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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 488 478 550
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +72
Contract jobs citing GitHub 94 67 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.05% 5.67% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 50 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £428 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £270
% change year-on-year
+18.11% +17.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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
1861 1181 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.55% 2.45% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 799 409
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 17
Average hourly rate £21.56 £19.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -25.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% -26.78%

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 September 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 September 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 +14 59 £425 +13.33% 29
South West -23 14 £400 +23.07% 1
South East - 11 £413 - 4
West Midlands - 8 £275 - 4
North West -5 1 £450 +38.46% 1
East of England -32 1 £400 - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (60.39%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (56.49%) JavaScript
3 80 (51.95%) HTML
4 73 (47.40%) CSS
5 67 (43.51%) Java
6 56 (36.36%) HTML5
7 53 (34.42%) Ruby
8 43 (27.92%) CSS3
9 42 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 40 (25.97%) TDD
11 39 (25.32%) jQuery
11 39 (25.32%) AngularJS
12 38 (24.68%) Open Source
13 34 (22.08%) Linux
14 30 (19.48%) MVC
15 29 (18.83%) Scrum
15 29 (18.83%) C#
15 29 (18.83%) Ruby on Rails
16 28 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (18.18%) MySQL
17 27 (17.53%) Jenkins
18 26 (16.88%) PHP
19 23 (14.94%) Subversion
19 23 (14.94%) BDD
19 23 (14.94%) User Experience
20 22 (14.29%) XML
20 22 (14.29%) Finance
21 21 (13.64%) OO
22 20 (12.99%) UNIX
22 20 (12.99%) E-Commerce

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (7.14%) CMS
1 11 (7.14%) Node.js
2 9 (5.84%) Apache
2 9 (5.84%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.25%) ColdFusion
3 5 (3.25%) GemFire
3 5 (3.25%) Confluence
3 5 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.25%) Railo
4 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.60%) Liferay
4 4 (2.60%) Mule
4 4 (2.60%) WordPress
5 3 (1.95%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.30%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.30%) Drupal
6 2 (1.30%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.30%) GIMP
3 2 (1.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Magento
2 5 (3.25%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.30%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) Heroku
2 11 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.30%) PaaS
5 2 (1.30%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.09%) Internet
2 10 (6.49%) SSH
3 4 (2.60%) HTTP
4 3 (1.95%) DNS
4 3 (1.95%) SMTP
5 1 (0.65%) AMQP
5 1 (0.65%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.18%) MySQL
2 20 (12.99%) MongoDB
3 18 (11.69%) SQL Server
4 15 (9.74%) NoSQL
5 14 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.84%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.90%) Big Data
9 3 (1.95%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.95%) Redis
9 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.95%) Triplestore
10 2 (1.30%) Azkaban
10 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.30%) MS Access
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.65%) SSDT
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 27 (17.53%) Jenkins
3 23 (14.94%) Subversion
4 20 (12.99%) RSpec
5 17 (11.04%) JIRA
6 14 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 12 (7.79%) Maven
8 10 (6.49%) Grunt
8 10 (6.49%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (6.49%) Sublime Text
9 8 (5.19%) Bower
9 8 (5.19%) MSBuild
9 8 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (4.55%) Eclipse
10 7 (4.55%) Jasmine
11 6 (3.90%) Ant
12 5 (3.25%) IntelliJ
12 5 (3.25%) Selenium
12 5 (3.25%) Bitbucket
13 4 (2.60%) Hudson
General
1 22 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (5.84%) Retail
3 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.25%) Banking
5 4 (2.60%) Games
5 4 (2.60%) Back Office
6 2 (1.30%) Front Office
6 2 (1.30%) Advertising
6 2 (1.30%) Publishing
6 2 (1.30%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 118 (76.62%) Developer
2 22 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.34%) Web Developer
4 15 (9.74%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.44%) Ruby Developer
7 12 (7.79%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.19%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Scala Developer
9 7 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Magento Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.90%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Architect
11 5 (3.25%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (51.95%) HTML
2 73 (47.40%) CSS
3 56 (36.36%) HTML5
4 43 (27.92%) CSS3
5 39 (25.32%) jQuery
5 39 (25.32%) AngularJS
6 29 (18.83%) Ruby on Rails
7 22 (14.29%) XML
8 20 (12.99%) Backbone.js
9 18 (11.69%) Spring
10 17 (11.04%) .NET
11 16 (10.39%) REST
12 13 (8.44%) Web Services
13 10 (6.49%) XHTML
14 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET
14 9 (5.84%) Sass
14 9 (5.84%) RESTful
15 8 (5.19%) Apache Flex
15 8 (5.19%) JSON
16 7 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.68%) Open Source
2 23 (14.94%) User Experience
3 18 (11.69%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.84%) W3C
5 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.90%) Blog
7 4 (2.60%) Social Media
8 3 (1.95%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.95%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.30%) Online Games
9 2 (1.30%) Online Gambling
9 2 (1.30%) Replication
9 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.30%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.65%) Clustering
10 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.08%) Linux
2 20 (12.99%) UNIX
3 16 (10.39%) Windows
4 10 (6.49%) Mac OS
5 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.95%) AIX
6 3 (1.95%) Solaris
6 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (60.39%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.97%) TDD
3 30 (19.48%) MVC
4 29 (18.83%) Scrum
5 28 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (14.94%) BDD
7 21 (13.64%) OO
8 20 (12.99%) E-Commerce
9 15 (9.74%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.84%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.19%) User Experience Design
11 8 (5.19%) Kanban
11 8 (5.19%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (5.19%) DevOps
12 7 (4.55%) Low Latency
12 7 (4.55%) MapReduce
12 7 (4.55%) SEO
12 7 (4.55%) OOP
12 7 (4.55%) Pair Programming
12 7 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (56.49%) JavaScript
2 67 (43.51%) Java
3 53 (34.42%) Ruby
4 29 (18.83%) C#
5 26 (16.88%) PHP
6 19 (12.34%) SQL
7 17 (11.04%) Perl
8 16 (10.39%) Python
8 16 (10.39%) Scala
9 12 (7.79%) Clojure
10 9 (5.84%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.84%) Shell Script
11 8 (5.19%) ActionScript
11 8 (5.19%) Objective-C
12 7 (4.55%) Groovy
13 6 (3.90%) C++
13 6 (3.90%) T-SQL
14 5 (3.25%) CFML
15 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
15 4 (2.60%) Golang
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.04%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.95%) Varnish
3 2 (1.30%) vCloud
3 2 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.95%) YUM
3 3 (1.95%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.95%) Oozie
4 2 (1.30%) Ansible
4 2 (1.30%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) Ambari
Vendors
1 11 (7.14%) Oracle
2 10 (6.49%) Zend
2 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.84%) Atlassian
3 9 (5.84%) VMware
4 7 (4.55%) Rackspace
5 5 (3.25%) ION Trading
6 3 (1.95%) Google
6 3 (1.95%) GigaSpaces
6 3 (1.95%) IBM
6 3 (1.95%) HP
6 3 (1.95%) Apple
6 3 (1.95%) Perforce
7 2 (1.30%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.30%) JBoss
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.65%) Akamai
8 1 (0.65%) Facebook
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