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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 443 510 441
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -69
Contract jobs citing GitHub 150 63 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.96% 3.14% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 35 88
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £630 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £283 £340
% change year-on-year
+32.74% -16.91%
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
3022 2009 1182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.95% 4.13% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1992 1309 816
Average daily rate £410 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.90 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -51.56%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +39 99 £375 -25.00% 33
Yorkshire - 18 £360 -
South East -7 11 £350 - 4
East Midlands - 8 £425 - 1
East of England +5 7 £376 - 2
West Midlands 0 5 £375 +36.36% 2
South West -2 2 £375 +29.31%
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 156 (62.40%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (49.20%) Java
2 123 (49.20%) JavaScript
3 113 (45.20%) HTML
4 96 (38.40%) CSS
5 93 (37.20%) Git (software)
6 61 (24.40%) HTML5
7 60 (24.00%) Jenkins
7 60 (24.00%) Scrum
8 59 (23.60%) Linux
9 57 (22.80%) MySQL
9 57 (22.80%) jQuery
10 53 (21.20%) Ruby
11 52 (20.80%) TDD
12 49 (19.60%) SQL
13 42 (16.80%) Web Services
14 40 (16.00%) Python
14 40 (16.00%) Subversion
14 40 (16.00%) JSON
15 39 (15.60%) REST
16 38 (15.20%) Cucumber
16 38 (15.20%) PHP
17 37 (14.80%) MVC
17 37 (14.80%) AngularJS
18 36 (14.40%) CSS3
19 35 (14.00%) SQL Server
20 34 (13.60%) Spring
21 33 (13.20%) Sass
22 32 (12.80%) JIRA
22 32 (12.80%) Continuous Integration

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 28 (11.20%) Node.js
2 21 (8.40%) CMS
3 17 (6.80%) Umbraco
4 12 (4.80%) Confluence
4 12 (4.80%) Mule
4 12 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.40%) Mule ESB
5 11 (4.40%) Apache
6 6 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.40%) JBoss
6 6 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.60%) Drupal
8 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.80%) WordPress
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.80%) IIS
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
Applications
1 25 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.40%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.20%) InDesign
3 3 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.40%) SaaS
3 3 (1.20%) PaaS
3 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.40%) Heroku
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.80%) HTTP
2 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.80%) SSL
3 2 (0.80%) SSH
4 1 (0.40%) AMQP
4 1 (0.40%) iBeacon
4 1 (0.40%) DMZ
4 1 (0.40%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.80%) MySQL
2 35 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 28 (11.20%) MongoDB
4 19 (7.60%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.00%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.60%) Redis
8 4 (1.60%) Big Data
9 3 (1.20%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.20%) RavenDB
9 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.80%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (37.20%) Git (software)
2 60 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 40 (16.00%) Subversion
4 38 (15.20%) Cucumber
5 32 (12.80%) JIRA
6 26 (10.40%) Maven
7 24 (9.60%) JUnit
8 16 (6.40%) GitLab
9 14 (5.60%) Grunt
10 13 (5.20%) Jasmine
11 12 (4.80%) Bitbucket
11 12 (4.80%) Eclipse
12 11 (4.40%) NUnit
13 10 (4.00%) Selenium
13 10 (4.00%) Gradle
14 8 (3.20%) TeamCity
14 8 (3.20%) Xcode
14 8 (3.20%) Spock
15 7 (2.80%) JSHint
15 7 (2.80%) Geb
General
1 17 (6.80%) Finance
2 16 (6.40%) Marketing
3 7 (2.80%) Publishing
4 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.60%) Automotive
6 3 (1.20%) Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Retail
7 2 (0.80%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 181 (72.40%) Developer
2 54 (21.60%) Java Developer
3 28 (11.20%) Front-End Developer
4 23 (9.20%) Web Developer
5 20 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 10 (4.00%) Umbraco Developer
7 9 (3.60%) Administrator
7 9 (3.60%) Architect
8 8 (3.20%) Android Developer
8 8 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (2.80%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.40%) QA Engineer
10 6 (2.40%) Python Developer
10 6 (2.40%) iOS Developer
11 5 (2.00%) Front-End Web Developer
11 5 (2.00%) Designer
11 5 (2.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.00%) Analyst
11 5 (2.00%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.00%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (45.20%) HTML
2 96 (38.40%) CSS
3 61 (24.40%) HTML5
4 57 (22.80%) jQuery
5 42 (16.80%) Web Services
6 40 (16.00%) JSON
7 39 (15.60%) REST
8 37 (14.80%) AngularJS
9 36 (14.40%) CSS3
10 34 (13.60%) Spring
11 33 (13.20%) Sass
12 28 (11.20%) Ajax
13 25 (10.00%) SOAP
14 23 (9.20%) .NET
15 22 (8.80%) RESTful
15 22 (8.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (8.00%) Spring Boot
17 19 (7.60%) JSP
18 17 (6.80%) Backbone.js
18 17 (6.80%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.00%) User Experience
2 19 (7.60%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.40%) Digital Media
4 10 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.20%) Wiki
6 7 (2.80%) W3C
7 4 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.20%) iPad
9 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) BBC
10 1 (0.40%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.40%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.40%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.60%) Linux
2 21 (8.40%) Windows
3 19 (7.60%) Android
4 17 (6.80%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.80%) UNIX
7 6 (2.40%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.60%) CentOS
9 3 (1.20%) Scientific Linux
9 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.20%) SUSE
10 2 (0.80%) Solaris
11 1 (0.40%) AIX
11 1 (0.40%) HPUX
11 1 (0.40%) Fedora
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (62.40%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (24.00%) Scrum
3 52 (20.80%) TDD
4 37 (14.80%) MVC
5 32 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.40%) Open Source
7 26 (10.40%) Web Development
8 23 (9.20%) BDD
8 23 (9.20%) DevOps
9 22 (8.80%) API Development
10 19 (7.60%) User Stories
11 17 (6.80%) SOA
12 16 (6.40%) Microservices
13 15 (6.00%) E-Commerce
13 15 (6.00%) Content Management
13 15 (6.00%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.20%) Change Management
15 12 (4.80%) Android Development
16 11 (4.40%) Software Engineering
17 10 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (49.20%) Java
1 123 (49.20%) JavaScript
2 53 (21.20%) Ruby
3 49 (19.60%) SQL
4 40 (16.00%) Python
5 38 (15.20%) PHP
6 19 (7.60%) Shell Script
7 18 (7.20%) C#
7 18 (7.20%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.40%) Scala
9 6 (2.40%) Clojure
9 6 (2.40%) C++
10 5 (2.00%) Perl
11 4 (1.60%) Groovy
12 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.20%) Haskell
12 3 (1.20%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.20%) Fortran
13 2 (0.80%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (11.60%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.60%) Degree
4 5 (2.00%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.60%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.60%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (5.20%) Docker
2 7 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.20%) QEMU
4 3 (1.20%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.20%) KVM
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) Varnish
5 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (10.40%) Puppet
2 17 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.60%) Vagrant
4 12 (4.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (3.20%) CloudHub
6 7 (2.80%) Ansible
7 5 (2.00%) Salt
8 3 (1.20%) Oozie
9 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.40%) yum
9 1 (0.40%) logstash
9 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (4.40%) Adobe
1 11 (4.40%) Zend
2 10 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (3.60%) VMware
3 9 (3.60%) MuleSoft
4 6 (2.40%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.40%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.60%) Google
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle
6 3 (1.20%) Sun
6 3 (1.20%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.40%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.40%) Perforce
8 1 (0.40%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.40%) Splunk
8 1 (0.40%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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