Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 110 198
Rank change year-on-year -60 +88 -
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 31 72 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 1.61% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.66% 9.93% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 11
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £470 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +6.82% -
10th Percentile £375 £373 £400
90th Percentile £538 £512 £625
England median daily rate £525 £496 £475
% change year-on-year +5.81% +4.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £47.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year -52.63% +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 846 725 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.52% 16.20% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 446 659
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +5.06% +7.48%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £242
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.52% -18.06%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.59
90th Percentile £26.83 £39.73 £25.43
England median hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -14 8 £481 +1.32% 4
Shropshire -56 6 £438 -11.82%
Coventry -19 4 £504 +7.18% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £325 - 1
Solihull - 2 £400 -
Warwickshire +5 1 - -
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (45.16%) DevOps
2 11 (35.48%) logstash
3 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) .NET
5 8 (25.81%) MySQL
6 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (22.58%) Docker
7 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (19.35%) AppDynamics
7 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
7 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
7 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
7 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) Python
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) MVC
8 5 (16.13%) Open Source
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Kanban
8 5 (16.13%) Git (software)

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 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) Drupal
1 2 (6.45%) nginx
1 2 (6.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (9.68%) GitHub
4 3 (9.68%) IaaS
4 3 (9.68%) PaaS
4 3 (9.68%) SaaS
5 2 (6.45%) Linode
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DHCP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) SSH
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) RethinkDB
6 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) CircleCI
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.45%) Mocha
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (16.13%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Core
4 4 (12.90%) Sensu
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.68%) Ember.js
5 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (9.68%) Node.js
5 3 (9.68%) OpenGL
5 3 (9.68%) React
5 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.45%) Chai
6 2 (6.45%) LAMP
6 2 (6.45%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.23%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Replication
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) DevOps
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Kanban
6 5 (16.13%) Microservices
6 5 (16.13%) MVC
6 5 (16.13%) Open Source
6 5 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (12.90%) OO
7 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
7 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Web Operations
8 3 (9.68%) Game Development
8 3 (9.68%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.13%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) Java 8
8 1 (3.23%) PHP 7
8 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) logstash
2 5 (16.13%) Kibana
2 5 (16.13%) Terraform
3 4 (12.90%) Ansible
4 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) AppDynamics
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.23%) Zend