Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 561 797
Rank change year-on-year +17 +236 +63
Contract jobs citing logstash 333 345 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.32% 0.096%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.06% 2.93% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 200 74
UK median daily rate £520 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £338 £342
90th Percentile £600 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £456 £475
% change year-on-year -1.37% -3.95% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.05% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 10874 11784 9616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.02% 11.01% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7215 7557 5941
UK median daily rate £470 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +6.41% +6.85% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 344
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.00 £40.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £26.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -34.38% +31.29% +0.62%

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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 19 September 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 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 19 September 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 +20 329 £523 +10.00% 16
London -19 240 £525 +10.53% 15
UK excluding London +53 91 £450 -1.37% 1
South East +33 29 £488 +27.87%
South West - 21 £355 -
Midlands +27 19 £475 +2.70%
North of England +49 18 £450 -10.00% 1
North West +30 15 £413 +3.13%
East Midlands -1 10 £463 -22.92%
West Midlands +27 9 £475 +7.95%
Scotland +35 3 - -
Yorkshire +4 3 £500 -14.89% 1
East of England -17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 250 (75.08%) Elastic Stack
2 231 (69.37%) Kibana
3 229 (68.77%) DevOps
4 222 (66.67%) Linux
5 194 (58.26%) Elasticsearch
6 190 (57.06%) Amazon AWS
7 176 (52.85%) Python
8 168 (50.45%) Java
9 163 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
10 157 (47.15%) Docker
11 156 (46.85%) Puppet
12 148 (44.44%) Jenkins
13 141 (42.34%) Ruby
14 128 (38.44%) Ansible
15 123 (36.94%) Bash Shell
16 121 (36.34%) Kubernetes
17 117 (35.14%) Security Cleared
18 111 (33.33%) Configuration Management
18 111 (33.33%) Git (software)
19 102 (30.63%) SC Cleared
19 102 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
20 89 (26.73%) Unix
21 87 (26.13%) PostgreSQL
22 84 (25.23%) Load Balancing
22 84 (25.23%) MongoDB
23 74 (22.22%) Microservices
23 74 (22.22%) HTTP
24 73 (21.92%) Terraform
25 71 (21.32%) DNS
26 70 (21.02%) nginx

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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
1 194 (58.26%) Elasticsearch
2 70 (21.02%) nginx
3 67 (20.12%) Apache
4 60 (18.02%) Tomcat
5 22 (6.61%) Confluence
6 21 (6.31%) OpenStack
7 14 (4.20%) Apache Solr
7 14 (4.20%) Apache Spark
8 10 (3.00%) JBoss
9 9 (2.70%) WebSphere
10 7 (2.10%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.50%) Mule
12 4 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.20%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.90%) DataSynapse
13 3 (0.90%) Drupal
14 2 (0.60%) CMS
14 2 (0.60%) Documentum
15 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
15 1 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Salerio
2 1 (0.30%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 190 (57.06%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (11.71%) Amazon EC2
2 39 (11.71%) Amazon S3
3 37 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 30 (9.01%) Amazon ELB
4 30 (9.01%) GitHub
5 26 (7.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 23 (6.91%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (6.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 20 (6.01%) Heroku
9 15 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (3.30%) PaaS
10 11 (3.30%) Quay.io
11 10 (3.00%) IaaS
12 8 (2.40%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (1.50%) Route 53
13 5 (1.50%) SaaS
14 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 74 (22.22%) HTTP
2 71 (21.32%) DNS
3 61 (18.32%) TCP/IP
4 58 (17.42%) Firewall
5 51 (15.32%) SSL
6 20 (6.01%) OpenLDAP
6 20 (6.01%) SSH
7 17 (5.11%) Internet
7 17 (5.11%) OpenVPN
8 16 (4.80%) LAN
8 16 (4.80%) WAN
9 15 (4.50%) HTTPS
10 11 (3.30%) VPN
11 6 (1.80%) Network Security
11 6 (1.80%) SNMP
12 4 (1.20%) VoIP
13 3 (0.90%) LDAP
14 2 (0.60%) IMAP
14 2 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (26.13%) PostgreSQL
2 84 (25.23%) MongoDB
3 55 (16.52%) MySQL
4 46 (13.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 39 (11.71%) NoSQL
6 31 (9.31%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (4.80%) Hadoop
8 15 (4.50%) Oracle Database
8 15 (4.50%) Redis
9 13 (3.90%) Relational Database
10 11 (3.30%) Big Data
10 11 (3.30%) RDBMS
10 11 (3.30%) SQL Server
11 8 (2.40%) InfluxDB
12 7 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (2.10%) DataStax
12 7 (2.10%) Flink
13 4 (1.20%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.20%) HBase
13 4 (1.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 148 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 111 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 65 (19.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 56 (16.82%) Maven
5 54 (16.22%) Artifactory
6 35 (10.51%) JIRA
7 24 (7.21%) Bitbucket
8 23 (6.91%) Ant
8 23 (6.91%) JUnit
9 22 (6.61%) GitLab
9 22 (6.61%) SonarQube
10 18 (5.41%) RSpec
11 17 (5.11%) Liquibase
11 17 (5.11%) Selenium
12 16 (4.80%) Mockito
13 12 (3.60%) Hudson
14 11 (3.30%) TeamCity
15 10 (3.00%) JMeter
16 9 (2.70%) Cucumber
17 8 (2.40%) Gradle
General
1 31 (9.31%) Finance
2 19 (5.71%) Banking
3 17 (5.11%) Games
4 16 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.20%) Marketing
6 13 (3.90%) Electronics
6 13 (3.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 140 (42.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (18.02%) Developer
3 50 (15.02%) AWS Engineer
4 43 (12.91%) AWS DevOps
5 39 (11.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 22 (6.61%) Architect
6 22 (6.61%) Python Developer
7 19 (5.71%) Consultant
8 17 (5.11%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.20%) WebOps Engineer
10 12 (3.60%) DevOps Consultant
10 12 (3.60%) Senior DevOps
10 12 (3.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (3.30%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.00%) Administrator
12 10 (3.00%) Operations Engineer
12 10 (3.00%) Scala Developer
12 10 (3.00%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (75.08%) Elastic Stack
2 67 (20.12%) Node.js
3 64 (19.22%) Web Services
4 58 (17.42%) Sensu
5 41 (12.31%) RESTful
6 38 (11.41%) Kafka
7 27 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
8 26 (7.81%) LEMP Stack
9 25 (7.51%) LAPP Stack
9 25 (7.51%) REST
10 17 (5.11%) LAMP
10 17 (5.11%) MCollective
10 17 (5.11%) React
11 15 (4.50%) Spring
12 11 (3.30%) Akka
12 11 (3.30%) XML
13 10 (3.00%) JSON
14 9 (2.70%) Django
15 8 (2.40%) Flask
15 8 (2.40%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.51%) Data Structures
2 19 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.20%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.60%) User Experience
5 12 (3.60%) Video on Demand
6 11 (3.30%) Cloud Native
7 9 (2.70%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.40%) Blog
9 7 (2.10%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.80%) BYOD
11 5 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.50%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.20%) Equities
13 3 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.90%) PKI
14 2 (0.60%) Derivative
14 2 (0.60%) Fintech
14 2 (0.60%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 222 (66.67%) Linux
2 89 (26.73%) Unix
3 55 (16.52%) CentOS
4 26 (7.81%) Windows
5 25 (7.51%) CoreOS
6 21 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.40%) Mac OS X
7 8 (2.40%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.80%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.20%) Debian
9 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.90%) Fedora
11 2 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.60%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (68.77%) DevOps
2 163 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 102 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (25.23%) Load Balancing
6 74 (22.22%) Microservices
7 68 (20.42%) Open Source
8 55 (16.52%) Scrum
9 46 (13.81%) Kanban
10 43 (12.91%) TDD
11 33 (9.91%) BDD
12 32 (9.61%) Software Engineering
13 28 (8.41%) High Availability
14 27 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
15 25 (7.51%) Pair Programming
15 25 (7.51%) Web Operations
16 23 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (6.91%) Task Automation
17 18 (5.41%) Coaching
17 18 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 176 (52.85%) Python
2 168 (50.45%) Java
3 141 (42.34%) Ruby
4 123 (36.94%) Bash Shell
5 61 (18.32%) SQL
6 53 (15.92%) Go
7 38 (11.41%) Scala
8 36 (10.81%) JavaScript
9 33 (9.91%) Perl
10 29 (8.71%) Groovy
11 22 (6.61%) PHP
12 18 (5.41%) Shell Script
13 11 (3.30%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 6 (1.80%) C#
16 3 (0.90%) C
16 3 (0.90%) Clojure
16 3 (0.90%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.60%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 117 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 102 (30.63%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.90%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.30%) CISSP
5 9 (2.70%) Degree
6 7 (2.10%) CISA
6 7 (2.10%) CISM
7 6 (1.80%) MySQL Certification
8 5 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.20%) SANS
9 4 (1.20%) SSCP
10 3 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.20%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) GPG13
3 6 (1.80%) FedRAMP
3 6 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 157 (47.15%) Docker
2 22 (6.61%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (6.31%) Squid
4 18 (5.41%) vCloud
4 18 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (5.11%) etcd
5 17 (5.11%) Postfix
6 15 (4.50%) KVM
7 14 (4.20%) Xen
8 12 (3.60%) flannel
9 9 (2.70%) Apache Flume
10 7 (2.10%) Ceph
10 7 (2.10%) GlusterFS
10 7 (2.10%) HDFS
10 7 (2.10%) SkyDNS
11 4 (1.20%) Active Directory
11 4 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.90%) Samba
13 2 (0.60%) Snort
13 2 (0.60%) zsh
Systems Management
1 231 (69.37%) Kibana
2 156 (46.85%) Puppet
3 128 (38.44%) Ansible
4 121 (36.34%) Kubernetes
5 73 (21.92%) Terraform
6 66 (19.82%) Grafana
7 52 (15.62%) Opscode Chef
8 48 (14.41%) HAProxy
9 32 (9.61%) ZABBIX
10 31 (9.31%) Sysdig
11 28 (8.41%) Prometheus
12 27 (8.11%) Graphite
12 27 (8.11%) Nagios
13 18 (5.41%) Rancher
14 17 (5.11%) Docker Swarm
15 16 (4.80%) Rsyslog
15 16 (4.80%) Salt
16 14 (4.20%) Consul
16 14 (4.20%) rkt
17 12 (3.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 55 (16.52%) Splunk
2 46 (13.81%) Oracle
3 41 (12.31%) VMware
4 32 (9.61%) AppDynamics
5 26 (7.81%) Red Hat
6 20 (6.01%) SaltStack
7 17 (5.11%) Sonatype
8 13 (3.90%) IBM
8 13 (3.90%) Rackspace
8 13 (3.90%) SAP
9 9 (2.70%) Cloudera
10 7 (2.10%) Google
11 5 (1.50%) Ab Initio
11 5 (1.50%) EMC
12 4 (1.20%) Adobe
12 4 (1.20%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.20%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.20%) Informatica
12 4 (1.20%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.20%) New Relic