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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GitHub 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£312 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
GitHub
South East

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
126 155 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.02% 5.93% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 97 16
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £312 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
GitHub
South East

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Liferay
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) XHTML
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Servlets
4 3 (50.00%) Struts
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Alfresco
4 3 (50.00%) Groovy
4 3 (50.00%) GigaSpaces
4 3 (50.00%) Velocity
4 3 (50.00%) JSR 168
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Liferay
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Portal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Velocity
2 3 (50.00%) JSR 168
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Servlets
2 3 (50.00%) Struts
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Groovy
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft