The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 140 147 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing GitHub 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.032% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.86% 0.74% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£376 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £45.00
GitHub
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
269 136 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.62% 4.34% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 101 29
Average daily rate £400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -69.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £12.60 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £13.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GitHub across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GitHub across the East of England region.

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 3 £376 -
Cambridgeshire -5 2 - - 3
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (77.78%) OOD
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Gradle
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
1 7 (77.78%) Geb
1 7 (77.78%) Spring Boot
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Biology
4 2 (22.22%) Life Science
4 2 (22.22%) Django
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Drupal
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (22.22%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Gradle
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
1 7 (77.78%) Geb
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Spring Boot
2 6 (66.67%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Django
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Biology
1 2 (22.22%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) OOD
1 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle