Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 8 December 2019 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 > South West
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 219 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - -
Contract jobs citing YAML 13 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% 0.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
South West median daily rate £480 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% - -
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 the South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,566 1,783 1,460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.54% 27.91% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,102 1,203 925
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £275
90th Percentile £594 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 22
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +0.56% +19.33%
10th Percentile £11.65 £21.35 £35.00
90th Percentile £52.93 £66.13 £58.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.30%

YAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing YAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for YAML in the South West

YAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for YAML in the South West

YAML
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing YAML within the South West region over the 6 months to 8 December 2019. 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
Wiltshire -5 13 £480 -14.67% 1
YAML
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 South West region with a requirement for YAML.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) NFS
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Publishing
1 13 (100.00%) Replication
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) nginx
1 13 (100.00%) Gluster
1 13 (100.00%) Ansible
1 13 (100.00%) Docker
1 13 (100.00%) OpenShift
1 13 (100.00%) Microservices
1 13 (100.00%) LXC
1 13 (100.00%) GlusterFS
1 13 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
3 8 (61.54%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (61.54%) Task Automation
3 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (61.54%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Line Management
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.69%) Internet

YAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (100.00%) Publishing
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Replication
2 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Microservices
2 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (61.54%) Task Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Docker
1 13 (100.00%) Gluster
1 13 (100.00%) GlusterFS
1 13 (100.00%) LXC
1 13 (100.00%) NFS
2 8 (61.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Ansible
1 13 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) VMware