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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 220 292 340
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +48
Contract jobs citing GitHub 202 126 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.59% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.40% 9.98% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 81 57
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.64 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
1942 1262 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.17% 5.95% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 883 526
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 11
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +69.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £42.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

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 8 February 2016.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in London

GitHub
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GitHub Hourly Rate Trend 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 8 February 2016. 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 +45 16 £425 +6.25% 22
Croydon -5 6 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames +7 4 £475 -
Osterley - 2 £431 -
Hounslow - 1 £488 - 1
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 241 (57.11%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (52.61%) JavaScript
3 191 (45.26%) Git (software)
4 183 (43.36%) TDD
5 147 (34.83%) HTML
6 143 (33.89%) BDD
7 142 (33.65%) Scrum
8 131 (31.04%) CSS
9 120 (28.44%) AngularJS
10 115 (27.25%) Jenkins
11 114 (27.01%) HTML5
12 113 (26.78%) Node.js
12 113 (26.78%) Open Source
13 110 (26.07%) Web Services
14 96 (22.75%) SQL
15 93 (22.04%) Continuous Integration
16 92 (21.80%) Ruby
17 90 (21.33%) Java
17 90 (21.33%) Linux
18 88 (20.85%) RESTful
19 78 (18.48%) Docker
20 77 (18.25%) DevOps
21 76 (18.01%) CSS3
22 73 (17.30%) Python
23 70 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
24 66 (15.64%) Cucumber
25 62 (14.69%) JIRA
26 61 (14.45%) MongoDB
27 59 (13.98%) .NET
28 57 (13.51%) MVC

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 113 (26.78%) Node.js
2 33 (7.82%) Apache
3 29 (6.87%) Tomcat
4 27 (6.40%) nginx
5 24 (5.69%) Confluence
6 23 (5.45%) CMS
7 13 (3.08%) JBoss
8 9 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.13%) Jetty
9 6 (1.42%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.42%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.18%) Apache TomEE
10 5 (1.18%) Drupal
10 5 (1.18%) Mule
10 5 (1.18%) SharePoint Foundation
10 5 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.95%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
12 3 (0.71%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (2.84%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.95%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.95%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.71%) MS Office
5 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.47%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Magento
1 3 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.21%) Heroku
4 9 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.18%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.18%) CloudFront
5 5 (1.18%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.95%) PaaS
7 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.71%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.47%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.47%) SaaS
8 2 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Force.com
9 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.72%) HTTP
2 12 (2.84%) Internet
3 6 (1.42%) DMZ
3 6 (1.42%) Firewall
3 6 (1.42%) MVNO
4 5 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.18%) VPN
5 3 (0.71%) BGP
5 3 (0.71%) FTP
5 3 (0.71%) Intranet
5 3 (0.71%) LDAP
6 2 (0.47%) DNS
6 2 (0.47%) DVB
6 2 (0.47%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) LAN
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
7 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.45%) MongoDB
2 44 (10.43%) NoSQL
3 40 (9.48%) MySQL
4 28 (6.64%) SQL Server
5 25 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (4.98%) Azure SQL Database
7 18 (4.27%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.61%) Big Data
9 11 (2.61%) Redis
10 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.42%) OLAP
12 6 (1.42%) OLTP
12 6 (1.42%) OpenTSDB
13 5 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.18%) SQLite
14 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.47%) KDB
Development Applications
1 191 (45.26%) Git (software)
2 115 (27.25%) Jenkins
3 66 (15.64%) Cucumber
4 62 (14.69%) JIRA
5 43 (10.19%) Maven
6 42 (9.95%) gulp
6 42 (9.95%) Selenium
7 36 (8.53%) Subversion
8 33 (7.82%) Capybara
9 32 (7.58%) Jasmine
9 32 (7.58%) Sonatype Nexus
10 31 (7.35%) RSpec
11 23 (5.45%) Karma Test Runner
12 22 (5.21%) SpecFlow
13 21 (4.98%) Gradle
14 20 (4.74%) JMeter
15 19 (4.50%) Grunt
16 18 (4.27%) git-flow
17 15 (3.55%) Protractor
17 15 (3.55%) RubyGems
General
1 41 (9.72%) Finance
2 13 (3.08%) Banking
3 11 (2.61%) Publishing
4 8 (1.90%) Games
4 8 (1.90%) Marketing
4 8 (1.90%) Retail
5 7 (1.66%) Advertising
5 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 312 (73.93%) Developer
2 88 (20.85%) JavaScript Developer
3 52 (12.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 46 (10.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 43 (10.19%) Java Developer
5 43 (10.19%) Senior Developer
6 42 (9.95%) Angular Developer
7 39 (9.24%) .NET Developer
7 39 (9.24%) C# Developer
8 38 (9.00%) HTML Developer
9 35 (8.29%) HTML CSS Developer
10 31 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 30 (7.11%) Node.js Developer
12 28 (6.64%) ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (6.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (5.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 23 (5.45%) Ruby Developer
16 22 (5.21%) Web Developer
17 21 (4.98%) Agile Developer
17 21 (4.98%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (34.83%) HTML
2 131 (31.04%) CSS
3 120 (28.44%) AngularJS
4 114 (27.01%) HTML5
5 110 (26.07%) Web Services
6 88 (20.85%) RESTful
7 76 (18.01%) CSS3
8 59 (13.98%) .NET
9 55 (13.03%) Backbone.js
9 55 (13.03%) Sass
10 53 (12.56%) jQuery
11 40 (9.48%) React
12 38 (9.00%) ASP.NET
12 38 (9.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 33 (7.82%) XML
14 29 (6.87%) Ember.js
14 29 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 28 (6.64%) JSON
16 27 (6.40%) LESS
17 25 (5.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.90%) User Experience
2 35 (8.29%) Blog
3 19 (4.50%) iPad
4 16 (3.79%) Fintech
5 14 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.61%) iPhone
8 9 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.66%) Clustering
9 7 (1.66%) Social Media
9 7 (1.66%) Social Network
10 6 (1.42%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.42%) IPTV
10 6 (1.42%) STB
11 5 (1.18%) Tandem
11 5 (1.18%) W3C
12 4 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.33%) Linux
2 32 (7.58%) Unix
3 31 (7.35%) Apple iOS
4 24 (5.69%) Windows
5 19 (4.50%) Android
6 15 (3.55%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.61%) CentOS
8 6 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.95%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.71%) Solaris
10 3 (0.71%) VMS
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (57.11%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (43.36%) TDD
3 143 (33.89%) BDD
4 142 (33.65%) Scrum
5 113 (26.78%) Open Source
6 93 (22.04%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (18.25%) DevOps
8 57 (13.51%) MVC
9 53 (12.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 53 (12.56%) Front End Development
10 49 (11.61%) Kanban
10 49 (11.61%) OO
11 40 (9.48%) Software Engineering
12 39 (9.24%) Responsive Web Design
13 37 (8.77%) E-Commerce
14 34 (8.06%) Test Automation
15 31 (7.35%) Web Development
16 30 (7.11%) Pair Programming
17 23 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (5.21%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 222 (52.61%) JavaScript
2 96 (22.75%) SQL
3 92 (21.80%) Ruby
4 90 (21.33%) Java
5 73 (17.30%) Python
6 46 (10.90%) C#
7 41 (9.72%) PHP
8 34 (8.06%) Bash Shell
9 31 (7.35%) Perl
10 19 (4.50%) Scala
11 17 (4.03%) C++
12 16 (3.79%) Objective-C
13 14 (3.32%) T-SQL
14 13 (3.08%) Apple Swift
15 12 (2.84%) C
15 12 (2.84%) PowerShell
16 9 (2.13%) Groovy
17 8 (1.90%) ES6
18 6 (1.42%) Go
19 5 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (4.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.61%) Degree
3 8 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.24%) MCSA
5 1 (0.24%) MCSE
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.45%) QA
2 5 (1.18%) WCAG
3 4 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) SDET
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (18.48%) Docker
2 16 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.61%) vCloud
4 6 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.95%) Ceph
5 4 (0.95%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.71%) vSphere
7 2 (0.47%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 54 (12.80%) Ansible
2 51 (12.09%) Puppet
3 49 (11.61%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (3.55%) Capistrano
5 13 (3.08%) Kubernetes
6 12 (2.84%) logstash
7 9 (2.13%) HAProxy
8 8 (1.90%) Salt
9 6 (1.42%) Kibana
10 4 (0.95%) Graphite
11 3 (0.71%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.71%) Grafana
11 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.71%) Mesos
11 3 (0.71%) Pingdom
11 3 (0.71%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.71%) Uchiwa
12 2 (0.47%) Terraform
12 2 (0.47%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.24%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (6.87%) VMware
2 25 (5.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.50%) Google
4 17 (4.03%) Adobe
4 17 (4.03%) Zend
5 13 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.13%) SOASTA, Inc
7 8 (1.90%) Twitter
8 7 (1.66%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.66%) Sonatype
9 6 (1.42%) Facebook
9 6 (1.42%) Splunk
10 5 (1.18%) Akamai
10 5 (1.18%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.18%) IBM
11 4 (0.95%) Apple
11 4 (0.95%) Black Duck
11 4 (0.95%) Veracode
12 3 (0.71%) CODA
12 3 (0.71%) Rally
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 27 days ago