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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 335 364 354
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Contract jobs citing GitHub 63 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.37% 4.36% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £494 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +41.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £675 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £494 £313
% change year-on-year
-29.11% +58.00%
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
989 619 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.66% 2.83% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 420 313
Average daily rate £450 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +11 3 £286 -49.11% 3
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 2
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 59 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (50.88%) Java
3 53 (46.49%) HTML
4 44 (38.60%) Ruby
5 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
6 40 (35.09%) Git (software)
7 38 (33.33%) Open Source
8 36 (31.58%) CSS
9 34 (29.82%) Maven
10 32 (28.07%) Linux
11 27 (23.68%) JSON
12 26 (22.81%) Python
13 25 (21.93%) Web Services
13 25 (21.93%) Subversion
14 23 (20.18%) Cucumber
14 23 (20.18%) Jenkins
15 22 (19.30%) HTML5
15 22 (19.30%) jQuery
16 20 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (16.67%) BDD
17 19 (16.67%) SQL
17 19 (16.67%) REST
18 18 (15.79%) MySQL
18 18 (15.79%) SOAP
18 18 (15.79%) Finance
19 17 (14.91%) Scrum
19 17 (14.91%) C#
19 17 (14.91%) Degree
20 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
20 16 (14.04%) Enterprise Software

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (9.65%) Mule
2 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.26%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.51%) CMS
6 3 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (2.63%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.63%) Node.js
7 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.75%) Apache
7 2 (1.75%) JBoss
7 2 (1.75%) IIS
7 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.75%) Drupal
7 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.75%) WordPress
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.75%) InDesign
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.75%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) SaaS
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.51%) PaaS
4 3 (2.63%) Heroku
4 3 (2.63%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) HTTP
2 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (1.75%) RTP
4 1 (0.88%) AMQP
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) MySQL
2 14 (12.28%) Redis
3 12 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.89%) NoSQL
6 8 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.63%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.63%) JasperReports
10 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.63%) Hazelcast
10 3 (2.63%) Big Data
10 3 (2.63%) Azkaban
10 3 (2.63%) RethinkDB
11 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 40 (35.09%) Git (software)
2 34 (29.82%) Maven
3 25 (21.93%) Subversion
4 23 (20.18%) Cucumber
4 23 (20.18%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.53%) Xcode
6 11 (9.65%) Eclipse
7 8 (7.02%) Bitbucket
7 8 (7.02%) Selenium
8 6 (5.26%) Appium
8 6 (5.26%) Hudson
8 6 (5.26%) MSBuild
8 6 (5.26%) RSpec
9 5 (4.39%) NUnit
9 5 (4.39%) Android Studio
10 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.51%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.51%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.63%) GitLab
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Banking
3 6 (5.26%) Publishing
3 6 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (64.04%) Developer
2 18 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.65%) C# Developer
4 9 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.39%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Designer
10 3 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.63%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.63%) Magento Developer
10 3 (2.63%) Senior Magento Developer
11 2 (1.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.75%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.49%) HTML
2 36 (31.58%) CSS
3 27 (23.68%) JSON
4 25 (21.93%) Web Services
5 22 (19.30%) HTML5
5 22 (19.30%) jQuery
6 19 (16.67%) REST
7 18 (15.79%) SOAP
8 14 (12.28%) .NET
9 13 (11.40%) CSS3
9 13 (11.40%) RESTful
9 13 (11.40%) JMS
10 11 (9.65%) Ajax
10 11 (9.65%) XML
11 9 (7.89%) DOM
11 9 (7.89%) Flask
11 9 (7.89%) Leaflet
11 9 (7.89%) Backbone.js
11 9 (7.89%) Sass
12 8 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.33%) Open Source
2 16 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (13.16%) User Experience
4 13 (11.40%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.14%) W3C
6 5 (4.39%) Blog
7 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.63%) Clustering
9 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.75%) Social Media
9 2 (1.75%) iPhone
10 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.88%) Replication
10 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.07%) Linux
2 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
3 13 (11.40%) Windows
4 10 (8.77%) UNIX
5 9 (7.89%) Android
5 9 (7.89%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.26%) SUSE
7 6 (5.26%) CentOS
8 5 (4.39%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.75%) Debian
10 1 (0.88%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (16.67%) BDD
4 17 (14.91%) Scrum
5 15 (13.16%) MVC
6 14 (12.28%) TDD
7 12 (10.53%) SOA
7 12 (10.53%) DevOps
8 11 (9.65%) Web Development
9 10 (8.77%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.89%) iOS Development
11 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.14%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.14%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.14%) OOD
12 7 (6.14%) OOP
13 6 (5.26%) Analytics
13 6 (5.26%) Project Management
13 6 (5.26%) UML
13 6 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.88%) Java
2 44 (38.60%) Ruby
3 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.81%) Python
5 19 (16.67%) SQL
6 17 (14.91%) C#
7 12 (10.53%) Clojure
8 10 (8.77%) PHP
8 10 (8.77%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.14%) Scala
9 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
10 6 (5.26%) JPQL
10 6 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.51%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.51%) C++
11 4 (3.51%) Haskell
11 4 (3.51%) F#
12 3 (2.63%) Groovy
12 3 (2.63%) Erlang
12 3 (2.63%) Golang
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.75%) ISEB
2 2 (1.75%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.63%) vSphere
1 3 (2.63%) vCloud
2 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.75%) Xen
3 1 (0.88%) QEMU
3 1 (0.88%) KVM
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) Puppet
1 14 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.53%) Ansible
3 3 (2.63%) Oozie
4 1 (0.88%) yum
4 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) Oracle
2 10 (8.77%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.39%) Apple
4 4 (3.51%) VMware
4 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.51%) Google
5 3 (2.63%) Adobe
5 3 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.63%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.63%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (1.75%) Mercator
6 2 (1.75%) Sun
6 2 (1.75%) Zend
6 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.75%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.88%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.88%) SOASTA, Inc
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