The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 437 492 484
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -8
Contract jobs citing GitHub 176 90 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.48% 4.09% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 67 72
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £519 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £45.00
GitHub
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3213 2202 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.96% 4.37% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2141 1390 1005
Average daily rate £425 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 47 28
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.50 £46.80
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 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 31 August 2015.

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 31 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +50 104 £400 -12.56% 28
South East -4 36 £430 +2.68% 7
Yorkshire - 17 £366 -
North East - 6 £510 -
East of England +10 5 £376 -6.12% 4
West Midlands -5 4 £375 +36.36% 6
North West -27 4 - - 5
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 191 (63.67%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (53.67%) JavaScript
3 129 (43.00%) HTML
4 117 (39.00%) Java
5 108 (36.00%) Git (software)
6 107 (35.67%) CSS
7 89 (29.67%) Jenkins
8 88 (29.33%) Scrum
9 81 (27.00%) HTML5
10 74 (24.67%) jQuery
11 69 (23.00%) TDD
12 66 (22.00%) Linux
13 65 (21.67%) Node.js
14 64 (21.33%) SQL
15 60 (20.00%) MySQL
16 58 (19.33%) Open Source
17 53 (17.67%) PHP
17 53 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (17.00%) JIRA
19 48 (16.00%) Spring
19 48 (16.00%) MVC
19 48 (16.00%) AngularJS
20 46 (15.33%) E-Commerce
21 45 (15.00%) JSON
22 44 (14.67%) SQL Server
23 43 (14.33%) MongoDB
24 42 (14.00%) CSS3
25 41 (13.67%) Ruby
26 39 (13.00%) REST
27 37 (12.33%) Web Services

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 65 (21.67%) Node.js
2 29 (9.67%) CMS
3 22 (7.33%) Confluence
4 20 (6.67%) Apache
5 17 (5.67%) Umbraco
6 10 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.00%) Drupal
8 8 (2.67%) Mule
8 8 (2.67%) Apache Solr
8 8 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (2.33%) nginx
10 6 (2.00%) JBoss
11 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.00%) Moodle
12 3 (1.00%) WordPress
12 3 (1.00%) Mule ESB
12 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.33%) Tornado
13 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.33%) InDesign
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.33%) Heroku
3 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.67%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.33%) Trello
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.00%) Internet
2 8 (2.67%) HTTP
3 5 (1.67%) 3G
3 5 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.67%) FTP
3 5 (1.67%) 4G
4 4 (1.33%) Intranet
5 3 (1.00%) SSH
5 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.67%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.33%) DNS
7 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.00%) MySQL
2 44 (14.67%) SQL Server
3 43 (14.33%) MongoDB
4 30 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.67%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.00%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.67%) Big Data
8 4 (1.33%) Redis
8 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.00%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.00%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.00%) RavenDB
9 3 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.67%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 108 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 89 (29.67%) Jenkins
3 51 (17.00%) JIRA
4 33 (11.00%) Cucumber
5 31 (10.33%) Subversion
6 30 (10.00%) JUnit
7 28 (9.33%) Maven
8 27 (9.00%) GitLab
9 24 (8.00%) Eclipse
10 18 (6.00%) IntelliJ
10 18 (6.00%) Grunt
11 15 (5.00%) Jasmine
12 13 (4.33%) Hudson
13 12 (4.00%) NUnit
14 11 (3.67%) Selenium
14 11 (3.67%) JMeter
15 10 (3.33%) LoadRunner
15 10 (3.33%) Bitbucket
16 8 (2.67%) JSHint
16 8 (2.67%) Spock
General
1 22 (7.33%) Finance
2 15 (5.00%) Publishing
3 10 (3.33%) Marketing
4 9 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.67%) Retail
6 4 (1.33%) Automotive
7 2 (0.67%) Legal
7 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 229 (76.33%) Developer
2 59 (19.67%) Java Developer
3 32 (10.67%) Front-End Developer
4 26 (8.67%) Web Developer
5 25 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 24 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (5.33%) Technical Leader
8 14 (4.67%) Administrator
9 13 (4.33%) Architect
10 12 (4.00%) Umbraco Developer
11 11 (3.67%) iOS Developer
12 8 (2.67%) Analyst
12 8 (2.67%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.33%) Tester
13 7 (2.33%) Agile Test Analyst
13 7 (2.33%) Node.js Developer
13 7 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (2.00%) Python Developer
14 6 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (43.00%) HTML
2 107 (35.67%) CSS
3 81 (27.00%) HTML5
4 74 (24.67%) jQuery
5 48 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 48 (16.00%) Spring
6 45 (15.00%) JSON
7 42 (14.00%) CSS3
8 39 (13.00%) REST
9 37 (12.33%) Web Services
10 33 (11.00%) Sass
11 32 (10.67%) .NET
12 28 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (8.33%) Ajax
14 22 (7.33%) SOAP
14 22 (7.33%) RESTful
15 20 (6.67%) Spring Boot
16 18 (6.00%) Semantic HTML
17 17 (5.67%) ASP.NET
17 17 (5.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.33%) User Experience
2 18 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 11 (3.67%) Wiki
4 11 (3.67%) Blog
5 9 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.00%) Social Media
6 6 (2.00%) iPad
7 5 (1.67%) W3C
8 4 (1.33%) iPhone
8 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.00%) VLE
10 2 (0.67%) Streaming Media
10 2 (0.67%) IPTV
10 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.67%) Life Science
10 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 66 (22.00%) Linux
2 29 (9.67%) Windows
3 23 (7.67%) UNIX
4 16 (5.33%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.33%) Android
6 9 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.67%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.33%) CentOS
9 4 (1.33%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.00%) Fedora
11 2 (0.67%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (63.67%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (29.33%) Scrum
3 69 (23.00%) TDD
4 58 (19.33%) Open Source
5 53 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (16.00%) MVC
7 46 (15.33%) E-Commerce
8 28 (9.33%) Web Development
8 28 (9.33%) BDD
9 25 (8.33%) Content Management
10 24 (8.00%) API Development
11 22 (7.33%) DevOps
11 22 (7.33%) Microservices
12 19 (6.33%) User Stories
12 19 (6.33%) Unit Testing
13 18 (6.00%) Kanban
14 14 (4.67%) SOA
14 14 (4.67%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (4.33%) Change Management
15 13 (4.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 161 (53.67%) JavaScript
2 117 (39.00%) Java
3 64 (21.33%) SQL
4 53 (17.67%) PHP
5 41 (13.67%) Ruby
6 37 (12.33%) Python
7 25 (8.33%) C#
8 19 (6.33%) Bash Shell
9 16 (5.33%) Scala
10 14 (4.67%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.67%) Groovy
12 8 (2.67%) VB
13 7 (2.33%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.33%) Perl
14 6 (2.00%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.67%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.67%) ActionScript
16 4 (1.33%) FQL
16 4 (1.33%) Clojure
17 3 (1.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.00%) Degree
4 6 (2.00%) BC Cleared
4 6 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.00%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.33%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.67%) Docker
2 13 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.00%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.00%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.67%) QEMU
5 2 (0.67%) KVM
6 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (6.00%) Puppet
2 13 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.00%) Vagrant
3 12 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (2.00%) Ansible
5 4 (1.33%) Capistrano
5 4 (1.33%) Salt
6 3 (1.00%) yum
6 3 (1.00%) logstash
6 3 (1.00%) Oozie
7 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (5.33%) VMware
2 13 (4.33%) Zend
3 11 (3.67%) Adobe
4 10 (3.33%) SOASTA, Inc
5 9 (3.00%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.33%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.67%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.00%) Splunk
10 3 (1.00%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.00%) Google
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle
10 3 (1.00%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.33%) CollabNet
12 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.33%) SAP
12 1 (0.33%) HP
12 1 (0.33%) Nokia
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