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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton - 4.68% -
As % of the Vendors category - 10.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £588 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

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 35 75 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 33.98% 43.86% 46.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 58
Median daily rate £425 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £310 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -63.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA