The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Contract jobs citing GitHub 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.11% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.13% 2.33% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
64 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.98% 4.88% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 16
Median daily rate £525 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

GitHub
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Talend
3 1 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Release Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Software Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Software Release Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau
1 1 (33.33%) Talend