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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 557 536 558
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing yum 32 41 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.081% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.72% 1.00% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 10
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£425 £390 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -20.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £510
% change year-on-year
- -36.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 - -
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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
4429 4080 3690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.33% 8.11% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2738 2419 2163
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 143 156
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.07 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £32.17 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +9 19 £425 -4.06% 6
South West -8 5 £350 +16.66%
East Midlands - 5 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 1
Midlands - 1 £500 -
North East - 1 £475 - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 40 (63.49%) Linux
3 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (53.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (49.21%) Git (software)
6 26 (41.27%) Apache
7 25 (39.68%) Maven
8 24 (38.10%) Red Hat
8 24 (38.10%) Puppet
9 23 (36.51%) JIRA
10 21 (33.33%) Confluence
10 21 (33.33%) DevOps
11 20 (31.75%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (31.75%) TDD
12 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (25.40%) Python
13 16 (25.40%) Java
13 16 (25.40%) Hudson
14 15 (23.81%) HTTP
14 15 (23.81%) SSL
15 14 (22.22%) Oracle
16 13 (20.63%) Ruby
17 11 (17.46%) Finance
17 11 (17.46%) PHP
17 11 (17.46%) MySQL
18 10 (15.87%) UNIX
18 10 (15.87%) IBM
18 10 (15.87%) Varnish
18 10 (15.87%) Bash Shell
19 9 (14.29%) Solaris

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (41.27%) Apache
2 21 (33.33%) Confluence
3 3 (4.76%) Node.js
3 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.76%) Mule
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.59%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) GitHub
3 2 (3.17%) IaaS
3 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) HTTP
1 15 (23.81%) SSL
2 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.35%) LDAP
4 3 (4.76%) DNS
4 3 (4.76%) Internet
4 3 (4.76%) SSH
5 2 (3.17%) Firewall
5 2 (3.17%) OpenVPN
5 2 (3.17%) DHCP
5 2 (3.17%) SAN
6 1 (1.59%) VoIP
6 1 (1.59%) VPN
6 1 (1.59%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.59%) OSPF
6 1 (1.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.94%) Redis
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.35%) Ingres
3 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.35%) Informix
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 31 (49.21%) Git (software)
3 25 (39.68%) Maven
4 23 (36.51%) JIRA
5 16 (25.40%) Hudson
6 8 (12.70%) Subversion
6 8 (12.70%) Artifactory
7 5 (7.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (6.35%) Bugzilla
9 3 (4.76%) Selenium
9 3 (4.76%) FishEye
10 2 (3.17%) Gradle
10 2 (3.17%) JMeter
10 2 (3.17%) Gerrit
11 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Android Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Build Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Android Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.17%) AIX Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.59%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) REST
2 5 (7.94%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) EJB
2 5 (7.94%) Android SDK
3 4 (6.35%) XML
3 4 (6.35%) JSON
4 3 (4.76%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) Spring
4 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) LAMP
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.17%) Spring Integration
5 2 (3.17%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.17%) SOAP
5 2 (3.17%) JMS
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.59%) HTML5
6 1 (1.59%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) PKI
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Wiki
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (63.49%) Linux
2 34 (53.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (15.87%) UNIX
4 9 (14.29%) Solaris
5 7 (11.11%) Android
6 6 (9.52%) CentOS
6 6 (9.52%) Windows
7 5 (7.94%) AIX
8 3 (4.76%) Fedora
8 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.17%) SUSE
10 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) DevOps
3 20 (31.75%) TDD
4 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.11%) Android Development
6 6 (9.52%) Scrum
6 6 (9.52%) Kanban
6 6 (9.52%) Open Source
7 5 (7.94%) Change Management
7 5 (7.94%) E-business
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL
8 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.76%) HOOD
9 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Java
1 16 (25.40%) Python
2 13 (20.63%) Ruby
3 11 (17.46%) PHP
4 10 (15.87%) Bash Shell
5 9 (14.29%) C
6 6 (9.52%) Perl
7 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) Korn
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.59%) SQL
9 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) RHCE
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Varnish
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) KVM
4 3 (4.76%) VirtualBox
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.76%) RHEV
5 2 (3.17%) GPFS
5 2 (3.17%) Ceph
5 2 (3.17%) PowerHA
5 2 (3.17%) Firmware
5 2 (3.17%) Gluster
5 2 (3.17%) Docker
6 1 (1.59%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (1.59%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (38.10%) Puppet
2 20 (31.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (4.76%) BladeLogic
4 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.76%) logstash
5 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Cobbler
5 2 (3.17%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.59%) Nagios
6 1 (1.59%) Ansible
6 1 (1.59%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle
3 10 (15.87%) IBM
4 7 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.94%) EMC
6 4 (6.35%) Rackspace
7 3 (4.76%) SaltStack
7 3 (4.76%) BMC
7 3 (4.76%) Splunk
8 2 (3.17%) Informatica
8 2 (3.17%) SAP
8 2 (3.17%) Symantec
9 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.59%) Veritas
9 1 (1.59%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) Dell
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