 (3.37%) OpenVPN
5 22 (2.85%) SSL
6 19 (2.46%) Reverse Proxy
7 17 (2.20%) Firewall
7 17 (2.20%) VPN
8 16 (2.08%) Internet
9 14 (1.82%) IPsec
10 10 (1.30%) LDAP
10 10 (1.30%) Multicast
10 10 (1.30%) SNMP
11 9 (1.17%) Kerberos
12 7 (0.91%) Network Security
13 6 (0.78%) DHCP
14 4 (0.52%) LAN
14 4 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (23.48%) Hadoop
2 154 (19.97%) PostgreSQL
3 133 (17.25%) NoSQL
4 123 (15.95%) MongoDB
5 121 (15.69%) MySQL
6 109 (14.14%) Big Data
7 66 (8.56%) SQL Server
8 65 (8.43%) Apache Hive
9 60 (7.78%) HBase
10 50 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (6.36%) Redis
12 41 (5.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 38 (4.93%) Relational Database
14 29 (3.76%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (3.37%) Neo4j
16 22 (2.85%) Sqoop
17 19 (2.46%) Oracle Database
18 15 (1.95%) RethinkDB
19 14 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
20 13 (1.69%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 252 (32.68%) Git (software)
2 205 (26.59%) Jenkins
3 146 (18.94%) JIRA
4 100 (12.97%) Maven
5 62 (8.04%) JUnit
6 45 (5.84%) Ant
7 35 (4.54%) Cucumber
8 34 (4.41%) Selenium
8 34 (4.41%) TeamCity
9 33 (4.28%) Mockito
9 33 (4.28%) Sonatype Nexus
10 30 (3.89%) Bitbucket
10 30 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 29 (3.76%) SonarQube
12 26 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (3.37%) Liquibase
13 25 (3.24%) Subversion
14 21 (2.72%) Vagrant
15 19 (2.46%) JIRA Agile
16 18 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (7.78%) Finance
2 33 (4.28%) Banking
3 19 (2.46%) Marketing
4 14 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.17%) Publishing
7 7 (0.91%) Electronics
7 7 (0.91%) Games
7 7 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.91%) Retail
8 4 (0.52%) Legal
8 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.26%) Advertising
9 2 (0.26%) Front Office
9 2 (0.26%) German Language
9 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.13%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 349 (45.27%) Developer
2 151 (19.58%) Java Developer
3 120 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 60 (7.78%) Architect
5 51 (6.61%) Senior Developer
6 37 (4.80%) Data Engineer
7 35 (4.54%) AWS Engineer
8 34 (4.41%) Consultant
8 34 (4.41%) Scala Developer
9 33 (4.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 31 (4.02%) Linux Engineer
11 30 (3.89%) AWS DevOps
12 29 (3.76%) Elasticsearch Developer
13 28 (3.63%) Administrator
14 27 (3.50%) C# Developer
15 26 (3.37%) .NET Developer
16 24 (3.11%) Agile Developer
16 24 (3.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 24 (3.11%) Python Developer
17 23 (2.98%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (25.55%) Elastic Stack
2 144 (18.68%) Kafka
3 126 (16.34%) AngularJS
4 101 (13.10%) HTML
5 99 (12.84%) REST
6 98 (12.71%) Spring
7 86 (11.15%) Node.js
8 81 (10.51%) RESTful
9 77 (9.99%) CSS
10 74 (9.60%) .NET
10 74 (9.60%) Web Services
11 61 (7.91%) RabbitMQ
12 51 (6.61%) Django
13 48 (6.23%) HTML5
14 44 (5.71%) ASP.NET
15 42 (5.45%) Spring Boot
16 41 (5.32%) JSON
17 38 (4.93%) Play Framework
18 36 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
18 36 (4.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.43%) User Experience
2 58 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.23%) Public Cloud
4 26 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (1.95%) Blog
7 13 (1.69%) Wiki
8 12 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.04%) Credit Risk
10 8 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.04%) PKI
11 6 (0.78%) Derivative
11 6 (0.78%) EPoS
11 6 (0.78%) Fintech
11 6 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.78%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 285 (36.96%) Linux
2 93 (12.06%) Windows
3 72 (9.34%) CentOS
4 39 (5.06%) Unix
5 26 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.46%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.69%) RancherOS
7 13 (1.69%) VyOS
8 11 (1.43%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.30%) FreeBSD
10 7 (0.91%) Amazon Linux
10 7 (0.91%) Debian
11 4 (0.52%) Android
11 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.52%) Fedora
12 3 (0.39%) SUSE
13 2 (0.26%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (51.10%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (36.06%) DevOps
3 206 (26.72%) TDD
4 153 (19.84%) Scrum
5 141 (18.29%) Microservices
6 139 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
7 130 (16.86%) Configuration Management
8 113 (14.66%) BDD
9 91 (11.80%) Open Source
10 78 (10.12%) MVC
11 73 (9.47%) E-Commerce
12 59 (7.65%) Kanban
13 56 (7.26%) Software Engineering
14 55 (7.13%) Pair Programming
15 52 (6.74%) Web Development
16 51 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
17 47 (6.10%) Continuous Deployment
18 43 (5.58%) High Availability
19 42 (5.45%) Unit Testing
20 41 (5.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 336 (43.58%) Java
2 276 (35.80%) Python
3 199 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 145 (18.81%) Ruby
5 142 (18.42%) SQL
6 124 (16.08%) Scala
7 84 (10.89%) Bash Shell
8 71 (9.21%) PHP
9 55 (7.13%) C#
10 40 (5.19%) Perl
11 39 (5.06%) R
12 36 (4.67%) Go
13 34 (4.41%) Shell Script
14 27 (3.50%) XPath
15 25 (3.24%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.43%) C
16 11 (1.43%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.30%) Groovy
17 10 (1.30%) tcsh
18 6 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 113 (14.66%) Security Cleared
2 95 (12.32%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.24%) Degree
4 14 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.52%) CISSP
9 3 (0.39%) CISA
9 3 (0.39%) CISM
10 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) CCIE
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.26%) ISEB
10 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.26%) RHCE
10 2 (0.26%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.13%) CFA
11 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.02%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.39%) FedRAMP
2 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.26%) GCP
3 2 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 213 (27.63%) Docker
2 28 (3.63%) vCloud
3 26 (3.37%) Postfix
3 26 (3.37%) Squid
4 25 (3.24%) Apache Flume
4 25 (3.24%) HDFS
5 22 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (2.33%) Active Directory
7 14 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (1.30%) Samba
8 10 (1.30%) Snort
9 8 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.91%) Varnish
11 6 (0.78%) GlusterFS
12 5 (0.65%) vSphere
13 3 (0.39%) Ceph
13 3 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.26%) OpenSSH
15 1 (0.13%) Xen
15 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 192 (24.90%) logstash
2 179 (23.22%) Kibana
3 171 (22.18%) Ansible
3 171 (22.18%) Puppet
4 123 (15.95%) Opscode Chef
5 71 (9.21%) Terraform
6 50 (6.49%) Kubernetes
7 48 (6.23%) ZABBIX
8 44 (5.71%) Nagios
9 30 (3.89%) Salt
10 29 (3.76%) Graphite
11 28 (3.63%) Grafana
11 28 (3.63%) Rancher
12 26 (3.37%) Docker Swarm
13 21 (2.72%) HAProxy
14 17 (2.20%) Packer
15 16 (2.08%) Consul
15 16 (2.08%) Hadoop YARN
15 16 (2.08%) StatsD
16 12 (1.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 74 (9.60%) Oracle
2 66 (8.56%) VMware
3 43 (5.58%) Splunk
4 37 (4.80%) AppDynamics
5 30 (3.89%) Cloudera
5 30 (3.89%) Microsoft
6 29 (3.76%) Red Hat
7 26 (3.37%) Sonatype
8 21 (2.72%) Atlassian
8 21 (2.72%) IBM
8 21 (2.72%) SAP
9 20 (2.59%) Rackspace
9 20 (2.59%) Teradata
10 16 (2.08%) Google
10 16 (2.08%) Zend
11 15 (1.95%) SaltStack
12 13 (1.69%) Vyatta
13 10 (1.30%) Sybase
14 9 (1.17%) New Relic
15 7 (0.91%) Hortonworks
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