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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 229 - 246
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GitHub 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% - 0.040%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.23% - 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate
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£419 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +17.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
310 251 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.38% 2.83% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 152 53
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +129.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GitHub across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2014.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 6 £425 - 4
Berkshire - 4 £311 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) Java
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) HTML5
3 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Objective-C
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) CSS3
4 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
5 6 (33.33%) RESTful
5 6 (33.33%) Worklight
5 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 6 (33.33%) Subversion
5 6 (33.33%) Dojo
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
5 6 (33.33%) AIX
5 6 (33.33%) Ant
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 4 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (22.22%) Grunt
7 4 (22.22%) Node.js
7 4 (22.22%) Yeoman
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) Retail
7 4 (22.22%) Ruby
7 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) Liferay
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (33.33%) Ant
3 6 (33.33%) Subversion
4 4 (22.22%) Grunt
4 4 (22.22%) Yeoman
5 3 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (11.11%) Gradle
6 2 (11.11%) Sublime Text
6 2 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
6 2 (11.11%) RSpec
6 2 (11.11%) MSTest
6 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (5.56%) JUnit
7 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Portal Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (38.89%) CSS3
4 6 (33.33%) RESTful
4 6 (33.33%) Worklight
4 6 (33.33%) Dojo
5 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (16.67%) Spring
7 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
7 2 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Velocity
7 2 (11.11%) JSR 168
7 2 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Objective-C
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Groovy
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.11%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) Appcelerator
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft