The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 206 279 303
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +24
Contract jobs citing GitHub 252 156 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 0.66% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.76% 9.06% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 120 88
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £376 £310
% change year-on-year
+26.49% +21.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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
2876 1722 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.99% 7.31% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 1231 937
Median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £17.15 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.13 £89.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in London

GitHub
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GitHub across the London region.

GitHub Hourly Rate Trend in London

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +59 38 £475 +11.76% 21
Croydon 0 21 £400 -8.57%
Westminster - 19 £475 -
Ruislip - 2 £225 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £363 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 257 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (50.10%) Git (software)
3 236 (46.55%) DevOps
4 180 (35.50%) Java
5 175 (34.52%) JavaScript
5 175 (34.52%) Linux
5 175 (34.52%) Jenkins
6 158 (31.16%) Amazon AWS
6 158 (31.16%) Docker
7 156 (30.77%) TDD
8 155 (30.57%) Ansible
9 153 (30.18%) HTML
10 142 (28.01%) Ruby
11 133 (26.23%) Puppet
12 126 (24.85%) Scrum
13 122 (24.06%) CSS
14 118 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
15 117 (23.08%) NoSQL
16 113 (22.29%) Open Source
17 111 (21.89%) Node.js
18 108 (21.30%) SQL
19 99 (19.53%) nginx
20 92 (18.15%) Configuration Management
20 92 (18.15%) Kubernetes
21 90 (17.75%) Go
21 90 (17.75%) Security Cleared
22 88 (17.36%) Artifactory
23 86 (16.96%) HTML5
24 85 (16.77%) SC Cleared
24 85 (16.77%) MySQL

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 99 (19.53%) nginx
2 31 (6.11%) Apache
3 30 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (5.52%) CMS
5 25 (4.93%) Tomcat
6 23 (4.54%) Confluence
7 21 (4.14%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (3.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 19 (3.75%) Apache Solr
10 18 (3.55%) Mule
11 14 (2.76%) JBoss
11 14 (2.76%) Mule ESB
12 9 (1.78%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.58%) Apache Spark
14 7 (1.38%) WordPress
15 5 (0.99%) Moodle
16 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.59%) Drupal
17 3 (0.59%) IIS
17 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (2.37%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.79%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.59%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.39%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 158 (31.16%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.97%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.58%) Google Apps
6 8 (1.58%) Trello
7 7 (1.38%) PaaS
8 6 (1.18%) Google Play
8 6 (1.18%) SaaS
9 5 (0.99%) IaaS
10 4 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.79%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.39%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.39%) Heroku
13 1 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.10%) HTTP
2 19 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.16%) SSL
4 13 (2.56%) Firewall
5 11 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (1.78%) DMZ
7 8 (1.58%) VPN
8 7 (1.38%) Internet
9 6 (1.18%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.79%) DVB
11 3 (0.59%) VoIP
12 2 (0.39%) BGP
12 2 (0.39%) DNS
12 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.39%) InfiniBand
12 2 (0.39%) LAN
12 2 (0.39%) SSH
12 2 (0.39%) WAN
12 2 (0.39%) WebEx
13 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 85 (16.77%) MySQL
3 73 (14.40%) MongoDB
4 47 (9.27%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (6.51%) Big Data
6 23 (4.54%) Redis
7 20 (3.94%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.96%) SQL Server
9 14 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.97%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.18%) SQLite
13 5 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.79%) InfluxDB
15 2 (0.39%) Pentaho
15 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 254 (50.10%) Git (software)
2 175 (34.52%) Jenkins
3 88 (17.36%) Artifactory
4 75 (14.79%) GitLab
5 74 (14.60%) JIRA
6 61 (12.03%) Maven
7 47 (9.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 43 (8.48%) TeamCity
9 34 (6.71%) Selenium
10 31 (6.11%) Cucumber
11 30 (5.92%) Grunt
12 24 (4.73%) Bitbucket
13 23 (4.54%) JUnit
14 22 (4.34%) Subversion
15 21 (4.14%) Gradle
15 21 (4.14%) Jasmine
15 21 (4.14%) Mocha
16 16 (3.16%) SonarQube
17 15 (2.96%) Gerrit
18 13 (2.56%) Mercurial
General
1 50 (9.86%) Finance
2 37 (7.30%) Banking
3 18 (3.55%) Retail
4 10 (1.97%) Marketing
5 7 (1.38%) Publishing
6 6 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.99%) Games
8 4 (0.79%) Advertising
9 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 247 (48.72%) Developer
2 122 (24.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (11.05%) Java Developer
4 46 (9.07%) Consultant
5 44 (8.68%) DevOps Consultant
5 44 (8.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 43 (8.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 39 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 36 (7.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 34 (6.71%) Scala Developer
10 32 (6.31%) Web Developer
11 30 (5.92%) Senior DevOps
12 27 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
13 26 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
14 20 (3.94%) Architect
14 20 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
15 18 (3.55%) Linux Consultant
16 17 (3.35%) Agile Developer
16 17 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
17 16 (3.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (30.18%) HTML
2 122 (24.06%) CSS
3 111 (21.89%) Node.js
4 86 (16.96%) HTML5
5 74 (14.60%) Web Services
6 66 (13.02%) AngularJS
7 65 (12.82%) Sensu
8 54 (10.65%) Spring
9 53 (10.45%) REST
10 48 (9.47%) CSS3
11 47 (9.27%) RESTful
12 42 (8.28%) jQuery
13 41 (8.09%) .NET
14 34 (6.71%) React
14 34 (6.71%) XML
15 33 (6.51%) Hibernate
16 32 (6.31%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (6.31%) Sass
17 31 (6.11%) JSON
18 30 (5.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.30%) User Experience
2 30 (5.92%) Blog
3 16 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.37%) Public Cloud
6 11 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.78%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.38%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.18%) iPad
10 6 (1.18%) iPhone
11 5 (0.99%) Fintech
11 5 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.99%) Social Media
12 4 (0.79%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.79%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.79%) MPEG
12 4 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 175 (34.52%) Linux
2 75 (14.79%) CoreOS
3 24 (4.73%) Android
4 21 (4.14%) Apple iOS
4 21 (4.14%) Unix
5 18 (3.55%) CentOS
6 17 (3.35%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.76%) Windows
8 11 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.18%) RancherOS
10 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (46.55%) DevOps
3 156 (30.77%) TDD
4 126 (24.85%) Scrum
5 118 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
6 113 (22.29%) Open Source
7 92 (18.15%) Configuration Management
8 75 (14.79%) BDD
9 72 (14.20%) Security Hardening
10 67 (13.21%) Web Development
11 55 (10.85%) MVC
12 54 (10.65%) Kanban
13 46 (9.07%) OO
14 41 (8.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 40 (7.89%) E-Commerce
16 39 (7.69%) Pair Programming
17 34 (6.71%) Front End Development
17 34 (6.71%) Microservices
18 30 (5.92%) Software Engineering
19 29 (5.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (35.50%) Java
2 175 (34.52%) JavaScript
3 142 (28.01%) Ruby
4 108 (21.30%) SQL
5 90 (17.75%) Go
6 77 (15.19%) Python
7 61 (12.03%) Scala
8 47 (9.27%) PHP
9 35 (6.90%) Bash Shell
10 32 (6.31%) C#
11 24 (4.73%) Groovy
12 19 (3.75%) C
12 19 (3.75%) C++
12 19 (3.75%) Perl
13 16 (3.16%) ES6
14 8 (1.58%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.58%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.38%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.99%) Erlang
17 4 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (17.75%) Security Cleared
2 85 (16.77%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (3.16%) BC Cleared
4 16 (3.16%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.76%) Degree
6 3 (0.59%) ISEB
6 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.39%) PhD
8 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.27%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.20%) SDET
System Software
1 158 (31.16%) Docker
2 75 (14.79%) etcd
2 75 (14.79%) flannel
3 69 (13.61%) Ceph
3 69 (13.61%) GlusterFS
4 12 (2.37%) vCloud
4 12 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.99%) Varnish
6 3 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.39%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.39%) Xen
8 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 155 (30.57%) Ansible
2 133 (26.23%) Puppet
3 92 (18.15%) Kubernetes
4 80 (15.78%) HAProxy
4 80 (15.78%) logstash
5 79 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (14.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 75 (14.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 69 (13.61%) rkt
8 64 (12.62%) Graphite
9 18 (3.55%) Kibana
9 18 (3.55%) Salt
10 16 (3.16%) Terraform
11 10 (1.97%) Mesos
11 10 (1.97%) Rundeck
11 10 (1.97%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.18%) Consul
12 6 (1.18%) Marathon
12 6 (1.18%) Rancher
13 4 (0.79%) Grafana
Vendors
1 36 (7.10%) Google
2 32 (6.31%) Adobe
3 22 (4.34%) VMware
4 20 (3.94%) AppDynamics
5 19 (3.75%) Splunk
6 17 (3.35%) Red Hat
7 16 (3.16%) Sonatype
8 13 (2.56%) Zend
9 12 (2.37%) MuleSoft
10 11 (2.17%) Black Duck
10 11 (2.17%) Microsoft
10 11 (2.17%) Veracode
11 9 (1.78%) Mercator
12 5 (0.99%) IBM
12 5 (0.99%) New Relic
12 5 (0.99%) Oracle
13 4 (0.79%) Apigee
13 4 (0.79%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.79%) OpenTV
13 4 (0.79%) RedDot
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