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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 374 402 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing yum 31 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.039% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.81% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £300
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 1668 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.67% 7.16% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1190 1145 1000
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 37
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £14.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £32.95 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 4 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 4 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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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 +23 7 £413 -17.50%
yum
England

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 37 (82.22%) Jenkins
2 35 (77.78%) Linux
3 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (62.22%) Red Hat
5 24 (53.33%) Apache
5 24 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (51.11%) Maven
7 21 (46.67%) TDD
8 20 (44.44%) HTTP
8 20 (44.44%) Java
8 20 (44.44%) Hudson
9 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
9 19 (42.22%) Python
10 16 (35.56%) SSL
11 15 (33.33%) Varnish
11 15 (33.33%) PHP
12 14 (31.11%) Puppet
13 13 (28.89%) JIRA
13 13 (28.89%) C
14 11 (24.44%) XML
14 11 (24.44%) JSON
14 11 (24.44%) REST
14 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (22.22%) Confluence
16 9 (20.00%) Artifactory
16 9 (20.00%) EJB
17 7 (15.56%) OOP
17 7 (15.56%) OO
17 7 (15.56%) DevOps

yum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (53.33%) Apache
2 10 (22.22%) Confluence
3 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.67%) Mule
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.22%) nginx
6 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) HTTP
2 16 (35.56%) SSL
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Big Data
1 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Redis
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (82.22%) Jenkins
2 23 (51.11%) Maven
3 20 (44.44%) Hudson
4 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
5 13 (28.89%) JIRA
6 9 (20.00%) Artifactory
7 3 (6.67%) Subversion
8 1 (2.22%) FishEye
8 1 (2.22%) Selenium
8 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Platform Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Android Developer
5 4 (8.89%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.22%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) XML
1 11 (24.44%) JSON
1 11 (24.44%) REST
2 9 (20.00%) EJB
3 6 (13.33%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) XML Schema
5 3 (6.67%) Spring
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.44%) Akka
6 2 (4.44%) Middleware
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
7 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Open Source
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) Wiki
3 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Linux
2 24 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Solaris
4 4 (8.89%) Android
4 4 (8.89%) CentOS
4 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Fedora
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (15.56%) OOP
4 7 (15.56%) OO
4 7 (15.56%) DevOps
5 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (8.89%) Android Development
6 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.67%) OOD
7 3 (6.67%) SOA
7 3 (6.67%) HOOD
8 2 (4.44%) Release Management
9 1 (2.22%) Web Development
9 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) Python
3 15 (33.33%) PHP
4 13 (28.89%) C
5 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.89%) C++
6 4 (8.89%) Perl
7 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.67%) Scala
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) RHCE
4 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Varnish
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Firmware
3 3 (6.67%) KVM
3 3 (6.67%) GPFS
3 3 (6.67%) Gluster
3 3 (6.67%) Ceph
4 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Puppet
2 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.67%) Nagios
3 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.67%) CFEngine
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.67%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.22%) logstash
4 1 (2.22%) Pingdom
4 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.89%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Symantec
4 2 (4.44%) Zend
4 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk
5 1 (2.22%) SaltStack