The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 West
Rank 122 122 142
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Contract jobs citing GitHub 19 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.76% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.76% 13.37% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 2
Median daily rate £410 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
245 172 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.17% 5.70% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 126 99
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.87% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.60 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £115.40 £68.00
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 25 February 2017.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Wiltshire +10 7 £488 +50.00% 2
Devon +5 7 £390 -
Bristol -8 4 £450 +28.57% 2
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 West region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
3 17 (45.95%) Ruby
3 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
4 15 (40.54%) DevOps
4 15 (40.54%) Java
5 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
6 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
7 10 (27.03%) Python
7 10 (27.03%) Ansible
8 9 (24.32%) SaltStack
8 9 (24.32%) Open Source
8 9 (24.32%) QA
8 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
9 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
9 8 (21.62%) Vagrant
9 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (18.92%) Bitbucket
10 7 (18.92%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (18.92%) Maven
10 7 (18.92%) Automated Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Subversion
11 6 (16.22%) TDD
11 6 (16.22%) C#
11 6 (16.22%) HTML
11 6 (16.22%) Software Testing

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (13.51%) Apache
1 5 (13.51%) nginx
2 4 (10.81%) Confluence
3 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
3 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
4 8 (21.62%) Vagrant
5 7 (18.92%) Bitbucket
5 7 (18.92%) Maven
6 6 (16.22%) Subversion
7 4 (10.81%) Ant
7 4 (10.81%) GitLab
7 4 (10.81%) Hudson
7 4 (10.81%) JIRA
7 4 (10.81%) Selenium
7 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
7 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
8 3 (8.11%) Artifactory
8 3 (8.11%) Gradle
8 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
8 3 (8.11%) SonarQube
9 2 (5.41%) RSpec
General
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Test Leader
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Release Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) CSS
2 5 (13.51%) Node.js
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (8.11%) Ember.js
4 3 (8.11%) HTML5
4 3 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (8.11%) SOAP
5 2 (5.41%) Dropwizard
5 2 (5.41%) React
5 2 (5.41%) RESTful
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.41%) Sass
5 2 (5.41%) Spring
5 2 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Blog
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
3 4 (10.81%) CentOS
4 3 (8.11%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) DevOps
3 9 (24.32%) Open Source
3 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
4 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.92%) Automated Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (16.22%) BDD
6 6 (16.22%) Microservices
6 6 (16.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.51%) OO
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.81%) MVC
8 4 (10.81%) OOD
8 4 (10.81%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Ruby
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) Python
5 6 (16.22%) C#
5 6 (16.22%) Scala
6 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
6 5 (13.51%) Go
6 5 (13.51%) Perl
7 3 (8.11%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) Groovy
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (13.51%) ISEB
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Ansible
2 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (16.22%) Puppet
3 6 (16.22%) Salt
4 5 (13.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) SaltStack
2 6 (16.22%) Google
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) Black Duck