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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 387 390 356
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Contract jobs citing yum 11 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.014% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.19% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
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
1737 1540 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.22% 7.15% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1034 747
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 43
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -35.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.30 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 7 £375 - 3
yum
England

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (52.00%) Linux
4 13 (52.00%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (44.00%) Java
6 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Puppet
6 9 (36.00%) TDD
7 8 (32.00%) JSON
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) XML
7 8 (32.00%) REST
8 7 (28.00%) BDD
8 7 (28.00%) Hudson
8 7 (28.00%) Maven
9 6 (24.00%) Ruby
9 6 (24.00%) JIRA
9 6 (24.00%) Confluence
9 6 (24.00%) Varnish
9 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (24.00%) OO
9 6 (24.00%) Apache
9 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (24.00%) PHP
9 6 (24.00%) HTTP
9 6 (24.00%) Artifactory
10 5 (20.00%) Vagrant

yum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (24.00%) Confluence
1 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (28.00%) Hudson
3 7 (28.00%) Maven
4 6 (24.00%) JIRA
4 6 (24.00%) Artifactory
5 5 (20.00%) RSpec
6 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) iOS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Android Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Test Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) JSON
1 8 (32.00%) XML
1 8 (32.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (12.00%) EJB
4 2 (8.00%) Spring
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.00%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Open Source
3 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Android
3 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) BDD
6 6 (24.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) OOP
7 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 3 (12.00%) Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) Android Development
8 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
8 3 (12.00%) OOD
8 3 (12.00%) Kanban
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.00%) SOA
9 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Ruby
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) C
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (36.00%) Puppet
3 5 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 4 (16.00%) ZABBIX
5 3 (12.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
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