Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 2018 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
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 56 70
Rank change year-on-year -27 +14 -18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 86 97 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.51% 3.35% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 3.86% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 86 66
West Yorkshire median daily rate £468 £525 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.95% +16.02% +29.29%
10th Percentile £258 £403 £368
90th Percentile £584 £638 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £11.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +218.18% +10.00%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,029 2,514 3,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.23% 86.84% 88.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,069 1,741 2,205
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £545 £539
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 57 59
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £8.42 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.25 £30.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -15 68 £475 -9.52% 32
Halifax - 5 £400 - 1
Bradford - 3 - - 2
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 54 (62.79%) DevOps
2 52 (60.47%) Linux
2 52 (60.47%) Puppet
3 47 (54.65%) Jenkins
4 42 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (43.02%) Python
5 37 (43.02%) Java
6 35 (40.70%) Docker
7 34 (39.53%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (37.21%) Ansible
9 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (31.40%) Amazon AWS
11 26 (30.23%) Bash Shell
11 26 (30.23%) Git (software)
12 23 (26.74%) Test Automation
13 22 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (25.58%) Microservices
14 21 (24.42%) Open Source
14 21 (24.42%) Ruby
15 19 (22.09%) HTTP
16 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
16 18 (20.93%) Perl
16 18 (20.93%) Terraform
17 17 (19.77%) Windows
18 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
18 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
18 14 (16.28%) MongoDB
18 14 (16.28%) Salt
19 13 (15.12%) Mentoring
19 13 (15.12%) nginx

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 13 (15.12%) nginx
2 10 (11.63%) Confluence
3 9 (10.47%) OpenStack
4 8 (9.30%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.81%) CMS
5 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.49%) CloudStack
6 3 (3.49%) JBoss
6 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.33%) Apache
7 2 (2.33%) IIS
7 2 (2.33%) Jetty
7 2 (2.33%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.95%) PaaS
3 10 (11.63%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (11.63%) IaaS
4 9 (10.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (9.30%) SaaS
5 8 (9.30%) Slack
6 7 (8.14%) Amazon S3
6 7 (8.14%) Route 53
6 7 (8.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (6.98%) Google Analytics
8 5 (5.81%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (4.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (4.65%) Serverless
10 3 (3.49%) GitHub
10 3 (3.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.09%) HTTP
2 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.47%) SSL
4 8 (9.30%) DNS
5 7 (8.14%) Firewall
6 4 (4.65%) DHCP
6 4 (4.65%) FTP
6 4 (4.65%) ICMP
6 4 (4.65%) IPsec
6 4 (4.65%) VPN
7 1 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.30%) MySQL
3 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.33%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (54.65%) Jenkins
2 26 (30.23%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.79%) JIRA
4 10 (11.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (10.47%) Selenium
6 7 (8.14%) Cucumber
6 7 (8.14%) GitLab
6 7 (8.14%) SonarQube
7 6 (6.98%) Ant
7 6 (6.98%) Gatling
7 6 (6.98%) IntelliJ
7 6 (6.98%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.49%) Travis CI
9 3 (3.49%) Vagrant
9 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.33%) Grunt
10 2 (2.33%) Maven
11 1 (1.16%) JUnit
11 1 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Games
2 2 (2.33%) Online Betting
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (18.60%) Developer
3 8 (9.30%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (8.14%) Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (8.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Scala Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Tester
6 5 (5.81%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.81%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Agile Tester
7 4 (4.65%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (4.65%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) Node.js
2 8 (9.30%) Servlets
3 7 (8.14%) CSS
4 6 (6.98%) .NET
4 6 (6.98%) Gherkin
5 5 (5.81%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (5.81%) JSON
5 5 (5.81%) Kafka
5 5 (5.81%) Play Framework
5 5 (5.81%) XML
6 4 (4.65%) HTML
7 3 (3.49%) REST
8 2 (2.33%) Dropwizard
8 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.33%) J2EE
8 2 (2.33%) JAX-RS
8 2 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.33%) Regular Expression
8 2 (2.33%) Sensu
9 1 (1.16%) Compass CSS Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.49%) Clustering
2 3 (3.49%) CMDB
2 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (60.47%) Linux
2 22 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (19.77%) Windows
4 7 (8.14%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.98%) CentOS
6 5 (5.81%) Unix
7 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (1.16%) Android
8 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.79%) DevOps
2 42 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (26.74%) Test Automation
5 22 (25.58%) Microservices
6 21 (24.42%) Open Source
7 13 (15.12%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.47%) Analytics
8 9 (10.47%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (10.47%) Release Management
9 8 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (9.30%) Load Balancing
10 7 (8.14%) Coaching
10 7 (8.14%) Software Delivery
11 6 (6.98%) ITIL
11 6 (6.98%) Project Management
11 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.98%) TDD
12 5 (5.81%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.02%) Java
1 37 (43.02%) Python
2 26 (30.23%) Bash Shell
3 21 (24.42%) Ruby
4 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.93%) Perl
5 13 (15.12%) PHP
6 11 (12.79%) Go
7 9 (10.47%) C#
7 9 (10.47%) Shell Script
8 8 (9.30%) Groovy
9 6 (6.98%) Haskell
9 6 (6.98%) Scala
10 4 (4.65%) SQL
11 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.16%) CCDP
3 1 (1.16%) CCNP
3 1 (1.16%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.16%) CISM
3 1 (1.16%) CISSP
3 1 (1.16%) Degree
3 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 35 (40.70%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) Xen
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
3 3 (3.49%) XenServer
4 2 (2.33%) Varnish
5 1 (1.16%) KVM
5 1 (1.16%) QEMU
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (60.47%) Puppet
2 34 (39.53%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (37.21%) Ansible
4 18 (20.93%) Terraform
5 14 (16.28%) Salt
6 11 (12.79%) Grafana
7 8 (9.30%) Kubernetes
8 6 (6.98%) CFEngine
8 6 (6.98%) Kibana
9 5 (5.81%) Packer
9 5 (5.81%) Rancher
10 3 (3.49%) Prometheus
11 2 (2.33%) Cobbler
11 2 (2.33%) Consul
11 2 (2.33%) Graphite
11 2 (2.33%) HAProxy
12 1 (1.16%) Mesos
12 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.95%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.47%) Google
4 5 (5.81%) Adobe
5 3 (3.49%) Black Duck
5 3 (3.49%) VMware
6 2 (2.33%) Splunk
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.16%) BMC
7 1 (1.16%) CA
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) Intel
7 1 (1.16%) McAfee
7 1 (1.16%) Netskope
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle
7 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow