The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 311 412 451
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +39
Contract jobs citing GitHub 395 252 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.17% 7.37% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 201 107
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £376 £310
% change year-on-year
+26.49% +21.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5510 3421 2329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.20% 6.01% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3883 2263 1499
Median daily rate £465 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 48 53
Median hourly rate £17.00 £23.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £30.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GitHub
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GitHub within the UK.

GitHub Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

GitHub Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GitHub
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GitHub within the UK.

GitHub Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GitHub
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
England +101 392 £475 +18.75% 139
London +71 245 £475 +11.76% 84
South East +22 37 £413 - 18
City of London +55 35 £475 +17.28% 20
Yorkshire +10 33 £475 +31.94% 2
South West +20 29 £550 +29.41% 7
North West +22 24 £500 +66.66% 9
Oxfordshire +19 24 £475 +11.43% 9
Leeds +9 22 £500 +38.88% 1
West Yorkshire +9 22 £500 +38.88% 1
Croydon -3 19 £394 -10.00%
Manchester +11 18 £500 +73.91% 7
Westminster - 18 £475 -
Wiltshire - 13 £600 - 1
East of England +17 11 £400 +6.52% 7
Oxford -1 11 £325 -23.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +21 9 £400 -3.03% 7
Bristol - 9 £450 -
South Yorkshire +4 8 £431 +11.29% 1
Sheffield -8 8 £431 -4.16% 1
Corsham - 8 £600 -
Cambridge +19 7 £400 -3.03% 7
West Midlands -29 7 £288 -20.68% 9
Surrey 0 5 £413 -2.94% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £500 -
North East - 4 £500 -
Guildford - 4 £413 -
Cheshire +5 3 £325 -18.75% 1
Gloucestershire -3 3 £638 +50.00%

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 with a requirement for GitHub.

1 422 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (47.74%) Git (software)
3 311 (41.36%) JavaScript
4 305 (40.56%) DevOps
5 296 (39.36%) Java
6 270 (35.90%) Jenkins
7 249 (33.11%) HTML
8 239 (31.78%) Linux
9 235 (31.25%) TDD
10 232 (30.85%) Amazon AWS
11 228 (30.32%) Scrum
12 210 (27.93%) CSS
13 190 (25.27%) Docker
14 189 (25.13%) Continuous Integration
15 187 (24.87%) Ruby
16 182 (24.20%) Open Source
16 182 (24.20%) SQL
17 179 (23.80%) Ansible
18 173 (23.01%) Puppet
19 157 (20.88%) NoSQL
20 151 (20.08%) HTML5
21 138 (18.35%) Configuration Management
22 136 (18.09%) AngularJS
23 133 (17.69%) Node.js
24 131 (17.42%) Security Cleared
25 129 (17.15%) RESTful
26 127 (16.89%) Spring
27 121 (16.09%) Scala
28 120 (15.96%) nginx
29 119 (15.82%) Python

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 120 (15.96%) nginx
2 86 (11.44%) Elasticsearch
3 55 (7.31%) Tomcat
4 53 (7.05%) Confluence
5 38 (5.05%) Apache
5 38 (5.05%) CMS
6 34 (4.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 23 (3.06%) Apache Solr
8 20 (2.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 18 (2.39%) Mule
10 16 (2.13%) JBoss
10 16 (2.13%) Mule ESB
11 15 (1.99%) OpenStack
12 14 (1.86%) Apache Spark
13 12 (1.60%) WordPress
14 11 (1.46%) IIS
15 7 (0.93%) Moodle
16 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (1.73%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.53%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.27%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Magento
1 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 232 (30.85%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 15 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.73%) Amazon Kinesis
8 11 (1.46%) PaaS
9 10 (1.33%) Trello
10 9 (1.20%) Google Apps
11 7 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.93%) Google Play
11 7 (0.93%) IaaS
11 7 (0.93%) SaaS
12 5 (0.66%) Heroku
13 4 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.53%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.12%) HTTP
2 20 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.26%) SSL
4 14 (1.86%) Firewall
5 12 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (1.33%) OpenVPN
7 9 (1.20%) DMZ
7 9 (1.20%) VPN
8 8 (1.06%) Internet
9 4 (0.53%) DNS
9 4 (0.53%) DVB
10 3 (0.40%) VoIP
11 2 (0.27%) AMQP
11 2 (0.27%) BGP
11 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.27%) InfiniBand
11 2 (0.27%) LAN
11 2 (0.27%) SSH
11 2 (0.27%) WAN
11 2 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (20.88%) NoSQL
2 114 (15.16%) MongoDB
3 100 (13.30%) MySQL
4 63 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
5 47 (6.25%) Big Data
6 45 (5.98%) SQL Server
7 43 (5.72%) Relational Database
8 29 (3.86%) Hadoop
9 27 (3.59%) Redis
10 19 (2.53%) Couchbase
11 18 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.33%) Neo4j
15 8 (1.06%) Star Schema
16 7 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.93%) Apache Hive
17 6 (0.80%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.80%) SQLite
18 5 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 359 (47.74%) Git (software)
2 270 (35.90%) Jenkins
3 117 (15.56%) JIRA
4 107 (14.23%) Artifactory
5 101 (13.43%) Maven
6 99 (13.16%) GitLab
7 63 (8.38%) Cucumber
8 57 (7.58%) JUnit
9 51 (6.78%) Sonatype Nexus
9 51 (6.78%) TeamCity
10 50 (6.65%) Mercurial
11 41 (5.45%) Selenium
11 41 (5.45%) Subversion
12 34 (4.52%) Grunt
13 31 (4.12%) Mockito
14 29 (3.86%) Bitbucket
15 27 (3.59%) Gradle
15 27 (3.59%) Jasmine
16 25 (3.32%) Mocha
17 23 (3.06%) Spock
General
1 58 (7.71%) Finance
2 44 (5.85%) Banking
3 23 (3.06%) Retail
4 14 (1.86%) Marketing
4 14 (1.86%) Publishing
5 6 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 6 (0.80%) Legal
5 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.66%) Games
7 4 (0.53%) Advertising
7 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.13%) Back Office
9 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 407 (54.12%) Developer
2 148 (19.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 141 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 92 (12.23%) Senior Developer
5 71 (9.44%) Scala Developer
6 61 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 56 (7.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 56 (7.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 49 (6.52%) Consultant
8 49 (6.52%) Java Scala Developer
9 46 (6.12%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 46 (6.12%) Senior Scala Developer
10 45 (5.98%) DevOps Consultant
11 40 (5.32%) Architect
11 40 (5.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 37 (4.92%) Web Developer
13 35 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
14 31 (4.12%) Agile Developer
14 31 (4.12%) Angular Developer
14 31 (4.12%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (33.11%) HTML
2 210 (27.93%) CSS
3 151 (20.08%) HTML5
4 136 (18.09%) AngularJS
5 133 (17.69%) Node.js
6 129 (17.15%) RESTful
7 127 (16.89%) Spring
8 114 (15.16%) Web Services
9 103 (13.70%) CSS3
10 84 (11.17%) REST
11 82 (10.90%) Sensu
12 73 (9.71%) .NET
12 73 (9.71%) Hibernate
13 72 (9.57%) JSON
14 64 (8.51%) jQuery
15 60 (7.98%) XML
16 58 (7.71%) J2EE
17 54 (7.18%) RabbitMQ
18 46 (6.12%) ASP.NET
19 44 (5.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
2 49 (6.52%) User Experience
3 37 (4.92%) Blog
4 21 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.66%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.66%) Visualisation
6 17 (2.26%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.20%) NHS
9 8 (1.06%) iPad
9 8 (1.06%) iPhone
10 7 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.80%) Clustering
11 6 (0.80%) e-Learning
11 6 (0.80%) Social Media
12 5 (0.66%) Biology
12 5 (0.66%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 239 (31.78%) Linux
2 92 (12.23%) CoreOS
3 48 (6.38%) Unix
4 34 (4.52%) Windows
5 30 (3.99%) Android
6 25 (3.32%) Apple iOS
7 22 (2.93%) CentOS
7 22 (2.93%) Ubuntu
8 18 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.80%) RancherOS
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (40.56%) DevOps
3 235 (31.25%) TDD
4 228 (30.32%) Scrum
5 189 (25.13%) Continuous Integration
6 182 (24.20%) Open Source
7 138 (18.35%) Configuration Management
8 106 (14.10%) OO
9 100 (13.30%) BDD
10 89 (11.84%) Kanban
11 85 (11.30%) Web Development
12 84 (11.17%) Pair Programming
13 83 (11.04%) Microservices
13 83 (11.04%) Security Hardening
13 83 (11.04%) SOA
14 76 (10.11%) MVC
15 53 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 53 (7.05%) E-Commerce
15 53 (7.05%) OOP
16 47 (6.25%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 311 (41.36%) JavaScript
2 296 (39.36%) Java
3 187 (24.87%) Ruby
4 182 (24.20%) SQL
5 121 (16.09%) Scala
6 119 (15.82%) Python
7 109 (14.49%) Go
8 77 (10.24%) PHP
9 70 (9.31%) Groovy
10 61 (8.11%) C#
11 45 (5.98%) Bash Shell
12 43 (5.72%) Clojure
13 29 (3.86%) Perl
14 27 (3.59%) C
15 21 (2.79%) C++
16 17 (2.26%) ES6
17 13 (1.73%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.60%) Erlang
19 9 (1.20%) Objective-C
20 8 (1.06%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 131 (17.42%) Security Cleared
2 117 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.59%) Degree
4 18 (2.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (2.13%) BC Cleared
5 16 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.40%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.40%) ISEB
7 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.11%) QA
2 6 (0.80%) HL7
3 3 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 190 (25.27%) Docker
2 92 (12.23%) etcd
2 92 (12.23%) flannel
3 86 (11.44%) Ceph
3 86 (11.44%) GlusterFS
4 50 (6.65%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (2.26%) Xen
7 13 (1.73%) vCloud
8 6 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.66%) Varnish
10 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.27%) HDFS
11 2 (0.27%) Squid
12 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 179 (23.80%) Ansible
2 173 (23.01%) Puppet
3 109 (14.49%) Kubernetes
4 99 (13.16%) logstash
4 99 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
5 98 (13.03%) HAProxy
6 92 (12.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 92 (12.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 86 (11.44%) rkt
8 81 (10.77%) Graphite
9 27 (3.59%) Kibana
10 22 (2.93%) Salt
11 20 (2.66%) Terraform
12 16 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
13 14 (1.86%) Rundeck
14 11 (1.46%) ZABBIX
15 10 (1.33%) Mesos
16 6 (0.80%) Consul
16 6 (0.80%) Grafana
16 6 (0.80%) Rancher
Vendors
1 56 (7.45%) VMware
2 43 (5.72%) Google
3 34 (4.52%) Adobe
4 33 (4.39%) Microsoft
5 26 (3.46%) Red Hat
6 23 (3.06%) AppDynamics
6 23 (3.06%) Oracle
7 20 (2.66%) Splunk
8 17 (2.26%) Sonatype
9 16 (2.13%) Citrix
10 14 (1.86%) MuleSoft
11 13 (1.73%) Zend
12 12 (1.60%) Black Duck
12 12 (1.60%) Veracode
13 11 (1.46%) Mercator
14 7 (0.93%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.80%) IBM
16 5 (0.66%) Apple
16 5 (0.66%) New Relic
16 5 (0.66%) Sitecore
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