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 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 185 187 219
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +32
Contract jobs citing GitHub 13 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.26% 0.097%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.21% 6.44% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £224 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £520 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £45.00
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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
309 233 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.75% 4.01% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 161 149
Average daily rate £450 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% -5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.82% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) HTML
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) jQuery
4 10 (40.00%) PHP
4 10 (40.00%) MySQL
5 9 (36.00%) Subversion
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Python
7 7 (28.00%) Ruby
7 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (24.00%) Node.js
9 5 (20.00%) JSON
9 5 (20.00%) JIRA
9 5 (20.00%) CSS3
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) Puppet
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (20.00%) DevOps
10 4 (16.00%) Ansible
10 4 (16.00%) Docker
10 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (16.00%) Open Source
10 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
10 4 (16.00%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) Node.js
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Subversion
2 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (12.00%) GitLab
5 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.00%) Gerrit
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
7 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (20.00%) CSS3
4 5 (20.00%) JSON
4 5 (20.00%) HTML5
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 3 (12.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) Django
6 3 (12.00%) Laravel
6 3 (12.00%) RESTful
6 3 (12.00%) Sass
6 3 (12.00%) Play Framework
6 3 (12.00%) li3
7 2 (8.00%) Flask
7 2 (8.00%) Sinatra
7 2 (8.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) BBC
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) SUSE
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Web Development
3 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 3 (12.00%) Information Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (12.00%) Content Management
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) UX Design
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) API Development
5 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) PHP
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) Scala
6 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (16.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Salt
3 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Zend
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) SOASTA, Inc