The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 19 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 10.26% 3.61% -
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 9.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
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 Stockport.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 12 32 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 30.77% 38.55% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 5
Median daily rate £400 £450 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +114.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £711 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £162.50 - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Stockport

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 Stockport region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Pega
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Case Management
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Case Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Pega