Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 101 82
Rank change year-on-year +30 -19 +11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 72 27 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.92% 1.26% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 9.31% 3.44% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 64
Leeds median daily rate £425 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.46% +6.67% +17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £370 £341
90th Percentile £588 £645 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% +16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £18.99 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 - -

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 773 785 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.31% 36.63% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 480 703
Leeds median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 21
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £16.68 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +28.31% -5.78%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.30 £28.04 £23.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.98 £14.20 £13.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +9.23% -6.27%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 71 (98.61%) Linux
2 68 (94.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 47 (65.28%) Puppet
4 37 (51.39%) Jenkins
5 36 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 36 (50.00%) Java
6 32 (44.44%) Docker
7 20 (27.78%) DevOps
7 20 (27.78%) Open Source
7 20 (27.78%) MongoDB
7 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (25.00%) MySQL
9 17 (23.61%) JUnit
9 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
9 17 (23.61%) SQL
9 17 (23.61%) TDD
9 17 (23.61%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
9 17 (23.61%) Ansible
9 17 (23.61%) NoSQL
9 17 (23.61%) Node.js
10 16 (22.22%) Kanban
10 16 (22.22%) Scrum
10 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
11 15 (20.83%) Python
11 15 (20.83%) REST
11 15 (20.83%) Microservices
12 14 (19.44%) Slack
12 14 (19.44%) Cucumber
12 14 (19.44%) Opscode Chef

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 (19.44%) Confluence
2 7 (9.72%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) Jetty
4 1 (1.39%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.39%) nginx
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Slack
2 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.56%) PaaS
5 2 (2.78%) IaaS
5 2 (2.78%) SaaS
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.39%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) DHCP
1 4 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) SMS
3 2 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (1.39%) FTP
4 1 (1.39%) IPsec
4 1 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) SSH
4 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 18 (25.00%) MySQL
3 17 (23.61%) NoSQL
3 17 (23.61%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (18.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (8.33%) Apache Hive
5 6 (8.33%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (51.39%) Jenkins
2 36 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (23.61%) JUnit
4 14 (19.44%) Cucumber
4 14 (19.44%) JIRA
5 13 (18.06%) Jasmine
6 6 (8.33%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.78%) ProC
7 2 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.39%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (2.78%) Back Office
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Linux Support
10 2 (2.78%) Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.78%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) Node.js
2 15 (20.83%) REST
3 11 (15.28%) Kafka
4 6 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (8.33%) Spring
4 6 (8.33%) Spring Batch
4 6 (8.33%) Spring Boot
4 6 (8.33%) Spring Security
5 3 (4.17%) J2EE
5 3 (4.17%) Middleware
6 2 (2.78%) OC4J
6 2 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (1.39%) .NET
7 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Clustering
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (98.61%) Linux
2 68 (94.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (12.50%) Windows
4 7 (9.72%) CentOS
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.94%) Unix
6 2 (2.78%) AIX
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Solaris
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (27.78%) DevOps
1 20 (27.78%) Open Source
2 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
2 17 (23.61%) TDD
3 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 16 (22.22%) Kanban
3 16 (22.22%) Scrum
4 15 (20.83%) Microservices
5 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
6 13 (18.06%) BDD
7 12 (16.67%) Coaching
7 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 12 (16.67%) SFIA
8 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 6 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (8.33%) High Availability
12 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 15 (20.83%) Python
4 12 (16.67%) PHP
5 11 (15.28%) Bash Shell
6 8 (11.11%) Ruby
7 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.94%) Go
9 3 (4.17%) C
10 2 (2.78%) Groovy
10 2 (2.78%) Perl
10 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) CCA
3 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (44.44%) Docker
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.78%) XenApp
5 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.78%) XenServer
6 1 (1.39%) Firmware
6 1 (1.39%) KVM
6 1 (1.39%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (65.28%) Puppet
2 17 (23.61%) Ansible
3 14 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (12.50%) Terraform
5 8 (11.11%) Salt
6 6 (8.33%) Grafana
6 6 (8.33%) Graylog
7 2 (2.78%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.78%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.78%) Marathon
7 2 (2.78%) Mesos
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.78%) SCCM
7 2 (2.78%) SCOM
7 2 (2.78%) WSUS
8 1 (1.39%) Graphite
8 1 (1.39%) Opsview
8 1 (1.39%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) VMware
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) Dell
3 4 (5.56%) HP
4 3 (4.17%) F5
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) Brocade
5 2 (2.78%) Citrix
5 2 (2.78%) McAfee
5 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.78%) Splunk
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Veritas