Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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.

logstash
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 527 766
Rank change year-on-year -26 +239 +80
Contract jobs citing logstash 346 390 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.97% 3.37% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 219 83
UK median daily rate £538 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £362 £352
90th Percentile £635 £605 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 11669 11566 9740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 11.04% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7896 7382 5953
UK median daily rate £475 £442 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.47% +10.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 268 334
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -4.42%
10th Percentile £10.98 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.13 £19.03
% change year-on-year -27.68% +16.26% -5.13%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for logstash in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing logstash.

Contractor daily rate trend for logstash in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing logstash over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for logstash in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor 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 21 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 -11 344 £538 +10.26% 20
London -35 269 £550 +10.00% 15
UK excluding London +1 74 £450 - 7
South East +4 21 £450 +5.88%
South West - 20 £355 -
Midlands +7 18 £488 +8.33% 2
North of England +38 15 £450 +7.14% 3
West Midlands +16 14 £500 +11.11% 2
North West +16 12 £388 -3.13% 2
East Midlands -7 4 £450 -25.00%
Yorkshire +18 3 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing logstash 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 logstash.

1 256 (73.99%) DevOps
2 255 (73.70%) Elastic Stack
3 249 (71.97%) Kibana
4 237 (68.50%) Linux
5 205 (59.25%) Elasticsearch
6 194 (56.07%) Java
7 188 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
8 178 (51.45%) Amazon AWS
9 161 (46.53%) Python
10 156 (45.09%) Continuous Integration
11 155 (44.80%) Jenkins
11 155 (44.80%) Docker
12 148 (42.77%) Unix
13 141 (40.75%) Puppet
14 129 (37.28%) Security Cleared
15 122 (35.26%) Kubernetes
16 117 (33.82%) Ansible
17 115 (33.24%) Bash Shell
18 112 (32.37%) Ruby
19 100 (28.90%) SC Cleared
20 98 (28.32%) Configuration Management
21 97 (28.03%) Microservices
22 92 (26.59%) Grafana
23 88 (25.43%) Load Balancing
24 87 (25.14%) Git (software)
25 86 (24.86%) MongoDB
26 85 (24.57%) Splunk
27 81 (23.41%) PostgreSQL
28 76 (21.97%) RESTful
29 75 (21.68%) Tomcat

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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
1 205 (59.25%) Elasticsearch
2 75 (21.68%) Tomcat
3 64 (18.50%) nginx
4 52 (15.03%) Apache
5 19 (5.49%) Confluence
6 14 (4.05%) Apache Spark
7 12 (3.47%) OpenStack
8 11 (3.18%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.02%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.45%) JBoss
11 3 (0.87%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.87%) Drupal
11 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.58%) Documentum
12 2 (0.58%) Jetty
12 2 (0.58%) Mule
13 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 178 (51.45%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (13.58%) Amazon EC2
3 46 (13.29%) Amazon S3
4 37 (10.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 28 (8.09%) Amazon ELB
5 28 (8.09%) GitHub
6 25 (7.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (7.23%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (6.36%) Route 53
8 17 (4.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (4.34%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (2.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 9 (2.60%) IaaS
11 8 (2.31%) PaaS
12 6 (1.73%) Heroku
12 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.87%) Quay.io
14 3 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (18.50%) HTTP
2 62 (17.92%) TCP/IP
3 59 (17.05%) DNS
4 56 (16.18%) SSL
5 50 (14.45%) Firewall
6 24 (6.94%) Internet
7 20 (5.78%) VPN
8 16 (4.62%) SSH
9 15 (4.34%) OpenLDAP
9 15 (4.34%) OpenVPN
10 7 (2.02%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.73%) LAN
11 6 (1.73%) LDAP
11 6 (1.73%) WAN
12 4 (1.16%) Network Security
12 4 (1.16%) SNMP
13 3 (0.87%) NAS
13 3 (0.87%) SAN
14 2 (0.58%) VoIP
14 2 (0.58%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.86%) MongoDB
2 81 (23.41%) PostgreSQL
3 73 (21.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 70 (20.23%) NoSQL
5 46 (13.29%) MySQL
6 29 (8.38%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (5.20%) Oracle Database
8 15 (4.34%) Relational Database
9 14 (4.05%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.47%) Big Data
11 11 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (2.89%) Hadoop
13 8 (2.31%) Redis
14 7 (2.02%) Flink
15 6 (1.73%) InfluxDB
16 3 (0.87%) DataStax
16 3 (0.87%) SQL Server
17 2 (0.58%) RethinkDB
17 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 155 (44.80%) Jenkins
2 87 (25.14%) Git (software)
3 64 (18.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 63 (18.21%) Maven
5 47 (13.58%) Mockito
6 46 (13.29%) Artifactory
7 38 (10.98%) JIRA
8 25 (7.23%) JUnit
9 24 (6.94%) SonarQube
10 22 (6.36%) Bitbucket
11 20 (5.78%) Ant
12 17 (4.91%) Selenium
13 15 (4.34%) Liquibase
14 13 (3.76%) Cucumber
14 13 (3.76%) GitLab
15 12 (3.47%) Subversion
16 11 (3.18%) JMeter
17 10 (2.89%) RSpec
17 10 (2.89%) TeamCity
18 8 (2.31%) Hudson
General
1 36 (10.40%) Finance
2 21 (6.07%) Banking
2 21 (6.07%) Games
3 19 (5.49%) Marketing
3 19 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.91%) Electronics
4 17 (4.91%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.87%) Publishing
6 3 (0.87%) Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 126 (36.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 88 (25.43%) Developer
3 53 (15.32%) AWS DevOps
4 47 (13.58%) AWS Engineer
5 39 (11.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 37 (10.69%) Scala Developer
7 33 (9.54%) Java Developer
8 20 (5.78%) Consultant
8 20 (5.78%) Java Scala Developer
8 20 (5.78%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.78%) Senior DevOps
9 19 (5.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 18 (5.20%) Agile Developer
10 18 (5.20%) Agile Java Developer
10 18 (5.20%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (4.91%) Python Developer
11 17 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (4.62%) Architect
13 15 (4.34%) DevOps Consultant
14 13 (3.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (73.70%) Elastic Stack
2 76 (21.97%) RESTful
3 74 (21.39%) Web Services
4 58 (16.76%) Kafka
5 47 (13.58%) Sensu
6 38 (10.98%) Akka
7 33 (9.54%) Node.js
8 28 (8.09%) LEMP Stack
9 19 (5.49%) REST
10 17 (4.91%) XML
11 15 (4.34%) JSON
11 15 (4.34%) MCollective
11 15 (4.34%) Spring
12 13 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (3.76%) Spark Streaming
13 10 (2.89%) Django
13 10 (2.89%) Flask
13 10 (2.89%) jQuery
13 10 (2.89%) LAPP Stack
13 10 (2.89%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.07%) Public Cloud
3 16 (4.62%) Data Structures
3 16 (4.62%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (3.76%) BYOD
5 10 (2.89%) Blog
6 9 (2.60%) User Experience
6 9 (2.60%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.73%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.16%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.16%) Equities
8 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.16%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.87%) PKI
10 2 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.58%) Fintech
10 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 237 (68.50%) Linux
2 148 (42.77%) Unix
3 48 (13.87%) CentOS
4 30 (8.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.65%) Windows
6 20 (5.78%) CoreOS
7 10 (2.89%) Mac OS X
7 10 (2.89%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.31%) Debian
9 7 (2.02%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.16%) Fedora
12 3 (0.87%) AIX
13 2 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (73.99%) DevOps
2 188 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (45.09%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (28.32%) Configuration Management
5 97 (28.03%) Microservices
6 88 (25.43%) Load Balancing
7 67 (19.36%) Kanban
8 61 (17.63%) TDD
9 60 (17.34%) High Availability
9 60 (17.34%) Open Source
10 58 (16.76%) BDD
10 58 (16.76%) Pair Programming
11 45 (13.01%) Domain-Driven Design
12 38 (10.98%) Scrum
13 33 (9.54%) Dependency Injection
13 33 (9.54%) Test Automation
14 32 (9.25%) Web Operations
15 29 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (8.09%) Continuous Delivery
17 27 (7.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 194 (56.07%) Java
2 161 (46.53%) Python
3 115 (33.24%) Bash Shell
4 112 (32.37%) Ruby
5 69 (19.94%) SQL
6 63 (18.21%) Scala
7 50 (14.45%) Go
8 35 (10.12%) JavaScript
9 33 (9.54%) Shell Script
10 32 (9.25%) Groovy
11 22 (6.36%) Perl
12 17 (4.91%) PHP
13 9 (2.60%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.31%) R
15 7 (2.02%) Kotlin
15 7 (2.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 4 (1.16%) C
16 4 (1.16%) C#
17 2 (0.58%) C++
18 1 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 129 (37.28%) Security Cleared
2 100 (28.90%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.05%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.02%) CCSP
4 7 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.02%) CREST Certified
5 6 (1.73%) Degree
5 6 (1.73%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.45%) CISSP
7 4 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.87%) CISA
8 3 (0.87%) CISM
8 3 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.87%) RHCE
9 2 (0.58%) SANS
9 2 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.34%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) GPG13
3 3 (0.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 155 (44.80%) Docker
2 21 (6.07%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (4.91%) vCloud
4 16 (4.62%) Squid
5 15 (4.34%) Postfix
6 11 (3.18%) etcd
7 9 (2.60%) Apache Flume
8 8 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (2.02%) KVM
10 5 (1.45%) Active Directory
11 4 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (1.16%) Xen
12 3 (0.87%) flannel
12 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.87%) Samba
13 2 (0.58%) Ceph
13 2 (0.58%) Firmware
13 2 (0.58%) GlusterFS
13 2 (0.58%) SkyDNS
13 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 249 (71.97%) Kibana
2 141 (40.75%) Puppet
3 122 (35.26%) Kubernetes
4 117 (33.82%) Ansible
5 92 (26.59%) Grafana
6 68 (19.65%) Terraform
7 43 (12.43%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (9.25%) HAProxy
8 32 (9.25%) ZABBIX
9 31 (8.96%) Prometheus
10 24 (6.94%) Sysdig
11 20 (5.78%) Nagios
11 20 (5.78%) Salt
12 18 (5.20%) Rancher
13 16 (4.62%) Fluentd
14 15 (4.34%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (4.05%) Consul
15 14 (4.05%) Graphite
15 14 (4.05%) Rsyslog
15 14 (4.05%) StatsD
Vendors
1 85 (24.57%) Splunk
2 62 (17.92%) AppDynamics
3 41 (11.85%) Oracle
4 28 (8.09%) VMware
5 18 (5.20%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.91%) SAP
7 16 (4.62%) Rackspace
8 15 (4.34%) SaltStack
8 15 (4.34%) Sonatype
9 8 (2.31%) AlienVault
9 8 (2.31%) Google
9 8 (2.31%) Qualys
10 7 (2.02%) EMC
11 5 (1.45%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.45%) IBM
12 4 (1.16%) hybris
12 4 (1.16%) New Relic
13 3 (0.87%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.87%) NetApp
13 3 (0.87%) Veritas