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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 319 430 499
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +69
Contract jobs citing GitHub 296 165 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.25% 7.39% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 103 63
Average daily rate £460 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.64 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
3589 2232 1398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.61% 4.74% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2538 1468 912
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 30
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +31.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 11 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

GitHub Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(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 +74 202 £475 +10.14% 79
South East +30 27 £500 +29.03% 6
South West +21 22 £350 -17.64% 9
Yorkshire -8 15 £513 +68.03% 3
West Midlands -3 10 £240 - 10
East of England +3 7 £410 +2.50% 6
North East -15 6 £550 +48.64% 1
North West -16 5 £375 - 6
East Midlands -15 2 £350 - 7
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 343 (55.41%) JavaScript
2 330 (53.31%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (44.26%) Git (software)
4 239 (38.61%) TDD
5 229 (37.00%) HTML
6 207 (33.44%) CSS
7 188 (30.37%) Scrum
8 182 (29.40%) Open Source
9 179 (28.92%) BDD
10 168 (27.14%) HTML5
10 168 (27.14%) Node.js
11 158 (25.53%) Jenkins
12 152 (24.56%) AngularJS
13 148 (23.91%) Web Services
14 145 (23.42%) Linux
15 142 (22.94%) Java
16 130 (21.00%) SQL
17 126 (20.36%) Docker
18 122 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
19 121 (19.55%) Ruby
20 118 (19.06%) DevOps
21 114 (18.42%) Cucumber
22 109 (17.61%) RESTful
22 109 (17.61%) Python
23 107 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
24 102 (16.48%) jQuery
25 98 (15.83%) CSS3
26 92 (14.86%) MongoDB
27 90 (14.54%) Sass
27 90 (14.54%) .NET

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 168 (27.14%) Node.js
2 40 (6.46%) nginx
3 36 (5.82%) Apache
4 33 (5.33%) CMS
5 31 (5.01%) Confluence
5 31 (5.01%) Tomcat
6 29 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.94%) Drupal
7 12 (1.94%) JBoss
8 9 (1.45%) Jetty
9 8 (1.29%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.13%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.97%) WordPress
12 5 (0.81%) Apache TomEE
12 5 (0.81%) IIS
12 5 (0.81%) Mule
12 5 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.81%) SharePoint Foundation
13 4 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 24 (3.88%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.65%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.65%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.48%) MS Office
5 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.32%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.16%) InDesign
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (4.36%) Magento
2 3 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 107 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.55%) Heroku
4 9 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.13%) PaaS
6 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.81%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.48%) Force.com
8 3 (0.48%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.48%) MailChimp
8 3 (0.48%) Trello
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.32%) Office 365
9 2 (0.32%) SaaS
9 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (8.89%) HTTP
2 23 (3.72%) Internet
3 9 (1.45%) FTP
4 8 (1.29%) Intranet
4 8 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.97%) 3G
5 6 (0.97%) 4G
5 6 (0.97%) MVNO
5 6 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.81%) DMZ
6 5 (0.81%) Firewall
7 4 (0.65%) DNS
7 4 (0.65%) SSH
7 4 (0.65%) VPN
8 3 (0.48%) BGP
8 3 (0.48%) LDAP
9 2 (0.32%) DVB
9 2 (0.32%) iBeacon
10 1 (0.16%) Skype
10 1 (0.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (14.86%) MongoDB
2 72 (11.63%) NoSQL
3 68 (10.99%) MySQL
4 49 (7.92%) SQL Server
5 45 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (6.79%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (2.58%) Redis
9 14 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.10%) Big Data
11 9 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.97%) OLAP
13 6 (0.97%) OLTP
13 6 (0.97%) OpenTSDB
13 6 (0.97%) SQLite
14 5 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 274 (44.26%) Git (software)
2 158 (25.53%) Jenkins
3 114 (18.42%) Cucumber
4 83 (13.41%) JIRA
5 69 (11.15%) Subversion
6 60 (9.69%) Selenium
7 57 (9.21%) gulp
8 48 (7.75%) Maven
9 47 (7.59%) Capybara
10 45 (7.27%) RSpec
11 40 (6.46%) Jasmine
12 34 (5.49%) Sonatype Nexus
13 32 (5.17%) git-flow
13 32 (5.17%) Grunt
14 30 (4.85%) GitLab
15 27 (4.36%) Gradle
16 25 (4.04%) Karma Test Runner
17 23 (3.72%) WebDriver
18 22 (3.55%) SpecFlow
19 21 (3.39%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (8.24%) Finance
2 25 (4.04%) Publishing
3 17 (2.75%) Banking
4 10 (1.62%) Marketing
4 10 (1.62%) Retail
5 8 (1.29%) Games
5 8 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.13%) Advertising
7 2 (0.32%) Back Office
7 2 (0.32%) Electronics
7 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.16%) German Language
8 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 437 (70.60%) Developer
2 132 (21.32%) JavaScript Developer
3 77 (12.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 68 (10.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 65 (10.50%) Java Developer
6 61 (9.85%) HTML Developer
7 56 (9.05%) HTML CSS Developer
8 51 (8.24%) Angular Developer
8 51 (8.24%) Senior Developer
9 44 (7.11%) Node.js Developer
10 43 (6.95%) .NET Developer
11 42 (6.79%) C# Developer
12 37 (5.98%) Ruby Developer
13 32 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
14 29 (4.68%) JavaScript Engineer
15 28 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (4.52%) Test Engineer
16 27 (4.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 27 (4.36%) Web Developer
17 24 (3.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (37.00%) HTML
2 207 (33.44%) CSS
3 168 (27.14%) HTML5
4 152 (24.56%) AngularJS
5 148 (23.91%) Web Services
6 109 (17.61%) RESTful
7 102 (16.48%) jQuery
8 98 (15.83%) CSS3
9 90 (14.54%) .NET
9 90 (14.54%) Sass
10 65 (10.50%) Backbone.js
11 52 (8.40%) Ruby on Rails
12 46 (7.43%) ASP.NET
13 43 (6.95%) React
14 42 (6.79%) XML
15 40 (6.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 38 (6.14%) REST
16 38 (6.14%) Spring
17 34 (5.49%) JSON
18 33 (5.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.05%) User Experience
2 41 (6.62%) Blog
3 24 (3.88%) iPad
4 22 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.75%) Visualisation
6 16 (2.58%) Fintech
7 13 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.10%) Social Media
8 11 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.78%) iPhone
9 10 (1.62%) IPTV
10 9 (1.45%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (1.29%) Animation
11 8 (1.29%) Clustering
11 8 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.29%) Video on Demand
12 7 (1.13%) Social Network
13 6 (0.97%) STB
Operating Systems
1 145 (23.42%) Linux
2 61 (9.85%) Unix
3 39 (6.30%) Apple iOS
4 32 (5.17%) Windows
5 25 (4.04%) Android
6 23 (3.72%) Ubuntu
7 19 (3.07%) CentOS
8 18 (2.91%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.62%) CoreOS
11 9 (1.45%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.97%) Windows Server
13 5 (0.81%) SUSE
14 3 (0.48%) Solaris
14 3 (0.48%) VMS
14 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.32%) Fedora
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (53.31%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (38.61%) TDD
3 188 (30.37%) Scrum
4 182 (29.40%) Open Source
5 179 (28.92%) BDD
6 122 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
7 118 (19.06%) DevOps
8 81 (13.09%) E-Commerce
9 75 (12.12%) OO
10 73 (11.79%) Front End Development
11 71 (11.47%) MVC
12 66 (10.66%) Continuous Delivery
13 62 (10.02%) Web Development
14 61 (9.85%) Kanban
15 57 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
16 56 (9.05%) Configuration Management
17 45 (7.27%) Software Engineering
18 42 (6.79%) Test Automation
19 34 (5.49%) Unit Testing
20 33 (5.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 343 (55.41%) JavaScript
2 142 (22.94%) Java
3 130 (21.00%) SQL
4 121 (19.55%) Ruby
5 109 (17.61%) Python
6 73 (11.79%) PHP
7 67 (10.82%) C#
8 42 (6.79%) Bash Shell
9 40 (6.46%) Scala
10 37 (5.98%) Perl
11 22 (3.55%) C++
12 19 (3.07%) PowerShell
13 16 (2.58%) ES6
13 16 (2.58%) Groovy
14 15 (2.42%) Objective-C
14 15 (2.42%) T-SQL
15 14 (2.26%) C
16 13 (2.10%) Apple Swift
17 12 (1.94%) Go
18 10 (1.62%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 41 (6.62%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.26%) Degree
4 9 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.32%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) MCSA
7 1 (0.16%) MCSE
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.49%) QA
2 8 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.81%) WCAG
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) SDET
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (20.36%) Docker
2 19 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.62%) Ceph
3 10 (1.62%) GlusterFS
3 10 (1.62%) vCloud
4 6 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.48%) vSphere
7 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 79 (12.76%) Puppet
2 71 (11.47%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (11.15%) Ansible
4 19 (3.07%) Kubernetes
4 19 (3.07%) logstash
5 15 (2.42%) Capistrano
5 15 (2.42%) HAProxy
6 14 (2.26%) Kibana
7 11 (1.78%) Salt
8 10 (1.62%) Graphite
9 7 (1.13%) Grafana
9 7 (1.13%) Uchiwa
10 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.48%) Mesos
10 3 (0.48%) Pingdom
11 2 (0.32%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.32%) Oozie
11 2 (0.32%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.32%) Terraform
11 2 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 40 (6.46%) VMware
2 30 (4.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.55%) Google
4 20 (3.23%) Adobe
5 19 (3.07%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.91%) Zend
7 11 (1.78%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.78%) Twitter
8 9 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.45%) SOASTA, Inc
8 9 (1.45%) Splunk
9 8 (1.29%) Oracle
10 6 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.97%) Facebook
10 6 (0.97%) Rally
10 6 (0.97%) SaltStack
10 6 (0.97%) Sonatype
11 5 (0.81%) Akamai
11 5 (0.81%) Apple
11 5 (0.81%) IBM
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 10 days ago