Period
to 16 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for logstash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited logstash over the 6 months to 16 May 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.

logstash
UK
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 604 567 701
Rank change year-on-year -37 +134 -56
Contract jobs citing logstash 56 74 153
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 1.01% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 78
10th Percentile £421 £380 £411
25th Percentile " £419 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £488 £548
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% -11.00% -4.74%
75th Percentile £574 £576 £605
90th Percentile £600 £596 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £538
% change year-on-year +11.11% -16.28% +8.86%

logstash is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,048 7,335 13,333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.93% 14.70% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,433 5,058 9,048
10th Percentile £340 £280 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £599 £594 £600
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 210 311
10th Percentile £15.06 £12.49 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.01 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £39.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +102.56% +5.41% +5.71%
75th Percentile £53.56 £32.81 £36.67
90th Percentile £63.00 £48.68 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +18.92% +8.82% +8.07%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing logstash as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for logstash in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing logstash.

Daily rate trend for logstash in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing logstash over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for logstash in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing logstash.

Hourly rate trend for logstash in the UK

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Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing logstash within the UK over the 6 months to 16 May 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 -12 47 £506 +9.30% 12
Work from Home -220 36 £500 - 3
London -62 13 £475 -9.52% 8
UK excluding London +17 8 £500 +11.11% 5
South East +29 3 £510 +17.58%
Midlands +1 2 £395 -5.67% 2
Scotland -25 2 £500 -6.98% 1
North of England +21 1 £625 +16.28% 1
North West +6 1 £625 - 1
West Midlands -4 1 £450 +7.46% 2
East Midlands - 1 £340 -

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing logstash 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 logstash.

1 51 (91.07%) Kibana
2 44 (78.57%) Elastic Stack
3 40 (71.43%) Docker
3 40 (71.43%) AWS
4 36 (64.29%) DevOps
5 35 (62.50%) Azure
6 34 (60.71%) Git (software)
6 34 (60.71%) Jenkins
7 33 (58.93%) Kubernetes
7 33 (58.93%) Python
8 31 (55.36%) Kafka
9 30 (53.57%) Consul
10 28 (50.00%) Bash Shell
11 27 (48.21%) Finance
12 26 (46.43%) Microservices
12 26 (46.43%) Prometheus
12 26 (46.43%) Terraform
12 26 (46.43%) Grafana
13 24 (42.86%) Infrastructure as Code
14 23 (41.07%) AppDynamics
14 23 (41.07%) Telecoms
15 22 (39.29%) Perl
15 22 (39.29%) Visualisation
15 22 (39.29%) Splunk
15 22 (39.29%) Public Sector
16 21 (37.50%) Amazon EKS
16 21 (37.50%) Istio
16 21 (37.50%) Fluentd
16 21 (37.50%) Rancher
16 21 (37.50%) Google

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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 20 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (14.29%) Confluence
3 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) nginx
5 2 (3.57%) WildFly
6 1 (1.79%) Jetty
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 40 (71.43%) AWS
2 35 (62.50%) Azure
3 21 (37.50%) Amazon EKS
4 8 (14.29%) PaaS
4 8 (14.29%) SaaS
5 4 (7.14%) GitHub
6 3 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (5.36%) GCP
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.79%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.79%) Serverless
7 1 (1.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.79%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 34 (60.71%) Git (software)
1 34 (60.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (19.64%) Artifactory
2 11 (19.64%) GitLab
2 11 (19.64%) IntelliJ
3 10 (17.86%) Gatling
4 9 (16.07%) JIRA
4 9 (16.07%) JUnit
5 8 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 8 (14.29%) PyCharm
5 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
6 7 (12.50%) Maven
7 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.36%) JMeter
7 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.57%) REST Assured
9 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.79%) Flyway
9 1 (1.79%) Postman
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 23 (41.07%) Telecoms
3 22 (39.29%) Public Sector
4 21 (37.50%) Electronics
4 21 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 21 (37.50%) Marketing
5 6 (10.71%) Social Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 2 (3.57%) Publishing
7 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (32.14%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Senior DevOps
3 10 (17.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Automation Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.36%) React Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Test Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) SIEM Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (78.57%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (55.36%) Kafka
3 11 (19.64%) Node.js
4 8 (14.29%) REST
5 7 (12.50%) Spring Boot
6 6 (10.71%) React
6 6 (10.71%) Spring
7 4 (7.14%) RESTful
8 3 (5.36%) JPA
8 3 (5.36%) Web Services
9 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.57%) Grok
9 2 (3.57%) Java EE
9 2 (3.57%) JMS
9 2 (3.57%) Jolokia
9 2 (3.57%) JSON
9 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.57%) RESTEasy
10 1 (1.79%) Dropwizard
10 1 (1.79%) Keycloak
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Public Cloud
2 8 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) DevOps
2 26 (46.43%) Microservices
3 24 (42.86%) Infrastructure as Code
4 22 (39.29%) Visualisation
5 21 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
5 21 (37.50%) Programme Management
6 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
8 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
8 11 (19.64%) OWASP
9 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
10 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
11 7 (12.50%) Kanban
11 7 (12.50%) SDLC
12 5 (8.93%) BDD
12 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.93%) Deployment Automation
13 4 (7.14%) Open Source
13 4 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) Python
2 28 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 22 (39.29%) Perl
4 15 (26.79%) Java
5 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (21.43%) Ruby
6 9 (16.07%) Go
7 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 7 (12.50%) SQL
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) R
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (19.64%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.79%) CISA
5 1 (1.79%) CISM
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) WCAG
2 1 (1.79%) NIST
System Software
1 40 (71.43%) Docker
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 51 (91.07%) Kibana
2 33 (58.93%) Kubernetes
3 30 (53.57%) Consul
4 26 (46.43%) Grafana
4 26 (46.43%) Prometheus
4 26 (46.43%) Terraform
5 21 (37.50%) Fluentd
5 21 (37.50%) Istio
5 21 (37.50%) Rancher
6 16 (28.57%) Ansible
7 8 (14.29%) Puppet
8 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (3.57%) Nagios
9 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (1.79%) Graphite
10 1 (1.79%) Icinga
10 1 (1.79%) RANCID
10 1 (1.79%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) AppDynamics
2 22 (39.29%) Splunk
3 21 (37.50%) Google
3 21 (37.50%) SAP
4 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
5 8 (14.29%) VMware
6 7 (12.50%) New Relic
7 4 (7.14%) Dynatrace
8 3 (5.36%) Hortonworks
9 2 (3.57%) Informatica
10 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco
10 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow