Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 146 178
Rank change year-on-year -4 +32 +22
Contract jobs citing GitHub 131 168 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.55% 1.84% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.71% 6.91% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 115 60
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.05% +15.79% +0.53%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £279
90th Percentile £650 £673 £588
London median daily rate £550 £525 £488
% change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Central London median hourly rate - £32.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.77 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.81% -18.08% -5.48%

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 2,783 2,433 1,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.93% 26.67% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,201 1,916 959
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +3.68%
10th Percentile £369 £325 £300
90th Percentile £673 £663 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 15
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.46% -3.84%
10th Percentile £16.45 £16.25 £13.07
90th Percentile £40.15 £40.63 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year -2.00% +18.18% -15.38%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -4 94 £575 +4.55% 8
Southwark -32 4 £515 +2.74%
West End of London -7 2 £600 +4.35% 1
City of Westminster -16 2 £600 +71.43%
GitHub
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 67 (51.15%) DevOps
2 63 (48.09%) Git (software)
3 62 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (45.04%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (45.04%) Jenkins
5 53 (40.46%) Python
6 51 (38.93%) JavaScript
7 46 (35.11%) Java
8 43 (32.82%) Linux
8 43 (32.82%) JIRA
9 40 (30.53%) Node.js
10 38 (29.01%) Docker
11 37 (28.24%) Ansible
12 33 (25.19%) RESTful
13 32 (24.43%) Microservices
14 29 (22.14%) Scrum
15 28 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (20.61%) TDD
16 27 (20.61%) HTML
17 26 (19.85%) Confluence
17 26 (19.85%) BDD
17 26 (19.85%) Serverless
18 25 (19.08%) AWS Lambda
18 25 (19.08%) CSS
18 25 (19.08%) Finance
18 25 (19.08%) Google
19 24 (18.32%) Unix
20 23 (17.56%) Test Automation
21 22 (16.79%) Kubernetes
22 21 (16.03%) Continuous Integration

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 26 (19.85%) Confluence
2 16 (12.21%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (11.45%) Apache
4 6 (4.58%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.82%) nginx
6 2 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.53%) DataSynapse
6 2 (1.53%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.76%) R Markdown
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.76%) WildFly
7 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 59 (45.04%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (19.85%) Serverless
4 25 (19.08%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (12.98%) Amazon S3
6 13 (9.92%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (9.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (9.16%) Amazon ECS
8 11 (8.40%) Amazon Kinesis
8 11 (8.40%) Route 53
8 11 (8.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (6.11%) Fastly
9 8 (6.11%) npm
10 7 (5.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (5.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (5.34%) Azure Functions
11 6 (4.58%) Heroku
12 5 (3.82%) CloudFront
12 5 (3.82%) PaaS
13 4 (3.05%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) Firewall
1 3 (2.29%) Internet
2 2 (1.53%) NAS
2 2 (1.53%) SAN
2 2 (1.53%) SSL
2 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) AMQP
3 1 (0.76%) BGP
3 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.76%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.76%) OSPF
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) MySQL
2 13 (9.92%) Redis
3 12 (9.16%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.40%) Big Data
5 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.11%) Neo4j
6 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.34%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (5.34%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (4.58%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.58%) HBase
9 5 (3.82%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (3.82%) BigQuery
10 4 (3.05%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (3.05%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.05%) Presto
10 4 (3.05%) Spark SQL
10 4 (3.05%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 63 (48.09%) Git (software)
2 59 (45.04%) Jenkins
3 43 (32.82%) JIRA
4 16 (12.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (11.45%) Maven
6 13 (9.92%) Cucumber
7 12 (9.16%) GitLab
7 12 (9.16%) webpack
8 10 (7.63%) CircleCI
9 9 (6.87%) Subversion
9 9 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (5.34%) Gerrit
10 7 (5.34%) gulp
10 7 (5.34%) TeamCity
11 6 (4.58%) git-flow
11 6 (4.58%) Grunt
11 6 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (3.82%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (3.05%) MSBuild
General
1 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Banking
2 9 (6.87%) Retail
3 7 (5.34%) Games
4 5 (3.82%) Marketing
4 5 (3.82%) Publishing
5 3 (2.29%) Front Office
5 3 (2.29%) Law
6 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.76%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (38.93%) Developer
2 35 (26.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.16%) AWS DevOps
3 12 (9.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.16%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (9.16%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
4 11 (8.40%) Data Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Java Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (6.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Architect
7 8 (6.11%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.58%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) React Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) Node.js
2 33 (25.19%) RESTful
3 27 (20.61%) HTML
4 25 (19.08%) CSS
5 20 (15.27%) Kafka
6 18 (13.74%) JSON
7 17 (12.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (11.45%) GraphQL
8 15 (11.45%) SOAP
9 14 (10.69%) jQuery
10 13 (9.92%) Sass
11 12 (9.16%) Spring
11 12 (9.16%) Vue.js
12 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
12 11 (8.40%) Handlebars
12 11 (8.40%) React
12 11 (8.40%) REST
13 10 (7.63%) .NET
13 10 (7.63%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (6.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) User Experience
2 8 (6.11%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.58%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.58%) PKI
5 5 (3.82%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (3.05%) Blog
6 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.05%) iPad
6 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.29%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.53%) Clustering
8 2 (1.53%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.53%) Replication
9 1 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.82%) Linux
2 24 (18.32%) Unix
3 10 (7.63%) Android
4 9 (6.87%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.29%) Solaris
6 3 (2.29%) Windows
7 2 (1.53%) CentOS
7 2 (1.53%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.15%) DevOps
2 62 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (24.43%) Microservices
4 29 (22.14%) Scrum
5 27 (20.61%) TDD
6 26 (19.85%) BDD
7 23 (17.56%) Test Automation
8 21 (16.03%) Configuration Management
8 21 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (16.03%) Kanban
9 20 (15.27%) Web Development
10 16 (12.21%) Pair Programming
10 16 (12.21%) SOA
11 15 (11.45%) Analytics
11 15 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (10.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (10.69%) Fintech
12 14 (10.69%) Mentoring
13 13 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (9.16%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 53 (40.46%) Python
2 51 (38.93%) JavaScript
3 46 (35.11%) Java
4 20 (15.27%) SQL
5 18 (13.74%) Ruby
6 14 (10.69%) Bash Shell
7 11 (8.40%) Groovy
8 10 (7.63%) Perl
9 9 (6.87%) C#
9 9 (6.87%) Scala
10 8 (6.11%) Kotlin
11 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
12 6 (4.58%) Apple Swift
13 5 (3.82%) TypeScript
14 4 (3.05%) Go
15 3 (2.29%) ES6
15 3 (2.29%) Java 8
15 3 (2.29%) PHP
16 2 (1.53%) C++
16 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) AWS Certification
4 5 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) CCNP
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
System Software
1 38 (29.01%) Docker
2 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.53%) Ceph
3 2 (1.53%) etcd
3 2 (1.53%) flannel
3 2 (1.53%) GlusterFS
3 2 (1.53%) SkyDNS
3 2 (1.53%) Varnish
3 2 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.76%) KVM
4 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) zsh
Systems Management
1 37 (28.24%) Ansible
2 22 (16.79%) Kubernetes
3 20 (15.27%) Terraform
4 16 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (9.16%) Grafana
5 12 (9.16%) Graphite
5 12 (9.16%) Puppet
6 4 (3.05%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (3.05%) HAProxy
6 4 (3.05%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (3.05%) Nagios
6 4 (3.05%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.29%) Packer
7 3 (2.29%) Sysdig
8 2 (1.53%) Consul
8 2 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.53%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.53%) Rancher
Vendors
1 25 (19.08%) Google
2 17 (12.98%) Splunk
3 13 (9.92%) Atlassian
4 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.11%) Oracle
6 7 (5.34%) Perforce
7 4 (3.05%) BMC
7 4 (3.05%) Remedy
7 4 (3.05%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.29%) Citrix
8 3 (2.29%) VMware
9 2 (1.53%) Databricks
9 2 (1.53%) EMC
9 2 (1.53%) HP
9 2 (1.53%) IBM
9 2 (1.53%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.53%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.53%) Sybase
9 2 (1.53%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.53%) Veritas