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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 224 242 238
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing GitHub 29 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.14% 0.012%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.63% 3.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 1
Average daily rate £500 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £101.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
627 389 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.33% 4.18% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 224 149
Average daily rate £425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £9.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.94% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.90 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £15.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

GitHub Hourly 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 18 £500 - 1
Berkshire +2 5 £475 +35.71% 3
Kent -5 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Surrey -5 1 £375 -31.81% 4
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £513 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 50 (72.46%) JavaScript
2 39 (56.52%) Node.js
3 36 (52.17%) E-Commerce
4 28 (40.58%) BDD
5 24 (34.78%) Web Services
6 23 (33.33%) Magento
6 23 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (30.43%) Cucumber
9 20 (28.99%) Docker
10 19 (27.54%) Scrum
11 18 (26.09%) CSS
11 18 (26.09%) HTML
11 18 (26.09%) HTML5
12 17 (24.64%) WebDriver
13 15 (21.74%) Open Source
14 13 (18.84%) PHP
14 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
14 13 (18.84%) Web Development
15 12 (17.39%) Publishing
15 12 (17.39%) Front End Development
16 11 (15.94%) Sass
16 11 (15.94%) Photoshop
16 11 (15.94%) jQuery
17 10 (14.49%) Kanban
17 10 (14.49%) CSS3
17 10 (14.49%) Grunt
17 10 (14.49%) gulp
18 9 (13.04%) Bower
19 8 (11.59%) BEM - Block Element Modifier

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (56.52%) Node.js
2 8 (11.59%) nginx
3 3 (4.35%) Confluence
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.45%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Force.com
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) HTTP
1 1 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Cucumber
2 17 (24.64%) WebDriver
3 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
4 10 (14.49%) Grunt
4 10 (14.49%) gulp
5 9 (13.04%) Bower
6 8 (11.59%) Selenium
7 5 (7.25%) JIRA
7 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
8 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.35%) Subversion
9 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.90%) Ant
10 2 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.45%) GitLab
11 1 (1.45%) Mocha
11 1 (1.45%) Sinon.JS
11 1 (1.45%) VersionOne
General
1 12 (17.39%) Publishing
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Legal
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Developer
2 24 (34.78%) JavaScript Developer
3 22 (31.88%) Test Engineer
4 17 (24.64%) Automation Engineer
4 17 (24.64%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (23.19%) JavaScript Engineer
6 14 (20.29%) Analyst
6 14 (20.29%) Test Analyst
7 13 (18.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (17.39%) Automation Analyst
8 12 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
8 12 (17.39%) Lead Developer
8 12 (17.39%) Technical Leader
9 11 (15.94%) Technical Developer
10 10 (14.49%) HTML CSS Developer
10 10 (14.49%) HTML Developer
10 10 (14.49%) Node.js Developer
11 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) Web Services
2 18 (26.09%) CSS
2 18 (26.09%) HTML
2 18 (26.09%) HTML5
3 11 (15.94%) jQuery
3 11 (15.94%) Sass
4 10 (14.49%) CSS3
5 7 (10.14%) OOCSS
5 7 (10.14%) SOAP
6 6 (8.70%) REST
7 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.80%) Backbone.js
7 4 (5.80%) RESTful
8 3 (4.35%) .NET
8 3 (4.35%) JSON
8 3 (4.35%) LESS
8 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.35%) XML
9 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.90%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) User Experience
2 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Blog
3 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) E-Commerce
2 28 (40.58%) BDD
3 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.54%) Scrum
5 15 (21.74%) Open Source
6 13 (18.84%) Web Development
7 12 (17.39%) Front End Development
8 10 (14.49%) Kanban
9 8 (11.59%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 8 (11.59%) TDD
10 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Automation Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.25%) DevOps
11 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.80%) MVC
12 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
13 3 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (72.46%) JavaScript
2 13 (18.84%) PHP
3 8 (11.59%) ES6
3 8 (11.59%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (2.90%) Apex Code
5 2 (2.90%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (2.90%) Twitter
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe
2 1 (1.45%) Apple
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) Rally
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.45%) VMware
2 1 (1.45%) Zend