Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 13 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 152 162
Rank change year-on-year +26 +10 +27
Contract jobs citing GitHub 97 107 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.64% 1.52% 1.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.81% 5.64% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 77 86
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.20% +9.21%
10th Percentile £358 £341 £425
90th Percentile £650 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £513
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,016 1,898 1,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.05% 27.03% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,585 1,566 1,007
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £329 £340 £313
90th Percentile £667 £659 £643
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 20
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.68 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.85 £23.75 £26.12
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year +16.02% -4.74% -45.71%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in the City of London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in the City of London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Moorgate -8 2 - -
GitHub
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 53 (54.64%) Java
2 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (46.39%) DevOps
4 42 (43.30%) Python
5 40 (41.24%) AWS
6 38 (39.18%) Git (software)
7 36 (37.11%) JIRA
8 33 (34.02%) Jenkins
9 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
10 30 (30.93%) Linux
11 27 (27.84%) Docker
12 26 (26.80%) Serverless
13 25 (25.77%) RESTful
13 25 (25.77%) Confluence
14 24 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (24.74%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (24.74%) Ansible
15 22 (22.68%) Node.js
15 22 (22.68%) Amazon S3
16 21 (21.65%) Scrum
16 21 (21.65%) Microservices
17 20 (20.62%) Unix
18 19 (19.59%) SQL
18 19 (19.59%) Amazon EC2
19 18 (18.56%) Finance
19 18 (18.56%) Terraform
20 17 (17.53%) HTML
20 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
21 16 (16.49%) CSS
22 15 (15.46%) Azure

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 25 (25.77%) Confluence
2 12 (12.37%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.22%) Apache
4 5 (5.15%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.09%) IIS
6 3 (3.09%) WordPress
7 2 (2.06%) DataSynapse
7 2 (2.06%) Magnolia
7 2 (2.06%) nginx
7 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.03%) CMS
8 1 (1.03%) Drupal
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) InDesign
1 3 (3.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (41.24%) AWS
2 26 (26.80%) Serverless
3 24 (24.74%) AWS Lambda
4 22 (22.68%) Amazon S3
5 19 (19.59%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (15.46%) Azure
6 15 (15.46%) Route 53
7 12 (12.37%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (9.28%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (8.25%) GCP
10 7 (7.22%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (7.22%) npm
10 7 (7.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (6.19%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (4.12%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (4.12%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (4.12%) Azure Functions
12 4 (4.12%) CloudFront
12 4 (4.12%) Fastly
12 4 (4.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) NAS
2 2 (2.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.03%) Broadband
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) MySQL
2 8 (8.25%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (8.25%) Hadoop
2 8 (8.25%) Redis
3 7 (7.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.15%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.15%) Neo4j
5 5 (5.15%) Presto
6 4 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (4.12%) Big Data
6 4 (4.12%) HBase
6 4 (4.12%) Spark SQL
6 4 (4.12%) Sqoop
7 2 (2.06%) DB2
7 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (39.18%) Git (software)
2 36 (37.11%) JIRA
3 33 (34.02%) Jenkins
4 15 (15.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (14.43%) Maven
6 10 (10.31%) TeamCity
7 8 (8.25%) CircleCI
7 8 (8.25%) Gradle
7 8 (8.25%) webpack
8 6 (6.19%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.19%) SonarQube
8 6 (6.19%) Subversion
8 6 (6.19%) YourKit
9 5 (5.15%) Selenium
10 4 (4.12%) MSBuild
11 3 (3.09%) Ant
11 3 (3.09%) JMeter
11 3 (3.09%) JUnit
11 3 (3.09%) Mockito
12 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Front Office
3 9 (9.28%) Publishing
4 5 (5.15%) Games
4 5 (5.15%) Retail
5 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Law
6 3 (3.09%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Developer
2 24 (24.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (10.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) Java Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 6 (6.19%) Quantitative Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Data Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.12%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Azure Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (2.06%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.77%) RESTful
2 22 (22.68%) Node.js
3 17 (17.53%) HTML
4 16 (16.49%) CSS
5 13 (13.40%) React
5 13 (13.40%) Web Services
6 12 (12.37%) Kafka
7 10 (10.31%) HTML5
7 10 (10.31%) REST
7 10 (10.31%) Spring
8 9 (9.28%) .NET
9 8 (8.25%) Spring Boot
10 7 (7.22%) CSS3
10 7 (7.22%) GraphQL
10 7 (7.22%) JSON
10 7 (7.22%) Redux
10 7 (7.22%) Sass
11 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.19%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (5.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) User Experience
2 7 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.19%) Cloud Native
3 6 (6.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.15%) PKI
5 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.09%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.09%) Blog
6 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.06%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.06%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.06%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.06%) PlayStation
7 2 (2.06%) Replication
8 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Linux
2 20 (20.62%) Unix
3 6 (6.19%) Android
4 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.15%) Debian
5 3 (3.09%) CentOS
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.09%) Windows
6 2 (2.06%) Solaris
6 2 (2.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (46.39%) DevOps
3 24 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (21.65%) Microservices
4 21 (21.65%) Scrum
5 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
6 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
7 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
7 13 (13.40%) TDD
8 12 (12.37%) Kanban
9 10 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (10.31%) Open Source
9 10 (10.31%) Pair Programming
10 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.28%) Migration
11 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.22%) Electronic Trading
12 7 (7.22%) Fintech
12 7 (7.22%) SOA
12 7 (7.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.64%) Java
2 42 (43.30%) Python
3 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.59%) SQL
5 10 (10.31%) PHP
6 9 (9.28%) Kotlin
7 8 (8.25%) Perl
8 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
8 7 (7.22%) C#
9 5 (5.15%) ES6
9 5 (5.15%) TypeScript
10 4 (4.12%) Apple Swift
10 4 (4.12%) C++
10 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.09%) Ruby
11 3 (3.09%) Scala
12 2 (2.06%) Go
12 2 (2.06%) Groovy
12 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.03%) CCNP
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) Varnish
3 2 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.03%) KVM
4 1 (1.03%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (24.74%) Ansible
2 18 (18.56%) Terraform
3 13 (13.40%) Kubernetes
4 11 (11.34%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.22%) Puppet
6 6 (6.19%) Grafana
6 6 (6.19%) Packer
7 5 (5.15%) Graphite
7 5 (5.15%) Prometheus
8 4 (4.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (4.12%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (4.12%) Kibana
8 4 (4.12%) Nagios
8 4 (4.12%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (4.12%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.03%) Consul
9 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Splunk
2 12 (12.37%) Google
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle
4 9 (9.28%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.19%) Perforce
5 6 (6.19%) ServiceNow
6 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.12%) Adobe
7 4 (4.12%) BMC
7 4 (4.12%) Okta
7 4 (4.12%) Remedy
8 3 (3.09%) Citrix
8 3 (3.09%) VMware
9 2 (2.06%) EMC
9 2 (2.06%) HP
9 2 (2.06%) IBM
9 2 (2.06%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.06%) Sybase
9 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.06%) Veritas