The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 70 11
Rank change year-on-year +28 -59  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 44 32 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.21% 2.05% 10.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 2.37% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 103
Median daily rate £450 £529 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.93% +51.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £366 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £41.75 £34.78
% change year-on-year +2.39% +20.03%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 904 1349 1162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 86.42% 86.36% 86.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 972 798
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 13
Median hourly rate £33.63 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.71% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.64 £23.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Leeds

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Leeds

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Leeds over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Leeds

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 57 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (59.52%) Ruby
3 46 (54.76%) Linux
3 46 (54.76%) Python
4 42 (50.00%) HTML
4 42 (50.00%) CSS
5 39 (46.43%) HTTP
6 38 (45.24%) Git (software)
7 35 (41.67%) Scala
8 34 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (39.29%) Java
10 30 (35.71%) Subversion
10 30 (35.71%) HTML5
10 30 (35.71%) CSS3
11 29 (34.52%) Jenkins
11 29 (34.52%) Open Source
12 28 (33.33%) Relational Database
12 28 (33.33%) Web Design
13 27 (32.14%) DevOps
14 25 (29.76%) Responsive Web Design
14 25 (29.76%) Automated Testing
14 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
15 23 (27.38%) Scrum
15 23 (27.38%) Puppet
16 21 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
16 21 (25.00%) Web Development
17 20 (23.81%) Django
17 20 (23.81%) Unix
18 19 (22.62%) JSON
18 19 (22.62%) Ruby on Rails

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (16.67%) Confluence
2 6 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.57%) Apache
5 2 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.38%) nginx
6 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.19%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (5.95%) IaaS
3 3 (3.57%) Loggly
3 3 (3.57%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.38%) PaaS
4 2 (2.38%) Slack
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.19%) GitHub
5 1 (1.19%) Office 365
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (46.43%) HTTP
2 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.95%) LDAP
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 17 (20.24%) MongoDB
2 17 (20.24%) MySQL
3 14 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.57%) DB2
6 3 (3.57%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (3.57%) OLTP
6 3 (3.57%) Riak
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (45.24%) Git (software)
2 30 (35.71%) Subversion
3 29 (34.52%) Jenkins
4 16 (19.05%) JIRA
5 12 (14.29%) JUnit
6 6 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.14%) Maven
6 6 (7.14%) Selenium
6 6 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 5 (5.95%) Grunt
8 3 (3.57%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.38%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.19%) Ant
10 1 (1.19%) GitLab
10 1 (1.19%) Hudson
10 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (39.29%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (22.62%) Scala Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Architect
5 9 (10.71%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Administrator
7 7 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.33%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 6 (7.14%) Java Automation Tester
8 6 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 6 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (7.14%) Tester
9 5 (5.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.95%) Server Administrator
9 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Administrator
9 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
10 4 (4.76%) Web Automation Tester
10 4 (4.76%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.00%) CSS
1 42 (50.00%) HTML
2 30 (35.71%) CSS3
2 30 (35.71%) HTML5
3 20 (23.81%) Django
4 19 (22.62%) Ajax
4 19 (22.62%) JSON
4 19 (22.62%) Play Framework
4 19 (22.62%) REST
4 19 (22.62%) Ruby on Rails
5 17 (20.24%) Spring
6 12 (14.29%) Guice
6 12 (14.29%) RESTful
6 12 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 10 (11.90%) Web Services
8 8 (9.52%) jQuery
9 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 6 (7.14%) Node.js
11 5 (5.95%) JMS
11 5 (5.95%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) User Experience
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) HACMP
2 3 (3.57%) Replication
3 2 (2.38%) Clustering
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.19%) iSeries
4 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.76%) Linux
2 20 (23.81%) Unix
3 13 (15.48%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.95%) Windows
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) VMS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (34.52%) Open Source
4 28 (33.33%) Web Design
5 27 (32.14%) DevOps
6 25 (29.76%) Automated Testing
6 25 (29.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (27.38%) Scrum
8 21 (25.00%) Web Development
9 19 (22.62%) TDD
10 13 (15.48%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (15.48%) Visualisation
11 12 (14.29%) MVC
11 12 (14.29%) OWASP
12 11 (13.10%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (10.71%) Kanban
14 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (9.52%) High Availability
14 8 (9.52%) Product Management
15 7 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (59.52%) Ruby
2 46 (54.76%) Python
3 35 (41.67%) Scala
4 33 (39.29%) Java
5 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
6 16 (19.05%) C#
7 15 (17.86%) Bash Shell
8 10 (11.90%) Go
9 7 (8.33%) PHP
10 6 (7.14%) SQL
11 4 (4.76%) C++
12 3 (3.57%) AWK
12 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.19%) Korn
14 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) Puppet
2 21 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (20.24%) Ansible
4 14 (16.67%) Salt
5 3 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.57%) Nagios
5 3 (3.57%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.57%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.38%) Rancher
6 2 (2.38%) SCCM
7 1 (1.19%) Graphite
7 1 (1.19%) Mesos
7 1 (1.19%) Opsview
7 1 (1.19%) SCOM
7 1 (1.19%) Terraform
7 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) Google
2 7 (8.33%) Splunk
3 5 (5.95%) IBM
3 5 (5.95%) New Relic
3 5 (5.95%) Rackspace
3 5 (5.95%) SaltStack
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (3.57%) NetApp
6 2 (2.38%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.38%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.19%) Avaya
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco
7 1 (1.19%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) VMware
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