The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GitHub 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Cloud Services category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
207 78 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.64% 2.58% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 36 8
Average daily rate £433 £388 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +38.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £135.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.18% +900.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in the North West

GitHub
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Capybara
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Architect
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared