Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 162 175
Rank change year-on-year +52 +13 -11
Contract jobs citing GitHub 93 139 119
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.81% 1.55% 1.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.50% 4.74% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 97 89
Median daily rate £509 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £350 £425 £400
90th Percentile £688 £640 £670
London median daily rate £525 £538 £513
% change year-on-year -2.33% +4.88% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £33.66
% change year-on-year -12.14% +4.00% +97.91%

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 1,691 2,934 2,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.82% 32.63% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,261 2,262 1,816
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 21
Median hourly rate £26.44 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.16% -5.00% +7.72%
10th Percentile £18.54 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.74 £35.00 £48.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £26.78
% change year-on-year +42.86% -8.50% +40.92%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in Central London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitHub in Central London.

Daily rate trend for GitHub in Central London

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitHub in Central London over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 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 +62 75 £500 -4.76% 22
City of Westminster +22 6 £650 +8.33%
Southwark +55 1 £650 +19.27%
West End of London +26 1 £475 +5.56%
GitHub
London

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (46.24%) Git (software)
3 40 (43.01%) JavaScript
4 34 (36.56%) Java
4 34 (36.56%) AWS
5 32 (34.41%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (34.41%) DevOps
6 26 (27.96%) Python
7 25 (26.88%) Docker
8 24 (25.81%) JIRA
9 23 (24.73%) Kubernetes
10 22 (23.66%) Azure
10 22 (23.66%) HTML
10 22 (23.66%) CSS
11 21 (22.58%) RESTful
11 21 (22.58%) Jenkins
12 18 (19.35%) Web Services
13 17 (18.28%) Terraform
14 16 (17.20%) JUnit
14 16 (17.20%) Spring
14 16 (17.20%) Open Source
15 15 (16.13%) TDD
15 15 (16.13%) Ruby
15 15 (16.13%) Scrum
16 14 (15.05%) HTML5
16 14 (15.05%) SDLC
17 13 (13.98%) Kotlin
17 13 (13.98%) Mockito
17 13 (13.98%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (13.98%) Google

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 12 (12.90%) Confluence
2 11 (11.83%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.53%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.53%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.15%) DataSynapse
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.15%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) Drupal
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) nginx
6 1 (1.08%) Pachyderm
6 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) InDesign
1 3 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.08%) Figma
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.56%) AWS
2 22 (23.66%) Azure
3 10 (10.75%) GCP
4 9 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (9.68%) Route 53
4 9 (9.68%) Serverless
5 7 (7.53%) Amazon S3
6 6 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (6.45%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (5.38%) PaaS
8 4 (4.30%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (4.30%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (4.30%) Firebase
8 4 (4.30%) OpenShift
8 4 (4.30%) SaaS
9 3 (3.23%) npm
10 2 (2.15%) Azure Functions
11 1 (1.08%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (1.08%) Google Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) HTTP
2 6 (6.45%) DNS
3 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.23%) SSL
5 2 (2.15%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.45%) MySQL
4 5 (5.38%) Redis
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.23%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.08%) DataStage
8 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.08%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.08%) QlikView
8 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (46.24%) Git (software)
2 24 (25.81%) JIRA
3 21 (22.58%) Jenkins
4 16 (17.20%) JUnit
5 13 (13.98%) Mockito
6 10 (10.75%) Ant
6 10 (10.75%) git-flow
6 10 (10.75%) Gradle
6 10 (10.75%) Maven
7 8 (8.60%) JMeter
8 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio
9 6 (6.45%) CircleCI
9 6 (6.45%) RSpec
9 6 (6.45%) Selenium
9 6 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (5.38%) Travis CI
11 4 (4.30%) Subversion
11 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
12 3 (3.23%) Android Studio
12 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (6.45%) Banking
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.23%) Law
3 3 (3.23%) Publishing
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (54.84%) Developer
2 10 (10.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (10.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
5 4 (4.30%) Analyst
5 4 (4.30%) Architect
5 4 (4.30%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (4.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
5 4 (4.30%) iOS Developer
5 4 (4.30%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) Python Developer
5 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (3.23%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) CSS
1 22 (23.66%) HTML
2 21 (22.58%) RESTful
3 18 (19.35%) Web Services
4 16 (17.20%) Spring
5 14 (15.05%) HTML5
6 11 (11.83%) REST
7 10 (10.75%) .NET
7 10 (10.75%) AngularJS
7 10 (10.75%) JSON
7 10 (10.75%) RxJava
8 9 (9.68%) J2EE
8 9 (9.68%) SOAP
9 8 (8.60%) React
10 7 (7.53%) Node.js
10 7 (7.53%) XML
11 6 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (5.38%) Spring Boot
13 4 (4.30%) Elastic Stack
13 4 (4.30%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) User Experience
2 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.68%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (7.53%) Cloud Native
4 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.38%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.30%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.23%) BYOD
7 3 (3.23%) Market Risk
7 3 (3.23%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (3.23%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (2.15%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.08%) NHS
9 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.08%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Linux
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Unix
3 6 (6.45%) Android
4 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.41%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (34.41%) DevOps
3 16 (17.20%) Open Source
4 15 (16.13%) Scrum
4 15 (16.13%) TDD
5 14 (15.05%) SDLC
6 12 (12.90%) Microservices
6 12 (12.90%) Workflow
7 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure as Code
9 9 (9.68%) Thought Leadership
9 9 (9.68%) Web Development
10 8 (8.60%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (7.53%) API Development
12 6 (6.45%) Multithreaded Programming
12 6 (6.45%) Multithreading
13 5 (5.38%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) JavaScript
2 34 (36.56%) Java
3 26 (27.96%) Python
4 15 (16.13%) Ruby
5 13 (13.98%) Kotlin
5 13 (13.98%) SQL
6 9 (9.68%) C#
6 9 (9.68%) Go
6 9 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.60%) Bash Shell
8 7 (7.53%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.38%) Apple Swift
9 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.23%) Java 8
10 3 (3.23%) PHP
11 2 (2.15%) Groovy
11 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.15%) R
12 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.23%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.08%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (24.73%) Kubernetes
2 17 (18.28%) Terraform
3 9 (9.68%) Ansible
4 6 (6.45%) Puppet
5 5 (5.38%) Prometheus
6 4 (4.30%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.08%) Grafana
8 1 (1.08%) Graphite
8 1 (1.08%) Kibana
8 1 (1.08%) Kubeflow
8 1 (1.08%) Packer
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Google
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
1 13 (13.98%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.30%) Adobe
3 4 (4.30%) Okta
4 3 (3.23%) Databricks
4 3 (3.23%) Lets Encrypt
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.15%) Splunk
5 2 (2.15%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.15%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.08%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.08%) Apple
6 1 (1.08%) Facebook
6 1 (1.08%) Informatica
6 1 (1.08%) Perforce
6 1 (1.08%) Talend
6 1 (1.08%) Twitter