The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Yahoo! products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Yahoo! over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Yahoo!.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yahoo!
Rank 572 546 545
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing Yahoo! 6 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.033% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.071% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £170 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -7.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £300
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Yahoo!
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Yahoo! across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Yahoo! Jobs Demand Trend in England

Yahoo!
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Yahoo! across the England region.

Yahoo! Daily Rate Trend in England

Yahoo!
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Yahoo! across the England region.

Yahoo! Hourly Rate Trend in England

Yahoo!
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Yahoo! within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 2 £375 +120.58% 6
South East - 2 - - 5
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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UK

Yahoo!
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Yahoo! 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 Yahoo!.

1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
1 14 (73.68%) jQuery
2 11 (57.89%) YUI
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
2 11 (57.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (42.11%) JSON
3 8 (42.11%) Twitter
4 7 (36.84%) OO
5 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
5 6 (31.58%) Node.js
5 6 (31.58%) Memory Management
6 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
6 4 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (15.79%) Bugzilla
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) Cocoa
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (15.79%) Subversion
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby
7 3 (15.79%) Ajax
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
7 3 (15.79%) PHP
7 3 (15.79%) Apache
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft

Yahoo!
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Yahoo! 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 Yahoo!. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.79%) Redis
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Bugzilla
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (21.05%) User Experience Developer
3 4 (21.05%) iOS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) UI Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) jQuery
2 11 (57.89%) YUI
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (42.11%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) Dojo
4 3 (15.79%) DOM
4 3 (15.79%) Cocoa
4 3 (15.79%) Ajax
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (15.79%) COM
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (15.79%) iOS SDK
4 3 (15.79%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) CSS3
4 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
4 3 (15.79%) Underscore.js
4 3 (15.79%) Zepto.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) iPhone
2 2 (10.53%) Social Media
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) OO
2 6 (31.58%) Memory Management
3 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Twitter
2 3 (15.79%) Rackspace
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
3 2 (10.53%) Sony
3 2 (10.53%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) Facebook
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