The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 251 260 236
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Contract jobs citing GitHub 20 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.51% 2.30% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 5
Median daily rate £413 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £323 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £428 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £388 £269
% change year-on-year
+19.27% +44.27%
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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
798 478 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.57% 5.06% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 289 162
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 8
Median hourly rate £20.06 £26.00 £9.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.86% +164.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £14.10 £8.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in the South East

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

GitHub
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GitHub across the South East region.

GitHub Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Surrey -1 11 £413 - 2
Oxfordshire +12 3 £450 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £485 -
Middlesex -1 2 £425 +41.66% 1
Hampshire -7 1 £380 +8.57% 2
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
2 27 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (40.48%) Web Services
4 15 (35.71%) BDD
4 15 (35.71%) Node.js
5 14 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 14 (33.33%) Magento
6 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.95%) SOAP
6 13 (30.95%) Docker
6 13 (30.95%) DevOps
7 12 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (28.57%) VMware
8 11 (26.19%) PHP
8 11 (26.19%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (26.19%) Travis CI
9 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
9 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
10 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
10 9 (21.43%) Big Data
10 9 (21.43%) Big Data Analytics
10 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 9 (21.43%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
11 8 (19.05%) Java
11 8 (19.05%) Linux
12 7 (16.67%) CSS
12 7 (16.67%) HTML
12 7 (16.67%) Scrum
12 7 (16.67%) Git (software)

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (35.71%) Node.js
2 11 (26.19%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.76%) Confluence
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.43%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.38%) Engine Yard
5 1 (2.38%) Force.com
5 1 (2.38%) Heroku
5 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) InfluxDB
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Redis
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Travis CI
2 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.90%) JUnit
6 4 (9.52%) GitLab
6 4 (9.52%) Maven
6 4 (9.52%) Selenium
7 3 (7.14%) JIRA
8 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.76%) Gerrit
8 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.38%) Ant
9 1 (2.38%) Gradle
9 1 (2.38%) gulp
9 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.38%) Subversion
9 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) JavaScript Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (4.76%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Testing Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Web Services
2 13 (30.95%) SOAP
3 12 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) HTML
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
6 6 (14.29%) JSON
6 6 (14.29%) REST
7 4 (9.52%) CSS3
8 3 (7.14%) .NET
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.14%) RESTful
9 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.76%) Ajax
9 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.76%) J2EE
9 2 (4.76%) Java EE
9 2 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Blog
1 1 (2.38%) Clustering
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
1 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.38%) User Experience
1 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) BDD
2 14 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) DevOps
4 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 9 (21.43%) Big Data Analytics
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.14%) MVC
10 3 (7.14%) Open Source
10 3 (7.14%) Web Development
10 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
11 2 (4.76%) SOA
11 2 (4.76%) Validation
11 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.19%) PHP
3 8 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) Erlang
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.38%) Kibana
2 1 (2.38%) logstash
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Packer
2 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Apple
3 1 (2.38%) BMC
3 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.38%) Talend
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter