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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 236 331 468
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +137
Contract jobs citing GitHub 478 314 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 0.63% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.31% 8.84% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 236 101
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -
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
5752 3551 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.40% 7.09% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 2454 1711
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 54 56
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £85.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +41 307 £475 +5.55% 52
South East +34 54 £475 +24.18% 11
Yorkshire +49 49 £425 +19.15% 7
South West +24 17 £425 +21.42% 8
East of England +22 16 £260 -40.60% 5
West Midlands -9 14 £363 +36.79% 7
North West +1 12 £438 +16.66% 13
East Midlands -3 4 - - 1
North East -35 3 £370 -23.31% 2
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 536 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 431 (45.61%) Jenkins
3 399 (42.22%) Git (software)
4 396 (41.90%) JavaScript
5 363 (38.41%) Java
5 363 (38.41%) DevOps
6 301 (31.85%) Amazon AWS
7 261 (27.62%) Linux
8 259 (27.41%) HTML
9 253 (26.77%) TDD
10 242 (25.61%) Scrum
11 235 (24.87%) Continuous Integration
12 218 (23.07%) CSS
13 205 (21.69%) SQL
14 200 (21.16%) Docker
15 194 (20.53%) Ruby
16 193 (20.42%) JIRA
17 192 (20.32%) Puppet
17 192 (20.32%) Node.js
18 188 (19.89%) AngularJS
19 170 (17.99%) Open Source
20 164 (17.35%) Ansible
21 162 (17.14%) Python
22 159 (16.83%) Spring
23 157 (16.61%) Scala
23 157 (16.61%) BDD
24 156 (16.51%) JSON
25 143 (15.13%) MongoDB
26 142 (15.03%) RESTful
27 140 (14.81%) 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
1 114 (12.06%) Confluence
2 89 (9.42%) Elasticsearch
3 79 (8.36%) Tomcat
4 73 (7.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 52 (5.50%) Apache
6 40 (4.23%) nginx
6 40 (4.23%) OpenStack
7 34 (3.60%) Apache Spark
8 28 (2.96%) WebSphere
9 27 (2.86%) JBoss
10 15 (1.59%) Alfresco
10 15 (1.59%) CMS
10 15 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (1.48%) WebSphere Process Server
12 12 (1.27%) Drupal
12 12 (1.27%) Mule
13 11 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (1.16%) IIS
13 11 (1.16%) WordPress
14 9 (0.95%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.74%) PaintShop Pro
4 6 (0.63%) SketchUp
5 4 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Magento
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 301 (31.85%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (5.50%) PaaS
4 39 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (4.02%) IaaS
6 36 (3.81%) OpenShift
7 33 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (3.17%) Heroku
9 29 (3.07%) CloudBees
10 24 (2.54%) Amazon S3
11 13 (1.38%) Google Analytics
11 13 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (1.38%) Trello
12 10 (1.06%) Slack
13 9 (0.95%) SaaS
14 7 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.74%) Office 365
15 4 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
15 4 (0.42%) Google Play
16 3 (0.32%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.56%) HTTP
2 40 (4.23%) SSL
3 33 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 22 (2.33%) Firewall
5 14 (1.48%) Kerberos
5 14 (1.48%) LDAP
6 10 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
7 9 (0.95%) VPN
8 7 (0.74%) DVB
9 6 (0.63%) DMZ
9 6 (0.63%) Skype
10 5 (0.53%) Internet
11 4 (0.42%) Network Security
12 3 (0.32%) DNS
12 3 (0.32%) Intranet
12 3 (0.32%) VoIP
13 2 (0.21%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.21%) OpenVPN
13 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
14 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (15.13%) MongoDB
2 114 (12.06%) NoSQL
3 95 (10.05%) PostgreSQL
4 63 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 62 (6.56%) SQL Server
6 61 (6.46%) MySQL
7 57 (6.03%) Big Data
8 41 (4.34%) Couchbase
8 41 (4.34%) Redis
9 32 (3.39%) Apache Hive
10 26 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 26 (2.75%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.85%) HBase
14 7 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.74%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.63%) OLTP
16 5 (0.53%) Flink
Development Applications
1 431 (45.61%) Jenkins
2 399 (42.22%) Git (software)
3 193 (20.42%) JIRA
4 140 (14.81%) Maven
5 128 (13.54%) Cucumber
6 102 (10.79%) Selenium
7 89 (9.42%) JUnit
8 85 (8.99%) Vagrant
9 77 (8.15%) Subversion
10 64 (6.77%) Bitbucket
10 64 (6.77%) Sonatype Nexus
11 58 (6.14%) TeamCity
12 57 (6.03%) Mockito
13 55 (5.82%) SonarQube
14 48 (5.08%) Grunt
15 46 (4.87%) WebDriver
16 42 (4.44%) Mercurial
17 37 (3.92%) Spock
18 35 (3.70%) Jasmine
19 33 (3.49%) Gradle
General
1 94 (9.95%) Finance
2 61 (6.46%) Banking
3 33 (3.49%) Publishing
4 25 (2.65%) Games
4 25 (2.65%) Marketing
5 22 (2.33%) Retail
6 18 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.06%) Legal
9 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.63%) Advertising
11 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.21%) Electronics
12 2 (0.21%) Front Office
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 488 (51.64%) Developer
2 172 (18.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 139 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 95 (10.05%) Senior Developer
5 63 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 63 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 56 (5.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 50 (5.29%) AWS DevOps
8 44 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
9 42 (4.44%) Scala Developer
9 42 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 39 (4.13%) Architect
11 37 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
12 35 (3.70%) Consultant
12 35 (3.70%) Java Scala Developer
13 33 (3.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 33 (3.49%) Senior Scala Developer
13 33 (3.49%) Web Developer
14 32 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
14 32 (3.39%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (27.41%) HTML
2 218 (23.07%) CSS
3 192 (20.32%) Node.js
4 188 (19.89%) AngularJS
5 159 (16.83%) Spring
6 156 (16.51%) JSON
7 142 (15.03%) RESTful
8 137 (14.50%) HTML5
9 132 (13.97%) REST
10 127 (13.44%) Web Services
11 106 (11.22%) CSS3
12 96 (10.16%) React
13 80 (8.47%) XML
14 70 (7.41%) Ember.js
15 68 (7.20%) J2EE
16 67 (7.09%) SOAP
17 64 (6.77%) jQuery
18 60 (6.35%) .NET
19 56 (5.93%) Backbone.js
20 55 (5.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.84%) User Experience
2 61 (6.46%) Computer Science
3 58 (6.14%) Mobile App
4 57 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (2.86%) Blog
7 25 (2.65%) Public Cloud
8 18 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.80%) Animation
10 16 (1.69%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.38%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.27%) Credit Risk
13 11 (1.16%) Spread Betting
14 10 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.95%) Replication
16 8 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
16 8 (0.85%) Data Centre
16 8 (0.85%) Wiki
17 7 (0.74%) Fat Client
17 7 (0.74%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 261 (27.62%) Linux
2 84 (8.89%) Unix
3 61 (6.46%) CentOS
4 56 (5.93%) Windows
5 48 (5.08%) Ubuntu
6 45 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (4.02%) CoreOS
8 35 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 28 (2.96%) Android
10 21 (2.22%) RancherOS
11 12 (1.27%) SUSE
12 11 (1.16%) Windows Server
13 8 (0.85%) Solaris
14 7 (0.74%) Debian
15 6 (0.63%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.53%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.21%) Fedora
17 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (38.41%) DevOps
3 253 (26.77%) TDD
4 242 (25.61%) Scrum
5 235 (24.87%) Continuous Integration
6 170 (17.99%) Open Source
7 157 (16.61%) BDD
8 138 (14.60%) Kanban
9 110 (11.64%) Microservices
10 105 (11.11%) Pair Programming
11 90 (9.52%) Configuration Management
11 90 (9.52%) Web Development
12 84 (8.89%) OO
13 73 (7.72%) E-Commerce
14 72 (7.62%) MVC
15 66 (6.98%) Front End Development
16 61 (6.46%) Unit Testing
17 58 (6.14%) Analytics
18 54 (5.71%) Software Engineering
19 53 (5.61%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 396 (41.90%) JavaScript
2 363 (38.41%) Java
3 205 (21.69%) SQL
4 194 (20.53%) Ruby
5 162 (17.14%) Python
6 157 (16.61%) Scala
7 89 (9.42%) PHP
8 68 (7.20%) Bash Shell
9 66 (6.98%) C#
10 59 (6.24%) Groovy
11 57 (6.03%) Go
12 36 (3.81%) Perl
13 35 (3.70%) Clojure
14 31 (3.28%) C++
15 23 (2.43%) C
15 23 (2.43%) ES6
15 23 (2.43%) PowerShell
16 19 (2.01%) Objective-C
17 18 (1.90%) Apple Swift
18 14 (1.48%) R
Qualifications
1 103 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 94 (9.95%) SC Cleared
3 86 (9.10%) Degree
4 13 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.63%) ISEB
6 3 (0.32%) CISSP
6 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.32%) PhD
7 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.21%) MCSE
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.56%) QA
2 12 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.85%) SDET
4 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.21%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) GCP
System Software
1 200 (21.16%) Docker
2 64 (6.77%) Virtual Machines
3 38 (4.02%) etcd
3 38 (4.02%) flannel
4 26 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (2.22%) GlusterFS
6 17 (1.80%) Ceph
7 14 (1.48%) HDFS
8 11 (1.16%) vCloud
9 10 (1.06%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.85%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.74%) Active Directory
11 7 (0.74%) Varnish
12 5 (0.53%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.21%) Xen
14 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 192 (20.32%) Puppet
2 164 (17.35%) Ansible
3 123 (13.02%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (7.20%) Kubernetes
5 38 (4.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 38 (4.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 38 (4.02%) Terraform
6 32 (3.39%) logstash
7 27 (2.86%) HAProxy
8 23 (2.43%) Mesos
9 22 (2.33%) Kibana
9 22 (2.33%) Marathon
10 21 (2.22%) Consul
10 21 (2.22%) Rancher
11 18 (1.90%) Salt
12 17 (1.80%) rkt
13 14 (1.48%) Graphite
14 13 (1.38%) ZABBIX
15 12 (1.27%) Nagios
16 9 (0.95%) Packer
Vendors
1 69 (7.30%) VMware
2 54 (5.71%) Splunk
3 49 (5.19%) Red Hat
4 38 (4.02%) Google
5 35 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 34 (3.60%) MuleSoft
7 28 (2.96%) Oracle
8 26 (2.75%) Adobe
9 18 (1.90%) Sonatype
10 17 (1.80%) AppDynamics
10 17 (1.80%) Hortonworks
11 15 (1.59%) IBM
12 14 (1.48%) Black Duck
13 13 (1.38%) Apigee
14 12 (1.27%) SaltStack
15 11 (1.16%) Atlassian
15 11 (1.16%) Xamarin
16 10 (1.06%) SAP
16 10 (1.06%) Veracode
17 9 (0.95%) Cloudera
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ludic Group
Salary: 180.00
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FDM Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £475 p/day
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
GridCell
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day (Depending on experience)
Posted: 19 days ago