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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 120 143 129
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing GitHub 22 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 0.091% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.18% 2.14% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 15
Median daily rate £463 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £425 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £402 £344
% change year-on-year
+12.07% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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
269 140 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.33% 4.27% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 98 92
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £167 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £103.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% -83.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £10.75 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £172.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 29 August 2016.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

GitHub
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

GitHub Hourly Rate Trend 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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol - 14 £450 - 2
Wiltshire - 5 £550 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £550 -
Devon - 1 - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
3 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
4 19 (46.34%) XML
5 18 (43.90%) Migration
5 18 (43.90%) Data Migration
6 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
7 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
7 16 (39.02%) Confluence
7 16 (39.02%) Maven
7 16 (39.02%) JIRA
8 15 (36.59%) Xen
8 15 (36.59%) Ruby
8 15 (36.59%) VMware
8 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (36.59%) TOGAF
8 15 (36.59%) SOA
8 15 (36.59%) WSDL
8 15 (36.59%) Citrix
8 15 (36.59%) XSD
8 15 (36.59%) Web Services
8 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
8 15 (36.59%) REST
8 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (36.59%) Virtual Environments
9 14 (34.15%) NoSQL
9 14 (34.15%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (34.15%) DevOps
9 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET

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 16 (39.02%) Confluence
2 14 (34.15%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) CMS
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) Moodle
4 2 (4.88%) nginx
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) WordPress
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.44%) GemFire
5 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (24.39%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (24.39%) Amazon S3
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.44%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) NoSQL
3 10 (24.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (24.39%) Hadoop
4 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (17.07%) Star Schema
5 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
5 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (7.32%) MySQL
8 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (39.02%) JIRA
2 16 (39.02%) Maven
3 10 (24.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (24.39%) TeamCity
4 9 (21.95%) Hudson
5 8 (19.51%) Subversion
6 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
7 4 (9.76%) Capybara
7 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
7 4 (9.76%) git-flow
7 4 (9.76%) JUnit
7 4 (9.76%) RSpec
8 2 (4.88%) Grunt
8 2 (4.88%) gulp
9 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Architect
3 8 (19.51%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Applications Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Angular Developer
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Developer
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) XML
2 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
2 15 (36.59%) REST
2 15 (36.59%) Web Services
2 15 (36.59%) WSDL
2 15 (36.59%) XSD
3 14 (34.15%) .NET
3 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
4 12 (29.27%) Node.js
5 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (24.39%) CSS
6 10 (24.39%) Ember.js
6 10 (24.39%) HTML
6 10 (24.39%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (14.63%) Sass
8 4 (9.76%) Dropwizard
8 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (7.32%) HTML5
9 3 (7.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Public Cloud
2 10 (24.39%) Blog
2 10 (24.39%) User Experience
3 8 (19.51%) NHS
4 7 (17.07%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.88%) e-Learning
5 2 (4.88%) SCORM
6 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) CentOS
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Data Migration
2 18 (43.90%) Migration
3 15 (36.59%) SOA
3 15 (36.59%) TOGAF
3 15 (36.59%) Virtual Environments
4 14 (34.15%) DevOps
5 12 (29.27%) MVC
5 12 (29.27%) Scrum
6 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
6 11 (26.83%) MODAF
6 11 (26.83%) TDD
7 10 (24.39%) BDD
7 10 (24.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (24.39%) CQRS
7 10 (24.39%) High Availability
7 10 (24.39%) Kanban
7 10 (24.39%) Microservices
8 8 (19.51%) Data Architecture
8 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 15 (36.59%) Ruby
3 14 (34.15%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) Scala
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Python
6 5 (12.20%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
8 2 (4.88%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) C++
9 1 (2.44%) Perl
9 1 (2.44%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
2 6 (14.63%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (36.59%) Xen
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Salt
4 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) Citrix
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Adobe
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.44%) IBM