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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yahoo!
Rank 571 564 522
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -42
Contract jobs citing Yahoo! 1 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.009% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.019% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
Average daily rate
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£160 £400 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
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
23229 21548 22046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.68% 46.16% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 12580 11729
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1077 1285
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.99 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 November 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 -12 1 £160 -60.00% 5
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - - 3
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
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Yahoo!
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
3 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 3 (42.86%) iPhone
3 3 (42.86%) Memory Management
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) iOS SDK
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Cocoa
4 2 (28.57%) YUI
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Apple

Yahoo!
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) iOS SDK
2 3 (42.86%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Cocoa
3 2 (28.57%) YUI
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) BBC
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Memory Management
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Sony
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook