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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 123 148 191
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +43
Contract jobs citing GitHub 44 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.81% 5.91% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 18
Median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £357 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £495 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -
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
407 220 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.79% 6.38% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 186 215
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.92 £26.32 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.31% +34.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +44.73%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 43 (47.25%) DevOps
2 41 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (43.96%) Java
4 38 (41.76%) Docker
5 35 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 35 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 35 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 31 (34.07%) Jenkins
7 30 (32.97%) Node.js
8 27 (29.67%) Puppet
9 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (27.47%) Linux
10 24 (26.37%) Ruby
11 23 (25.27%) Scala
11 23 (25.27%) Kubernetes
12 22 (24.18%) VMware
12 22 (24.18%) Python
13 21 (23.08%) PHP
14 20 (21.98%) Web Services
15 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
15 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
15 18 (19.78%) JIRA
16 17 (18.68%) Vagrant
17 16 (17.58%) REST
17 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (17.58%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (16.48%) Pair Programming
18 15 (16.48%) Symfony
19 14 (15.38%) MongoDB
20 13 (14.29%) Redis

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 10 (10.99%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.49%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.30%) nginx
5 2 (2.20%) Apache
5 2 (2.20%) Confluence
5 2 (2.20%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.10%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.40%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.20%) Force.com
5 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.10%) Google Play
6 1 (1.10%) Heroku
6 1 (1.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) HTTP
1 11 (12.09%) SSL
1 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.89%) Firewall
3 3 (3.30%) Network Security
4 2 (2.20%) DMZ
4 2 (2.20%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.20%) VPN
5 1 (1.10%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 13 (14.29%) Redis
4 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.40%) MySQL
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.30%) Big Data
6 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.10%) Mixpanel
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 31 (34.07%) Jenkins
3 18 (19.78%) JIRA
4 17 (18.68%) Vagrant
5 13 (14.29%) Bitbucket
6 10 (10.99%) Selenium
7 8 (8.79%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (8.79%) WebDriver
8 7 (7.69%) Cucumber
9 6 (6.59%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.30%) JMeter
10 3 (3.30%) Maven
10 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.30%) The Grinder
10 3 (3.30%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.20%) Grunt
11 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.20%) PVCS
11 2 (2.20%) RSpec
11 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (12.09%) Banking
2 10 (10.99%) Investment Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Finance
4 6 (6.59%) Games
4 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Developer
2 28 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Senior Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Senior Software Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Software Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Tester
7 4 (4.40%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.30%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (3.30%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Developer in Test
8 3 (3.30%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) Node.js
2 20 (21.98%) Web Services
3 16 (17.58%) REST
4 15 (16.48%) Symfony
5 13 (14.29%) Akka
5 13 (14.29%) Play Framework
5 13 (14.29%) spray
5 13 (14.29%) Spring
6 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
7 9 (9.89%) HTML
8 6 (6.59%) LAMP
8 6 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (6.59%) RESTful
9 5 (5.49%) CSS
9 5 (5.49%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (5.49%) SOAP
10 4 (4.40%) Backbone.js
10 4 (4.40%) Ember.js
10 4 (4.40%) HTML5
10 4 (4.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.40%) Spread Betting
1 4 (4.40%) User Experience
2 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.20%) Physics
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) CoreOS
2 10 (10.99%) RancherOS
3 9 (9.89%) Unix
4 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.59%) Windows
5 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.20%) Android
6 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.20%) CentOS
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) DevOps
2 41 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
4 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (16.48%) Pair Programming
6 13 (14.29%) TDD
7 12 (13.19%) OO
8 10 (10.99%) Security Hardening
9 8 (8.79%) BDD
9 8 (8.79%) Microservices
10 7 (7.69%) Scrum
11 6 (6.59%) Release Management
12 5 (5.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.49%) Front End Development
12 5 (5.49%) MVC
12 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.49%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
13 4 (4.40%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.96%) Java
2 24 (26.37%) Ruby
3 23 (25.27%) Scala
4 22 (24.18%) Python
5 21 (23.08%) PHP
6 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
7 13 (14.29%) SQL
8 12 (13.19%) Go
9 8 (8.79%) Bash Shell
9 8 (8.79%) Perl
10 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.30%) C#
11 3 (3.30%) Jython
11 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.20%) Apex Code
12 2 (2.20%) ES6
13 1 (1.10%) C++
13 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 35 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) ISEB
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) SDET
System Software
1 38 (41.76%) Docker
2 10 (10.99%) etcd
2 10 (10.99%) flannel
3 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.10%) HDFS
6 1 (1.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (29.67%) Puppet
2 23 (25.27%) Kubernetes
3 12 (13.19%) Ansible
4 10 (10.99%) Consul
4 10 (10.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (10.99%) Marathon
4 10 (10.99%) Mesos
4 10 (10.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (10.99%) Rancher
5 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.40%) Control-M
6 4 (4.40%) SELinux
7 3 (3.30%) Kibana
8 2 (2.20%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.20%) logstash
8 2 (2.20%) Rundeck
8 2 (2.20%) Salt
8 2 (2.20%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) VMware
2 8 (8.79%) Splunk
3 4 (4.40%) AppDynamics
3 4 (4.40%) BMC
3 4 (4.40%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) Apple
4 2 (2.20%) Black Duck
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.20%) Netezza
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.20%) Sonatype
4 2 (2.20%) Veracode
5 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.10%) Xamarin