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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 79 67
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.12% 0.21% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.69% 2.82% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Median daily rate £388 £429 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.62% +7.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £382 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £370
% change year-on-year -1.31% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year -78.85% -  

GitHub is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 78 71 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.50% 7.35% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 53 45
Median daily rate £425 £478 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +3.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing GitHub as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 £275 -
GitHub
North West

GitHub
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Gatling
2 3 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum

GitHub
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Gatling
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
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