Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 140 75
Rank change year-on-year +62 -65 +32
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 138 45 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.87% 1.06% 2.75%
As % of the Vendors category 7.83% 2.80% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 34 118
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +1.18% +21.43%
10th Percentile £300 £314 £322
90th Percentile £543 £500 £517
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +72.41% -20.27%

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 1,762 1,606 2,229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 36.62% 37.94% 39.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,152 967 1,449
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £385 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -2.53% +12.86%
10th Percentile £235 £260 £256
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 77 92
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.65 £9.80 £8.61
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.60 £22.95
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +36 107 £420 -6.67% 10
South Yorkshire +17 29 £393 +1.29% 4
North Yorkshire +3 2 - - 2
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 125 (90.58%) Linux
2 109 (78.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 72 (52.17%) Puppet
4 67 (48.55%) Jenkins
5 58 (42.03%) Java
6 55 (39.86%) Git (software)
7 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (33.33%) JUnit
9 43 (31.16%) Cucumber
9 43 (31.16%) Docker
10 42 (30.43%) BDD
11 39 (28.26%) MySQL
12 36 (26.09%) SQL
12 36 (26.09%) Software Engineering
12 36 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
12 36 (26.09%) Open Source
12 36 (26.09%) MongoDB
13 35 (25.36%) Node.js
13 35 (25.36%) Scrum
13 35 (25.36%) TDD
13 35 (25.36%) JavaScript
14 34 (24.64%) Kanban
15 33 (23.91%) REST
15 33 (23.91%) NoSQL
15 33 (23.91%) Microservices
16 32 (23.19%) Slack
16 32 (23.19%) Confluence
16 32 (23.19%) Test Automation
16 32 (23.19%) JIRA
17 30 (21.74%) SFIA

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 32 (23.19%) Confluence
2 13 (9.42%) Apache
3 11 (7.97%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (4.35%) JBoss
5 2 (1.45%) nginx
5 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) Jetty
6 1 (0.72%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.19%) Slack
2 20 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.35%) IaaS
4 6 (4.35%) PaaS
4 6 (4.35%) SaaS
5 4 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.17%) Office 365
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.32%) SMS
2 4 (2.90%) NAS
2 4 (2.90%) SAN
3 3 (2.17%) DHCP
3 3 (2.17%) DNS
4 2 (1.45%) Firewall
4 2 (1.45%) LAN
4 2 (1.45%) VPN
4 2 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (0.72%) FTP
5 1 (0.72%) HTTP
5 1 (0.72%) IPsec
5 1 (0.72%) SNMP
5 1 (0.72%) SSL
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.26%) MySQL
2 36 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 36 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (23.91%) NoSQL
4 29 (21.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (7.97%) Apache Hive
5 11 (7.97%) Big Data
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (48.55%) Jenkins
2 55 (39.86%) Git (software)
3 46 (33.33%) JUnit
4 43 (31.16%) Cucumber
5 32 (23.19%) JIRA
6 29 (21.01%) Jasmine
7 11 (7.97%) Artifactory
7 11 (7.97%) Maven
8 8 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.72%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (21.01%) Linux Engineer
2 26 (18.84%) Software Engineer
3 21 (15.22%) Developer
4 20 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (14.49%) Java Developer
5 19 (13.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (9.42%) JavaScript Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) Administrator
9 8 (5.80%) Java Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Java Software Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (5.80%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.36%) Node.js
2 33 (23.91%) REST
3 22 (15.94%) Spring
4 11 (7.97%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (7.97%) Apache Camel
4 11 (7.97%) Kafka
4 11 (7.97%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (7.97%) RESTful
4 11 (7.97%) Spring Batch
4 11 (7.97%) Spring Boot
4 11 (7.97%) Spring Security
5 6 (4.35%) Web Services
6 4 (2.90%) Middleware
6 4 (2.90%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.72%) .NET
7 1 (0.72%) J2EE
7 1 (0.72%) OAuth
7 1 (0.72%) OpenID
7 1 (0.72%) SAML
7 1 (0.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (7.97%) Virtual Team
2 8 (5.80%) Clustering
3 6 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.45%) CCTV
5 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 125 (90.58%) Linux
2 109 (78.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (15.94%) Unix
4 15 (10.87%) CentOS
5 14 (10.14%) Windows
6 13 (9.42%) SUSE
7 9 (6.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 9 (6.52%) Windows Server
8 7 (5.07%) AIX
9 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.90%) HPUX
10 4 (2.90%) Solaris
11 3 (2.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.43%) BDD
3 36 (26.09%) Open Source
3 36 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 35 (25.36%) Scrum
4 35 (25.36%) TDD
5 34 (24.64%) Kanban
6 33 (23.91%) Microservices
7 32 (23.19%) Test Automation
8 30 (21.74%) SFIA
9 25 (18.12%) Coaching
9 25 (18.12%) Mentoring
10 23 (16.67%) DevOps
11 18 (13.04%) Integration Testing
12 17 (12.32%) Configuration Management
12 17 (12.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (9.42%) SDLC
13 13 (9.42%) User Stories
14 12 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (7.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.03%) Java
2 36 (26.09%) SQL
3 35 (25.36%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 17 (12.32%) Python
6 12 (8.70%) PHP
7 11 (7.97%) Ruby
8 6 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.45%) C
10 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.25%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) GCP
1 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (31.16%) Docker
2 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.90%) KVM
4 3 (2.17%) vSphere
5 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.72%) NFS
6 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (52.17%) Puppet
2 16 (11.59%) Ansible
3 13 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (8.70%) Terraform
5 11 (7.97%) Grafana
5 11 (7.97%) Graylog
6 8 (5.80%) Salt
7 6 (4.35%) Marathon
7 6 (4.35%) Mesos
8 3 (2.17%) SCCM
8 3 (2.17%) SCOM
9 2 (1.45%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.72%) Graphite
10 1 (0.72%) Opsview
10 1 (0.72%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (7.97%) Splunk
2 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.52%) HP
4 6 (4.35%) Brocade
4 6 (4.35%) Dell
4 6 (4.35%) F5
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle
6 4 (2.90%) IBM
6 4 (2.90%) VMware
7 3 (2.17%) Google
8 2 (1.45%) Cisco
9 1 (0.72%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.72%) Centrify
9 1 (0.72%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.72%) EMC
9 1 (0.72%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.72%) IronPort
9 1 (0.72%) NetApp
9 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.72%) Veritas