The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 338 341 407
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +66
Contract jobs citing GitHub 61 71 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.29% 0.061%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.12% 10.91% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 12
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
996 651 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.22% 2.68% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 502 316
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
GitHub
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 +15 10 £500 +78.57% 6
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (43.82%) Java
1 39 (43.82%) JavaScript
2 37 (41.57%) HTML
3 35 (39.33%) Ruby
4 34 (38.20%) CSS
5 25 (28.09%) MySQL
6 24 (26.97%) OO
6 24 (26.97%) jQuery
6 24 (26.97%) Git (software)
6 24 (26.97%) HTML5
7 22 (24.72%) PHP
8 20 (22.47%) Python
8 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (21.35%) Open Source
9 19 (21.35%) CSS3
9 19 (21.35%) AngularJS
10 18 (20.22%) Finance
11 17 (19.10%) TDD
12 16 (17.98%) E-Commerce
12 16 (17.98%) C#
12 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (16.85%) Ruby on Rails
13 15 (16.85%) BDD
14 14 (15.73%) MVC
15 13 (14.61%) UNIX
16 12 (13.48%) Linux
16 12 (13.48%) XML
16 12 (13.48%) Scala
16 12 (13.48%) Zend
17 11 (12.36%) Apache Cassandra

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.62%) Confluence
2 5 (5.62%) GemFire
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
3 4 (4.49%) Apache
3 4 (4.49%) Node.js
4 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.37%) Mule
4 3 (3.37%) WordPress
5 2 (2.25%) nginx
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.12%) Drupal
6 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Magento
2 5 (5.62%) ION MarketView
3 2 (2.25%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Heroku
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Internet
2 6 (6.74%) HTTP
3 3 (3.37%) DNS
3 3 (3.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) MySQL
2 11 (12.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (8.99%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.74%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.74%) Big Data
4 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.25%) Triplestore
6 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) SSDT
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.12%) HBase
7 1 (1.12%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.12%) MS Access
7 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.24%) RSpec
2 10 (11.24%) JIRA
3 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.99%) Subversion
5 7 (7.87%) Maven
5 7 (7.87%) Jasmine
6 6 (6.74%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.49%) Selenium
7 4 (4.49%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.37%) Xcode
8 3 (3.37%) Redmine
8 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.25%) Hudson
9 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.25%) Capybara
9 2 (2.25%) Calabash
9 2 (2.25%) Grunt
9 2 (2.25%) Bower
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Games
3 5 (5.62%) Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.49%) Back Office
5 3 (3.37%) Publishing
6 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Front Office
6 2 (2.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 62 (69.66%) Developer
2 12 (13.48%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.99%) PHP Developer
3 8 (8.99%) Python Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Web Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Ruby Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Scala Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Magento Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Perl Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Perl Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) Perl Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Perl Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (41.57%) HTML
2 34 (38.20%) CSS
3 24 (26.97%) jQuery
3 24 (26.97%) HTML5
4 19 (21.35%) CSS3
4 19 (21.35%) AngularJS
5 15 (16.85%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (13.48%) XML
7 10 (11.24%) Backbone.js
8 7 (7.87%) MapReduce
9 6 (6.74%) NumPy
9 6 (6.74%) SciPy
9 6 (6.74%) Django
9 6 (6.74%) LAMP
9 6 (6.74%) Spring
9 6 (6.74%) JSON
10 5 (5.62%) Ajax
10 5 (5.62%) Symfony
10 5 (5.62%) Web Services
10 5 (5.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Open Source
2 11 (12.36%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.62%) Blog
3 5 (5.62%) W3C
4 4 (4.49%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.49%) Grid Computing
4 4 (4.49%) Online Games
4 4 (4.49%) Social Media
5 2 (2.25%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.25%) Online Gambling
5 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.25%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.25%) Ontologies
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) UNIX
2 12 (13.48%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.37%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Android
3 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.25%) CentOS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) OO
2 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) TDD
4 16 (17.98%) E-Commerce
4 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (16.85%) BDD
6 14 (15.73%) MVC
7 8 (8.99%) DevOps
8 7 (7.87%) Low Latency
8 7 (7.87%) Kanban
9 6 (6.74%) Web Development
9 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.62%) Scrum
10 5 (5.62%) ITIL
10 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.49%) OOD
11 4 (4.49%) SEO
11 4 (4.49%) Release Management
11 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.49%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.82%) Java
1 39 (43.82%) JavaScript
2 35 (39.33%) Ruby
3 22 (24.72%) PHP
4 20 (22.47%) Python
5 16 (17.98%) C#
6 12 (13.48%) Scala
7 11 (12.36%) Perl
8 9 (10.11%) C++
8 9 (10.11%) Clojure
9 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
10 6 (6.74%) SQL
11 4 (4.49%) Groovy
11 4 (4.49%) PHP5
12 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.25%) SPARQL
12 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.25%) Golang
12 2 (2.25%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Varnish
2 2 (2.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.37%) Oozie
2 3 (3.37%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.25%) Puppet
3 2 (2.25%) Nagios
3 2 (2.25%) YUM
3 2 (2.25%) Ansible
4 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.12%) Ambari
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Zend
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle
3 8 (8.99%) Rackspace
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.62%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.62%) VMware
5 5 (5.62%) ION Trading
6 3 (3.37%) Apple
7 2 (2.25%) New Relic
8 1 (1.12%) ExactTarget
8 1 (1.12%) Google
8 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.12%) Adobe
8 1 (1.12%) Akamai
8 1 (1.12%) Facebook
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