Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 577 555 669
Rank change year-on-year -22 +114 +176
Contract jobs citing logstash 300 311 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.49% 3.00% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 194 160
UK median daily rate £573 £493 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.24% -1.50% +10.99%
10th Percentile £463 £375 £350
90th Percentile £675 £609 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +80.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -3.09% -
10th Percentile £37.75 £39.50 £43.85
90th Percentile £64.25 £47.00 £53.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £48.50

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 12,065 10,380 9,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.07% 10.90% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,197 6,743 6,081
UK median daily rate £476 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 253 313
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.67 £48.95 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.69 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -15.19% -1.33% -10.71%

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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 25 February 2018.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing logstash over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 February 2018. 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 -19 295 £575 +16.16% 47
London -1 234 £575 +15.00% 22
UK excluding London -33 64 £550 +22.22% 26
Midlands +24 37 £569 +26.39% 8
West Midlands +29 34 £569 +26.39% 6
South East -17 14 £625 +47.06% 11
North of England 0 8 £400 -5.88% 3
North West -8 4 £400 - 3
East Midlands -7 3 £563 -6.25% 2
Scotland -10 3 £496 +17.46% 1
Yorkshire -10 2 £500 +11.11%
North East - 2 £275 -
South West +12 1 - -
East of England -22 1 £450 +38.46% 3

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 253 (84.33%) DevOps
2 221 (73.67%) Elastic Stack
3 215 (71.67%) Kibana
4 210 (70.00%) Linux
5 197 (65.67%) Elasticsearch
6 171 (57.00%) Amazon AWS
7 170 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
8 169 (56.33%) Continuous Integration
9 161 (53.67%) Java
10 157 (52.33%) Docker
11 150 (50.00%) Jenkins
12 140 (46.67%) Ansible
13 139 (46.33%) Python
14 134 (44.67%) Unix
15 131 (43.67%) Puppet
16 121 (40.33%) Kubernetes
17 113 (37.67%) Security Cleared
18 108 (36.00%) Bash Shell
19 94 (31.33%) Grafana
19 94 (31.33%) Git (software)
20 90 (30.00%) Tomcat
21 84 (28.00%) SC Cleared
22 83 (27.67%) Microservices
23 82 (27.33%) Terraform
24 78 (26.00%) Splunk
25 76 (25.33%) Load Balancing
26 71 (23.67%) SQL
27 69 (23.00%) Web Services
28 68 (22.67%) RESTful
29 67 (22.33%) Ruby

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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
1 197 (65.67%) Elasticsearch
2 90 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 65 (21.67%) nginx
4 49 (16.33%) Apache
5 21 (7.00%) Confluence
6 14 (4.67%) Apache Spark
7 13 (4.33%) JBoss
8 7 (2.33%) Apache Solr
8 7 (2.33%) Jetty
9 6 (2.00%) IIS
10 5 (1.67%) IPython
10 5 (1.67%) Jupyter
10 5 (1.67%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.33%) Drupal
13 1 (0.33%) FileNet
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.33%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 171 (57.00%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (17.67%) Amazon EC2
3 47 (15.67%) Amazon S3
4 45 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 40 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 30 (10.00%) Route 53
7 28 (9.33%) Amazon ELB
8 23 (7.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 23 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (7.33%) GitHub
10 18 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (3.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 10 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (2.67%) Serverless
15 7 (2.33%) AWS CloudTrail
16 4 (1.33%) Cloudflare
17 2 (0.67%) SaaS
17 2 (0.67%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 43 (14.33%) SSL
2 38 (12.67%) DNS
3 37 (12.33%) TCP/IP
4 34 (11.33%) HTTP
4 34 (11.33%) VPN
5 29 (9.67%) Firewall
6 16 (5.33%) OpenLDAP
7 13 (4.33%) Internet
8 11 (3.67%) OpenVPN
8 11 (3.67%) SSH
9 3 (1.00%) NAS
9 3 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.00%) SAN
10 2 (0.67%) Network Security
10 2 (0.67%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.00%) NoSQL
2 64 (21.33%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (19.33%) MongoDB
4 53 (17.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 34 (11.33%) MySQL
6 33 (11.00%) Amazon RDS
7 29 (9.67%) Hadoop
8 14 (4.67%) RDBMS
8 14 (4.67%) Relational Database
9 12 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (3.00%) Big Data
11 8 (2.67%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.00%) Redis
13 5 (1.67%) Pentaho
13 5 (1.67%) SQL Server
14 2 (0.67%) Flink
14 2 (0.67%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.67%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.67%) Star Schema
15 1 (0.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 150 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 94 (31.33%) Git (software)
3 52 (17.33%) Mockito
4 51 (17.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 43 (14.33%) Maven
6 39 (13.00%) Artifactory
7 33 (11.00%) JIRA
8 29 (9.67%) JUnit
9 23 (7.67%) SonarQube
10 21 (7.00%) Selenium
11 19 (6.33%) GitLab
11 19 (6.33%) Subversion
12 17 (5.67%) Cucumber
12 17 (5.67%) JMeter
13 16 (5.33%) TeamCity
14 14 (4.67%) Bitbucket
15 13 (4.33%) IntelliJ
16 11 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (3.67%) Liquibase
16 11 (3.67%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (5.00%) Banking
2 12 (4.00%) Finance
2 12 (4.00%) Games
3 9 (3.00%) Marketing
4 7 (2.33%) Front Office
4 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.00%) Electronics
5 6 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.00%) Retail
6 5 (1.67%) Publishing
7 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (40.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 69 (23.00%) Developer
3 49 (16.33%) AWS DevOps
4 37 (12.33%) Senior DevOps
5 36 (12.00%) Scala Developer
6 35 (11.67%) Java Developer
7 34 (11.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 32 (10.67%) AWS Engineer
9 28 (9.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 24 (8.00%) Consultant
11 23 (7.67%) DevOps Consultant
11 23 (7.67%) Lead DevOps
12 20 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 19 (6.33%) Java Scala Developer
14 18 (6.00%) AWS Consultant
15 17 (5.67%) Agile Developer
15 17 (5.67%) Agile Java Developer
15 17 (5.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
15 17 (5.67%) Senior Developer
16 14 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (73.67%) Elastic Stack
2 69 (23.00%) Web Services
3 68 (22.67%) RESTful
4 66 (22.00%) Kafka
5 39 (13.00%) Sensu
6 37 (12.33%) Akka
7 28 (9.33%) LEMP Stack
8 21 (7.00%) JSON
8 21 (7.00%) Spring
9 17 (5.67%) Node.js
10 16 (5.33%) Dropwizard
10 16 (5.33%) LAMP
10 16 (5.33%) OAuth
11 14 (4.67%) SAML
12 12 (4.00%) Grails
13 11 (3.67%) MCollective
13 11 (3.67%) REST
14 9 (3.00%) .NET
14 9 (3.00%) LAPP Stack
15 8 (2.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.00%) Public Cloud
2 22 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (3.33%) PKI
5 8 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.33%) BYOD
7 6 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.00%) DataPower
8 5 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.00%) Blog
10 1 (0.33%) CMDB
10 1 (0.33%) Derivative
10 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) NHS
10 1 (0.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 210 (70.00%) Linux
2 134 (44.67%) Unix
3 64 (21.33%) CentOS
4 55 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (11.67%) Windows
6 24 (8.00%) CoreOS
7 10 (3.33%) Debian
8 9 (3.00%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.00%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.00%) AIX
10 3 (1.00%) Fedora
10 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.33%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (84.33%) DevOps
2 170 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (56.33%) Continuous Integration
4 83 (27.67%) Microservices
5 76 (25.33%) Load Balancing
6 65 (21.67%) High Availability
6 65 (21.67%) TDD
7 63 (21.00%) Configuration Management
7 63 (21.00%) Test Automation
8 61 (20.33%) BDD
9 60 (20.00%) Kanban
10 55 (18.33%) Pair Programming
11 51 (17.00%) Open Source
12 50 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
13 35 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (11.00%) Scrum
15 30 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
16 24 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
17 23 (7.67%) Web Operations
18 22 (7.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 161 (53.67%) Java
2 139 (46.33%) Python
3 108 (36.00%) Bash Shell
4 71 (23.67%) SQL
5 67 (22.33%) Ruby
6 55 (18.33%) Scala
7 50 (16.67%) Groovy
8 49 (16.33%) Shell Script
9 43 (14.33%) Go
10 34 (11.33%) JavaScript
11 18 (6.00%) PHP
11 18 (6.00%) PowerShell
12 13 (4.33%) Kotlin
12 13 (4.33%) Perl
13 8 (2.67%) R
14 5 (1.67%) C#
15 3 (1.00%) C++
16 2 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 113 (37.67%) Security Cleared
2 84 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.33%) CCSP
4 7 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.33%) CREST Certified
5 4 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.00%) RHCE
7 1 (0.33%) Degree
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) GCP
4 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 157 (52.33%) Docker
2 16 (5.33%) Squid
3 14 (4.67%) vCloud
3 14 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (3.67%) Postfix
5 9 (3.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (2.67%) etcd
7 6 (2.00%) Apache Flume
8 5 (1.67%) HDFS
9 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (1.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (1.00%) KVM
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.00%) Samba
11 2 (0.67%) Firmware
11 2 (0.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 215 (71.67%) Kibana
2 140 (46.67%) Ansible
3 131 (43.67%) Puppet
4 121 (40.33%) Kubernetes
5 94 (31.33%) Grafana
6 82 (27.33%) Terraform
7 34 (11.33%) Nagios
7 34 (11.33%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (11.00%) ZABBIX
9 32 (10.67%) Prometheus
10 29 (9.67%) HAProxy
11 25 (8.33%) Sysdig
12 17 (5.67%) Consul
12 17 (5.67%) Fluentd
13 15 (5.00%) Graylog
14 14 (4.67%) Packer
14 14 (4.67%) Rancher
15 13 (4.33%) Graphite
15 13 (4.33%) Rundeck
15 13 (4.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 78 (26.00%) Splunk
2 58 (19.33%) AppDynamics
3 38 (12.67%) Oracle
4 21 (7.00%) VMware
5 14 (4.67%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.67%) SaltStack
6 11 (3.67%) Sonatype
7 10 (3.33%) CA
7 10 (3.33%) Micro Focus
7 10 (3.33%) Serena
8 9 (3.00%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.00%) Google
9 8 (2.67%) AlienVault
9 8 (2.67%) Hortonworks
9 8 (2.67%) IBM
9 8 (2.67%) Qualys
10 7 (2.33%) New Relic
11 6 (2.00%) SAP
11 6 (2.00%) Teradata
12 5 (1.67%) Rackspace