The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GitHub 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GitHub
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
94 60 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.18% 3.59% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 19
Average daily rate £463 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GitHub across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GitHub across the Manchester region.

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) RESTful
3 10 (83.33%) Open Source
4 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (66.67%) HTML
4 8 (66.67%) CSS
5 7 (58.33%) Java
5 7 (58.33%) OO
5 7 (58.33%) Pair Programming
5 7 (58.33%) Scala
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
6 6 (50.00%) Groovy
6 6 (50.00%) CSS3
6 6 (50.00%) HTML5
6 6 (50.00%) Clojure
6 6 (50.00%) Spring
6 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (50.00%) SOA
6 6 (50.00%) OOP
6 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (50.00%) Microservices
6 6 (50.00%) Software Delivery
7 5 (41.67%) BDD
8 4 (33.33%) Node.js
8 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 4 (33.33%) Mocha

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) Mocha
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Grunt
4 1 (8.33%) gulp
4 1 (8.33%) NuGet
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Scala Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) RESTful
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) CSS3
3 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Express
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) Open Source
4 7 (58.33%) OO
4 7 (58.33%) Pair Programming
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (50.00%) Microservices
5 6 (50.00%) OOP
5 6 (50.00%) SOA
5 6 (50.00%) Software Delivery
6 5 (41.67%) BDD
7 4 (33.33%) SDLC
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
9 1 (8.33%) Content Development
9 1 (8.33%) Kanban
9 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
9 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Scala
3 6 (50.00%) Clojure
3 6 (50.00%) Groovy
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft