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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 134 148 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing GitHub 25 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.12% 2.49% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £375 £263
% change year-on-year
+29.33% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
247 201 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.58% 5.41% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 110 27
Median daily rate £440 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.15 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.75 £12.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +17 20 £500 +73.91% 3
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Cheshire -8 2 - - 1
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) TDD
2 24 (77.42%) Scrum
3 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
4 21 (67.74%) HTML
4 21 (67.74%) HTML5
5 20 (64.52%) Java
5 20 (64.52%) CSS
5 20 (64.52%) OO
6 19 (61.29%) Scala
6 19 (61.29%) RESTful
7 18 (58.06%) Open Source
7 18 (58.06%) OOP
8 17 (54.84%) Git (software)
8 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (54.84%) CSS3
9 16 (51.61%) Pair Programming
10 15 (48.39%) Hibernate
10 15 (48.39%) Spring
10 15 (48.39%) SOA
10 15 (48.39%) Clojure
10 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (48.39%) Groovy
10 15 (48.39%) Mercurial
10 15 (48.39%) Microservices
10 15 (48.39%) Software Delivery
10 15 (48.39%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (29.03%) BDD
11 9 (29.03%) JIRA
12 8 (25.81%) Jenkins

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 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
1 3 (9.68%) Confluence
1 3 (9.68%) SAS
1 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (9.68%) Route 53
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.45%) Engine Yard
3 2 (6.45%) Heroku
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.23%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
2 3 (9.68%) DataStax
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (9.68%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (48.39%) Mercurial
3 9 (29.03%) JIRA
4 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (9.68%) GitLab
6 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
6 3 (9.68%) JsTestDriver
6 3 (9.68%) Mocha
6 3 (9.68%) QUnit
6 3 (9.68%) Selenium
6 3 (9.68%) Subversion
7 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
8 1 (3.23%) PhpStorm
8 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.23%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Java Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Senior Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Senior Java Developer
3 15 (48.39%) Java Scala Developer
3 15 (48.39%) Scala Developer
3 15 (48.39%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 15 (48.39%) Senior Scala Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Architect
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) HTML
1 21 (67.74%) HTML5
2 20 (64.52%) CSS
3 19 (61.29%) RESTful
4 17 (54.84%) CSS3
5 15 (48.39%) Hibernate
5 15 (48.39%) Spring
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) Node.js
8 3 (9.68%) Express
8 3 (9.68%) XHTML
9 2 (6.45%) Ajax
9 2 (6.45%) MCollective
10 1 (3.23%) .NET
10 1 (3.23%) Flash
10 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Animation
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.45%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) Scrum
2 24 (77.42%) TDD
3 20 (64.52%) OO
4 18 (58.06%) OOP
4 18 (58.06%) Open Source
5 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (51.61%) Pair Programming
7 15 (48.39%) Microservices
7 15 (48.39%) SOA
7 15 (48.39%) Software Delivery
8 9 (29.03%) BDD
9 6 (19.35%) SDLC
10 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
11 3 (9.68%) MapReduce
11 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
12 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
12 2 (6.45%) Time Management
12 2 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) Java
3 19 (61.29%) Scala
4 15 (48.39%) Clojure
4 15 (48.39%) Groovy
5 5 (16.13%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) SQL
8 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.68%) Docker
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) Squid
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Nessus
2 3 (9.68%) Oozie
2 3 (9.68%) Rundeck
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
3 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) AppDynamics
1 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
1 3 (9.68%) Endeca
1 3 (9.68%) Hortonworks
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
1 3 (9.68%) Qualys
2 2 (6.45%) BMC
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Rally
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