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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 253 389 453
Rank change year-on-year
+136 +64
Contract jobs citing GitHub 508 290 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.39% 8.32% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 224 141
Median daily rate £468 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £507 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
6053 3485 2573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.49% 6.04% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4143 2336 1640
Median daily rate £468 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 56 48
Median hourly rate £19.31 £23.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.06% +1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +36.98%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +147 502 £475 +10.08% 105
London +89 307 £475 +7.34% 64
South East +39 72 £400 -3.03% 12
Oxfordshire +11 49 £444 +0.85% 8
Yorkshire +41 43 £425 +9.67% 4
City of London +41 43 £425 -5.55% 19
Oxford -4 31 £350 -17.88% 4
North West +19 29 £500 +33.33% 6
West Yorkshire +21 26 £425 +7.93% 3
Leeds +21 25 £425 +7.93% 3
Manchester +9 24 £500 +33.33% 3
South West +36 23 £450 +5.88% 3
Westminster - 18 £425 -
Bristol - 17 £450 -
South Yorkshire +19 16 £500 +11.11% 1
Sheffield +15 16 £500 +11.11% 1
Tyne and Wear -17 10 £425 -16.66% 1
North East -19 10 £425 -15.42% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 10 £425 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +15 9 £358 -26.56% 1
West Midlands -13 9 £200 -37.50% 4
East of England +17 7 £400 -5.99% 7
Surrey +14 7 £400 -13.04% 1
Cambridgeshire +27 6 £400 - 6
Scotland +9 6 £345 +25.45% 2
Croydon -13 6 £413 -8.33%
Glasgow - 6 £345 - 1
Cambridge +21 5 £400 - 6
Staines 0 5 £425 -10.52%
Reading - 5 £369 -

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 532 (59.51%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (44.30%) Git (software)
3 387 (43.29%) JavaScript
4 368 (41.16%) Jenkins
5 357 (39.93%) Java
6 336 (37.58%) DevOps
7 301 (33.67%) Amazon AWS
8 273 (30.54%) Scrum
9 267 (29.87%) HTML
10 260 (29.08%) Linux
11 244 (27.29%) TDD
12 231 (25.84%) CSS
13 224 (25.06%) Continuous Integration
14 208 (23.27%) Ruby
15 187 (20.92%) Docker
15 187 (20.92%) Open Source
16 178 (19.91%) JIRA
17 176 (19.69%) AngularJS
18 174 (19.46%) SQL
19 169 (18.90%) Ansible
19 169 (18.90%) Node.js
20 168 (18.79%) HTML5
21 165 (18.46%) Scala
22 163 (18.23%) Spring
23 160 (17.90%) Puppet
24 148 (16.55%) Web Services
25 147 (16.44%) RESTful
26 145 (16.22%) Python
26 145 (16.22%) MongoDB
27 140 (15.66%) Kanban

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
1 108 (12.08%) Confluence
2 100 (11.19%) Elasticsearch
3 73 (8.17%) Tomcat
4 72 (8.05%) nginx
5 70 (7.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 54 (6.04%) Apache
7 33 (3.69%) CMS
8 32 (3.58%) OpenStack
9 27 (3.02%) Apache Spark
10 19 (2.13%) JBoss
11 18 (2.01%) Mule ESB
12 17 (1.90%) Mule
13 16 (1.79%) WordPress
14 15 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (1.68%) Apache Solr
15 10 (1.12%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.78%) Drupal
16 7 (0.78%) Moodle
17 6 (0.67%) IIS
18 5 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.89%) PaintShop Pro
3 7 (0.78%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.67%) SketchUp
5 4 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 301 (33.67%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (4.36%) PaaS
6 28 (3.13%) IaaS
7 27 (3.02%) Amazon S3
8 21 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (2.35%) Heroku
8 21 (2.35%) OpenShift
9 19 (2.13%) CloudBees
10 17 (1.90%) Slack
11 13 (1.45%) Trello
12 11 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
13 10 (1.12%) G Suite
13 10 (1.12%) Google Analytics
13 10 (1.12%) Google Play
14 7 (0.78%) SaaS
15 5 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.49%) HTTP
2 39 (4.36%) SSL
3 31 (3.47%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.68%) Firewall
4 15 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
5 12 (1.34%) DMZ
5 12 (1.34%) VPN
6 11 (1.23%) OpenVPN
7 8 (0.89%) DVB
8 6 (0.67%) Internet
9 3 (0.34%) Intranet
9 3 (0.34%) VoIP
10 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.22%) InfiniBand
10 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.22%) Network Security
10 2 (0.22%) SSH
10 2 (0.22%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.11%) AMQP
11 1 (0.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 127 (14.21%) NoSQL
3 93 (10.40%) MySQL
4 87 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (6.49%) Big Data
5 58 (6.49%) SQL Server
6 56 (6.26%) Hadoop
7 41 (4.59%) Redis
8 37 (4.14%) Couchbase
9 35 (3.91%) Relational Database
10 27 (3.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 22 (2.46%) Apache Hive
11 22 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.89%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.89%) Star Schema
15 7 (0.78%) Neo4j
16 5 (0.56%) HBase
16 5 (0.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 396 (44.30%) Git (software)
2 368 (41.16%) Jenkins
3 178 (19.91%) JIRA
4 139 (15.55%) Maven
5 91 (10.18%) Cucumber
6 74 (8.28%) Selenium
7 72 (8.05%) JUnit
8 69 (7.72%) Vagrant
9 67 (7.49%) TeamCity
10 65 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
11 63 (7.05%) Mercurial
12 62 (6.94%) Artifactory
13 60 (6.71%) Subversion
14 50 (5.59%) GitLab
15 48 (5.37%) Bitbucket
16 47 (5.26%) Mockito
17 44 (4.92%) SonarQube
18 42 (4.70%) Grunt
19 38 (4.25%) Spock
20 32 (3.58%) Jasmine
General
1 86 (9.62%) Finance
2 46 (5.15%) Banking
3 25 (2.80%) Publishing
4 18 (2.01%) Retail
5 15 (1.68%) Marketing
6 11 (1.23%) Legal
7 9 (1.01%) Games
8 8 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.56%) Advertising
11 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 464 (51.90%) Developer
2 155 (17.34%) Java Developer
3 150 (16.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 101 (11.30%) Senior Developer
5 67 (7.49%) Senior Java Developer
6 65 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 64 (7.16%) Scala Developer
8 57 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
9 55 (6.15%) Java Scala Developer
10 54 (6.04%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 54 (6.04%) Senior Scala Developer
11 52 (5.82%) Architect
11 52 (5.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 43 (4.81%) Web Developer
13 42 (4.70%) Consultant
14 40 (4.47%) AWS DevOps
15 38 (4.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 37 (4.14%) Senior DevOps
17 31 (3.47%) Agile Developer
18 30 (3.36%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (29.87%) HTML
2 231 (25.84%) CSS
3 176 (19.69%) AngularJS
4 169 (18.90%) Node.js
5 168 (18.79%) HTML5
6 163 (18.23%) Spring
7 148 (16.55%) Web Services
8 147 (16.44%) RESTful
9 121 (13.53%) JSON
10 120 (13.42%) CSS3
10 120 (13.42%) REST
11 82 (9.17%) jQuery
12 76 (8.50%) J2EE
13 70 (7.83%) React
14 69 (7.72%) .NET
14 69 (7.72%) Hibernate
15 62 (6.94%) Ember.js
16 61 (6.82%) XML
17 56 (6.26%) RabbitMQ
18 52 (5.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.39%) User Experience
2 58 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 37 (4.14%) Blog
6 32 (3.58%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.80%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.34%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.01%) Animation
10 9 (1.01%) NHS
11 8 (0.89%) Clustering
11 8 (0.89%) Fat Client
11 8 (0.89%) Interactive TV
11 8 (0.89%) MPEG
11 8 (0.89%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.78%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.78%) Wiki
13 6 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 260 (29.08%) Linux
2 64 (7.16%) Unix
3 55 (6.15%) CoreOS
4 49 (5.48%) CentOS
5 44 (4.92%) Ubuntu
6 43 (4.81%) Windows
7 31 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (2.35%) Android
9 19 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.79%) RancherOS
11 7 (0.78%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.56%) Solaris
12 5 (0.56%) SUSE
12 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.22%) Debian
15 1 (0.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (59.51%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (37.58%) DevOps
3 273 (30.54%) Scrum
4 244 (27.29%) TDD
5 224 (25.06%) Continuous Integration
6 187 (20.92%) Open Source
7 140 (15.66%) Kanban
8 137 (15.32%) BDD
9 112 (12.53%) OO
10 108 (12.08%) Microservices
11 105 (11.74%) Pair Programming
12 103 (11.52%) Configuration Management
13 93 (10.40%) Web Development
14 88 (9.84%) SOA
15 77 (8.61%) MVC
16 63 (7.05%) OOP
17 62 (6.94%) Software Delivery
18 59 (6.60%) E-Commerce
19 53 (5.93%) Security Hardening
20 51 (5.70%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 387 (43.29%) JavaScript
2 357 (39.93%) Java
3 208 (23.27%) Ruby
4 174 (19.46%) SQL
5 165 (18.46%) Scala
6 145 (16.22%) Python
7 103 (11.52%) PHP
8 79 (8.84%) Go
9 75 (8.39%) Groovy
10 68 (7.61%) C#
11 56 (6.26%) Bash Shell
12 52 (5.82%) Clojure
13 27 (3.02%) Perl
14 24 (2.68%) C
15 23 (2.57%) ES6
16 20 (2.24%) C++
17 12 (1.34%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.34%) PowerShell
18 11 (1.23%) Shell Script
19 10 (1.12%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 122 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 111 (12.42%) SC Cleared
3 64 (7.16%) Degree
4 12 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.67%) ISEB
6 4 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.34%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.34%) CISSP
8 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) PhD
8 2 (0.22%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.83%) QA
2 12 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.67%) HL7
4 4 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.45%) SDET
5 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.11%) GCP
7 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 187 (20.92%) Docker
2 79 (8.84%) Virtual Machines
3 55 (6.15%) etcd
3 55 (6.15%) flannel
4 39 (4.36%) Ceph
4 39 (4.36%) GlusterFS
5 34 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (2.01%) Xen
7 14 (1.57%) vCloud
8 13 (1.45%) HDFS
9 10 (1.12%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.78%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.67%) Varnish
12 4 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.22%) Squid
14 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 169 (18.90%) Ansible
2 160 (17.90%) Puppet
3 110 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (8.95%) Kubernetes
5 55 (6.15%) HAProxy
5 55 (6.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 55 (6.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 52 (5.82%) logstash
7 39 (4.36%) rkt
8 33 (3.69%) Graphite
9 29 (3.24%) Terraform
10 22 (2.46%) Mesos
11 21 (2.35%) Kibana
11 21 (2.35%) Salt
12 17 (1.90%) Marathon
13 16 (1.79%) Consul
13 16 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
13 16 (1.79%) Rancher
13 16 (1.79%) Rundeck
13 16 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (9.06%) VMware
2 46 (5.15%) Google
2 46 (5.15%) Red Hat
3 40 (4.47%) Microsoft
4 37 (4.14%) Oracle
5 36 (4.03%) Splunk
6 34 (3.80%) Adobe
7 30 (3.36%) MuleSoft
8 26 (2.91%) AppDynamics
8 26 (2.91%) Sonatype
9 16 (1.79%) Black Duck
9 16 (1.79%) Citrix
10 15 (1.68%) Veracode
11 13 (1.45%) IBM
11 13 (1.45%) Zend
12 11 (1.23%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.23%) Cloudera
13 9 (1.01%) Mercator
14 8 (0.89%) Hortonworks
14 8 (0.89%) OpenTV
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
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Spring Technology
Rate: £360.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £585 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 350-450pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Triad Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
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North London
Intelletec
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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Revolution Technology
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