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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 363 384 383
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Contract jobs citing GitHub 57 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.20% 0.089%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.63% 7.95% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 36 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £268 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +17.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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
1013 629 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.14% 2.50% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 469 285
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +33 14 £385 +2.66% 9
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (50.45%) JavaScript
3 55 (49.55%) HTML
4 52 (46.85%) CSS
5 50 (45.05%) Java
6 38 (34.23%) Ruby
7 36 (32.43%) HTML5
8 33 (29.73%) Open Source
8 33 (29.73%) jQuery
9 32 (28.83%) CSS3
10 28 (25.23%) Git (software)
11 27 (24.32%) MySQL
12 26 (23.42%) PHP
13 23 (20.72%) TDD
14 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (19.82%) OO
15 21 (18.92%) Finance
16 20 (18.02%) Linux
16 20 (18.02%) BDD
16 20 (18.02%) AngularJS
17 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
18 17 (15.32%) Python
18 17 (15.32%) E-Commerce
18 17 (15.32%) Perl
19 16 (14.41%) C#
19 16 (14.41%) UNIX
20 15 (13.51%) MVC
20 15 (13.51%) Subversion
20 15 (13.51%) Ruby on Rails
20 15 (13.51%) Mobile App

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
1 9 (8.11%) Node.js
2 8 (7.21%) CMS
3 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.50%) GemFire
4 5 (4.50%) Confluence
5 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.60%) Apache
6 3 (2.70%) Mule
6 3 (2.70%) WordPress
7 2 (1.80%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.80%) Drupal
7 2 (1.80%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.90%) nginx
8 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.90%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) GIMP
1 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Magento
2 5 (4.50%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.80%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Heroku
2 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) Internet
2 4 (3.60%) HTTP
3 3 (2.70%) SMTP
3 3 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) AMQP
4 1 (0.90%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.32%) MySQL
2 15 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 14 (12.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (8.11%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.41%) Big Data
7 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.70%) Redis
8 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.80%) Azkaban
9 2 (1.80%) Triplestore
9 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.90%) MS Access
10 1 (0.90%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
3 15 (13.51%) Subversion
4 12 (10.81%) Maven
4 12 (10.81%) JIRA
5 10 (9.01%) RSpec
6 8 (7.21%) Bower
6 8 (7.21%) Grunt
7 7 (6.31%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.50%) MSBuild
9 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.60%) Hudson
9 4 (3.60%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.60%) Selenium
10 3 (2.70%) Ant
10 3 (2.70%) Xcode
10 3 (2.70%) JMeter
10 3 (2.70%) Redmine
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Retail
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Games
3 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.60%) Back Office
5 2 (1.80%) Front Office
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.80%) Publishing
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.90%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (77.48%) Developer
2 17 (15.32%) Java Developer
2 17 (15.32%) Web Developer
3 13 (11.71%) Senior Developer
4 11 (9.91%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Magento Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Scala Developer
7 6 (5.41%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (3.60%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Perl Programmer
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Perl Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Perl Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Technical Team Leader
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Perl Programmer
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (49.55%) HTML
2 52 (46.85%) CSS
3 36 (32.43%) HTML5
4 33 (29.73%) jQuery
5 32 (28.83%) CSS3
6 20 (18.02%) AngularJS
7 15 (13.51%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (13.51%) REST
8 14 (12.61%) XML
9 13 (11.71%) Web Services
9 13 (11.71%) Spring
10 9 (8.11%) Backbone.js
11 8 (7.21%) Apache Flex
12 7 (6.31%) JSON
12 7 (6.31%) .NET
12 7 (6.31%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.41%) ZeroMQ
13 6 (5.41%) SOAP
13 6 (5.41%) RESTful
14 5 (4.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.73%) Open Source
2 15 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 15 (13.51%) User Experience
3 8 (7.21%) W3C
4 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.50%) Blog
5 5 (4.50%) Social Media
6 3 (2.70%) Online Games
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.80%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.80%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.80%) Replication
7 2 (1.80%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.80%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.90%) Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Linux
2 16 (14.41%) UNIX
3 11 (9.91%) Windows
4 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) CentOS
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.72%) TDD
3 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (19.82%) OO
4 20 (18.02%) BDD
5 17 (15.32%) E-Commerce
6 15 (13.51%) MVC
7 13 (11.71%) Scrum
8 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 9 (8.11%) DevOps
9 8 (7.21%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (7.21%) Low Latency
9 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.21%) User Experience Design
9 8 (7.21%) Kanban
10 7 (6.31%) Web Development
10 7 (6.31%) OOP
10 7 (6.31%) SEO
10 7 (6.31%) MapReduce
11 6 (5.41%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) JavaScript
2 50 (45.05%) Java
3 38 (34.23%) Ruby
4 26 (23.42%) PHP
5 17 (15.32%) Python
5 17 (15.32%) Perl
6 16 (14.41%) C#
7 12 (10.81%) Scala
8 11 (9.91%) Clojure
9 10 (9.01%) SQL
10 9 (8.11%) Shell Script
11 8 (7.21%) ActionScript
12 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
13 4 (3.60%) Golang
13 4 (3.60%) C++
13 4 (3.60%) Groovy
14 3 (2.70%) PHP5
14 3 (2.70%) Haskell
14 3 (2.70%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Varnish
1 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.70%) vCloud
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.70%) Oozie
2 3 (2.70%) Ansible
2 3 (2.70%) Puppet
2 3 (2.70%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.80%) YUM
4 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.90%) Nagios
4 1 (0.90%) Ambari
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Zend
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle
2 9 (8.11%) VMware
3 7 (6.31%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.31%) Rackspace
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.50%) ION Trading
6 3 (2.70%) Google
6 3 (2.70%) Apple
7 2 (1.80%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.80%) JBoss
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Adobe
8 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.90%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.90%) New Relic
8 1 (0.90%) Facebook
8 1 (0.90%) Akamai
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