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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
England / London
Rank 178 217 293
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +76
Contract jobs citing GitHub 249 226 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.05% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% 11.50% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 171 80
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.01 £29.64 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.62% +48.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year
-78.85% -

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
2988 1965 1327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.42% 9.17% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2265 1461 922
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 27
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.27 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.64% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £100.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +14 38 £475 +8.57% 16
Westminster +9 8 £475 -9.52%
Croydon -2 5 £450 +13.20%
Hammersmith - 2 £525 - 2
Southwark - 1 £200 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 295 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (42.45%) Git (software)
3 219 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 212 (38.13%) DevOps
5 211 (37.95%) Jenkins
6 156 (28.06%) JIRA
7 154 (27.70%) HTML
8 144 (25.90%) Amazon AWS
9 142 (25.54%) Java
10 133 (23.92%) CSS
11 131 (23.56%) Linux
12 124 (22.30%) Node.js
13 122 (21.94%) TDD
14 116 (20.86%) AngularJS
15 110 (19.78%) Puppet
16 108 (19.42%) Docker
17 104 (18.71%) SQL
18 98 (17.63%) Python
19 96 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
20 92 (16.55%) BDD
21 89 (16.01%) Ruby
22 88 (15.83%) HTML5
22 88 (15.83%) REST
23 86 (15.47%) Scrum
24 85 (15.29%) Open Source
24 85 (15.29%) Confluence
25 80 (14.39%) Selenium
25 80 (14.39%) Ansible
26 72 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
27 71 (12.77%) React

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 85 (15.29%) Confluence
2 32 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (5.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (3.96%) Apache Spark
5 21 (3.78%) Apache
6 20 (3.60%) OpenStack
7 13 (2.34%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.16%) CMS
9 9 (1.62%) Drupal
9 9 (1.62%) Mule
10 8 (1.44%) WordPress
11 7 (1.26%) JBoss
12 6 (1.08%) Anypoint
12 6 (1.08%) IIS
13 5 (0.90%) Mule ESB
13 5 (0.90%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.90%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.72%) nginx
15 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.72%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.36%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 144 (25.90%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.14%) PaaS
4 20 (3.60%) OpenShift
5 19 (3.42%) Heroku
5 19 (3.42%) IaaS
6 15 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (2.16%) CloudBees
8 10 (1.80%) SaaS
9 7 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.90%) Office 365
11 4 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.72%) Trello
12 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.54%) Slack
13 2 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.36%) G Suite
13 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.60%) HTTP
2 15 (2.70%) Firewall
2 15 (2.70%) SSL
3 14 (2.52%) Kerberos
3 14 (2.52%) LDAP
4 11 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.08%) Skype
5 6 (1.08%) VPN
6 4 (0.72%) DNS
6 4 (0.72%) Intranet
6 4 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.54%) NAS
7 3 (0.54%) Network Security
7 3 (0.54%) SAN
8 2 (0.36%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.36%) DMZ
8 2 (0.36%) DVB
8 2 (0.36%) IMAP
8 2 (0.36%) POP3
8 2 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.71%) NoSQL
3 42 (7.55%) MySQL
4 40 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (7.01%) Big Data
6 38 (6.83%) MongoDB
7 34 (6.12%) Hadoop
8 21 (3.78%) Redis
9 20 (3.60%) Apache Hive
10 12 (2.16%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.44%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.26%) Blockchain
15 6 (1.08%) Flink
15 6 (1.08%) Presto
16 5 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
17 4 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 236 (42.45%) Git (software)
2 211 (37.95%) Jenkins
3 156 (28.06%) JIRA
4 80 (14.39%) Selenium
5 68 (12.23%) Maven
6 61 (10.97%) Sonatype Nexus
7 48 (8.63%) Cucumber
8 46 (8.27%) TeamCity
9 37 (6.65%) Vagrant
10 31 (5.58%) Grunt
10 31 (5.58%) SonarQube
11 30 (5.40%) Jasmine
12 29 (5.22%) Bitbucket
13 25 (4.50%) Mocha
14 23 (4.14%) gulp
14 23 (4.14%) Subversion
15 22 (3.96%) WebDriver
15 22 (3.96%) webpack
16 16 (2.88%) GitLab
16 16 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 63 (11.33%) Finance
2 58 (10.43%) Banking
3 29 (5.22%) Retail
4 23 (4.14%) Marketing
5 21 (3.78%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.60%) Games
7 14 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.08%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 269 (48.38%) Developer
2 106 (19.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (9.53%) Senior Developer
4 45 (8.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 32 (5.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 29 (5.22%) Node.js Developer
7 28 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
8 26 (4.68%) Architect
9 24 (4.32%) Java Developer
10 23 (4.14%) AWS DevOps
11 21 (3.78%) UI Developer
12 19 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (2.88%) Consultant
14 15 (2.70%) Designer
14 15 (2.70%) Tester
15 14 (2.52%) .NET Developer
15 14 (2.52%) Analyst
15 14 (2.52%) C# Developer
15 14 (2.52%) Python Developer
15 14 (2.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (27.70%) HTML
2 133 (23.92%) CSS
3 124 (22.30%) Node.js
4 116 (20.86%) AngularJS
5 88 (15.83%) HTML5
5 88 (15.83%) REST
6 71 (12.77%) React
7 69 (12.41%) JSON
8 66 (11.87%) CSS3
9 60 (10.79%) Web Services
10 52 (9.35%) Sass
11 48 (8.63%) SOAP
12 42 (7.55%) jQuery
13 39 (7.01%) .NET
14 38 (6.83%) Backbone.js
14 38 (6.83%) RESTful
15 36 (6.47%) Ember.js
16 35 (6.29%) Spring
17 34 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
18 33 (5.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.79%) User Experience
2 36 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.94%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.52%) Algorithms
5 14 (2.52%) Blog
6 12 (2.16%) Credit Risk
6 12 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (2.16%) Spread Betting
7 11 (1.98%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.62%) Replication
10 5 (0.90%) Clustering
11 4 (0.72%) Fintech
11 4 (0.72%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.54%) Animation
12 3 (0.54%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.54%) Wiki
13 2 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 131 (23.56%) Linux
2 52 (9.35%) Unix
3 47 (8.45%) Windows
4 32 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (5.76%) Ubuntu
5 22 (3.96%) CentOS
6 20 (3.60%) Windows Server
7 19 (3.42%) Apple iOS
8 18 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.98%) Android
10 10 (1.80%) SUSE
11 9 (1.62%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.90%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.72%) RancherOS
13 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.54%) Solaris
15 2 (0.36%) Fedora
16 1 (0.18%) Debian
16 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (38.13%) DevOps
3 122 (21.94%) TDD
4 96 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (16.55%) BDD
6 86 (15.47%) Scrum
7 85 (15.29%) Open Source
8 61 (10.97%) Microservices
9 48 (8.63%) Front End Development
10 45 (8.09%) E-Commerce
11 43 (7.73%) Kanban
12 40 (7.19%) OO
13 39 (7.01%) Configuration Management
14 38 (6.83%) Analytics
15 35 (6.29%) Web Development
16 33 (5.94%) MVC
17 32 (5.76%) API Development
18 29 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
19 25 (4.50%) Software Engineering
20 21 (3.78%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 219 (39.39%) JavaScript
2 142 (25.54%) Java
3 104 (18.71%) SQL
4 98 (17.63%) Python
5 89 (16.01%) Ruby
6 60 (10.79%) Scala
7 55 (9.89%) Bash Shell
8 52 (9.35%) PHP
9 35 (6.29%) C#
10 30 (5.40%) Go
11 29 (5.22%) PowerShell
12 25 (4.50%) Perl
13 20 (3.60%) ES6
14 17 (3.06%) C++
14 17 (3.06%) R
15 15 (2.70%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.98%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.80%) C
17 10 (1.80%) Objective-C
18 9 (1.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 60 (10.79%) Degree
2 52 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 45 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.72%) ISEB
7 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.72%) PhD
8 3 (0.54%) MCSE
9 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.29%) QA
2 13 (2.34%) SDET
3 8 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) GCP
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 108 (19.42%) Docker
2 16 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.80%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.08%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.90%) vCloud
8 4 (0.72%) etcd
8 4 (0.72%) flannel
8 4 (0.72%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.36%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.18%) HDFS
10 1 (0.18%) LXC
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 110 (19.78%) Puppet
2 80 (14.39%) Ansible
3 54 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.78%) Kubernetes
5 13 (2.34%) Nagios
5 13 (2.34%) Terraform
6 11 (1.98%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (1.26%) Control-M
7 7 (1.26%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.08%) logstash
8 6 (1.08%) Mesos
8 6 (1.08%) SCOM
8 6 (1.08%) SELinux
9 5 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.90%) Marathon
10 4 (0.72%) Consul
10 4 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.72%) Salt
10 4 (0.72%) Sysdig
10 4 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (7.55%) Splunk
2 41 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.40%) VMware
4 27 (4.86%) MuleSoft
5 25 (4.50%) Oracle
6 17 (3.06%) Google
6 17 (3.06%) Hortonworks
6 17 (3.06%) Red Hat
7 16 (2.88%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.98%) AppDynamics
9 10 (1.80%) Sonatype
10 9 (1.62%) IBM
11 7 (1.26%) Apigee
12 6 (1.08%) Adobe
12 6 (1.08%) BMC
12 6 (1.08%) F5
12 6 (1.08%) PayPal
12 6 (1.08%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.90%) SAP
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