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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 492 459 544
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +85
Contract jobs citing GitHub 78 83 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.030%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.67% 7.53% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 69 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £270
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1671 1102 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.38% 2.37% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 758 421
Average daily rate £410 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 5
Average hourly rate £16.63 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.71 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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
London -7 59 £438 +16.66% 21
South West -20 10 £344 +25.00% 1
West Midlands - 4 £275 - 4
South East - 4 £338 - 5
East of England -25 1 £400 +33.33%
North West - 1 £450 - 3
East Midlands - - - -
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 64 (54.70%) JavaScript
2 58 (49.57%) HTML
3 52 (44.44%) CSS
4 51 (43.59%) Java
5 46 (39.32%) Ruby
6 42 (35.90%) HTML5
7 36 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 33 (28.21%) AngularJS
9 29 (24.79%) CSS3
9 29 (24.79%) TDD
10 28 (23.93%) Linux
11 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
12 26 (22.22%) MySQL
13 24 (20.51%) jQuery
14 23 (19.66%) C#
14 23 (19.66%) PHP
14 23 (19.66%) OO
15 22 (18.80%) UNIX
16 21 (17.95%) Open Source
17 20 (17.09%) Python
18 18 (15.38%) MVC
18 18 (15.38%) RSpec
18 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (15.38%) Backbone.js
18 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
18 18 (15.38%) Mobile App
19 17 (14.53%) BDD
19 17 (14.53%) Finance
19 17 (14.53%) E-Commerce

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (8.55%) Node.js
2 7 (5.98%) Apache
3 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.27%) GemFire
3 5 (4.27%) Confluence
3 5 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.42%) WordPress
4 4 (3.42%) CMS
4 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.56%) Mule
6 2 (1.71%) nginx
6 2 (1.71%) Liferay
6 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.71%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.85%) Drupal
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Photoshop
2 8 (6.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.71%) GIMP
3 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Magento
2 5 (4.27%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.71%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Heroku
2 9 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) SSH
2 6 (5.13%) HTTP
2 6 (5.13%) Internet
3 3 (2.56%) SMTP
3 3 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) MySQL
2 15 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.84%) Hadoop
7 6 (5.13%) Big Data
8 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.56%) Triplestore
9 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.56%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.71%) MS Access
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.85%) SSDT
11 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 36 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.38%) RSpec
2 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 15 (12.82%) Subversion
4 14 (11.97%) Cucumber
5 13 (11.11%) JIRA
6 9 (7.69%) Ant
7 8 (6.84%) Maven
7 8 (6.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (6.84%) Sublime Text
8 7 (5.98%) Jasmine
8 7 (5.98%) Grunt
9 6 (5.13%) Yeoman
10 4 (3.42%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.42%) Selenium
11 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.56%) Xcode
11 3 (2.56%) Redmine
12 2 (1.71%) Calabash
12 2 (1.71%) Capybara
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Retail
3 5 (4.27%) Games
3 5 (4.27%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.42%) Back Office
5 3 (2.56%) Publishing
6 2 (1.71%) Marketing
6 2 (1.71%) Front Office
6 2 (1.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 79 (67.52%) Developer
2 14 (11.97%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.40%) Ruby Developer
4 8 (6.84%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (6.84%) Python Developer
5 7 (5.98%) Scala Developer
5 7 (5.98%) Web Developer
5 7 (5.98%) PHP Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Magento Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.27%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.27%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (49.57%) HTML
2 52 (44.44%) CSS
3 42 (35.90%) HTML5
4 33 (28.21%) AngularJS
5 29 (24.79%) CSS3
6 26 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 24 (20.51%) jQuery
8 18 (15.38%) Backbone.js
9 15 (12.82%) XML
10 11 (9.40%) .NET
10 11 (9.40%) RESTful
11 8 (6.84%) Worklight
11 8 (6.84%) Spring
11 8 (6.84%) Dojo
12 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET
12 7 (5.98%) Sass
12 7 (5.98%) MapReduce
13 6 (5.13%) SciPy
13 6 (5.13%) NumPy
13 6 (5.13%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) Open Source
2 18 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.27%) Blog
3 5 (4.27%) W3C
4 4 (3.42%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.42%) Grid Computing
4 4 (3.42%) Online Games
4 4 (3.42%) Social Media
5 3 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.56%) Ontologies
5 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.71%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.71%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.71%) Online Gambling
6 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.93%) Linux
2 22 (18.80%) UNIX
3 8 (6.84%) AIX
3 8 (6.84%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (1.71%) CentOS
5 2 (1.71%) Windows
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) TDD
2 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.66%) OO
4 18 (15.38%) MVC
4 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (14.53%) BDD
5 17 (14.53%) E-Commerce
6 14 (11.97%) Scrum
7 9 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.84%) DevOps
9 7 (5.98%) Low Latency
9 7 (5.98%) Kanban
9 7 (5.98%) Web Development
10 6 (5.13%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.27%) ITIL
12 4 (3.42%) SEO
12 4 (3.42%) CQRS
12 4 (3.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.70%) JavaScript
2 51 (43.59%) Java
3 46 (39.32%) Ruby
4 23 (19.66%) C#
4 23 (19.66%) PHP
5 20 (17.09%) Python
6 13 (11.11%) Scala
7 11 (9.40%) Objective-C
8 10 (8.55%) Perl
8 10 (8.55%) C++
9 9 (7.69%) SQL
9 9 (7.69%) Clojure
10 8 (6.84%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.27%) Groovy
12 4 (3.42%) PHP5
13 3 (2.56%) SPARQL
13 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.71%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.71%) Golang
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Varnish
2 2 (1.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.56%) Oozie
2 3 (2.56%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.71%) Puppet
3 2 (1.71%) Nagios
3 2 (1.71%) YUM
3 2 (1.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) Ambari
Vendors
1 11 (9.40%) Oracle
1 11 (9.40%) Zend
2 8 (6.84%) Rackspace
2 8 (6.84%) IBM
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.27%) VMware
4 5 (4.27%) ION Trading
4 5 (4.27%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.56%) Apple
6 2 (1.71%) New Relic
7 1 (0.85%) ExactTarget
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) Akamai
7 1 (0.85%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.85%) Facebook
7 1 (0.85%) Twitter
7 1 (0.85%) Google
7 1 (0.85%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
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