Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 584 577 589
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing YAML 50 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.035% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.098% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 4
London median daily rate £520 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +50.00% -26.70%
10th Percentile £430 £363 £224
90th Percentile £620 £635 £384
England median daily rate £509 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +19.71% - -9.57%
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 16,709 14,252 14,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.06% 35.70% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,746 10,597 10,747
London median daily rate £508 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.73% +3.78% +5.11%
10th Percentile £363 £335 £313
90th Percentile £670 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 100 56
London median hourly rate £44.21 £43.13 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +26.84% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19.73 £19.42 £18.56
90th Percentile £74.00 £54.69 £58.75
England median hourly rate £42.38 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.37% +9.33% +7.14%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -35 9 £550 +15.79% 2
South London -39 5 £425 -19.05%
YAML
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 32 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (60.00%) JSON
3 28 (56.00%) DevOps
4 27 (54.00%) Linux
5 23 (46.00%) Ansible
6 22 (44.00%) Python
7 20 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 20 (40.00%) Terraform
8 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (34.00%) Docker
10 16 (32.00%) Jenkins
11 15 (30.00%) Configuration Management
11 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
11 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (30.00%) Ruby
12 14 (28.00%) VMware
13 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
13 13 (26.00%) JIRA
13 13 (26.00%) Confluence
13 13 (26.00%) Puppet
14 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (24.00%) Kanban
14 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
14 12 (24.00%) Firewall
14 12 (24.00%) Scrum
14 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
14 12 (24.00%) DNS
14 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
14 12 (24.00%) XML
15 11 (22.00%) Amazon RDS

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 13 (26.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) nginx
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (16.00%) Route 53
4 8 (16.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (12.00%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (6.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (6.00%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (6.00%) GitHub
7 3 (6.00%) IaaS
7 3 (6.00%) OpenShift
7 3 (6.00%) PaaS
8 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) DNS
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
1 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.00%) BGP
2 6 (12.00%) FTP
2 6 (12.00%) HTTP
2 6 (12.00%) IMAP
2 6 (12.00%) OSPF
2 6 (12.00%) SMTP
2 6 (12.00%) VLAN
3 5 (10.00%) SSL
4 2 (4.00%) SMS
5 1 (2.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (32.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (26.00%) JIRA
4 7 (14.00%) Artifactory
4 7 (14.00%) Gerrit
5 6 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (8.00%) Maven
7 3 (6.00%) Chocolatey
7 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.00%) RSpec
8 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Automation Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (16.00%) Python Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (8.00%) Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) Architect
8 4 (8.00%) Build and Release Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Build Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Release Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) AWS Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) JSON
2 12 (24.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) LDAP
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) HTML
4 4 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (4.00%) LAMP
5 2 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (4.00%) React
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.00%) Sass
5 2 (4.00%) Swagger
5 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) CentOS
4 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Unix
6 3 (6.00%) CoreOS
6 3 (6.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) DevOps
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (24.00%) Kanban
4 12 (24.00%) Scrum
5 8 (16.00%) Workflow
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.00%) Open Source
6 7 (14.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Build Automation
7 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (12.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (12.00%) Ticket Management
8 5 (10.00%) Release Management
9 4 (8.00%) Data Management
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Python
2 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (30.00%) Ruby
3 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
4 11 (22.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (18.00%) Perl
6 7 (14.00%) Java
7 6 (12.00%) Groovy
8 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.00%) C
10 2 (4.00%) Go
10 2 (4.00%) PHP
11 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) GDPR
1 2 (4.00%) ISO 20022
1 2 (4.00%) PSD2
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Docker
2 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (46.00%) Ansible
2 20 (40.00%) Terraform
3 13 (26.00%) Puppet
4 9 (18.00%) Kubernetes
5 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.00%) Grafana
6 3 (6.00%) ZABBIX
7 2 (4.00%) Kibana
7 2 (4.00%) logstash
7 2 (4.00%) Packer
7 2 (4.00%) Prometheus
7 2 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) VMware
2 6 (12.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (12.00%) Cisco
2 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (8.00%) CA
4 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 3 (6.00%) Splunk
5 2 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.00%) Nintex