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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
UK
Rank 243 341 450
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +109
Contract jobs citing GitHub 446 322 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.91% 8.02% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 234 117
Median daily rate £450 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £29.64 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +48.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year
-78.85% -

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
5635 4013 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.59% 7.72% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 2794 1631
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 64 90
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.06 £100.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 25 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GitHub within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

GitHub Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 February 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 +100 438 £450 -2.17% 130
London +39 243 £475 - 69
South East +48 51 £482 +7.02% 14
Yorkshire +51 46 £450 -12.19% 10
South Yorkshire +35 40 £450 -5.26% 1
City of London +27 36 £475 +8.57% 16
Sheffield +32 34 £425 -10.52% 1
North West +47 31 £415 +10.66% 9
Oxfordshire +4 20 £500 - 2
South West 0 19 £410 +17.14% 8
Manchester +26 17 £400 - 4
East of England +8 16 £275 -32.92% 9
West Midlands +5 14 £370 +30.97% 9
Oxford +3 14 £500 - 2
West Sussex - 9 £512 - 2
Westminster +9 8 £475 -9.52%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 8 £324 -41.13% 2
North East -8 8 £324 -41.13% 2
Tyne and Wear -15 8 £324 -41.13% 2
Essex - 8 £275 - 1
West Yorkshire +17 7 £406 -17.72% 7
Plymouth +12 7 £390 -
Wiltshire +10 7 £488 +50.00% 2
Devon +5 7 £390 -
Birmingham +8 6 £370 +13.84% 3
Liverpool - 6 £503 - 3
Shropshire - 6 - -
Merseyside - 6 £503 - 4
Scotland - 6 £250 - 1
East Midlands +12 5 £313 -10.71%

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 487 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (45.41%) Jenkins
3 393 (42.49%) Git (software)
4 355 (38.38%) JavaScript
5 350 (37.84%) DevOps
6 314 (33.95%) Java
7 262 (28.32%) HTML
8 241 (26.05%) Linux
9 229 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
9 229 (24.76%) Amazon AWS
10 226 (24.43%) JIRA
11 223 (24.11%) TDD
12 214 (23.14%) CSS
13 188 (20.32%) Puppet
14 181 (19.57%) SQL
15 180 (19.46%) Docker
16 179 (19.35%) Node.js
17 178 (19.24%) AngularJS
18 171 (18.49%) Scrum
19 157 (16.97%) Selenium
20 152 (16.43%) Python
21 151 (16.32%) Ruby
22 142 (15.35%) Ansible
23 141 (15.24%) Open Source
24 137 (14.81%) REST
25 134 (14.49%) BDD
26 133 (14.38%) Cucumber
27 126 (13.62%) Confluence
28 123 (13.30%) Maven
29 117 (12.65%) JSON

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
1 126 (13.62%) Confluence
2 50 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (4.86%) Apache
4 40 (4.32%) Cloud Foundry
4 40 (4.32%) Tomcat
5 37 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 35 (3.78%) OpenStack
7 34 (3.68%) JBoss
8 31 (3.35%) nginx
9 27 (2.92%) Apache Spark
10 26 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (1.95%) Drupal
11 18 (1.95%) WebSphere Process Server
12 17 (1.84%) Alfresco
13 14 (1.51%) CMS
14 13 (1.41%) IIS
15 10 (1.08%) Mule
15 10 (1.08%) WebLogic
15 10 (1.08%) WordPress
16 7 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.22%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) HipChat
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Magento
2 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 229 (24.76%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.78%) PaaS
4 28 (3.03%) Heroku
4 28 (3.03%) OpenShift
5 25 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (2.70%) Google Analytics
6 23 (2.49%) IaaS
7 16 (1.73%) CloudBees
8 15 (1.62%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (1.19%) SaaS
10 9 (0.97%) Datadog
11 8 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.76%) Office 365
13 6 (0.65%) Slack
13 6 (0.65%) Trello
14 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.73%) HTTP
2 37 (4.00%) SSL
3 33 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.73%) Firewall
5 14 (1.51%) Kerberos
5 14 (1.51%) LDAP
6 9 (0.97%) DNS
7 7 (0.76%) Network Security
7 7 (0.76%) Skype
8 6 (0.65%) VPN
9 5 (0.54%) Intranet
10 4 (0.43%) IPv4
10 4 (0.43%) IPv6
10 4 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.43%) SAN
11 3 (0.32%) NAS
12 2 (0.22%) IMAP
12 2 (0.22%) POP3
12 2 (0.22%) SSH
12 2 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.05%) NoSQL
2 92 (9.95%) MongoDB
3 78 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
4 75 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 58 (6.27%) MySQL
6 48 (5.19%) Big Data
7 44 (4.76%) Hadoop
8 30 (3.24%) Redis
9 23 (2.49%) Apache Hive
10 22 (2.38%) Relational Database
11 15 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.51%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.97%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.76%) Blockchain
15 7 (0.76%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.65%) HBase
16 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 420 (45.41%) Jenkins
2 393 (42.49%) Git (software)
3 226 (24.43%) JIRA
4 157 (16.97%) Selenium
5 133 (14.38%) Cucumber
6 123 (13.30%) Maven
7 72 (7.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 71 (7.68%) Bitbucket
9 68 (7.35%) JUnit
10 65 (7.03%) Subversion
11 57 (6.16%) Grunt
11 57 (6.16%) Vagrant
12 55 (5.95%) TeamCity
13 49 (5.30%) WebDriver
14 48 (5.19%) gulp
15 45 (4.86%) SonarQube
16 43 (4.65%) Gradle
17 37 (4.00%) Ant
18 35 (3.78%) Jasmine
19 34 (3.68%) Mockito
General
1 85 (9.19%) Finance
2 65 (7.03%) Banking
3 37 (4.00%) Retail
4 24 (2.59%) Marketing
5 23 (2.49%) Games
6 21 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.30%) Publishing
9 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.76%) Automotive
10 7 (0.76%) Legal
11 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.32%) Advertising
13 2 (0.22%) Back Office
13 2 (0.22%) Front Office
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Finnish Language
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 484 (52.32%) Developer
2 167 (18.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 93 (10.05%) Java Developer
4 78 (8.43%) Senior Developer
5 64 (6.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 62 (6.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 42 (4.54%) AWS Engineer
8 38 (4.11%) Software Developer
9 37 (4.00%) Architect
10 36 (3.89%) AWS DevOps
10 36 (3.89%) Node.js Developer
11 34 (3.68%) Scala Developer
12 27 (2.92%) .NET Developer
12 27 (2.92%) Software Engineer
13 25 (2.70%) Tester
14 24 (2.59%) UI Developer
15 23 (2.49%) Administrator
15 23 (2.49%) Full Stack Developer
15 23 (2.49%) Senior Java Developer
16 22 (2.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (28.32%) HTML
2 214 (23.14%) CSS
3 179 (19.35%) Node.js
4 178 (19.24%) AngularJS
5 137 (14.81%) REST
6 117 (12.65%) HTML5
6 117 (12.65%) JSON
7 110 (11.89%) Web Services
8 100 (10.81%) RESTful
9 95 (10.27%) React
10 94 (10.16%) Spring
11 88 (9.51%) CSS3
12 83 (8.97%) XML
13 80 (8.65%) SOAP
14 73 (7.89%) jQuery
15 65 (7.03%) .NET
16 64 (6.92%) Sass
17 54 (5.84%) Backbone.js
18 44 (4.76%) Ember.js
19 41 (4.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.00%) User Experience
2 65 (7.03%) Mobile App
3 40 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (1.95%) Animation
6 17 (1.84%) Blog
7 16 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (1.73%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.62%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.51%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.41%) Replication
11 12 (1.30%) Credit Risk
11 12 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.30%) Spread Betting
12 10 (1.08%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.97%) iPhone
14 8 (0.86%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.54%) Clustering
15 5 (0.54%) Wiki
16 4 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 241 (26.05%) Linux
2 92 (9.95%) Unix
3 72 (7.78%) Windows
4 52 (5.62%) Ubuntu
5 43 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (4.54%) CentOS
7 41 (4.43%) Apple iOS
8 36 (3.89%) Android
9 23 (2.49%) Windows Server
10 21 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (2.05%) CoreOS
12 11 (1.19%) RancherOS
13 10 (1.08%) SUSE
14 9 (0.97%) Debian
15 8 (0.86%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.76%) Solaris
17 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
18 5 (0.54%) Windows 10
19 3 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
20 2 (0.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (37.84%) DevOps
3 229 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
4 223 (24.11%) TDD
5 171 (18.49%) Scrum
6 141 (15.24%) Open Source
7 134 (14.49%) BDD
8 100 (10.81%) Microservices
9 96 (10.38%) Configuration Management
10 82 (8.86%) Pair Programming
11 80 (8.65%) Front End Development
12 71 (7.68%) MVC
13 68 (7.35%) OO
14 64 (6.92%) Unit Testing
14 64 (6.92%) Web Development
15 63 (6.81%) Analytics
16 61 (6.59%) Kanban
17 58 (6.27%) E-Commerce
18 53 (5.73%) Automated Testing
19 45 (4.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 355 (38.38%) JavaScript
2 314 (33.95%) Java
3 181 (19.57%) SQL
4 152 (16.43%) Python
5 151 (16.32%) Ruby
6 114 (12.32%) Scala
7 79 (8.54%) PHP
8 71 (7.68%) C#
9 70 (7.57%) Bash Shell
10 48 (5.19%) Perl
11 47 (5.08%) Groovy
12 45 (4.86%) Go
13 36 (3.89%) PowerShell
14 29 (3.14%) C++
15 24 (2.59%) ES6
16 22 (2.38%) Shell Script
17 21 (2.27%) Apple Swift
17 21 (2.27%) Objective-C
17 21 (2.27%) R
18 20 (2.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 66 (7.14%) Degree
3 65 (7.03%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.08%) ISEB
6 9 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.43%) MCSE
10 4 (0.43%) PhD
11 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.11%) CISSP
12 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PMP
12 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.27%) QA
2 17 (1.84%) SDET
3 9 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) GCP
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 180 (19.46%) Docker
2 28 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.51%) etcd
4 14 (1.51%) flannel
5 10 (1.08%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.86%) GlusterFS
7 7 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.65%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.54%) HDFS
9 5 (0.54%) vCloud
10 4 (0.43%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.32%) Ceph
11 3 (0.32%) vSphere
12 2 (0.22%) Dovecot
12 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.11%) NFS
13 1 (0.11%) Varnish
13 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 188 (20.32%) Puppet
2 142 (15.35%) Ansible
3 105 (11.35%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (4.65%) Kubernetes
5 34 (3.68%) Terraform
6 29 (3.14%) Kibana
7 23 (2.49%) logstash
8 17 (1.84%) Docker Swarm
9 15 (1.62%) Grafana
10 14 (1.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 14 (1.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 13 (1.41%) Graphite
11 13 (1.41%) Nagios
11 13 (1.41%) Salt
11 13 (1.41%) ZABBIX
12 12 (1.30%) Marathon
12 12 (1.30%) Mesos
13 11 (1.19%) Consul
13 11 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
13 11 (1.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 61 (6.59%) Splunk
2 54 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 52 (5.62%) Google
4 41 (4.43%) VMware
5 38 (4.11%) Red Hat
6 34 (3.68%) MuleSoft
7 33 (3.57%) Oracle
8 19 (2.05%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.84%) Hortonworks
10 13 (1.41%) IBM
11 12 (1.30%) AppDynamics
11 12 (1.30%) SaltStack
12 11 (1.19%) Adobe
12 11 (1.19%) Apigee
12 11 (1.19%) Xamarin
13 9 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.97%) Sonatype
14 8 (0.86%) Black Duck
14 8 (0.86%) SAP
15 7 (0.76%) HP
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £220 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 340 - 350
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
VASSIT
Rate: Competitive remuneration
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago