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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 119 153 141
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs citing GitHub 32 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.16% 0.032%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.31% 3.57% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £308 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.60% -31.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £401 £344
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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
283 196 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.22% 4.60% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 100 35
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £29.32 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.25% +86.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £17.65 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.64 £18.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +26 29 £500 +62.60% 7
Lancashire +16 2 - -
Cheshire - 1 £325 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
4 27 (52.94%) Scrum
5 26 (50.98%) TDD
6 25 (49.02%) HTML
6 25 (49.02%) Java
6 25 (49.02%) CSS
6 25 (49.02%) OO
6 25 (49.02%) HTML5
7 24 (47.06%) Jenkins
8 23 (45.10%) Scala
9 22 (43.14%) Open Source
9 22 (43.14%) RESTful
9 22 (43.14%) OOP
9 22 (43.14%) CSS3
10 21 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (39.22%) Pair Programming
11 20 (39.22%) Mercurial
12 19 (37.25%) Groovy
12 19 (37.25%) Spring
12 19 (37.25%) Hibernate
12 19 (37.25%) SOA
12 19 (37.25%) Software Delivery
12 19 (37.25%) Clojure
12 19 (37.25%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (37.25%) Microservices
13 14 (27.45%) Python
14 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS

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 (7.84%) Drupal
1 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) Confluence
2 3 (5.88%) SAS
2 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Google Analytics
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (5.88%) Route 53
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.92%) Engine Yard
4 2 (3.92%) Heroku
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.96%) DMZ
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.96%) TETRA
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.88%) DataStax
3 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 24 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 20 (39.22%) Mercurial
4 11 (21.57%) JIRA
5 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.84%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.84%) JMeter
7 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.88%) GitLab
7 3 (5.88%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.88%) JsTestDriver
7 3 (5.88%) Mocha
7 3 (5.88%) QUnit
7 3 (5.88%) Selenium
7 3 (5.88%) Subversion
8 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.96%) Grunt
9 1 (1.96%) gulp
9 1 (1.96%) PhpStorm
9 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Java Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Senior Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 19 (37.25%) Java Scala Developer
3 19 (37.25%) Scala Developer
3 19 (37.25%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 19 (37.25%) Senior Scala Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (11.76%) Consultant
6 6 (11.76%) DevOps Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Drupal Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.88%) IT Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) CSS
1 25 (49.02%) HTML
1 25 (49.02%) HTML5
2 22 (43.14%) CSS3
2 22 (43.14%) RESTful
3 19 (37.25%) Hibernate
3 19 (37.25%) Spring
4 10 (19.61%) Web Services
5 4 (7.84%) ELK Stack
5 4 (7.84%) Node.js
6 3 (5.88%) Express
6 3 (5.88%) XHTML
7 2 (3.92%) Ajax
7 2 (3.92%) MCollective
8 1 (1.96%) jQuery
8 1 (1.96%) LAMP
8 1 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Animation
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) CentOS
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (52.94%) Scrum
4 26 (50.98%) TDD
5 25 (49.02%) OO
6 22 (43.14%) OOP
6 22 (43.14%) Open Source
7 20 (39.22%) Pair Programming
8 19 (37.25%) Microservices
8 19 (37.25%) SOA
8 19 (37.25%) Software Delivery
9 12 (23.53%) DevOps
10 11 (21.57%) BDD
11 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
11 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
12 5 (9.80%) SDLC
12 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
13 4 (7.84%) Analytics
14 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
14 3 (5.88%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
2 25 (49.02%) Java
3 23 (45.10%) Scala
4 19 (37.25%) Clojure
4 19 (37.25%) Groovy
5 14 (27.45%) Python
6 6 (11.76%) Ruby
7 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.84%) PHP
8 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.92%) SQL
10 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) CISSP
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (15.69%) Docker
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) Squid
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Puppet
2 7 (13.73%) Ansible
2 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.80%) Kibana
3 5 (9.80%) logstash
4 4 (7.84%) Rundeck
5 3 (5.88%) Nessus
5 3 (5.88%) Oozie
6 2 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (3.92%) Cobbler
6 2 (3.92%) Nagios
7 1 (1.96%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.96%) Salt
7 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) Splunk
2 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 3 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.88%) Endeca
3 3 (5.88%) Hortonworks
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Qualys
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.92%) BMC
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.96%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.96%) Veracode
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