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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
YAML
Rank 639 627 618
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing YAML 7 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.032% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.047% 0.12% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
Median daily rate £375 £470 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% +70.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £150 -
% change year-on-year
+266.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -

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
14885 15129 14682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.02% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10556 9949 9761
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 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 212 183
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -1 7 £375 -20.21%
London -4 4 £350 -26.70%
City of London +42 2 £363 -22.87%
South East +1 2 £550 -
Berkshire -7 2 £550 -
North West - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Hammersmith - 1 £350 -

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) Maven
3 15 (68.18%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
4 14 (63.64%) Puppet
5 13 (59.09%) OpenStack
6 12 (54.55%) C#
7 11 (50.00%) Ant
7 11 (50.00%) Perl
7 11 (50.00%) Python
7 11 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 11 (50.00%) JIRA
7 11 (50.00%) Selenium
7 11 (50.00%) Atlassian
7 11 (50.00%) DevOps
7 11 (50.00%) SonarQube
7 11 (50.00%) vSphere
7 11 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 11 (50.00%) Confluence
7 11 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (50.00%) Mocha
7 11 (50.00%) Appium
7 11 (50.00%) Chai
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
8 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
8 5 (22.73%) TDD
9 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Eclipse

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 13 (59.09%) OpenStack
2 11 (50.00%) Confluence
3 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (18.18%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Junos
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (9.09%) MRTG
2 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.09%) NX-OS
2 2 (9.09%) OSPF
2 2 (9.09%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
1 15 (68.18%) Maven
2 11 (50.00%) Ant
2 11 (50.00%) Appium
2 11 (50.00%) JIRA
2 11 (50.00%) Mocha
2 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) SonarQube
3 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 4 (18.18%) IntelliJ
4 4 (18.18%) JUnit
4 4 (18.18%) Protractor
5 2 (9.09%) Robot Framework
6 1 (4.55%) MSTest
6 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
6 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) OSS Architect
4 2 (9.09%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Digital Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Chai
2 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 4 (18.18%) RESTEasy
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.55%) RAML
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Swagger
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (22.73%) BDD
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Product Management
6 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (50.00%) Perl
3 11 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) C
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CCA
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) OpenNMS
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 11 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) F5
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft