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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 456 506 447
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -59
Contract jobs citing GitHub 130 57 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.67% 3.16% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 36 61
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £331 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +35.00%
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
2781 1801 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.55% 3.75% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1804 1157 670
Average daily rate £415 £410 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +25.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 31 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.89 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+96.07% -53.21%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +59 92 £375 -16.66% 36
Yorkshire - 10 £360 - 4
East Midlands - 8 £425 - 1
South West +15 7 £438 +95.53% 3
South East -19 5 £350 -13.84% 6
East of England +3 4 £388 - 4
West Midlands -8 3 £383 - 3
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 123 (58.29%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (52.61%) Java
3 95 (45.02%) JavaScript
4 94 (44.55%) HTML
5 83 (39.34%) CSS
6 74 (35.07%) Git (software)
7 63 (29.86%) Ruby
8 56 (26.54%) Linux
9 48 (22.75%) Web Services
9 48 (22.75%) HTML5
10 44 (20.85%) MySQL
11 43 (20.38%) Python
11 43 (20.38%) jQuery
12 41 (19.43%) TDD
13 40 (18.96%) JSON
13 40 (18.96%) Cucumber
14 39 (18.48%) Subversion
15 37 (17.54%) SQL
16 36 (17.06%) Scrum
16 36 (17.06%) Jenkins
17 34 (16.11%) Open Source
18 30 (14.22%) RESTful
18 30 (14.22%) REST
18 30 (14.22%) Maven
19 29 (13.74%) SOAP
20 28 (13.27%) MVC
20 28 (13.27%) CSS3
20 28 (13.27%) Puppet
21 26 (12.32%) PHP
21 26 (12.32%) SQL Server

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (9.00%) Node.js
2 18 (8.53%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (7.58%) Mule ESB
3 16 (7.58%) Mule
4 13 (6.16%) CMS
5 11 (5.21%) Umbraco
6 7 (3.32%) Apache
7 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.90%) Drupal
7 4 (1.90%) JBoss
7 4 (1.90%) Confluence
8 3 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.95%) WordPress
9 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.95%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.95%) IIS
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
Applications
1 19 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.84%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.42%) InDesign
3 3 (1.42%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.11%) SaaS
3 4 (1.90%) Heroku
3 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.42%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.42%) PaaS
4 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.84%) HTTP
2 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.42%) SSL
4 2 (0.95%) SSH
5 1 (0.47%) AMQP
5 1 (0.47%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.85%) MySQL
2 26 (12.32%) SQL Server
3 24 (11.37%) MongoDB
4 20 (9.48%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (6.16%) Redis
6 11 (5.21%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.74%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.42%) Big Data
10 3 (1.42%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.42%) RethinkDB
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.95%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.95%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.95%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (35.07%) Git (software)
2 40 (18.96%) Cucumber
3 39 (18.48%) Subversion
4 36 (17.06%) Jenkins
5 30 (14.22%) Maven
6 18 (8.53%) JUnit
7 16 (7.58%) JIRA
8 13 (6.16%) GitLab
9 11 (5.21%) Eclipse
10 10 (4.74%) Selenium
11 9 (4.27%) NUnit
11 9 (4.27%) Grunt
11 9 (4.27%) RSpec
12 8 (3.79%) Jasmine
12 8 (3.79%) Bitbucket
12 8 (3.79%) Spock
13 7 (3.32%) Gradle
13 7 (3.32%) Xcode
14 6 (2.84%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (7.58%) Finance
2 13 (6.16%) Marketing
3 6 (2.84%) Publishing
4 4 (1.90%) Banking
4 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 147 (69.67%) Developer
2 40 (18.96%) Java Developer
3 19 (9.00%) Front-End Developer
4 18 (8.53%) Web Developer
5 14 (6.64%) PHP Developer
6 12 (5.69%) Architect
7 8 (3.79%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (3.79%) Umbraco Developer
7 8 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.32%) Designer
9 6 (2.84%) Android Developer
9 6 (2.84%) QA Engineer
9 6 (2.84%) Senior Developer
9 6 (2.84%) MuleSoft Developer
10 5 (2.37%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (2.37%) Analyst
10 5 (2.37%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.37%) Python Developer
11 4 (1.90%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (1.90%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (44.55%) HTML
2 83 (39.34%) CSS
3 48 (22.75%) Web Services
3 48 (22.75%) HTML5
4 43 (20.38%) jQuery
5 40 (18.96%) JSON
6 30 (14.22%) RESTful
6 30 (14.22%) REST
7 29 (13.74%) SOAP
8 28 (13.27%) CSS3
9 25 (11.85%) Sass
10 23 (10.90%) Spring
11 22 (10.43%) Ajax
11 22 (10.43%) AngularJS
12 20 (9.48%) .NET
13 19 (9.00%) JSP
14 15 (7.11%) JMS
14 15 (7.11%) Semantic HTML
14 15 (7.11%) Flask
15 13 (6.16%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.95%) User Experience
2 16 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.69%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.27%) Digital Media
4 9 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.32%) W3C
5 7 (3.32%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.42%) iPad
6 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.47%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) Wiki
8 1 (0.47%) iPhone
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.47%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 56 (26.54%) Linux
2 19 (9.00%) Windows
3 15 (7.11%) Android
4 13 (6.16%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.27%) UNIX
6 8 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.32%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.37%) CentOS
9 4 (1.90%) SUSE
10 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.42%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (0.95%) Debian
11 2 (0.95%) Solaris
12 1 (0.47%) AIX
12 1 (0.47%) HPUX
12 1 (0.47%) Fedora
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (58.29%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.43%) TDD
3 36 (17.06%) Scrum
4 34 (16.11%) Open Source
5 28 (13.27%) MVC
6 22 (10.43%) BDD
6 22 (10.43%) DevOps
7 21 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (9.48%) Web Development
9 17 (8.06%) SOA
10 14 (6.64%) User Stories
11 13 (6.16%) E-Commerce
11 13 (6.16%) Content Management
12 12 (5.69%) Microservices
13 11 (5.21%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.21%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.27%) Pair Programming
15 8 (3.79%) Change Management
15 8 (3.79%) Android Development
16 7 (3.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (52.61%) Java
2 95 (45.02%) JavaScript
3 63 (29.86%) Ruby
4 43 (20.38%) Python
5 37 (17.54%) SQL
6 26 (12.32%) PHP
7 17 (8.06%) Shell Script
8 16 (7.58%) C#
9 12 (5.69%) Scala
9 12 (5.69%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.27%) Clojure
11 6 (2.84%) Haskell
11 6 (2.84%) C++
12 5 (2.37%) Perl
13 4 (1.90%) Go
14 3 (1.42%) Erlang
14 3 (1.42%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.42%) Fortran
15 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 26 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.69%) Degree
4 4 (1.90%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.95%) ISEB
5 2 (0.95%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.37%) Docker
3 3 (1.42%) vSphere
3 3 (1.42%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.42%) vCloud
3 3 (1.42%) QEMU
3 3 (1.42%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.42%) KVM
4 2 (0.95%) Xen
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (13.27%) Puppet
2 17 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.69%) Ansible
3 12 (5.69%) Vagrant
3 12 (5.69%) CloudHub
4 5 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.42%) Oozie
5 3 (1.42%) Salt
6 1 (0.47%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.47%) yum
6 1 (0.47%) logstash
6 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (7.11%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (5.69%) MuleSoft
3 9 (4.27%) VMware
4 8 (3.79%) Adobe
5 7 (3.32%) Zend
6 6 (2.84%) Google
7 4 (1.90%) Oracle
7 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.90%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.42%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.42%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.42%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.42%) DigitalOcean
8 3 (1.42%) Sun
8 3 (1.42%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.95%) HP
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix
10 1 (0.47%) Apple
10 1 (0.47%) IBM
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