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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 555 584 538
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -46
Contract jobs citing yum 31 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.72% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 5
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4304 4072 3109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.72% 7.52% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2612 2316 1783
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 173 175
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +19.25%

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 1 April 2015.

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 9 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 1 April 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
London +31 31 £400 -11.11% 5
England +14 31 £400 -11.11% 6
City of London +31 12 £388 -22.50% 1
North West - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 33 (73.33%) Jenkins
3 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 26 (57.78%) Apache
6 23 (51.11%) Java
6 23 (51.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (48.89%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (46.67%) Maven
9 19 (42.22%) TDD
10 18 (40.00%) HTTP
10 18 (40.00%) Hudson
11 17 (37.78%) Python
12 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
13 13 (28.89%) Varnish
13 13 (28.89%) SSL
14 12 (26.67%) PHP
15 11 (24.44%) C
15 11 (24.44%) XML
15 11 (24.44%) JSON
15 11 (24.44%) Puppet
15 11 (24.44%) REST
15 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (22.22%) CentOS
16 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
17 9 (20.00%) JBoss
17 9 (20.00%) JIRA
18 8 (17.78%) VMware
18 8 (17.78%) EJB
18 8 (17.78%) Confluence

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 26 (57.78%) Apache
2 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 9 (20.00%) JBoss
4 8 (17.78%) Confluence
5 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (6.67%) Mule
6 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) HTTP
2 13 (28.89%) SSL
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 21 (46.67%) Maven
3 18 (40.00%) Hudson
4 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
5 9 (20.00%) JIRA
6 8 (17.78%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Android Developer
7 4 (8.89%) iOS Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Scala Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.44%) Linux Support
9 2 (4.44%) Deployment Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.22%) UNIX Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) XML
1 11 (24.44%) JSON
1 11 (24.44%) REST
2 8 (17.78%) EJB
3 6 (13.33%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) XML Schema
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
5 3 (6.67%) Spring
6 2 (4.44%) Middleware
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
6 2 (4.44%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Open Source
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 23 (51.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (22.22%) CentOS
4 4 (8.89%) UNIX
4 4 (8.89%) Solaris
4 4 (8.89%) Android
4 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (42.22%) TDD
4 7 (15.56%) OOP
4 7 (15.56%) OO
5 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (8.89%) Android Development
6 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps
7 3 (6.67%) OOD
7 3 (6.67%) SOA
8 2 (4.44%) HOOD
9 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.22%) Release Management
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) ITIL
9 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) Python
3 12 (26.67%) PHP
4 11 (24.44%) C
5 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.11%) C++
7 4 (8.89%) Perl
8 3 (6.67%) Scala
9 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Varnish
2 1 (2.22%) Gluster
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Postfix
2 1 (2.22%) GPFS
2 1 (2.22%) KVM
2 1 (2.22%) Ceph
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Puppet
1 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (15.56%) SELinux
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.67%) logstash
3 3 (6.67%) Salt
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
3 3 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.22%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.22%) Ganglia
4 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Zend
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) BMC
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