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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 518 496 514
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing GitHub 62 62 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.068%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.24% 5.12% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £338 £270
% change year-on-year
+25.18% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
1916 1210 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.67% 2.54% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 786 372
Average daily rate £440 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 16
Average hourly rate £23.25 £17.11 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.86% -34.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.70 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -42.95%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -3 52 £450 +20.00% 29
South West -28 5 £465 +43.07% 3
West Midlands - 2 £300 - 4
East of England -16 1 - - 5
South East - 1 £333 - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (56.38%) HTML
3 83 (55.70%) JavaScript
4 72 (48.32%) Java
5 66 (44.30%) CSS
6 55 (36.91%) HTML5
7 46 (30.87%) Ruby
8 42 (28.19%) Open Source
9 38 (25.50%) Git (software)
9 38 (25.50%) jQuery
10 37 (24.83%) TDD
11 36 (24.16%) CSS3
12 34 (22.82%) MVC
13 33 (22.15%) Scrum
13 33 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (21.48%) C#
14 32 (21.48%) AngularJS
15 31 (20.81%) Linux
16 30 (20.13%) Jenkins
17 29 (19.46%) Subversion
18 28 (18.79%) MySQL
19 27 (18.12%) User Experience
20 25 (16.78%) Windows
21 24 (16.11%) Finance
22 23 (15.44%) XML
23 22 (14.77%) PHP
23 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
23 22 (14.77%) Maven
23 22 (14.77%) BDD
24 21 (14.09%) Backbone.js

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (9.40%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.04%) CMS
3 8 (5.37%) Node.js
4 7 (4.70%) Apache
4 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.36%) ColdFusion
5 5 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.36%) Railo
5 5 (3.36%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.68%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.01%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.01%) Mule
7 3 (2.01%) WordPress
7 3 (2.01%) Liferay
7 3 (2.01%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.34%) JBoss
8 2 (1.34%) Drupal
8 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.34%) GIMP
3 2 (1.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Magento
2 2 (1.34%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.05%) Heroku
2 11 (7.38%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.01%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.01%) PaaS
4 3 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) Internet
2 10 (6.71%) SSH
3 3 (2.01%) AMQP
3 3 (2.01%) HTTP
4 2 (1.34%) DNS
4 2 (1.34%) RTP
4 2 (1.34%) SMTP
5 1 (0.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.79%) MySQL
2 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
3 19 (12.75%) MongoDB
4 17 (11.41%) NoSQL
5 13 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (8.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (6.04%) Hadoop
7 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.70%) Big Data
9 5 (3.36%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.68%) Azkaban
10 4 (2.68%) Redis
10 4 (2.68%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.01%) Triplestore
11 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.34%) Hazelcast
12 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.34%) JasperReports
12 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 38 (25.50%) Git (software)
2 30 (20.13%) Jenkins
3 29 (19.46%) Subversion
4 22 (14.77%) Maven
5 15 (10.07%) Cucumber
6 13 (8.72%) JIRA
7 11 (7.38%) RSpec
7 11 (7.38%) Eclipse
8 10 (6.71%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (6.71%) Sublime Text
9 9 (6.04%) MSBuild
9 9 (6.04%) Bitbucket
10 8 (5.37%) Bower
10 8 (5.37%) Hudson
10 8 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (5.37%) Selenium
10 8 (5.37%) Grunt
11 6 (4.03%) Xcode
12 5 (3.36%) NUnit
12 5 (3.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (16.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.03%) Retail
3 5 (3.36%) Banking
4 4 (2.68%) Publishing
5 2 (1.34%) Games
5 2 (1.34%) Advertising
5 2 (1.34%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 122 (81.88%) Developer
2 30 (20.13%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.75%) Web Developer
4 17 (11.41%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.74%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.74%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (4.70%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (4.70%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.03%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Magento Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Senior Magento Developer
8 5 (3.36%) iOS Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Scala Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (56.38%) HTML
2 66 (44.30%) CSS
3 55 (36.91%) HTML5
4 38 (25.50%) jQuery
5 36 (24.16%) CSS3
6 32 (21.48%) AngularJS
7 23 (15.44%) XML
8 21 (14.09%) Backbone.js
8 21 (14.09%) REST
9 20 (13.42%) .NET
9 20 (13.42%) Ruby on Rails
10 19 (12.75%) Spring
11 17 (11.41%) JSON
12 14 (9.40%) Web Services
13 11 (7.38%) XHTML
13 11 (7.38%) Ajax
13 11 (7.38%) Sass
14 10 (6.71%) SOAP
15 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET
15 9 (6.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.19%) Open Source
2 27 (18.12%) User Experience
3 10 (6.71%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.71%) W3C
4 9 (6.04%) Blog
5 5 (3.36%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.68%) Social Media
6 4 (2.68%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.01%) Ontologies
7 3 (2.01%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.34%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.34%) Clustering
8 2 (1.34%) Replication
8 2 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.34%) iPhone
9 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.81%) Linux
2 25 (16.78%) Windows
3 15 (10.07%) UNIX
4 12 (8.05%) Apple iOS
5 10 (6.71%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.01%) Solaris
6 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.01%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.67%) Android
8 1 (0.67%) CentOS
8 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.83%) TDD
3 34 (22.82%) MVC
4 33 (22.15%) Scrum
4 33 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (14.77%) BDD
6 17 (11.41%) OO
6 17 (11.41%) E-Commerce
7 15 (10.07%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.04%) OOP
9 8 (5.37%) Web Development
9 8 (5.37%) UX Design
9 8 (5.37%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (5.37%) iOS Development
9 8 (5.37%) DevOps
10 7 (4.70%) MapReduce
10 7 (4.70%) Pair Programming
10 7 (4.70%) OOD
11 6 (4.03%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (55.70%) JavaScript
2 72 (48.32%) Java
3 46 (30.87%) Ruby
4 32 (21.48%) C#
5 22 (14.77%) PHP
6 20 (13.42%) SQL
7 15 (10.07%) Python
7 15 (10.07%) Clojure
8 13 (8.72%) Scala
8 13 (8.72%) Perl
9 10 (6.71%) PowerShell
10 9 (6.04%) Groovy
11 8 (5.37%) ActionScript
12 7 (4.70%) Objective-C
13 6 (4.03%) T-SQL
13 6 (4.03%) Shell Script
14 5 (3.36%) CFML
14 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
15 4 (2.68%) Golang
15 4 (2.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 19 (12.75%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.07%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (1.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.01%) Varnish
3 2 (1.34%) vCloud
3 2 (1.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.68%) Oozie
2 4 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.01%) YUM
3 3 (2.01%) Capistrano
3 3 (2.01%) Puppet
4 2 (1.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (8.72%) Oracle
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.04%) Zend
4 6 (4.03%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.03%) VMware
5 4 (2.68%) Apple
6 3 (2.01%) HP
6 3 (2.01%) Perforce
6 3 (2.01%) Google
6 3 (2.01%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (1.34%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.34%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.67%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.67%) Adobe
8 1 (0.67%) SAP
8 1 (0.67%) Facebook
8 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
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