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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 632 620 599
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing yum 29 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.051% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.59% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 25
Median daily rate £425 £388 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
6048 4884 4500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.23% 8.55% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3985 3010 2625
Median daily rate £450 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 143 133
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.61 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.89% +13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £44.64 £31.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

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 29 July 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 19 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 29 July 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 -3 28 £425 +9.67% 11
London -8 14 £388 -8.82% 10
North West +7 9 £400 +14.28%
Cheshire +5 6 £425 +21.42%
Warrington - 3 £425 -
Manchester - 3 £338 -
South West -7 2 £420 +20.00%
South East - 2 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £420 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Gloucester - 1 £420 -
Abingdon - 1 £450 -
Camberley - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 - -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 41 (74.55%) Linux
2 34 (61.82%) Jenkins
3 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 22 (40.00%) TDD
6 21 (38.18%) Maven
6 21 (38.18%) Unix
6 21 (38.18%) Java
6 21 (38.18%) Puppet
7 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (32.73%) JIRA
8 18 (32.73%) DevOps
9 17 (30.91%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (29.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (25.45%) XML
12 13 (23.64%) Apache
12 13 (23.64%) Web Services
12 13 (23.64%) Confluence
13 12 (21.82%) Python
13 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
14 11 (20.00%) VMware
14 11 (20.00%) DNS
14 11 (20.00%) Oracle
14 11 (20.00%) JUnit
14 11 (20.00%) Ansible
15 10 (18.18%) REST
15 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (18.18%) Solaris
15 10 (18.18%) HTTPS

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%) Apache
1 13 (23.64%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
1 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.45%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) DNS
2 10 (18.18%) HTTPS
2 10 (18.18%) SSL
3 9 (16.36%) Firewall
4 7 (12.73%) SSH
4 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.91%) DHCP
6 4 (7.27%) HTTP
6 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.45%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (5.45%) OpenVPN
8 2 (3.64%) LDAP
8 2 (3.64%) Network Security
9 1 (1.82%) Internet
9 1 (1.82%) IPv4
9 1 (1.82%) IPv6
9 1 (1.82%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) OpenTSDB
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (61.82%) Jenkins
2 25 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 21 (38.18%) Maven
4 18 (32.73%) JIRA
5 16 (29.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (20.00%) JUnit
7 10 (18.18%) Subversion
8 7 (12.73%) Liquibase
8 7 (12.73%) SonarQube
8 7 (12.73%) TeamCity
9 6 (10.91%) MSI
10 5 (9.09%) GitLab
11 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
11 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
11 4 (7.27%) Hudson
11 4 (7.27%) JBehave
11 4 (7.27%) jMock
11 4 (7.27%) Mockito
11 4 (7.27%) Selenium
11 4 (7.27%) Xcode
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Front Office
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) XML
2 13 (23.64%) Web Services
3 10 (18.18%) JSON
3 10 (18.18%) REST
4 5 (9.09%) CSS
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%) Spring
4 5 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 4 (7.27%) Cocoa
5 4 (7.27%) HTML
5 4 (7.27%) HTML5
5 4 (7.27%) Java EE
5 4 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (7.27%) LAMP
5 4 (7.27%) Node.js
5 4 (7.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Cryptography
1 5 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (9.09%) Wiki
2 4 (7.27%) PKI
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Linux
2 21 (38.18%) Unix
3 16 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (18.18%) Solaris
5 7 (12.73%) AIX
6 5 (9.09%) Android
6 5 (9.09%) CentOS
6 5 (9.09%) Windows
7 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.64%) HPUX
9 1 (1.82%) Debian
9 1 (1.82%) Fedora
9 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) TDD
3 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (32.73%) DevOps
5 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.91%) Security Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.09%) AOP
7 5 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
7 5 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.09%) MVC
7 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 5 (9.09%) Security Operations
7 5 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 5 (9.09%) Ticket Management
8 4 (7.27%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) Service Design
8 4 (7.27%) Wireframes
8 4 (7.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) Python
2 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
3 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) PHP
5 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.27%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
6 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
1 6 (10.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) KVM
2 3 (5.45%) oVirt
2 3 (5.45%) Postfix
2 3 (5.45%) Squid
3 2 (3.64%) vCloud
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Varnish
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (38.18%) Puppet
2 17 (30.91%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (20.00%) Ansible
4 9 (16.36%) Nagios
5 5 (9.09%) Graylog
6 4 (7.27%) Bareos
7 3 (5.45%) Cobbler
7 3 (5.45%) Kibana
7 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.45%) logstash
7 3 (5.45%) Pingdom
7 3 (5.45%) Rancher
7 3 (5.45%) Salt
7 3 (5.45%) Terraform
7 3 (5.45%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.82%) Packer
8 1 (1.82%) Riemann
8 1 (1.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
1 11 (20.00%) VMware
2 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco
4 6 (10.91%) Veritas
5 5 (9.09%) TIBCO
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
7 3 (5.45%) Sonatype
8 2 (3.64%) Currenex
8 2 (3.64%) FXall