The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 121 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing GitHub 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.071% 0.037% 0.040%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.49% 1.56% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £419 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
134 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.74% 2.35% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 33 37
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £310 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
- +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.06%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GitHub across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GitHub across the Berkshire region.

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GitHub also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GitHub.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) SSH
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Calabash
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Appium
2 2 (40.00%) Robolectric
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GitHub also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GitHub. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (20.00%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) RSpec
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Calabash
1 2 (40.00%) Appium
1 2 (40.00%) Robolectric
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) GigaSpaces