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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 153 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing GitHub 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.12% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.39% 3.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
209 121 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.51% 3.70% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 72 50
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £516 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +23.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £16.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £22.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -8 2 £429 +14.33%
Manchester - 1 - - 4
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (69.23%) HTML
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (69.23%) TDD
2 17 (65.38%) CSS
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) HTML5
5 11 (42.31%) OO
6 9 (34.62%) OOP
6 9 (34.62%) jQuery
7 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) Open Source
7 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 8 (30.77%) Subversion
8 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (26.92%) Web Services
8 7 (26.92%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) PHP
9 6 (23.08%) XHTML
9 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
9 6 (23.08%) BDD
9 6 (23.08%) QUnit
9 6 (23.08%) Jasmine
9 6 (23.08%) JsTestDriver
9 6 (23.08%) RESTful
9 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Animation
10 5 (19.23%) JIRA
10 5 (19.23%) Selenium

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (11.54%) Node.js
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) SQLite
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 8 (30.77%) Subversion
2 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 6 (23.08%) Jasmine
2 6 (23.08%) JsTestDriver
2 6 (23.08%) QUnit
3 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 5 (19.23%) Selenium
4 4 (15.38%) Mocha
5 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
5 3 (11.54%) Hudson
5 3 (11.54%) IntelliJ
5 3 (11.54%) Maven
6 2 (7.69%) gulp
6 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.85%) NuGet
7 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) HTML Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Angular Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) CSS
3 13 (50.00%) HTML5
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 6 (23.08%) RESTful
6 6 (23.08%) XHTML
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 4 (15.38%) Spring
9 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.54%) CAML
9 3 (11.54%) Express
9 3 (11.54%) J2EE
9 3 (11.54%) REST
9 3 (11.54%) SOAP
9 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (7.69%) JSP
10 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Animation
2 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 4 (15.38%) IPTV
2 4 (15.38%) Video on Demand
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) iPad
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Mac OS X
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (69.23%) TDD
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
3 11 (42.31%) OO
4 9 (34.62%) OOP
5 8 (30.77%) Open Source
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
6 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 5 (19.23%) SDLC
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (15.38%) Data Management
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) MVC
10 2 (7.69%) DevOps
10 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
10 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
11 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (3.85%) Microservices
11 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
11 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) FQL
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.54%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Clojure
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Rally
1 1 (3.85%) Splunk
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