The first table below looks at the demand for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 553 448 567
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +119
Contract jobs citing GitHub 37 55 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.13% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.57% 6.55% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 6
Average daily rate £475 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1438 840 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.80% 1.95% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 551 467
Average daily rate £420 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £12.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.65 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in England

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in England

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in England

GitHub
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GitHub across the England region.

GitHub Hourly Rate Trend in England

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -45 28 £475 +18.75% 21
South East -10 7 £488 +62.50% 10
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 38 (49.35%) Java
2 36 (46.75%) Git (software)
3 35 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 30 (38.96%) Subversion
5 29 (37.66%) HTML
6 28 (36.36%) CSS
7 25 (32.47%) OO
7 25 (32.47%) HTML5
8 23 (29.87%) Objective-C
9 22 (28.57%) Mobile App
10 21 (27.27%) CSS3
10 21 (27.27%) Open Source
10 21 (27.27%) Python
11 19 (24.68%) C++
12 18 (23.38%) Web Services
12 18 (23.38%) TDD
13 16 (20.78%) Ruby
13 16 (20.78%) C#
13 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
14 15 (19.48%) Apple iOS
14 15 (19.48%) Mercurial
14 15 (19.48%) JSON
15 14 (18.18%) Android
16 13 (16.88%) jQuery
16 13 (16.88%) Web Development
16 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
16 13 (16.88%) Xcode
17 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (15.58%) PHP
17 12 (15.58%) OOP

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (11.69%) Node.js
2 5 (6.49%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) Umbraco
3 4 (5.19%) CMS
3 4 (5.19%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) nginx
4 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) WordPress
6 1 (1.30%) Drupal
6 1 (1.30%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.90%) Magento
3 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Heroku
3 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) MySQL
2 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.30%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (46.75%) Git (software)
2 30 (38.96%) Subversion
3 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
4 15 (19.48%) Mercurial
5 13 (16.88%) Xcode
6 8 (10.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 7 (9.09%) Ant
7 7 (9.09%) Yeoman
7 7 (9.09%) Grunt
8 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
9 4 (5.19%) Maven
9 4 (5.19%) Selenium
10 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.90%) JIRA
10 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.90%) Hudson
11 2 (2.60%) Bower
11 2 (2.60%) PhantomJS
11 2 (2.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (2.60%) RSpec
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
1 5 (6.49%) Retail
2 4 (5.19%) Publishing
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Front Office
4 1 (1.30%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.30%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Developer
2 11 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 6 (7.79%) Python Developer
4 5 (6.49%) PHP Developer
5 4 (5.19%) IT Risk Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Security Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Security Risk Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.19%) PHP Zend Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Architect
6 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Scala Developer
7 2 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) HTML
2 28 (36.36%) CSS
3 25 (32.47%) HTML5
4 21 (27.27%) CSS3
5 18 (23.38%) Web Services
6 15 (19.48%) JSON
7 13 (16.88%) jQuery
8 11 (14.29%) RESTful
9 10 (12.99%) XML
10 9 (11.69%) Ajax
10 9 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (11.69%) iOS SDK
10 9 (11.69%) REST
10 9 (11.69%) Backbone.js
11 6 (7.79%) Worklight
11 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
11 6 (7.79%) Dojo
11 6 (7.79%) .NET
11 6 (7.79%) XSLT
12 5 (6.49%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 21 (27.27%) Open Source
3 8 (10.39%) Graphic Design
4 4 (5.19%) W3C
5 3 (3.90%) Streaming Video
5 3 (3.90%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.90%) Grid Computing
5 3 (3.90%) Online Games
5 3 (3.90%) Social Media
6 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.60%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.60%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.30%) Blog
7 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.30%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Apple iOS
2 14 (18.18%) Android
3 11 (14.29%) Linux
4 9 (11.69%) UNIX
5 6 (7.79%) AIX
6 5 (6.49%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.60%) CentOS
7 2 (2.60%) Windows
8 1 (1.30%) VMS
8 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) OO
2 18 (23.38%) TDD
3 13 (16.88%) Web Development
3 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
4 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.58%) OOP
5 11 (14.29%) OOD
5 11 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 9 (11.69%) MVC
6 9 (11.69%) BDD
7 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
7 8 (10.39%) Time Management
8 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.09%) Scrum
8 7 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.79%) SEO
9 6 (7.79%) Content Management
10 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.19%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) Java
2 35 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.87%) Objective-C
4 21 (27.27%) Python
5 19 (24.68%) C++
6 16 (20.78%) Ruby
6 16 (20.78%) C#
7 12 (15.58%) PHP
8 6 (7.79%) SQL
9 4 (5.19%) Scala
10 3 (3.90%) C
10 3 (3.90%) PHP5
10 3 (3.90%) Groovy
11 2 (2.60%) XAML
11 2 (2.60%) Perl
12 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Varnish
2 2 (2.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.90%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) Ansible
3 2 (2.60%) Nagios
4 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Zend
1 6 (7.79%) IBM
2 5 (6.49%) Google
3 4 (5.19%) Twitter
3 4 (5.19%) Apple
4 2 (2.60%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) New Relic
5 1 (1.30%) Appcelerator
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