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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
England / North West
Rank 118 152 129
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -23
Contract jobs citing GitHub 16 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.28% 3.39% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £500 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.13% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
303 236 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.57% 6.07% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 148 75
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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
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 20 January 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 +23 9 £400 +6.66% 6
Cheshire +24 2 £500 +25.00%
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 29 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (62.22%) Jenkins
3 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (35.56%) Python
6 15 (33.33%) DevOps
7 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (28.89%) Puppet
8 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 11 (24.44%) HTML
9 11 (24.44%) Java
9 11 (24.44%) CSS
9 11 (24.44%) OO
9 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
9 11 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (22.22%) CSS3
10 10 (22.22%) HTML5
10 10 (22.22%) Mercurial
11 9 (20.00%) Scala
11 9 (20.00%) RESTful
11 9 (20.00%) Clojure
11 9 (20.00%) Groovy
11 9 (20.00%) Google
11 9 (20.00%) SOA
11 9 (20.00%) OOP
11 9 (20.00%) TDD
11 9 (20.00%) Pair Programming
11 9 (20.00%) Scrum
11 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (20.00%) Microservices

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 7 (15.56%) Drupal
1 7 (15.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) Magnolia
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) Google Analytics
3 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.22%) Silverpop
5 1 (2.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) DMZ
2 1 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) VoIP
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Redis
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (62.22%) Jenkins
2 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (22.22%) Mercurial
4 8 (17.78%) Bitbucket
5 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
5 7 (15.56%) JMeter
6 6 (13.33%) Selenium
6 6 (13.33%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.89%) JIRA
8 2 (4.44%) GitLab
9 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.22%) Gerrit
9 1 (2.22%) Grunt
9 1 (2.22%) gulp
9 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Marketing
1 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
2 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Scala Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Senior Scala Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Lead Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Tester
5 4 (8.89%) IT Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) CSS
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 10 (22.22%) CSS3
2 10 (22.22%) HTML5
3 9 (20.00%) RESTful
4 7 (15.56%) ELK Stack
5 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
5 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 6 (13.33%) Spring
6 5 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (2.22%) .NET
7 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.22%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) Kafka
7 1 (2.22%) LAMP
7 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (2.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) BYOD
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) CentOS
2 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) DevOps
4 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
4 11 (24.44%) OO
5 9 (20.00%) Microservices
5 9 (20.00%) OOP
5 9 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) SOA
5 9 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 9 (20.00%) TDD
6 8 (17.78%) Analytics
7 7 (15.56%) BDD
7 7 (15.56%) Open Source
7 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.89%) Information Security
10 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Python
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) Clojure
4 9 (20.00%) Groovy
4 9 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
5 3 (6.67%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (17.78%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) NFS
3 1 (2.22%) Varnish
3 1 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Puppet
2 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.78%) Ansible
3 8 (17.78%) Kibana
3 8 (17.78%) logstash
4 1 (2.22%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.22%) Rundeck
4 1 (2.22%) Salt
4 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Google
2 7 (15.56%) Splunk
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Assembla
4 1 (2.22%) Black Duck
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) Sonatype
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau
4 1 (2.22%) Talend
4 1 (2.22%) Veracode
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