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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 132 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing GitHub 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.031% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.96% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £419 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +34.00%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
121 116 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.98% 3.58% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 30
Average daily rate £388 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -12.90%

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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £350 - 1
Devon - 2 £500 -
Bristol - 1 - - 3
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Flask
4 4 (50.00%) RESTful
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
6 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (25.00%) Leaflet
6 2 (25.00%) Salt
6 2 (25.00%) User Experience
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Flask
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Leaflet
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) PHP5
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Salt
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