Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 112 195
Rank change year-on-year -44 +83 -
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 39 67 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 1.53% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.72% 9.40% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 53 7
West Midlands median daily rate £483 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +7.95% -
10th Percentile £413 £319 £420
90th Percentile £616 £525 £590
England median daily rate £525 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +10.53% +0.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £47.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year -52.13% -3.09% -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 827 713 1,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.06% 16.25% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 422 659
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £227 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +44.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £29.95 £35.50 £24.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.22 £19.72
% change year-on-year -1.08% +2.54% +3.78%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Elasticsearch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in the West Midlands

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in the West Midlands

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the West Midlands

Elasticsearch
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Birmingham -13 17 £538 +10.26% 6
Shropshire -51 6 £438 -11.82%
Warwickshire +6 4 - - 1
Coventry -22 2 £483 +13.53%
Solihull - 1 £400 -
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 27 (69.23%) DevOps
2 26 (66.67%) logstash
3 23 (58.97%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (51.28%) Python
5 17 (43.59%) Linux
5 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (41.03%) Docker
6 16 (41.03%) Kibana
6 16 (41.03%) Elastic Stack
7 15 (38.46%) Bash Shell
8 14 (35.90%) Terraform
8 14 (35.90%) Sensu
8 14 (35.90%) Ansible
9 13 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (33.33%) Open Source
10 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 12 (30.77%) PHP
11 11 (28.21%) Regression Testing
11 11 (28.21%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle
13 9 (23.08%) .NET
13 9 (23.08%) MySQL
13 9 (23.08%) Scrum
13 9 (23.08%) TDD
14 8 (20.51%) nginx
14 8 (20.51%) Web Services
14 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
15 7 (17.95%) Process Architecture
15 7 (17.95%) Amazon DynamoDB

Elasticsearch
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (20.51%) nginx
2 5 (12.82%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 23 (58.97%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (15.38%) Route 53
4 6 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (10.26%) Cloudflare
6 3 (7.69%) GitHub
6 3 (7.69%) IaaS
6 3 (7.69%) PaaS
6 3 (7.69%) SaaS
7 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.56%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) SMS
2 1 (2.56%) SSH
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
5 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
5 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.13%) RethinkDB
8 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.13%) Mocha
5 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.56%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.56%) GitLab
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) ArcSight Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Non-Functional Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (35.90%) Sensu
3 9 (23.08%) .NET
4 8 (20.51%) Web Services
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Core
6 4 (10.26%) Apache Flex
6 4 (10.26%) JSON
6 4 (10.26%) RESTful
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.69%) Node.js
7 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (7.69%) React
7 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.13%) Chai
8 2 (5.13%) Django
9 1 (2.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Replication
1 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) CoreOS
3 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) DevOps
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Open Source
4 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.21%) Deployment Automation
5 11 (28.21%) Regression Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 9 (23.08%) TDD
7 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.95%) Process Architecture
8 7 (17.95%) Web Operations
9 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (15.38%) Kanban
9 6 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (12.82%) MVC
10 5 (12.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
11 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Python
2 15 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 12 (30.77%) PHP
4 6 (15.38%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (66.67%) logstash
2 16 (41.03%) Kibana
3 14 (35.90%) Ansible
3 14 (35.90%) Terraform
4 5 (12.82%) collectd
4 5 (12.82%) StatsD
5 4 (10.26%) Graylog
5 4 (10.26%) Nagios
5 4 (10.26%) Observium
6 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.13%) Puppet
7 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.56%) Packer
7 1 (2.56%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.56%) Salt
7 1 (2.56%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) AppDynamics
2 6 (15.38%) SaltStack
3 5 (12.82%) Atlassian
4 4 (10.26%) ArcSight
4 4 (10.26%) Netskope
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.56%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.56%) Rackspace