Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 182 171
Rank change year-on-year +47 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 50 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.35% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.03% 2.09% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 0
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +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 711 1003 792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.51% 16.85% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 575 448
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £206 £238 £228
90th Percentile £575 £533 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 33
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.89 £11.08 £10.96
90th Percentile £44.40 £24.00 £33.55
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 18 £475 +11.70% 1
Shropshire +17 12 £470 +4.44%
Coventry - 11 £470 -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 35 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 33 (66.00%) DevOps
2 33 (66.00%) Terraform
3 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (52.00%) JIRA
4 26 (52.00%) Linux
4 26 (52.00%) Ansible
4 26 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (52.00%) Confluence
5 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (46.00%) Git (software)
7 20 (40.00%) Bitbucket
7 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 20 (40.00%) Java
8 19 (38.00%) Scrum
9 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (34.00%) Docker
10 17 (34.00%) Atlassian
11 16 (32.00%) Puppet
12 15 (30.00%) C#
12 15 (30.00%) Apache
12 15 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (28.00%) .NET
13 14 (28.00%) Windows
13 14 (28.00%) Configuration Management
13 14 (28.00%) MVC
14 13 (26.00%) HTTP
14 13 (26.00%) DNS
14 13 (26.00%) VMware
14 13 (26.00%) TDD

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 26 (52.00%) Confluence
2 15 (30.00%) Apache
3 10 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (18.00%) nginx
5 2 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 26 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (24.00%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (24.00%) Amazon S3
3 12 (24.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (16.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (16.00%) GitHub
5 6 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (8.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (8.00%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (8.00%) Route 53
7 2 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) DNS
1 13 (26.00%) HTTP
2 10 (20.00%) SSL
3 8 (16.00%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (16.00%) OpenVPN
3 8 (16.00%) SSH
4 5 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (26.00%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (16.00%) MySQL
4 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 35 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 26 (52.00%) JIRA
3 23 (46.00%) Git (software)
4 20 (40.00%) Bitbucket
5 12 (24.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (24.00%) Vagrant
6 10 (20.00%) Liquibase
7 8 (16.00%) Ant
7 8 (16.00%) JUnit
7 8 (16.00%) Maven
7 8 (16.00%) SonarQube
7 8 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (14.00%) FishEye
9 4 (8.00%) Subversion
10 2 (4.00%) JHipster
11 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
11 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Developer
3 14 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 12 (24.00%) Consultant
5 11 (22.00%) Lead DevOps
5 11 (22.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 9 (18.00%) Azure Developer
7 7 (14.00%) JIRA Consultant
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 5 (10.00%) WebOps Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Customer Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (4.00%) Agile Developer
11 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 2 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 1 (2.00%) Sales Engineer
12 1 (2.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 1 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
12 1 (2.00%) Technical Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (20.00%) REST
5 8 (16.00%) MCollective
6 7 (14.00%) Sensu
7 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.00%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (8.00%) Node.js
7 4 (8.00%) Web Services
8 2 (4.00%) CSS
8 2 (4.00%) CSS3
8 2 (4.00%) HTML
8 2 (4.00%) jQuery
8 2 (4.00%) JSON
8 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (4.00%) Spring
8 2 (4.00%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Wiki
2 8 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) Windows
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (18.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) DevOps
2 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Scrum
4 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (28.00%) Configuration Management
5 14 (28.00%) MVC
6 13 (26.00%) TDD
7 12 (24.00%) Presales
8 11 (22.00%) BDD
8 11 (22.00%) Kanban
9 9 (18.00%) Open Source
9 9 (18.00%) Pair Programming
9 9 (18.00%) Refactoring
9 9 (18.00%) SEO
10 8 (16.00%) Coaching
10 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
10 8 (16.00%) Service Management
10 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) C#
3 13 (26.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (16.00%) Groovy
5 7 (14.00%) PHP
5 7 (14.00%) Python
5 7 (14.00%) SQL
6 6 (12.00%) Ruby
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) BC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Docker
2 8 (16.00%) Postfix
2 8 (16.00%) Squid
2 8 (16.00%) vCloud
2 8 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (66.00%) Terraform
2 26 (52.00%) Ansible
3 16 (32.00%) Puppet
4 13 (26.00%) Kibana
4 13 (26.00%) logstash
5 8 (16.00%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (16.00%) Kubernetes
5 8 (16.00%) Rancher
5 8 (16.00%) Rsyslog
5 8 (16.00%) Sysdig
5 8 (16.00%) ZABBIX
6 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (14.00%) Salt
7 5 (10.00%) collectd
7 5 (10.00%) Nagios
7 5 (10.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Atlassian
2 13 (26.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.00%) Sonatype
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (8.00%) Rackspace
5 4 (8.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.00%) Zend
7 1 (2.00%) Perforce
7 1 (2.00%) Splunk