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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 184 210 218
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Contract jobs citing GitHub 15 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.097% 0.051%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.06% 4.49% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
186 156 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.15% 2.15% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 123 68
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 18 (64.29%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) Python
4 10 (35.71%) C#
4 10 (35.71%) BDD
4 10 (35.71%) HTML5
4 10 (35.71%) CSS3
5 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 9 (32.14%) Ruby
5 9 (32.14%) jQuery
6 8 (28.57%) PHP
7 7 (25.00%) Open Source
8 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) Subversion
9 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
9 5 (17.86%) Scala
9 5 (17.86%) Games
9 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 5 (17.86%) OO
9 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
9 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
9 5 (17.86%) DevOps
10 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
10 4 (14.29%) CQRS
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (14.29%) Linux
10 4 (14.29%) Perl
10 4 (14.29%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.57%) Mule
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) MS Access
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) SSDT
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Grunt
4 3 (10.71%) Bower
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.14%) Hudson
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.57%) RSpec
6 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
6 1 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (17.86%) Games
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Back Office
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Scala Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Flash Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) CSS
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) HTML5
2 10 (35.71%) CSS3
3 9 (32.14%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) Apache Flex
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) Flash
6 3 (10.71%) XHTML
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.71%) REST
7 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
7 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
7 2 (7.14%) LAMP
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) Spring
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) Online Games
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Blog
3 2 (7.14%) Video on Demand
3 2 (7.14%) W3C
3 2 (7.14%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) BDD
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (14.29%) Kanban
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) CQRS
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (10.71%) ERD
6 3 (10.71%) User Experience Design
6 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 3 (10.71%) Web Design
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) Python
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) Ruby
5 8 (28.57%) PHP
6 5 (17.86%) Scala
7 4 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (10.71%) ActionScript
9 2 (7.14%) C++
10 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.57%) VB
10 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) New Relic
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
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