Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 161 174
Rank change year-on-year +37 +13 -22
Contract jobs citing GitHub 99 141 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.60% 1.58% 1.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.81% 5.35% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 92 97
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £350 £406 £393
90th Percentile £675 £660 £625
London median daily rate £540 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 2,058 2,636 1,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.25% 29.46% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,579 2,054 1,489
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +3.36%
10th Percentile £304 £319 £313
90th Percentile £660 £650 £625
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 26
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.76 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.97% +1.38% -7.13%
10th Percentile £18.12 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.38 £24.88 £39.63
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year +20.48% -13.54% -4.00%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 +59 84 £525 - 30
City of Westminster +7 4 £638 +7.37%
Southwark +44 1 £650 +30.00%
GitHub
London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 49 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.43%) Java
3 40 (40.40%) JavaScript
4 39 (39.39%) Git (software)
5 34 (34.34%) AWS
6 31 (31.31%) HTML
7 30 (30.30%) CSS
7 30 (30.30%) JIRA
8 27 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (27.27%) DevOps
9 26 (26.26%) Docker
9 26 (26.26%) Python
10 24 (24.24%) Jenkins
11 21 (21.21%) Web Services
12 20 (20.20%) SQL
13 19 (19.19%) TDD
14 18 (18.18%) Spring
14 18 (18.18%) RESTful
14 18 (18.18%) HTML5
15 17 (17.17%) Confluence
15 17 (17.17%) Scrum
15 17 (17.17%) Oracle
15 17 (17.17%) Kubernetes
16 15 (15.15%) Linux
17 14 (14.14%) Amazon S3
17 14 (14.14%) Azure
17 14 (14.14%) React
18 13 (13.13%) Microservices
18 13 (13.13%) Terraform
18 13 (13.13%) Serverless

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 17 (17.17%) Confluence
2 8 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.07%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.03%) CMS
6 2 (2.02%) Apache
6 2 (2.02%) DataSynapse
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.02%) SAP Portal
6 2 (2.02%) WordPress
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.01%) Drupal
7 1 (1.01%) IIS
7 1 (1.01%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.01%) nginx
7 1 (1.01%) Pachyderm
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) InDesign
1 3 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.34%) AWS
2 14 (14.14%) Amazon S3
2 14 (14.14%) Azure
3 13 (13.13%) Serverless
4 12 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (10.10%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (9.09%) GCP
7 8 (8.08%) Route 53
8 6 (6.06%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 6 (6.06%) AWS CodePipeline
9 4 (4.04%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (4.04%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (4.04%) npm
10 3 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (3.03%) AWS Fargate
10 3 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (3.03%) Firebase
11 2 (2.02%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) Broadband
2 1 (1.01%) DSL
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.09%) MySQL
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.04%) Redis
5 3 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.03%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.02%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.01%) Big Data
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 30 (30.30%) JIRA
3 24 (24.24%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.12%) Maven
5 11 (11.11%) Gradle
6 10 (10.10%) JUnit
6 10 (10.10%) Mockito
6 10 (10.10%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (9.09%) Ant
7 9 (9.09%) JMeter
7 9 (9.09%) TeamCity
8 8 (8.08%) Cucumber
9 7 (7.07%) CircleCI
9 7 (7.07%) git-flow
9 7 (7.07%) Selenium
10 6 (6.06%) RSpec
10 6 (6.06%) Subversion
11 5 (5.05%) Travis CI
11 5 (5.05%) webpack
11 5 (5.05%) YourKit
General
1 9 (9.09%) Front Office
2 8 (8.08%) Banking
2 8 (8.08%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.04%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.04%) Law
4 4 (4.04%) Publishing
5 3 (3.03%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (59.60%) Developer
2 11 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (7.07%) Quantitative Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Architect
6 5 (5.05%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Angular Developer
7 3 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (3.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Consultant
7 3 (3.03%) iOS Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) React Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.31%) HTML
2 30 (30.30%) CSS
3 21 (21.21%) Web Services
4 18 (18.18%) HTML5
4 18 (18.18%) RESTful
4 18 (18.18%) Spring
5 14 (14.14%) React
6 10 (10.10%) AngularJS
6 10 (10.10%) CSS3
6 10 (10.10%) J2EE
6 10 (10.10%) JSON
6 10 (10.10%) Redux
6 10 (10.10%) REST
6 10 (10.10%) SOAP
6 10 (10.10%) XML
7 7 (7.07%) Node.js
7 7 (7.07%) RxJava
8 6 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (6.06%) Spring Boot
9 5 (5.05%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) User Experience
2 9 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (5.05%) Cloud Native
5 5 (5.05%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.03%) BYOD
6 3 (3.03%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (3.03%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (2.02%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.02%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.02%) PlayStation
7 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.01%) HTC Vive
8 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Linux
2 12 (12.12%) Unix
3 5 (5.05%) Debian
4 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.04%) Windows
5 2 (2.02%) Android
5 2 (2.02%) CentOS
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (27.27%) DevOps
3 19 (19.19%) TDD
4 17 (17.17%) Scrum
5 13 (13.13%) Microservices
6 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.10%) Front End Development
7 10 (10.10%) Open Source
8 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 9 (9.09%) Workflow
9 8 (8.08%) API Development
9 8 (8.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (8.08%) SDLC
9 8 (8.08%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.08%) Web Development
10 7 (7.07%) BDD
10 7 (7.07%) Migration
11 6 (6.06%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.43%) Java
2 40 (40.40%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.26%) Python
4 20 (20.20%) SQL
5 11 (11.11%) Kotlin
6 9 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.07%) ES6
7 7 (7.07%) PHP
7 7 (7.07%) Ruby
8 6 (6.06%) C#
9 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.04%) Go
10 4 (4.04%) Scala
10 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.04%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.03%) Apple Swift
11 3 (3.03%) C++
11 3 (3.03%) Perl
11 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.03%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (26.26%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) Kubernetes
2 13 (13.13%) Terraform
3 11 (11.11%) Ansible
4 8 (8.08%) Puppet
5 6 (6.06%) Packer
5 6 (6.06%) Prometheus
6 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.04%) Kibana
7 4 (4.04%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (3.03%) Grafana
9 1 (1.01%) Fluentd
9 1 (1.01%) Graphite
9 1 (1.01%) Kubeflow
9 1 (1.01%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Oracle
2 10 (10.10%) Google
3 4 (4.04%) Adobe
3 4 (4.04%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.04%) Okta
4 3 (3.03%) Perforce
4 3 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (2.02%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.02%) Splunk
5 2 (2.02%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.02%) Twitter
6 1 (1.01%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.01%) Cognos
6 1 (1.01%) Databricks
6 1 (1.01%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.01%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.01%) Talend
6 1 (1.01%) Teradata