Period
to 23 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 23 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 530 773
Rank change year-on-year -18 +243 +92
Contract jobs citing logstash 353 391 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.03% 3.36% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 219 83
UK median daily rate £540 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £402 £373 £352
90th Percentile £637 £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 11664 11633 9758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.05% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7893 7438 5957
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £21.63 £19.03
% change year-on-year -27.26% +13.64% -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 23 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 23 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 -5 351 £540 +10.49% 17
London -40 270 £550 +10.00% 13
UK excluding London +24 80 £450 - 4
Midlands +19 24 £500 +11.11% 1
South East +8 21 £450 -
West Midlands +34 20 £500 +11.11% 1
South West - 20 £355 -
North of England +46 15 £450 +7.14% 3
North West +15 12 £388 -3.13% 2
East Midlands -14 4 £450 -25.00%
Yorkshire +16 3 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 263 (74.50%) DevOps
2 255 (72.24%) Elastic Stack
3 249 (70.54%) Kibana
4 243 (68.84%) Linux
5 206 (58.36%) Elasticsearch
6 199 (56.37%) Java
7 192 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
8 184 (52.12%) Amazon AWS
9 165 (46.74%) Continuous Integration
10 163 (46.18%) Jenkins
11 160 (45.33%) Python
12 156 (44.19%) Unix
13 155 (43.91%) Docker
14 147 (41.64%) Puppet
15 130 (36.83%) Security Cleared
16 124 (35.13%) Ansible
17 122 (34.56%) Kubernetes
18 114 (32.29%) Bash Shell
19 109 (30.88%) Ruby
20 100 (28.33%) SC Cleared
21 98 (27.76%) Configuration Management
21 98 (27.76%) Microservices
22 97 (27.48%) Load Balancing
23 93 (26.35%) Grafana
24 91 (25.78%) Git (software)
24 91 (25.78%) Splunk
25 86 (24.36%) MongoDB
26 84 (23.80%) Tomcat
27 83 (23.51%) PostgreSQL
28 77 (21.81%) RESTful

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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
1 206 (58.36%) Elasticsearch
2 84 (23.80%) Tomcat
3 61 (17.28%) nginx
4 58 (16.43%) Apache
5 21 (5.95%) Confluence
6 14 (3.97%) Apache Spark
7 12 (3.40%) OpenStack
8 11 (3.12%) Apache Solr
9 10 (2.83%) JBoss
10 7 (1.98%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.42%) IIS
12 3 (0.85%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.85%) Drupal
12 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.57%) Documentum
13 2 (0.57%) Jetty
13 2 (0.57%) Mule
14 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 184 (52.12%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (13.88%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (13.60%) Amazon S3
4 39 (11.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 30 (8.50%) Amazon ELB
5 30 (8.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (7.37%) GitHub
7 25 (7.08%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (6.23%) Route 53
9 19 (5.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 15 (4.25%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (2.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 9 (2.55%) IaaS
13 8 (2.27%) PaaS
14 6 (1.70%) Heroku
15 4 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
16 3 (0.85%) SaaS
17 2 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (18.41%) HTTP
2 62 (17.56%) TCP/IP
3 60 (17.00%) DNS
4 56 (15.86%) SSL
5 50 (14.16%) Firewall
6 24 (6.80%) Internet
7 22 (6.23%) VPN
8 18 (5.10%) SSH
9 17 (4.82%) OpenLDAP
9 17 (4.82%) OpenVPN
10 7 (1.98%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.70%) LAN
11 6 (1.70%) LDAP
11 6 (1.70%) WAN
12 4 (1.13%) Network Security
12 4 (1.13%) SNMP
13 3 (0.85%) NAS
13 3 (0.85%) SAN
14 2 (0.57%) VoIP
14 2 (0.57%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.36%) MongoDB
2 83 (23.51%) PostgreSQL
3 74 (20.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 69 (19.55%) NoSQL
5 46 (13.03%) MySQL
6 31 (8.78%) Amazon RDS
7 20 (5.67%) Relational Database
8 19 (5.38%) RDBMS
9 18 (5.10%) Oracle Database
10 15 (4.25%) Hadoop
11 14 (3.97%) Big Data
12 11 (3.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (2.27%) Redis
14 7 (1.98%) Flink
15 6 (1.70%) InfluxDB
16 3 (0.85%) DataStax
16 3 (0.85%) SQL Server
17 2 (0.57%) RethinkDB
17 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 163 (46.18%) Jenkins
2 91 (25.78%) Git (software)
3 66 (18.70%) Maven
4 65 (18.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 48 (13.60%) Mockito
6 43 (12.18%) Artifactory
7 40 (11.33%) JIRA
8 27 (7.65%) JUnit
9 26 (7.37%) SonarQube
10 24 (6.80%) Bitbucket
11 22 (6.23%) Ant
11 22 (6.23%) Selenium
12 17 (4.82%) Liquibase
12 17 (4.82%) Subversion
13 16 (4.53%) GitLab
13 16 (4.53%) JMeter
14 15 (4.25%) TeamCity
15 13 (3.68%) Cucumber
16 10 (2.83%) RSpec
17 8 (2.27%) Hudson
General
1 36 (10.20%) Finance
2 21 (5.95%) Banking
2 21 (5.95%) Games
3 19 (5.38%) Marketing
3 19 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.82%) Electronics
4 17 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.85%) Publishing
6 3 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 132 (37.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 89 (25.21%) Developer
3 58 (16.43%) AWS DevOps
4 51 (14.45%) AWS Engineer
5 43 (12.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 38 (10.76%) Scala Developer
7 33 (9.35%) Java Developer
8 21 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (5.95%) Senior DevOps
9 20 (5.67%) Consultant
9 20 (5.67%) Java Scala Developer
9 20 (5.67%) Senior Developer
9 20 (5.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 18 (5.10%) Agile Developer
10 18 (5.10%) Agile Java Developer
11 17 (4.82%) Python Developer
11 17 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (4.53%) Architect
13 15 (4.25%) DevOps Consultant
14 13 (3.68%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (72.24%) Elastic Stack
2 77 (21.81%) RESTful
3 76 (21.53%) Web Services
4 59 (16.71%) Kafka
5 45 (12.75%) Sensu
6 39 (11.05%) Akka
7 33 (9.35%) Node.js
8 28 (7.93%) LEMP Stack
9 21 (5.95%) REST
10 20 (5.67%) JSON
11 17 (4.82%) MCollective
11 17 (4.82%) XML
12 15 (4.25%) Spring
13 13 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (3.68%) Spark Streaming
14 10 (2.83%) Django
14 10 (2.83%) Flask
14 10 (2.83%) jQuery
14 10 (2.83%) Middleware
14 10 (2.83%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.52%) Public Cloud
2 22 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (4.53%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.68%) BYOD
6 10 (2.83%) Blog
7 9 (2.55%) User Experience
7 9 (2.55%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.27%) PKI
9 6 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.42%) DataPower
11 4 (1.13%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.13%) Equities
11 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.13%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.57%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 243 (68.84%) Linux
2 156 (44.19%) Unix
3 52 (14.73%) CentOS
4 32 (9.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (7.93%) Windows
6 18 (5.10%) CoreOS
7 10 (2.83%) Mac OS X
7 10 (2.83%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.27%) Debian
9 7 (1.98%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.13%) Fedora
12 3 (0.85%) AIX
13 2 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (74.50%) DevOps
2 192 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (46.74%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (27.76%) Configuration Management
4 98 (27.76%) Microservices
5 97 (27.48%) Load Balancing
6 68 (19.26%) Kanban
7 62 (17.56%) TDD
8 61 (17.28%) High Availability
9 60 (17.00%) Open Source
10 59 (16.71%) BDD
10 59 (16.71%) Pair Programming
11 46 (13.03%) Domain-Driven Design
12 40 (11.33%) Scrum
13 38 (10.76%) Test Automation
14 35 (9.92%) Dependency Injection
15 32 (9.07%) Web Operations
16 30 (8.50%) Continuous Delivery
17 29 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (7.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 199 (56.37%) Java
2 160 (45.33%) Python
3 114 (32.29%) Bash Shell
4 109 (30.88%) Ruby
5 73 (20.68%) SQL
6 64 (18.13%) Scala
7 48 (13.60%) Go
8 38 (10.76%) Shell Script
9 35 (9.92%) JavaScript
10 34 (9.63%) Groovy
11 22 (6.23%) Perl
12 17 (4.82%) PHP
13 9 (2.55%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.27%) R
15 7 (1.98%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 4 (1.13%) C
16 4 (1.13%) C#
17 2 (0.57%) C++
18 1 (0.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 130 (36.83%) Security Cleared
2 100 (28.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.97%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.98%) CCSP
4 7 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.98%) CREST Certified
5 6 (1.70%) Degree
5 6 (1.70%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.42%) CISSP
7 4 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.85%) CISA
8 3 (0.85%) CISM
8 3 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.85%) RHCE
9 2 (0.57%) SANS
9 2 (0.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.25%) QA
2 7 (1.98%) GPG13
3 3 (0.85%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 155 (43.91%) Docker
2 23 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (5.38%) vCloud
4 18 (5.10%) Squid
5 17 (4.82%) Postfix
6 9 (2.55%) Apache Flume
6 9 (2.55%) etcd
7 8 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (1.98%) KVM
9 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
10 4 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (1.13%) Xen
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.85%) Samba
12 2 (0.57%) Firmware
12 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.28%) flannel
13 1 (0.28%) HDFS
13 1 (0.28%) zsh
Systems Management
1 249 (70.54%) Kibana
2 147 (41.64%) Puppet
3 124 (35.13%) Ansible
4 122 (34.56%) Kubernetes
5 93 (26.35%) Grafana
6 70 (19.83%) Terraform
7 48 (13.60%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (9.63%) ZABBIX
9 30 (8.50%) HAProxy
10 29 (8.22%) Prometheus
11 24 (6.80%) Sysdig
12 23 (6.52%) Nagios
13 20 (5.67%) Rancher
13 20 (5.67%) Salt
14 17 (4.82%) Docker Swarm
15 16 (4.53%) Fluentd
15 16 (4.53%) Rsyslog
16 14 (3.97%) Consul
16 14 (3.97%) StatsD
17 12 (3.40%) Graphite
Vendors
1 91 (25.78%) Splunk
2 63 (17.85%) AppDynamics
3 46 (13.03%) Oracle
4 30 (8.50%) VMware
5 18 (5.10%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.82%) SAP
6 17 (4.82%) Sonatype
7 16 (4.53%) Rackspace
8 15 (4.25%) SaltStack
9 10 (2.83%) IBM
10 8 (2.27%) AlienVault
10 8 (2.27%) Google
10 8 (2.27%) Qualys
11 7 (1.98%) EMC
12 5 (1.42%) CA
12 5 (1.42%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.42%) Micro Focus
12 5 (1.42%) Serena
12 5 (1.42%) Teradata
13 4 (1.13%) hybris