The table below looks at the statistics for yum skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited yum over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 370 405 406
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +1
Contract jobs citing yum 30 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.056% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.75% 0.73% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £467 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.99% +3.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
yum
England

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

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1714 1775 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.58% 7.60% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1209 934
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £33.40 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

yum
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

yum Jobs Demand Trend in London

yum
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

yum Daily Rate Trend in London

yum
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing yum across the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

yum Daily Rate Histogram in London

yum
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 yum within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
City of London +14 7 £450 -7.69%
Croydon - 2 £431 -
yum
England

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 43 (86.00%) Jenkins
2 37 (74.00%) Linux
3 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (52.00%) TDD
5 26 (52.00%) Red Hat
6 25 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 24 (48.00%) Apache
7 24 (48.00%) Maven
8 22 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (42.00%) Python
9 21 (42.00%) Java
10 20 (40.00%) HTTP
10 20 (40.00%) Hudson
11 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (32.00%) SSL
12 15 (30.00%) PHP
12 15 (30.00%) Varnish
13 14 (28.00%) Puppet
14 13 (26.00%) JIRA
14 13 (26.00%) C
15 12 (24.00%) XML
15 12 (24.00%) JSON
15 12 (24.00%) REST
16 11 (22.00%) Artifactory
17 10 (20.00%) Confluence
18 9 (18.00%) Android
18 9 (18.00%) Android Development
18 9 (18.00%) EJB
18 9 (18.00%) DevOps

yum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (48.00%) Apache
2 10 (20.00%) Confluence
3 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.00%) Mule
5 2 (4.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) IaaS
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) HTTP
2 16 (32.00%) SSL
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
1 2 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) Redis
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (86.00%) Jenkins
2 25 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 24 (48.00%) Maven
4 20 (40.00%) Hudson
5 13 (26.00%) JIRA
6 11 (22.00%) Artifactory
7 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.00%) Subversion
8 2 (4.00%) JMeter
8 2 (4.00%) Gerrit
9 1 (2.00%) FishEye
9 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Platform Engineer
1 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Android Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Android Developer
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) XML
1 12 (24.00%) JSON
1 12 (24.00%) REST
2 9 (18.00%) EJB
3 6 (12.00%) Web Services
4 4 (8.00%) XML Schema
4 4 (8.00%) Android SDK
5 3 (6.00%) Apache Camel
5 3 (6.00%) Spring
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware
6 2 (4.00%) J2EE
6 2 (4.00%) Akka
7 1 (2.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) Wiki
4 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (18.00%) Android
4 6 (12.00%) Solaris
5 4 (8.00%) CentOS
5 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) UNIX
6 1 (2.00%) Windows
6 1 (2.00%) Fedora
6 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (52.00%) TDD
4 9 (18.00%) Android Development
4 9 (18.00%) DevOps
5 8 (16.00%) OO
6 7 (14.00%) OOP
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 5 (10.00%) Open Source
9 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.00%) OOD
9 4 (8.00%) iOS Development
9 4 (8.00%) Analytics
10 3 (6.00%) SOA
10 3 (6.00%) HOOD
11 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.00%) Release Management
12 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
12 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Python
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) PHP
3 13 (26.00%) C
4 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) Scala
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby
6 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Varnish
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) GPFS
3 3 (6.00%) Ceph
3 3 (6.00%) KVM
3 3 (6.00%) Gluster
3 3 (6.00%) Firmware
4 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (28.00%) Puppet
3 3 (6.00%) CFEngine
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.00%) Cobbler
3 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.00%) Pingdom
5 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.00%) logstash
5 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Symantec
4 2 (4.00%) Zend
4 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Dell