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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 62 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 16 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.45% 3.17% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 4.24% 8.92% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 27
Median daily rate £430 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £351 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 377 527 657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 34.18% 35.56% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 642 762
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £293 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £575 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 26
Median hourly rate £14.93 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.37% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.03 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.04 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (55.56%) Java
3 15 (55.56%) MySQL
4 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
5 13 (48.15%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
5 13 (48.15%) Open Source
6 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
6 11 (40.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
7 10 (37.04%) SQL
7 10 (37.04%) JUnit
7 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
7 10 (37.04%) Node.js
7 10 (37.04%) REST
7 10 (37.04%) Confluence
7 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
7 10 (37.04%) TDD
7 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
7 10 (37.04%) JIRA
7 10 (37.04%) Jasmine
7 10 (37.04%) Microservices
8 9 (33.33%) SDLC
8 9 (33.33%) Slack
8 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 9 (33.33%) BDD
8 9 (33.33%) Python
9 7 (25.93%) Puppet
9 7 (25.93%) Mentoring

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 10 (37.04%) Confluence
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Slack
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
1 2 (7.41%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) DMZ
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) VLAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) MySQL
2 13 (48.15%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (40.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
4 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data
5 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.41%) HBase
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
2 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
3 10 (37.04%) Jasmine
3 10 (37.04%) JIRA
3 10 (37.04%) JUnit
4 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) GCC
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Node.js
1 10 (37.04%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.70%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) JPA
4 1 (3.70%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (22.22%) CentOS
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.11%) SUSE
6 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.11%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Open Source
2 10 (37.04%) Microservices
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
3 9 (33.33%) BDD
3 9 (33.33%) SDLC
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 6 (22.22%) SFIA
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Coaching
6 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) MapReduce
8 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.70%) Data Management
9 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (22.22%) Ruby
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.41%) Perl
8 1 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCDP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
1 4 (14.81%) KVM
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) HDFS
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (14.81%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Grafana
4 2 (7.41%) Graphite
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (7.41%) Nagios
5 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.70%) Terraform
5 1 (3.70%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Dell
2 3 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Hortonworks
3 2 (7.41%) New Relic
3 2 (7.41%) SaltStack
3 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas
4 1 (3.70%) VMware