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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 174 214 315
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +101
Contract jobs citing GitHub 297 236 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.38% 1.05% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.67% 11.94% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 185 82
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -
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
3072 1977 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.31% 8.76% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2280 1510 1023
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £404 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.52 £21.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.86% -4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £10.90 £13.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.50 £100.00 £33.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.64%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +25 44 £475 +11.76% 9
Westminster - 10 £475 -
Croydon -17 4 £465 +20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £525 -
Canary Wharf +2 1 £550 -
Uxbridge -2 1 £450 +69.81%
Hounslow -4 1 £450 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Feltham - 1 £413 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 321 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (44.44%) DevOps
3 257 (43.27%) Git (software)
4 244 (41.08%) Jenkins
5 217 (36.53%) JavaScript
6 196 (33.00%) Amazon AWS
7 183 (30.81%) Java
8 170 (28.62%) Linux
9 152 (25.59%) JIRA
10 150 (25.25%) HTML
11 147 (24.75%) Node.js
12 144 (24.24%) Puppet
12 144 (24.24%) Docker
13 142 (23.91%) Ruby
14 141 (23.74%) TDD
15 126 (21.21%) CSS
16 123 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
17 117 (19.70%) Python
18 112 (18.86%) Ansible
19 107 (18.01%) Scrum
20 106 (17.85%) Open Source
20 106 (17.85%) BDD
21 105 (17.68%) AngularJS
22 102 (17.17%) SQL
23 98 (16.50%) Confluence
23 98 (16.50%) REST
24 91 (15.32%) Web Services
25 87 (14.65%) HTML5
26 84 (14.14%) Scala
27 81 (13.64%) JSON

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 98 (16.50%) Confluence
2 60 (10.10%) Cloud Foundry
3 31 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (4.38%) Apache
4 26 (4.38%) nginx
5 25 (4.21%) Apache Spark
6 24 (4.04%) OpenStack
7 16 (2.69%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.02%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.85%) JBoss
9 11 (1.85%) Mule
10 10 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (1.68%) CMS
11 7 (1.18%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.84%) IIS
12 5 (0.84%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.67%) FileNet
14 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.18%) PaintShop Pro
3 6 (1.01%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.01%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 196 (33.00%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (6.23%) PaaS
4 33 (5.56%) IaaS
5 30 (5.05%) OpenShift
6 27 (4.55%) Heroku
7 25 (4.21%) CloudBees
8 21 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.85%) Trello
10 10 (1.68%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (1.35%) SaaS
12 8 (1.35%) Slack
13 7 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.84%) Google Play
14 5 (0.84%) Office 365
15 4 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
16 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
16 3 (0.51%) Google App Engine
17 2 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.73%) HTTP
2 28 (4.71%) SSL
3 21 (3.54%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.20%) Firewall
5 14 (2.36%) Kerberos
5 14 (2.36%) LDAP
6 8 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (1.35%) VPN
7 7 (1.18%) DVB
8 5 (0.84%) Skype
9 4 (0.67%) DMZ
10 3 (0.51%) Internet
10 3 (0.51%) Intranet
10 3 (0.51%) Network Security
11 2 (0.34%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.34%) VoIP
12 1 (0.17%) DNS
12 1 (0.17%) Extranet
12 1 (0.17%) MPLS
12 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (12.79%) NoSQL
2 68 (11.45%) PostgreSQL
3 64 (10.77%) MongoDB
4 47 (7.91%) MySQL
5 45 (7.58%) Big Data
6 42 (7.07%) Hadoop
7 33 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 30 (5.05%) Redis
9 25 (4.21%) Apache Hive
10 14 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (2.02%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.84%) Flink
16 5 (0.84%) Presto
17 4 (0.67%) Couchbase
17 4 (0.67%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 257 (43.27%) Git (software)
2 244 (41.08%) Jenkins
3 152 (25.59%) JIRA
4 75 (12.63%) Maven
5 74 (12.46%) Selenium
6 66 (11.11%) Vagrant
7 62 (10.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 52 (8.75%) Cucumber
9 48 (8.08%) SonarQube
10 42 (7.07%) TeamCity
11 33 (5.56%) Subversion
12 32 (5.39%) Grunt
13 31 (5.22%) Bitbucket
14 29 (4.88%) Jasmine
15 27 (4.55%) WebDriver
16 26 (4.38%) Mocha
17 24 (4.04%) GitLab
18 22 (3.70%) Artifactory
19 17 (2.86%) JUnit
20 16 (2.69%) GoCD
General
1 71 (11.95%) Finance
2 60 (10.10%) Banking
3 24 (4.04%) Games
4 18 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.03%) Marketing
5 17 (2.86%) Retail
6 13 (2.19%) Publishing
6 13 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.67%) Advertising
8 4 (0.67%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Front Office
9 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (43.77%) Developer
2 137 (23.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (8.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 46 (7.74%) Senior Developer
5 43 (7.24%) AWS Engineer
6 39 (6.57%) AWS DevOps
7 36 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 29 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 27 (4.55%) Consultant
9 27 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
10 26 (4.38%) Architect
10 26 (4.38%) Node.js Developer
11 24 (4.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 23 (3.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
14 20 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 19 (3.20%) DevOps Consultant
15 19 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
15 19 (3.20%) UI Developer
16 17 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (25.25%) HTML
2 147 (24.75%) Node.js
3 126 (21.21%) CSS
4 105 (17.68%) AngularJS
5 98 (16.50%) REST
6 91 (15.32%) Web Services
7 87 (14.65%) HTML5
8 81 (13.64%) JSON
9 80 (13.47%) React
10 63 (10.61%) CSS3
11 55 (9.26%) Ember.js
11 55 (9.26%) SOAP
12 51 (8.59%) Spring
13 44 (7.41%) Sass
13 44 (7.41%) XML
14 43 (7.24%) jQuery
15 41 (6.90%) Backbone.js
16 39 (6.57%) RESTful
17 31 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 29 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.29%) User Experience
2 52 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 41 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 38 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.86%) Blog
6 16 (2.69%) Algorithms
7 13 (2.19%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.02%) Credit Risk
9 11 (1.85%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.85%) Spread Betting
10 9 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.35%) Replication
11 8 (1.35%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.18%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (1.18%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.18%) Interactive TV
12 7 (1.18%) MPEG
12 7 (1.18%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.01%) Clustering
13 6 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 170 (28.62%) Linux
2 51 (8.59%) Unix
3 44 (7.41%) Windows
4 39 (6.57%) Ubuntu
5 33 (5.56%) CentOS
6 32 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (4.38%) Apple iOS
8 24 (4.04%) CoreOS
9 16 (2.69%) Android
10 11 (1.85%) RancherOS
10 11 (1.85%) SUSE
11 9 (1.52%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.84%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.51%) Solaris
14 2 (0.34%) Fedora
14 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.17%) Debian
15 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.17%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (44.44%) DevOps
3 141 (23.74%) TDD
4 123 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (18.01%) Scrum
6 106 (17.85%) BDD
6 106 (17.85%) Open Source
7 69 (11.62%) Kanban
8 57 (9.60%) Configuration Management
9 56 (9.43%) Microservices
10 54 (9.09%) Web Development
11 49 (8.25%) E-Commerce
12 45 (7.58%) Front End Development
13 39 (6.57%) Pair Programming
14 38 (6.40%) Analytics
14 38 (6.40%) OO
15 34 (5.72%) MVC
15 34 (5.72%) Software Engineering
16 31 (5.22%) Automated Testing
17 29 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 217 (36.53%) JavaScript
2 183 (30.81%) Java
3 142 (23.91%) Ruby
4 117 (19.70%) Python
5 102 (17.17%) SQL
6 84 (14.14%) Scala
7 61 (10.27%) Bash Shell
8 58 (9.76%) PHP
9 42 (7.07%) Go
10 33 (5.56%) C#
11 26 (4.38%) C++
12 25 (4.21%) Perl
13 22 (3.70%) ES6
14 16 (2.69%) Objective-C
14 16 (2.69%) PowerShell
15 15 (2.53%) C
16 14 (2.36%) Apple Swift
16 14 (2.36%) R
17 13 (2.19%) Groovy
18 7 (1.18%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 75 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 71 (11.95%) SC Cleared
3 68 (11.45%) Degree
4 10 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.67%) ISEB
7 3 (0.51%) PhD
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.34%) MCSE
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.07%) QA
2 11 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.18%) SDET
4 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) GCP
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 144 (24.24%) Docker
2 30 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (4.04%) etcd
3 24 (4.04%) flannel
4 18 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (2.19%) Ceph
5 13 (2.19%) GlusterFS
6 9 (1.52%) vCloud
7 8 (1.35%) Active Directory
7 8 (1.35%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.35%) VirtualBox
8 7 (1.18%) HDFS
9 6 (1.01%) Varnish
10 5 (0.84%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 144 (24.24%) Puppet
2 112 (18.86%) Ansible
3 78 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (7.74%) Kubernetes
5 28 (4.71%) Terraform
6 24 (4.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 24 (4.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 21 (3.54%) HAProxy
8 16 (2.69%) logstash
9 13 (2.19%) Mesos
9 13 (2.19%) rkt
10 12 (2.02%) Marathon
10 12 (2.02%) Nagios
10 12 (2.02%) Salt
11 11 (1.85%) Consul
11 11 (1.85%) Rancher
12 7 (1.18%) Control-M
12 7 (1.18%) Graphite
12 7 (1.18%) Kibana
12 7 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (8.75%) VMware
2 40 (6.73%) Splunk
3 26 (4.38%) MuleSoft
4 22 (3.70%) Google
4 22 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 20 (3.37%) Adobe
5 20 (3.37%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.86%) Hortonworks
7 16 (2.69%) Oracle
7 16 (2.69%) Sonatype
8 15 (2.53%) AppDynamics
9 10 (1.68%) Apigee
9 10 (1.68%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.52%) Black Duck
10 9 (1.52%) Cloudera
10 9 (1.52%) IBM
11 8 (1.35%) Veracode
11 8 (1.35%) Xamarin
12 7 (1.18%) OpenTV
13 6 (1.01%) Apple
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ludic Group
Salary: 180.00
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £475 p/day
Posted: 23 days ago
South East London
GridCell
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day (Depending on experience)
Posted: 23 days ago