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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 186 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing yum 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
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
379 402 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.48% 6.68% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 274 197
Average daily rate £438 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% +9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.55 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £35.21 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing yum across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

yum Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) Mule

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (20.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Akka
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef