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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 482 508 492
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing GitHub 87 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.067% 0.066%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.60% 2.56% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £488 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £675 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £494 £313
% change year-on-year
-29.11% +58.00%
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
1893 1211 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.97% 2.60% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 767 496
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 25 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.76 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +40 61 £400 -17.94% 29
South East -9 11 £400 -18.98% 6
South West - 5 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £300 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £305 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £375 -
North West - 2 £375 - 4
East of England - - - -
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 81 (55.48%) Java
2 79 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (43.84%) HTML
4 57 (39.04%) JavaScript
5 55 (37.67%) Ruby
6 51 (34.93%) Git (software)
6 51 (34.93%) Open Source
7 46 (31.51%) CSS
8 42 (28.77%) Linux
8 42 (28.77%) Subversion
9 39 (26.71%) Maven
10 36 (24.66%) Python
11 34 (23.29%) Web Services
12 33 (22.60%) JSON
13 31 (21.23%) Cucumber
14 30 (20.55%) Jenkins
15 29 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (19.86%) SOAP
16 28 (19.18%) REST
17 25 (17.12%) HTML5
17 25 (17.12%) jQuery
18 23 (15.75%) SQL
19 22 (15.07%) MySQL
19 22 (15.07%) Scrum
19 22 (15.07%) Puppet
20 21 (14.38%) Enterprise Software
20 21 (14.38%) TDD
21 20 (13.70%) Degree
21 20 (13.70%) BDD
22 19 (13.01%) RESTful

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (10.96%) Mule
2 13 (8.90%) Tomcat
2 13 (8.90%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.11%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.11%) GlassFish
4 4 (2.74%) Node.js
4 4 (2.74%) Apache
4 4 (2.74%) CMS
5 3 (2.05%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (2.05%) JBoss
5 3 (2.05%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.37%) IIS
6 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.37%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.37%) WordPress
6 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.37%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.37%) InDesign
2 2 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.27%) SaaS
2 7 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.42%) PaaS
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.74%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.05%) Heroku
6 2 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) HTTP
2 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.11%) SSL
3 4 (2.74%) AMQP
4 2 (1.37%) RTP
4 2 (1.37%) SSH
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.07%) MySQL
2 18 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (9.59%) Redis
4 12 (8.22%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.53%) MongoDB
6 9 (6.16%) NoSQL
7 8 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.42%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.74%) Big Data
11 3 (2.05%) Hazelcast
11 3 (2.05%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.05%) JasperReports
11 3 (2.05%) Azkaban
11 3 (2.05%) RethinkDB
12 2 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (34.93%) Git (software)
2 42 (28.77%) Subversion
3 39 (26.71%) Maven
4 31 (21.23%) Cucumber
5 30 (20.55%) Jenkins
6 16 (10.96%) Eclipse
7 12 (8.22%) Xcode
7 12 (8.22%) Selenium
8 9 (6.16%) RSpec
9 8 (5.48%) Hudson
9 8 (5.48%) Bitbucket
9 8 (5.48%) Appium
10 7 (4.79%) MSBuild
10 7 (4.79%) Visual Studio
11 6 (4.11%) GitLab
12 5 (3.42%) Android Studio
12 5 (3.42%) JIRA
12 5 (3.42%) WebDriver
13 4 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (2.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (13.01%) Finance
2 10 (6.85%) Banking
3 9 (6.16%) Marketing
4 5 (3.42%) Publishing
5 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (60.96%) Developer
2 23 (15.75%) Java Developer
3 13 (8.90%) Senior Developer
4 11 (7.53%) C# Developer
5 10 (6.85%) Architect
6 8 (5.48%) Web Developer
6 8 (5.48%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (4.11%) QA Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.42%) iOS Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Designer
9 5 (3.42%) Tester
9 5 (3.42%) Android Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.05%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.05%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.05%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.05%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (43.84%) HTML
2 46 (31.51%) CSS
3 34 (23.29%) Web Services
4 33 (22.60%) JSON
5 29 (19.86%) SOAP
6 28 (19.18%) REST
7 25 (17.12%) HTML5
7 25 (17.12%) jQuery
8 19 (13.01%) RESTful
9 18 (12.33%) JMS
10 15 (10.27%) Spring
11 14 (9.59%) Ajax
11 14 (9.59%) .NET
11 14 (9.59%) CSS3
12 13 (8.90%) Flask
13 12 (8.22%) OAuth
13 12 (8.22%) XML
13 12 (8.22%) SAML
14 11 (7.53%) Leaflet
14 11 (7.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (34.93%) Open Source
2 21 (14.38%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (12.33%) User Experience
4 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.79%) W3C
6 5 (3.42%) Blog
7 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.05%) Clustering
9 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.37%) Social Media
9 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.37%) iPhone
9 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.68%) Informatics
10 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.77%) Linux
2 19 (13.01%) Windows
3 16 (10.96%) UNIX
3 16 (10.96%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.16%) Ubuntu
4 9 (6.16%) Android
5 7 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.11%) CentOS
6 6 (4.11%) SUSE
7 5 (3.42%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.05%) Solaris
9 2 (1.37%) Debian
10 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) HPUX
10 1 (0.68%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (15.07%) Scrum
4 21 (14.38%) TDD
5 20 (13.70%) BDD
6 19 (13.01%) SOA
6 19 (13.01%) MVC
7 18 (12.33%) DevOps
8 14 (9.59%) Configuration Management
8 14 (9.59%) Web Development
9 12 (8.22%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.53%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.16%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.16%) iOS Development
12 7 (4.79%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.79%) OOD
12 7 (4.79%) OOP
13 6 (4.11%) OO
13 6 (4.11%) Project Management
13 6 (4.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 81 (55.48%) Java
2 57 (39.04%) JavaScript
3 55 (37.67%) Ruby
4 36 (24.66%) Python
5 23 (15.75%) SQL
6 19 (13.01%) C#
7 14 (9.59%) Shell Script
8 12 (8.22%) Clojure
9 11 (7.53%) PHP
10 10 (6.85%) Bash Shell
11 8 (5.48%) PowerShell
12 7 (4.79%) Scala
13 6 (4.11%) JPQL
13 6 (4.11%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.74%) C++
14 4 (2.74%) Groovy
14 4 (2.74%) F#
14 4 (2.74%) Haskell
15 3 (2.05%) Erlang
15 3 (2.05%) Golang
Qualifications
1 20 (13.70%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.05%) VCP4
3 2 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.37%) ISEB
3 2 (1.37%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.05%) vSphere
2 3 (2.05%) vCloud
3 2 (1.37%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.37%) Xen
3 2 (1.37%) Docker
4 1 (0.68%) HDFS
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) QEMU
4 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (15.07%) Puppet
2 17 (11.64%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.22%) Ansible
4 5 (3.42%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.05%) Oozie
6 2 (1.37%) Salt
7 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.68%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.68%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (10.27%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (8.22%) Oracle
3 9 (6.16%) VMware
4 7 (4.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.42%) Google
5 5 (3.42%) Apple
6 3 (2.05%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (2.05%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.05%) Adobe
6 3 (2.05%) Sun
6 3 (2.05%) HP
6 3 (2.05%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.37%) Mercator
7 2 (1.37%) Perforce
7 2 (1.37%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (1.37%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.68%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.68%) SAP
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
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