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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 486 502 488
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing GitHub 71 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.084% 0.067%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.94% 3.29% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 24
Average daily rate
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£431 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +12.00%
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
1800 1126 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.88% 2.56% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 730 515
Average daily rate £438 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 23 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +18 59 £445 +4.70% 28
South East - 6 £350 - 9
South West - 2 £500 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £305 - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 5
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 4
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 91 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (56.85%) Java
3 74 (50.68%) HTML
4 67 (45.89%) JavaScript
5 57 (39.04%) CSS
6 50 (34.25%) Open Source
7 49 (33.56%) Git (software)
8 46 (31.51%) Ruby
9 42 (28.77%) Subversion
9 42 (28.77%) Linux
10 37 (25.34%) Maven
10 37 (25.34%) HTML5
11 34 (23.29%) jQuery
12 33 (22.60%) Jenkins
13 31 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (19.86%) Python
14 29 (19.86%) REST
15 28 (19.18%) Web Services
15 28 (19.18%) JSON
16 27 (18.49%) Windows
16 27 (18.49%) MVC
16 27 (18.49%) CSS3
17 25 (17.12%) SOAP
17 25 (17.12%) SQL
17 25 (17.12%) C#
17 25 (17.12%) TDD
18 24 (16.44%) Scrum
18 24 (16.44%) Cucumber
19 21 (14.38%) Finance
19 21 (14.38%) Degree

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (10.27%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.22%) Mule
3 11 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (6.85%) CMS
5 8 (5.48%) Node.js
6 6 (4.11%) GlassFish
6 6 (4.11%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.42%) Railo
7 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.42%) Apache
7 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.42%) ColdFusion
8 4 (2.74%) JBoss
9 3 (2.05%) Liferay
9 3 (2.05%) Apache Pig
9 3 (2.05%) Alfresco
9 3 (2.05%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (1.37%) InDesign
2 2 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) SaaS
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.11%) Google App Engine
4 6 (4.11%) PaaS
4 6 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.74%) Heroku
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) HTTP
2 7 (4.79%) Internet
3 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.11%) SSL
4 3 (2.05%) AMQP
5 2 (1.37%) RTP
6 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.01%) MySQL
2 16 (10.96%) Redis
2 16 (10.96%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (9.59%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.85%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.42%) RethinkDB
7 5 (3.42%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.74%) Big Data
9 3 (2.05%) Azkaban
9 3 (2.05%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.05%) Hazelcast
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.05%) JasperReports
10 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (33.56%) Git (software)
2 42 (28.77%) Subversion
3 37 (25.34%) Maven
4 33 (22.60%) Jenkins
5 24 (16.44%) Cucumber
6 19 (13.01%) Eclipse
7 14 (9.59%) Selenium
8 10 (6.85%) Xcode
8 10 (6.85%) Hudson
9 9 (6.16%) Visual Studio
10 8 (5.48%) MSBuild
10 8 (5.48%) Appium
11 7 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (4.79%) JIRA
12 6 (4.11%) Bitbucket
12 6 (4.11%) Bower
12 6 (4.11%) Grunt
12 6 (4.11%) GitLab
13 5 (3.42%) WebDriver
13 5 (3.42%) Gradle
General
1 21 (14.38%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Banking
3 5 (3.42%) Marketing
4 4 (2.74%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.74%) Publishing
5 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.05%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (68.49%) Developer
2 27 (18.49%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.27%) Web Developer
3 15 (10.27%) Senior Developer
4 11 (7.53%) Front-End Developer
4 11 (7.53%) C# Developer
5 9 (6.16%) Architect
6 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (4.11%) Tester
8 5 (3.42%) iOS Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.74%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (2.74%) Consultant
9 4 (2.74%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.74%) Automation Tester
9 4 (2.74%) Magento Developer
9 4 (2.74%) Senior Magento Developer
10 3 (2.05%) Designer
10 3 (2.05%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (50.68%) HTML
2 57 (39.04%) CSS
3 37 (25.34%) HTML5
4 34 (23.29%) jQuery
5 29 (19.86%) REST
6 28 (19.18%) Web Services
6 28 (19.18%) JSON
7 27 (18.49%) CSS3
8 25 (17.12%) SOAP
9 17 (11.64%) Spring
9 17 (11.64%) RESTful
10 16 (10.96%) .NET
10 16 (10.96%) XML
11 14 (9.59%) Ajax
11 14 (9.59%) JMS
12 12 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (6.85%) DOM
13 10 (6.85%) Flask
14 9 (6.16%) Leaflet
14 9 (6.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 50 (34.25%) Open Source
2 20 (13.70%) User Experience
3 17 (11.64%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.16%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.79%) W3C
7 5 (3.42%) Blog
8 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.05%) Clustering
9 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.37%) iPhone
9 2 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.37%) Social Media
9 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.77%) Linux
2 27 (18.49%) Windows
3 16 (10.96%) Apple iOS
4 12 (8.22%) UNIX
5 9 (6.16%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.11%) CentOS
6 6 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.11%) SUSE
7 5 (3.42%) Android
8 4 (2.74%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.05%) Solaris
9 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.37%) Debian
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (18.49%) MVC
4 25 (17.12%) TDD
5 24 (16.44%) Scrum
6 20 (13.70%) BDD
7 15 (10.27%) SOA
7 15 (10.27%) Web Development
8 14 (9.59%) DevOps
9 12 (8.22%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.53%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.53%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.85%) OOP
12 9 (6.16%) iOS Development
13 8 (5.48%) Project Management
13 8 (5.48%) OO
13 8 (5.48%) OOD
14 6 (4.11%) Software Testing
14 6 (4.11%) Automated Testing
14 6 (4.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 83 (56.85%) Java
2 67 (45.89%) JavaScript
3 46 (31.51%) Ruby
4 29 (19.86%) Python
5 25 (17.12%) SQL
5 25 (17.12%) C#
6 12 (8.22%) PHP
6 12 (8.22%) Clojure
7 11 (7.53%) Shell Script
8 10 (6.85%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.16%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.48%) Scala
11 7 (4.79%) Perl
11 7 (4.79%) Objective-C
12 6 (4.11%) ActionScript
12 6 (4.11%) JPQL
13 5 (3.42%) Golang
13 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.42%) CFML
13 5 (3.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.37%) ISEB
3 2 (1.37%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.42%) vSphere
2 5 (3.42%) vCloud
3 2 (1.37%) Xen
3 2 (1.37%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.68%) HDFS
4 1 (0.68%) Varnish
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) Puppet
1 14 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (9.59%) Ansible
2 3 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.05%) Oozie
3 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.68%) yum
3 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (8.90%) Oracle
1 13 (8.90%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.48%) VMware
4 6 (4.11%) Google
5 5 (3.42%) HP
6 4 (2.74%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.74%) Apple
7 3 (2.05%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (2.05%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.05%) Perforce
7 3 (2.05%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.05%) Adobe
7 3 (2.05%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (1.37%) Zend
8 2 (1.37%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.37%) Sun
8 2 (1.37%) Mercator
8 2 (1.37%) SOASTA, Inc
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