Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 173 169
Rank change year-on-year +25 -4 -
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 40 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.06% 2.80% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 1
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% -
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £47.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year +1.06% -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 660 786 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.02% 14.90% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 404 464
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £214 £219 £228
90th Percentile £586 £525 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 27
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.12 £10.78
90th Percentile £30.50 £30.60 £34.13
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.74%

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 February 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 February 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 +11 20 £550 +22.22% 4
Coventry - 7 £470 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £375 - 1
Shropshire -9 4 £470 +4.44%
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 28 (70.00%) DevOps
2 27 (67.50%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (60.00%) Linux
4 22 (55.00%) logstash
4 22 (55.00%) Ansible
4 22 (55.00%) Terraform
5 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (50.00%) Docker
7 18 (45.00%) Kibana
7 18 (45.00%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
8 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
8 17 (42.50%) Python
9 16 (40.00%) Scrum
9 16 (40.00%) JIRA
9 16 (40.00%) Confluence
9 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
10 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
11 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
12 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
12 13 (32.50%) Open Source
12 13 (32.50%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (32.50%) Amazon S3
12 13 (32.50%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (32.50%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (32.50%) PHP
12 13 (32.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (30.00%) Sensu
13 12 (30.00%) nginx

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 16 (40.00%) Confluence
2 12 (30.00%) nginx
3 10 (25.00%) Apache
4 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 27 (67.50%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (32.50%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (32.50%) Amazon ELB
3 13 (32.50%) Amazon S3
3 13 (32.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 11 (27.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 8 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (20.00%) Route 53
6 5 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (10.00%) Cloudflare
8 3 (7.50%) GitHub
9 2 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
1 8 (20.00%) HTTP
2 6 (15.00%) SSL
3 5 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (12.50%) OpenVPN
3 5 (12.50%) SSH
4 3 (7.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (22.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (15.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
2 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (40.00%) JIRA
3 9 (22.50%) Bitbucket
4 7 (17.50%) Liquibase
5 5 (12.50%) Ant
5 5 (12.50%) JUnit
5 5 (12.50%) Maven
5 5 (12.50%) SonarQube
5 5 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
7 3 (7.50%) Subversion
8 2 (5.00%) JHipster
9 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
9 1 (2.50%) FishEye
9 1 (2.50%) GitLab
9 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (12.50%) Azure Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) ArcSight Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (7.50%) WebOps Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (30.00%) Sensu
3 8 (20.00%) .NET
4 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (17.50%) REST
5 6 (15.00%) JSON
6 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.50%) MCollective
7 4 (10.00%) Apache Flex
7 4 (10.00%) Node.js
7 4 (10.00%) RESTful
7 4 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (7.50%) CSS
8 3 (7.50%) CSS3
8 3 (7.50%) HTML
8 3 (7.50%) HTML5
9 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (12.50%) Wiki
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) CentOS
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) DevOps
2 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Scrum
4 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 13 (32.50%) Open Source
6 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
7 10 (25.00%) TDD
8 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
9 8 (20.00%) BDD
9 8 (20.00%) Kanban
9 8 (20.00%) MVC
9 8 (20.00%) Process Architecture
10 5 (12.50%) Coaching
10 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
10 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 5 (12.50%) Refactoring
10 5 (12.50%) SEO
10 5 (12.50%) Service Management
10 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
1 17 (42.50%) Python
2 13 (32.50%) PHP
3 11 (27.50%) Java
4 9 (22.50%) C#
5 5 (12.50%) Groovy
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby
7 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) Docker
2 5 (12.50%) Postfix
2 5 (12.50%) Squid
2 5 (12.50%) vCloud
2 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (55.00%) Ansible
1 22 (55.00%) logstash
1 22 (55.00%) Terraform
2 18 (45.00%) Kibana
3 10 (25.00%) Puppet
4 7 (17.50%) collectd
4 7 (17.50%) Nagios
4 7 (17.50%) StatsD
5 6 (15.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (15.00%) Sysdig
6 5 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (12.50%) Rancher
6 5 (12.50%) Rsyslog
6 5 (12.50%) ZABBIX
7 4 (10.00%) Graylog
8 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (7.50%) Salt
9 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (2.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 8 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Sonatype
4 4 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (7.50%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.50%) Perforce
6 1 (2.50%) Splunk