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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 324 385 338
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -47
Contract jobs citing GitHub 84 28 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.14% 2.92% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 51
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £675 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £419 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.17% +34.00%
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
1368 960 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.14% 4.06% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 677 400
Average daily rate £438 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

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 24 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 24 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 +15 9 £263 -44.73% 8
Isleworth - 7 - - 1
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 80 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (53.10%) HTML
3 71 (48.97%) JavaScript
4 69 (47.59%) Java
5 62 (42.76%) CSS
6 50 (34.48%) Ruby
6 50 (34.48%) Git (software)
7 45 (31.03%) Linux
8 36 (24.83%) HTML5
9 34 (23.45%) JSON
10 33 (22.76%) jQuery
11 32 (22.07%) MySQL
12 31 (21.38%) Web Services
12 31 (21.38%) Maven
13 29 (20.00%) Python
13 29 (20.00%) Open Source
14 28 (19.31%) Subversion
15 27 (18.62%) SQL
16 26 (17.93%) Cucumber
17 25 (17.24%) TDD
18 23 (15.86%) Ajax
19 21 (14.48%) CSS3
19 21 (14.48%) MVC
19 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
20 20 (13.79%) Windows
20 20 (13.79%) Sass
21 19 (13.10%) JSP
21 19 (13.10%) BDD
21 19 (13.10%) RESTful
22 18 (12.41%) Web Development

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 15 (10.34%) Node.js
2 11 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (7.59%) CMS
3 10 (6.90%) Mule
3 10 (6.90%) Mule ESB
4 8 (5.52%) Umbraco
5 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.14%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.14%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.07%) WordPress
7 3 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.38%) Apache
8 2 (1.38%) JBoss
8 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.38%) IIS
8 2 (1.38%) Confluence
8 2 (1.38%) Drupal
8 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.07%) InDesign
3 3 (2.07%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.90%) SaaS
3 4 (2.76%) PaaS
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.76%) Heroku
4 3 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.07%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) HTTP
2 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.14%) SSL
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.07%) MySQL
2 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.66%) Redis
4 13 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 9 (6.21%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.83%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.76%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.07%) Hazelcast
10 3 (2.07%) RethinkDB
10 3 (2.07%) JasperReports
10 3 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.38%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.38%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.38%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 50 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 31 (21.38%) Maven
3 28 (19.31%) Subversion
4 26 (17.93%) Cucumber
5 14 (9.66%) Jenkins
6 10 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 10 (6.90%) JIRA
7 9 (6.21%) Xcode
8 8 (5.52%) Selenium
8 8 (5.52%) Bitbucket
9 7 (4.83%) Grunt
10 6 (4.14%) NUnit
10 6 (4.14%) RSpec
10 6 (4.14%) Jasmine
11 5 (3.45%) Android Studio
12 4 (2.76%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.76%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.76%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.76%) Hudson
12 4 (2.76%) Appium
General
1 17 (11.72%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Marketing
3 8 (5.52%) Banking
4 6 (4.14%) Publishing
5 2 (1.38%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (72.41%) Developer
2 27 (18.62%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.34%) Web Developer
3 15 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (4.83%) Architect
4 7 (4.83%) Senior Developer
5 6 (4.14%) PHP Developer
5 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (4.14%) QA Engineer
5 6 (4.14%) Android Developer
6 5 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (3.45%) Python Developer
6 5 (3.45%) Umbraco Developer
7 4 (2.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (2.76%) MuleSoft Developer
7 4 (2.76%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (2.07%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (2.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.07%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (53.10%) HTML
2 62 (42.76%) CSS
3 36 (24.83%) HTML5
4 34 (23.45%) JSON
5 33 (22.76%) jQuery
6 31 (21.38%) Web Services
7 23 (15.86%) Ajax
8 21 (14.48%) CSS3
9 20 (13.79%) Sass
10 19 (13.10%) JSP
10 19 (13.10%) RESTful
11 17 (11.72%) AngularJS
12 16 (11.03%) SOAP
12 16 (11.03%) .NET
13 15 (10.34%) REST
14 13 (8.97%) Semantic HTML
14 13 (8.97%) XML
14 13 (8.97%) JMS
15 11 (7.59%) Backbone.js
15 11 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Open Source
2 18 (12.41%) User Experience
3 16 (11.03%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.83%) Digital Media
6 6 (4.14%) W3C
6 6 (4.14%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.07%) Clustering
9 2 (1.38%) iPad
9 2 (1.38%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.69%) iPhone
10 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.69%) BBC
10 1 (0.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.03%) Linux
2 20 (13.79%) Windows
3 13 (8.97%) Apple iOS
4 12 (8.28%) Android
5 10 (6.90%) Ubuntu
6 9 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.21%) UNIX
7 7 (4.83%) CentOS
8 6 (4.14%) SUSE
9 5 (3.45%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.38%) Debian
10 2 (1.38%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.24%) TDD
3 21 (14.48%) MVC
4 19 (13.10%) BDD
5 18 (12.41%) Web Development
5 18 (12.41%) Scrum
6 17 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.34%) DevOps
8 11 (7.59%) User Stories
9 10 (6.90%) Content Management
9 10 (6.90%) SOA
10 9 (6.21%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.52%) OOP
12 7 (4.83%) Analytics
12 7 (4.83%) Android Development
12 7 (4.83%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.83%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.83%) Pair Programming
13 6 (4.14%) Project Management
13 6 (4.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 71 (48.97%) JavaScript
2 69 (47.59%) Java
3 50 (34.48%) Ruby
4 29 (20.00%) Python
5 27 (18.62%) SQL
6 13 (8.97%) C#
6 13 (8.97%) PHP
7 11 (7.59%) Scala
8 9 (6.21%) Clojure
8 9 (6.21%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.52%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.14%) JPQL
11 5 (3.45%) Haskell
11 5 (3.45%) C++
12 4 (2.76%) Go
13 3 (2.07%) Erlang
13 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.07%) Perl
14 2 (1.38%) Fortran
15 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.28%) Degree
4 2 (1.38%) ISEB
4 2 (1.38%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) vCloud
1 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.07%) VirtualBox
1 3 (2.07%) vSphere
2 2 (1.38%) Xen
2 2 (1.38%) Docker
2 2 (1.38%) KVM
2 2 (1.38%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.38%) QEMU
3 1 (0.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (11.72%) Puppet
2 14 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.28%) Ansible
4 7 (4.83%) CloudHub
5 5 (3.45%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.38%) Oozie
7 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.69%) Salt
7 1 (0.69%) logstash
7 1 (0.69%) yum
7 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (8.28%) Oracle
2 10 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (6.21%) MuleSoft
4 6 (4.14%) Google
5 5 (3.45%) Zend
5 5 (3.45%) Adobe
6 4 (2.76%) VMware
6 4 (2.76%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.07%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (2.07%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.07%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.07%) Apple
7 3 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.07%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.38%) Mercator
8 2 (1.38%) Sun
9 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.69%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.69%) Splunk
9 1 (0.69%) Riverbed
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