The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yahoo!
Rank 590 558 563
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing Yahoo! 3 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.020% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.042% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £170 £182
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.94% -6.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 30 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 25 July 2014. 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 -34 3 £388 +127.94% 15
South East - 2 - - 3
East of England - 1 £388 - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £388 - 1
Kent - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 6
Manchester - - - -
Skipton - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Warwick - - - -
Wickford - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hook - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1

Yahoo!
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 17 (54.84%) HTML
1 17 (54.84%) CSS
1 17 (54.84%) YUI
1 17 (54.84%) jQuery
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (35.48%) Node.js
5 10 (32.26%) Twitter
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) UNIX
7 8 (25.81%) COM
7 8 (25.81%) Performance Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
7 8 (25.81%) Ruby
7 8 (25.81%) Redis
7 8 (25.81%) Puppet
7 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
7 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
7 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (25.81%) Rackspace
7 8 (25.81%) Big Data
7 8 (25.81%) DevOps
8 7 (22.58%) CSS3
8 7 (22.58%) HTML5
9 6 (19.35%) Google
9 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
9 6 (19.35%) OO
10 5 (16.13%) Zepto.js

Yahoo!
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (35.48%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
1 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
1 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
1 8 (25.81%) Redis
1 8 (25.81%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Architect
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Lead Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (22.58%) User Experience Developer
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) UI Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) CSS
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
1 17 (54.84%) YUI
1 17 (54.84%) jQuery
2 13 (41.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (25.81%) COM
3 8 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (22.58%) CSS3
4 7 (22.58%) HTML5
5 5 (16.13%) Ajax
5 5 (16.13%) JSON
5 5 (16.13%) Dojo
5 5 (16.13%) Zepto.js
6 4 (12.90%) DOM
6 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
7 3 (9.68%) Underscore.js
8 1 (3.23%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (3.23%) XHTML
8 1 (3.23%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) W3C
2 1 (3.23%) BBC
2 1 (3.23%) iPhone
2 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Performance Testing
1 8 (25.81%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) Memory Management
4 4 (12.90%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) SEO
6 2 (6.45%) Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (3.23%) Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) Ruby
3 4 (12.90%) VBA
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) MCSE
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Section 508
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
1 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Twitter
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Rackspace
4 6 (19.35%) Google
5 3 (9.68%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) Sony
6 1 (3.23%) Stellent
6 1 (3.23%) Endeca
6 1 (3.23%) hybris
6 1 (3.23%) Facebook
6 1 (3.23%) Interwoven