The table below looks at the statistics for yum skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited yum over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 625 616 600
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing yum 23 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.076% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.91% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 24
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £495 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.43 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.43 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5717 4833 4862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 8.32% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3601 2972 2886
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 180 186
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.06 £43.00 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

yum
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing yum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

yum Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

yum
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing yum within the UK.

yum Daily Rate Trend in the UK

yum
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing yum within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

yum Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

yum
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing yum within the UK.

yum Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

yum
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing yum within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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 23 £425 - 3
London -21 10 £425 - 1
North West - 7 £450 -
Cheshire - 6 - -
South West +11 5 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £375 -
South East - 1 £450 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Gloucester - 1 £375 -
Abingdon - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing yum 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 yum.

1 40 (72.73%) Linux
2 35 (63.64%) Jenkins
3 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (47.27%) Git (software)
5 24 (43.64%) Puppet
6 23 (41.82%) TDD
7 22 (40.00%) Unix
8 20 (36.36%) Java
8 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (34.55%) DevOps
10 18 (32.73%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (32.73%) JIRA
10 18 (32.73%) Maven
10 18 (32.73%) DNS
10 18 (32.73%) Shell Script
11 17 (30.91%) VMware
11 17 (30.91%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (23.64%) XML
13 13 (23.64%) Python
13 13 (23.64%) Confluence
14 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (21.82%) Apache
14 12 (21.82%) Web Services
14 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
15 11 (20.00%) HTTPS
15 11 (20.00%) DHCP
15 11 (20.00%) Solaris
15 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 11 (20.00%) JUnit

yum
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 (23.64%) Confluence
2 12 (21.82%) Apache
3 5 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) HipChat
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) DNS
2 11 (20.00%) DHCP
2 11 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.18%) SSL
4 8 (14.55%) Firewall
4 8 (14.55%) SSH
5 5 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (9.09%) OpenVPN
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.45%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.64%) HTTP
7 2 (3.64%) LDAP
7 2 (3.64%) Network Security
8 1 (1.82%) Internet
8 1 (1.82%) IPv4
8 1 (1.82%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.45%) MySQL
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 26 (47.27%) Git (software)
3 18 (32.73%) JIRA
3 18 (32.73%) Maven
4 17 (30.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (20.00%) JUnit
6 9 (16.36%) Subversion
7 8 (14.55%) Liquibase
7 8 (14.55%) MSI
7 8 (14.55%) SonarQube
8 7 (12.73%) GitLab
8 7 (12.73%) TeamCity
9 5 (9.09%) Ant
10 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
10 4 (7.27%) JBehave
10 4 (7.27%) JIRA Agile
10 4 (7.27%) jMock
10 4 (7.27%) Mockito
10 4 (7.27%) Selenium
10 4 (7.27%) Xcode
General
1 4 (7.27%) Banking
1 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Front Office
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
4 5 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Linux Scripter
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) XML
2 12 (21.82%) Web Services
3 10 (18.18%) JSON
3 10 (18.18%) REST
4 5 (9.09%) CSS
4 5 (9.09%) ELK Stack
4 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 5 (9.09%) J2EE
4 5 (9.09%) JDBC
4 5 (9.09%) JMS
4 5 (9.09%) JMX
4 5 (9.09%) MCollective
4 5 (9.09%) Spring
4 5 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.27%) Cocoa
5 4 (7.27%) HTML
5 4 (7.27%) iOS SDK
5 4 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (7.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Wiki
2 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (7.27%) User Experience
5 3 (5.45%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Linux
2 22 (40.00%) Unix
3 16 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (20.00%) Solaris
5 8 (14.55%) Windows
6 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.27%) AIX
7 4 (7.27%) Android
7 4 (7.27%) CentOS
8 2 (3.64%) HPUX
9 1 (1.82%) Debian
9 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) TDD
3 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (34.55%) DevOps
5 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
5 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture
5 8 (14.55%) Security Operations
6 7 (12.73%) Kernel Tuning
6 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.09%) AOP
8 5 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 5 (9.09%) MVC
8 5 (9.09%) Service Management
8 5 (9.09%) Software Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Ticket Management
9 4 (7.27%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) Shell Script
3 13 (23.64%) Python
4 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
4 8 (14.55%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) PHP
7 4 (7.27%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.45%) Perl
8 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.64%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
2 7 (12.73%) vSphere
3 5 (9.09%) Postfix
3 5 (9.09%) Squid
3 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) KVM
4 3 (5.45%) oVirt
5 2 (3.64%) vCloud
5 2 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Varnish
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) Puppet
2 18 (32.73%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (20.00%) Ansible
4 8 (14.55%) Nagios
5 5 (9.09%) Graylog
5 5 (9.09%) Kibana
5 5 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 5 (9.09%) logstash
5 5 (9.09%) Rancher
5 5 (9.09%) Terraform
5 5 (9.09%) ZABBIX
6 3 (5.45%) Bareos
6 3 (5.45%) Cobbler
6 3 (5.45%) Pingdom
6 3 (5.45%) Salt
7 1 (1.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) VMware
2 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
3 10 (18.18%) Oracle
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco
5 5 (9.09%) Sonatype
5 5 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 5 (9.09%) TOWER Software
6 4 (7.27%) Caplin
6 4 (7.27%) IBM
7 3 (5.45%) Dell
7 3 (5.45%) F5
7 3 (5.45%) New Relic
7 3 (5.45%) Rackspace
7 3 (5.45%) SaltStack
8 2 (3.64%) Currenex
8 2 (3.64%) FXall
8 2 (3.64%) Veritas