Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 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.

Elasticsearch
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 110 76
Rank change year-on-year +38 -34 +4
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 11 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.90% 0.30% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.88% 1.66% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 13
Wales median daily rate £463 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.95% +26.47% -17.07%
10th Percentile £205 £516 £333
90th Percentile £563 £549 £475
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.75 £41.83 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.57% -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 160 301 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.04% 18.00% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 204 131
Wales median daily rate £438 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +28.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £225 £308 £134
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £23.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.87% +109.09% -29.43%
10th Percentile £18.45 £12.70 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £61.00 £15.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.47
% change year-on-year +2.27% +7.49% +2.34%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in Wales over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 November 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
South Wales +31 10 £450 -18.18% 3
West Wales +3 1 £475 -9.52%
Elasticsearch
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) MongoDB
2 8 (72.73%) Kafka
3 5 (45.45%) Microservices
3 5 (45.45%) Azure
3 5 (45.45%) AWS
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) Spring Boot
5 3 (27.27%) Terraform
5 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
5 3 (27.27%) Data Science
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
5 3 (27.27%) Node.js
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Ansible
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Go
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) ETL

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 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) AWS
1 5 (45.45%) Azure
2 2 (18.18%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Data Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Application Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Kafka
2 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 4 (36.36%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) Spring Boot
3 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) OAuth
5 1 (9.09%) OAuth2
5 1 (9.09%) Swagger
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Microservices
1 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Data Science
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Go
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Java 8
4 1 (9.09%) Julia
4 1 (9.09%) R
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CEPT
1 2 (18.18%) EC-Council LPT
1 2 (18.18%) GIAC
1 2 (18.18%) GPEN
2 1 (9.09%) GXPN
2 1 (9.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Terraform
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk