Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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.

Yarn Package Manager
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 842 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 - -
Contract jobs citing Yarn 77 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.031% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.36% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 0
UK median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 -
% change year-on-year -15.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK 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 21,484 13,160 10,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.71% 13.87% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,671 9,012 7,297
UK median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +0.11% +11.11%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 196 163
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.32% - -15.56%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.98 £11.68
90th Percentile £57.50 £62.38 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -20.00%

Yarn
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Yarn in the UK

Yarn
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Yarn in the UK

Yarn
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Yarn over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Yarn in the UK

Yarn
Top 11 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 16 July 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
England +15 60 £450 -14.29% 18
London -23 41 £525 - 6
UK excluding London -3 36 £425 -15.00% 14
South East - 12 £410 - 6
Scotland -32 10 £425 -15.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £600 - 1
Midlands -18 3 £375 -
North West - 3 £475 - 3
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
North of England - 3 £475 - 3
South West - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 73 (94.81%) JavaScript
2 72 (93.51%) npm
3 69 (89.61%) React
4 48 (62.34%) HTML
5 45 (58.44%) Redux
6 41 (53.25%) ES6
7 40 (51.95%) TDD
8 39 (50.65%) Git (software)
9 32 (41.56%) CSS
9 32 (41.56%) webpack
10 30 (38.96%) Node.js
11 29 (37.66%) TypeScript
12 28 (36.36%) Unit Testing
13 27 (35.06%) Test Automation
13 27 (35.06%) HTML5
13 27 (35.06%) AngularJS
14 26 (33.77%) Mocha
14 26 (33.77%) Python
15 24 (31.17%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (29.87%) Finance
17 22 (28.57%) Linux
18 21 (27.27%) User Experience
18 21 (27.27%) Jest
18 21 (27.27%) Babel
19 20 (25.97%) Front End Development
20 19 (24.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 19 (24.68%) Grunt
21 18 (23.38%) Karma Test Runner
21 18 (23.38%) Java
21 18 (23.38%) Amazon AWS

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 13 (16.88%) CMS
2 11 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.90%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Fireworks
1 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 72 (93.51%) npm
2 18 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.49%) SaaS
5 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.30%) GitHub
6 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.30%) Serverless
6 1 (1.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
1 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.79%) Couchbase
3 6 (7.79%) CouchDB
3 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.19%) Big Data
5 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.60%) HBase
6 2 (2.60%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (50.65%) Git (software)
2 32 (41.56%) webpack
3 26 (33.77%) Mocha
4 21 (27.27%) Babel
5 19 (24.68%) Grunt
6 18 (23.38%) Jasmine
6 18 (23.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 17 (22.08%) Bower
8 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
8 16 (20.78%) Maven
9 14 (18.18%) TeamCity
10 13 (16.88%) JUnit
11 11 (14.29%) gulp
12 2 (2.60%) Axure RP
12 2 (2.60%) CircleCI
12 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.60%) Protractor
13 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
13 1 (1.30%) IntelliJ
13 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Front Office
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (90.91%) Developer
2 32 (41.56%) React Developer
3 30 (38.96%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (22.08%) Angular Developer
5 14 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (18.18%) Java Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Applications Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (3.90%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (3.90%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Agile Developer
10 2 (2.60%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Big Data Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Senior React Developer
10 2 (2.60%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (89.61%) React
2 48 (62.34%) HTML
3 45 (58.44%) Redux
4 32 (41.56%) CSS
5 30 (38.96%) Node.js
6 27 (35.06%) AngularJS
6 27 (35.06%) HTML5
7 21 (27.27%) Jest
8 19 (24.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (23.38%) REST
10 16 (20.78%) JSON
10 16 (20.78%) Kafka
10 16 (20.78%) Spring
10 16 (20.78%) Spring Boot
10 16 (20.78%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 15 (19.48%) Akka
11 15 (19.48%) Hibernate
11 15 (19.48%) WPF
12 14 (18.18%) Sass
12 14 (18.18%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) User Experience
2 12 (15.58%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (7.79%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.49%) Cloud Native
6 4 (5.19%) Equities
7 3 (3.90%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.30%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Linux
2 16 (20.78%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) TDD
2 28 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 27 (35.06%) Test Automation
4 24 (31.17%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (25.97%) Front End Development
6 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
7 16 (20.78%) OO
7 16 (20.78%) SOLID
7 16 (20.78%) Web Development
8 15 (19.48%) Garbage Collection
9 14 (18.18%) DevOps
10 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (15.58%) Analytics
11 12 (15.58%) Content Management
11 12 (15.58%) Data Management
12 11 (14.29%) BDD
12 11 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
12 11 (14.29%) Microservices
13 10 (12.99%) Data Analytics
14 8 (10.39%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 73 (94.81%) JavaScript
2 41 (53.25%) ES6
3 29 (37.66%) TypeScript
4 26 (33.77%) Python
5 18 (23.38%) Java
6 15 (19.48%) C#
6 15 (19.48%) ES7
6 15 (19.48%) Java 8
7 7 (9.09%) SQL
8 5 (6.49%) ES8
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) C++
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.60%) HDFS
3 1 (1.30%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.60%) Oozie
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.30%) Grafana
3 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.30%) Kibana
3 1 (1.30%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) FXall
1 11 (14.29%) Reuters
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe
2 2 (2.60%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (1.30%) Facebook
3 1 (1.30%) Google
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.30%) Tableau