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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 552 530 538
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing yum 23 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.050% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.64% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 7
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£425 £467 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.99% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £316 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £514 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £511
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -36.91%
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
4110 3769 3467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.27% 7.87% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2565 2187 1978
Average daily rate £408 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 115 160
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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

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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 7 July 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 -3 18 £444 -6.57% 2
South West - 3 £350 -
South East -22 1 £400 +24.03%
North West - 1 £350 - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (77.59%) Jenkins
2 43 (74.14%) Linux
3 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 28 (48.28%) Apache
7 27 (46.55%) Git (software)
8 26 (44.83%) TDD
9 24 (41.38%) Maven
9 24 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (39.66%) Java
11 21 (36.21%) Python
12 20 (34.48%) HTTP
12 20 (34.48%) Hudson
13 19 (32.76%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (32.76%) SSL
14 15 (25.86%) Varnish
14 15 (25.86%) Puppet
14 15 (25.86%) PHP
15 14 (24.14%) JIRA
16 13 (22.41%) C
17 12 (20.69%) DevOps
18 11 (18.97%) Artifactory
18 11 (18.97%) REST
18 11 (18.97%) JSON
18 11 (18.97%) Confluence
18 11 (18.97%) XML
19 9 (15.52%) EJB
19 9 (15.52%) Oracle
19 9 (15.52%) Solaris

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 28 (48.28%) Apache
2 11 (18.97%) Confluence
3 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) Mule
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.45%) JBoss
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.72%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.72%) nginx
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.17%) IaaS
2 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (34.48%) HTTP
2 19 (32.76%) SSL
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) LDAP
4 3 (5.17%) SSH
5 2 (3.45%) OpenVPN
5 2 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) Internet
6 1 (1.72%) Firewall
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
6 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (3.45%) Big Data
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) Redis
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (77.59%) Jenkins
2 27 (46.55%) Git (software)
3 24 (41.38%) Maven
4 20 (34.48%) Hudson
5 14 (24.14%) JIRA
6 11 (18.97%) Artifactory
7 3 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.17%) Subversion
8 2 (3.45%) JMeter
8 2 (3.45%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.72%) FishEye
9 1 (1.72%) Selenium
9 1 (1.72%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Platform Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) Android Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.17%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Android Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) AIX Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Administrator
10 1 (1.72%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.72%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) XML
1 11 (18.97%) JSON
1 11 (18.97%) REST
2 9 (15.52%) EJB
3 6 (10.34%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) Android SDK
5 4 (6.90%) XML Schema
6 3 (5.17%) HTML
6 3 (5.17%) CSS
6 3 (5.17%) Spring
6 3 (5.17%) Apache Camel
6 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.45%) Akka
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.72%) HTML5
8 1 (1.72%) LAMP
8 1 (1.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) PKI
3 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Wiki
4 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Linux
2 24 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (15.52%) Android
3 9 (15.52%) Solaris
4 7 (12.07%) UNIX
5 5 (8.62%) AIX
6 4 (6.90%) CentOS
6 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.17%) Windows
8 2 (3.45%) SUSE
9 1 (1.72%) Fedora
9 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (44.83%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) DevOps
5 9 (15.52%) Android Development
6 7 (12.07%) OOP
6 7 (12.07%) OO
7 6 (10.34%) Scrum
8 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.90%) iOS Development
8 4 (6.90%) Analytics
9 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Open Source
9 3 (5.17%) E-business
9 3 (5.17%) HOOD
9 3 (5.17%) OOD
9 3 (5.17%) SOA
10 2 (3.45%) Release Management
10 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Java
2 21 (36.21%) Python
3 15 (25.86%) PHP
4 13 (22.41%) C
5 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.90%) Perl
6 4 (6.90%) C++
7 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.17%) Ruby
7 3 (5.17%) Scala
8 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) RHCE
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Varnish
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) KVM
3 3 (5.17%) RHEV
3 3 (5.17%) GPFS
3 3 (5.17%) Ceph
3 3 (5.17%) Gluster
3 3 (5.17%) Firmware
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.45%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (32.76%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (25.86%) Puppet
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (5.17%) Cobbler
4 3 (5.17%) CFEngine
4 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.17%) BladeLogic
4 3 (5.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Nagios
6 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.72%) Ansible
6 1 (1.72%) logstash
6 1 (1.72%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) IBM
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) EMC
5 3 (5.17%) BMC
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) Symantec
6 2 (3.45%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.45%) Zend
6 2 (3.45%) Informatica
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.72%) Splunk
7 1 (1.72%) SaltStack