The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 30 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 1.30% -
As % of the Vendors category - 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

Red Hat is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 26 36 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 50.98% 46.75% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 24
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £102 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £510 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £28.25 £12.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.41% -71.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.05 £42.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Cheltenham

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) SAP

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) EasyMock
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) EJB
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SAP