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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
UK / England
Rank 228 332 443
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +111
Contract jobs citing GitHub 434 287 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.05% 0.62% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.22% 8.29% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 216 92
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.13% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
5277 3462 2297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.73% 7.44% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3721 2433 1544
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 55 63
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £100.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +50 262 £475 - 49
Yorkshire +42 48 £425 -13.92% 8
South East +25 45 £550 +10.00% 11
West Midlands +3 18 £366 +12.69% 6
North West +34 16 £500 +33.33% 7
East of England +13 14 £260 -36.58% 5
South West +13 13 £375 +7.14% 7
North East -15 9 £325 -40.90% 2
East Midlands +6 5 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £550 -
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 514 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (46.32%) Jenkins
3 402 (42.32%) Git (software)
4 364 (38.32%) JavaScript
5 361 (38.00%) DevOps
6 342 (36.00%) Java
7 257 (27.05%) Amazon AWS
8 252 (26.53%) HTML
9 249 (26.21%) Linux
10 235 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
11 232 (24.42%) JIRA
12 227 (23.89%) TDD
13 215 (22.63%) CSS
14 208 (21.89%) Scrum
15 196 (20.63%) SQL
16 195 (20.53%) Puppet
17 194 (20.42%) Node.js
18 193 (20.32%) Docker
19 180 (18.95%) AngularJS
20 171 (18.00%) Ruby
21 168 (17.68%) Python
22 158 (16.63%) Open Source
23 155 (16.32%) Ansible
24 152 (16.00%) JSON
25 150 (15.79%) BDD
26 144 (15.16%) REST
27 141 (14.84%) Confluence
27 141 (14.84%) Scala
28 138 (14.53%) Selenium
29 133 (14.00%) Maven

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
1 141 (14.84%) Confluence
2 67 (7.05%) Tomcat
3 65 (6.84%) Elasticsearch
4 57 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 47 (4.95%) Apache
6 37 (3.89%) OpenStack
7 34 (3.58%) Apache Spark
8 31 (3.26%) WebSphere
9 29 (3.05%) nginx
10 26 (2.74%) JBoss
11 18 (1.89%) Alfresco
11 18 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 17 (1.79%) Drupal
12 17 (1.79%) WebSphere Process Server
13 14 (1.47%) CMS
14 10 (1.05%) Mule
15 9 (0.95%) IIS
16 7 (0.74%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.74%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.63%) SketchUp
3 5 (0.53%) PaintShop Pro
3 5 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.42%) MS Office
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Magento
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 257 (27.05%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (5.05%) PaaS
4 38 (4.00%) OpenShift
5 36 (3.79%) Heroku
5 36 (3.79%) IaaS
6 28 (2.95%) CloudBees
7 27 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (2.42%) Google Analytics
10 19 (2.00%) Amazon S3
11 12 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (1.16%) SaaS
13 8 (0.84%) Trello
14 7 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.74%) Office 365
14 7 (0.74%) Slack
15 5 (0.53%) Datadog
16 4 (0.42%) Google Play
17 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.53%) HTTP
2 43 (4.53%) SSL
3 36 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.89%) Firewall
5 14 (1.47%) Kerberos
5 14 (1.47%) LDAP
6 6 (0.63%) Network Security
6 6 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (0.63%) Skype
6 6 (0.63%) VPN
7 5 (0.53%) DVB
8 4 (0.42%) DMZ
8 4 (0.42%) DNS
8 4 (0.42%) Internet
8 4 (0.42%) SAN
9 3 (0.32%) Intranet
9 3 (0.32%) NAS
9 3 (0.32%) VoIP
10 2 (0.21%) POP3
10 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (13.37%) MongoDB
2 99 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 96 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (6.95%) SQL Server
5 56 (5.89%) Big Data
6 54 (5.68%) Hadoop
6 54 (5.68%) MySQL
7 39 (4.11%) Redis
8 31 (3.26%) Apache Hive
9 27 (2.84%) Couchbase
10 23 (2.42%) Relational Database
11 15 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.84%) HBase
14 8 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.63%) OLTP
16 5 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 440 (46.32%) Jenkins
2 402 (42.32%) Git (software)
3 232 (24.42%) JIRA
4 138 (14.53%) Selenium
5 133 (14.00%) Maven
6 129 (13.58%) Cucumber
7 80 (8.42%) Vagrant
8 74 (7.79%) JUnit
9 73 (7.68%) Sonatype Nexus
9 73 (7.68%) Subversion
10 68 (7.16%) Bitbucket
11 57 (6.00%) Grunt
12 56 (5.89%) WebDriver
13 55 (5.79%) SonarQube
14 49 (5.16%) TeamCity
15 43 (4.53%) Mockito
16 38 (4.00%) gulp
17 34 (3.58%) Jasmine
18 32 (3.37%) Gradle
19 29 (3.05%) Mocha
General
1 91 (9.58%) Finance
2 62 (6.53%) Banking
3 29 (3.05%) Publishing
3 29 (3.05%) Retail
4 25 (2.63%) Games
4 25 (2.63%) Marketing
5 18 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.84%) Legal
8 3 (0.32%) Advertising
9 2 (0.21%) Front Office
9 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.11%) Automotive
10 1 (0.11%) Electronics
10 1 (0.11%) Finnish Language
10 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 490 (51.58%) Developer
2 168 (17.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 116 (12.21%) Java Developer
4 78 (8.21%) Senior Developer
5 62 (6.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 60 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 52 (5.47%) AWS Engineer
8 42 (4.42%) Architect
9 40 (4.21%) Scala Developer
10 39 (4.11%) Software Developer
11 38 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
12 35 (3.68%) Node.js Developer
13 34 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
14 31 (3.26%) Administrator
14 31 (3.26%) Software Engineer
15 28 (2.95%) Consultant
16 27 (2.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 25 (2.63%) Agile Developer
17 25 (2.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 24 (2.53%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (26.53%) HTML
2 215 (22.63%) CSS
3 194 (20.42%) Node.js
4 180 (18.95%) AngularJS
5 152 (16.00%) JSON
6 144 (15.16%) REST
7 125 (13.16%) Spring
8 124 (13.05%) HTML5
9 121 (12.74%) Web Services
10 116 (12.21%) RESTful
11 100 (10.53%) CSS3
12 99 (10.42%) React
13 78 (8.21%) jQuery
13 78 (8.21%) SOAP
14 77 (8.11%) XML
15 67 (7.05%) Sass
16 62 (6.53%) Ember.js
17 61 (6.42%) Backbone.js
18 57 (6.00%) .NET
19 47 (4.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.37%) User Experience
2 61 (6.42%) Mobile App
3 60 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 49 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.00%) Blog
6 18 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 16 (1.68%) Replication
8 16 (1.68%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.47%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.47%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.37%) Animation
11 12 (1.26%) Credit Risk
11 12 (1.26%) Spread Betting
12 11 (1.16%) Wiki
13 8 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
13 8 (0.84%) Clustering
13 8 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 249 (26.21%) Linux
2 93 (9.79%) Unix
3 72 (7.58%) Windows
4 56 (5.89%) CentOS
5 52 (5.47%) Ubuntu
6 45 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (3.79%) Apple iOS
8 31 (3.26%) Android
9 24 (2.53%) CoreOS
10 22 (2.32%) Windows Server
11 19 (2.00%) RancherOS
12 15 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (1.37%) SUSE
14 9 (0.95%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.84%) Debian
15 8 (0.84%) Solaris
16 5 (0.53%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.21%) Fedora
17 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (38.00%) DevOps
3 235 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
4 227 (23.89%) TDD
5 208 (21.89%) Scrum
6 158 (16.63%) Open Source
7 150 (15.79%) BDD
8 110 (11.58%) Kanban
9 104 (10.95%) Microservices
10 92 (9.68%) Configuration Management
11 87 (9.16%) Pair Programming
12 77 (8.11%) Front End Development
13 76 (8.00%) Web Development
14 70 (7.37%) OO
15 65 (6.84%) Unit Testing
16 63 (6.63%) E-Commerce
17 60 (6.32%) Analytics
18 58 (6.11%) MVC
19 51 (5.37%) Software Engineering
20 47 (4.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 364 (38.32%) JavaScript
2 342 (36.00%) Java
3 196 (20.63%) SQL
4 171 (18.00%) Ruby
5 168 (17.68%) Python
6 141 (14.84%) Scala
7 84 (8.84%) PHP
8 71 (7.47%) Bash Shell
9 67 (7.05%) C#
10 53 (5.58%) Groovy
11 42 (4.42%) Go
12 40 (4.21%) Perl
13 36 (3.79%) PowerShell
14 26 (2.74%) C++
15 20 (2.11%) C
15 20 (2.11%) Clojure
15 20 (2.11%) ES6
16 18 (1.89%) T-SQL
17 17 (1.79%) Objective-C
18 16 (1.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 83 (8.74%) Degree
3 80 (8.42%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.53%) ISEB
7 4 (0.42%) CISSP
7 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.32%) PhD
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.21%) MCSE
9 2 (0.21%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.16%) QA
2 15 (1.58%) SDET
3 12 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.21%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) GCP
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 193 (20.32%) Docker
2 48 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
3 27 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.42%) etcd
4 23 (2.42%) flannel
5 13 (1.37%) HDFS
6 11 (1.16%) Active Directory
7 10 (1.05%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.95%) GlusterFS
9 8 (0.84%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.74%) vCloud
11 5 (0.53%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.42%) Ceph
13 3 (0.32%) Varnish
14 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.21%) Dovecot
14 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.21%) Xen
15 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 195 (20.53%) Puppet
2 155 (16.32%) Ansible
3 105 (11.05%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (5.58%) Kubernetes
5 37 (3.89%) Terraform
6 29 (3.05%) Kibana
7 24 (2.53%) logstash
8 23 (2.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 23 (2.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 21 (2.21%) Mesos
10 20 (2.11%) Marathon
11 19 (2.00%) Consul
11 19 (2.00%) Rancher
12 14 (1.47%) Nagios
13 12 (1.26%) Salt
14 11 (1.16%) Grafana
14 11 (1.16%) HAProxy
14 11 (1.16%) ZABBIX
15 10 (1.05%) Graphite
15 10 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 65 (6.84%) VMware
2 49 (5.16%) Splunk
3 48 (5.05%) Google
4 47 (4.95%) Red Hat
5 43 (4.53%) Microsoft
6 31 (3.26%) MuleSoft
6 31 (3.26%) Oracle
7 17 (1.79%) Hortonworks
8 16 (1.68%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.37%) Adobe
9 13 (1.37%) IBM
9 13 (1.37%) Sonatype
9 13 (1.37%) Xamarin
10 11 (1.16%) Apigee
10 11 (1.16%) SaltStack
11 10 (1.05%) Black Duck
11 10 (1.05%) SAP
12 9 (0.95%) Cloudera
13 8 (0.84%) AppDynamics
14 7 (0.74%) HP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350-400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago