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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
England / South East
Rank 193 218 247
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +29
Contract jobs citing GitHub 45 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.90% 5.51% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 7
Median daily rate £550 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £377 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.13% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
763 617 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.51% 7.44% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 406 250
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +187.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £14.40 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.33 £60.00 £15.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire -2 23 £600 +20.00% 2
Berkshire +16 9 £438 +2.94% 3
West Sussex - 6 £488 - 1
Hampshire +11 4 £450 -1.36% 2
Surrey +15 1 £463 +23.33% 2
East Sussex +4 1 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 79 (72.48%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (68.81%) Jenkins
3 70 (64.22%) Java
4 60 (55.05%) JavaScript
4 60 (55.05%) Spring
5 56 (51.38%) SQL
6 49 (44.95%) Scrum
7 48 (44.04%) JUnit
8 46 (42.20%) Cucumber
9 45 (41.28%) Tomcat
10 43 (39.45%) MongoDB
11 41 (37.61%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (36.70%) Mockito
12 40 (36.70%) Maven
12 40 (36.70%) TDD
13 38 (34.86%) AngularJS
14 36 (33.03%) JSON
14 36 (33.03%) DevOps
15 35 (32.11%) J2EE
16 32 (29.36%) Linux
17 30 (27.52%) Git (software)
17 30 (27.52%) RESTful
17 30 (27.52%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (26.61%) HTML
19 26 (23.85%) Pair Programming
20 25 (22.94%) Kanban
21 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
21 23 (21.10%) Subversion
22 22 (20.18%) JMS
22 22 (20.18%) Unit Testing

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 45 (41.28%) Tomcat
2 21 (19.27%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (16.51%) JBoss
4 17 (15.60%) WebSphere
4 17 (15.60%) WebSphere Process Server
5 16 (14.68%) Alfresco
6 15 (13.76%) Apache
6 15 (13.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (6.42%) Apache Spark
7 7 (6.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (6.42%) GemFire
8 6 (5.50%) nginx
9 5 (4.59%) Liferay
10 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.83%) WordPress
11 1 (0.92%) Mule
11 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.52%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (19.27%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (6.42%) PaaS
5 6 (5.50%) Google Analytics
6 4 (3.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) HTTP
2 6 (5.50%) SSL
2 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.83%) IPv4
3 2 (1.83%) IPv6
3 2 (1.83%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.83%) Network Security
4 1 (0.92%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.45%) MongoDB
2 22 (20.18%) Couchbase
3 11 (10.09%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.34%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.42%) HBase
6 6 (5.50%) Apache Hive
6 6 (5.50%) Big Data
6 6 (5.50%) OLTP
6 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.59%) MySQL
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 75 (68.81%) Jenkins
2 48 (44.04%) JUnit
3 46 (42.20%) Cucumber
4 40 (36.70%) Maven
4 40 (36.70%) Mockito
5 30 (27.52%) Git (software)
6 23 (21.10%) Subversion
7 21 (19.27%) Spock
8 15 (13.76%) Gradle
9 14 (12.84%) Eclipse
10 11 (10.09%) IntelliJ
11 10 (9.17%) Hudson
11 10 (9.17%) JIRA
12 9 (8.26%) Grunt
13 8 (7.34%) gulp
14 6 (5.50%) Ant
14 6 (5.50%) Gatling
14 6 (5.50%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (5.50%) Selenium
14 6 (5.50%) Sublime Text
General
1 19 (17.43%) Publishing
2 13 (11.93%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Legal
3 2 (1.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Advertising
4 1 (0.92%) Electronics
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (78.90%) Developer
2 53 (48.62%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 15 (13.76%) Software Engineer
4 14 (12.84%) Java Engineer
4 14 (12.84%) Java Software Developer
4 14 (12.84%) Java Software Engineer
4 14 (12.84%) Software Developer
5 12 (11.01%) Agile Developer
5 12 (11.01%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.34%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.42%) AWS Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Lead Developer
8 7 (6.42%) PHP Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Administrator
9 6 (5.50%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (55.05%) Spring
2 38 (34.86%) AngularJS
3 36 (33.03%) JSON
4 35 (32.11%) J2EE
5 30 (27.52%) RESTful
6 29 (26.61%) HTML
7 22 (20.18%) JMS
8 21 (19.27%) CSS
9 19 (17.43%) REST
10 18 (16.51%) Java EE
11 16 (14.68%) XML
12 14 (12.84%) Servlets
13 13 (11.93%) Node.js
14 11 (10.09%) jQuery
15 8 (7.34%) HTML5
15 8 (7.34%) Velocity
15 8 (7.34%) Web Services
16 7 (6.42%) Gherkin
16 7 (6.42%) Kafka
16 7 (6.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.42%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.67%) Replication
3 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.36%) Linux
2 10 (9.17%) CentOS
2 10 (9.17%) Unix
2 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 7 (6.42%) Debian
3 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.50%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.92%) Android
6 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (72.48%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.95%) Scrum
3 41 (37.61%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (36.70%) TDD
5 36 (33.03%) DevOps
6 26 (23.85%) Pair Programming
7 25 (22.94%) Kanban
8 22 (20.18%) Unit Testing
9 20 (18.35%) Migration
10 19 (17.43%) Open Source
11 18 (16.51%) BPEL
11 18 (16.51%) BPMN
12 16 (14.68%) BDD
12 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
13 12 (11.01%) Web Development
14 11 (10.09%) Automated Testing
14 11 (10.09%) Functional Testing
15 10 (9.17%) Multithreading
16 9 (8.26%) Web Application Development
17 8 (7.34%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.22%) Java
2 60 (55.05%) JavaScript
3 56 (51.38%) SQL
4 15 (13.76%) Scala
5 14 (12.84%) Groovy
6 13 (11.93%) PHP
7 11 (10.09%) Python
8 10 (9.17%) C#
8 10 (9.17%) Ruby
9 8 (7.34%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.50%) Haskell
10 6 (5.50%) Perl
10 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.75%) VBScript
12 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.83%) XPath
13 1 (0.92%) ES6
13 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) ISO22301
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) Docker
2 6 (5.50%) HDFS
3 4 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) Ansible
2 14 (12.84%) Puppet
3 12 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.50%) Grafana
4 6 (5.50%) Kibana
4 6 (5.50%) Terraform
5 5 (4.59%) Packer
6 3 (2.75%) vRealize
7 2 (1.83%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.50%) Google
3 5 (4.59%) GigaSpaces
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.67%) VMware
5 3 (2.75%) Altiris
5 3 (2.75%) SAP
6 2 (1.83%) HP
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle
6 2 (1.83%) SolidFire
6 2 (1.83%) webMethods
7 1 (0.92%) Adobe
7 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.92%) Informatica
7 1 (0.92%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.92%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
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