The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
YAML
Rank 589 564 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing YAML 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.027% 0.028% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

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
Top 6 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 25 July 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 -28 4 £263 -34.37%
London 0 1 £275 -31.25%
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Symfony
3 4 (57.14%) PHP5
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) MooTools
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) PHPUnit
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP

YAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) Symfony
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) MooTools
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) OAuth2
4 3 (42.86%) SVG
4 3 (42.86%) OAuth
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OOP
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) PHP5
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) SAP