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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
UK / England
Rank 224 319 422
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +103
Contract jobs citing GitHub 429 324 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.68% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.19% 8.67% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 239 111
Median daily rate £455 £458 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £29.64 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +48.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+34.54% -

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
5239 3736 2375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.74% 7.86% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3748 2655 1544
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 85
Median hourly rate £17.75 £23.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.26% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.44 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.08 £100.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-17.92% -8.25%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +27 242 £475 - 73
South East +42 50 £500 +5.26% 15
Yorkshire +55 49 £450 -12.19% 5
North West +56 31 £425 +13.33% 8
East of England +15 15 £275 -32.92% 5
West Midlands +10 12 £370 +54.16% 7
South West -2 12 £450 +28.57% 10
North East -7 8 £324 -41.13% 3
East Midlands +4 5 £306 -12.50%
Midlands - 2 £550 -
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 461 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (45.71%) Jenkins
3 385 (42.92%) Git (software)
4 342 (38.13%) DevOps
4 342 (38.13%) JavaScript
5 306 (34.11%) Java
6 255 (28.43%) HTML
7 229 (25.53%) Linux
8 223 (24.86%) JIRA
9 222 (24.75%) TDD
10 217 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
11 216 (24.08%) Amazon AWS
12 207 (23.08%) CSS
13 183 (20.40%) Puppet
14 181 (20.18%) Node.js
15 179 (19.96%) Docker
16 176 (19.62%) SQL
17 166 (18.51%) AngularJS
18 163 (18.17%) Scrum
19 152 (16.95%) Selenium
20 144 (16.05%) Python
21 142 (15.83%) Ansible
22 141 (15.72%) Ruby
23 137 (15.27%) Open Source
24 134 (14.94%) REST
25 131 (14.60%) BDD
26 124 (13.82%) Confluence
27 122 (13.60%) Maven
28 120 (13.38%) Cucumber
29 115 (12.82%) HTML5

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
1 124 (13.82%) Confluence
2 49 (5.46%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (4.35%) Apache
3 39 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 39 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 39 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 32 (3.57%) JBoss
4 32 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 29 (3.23%) nginx
6 28 (3.12%) Apache Spark
7 26 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (2.01%) Drupal
8 18 (2.01%) WebSphere Process Server
9 17 (1.90%) Alfresco
10 14 (1.56%) CMS
11 11 (1.23%) IIS
12 9 (1.00%) WordPress
13 8 (0.89%) Mule
14 7 (0.78%) Skype for Business
14 7 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.45%) MS Office
2 4 (0.45%) SketchUp
3 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.22%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) HipChat
4 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Magento
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 216 (24.08%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.68%) PaaS
4 28 (3.12%) Heroku
4 28 (3.12%) OpenShift
5 24 (2.68%) Google Analytics
6 22 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (2.45%) IaaS
7 17 (1.90%) CloudBees
8 13 (1.45%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.11%) SaaS
11 9 (1.00%) Datadog
12 8 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.78%) Office 365
14 6 (0.67%) Trello
15 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.56%) Slack
16 2 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.02%) HTTP
2 37 (4.12%) SSL
3 34 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.78%) Firewall
5 14 (1.56%) Kerberos
5 14 (1.56%) LDAP
6 7 (0.78%) DNS
6 7 (0.78%) Network Security
6 7 (0.78%) Skype
7 4 (0.45%) Intranet
7 4 (0.45%) IPv4
7 4 (0.45%) IPv6
7 4 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (0.45%) SAN
7 4 (0.45%) VPN
8 3 (0.33%) NAS
9 2 (0.22%) IMAP
9 2 (0.22%) POP3
9 2 (0.22%) SSH
9 2 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.37%) MongoDB
2 88 (9.81%) NoSQL
3 81 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
4 67 (7.47%) SQL Server
5 53 (5.91%) MySQL
6 48 (5.35%) Big Data
7 43 (4.79%) Hadoop
8 32 (3.57%) Redis
9 24 (2.68%) Apache Hive
10 21 (2.34%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (1.45%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.78%) Couchbase
14 7 (0.78%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.67%) Flink
15 6 (0.67%) Presto
16 5 (0.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 410 (45.71%) Jenkins
2 385 (42.92%) Git (software)
3 223 (24.86%) JIRA
4 152 (16.95%) Selenium
5 122 (13.60%) Maven
6 120 (13.38%) Cucumber
7 72 (8.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 69 (7.69%) Bitbucket
9 65 (7.25%) Subversion
10 63 (7.02%) JUnit
11 56 (6.24%) Grunt
12 52 (5.80%) Vagrant
13 49 (5.46%) TeamCity
14 47 (5.24%) WebDriver
15 45 (5.02%) SonarQube
16 44 (4.91%) gulp
17 40 (4.46%) Gradle
18 35 (3.90%) Jasmine
19 33 (3.68%) Ant
20 32 (3.57%) Mockito
General
1 84 (9.36%) Finance
2 63 (7.02%) Banking
3 34 (3.79%) Retail
4 25 (2.79%) Marketing
5 23 (2.56%) Games
6 21 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.34%) Publishing
9 8 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.89%) Legal
10 6 (0.67%) Automotive
11 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.22%) Back Office
13 2 (0.22%) Front Office
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Finnish Language
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 472 (52.62%) Developer
2 164 (18.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 91 (10.14%) Java Developer
4 73 (8.14%) Senior Developer
5 64 (7.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 60 (6.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 41 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
8 39 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 36 (4.01%) Node.js Developer
10 35 (3.90%) Scala Developer
11 34 (3.79%) Architect
11 34 (3.79%) AWS DevOps
12 27 (3.01%) Software Engineer
13 25 (2.79%) Tester
14 24 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
15 23 (2.56%) .NET Developer
15 23 (2.56%) Administrator
15 23 (2.56%) Consultant
15 23 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
15 23 (2.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (28.43%) HTML
2 207 (23.08%) CSS
3 181 (20.18%) Node.js
4 166 (18.51%) AngularJS
5 134 (14.94%) REST
6 115 (12.82%) HTML5
7 113 (12.60%) JSON
8 102 (11.37%) Web Services
9 96 (10.70%) RESTful
10 93 (10.37%) React
11 92 (10.26%) Spring
12 89 (9.92%) CSS3
13 78 (8.70%) XML
14 75 (8.36%) SOAP
15 66 (7.36%) jQuery
16 62 (6.91%) Sass
17 56 (6.24%) .NET
17 56 (6.24%) Backbone.js
18 46 (5.13%) Ember.js
19 39 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.80%) User Experience
2 64 (7.13%) Mobile App
3 42 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.01%) Animation
5 18 (2.01%) Visualisation
6 16 (1.78%) Blog
7 15 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 15 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.45%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.45%) Replication
10 12 (1.34%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.34%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.34%) Spread Betting
11 11 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.89%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.89%) iPhone
13 7 (0.78%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 229 (25.53%) Linux
2 89 (9.92%) Unix
3 69 (7.69%) Windows
4 50 (5.57%) Ubuntu
5 42 (4.68%) CentOS
6 38 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 38 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (4.01%) Android
8 22 (2.45%) Windows Server
9 19 (2.12%) CoreOS
10 18 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.56%) RancherOS
12 10 (1.11%) SUSE
13 8 (0.89%) Debian
13 8 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.78%) Solaris
15 5 (0.56%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (38.13%) DevOps
3 222 (24.75%) TDD
4 217 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
5 163 (18.17%) Scrum
6 137 (15.27%) Open Source
7 131 (14.60%) BDD
8 96 (10.70%) Microservices
9 93 (10.37%) Configuration Management
10 84 (9.36%) Pair Programming
11 78 (8.70%) Front End Development
12 63 (7.02%) MVC
13 62 (6.91%) OO
13 62 (6.91%) Unit Testing
14 61 (6.80%) Web Development
15 60 (6.69%) Analytics
15 60 (6.69%) Kanban
16 57 (6.35%) E-Commerce
17 45 (5.02%) Automated Testing
18 43 (4.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 342 (38.13%) JavaScript
2 306 (34.11%) Java
3 176 (19.62%) SQL
4 144 (16.05%) Python
5 141 (15.72%) Ruby
6 114 (12.71%) Scala
7 72 (8.03%) PHP
8 65 (7.25%) Bash Shell
8 65 (7.25%) C#
9 46 (5.13%) Groovy
10 44 (4.91%) Go
11 43 (4.79%) Perl
12 33 (3.68%) PowerShell
13 28 (3.12%) C++
14 25 (2.79%) ES6
15 20 (2.23%) Apple Swift
15 20 (2.23%) Objective-C
15 20 (2.23%) T-SQL
16 19 (2.12%) R
17 18 (2.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 68 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 65 (7.25%) Degree
4 12 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.56%) ISEB
7 4 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.45%) PhD
8 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.22%) MCSE
9 1 (0.11%) CISSP
9 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PMP
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.46%) QA
2 17 (1.90%) SDET
3 9 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) GCP
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 179 (19.96%) Docker
2 27 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (2.01%) etcd
4 18 (2.01%) flannel
5 10 (1.11%) Active Directory
6 9 (1.00%) GlusterFS
7 7 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.67%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.56%) HDFS
9 5 (0.56%) vCloud
10 4 (0.45%) Ceph
10 4 (0.45%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.33%) vSphere
12 2 (0.22%) Dovecot
12 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.11%) LXC
13 1 (0.11%) NFS
13 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 183 (20.40%) Puppet
2 142 (15.83%) Ansible
3 104 (11.59%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (4.79%) Kubernetes
5 32 (3.57%) Terraform
6 28 (3.12%) Kibana
7 23 (2.56%) logstash
8 20 (2.23%) Docker Swarm
9 18 (2.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 18 (2.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 16 (1.78%) Mesos
11 15 (1.67%) Marathon
12 14 (1.56%) Consul
12 14 (1.56%) Grafana
12 14 (1.56%) Rancher
13 13 (1.45%) Graphite
14 12 (1.34%) Nagios
15 11 (1.23%) ITRS Geneos
15 11 (1.23%) Salt
15 11 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (6.35%) Splunk
2 49 (5.46%) Microsoft
3 47 (5.24%) Google
4 42 (4.68%) VMware
5 38 (4.24%) Red Hat
6 34 (3.79%) MuleSoft
7 33 (3.68%) Oracle
8 18 (2.01%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.90%) Hortonworks
10 12 (1.34%) IBM
11 11 (1.23%) Apigee
11 11 (1.23%) SaltStack
11 11 (1.23%) Xamarin
12 10 (1.11%) Adobe
12 10 (1.11%) AppDynamics
12 10 (1.11%) Sonatype
13 8 (0.89%) Black Duck
13 8 (0.89%) SAP
14 7 (0.78%) HP
14 7 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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