Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 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.

logstash
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 636 590 571
Rank change year-on-year -46 -19 +245
Contract jobs citing logstash 247 245 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.88% 2.46% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 155 227
UK median daily rate £550 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £409 £363 £360
90th Percentile £719 £598 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -1.39% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 5
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £47.00 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.30% -3.09% -
10th Percentile £62.50 £39.50 £43.95
90th Percentile £67.50 £47.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year - -12.37% -

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 13,115 9,944 11,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.05% 10.85% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,704 6,559 7,341
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £387
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.59% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 225 277
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -17.02% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.60 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +23.85%

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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 25 June 2018.

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 13 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 25 June 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 -37 244 £550 +15.79% 43
London -39 173 £575 +15.00% 27
UK excluding London -38 74 £444 -1.39% 17
Midlands +4 36 £500 -
West Midlands -1 26 £538 +7.50%
North of England -34 15 £400 -5.88% 3
South East -32 14 £438 -2.89% 12
East Midlands 0 10 £410 -15.90%
North West -26 10 £408 -4.12% 2
East of England +11 6 £419 -
Scotland -39 3 £496 -
North East - 3 £275 -
Yorkshire - 2 £550 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 208 (84.21%) Elastic Stack
2 201 (81.38%) DevOps
3 199 (80.57%) Kibana
4 182 (73.68%) Elasticsearch
5 154 (62.35%) Linux
6 153 (61.94%) Python
7 129 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
8 128 (51.82%) Docker
9 123 (49.80%) Amazon AWS
10 121 (48.99%) Git (software)
11 120 (48.58%) Bash Shell
12 114 (46.15%) Jenkins
13 112 (45.34%) Puppet
14 111 (44.94%) Ansible
15 104 (42.11%) Java
16 101 (40.89%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (36.84%) Kubernetes
18 82 (33.20%) Ruby
19 81 (32.79%) Microservices
20 79 (31.98%) nginx
20 79 (31.98%) Grafana
21 73 (29.55%) MongoDB
22 71 (28.74%) Artifactory
23 70 (28.34%) PostgreSQL
24 66 (26.72%) Terraform
25 65 (26.32%) Configuration Management
26 64 (25.91%) Security Cleared
27 62 (25.10%) MySQL
28 60 (24.29%) SC Cleared
28 60 (24.29%) Open Source

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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
1 182 (73.68%) Elasticsearch
2 79 (31.98%) nginx
3 42 (17.00%) Apache
4 31 (12.55%) Tomcat
5 14 (5.67%) Confluence
6 11 (4.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (4.45%) Apache Spark
7 10 (4.05%) JBoss
8 8 (3.24%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.83%) Jetty
9 7 (2.83%) Jupyter
9 7 (2.83%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.43%) IIS
10 6 (2.43%) IPython
11 5 (2.02%) Mongrel
12 4 (1.62%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.81%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.40%) Drupal
14 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 123 (49.80%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (13.77%) Amazon S3
4 32 (12.96%) GitHub
5 29 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (10.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (10.12%) Amazon ELB
8 22 (8.91%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (8.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (6.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (6.07%) Route 53
10 9 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (3.24%) Sauce Labs
11 8 (3.24%) Serverless
12 7 (2.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (2.83%) Sumo Logic
13 6 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (2.02%) Google App Engine
14 5 (2.02%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.27%) SSL
2 46 (18.62%) DNS
3 43 (17.41%) Firewall
3 43 (17.41%) TCP/IP
4 25 (10.12%) HTTP
5 16 (6.48%) Internet
6 8 (3.24%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (1.62%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.62%) VPN
8 3 (1.21%) OpenVPN
8 3 (1.21%) SSH
8 3 (1.21%) Wireless
9 2 (0.81%) BGP
9 2 (0.81%) Junos
9 2 (0.81%) MPLS
9 2 (0.81%) MRTG
9 2 (0.81%) OSPF
9 2 (0.81%) SNMP
9 2 (0.81%) TACACS
9 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (29.55%) MongoDB
2 70 (28.34%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (25.10%) MySQL
4 29 (11.74%) Hadoop
5 28 (11.34%) NoSQL
6 18 (7.29%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (5.26%) Big Data
8 11 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (4.45%) InfluxDB
9 9 (3.64%) SQL Server
10 7 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.43%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.02%) Couchbase
12 5 (2.02%) Redis
13 4 (1.62%) Pentaho
14 3 (1.21%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.21%) HBase
15 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.81%) SQLite
15 2 (0.81%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 121 (48.99%) Git (software)
2 114 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 71 (28.74%) Artifactory
4 48 (19.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 26 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 25 (10.12%) JIRA
7 24 (9.72%) JUnit
8 22 (8.91%) Mockito
9 21 (8.50%) GitLab
10 20 (8.10%) Maven
10 20 (8.10%) Vagrant
11 15 (6.07%) Bitbucket
12 14 (5.67%) IntelliJ
13 12 (4.86%) Selenium
14 11 (4.45%) JMeter
15 10 (4.05%) SoapUI
16 9 (3.64%) Gradle
17 8 (3.24%) Mercurial
17 8 (3.24%) Protractor
17 8 (3.24%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (8.10%) Banking
2 13 (5.26%) Front Office
3 8 (3.24%) Finance
4 5 (2.02%) Advertising
4 5 (2.02%) Games
4 5 (2.02%) Marketing
4 5 (2.02%) Retail
5 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 115 (46.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (15.38%) Developer
3 29 (11.74%) AWS DevOps
4 28 (11.34%) AWS Engineer
5 27 (10.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 24 (9.72%) Java Developer
6 24 (9.72%) Lead DevOps
7 18 (7.29%) Consultant
8 17 (6.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 16 (6.48%) DevOps Consultant
10 15 (6.07%) Senior DevOps
11 14 (5.67%) Operations Engineer
12 13 (5.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 12 (4.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.86%) Tester
14 11 (4.45%) Linux Engineer
15 10 (4.05%) Analyst
15 10 (4.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 9 (3.64%) Linux Support
17 8 (3.24%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (84.21%) Elastic Stack
2 59 (23.89%) Sensu
3 40 (16.19%) RESTful
4 36 (14.57%) LEMP Stack
5 35 (14.17%) Web Services
6 34 (13.77%) Kafka
7 28 (11.34%) Spring
8 25 (10.12%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (9.72%) Node.js
10 23 (9.31%) Dropwizard
11 17 (6.88%) ActiveMQ
11 17 (6.88%) AngularJS
12 16 (6.48%) Spring Boot
13 15 (6.07%) LAMP
14 10 (4.05%) JSON
14 10 (4.05%) LAPP Stack
15 9 (3.64%) .NET
15 9 (3.64%) J2EE
15 9 (3.64%) Java EE
16 8 (3.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (8.10%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.43%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.62%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.62%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.62%) Replication
5 4 (1.62%) User Experience
6 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.21%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.81%) Derivative
7 2 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) CMDB
8 1 (0.40%) FMCG
8 1 (0.40%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 154 (62.35%) Linux
2 52 (21.05%) Unix
3 35 (14.17%) CentOS
4 30 (12.15%) Windows
5 25 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (7.69%) CoreOS
7 10 (4.05%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.24%) Debian
9 5 (2.02%) Fedora
10 4 (1.62%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.81%) Android
11 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.40%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (81.38%) DevOps
2 129 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (40.89%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (32.79%) Microservices
5 65 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 60 (24.29%) Open Source
7 57 (23.08%) Load Balancing
8 49 (19.84%) Test Automation
9 44 (17.81%) TDD
10 41 (16.60%) Deployment Automation
11 37 (14.98%) Task Automation
12 35 (14.17%) BDD
13 30 (12.15%) Performance Measurement
14 29 (11.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (11.74%) Protective Monitoring
15 28 (11.34%) Scrum
16 27 (10.93%) Kanban
17 22 (8.91%) Pair Programming
18 21 (8.50%) High Availability
19 19 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 153 (61.94%) Python
2 120 (48.58%) Bash Shell
3 104 (42.11%) Java
4 82 (33.20%) Ruby
5 42 (17.00%) Perl
5 42 (17.00%) SQL
6 38 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 34 (13.77%) Groovy
8 32 (12.96%) Go
9 31 (12.55%) Shell Script
10 26 (10.53%) Scala
11 17 (6.88%) PHP
11 17 (6.88%) PowerShell
12 12 (4.86%) Kotlin
13 10 (4.05%) Java 8
14 3 (1.21%) C#
15 2 (0.81%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.81%) C
15 2 (0.81%) C++
15 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (25.91%) Security Cleared
2 60 (24.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.43%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.62%) Degree
5 3 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.26%) QA
2 7 (2.83%) GCP
System Software
1 128 (51.82%) Docker
2 14 (5.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (3.24%) KVM
3 8 (3.24%) Squid
4 7 (2.83%) etcd
4 7 (2.83%) flannel
4 7 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.43%) Xen
6 5 (2.02%) HDFS
6 5 (2.02%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.21%) Postfix
7 3 (1.21%) vCloud
8 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 199 (80.57%) Kibana
2 112 (45.34%) Puppet
3 111 (44.94%) Ansible
4 91 (36.84%) Kubernetes
5 79 (31.98%) Grafana
6 66 (26.72%) Terraform
7 52 (21.05%) HAProxy
8 32 (12.96%) Nagios
9 30 (12.15%) Prometheus
10 27 (10.93%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (10.53%) ZABBIX
12 16 (6.48%) Sysdig
13 14 (5.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 14 (5.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 13 (5.26%) Graphite
14 13 (5.26%) Packer
15 12 (4.86%) collectd
15 12 (4.86%) rkt
15 12 (4.86%) Uchiwa
16 11 (4.45%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 43 (17.41%) Splunk
2 41 (16.60%) AppDynamics
3 22 (8.91%) New Relic
3 22 (8.91%) Oracle
4 16 (6.48%) Google
4 16 (6.48%) Hortonworks
5 14 (5.67%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.86%) VMware
7 11 (4.45%) Adobe
7 11 (4.45%) hybris
7 11 (4.45%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.45%) PagerDuty
8 10 (4.05%) SaltStack
9 8 (3.24%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.43%) Percona
10 6 (2.43%) Rackspace
11 5 (2.02%) Ab Initio
11 5 (2.02%) ForgeRock
11 5 (2.02%) Perforce
12 4 (1.62%) ArcSight