Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for GitHub skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GitHub over the 6 months to 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GitHub
London > Central London
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 133 170
Rank change year-on-year -14 +37 +5
Contract jobs citing GitHub 118 170 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.54% 1.89% 1.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.60% 6.89% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 118 88
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £421 £361 £402
90th Percentile £650 £647 £625
London median daily rate £550 £525 £524
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.19% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Central London median hourly rate - £32.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% -

GitHub is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,567 2,466 1,388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.60% 27.36% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,040 1,977 1,084
Central London median daily rate £520 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £300
90th Percentile £663 £669 £638
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 23
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -39.68%
10th Percentile £17.73 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £34.20 £33.00 £32.66
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% +2.33% -4.44%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in Central London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitHub in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in Central London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in Central London over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in Central London

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the Central London region over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 96 £550 - 36
Southwark +3 6 £515 +8.42%
GitHub
London

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 62 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.46%) Java
3 55 (46.61%) DevOps
4 54 (45.76%) Python
5 53 (44.92%) AWS
6 46 (38.98%) Jenkins
7 43 (36.44%) Git (software)
8 42 (35.59%) JIRA
9 33 (27.97%) Confluence
9 33 (27.97%) Linux
9 33 (27.97%) Ansible
10 32 (27.12%) Docker
10 32 (27.12%) Node.js
10 32 (27.12%) AWS Lambda
10 32 (27.12%) Serverless
11 28 (23.73%) JavaScript
12 27 (22.88%) RESTful
13 24 (20.34%) Azure
13 24 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (20.34%) Terraform
14 23 (19.49%) Microservices
14 23 (19.49%) Amazon S3
14 23 (19.49%) Unix
14 23 (19.49%) Finance
15 22 (18.64%) Scrum
15 22 (18.64%) Test Automation
15 22 (18.64%) User Experience
16 20 (16.95%) SQL
17 19 (16.10%) Configuration Management
17 19 (16.10%) Amazon EC2

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 33 (27.97%) Confluence
2 18 (15.25%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.08%) Apache
3 6 (5.08%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.54%) CMS
4 3 (2.54%) IIS
5 2 (1.69%) DataSynapse
5 2 (1.69%) Magnolia
5 2 (1.69%) WordPress
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.85%) Pachyderm
6 1 (0.85%) R Markdown
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (44.92%) AWS
2 32 (27.12%) AWS Lambda
2 32 (27.12%) Serverless
3 24 (20.34%) Azure
4 23 (19.49%) Amazon S3
5 19 (16.10%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (12.71%) Amazon ECS
6 15 (12.71%) Route 53
7 12 (10.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (8.47%) Fastly
8 10 (8.47%) GCP
9 9 (7.63%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (5.93%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (5.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (5.93%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (5.93%) Azure Functions
10 7 (5.93%) CloudFront
10 7 (5.93%) npm
11 6 (5.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (4.24%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Internet
2 3 (2.54%) Firewall
3 2 (1.69%) NAS
3 2 (1.69%) SAN
3 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) AMQP
4 1 (0.85%) BGP
4 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.85%) Broadband
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.85%) DSL
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.85%) OSPF
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) Redis
2 11 (9.32%) MySQL
2 11 (9.32%) Neo4j
3 10 (8.47%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
4 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (6.78%) Big Data
6 7 (5.93%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (4.24%) Apache Hive
8 5 (4.24%) Presto
9 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.39%) HBase
9 4 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.39%) Spark SQL
9 4 (3.39%) Sqoop
10 3 (2.54%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (1.69%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 46 (38.98%) Jenkins
2 43 (36.44%) Git (software)
3 42 (35.59%) JIRA
4 19 (16.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (11.86%) Maven
5 14 (11.86%) webpack
6 12 (10.17%) CircleCI
6 12 (10.17%) TeamCity
7 8 (6.78%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.93%) Subversion
9 6 (5.08%) Gradle
9 6 (5.08%) YourKit
10 5 (4.24%) Selenium
10 5 (4.24%) SonarQube
11 4 (3.39%) Bitbucket
11 4 (3.39%) gulp
11 4 (3.39%) MSBuild
12 3 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.54%) GitLab
13 2 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Banking
2 9 (7.63%) Front Office
2 9 (7.63%) Games
3 7 (5.93%) Retail
4 6 (5.08%) Publishing
5 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Law
5 3 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.54%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (42.37%) Developer
2 29 (24.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) AWS DevOps
3 13 (11.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (9.32%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 9 (7.63%) Data Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Java Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Python Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Quantitative Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.39%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.39%) React Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.12%) Node.js
2 27 (22.88%) RESTful
3 18 (15.25%) HTML
4 17 (14.41%) Kafka
5 16 (13.56%) CSS
6 14 (11.86%) GraphQL
7 12 (10.17%) React
7 12 (10.17%) Sass
8 10 (8.47%) CSS3
8 10 (8.47%) Handlebars
8 10 (8.47%) HTML5
8 10 (8.47%) VCL
8 10 (8.47%) Web Services
9 9 (7.63%) .NET
9 9 (7.63%) Redux
9 9 (7.63%) Spring
9 9 (7.63%) Spring Boot
10 7 (5.93%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.93%) Django
10 7 (5.93%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) User Experience
2 10 (8.47%) Cloud Native
2 10 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (5.93%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.93%) PKI
4 5 (4.24%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.24%) Blog
5 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.54%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.69%) Clustering
7 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.69%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.69%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.69%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.97%) Linux
2 23 (19.49%) Unix
3 7 (5.93%) Android
3 7 (5.93%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.39%) Debian
6 3 (2.54%) Solaris
6 3 (2.54%) Windows
7 2 (1.69%) CentOS
7 2 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (46.61%) DevOps
3 24 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (19.49%) Microservices
5 22 (18.64%) Scrum
5 22 (18.64%) Test Automation
6 19 (16.10%) Configuration Management
6 19 (16.10%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (12.71%) Kanban
8 14 (11.86%) Pair Programming
8 14 (11.86%) TDD
9 12 (10.17%) Fintech
9 12 (10.17%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.17%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.32%) ETL
10 11 (9.32%) Front End Development
10 11 (9.32%) Open Source
11 10 (8.47%) SOA
11 10 (8.47%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.46%) Java
2 54 (45.76%) Python
3 28 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.95%) SQL
5 11 (9.32%) Bash Shell
5 11 (9.32%) Perl
6 9 (7.63%) ES6
7 7 (5.93%) C#
7 7 (5.93%) PHP
8 6 (5.08%) Apple Swift
8 6 (5.08%) Kotlin
8 6 (5.08%) Scala
9 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.24%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.39%) C++
10 4 (3.39%) Go
10 4 (3.39%) Groovy
11 3 (2.54%) Java 9
11 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) AWS Certification
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.85%) CCNP
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (27.12%) Docker
2 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) KVM
4 1 (0.85%) Varnish
4 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (27.97%) Ansible
2 24 (20.34%) Terraform
3 18 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (14.41%) Kubernetes
5 13 (11.02%) Grafana
6 11 (9.32%) Graphite
7 9 (7.63%) Puppet
8 7 (5.93%) Packer
9 5 (4.24%) Prometheus
10 4 (3.39%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (3.39%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (3.39%) Nagios
10 4 (3.39%) ZABBIX
11 3 (2.54%) Kibana
11 3 (2.54%) Salt
12 1 (0.85%) Consul
12 1 (0.85%) Fluentd
12 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.85%) Istio
12 1 (0.85%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Google
2 15 (12.71%) Splunk
3 13 (11.02%) Atlassian
4 11 (9.32%) Oracle
5 6 (5.08%) Perforce
5 6 (5.08%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.39%) BMC
7 4 (3.39%) Remedy
8 3 (2.54%) Citrix
8 3 (2.54%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.54%) VMware
9 2 (1.69%) EMC
9 2 (1.69%) HP
9 2 (1.69%) IBM
9 2 (1.69%) Informatica
9 2 (1.69%) Sybase
9 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.69%) Twitter
9 2 (1.69%) Veritas