The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Yahoo! products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Yahoo! over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Yahoo!.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yahoo!
Rank 600 570 544
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -26
Contract jobs citing Yahoo! 2 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.051% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.11% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £420 £176
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +138.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £398 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25286 24795 22263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.39% 45.43% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14385 13924 11798
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1060 1189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Yahoo!
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Yahoo! within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Yahoo! Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Yahoo!
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Yahoo! within the UK.

Yahoo! Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Yahoo!
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Yahoo! within the UK.

Yahoo! Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Yahoo!
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Yahoo! within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
England -29 2 £550 +30.95% 18
London -18 1 £550 +10.00% 10
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - - 1

Yahoo!
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Yahoo! 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 Yahoo!.

1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Sony
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) BBC
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Facebook
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Eikon
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration

Yahoo!
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Yahoo! 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 Yahoo!. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) BBC
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Sony
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (25.00%) Reuters
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft