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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 356 360 384
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Contract jobs citing GitHub 58 71 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.28% 0.088%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.70% 10.73% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 16
Average daily rate
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£465 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £267 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
1017 662 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.18% 2.65% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 511 320
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +26 15 £500 +60.00% 6
Westminster - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 53 (50.96%) HTML
3 50 (48.08%) CSS
4 48 (46.15%) Java
5 40 (38.46%) Ruby
6 34 (32.69%) jQuery
6 34 (32.69%) HTML5
7 30 (28.85%) CSS3
8 28 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 27 (25.96%) PHP
9 27 (25.96%) MySQL
9 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (24.04%) Open Source
11 23 (22.12%) OO
12 21 (20.19%) TDD
12 21 (20.19%) Finance
13 20 (19.23%) AngularJS
14 19 (18.27%) BDD
15 18 (17.31%) Linux
15 18 (17.31%) Python
15 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (15.38%) E-Commerce
16 16 (15.38%) Perl
17 15 (14.42%) Ruby on Rails
17 15 (14.42%) Subversion
18 14 (13.46%) MVC
18 14 (13.46%) C#
18 14 (13.46%) UNIX
18 14 (13.46%) Mobile App
19 13 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (7.69%) Node.js
2 7 (6.73%) CMS
3 6 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.81%) GemFire
4 5 (4.81%) Confluence
4 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.88%) Apache
5 3 (2.88%) Mule
5 3 (2.88%) WordPress
6 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.92%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.92%) Drupal
7 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.96%) MS Office
1 1 (0.96%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Magento
2 5 (4.81%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.92%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) Heroku
2 2 (1.92%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) Internet
2 6 (5.77%) HTTP
3 3 (2.88%) DNS
3 3 (2.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.96%) MySQL
2 13 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.77%) Big Data
6 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.88%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.92%) Azkaban
8 2 (1.92%) Redis
8 2 (1.92%) Triplestore
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.96%) MS Access
9 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.96%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.42%) Subversion
3 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 11 (10.58%) JIRA
5 10 (9.62%) Maven
5 10 (9.62%) RSpec
6 7 (6.73%) Jasmine
6 7 (6.73%) Grunt
6 7 (6.73%) Bower
7 5 (4.81%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.81%) Hudson
7 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.81%) Selenium
8 4 (3.85%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.88%) Redmine
9 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.88%) Ant
9 3 (2.88%) Xcode
10 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Games
2 6 (5.77%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.85%) Back Office
3 4 (3.85%) Publishing
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.92%) Front Office
4 2 (1.92%) Advertising
4 2 (1.92%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.96%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 76 (73.08%) Developer
2 16 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Web Developer
4 11 (10.58%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.62%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Ruby Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Scala Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Magento Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Perl Programmer
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Programmer
10 3 (2.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Perl Programmer
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Perl Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.88%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (50.96%) HTML
2 50 (48.08%) CSS
3 34 (32.69%) jQuery
3 34 (32.69%) HTML5
4 30 (28.85%) CSS3
5 20 (19.23%) AngularJS
6 15 (14.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (11.54%) XML
8 11 (10.58%) REST
8 11 (10.58%) Backbone.js
9 10 (9.62%) Spring
10 9 (8.65%) Web Services
11 7 (6.73%) Apache Flex
11 7 (6.73%) RESTful
12 6 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.77%) ZeroMQ
12 6 (5.77%) Symfony
12 6 (5.77%) Ajax
12 6 (5.77%) LAMP
12 6 (5.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.04%) Open Source
2 14 (13.46%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.73%) W3C
4 5 (4.81%) Blog
5 4 (3.85%) Online Games
6 3 (2.88%) Social Media
7 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.92%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.92%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.92%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.92%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.92%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.96%) Clustering
8 1 (0.96%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.96%) Replication
8 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Linux
2 14 (13.46%) UNIX
3 8 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.88%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.92%) Android
6 2 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.12%) OO
3 21 (20.19%) TDD
4 19 (18.27%) BDD
5 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 14 (13.46%) MVC
8 9 (8.65%) DevOps
9 8 (7.69%) Low Latency
9 8 (7.69%) Scrum
10 7 (6.73%) OOP
10 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.73%) Kanban
10 7 (6.73%) Web Development
10 7 (6.73%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (6.73%) User Experience Design
10 7 (6.73%) MapReduce
11 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.77%) Software Architecture
11 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 48 (46.15%) Java
3 40 (38.46%) Ruby
4 27 (25.96%) PHP
5 18 (17.31%) Python
6 16 (15.38%) Perl
7 14 (13.46%) C#
8 12 (11.54%) Scala
9 11 (10.58%) Clojure
10 9 (8.65%) SQL
11 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
12 7 (6.73%) ActionScript
13 4 (3.85%) C++
13 4 (3.85%) Golang
13 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
13 4 (3.85%) Groovy
13 4 (3.85%) PHP5
14 3 (2.88%) Haskell
14 3 (2.88%) Erlang
15 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Varnish
1 4 (3.85%) vCloud
2 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.85%) Ansible
2 4 (3.85%) Puppet
3 3 (2.88%) Capistrano
3 3 (2.88%) Oozie
4 2 (1.92%) YUM
4 2 (1.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.96%) Ambari
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Zend
2 12 (11.54%) Oracle
3 8 (7.69%) VMware
4 7 (6.73%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.73%) Rackspace
5 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.81%) ION Trading
7 3 (2.88%) Google
7 3 (2.88%) Apple
8 2 (1.92%) JBoss
8 2 (1.92%) New Relic
9 1 (0.96%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.96%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.96%) Akamai
9 1 (0.96%) Facebook
9 1 (0.96%) Adobe
9 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
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