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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
YAML
UK
Rank 576 606 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing YAML 21 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.032% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 0
Median daily rate £528 £481 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £473 -
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -
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
13765 14661 13927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9459 10107 9416
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 261 184
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.64 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

YAML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

YAML
Top 9 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +35 21 £528 +9.61% 2
London +19 12 £513 +6.49%
North West - 6 £600 -
Cheshire - 6 £600 -
Macclesfield - 4 £600 -
Yorkshire +3 1 - -
City of London -3 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 20 (71.43%) JSON
2 17 (60.71%) Python
2 17 (60.71%) Docker
3 15 (53.57%) Puppet
4 13 (46.43%) DevOps
4 13 (46.43%) Perl
4 13 (46.43%) Ansible
5 11 (39.29%) HTML
5 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (35.71%) Workflow
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) Linux
8 8 (28.57%) VMware
8 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 8 (28.57%) REST
9 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (25.00%) Scrum
9 7 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (25.00%) Java
9 7 (25.00%) SAP
10 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 6 (21.43%) DB2
10 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Analytics
10 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 6 (21.43%) AWS Certification
10 6 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation

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 4 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.14%) Jetty
3 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (17.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (14.29%) Google Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) Heroku
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.57%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (3.57%) IaaS
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) Broadband
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) OpenFlow
3 1 (3.57%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (21.43%) DB2
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (14.29%) Big Data
4 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) Gradle
3 4 (14.29%) Travis CI
3 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) Mockito
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) DBA
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) JSON
2 11 (39.29%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) REST
4 6 (21.43%) boto
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (14.29%) Dropwizard
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) Node.js
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (14.29%) Sass
6 3 (10.71%) Web Services
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) JAX-RS
7 2 (7.14%) RAML
7 2 (7.14%) XML
8 1 (3.57%) .NET
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Workflow
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Analytics
5 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 6 (21.43%) High Availability
6 5 (17.86%) Open Source
7 3 (10.71%) Service Design
8 2 (7.14%) Coaching
8 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories
9 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.57%) Data Security
9 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.57%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) Perl
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) Go
5 5 (17.86%) Ruby
6 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Docker
2 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) Xen
5 1 (3.57%) Ceph
5 1 (3.57%) GlusterFS
5 1 (3.57%) KVM
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Puppet
2 13 (46.43%) Ansible
3 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (21.43%) Packer
5 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 4 (14.29%) Salt
5 4 (14.29%) Terraform
6 1 (3.57%) Cacti
6 1 (3.57%) OpenNebula
6 1 (3.57%) PowerCLI
6 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) SAP
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk