The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Yahoo! products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Yahoo! over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yahoo!
Rank 396 365 424
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +59
Contract jobs citing Yahoo! 16 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.060% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.13% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Average daily rate £500 £176 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+184.09% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £201 £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10818 9989 12150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.67% 46.20% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7040 6321 7349
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 248 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.40 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Yahoo!
England

Yahoo!
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Yahoo! across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Yahoo! Jobs Demand Trend in London

Yahoo!
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Yahoo! Daily Rate Trend in London

Yahoo!
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Yahoo! across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Yahoo! Daily Rate Histogram in London

Yahoo!
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Yahoo! Hourly Rate Trend in London

Yahoo!
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Yahoo! within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 5 £281 +20.96%
Yahoo!
England

Yahoo!
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (35.71%) HTML
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 10 (35.71%) CSS
1 10 (35.71%) Ajax
1 10 (35.71%) Google
1 10 (35.71%) YUI
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Node.js
3 8 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 8 (28.57%) Puppet
3 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 8 (28.57%) Rackspace
3 8 (28.57%) Big Data
3 8 (28.57%) Redis
3 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (28.57%) COM
3 8 (28.57%) UNIX
3 8 (28.57%) Ruby
3 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (25.00%) Dojo
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
4 7 (25.00%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) DOM
4 7 (25.00%) Zepto.js
4 7 (25.00%) Memory Management
4 7 (25.00%) HTML5
4 7 (25.00%) CSS3

Yahoo!
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (32.14%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 8 (28.57%) Redis
1 8 (28.57%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.71%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.86%) Advertising
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Android Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) CSS
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
1 10 (35.71%) Ajax
1 10 (35.71%) YUI
2 8 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (28.57%) COM
3 7 (25.00%) Dojo
3 7 (25.00%) DOM
3 7 (25.00%) jQuery
3 7 (25.00%) HTML5
3 7 (25.00%) CSS3
3 7 (25.00%) Zepto.js
4 3 (10.71%) Android SDK
4 3 (10.71%) iOS SDK
4 3 (10.71%) LAMP
5 1 (3.57%) Cocoa
5 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.57%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (3.57%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) W3C
2 3 (10.71%) Streaming Media
2 3 (10.71%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 7 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) SEO
3 6 (21.43%) Progressive Enhancement
4 5 (17.86%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (10.71%) Android Development
6 2 (7.14%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) Ruby
3 5 (17.86%) VBA
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) PHP5
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) Section 508
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
1 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Google
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Rackspace
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Apple
5 2 (7.14%) Zend
6 1 (3.57%) Facebook
6 1 (3.57%) Sony