Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 82 79
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +35
Contract jobs citing GitHub 5 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.51% 1.17% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.87% 4.95% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 11
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +14.86%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £250
90th Percentile £419 £400 £525
North West median daily rate £481 £413 £403
% change year-on-year +16.67% +2.48% -19.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £100.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -62.50% +244.83% -

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 267 323 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.16% 23.63% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 191 130
Cheshire median daily rate £418 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -1.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £174 £275 £261
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 8
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.83% -
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.50 £37.78
90th Percentile £20.15 £40.75 £67.48
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year +3.03% -27.95% +57.93%

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
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 17 July 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
Northwich - 2 £413 -
Chester - 1 £388 - 5
Knutsford - 1 £372 - 2
GitHub
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (40.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) GitLab
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery

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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) GitLab
4 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft