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 3 July 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
YAML
Rank 600 585 553
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -32
Contract jobs citing YAML 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.047% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
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£470 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.90% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £250 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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
15302 14868 13755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 28.09% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10241 9644 8648
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 213 332
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

YAML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

YAML
Top 7 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 3 July 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 -25 13 £470 +70.90%
London -3 12 £478 +73.63%
Croydon - 4 - -
City of London - 3 £470 -
Leeds - 1 £150 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £150 -
Yorkshire - 1 £150 -

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JSON
2 11 (61.11%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) MongoDB
3 10 (55.56%) Web Services
4 9 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (50.00%) BDD
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Groovy
6 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Ruby
6 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
6 7 (38.89%) Open Source
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (33.33%) QA
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) SOA
8 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 5 (27.78%) Scrum

YAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) iPlanet
1 4 (22.22%) GlassFish
1 4 (22.22%) Jetty
1 4 (22.22%) Alfresco
1 4 (22.22%) Mule
1 4 (22.22%) nginx
1 4 (22.22%) Confluence
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Qpid
1 4 (22.22%) Node.js
1 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (22.22%) Tornado
1 4 (22.22%) WildFly
1 4 (22.22%) Mule ESB
1 4 (22.22%) Apache TomEE
1 4 (22.22%) JBoss
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
1 4 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) Redis
2 4 (22.22%) Riak
2 4 (22.22%) Infinispan
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (22.22%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Selenium
2 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
4 4 (22.22%) Gerrit
4 4 (22.22%) Gradle
4 4 (22.22%) Artifactory
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (22.22%) Geb
4 4 (22.22%) SonarQube
4 4 (22.22%) Mocha
4 4 (22.22%) JUnit
4 4 (22.22%) JMeter
4 4 (22.22%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
5 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 3 (16.67%) FitNesse
5 3 (16.67%) WATIR
5 3 (16.67%) MSTest
5 3 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (16.67%) Sahi
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Java Architect
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Content Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) JSON
2 10 (55.56%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) JDBC
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 4 (22.22%) Struts
5 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) OpenLaszlo
5 4 (22.22%) Dojo
5 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Flex
5 4 (22.22%) WCF
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 4 (22.22%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) TDD
1 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (50.00%) BDD
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) Document Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Virtualisation
6 4 (22.22%) Microservices
7 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (11.11%) OO
8 1 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Ruby
3 7 (38.89%) Groovy
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Squid
3 4 (22.22%) Varnish
3 4 (22.22%) vCloud
4 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) ZABBIX
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) HAProxy
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) logstash
1 4 (22.22%) Salt
1 4 (22.22%) Kibana
1 4 (22.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Pega
3 4 (22.22%) Splunk
3 4 (22.22%) Twitter
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) IBM