The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 26 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing GitHub 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.28% 1.09% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.79% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
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
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
56 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.72% 9.84% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 11
Average daily rate £425 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £313 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £477 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
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 Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GitHub across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GitHub across the Oxford region.

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

GitHub
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 31 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 31 (100.00%) Node.js
2 28 (90.32%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) Web Services
3 18 (58.06%) Magento
3 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (58.06%) BDD
4 17 (54.84%) Docker
5 14 (45.16%) Cucumber
5 14 (45.16%) WebDriver
6 13 (41.94%) Open Source
7 10 (32.26%) Publishing
8 9 (29.03%) Kanban
8 9 (29.03%) Scrum
8 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (19.35%) Selenium
10 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
11 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
11 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
12 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
13 1 (3.23%) QA

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 31 (100.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Cucumber
1 14 (45.16%) WebDriver
2 6 (19.35%) Selenium
General
1 10 (32.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Automation Engineer
1 17 (54.84%) Test Automation Engineer
1 17 (54.84%) Test Engineer
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript Engineer
3 15 (48.39%) Developer
4 12 (38.71%) Analyst
4 12 (38.71%) Automation Analyst
4 12 (38.71%) Automation Test Analyst
4 12 (38.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (38.71%) Test Analyst
5 10 (32.26%) Lead Developer
5 10 (32.26%) Technical Developer
5 10 (32.26%) Technical Leader
6 9 (29.03%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
9 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 18 (58.06%) BDD
3 13 (41.94%) Open Source
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Kanban
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Docker