The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 59 58 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 18 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 1.94% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.53% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £379 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
843 673 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.65% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 375 482
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Configuration Management
West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 16 (34.78%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 14 (30.43%) Spring
3 13 (28.26%) Change Management
4 11 (23.91%) MVC
4 11 (23.91%) Web Design
4 11 (23.91%) Spring MVC
4 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) CSS
4 11 (23.91%) Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Apache Solr
4 11 (23.91%) hybris
5 10 (21.74%) CSS3
5 10 (21.74%) MooTools
5 10 (21.74%) JSP
5 10 (21.74%) HTML
5 10 (21.74%) jQuery
6 9 (19.57%) Web Services
7 8 (17.39%) Project Management
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.22%) JSTL
8 7 (15.22%) Python
8 7 (15.22%) C++
8 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
8 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
8 7 (15.22%) HTML5
8 7 (15.22%) Sass
9 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
9 6 (13.04%) Perl

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (23.91%) Apache Solr
2 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 5 (10.87%) Node.js
4 4 (8.70%) nginx
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (8.70%) Apache
5 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
1 2 (4.35%) SSL
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
1 2 (4.35%) SSH
1 2 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SimpleDB
1 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
1 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.87%) Redis
1 5 (10.87%) Couchbase
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Hudson
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.70%) Maven
3 3 (6.52%) PhoneGap
3 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.17%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) UI Developer
2 11 (23.91%) UI Programmer
3 9 (19.57%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Change Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Software Configuration Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.52%) User Experience Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.52%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Release Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Spring
2 11 (23.91%) Spring MVC
2 11 (23.91%) CSS
3 10 (21.74%) JSP
3 10 (21.74%) HTML
3 10 (21.74%) jQuery
3 10 (21.74%) MooTools
3 10 (21.74%) CSS3
4 9 (19.57%) Web Services
5 7 (15.22%) HTML5
5 7 (15.22%) Sass
5 7 (15.22%) JSTL
6 4 (8.70%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (8.70%) Middleware
7 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.35%) XML
7 2 (4.35%) JMS
7 2 (4.35%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) REST
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
1 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) UNIX
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
3 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Change Management
2 11 (23.91%) MVC
2 11 (23.91%) Web Design
3 8 (17.39%) Project Management
3 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.87%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.70%) BPEL
5 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.52%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.52%) Build Automation
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) Java
2 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) Python
3 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
3 7 (15.22%) C++
3 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
5 5 (10.87%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) C
7 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
1 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.87%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 11 (23.91%) hybris
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) Perforce
5 3 (6.52%) Adobe
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Sun
6 2 (4.35%) NetApp
6 2 (4.35%) Lotus
7 1 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.17%) SAP