The table below looks at the statistics for YAML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited YAML over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
YAML
Rank 644 620 620
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs citing YAML 4 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.027% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% 0.099% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £375 £470 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% +70.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £353 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £502 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £150 £250
% change year-on-year
+266.66% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15340 15170 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 27.51% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10819 10144 9789
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 210 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

YAML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing YAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

YAML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

YAML
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing YAML within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 4 £375 -20.21% 1
London -14 2 £280 -40.42%
City of London +33 1 £375 -20.21%
Preston - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 - -
South East - 1 £550 - 1

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing YAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for YAML.

1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Puppet
3 10 (62.50%) OpenStack
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) C#
4 9 (56.25%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) Perl
5 8 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (50.00%) Maven
5 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (50.00%) DevOps
5 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (50.00%) vSphere
5 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (43.75%) Confluence
6 7 (43.75%) Mocha
6 7 (43.75%) Appium
6 7 (43.75%) SonarQube
6 7 (43.75%) Chai
6 7 (43.75%) JIRA
6 7 (43.75%) Atlassian
6 7 (43.75%) Selenium
6 7 (43.75%) Ant
7 4 (25.00%) Ansible
7 4 (25.00%) Junos
8 3 (18.75%) RESTful
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Migration
9 2 (12.50%) TDD

YAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) OpenStack
2 7 (43.75%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Junos
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (12.50%) MRTG
2 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 2 (12.50%) NX-OS
2 2 (12.50%) OSPF
2 2 (12.50%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
2 7 (43.75%) Ant
2 7 (43.75%) Appium
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 7 (43.75%) Mocha
2 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) SonarQube
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) MSTest
4 1 (6.25%) Protractor
4 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
4 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) OSS Architect
3 2 (12.50%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Chai
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
3 1 (6.25%) RAML
3 1 (6.25%) RESTEasy
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Swagger
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Product Management
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCA
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) OpenNMS
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (43.75%) Atlassian
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) hybris
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft