The table below looks at the statistics for yum skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited yum over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 586 587 587
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing yum 40 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.048% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.91% 0.57% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 1
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £288 -
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -

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
4383 4362 3801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.52% 8.42% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2761 2590 2136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 143 142
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

yum
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing yum within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing yum within the UK over the 3 months to 10 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 +9 37 £450 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire - 15 £463 -
West Yorkshire - 15 £463 -
London -1 10 £425 +9.67% 2
South East - 9 £450 -
Surrey - 9 £450 -
Leeds - 7 £463 -
Camberley - 5 £450 -
South West +2 3 £363 +26.08%
Wales - 3 £463 -
Bristol - 3 £363 -
South Wales - 2 £450 -
Hammersmith - 2 £550 -
Leatherhead - 1 £475 -
Cardiff - 1 £450 -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing yum 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 yum.

1 66 (74.16%) Jenkins
2 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (60.67%) Git (software)
4 45 (50.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 39 (43.82%) Java
5 39 (43.82%) Linux
6 38 (42.70%) DevOps
7 36 (40.45%) Maven
8 35 (39.33%) Puppet
8 35 (39.33%) JIRA
9 33 (37.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (35.96%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (33.71%) Confluence
11 30 (33.71%) JUnit
12 29 (32.58%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
13 24 (26.97%) Security Cleared
14 23 (25.84%) Liquibase
15 22 (24.72%) Microservices
15 22 (24.72%) SonarQube
15 22 (24.72%) Data Protection
15 22 (24.72%) SOA
15 22 (24.72%) Bareos
16 18 (20.22%) Scrum
16 18 (20.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (19.10%) TDD
18 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
18 16 (17.98%) Unix
18 16 (17.98%) Unit Testing
19 15 (16.85%) CSS

yum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing yum 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 yum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (33.71%) Confluence
2 11 (12.36%) Apache
3 7 (7.87%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.25%) Node.js
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.62%) MS Office
1 5 (5.62%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.37%) GitHub
3 2 (2.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.62%) Firewall
2 5 (5.62%) HTTPS
2 5 (5.62%) SSH
2 5 (5.62%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.37%) HTTP
3 3 (3.37%) SSL
4 2 (2.25%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (2.25%) DHCP
4 2 (2.25%) DNS
4 2 (2.25%) Internet
4 2 (2.25%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.12%) BGP
5 1 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (1.12%) OSPF
5 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) MySQL
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.37%) Informix
4 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.25%) Ingres
5 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.25%) OpenTSDB
5 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.25%) Redis
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (74.16%) Jenkins
2 54 (60.67%) Git (software)
3 45 (50.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 36 (40.45%) Maven
5 35 (39.33%) JIRA
6 30 (33.71%) JUnit
7 23 (25.84%) Liquibase
8 22 (24.72%) SonarQube
9 14 (15.73%) Subversion
10 6 (6.74%) Bugzilla
10 6 (6.74%) TeamCity
11 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
11 5 (5.62%) IntelliJ
11 5 (5.62%) Selenium
12 3 (3.37%) Hudson
12 3 (3.37%) Xcode
13 2 (2.25%) FishEye
13 2 (2.25%) Gradle
13 2 (2.25%) jMock
13 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) Architect
3 17 (19.10%) DevOps Architect
4 13 (14.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (10.11%) Angular Developer
5 9 (10.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (10.11%) HTML Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.87%) Administrator
8 6 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.62%) Applications Support Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) CSS
2 13 (14.61%) AngularJS
2 13 (14.61%) HTML
2 13 (14.61%) XML
3 11 (12.36%) Web Services
4 9 (10.11%) JSON
5 8 (8.99%) LAMP
5 8 (8.99%) REST
6 5 (5.62%) Java EE
6 5 (5.62%) SAML
7 3 (3.37%) Android SDK
7 3 (3.37%) Cocoa
7 3 (3.37%) iOS SDK
7 3 (3.37%) JMS
8 2 (2.25%) CSS3
8 2 (2.25%) J2EE
8 2 (2.25%) JDBC
8 2 (2.25%) JMX
8 2 (2.25%) Spring
8 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Cryptography
3 5 (5.62%) PKI
4 4 (4.49%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.25%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.82%) Linux
2 33 (37.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (17.98%) Unix
4 12 (13.48%) Solaris
5 9 (10.11%) CentOS
6 8 (8.99%) Fedora
7 6 (6.74%) Windows
8 5 (5.62%) AIX
9 4 (4.49%) Android
9 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.12%) Debian
11 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.70%) DevOps
3 29 (32.58%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (24.72%) Data Protection
4 22 (24.72%) Microservices
4 22 (24.72%) SOA
5 18 (20.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (20.22%) Scrum
6 17 (19.10%) TDD
7 16 (17.98%) Unit Testing
8 13 (14.61%) Front End Development
9 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.74%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.74%) ITIL
11 5 (5.62%) Kanban
11 5 (5.62%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (4.49%) BDD
12 4 (4.49%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.82%) Java
2 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.48%) Perl
3 12 (13.48%) Python
4 10 (11.24%) Ruby
5 8 (8.99%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.99%) PHP
5 8 (8.99%) SQL
6 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.62%) Bourne shell
7 5 (5.62%) C++
7 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.49%) C#
9 3 (3.37%) C
9 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
1 24 (26.97%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.74%) KVM
2 6 (6.74%) QEMU
2 6 (6.74%) RHEV
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.25%) Varnish
4 2 (2.25%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.12%) iptables
5 1 (1.12%) NFS
5 1 (1.12%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (1.12%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 35 (39.33%) Puppet
2 32 (35.96%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (24.72%) Bareos
4 11 (12.36%) Ansible
5 3 (3.37%) logstash
5 3 (3.37%) Nagios
6 2 (2.25%) Packer
6 2 (2.25%) Riemann
6 2 (2.25%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.12%) Piwik
7 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Oracle
1 15 (16.85%) Red Hat
2 12 (13.48%) Veritas
3 7 (7.87%) NetApp
3 7 (7.87%) VMware
4 6 (6.74%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco
6 4 (4.49%) Perforce
6 4 (4.49%) Rally
7 3 (3.37%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.25%) IBM
8 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.25%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.25%) Splunk
9 1 (1.12%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.12%) HP
9 1 (1.12%) New Relic