The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 197 217 196
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing GitHub 6 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.21% 8.90% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £350 £268
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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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 City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
187 146 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.19% 2.07% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 104 60
Average daily rate £450 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (71.43%) HTML
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
2 11 (52.38%) HTML5
3 9 (42.86%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) Subversion
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) CSS3
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby
6 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
6 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 4 (19.05%) Appium
7 4 (19.05%) Hudson
7 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
7 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (19.05%) Selenium
7 4 (19.05%) Maven
7 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
7 4 (19.05%) PHP
8 3 (14.29%) Perl
8 3 (14.29%) ActionScript
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) OOP

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.76%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Appium
2 4 (19.05%) Hudson
2 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Bower
3 3 (14.29%) Grunt
4 2 (9.52%) MSBuild
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Multimedia
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Flash Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
2 11 (52.38%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) CSS3
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) Apache Flex
5 3 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
6 2 (9.52%) OOXML
6 2 (9.52%) WCF
6 2 (9.52%) Lucene
6 2 (9.52%) Flash
7 1 (4.76%) DHTML
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) XHTML
7 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) W3C
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Online Games
4 1 (4.76%) Blog
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
3 3 (14.29%) OOP
3 3 (14.29%) Web Design
3 3 (14.29%) UX Design
3 3 (14.29%) BDD
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) SEO
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) Ruby
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
6 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 3 (14.29%) ActionScript
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.76%) VB
8 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.76%) C++
8 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Zend