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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 203 230 241
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Contract jobs citing GitHub 57 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.59% 6.92% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 9
Median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £340 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £402 £344
% change year-on-year
+12.07% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1019 607 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.73% 6.25% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 362 213
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £9.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.94 £39.00 £120.20
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 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 29 August 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 29 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
Oxfordshire +11 41 £475 +7.95% 5
Berkshire +5 7 £308 -32.86% 1
Surrey +7 5 £400 -13.04% 3
Hampshire +11 3 £375 +7.14% 1
East Sussex - 1 £400 - 2
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 63 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 59 (76.62%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (70.13%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (67.53%) JSON
5 51 (66.23%) Java
5 51 (66.23%) Jenkins
6 48 (62.34%) AngularJS
7 47 (61.04%) Elasticsearch
8 46 (59.74%) Spring
9 44 (57.14%) Scrum
9 44 (57.14%) J2EE
10 43 (55.84%) JUnit
10 43 (55.84%) SQL
10 43 (55.84%) RESTful
11 42 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
11 42 (54.55%) Tomcat
12 40 (51.95%) MongoDB
13 39 (50.65%) Kanban
13 39 (50.65%) Maven
14 37 (48.05%) JMS
14 37 (48.05%) Cloud Computing
14 37 (48.05%) Cucumber
15 36 (46.75%) Mockito
16 35 (45.45%) Couchbase
16 35 (45.45%) Spock
17 17 (22.08%) Multithreading
17 17 (22.08%) PHP
18 15 (19.48%) VMware
19 14 (18.18%) HTML
19 14 (18.18%) CSS

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 47 (61.04%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (54.55%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.79%) Apache
4 5 (6.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.90%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.90%) GemFire
5 3 (3.90%) WordPress
6 2 (2.60%) CMS
7 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.30%) Confluence
7 1 (1.30%) Liferay
7 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (70.13%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (48.05%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (12.99%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (5.19%) PaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Engine Yard
6 1 (1.30%) Heroku
6 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.30%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (51.95%) MongoDB
2 35 (45.45%) Couchbase
3 13 (16.88%) Big Data
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.90%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.90%) HBase
6 3 (3.90%) OLTP
7 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.30%) GIS
8 1 (1.30%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (66.23%) Jenkins
2 43 (55.84%) JUnit
3 39 (50.65%) Maven
4 37 (48.05%) Cucumber
5 36 (46.75%) Mockito
6 35 (45.45%) Spock
7 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
8 5 (6.49%) Gradle
9 2 (2.60%) JIRA
9 2 (2.60%) MSI
9 2 (2.60%) Subversion
9 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.30%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.30%) GitLab
10 1 (1.30%) gulp
10 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.30%) Selenium
10 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (15.58%) Publishing
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (80.52%) Developer
2 46 (59.74%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.58%) AWS Developer
4 10 (12.99%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Agile Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Azure Developer
6 8 (10.39%) MongoDB Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Core Java Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Azure Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (67.53%) JSON
2 48 (62.34%) AngularJS
3 46 (59.74%) Spring
4 44 (57.14%) J2EE
5 43 (55.84%) RESTful
6 37 (48.05%) JMS
7 14 (18.18%) CSS
7 14 (18.18%) HTML
8 13 (16.88%) SOAP
9 11 (14.29%) HTML5
9 11 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (10.39%) CSS3
11 6 (7.79%) jQuery
11 6 (7.79%) REST
11 6 (7.79%) Web Services
12 5 (6.49%) .NET
12 5 (6.49%) Spring Boot
13 4 (5.19%) Ajax
13 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (5.19%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.60%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Windows
5 1 (1.30%) CentOS
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (76.62%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (57.14%) Scrum
3 39 (50.65%) Kanban
4 17 (22.08%) Multithreading
5 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
6 12 (15.58%) DevOps
7 10 (12.99%) Big Data Analytics
8 9 (11.69%) Web Development
9 8 (10.39%) TDD
10 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.79%) BDD
12 5 (6.49%) MVC
13 4 (5.19%) Benchmarking
13 4 (5.19%) ETL
13 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.19%) Validation
14 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
14 3 (3.90%) Domain-Driven Design
14 3 (3.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 51 (66.23%) Java
3 43 (55.84%) SQL
4 17 (22.08%) PHP
5 6 (7.79%) C#
6 5 (6.49%) Python
6 5 (6.49%) Ruby
7 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.19%) Scala
7 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.60%) VBScript
8 2 (2.60%) XPath
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) Erlang
9 1 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) ISO22301
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) HDFS
3 2 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.30%) Docker
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Ansible
1 5 (6.49%) Packer
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) vRealize
3 1 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.30%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.30%) Kibana
3 1 (1.30%) logstash
3 1 (1.30%) Nagios
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) VMware
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) Altiris
5 2 (2.60%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle
6 1 (1.30%) BMC
6 1 (1.30%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.30%) ESRI
6 1 (1.30%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (1.30%) Talend
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