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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 278 405 473
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +68
Contract jobs citing GitHub 472 266 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.46% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.03% 7.65% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 215 118
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
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
5877 3479 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.86% 5.96% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 2306 1594
Median daily rate £463 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 57 55
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% +26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.95 £39.50 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

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 August 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 August 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 +133 469 £475 +11.76% 131
London +84 292 £475 +6.74% 91
South East +32 57 £400 -3.03% 17
City of London +44 48 £463 +2.77% 19
Oxfordshire +17 41 £475 +7.95% 6
Yorkshire +16 37 £500 +31.14% 3
North West +40 32 £500 +62.60% 7
Manchester +23 29 £500 +62.60% 7
Westminster - 26 £500 -
Oxford +2 24 £338 -20.82% 2
West Yorkshire +12 23 £500 +33.33% 3
Leeds +4 22 £500 +31.14% 3
South West +22 21 £469 +10.29% 5
South Yorkshire +9 14 £500 +11.11%
Sheffield +6 14 £500 +11.11%
Croydon -3 13 £419 -4.28%
Bristol - 13 £450 - 1
West Midlands -20 11 £200 -46.66% 2
East of England +19 9 £400 +6.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +29 8 £400 - 4
North East -19 8 £425 -15.42% 1
Tyne and Wear -20 8 £425 -15.42% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 8 £425 -15.42% 1
Cambridge +22 7 £400 - 4
Berkshire +3 7 £308 -32.86% 1
Surrey +11 5 £400 -10.11% 4
Wiltshire - 5 £550 - 1
Staines +2 4 £425 -10.52%
Reading - 4 £300 -
Kidlington - 4 £475 - 1

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 483 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (44.79%) Git (software)
3 361 (43.23%) JavaScript
4 345 (41.32%) Java
5 339 (40.60%) DevOps
6 326 (39.04%) Jenkins
7 285 (34.13%) Amazon AWS
8 265 (31.74%) Scrum
9 259 (31.02%) Linux
10 257 (30.78%) HTML
11 241 (28.86%) TDD
12 216 (25.87%) CSS
12 216 (25.87%) Ruby
13 213 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
14 199 (23.83%) Docker
15 187 (22.40%) Open Source
16 185 (22.16%) SQL
17 174 (20.84%) Ansible
18 171 (20.48%) Puppet
19 169 (20.24%) HTML5
20 164 (19.64%) Spring
21 161 (19.28%) Node.js
22 160 (19.16%) AngularJS
23 159 (19.04%) NoSQL
24 151 (18.08%) RESTful
25 150 (17.96%) JIRA
26 148 (17.72%) Scala
27 142 (17.01%) MongoDB
28 135 (16.17%) Web Services
28 135 (16.17%) 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
1 108 (12.93%) Elasticsearch
2 106 (12.69%) nginx
3 87 (10.42%) Confluence
4 74 (8.86%) Tomcat
5 58 (6.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 49 (5.87%) Apache
7 38 (4.55%) CMS
8 26 (3.11%) OpenStack
9 21 (2.51%) Apache Solr
9 21 (2.51%) Apache Spark
10 20 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 19 (2.28%) Mule
12 17 (2.04%) JBoss
13 16 (1.92%) WordPress
14 15 (1.80%) Mule ESB
15 7 (0.84%) IIS
15 7 (0.84%) Moodle
16 6 (0.72%) Drupal
16 6 (0.72%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (1.68%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.84%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.36%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 285 (34.13%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (12.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (5.27%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (4.43%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (3.59%) PaaS
6 26 (3.11%) Amazon S3
7 22 (2.63%) IaaS
8 19 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (1.80%) Slack
10 14 (1.68%) CloudBees
10 14 (1.68%) OpenShift
11 13 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
11 13 (1.56%) Heroku
12 10 (1.20%) Google Apps
12 10 (1.20%) Google Play
12 10 (1.20%) Trello
13 9 (1.08%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.72%) SaaS
15 4 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.07%) HTTP
2 33 (3.95%) SSL
3 29 (3.47%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.68%) Firewall
4 14 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (1.32%) DMZ
5 11 (1.32%) OpenVPN
5 11 (1.32%) VPN
6 9 (1.08%) Internet
7 7 (0.84%) DVB
8 4 (0.48%) VoIP
9 2 (0.24%) AMQP
9 2 (0.24%) DNS
9 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.24%) InfiniBand
9 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.24%) Network Security
9 2 (0.24%) SSH
9 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (19.04%) NoSQL
2 142 (17.01%) MongoDB
3 91 (10.90%) MySQL
4 78 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (6.35%) SQL Server
6 52 (6.23%) Big Data
7 45 (5.39%) Hadoop
8 40 (4.79%) Redis
9 36 (4.31%) Relational Database
10 35 (4.19%) Couchbase
11 25 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.68%) Apache Hive
14 10 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.96%) Neo4j
16 8 (0.96%) Star Schema
17 7 (0.84%) RDBMS
18 6 (0.72%) SQLite
19 5 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 374 (44.79%) Git (software)
2 326 (39.04%) Jenkins
3 150 (17.96%) JIRA
4 122 (14.61%) Maven
5 93 (11.14%) Artifactory
6 84 (10.06%) Cucumber
7 78 (9.34%) GitLab
8 70 (8.38%) JUnit
9 62 (7.43%) Mercurial
10 59 (7.07%) TeamCity
11 53 (6.35%) Selenium
12 52 (6.23%) Sonatype Nexus
13 50 (5.99%) Subversion
14 47 (5.63%) Mockito
14 47 (5.63%) Vagrant
15 43 (5.15%) Bitbucket
16 39 (4.67%) Spock
17 33 (3.95%) SonarQube
18 32 (3.83%) Grunt
19 27 (3.23%) Gradle
General
1 68 (8.14%) Finance
2 41 (4.91%) Banking
3 27 (3.23%) Publishing
4 22 (2.63%) Retail
5 16 (1.92%) Marketing
6 8 (0.96%) Legal
7 7 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.72%) Games
8 6 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.48%) Advertising
9 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.36%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 431 (51.62%) Developer
2 158 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 152 (18.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 96 (11.50%) Senior Developer
5 69 (8.26%) Scala Developer
6 67 (8.02%) Senior Java Developer
7 58 (6.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 57 (6.83%) Java Scala Developer
9 54 (6.47%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 54 (6.47%) Senior Scala Developer
10 51 (6.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 49 (5.87%) Consultant
12 47 (5.63%) AWS Engineer
13 46 (5.51%) Architect
14 41 (4.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 40 (4.79%) DevOps Consultant
16 36 (4.31%) Web Developer
17 34 (4.07%) Senior DevOps
18 29 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
18 29 (3.47%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (30.78%) HTML
2 216 (25.87%) CSS
3 169 (20.24%) HTML5
4 164 (19.64%) Spring
5 161 (19.28%) Node.js
6 160 (19.16%) AngularJS
7 151 (18.08%) RESTful
8 135 (16.17%) Web Services
9 118 (14.13%) CSS3
10 112 (13.41%) JSON
11 104 (12.46%) REST
12 79 (9.46%) J2EE
13 72 (8.62%) Hibernate
14 71 (8.50%) jQuery
15 70 (8.38%) .NET
16 67 (8.02%) Sensu
17 56 (6.71%) XML
18 55 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
18 55 (6.59%) React
19 50 (5.99%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.02%) User Experience
2 60 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (5.27%) Blog
5 31 (3.71%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.99%) Public Cloud
7 16 (1.92%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.08%) NHS
9 8 (0.96%) Animation
9 8 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 8 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.84%) Clustering
10 7 (0.84%) Fat Client
10 7 (0.84%) Interactive TV
10 7 (0.84%) MPEG
10 7 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.72%) e-Learning
11 6 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 259 (31.02%) Linux
2 85 (10.18%) CoreOS
3 53 (6.35%) Unix
4 42 (5.03%) Windows
5 35 (4.19%) CentOS
6 34 (4.07%) Ubuntu
7 25 (2.99%) Android
8 23 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (2.40%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.80%) RancherOS
11 5 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.60%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.36%) SUSE
12 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (40.60%) DevOps
3 265 (31.74%) Scrum
4 241 (28.86%) TDD
5 213 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
6 187 (22.40%) Open Source
7 132 (15.81%) Configuration Management
8 127 (15.21%) Kanban
9 121 (14.49%) BDD
10 111 (13.29%) OO
11 107 (12.81%) Microservices
12 102 (12.22%) Pair Programming
13 93 (11.14%) SOA
14 89 (10.66%) Web Development
15 81 (9.70%) Security Hardening
16 78 (9.34%) MVC
17 64 (7.66%) OOP
18 62 (7.43%) E-Commerce
19 59 (7.07%) Software Delivery
20 46 (5.51%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 361 (43.23%) JavaScript
2 345 (41.32%) Java
3 216 (25.87%) Ruby
4 185 (22.16%) SQL
5 148 (17.72%) Scala
6 135 (16.17%) Python
7 105 (12.57%) Go
8 99 (11.86%) PHP
9 83 (9.94%) Groovy
10 64 (7.66%) C#
11 55 (6.59%) Bash Shell
12 52 (6.23%) Clojure
13 29 (3.47%) C
14 24 (2.87%) Perl
15 21 (2.51%) C++
16 20 (2.40%) ES6
17 13 (1.56%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.44%) Erlang
19 11 (1.32%) Apple Swift
20 10 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 133 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 122 (14.61%) SC Cleared
3 51 (6.11%) Degree
4 14 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.20%) BC Cleared
6 9 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.60%) ISEB
8 4 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.36%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.36%) CISSP
10 2 (0.24%) PhD
10 2 (0.24%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.90%) QA
2 8 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.72%) HL7
4 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.12%) SDET
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 199 (23.83%) Docker
2 85 (10.18%) etcd
2 85 (10.18%) flannel
3 70 (8.38%) Ceph
3 70 (8.38%) GlusterFS
3 70 (8.38%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (2.28%) Xen
6 14 (1.68%) vCloud
7 10 (1.20%) HDFS
8 6 (0.72%) Varnish
8 6 (0.72%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.48%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.24%) Squid
11 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 174 (20.84%) Ansible
2 171 (20.48%) Puppet
3 107 (12.81%) Kubernetes
4 105 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (10.42%) logstash
6 85 (10.18%) HAProxy
6 85 (10.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 85 (10.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 70 (8.38%) rkt
8 65 (7.78%) Graphite
9 26 (3.11%) Kibana
10 22 (2.63%) Terraform
11 21 (2.51%) Salt
12 20 (2.40%) Mesos
13 16 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
13 16 (1.92%) Rundeck
14 15 (1.80%) Consul
14 15 (1.80%) Marathon
14 15 (1.80%) Rancher
14 15 (1.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (9.22%) VMware
2 49 (5.87%) Google
3 36 (4.31%) Adobe
3 36 (4.31%) Microsoft
4 31 (3.71%) Oracle
5 29 (3.47%) Red Hat
6 25 (2.99%) AppDynamics
6 25 (2.99%) Splunk
7 21 (2.51%) Sonatype
8 18 (2.16%) MuleSoft
9 16 (1.92%) Citrix
10 14 (1.68%) Black Duck
10 14 (1.68%) Veracode
11 13 (1.56%) Zend
12 10 (1.20%) Mercator
13 8 (0.96%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.96%) Cloudera
14 7 (0.84%) IBM
14 7 (0.84%) OpenTV
15 6 (0.72%) Apple
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £475 - £560 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Attenda
Posted: 7 days ago