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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GitHub 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
103 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.11% 2.11% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 34 14
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby