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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 365 375 370
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing GitHub 52 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.17% 7.86% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £350 £268
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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
1006 649 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.29% 2.62% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 457 262
Average daily rate £450 £405 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £65.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -35.60%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +18 6 £525 +50.00% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 63 (57.27%) HTML
2 58 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (51.82%) Java
4 56 (50.91%) JavaScript
5 48 (43.64%) CSS
6 38 (34.55%) Open Source
7 37 (33.64%) HTML5
8 34 (30.91%) Ruby
9 33 (30.00%) jQuery
10 31 (28.18%) Git (software)
11 29 (26.36%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (25.45%) MySQL
12 28 (25.45%) CSS3
13 24 (21.82%) Finance
13 24 (21.82%) Maven
13 24 (21.82%) Jenkins
14 23 (20.91%) Subversion
15 22 (20.00%) Linux
16 21 (19.09%) PHP
17 20 (18.18%) Windows
17 20 (18.18%) REST
18 19 (17.27%) BDD
18 19 (17.27%) User Experience
19 18 (16.36%) C#
19 18 (16.36%) XML
19 18 (16.36%) TDD
20 17 (15.45%) JSON
20 17 (15.45%) MVC
21 16 (14.55%) Scrum
21 16 (14.55%) OO

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 12 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.36%) Node.js
3 6 (5.45%) GlassFish
3 6 (5.45%) CMS
3 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.64%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.73%) Apache
6 3 (2.73%) Mule
6 3 (2.73%) WordPress
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.82%) Drupal
7 2 (1.82%) JBoss
8 1 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.91%) GemFire
8 1 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.91%) MS Office
1 1 (0.91%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Magento
2 2 (1.82%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.91%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.82%) PaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.82%) Heroku
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) Internet
2 5 (4.55%) HTTP
3 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.73%) SSL
4 2 (1.82%) SMTP
4 2 (1.82%) DNS
4 2 (1.82%) RTP
5 1 (0.91%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) MySQL
2 16 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
4 11 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (8.18%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.45%) Big Data
7 5 (4.55%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.64%) Azkaban
8 4 (3.64%) Redis
9 3 (2.73%) Hazelcast
9 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.73%) JasperReports
10 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.82%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.91%) SSDT
11 1 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (28.18%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.82%) Maven
2 24 (21.82%) Jenkins
3 23 (20.91%) Subversion
4 10 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.27%) JIRA
5 8 (7.27%) Grunt
5 8 (7.27%) Bower
5 8 (7.27%) Bitbucket
5 8 (7.27%) Hudson
6 7 (6.36%) Selenium
7 6 (5.45%) Xcode
7 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.55%) MSBuild
9 4 (3.64%) NUnit
9 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.64%) Appium
9 4 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (21.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Banking
3 5 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 4 (3.64%) Publishing
5 2 (1.82%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.82%) Games
5 2 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Front Office
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (82.73%) Developer
2 26 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.55%) Web Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.82%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (8.18%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.45%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Magento Developer
8 5 (4.55%) iOS Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Magento Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (2.73%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Scala Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.73%) Technical Team Leader
11 2 (1.82%) Senior Performance Tester
11 2 (1.82%) Lead Java Developer
11 2 (1.82%) Senior Perl Programmer
11 2 (1.82%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (57.27%) HTML
2 48 (43.64%) CSS
3 37 (33.64%) HTML5
4 33 (30.00%) jQuery
5 28 (25.45%) CSS3
6 20 (18.18%) REST
7 18 (16.36%) XML
8 17 (15.45%) JSON
9 15 (13.64%) Spring
10 14 (12.73%) AngularJS
11 11 (10.00%) Web Services
12 10 (9.09%) Backbone.js
13 9 (8.18%) SOAP
13 9 (8.18%) DOM
13 9 (8.18%) .NET
13 9 (8.18%) Ajax
14 8 (7.27%) Apache Flex
14 8 (7.27%) Hibernate
15 7 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (6.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.55%) Open Source
2 19 (17.27%) User Experience
3 10 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 9 (8.18%) W3C
4 9 (8.18%) Blog
5 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.64%) Social Media
8 3 (2.73%) Clustering
9 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.82%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.82%) iPhone
9 2 (1.82%) Replication
9 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.00%) Linux
2 20 (18.18%) Windows
3 14 (12.73%) UNIX
4 12 (10.91%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.64%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.73%) SUSE
6 3 (2.73%) CentOS
6 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.36%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (17.27%) BDD
4 18 (16.36%) TDD
5 17 (15.45%) MVC
6 16 (14.55%) Scrum
6 16 (14.55%) OO
7 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.00%) OOP
9 9 (8.18%) OOD
10 8 (7.27%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.27%) UX Design
10 8 (7.27%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (7.27%) iOS Development
10 8 (7.27%) DevOps
11 7 (6.36%) MapReduce
11 7 (6.36%) Analytics
11 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.36%) Project Management
11 7 (6.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.82%) Java
2 56 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 34 (30.91%) Ruby
4 21 (19.09%) PHP
5 18 (16.36%) C#
6 14 (12.73%) Python
6 14 (12.73%) Clojure
7 12 (10.91%) SQL
8 11 (10.00%) Perl
9 9 (8.18%) Scala
10 8 (7.27%) ActionScript
11 7 (6.36%) Bash Shell
12 6 (5.45%) Groovy
12 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
13 5 (4.55%) JPQL
13 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
14 4 (3.64%) F#
14 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
14 4 (3.64%) Golang
15 2 (1.82%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.91%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.73%) Varnish
3 2 (1.82%) vSphere
3 2 (1.82%) vCloud
4 1 (0.91%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.55%) Puppet
3 4 (3.64%) Oozie
4 3 (2.73%) YUM
4 3 (2.73%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.82%) Ansible
6 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Oracle
2 9 (8.18%) Zend
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.55%) VMware
5 4 (3.64%) Apple
6 3 (2.73%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.82%) Google
7 2 (1.82%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.91%) Facebook
8 1 (0.91%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.91%) Mercator
8 1 (0.91%) SAP
8 1 (0.91%) Adobe
8 1 (0.91%) ION Trading
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