Period
to 23 July 2019

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 July 2019 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.

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UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 727 671 595
Rank change year-on-year -56 -76 +8
Contract jobs citing logstash 106 239 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.78% 1.75% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 176 182
UK median daily rate £541 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +10.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £418 £406 £375
90th Percentile £640 £719 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £534 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +25.59% -5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
UK median hourly rate - £65.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.30% -3.09%
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 13,654 13,687 10,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.83% 13.25% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,157 9,102 6,949
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 374 233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.05% -17.78%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.35 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -24.73%

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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 July 2019.

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 9 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 July 2019. 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 -72 102 £550 - 27
London -43 76 £550 - 9
UK excluding London +6 27 £534 +25.59% 18
South East +14 18 £538 +19.44% 3
West Midlands +6 4 £563 +12.50% 3
Midlands +3 4 £563 +32.35% 3
North West +19 3 £463 +13.50% 6
North of England +10 3 £463 +15.63% 6
Scotland +19 2 £400 -16.88%

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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 77 (72.64%) Kibana
2 76 (71.70%) DevOps
2 76 (71.70%) Elastic Stack
3 75 (70.75%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (56.60%) Docker
5 56 (52.83%) Java
6 55 (51.89%) Linux
7 54 (50.94%) Python
7 54 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (50.94%) Amazon AWS
7 54 (50.94%) Jenkins
8 51 (48.11%) Terraform
9 48 (45.28%) Ansible
10 43 (40.57%) Kafka
11 38 (35.85%) Git (software)
12 37 (34.91%) Kubernetes
13 35 (33.02%) Bash Shell
13 35 (33.02%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (32.08%) Microservices
15 33 (31.13%) Puppet
15 33 (31.13%) JavaScript
16 30 (28.30%) Infrastructure as Code
17 27 (25.47%) Finance
18 26 (24.53%) Scrum
19 24 (22.64%) Web Services
20 23 (21.70%) Configuration Management
20 23 (21.70%) JIRA
20 23 (21.70%) Spring
20 23 (21.70%) Datadog
21 22 (20.75%) REST

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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 75 (70.75%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (11.32%) Apache Spark
2 12 (11.32%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.60%) Apache
3 7 (6.60%) nginx
4 6 (5.66%) Confluence
5 4 (3.77%) ColdFusion
5 4 (3.77%) IIS
5 4 (3.77%) Jetty
6 2 (1.89%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.89%) Appian
6 2 (1.89%) JBoss
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 54 (50.94%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (21.70%) Datadog
3 22 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (11.32%) GitHub
5 10 (9.43%) Serverless
6 9 (8.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (8.49%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (7.55%) Amazon S3
7 8 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (7.55%) SaaS
8 7 (6.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (5.66%) PaaS
10 5 (4.72%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (3.77%) OpenShift
11 4 (3.77%) Stackdriver
12 3 (2.83%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (1.89%) Sauce Labs
13 2 (1.89%) Tricentis Tosca
14 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Kerberos
2 5 (4.72%) DNS
2 5 (4.72%) VPN
3 4 (3.77%) FTP
3 4 (3.77%) HTTP
4 3 (2.83%) Firewall
4 3 (2.83%) WAN
5 2 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.89%) SNMP
5 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.94%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.94%) Internet
6 1 (0.94%) Junos
6 1 (0.94%) MPLS
6 1 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) Apache Cassandra
1 21 (19.81%) Hadoop
2 20 (18.87%) Redis
3 17 (16.04%) Big Data
3 17 (16.04%) MySQL
3 17 (16.04%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (15.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 14 (13.21%) InfluxDB
6 13 (12.26%) NoSQL
7 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
8 9 (8.49%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (8.49%) HBase
9 7 (6.60%) Apache Hive
10 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.72%) JanusGraph
10 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.77%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (3.77%) CouchDB
11 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 54 (50.94%) Jenkins
2 38 (35.85%) Git (software)
3 23 (21.70%) JIRA
4 20 (18.87%) Maven
5 14 (13.21%) GitLab
6 12 (11.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (10.38%) Gradle
7 11 (10.38%) TeamCity
8 10 (9.43%) CircleCI
8 10 (9.43%) JMeter
9 9 (8.49%) JUnit
10 8 (7.55%) IntelliJ
10 8 (7.55%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (6.60%) Artifactory
11 7 (6.60%) Selenium
12 6 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
12 6 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (5.66%) SoapUI
13 4 (3.77%) Bitbucket
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Retail
4 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.72%) Automotive
5 5 (4.72%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.89%) Advertising
7 2 (1.89%) Legal
7 2 (1.89%) Publishing
8 1 (0.94%) Law
8 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (44.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (25.47%) Developer
3 15 (14.15%) AWS Engineer
3 15 (14.15%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (13.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 13 (12.26%) Architect
5 13 (12.26%) Big Data Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Data Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) AWS Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Hadoop Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) DevOps Developer
9 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Principal Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Principal Software Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (71.70%) Elastic Stack
2 43 (40.57%) Kafka
3 24 (22.64%) Web Services
4 23 (21.70%) Spring
5 22 (20.75%) REST
6 21 (19.81%) Node.js
7 16 (15.09%) RESTful
8 14 (13.21%) Spring Boot
9 12 (11.32%) GraphQL
9 12 (11.32%) gRPC
9 12 (11.32%) JSON
9 12 (11.32%) Memcached
9 12 (11.32%) React Native
9 12 (11.32%) Swagger
9 12 (11.32%) XML
10 11 (10.38%) AngularJS
11 10 (9.43%) Hibernate
11 10 (9.43%) HTML
11 10 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (7.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Mobile App
1 12 (11.32%) Wiki
2 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.77%) Online Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Replication
5 3 (2.83%) User Experience
6 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.94%) Blog
7 1 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (51.89%) Linux
2 14 (13.21%) Unix
3 13 (12.26%) Android
3 13 (12.26%) Apple iOS
4 11 (10.38%) Windows
5 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.94%) CentOS
8 1 (0.94%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (71.70%) DevOps
2 54 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (33.02%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (32.08%) Microservices
5 30 (28.30%) Infrastructure as Code
6 26 (24.53%) Scrum
7 23 (21.70%) Configuration Management
8 20 (18.87%) BDD
8 20 (18.87%) TDD
9 17 (16.04%) Information Security
10 16 (15.09%) Kanban
10 16 (15.09%) OWASP
10 16 (15.09%) Test Automation
11 13 (12.26%) Android Development
11 13 (12.26%) iOS Development
12 12 (11.32%) BPMN
12 12 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (11.32%) Deployment Automation
12 12 (11.32%) Mobile Application Development
12 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (52.83%) Java
2 54 (50.94%) Python
3 35 (33.02%) Bash Shell
4 33 (31.13%) JavaScript
5 22 (20.75%) SQL
6 19 (17.92%) Java 8
7 14 (13.21%) Scala
8 11 (10.38%) Ruby
9 8 (7.55%) Groovy
10 6 (5.66%) C#
10 6 (5.66%) Kotlin
11 5 (4.72%) Perl
11 5 (4.72%) PHP
12 4 (3.77%) ANSI SQL
12 4 (3.77%) Java 9
12 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.77%) TypeScript
13 3 (2.83%) ES6
13 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) CCNA
3 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.83%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.83%) CCDA
4 3 (2.83%) CCDP
4 3 (2.83%) CCIE
4 3 (2.83%) CCNP
4 3 (2.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 60 (56.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) HDFS
2 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.89%) KVM
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.94%) NFS
3 1 (0.94%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 77 (72.64%) Kibana
2 51 (48.11%) Terraform
3 48 (45.28%) Ansible
4 37 (34.91%) Kubernetes
5 33 (31.13%) Puppet
6 19 (17.92%) ZABBIX
7 18 (16.98%) Grafana
8 16 (15.09%) Graphite
9 15 (14.15%) Consul
10 13 (12.26%) Nagios
11 9 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (4.72%) Prometheus
13 4 (3.77%) Marathon
13 4 (3.77%) Mesos
13 4 (3.77%) StatsD
14 3 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
14 3 (2.83%) RANCID
15 2 (1.89%) Cacti
15 2 (1.89%) OpenView
15 2 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) SaltStack
2 14 (13.21%) ServiceNow
3 12 (11.32%) Hortonworks
3 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.49%) Oracle
5 8 (7.55%) New Relic
5 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.55%) Splunk
6 6 (5.66%) SAP
6 6 (5.66%) WSO2
7 5 (4.72%) Google
8 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.83%) Cisco
10 2 (1.89%) Adobe
10 2 (1.89%) Cadence
10 2 (1.89%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.89%) HP
10 2 (1.89%) Kaseya
10 2 (1.89%) OpenText
10 2 (1.89%) Twitter