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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
England / North West
Rank 106 147 137
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -10
Contract jobs citing GitHub 30 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.14% 3.06% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+34.54% -

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
296 229 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.25% 6.05% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 155 84
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Manchester +22 17 £400 - 3
Merseyside - 6 £503 - 2
Cheshire +29 3 £500 +16.61% 2
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 24 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 21 (47.73%) Git (software)
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) Puppet
5 14 (31.82%) Selenium
5 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 13 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 12 (27.27%) Java
7 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
8 11 (25.00%) TDD
8 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (25.00%) Bitbucket
8 11 (25.00%) DevOps
9 10 (22.73%) Ansible
9 10 (22.73%) Docker
9 10 (22.73%) JMeter
10 9 (20.45%) HTML
11 8 (18.18%) CSS
11 8 (18.18%) BDD
12 7 (15.91%) Scala
12 7 (15.91%) Google Analytics
12 7 (15.91%) Google
12 7 (15.91%) Python
12 7 (15.91%) Microservices
12 7 (15.91%) Analytics
13 6 (13.64%) Splunk
13 6 (13.64%) Gherkin
13 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (13.64%) Drupal
1 6 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.91%) Google Analytics
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (9.09%) Datadog
4 3 (6.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) Silverpop
5 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
1 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 21 (47.73%) Git (software)
3 14 (31.82%) Selenium
4 12 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 11 (25.00%) Bitbucket
6 10 (22.73%) JMeter
7 6 (13.64%) Mocha
7 6 (13.64%) WebDriver
8 5 (11.36%) Gradle
8 5 (11.36%) Maven
8 5 (11.36%) Mercurial
8 5 (11.36%) Spock
9 4 (9.09%) Artifactory
9 4 (9.09%) Jasmine
9 4 (9.09%) SonarQube
10 3 (6.82%) JIRA
11 2 (4.55%) GitLab
12 1 (2.27%) Babel
12 1 (2.27%) gulp
12 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Automation Tester
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 6 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
3 6 (13.64%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Java Scala Developer
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Scala Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Scala Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Drupal Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Release Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) HTML
2 8 (18.18%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (13.64%) Gherkin
3 6 (13.64%) RESTful
4 5 (11.36%) CSS3
4 5 (11.36%) HTML5
4 5 (11.36%) Web Services
5 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.09%) HTML5 Canvas
5 4 (9.09%) Node.js
5 4 (9.09%) Pixi.js
5 4 (9.09%) Spring
5 4 (9.09%) WebGL
6 2 (4.55%) .NET
6 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.55%) REST
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) BYOD
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 11 (25.00%) DevOps
4 11 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (18.18%) BDD
6 7 (15.91%) Analytics
6 7 (15.91%) Microservices
7 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
7 6 (13.64%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) Pair Programming
7 6 (13.64%) Scrum
7 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.36%) OOP
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
8 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
9 4 (9.09%) Android Development
9 4 (9.09%) Migration
9 4 (9.09%) Open Source
9 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.27%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) Python
3 7 (15.91%) Scala
4 6 (13.64%) Clojure
4 6 (13.64%) Groovy
5 4 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) ES6
6 3 (6.82%) SQL
7 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.27%) R
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Docker
2 5 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.27%) NFS
3 1 (2.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) Puppet
2 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (22.73%) Ansible
4 6 (13.64%) Kibana
4 6 (13.64%) logstash
5 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Google
2 6 (13.64%) Splunk
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Assembla
3 1 (2.27%) DocuSign
3 1 (2.27%) Freshdesk
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.27%) Tableau
3 1 (2.27%) Talend
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
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