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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 591 573 579
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing yum 34 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.076% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 0.95% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 10
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£425 £400 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £510
% change year-on-year
- -36.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.43 - -
UK excluding London average 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
4820 4527 4003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.12% 8.00% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2969 2678 2315
Average daily rate £403 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 154 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.34 £45.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.45%

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 September 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 16 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 September 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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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 -21 34 £425 +6.25% 9
London -11 21 £425 +1.19% 8
East Midlands - 5 £325 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £325 -
Northampton - 5 £325 -
City of London +6 4 £425 -14.01% 1
South West -4 4 - -
Yeovil - 4 - -
Somerset - 4 - -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £475 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £475 -
Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
North East - 1 £475 -
Leeds - 1 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £475 -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (70.31%) Jenkins
2 40 (62.50%) Linux
3 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (53.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (51.56%) Git (software)
6 25 (39.06%) Puppet
7 24 (37.50%) JIRA
7 24 (37.50%) Apache
8 23 (35.94%) Red Hat
8 23 (35.94%) Maven
9 22 (34.38%) TDD
9 22 (34.38%) Confluence
9 22 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (34.38%) DevOps
10 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (26.56%) Java
12 16 (25.00%) Python
13 15 (23.44%) Oracle
13 15 (23.44%) SSL
14 14 (21.88%) Ruby
14 14 (21.88%) Hudson
15 13 (20.31%) HTTP
16 12 (18.75%) Finance
17 11 (17.19%) PHP
17 11 (17.19%) MySQL
17 11 (17.19%) UNIX
17 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
18 10 (15.63%) Varnish
18 10 (15.63%) Solaris
18 10 (15.63%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (37.50%) Apache
2 22 (34.38%) Confluence
3 3 (4.69%) Node.js
3 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.69%) Mule
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.13%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.56%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) GitHub
3 2 (3.13%) IaaS
3 2 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) SSL
2 13 (20.31%) HTTP
3 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.81%) LDAP
5 4 (6.25%) DNS
6 3 (4.69%) DHCP
6 3 (4.69%) Internet
6 3 (4.69%) SSH
7 2 (3.13%) Firewall
7 2 (3.13%) OpenVPN
7 2 (3.13%) SAN
8 1 (1.56%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) VPN
8 1 (1.56%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.56%) OSPF
8 1 (1.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.81%) Redis
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) Ingres
3 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.25%) Informix
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (70.31%) Jenkins
2 33 (51.56%) Git (software)
3 24 (37.50%) JIRA
4 23 (35.94%) Maven
5 14 (21.88%) Hudson
6 8 (12.50%) Subversion
6 8 (12.50%) Artifactory
7 5 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (6.25%) Bugzilla
9 3 (4.69%) Selenium
9 3 (4.69%) FishEye
10 2 (3.13%) Gradle
10 2 (3.13%) Gerrit
10 2 (3.13%) JMeter
11 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.38%) Administrator
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Build Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.13%) AIX Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) REST
1 6 (9.38%) Android SDK
2 5 (7.81%) JSON
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
2 5 (7.81%) EJB
3 4 (6.25%) XML
4 3 (4.69%) CSS
4 3 (4.69%) LAMP
4 3 (4.69%) HTML
4 3 (4.69%) Spring
4 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.69%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.13%) Spring Integration
5 2 (3.13%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.13%) SOAP
5 2 (3.13%) JMS
6 1 (1.56%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Wiki
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Linux
2 34 (53.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (17.19%) UNIX
4 10 (15.63%) Solaris
5 8 (12.50%) Android
6 7 (10.94%) Windows
7 6 (9.38%) CentOS
8 5 (7.81%) AIX
9 3 (4.69%) Fedora
9 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.13%) SUSE
11 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.38%) TDD
2 22 (34.38%) DevOps
3 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.50%) Android Development
5 7 (10.94%) Open Source
5 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
6 6 (9.38%) Kanban
6 6 (9.38%) Scrum
7 5 (7.81%) Change Management
7 5 (7.81%) E-business
8 4 (6.25%) ITIL
8 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.69%) HOOD
9 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) Java
2 16 (25.00%) Python
3 14 (21.88%) Ruby
4 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
4 11 (17.19%) PHP
5 9 (14.06%) C
6 7 (10.94%) Perl
7 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) Bourne shell
8 2 (3.13%) Korn
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.56%) SQL
9 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) RHCE
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Varnish
2 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) KVM
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.69%) VirtualBox
5 3 (4.69%) RHEV
6 2 (3.13%) GPFS
6 2 (3.13%) Ceph
6 2 (3.13%) Docker
6 2 (3.13%) PowerHA
6 2 (3.13%) Gluster
6 2 (3.13%) Firmware
7 1 (1.56%) NFS
7 1 (1.56%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (1.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 25 (39.06%) Puppet
2 22 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (4.69%) logstash
4 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.69%) BladeLogic
4 3 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.13%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.13%) CFEngine
5 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.56%) Ansible
6 1 (1.56%) Pingdom
6 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Red Hat
2 15 (23.44%) Oracle
3 10 (15.63%) IBM
4 7 (10.94%) VMware
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.81%) EMC
6 4 (6.25%) Rackspace
7 3 (4.69%) SaltStack
7 3 (4.69%) BMC
7 3 (4.69%) Splunk
8 2 (3.13%) Veritas
8 2 (3.13%) SAP
8 2 (3.13%) Symantec
8 2 (3.13%) Informatica
8 2 (3.13%) HP
9 1 (1.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
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