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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank - 127 105
Contract jobs citing GitHub 0 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.47% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 10.64% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £45.00
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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
137 141 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.05% 4.46% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 90 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £103.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.09% +143.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £34.30 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £172.70 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Flask
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Leaflet
3 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (25.00%) PHP5
4 1 (25.00%) PHP

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Interaction Designer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Leaflet
2 2 (50.00%) Flask
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Salt