The table below looks at the statistics for YAML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited YAML over the 3 months to 15 September 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.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
YAML
Rank 608 582 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing YAML 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.004% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15702 15230 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.39% 28.80% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10114 9796 9639
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 269 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

YAML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing YAML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

YAML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

YAML
Daily Rate Trend

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

YAML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

YAML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing YAML within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

YAML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

YAML
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing YAML within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 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 +14 14 £450 +12.50% 5
Darlington - 7 £250 - 2
Durham - 7 £250 - 2
North East - 7 £250 - 2
South East - 4 £550 - 1
Surrey - 4 £538 -
London +5 3 £400 - 2
Kent - 2 £550 -
City of London - 1 £400 - 1

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing YAML 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 YAML.

1 17 (89.47%) Java
1 17 (89.47%) MySQL
2 16 (84.21%) Python
3 15 (78.95%) UNIX
3 15 (78.95%) PHP
3 15 (78.95%) Ruby
4 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (68.42%) C++
4 13 (68.42%) XML
5 11 (57.89%) JSON
6 10 (52.63%) jQuery
6 10 (52.63%) Subversion
6 10 (52.63%) Spring
6 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (52.63%) TDD
6 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
6 10 (52.63%) BDD
6 10 (52.63%) REST
6 10 (52.63%) SOAP
6 10 (52.63%) Web Services
6 10 (52.63%) C#
6 10 (52.63%) OO
7 9 (47.37%) HTTP
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) OOP
7 9 (47.37%) Scrum
7 9 (47.37%) PHPUnit
7 9 (47.37%) Performance Testing
7 9 (47.37%) PHP5
7 9 (47.37%) MooTools

YAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing YAML 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 YAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Subversion
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) PHPUnit
2 9 (47.37%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Support
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) JSON
3 10 (52.63%) Spring
3 10 (52.63%) jQuery
3 10 (52.63%) SOAP
3 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 10 (52.63%) REST
4 9 (47.37%) MooTools
4 9 (47.37%) Symfony
5 3 (15.79%) OAuth
5 3 (15.79%) SVG
5 3 (15.79%) OAuth2
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
7 1 (5.26%) JSP
7 1 (5.26%) J2EE
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) HACMP
1 2 (10.53%) DTV
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) AIX
2 6 (31.58%) Solaris
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) OO
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) TDD
1 10 (52.63%) BDD
2 9 (47.37%) Performance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) OOP
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Python
3 15 (78.95%) PHP
3 15 (78.95%) Ruby
4 13 (68.42%) C++
4 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) C#
6 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 9 (47.37%) PHP5
7 6 (31.58%) Perl
8 4 (21.05%) C
9 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) NFS
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
1 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Veritas
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Google
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Dell