The table below looks at the statistics for yum skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited yum over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 545 572 520
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -52
Contract jobs citing yum 38 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.020% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 5
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £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 Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3952 3831 3029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.82% 7.62% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 2220 1766
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 153 164
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.15 £45.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

yum
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

yum Jobs Demand Trend in England

yum
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

yum Daily Rate Trend in England

yum
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing yum across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

yum Daily Rate Histogram in England

yum
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

yum Hourly Rate Trend in England

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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 yum within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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 +31 35 £400 -11.11% 3
South East -6 2 £400 -
South West - 1 - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 45 (80.36%) Linux
2 38 (67.86%) Jenkins
3 35 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (55.36%) Apache
6 30 (53.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (44.64%) Java
8 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (41.07%) Maven
10 22 (39.29%) Python
11 21 (37.50%) TDD
12 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
12 20 (35.71%) Hudson
12 20 (35.71%) HTTP
13 18 (32.14%) Puppet
14 16 (28.57%) SSL
15 15 (26.79%) PHP
15 15 (26.79%) Varnish
16 13 (23.21%) JIRA
16 13 (23.21%) C
16 13 (23.21%) VMware
17 12 (21.43%) CentOS
17 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
18 11 (19.64%) REST
18 11 (19.64%) JSON
18 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
18 11 (19.64%) XML
19 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
19 10 (17.86%) Confluence
20 9 (16.07%) JBoss

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 31 (55.36%) Apache
2 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 10 (17.86%) Confluence
3 9 (16.07%) JBoss
4 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.36%) Mule
6 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.79%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.79%) nginx
7 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) HTTP
2 16 (28.57%) SSL
3 4 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (5.36%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
6 1 (1.79%) SMTP
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (67.86%) Jenkins
2 23 (41.07%) Maven
3 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 20 (35.71%) Hudson
4 13 (23.21%) JIRA
5 9 (16.07%) Artifactory
6 3 (5.36%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium
7 1 (1.79%) FishEye
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Platform Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (10.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Linux Specialist
8 4 (7.14%) iOS Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Android Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (5.36%) Scala Developer
10 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Linux Support
11 1 (1.79%) Build Engineer
11 1 (1.79%) AIX Engineer
11 1 (1.79%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) REST
1 11 (19.64%) JSON
1 11 (19.64%) XML
2 9 (16.07%) EJB
3 7 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (7.14%) XML Schema
5 3 (5.36%) Spring
5 3 (5.36%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.57%) Akka
6 2 (3.57%) J2EE
6 2 (3.57%) Middleware
7 1 (1.79%) LAMP
7 1 (1.79%) HTML
7 1 (1.79%) CSS
7 1 (1.79%) HTML5
7 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Open Source
1 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.57%) Wiki
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (80.36%) Linux
2 30 (53.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (21.43%) CentOS
4 8 (14.29%) Solaris
5 6 (10.71%) UNIX
6 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.14%) Android
7 2 (3.57%) AIX
7 2 (3.57%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) Fedora
8 1 (1.79%) Windows
8 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (37.50%) TDD
4 7 (12.50%) OOP
4 7 (12.50%) OO
4 7 (12.50%) DevOps
5 6 (10.71%) Scrum
6 4 (7.14%) Analytics
6 4 (7.14%) Android Development
6 4 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) HOOD
7 3 (5.36%) OOD
7 3 (5.36%) SOA
8 2 (3.57%) Release Management
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL
9 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 22 (39.29%) Python
3 15 (26.79%) PHP
4 13 (23.21%) C
5 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
6 7 (12.50%) Perl
7 5 (8.93%) C++
8 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.36%) Scala
8 3 (5.36%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) Korn
10 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) RHCE
4 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Varnish
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Firmware
3 3 (5.36%) Gluster
3 3 (5.36%) KVM
3 3 (5.36%) Ceph
3 3 (5.36%) GPFS
4 1 (1.79%) Postfix
4 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) Puppet
2 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.50%) SELinux
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (7.14%) logstash
5 4 (7.14%) Ansible
5 4 (7.14%) ZABBIX
5 4 (7.14%) Nagios
6 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
6 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.36%) CFEngine
6 3 (5.36%) Cobbler
6 3 (5.36%) Salt
7 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.79%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 13 (23.21%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) IBM
4 3 (5.36%) Symantec
5 2 (3.57%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.57%) Zend
5 2 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) BMC
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Dell
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
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