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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 294 384 459
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +75
Contract jobs citing GitHub 384 241 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.80% 7.74% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 182 87
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £509 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
4924 3112 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.94% 6.22% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3501 2045 1381
Median daily rate £465 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 63 45
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.80 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +63 256 £475 +18.75% 65
Yorkshire +32 51 £500 +47.92% 2
North West +10 24 £500 +25.00% 4
South West +21 22 £600 +50.00% 9
South East -1 16 £413 +10.00% 9
West Midlands -20 7 £300 -18.64% 1
East of England +10 5 £310 -22.50% 5
North East - 2 £500 -
East Midlands -13 1 - - 6
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 374 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (50.99%) Git (software)
3 290 (41.19%) DevOps
4 277 (39.35%) JavaScript
5 266 (37.78%) Java
6 237 (33.66%) HTML
6 237 (33.66%) TDD
6 237 (33.66%) Jenkins
7 227 (32.24%) Linux
8 206 (29.26%) CSS
9 194 (27.56%) Scrum
9 194 (27.56%) Amazon AWS
10 192 (27.27%) Docker
11 191 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
12 189 (26.85%) Open Source
13 184 (26.14%) Ruby
14 183 (25.99%) Ansible
15 172 (24.43%) SQL
16 170 (24.15%) Puppet
17 154 (21.88%) NoSQL
18 153 (21.73%) Configuration Management
19 141 (20.03%) HTML5
20 134 (19.03%) Node.js
21 130 (18.47%) Security Cleared
22 129 (18.32%) Python
23 120 (17.05%) Web Services
24 113 (16.05%) Scala
25 112 (15.91%) nginx
26 111 (15.77%) AngularJS
27 109 (15.48%) SC Cleared

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
1 112 (15.91%) nginx
2 66 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 51 (7.24%) Confluence
4 38 (5.40%) CMS
5 36 (5.11%) Tomcat
6 34 (4.83%) Apache
7 24 (3.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (2.84%) Apache Solr
9 16 (2.27%) Mule
10 15 (2.13%) Apache Spark
10 15 (2.13%) JBoss
11 14 (1.99%) Mule ESB
12 13 (1.85%) OpenStack
13 12 (1.70%) WordPress
14 11 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (1.28%) IIS
16 6 (0.85%) Drupal
16 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.71%) Moodle
18 4 (0.57%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.43%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.43%) MS Office
4 2 (0.28%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Magento
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 194 (27.56%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.70%) Amazon Kinesis
6 10 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.28%) Google Apps
8 8 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.99%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.99%) Google Play
10 6 (0.85%) SaaS
11 5 (0.71%) Heroku
11 5 (0.71%) PaaS
12 4 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.57%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.57%) IaaS
12 4 (0.57%) MailChimp
13 3 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.25%) HTTP
2 15 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.70%) Internet
3 12 (1.70%) SSL
4 11 (1.56%) Firewall
5 9 (1.28%) DMZ
5 9 (1.28%) OpenVPN
5 9 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (0.85%) VPN
7 4 (0.57%) DNS
7 4 (0.57%) FTP
8 3 (0.43%) Intranet
9 2 (0.28%) BGP
9 2 (0.28%) DVB
9 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.28%) LAN
9 2 (0.28%) SSH
9 2 (0.28%) VoIP
9 2 (0.28%) WAN
9 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 96 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 96 (13.64%) MySQL
3 62 (8.81%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (6.68%) Relational Database
5 45 (6.39%) SQL Server
6 42 (5.97%) Big Data
7 23 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.13%) Redis
9 19 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.42%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.14%) Star Schema
14 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.85%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.85%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.71%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 359 (50.99%) Git (software)
2 237 (33.66%) Jenkins
3 108 (15.34%) JIRA
4 104 (14.77%) Artifactory
5 101 (14.35%) GitLab
6 78 (11.08%) Maven
7 52 (7.39%) Cucumber
7 52 (7.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 49 (6.96%) Subversion
9 41 (5.82%) Mercurial
9 41 (5.82%) Selenium
9 41 (5.82%) TeamCity
10 40 (5.68%) JUnit
11 33 (4.69%) Grunt
12 31 (4.40%) Gradle
13 29 (4.12%) Jasmine
14 27 (3.84%) gulp
15 26 (3.69%) Bitbucket
16 23 (3.27%) Mocha
17 22 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 57 (8.10%) Finance
2 39 (5.54%) Banking
3 18 (2.56%) Retail
4 15 (2.13%) Marketing
5 10 (1.42%) Publishing
6 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 6 (0.85%) Legal
7 5 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.43%) Games
8 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.28%) Advertising
9 2 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.14%) Back Office
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 372 (52.84%) Developer
2 151 (21.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 116 (16.48%) Java Developer
4 75 (10.65%) Senior Developer
5 65 (9.23%) Scala Developer
6 61 (8.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 59 (8.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 53 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 45 (6.39%) Consultant
10 43 (6.11%) Java Scala Developer
11 41 (5.82%) DevOps Consultant
12 39 (5.54%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 39 (5.54%) Senior Scala Developer
13 38 (5.40%) Architect
14 33 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 32 (4.55%) Web Developer
16 31 (4.40%) Agile Developer
17 29 (4.12%) Angular Developer
17 29 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
18 27 (3.84%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (33.66%) HTML
2 206 (29.26%) CSS
3 141 (20.03%) HTML5
4 134 (19.03%) Node.js
5 120 (17.05%) Web Services
6 111 (15.77%) AngularJS
7 105 (14.91%) RESTful
8 95 (13.49%) Spring
9 94 (13.35%) CSS3
10 87 (12.36%) Sensu
11 77 (10.94%) .NET
12 75 (10.65%) REST
13 71 (10.09%) Hibernate
14 68 (9.66%) jQuery
15 57 (8.10%) Sass
16 55 (7.81%) XML
17 46 (6.53%) RabbitMQ
18 39 (5.54%) JSON
19 37 (5.26%) ASP.NET
19 37 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.39%) Enterprise Software
2 41 (5.82%) User Experience
3 32 (4.55%) Blog
4 25 (3.55%) Visualisation
5 20 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.85%) iPad
6 13 (1.85%) Public Cloud
7 12 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.56%) NHS
9 10 (1.42%) iPhone
10 8 (1.14%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.99%) Clustering
11 7 (0.99%) Fintech
11 7 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (0.99%) Social Media
12 6 (0.85%) Video on Demand
13 5 (0.71%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.71%) Animation
13 5 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 227 (32.24%) Linux
2 89 (12.64%) CoreOS
3 56 (7.95%) Unix
4 31 (4.40%) Android
5 29 (4.12%) Windows
6 24 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 22 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 19 (2.70%) CentOS
9 14 (1.99%) Mac OS X
10 13 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.43%) RancherOS
13 2 (0.28%) SUSE
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (41.19%) DevOps
3 237 (33.66%) TDD
4 194 (27.56%) Scrum
5 191 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
6 189 (26.85%) Open Source
7 153 (21.73%) Configuration Management
8 105 (14.91%) BDD
9 100 (14.20%) OO
10 85 (12.07%) Web Development
11 80 (11.36%) Security Hardening
12 77 (10.94%) Pair Programming
12 77 (10.94%) SOA
13 75 (10.65%) MVC
14 67 (9.52%) Microservices
15 63 (8.95%) Continuous Delivery
16 62 (8.81%) Kanban
17 51 (7.24%) E-Commerce
18 49 (6.96%) Front End Development
19 43 (6.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 277 (39.35%) JavaScript
2 266 (37.78%) Java
3 184 (26.14%) Ruby
4 172 (24.43%) SQL
5 129 (18.32%) Python
6 113 (16.05%) Scala
7 103 (14.63%) Go
8 70 (9.94%) PHP
9 61 (8.66%) Groovy
10 51 (7.24%) C#
11 46 (6.53%) Bash Shell
12 38 (5.40%) Clojure
13 33 (4.69%) Perl
14 26 (3.69%) C++
15 22 (3.13%) PowerShell
16 21 (2.98%) C
17 16 (2.27%) ES6
18 12 (1.70%) Erlang
19 6 (0.85%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (18.47%) Security Cleared
2 109 (15.48%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.27%) Degree
4 18 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (2.27%) BC Cleared
5 16 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.43%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.28%) ISEB
7 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.28%) PhD
8 1 (0.14%) MCSA
8 1 (0.14%) MCSE
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.10%) QA
2 6 (0.85%) HL7
3 3 (0.43%) WCAG
4 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 192 (27.27%) Docker
2 89 (12.64%) etcd
2 89 (12.64%) flannel
3 86 (12.22%) Ceph
3 86 (12.22%) GlusterFS
4 43 (6.11%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (2.41%) Xen
7 10 (1.42%) vCloud
8 6 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.28%) Squid
10 2 (0.28%) XenApp
11 1 (0.14%) HDFS
11 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 183 (25.99%) Ansible
2 170 (24.15%) Puppet
3 104 (14.77%) logstash
4 103 (14.63%) Kubernetes
5 98 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
6 95 (13.49%) HAProxy
7 89 (12.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 89 (12.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 87 (12.36%) Graphite
9 86 (12.22%) rkt
10 32 (4.55%) Kibana
11 23 (3.27%) Salt
12 16 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
13 12 (1.70%) Grafana
13 12 (1.70%) Rundeck
14 11 (1.56%) Uchiwa
15 9 (1.28%) ZABBIX
16 8 (1.14%) Mesos
16 8 (1.14%) Terraform
17 4 (0.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 53 (7.53%) VMware
2 45 (6.39%) Google
3 35 (4.97%) Microsoft
4 27 (3.84%) Adobe
5 24 (3.41%) Oracle
6 20 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.70%) AppDynamics
8 18 (2.56%) Citrix
9 15 (2.13%) Zend
10 14 (1.99%) Sonatype
11 13 (1.85%) MuleSoft
11 13 (1.85%) Sitecore
12 11 (1.56%) Mercator
12 11 (1.56%) Splunk
13 9 (1.28%) Black Duck
13 9 (1.28%) Veracode
14 8 (1.14%) IBM
15 7 (0.99%) Atlassian
16 6 (0.85%) Apple
16 6 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Rate: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £630 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 14 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago