Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 695 615
Rank change year-on-year +89 -80 -3
Contract jobs citing logstash 87 183 295
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.98% 1.28% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 93 239
Median daily rate £488 £546 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.63% -5.13% +16.16%
10th Percentile £376 £391 £463
90th Percentile £588 £659 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £545 £550
% change year-on-year -17.43% -0.91% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -25.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 8,883 14,276 13,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.38% 14.72% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,803 9,520 8,738
Median daily rate £500 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.63% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £275
90th Percentile £663 £665 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 347 284
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -13.58%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.00 £11.61
90th Percentile £48.48 £49.70 £47.50
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £15.62
% change year-on-year +1.43% +12.07% -18.88%

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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 6 April 2020.

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 14 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 6 April 2020. 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 +66 77 £456 -17.05% 20
London +76 50 £536 -2.64% 11
UK excluding London +118 35 £450 -17.43% 13
East of England +34 11 £380 -24.00%
Scotland +37 9 £538 +26.47% 2
North of England +58 7 £450 -17.43% 4
North West +24 5 £553 +1.33% 4
South East +89 4 £450 -29.69% 2
South West - 3 £475 - 2
Midlands +54 2 £450 -5.26% 1
West Midlands +51 2 £450 -18.18% 1
North East +35 2 £450 -13.88%
Work from Home +9 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 66 (75.86%) Elastic Stack
2 56 (64.37%) Kibana
3 48 (55.17%) DevOps
3 48 (55.17%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (51.72%) Linux
5 39 (44.83%) Security Cleared
5 39 (44.83%) Terraform
6 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (40.23%) Python
8 33 (37.93%) Java
9 32 (36.78%) SC Cleared
10 31 (35.63%) Kafka
11 29 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 26 (29.89%) Ansible
13 24 (27.59%) Docker
14 23 (26.44%) AWS
15 21 (24.14%) Bash Shell
16 20 (22.99%) Azure
16 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (22.99%) Kubernetes
17 19 (21.84%) Unix
18 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
19 17 (19.54%) Oracle
20 16 (18.39%) JIRA
21 15 (17.24%) Go
21 15 (17.24%) Infrastructure as Code
22 14 (16.09%) Packer
23 13 (14.94%) Big Data
23 13 (14.94%) RESTful
24 12 (13.79%) RabbitMQ

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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 48 (55.17%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (13.79%) WebLogic
3 11 (12.64%) Apache
4 10 (11.49%) nginx
5 6 (6.90%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.60%) Apache Spark
7 3 (3.45%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.30%) IIS
8 2 (2.30%) JBoss
9 1 (1.15%) Confluence
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.44%) AWS
2 20 (22.99%) Azure
3 11 (12.64%) GCP
4 9 (10.34%) Serverless
5 8 (9.20%) PaaS
6 5 (5.75%) GitHub
6 5 (5.75%) OpenShift
7 3 (3.45%) Datadog
8 2 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (2.30%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.30%) Heroku
8 2 (2.30%) SaaS
9 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.15%) IaaS
9 1 (1.15%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) DNS
1 4 (4.60%) Kerberos
1 4 (4.60%) SSL
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.30%) DHCP
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) SMTP
4 1 (1.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.15%) Network Security
4 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) Big Data
2 9 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (9.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.05%) Flink
5 6 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.60%) Data Lake
7 4 (4.60%) HBase
7 4 (4.60%) JanusGraph
8 3 (3.45%) MySQL
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 16 (18.39%) JIRA
4 8 (9.20%) CA Gen
5 7 (8.05%) Artifactory
6 6 (6.90%) GitLab
6 6 (6.90%) Maven
7 3 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.45%) JMeter
8 2 (2.30%) CF BOSH
8 2 (2.30%) JUnit
8 2 (2.30%) REST Assured
8 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.15%) Burp Suite
9 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.15%) Cypress.io
9 1 (1.15%) Postman
9 1 (1.15%) Protractor
9 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (11.49%) Public Sector
2 7 (8.05%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) Developer
2 25 (28.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.05%) Software Developer
4 6 (6.90%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) Designer
5 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
5 4 (4.60%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (4.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) Agile Tester
6 3 (3.45%) Applications Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Consultant
6 3 (3.45%) Data Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (3.45%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (75.86%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (35.63%) Kafka
3 13 (14.94%) RESTful
4 12 (13.79%) Middleware
4 12 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (12.64%) J2EE
5 11 (12.64%) Web Services
6 9 (10.34%) JSON
7 7 (8.05%) XML
8 6 (6.90%) Spring
9 5 (5.75%) Spring Boot
10 4 (4.60%) LDAP
11 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.30%) CSS
11 2 (2.30%) HTML
11 2 (2.30%) Node.js
11 2 (2.30%) OAuth
11 2 (2.30%) OAuth2
11 2 (2.30%) RESTEasy
11 2 (2.30%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.90%) Cloud Native
2 6 (6.90%) Clustering
2 6 (6.90%) Replication
3 4 (4.60%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 45 (51.72%) Linux
2 19 (21.84%) Unix
3 8 (9.20%) CentOS
3 8 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (9.20%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) CoreOS
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) DevOps
2 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (17.24%) Infrastructure as Code
5 12 (13.79%) Process Improvement
6 11 (12.64%) OO
6 11 (12.64%) Test Strategy
7 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
7 10 (11.49%) RUP
8 9 (10.34%) Scrum
8 9 (10.34%) Visualisation
9 8 (9.20%) Analytics
9 8 (9.20%) Build Automation
9 8 (9.20%) Open Source
10 7 (8.05%) API Design
10 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (6.90%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.90%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (6.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) Python
2 33 (37.93%) Java
3 21 (24.14%) Bash Shell
4 15 (17.24%) Go
5 12 (13.79%) SQL
6 11 (12.64%) Groovy
7 10 (11.49%) Perl
7 10 (11.49%) Shell Script
8 8 (9.20%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.90%) Ruby
10 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
11 4 (4.60%) C
12 2 (2.30%) PHP
13 1 (1.15%) C#
13 1 (1.15%) Elixir
13 1 (1.15%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 39 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 32 (36.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.15%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) Docker
2 10 (11.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) NFS
3 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (64.37%) Kibana
2 39 (44.83%) Terraform
3 26 (29.89%) Ansible
4 20 (22.99%) Kubernetes
5 14 (16.09%) Packer
6 11 (12.64%) Puppet
7 9 (10.34%) Grafana
8 8 (9.20%) Consul
9 5 (5.75%) Prometheus
10 4 (4.60%) Nagios
10 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (2.30%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (2.30%) Cacti
11 2 (2.30%) collectd
11 2 (2.30%) Ganglia
11 2 (2.30%) Graphite
11 2 (2.30%) Zipkin
12 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
12 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle
2 12 (13.79%) New Relic
3 10 (11.49%) BEA
3 10 (11.49%) Informatica
3 10 (11.49%) Pega
3 10 (11.49%) webMethods
4 8 (9.20%) Axway
5 7 (8.05%) Splunk
6 6 (6.90%) Google
7 4 (4.60%) Cloudera
7 4 (4.60%) Hortonworks
7 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.45%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.30%) BMC
9 2 (2.30%) Dynatrace
9 2 (2.30%) HP
9 2 (2.30%) VMware
10 1 (1.15%) Juniper
10 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds