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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 242 243 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing GitHub 25 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.054% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.26% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 0
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £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
587 314 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.17% 3.41% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 179 149
Average daily rate £408 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.19% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -63.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.68 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £68.60 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -51.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Oxfordshire -15 10 £413 - 2
Berkshire +4 7 £459 +39.01% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 £300 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) Node.js
3 13 (40.63%) Open Source
4 12 (37.50%) MySQL
5 11 (34.38%) CSS
6 10 (31.25%) SOAP
6 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
7 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
8 8 (25.00%) SOA
8 8 (25.00%) Java
8 8 (25.00%) PHP
8 8 (25.00%) jQuery
8 8 (25.00%) REST
9 7 (21.88%) Subversion
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
11 5 (15.63%) TDD
11 5 (15.63%) JIRA
11 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
11 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
11 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
12 4 (12.50%) Laravel
12 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
12 4 (12.50%) Sass
12 4 (12.50%) Grunt
12 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
12 4 (12.50%) HTML5
12 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
12 4 (12.50%) Groovy

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 14 (43.75%) Node.js
2 3 (9.38%) Mule ESB
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) Umbraco
2 3 (9.38%) Mule
3 2 (6.25%) WordPress
3 2 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Subversion
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
3 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) Grunt
4 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 4 (12.50%) TestNG
4 4 (12.50%) JUnit
4 4 (12.50%) IntelliJ
5 3 (9.38%) NUnit
5 3 (9.38%) Maven
6 2 (6.25%) MSTest
General
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (21.88%) PHP Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (9.38%) Umbraco Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Magento Developer
8 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) CSS
3 10 (31.25%) SOAP
4 8 (25.00%) jQuery
4 8 (25.00%) REST
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.50%) Laravel
7 4 (12.50%) Sass
7 4 (12.50%) JSON
7 4 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (9.38%) Zend Framework
8 3 (9.38%) .NET
8 3 (9.38%) JMS
8 3 (9.38%) SAML
8 3 (9.38%) OAuth
9 2 (6.25%) RESTful
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Open Source
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
8 2 (6.25%) DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
8 2 (6.25%) Use Case
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.13%) Line Management
9 1 (3.13%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.13%) MVVM
9 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) PHP
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) Groovy
3 4 (12.50%) Scala
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) CloudHub
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (9.38%) Zend
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
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