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 18 December 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 396 420 380
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -40
Contract jobs citing yum 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.021% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
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£475 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
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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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
1860 1733 1323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.04% 7.12% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 1204 817
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £296 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 56
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £36.11 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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

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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

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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 18 December 2014.

yum Daily Rate Histogram in London

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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 18 December 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
City of London - 1 £313 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Puppet
2 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
3 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
3 15 (48.39%) Red Hat
3 15 (48.39%) Linux
4 14 (45.16%) Java
4 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (35.48%) Maven
6 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (32.26%) Open Source
7 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
7 10 (32.26%) Scrum
8 9 (29.03%) Apache
9 8 (25.81%) PHP
9 8 (25.81%) REST
10 7 (22.58%) Hudson
10 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
10 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
10 7 (22.58%) BDD
10 7 (22.58%) Apache Camel
10 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) Ruby
10 7 (22.58%) Spring
10 7 (22.58%) Mule
10 7 (22.58%) TDD
10 7 (22.58%) Python
11 6 (19.35%) HTTP
11 6 (19.35%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
2 9 (29.03%) Apache
3 7 (22.58%) Mule
4 6 (19.35%) Confluence
5 2 (6.45%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 5 (16.13%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
1 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.90%) Redis
3 3 (9.68%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
2 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
3 11 (35.48%) Maven
4 7 (22.58%) Hudson
5 6 (19.35%) JIRA
5 6 (19.35%) Artifactory
6 5 (16.13%) RSpec
7 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Scala Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) REST
2 7 (22.58%) Apache Camel
2 7 (22.58%) Spring
3 4 (12.90%) JMS
3 4 (12.90%) SOAP
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) JSON
3 4 (12.90%) Spring Integration
4 3 (9.68%) EJB
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Open Source
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.68%) Blog
4 2 (6.45%) iSeries
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Debian
4 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) BDD
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Kanban
7 1 (3.23%) Android Development
7 1 (3.23%) Kernel Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) Release Management
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) OOD
7 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) PHP
3 7 (22.58%) Ruby
3 7 (22.58%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.13%) C
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) Scala
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Varnish
2 1 (3.23%) KVM
2 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Puppet
2 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (16.13%) Vagrant
4 4 (12.90%) Nagios
4 4 (12.90%) ZABBIX
5 2 (6.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec