The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 25 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 20 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.33% 2.78% -
As % of the Vendors category 17.81% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Median daily rate £480 £469 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -  
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 Luton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 73 72 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 46.79% 50.00% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 37
Median daily rate £480 £425 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +38.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £31.89 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Luton

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Luton

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Luton over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Luton region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) Confluence
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Ant
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) MSBuild
3 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (46.15%) Data Integration
3 6 (46.15%) RIA
3 6 (46.15%) Artifactory
3 6 (46.15%) Ansible
3 6 (46.15%) Functional Programming
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (46.15%) Release Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) Retail
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) Data Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) SaaS

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 8 (61.54%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
2 6 (46.15%) Ant
2 6 (46.15%) Artifactory
2 6 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) MSBuild
2 6 (46.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Data Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Data Integration Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Release Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Release Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Sitecore Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) RIA
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 6 (46.15%) Data Integration
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Functional Programming
2 6 (46.15%) Release Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Data Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) B2B
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) Ensighten
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore