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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 317 379 349
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -30
Contract jobs citing GitHub 76 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.06% 3.08% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £368 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £698 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £488 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
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
1076 714 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.84% 3.06% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 493 325
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 3
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.46 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -33.78%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +21 8 £275 -42.10% 6
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 69 (53.91%) HTML
2 68 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (48.44%) Java
3 62 (48.44%) JavaScript
4 54 (42.19%) CSS
5 53 (41.41%) Ruby
6 44 (34.38%) Git (software)
7 36 (28.13%) Linux
8 33 (25.78%) Maven
8 33 (25.78%) HTML5
9 30 (23.44%) JSON
9 30 (23.44%) Web Services
10 29 (22.66%) Open Source
11 28 (21.88%) Cucumber
11 28 (21.88%) Subversion
12 27 (21.09%) Python
12 27 (21.09%) jQuery
13 24 (18.75%) TDD
14 22 (17.19%) BDD
14 22 (17.19%) User Experience
15 21 (16.41%) CSS3
15 21 (16.41%) MySQL
16 20 (15.63%) SQL
16 20 (15.63%) AngularJS
17 19 (14.84%) Sass
18 18 (14.06%) Finance
18 18 (14.06%) RESTful
18 18 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (13.28%) Ajax
20 16 (12.50%) SQL Server

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (9.38%) Node.js
2 10 (7.81%) Mule
2 10 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.03%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.69%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.69%) CMS
4 6 (4.69%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.34%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.34%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.56%) JBoss
6 2 (1.56%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) Drupal
6 2 (1.56%) WordPress
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.34%) InDesign
2 3 (2.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.81%) SaaS
2 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.13%) PaaS
3 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.13%) Heroku
4 3 (2.34%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) HTTP
2 6 (4.69%) SSL
2 6 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.41%) MySQL
2 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.16%) Redis
3 13 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.03%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.34%) JasperReports
9 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.34%) RethinkDB
9 3 (2.34%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.56%) Big Data
10 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.56%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.56%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.56%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 44 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 33 (25.78%) Maven
3 28 (21.88%) Cucumber
3 28 (21.88%) Subversion
4 13 (10.16%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.59%) Bitbucket
6 10 (7.81%) Eclipse
6 10 (7.81%) Xcode
7 9 (7.03%) Selenium
7 9 (7.03%) JIRA
8 6 (4.69%) Appium
8 6 (4.69%) RSpec
8 6 (4.69%) Hudson
9 5 (3.91%) NUnit
9 5 (3.91%) Android Studio
10 4 (3.13%) GitLab
10 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.34%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Banking
2 8 (6.25%) Marketing
3 6 (4.69%) Publishing
4 2 (1.56%) Legal
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (68.75%) Developer
2 17 (13.28%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.94%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 7 (5.47%) C# Developer
5 7 (5.47%) Architect
5 7 (5.47%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (4.69%) QA Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Android Developer
7 4 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (3.13%) PHP Developer
8 3 (2.34%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (2.34%) Python Developer
8 3 (2.34%) iOS Developer
8 3 (2.34%) Designer
8 3 (2.34%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (1.56%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (53.91%) HTML
2 54 (42.19%) CSS
3 33 (25.78%) HTML5
4 30 (23.44%) JSON
4 30 (23.44%) Web Services
5 27 (21.09%) jQuery
6 21 (16.41%) CSS3
7 20 (15.63%) AngularJS
8 19 (14.84%) Sass
9 18 (14.06%) RESTful
10 17 (13.28%) Ajax
11 16 (12.50%) SOAP
12 14 (10.94%) XML
12 14 (10.94%) .NET
12 14 (10.94%) REST
12 14 (10.94%) Backbone.js
13 13 (10.16%) JMS
14 11 (8.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (8.59%) JSP
15 10 (7.81%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.66%) Open Source
2 22 (17.19%) User Experience
3 16 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.03%) W3C
6 6 (4.69%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.91%) Digital Media
8 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (2.34%) Blog
9 3 (2.34%) Clustering
9 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.56%) iPhone
10 2 (1.56%) iPad
10 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.78%) BBC
11 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.13%) Linux
2 16 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 13 (10.16%) Windows
4 12 (9.38%) Android
5 9 (7.03%) Ubuntu
6 8 (6.25%) UNIX
6 8 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.69%) SUSE
7 6 (4.69%) CentOS
8 5 (3.91%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.56%) Debian
9 2 (1.56%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.75%) TDD
3 22 (17.19%) BDD
4 18 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (11.72%) Scrum
5 15 (11.72%) MVC
6 13 (10.16%) DevOps
6 13 (10.16%) Web Development
7 10 (7.81%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.81%) SOA
7 10 (7.81%) Content Management
8 9 (7.03%) Automated Testing
8 9 (7.03%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.25%) OOP
10 7 (5.47%) Analytics
10 7 (5.47%) Android Development
11 6 (4.69%) iOS Development
11 6 (4.69%) User Stories
11 6 (4.69%) OOD
11 6 (4.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.44%) Java
1 62 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 53 (41.41%) Ruby
3 27 (21.09%) Python
4 20 (15.63%) SQL
5 13 (10.16%) Clojure
5 13 (10.16%) C#
6 10 (7.81%) PHP
6 10 (7.81%) Scala
7 9 (7.03%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.47%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.69%) JPQL
10 5 (3.91%) Haskell
10 5 (3.91%) C++
11 4 (3.13%) Golang
12 3 (2.34%) Erlang
12 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.34%) F#
13 2 (1.56%) Fortran
13 2 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.56%) ISEB
3 2 (1.56%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) vCloud
1 3 (2.34%) vSphere
2 2 (1.56%) KVM
2 2 (1.56%) Docker
2 2 (1.56%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.56%) QEMU
2 2 (1.56%) Xen
2 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) HDFS
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Puppet
2 14 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.38%) Ansible
4 2 (1.56%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.56%) Oozie
5 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.78%) Salt
5 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) Oracle
2 10 (7.81%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (4.69%) Google
4 5 (3.91%) Zend
5 4 (3.13%) Adobe
6 3 (2.34%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.34%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.34%) VMware
6 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.34%) Apple
6 3 (2.34%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.34%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (2.34%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.56%) Mercator
7 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.56%) Sun
8 1 (0.78%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
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