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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yahoo!
Rank 584 565 549
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing Yahoo! 2 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.046% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 9
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£320 £400 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +95.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
24741 23798 23532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.38% 46.19% 47.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14780 13501 12196
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1382
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.07 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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
London +9 1 £320 -20.00% 4
Scotland 0 1 - - 1
England -39 1 £320 -20.00% 11
East of England - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Bury - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
West Malling - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1

Yahoo!
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (66.67%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
4 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) iPhone
4 3 (33.33%) Memory Management
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) iOS SDK
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) .NET

Yahoo!
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
3 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ColdFusion Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
1 5 (55.56%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) Dojo
4 2 (22.22%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (22.22%) YUI
4 2 (22.22%) JPA
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (22.22%) Struts2
4 2 (22.22%) UIKit
4 2 (22.22%) EJB
4 2 (22.22%) WebCenter
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (22.22%) DataPower
3 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (22.22%) Social Media
3 2 (22.22%) BBC
3 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) iPad
4 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) BPEL
3 2 (22.22%) AOP
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Google
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) Sony
3 2 (22.22%) Facebook
3 2 (22.22%) Kony
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft