The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 185 214 216
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Contract jobs citing GitHub 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.070% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.99% 3.14% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
167 159 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.87% 2.24% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 118 68
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
GitHub
London

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 14 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Python
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) Ruby
4 7 (33.33%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) HTML5
6 5 (23.81%) Open Source
6 5 (23.81%) Scala
6 5 (23.81%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) CSS3
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) CQRS
7 4 (19.05%) QA
7 4 (19.05%) jQuery
7 4 (19.05%) Online Games
7 4 (19.05%) Kanban
7 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (19.05%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.76%) Mule
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) SSDT
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Maven
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) Hudson
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.76%) RSpec
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Gerrit
4 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) Bower
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Back Office
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Python Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Scala Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Flash Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) CSS
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) HTML5
2 5 (23.81%) CSS3
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) RESTful
4 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) Flash
4 3 (14.29%) XHTML
5 2 (9.52%) LAMP
5 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.52%) Spring
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Open Source
2 4 (19.05%) Online Games
3 2 (9.52%) Streaming Video
3 2 (9.52%) Video on Demand
3 2 (9.52%) Blog
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) CentOS
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) CQRS
5 4 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (19.05%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) ERD
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Web Design
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.76%) Analytics
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Python
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) Ruby
5 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) Scala
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) C++
9 2 (9.52%) Perl
10 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (4.76%) VB
10 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
10 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) New Relic
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
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