Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for OpenShift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenShift over the 6 months to 23 April 2019 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.

Red Hat OpenShift
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 133 143
Rank change year-on-year +34 +10 -
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 28 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.24% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.50% 2.59% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 0
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% - -
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £65.00

OpenShift is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 509 501 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.61% 16.82% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 338 166
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £249 £288
90th Percentile £556 £588 £570
England median daily rate £500 £480 £455
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.49% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.05 £10.59 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -16.16% +3.06%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.29 £10.19
90th Percentile £28.78 £12.08 £104.06
England median hourly rate £19.25 £20.66 £18.98
% change year-on-year -6.80% +8.83% -9.62%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing OpenShift as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in the East Midlands

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenShift in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenShift in the East Midlands

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenShift in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenShift in the East Midlands

OpenShift
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenShift within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +16 18 £400 +6.67%
Nottinghamshire - 10 £438 -
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OpenShift 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for OpenShift.

1 24 (85.71%) Docker
2 19 (67.86%) DevOps
3 18 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
4 15 (53.57%) Kubernetes
5 14 (50.00%) AppDynamics
5 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (42.86%) Groovy
6 12 (42.86%) JIRA
6 12 (42.86%) Terraform
7 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (35.71%) Splunk
7 10 (35.71%) Kafka
7 10 (35.71%) Bitbucket
7 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
8 9 (32.14%) Java
9 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 8 (28.57%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) Confluence
9 8 (28.57%) Ansible
9 8 (28.57%) Microservices
10 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (25.00%) JBoss
11 6 (21.43%) Python
11 6 (21.43%) RSpec
11 6 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (21.43%) CentOS

OpenShift
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 8 (28.57%) Confluence
2 7 (25.00%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) iPlanet
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (42.86%) JIRA
4 10 (35.71%) Bitbucket
5 6 (21.43%) Maven
5 6 (21.43%) MSBuild
5 6 (21.43%) RSpec
5 6 (21.43%) Vagrant
6 4 (14.29%) Bitbucket Server
6 4 (14.29%) CA Release Automation
6 4 (14.29%) SonarQube
6 4 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 3 (10.71%) Gradle
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (17.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) MuleSoft Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Kafka
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 4 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (14.29%) Spring
3 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.71%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) CSS3
5 2 (7.14%) Node.js
5 2 (7.14%) React
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (21.43%) CentOS
4 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) DevOps
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 8 (28.57%) Microservices
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 6 (21.43%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (21.43%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) Build Automation
6 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Groovy
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (53.57%) Kubernetes
3 12 (42.86%) Terraform
4 8 (28.57%) Ansible
5 6 (21.43%) Packer
6 4 (14.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 10 (35.71%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) MuleSoft
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft