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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 722 638 560
Rank change year-on-year -84 -78 +171
Contract jobs citing logstash 109 59 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 0.63% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 51 40
10th Percentile £491 £406 £367
25th Percentile £563 - £418
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £640 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +28.00% -2.44% -6.05%
75th Percentile £738 £575 £580
90th Percentile £750 £600 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -16.86%

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 13,860 9,432 7,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.83% 16.13% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,012 6,676 4,979
10th Percentile £363 £344 £282
25th Percentile £463 £419 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +13.00% - -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £594
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 144 199
10th Percentile £13.62 £15.12 £12.50
25th Percentile £15.56 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate £21.89 £40.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -45.28% +105.13% +4.14%
75th Percentile £44.46 £54.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £58.13 £64.50 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.83% +22.16% +11.76%

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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 22 May 2022.

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 10 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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -93 96 £625 +22.55% 8
London -53 76 £650 +36.84% 5
Work from Home -111 53 £600 +19.76% 2
UK excluding London -53 11 £575 +15.00% 4
North of England -36 6 £575 -8.00% 1
North West -36 5 £575 -8.00% 1
South East -42 4 £700 +37.25% 1
Midlands -46 1 £500 +26.58%
West Midlands -49 1 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 94 (86.24%) Elasticsearch
2 87 (79.82%) Elastic Stack
3 78 (71.56%) Kibana
4 67 (61.47%) DevOps
5 64 (58.72%) Python
6 56 (51.38%) Agile
7 51 (46.79%) Ansible
8 47 (43.12%) CI/CD
8 47 (43.12%) Jenkins
9 45 (41.28%) Azure
9 45 (41.28%) Finance
10 42 (38.53%) Git (software)
11 41 (37.61%) Linux
11 41 (37.61%) Java
11 41 (37.61%) Docker
11 41 (37.61%) Kubernetes
12 38 (34.86%) Terraform
13 35 (32.11%) GitHub
14 33 (30.28%) PowerShell
15 32 (29.36%) Microservices
16 31 (28.44%) TeamCity
17 30 (27.52%) Kafka
18 29 (26.61%) Analytics
18 29 (26.61%) GitLab
19 27 (24.77%) AWS
20 26 (23.85%) JIRA
20 26 (23.85%) REST
21 25 (22.94%) Go
21 25 (22.94%) Infrastructure Automation
22 24 (22.02%) SQL

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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 94 (86.24%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (14.68%) Apache
3 15 (13.76%) Confluence
4 14 (12.84%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.67%) nginx
6 3 (2.75%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.83%) IIS
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 45 (41.28%) Azure
2 35 (32.11%) GitHub
3 27 (24.77%) AWS
4 21 (19.27%) Azure Monitor
5 19 (17.43%) PaaS
6 18 (16.51%) SaaS
7 12 (11.01%) Azure Sentinel
8 11 (10.09%) Power Platform
8 11 (10.09%) Serverless
9 7 (6.42%) Amazon S3
9 7 (6.42%) GCP
10 6 (5.50%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (5.50%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (3.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (3.67%) Azure App Service
11 4 (3.67%) Azure Service Bus
11 4 (3.67%) Azure Storage
11 4 (3.67%) OpenShift
12 3 (2.75%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) Internet
2 5 (4.59%) FTP
3 2 (1.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.92%) DHCP
4 1 (0.92%) Firewall
4 1 (0.92%) HTTP
4 1 (0.92%) Network Security
4 1 (0.92%) SAN
4 1 (0.92%) SSH
4 1 (0.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) Big Data
2 13 (11.93%) Flink
2 13 (11.93%) Hadoop
2 13 (11.93%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.09%) Power BI
4 10 (9.17%) MySQL
4 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.26%) Tableau
6 8 (7.34%) Text Mining
7 4 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.67%) PowerCenter
8 3 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.75%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.75%) HBase
8 3 (2.75%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 47 (43.12%) Jenkins
2 42 (38.53%) Git (software)
3 31 (28.44%) TeamCity
4 29 (26.61%) GitLab
5 26 (23.85%) JIRA
6 18 (16.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (14.68%) SonarQube
8 10 (9.17%) Bitbucket
9 7 (6.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (5.50%) Artifactory
10 6 (5.50%) IntelliJ
10 6 (5.50%) PyCharm
10 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (3.67%) Maven
11 4 (3.67%) Mercurial
11 4 (3.67%) Zephyr
12 3 (2.75%) JMeter
12 3 (2.75%) Selenium
12 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (41.28%) Finance
2 20 (18.35%) Social Skills
3 16 (14.68%) Front Office
4 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (9.17%) Financial Institution
6 8 (7.34%) Banking
7 6 (5.50%) Public Sector
8 4 (3.67%) Advertising
8 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (2.75%) Publishing
10 2 (1.83%) Electronics
10 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.83%) Marketing
11 1 (0.92%) Back Office
11 1 (0.92%) Billing
11 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (17.43%) Developer
3 12 (11.01%) Big Data Engineer
3 12 (11.01%) Data Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Electronics Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Big Data Software Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Data Analytics Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.34%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Technical Leader
7 6 (5.50%) Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Azure Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Azure Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Cloud Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.67%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (79.82%) Elastic Stack
2 30 (27.52%) Kafka
3 26 (23.85%) REST
4 13 (11.93%) RESTful
5 10 (9.17%) Spring
6 9 (8.26%) Pandas
6 9 (8.26%) Web Services
7 8 (7.34%) Keras
7 8 (7.34%) NumPy
7 8 (7.34%) PyTorch
7 8 (7.34%) scikit-learn
7 8 (7.34%) SciPy
7 8 (7.34%) Statsmodels
7 8 (7.34%) TensorFlow
7 8 (7.34%) Theano
8 7 (6.42%) Hibernate
8 7 (6.42%) JSON
8 7 (6.42%) Spring Boot
9 6 (5.50%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (5.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Hybrid Cloud
1 18 (16.51%) Private Cloud
1 18 (16.51%) Public Cloud
1 18 (16.51%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (7.34%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.50%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.83%) Educational Technology
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) CMDB
5 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.92%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (0.92%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (0.92%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (37.61%) Linux
2 22 (20.18%) Windows
3 7 (6.42%) Unix
4 4 (3.67%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.75%) CoreOS
5 3 (2.75%) Mesosphere
6 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (61.47%) DevOps
2 56 (51.38%) Agile
3 47 (43.12%) CI/CD
4 32 (29.36%) Microservices
5 29 (26.61%) Analytics
6 25 (22.94%) Infrastructure Automation
7 22 (20.18%) Software Engineering
8 21 (19.27%) Configuration Management
8 21 (19.27%) ETL
9 17 (15.60%) OO
10 15 (13.76%) Infrastructure as Code
10 15 (13.76%) Stress Testing
11 14 (12.84%) Electronic Trading
11 14 (12.84%) SDLC
11 14 (12.84%) Workflow
12 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (11.93%) Data Analytics
13 12 (11.01%) Log Analytics
13 12 (11.01%) Scrum
13 12 (11.01%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 64 (58.72%) Python
2 41 (37.61%) Java
3 33 (30.28%) PowerShell
4 25 (22.94%) Go
5 24 (22.02%) SQL
6 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
7 15 (13.76%) Bash
8 8 (7.34%) C++
9 7 (6.42%) Ruby
10 6 (5.50%) Perl
11 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.67%) SOQL
11 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.75%) Scala
13 2 (1.83%) C#
14 1 (0.92%) C
14 1 (0.92%) Groovy
14 1 (0.92%) Lua
14 1 (0.92%) R
14 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) CCNA
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.92%) Degree
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (37.61%) Docker
2 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 78 (71.56%) Kibana
2 51 (46.79%) Ansible
3 41 (37.61%) Kubernetes
4 38 (34.86%) Terraform
5 21 (19.27%) Prometheus
6 15 (13.76%) Grafana
7 12 (11.01%) Consul
8 4 (3.67%) Dollar Universe
8 4 (3.67%) Istio
8 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.67%) Puppet
9 3 (2.75%) Automic
9 3 (2.75%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (2.75%) Fluentd
9 3 (2.75%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (1.83%) Rancher
11 1 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.92%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.92%) Packer
11 1 (0.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.60%) Splunk
3 14 (12.84%) Informatica
4 13 (11.93%) Google
5 9 (8.26%) Atlassian
6 8 (7.34%) Alteryx
7 7 (6.42%) Oracle
7 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.42%) ServiceNow
7 7 (6.42%) VMware
8 6 (5.50%) Dynatrace
9 4 (3.67%) AppDynamics
9 4 (3.67%) Talend
10 3 (2.75%) CA
10 3 (2.75%) Cisco
11 2 (1.83%) Checkmarx
11 2 (1.83%) Databricks
11 2 (1.83%) SAP
12 1 (0.92%) Confluent
12 1 (0.92%) UiPath