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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 398 397 406
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing yum 10 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.085% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.98% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 1
Average daily rate £425 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £288 -
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -
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
1880 1835 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.65% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1272 1042
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.78 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hammersmith - 2 £550 -
yum
England

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 16 (45.71%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 12 (34.29%) TDD
7 11 (31.43%) Java
8 10 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (25.71%) DevOps
9 9 (25.71%) Puppet
10 8 (22.86%) JSON
10 8 (22.86%) JIRA
10 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle
10 8 (22.86%) XML
10 8 (22.86%) REST
11 7 (20.00%) Unix
11 7 (20.00%) NetApp
11 7 (20.00%) Finance
11 7 (20.00%) Maven
11 7 (20.00%) Subversion
11 7 (20.00%) CentOS
12 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
12 6 (17.14%) Fedora
12 6 (17.14%) Ruby
12 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
12 6 (17.14%) Web Services
12 6 (17.14%) QEMU

yum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (17.14%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
1 3 (8.57%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.86%) BGP
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) OSPF
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) OpenTSDB
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Informix
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 10 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (22.86%) JIRA
5 7 (20.00%) Maven
5 7 (20.00%) Subversion
6 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 4 (11.43%) Bugzilla
8 3 (8.57%) Hudson
8 3 (8.57%) JUnit
8 3 (8.57%) Selenium
8 3 (8.57%) Xcode
9 2 (5.71%) Ant
9 2 (5.71%) Gradle
9 2 (5.71%) jMock
9 2 (5.71%) Mockito
10 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
10 1 (2.86%) Emacs
10 1 (2.86%) Liquibase
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Android Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) iOS Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Solaris Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) JSON
1 8 (22.86%) REST
1 8 (22.86%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) Android SDK
3 3 (8.57%) Cocoa
3 3 (8.57%) iOS SDK
3 3 (8.57%) JMS
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE
4 2 (5.71%) JDBC
4 2 (5.71%) JMX
4 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.71%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Online Gambling
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (20.00%) CentOS
3 7 (20.00%) Unix
4 6 (17.14%) Fedora
5 5 (14.29%) Solaris
6 4 (11.43%) Android
6 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
7 3 (8.57%) Windows
8 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.86%) Debian
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (34.29%) TDD
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (11.43%) Android Development
6 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
6 4 (11.43%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) iOS Development
6 4 (11.43%) Kanban
6 4 (11.43%) Patch Management
6 4 (11.43%) Release Management
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
2 6 (17.14%) Ruby
3 5 (14.29%) Bourne shell
3 5 (14.29%) C++
3 5 (14.29%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) KVM
1 6 (17.14%) QEMU
1 6 (17.14%) RHEV
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.71%) Varnish
4 1 (2.86%) iptables
4 1 (2.86%) NFS
4 1 (2.86%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (2.86%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (25.71%) Puppet
3 5 (14.29%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) Nagios
4 2 (5.71%) Packer
4 2 (5.71%) Riemann
4 2 (5.71%) Zenoss
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
1 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
2 7 (20.00%) NetApp
3 5 (14.29%) Veritas
4 4 (11.43%) Perforce
4 4 (11.43%) Rally
5 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.86%) HP