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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yahoo!
Rank 559 543 577
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +34
Contract jobs citing Yahoo! 29 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.027% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.058% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 6
Average daily rate £420 £176 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.63% -23.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £175 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £201 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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!
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Yahoo! within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Yahoo! Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -21 27 £420 +138.63% 20
London -31 16 £500 +184.09% 10
Berkshire - 9 £363 -
South East - 9 £363 - 2
City of London -6 5 £281 +20.96%
East of England - 4 £410 - 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £410 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £313 -
Scotland - 2 £313 -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 3
Harrogate - - - -
Hereford - - - -
Hull - - - -
Kidderminster - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nuneaton - - - - 1
Preston - - - -
Skipton - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Wirral - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Worcester - - - -

Yahoo!
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (59.57%) HTML
1 28 (59.57%) CSS
1 28 (59.57%) YUI
2 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 25 (53.19%) jQuery
4 17 (36.17%) Ajax
5 16 (34.04%) HTML5
5 16 (34.04%) CSS3
6 15 (31.91%) OO
7 14 (29.79%) Memory Management
7 14 (29.79%) Zepto.js
7 14 (29.79%) Dojo
8 13 (27.66%) DOM
8 13 (27.66%) SEO
9 12 (25.53%) W3C
9 12 (25.53%) Progressive Enhancement
9 12 (25.53%) Section 508
10 11 (23.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (23.40%) Google
11 10 (21.28%) Node.js
11 10 (21.28%) MVC
12 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
12 9 (19.15%) Twitter
13 8 (17.02%) Redis
13 8 (17.02%) Puppet
13 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
13 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
13 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (17.02%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (17.02%) Rackspace

Yahoo!
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (21.28%) Node.js
2 6 (12.77%) CMS
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Hadoop
1 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
1 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
1 8 (17.02%) Redis
1 8 (17.02%) Big Data
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.38%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (6.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (23.40%) User Experience Developer
4 10 (21.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Architect
6 7 (14.89%) Lead Architect
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.26%) UI Programmer
9 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.13%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) HTML
1 28 (59.57%) CSS
1 28 (59.57%) YUI
2 25 (53.19%) jQuery
3 17 (36.17%) Ajax
4 16 (34.04%) HTML5
4 16 (34.04%) CSS3
5 14 (29.79%) Dojo
5 14 (29.79%) Zepto.js
6 13 (27.66%) DOM
7 11 (23.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (17.02%) COM
8 8 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (17.02%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (6.38%) iOS SDK
9 3 (6.38%) Backbone.js
9 3 (6.38%) JSON
9 3 (6.38%) LAMP
9 3 (6.38%) Android SDK
10 2 (4.26%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) W3C
2 3 (6.38%) Streaming Media
2 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) UNIX
2 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) OO
2 14 (29.79%) Memory Management
3 13 (27.66%) SEO
4 12 (25.53%) Progressive Enhancement
5 10 (21.28%) MVC
6 8 (17.02%) Web Development
6 8 (17.02%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.51%) SOA
7 4 (8.51%) Analytics
8 3 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (6.38%) Android Development
9 2 (4.26%) Data Management
10 1 (2.13%) Migration
10 1 (2.13%) Web Design
10 1 (2.13%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.13%) OOD
10 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.02%) Ruby
3 5 (10.64%) VBA
4 3 (6.38%) PHP5
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) C
4 3 (6.38%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) MCSE
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) Section 508
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Puppet
1 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Google
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Twitter
3 8 (17.02%) Rackspace
4 5 (10.64%) hybris
4 5 (10.64%) Interwoven
4 5 (10.64%) Stellent
4 5 (10.64%) Endeca
5 3 (6.38%) Apple
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) Zend
7 1 (2.13%) Sony
7 1 (2.13%) Facebook