Period
to 18 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 6 months to 18 August 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.

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

Red Hat
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 81 91
Rank change year-on-year +53 +10 -21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 68 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.74% 2.30% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 17.17% 4.32% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 10 6
Essex median daily rate £475 £438 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -14.63% +24.24%
10th Percentile £413 £358 £450
90th Percentile £575 £632 £619
East of England median daily rate £455 £450 £480
% change year-on-year +1.11% -6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 396 533 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 50.90% 53.35% 53.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 333 323
Essex median daily rate £450 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +7.89% +35.71%
10th Percentile £224 £220 £263
90th Percentile £550 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £443 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +4.12% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 24
Essex median hourly rate £14.13 £26.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.47% +68.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £16.25 £46.60 £37.13
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% -4.55%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Essex

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Essex

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Essex over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Essex

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Essex

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Southend-on-Sea +30 42 £453 -7.18%
Basildon - 2 £150 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Red Hat
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat 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 Essex region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (86.76%) MySQL
2 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (80.88%) Oracle
4 51 (75.00%) Oracle Database
5 37 (54.41%) Java
5 37 (54.41%) Scrum
5 37 (54.41%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (52.94%) CentOS
7 35 (51.47%) Git (software)
7 35 (51.47%) BDD
7 35 (51.47%) TDD
7 35 (51.47%) JUnit
7 35 (51.47%) Unix
7 35 (51.47%) Jenkins
7 35 (51.47%) Microservices
7 35 (51.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 30 (44.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (44.12%) DevOps
9 29 (42.65%) Ansible
9 29 (42.65%) SoapUI
9 29 (42.65%) Spring Boot
9 29 (42.65%) Spring
9 29 (42.65%) SOAP
10 28 (41.18%) Terraform
10 28 (41.18%) Process Improvement
10 28 (41.18%) Test Strategy
11 27 (39.71%) JIRA
12 18 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (19.12%) Epics

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (1.47%) Apache
1 1 (1.47%) Confluence
1 1 (1.47%) nginx
1 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (54.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (86.76%) MySQL
2 51 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL Workbench
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (51.47%) Git (software)
1 35 (51.47%) Jenkins
1 35 (51.47%) JUnit
2 29 (42.65%) SoapUI
3 27 (39.71%) JIRA
4 3 (4.41%) GitLab
5 1 (1.47%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 5 (7.35%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Developer
2 31 (45.59%) Java Developer
3 27 (39.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Lead Developer
4 13 (19.12%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (7.35%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
6 4 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.41%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Consultant
9 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Support Technician
9 1 (1.47%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) SOAP
1 29 (42.65%) Spring
1 29 (42.65%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.47%) J2EE
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (52.94%) CentOS
3 35 (51.47%) Unix
4 30 (44.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.88%) Windows
6 2 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (54.41%) Scrum
3 35 (51.47%) BDD
3 35 (51.47%) Microservices
3 35 (51.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 35 (51.47%) TDD
4 30 (44.12%) DevOps
5 28 (41.18%) Process Improvement
5 28 (41.18%) Test Strategy
6 18 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (19.12%) Epics
7 13 (19.12%) User Stories
8 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 8 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
10 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 1 (1.47%) Kanban
11 1 (1.47%) Pair Programming
11 1 (1.47%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) Java
2 3 (4.41%) Python
3 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.94%) C
3 2 (2.94%) Java 8
3 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) VBScript
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) OCPJP
1 13 (19.12%) Sun Certification
2 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (42.65%) Ansible
2 28 (41.18%) Terraform
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (80.88%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) Sun
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) VMware