Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 392 535 587
Rank change year-on-year +143 +52 -28
Contract jobs citing YAML 27 59 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 37
Median daily rate £550 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +1.46%
10th Percentile £313 £425 £420
90th Percentile £625 £575 £600
England median daily rate £475 £523 £500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 7,522 15,010 16,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.12% 37.03% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,410 11,185 12,879
Median daily rate £530 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £363
90th Percentile £700 £675 £656
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 120
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.05 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.54% +1.84% -1.70%
10th Percentile £24.80 £27.75 £21.00
90th Percentile £65.10 £63.75 £67.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.71 £42.25
% change year-on-year -19.92% +3.44% +3.05%

YAML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for YAML in London

YAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing YAML in London.

Daily rate trend for YAML in London

YAML
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing YAML in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020. 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 +106 6 £600 +29.03% 1
West London +45 2 - - 1
South London +28 1 - -
YAML
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 26 (96.30%) DevOps
2 18 (66.67%) Azure
3 17 (62.96%) Microservices
3 17 (62.96%) Kubernetes
4 15 (55.56%) Continuous Deployment
4 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 13 (48.15%) Docker
5 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
5 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (48.15%) JSON
6 12 (44.44%) Terraform
7 11 (40.74%) Python
7 11 (40.74%) Windows
7 11 (40.74%) AWS
8 10 (37.04%) SaaS
8 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
8 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
8 10 (37.04%) GitHub
8 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (37.04%) DNS
8 10 (37.04%) Serverless
9 9 (33.33%) Linux
9 9 (33.33%) Ansible
9 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 8 (29.63%) Ruby
10 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (29.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (25.93%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
11 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared

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 4 (14.81%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Drupal
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 18 (66.67%) Azure
2 11 (40.74%) AWS
3 10 (37.04%) GitHub
3 10 (37.04%) SaaS
3 10 (37.04%) Serverless
4 8 (29.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (22.22%) IaaS
5 6 (22.22%) PaaS
6 4 (14.81%) Azure Functions
7 3 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (11.11%) NuGet
7 3 (11.11%) OpenShift
8 2 (7.41%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (3.70%) Logic Apps
9 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) OpenVPN
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) SMTP
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) OLAP
2 2 (7.41%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) Subversion
4 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 2 (7.41%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) JSON
2 6 (22.22%) SOAP
2 6 (22.22%) XML
3 5 (18.52%) REST
3 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (18.52%) Swagger
4 3 (11.11%) OAuth
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) Drush
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) Kafka
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) React
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.70%) Symfony
5 1 (3.70%) Twig
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Cloud Native
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) DevOps
2 17 (62.96%) Microservices
3 15 (55.56%) Continuous Deployment
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
6 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure as Code
7 7 (25.93%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (18.52%) API Development
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
9 4 (14.81%) Application Packaging
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (11.11%) ArchiMate
10 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
10 3 (11.11%) Time Management
10 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (29.63%) Ruby
5 6 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) Groovy
7 3 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (7.41%) Go
8 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.70%) Perl
9 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Docker
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Kubernetes
2 12 (44.44%) Terraform
3 9 (33.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Kibana
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Apiary
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) TOWER Software
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk