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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 538 527 503
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -24
Contract jobs citing yum 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
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£333 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.50%
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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3816 3270 2724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.26% 7.35% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2345 1941 1497
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% +5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 137 198
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.80 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -18.44%

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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

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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

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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 26 January 2015.

yum Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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 26 January 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 +9 9 £375 +7.14%
South West - 8 £325 -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (50.00%) Java
3 21 (50.00%) Puppet
3 21 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
5 18 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (30.95%) Apache
8 12 (28.57%) Scrum
8 12 (28.57%) CentOS
8 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (26.19%) REST
9 11 (26.19%) Maven
9 11 (26.19%) UNIX
10 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
10 10 (23.81%) Python
11 9 (21.43%) Open Source
12 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
12 8 (19.05%) Ruby
12 8 (19.05%) TDD
12 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (16.67%) SELinux
13 7 (16.67%) VMware
13 7 (16.67%) Spring
13 7 (16.67%) JBoss
13 7 (16.67%) Web Services
13 7 (16.67%) XML
13 7 (16.67%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (30.95%) Apache
2 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (16.67%) Mule
3 7 (16.67%) JBoss
4 6 (14.29%) Confluence
4 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.52%) Redis
2 4 (9.52%) Big Data
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 11 (26.19%) Maven
4 7 (16.67%) Hudson
5 6 (14.29%) Artifactory
5 6 (14.29%) JIRA
6 5 (11.90%) RSpec
7 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Administrator
2 8 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Scala Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Linux Support
8 2 (4.76%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.38%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) REST
2 7 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 7 (16.67%) XML
2 7 (16.67%) Spring
2 7 (16.67%) JSON
3 4 (9.52%) JMS
3 4 (9.52%) SOAP
3 4 (9.52%) Spring Integration
4 3 (7.14%) EJB
5 2 (4.76%) J2EE
5 2 (4.76%) XML Schema
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware
5 2 (4.76%) LAMP
6 1 (2.38%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Open Source
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Blog
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
5 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.38%) Life Science
5 1 (2.38%) Wiki
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
5 1 (2.38%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.38%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (28.57%) CentOS
4 11 (26.19%) UNIX
5 4 (9.52%) Solaris
6 2 (4.76%) Android
6 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (28.57%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) BDD
6 5 (11.90%) DevOps
7 4 (9.52%) OO
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.14%) Kanban
8 3 (7.14%) OOP
9 2 (4.76%) ITIL
9 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Analytics
9 2 (4.76%) Android Development
9 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.76%) OOD
10 1 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) Python
3 8 (19.05%) Ruby
4 7 (16.67%) PHP
5 6 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (11.90%) C
6 5 (11.90%) C++
6 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.52%) Scala
8 3 (7.14%) SQL
8 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) PhD
5 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Varnish
2 2 (4.76%) GPFS
2 2 (4.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Puppet
2 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (16.67%) ZABBIX
3 7 (16.67%) SELinux
4 6 (14.29%) Nagios
4 6 (14.29%) Vagrant
5 3 (7.14%) Ansible
5 3 (7.14%) Ganglia
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (7.14%) logstash
5 3 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
2 7 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Remedy
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) BMC