Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Elasticsearch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 10 December 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.

Elasticsearch
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 77 81
Rank change year-on-year -33 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 6 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.34% 1.42% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.89% 9.50% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 19
Wales median daily rate £538 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.47% -17.07% +18.16%
10th Percentile £516 £329 £440
90th Percentile £549 £475 £591
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year -11.95% +0.53% -

Elasticsearch is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 318 179 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.28% 14.94% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 117 135
Wales median daily rate £450 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -13.58% +6.58%
10th Percentile £308 £130 £262
90th Percentile £588 £545 £606
UK median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Wales median hourly rate £23.00 £12.50 £15.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.00% -19.81% -25.77%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.00 £16.05 £21.25
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +1.27%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Elasticsearch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in Wales

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elasticsearch in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in Wales

Elasticsearch
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the Wales region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
West Wales +4 3 £525 -
South Wales -36 1 £550 +35.80% 10
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Terraform
3 3 (50.00%) Serverless
4 2 (33.33%) logstash
4 2 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (33.33%) Kibana
4 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Runbook
4 2 (33.33%) Server Management
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Elasticsearch
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (33.33%) nginx
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Serverless
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) OpenVPN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Runbook
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Server Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Due Diligence
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Kibana
2 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (33.33%) logstash
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat