Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 132 195
Rank change year-on-year -46 +63 -20
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 32 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 1.18% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 7.84% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 20
West Midlands median daily rate £483 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £345 £363 £370
90th Percentile £589 £515 £480
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 855 727 1,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.59% 15.10% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 466 620
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +1.31% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £212 £238
90th Percentile £563 £569 £525
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £15.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +26.11% -6.85%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.70 £10.60
90th Percentile £38.88 £42.20 £24.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +5.26%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Coventry -16 7 £530 +12.77%
Shropshire -53 6 £438 -6.91% 1
Birmingham -11 4 £500 +5.26% 4
Worcestershire - 4 £350 - 1
Warwickshire +10 2 £600 +200.00%
Solihull - 2 £400 - 2
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (46.88%) DevOps
2 12 (37.50%) logstash
3 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) MySQL
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 7 (21.88%) Web Services
6 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (21.88%) Docker
6 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
6 7 (21.88%) Kibana
6 7 (21.88%) Microservices
7 6 (18.75%) AppDynamics
7 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (18.75%) CQRS
7 6 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 6 (18.75%) Open Source
7 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 6 (18.75%) Data Architecture
7 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle
7 6 (18.75%) C#
8 5 (15.63%) PHP
8 5 (15.63%) .NET

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 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) Drupal
1 2 (6.25%) nginx
1 2 (6.25%) WordPress
2 1 (3.13%) Traefik
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (12.50%) GitHub
4 3 (9.38%) IaaS
4 3 (9.38%) PaaS
4 3 (9.38%) SaaS
5 2 (6.25%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) SSH
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) Redis
6 1 (3.13%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Mocha
4 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
1 3 (9.38%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Data Architect
2 6 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Azure Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.13%) OAT Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) OAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (15.63%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) Sensu
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Core
5 3 (9.38%) Ember.js
5 3 (9.38%) OpenGL
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.25%) LAMP
6 2 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (6.25%) Node.js
7 1 (3.13%) Behat
7 1 (3.13%) Chai
7 1 (3.13%) Doctrine
7 1 (3.13%) Express
7 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.13%) JMS
7 1 (3.13%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Replication
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Cyberattack
2 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) DevOps
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.88%) Microservices
4 6 (18.75%) CQRS
4 6 (18.75%) Data Architecture
4 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 6 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Open Source
5 5 (15.63%) Identity Management
5 5 (15.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Web Operations
7 3 (9.38%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 6 (18.75%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) Java 8
7 1 (3.13%) PHP 7
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CREST Certified
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) GIAC
2 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) logstash
2 7 (21.88%) Kibana
3 5 (15.63%) Terraform
4 4 (12.50%) Ansible
5 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (3.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (3.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) AppDynamics
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Zend