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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 147 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing GitHub 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.20% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.28% 3.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
246 231 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.11% 5.81% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 139 42
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £31.17 £15.00 £75.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.76% -80.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.23 £11.80 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £21.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 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
Manchester - 11 £500 - 4
Cheshire -15 2 £429 +7.18% 1
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 North West region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
2 15 (83.33%) Scrum
3 14 (77.78%) Open Source
4 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 13 (72.22%) RESTful
5 12 (66.67%) Java
5 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (66.67%) CSS
6 11 (61.11%) HTML5
7 9 (50.00%) OO
7 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (50.00%) Scala
7 9 (50.00%) Pair Programming
8 8 (44.44%) Spring
8 8 (44.44%) Mercurial
8 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (44.44%) Groovy
8 8 (44.44%) SOA
8 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
8 8 (44.44%) OOP
8 8 (44.44%) CSS3
8 8 (44.44%) Clojure
8 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (44.44%) Microservices
8 8 (44.44%) Software Delivery
9 7 (38.89%) BDD
10 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
10 5 (27.78%) SDLC
10 5 (27.78%) JIRA

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 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (44.44%) Mercurial
3 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (22.22%) Mocha
4 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.56%) Grunt
6 1 (5.56%) gulp
6 1 (5.56%) NuGet
6 1 (5.56%) VersionOne
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Java Scala Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Scala Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior Scala Developer
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
1 13 (72.22%) RESTful
2 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) HTML5
4 8 (44.44%) CSS3
4 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 8 (44.44%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) Express
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) Ajax
7 2 (11.11%) JSP
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
8 1 (5.56%) Flash
8 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Scrum
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 14 (77.78%) Open Source
4 9 (50.00%) OO
4 9 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (44.44%) Microservices
5 8 (44.44%) OOP
5 8 (44.44%) SOA
5 8 (44.44%) Software Delivery
6 7 (38.89%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) SDLC
8 3 (16.67%) Web Development
9 2 (11.11%) MVC
10 1 (5.56%) Android Development
10 1 (5.56%) ATDD
10 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
10 1 (5.56%) Kanban
10 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) Scala
3 8 (44.44%) Clojure
3 8 (44.44%) Groovy
4 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Rally