Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 74 103
Rank change year-on-year -20 +29 -62
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 38 72 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.70% 2.78% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 7.52% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 62 49
Leeds median daily rate £453 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +9.09% +65.00%
10th Percentile £400 £360 £319
90th Percentile £645 £565 £515
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £434 £400
% change year-on-year -0.86% +8.44% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 867 957 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.74% 36.96% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 627 805
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.96% +8.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 46
Leeds median hourly rate £22.61 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.92% -13.33% +10.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.91
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.83 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +1.43% -5.08% +29.10%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Leeds

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Leeds

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Leeds

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) Git (software)
3 24 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (63.16%) Jenkins
4 21 (55.26%) MySQL
5 19 (50.00%) Java
5 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 19 (50.00%) Open Source
6 18 (47.37%) MongoDB
6 18 (47.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (44.74%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
8 16 (42.11%) SQL
8 16 (42.11%) JUnit
8 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (42.11%) TDD
8 16 (42.11%) NoSQL
8 16 (42.11%) Node.js
8 16 (42.11%) REST
8 16 (42.11%) Jasmine
8 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
8 16 (42.11%) DevOps
8 16 (42.11%) Microservices
9 15 (39.47%) SFIA
10 14 (36.84%) Confluence
10 14 (36.84%) JIRA
11 12 (31.58%) Cucumber
11 12 (31.58%) BDD
11 12 (31.58%) Slack
12 11 (28.95%) Scrum

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (36.84%) Confluence
2 4 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Slack
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.53%) Heroku
5 2 (5.26%) IaaS
5 2 (5.26%) PaaS
5 2 (5.26%) SaaS
6 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) MySQL
2 18 (47.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (47.37%) MongoDB
3 17 (44.74%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (42.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) Git (software)
2 24 (63.16%) Jenkins
3 16 (42.11%) Jasmine
3 16 (42.11%) JUnit
4 14 (36.84%) JIRA
5 12 (31.58%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.63%) GCC
8 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Software Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Java Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Developer
6 5 (13.16%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (13.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (10.53%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Node.js
1 16 (42.11%) REST
2 3 (7.89%) LAMP
3 2 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.63%) JPA
4 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (26.32%) CentOS
4 7 (18.42%) Unix
5 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
5 3 (7.89%) Windows
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Open Source
1 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) DevOps
2 16 (42.11%) Microservices
2 16 (42.11%) TDD
2 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 15 (39.47%) SFIA
4 12 (31.58%) BDD
5 11 (28.95%) Scrum
6 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 10 (26.32%) Kanban
7 8 (21.05%) Coaching
7 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 8 (21.05%) SDLC
8 4 (10.53%) Data Management
8 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
8 4 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
5 8 (21.05%) Python
6 6 (15.79%) Ruby
7 5 (13.16%) Perl
8 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.26%) PHP
9 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.63%) C++
10 1 (2.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.26%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCDP
2 2 (5.26%) CCNP
2 2 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CISM
2 2 (5.26%) CISSP
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (5.26%) VirtualBox
1 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) KVM
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Puppet
2 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (15.79%) Graphite
3 6 (15.79%) Nagios
4 5 (13.16%) Ansible
5 4 (10.53%) Opsview
6 2 (5.26%) CFEngine
6 2 (5.26%) Grafana
6 2 (5.26%) Salt
6 2 (5.26%) Terraform
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco
1 4 (10.53%) F5
1 4 (10.53%) VMware
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.26%) Juniper
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) New Relic
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds