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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 437 493 458
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -35
Contract jobs citing GitHub 150 83 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.87% 3.96% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 57 71
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £45.00
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
3078 2095 1309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.97% 4.24% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2053 1347 913
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 52 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -51.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +20 95 £400 - 34
South East +1 25 £401 +6.80% 10
Yorkshire - 19 £360 - 3
East of England +8 6 £388 -3.06% 1
West Midlands +3 3 £375 +36.36% 2
South West -10 2 £375 +7.14% 4
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 161 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (51.66%) JavaScript
3 120 (44.28%) HTML
4 117 (43.17%) Java
5 100 (36.90%) CSS
6 95 (35.06%) Git (software)
7 72 (26.57%) Scrum
8 70 (25.83%) Jenkins
9 66 (24.35%) HTML5
10 64 (23.62%) MySQL
10 64 (23.62%) jQuery
11 61 (22.51%) SQL
12 57 (21.03%) Linux
12 57 (21.03%) TDD
13 50 (18.45%) Ruby
14 46 (16.97%) PHP
14 46 (16.97%) Open Source
15 44 (16.24%) Node.js
16 43 (15.87%) AngularJS
16 43 (15.87%) Python
17 42 (15.50%) JIRA
18 41 (15.13%) JSON
19 40 (14.76%) Continuous Integration
19 40 (14.76%) MVC
20 39 (14.39%) Web Services
20 39 (14.39%) Spring
21 38 (14.02%) Subversion
22 37 (13.65%) CSS3
23 36 (13.28%) REST
24 33 (12.18%) Sass

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 44 (16.24%) Node.js
2 24 (8.86%) CMS
3 18 (6.64%) Confluence
4 16 (5.90%) Umbraco
5 12 (4.43%) Apache
6 11 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.32%) Mule
8 6 (2.21%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.21%) Drupal
8 6 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.21%) Mule ESB
9 5 (1.85%) JBoss
9 5 (1.85%) nginx
10 4 (1.48%) WordPress
10 4 (1.48%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.11%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
Applications
1 25 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.06%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.37%) InDesign
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.48%) SaaS
3 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.11%) Heroku
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.48%) HTTP
2 3 (1.11%) Internet
3 2 (0.74%) SSH
3 2 (0.74%) iBeacon
4 1 (0.37%) AMQP
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (23.62%) MySQL
2 33 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.18%) MongoDB
3 28 (10.33%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.43%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.58%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.21%) Big Data
8 3 (1.11%) RavenDB
8 3 (1.11%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.11%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.74%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.37%) Redis
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 95 (35.06%) Git (software)
2 70 (25.83%) Jenkins
3 42 (15.50%) JIRA
4 38 (14.02%) Subversion
5 31 (11.44%) Cucumber
6 25 (9.23%) JUnit
7 24 (8.86%) Maven
8 18 (6.64%) GitLab
9 17 (6.27%) Grunt
10 16 (5.90%) Eclipse
11 15 (5.54%) Jasmine
12 12 (4.43%) Bitbucket
12 12 (4.43%) IntelliJ
13 11 (4.06%) NUnit
14 9 (3.32%) Selenium
14 9 (3.32%) JMeter
15 8 (2.95%) LoadRunner
15 8 (2.95%) JSHint
15 8 (2.95%) Spock
16 7 (2.58%) Gradle
General
1 18 (6.64%) Finance
2 11 (4.06%) Marketing
3 8 (2.95%) Publishing
4 7 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.21%) Retail
6 4 (1.48%) Automotive
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 195 (71.96%) Developer
2 51 (18.82%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.70%) Front-End Developer
4 25 (9.23%) Web Developer
5 24 (8.86%) PHP Developer
6 14 (5.17%) Administrator
6 14 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (4.06%) Umbraco Developer
7 11 (4.06%) Architect
8 8 (2.95%) iOS Developer
8 8 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (2.58%) Analyst
9 7 (2.58%) Test Analyst
9 7 (2.58%) Android Developer
10 6 (2.21%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (2.21%) Python Developer
10 6 (2.21%) Tester
10 6 (2.21%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.21%) QA Engineer
10 6 (2.21%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (44.28%) HTML
2 100 (36.90%) CSS
3 66 (24.35%) HTML5
4 64 (23.62%) jQuery
5 43 (15.87%) AngularJS
6 41 (15.13%) JSON
7 39 (14.39%) Spring
7 39 (14.39%) Web Services
8 37 (13.65%) CSS3
9 36 (13.28%) REST
10 33 (12.18%) Sass
11 26 (9.59%) Ajax
12 25 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (7.75%) RESTful
13 21 (7.75%) SOAP
14 20 (7.38%) Spring Boot
15 19 (7.01%) .NET
15 19 (7.01%) JSP
15 19 (7.01%) Semantic HTML
16 18 (6.64%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.64%) Mobile App
1 18 (6.64%) User Experience
2 12 (4.43%) Digital Media
3 11 (4.06%) Wiki
4 9 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.58%) W3C
6 5 (1.85%) Blog
7 4 (1.48%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.11%) iPad
9 2 (0.74%) Life Science
9 2 (0.74%) Social Network
9 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.74%) Streaming Media
9 2 (0.74%) IPTV
9 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.74%) Biology
9 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (21.03%) Linux
2 27 (9.96%) Windows
3 16 (5.90%) Android
4 14 (5.17%) UNIX
4 14 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.48%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.11%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (0.74%) CentOS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.37%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) HPUX
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.37%) SUSE
9 1 (0.37%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.57%) Scrum
3 57 (21.03%) TDD
4 46 (16.97%) Open Source
5 40 (14.76%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (14.76%) MVC
6 32 (11.81%) E-Commerce
7 26 (9.59%) Web Development
8 23 (8.49%) BDD
8 23 (8.49%) DevOps
9 21 (7.75%) API Development
10 19 (7.01%) User Stories
11 16 (5.90%) Microservices
11 16 (5.90%) Unit Testing
12 15 (5.54%) SOA
12 15 (5.54%) Content Management
13 13 (4.80%) Change Management
14 12 (4.43%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.43%) Android Development
15 11 (4.06%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 140 (51.66%) JavaScript
2 117 (43.17%) Java
3 61 (22.51%) SQL
4 50 (18.45%) Ruby
5 46 (16.97%) PHP
6 43 (15.87%) Python
7 19 (7.01%) Bash Shell
8 17 (6.27%) C#
9 16 (5.90%) Shell Script
9 16 (5.90%) Scala
10 9 (3.32%) Groovy
11 6 (2.21%) Clojure
11 6 (2.21%) Perl
12 4 (1.48%) C++
12 4 (1.48%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.11%) Fortran
13 3 (1.11%) Go
13 3 (1.11%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.11%) Haskell
13 3 (1.11%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 29 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.32%) Degree
4 4 (1.48%) BC Cleared
4 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.11%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.27%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (5.17%) Docker
2 12 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.11%) QEMU
4 3 (1.11%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.37%) Varnish
5 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (8.86%) Puppet
2 17 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.17%) Vagrant
4 12 (4.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.85%) Ansible
5 5 (1.85%) Salt
6 3 (1.11%) CloudHub
6 3 (1.11%) Oozie
7 1 (0.37%) logstash
7 1 (0.37%) Nagios
7 1 (0.37%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.37%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (5.54%) VMware
2 13 (4.80%) Zend
3 9 (3.32%) Atlassian
3 9 (3.32%) Adobe
4 8 (2.95%) SOASTA, Inc
5 6 (2.21%) MuleSoft
5 6 (2.21%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.48%) Google
7 3 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle
7 3 (1.11%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.37%) Splunk
9 1 (0.37%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.37%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.37%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.37%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.37%) IBM
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.37%) Apple
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