Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Yarn skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Yarn over the 6 months to 6 June 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.

Yarn Package Manager
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 585 786 824
Rank change year-on-year +201 +38 -2
Contract jobs citing Yarn 20 62 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.068% 0.070%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.15% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 50 53
Median daily rate £468 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £336 £435 £357
90th Percentile £580 £589 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -18.42% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Yarn is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13,543 25,117 21,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.29% 27.71% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,999 17,231 14,439
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 314 310
Median hourly rate £30.75 £21.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.38% +14.47% +5.56%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.38 £53.75 £56.38
Median hourly rate £23.10 £20.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year +15.48% +19.90% -4.69%

Yarn
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Yarn as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Yarn in the UK

Yarn
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Yarn in the UK

Yarn
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Yarn over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Yarn in the UK

Yarn
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Yarn within the UK over the 6 months to 6 June 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
England +196 18 £525 +5.00% 3
London +148 9 £570 +3.64%
UK excluding London +163 7 £388 -18.42% 4
South West +63 5 £388 -20.10%
North of England +92 1 - - 2
North West +54 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Work from Home - 1 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Yarn 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 with a requirement for Yarn.

1 20 (100.00%) npm
2 17 (85.00%) Node.js
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) Microservices
4 12 (60.00%) ES6
4 12 (60.00%) Jest
5 11 (55.00%) Docker
5 11 (55.00%) HTML
5 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 11 (55.00%) REST
5 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) User Experience
7 9 (45.00%) Sass
7 9 (45.00%) Front End Development
7 9 (45.00%) React
7 9 (45.00%) Redux
8 8 (40.00%) Kubernetes
8 8 (40.00%) Scrum
9 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
10 6 (30.00%) HTML5
10 6 (30.00%) Front Office
10 6 (30.00%) Python
10 6 (30.00%) webpack
10 6 (30.00%) RxJS
10 6 (30.00%) Vue.js
11 5 (25.00%) GraphQL
11 5 (25.00%) gulp

Yarn
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (10.00%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 20 (100.00%) npm
2 5 (25.00%) AWS
2 5 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (15.00%) Serverless
4 2 (10.00%) Azure
4 2 (10.00%) Datadog
4 2 (10.00%) GitHub
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (30.00%) webpack
3 5 (25.00%) Grunt
3 5 (25.00%) gulp
4 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (20.00%) Gradle
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.00%) Cypress.io
6 2 (10.00%) Gerrit
6 2 (10.00%) git-flow
6 2 (10.00%) GitLab
6 2 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (10.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) Babel
7 1 (5.00%) Mocha
7 1 (5.00%) PostCSS
General
1 6 (30.00%) Front Office
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 7 (35.00%) React Developer
3 5 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) Node.js
2 12 (60.00%) Jest
3 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) REST
4 9 (45.00%) React
4 9 (45.00%) Redux
4 9 (45.00%) Sass
5 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 6 (30.00%) RxJS
5 6 (30.00%) Vue.js
6 5 (25.00%) GraphQL
6 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (20.00%) CSS3
7 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (15.00%) RESTful
9 2 (10.00%) OpenID
9 2 (10.00%) React Native
9 2 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) W3C
4 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) CentOS
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Microservices
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Front End Development
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) DevOps
7 5 (25.00%) Sprint Planning
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Dependency Management
8 4 (20.00%) Secure Coding
9 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (15.00%) MVC
10 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
10 2 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) ES6
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) TypeScript
5 4 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Go
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Grafana
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Atlassian