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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 313 376 358
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -18
Contract jobs citing GitHub 102 57 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.41% 4.41% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 38 55
Average daily rate
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£400 £458 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £289 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £45.00
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
1591 1293 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.71% 5.40% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1151 860 633
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 £275 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.70 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 13 £400 -20.00% 2
Uxbridge - 2 £391 - 1
Croydon - 1 £425 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £325 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 120 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 90 (46.88%) HTML
4 72 (37.50%) CSS
5 70 (36.46%) Git (software)
6 68 (35.42%) Java
7 60 (31.25%) HTML5
8 58 (30.21%) Scrum
9 47 (24.48%) SQL
9 47 (24.48%) jQuery
10 45 (23.44%) TDD
11 43 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (21.35%) Linux
13 40 (20.83%) AngularJS
13 40 (20.83%) Jenkins
14 38 (19.79%) JIRA
15 37 (19.27%) JSON
15 37 (19.27%) MySQL
16 35 (18.23%) Node.js
16 35 (18.23%) CSS3
17 33 (17.19%) SQL Server
18 31 (16.15%) Ruby
19 30 (15.63%) PHP
19 30 (15.63%) Python
20 29 (15.10%) Sass
21 28 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 28 (14.58%) Relational Database
21 28 (14.58%) Open Source
22 27 (14.06%) MVC
23 26 (13.54%) CMS

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (18.23%) Node.js
2 26 (13.54%) CMS
3 19 (9.90%) Confluence
4 14 (7.29%) Umbraco
5 10 (5.21%) Apache
6 8 (4.17%) Mule
6 8 (4.17%) Apache Solr
7 7 (3.65%) nginx
8 6 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.60%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.60%) JBoss
10 3 (1.56%) Moodle
10 3 (1.56%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.56%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.52%) Tornado
11 1 (0.52%) WordPress
11 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.73%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.52%) InDesign
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.13%) Heroku
3 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) HTTP
2 2 (1.04%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) DMZ
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.27%) MySQL
2 33 (17.19%) SQL Server
3 28 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.29%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.29%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.69%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.17%) Big Data
7 3 (1.56%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.56%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.56%) RavenDB
7 3 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.04%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.04%) Redis
8 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (36.46%) Git (software)
2 40 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 38 (19.79%) JIRA
4 25 (13.02%) Subversion
5 19 (9.90%) Maven
6 14 (7.29%) Eclipse
6 14 (7.29%) Grunt
7 11 (5.73%) Jasmine
7 11 (5.73%) JMeter
8 10 (5.21%) IntelliJ
8 10 (5.21%) LoadRunner
8 10 (5.21%) Bitbucket
9 9 (4.69%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.69%) Hudson
9 9 (4.69%) NUnit
9 9 (4.69%) Selenium
10 8 (4.17%) JSHint
11 6 (3.13%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.13%) Xcode
12 5 (2.60%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (8.33%) Finance
2 8 (4.17%) Retail
2 8 (4.17%) Marketing
3 4 (2.08%) Automotive
4 3 (1.56%) Publishing
4 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 142 (73.96%) Developer
2 31 (16.15%) Front-End Developer
3 29 (15.10%) Java Developer
4 21 (10.94%) Web Developer
5 14 (7.29%) Administrator
6 12 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 11 (5.73%) Architect
8 10 (5.21%) iOS Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Umbraco Developer
10 7 (3.65%) Tester
11 6 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.13%) Python Developer
12 5 (2.60%) Performance Analyst
12 5 (2.60%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.60%) Analyst
12 5 (2.60%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.60%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (2.60%) Agile Test Analyst
12 5 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (46.88%) HTML
2 72 (37.50%) CSS
3 60 (31.25%) HTML5
4 47 (24.48%) jQuery
5 40 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 37 (19.27%) JSON
7 35 (18.23%) CSS3
8 29 (15.10%) Sass
9 28 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (10.94%) Spring
11 20 (10.42%) Ajax
11 20 (10.42%) Web Services
12 19 (9.90%) .NET
12 19 (9.90%) RESTful
13 18 (9.38%) Semantic HTML
14 16 (8.33%) JSP
15 15 (7.81%) Backbone.js
16 14 (7.29%) REST
17 13 (6.77%) LESS
17 13 (6.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.81%) User Experience
2 11 (5.73%) Wiki
2 11 (5.73%) Blog
3 10 (5.21%) Digital Media
3 10 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.13%) iPad
6 5 (2.60%) W3C
7 4 (2.08%) iPhone
7 4 (2.08%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.56%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.56%) VLE
9 2 (1.04%) Streaming Media
9 2 (1.04%) IPTV
9 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.04%) Social Network
9 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.35%) Linux
2 26 (13.54%) Windows
3 15 (7.81%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.25%) UNIX
4 12 (6.25%) Android
5 7 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.60%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.04%) CentOS
7 2 (1.04%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.52%) SUSE
8 1 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (30.21%) Scrum
3 45 (23.44%) TDD
4 43 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (14.58%) Open Source
6 27 (14.06%) MVC
7 24 (12.50%) BDD
8 23 (11.98%) Web Development
9 22 (11.46%) API Development
10 19 (9.90%) DevOps
10 19 (9.90%) User Stories
10 19 (9.90%) E-Commerce
11 15 (7.81%) Content Management
12 13 (6.77%) Change Management
12 13 (6.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (5.73%) Multithreading
13 11 (5.73%) OO
13 11 (5.73%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.21%) Load Balancing
14 10 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 104 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 68 (35.42%) Java
3 47 (24.48%) SQL
4 31 (16.15%) Ruby
5 30 (15.63%) Python
5 30 (15.63%) PHP
6 17 (8.85%) Bash Shell
6 17 (8.85%) C#
7 12 (6.25%) Scala
8 7 (3.65%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.65%) Groovy
9 6 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.60%) Perl
10 5 (2.60%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.08%) Clojure
12 3 (1.56%) Go
13 2 (1.04%) C++
13 2 (1.04%) Fortran
13 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.04%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.69%) Degree
4 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (7.29%) Docker
2 11 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.56%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.04%) KVM
5 2 (1.04%) QEMU
6 1 (0.52%) Varnish
6 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (6.77%) Puppet
2 12 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.17%) Vagrant
4 6 (3.13%) Ansible
5 3 (1.56%) Capistrano
5 3 (1.56%) Salt
5 3 (1.56%) Oozie
6 1 (0.52%) Nagios
6 1 (0.52%) yum
6 1 (0.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (7.29%) VMware
2 10 (5.21%) Zend
2 10 (5.21%) SOASTA, Inc
3 9 (4.69%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.65%) MuleSoft
5 6 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.13%) Adobe
6 5 (2.60%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.56%) Google
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.52%) Splunk
9 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.52%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.52%) CollabNet
9 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle
9 1 (0.52%) HP
9 1 (0.52%) Apple
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