Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 November 2017 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 97 111
Rank change year-on-year +19 +14 -16
Contract jobs citing GitHub 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.76% 0.14% 0.048%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.24% 1.50% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -4.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £323 £375
90th Percentile £568 £444 £425
North West median daily rate £425 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 191 133 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.50% 9.24% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 88 64
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.49% +4.69%
10th Percentile £280 £259 £316
90th Percentile £588 £640 £631
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Cheshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.00% +106.35%
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -44.00% +20.48%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in Cheshire

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in Cheshire

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in Cheshire

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Warrington - 5 £475 -
Crewe - 2 £350 -
Knutsford - 2 £375 -
GitHub
North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) GitLab
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Microservices
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban
5 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) JMS
6 2 (20.00%) FTP
6 2 (20.00%) HTTP
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (20.00%) Anypoint
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) BrowserStack
2 2 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Datadog
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) GitLab
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Gradle
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) RAML
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Spring Batch
2 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (20.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Microservices
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) AOP
5 2 (20.00%) API Development
5 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat