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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 327 361 349
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs citing GitHub 98 62 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.05% 4.82% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 37 58
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £45.00
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
1620 1285 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.90% 5.46% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 862 601
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.35% +4.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
City of London -4 15 £350 -30.00% 5
Uxbridge - 2 £391 -
Croydon - 1 £425 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £325 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 111 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (54.10%) JavaScript
3 85 (46.45%) HTML
4 71 (38.80%) Java
5 70 (38.25%) CSS
6 64 (34.97%) Git (software)
7 54 (29.51%) HTML5
8 51 (27.87%) Scrum
9 48 (26.23%) SQL
10 45 (24.59%) jQuery
11 39 (21.31%) Ruby
12 38 (20.77%) MySQL
12 38 (20.77%) Linux
12 38 (20.77%) AngularJS
13 37 (20.22%) TDD
14 33 (18.03%) JIRA
14 33 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (18.03%) Jenkins
15 32 (17.49%) CSS3
15 32 (17.49%) SQL Server
15 32 (17.49%) Python
16 31 (16.94%) JSON
17 30 (16.39%) Node.js
18 29 (15.85%) PHP
19 28 (15.30%) Sass
20 27 (14.75%) Open Source
21 25 (13.66%) Subversion
21 25 (13.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 25 (13.66%) Relational Database
22 23 (12.57%) MVC

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (16.39%) Node.js
2 21 (11.48%) CMS
3 18 (9.84%) Confluence
4 13 (7.10%) Umbraco
5 7 (3.83%) Mule
5 7 (3.83%) Apache
6 6 (3.28%) Apache Solr
6 6 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.73%) nginx
8 4 (2.19%) Mule ESB
9 3 (1.64%) JBoss
9 3 (1.64%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.09%) Drupal
10 2 (1.09%) WordPress
11 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.46%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.55%) InDesign
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.64%) Heroku
3 2 (1.09%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.09%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) DMZ
3 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.77%) MySQL
2 32 (17.49%) SQL Server
3 25 (13.66%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.01%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.83%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.28%) Big Data
8 3 (1.64%) RavenDB
8 3 (1.64%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.64%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.09%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 64 (34.97%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.03%) JIRA
2 33 (18.03%) Jenkins
3 25 (13.66%) Subversion
4 18 (9.84%) Maven
5 12 (6.56%) Cucumber
5 12 (6.56%) Grunt
5 12 (6.56%) Bitbucket
6 11 (6.01%) Eclipse
7 10 (5.46%) Jasmine
8 9 (4.92%) Selenium
9 8 (4.37%) JMeter
9 8 (4.37%) NUnit
10 7 (3.83%) IntelliJ
10 7 (3.83%) LoadRunner
10 7 (3.83%) Hudson
10 7 (3.83%) JSHint
11 6 (3.28%) RSpec
11 6 (3.28%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.73%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (7.65%) Finance
2 8 (4.37%) Marketing
3 6 (3.28%) Retail
4 4 (2.19%) Publishing
4 4 (2.19%) Automotive
5 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 135 (73.77%) Developer
2 29 (15.85%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.30%) Front-End Developer
4 21 (11.48%) Web Developer
5 13 (7.10%) Administrator
6 12 (6.56%) PHP Developer
7 8 (4.37%) Umbraco Developer
8 7 (3.83%) Android Developer
8 7 (3.83%) iOS Developer
8 7 (3.83%) Architect
9 6 (3.28%) Tester
9 6 (3.28%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) QA Engineer
10 5 (2.73%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.19%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.19%) Non-Functional Tester
12 3 (1.64%) Ruby Developer
12 3 (1.64%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (46.45%) HTML
2 70 (38.25%) CSS
3 54 (29.51%) HTML5
4 45 (24.59%) jQuery
5 38 (20.77%) AngularJS
6 32 (17.49%) CSS3
7 31 (16.94%) JSON
8 28 (15.30%) Sass
9 25 (13.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (11.48%) Web Services
11 20 (10.93%) Ajax
12 19 (10.38%) Spring
13 18 (9.84%) Semantic HTML
14 17 (9.29%) Backbone.js
15 16 (8.74%) .NET
15 16 (8.74%) JSP
16 14 (7.65%) RESTful
16 14 (7.65%) REST
17 13 (7.10%) LESS
17 13 (7.10%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.65%) User Experience
2 11 (6.01%) Wiki
3 10 (5.46%) Digital Media
3 10 (5.46%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.83%) W3C
6 5 (2.73%) Blog
7 4 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.64%) iPad
8 3 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.09%) Social Network
9 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.09%) Streaming Media
9 2 (1.09%) IPTV
10 1 (0.55%) Animation
10 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.55%) BBC
10 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.77%) Linux
2 23 (12.57%) Windows
3 16 (8.74%) Android
4 14 (7.65%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.37%) UNIX
6 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.19%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.64%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (1.09%) CentOS
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.55%) SUSE
10 1 (0.55%) Fedora
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.87%) Scrum
3 37 (20.22%) TDD
4 33 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (14.75%) Open Source
6 23 (12.57%) MVC
7 22 (12.02%) Web Development
8 21 (11.48%) BDD
8 21 (11.48%) API Development
9 19 (10.38%) User Stories
10 18 (9.84%) DevOps
10 18 (9.84%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.10%) Change Management
12 12 (6.56%) Content Management
12 12 (6.56%) Android Development
13 11 (6.01%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (5.46%) Pair Programming
15 9 (4.92%) Software Engineering
15 9 (4.92%) iOS Development
16 8 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 99 (54.10%) JavaScript
2 71 (38.80%) Java
3 48 (26.23%) SQL
4 39 (21.31%) Ruby
5 32 (17.49%) Python
6 29 (15.85%) PHP
7 17 (9.29%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.65%) C#
9 12 (6.56%) Scala
10 7 (3.83%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.28%) Perl
11 6 (3.28%) Clojure
12 5 (2.73%) Groovy
13 4 (2.19%) C++
14 3 (1.64%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.64%) Haskell
14 3 (1.64%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.64%) Fortran
14 3 (1.64%) Go
14 3 (1.64%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 17 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.20%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (7.10%) Docker
2 8 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.83%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.64%) QEMU
4 3 (1.64%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.64%) KVM
5 1 (0.55%) Varnish
5 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (7.10%) Puppet
2 12 (6.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.92%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.73%) Ansible
6 3 (1.64%) Salt
6 3 (1.64%) Oozie
7 1 (0.55%) yum
7 1 (0.55%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (6.01%) VMware
2 10 (5.46%) Zend
3 9 (4.92%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.83%) SOASTA, Inc
5 6 (3.28%) MuleSoft
5 6 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.28%) Adobe
6 4 (2.19%) Google
7 3 (1.64%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.55%) Splunk
9 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.55%) CollabNet
9 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.55%) Apple
9 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.55%) HP
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago