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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 185 218 216
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -2
Contract jobs citing GitHub 14 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.13% 0.052%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.91% 6.08% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +17.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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
177 148 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.01% 2.06% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 111 64
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Java
3 14 (51.85%) HTML
3 14 (51.85%) CSS
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) C#
5 10 (37.04%) Python
5 10 (37.04%) HTML5
5 10 (37.04%) CSS3
6 9 (33.33%) Open Source
6 9 (33.33%) jQuery
7 8 (29.63%) Ruby
7 8 (29.63%) BDD
8 7 (25.93%) TDD
8 7 (25.93%) PHP
9 6 (22.22%) Subversion
10 5 (18.52%) Scala
10 5 (18.52%) OO
10 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
11 4 (14.81%) CQRS
11 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
11 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
11 4 (14.81%) DevOps
11 4 (14.81%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) Web Services
11 4 (14.81%) .NET
11 4 (14.81%) Perl
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) Back Office
11 4 (14.81%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Mule
3 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) GIMP
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) SSDT
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Bower
3 3 (11.11%) Grunt
4 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.70%) JMeter
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.70%) RSpec
General
1 4 (14.81%) Back Office
1 4 (14.81%) Games
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Scala Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Python Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Flash Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
1 14 (51.85%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) HTML5
2 10 (37.04%) CSS3
3 9 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Flex
5 3 (11.11%) Flash
5 3 (11.11%) XML
5 3 (11.11%) XHTML
5 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.41%) WCF
6 2 (7.41%) OOXML
6 2 (7.41%) Ajax
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (7.41%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Online Games
3 3 (11.11%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) W3C
4 2 (7.41%) Blog
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) BDD
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) CQRS
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Web Design
6 3 (11.11%) User Experience Design
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) OOP
6 3 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.41%) MVC
7 2 (7.41%) SEO
7 2 (7.41%) ERD
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) C#
3 10 (37.04%) Python
4 8 (29.63%) Ruby
5 7 (25.93%) PHP
6 5 (18.52%) Scala
7 4 (14.81%) Perl
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 3 (11.11%) ActionScript
9 2 (7.41%) C++
10 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
10 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.70%) VB
10 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Oozie
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) New Relic
2 1 (3.70%) Rackspace