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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 117 138 138
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing GitHub 22 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.12% 2.68% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Median daily rate £600 £400 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +49.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
271 149 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.09% 4.84% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 104 114
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £179 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.26 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Wiltshire - 12 £600 - 1
Bristol - 3 £363 - 3
Gloucestershire -5 2 £638 +59.37%
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 3
Somerset - 1 - - 1
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 27 (62.79%) Migration
2 26 (60.47%) Data Migration
2 26 (60.47%) Security Cleared
3 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
4 21 (48.84%) SQL
4 21 (48.84%) HTML
4 21 (48.84%) CSS
5 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
5 20 (46.51%) Relational Database
6 19 (44.19%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
7 17 (39.53%) JIRA
7 17 (39.53%) XML
7 17 (39.53%) Linux
8 16 (37.21%) Python
8 16 (37.21%) Web Services
8 16 (37.21%) Java
8 16 (37.21%) Maven
8 16 (37.21%) Confluence
9 15 (34.88%) Open Source
9 15 (34.88%) REST
9 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Intune
9 15 (34.88%) TOGAF
9 15 (34.88%) Web Development
9 15 (34.88%) Xen
9 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (34.88%) XSD
9 15 (34.88%) SOA
9 15 (34.88%) Microsoft

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 19 (44.19%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (37.21%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) GemFire
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.33%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) Relational Database
2 14 (32.56%) MongoDB
3 13 (30.23%) NoSQL
3 13 (30.23%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
5 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (16.28%) Star Schema
6 2 (4.65%) GIS
6 2 (4.65%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
7 1 (2.33%) Impala
7 1 (2.33%) QGIS
7 1 (2.33%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
2 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
2 17 (39.53%) JIRA
3 16 (37.21%) Maven
4 15 (34.88%) Subversion
5 13 (30.23%) Capybara
5 13 (30.23%) Cucumber
5 13 (30.23%) git-flow
5 13 (30.23%) JUnit
5 13 (30.23%) RSpec
6 7 (16.28%) Hudson
7 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (2.33%) Back Office
1 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Architect
3 10 (23.26%) Ruby Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Angular Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Lucene Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Digital Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 1 (2.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (2.33%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) CSS
1 21 (48.84%) HTML
2 17 (39.53%) XML
3 16 (37.21%) Web Services
4 15 (34.88%) REST
4 15 (34.88%) WSDL
4 15 (34.88%) XSD
5 13 (30.23%) Dropwizard
5 13 (30.23%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (30.23%) Sass
6 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
7 8 (18.60%) RESTful
8 7 (16.28%) jQuery
9 5 (11.63%) .NET
9 5 (11.63%) Lucene
10 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
11 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Visualisation
2 8 (18.60%) NHS
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Mac OS X
2 13 (30.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Migration
2 26 (60.47%) Data Migration
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.88%) Open Source
4 15 (34.88%) SOA
4 15 (34.88%) TOGAF
4 15 (34.88%) Virtual Environments
4 15 (34.88%) Web Development
5 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
5 13 (30.23%) Integration Testing
5 13 (30.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (30.23%) Unit Testing
5 13 (30.23%) Web Design
6 12 (27.91%) ETL
7 11 (25.58%) MODAF
8 8 (18.60%) Data Architecture
8 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
8 8 (18.60%) OO
9 7 (16.28%) OOD
9 7 (16.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) Java
3 16 (37.21%) Python
4 14 (32.56%) Scala
5 13 (30.23%) Ruby
6 8 (18.60%) C#
7 4 (9.30%) Apex Code
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) Clojure
9 1 (2.33%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (34.88%) Xen
2 1 (2.33%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (11.63%) Kibana
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) Oozie
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Citrix
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
1 15 (34.88%) VMware
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Rally