The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 76 18
Rank change year-on-year +31 -58  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 54 39 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.99% 1.92% 7.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 2.27% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 107
Median daily rate £450 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £385 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.00 £34.78
% change year-on-year +3.57% +20.75%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1168 1716 1769
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.33% 84.45% 86.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 1219 1132
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 40
Median hourly rate £10.89 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.26% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.81 £9.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.85 £35.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Leeds +27 45 £450 -14.28% 9
Bradford - 5 - -
Halifax +4 1 £450 -
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 63 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.96%) Linux
3 51 (50.00%) Ruby
4 48 (47.06%) Python
5 45 (44.12%) Git (software)
6 44 (43.14%) CSS
6 44 (43.14%) HTML
7 41 (40.20%) HTTP
7 41 (40.20%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (36.27%) Scala
9 34 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 33 (32.35%) Java
10 33 (32.35%) DevOps
11 32 (31.37%) Subversion
11 32 (31.37%) CSS3
11 32 (31.37%) HTML5
12 31 (30.39%) Open Source
13 29 (28.43%) Web Design
13 29 (28.43%) Relational Database
14 27 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
14 27 (26.47%) Automated Testing
15 26 (25.49%) Puppet
15 26 (25.49%) Responsive Web Design
16 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
17 24 (23.53%) Scrum
18 22 (21.57%) Django
18 22 (21.57%) Web Development
19 21 (20.59%) JSON
19 21 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
19 21 (20.59%) REST

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 17 (16.67%) Confluence
2 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.94%) Apache
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.96%) nginx
6 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.98%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.84%) IaaS
3 5 (4.90%) GitHub
3 5 (4.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.90%) PaaS
4 3 (2.94%) Loggly
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) SaaS
4 3 (2.94%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (1.96%) Slack
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.98%) Office 365
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (40.20%) HTTP
2 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.90%) LDAP
4 1 (0.98%) DHCP
4 1 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.98%) SMS
4 1 (0.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.43%) Relational Database
2 20 (19.61%) MongoDB
3 17 (16.67%) MySQL
3 17 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (9.80%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.90%) Big Data
6 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.92%) DB2
7 4 (3.92%) DB2 UDB
7 4 (3.92%) OLTP
8 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.94%) QlikView
8 3 (2.94%) Riak
9 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (44.12%) Git (software)
2 34 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 32 (31.37%) Subversion
4 19 (18.63%) JIRA
5 14 (13.73%) JUnit
6 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.88%) Maven
6 6 (5.88%) Selenium
6 6 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.90%) Grunt
7 5 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.96%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.98%) Ant
10 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.98%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.98%) FishEye
10 1 (0.98%) Hudson
10 1 (0.98%) JMeter
General
1 5 (4.90%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Banking
2 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Developer
2 25 (24.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (20.59%) Scala Developer
4 14 (13.73%) Architect
5 12 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Administrator
6 9 (8.82%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.86%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
8 6 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 6 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (5.88%) Tester
9 5 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.90%) Server Administrator
9 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Administrator
9 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
10 4 (3.92%) DB2 DBA
10 4 (3.92%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (43.14%) CSS
1 44 (43.14%) HTML
2 32 (31.37%) CSS3
2 32 (31.37%) HTML5
3 22 (21.57%) Django
4 21 (20.59%) Ajax
4 21 (20.59%) JSON
4 21 (20.59%) Play Framework
4 21 (20.59%) REST
4 21 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 19 (18.63%) Spring
6 14 (13.73%) Guice
6 14 (13.73%) RESTful
6 14 (13.73%) Spring MVC
7 12 (11.76%) Web Services
8 8 (7.84%) jQuery
9 7 (6.86%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.88%) Node.js
11 5 (4.90%) JMS
11 5 (4.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 6 (5.88%) User Experience
2 5 (4.90%) Replication
3 4 (3.92%) HACMP
4 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.96%) Clustering
5 2 (1.96%) CMDB
5 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.98%) iSeries
6 1 (0.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (51.96%) Linux
2 21 (20.59%) Unix
3 13 (12.75%) Mac OS X
3 13 (12.75%) Windows
4 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (32.35%) DevOps
4 31 (30.39%) Open Source
5 29 (28.43%) Web Design
6 27 (26.47%) Automated Testing
7 26 (25.49%) Responsive Web Design
8 24 (23.53%) Scrum
9 22 (21.57%) Web Development
10 19 (18.63%) TDD
11 14 (13.73%) MVC
11 14 (13.73%) OWASP
12 13 (12.75%) Data Visualisation
12 13 (12.75%) SDLC
12 13 (12.75%) Visualisation
13 11 (10.78%) Continuous Deployment
13 11 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (8.82%) Kanban
14 9 (8.82%) Product Management
15 8 (7.84%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 51 (50.00%) Ruby
2 48 (47.06%) Python
3 37 (36.27%) Scala
4 33 (32.35%) Java
5 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
6 17 (16.67%) C#
7 15 (14.71%) Bash Shell
8 10 (9.80%) Go
8 10 (9.80%) SQL
9 7 (6.86%) PHP
10 4 (3.92%) AWK
10 4 (3.92%) C++
10 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.98%) Korn
12 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.98%) AWS Certification
1 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) Docker
2 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.90%) vSphere
3 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.98%) NFS
4 1 (0.98%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (25.49%) Puppet
3 20 (19.61%) Ansible
4 14 (13.73%) Salt
5 7 (6.86%) SCCM
6 4 (3.92%) Nagios
6 4 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.94%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.94%) Prometheus
7 3 (2.94%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.96%) Rancher
8 2 (1.96%) SCOM
9 1 (0.98%) Graphite
9 1 (0.98%) Mesos
9 1 (0.98%) Opsview
9 1 (0.98%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.98%) RANCID
9 1 (0.98%) Terraform
9 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.98%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Google
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.84%) Splunk
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle
5 6 (5.88%) VMware
6 5 (4.90%) IBM
6 5 (4.90%) New Relic
6 5 (4.90%) Rackspace
6 5 (4.90%) SaltStack
7 4 (3.92%) NetApp
8 2 (1.96%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.96%) Cisco
8 2 (1.96%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.98%) Arista
9 1 (0.98%) Avaya
9 1 (0.98%) Dell
9 1 (0.98%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.98%) Zerto
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago