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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 381 331 419
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +88
Contract jobs citing GitHub 28 60 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.27% 0.022%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.52% 13.04% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 51 4
Average daily rate £475 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
795 460 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.30% 2.09% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 334 343
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £16.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £31.85 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £22.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-42.69% -11.00%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 12 £475 +46.15% 7
Croydon - - - - 2
Wembley - - - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 31 (48.44%) Java
2 27 (42.19%) Git (software)
3 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
3 25 (39.06%) OO
4 24 (37.50%) Subversion
5 21 (32.81%) Python
5 21 (32.81%) HTML
6 20 (31.25%) CSS
7 19 (29.69%) C++
8 18 (28.13%) Open Source
9 17 (26.56%) HTML5
9 17 (26.56%) Web Services
9 17 (26.56%) Objective-C
10 16 (25.00%) Mobile App
11 15 (23.44%) Apple iOS
11 15 (23.44%) Mercurial
11 15 (23.44%) JSON
11 15 (23.44%) C#
12 14 (21.88%) TDD
12 14 (21.88%) Android
13 13 (20.31%) CSS3
13 13 (20.31%) Xcode
13 13 (20.31%) Ruby
13 13 (20.31%) jQuery
14 12 (18.75%) PHP
14 12 (18.75%) OOP
15 11 (17.19%) MySQL
15 11 (17.19%) OOD
15 11 (17.19%) iOS Development
16 10 (15.63%) Jenkins

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (7.81%) Apache
2 4 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 4 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) CMS
3 3 (4.69%) nginx
3 3 (4.69%) Node.js
3 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.13%) Confluence
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) Drupal
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.56%) WordPress
5 1 (1.56%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.69%) Magento
3 1 (1.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Heroku
3 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) MySQL
2 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.56%) Redis
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Git (software)
2 24 (37.50%) Subversion
3 15 (23.44%) Mercurial
4 13 (20.31%) Xcode
5 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
6 8 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.25%) Selenium
9 3 (4.69%) JIRA
9 3 (4.69%) Maven
9 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.13%) PhantomJS
10 2 (3.13%) Bower
10 2 (3.13%) Yeoman
10 2 (3.13%) Grunt
10 2 (3.13%) Hudson
10 2 (3.13%) RSpec
11 1 (1.56%) JMeter
11 1 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
1 4 (6.25%) Publishing
1 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Back Office
2 3 (4.69%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Interactive Media
3 1 (1.56%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) iOS Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Python Developer
4 5 (7.81%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
5 4 (6.25%) IT Risk Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Security Risk Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 8 Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) HTML
2 20 (31.25%) CSS
3 17 (26.56%) HTML5
3 17 (26.56%) Web Services
4 15 (23.44%) JSON
5 13 (20.31%) CSS3
5 13 (20.31%) jQuery
6 10 (15.63%) XML
7 9 (14.06%) Ajax
7 9 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (14.06%) iOS SDK
7 9 (14.06%) REST
7 9 (14.06%) Backbone.js
8 6 (9.38%) XSLT
8 6 (9.38%) .NET
9 5 (7.81%) Django
9 5 (7.81%) DOM
9 5 (7.81%) XHTML
9 5 (7.81%) SciPy
9 5 (7.81%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Open Source
2 16 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (12.50%) Graphic Design
4 4 (6.25%) W3C
5 3 (4.69%) Online Games
5 3 (4.69%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.69%) Grid Computing
5 3 (4.69%) Streaming Video
5 3 (4.69%) Social Media
6 2 (3.13%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.56%) Blog
7 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.56%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Apple iOS
2 14 (21.88%) Android
3 5 (7.81%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.25%) Linux
5 3 (4.69%) UNIX
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.13%) CentOS
6 2 (3.13%) Windows
7 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) OO
2 14 (21.88%) TDD
3 12 (18.75%) OOP
4 11 (17.19%) OOD
4 11 (17.19%) iOS Development
5 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.06%) Web Development
6 9 (14.06%) MVC
7 8 (12.50%) BDD
7 8 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 8 (12.50%) Time Management
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.94%) Scrum
8 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.38%) SEO
9 6 (9.38%) Content Management
10 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Java
2 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
3 21 (32.81%) Python
4 19 (29.69%) C++
5 17 (26.56%) Objective-C
6 15 (23.44%) C#
7 13 (20.31%) Ruby
8 12 (18.75%) PHP
9 6 (9.38%) SQL
10 4 (6.25%) Scala
11 3 (4.69%) C
11 3 (4.69%) PHP5
11 3 (4.69%) Groovy
12 2 (3.13%) Perl
12 2 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Varnish
2 2 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.69%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) Nagios
4 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Zend
2 5 (7.81%) Google
3 4 (6.25%) Apple
4 3 (4.69%) Twitter
5 2 (3.13%) New Relic
5 2 (3.13%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
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