The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Yahoo!.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yahoo!
Rank 422 405 392
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing Yahoo! 2 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.063% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £170 £182
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -6.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Yahoo!
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10987 11757 11934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.91% 46.32% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6924 7561 7236
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 267 343
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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!
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 27 August 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
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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
Enfield - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Yahoo!
England

Yahoo!
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 4 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (50.00%) Redis
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) COM
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Social Media
4 2 (25.00%) Memory Management
4 2 (25.00%) Facebook
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Sony
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) BBC

Yahoo!
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (50.00%) Redis
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Architect
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (25.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) COM
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (12.50%) Underscore.js
3 1 (12.50%) Zepto.js
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Dojo
3 1 (12.50%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) BBC
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Sony
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook