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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 550 563 532
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs citing yum 26 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.082% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 4
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£375 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - -
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
4142 3676 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 7.31% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2033 1607
Average daily rate £417 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 158 183
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +5 26 £375 -13.79% 8
London +2 20 £375 -13.79% 8
City of London - 11 £375 - 1
South West - 5 £250 -
North West - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Gloucester - - - -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Jenkins
3 22 (57.89%) Red Hat
3 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (50.00%) Java
6 17 (44.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (42.11%) Apache
8 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
9 13 (34.21%) Python
10 12 (31.58%) TDD
10 12 (31.58%) Puppet
11 11 (28.95%) Hudson
11 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (28.95%) Maven
12 10 (26.32%) JSON
12 10 (26.32%) HTTP
12 10 (26.32%) XML
12 10 (26.32%) REST
12 10 (26.32%) CentOS
13 9 (23.68%) Varnish
13 9 (23.68%) PHP
13 9 (23.68%) SSL
14 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
14 8 (21.05%) C
14 8 (21.05%) VMware
15 7 (18.42%) Scrum
15 7 (18.42%) JIRA
15 7 (18.42%) OO
15 7 (18.42%) JBoss

yum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (42.11%) Apache
2 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.42%) JBoss
4 6 (15.79%) Confluence
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.89%) Mule
5 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) HTTP
2 9 (23.68%) SSL
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
3 11 (28.95%) Maven
3 11 (28.95%) Hudson
4 7 (18.42%) JIRA
5 6 (15.79%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.63%) RSpec
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) iOS Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Android Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) XML
1 10 (26.32%) JSON
1 10 (26.32%) REST
2 5 (13.16%) EJB
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) XML Schema
4 3 (7.89%) Spring
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Camel
5 2 (5.26%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) LAMP
6 1 (2.63%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Open Source
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.63%) Wiki
5 1 (2.63%) Blog
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (26.32%) CentOS
4 6 (15.79%) UNIX
5 5 (13.16%) Solaris
6 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (31.58%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) OO
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) OOP
6 4 (10.53%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) Android Development
7 3 (7.89%) OOD
8 2 (5.26%) SOA
8 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.26%) BDD
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) Python
3 9 (23.68%) PHP
4 8 (21.05%) C
5 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 5 (13.16%) C++
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
8 3 (7.89%) Ruby
8 3 (7.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Varnish
2 2 (5.26%) Postfix
3 1 (2.63%) Gluster
3 1 (2.63%) Firmware
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) KVM
3 1 (2.63%) GPFS
3 1 (2.63%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Puppet
2 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (18.42%) SELinux
4 4 (10.53%) Nagios
4 4 (10.53%) ZABBIX
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (7.89%) logstash
5 3 (7.89%) Salt
5 3 (7.89%) Ansible
6 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.63%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.63%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.63%) Ganglia
7 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Remedy
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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