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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 339 357 339
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing GitHub 59 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.30% 6.25% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 22
Average daily rate
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£445 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
936 576 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.43% 2.67% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 404 333
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -61.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +6 2 £525 +55.55% 8
Hammersmith - - - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 66 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (55.65%) Java
3 63 (54.78%) HTML
4 53 (46.09%) JavaScript
5 47 (40.87%) CSS
6 41 (35.65%) Open Source
7 40 (34.78%) Ruby
8 39 (33.91%) Git (software)
9 37 (32.17%) Linux
10 35 (30.43%) Maven
11 31 (26.96%) Subversion
12 30 (26.09%) HTML5
13 27 (23.48%) jQuery
14 26 (22.61%) JSON
14 26 (22.61%) Python
15 25 (21.74%) REST
16 24 (20.87%) Jenkins
16 24 (20.87%) Web Services
17 22 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (18.26%) Finance
18 21 (18.26%) SOAP
18 21 (18.26%) CSS3
19 19 (16.52%) User Experience
19 19 (16.52%) MySQL
19 19 (16.52%) Windows
20 18 (15.65%) C#
20 18 (15.65%) BDD
20 18 (15.65%) Degree
21 17 (14.78%) Cucumber
21 17 (14.78%) TDD

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (10.43%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.70%) Mule
2 10 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.09%) Node.js
3 7 (6.09%) CMS
4 6 (5.22%) GlassFish
4 6 (5.22%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.48%) JBoss
7 3 (2.61%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.61%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (1.74%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.74%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.74%) Apache
8 2 (1.74%) IIS
8 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.74%) InDesign
1 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) SaaS
2 7 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.35%) Google App Engine
4 4 (3.48%) PaaS
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) HTTP
2 6 (5.22%) Internet
2 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.22%) SSL
3 2 (1.74%) RTP
4 1 (0.87%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.52%) MySQL
2 16 (13.91%) Redis
3 15 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 13 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
6 10 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.35%) RethinkDB
8 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.61%) Big Data
9 3 (2.61%) Hazelcast
9 3 (2.61%) Azkaban
9 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.61%) JasperReports
9 3 (2.61%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (33.91%) Git (software)
2 35 (30.43%) Maven
3 31 (26.96%) Subversion
4 24 (20.87%) Jenkins
5 17 (14.78%) Cucumber
6 14 (12.17%) Eclipse
7 10 (8.70%) Xcode
8 9 (7.83%) Selenium
9 8 (6.96%) Hudson
10 6 (5.22%) Bower
10 6 (5.22%) Appium
10 6 (5.22%) Grunt
10 6 (5.22%) Bitbucket
11 5 (4.35%) MSBuild
12 4 (3.48%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (3.48%) JIRA
12 4 (3.48%) NUnit
12 4 (3.48%) Ant
12 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Marketing
4 4 (3.48%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.48%) Publishing
5 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.87%) Law
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Games
6 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (68.70%) Developer
2 22 (19.13%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.30%) Web Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Architect
8 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (4.35%) iOS Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Magento Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Magento Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Cloud Architect
11 3 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.61%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.61%) Technical Team Leader
11 3 (2.61%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (54.78%) HTML
2 47 (40.87%) CSS
3 30 (26.09%) HTML5
4 27 (23.48%) jQuery
5 26 (22.61%) JSON
6 25 (21.74%) REST
7 24 (20.87%) Web Services
8 21 (18.26%) SOAP
8 21 (18.26%) CSS3
9 16 (13.91%) RESTful
10 13 (11.30%) .NET
11 12 (10.43%) Spring
11 12 (10.43%) XML
11 12 (10.43%) JMS
12 11 (9.57%) Ajax
13 10 (8.70%) DOM
13 10 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (7.83%) Leaflet
14 9 (7.83%) Flask
14 9 (7.83%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.65%) Open Source
2 19 (16.52%) User Experience
3 15 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (10.43%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.83%) Mobile App
6 7 (6.09%) W3C
7 5 (4.35%) Blog
8 3 (2.61%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.61%) Clustering
9 2 (1.74%) Social Media
9 2 (1.74%) iPhone
9 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.17%) Linux
2 19 (16.52%) Windows
3 16 (13.91%) Apple iOS
4 11 (9.57%) UNIX
5 9 (7.83%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.22%) CentOS
6 6 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.22%) SUSE
7 5 (4.35%) Android
8 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (15.65%) BDD
4 17 (14.78%) TDD
5 15 (13.04%) Scrum
6 13 (11.30%) MVC
7 12 (10.43%) Web Development
7 12 (10.43%) DevOps
8 11 (9.57%) SOA
8 11 (9.57%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.70%) OOP
10 9 (7.83%) iOS Development
10 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.96%) Project Management
11 8 (6.96%) OOD
12 7 (6.09%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.09%) OO
13 6 (5.22%) UX Design
13 6 (5.22%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (55.65%) Java
2 53 (46.09%) JavaScript
3 40 (34.78%) Ruby
4 26 (22.61%) Python
5 18 (15.65%) C#
6 15 (13.04%) SQL
7 12 (10.43%) Clojure
7 12 (10.43%) PHP
8 10 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 10 (8.70%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.22%) Scala
9 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.22%) ActionScript
9 6 (5.22%) Perl
9 6 (5.22%) JPQL
10 5 (4.35%) Golang
10 5 (4.35%) Haskell
10 5 (4.35%) Erlang
11 4 (3.48%) F#
11 4 (3.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.74%) ISEB
2 2 (1.74%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.35%) vCloud
2 5 (4.35%) vSphere
3 2 (1.74%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.74%) Xen
4 1 (0.87%) HDFS
4 1 (0.87%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (12.17%) Ansible
2 13 (11.30%) Puppet
3 3 (2.61%) Oozie
4 1 (0.87%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.87%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) Oracle
2 9 (7.83%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (6.09%) VMware
4 5 (4.35%) Google
5 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.48%) Apple
6 3 (2.61%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.61%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (2.61%) Adobe
6 3 (2.61%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.74%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.74%) Zend
7 2 (1.74%) Mercator
7 2 (1.74%) Sun
7 2 (1.74%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.87%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) Riverbed
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