The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 352 326 409
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +83
Contract jobs citing GitHub 54 77 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.32% 0.054%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.73% 13.21% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 66 9
Average daily rate
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£488 £381 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 -
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
942 583 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.13% 2.44% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 460 337
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £160 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-47.72% +100.00%
GitHub
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +29 9 £550 +87.23% 8
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 36 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (42.50%) HTML
2 34 (42.50%) Java
3 32 (40.00%) CSS
3 32 (40.00%) Ruby
4 24 (30.00%) OO
5 23 (28.75%) MySQL
6 22 (27.50%) jQuery
7 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
7 21 (26.25%) HTML5
7 21 (26.25%) PHP
8 20 (25.00%) Python
9 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (21.25%) CSS3
10 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
11 16 (20.00%) TDD
11 16 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 15 (18.75%) C#
12 15 (18.75%) Finance
12 15 (18.75%) Open Source
13 14 (17.50%) BDD
13 14 (17.50%) MVC
14 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (16.25%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (15.00%) UNIX
16 11 (13.75%) Linux
16 11 (13.75%) Zend
16 11 (13.75%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (12.50%) Backbone.js
17 10 (12.50%) RSpec

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.25%) Confluence
1 5 (6.25%) GemFire
1 5 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.00%) Node.js
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) Apache
3 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.75%) WordPress
4 2 (2.50%) nginx
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.25%) Drupal
5 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.25%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
1 1 (1.25%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Magento
2 5 (6.25%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Heroku
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) HTTP
2 5 (6.25%) Internet
3 3 (3.75%) SMTP
3 3 (3.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.50%) Big Data
5 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.75%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.25%) HBase
8 1 (1.25%) SSDT
8 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.25%) Triplestore
8 1 (1.25%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.25%) MS Access
8 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.50%) RSpec
3 8 (10.00%) Subversion
4 7 (8.75%) JIRA
4 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.75%) Jasmine
5 6 (7.50%) Maven
5 6 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.00%) Selenium
6 4 (5.00%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.75%) Xcode
7 3 (3.75%) Redmine
7 3 (3.75%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.50%) Hudson
8 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.50%) Capybara
8 2 (2.50%) Calabash
9 1 (1.25%) Grunt
9 1 (1.25%) Bower
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Games
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.00%) Back Office
5 3 (3.75%) Publishing
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) Front Office
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 53 (66.25%) Developer
2 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Ruby Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Magento Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Scala Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Programmer
7 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Perl Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Perl Programmer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (3.75%) Perl Programmer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Perl Developer
7 3 (3.75%) PHP Zend Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) HTML
2 32 (40.00%) CSS
3 22 (27.50%) jQuery
4 21 (26.25%) HTML5
5 17 (21.25%) CSS3
5 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
6 13 (16.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (12.50%) XML
7 10 (12.50%) Backbone.js
8 7 (8.75%) MapReduce
9 6 (7.50%) NumPy
9 6 (7.50%) SciPy
9 6 (7.50%) Django
10 5 (6.25%) Web Services
10 5 (6.25%) .NET
10 5 (6.25%) Middleware
10 5 (6.25%) LAMP
10 5 (6.25%) Ajax
11 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Open Source
2 10 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.25%) W3C
4 4 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.00%) Grid Computing
4 4 (5.00%) Social Media
4 4 (5.00%) Online Games
5 3 (3.75%) Blog
6 2 (2.50%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.50%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.50%) Online Gambling
6 2 (2.50%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.25%) Replication
7 1 (1.25%) Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.25%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) UNIX
2 11 (13.75%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.75%) Android
3 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.50%) CentOS
4 2 (2.50%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) OO
2 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) TDD
3 16 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (17.50%) MVC
4 14 (17.50%) BDD
5 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.00%) DevOps
7 7 (8.75%) Low Latency
7 7 (8.75%) Kanban
8 6 (7.50%) Web Development
8 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.25%) Scrum
9 5 (6.25%) ITIL
9 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.00%) OOD
10 4 (5.00%) Release Management
10 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (42.50%) Java
3 32 (40.00%) Ruby
4 21 (26.25%) PHP
5 20 (25.00%) Python
6 15 (18.75%) C#
7 10 (12.50%) Perl
7 10 (12.50%) Scala
8 9 (11.25%) Clojure
8 9 (11.25%) C++
9 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (7.50%) SQL
11 4 (5.00%) Groovy
11 4 (5.00%) PHP5
12 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.25%) SPARQL
13 1 (1.25%) Lisp
13 1 (1.25%) Haskell
13 1 (1.25%) Erlang
13 1 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Varnish
2 2 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Oozie
1 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.50%) Ansible
2 2 (2.50%) Nagios
2 2 (2.50%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) Ambari
3 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Zend
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 8 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.25%) VMware
5 5 (6.25%) ION Trading
6 3 (3.75%) Apple
7 2 (2.50%) New Relic
8 1 (1.25%) ExactTarget
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe
8 1 (1.25%) Akamai
8 1 (1.25%) Facebook
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