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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 255 236 216
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Contract jobs citing GitHub 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.023% 0.026%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.02% 0.83% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£400 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £313
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
364 240 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.71% 2.71% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 139 93
Average daily rate £400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.25 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £45.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -25.33%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Berkshire - 5 £350 - 3
Surrey - 2 £550 - 1
Kent - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) SOAP
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) Subversion
3 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) JMS
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) SAML
4 5 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (41.67%) Maven
4 5 (41.67%) OAuth
4 5 (41.67%) Mule
4 5 (41.67%) SaaS
4 5 (41.67%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Puppet
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (16.67%) Struts
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (16.67%) Apache
6 2 (16.67%) Tomcat

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Mule
2 2 (16.67%) Liferay
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Subversion
2 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) RSpec
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Calabash
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 2 (16.67%) Appium
3 2 (16.67%) Robolectric
4 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Integration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) SOAP
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) JMS
2 5 (41.67%) SAML
2 5 (41.67%) OAuth
2 5 (41.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Struts
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Servlets
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
4 1 (8.33%) Velocity
4 1 (8.33%) JSR 168
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Open Source
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) GigaSpaces