Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 611 602 599
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 +21
Contract jobs citing YAML 31 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.065% 0.020% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.059% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 4
London median daily rate £550 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -1.30% +20.31%
10th Percentile £475 £338 £436
90th Percentile £638 £554 £498
England median daily rate £513 £463 £488
% change year-on-year +10.81% -5.13% +21.88%
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 17498 15253 15038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.85% 34.35% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13412 11395 11240
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £351 £320 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £470 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +10.59% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 70 93
London median hourly rate £30.75 £41.13 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.23% +12.67% -1.35%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.21 £14.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £58.50 £54.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 -14 8 £513 -
YAML
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing YAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for YAML.

1 26 (83.87%) JSON
2 24 (77.42%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (74.19%) Git (software)
4 22 (70.97%) DevOps
4 22 (70.97%) Windows
4 22 (70.97%) Linux
4 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
5 21 (67.74%) Jenkins
6 20 (64.52%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (64.52%) Firewall
6 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
6 20 (64.52%) DNS
6 20 (64.52%) Configuration Management
7 19 (61.29%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (61.29%) Route 53
7 19 (61.29%) Ansible
7 19 (61.29%) Docker
7 19 (61.29%) Amazon ELB
7 19 (61.29%) Amazon RDS
7 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (61.29%) Artifactory
7 19 (61.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (61.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
8 18 (58.06%) Build Automation
8 18 (58.06%) Puppet
8 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
9 17 (54.84%) WSUS
9 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (51.61%) Terraform

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 5 (16.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Gunicorn
Cloud Services
1 24 (77.42%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (64.52%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (61.29%) Amazon ELB
3 19 (61.29%) Route 53
3 19 (61.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (3.23%) IaaS
7 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) DNS
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
1 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) IMAP
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
3 13 (41.94%) Power BI
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 23 (74.19%) Git (software)
2 21 (67.74%) Jenkins
3 19 (61.29%) Artifactory
3 19 (61.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (12.90%) Chocolatey
5 2 (6.45%) Capybara
5 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) JMeter
5 2 (6.45%) LoadUI
5 2 (6.45%) RubyGems
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
6 1 (3.23%) git-flow
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Author
3 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
3 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (6.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Author
3 2 (6.45%) Tester
3 2 (6.45%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) JSON
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) REST
3 4 (12.90%) Swagger
4 3 (9.68%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
5 2 (6.45%) Sass
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) Flask
6 1 (3.23%) Jinja
6 1 (3.23%) pytest
6 1 (3.23%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (3.23%) WebSockets
6 1 (3.23%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) DevOps
2 20 (64.52%) Configuration Management
3 19 (61.29%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (58.06%) Build Automation
5 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.45%) QA Automation
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
1 4 (12.90%) Ruby
2 3 (9.68%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) Groovy
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (61.29%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) Ansible
2 18 (58.06%) Puppet
3 17 (54.84%) WSUS
4 16 (51.61%) Terraform
5 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
6 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) Snow
3 1 (3.23%) VMware