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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 183 205 183
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing GitHub 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.098% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.56% 3.90% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £405 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £668 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £488 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
225 154 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.34% 2.51% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 113 84
Average daily rate £450 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £261 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) Subversion
5 6 (50.00%) HTML5
6 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 5 (41.67%) Selenium
6 5 (41.67%) C#
6 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) Appium
7 4 (33.33%) PHP
7 4 (33.33%) Java
7 4 (33.33%) MySQL
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (33.33%) Maven
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) Scala
7 4 (33.33%) Zend
7 4 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (33.33%) Ruby
7 4 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (33.33%) Hudson
8 3 (25.00%) Node.js
8 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (25.00%) Information Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 2 (16.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Appium
4 4 (33.33%) Hudson
4 4 (33.33%) Maven
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) GitLab
7 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (8.33%) Calabash
7 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (25.00%) Play Framework
6 3 (25.00%) Sass
7 2 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (16.67%) li3
8 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) BBC
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) UX Design
4 3 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) ATDD
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
2 4 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Zend
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