Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Configuration Management
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 50 61
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.79% 1.61% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.94% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £413 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +19.13% -7.67%
10th Percentile £373 £369 £232
90th Percentile £450 £505 £419
South Wales median daily rate £393 £450 £360
% change year-on-year -12.78% +25.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 530 465 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.46% 83.33% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 376 589
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £188 £224
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +2.52% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.45 £36.55 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.38 £15.88
% change year-on-year +3.40% +15.75% +9.48%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Cardiff

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Cardiff

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Mac OS X
1 10 (90.91%) HTTP
1 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
2 9 (81.82%) Microservices
2 9 (81.82%) Go
2 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
4 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 7 (63.64%) Spring Boot
4 7 (63.64%) Kafka
5 3 (27.27%) JAX-RS
5 3 (27.27%) Dropwizard
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Neo4j
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (9.09%) Def Stans
7 1 (9.09%) MISRA C
7 1 (9.09%) MISRA
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
2 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (27.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Kafka
1 7 (63.64%) Spring
1 7 (63.64%) Spring Boot
2 3 (27.27%) Dropwizard
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) JAX-RS
2 3 (27.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Mac OS X
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Microservices
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Go
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Def Stans
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) MISRA
1 1 (9.09%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Green Hills
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft