The first table below looks at the demand for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 129 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing GitHub 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.14% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.26% 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 -
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
124 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.23% 1.20% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 14 3
Average daily rate £375 £325 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +54.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £103.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
GitHub
England

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GitHub across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GitHub across the South West region.

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in the South West

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby
2 8 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) Photoshop
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) HTML5
4 6 (60.00%) Heroku
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (60.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (60.00%) Sublime Text
4 6 (60.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (60.00%) RSpec
4 6 (60.00%) SSH
4 6 (60.00%) Mac OS
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) PHP
7 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (10.00%) GIMP
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Heroku
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) MS Access
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (60.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 6 (60.00%) Sublime Text
1 6 (60.00%) RSpec
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) HTML5
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (60.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Scilab
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) JRuby
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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