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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
YAML
Rank 585 574 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing YAML 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.008% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.064% 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 - -
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
15617 15211 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.53% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 9790 9471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 260 364
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 £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 2014.

YAML Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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 -20 10 £525 +31.25% 3
South East - 4 £550 -
Surrey - 4 £538 -
Kent - 2 £550 -
London +12 1 £550 +37.50% 2
City of London - - - -

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (93.33%) MySQL
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 12 (80.00%) Python
4 11 (73.33%) UNIX
4 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (73.33%) PHP
4 11 (73.33%) XML
4 11 (73.33%) Ruby
5 9 (60.00%) C++
5 9 (60.00%) JSON
6 8 (53.33%) jQuery
6 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (53.33%) BDD
6 8 (53.33%) REST
6 8 (53.33%) C#
6 8 (53.33%) SOAP
6 8 (53.33%) Web Services
6 8 (53.33%) OO
6 8 (53.33%) TDD
6 8 (53.33%) Subversion
6 8 (53.33%) Spring
7 7 (46.67%) Scrum
7 7 (46.67%) OOP
7 7 (46.67%) HTTP
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) PHPUnit
7 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
7 7 (46.67%) MooTools
7 7 (46.67%) Selenium
7 7 (46.67%) Symfony

YAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (53.33%) Subversion
2 7 (46.67%) PHPUnit
2 7 (46.67%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) JSON
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) REST
3 8 (53.33%) SOAP
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
4 7 (46.67%) MooTools
4 7 (46.67%) Symfony
5 3 (20.00%) OAuth2
5 3 (20.00%) OAuth
5 3 (20.00%) SVG
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) HACMP
1 2 (13.33%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) AIX
2 4 (26.67%) Solaris
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) BDD
1 8 (53.33%) OO
1 8 (53.33%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) OOP
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) PHP
3 11 (73.33%) Ruby
4 9 (60.00%) C++
5 8 (53.33%) C#
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) PHP5
7 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (13.33%) NFS
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
1 4 (26.67%) Veritas
2 3 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
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