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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 608 607 599
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing yum 32 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.059% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.70% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 19
Median daily rate £425 £400 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -14.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £460 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5995 4722 4425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.15% 8.42% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3850 2913 2596
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 161 137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £39.85 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +6.23%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 31 £425 +6.25% 9
London -14 15 £425 - 6
North West +5 7 £425 +21.42%
South East +6 4 £450 +12.50% 2
Manchester - 4 £375 -
Surrey - 4 £450 -
Cheshire +3 3 £425 +21.42%
Leeds - 3 £515 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £515 -
Warrington - 3 £425 -
Yorkshire - 3 £515 -
South West +2 2 £420 +20.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £420 -
Camberley - 2 £450 -
Leatherhead - 2 £450 -
City of London +32 1 £425 -5.55%
Gloucester - 1 £420 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 38 (67.86%) Linux
2 35 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (48.21%) Maven
4 27 (48.21%) Java
4 27 (48.21%) Git (software)
5 24 (42.86%) Puppet
5 24 (42.86%) DevOps
6 22 (39.29%) JIRA
7 21 (37.50%) Unix
8 20 (35.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (32.14%) Confluence
9 18 (32.14%) JUnit
10 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (28.57%) TDD
11 16 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (25.00%) Liquibase
13 13 (23.21%) SonarQube
14 12 (21.43%) Ansible
14 12 (21.43%) Web Services
14 12 (21.43%) XML
14 12 (21.43%) Apache
15 11 (19.64%) Solaris
15 11 (19.64%) Oracle
15 11 (19.64%) VMware
15 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
16 10 (17.86%) Microservices
16 10 (17.86%) Service Design
16 10 (17.86%) Bareos

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 18 (32.14%) Confluence
2 12 (21.43%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.14%) MS Office
1 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.36%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 8 (14.29%) Firewall
3 7 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 7 (12.50%) SSH
3 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.71%) SSL
5 5 (8.93%) DHCP
6 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.36%) HTTP
7 3 (5.36%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (5.36%) OpenVPN
8 2 (3.57%) LDAP
9 1 (1.79%) Network Security
9 1 (1.79%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 35 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 27 (48.21%) Git (software)
2 27 (48.21%) Maven
3 22 (39.29%) JIRA
4 20 (35.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (32.14%) JUnit
6 14 (25.00%) Liquibase
7 13 (23.21%) SonarQube
8 9 (16.07%) Subversion
9 7 (12.50%) TeamCity
10 5 (8.93%) Ant
11 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
11 4 (7.14%) IntelliJ
11 4 (7.14%) jMock
11 4 (7.14%) Mockito
11 4 (7.14%) Selenium
12 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
12 3 (5.36%) Hudson
12 3 (5.36%) JBehave
12 3 (5.36%) JIRA Agile
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Front Office
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Architect
2 10 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (7.14%) Android Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) Web Services
1 12 (21.43%) XML
2 8 (14.29%) JSON
2 8 (14.29%) REST
3 6 (10.71%) JMS
4 5 (8.93%) CSS
4 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
4 5 (8.93%) J2EE
4 5 (8.93%) JDBC
4 5 (8.93%) JMX
4 5 (8.93%) Spring
4 5 (8.93%) Spring MVC
5 4 (7.14%) Android SDK
5 4 (7.14%) Java EE
5 4 (7.14%) LAMP
5 4 (7.14%) SAML
6 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (5.36%) MCollective
6 3 (5.36%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Cryptography
1 5 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (8.93%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (7.14%) PKI
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.57%) Wiki
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) Online Games
5 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) Unix
3 16 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (19.64%) Solaris
5 7 (12.50%) AIX
6 4 (7.14%) Android
6 4 (7.14%) CentOS
7 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.57%) HPUX
7 2 (3.57%) Windows
8 1 (1.79%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) DevOps
3 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (28.57%) TDD
5 10 (17.86%) Data Protection
5 10 (17.86%) Microservices
5 10 (17.86%) Service Design
6 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
6 9 (16.07%) SOA
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.93%) AOP
8 5 (8.93%) Concurrent Programming
8 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
8 5 (8.93%) MVC
8 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.93%) Software Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Ticket Management
9 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
2 9 (16.07%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) Python
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.93%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) Perl
6 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.57%) C
8 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (10.71%) Docker
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) KVM
3 3 (5.36%) oVirt
3 3 (5.36%) Postfix
3 3 (5.36%) Squid
4 2 (3.57%) vCloud
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (42.86%) Puppet
2 12 (21.43%) Ansible
3 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (17.86%) Bareos
5 9 (16.07%) Nagios
6 5 (8.93%) Graylog
7 3 (5.36%) Cobbler
7 3 (5.36%) Kibana
7 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.36%) logstash
7 3 (5.36%) Pingdom
7 3 (5.36%) Rancher
7 3 (5.36%) Salt
7 3 (5.36%) Terraform
7 3 (5.36%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.79%) Packer
8 1 (1.79%) Riemann
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
1 11 (19.64%) VMware
2 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.50%) Cisco
3 7 (12.50%) Veritas
4 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.36%) Caplin
5 3 (5.36%) Dell
5 3 (5.36%) F5
5 3 (5.36%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) New Relic
5 3 (5.36%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.36%) SaltStack
5 3 (5.36%) Sonatype
6 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.57%) Currenex
6 2 (3.57%) FXall