The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 27 March 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
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 8 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 11.49% 6.45% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.63% 7.69% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £533 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.32% +22.85%  

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 West Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 64 26 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 73.56% 83.87% 83.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 33
Median daily rate £498 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales 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 West Wales

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in West Wales

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -7 10 £533 +6.50%
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 27 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 26 (96.30%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (85.19%) REST
3 23 (85.19%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (85.19%) Relational Database
3 23 (85.19%) Ansible
3 23 (85.19%) Java
3 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
3 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (81.48%) Domain-Driven Design
5 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
6 20 (74.07%) Web Services
7 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
8 15 (55.56%) Open Source
9 12 (44.44%) Software Delivery
10 9 (33.33%) Electronics
10 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 9 (33.33%) Finance
10 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
10 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
10 9 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (33.33%) Marketing
10 9 (33.33%) SAP
10 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
12 4 (14.81%) Sonatype
12 4 (14.81%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
12 4 (14.81%) Bitbucket

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales 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 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (96.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Ant
3 4 (14.81%) Bitbucket
3 4 (14.81%) ClearQuest
3 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (11.11%) CA Gen
4 3 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 9 (33.33%) Electronics
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Cloud Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Applications Developer
4 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
5 5 (18.52%) AWS Developer
6 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Build and Release Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Build Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Release Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Development Specialist
9 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) SCM Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) REST
2 20 (74.07%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (85.19%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (81.48%) Domain-Driven Design
3 15 (55.56%) Open Source
4 12 (44.44%) Software Delivery
5 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) Java
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 23 (85.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
2 4 (14.81%) Sonatype
3 3 (11.11%) CA