Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - +109 +16
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 16 0 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.02% - 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.07% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 - -
England median daily rate £575 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +8.49%

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 521 212 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.08% 29.00% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 132 298
10th Percentile £163 £169 £185
25th Percentile £308 £300 £314
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £371 £425
Median % change year-on-year +21.21% -12.65% +3.03%
75th Percentile £525 £476 £508
90th Percentile £600 £520 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 25
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.60 £10.80
25th Percentile £12.75 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.25
Median % change year-on-year -9.38% -1.54% -23.53%
75th Percentile £17.16 £35.00 £17.50
90th Percentile £25.94 £56.20 £17.73
England median hourly rate £20.90 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.11% +9.76% +17.14%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing OpenShift as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OpenShift in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for OpenShift in the East Midlands

OpenShift
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OpenShift in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire - 13 £520 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £530 - 1
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
2 14 (87.50%) JIRA
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
3 13 (81.25%) Kubernetes
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (68.75%) NUnit
5 11 (68.75%) WCF
5 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
5 11 (68.75%) RESTful
5 11 (68.75%) C#
5 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
5 11 (68.75%) .NET
5 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (68.75%) Microservices
5 11 (68.75%) Vue.js
5 11 (68.75%) .NET Core
5 11 (68.75%) Confluence
5 11 (68.75%) Web Development
5 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (68.75%) Social Skills
6 10 (62.50%) Clean Code
6 10 (62.50%) Front End Development
6 10 (62.50%) SDLC
6 10 (62.50%) CSS
6 10 (62.50%) HTML
6 10 (62.50%) Refactoring
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (18.75%) MariaDB

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 11 (68.75%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
1 2 (12.50%) AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Lake
1 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 3 (18.75%) MariaDB
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
2 14 (87.50%) JIRA
3 11 (68.75%) NUnit
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) git-flow
General
1 11 (68.75%) Social Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) .NET Developer
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Lead .NET Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Lead Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
1 11 (68.75%) .NET Core
1 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET Web API
1 11 (68.75%) RESTful
1 11 (68.75%) Vue.js
1 11 (68.75%) WCF
2 10 (62.50%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 3 (18.75%) JDBC
3 3 (18.75%) RAML
3 3 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
3 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Swagger
4 2 (12.50%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Microservices
3 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
3 11 (68.75%) Web Development
4 10 (62.50%) Clean Code
4 10 (62.50%) Front End Development
4 10 (62.50%) Refactoring
4 10 (62.50%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Architectural Design
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
8 1 (6.25%) Cloud Operations
8 1 (6.25%) High Availability
8 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Java
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) Kubernetes
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) Grafana
3 2 (12.50%) Terraform
3 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk