The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 310 353 329
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -24
Contract jobs citing GitHub 93 42 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.39% 4.09% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 58
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 £289 £349 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £605 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GitHub
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1455 1026 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.56% 4.53% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 717 402
Average daily rate £425 £425 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.37% -14.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £76.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GitHub across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in London

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GitHub across the London region.

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in London

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in London

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
City of London +9 12 £299 -37.10% 10
Isleworth - 9 - -
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 87 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (50.00%) HTML
3 77 (49.36%) JavaScript
4 71 (45.51%) Java
5 68 (43.59%) CSS
6 54 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 51 (32.69%) Ruby
8 44 (28.21%) Linux
9 41 (26.28%) HTML5
10 38 (24.36%) jQuery
11 35 (22.44%) MySQL
12 34 (21.79%) Python
12 34 (21.79%) JSON
13 32 (20.51%) SQL
14 31 (19.87%) Web Services
15 27 (17.31%) TDD
15 27 (17.31%) Subversion
16 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 26 (16.67%) Maven
16 26 (16.67%) CSS3
17 25 (16.03%) Open Source
18 24 (15.38%) Cucumber
18 24 (15.38%) Sass
19 23 (14.74%) Scrum
20 22 (14.10%) RESTful
21 21 (13.46%) AngularJS
22 20 (12.82%) BDD
22 20 (12.82%) Ajax
22 20 (12.82%) MVC
23 19 (12.18%) PHP

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (12.18%) Node.js
2 12 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (7.05%) Mule ESB
3 11 (7.05%) Mule
3 11 (7.05%) CMS
4 9 (5.77%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.56%) Confluence
5 4 (2.56%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.92%) JBoss
6 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.28%) IIS
7 2 (1.28%) Apache
7 2 (1.28%) WordPress
7 2 (1.28%) Drupal
7 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.92%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.92%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.41%) SaaS
3 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.56%) Heroku
4 3 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.92%) PaaS
4 3 (1.92%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) HTTP
2 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.21%) SSL
4 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.44%) MySQL
2 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.33%) Redis
3 13 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.05%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.41%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.77%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.92%) Big Data
9 3 (1.92%) RethinkDB
9 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.92%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.28%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.28%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.28%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.64%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.64%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 54 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 27 (17.31%) Subversion
3 26 (16.67%) Maven
4 24 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 13 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 13 (8.33%) JIRA
6 9 (5.77%) Grunt
7 8 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 8 (5.13%) Bitbucket
7 8 (5.13%) Jasmine
8 7 (4.49%) NUnit
8 7 (4.49%) Xcode
9 6 (3.85%) RSpec
9 6 (3.85%) Selenium
9 6 (3.85%) JSHint
10 5 (3.21%) Android Studio
10 5 (3.21%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.56%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.56%) GitLab
General
1 17 (10.90%) Finance
2 10 (6.41%) Marketing
3 5 (3.21%) Banking
4 4 (2.56%) Publishing
5 2 (1.28%) Legal
5 2 (1.28%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 115 (73.72%) Developer
2 27 (17.31%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.18%) Front-End Developer
4 16 (10.26%) Web Developer
5 9 (5.77%) PHP Developer
6 7 (4.49%) Architect
6 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 6 (3.85%) Android Developer
7 6 (3.85%) Umbraco Developer
7 6 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.21%) Python Developer
8 5 (3.21%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.56%) Administrator
9 4 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (2.56%) MuleSoft Developer
9 4 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.56%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (1.92%) iOS Developer
10 3 (1.92%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (50.00%) HTML
2 68 (43.59%) CSS
3 41 (26.28%) HTML5
4 38 (24.36%) jQuery
5 34 (21.79%) JSON
6 31 (19.87%) Web Services
7 26 (16.67%) CSS3
8 24 (15.38%) Sass
9 22 (14.10%) RESTful
10 21 (13.46%) AngularJS
11 20 (12.82%) Ajax
12 18 (11.54%) .NET
12 18 (11.54%) JSP
13 15 (9.62%) SOAP
13 15 (9.62%) REST
13 15 (9.62%) Semantic HTML
14 12 (7.69%) Backbone.js
15 11 (7.05%) JMS
16 10 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (5.77%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Open Source
2 17 (10.90%) User Experience
3 13 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.13%) Digital Media
6 7 (4.49%) W3C
7 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.92%) iPad
10 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.28%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.64%) Wiki
11 1 (0.64%) iPhone
11 1 (0.64%) Clustering
11 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.64%) BBC
11 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.21%) Linux
2 17 (10.90%) Windows
3 15 (9.62%) Android
4 13 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.77%) Ubuntu
7 7 (4.49%) CentOS
8 6 (3.85%) SUSE
8 6 (3.85%) UNIX
9 3 (1.92%) Scientific Linux
9 3 (1.92%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.64%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.31%) TDD
3 23 (14.74%) Scrum
4 20 (12.82%) BDD
4 20 (12.82%) MVC
5 19 (12.18%) Web Development
6 18 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (10.90%) DevOps
8 14 (8.97%) User Stories
9 12 (7.69%) SOA
10 11 (7.05%) Content Management
11 9 (5.77%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.13%) Pair Programming
12 8 (5.13%) Change Management
12 8 (5.13%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.13%) Android Development
13 7 (4.49%) OOP
14 6 (3.85%) Test Automation
14 6 (3.85%) Automated Testing
14 6 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (49.36%) JavaScript
2 71 (45.51%) Java
3 51 (32.69%) Ruby
4 34 (21.79%) Python
5 32 (20.51%) SQL
6 19 (12.18%) PHP
7 12 (7.69%) C#
7 12 (7.69%) Scala
8 11 (7.05%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.41%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.77%) Clojure
11 6 (3.85%) C++
11 6 (3.85%) Haskell
12 5 (3.21%) Perl
13 4 (2.56%) Go
14 3 (1.92%) JPQL
14 3 (1.92%) Erlang
14 3 (1.92%) Fortran
15 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.64%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 17 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.05%) Degree
4 3 (1.92%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.28%) ISEB
5 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) Docker
2 3 (1.92%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.92%) vCloud
2 3 (1.92%) QEMU
2 3 (1.92%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.92%) KVM
2 3 (1.92%) vSphere
2 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.28%) Xen
4 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (11.54%) Puppet
2 14 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.69%) Ansible
4 7 (4.49%) CloudHub
5 6 (3.85%) Vagrant
6 5 (3.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.92%) Oozie
8 1 (0.64%) Salt
8 1 (0.64%) logstash
8 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.64%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (5.77%) MuleSoft
3 7 (4.49%) Oracle
4 6 (3.85%) Adobe
4 6 (3.85%) Google
5 5 (3.21%) Zend
6 4 (2.56%) VMware
6 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.56%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.92%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (1.92%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.92%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.92%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.28%) Mercator
8 2 (1.28%) Sun
8 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.64%) Splunk
9 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.64%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.64%) Riverbed
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