Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 89 84
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 -36
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 78 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.35% 1.96% 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 8.72% 5.00% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 38 61
Leeds median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +54.55%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £363
90th Percentile £538 £495 £480
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £430 £405
% change year-on-year -2.33% +6.17% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £32.50 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 894 880 1,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.35% 39.20% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 562 673
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £237 £256 £250
90th Percentile £550 £540 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.33% +8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 36
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -10.00% +9.23%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year +18.38% -14.66% +9.04%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 76 (97.44%) Linux
2 62 (79.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (56.41%) Git (software)
4 43 (55.13%) Jenkins
5 41 (52.56%) Puppet
6 33 (42.31%) Java
7 31 (39.74%) MySQL
7 31 (39.74%) Software Engineering
8 28 (35.90%) Open Source
9 27 (34.62%) Confluence
9 27 (34.62%) MongoDB
9 27 (34.62%) Cucumber
9 27 (34.62%) BDD
9 27 (34.62%) NoSQL
9 27 (34.62%) Node.js
9 27 (34.62%) REST
9 27 (34.62%) Test Automation
9 27 (34.62%) JIRA
9 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (34.62%) TDD
9 27 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (34.62%) JUnit
9 27 (34.62%) JavaScript
9 27 (34.62%) SQL
9 27 (34.62%) Microservices
9 27 (34.62%) SFIA
9 27 (34.62%) Slack
10 25 (32.05%) Jasmine
10 25 (32.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (26.92%) Kanban

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 27 (34.62%) Confluence
2 7 (8.97%) Apache
3 4 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 27 (34.62%) Slack
2 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.13%) Heroku
4 4 (5.13%) IaaS
4 4 (5.13%) PaaS
4 4 (5.13%) SaaS
5 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) DNS
2 6 (7.69%) Firewall
3 4 (5.13%) HTTP
4 2 (2.56%) LAN
4 2 (2.56%) NAS
4 2 (2.56%) SAN
4 2 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.74%) MySQL
2 27 (34.62%) MongoDB
2 27 (34.62%) NoSQL
2 27 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (32.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.41%) Apache Hive
4 5 (6.41%) Big Data
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (56.41%) Git (software)
2 43 (55.13%) Jenkins
3 27 (34.62%) Cucumber
3 27 (34.62%) JIRA
3 27 (34.62%) JUnit
4 25 (32.05%) Jasmine
5 9 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (6.41%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Software Engineer
2 18 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) JavaScript Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Java Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Agile Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) Node.js
1 27 (34.62%) REST
2 5 (6.41%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (6.41%) Kafka
2 5 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (6.41%) Spring
2 5 (6.41%) Spring Batch
2 5 (6.41%) Spring Boot
2 5 (6.41%) Spring Security
3 4 (5.13%) Web Services
4 3 (3.85%) Middleware
5 2 (2.56%) LAMP
6 1 (1.28%) OAuth
6 1 (1.28%) OpenID
6 1 (1.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Clustering
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (97.44%) Linux
2 62 (79.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (21.79%) CentOS
4 11 (14.10%) Unix
5 5 (6.41%) Windows
6 4 (5.13%) Solaris
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.85%) Debian
7 3 (3.85%) SUSE
8 2 (2.56%) AIX
8 2 (2.56%) HPUX
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Software Engineering
2 28 (35.90%) Open Source
3 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.62%) BDD
3 27 (34.62%) Microservices
3 27 (34.62%) SFIA
3 27 (34.62%) TDD
3 27 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 21 (26.92%) DevOps
4 21 (26.92%) Kanban
4 21 (26.92%) Scrum
5 17 (21.79%) Coaching
5 17 (21.79%) Configuration Management
5 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
6 14 (17.95%) Integration Testing
7 13 (16.67%) SDLC
8 12 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.26%) Load Balancing
10 7 (8.97%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.31%) Java
2 27 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 27 (34.62%) SQL
3 14 (17.95%) Bash Shell
4 12 (15.38%) Python
5 11 (14.10%) Ruby
6 6 (7.69%) PHP
6 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.85%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (26.92%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.85%) KVM
3 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (52.56%) Puppet
2 14 (17.95%) Ansible
2 14 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.97%) Nagios
4 6 (7.69%) Salt
5 5 (6.41%) Grafana
5 5 (6.41%) Graylog
5 5 (6.41%) Terraform
6 4 (5.13%) Graphite
6 4 (5.13%) Marathon
6 4 (5.13%) Mesos
6 4 (5.13%) Opsview
7 2 (2.56%) CFEngine
7 2 (2.56%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) F5
1 8 (10.26%) Splunk
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Brocade
4 3 (3.85%) Dell
4 3 (3.85%) HP
4 3 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco
5 2 (2.56%) Google
5 2 (2.56%) Juniper
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.28%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds