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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 396 405 423
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Contract jobs citing yum 19 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.12% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 1.40% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 3
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£425 £443 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £377 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £533 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £510
% change year-on-year
- -36.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 - -
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
1927 2003 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.13% 8.37% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1300 1162
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.48 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £54.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 August 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 August 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 +6 4 £425 -14.01% 1
yum
England

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 30 (66.67%) Linux
3 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (51.11%) Apache
5 21 (46.67%) Maven
5 21 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (44.44%) TDD
6 20 (44.44%) Red Hat
7 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
8 17 (37.78%) Puppet
9 16 (35.56%) Hudson
10 15 (33.33%) JIRA
10 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (33.33%) SSL
10 15 (33.33%) HTTP
10 15 (33.33%) Java
11 14 (31.11%) Python
12 13 (28.89%) Confluence
13 11 (24.44%) DevOps
14 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (22.22%) Varnish
15 9 (20.00%) Solaris
15 9 (20.00%) PHP
15 9 (20.00%) Oracle
15 9 (20.00%) C
16 8 (17.78%) Finance
16 8 (17.78%) Artifactory
17 7 (15.56%) Android Development
17 7 (15.56%) Android
17 7 (15.56%) UNIX

yum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (51.11%) Apache
2 13 (28.89%) Confluence
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) Mule
4 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) IaaS
2 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) HTTP
1 15 (33.33%) SSL
2 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.89%) LDAP
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) SSH
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) OpenVPN
6 1 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (2.22%) VoIP
6 1 (2.22%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) OSPF
6 1 (2.22%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.67%) Redis
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 21 (46.67%) Maven
3 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
4 16 (35.56%) Hudson
5 15 (33.33%) JIRA
6 8 (17.78%) Artifactory
7 4 (8.89%) Subversion
8 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (4.44%) Gradle
9 2 (4.44%) JMeter
9 2 (4.44%) Gerrit
10 1 (2.22%) FishEye
10 1 (2.22%) Selenium
10 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Platform Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Android Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Build Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) EJB
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
1 5 (11.11%) REST
1 5 (11.11%) Android SDK
2 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
2 3 (6.67%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) LAMP
2 3 (6.67%) Spring
2 3 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.44%) JMS
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) Spring Boot
3 2 (4.44%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.22%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Wiki
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Linux
2 21 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Solaris
4 7 (15.56%) Android
4 7 (15.56%) UNIX
5 4 (8.89%) Windows
5 4 (8.89%) CentOS
6 3 (6.67%) AIX
7 1 (2.22%) Fedora
7 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) TDD
3 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (24.44%) DevOps
5 7 (15.56%) Android Development
6 6 (13.33%) Kanban
7 5 (11.11%) E-business
8 4 (8.89%) Open Source
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) HOOD
9 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (2.22%) Patch Management
11 1 (2.22%) Server Building
11 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
11 1 (2.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) Python
3 9 (20.00%) PHP
3 9 (20.00%) C
4 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.11%) Ruby
6 4 (8.89%) Perl
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
8 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) RHCE
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Varnish
2 5 (11.11%) KVM
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) RHEV
4 2 (4.44%) GPFS
4 2 (4.44%) Ceph
4 2 (4.44%) Gluster
4 2 (4.44%) Docker
4 2 (4.44%) Firmware
4 2 (4.44%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.22%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (2.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) Puppet
2 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.67%) BladeLogic
3 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.44%) Cobbler
4 2 (4.44%) CFEngine
4 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.22%) logstash
5 1 (2.22%) Pingdom
5 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) EMC
4 3 (6.67%) BMC
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) Informatica
6 1 (2.22%) Veritas
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.22%) Splunk
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