The table below looks at the statistics for yum skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited yum over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 195 193 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing yum 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.087% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.20% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £511
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -36.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
418 485 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.35% 8.47% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 347 283
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -29.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £17.08 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £50.89 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing yum across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

yum Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing yum across the City of London region.

yum Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing yum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited yum.

1 15 (88.24%) Jenkins
2 14 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (76.47%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
5 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (52.94%) JSON
6 9 (52.94%) Java
6 9 (52.94%) XML
6 9 (52.94%) REST
7 8 (47.06%) TDD
8 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (35.29%) OOP
8 6 (35.29%) OO
9 5 (29.41%) Apache
9 5 (29.41%) Python
9 5 (29.41%) Android
9 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (29.41%) Android Development
10 4 (23.53%) Hudson
10 4 (23.53%) JIRA
10 4 (23.53%) Maven
10 4 (23.53%) HTTP
11 3 (17.65%) OOD
11 3 (17.65%) SOA
11 3 (17.65%) XML Schema
11 3 (17.65%) SSL
11 3 (17.65%) C++
11 3 (17.65%) PHP
11 3 (17.65%) EJB

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing yum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited yum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Mule
2 3 (17.65%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Jenkins
2 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Hudson
3 4 (23.53%) Maven
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) Artifactory
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Android Developer
3 3 (17.65%) iOS Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Scala Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Android Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) XML
1 9 (52.94%) JSON
1 9 (52.94%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
2 3 (17.65%) XML Schema
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) EJB
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) Android SDK
3 2 (11.76%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
1 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Android
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) OOP
4 6 (35.29%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) Android Development
6 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) OOD
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) E-business
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) Scala
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Varnish
2 2 (11.76%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) RHEV
3 1 (5.88%) GPFS
3 1 (5.88%) Ceph
3 1 (5.88%) PowerHA
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) CFEngine
2 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle