Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for YAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited YAML over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

YAML
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 574 589
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15 +1
Contract jobs citing YAML 44 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.094% 0.044% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.12% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 4
London median daily rate £550 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.90% +20.31%
10th Percentile £450 £365 £436
90th Percentile £610 £621 £498
England median daily rate £513 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +13.89% +5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

YAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 16,827 14,688 14,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.85% 35.55% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,034 11,032 10,882
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 73 88
London median hourly rate £33.77 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.96% +30.43% -2.82%
10th Percentile £20.75 £21.00 £15.80
90th Percentile £50.50 £80.60 £57.88
England median hourly rate £40.31 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.76% +3.90% +10.00%

YAML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing YAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for YAML in London

YAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing YAML in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for YAML in London

YAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing YAML in London over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for YAML in London

YAML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing YAML within the London region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -20 9 £516 -
YAML
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing YAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for YAML.

1 36 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (70.45%) JSON
2 31 (70.45%) Linux
3 30 (68.18%) Git (software)
4 28 (63.64%) DevOps
5 27 (61.36%) Ansible
5 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
6 26 (59.09%) TCP/IP
6 26 (59.09%) DNS
6 26 (59.09%) Firewall
7 25 (56.82%) Docker
8 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (54.55%) Jenkins
9 23 (52.27%) Windows
10 22 (50.00%) Configuration Management
10 22 (50.00%) Artifactory
11 21 (47.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 21 (47.73%) Terraform
11 21 (47.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
11 21 (47.73%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (47.73%) Amazon ELB
11 21 (47.73%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (47.73%) Route 53
11 21 (47.73%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (45.45%) Puppet
12 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
12 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
13 19 (43.18%) WSUS

YAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) Gunicorn
Cloud Services
1 36 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (47.73%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (47.73%) Amazon ELB
2 21 (47.73%) Route 53
2 21 (47.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (15.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) GitHub
6 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) DNS
1 26 (59.09%) Firewall
1 26 (59.09%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.18%) HTTP
3 5 (11.36%) FTP
3 5 (11.36%) IMAP
3 5 (11.36%) SMTP
4 2 (4.55%) BGP
4 2 (4.55%) OSPF
4 2 (4.55%) SMS
4 2 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 14 (31.82%) Power BI
4 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
7 1 (2.27%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 30 (68.18%) Git (software)
2 24 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 22 (50.00%) Artifactory
4 21 (47.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (20.45%) JIRA
6 5 (11.36%) Gerrit
7 4 (9.09%) Chocolatey
8 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
9 2 (4.55%) Capybara
9 2 (4.55%) JMeter
9 2 (4.55%) LoadUI
9 2 (4.55%) RubyGems
9 2 (4.55%) Selenium
9 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.27%) git-flow
10 1 (2.27%) RSpec
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.55%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) JSON
2 9 (20.45%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) LDAP
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) REST
4 3 (6.82%) Sass
4 3 (6.82%) Swagger
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) Flask
6 1 (2.27%) Jinja
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) MCollective
6 1 (2.27%) pytest
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.27%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) WebSockets
6 1 (2.27%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 23 (52.27%) Windows
3 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
3 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) CentOS
5 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) DevOps
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 21 (47.73%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (43.18%) Build Automation
6 8 (18.18%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) Kanban
8 5 (11.36%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (11.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.36%) Ticket Management
9 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
10 3 (6.82%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (6.82%) Analytics
10 3 (6.82%) Service Design
10 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Python
1 9 (20.45%) Ruby
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.64%) Perl
4 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.36%) Groovy
4 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) C
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (56.82%) Docker
3 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (61.36%) Ansible
2 21 (47.73%) Terraform
3 20 (45.45%) Puppet
4 19 (43.18%) WSUS
5 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.82%) Prometheus
6 3 (6.82%) ZABBIX
7 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) VMware
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
3 5 (11.36%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.82%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) SAP