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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 134 179 195
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +16
Contract jobs citing GitHub 16 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.44% 7.52% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 8
Average daily rate £425 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.64 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
215 266 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.83% 5.18% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 199 100
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.64 £17.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

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 8 February 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 February 2016, 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 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 10 (29.41%) Docker
5 9 (26.47%) DevOps
5 9 (26.47%) Ansible
5 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
5 9 (26.47%) BDD
5 9 (26.47%) HTML
5 9 (26.47%) CSS
6 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (23.53%) TDD
6 8 (23.53%) Ruby
7 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
7 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 7 (20.59%) iPad
7 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (17.65%) gulp
8 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (17.65%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (17.65%) Selenium
8 6 (17.65%) jQuery
9 5 (14.71%) Python
9 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
9 5 (14.71%) .NET
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.71%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (14.71%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.94%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.94%) Heroku
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) BGP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) LDAP
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQLite
3 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
4 6 (17.65%) gulp
4 6 (17.65%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (17.65%) Selenium
5 5 (14.71%) Gradle
5 5 (14.71%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (11.76%) JIRA
6 4 (11.76%) Vagrant
7 3 (8.82%) Xcode
8 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
8 2 (5.88%) GitLab
9 1 (2.94%) Capybara
9 1 (2.94%) Gerrit
9 1 (2.94%) git-flow
9 1 (2.94%) Grunt
9 1 (2.94%) Hudson
9 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) HTML Developer
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Web Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) C Developer
5 3 (8.82%) iOS Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) CSS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) CSS
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) jQuery
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 5 (14.71%) Browserify
3 5 (14.71%) HTML5
3 5 (14.71%) REST
4 4 (11.76%) CSS3
4 4 (11.76%) Web Services
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (8.82%) Sass
5 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (5.88%) Middleware
6 2 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) iPad
2 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Blog
3 2 (5.88%) Fintech
3 2 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.88%) Kindle
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Ergonomics
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) BDD
2 9 (26.47%) DevOps
3 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (23.53%) TDD
3 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Open Source
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) ATDD
7 3 (8.82%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
7 3 (8.82%) Microservices
7 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Refactoring
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Apple Swift
5 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.82%) C
5 3 (8.82%) Objective-C
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) Groovy
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Clojure
7 1 (2.94%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
2 2 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Ansible
2 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.82%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix
2 2 (5.88%) Google
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) Akamai
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) HubSpot
3 1 (2.94%) Nintex
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Perforce
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
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