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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 243 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GitHub 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +12.00%
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
348 253 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.79% 3.00% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 141 106
Average daily rate £400 £416 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £10.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £45.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 - 3 £300 -
Surrey - 2 £550 -
Kent - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 7
East Sussex - - - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Subversion
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
5 3 (21.43%) IntelliJ
5 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
5 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) Apache
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Struts
5 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) GigaSpaces
5 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
5 3 (21.43%) Liferay
5 3 (21.43%) RSpec
5 3 (21.43%) Alfresco
5 3 (21.43%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (21.43%) MongoDB

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Liferay
1 3 (21.43%) Alfresco
2 2 (14.29%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Heroku
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 3 (21.43%) IntelliJ
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) RSpec
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) Gradle
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Calabash
3 2 (14.29%) Appium
3 2 (14.29%) Robolectric
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) MSTest
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) Struts
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (14.29%) OAuth
2 2 (14.29%) Velocity
2 2 (14.29%) JSR 168
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
2 2 (14.29%) Servlets
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
5 2 (14.29%) Groovy
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) VC++
6 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (21.43%) GigaSpaces
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) VMware