Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 117 181
Rank change year-on-year -53 +64 -
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 24 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.23% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.35% 8.66% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 3
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £471 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.46% -10.71% -
10th Percentile £429 £295 £430
90th Percentile £624 £525 £613
England median daily rate £525 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +13.51% +2.78% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year - -6.93% -

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 716 612 980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.57% 14.18% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 348 544
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £260 £213 £243
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £455 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +5.81% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +20.00% -5.36%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.50 £10.78
90th Percentile £28.90 £30.60 £26.45
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 16 £538 +43.33%
Warwickshire +2 4 - - 2
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (70.83%) logstash
1 17 (70.83%) DevOps
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Python
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Docker
3 13 (54.17%) Kibana
3 13 (54.17%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (50.00%) Ansible
4 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (45.83%) Sensu
5 11 (45.83%) PHP
5 11 (45.83%) Terraform
6 10 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (41.67%) Open Source
7 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 9 (37.50%) Scrum
8 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 8 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (29.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (29.17%) nginx
9 7 (29.17%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (29.17%) Amazon S3
9 7 (29.17%) Process Architecture
9 7 (29.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (29.17%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS

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 7 (29.17%) nginx
2 6 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 17 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (29.17%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (29.17%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (29.17%) Amazon S3
4 7 (29.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (25.00%) Route 53
6 4 (16.67%) Cloudflare
7 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.17%) SMS
2 1 (4.17%) SSH
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.17%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) GitLab
4 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Liquibase
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Mocha
4 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) ArcSight Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (45.83%) Sensu
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) Apache Flex
4 4 (16.67%) JSON
4 4 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (12.50%) React
5 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Core
6 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.17%) Celery
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) Kafka
7 1 (4.17%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) CentOS
2 1 (4.17%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) DevOps
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Open Source
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Process Architecture
7 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (16.67%) Kanban
8 4 (16.67%) Web Operations
9 3 (12.50%) MVC
9 3 (12.50%) OO
10 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Python
2 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (45.83%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.17%) Postfix
2 1 (4.17%) Squid
2 1 (4.17%) vCloud
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) logstash
2 13 (54.17%) Kibana
3 12 (50.00%) Ansible
4 11 (45.83%) Terraform
5 5 (20.83%) collectd
5 5 (20.83%) StatsD
6 4 (16.67%) Graylog
6 4 (16.67%) Nagios
6 4 (16.67%) Observium
7 3 (12.50%) Puppet
8 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
8 2 (8.33%) Sysdig
9 1 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (4.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (4.17%) Prometheus
9 1 (4.17%) Rancher
9 1 (4.17%) Rsyslog
9 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
3 4 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 4 (16.67%) Netskope
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
5 1 (4.17%) Hortonworks
5 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) Sonatype
5 1 (4.17%) VMware