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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 532 498 511
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +13
Contract jobs citing GitHub 53 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.87% 4.73% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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
1844 1204 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.70% 2.55% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 769 458
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 22 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.11 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.02% -14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.25 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
(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 +11 48 £450 +14.28% 30
South West - 3 £500 - 1
North West -8 1 - - 1
East of England -12 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 5
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 93 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (54.42%) HTML
3 78 (53.06%) JavaScript
4 69 (46.94%) Java
5 60 (40.82%) CSS
6 52 (35.37%) Ruby
7 48 (32.65%) HTML5
8 43 (29.25%) Open Source
9 40 (27.21%) Linux
10 39 (26.53%) Git (software)
11 35 (23.81%) MVC
11 35 (23.81%) TDD
11 35 (23.81%) jQuery
12 33 (22.45%) Scrum
12 33 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (21.77%) Jenkins
14 29 (19.73%) C#
14 29 (19.73%) Subversion
15 27 (18.37%) Windows
15 27 (18.37%) CSS3
16 26 (17.69%) Python
17 25 (17.01%) MySQL
17 25 (17.01%) Maven
17 25 (17.01%) AngularJS
18 24 (16.33%) JSON
18 24 (16.33%) User Experience
19 22 (14.97%) Finance
19 22 (14.97%) BDD
20 21 (14.29%) MongoDB
20 21 (14.29%) REST

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 13 (8.84%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.12%) CMS
2 9 (6.12%) Node.js
2 9 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.08%) GlassFish
3 6 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.40%) ColdFusion
4 5 (3.40%) Apache
4 5 (3.40%) Railo
4 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.72%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.04%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.04%) Mule
6 3 (2.04%) Liferay
7 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.36%) WordPress
7 2 (1.36%) Drupal
7 2 (1.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Photoshop
1 10 (6.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.20%) Heroku
2 10 (6.80%) Amazon S3
3 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.08%) Google App Engine
4 6 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.80%) Internet
1 10 (6.80%) SSH
2 4 (2.72%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.72%) SSL
3 3 (2.04%) AMQP
4 2 (1.36%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.01%) MySQL
2 21 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 17 (11.56%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.56%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.88%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (8.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (6.80%) Redis
7 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.44%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.76%) Big Data
10 5 (3.40%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.72%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.72%) Azkaban
12 3 (2.04%) Hazelcast
12 3 (2.04%) Triplestore
12 3 (2.04%) JasperReports
12 3 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.68%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 39 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 32 (21.77%) Jenkins
3 29 (19.73%) Subversion
4 25 (17.01%) Maven
5 20 (13.61%) Cucumber
6 14 (9.52%) Eclipse
7 11 (7.48%) JIRA
7 11 (7.48%) RSpec
8 10 (6.80%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (6.80%) Sublime Text
9 8 (5.44%) Hudson
9 8 (5.44%) MSBuild
9 8 (5.44%) Selenium
10 7 (4.76%) Bower
10 7 (4.76%) Grunt
10 7 (4.76%) GitLab
11 6 (4.08%) Bitbucket
11 6 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (4.08%) Xcode
12 5 (3.40%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (14.97%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Multimedia
3 4 (2.72%) Publishing
4 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) Games
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (80.27%) Developer
2 31 (21.09%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.88%) Web Developer
3 16 (10.88%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 13 (8.84%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 7 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.08%) Ruby Developer
7 6 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.40%) iOS Developer
8 5 (3.40%) Magento Developer
8 5 (3.40%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.72%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.72%) Senior Magento Developer
10 3 (2.04%) Technical Team Leader
10 3 (2.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (54.42%) HTML
2 60 (40.82%) CSS
3 48 (32.65%) HTML5
4 35 (23.81%) jQuery
5 27 (18.37%) CSS3
6 25 (17.01%) AngularJS
7 24 (16.33%) JSON
8 21 (14.29%) REST
9 19 (12.93%) XML
10 18 (12.24%) Spring
10 18 (12.24%) Ruby on Rails
11 17 (11.56%) Backbone.js
12 16 (10.88%) Web Services
13 15 (10.20%) .NET
14 14 (9.52%) SOAP
15 12 (8.16%) Ajax
15 12 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (6.80%) RESTful
16 10 (6.80%) DOM
17 9 (6.12%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.25%) Open Source
2 24 (16.33%) User Experience
3 12 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.44%) Blog
4 8 (5.44%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.76%) W3C
6 6 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.40%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.72%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.04%) Social Media
9 3 (2.04%) Clustering
9 3 (2.04%) Ontologies
10 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.36%) iPhone
10 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.36%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.68%) Online Games
11 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.21%) Linux
2 27 (18.37%) Windows
3 13 (8.84%) UNIX
4 12 (8.16%) Apple iOS
5 10 (6.80%) Mac OS
6 7 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.72%) SUSE
7 4 (2.72%) CentOS
7 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.04%) Solaris
8 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.36%) Debian
10 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.81%) TDD
2 35 (23.81%) MVC
3 33 (22.45%) Scrum
3 33 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (14.97%) BDD
5 16 (10.88%) Software Engineering
6 12 (8.16%) OOP
6 12 (8.16%) OO
6 12 (8.16%) E-Commerce
6 12 (8.16%) DevOps
7 10 (6.80%) OOD
8 9 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.44%) Web Development
9 8 (5.44%) iOS Development
10 7 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (4.76%) MapReduce
10 7 (4.76%) UX Design
10 7 (4.76%) Pair Programming
11 6 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 69 (46.94%) Java
3 52 (35.37%) Ruby
4 29 (19.73%) C#
5 26 (17.69%) Python
6 20 (13.61%) SQL
7 18 (12.24%) PHP
8 15 (10.20%) Clojure
9 12 (8.16%) Scala
10 9 (6.12%) Groovy
11 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
11 8 (5.44%) Bash Shell
11 8 (5.44%) Perl
12 7 (4.76%) Objective-C
12 7 (4.76%) ActionScript
12 7 (4.76%) Golang
13 6 (4.08%) JPQL
14 5 (3.40%) Haskell
14 5 (3.40%) Erlang
14 5 (3.40%) CFML
Qualifications
1 17 (11.56%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.40%) vSphere
2 5 (3.40%) vCloud
3 3 (2.04%) Varnish
4 2 (1.36%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.36%) Xen
5 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.48%) Puppet
3 8 (5.44%) Ansible
4 4 (2.72%) Oozie
5 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.04%) yum
6 1 (0.68%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 11 (7.48%) Oracle
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.76%) Zend
3 7 (4.76%) VMware
4 6 (4.08%) Google
5 4 (2.72%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.72%) Apple
6 3 (2.04%) HP
6 3 (2.04%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.04%) GigaSpaces
6 3 (2.04%) Perforce
6 3 (2.04%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (1.36%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.36%) Mercator
7 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) SAP
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