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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
YAML
Rank 628 656 626
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -30
Contract jobs citing YAML 8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.049% 0.049% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 12
Median daily rate £450 £225 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £225 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £225 £500
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -55.00%
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
16252 16360 15724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.86% 28.34% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11253 11310 10280
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 294 169
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.04 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.33 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 1 October 2016.

YAML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

YAML
Top 5 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 1 October 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 +20 8 £450 +100.00%
Yorkshire - 7 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £450 -
Leeds - 6 £450 -
London +1 1 £325 -

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Docker
3 7 (58.33%) JSON
4 6 (50.00%) Workflow
4 6 (50.00%) Packer
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) Perl
8 2 (16.67%) SOAP
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
8 2 (16.67%) RAML
8 2 (16.67%) Swagger
9 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (8.33%) Robot Framework
9 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
9 1 (8.33%) SDLC
9 1 (8.33%) API Development
9 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
9 1 (8.33%) GitHub
9 1 (8.33%) HTML
9 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DMZ
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Junos
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) MRTG
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
1 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (8.33%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Digital Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) RAML
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Swagger
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NGOSS
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) API Development
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Docker
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) KVM
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) Packer
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (8.33%) OpenNMS
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft