The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 34 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.53% 2.30% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.61% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.27% -5.00%
Configuration Management
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 153 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.72% 87.93% 84.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 80 45
Median daily rate £425 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 11
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.76% -1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Chester region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Chester region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management 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 Chester region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Akka
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) OSGi
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA