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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 130 162 189
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +27
Contract jobs citing GitHub 42 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 0.54% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.96% 8.68% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 12
Median daily rate £438 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
GitHub
London

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
469 288 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.59% 6.22% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 233 166
Median daily rate £500 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £260 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £44.62 £22.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.82% +3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.92 £21.20 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.32 £23.78 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 39 (52.70%) Java
2 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (45.95%) Security Cleared
4 33 (44.59%) SC Cleared
5 31 (41.89%) DevOps
6 27 (36.49%) Jenkins
7 26 (35.14%) Docker
7 26 (35.14%) Git (software)
7 26 (35.14%) Node.js
7 26 (35.14%) Ruby
8 22 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
9 21 (28.38%) Kubernetes
10 20 (27.03%) Web Services
10 20 (27.03%) Puppet
11 19 (25.68%) Linux
12 17 (22.97%) Python
12 17 (22.97%) Configuration Management
13 16 (21.62%) Scala
14 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (20.27%) Go
14 15 (20.27%) PHP
15 14 (18.92%) HTML
15 14 (18.92%) VMware
15 14 (18.92%) REST
16 13 (17.57%) MongoDB
16 13 (17.57%) Bitbucket
16 13 (17.57%) Redis
16 13 (17.57%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (16.22%) Symfony

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (12.16%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (6.76%) nginx
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) Confluence
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.35%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Force.com
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.35%) Google Play
4 1 (1.35%) Heroku
4 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.35%) Slack
4 1 (1.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) HTTP
1 11 (14.86%) SSL
1 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) DMZ
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) MongoDB
1 13 (17.57%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (17.57%) Redis
2 4 (5.41%) Big Data
2 4 (5.41%) MySQL
2 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.35%) Mixpanel
5 1 (1.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 27 (36.49%) Jenkins
2 26 (35.14%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.57%) Bitbucket
4 11 (14.86%) Vagrant
5 9 (12.16%) JIRA
6 6 (8.11%) Artifactory
6 6 (8.11%) Selenium
6 6 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (4.05%) Appium
7 3 (4.05%) GitLab
7 3 (4.05%) JMeter
7 3 (4.05%) Mocha
7 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.05%) SonarQube
7 3 (4.05%) The Grinder
7 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.05%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.70%) PVCS
8 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (10.81%) Banking
2 6 (8.11%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.41%) Scala Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (4.05%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) Node.js
2 20 (27.03%) Web Services
3 14 (18.92%) HTML
3 14 (18.92%) REST
4 12 (16.22%) Akka
4 12 (16.22%) Play Framework
4 12 (16.22%) Symfony
5 11 (14.86%) CSS
6 10 (13.51%) Spring
7 9 (12.16%) spray
8 7 (9.46%) RESTful
8 7 (9.46%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (8.11%) jQuery
10 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.76%) HTML5
10 5 (6.76%) SOAP
11 3 (4.05%) Backbone.js
11 3 (4.05%) CSS3
11 3 (4.05%) Ember.js
11 3 (4.05%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.70%) Physics
2 2 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.35%) Fintech
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.35%) Streaming Music
3 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) CoreOS
3 9 (12.16%) RancherOS
4 3 (4.05%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) DevOps
3 17 (22.97%) Configuration Management
4 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.51%) OO
5 10 (13.51%) Open Source
5 10 (13.51%) Pair Programming
6 9 (12.16%) Security Hardening
6 9 (12.16%) TDD
7 8 (10.81%) BDD
8 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 6 (8.11%) API Development
9 6 (8.11%) Microservices
10 5 (6.76%) Functional Testing
11 4 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.41%) MVC
11 4 (5.41%) Network Design
11 4 (5.41%) Web Development
12 3 (4.05%) Functional Programming
12 3 (4.05%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) Java
2 26 (35.14%) Ruby
3 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.97%) Python
5 16 (21.62%) Scala
6 15 (20.27%) Go
6 15 (20.27%) PHP
7 8 (10.81%) SQL
8 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.05%) Erlang
9 3 (4.05%) Jython
9 3 (4.05%) Perl
10 2 (2.70%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.35%) C#
11 1 (1.35%) C++
11 1 (1.35%) ES6
11 1 (1.35%) R
11 1 (1.35%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 34 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 33 (44.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) ISEB
4 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (35.14%) Docker
2 12 (16.22%) etcd
2 12 (16.22%) flannel
3 3 (4.05%) Ceph
3 3 (4.05%) GlusterFS
4 1 (1.35%) HDFS
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (28.38%) Kubernetes
2 20 (27.03%) Puppet
3 12 (16.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 12 (16.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (14.86%) Ansible
5 9 (12.16%) Consul
5 9 (12.16%) Marathon
5 9 (12.16%) Mesos
5 9 (12.16%) Rancher
6 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.41%) HAProxy
7 4 (5.41%) logstash
8 3 (4.05%) Graphite
8 3 (4.05%) rkt
9 2 (2.70%) Kibana
10 1 (1.35%) Control-M
10 1 (1.35%) Nagios
10 1 (1.35%) Rundeck
10 1 (1.35%) Salt
10 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) VMware
2 4 (5.41%) AppDynamics
2 4 (5.41%) Splunk
3 3 (4.05%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) Netezza
4 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.35%) BMC
5 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.35%) Rally
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) RedDot
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.35%) Veracode
5 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.35%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.35%) Zend
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