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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
YAML
Rank 608 574 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
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 0.026% 0.028% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £220 -
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
15162 14440 14415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.66% 28.31% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10346 9356 8802
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% +3.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.70 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 8 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 27 November 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 -4 4 £250 +13.63% 1
North East - 2 £250 -
Darlington - 2 £250 -
Durham - 2 £250 -
London - 1 - - 1
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
Home Counties - - - -

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 14 (82.35%) Java
1 14 (82.35%) PHP
1 14 (82.35%) UNIX
1 14 (82.35%) Ruby
2 13 (76.47%) MySQL
3 12 (70.59%) C++
3 12 (70.59%) Python
4 10 (58.82%) XML
4 10 (58.82%) SOAP
4 10 (58.82%) Spring
4 10 (58.82%) JSON
4 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 9 (52.94%) BDD
5 9 (52.94%) REST
5 9 (52.94%) jQuery
5 9 (52.94%) Subversion
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) TDD
5 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 9 (52.94%) OO
6 8 (47.06%) HTTP
6 8 (47.06%) C#
6 8 (47.06%) OOP
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
6 8 (47.06%) Performance Testing
6 8 (47.06%) PHP5
6 8 (47.06%) MooTools
6 8 (47.06%) Selenium

YAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (23.53%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) LDAP
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (52.94%) Subversion
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
3 8 (47.06%) PHPUnit
4 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.88%) Maven
6 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Support
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) XML
1 10 (58.82%) SOAP
1 10 (58.82%) Spring
1 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 9 (52.94%) REST
2 9 (52.94%) jQuery
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) MooTools
3 8 (47.06%) Symfony
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) HACMP
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) AIX
3 6 (35.29%) Solaris
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) BDD
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) TDD
1 9 (52.94%) OO
2 8 (47.06%) OOP
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) ArchiMate
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
1 14 (82.35%) PHP
1 14 (82.35%) Ruby
2 12 (70.59%) C++
2 12 (70.59%) Python
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) PHP5
5 6 (35.29%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) C
7 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) NFS
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) OpenView
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Veritas
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) SAP