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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 607 599 626
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing yum 21 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.083% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.99% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 10
Median daily rate £453 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
5438 4662 5049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.84% 8.39% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3465 2853 3094
Median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 165 179
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

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 2 December 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 8 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 2 December 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 -12 20 £453 +0.55% 2
London -9 14 £515 +14.44% 1
Croydon - 10 £515 -
South West +2 5 £375 +3.44%
Gloucestershire - 5 £375 -
South East +27 1 - -
Surrey +18 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £375 -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 32 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 25 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (57.50%) Puppet
4 22 (55.00%) DNS
5 21 (52.50%) VMware
5 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (50.00%) Linux
7 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (42.50%) TDD
8 17 (42.50%) JIRA
9 15 (37.50%) Apache
9 15 (37.50%) Oracle
9 15 (37.50%) Firewall
10 14 (35.00%) ZABBIX
10 14 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (35.00%) Ansible
10 14 (35.00%) Docker
10 14 (35.00%) Kubernetes
10 14 (35.00%) ELK Stack
10 14 (35.00%) Terraform
11 13 (32.50%) Hadoop
11 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
11 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (30.00%) VPN
12 12 (30.00%) CA
12 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
12 12 (30.00%) SNMP
12 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (30.00%) Atlassian

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 15 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) DNS
2 15 (37.50%) Firewall
3 12 (30.00%) SNMP
3 12 (30.00%) VPN
4 8 (20.00%) SSL
5 7 (17.50%) HTTPS
6 6 (15.00%) DHCP
7 5 (12.50%) LAN
7 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.50%) WAN
8 2 (5.00%) LDAP
8 2 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (5.00%) OpenVPN
8 2 (5.00%) SSH
9 1 (2.50%) HTTP
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) IPv4
9 1 (2.50%) IPv6
9 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) Hadoop
1 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (42.50%) JIRA
3 12 (30.00%) Bitbucket
3 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (22.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (17.50%) MSI
6 6 (15.00%) GitLab
6 6 (15.00%) Maven
7 4 (10.00%) Subversion
7 4 (10.00%) Xcode
8 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.00%) Ant
9 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.00%) JBehave
9 2 (5.00%) jMock
9 2 (5.00%) JUnit
9 2 (5.00%) Liquibase
9 2 (5.00%) Mockito
9 2 (5.00%) Selenium
9 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
1 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Architect
1 11 (27.50%) Cloud Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Web Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) ELK Stack
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 9 (22.50%) JSON
3 9 (22.50%) REST
3 9 (22.50%) XML
4 7 (17.50%) Web Services
5 4 (10.00%) Cocoa
5 4 (10.00%) iOS SDK
5 4 (10.00%) Spring
6 3 (7.50%) CSS
6 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.50%) J2EE
6 3 (7.50%) JDBC
6 3 (7.50%) JMS
6 3 (7.50%) JMX
6 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.00%) HTML
7 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) PKI
2 7 (17.50%) Wiki
3 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (5.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.50%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Unix
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.50%) Solaris
4 4 (10.00%) CentOS
5 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.00%) Android
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) TDD
4 7 (17.50%) Security Architecture
4 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
5 6 (15.00%) DevOps
6 5 (12.50%) Kernel Tuning
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) AOP
8 3 (7.50%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.50%) MVC
8 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.00%) Service Management
9 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
2 9 (22.50%) Python
3 7 (17.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) SQL
6 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Docker
2 5 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) KVM
3 2 (5.00%) Postfix
3 2 (5.00%) Squid
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (57.50%) Puppet
2 14 (35.00%) Ansible
2 14 (35.00%) Kubernetes
2 14 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (35.00%) Terraform
2 14 (35.00%) ZABBIX
3 12 (30.00%) Consul
3 12 (30.00%) Packer
3 12 (30.00%) Rsyslog
4 2 (5.00%) Kibana
4 2 (5.00%) logstash
4 2 (5.00%) Rancher
5 1 (2.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle
3 12 (30.00%) AppDynamics
3 12 (30.00%) Atlassian
3 12 (30.00%) CA
4 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.50%) TOWER Software
6 3 (7.50%) TIBCO
7 2 (5.00%) Caplin
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) Sonatype