Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 710 453 743
Rank change year-on-year -257 +290 -48
Contract jobs citing logstash 95 56 103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.75% 1.18% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 41 49
10th Percentile £425 £363 £400
25th Percentile £486 £413 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £538
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -11.63% -2.27%
75th Percentile £625 £556 £600
90th Percentile £675 £600 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £528
% change year-on-year - -5.21% +18.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 12,600 4,735 13,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.84% 16.07% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,937 3,260 9,030
10th Percentile £356 £313 £281
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £663 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 88 297
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.24 £12.44
25th Percentile £16.23 £13.95 £14.94
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.45 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.28% -7.40% +20.00%
75th Percentile £48.81 £39.25 £40.75
90th Percentile £65.50 £49.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%

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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 26 September 2021.

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 12 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 26 September 2021. 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 -219 78 £550 +15.79% 15
Work from Home -234 37 £550 +26.44% 4
London -187 36 £550 +15.79% 7
UK excluding London -137 30 £500 - 9
North West -51 11 £499 -9.36% 1
North of England -68 11 £499 -9.36% 1
South West -34 10 - - 2
East of England - 4 £525 -
Scotland -85 3 £365 - 1
South East -89 2 £438 -1.41% 2
Midlands - 1 £580 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £580 - 3

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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 92 (96.84%) Elastic Stack
2 86 (90.53%) Kibana
3 67 (70.53%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (58.95%) Docker
5 51 (53.68%) Jenkins
6 45 (47.37%) Kubernetes
7 44 (46.32%) DevOps
8 40 (42.11%) Python
9 38 (40.00%) Java
9 38 (40.00%) Microservices
10 33 (34.74%) Git (software)
11 32 (33.68%) SQL
12 29 (30.53%) AWS
13 28 (29.47%) Kafka
14 27 (28.42%) Azure
15 25 (26.32%) Maven
16 24 (25.26%) Spring
16 24 (25.26%) Tomcat
16 24 (25.26%) Grafana
17 23 (24.21%) Linux
17 23 (24.21%) Oracle
18 22 (23.16%) Finance
19 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
19 21 (22.11%) AngularJS
20 20 (21.05%) Relational Database
20 20 (21.05%) SC Cleared
20 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
20 20 (21.05%) Social Skills
20 20 (21.05%) Terraform

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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 67 (70.53%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (25.26%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.53%) Apache Spark
4 9 (9.47%) GemFire
5 7 (7.37%) nginx
6 6 (6.32%) Apache
7 4 (4.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (3.16%) Confluence
8 3 (3.16%) Jetty
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.05%) IIS
10 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.05%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.53%) AWS
2 27 (28.42%) Azure
3 13 (13.68%) GCP
4 10 (10.53%) GitHub
5 9 (9.47%) Amazon EKS
6 7 (7.37%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (7.37%) Amazon S3
7 5 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (4.21%) OpenShift
8 4 (4.21%) PaaS
9 3 (3.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (3.16%) IaaS
9 3 (3.16%) Route 53
9 3 (3.16%) Slack
9 3 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) DNS
1 5 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) Intranet
2 3 (3.16%) SSL
3 2 (2.11%) PuTTY
3 2 (2.11%) SMS
3 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.11%) VPN
3 2 (2.11%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.05%) BGP
4 1 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) NAS
4 1 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.05%) OSPF
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) SD-WAN
4 1 (1.05%) SSH
4 1 (1.05%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 17 (17.89%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (16.84%) NoSQL
4 12 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (12.63%) RDBMS
4 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
5 11 (11.58%) Big Data
6 10 (10.53%) Apache Hive
7 9 (9.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (9.47%) InterSystems Cache
7 9 (9.47%) Redis
7 9 (9.47%) Tableau
8 8 (8.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (8.42%) Parquet
9 7 (7.37%) Neo4j
10 4 (4.21%) Data Mining
10 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
10 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
11 3 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (3.16%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (53.68%) Jenkins
2 33 (34.74%) Git (software)
3 25 (26.32%) Maven
4 14 (14.74%) Selenium
5 12 (12.63%) Artifactory
5 12 (12.63%) JUnit
6 11 (11.58%) Gradle
7 10 (10.53%) GitLab
7 10 (10.53%) IntelliJ
7 10 (10.53%) JIRA
8 9 (9.47%) Cucumber
8 9 (9.47%) JMeter
9 8 (8.42%) Hudson
9 8 (8.42%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (8.42%) Subversion
10 7 (7.37%) Bitbucket
11 5 (5.26%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.16%) Flyway
12 3 (3.16%) Postman
12 3 (3.16%) Serenity BDD
General
1 22 (23.16%) Finance
2 20 (21.05%) Social Skills
3 19 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 9 (9.47%) Electronics
5 9 (9.47%) Manufacturing
5 9 (9.47%) Marketing
6 6 (6.32%) Banking
7 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.05%) Front Office
8 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (25.26%) Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Senior DevOps
3 16 (16.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) Data Engineer
5 12 (12.63%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.21%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (4.21%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) SIEM Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (96.84%) Elastic Stack
2 28 (29.47%) Kafka
3 24 (25.26%) Spring
4 21 (22.11%) AngularJS
5 18 (18.95%) React
6 15 (15.79%) Node.js
6 15 (15.79%) Web Services
7 14 (14.74%) CSS
7 14 (14.74%) HTML
8 12 (12.63%) JSON
9 11 (11.58%) Spring Boot
10 10 (10.53%) RESTful
11 9 (9.47%) jQuery
11 9 (9.47%) OAuth
11 9 (9.47%) REST
12 8 (8.42%) Apache Avro
12 8 (8.42%) Java Concurrency
12 8 (8.42%) OAuth2
12 8 (8.42%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (8.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 9 (9.47%) Algorithms
2 9 (9.47%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.32%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (6.32%) Legacy Applications
4 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.11%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.05%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Linux
2 18 (18.95%) Unix
3 6 (6.32%) Windows
4 4 (4.21%) CentOS
4 4 (4.21%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.11%) Kali Linux
5 2 (2.11%) openSUSE
6 1 (1.05%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) DevOps
2 38 (40.00%) Microservices
3 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.95%) Infrastructure as Code
5 14 (14.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (14.74%) Deployment Automation
5 14 (14.74%) Visualisation
6 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.68%) Full Stack Development
7 12 (12.63%) Front End Development
7 12 (12.63%) Software Testing
7 12 (12.63%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.47%) Analytics
8 9 (9.47%) Build Automation
8 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.47%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (9.47%) Low Latency
8 9 (9.47%) Performance Testing
8 9 (9.47%) Programme Management
8 9 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.11%) Python
2 38 (40.00%) Java
3 32 (33.68%) SQL
4 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.95%) Perl
6 17 (17.89%) Bash Shell
7 13 (13.68%) Java 8
8 10 (10.53%) PL/SQL
8 10 (10.53%) Ruby
9 9 (9.47%) Scala
10 8 (8.42%) Kotlin
11 7 (7.37%) PowerShell
12 6 (6.32%) Groovy
13 4 (4.21%) Elixir
13 4 (4.21%) Go
14 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
15 2 (2.11%) AWK
15 2 (2.11%) C#
15 2 (2.11%) R
15 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.05%) CCNP
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 56 (58.95%) Docker
2 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.11%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.11%) HDFS
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.05%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 86 (90.53%) Kibana
2 45 (47.37%) Kubernetes
3 24 (25.26%) Grafana
4 20 (21.05%) Terraform
5 18 (18.95%) Ansible
6 17 (17.89%) Prometheus
7 12 (12.63%) Graphite
8 11 (11.58%) Puppet
9 10 (10.53%) Oozie
10 9 (9.47%) Consul
10 9 (9.47%) Fluentd
10 9 (9.47%) Istio
10 9 (9.47%) Rancher
10 9 (9.47%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (8.42%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (4.21%) Packer
13 3 (3.16%) Nagios
14 2 (2.11%) Nmap
14 2 (2.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Oracle
2 14 (14.74%) AppDynamics
3 13 (13.68%) Splunk
4 9 (9.47%) SAP
5 4 (4.21%) Google
5 4 (4.21%) IBM
6 3 (3.16%) Cloudera
6 3 (3.16%) Dynatrace
6 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.11%) Cadence
7 2 (2.11%) Citrix
7 2 (2.11%) Genesys
7 2 (2.11%) Informatica
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco
8 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.05%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.05%) VMware