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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
England / South East
Rank 192 240 243
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +3
Contract jobs citing GitHub 51 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.12% 3.37% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 12
Median daily rate £482 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £365 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year
-78.85% -

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
833 682 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.98% 7.83% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 448 234
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.05% +2.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +4 20 £500 - 2
West Sussex - 9 £512 - 2
Surrey +10 5 £463 - 4
Middlesex - 5 £214 -
Berkshire +11 3 £350 -17.64%
Hampshire +2 3 £456 +21.66% 2
East Sussex +5 2 £406 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 3
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 70 (64.81%) Jenkins
2 69 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (56.48%) Java
4 56 (51.85%) DevOps
5 54 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (43.52%) SQL
7 45 (41.67%) Linux
8 44 (40.74%) TDD
8 44 (40.74%) Spring
9 43 (39.81%) JavaScript
9 43 (39.81%) Git (software)
10 36 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 35 (32.41%) JUnit
12 33 (30.56%) Pair Programming
12 33 (30.56%) Scrum
13 32 (29.63%) Maven
14 29 (26.85%) Unit Testing
15 28 (25.93%) Mockito
15 28 (25.93%) HTML
16 27 (25.00%) JBoss
17 26 (24.07%) Subversion
17 26 (24.07%) Puppet
18 25 (23.15%) Java EE
18 25 (23.15%) Tomcat
19 24 (22.22%) WebSphere
19 24 (22.22%) Docker
20 23 (21.30%) BPEL
20 23 (21.30%) BPMN
20 23 (21.30%) MongoDB
21 22 (20.37%) Amazon AWS

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (25.00%) JBoss
2 25 (23.15%) Tomcat
3 24 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 22 (20.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
6 15 (13.89%) Alfresco
7 12 (11.11%) Apache
8 9 (8.33%) nginx
9 5 (4.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (3.70%) Apache Spark
10 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (3.70%) GemFire
10 4 (3.70%) Liferay
10 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
10 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
11 3 (2.78%) Joomla!
12 2 (1.85%) Confluence
13 1 (0.93%) IIS
13 1 (0.93%) Mule
13 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.26%) Google Analytics
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.63%) PaaS
4 4 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.70%) Heroku
4 4 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Boomi
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) HTTP
2 9 (8.33%) SSL
2 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.70%) IPv4
3 4 (3.70%) IPv6
3 4 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) AMQP
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.41%) MySQL
3 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.63%) HBase
6 3 (2.78%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.78%) Big Data
6 3 (2.78%) InfluxDB
6 3 (2.78%) OLTP
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.85%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.85%) Redis
8 1 (0.93%) DataStage
8 1 (0.93%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 70 (64.81%) Jenkins
2 43 (39.81%) Git (software)
3 36 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 35 (32.41%) JUnit
5 32 (29.63%) Maven
6 28 (25.93%) Mockito
7 26 (24.07%) Subversion
8 16 (14.81%) Gradle
8 16 (14.81%) Selenium
9 13 (12.04%) Ant
9 13 (12.04%) Eclipse
9 13 (12.04%) IntelliJ
10 12 (11.11%) Grunt
10 12 (11.11%) JIRA
11 11 (10.19%) gulp
12 10 (9.26%) Hudson
13 9 (8.33%) Gatling
13 9 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (8.33%) Sublime Text
14 4 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (11.11%) Publishing
2 10 (9.26%) Finance
3 2 (1.85%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (69.44%) Developer
2 37 (34.26%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.96%) Java Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 12 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 11 (10.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.19%) Java Software Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Administrator
7 9 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
7 9 (8.33%) Scala Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 8 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (7.41%) PHP Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.48%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.74%) Spring
2 28 (25.93%) HTML
3 25 (23.15%) Java EE
4 22 (20.37%) CSS
5 21 (19.44%) REST
6 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
7 17 (15.74%) Node.js
8 16 (14.81%) Servlets
8 16 (14.81%) Web Services
9 15 (13.89%) RESTful
9 15 (13.89%) XML
10 14 (12.96%) SOAP
11 13 (12.04%) J2EE
12 12 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 11 (10.19%) jQuery
14 10 (9.26%) EJB
14 10 (9.26%) Gherkin
15 9 (8.33%) JSON
16 8 (7.41%) HTML5
16 8 (7.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.63%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.70%) Replication
4 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.67%) Linux
2 16 (14.81%) Windows
3 13 (12.04%) Unix
4 10 (9.26%) CentOS
5 9 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.48%) Debian
7 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.70%) Solaris
9 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.85%) Android
10 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (51.85%) DevOps
3 54 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (40.74%) TDD
5 33 (30.56%) Pair Programming
5 33 (30.56%) Scrum
6 29 (26.85%) Unit Testing
7 23 (21.30%) BPEL
7 23 (21.30%) BPMN
8 21 (19.44%) Open Source
9 20 (18.52%) Migration
10 17 (15.74%) Configuration Management
11 16 (14.81%) Automated Testing
12 14 (12.96%) BDD
13 13 (12.04%) Software Engineering
14 10 (9.26%) Analytics
14 10 (9.26%) Functional Testing
14 10 (9.26%) Microservices
15 8 (7.41%) Web Application Development
15 8 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (56.48%) Java
2 47 (43.52%) SQL
3 43 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.59%) Python
5 17 (15.74%) Groovy
5 17 (15.74%) Scala
6 16 (14.81%) Ruby
7 13 (12.04%) PHP
8 10 (9.26%) C#
8 10 (9.26%) Perl
9 9 (8.33%) Haskell
10 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.93%) ES6
14 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) MCSE
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) ISO22301
2 1 (0.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (22.22%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) HDFS
2 4 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (24.07%) Puppet
2 17 (15.74%) Ansible
2 17 (15.74%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.33%) Grafana
3 9 (8.33%) Kibana
4 6 (5.56%) Terraform
5 3 (2.78%) Fluentd
5 3 (2.78%) Graphite
5 3 (2.78%) logstash
5 3 (2.78%) Salt
5 3 (2.78%) StatsD
5 3 (2.78%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.85%) Packer
6 2 (1.85%) vRealize
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Red Hat
2 13 (12.04%) Google
3 4 (3.70%) GigaSpaces
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) webMethods
4 3 (2.78%) Adobe
4 3 (2.78%) Rackspace
4 3 (2.78%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.85%) Informatica
5 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.93%) Altiris
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Splunk
6 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.93%) Twitter
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
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