Period
to 24 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 24 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 117 94
Rank change year-on-year +38 -23 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 123 76 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.68% 1.64% 2.19%
As % of the Vendors category 7.12% 4.19% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 64 96
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +25.58%
10th Percentile £300 £334 £306
90th Percentile £538 £495 £500
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.45% +54.26% -47.12%

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,728 1,815 2,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.58% 39.23% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,082 1,129 1,390
Yorkshire median daily rate £389 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £201 £250 £247
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.99% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 101 148
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.48 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +4.85% +6.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.80 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.75 £22.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +6.28%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Yorkshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Yorkshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Yorkshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Yorkshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +22 86 £420 -6.67% 30
South Yorkshire +24 37 £425 +6.25% 2
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 105 (85.37%) Linux
2 80 (65.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 59 (47.97%) Jenkins
4 49 (39.84%) Java
5 45 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (36.59%) Git (software)
6 43 (34.96%) Puppet
7 42 (34.15%) Cucumber
7 42 (34.15%) BDD
7 42 (34.15%) JUnit
8 32 (26.02%) MySQL
9 31 (25.20%) Software Engineering
10 30 (24.39%) SQL
11 28 (22.76%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (22.76%) Open Source
12 27 (21.95%) Confluence
12 27 (21.95%) Test Automation
12 27 (21.95%) MongoDB
12 27 (21.95%) NoSQL
12 27 (21.95%) REST
12 27 (21.95%) Node.js
12 27 (21.95%) Microservices
12 27 (21.95%) SFIA
12 27 (21.95%) TDD
12 27 (21.95%) JIRA
12 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
12 27 (21.95%) Slack
13 26 (21.14%) Unix
14 25 (20.33%) Scrum
14 25 (20.33%) Jasmine

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (21.95%) Confluence
2 15 (12.20%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (5.69%) Apache
4 6 (4.88%) JBoss
5 4 (3.25%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.95%) Slack
2 21 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.07%) IaaS
4 5 (4.07%) PaaS
4 5 (4.07%) SaaS
5 4 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.25%) Heroku
6 2 (1.63%) Office 365
7 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) SMS
2 8 (6.50%) DNS
2 8 (6.50%) NAS
3 7 (5.69%) Firewall
3 7 (5.69%) SAN
4 4 (3.25%) HTTP
5 2 (1.63%) LAN
5 2 (1.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.63%) WAN
6 1 (0.81%) DHCP
6 1 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.02%) MySQL
2 28 (22.76%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (21.95%) MongoDB
3 27 (21.95%) NoSQL
4 25 (20.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.88%) Big Data
6 5 (4.07%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (47.97%) Jenkins
2 45 (36.59%) Git (software)
3 42 (34.15%) Cucumber
3 42 (34.15%) JUnit
4 27 (21.95%) JIRA
5 25 (20.33%) Jasmine
6 15 (12.20%) Maven
7 9 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (4.07%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.63%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 23 (18.70%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (17.89%) Developer
1 22 (17.89%) Linux Engineer
2 20 (16.26%) Java Developer
2 20 (16.26%) Software Engineer
3 18 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (13.82%) Administrator
5 14 (11.38%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (8.94%) JavaScript Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.32%) Java Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Unix Administrator
11 6 (4.88%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.07%) Agile Developer
13 4 (3.25%) Azure DevOps
13 4 (3.25%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.95%) Node.js
1 27 (21.95%) REST
2 20 (16.26%) Spring
3 15 (12.20%) Apache Camel
3 15 (12.20%) RESTful
4 5 (4.07%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (4.07%) Kafka
4 5 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (4.07%) Regular Expression
4 5 (4.07%) Spring Batch
4 5 (4.07%) Spring Boot
4 5 (4.07%) Spring Security
4 5 (4.07%) Web Services
5 3 (2.44%) Middleware
6 2 (1.63%) LAMP
7 1 (0.81%) OAuth
7 1 (0.81%) OpenID
7 1 (0.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Virtual Team
2 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.76%) Clustering
4 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.63%) CCTV
5 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) iSeries
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 105 (85.37%) Linux
2 80 (65.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (21.14%) Unix
4 21 (17.07%) CentOS
5 16 (13.01%) Windows
6 10 (8.13%) AIX
6 10 (8.13%) Windows Server
7 9 (7.32%) Solaris
8 7 (5.69%) SUSE
9 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.44%) Debian
10 3 (2.44%) HPUX
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.15%) BDD
3 31 (25.20%) Software Engineering
4 28 (22.76%) Open Source
5 27 (21.95%) Microservices
5 27 (21.95%) SFIA
5 27 (21.95%) TDD
5 27 (21.95%) Test Automation
6 25 (20.33%) Scrum
7 23 (18.70%) Kanban
8 21 (17.07%) DevOps
9 20 (16.26%) Mentoring
10 19 (15.45%) Configuration Management
11 17 (13.82%) Coaching
12 15 (12.20%) API Development
12 15 (12.20%) OO
13 14 (11.38%) Integration Testing
13 14 (11.38%) SDLC
14 12 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (8.94%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.84%) Java
2 30 (24.39%) SQL
3 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.26%) Bash Shell
4 20 (16.26%) Python
5 13 (10.57%) Ruby
5 13 (10.57%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.69%) PHP
7 6 (4.88%) Perl
8 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.25%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) GCP
1 2 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (17.89%) Docker
2 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.44%) KVM
4 3 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.44%) vSphere
5 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.63%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.81%) RHEV
6 1 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (34.96%) Puppet
2 16 (13.01%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (11.38%) Ansible
4 10 (8.13%) Nagios
5 7 (5.69%) Salt
6 5 (4.07%) Grafana
6 5 (4.07%) Graphite
6 5 (4.07%) Graylog
6 5 (4.07%) Marathon
6 5 (4.07%) Mesos
6 5 (4.07%) Opsview
6 5 (4.07%) Terraform
7 4 (3.25%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.63%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.63%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.63%) SCCM
8 2 (1.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (8.94%) Splunk
2 10 (8.13%) HP
2 10 (8.13%) IBM
3 9 (7.32%) F5
4 7 (5.69%) EMC
4 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.69%) Oracle
4 7 (5.69%) VMware
5 5 (4.07%) Brocade
6 4 (3.25%) Cisco
6 4 (3.25%) Dell
7 3 (2.44%) Veritas
8 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.63%) Google
8 2 (1.63%) Juniper
9 1 (0.81%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.81%) NetApp
9 1 (0.81%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds