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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
England / South West
Rank 115 136 137
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing GitHub 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.58% 6.29% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
Median daily rate £375 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
233 159 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.08% 5.34% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 126 74
Median daily rate £415 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +76.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £18.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £18.50 £10.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 - 6 £406 - 1
Bristol -1 5 £406 +16.07% 2
Devon - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 - 1
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 19 (57.58%) DevOps
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (48.48%) Jenkins
4 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 14 (42.42%) Ruby
5 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
6 12 (36.36%) Java
6 12 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (33.33%) Microservices
7 11 (33.33%) C#
7 11 (33.33%) Scala
7 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 11 (33.33%) BDD
7 11 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 10 (30.30%) Node.js
8 10 (30.30%) .NET
8 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
8 10 (30.30%) Linux
8 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
8 10 (30.30%) TDD
8 10 (30.30%) MVC
8 10 (30.30%) Scrum
9 9 (27.27%) QA
9 9 (27.27%) Blog
9 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 9 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (27.27%) CQRS
9 9 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 9 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon S3
4 4 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.03%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 9 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Jenkins
2 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
3 9 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (27.27%) TeamCity
4 7 (21.21%) Bitbucket
4 7 (21.21%) Maven
4 7 (21.21%) Subversion
5 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 5 (15.15%) Hudson
7 4 (12.12%) Ant
7 4 (12.12%) GitLab
7 4 (12.12%) Selenium
7 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
8 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
8 3 (9.09%) Gradle
8 3 (9.09%) JIRA
8 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
8 3 (9.09%) SonarQube
8 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
9 2 (6.06%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.12%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Release Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Azure Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
2 10 (30.30%) Node.js
3 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (27.27%) Ember.js
3 9 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (12.12%) CSS
4 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) SOAP
6 2 (6.06%) Dropwizard
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (6.06%) Sass
7 1 (3.03%) D3.js
7 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Flask
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) LESS
7 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Blog
1 9 (27.27%) Public Cloud
1 9 (27.27%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) CentOS
3 3 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) DevOps
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) BDD
3 11 (33.33%) Microservices
4 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
4 10 (30.30%) MVC
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (27.27%) CQRS
5 9 (27.27%) High Availability
5 9 (27.27%) Kanban
6 8 (24.24%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.15%) OO
8 4 (12.12%) OOD
8 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) Ruby
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 11 (33.33%) C#
4 11 (33.33%) Scala
5 7 (21.21%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.09%) Go
6 3 (9.09%) Perl
6 3 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (24.24%) Ansible
3 4 (12.12%) Puppet
3 4 (12.12%) Salt
4 3 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) SaltStack
2 5 (15.15%) Google
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.09%) Black Duck
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