The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 312 415 481
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +66
Contract jobs citing GitHub 357 203 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.87% 7.37% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 145 89
Median daily rate £460 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £299 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.51% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median 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
4537 2754 1834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.90% 5.43% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3138 1763 1202
Median daily rate £463 £415 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 87 29
Median hourly rate £22.00 £26.66 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +64.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £15.00 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +74 256 £475 +26.66% 52
Yorkshire +38 39 £500 +66.66% 6
South East -11 17 £413 +10.00% 10
South West +9 15 £363 -27.50% 6
North West -7 14 £500 +25.00% 5
East of England +10 8 £310 -22.50% 11
West Midlands -8 7 £438 +22.80% 7
North East -36 1 - - 2
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 330 (51.08%) Git (software)
2 315 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 242 (37.46%) DevOps
5 236 (36.53%) TDD
6 219 (33.90%) Java
7 213 (32.97%) HTML
8 207 (32.04%) Linux
9 199 (30.80%) Jenkins
10 196 (30.34%) Open Source
11 191 (29.57%) Docker
12 176 (27.24%) CSS
13 172 (26.63%) Amazon AWS
14 167 (25.85%) SQL
15 166 (25.70%) Scrum
16 158 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
17 154 (23.84%) Ansible
18 153 (23.68%) Node.js
19 148 (22.91%) Puppet
20 145 (22.45%) Ruby
21 140 (21.67%) Configuration Management
22 136 (21.05%) HTML5
22 136 (21.05%) BDD
23 132 (20.43%) Web Services
24 126 (19.50%) NoSQL
25 119 (18.42%) AngularJS
25 119 (18.42%) Python
26 108 (16.72%) RESTful
27 94 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
28 93 (14.40%) nginx

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 153 (23.68%) Node.js
2 93 (14.40%) nginx
3 45 (6.97%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (5.73%) CMS
5 35 (5.42%) Apache
6 34 (5.26%) Tomcat
7 23 (3.56%) Confluence
8 18 (2.79%) Apache Solr
9 13 (2.01%) Mule
10 11 (1.70%) Apache Spark
11 10 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (1.55%) WordPress
12 9 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (1.39%) JBoss
13 8 (1.24%) IIS
13 8 (1.24%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.93%) Drupal
14 6 (0.93%) Mule ESB
15 5 (0.77%) Jetty
16 4 (0.62%) Moodle
Applications
1 13 (2.01%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.62%) Fireworks
2 4 (0.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.46%) MS Office
3 3 (0.46%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (3.56%) Magento
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 172 (26.63%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.55%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
6 8 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.08%) Heroku
8 6 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.93%) CloudFront
8 6 (0.93%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.93%) Google Play
9 4 (0.62%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.62%) MailChimp
10 3 (0.46%) AWS OpsWorks
10 3 (0.46%) SaaS
10 3 (0.46%) Trello
10 3 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.12%) HTTP
2 15 (2.32%) Internet
3 6 (0.93%) Firewall
4 5 (0.77%) DMZ
5 4 (0.62%) FTP
5 4 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.46%) DNS
6 3 (0.46%) DVB
6 3 (0.46%) Intranet
6 3 (0.46%) LDAP
6 3 (0.46%) VPN
7 2 (0.31%) BGP
7 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.31%) InfiniBand
7 2 (0.31%) LAN
7 2 (0.31%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.31%) SSH
7 2 (0.31%) VoIP
7 2 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (19.50%) NoSQL
2 89 (13.78%) MongoDB
3 80 (12.38%) MySQL
4 54 (8.36%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (7.43%) Relational Database
6 36 (5.57%) Big Data
7 33 (5.11%) SQL Server
8 19 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (2.01%) Redis
10 10 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.93%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.77%) InfluxDB
13 5 (0.77%) SQLite
14 4 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.46%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 330 (51.08%) Git (software)
2 199 (30.80%) Jenkins
3 85 (13.16%) GitLab
4 83 (12.85%) Artifactory
5 81 (12.54%) JIRA
6 73 (11.30%) Cucumber
7 62 (9.60%) Maven
8 54 (8.36%) Subversion
9 43 (6.66%) Selenium
10 40 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
11 33 (5.11%) gulp
11 33 (5.11%) JUnit
12 32 (4.95%) TeamCity
13 30 (4.64%) Gradle
13 30 (4.64%) Jasmine
14 26 (4.02%) Grunt
15 25 (3.87%) Travis CI
16 24 (3.72%) Capybara
16 24 (3.72%) RSpec
17 23 (3.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 51 (7.89%) Finance
2 31 (4.80%) Banking
3 17 (2.63%) Publishing
3 17 (2.63%) Retail
4 11 (1.70%) Marketing
5 6 (0.93%) Games
5 6 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.62%) Advertising
7 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 364 (56.35%) Developer
2 127 (19.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (15.02%) Java Developer
4 81 (12.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 62 (9.60%) Senior Developer
6 49 (7.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 40 (6.19%) Scala Developer
8 38 (5.88%) Angular Developer
9 36 (5.57%) Consultant
10 34 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 32 (4.95%) DevOps Consultant
12 30 (4.64%) .NET Developer
13 29 (4.49%) C# Developer
14 28 (4.33%) Agile Developer
14 28 (4.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 27 (4.18%) Node.js Developer
16 26 (4.02%) Web Developer
17 25 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
18 24 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
18 24 (3.72%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (32.97%) HTML
2 176 (27.24%) CSS
3 136 (21.05%) HTML5
4 132 (20.43%) Web Services
5 119 (18.42%) AngularJS
6 108 (16.72%) RESTful
7 81 (12.54%) CSS3
8 78 (12.07%) .NET
9 70 (10.84%) Sensu
10 69 (10.68%) Spring
11 63 (9.75%) Sass
12 59 (9.13%) jQuery
13 49 (7.59%) Hibernate
14 41 (6.35%) REST
15 37 (5.73%) ASP.NET
15 37 (5.73%) React
15 37 (5.73%) XML
16 36 (5.57%) JSON
17 35 (5.42%) Backbone.js
18 30 (4.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.57%) User Experience
2 32 (4.95%) Blog
3 28 (4.33%) Visualisation
4 26 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.41%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.48%) iPad
8 13 (2.01%) iPhone
9 12 (1.86%) Social Media
10 11 (1.70%) Fintech
11 10 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (1.55%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.39%) Clustering
13 8 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
14 6 (0.93%) IPTV
14 6 (0.93%) STB
15 5 (0.77%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.77%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.77%) Streaming Video
15 5 (0.77%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 207 (32.04%) Linux
2 70 (10.84%) CoreOS
3 61 (9.44%) Unix
4 36 (5.57%) Android
4 36 (5.57%) Windows
5 33 (5.11%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.10%) Ubuntu
7 18 (2.79%) CentOS
7 18 (2.79%) Mac OS X
8 15 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.77%) SUSE
10 4 (0.62%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.46%) VMS
11 3 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (37.46%) DevOps
3 236 (36.53%) TDD
4 196 (30.34%) Open Source
5 166 (25.70%) Scrum
6 158 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
7 140 (21.67%) Configuration Management
8 136 (21.05%) BDD
9 86 (13.31%) OO
10 84 (13.00%) Web Development
11 74 (11.46%) MVC
12 69 (10.68%) Continuous Delivery
13 64 (9.91%) Security Hardening
14 57 (8.82%) Pair Programming
15 55 (8.51%) E-Commerce
16 44 (6.81%) Front End Development
17 43 (6.66%) Kanban
18 41 (6.35%) Automated Testing
18 41 (6.35%) SOA
18 41 (6.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 289 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 219 (33.90%) Java
3 167 (25.85%) SQL
4 145 (22.45%) Ruby
5 119 (18.42%) Python
6 72 (11.15%) Go
6 72 (11.15%) Scala
7 59 (9.13%) PHP
8 48 (7.43%) Bash Shell
9 46 (7.12%) C#
9 46 (7.12%) Groovy
10 31 (4.80%) Perl
11 27 (4.18%) C++
12 25 (3.87%) C
13 24 (3.72%) Clojure
14 23 (3.56%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.55%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.24%) ES6
16 8 (1.24%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.08%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 88 (13.62%) Security Cleared
2 67 (10.37%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.94%) Degree
4 16 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.17%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.31%) PhD
7 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.15%) MCSA
7 1 (0.15%) MCSE
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.66%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) WCAG
3 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) SDET
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 191 (29.57%) Docker
2 70 (10.84%) Ceph
2 70 (10.84%) GlusterFS
3 15 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.24%) vCloud
6 3 (0.46%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.46%) vSphere
7 2 (0.31%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.15%) Squid
8 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 154 (23.84%) Ansible
2 148 (22.91%) Puppet
3 94 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
4 84 (13.00%) Kubernetes
4 84 (13.00%) logstash
5 75 (11.61%) HAProxy
6 71 (10.99%) Graphite
7 25 (3.87%) Kibana
8 17 (2.63%) Salt
9 10 (1.55%) Grafana
9 10 (1.55%) Uchiwa
10 7 (1.08%) Mesos
11 6 (0.93%) Rundeck
12 5 (0.77%) Terraform
13 4 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.62%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.46%) Oozie
15 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
15 2 (0.31%) Capistrano
15 2 (0.31%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 41 (6.35%) VMware
2 33 (5.11%) Google
3 29 (4.49%) Adobe
4 26 (4.02%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.48%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.01%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.86%) Sonatype
7 12 (1.86%) Zend
8 11 (1.70%) Oracle
9 10 (1.55%) Mercator
10 9 (1.39%) AppDynamics
11 8 (1.24%) Apple
11 8 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.08%) MuleSoft
12 7 (1.08%) Twitter
13 6 (0.93%) IBM
13 6 (0.93%) SOASTA, Inc
14 5 (0.77%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.77%) Black Duck
14 5 (0.77%) Veracode
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