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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
YAML
Rank 611 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing YAML 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
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
14629 13646 13172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 26.67% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10112 9088 8227
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 196 270
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.37 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 15 £425 - 1
Leeds - 10 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £425 -
Yorkshire - 10 £425 -
South West - 5 £520 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £520 -

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 21 (95.45%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) Maven
3 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 16 (72.73%) Jenkins
4 15 (68.18%) Selenium
5 12 (54.55%) C#
6 11 (50.00%) Python
6 11 (50.00%) TDD
6 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (45.45%) JIRA
7 10 (45.45%) Mocha
7 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
7 10 (45.45%) BDD
7 10 (45.45%) Puppet
7 10 (45.45%) DevOps
7 10 (45.45%) Appium
7 10 (45.45%) vSphere
7 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
7 10 (45.45%) Confluence
7 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (45.45%) OpenStack
7 10 (45.45%) SonarQube
7 10 (45.45%) Atlassian
7 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
7 10 (45.45%) Ant
7 10 (45.45%) Perl
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
9 6 (27.27%) C
9 6 (27.27%) JUnit

YAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Confluence
1 10 (45.45%) OpenStack
2 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (27.27%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Jenkins
1 16 (72.73%) Maven
2 15 (68.18%) Selenium
3 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (45.45%) Ant
4 10 (45.45%) Appium
4 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 10 (45.45%) JIRA
4 10 (45.45%) Mocha
4 10 (45.45%) SonarQube
5 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
5 6 (27.27%) IntelliJ
5 6 (27.27%) JUnit
5 6 (27.27%) Protractor
6 4 (18.18%) FitNesse
6 4 (18.18%) Geb
6 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
6 4 (18.18%) Sahi
6 4 (18.18%) WATIR
7 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Linux Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 6 (27.27%) RESTEasy
1 6 (27.27%) XML
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) JSON
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) MooTools
3 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
3 1 (4.55%) RAML
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Swagger
3 1 (4.55%) Symfony
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) BDD
3 10 (45.45%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) Python
4 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 10 (45.45%) Perl
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) C
7 5 (22.73%) Ruby
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Groovy
9 1 (4.55%) C++
9 1 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (4.55%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Atlassian
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) SAP