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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 469 543 457
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -86
Contract jobs citing GitHub 114 39 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.39% 2.31% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 29 53
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £419 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2599 1687 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.14% 3.40% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1665 1073 671
Average daily rate £423 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
- +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 28 18
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £37.50 £47.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.06%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +45 85 £375 -21.05% 32
East Midlands - 10 £425 -
South East -20 7 £413 -15.38% 5
South West +3 6 £500 +42.85% 2
West Midlands -12 3 £351 - 1
North East - 1 £250 -
North West - 1 £375 - 10
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 107 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (52.66%) Java
3 91 (48.40%) HTML
4 86 (45.74%) JavaScript
5 75 (39.89%) CSS
6 64 (34.04%) Git (software)
7 62 (32.98%) Ruby
8 57 (30.32%) Linux
9 50 (26.60%) Web Services
10 44 (23.40%) Subversion
11 42 (22.34%) Open Source
12 40 (21.28%) HTML5
12 40 (21.28%) JSON
12 40 (21.28%) MySQL
13 39 (20.74%) Python
14 38 (20.21%) TDD
14 38 (20.21%) jQuery
15 36 (19.15%) Maven
16 34 (18.09%) Cucumber
17 33 (17.55%) SQL
18 32 (17.02%) SOAP
19 29 (15.43%) REST
20 28 (14.89%) Scrum
21 27 (14.36%) Puppet
22 26 (13.83%) Jenkins
22 26 (13.83%) MVC
22 26 (13.83%) Ajax
23 25 (13.30%) Windows
23 25 (13.30%) RESTful
24 23 (12.23%) Continuous Integration

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (8.51%) Node.js
2 15 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (7.98%) Mule ESB
2 15 (7.98%) Mule
3 12 (6.38%) CMS
4 9 (4.79%) Umbraco
5 8 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.19%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.19%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.66%) Apache
8 3 (1.60%) JBoss
8 3 (1.60%) WordPress
8 3 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.06%) Confluence
9 2 (1.06%) IIS
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.06%) Drupal
9 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.60%) InDesign
3 3 (1.60%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.98%) SaaS
3 5 (2.66%) PaaS
4 4 (2.13%) Heroku
4 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.60%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.79%) HTTP
2 7 (3.72%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.19%) SSL
4 2 (1.06%) SSH
4 2 (1.06%) AMQP
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) RTP
5 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.28%) MySQL
2 22 (11.70%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (8.51%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.45%) Redis
6 10 (5.32%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.72%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.13%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.60%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.60%) RethinkDB
11 3 (1.60%) Hazelcast
12 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 64 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 44 (23.40%) Subversion
3 36 (19.15%) Maven
4 34 (18.09%) Cucumber
5 26 (13.83%) Jenkins
6 13 (6.91%) Eclipse
7 12 (6.38%) Selenium
8 11 (5.85%) JIRA
9 10 (5.32%) JUnit
10 9 (4.79%) Xcode
10 9 (4.79%) RSpec
11 8 (4.26%) Grunt
11 8 (4.26%) Bitbucket
11 8 (4.26%) Spock
12 7 (3.72%) Jasmine
12 7 (3.72%) NUnit
13 6 (3.19%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.19%) WebDriver
13 6 (3.19%) Hudson
13 6 (3.19%) Appium
General
1 19 (10.11%) Finance
2 12 (6.38%) Marketing
3 9 (4.79%) Banking
4 6 (3.19%) Publishing
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
5 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 127 (67.55%) Developer
2 34 (18.09%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.04%) Web Developer
4 16 (8.51%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (6.38%) Architect
6 10 (5.32%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.26%) PHP Developer
8 7 (3.72%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.19%) MuleSoft Developer
9 6 (3.19%) QA Engineer
9 6 (3.19%) Android Developer
9 6 (3.19%) Umbraco Developer
10 5 (2.66%) Designer
10 5 (2.66%) Python Developer
10 5 (2.66%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (2.13%) AWS Developer
11 4 (2.13%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.13%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (48.40%) HTML
2 75 (39.89%) CSS
3 50 (26.60%) Web Services
4 40 (21.28%) JSON
4 40 (21.28%) HTML5
5 38 (20.21%) jQuery
6 32 (17.02%) SOAP
7 29 (15.43%) REST
8 26 (13.83%) Ajax
9 25 (13.30%) RESTful
10 22 (11.70%) CSS3
10 22 (11.70%) Sass
10 22 (11.70%) JSP
11 18 (9.57%) JMS
11 18 (9.57%) AngularJS
12 17 (9.04%) Spring
12 17 (9.04%) .NET
13 14 (7.45%) Semantic HTML
14 13 (6.91%) XML
14 13 (6.91%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.34%) Open Source
2 21 (11.17%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (10.64%) User Experience
4 13 (6.91%) Mobile App
5 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.79%) Digital Media
7 7 (3.72%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (3.19%) W3C
9 3 (1.60%) Clustering
9 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.06%) iPad
11 1 (0.53%) iPhone
11 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.53%) NHS
11 1 (0.53%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.32%) Linux
2 25 (13.30%) Windows
3 14 (7.45%) UNIX
4 13 (6.91%) Apple iOS
5 12 (6.38%) Android
6 10 (5.32%) Ubuntu
7 9 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.72%) CentOS
9 6 (3.19%) SUSE
10 5 (2.66%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.06%) Debian
11 2 (1.06%) Solaris
11 2 (1.06%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.53%) AIX
12 1 (0.53%) HPUX
12 1 (0.53%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.21%) TDD
3 28 (14.89%) Scrum
4 26 (13.83%) MVC
5 23 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (11.70%) DevOps
6 22 (11.70%) Web Development
7 21 (11.17%) BDD
8 16 (8.51%) SOA
9 13 (6.91%) Configuration Management
10 11 (5.85%) User Stories
11 10 (5.32%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.32%) Content Management
12 8 (4.26%) Pair Programming
12 8 (4.26%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.26%) OOP
12 8 (4.26%) Test Automation
13 7 (3.72%) Analytics
13 7 (3.72%) Android Development
13 7 (3.72%) OO
Programming Languages
1 99 (52.66%) Java
2 86 (45.74%) JavaScript
3 62 (32.98%) Ruby
4 39 (20.74%) Python
5 33 (17.55%) SQL
6 17 (9.04%) PHP
7 16 (8.51%) C#
8 13 (6.91%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.85%) Scala
9 11 (5.85%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.79%) Clojure
11 6 (3.19%) JPQL
12 5 (2.66%) Haskell
12 5 (2.66%) C++
13 4 (2.13%) Perl
13 4 (2.13%) Go
14 3 (1.60%) Erlang
14 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.60%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.06%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.98%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.45%) Degree
4 2 (1.06%) ISEB
4 2 (1.06%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.60%) vSphere
2 3 (1.60%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.60%) vCloud
2 3 (1.60%) Docker
3 2 (1.06%) QEMU
3 2 (1.06%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.06%) KVM
3 2 (1.06%) Xen
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (14.36%) Puppet
2 19 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.38%) Ansible
3 12 (6.38%) CloudHub
4 9 (4.79%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.60%) Salt
6 2 (1.06%) Oozie
7 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.53%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.53%) yum
7 1 (0.53%) logstash
7 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (7.98%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (6.38%) Oracle
2 12 (6.38%) MuleSoft
3 9 (4.79%) VMware
4 6 (3.19%) Google
5 5 (2.66%) Adobe
5 5 (2.66%) Zend
6 4 (2.13%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.60%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (1.60%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.60%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.60%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.60%) Sun
7 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.60%) Apple
8 2 (1.06%) HP
8 2 (1.06%) Mercator
9 1 (0.53%) Perforce
9 1 (0.53%) Riverbed
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