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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 582 566 561
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing yum 29 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.062% 0.022%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.78% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 10
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£388 £465 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £522 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £510
% change year-on-year
- -36.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
4630 4353 3951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.11% 7.96% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2860 2555 2206
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 133 175
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.69 £31.54 £40.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

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 29 July 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 14 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 29 July 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 -17 29 £388 -16.66% 3
London +7 21 £425 -11.68% 2
City of London +5 6 £425 -10.52%
South West +4 4 £350 +16.66%
East Midlands - 3 £325 - 1
Northampton - 3 £325 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £325 - 1
Bristol - 2 £350 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Yeovil - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £431 -
Chester - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 52 (77.61%) Jenkins
2 44 (65.67%) Linux
3 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (49.25%) Maven
4 33 (49.25%) Apache
5 30 (44.78%) Red Hat
5 30 (44.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (43.28%) Git (software)
6 29 (43.28%) TDD
7 28 (41.79%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (38.81%) Java
9 25 (37.31%) Hudson
10 24 (35.82%) HTTP
11 23 (34.33%) Python
11 23 (34.33%) SSL
12 21 (31.34%) JIRA
13 20 (29.85%) Puppet
14 19 (28.36%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (26.87%) Confluence
15 18 (26.87%) PHP
16 17 (25.37%) Varnish
17 16 (23.88%) DevOps
17 16 (23.88%) C
18 13 (19.40%) Artifactory
19 11 (16.42%) Oracle
19 11 (16.42%) EJB
20 10 (14.93%) REST
21 9 (13.43%) Solaris
22 8 (11.94%) XML
22 8 (11.94%) IBM

yum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (49.25%) Apache
2 18 (26.87%) Confluence
3 4 (5.97%) Mule
4 3 (4.48%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.99%) JBoss
5 2 (2.99%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.49%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.49%) nginx
6 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) IaaS
3 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.82%) HTTP
2 23 (34.33%) SSL
3 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.97%) LDAP
5 3 (4.48%) SSH
6 2 (2.99%) OpenVPN
6 2 (2.99%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) DNS
6 2 (2.99%) Firewall
7 1 (1.49%) Internet
7 1 (1.49%) DHCP
7 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) MySQL
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) Redis
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.99%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.99%) Informix
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.99%) Ingres
4 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) DB2
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (77.61%) Jenkins
2 33 (49.25%) Maven
3 29 (43.28%) Git (software)
4 25 (37.31%) Hudson
5 21 (31.34%) JIRA
6 13 (19.40%) Artifactory
7 6 (8.96%) Subversion
8 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.99%) Gradle
9 2 (2.99%) JMeter
9 2 (2.99%) Bugzilla
9 2 (2.99%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.49%) FishEye
10 1 (1.49%) Selenium
10 1 (1.49%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) Platform Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Android Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) iOS Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) AIX Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) EJB
2 10 (14.93%) REST
3 8 (11.94%) JSON
3 8 (11.94%) XML
4 7 (10.45%) Web Services
5 5 (7.46%) Android SDK
6 4 (5.97%) Apache Camel
6 4 (5.97%) Spring
7 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.48%) HTML
7 3 (4.48%) CSS
7 3 (4.48%) XML Schema
8 2 (2.99%) LAMP
8 2 (2.99%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.99%) JMS
8 2 (2.99%) SOAP
8 2 (2.99%) Spring Integration
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.99%) Spring Boot
9 1 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Wiki
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Linux
2 30 (44.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (13.43%) Solaris
4 8 (11.94%) Android
5 7 (10.45%) UNIX
6 5 (7.46%) AIX
7 4 (5.97%) CentOS
8 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.48%) Windows
9 2 (2.99%) SUSE
10 1 (1.49%) Fedora
10 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.28%) TDD
3 28 (41.79%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (23.88%) DevOps
5 8 (11.94%) Android Development
6 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 5 (7.46%) OOP
7 5 (7.46%) OO
7 5 (7.46%) E-business
7 5 (7.46%) Open Source
8 4 (5.97%) Kanban
8 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.48%) Change Management
9 3 (4.48%) HOOD
9 3 (4.48%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.48%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.48%) Analytics
10 2 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) Java
2 23 (34.33%) Python
3 18 (26.87%) PHP
4 16 (23.88%) C
5 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.96%) Ruby
7 4 (5.97%) Perl
8 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.48%) C++
8 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.99%) Korn
9 2 (2.99%) Scala
9 2 (2.99%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) RHCE
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Varnish
2 6 (8.96%) KVM
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Gluster
3 3 (4.48%) Firmware
3 3 (4.48%) RHEV
3 3 (4.48%) GPFS
3 3 (4.48%) Ceph
4 2 (2.99%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.99%) Docker
5 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (29.85%) Puppet
2 19 (28.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (4.48%) Cobbler
4 3 (4.48%) CFEngine
4 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.48%) BladeLogic
4 3 (4.48%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.49%) Nagios
6 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.49%) Ansible
6 1 (1.49%) logstash
6 1 (1.49%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Red Hat
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle
3 8 (11.94%) IBM
4 6 (8.96%) VMware
5 5 (7.46%) EMC
6 3 (4.48%) BMC
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.48%) Symantec
7 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.99%) Zend
7 2 (2.99%) Informatica
7 2 (2.99%) SAP
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) Dell
8 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.49%) Splunk
8 1 (1.49%) SaltStack
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