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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 511 490 516
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs citing GitHub 79 73 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.060%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.06% 6.00% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £438 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
+34.27% +14.81%
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
1946 1216 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.65% 2.54% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 782 370
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 17
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £46.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -11 57 £450 +20.00% 24
South West -28 8 £425 +30.76% 2
South East - 8 £419 - 5
West Midlands - 5 £300 - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 85 (55.19%) HTML
3 84 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 72 (46.75%) CSS
5 67 (43.51%) Java
6 61 (39.61%) HTML5
7 54 (35.06%) Ruby
8 43 (27.92%) CSS3
9 41 (26.62%) Git (software)
10 40 (25.97%) AngularJS
11 39 (25.32%) TDD
12 38 (24.68%) jQuery
12 38 (24.68%) Open Source
13 33 (21.43%) Scrum
14 32 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (19.48%) C#
15 30 (19.48%) Linux
16 29 (18.83%) MVC
17 28 (18.18%) MySQL
18 27 (17.53%) Ruby on Rails
18 27 (17.53%) User Experience
19 25 (16.23%) BDD
19 25 (16.23%) Jenkins
19 25 (16.23%) PHP
19 25 (16.23%) Finance
20 23 (14.94%) XML
20 23 (14.94%) Subversion
21 22 (14.29%) E-Commerce
22 21 (13.64%) SQL Server
22 21 (13.64%) .NET

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
2 10 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.84%) Node.js
4 8 (5.19%) Apache
5 5 (3.25%) Confluence
5 5 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.25%) Railo
5 5 (3.25%) GemFire
5 5 (3.25%) Apache Pig
5 5 (3.25%) ColdFusion
6 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.60%) WordPress
6 4 (2.60%) Liferay
7 3 (1.95%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.95%) Mule
8 2 (1.30%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.30%) JBoss
8 2 (1.30%) Drupal
8 2 (1.30%) GlassFish
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
4 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) 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 3 (1.95%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.09%) Internet
2 10 (6.49%) SSH
3 3 (1.95%) SMTP
3 3 (1.95%) HTTP
3 3 (1.95%) DNS
4 2 (1.30%) AMQP
5 1 (0.65%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.18%) MySQL
2 21 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.99%) MongoDB
4 16 (10.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (10.39%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.84%) Big Data
8 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.90%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.25%) Azkaban
11 3 (1.95%) Triplestore
11 3 (1.95%) Redis
11 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.30%) MS Access
13 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.65%) SSDT
13 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (26.62%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.23%) Jenkins
3 23 (14.94%) Subversion
4 18 (11.69%) RSpec
5 17 (11.04%) JIRA
6 14 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 13 (8.44%) Maven
8 10 (6.49%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (6.49%) Sublime Text
9 9 (5.84%) Bitbucket
10 8 (5.19%) MSBuild
10 8 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (5.19%) Bower
10 8 (5.19%) Grunt
11 7 (4.55%) Eclipse
11 7 (4.55%) Jasmine
12 6 (3.90%) Hudson
12 6 (3.90%) Selenium
13 5 (3.25%) IntelliJ
13 5 (3.25%) NUnit
General
1 25 (16.23%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Retail
3 7 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.95%) Games
5 2 (1.30%) Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Advertising
5 2 (1.30%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.65%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (81.82%) Developer
2 23 (14.94%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.99%) Web Developer
4 18 (11.69%) Front-End Developer
5 15 (9.74%) C# Developer
6 14 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.44%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (5.19%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Magento Developer
9 7 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.90%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Scala Developer
12 4 (2.60%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (2.60%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.60%) Programmer
12 4 (2.60%) Consultant
12 4 (2.60%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (55.19%) HTML
2 72 (46.75%) CSS
3 61 (39.61%) HTML5
4 43 (27.92%) CSS3
5 40 (25.97%) AngularJS
6 38 (24.68%) jQuery
7 27 (17.53%) Ruby on Rails
8 23 (14.94%) XML
9 21 (13.64%) .NET
9 21 (13.64%) Backbone.js
10 17 (11.04%) REST
10 17 (11.04%) Spring
11 12 (7.79%) XHTML
11 12 (7.79%) Web Services
11 12 (7.79%) Sass
12 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET
12 9 (5.84%) JSON
13 8 (5.19%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (5.19%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.68%) Open Source
2 27 (17.53%) User Experience
3 15 (9.74%) Mobile App
4 12 (7.79%) W3C
5 9 (5.84%) Blog
6 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.25%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.60%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.60%) Social Media
9 3 (1.95%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.95%) Ontologies
10 2 (1.30%) Replication
10 2 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.30%) Online Gambling
10 2 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.65%) iPhone
11 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.48%) Linux
2 19 (12.34%) Windows
3 17 (11.04%) UNIX
4 10 (6.49%) Mac OS
5 9 (5.84%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.95%) Solaris
6 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (60.39%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.32%) TDD
3 33 (21.43%) Scrum
4 32 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (18.83%) MVC
6 25 (16.23%) BDD
7 22 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 16 (10.39%) OO
9 13 (8.44%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.84%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.84%) MapReduce
11 8 (5.19%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (5.19%) UX Design
12 7 (4.55%) Low Latency
12 7 (4.55%) iOS Development
12 7 (4.55%) SEO
12 7 (4.55%) OOP
12 7 (4.55%) Pair Programming
12 7 (4.55%) DevOps
13 6 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 67 (43.51%) Java
3 54 (35.06%) Ruby
4 30 (19.48%) C#
5 25 (16.23%) PHP
6 18 (11.69%) SQL
6 18 (11.69%) Clojure
7 16 (10.39%) Perl
8 15 (9.74%) Scala
9 14 (9.09%) Python
10 10 (6.49%) Groovy
11 9 (5.84%) PowerShell
11 9 (5.84%) Shell Script
12 8 (5.19%) ActionScript
13 6 (3.90%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.90%) Objective-C
14 5 (3.25%) C++
14 5 (3.25%) CFML
15 4 (2.60%) Golang
15 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (10.39%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.74%) 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%) Oozie
1 5 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.95%) YUM
3 3 (1.95%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.30%) Puppet
4 2 (1.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.65%) Ambari
Vendors
1 14 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.14%) Oracle
3 10 (6.49%) Zend
4 9 (5.84%) Atlassian
4 9 (5.84%) VMware
5 7 (4.55%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.25%) ION Trading
7 4 (2.60%) Google
8 3 (1.95%) GigaSpaces
8 3 (1.95%) HP
8 3 (1.95%) Perforce
9 2 (1.30%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (1.30%) Apple
9 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.65%) SAP
10 1 (0.65%) Adobe
10 1 (0.65%) Akamai
10 1 (0.65%) Facebook
10 1 (0.65%) ExactTarget
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