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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
YAML
Rank 578 590 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing YAML 18 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.009% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.034% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
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£470 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
14410 14574 12928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.53% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9549 9635 8141
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 185 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 2015.

YAML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

YAML
Top 12 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 29 May 2015. 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 -9 18 £470 +70.90%
London +15 15 £478 +73.63%
Croydon - 4 - -
City of London - 3 £470 -
South East - 2 - -
Leeds - 1 £150 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £150 -
Yorkshire - 1 £150 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

YAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JSON
2 11 (61.11%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) MongoDB
3 10 (55.56%) Web Services
4 9 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (50.00%) BDD
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Groovy
6 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Ruby
6 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
6 7 (38.89%) Open Source
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (33.33%) QA
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) SOA
8 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 5 (27.78%) Scrum

YAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) iPlanet
1 4 (22.22%) JBoss
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 4 (22.22%) GlassFish
1 4 (22.22%) Jetty
1 4 (22.22%) Alfresco
1 4 (22.22%) Mule
1 4 (22.22%) nginx
1 4 (22.22%) Confluence
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Qpid
1 4 (22.22%) Node.js
1 4 (22.22%) WildFly
1 4 (22.22%) Mule ESB
1 4 (22.22%) Apache TomEE
1 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (22.22%) Tornado
2 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
1 4 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (22.22%) Redis
2 4 (22.22%) Riak
2 4 (22.22%) Infinispan
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Selenium
2 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
4 4 (22.22%) JMeter
4 4 (22.22%) JUnit
4 4 (22.22%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Mocha
4 4 (22.22%) Gerrit
4 4 (22.22%) Geb
4 4 (22.22%) SonarQube
4 4 (22.22%) Gradle
4 4 (22.22%) Artifactory
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 3 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (16.67%) Sahi
5 3 (16.67%) MSTest
5 3 (16.67%) FitNesse
5 3 (16.67%) WATIR
5 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Java Architect
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) JSON
2 10 (55.56%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) JDBC
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 4 (22.22%) Struts
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 4 (22.22%) Dojo
5 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Flex
5 4 (22.22%) WCF
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) Drools
5 4 (22.22%) Apache CXF
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) OpenLaszlo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) CentOS
2 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (50.00%) TDD
1 9 (50.00%) BDD
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Document Management
6 4 (22.22%) Microservices
6 4 (22.22%) Data Virtualisation
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.56%) Web Development
8 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Groovy
3 7 (38.89%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Korn
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Squid
3 4 (22.22%) Varnish
3 4 (22.22%) vCloud
4 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) ZABBIX
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Rundeck
1 4 (22.22%) HAProxy
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) logstash
1 4 (22.22%) Salt
1 4 (22.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Pega
3 4 (22.22%) Splunk
3 4 (22.22%) Twitter
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) EMC