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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
UK
Rank 249 349 462
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +113
Contract jobs citing GitHub 431 290 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.69% 7.95% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 219 93
Median daily rate £475 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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 across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5606 3650 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.52% 7.32% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3913 2526 1584
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 66
Median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.10 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £100.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 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
England +102 429 £475 - 99
London +46 264 £475 - 48
City of London +30 45 £475 +11.76% 15
South East +26 43 £550 +10.00% 12
Yorkshire +43 41 £425 -13.92% 11
South Yorkshire +27 38 £425 -10.52% 7
Sheffield +29 35 £425 -10.52% 6
Oxfordshire -4 22 £600 +20.00% 5
West Midlands +7 21 £363 +11.53% 7
Oxford -1 16 £600 +20.00% 2
North West +24 15 £500 +33.33% 4
East of England +18 15 £260 -39.53% 6
South West +15 13 £375 +7.14% 7
Westminster - 10 £475 -
Manchester +19 9 £400 +6.66% 2
Berkshire +7 9 £438 +2.94% 3
Tyne and Wear -16 9 £325 -37.50% 3
North East -18 9 £325 -37.50% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 8 £324 -37.74% 3
Essex - 8 £260 -
Birmingham +6 7 £370 +13.84% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £406 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £488 - 2
East Midlands +10 5 - - 1
Bristol +1 5 £406 +16.07% 2
Shropshire - 5 - -
Hampshire +17 4 £450 -1.36% 1
West Yorkshire +13 4 £363 -26.58% 3
Hertfordshire +4 4 - -
Leeds +1 4 £363 -26.58% 2

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for GitHub.

1 525 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (46.28%) Jenkins
3 403 (42.20%) Git (software)
4 380 (39.79%) JavaScript
5 356 (37.28%) DevOps
6 349 (36.54%) Java
7 267 (27.96%) Amazon AWS
8 259 (27.12%) HTML
9 248 (25.97%) Linux
10 238 (24.92%) Continuous Integration
11 233 (24.40%) JIRA
12 230 (24.08%) TDD
13 223 (23.35%) CSS
14 222 (23.25%) Scrum
15 198 (20.73%) SQL
16 196 (20.52%) Node.js
17 194 (20.31%) Puppet
18 191 (20.00%) AngularJS
18 191 (20.00%) Docker
19 173 (18.12%) Ruby
20 170 (17.80%) Python
21 166 (17.38%) Open Source
22 157 (16.44%) Ansible
23 156 (16.34%) JSON
24 152 (15.92%) BDD
25 145 (15.18%) Scala
26 142 (14.87%) REST
27 138 (14.45%) Selenium
27 138 (14.45%) Maven
28 136 (14.24%) Cucumber

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
1 136 (14.24%) Confluence
2 71 (7.43%) Tomcat
3 69 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
4 59 (6.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 49 (5.13%) Apache
6 37 (3.87%) OpenStack
7 34 (3.56%) Apache Spark
8 31 (3.25%) nginx
8 31 (3.25%) WebSphere
9 26 (2.72%) JBoss
10 18 (1.88%) Alfresco
10 18 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (1.78%) Drupal
11 17 (1.78%) WebSphere Process Server
12 15 (1.57%) CMS
13 10 (1.05%) IIS
13 10 (1.05%) Mule
14 9 (0.94%) WordPress
15 8 (0.84%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.63%) SketchUp
3 5 (0.52%) PaintShop Pro
3 5 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.42%) MS Office
5 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Magento
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 267 (27.96%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (5.03%) PaaS
4 38 (3.98%) OpenShift
5 36 (3.77%) Heroku
6 35 (3.66%) IaaS
7 30 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (2.93%) CloudBees
10 23 (2.41%) Google Analytics
11 21 (2.20%) Amazon S3
12 12 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (1.05%) SaaS
14 9 (0.94%) Slack
15 8 (0.84%) Trello
16 7 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.73%) Office 365
17 4 (0.42%) Datadog
17 4 (0.42%) Google Play
18 3 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (6.60%) HTTP
2 44 (4.61%) SSL
3 37 (3.87%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.88%) Firewall
5 14 (1.47%) Kerberos
5 14 (1.47%) LDAP
6 6 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (0.63%) Skype
6 6 (0.63%) VPN
7 5 (0.52%) DVB
7 5 (0.52%) Network Security
8 4 (0.42%) DMZ
8 4 (0.42%) DNS
8 4 (0.42%) Internet
8 4 (0.42%) SAN
9 3 (0.31%) Intranet
9 3 (0.31%) NAS
9 3 (0.31%) VoIP
10 2 (0.21%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.21%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (13.93%) MongoDB
2 100 (10.47%) NoSQL
3 96 (10.05%) PostgreSQL
4 69 (7.23%) SQL Server
5 55 (5.76%) Big Data
5 55 (5.76%) Hadoop
5 55 (5.76%) MySQL
6 38 (3.98%) Redis
7 31 (3.25%) Apache Hive
7 31 (3.25%) Couchbase
8 23 (2.41%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (0.94%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.84%) HBase
14 8 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.63%) OLTP
15 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 442 (46.28%) Jenkins
2 403 (42.20%) Git (software)
3 233 (24.40%) JIRA
4 138 (14.45%) Maven
4 138 (14.45%) Selenium
5 136 (14.24%) Cucumber
6 82 (8.59%) Vagrant
7 78 (8.17%) JUnit
8 72 (7.54%) Subversion
9 71 (7.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 67 (7.02%) Bitbucket
11 59 (6.18%) Grunt
12 57 (5.97%) WebDriver
13 56 (5.86%) SonarQube
14 54 (5.65%) TeamCity
15 47 (4.92%) Mockito
16 40 (4.19%) gulp
17 35 (3.66%) Jasmine
18 33 (3.46%) Gradle
19 30 (3.14%) Mocha
General
1 92 (9.63%) Finance
2 62 (6.49%) Banking
3 32 (3.35%) Publishing
4 27 (2.83%) Retail
5 26 (2.72%) Marketing
6 25 (2.62%) Games
7 18 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.84%) Legal
10 3 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Front Office
11 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.10%) Automotive
12 1 (0.10%) Electronics
12 1 (0.10%) Finnish Language
12 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 500 (52.36%) Developer
2 164 (17.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 123 (12.88%) Java Developer
4 85 (8.90%) Senior Developer
5 63 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 61 (6.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 53 (5.55%) AWS Engineer
8 42 (4.40%) Architect
8 42 (4.40%) Scala Developer
9 39 (4.08%) Software Developer
10 38 (3.98%) AWS DevOps
11 37 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 35 (3.66%) Node.js Developer
13 31 (3.25%) Software Engineer
14 30 (3.14%) Administrator
15 27 (2.83%) Consultant
15 27 (2.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 27 (2.83%) Web Developer
16 26 (2.72%) Agile Developer
17 25 (2.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (27.12%) HTML
2 223 (23.35%) CSS
3 196 (20.52%) Node.js
4 191 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 156 (16.34%) JSON
6 142 (14.87%) REST
7 131 (13.72%) HTML5
8 129 (13.51%) Spring
9 122 (12.77%) Web Services
10 120 (12.57%) RESTful
11 105 (10.99%) CSS3
12 100 (10.47%) React
13 81 (8.48%) jQuery
14 79 (8.27%) SOAP
15 78 (8.17%) XML
16 66 (6.91%) Sass
17 63 (6.60%) Ember.js
18 62 (6.49%) .NET
19 61 (6.39%) Backbone.js
20 52 (5.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.74%) User Experience
2 61 (6.39%) Mobile App
3 60 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 51 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.99%) Blog
7 18 (1.88%) Public Cloud
8 17 (1.78%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.57%) Replication
10 14 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.36%) Animation
11 13 (1.36%) Data Centre
12 12 (1.26%) Credit Risk
12 12 (1.26%) Spread Betting
13 11 (1.15%) Wiki
14 8 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
14 8 (0.84%) Clustering
14 8 (0.84%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.73%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 248 (25.97%) Linux
2 92 (9.63%) Unix
3 72 (7.54%) Windows
4 56 (5.86%) CentOS
5 52 (5.45%) Ubuntu
6 46 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (3.77%) Apple iOS
8 31 (3.25%) Android
9 24 (2.51%) CoreOS
10 21 (2.20%) Windows Server
11 19 (1.99%) RancherOS
12 14 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (1.36%) SUSE
14 9 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.84%) Solaris
16 7 (0.73%) Debian
17 5 (0.52%) Windows 10
18 2 (0.21%) Fedora
18 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
19 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (37.28%) DevOps
3 238 (24.92%) Continuous Integration
4 230 (24.08%) TDD
5 222 (23.25%) Scrum
6 166 (17.38%) Open Source
7 152 (15.92%) BDD
8 116 (12.15%) Kanban
9 107 (11.20%) Microservices
10 93 (9.74%) Configuration Management
11 89 (9.32%) Pair Programming
12 83 (8.69%) Web Development
13 78 (8.17%) Front End Development
14 75 (7.85%) OO
15 65 (6.81%) Unit Testing
16 63 (6.60%) E-Commerce
17 62 (6.49%) Analytics
18 60 (6.28%) MVC
19 51 (5.34%) Software Engineering
20 49 (5.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 380 (39.79%) JavaScript
2 349 (36.54%) Java
3 198 (20.73%) SQL
4 173 (18.12%) Ruby
5 170 (17.80%) Python
6 145 (15.18%) Scala
7 87 (9.11%) PHP
8 73 (7.64%) C#
9 70 (7.33%) Bash Shell
10 56 (5.86%) Groovy
11 42 (4.40%) Go
12 41 (4.29%) Perl
13 35 (3.66%) PowerShell
14 26 (2.72%) C++
15 22 (2.30%) Clojure
16 21 (2.20%) ES6
17 20 (2.09%) C
18 18 (1.88%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.78%) Objective-C
20 16 (1.68%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 91 (9.53%) Security Cleared
2 83 (8.69%) Degree
3 79 (8.27%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.52%) ISEB
7 4 (0.42%) CISSP
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.31%) PhD
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.21%) MCSE
9 2 (0.21%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.34%) QA
2 15 (1.57%) SDET
3 12 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.21%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.21%) SLA
7 1 (0.10%) GCP
System Software
1 191 (20.00%) Docker
2 50 (5.24%) Virtual Machines
3 27 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.41%) etcd
4 23 (2.41%) flannel
5 13 (1.36%) HDFS
6 11 (1.15%) Active Directory
7 10 (1.05%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.94%) GlusterFS
9 8 (0.84%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.73%) vCloud
11 5 (0.52%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.52%) Varnish
12 4 (0.42%) Ceph
13 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.21%) Dovecot
13 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.21%) Xen
14 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 194 (20.31%) Puppet
2 157 (16.44%) Ansible
3 104 (10.89%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (5.55%) Kubernetes
5 39 (4.08%) Terraform
6 29 (3.04%) Kibana
7 24 (2.51%) logstash
8 23 (2.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 23 (2.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 21 (2.20%) Mesos
10 20 (2.09%) Marathon
11 19 (1.99%) Consul
11 19 (1.99%) Rancher
12 14 (1.47%) Nagios
13 13 (1.36%) Salt
14 11 (1.15%) Grafana
14 11 (1.15%) HAProxy
14 11 (1.15%) ZABBIX
15 10 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
15 10 (1.05%) Packer
Vendors
1 65 (6.81%) VMware
2 51 (5.34%) Splunk
3 49 (5.13%) Google
4 46 (4.82%) Red Hat
5 44 (4.61%) Microsoft
6 31 (3.25%) MuleSoft
6 31 (3.25%) Oracle
7 17 (1.78%) Adobe
7 17 (1.78%) Hortonworks
8 15 (1.57%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.36%) IBM
9 13 (1.36%) Sonatype
9 13 (1.36%) Xamarin
10 11 (1.15%) Apigee
10 11 (1.15%) SaltStack
11 10 (1.05%) AppDynamics
11 10 (1.05%) Black Duck
11 10 (1.05%) SAP
12 9 (0.94%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.73%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350-400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Salt
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £525 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago