Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 172 197
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25 +58
Contract jobs citing GitHub 78 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 1.00% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.62% 7.17% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 23
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £419 £410 £300
90th Percentile £625 £575 £548
Central London median daily rate £514 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +8.16% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £29.64
Central London median hourly rate - - £29.64

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 1,388 851 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.55% 13.90% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,124 712 395
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.54%
10th Percentile £314 £350 £285
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 5
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.13 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.07% -12.80% +30.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.72 £20.00
90th Percentile £39.63 £46.71 £28.98
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.92 £22.62
% change year-on-year -4.62% -11.92% +20.61%

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 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 36 (46.15%) Python
3 35 (44.87%) Jenkins
4 31 (39.74%) Java
5 29 (37.18%) DevOps
6 26 (33.33%) TDD
7 25 (32.05%) JIRA
8 23 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (28.21%) Docker
10 17 (21.79%) REST
10 17 (21.79%) Unix
11 16 (20.51%) Microservices
12 15 (19.23%) Ansible
12 15 (19.23%) Linux
12 15 (19.23%) MVC
13 14 (17.95%) Maven
13 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
13 14 (17.95%) Big Data
13 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
14 13 (16.67%) PHP
15 12 (15.38%) MySQL
15 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.38%) JSON
15 12 (15.38%) Finance
15 12 (15.38%) Open Source
15 12 (15.38%) Node.js
15 12 (15.38%) Kubernetes
15 12 (15.38%) Serverless

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 11 (14.10%) Apache Spark
1 11 (14.10%) Confluence
2 10 (12.82%) Apache
3 7 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (7.69%) nginx
5 3 (3.85%) Jetty
5 3 (3.85%) WordPress
6 2 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.56%) IPython
6 2 (2.56%) Jupyter
6 2 (2.56%) SAS
6 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.28%) Anypoint
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.28%) Ethereum
7 1 (1.28%) Hyperledger
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) Mule
7 1 (1.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 38 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.38%) Serverless
3 11 (14.10%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (10.26%) Amazon S3
4 8 (10.26%) Route 53
4 8 (10.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (8.97%) Bluemix
5 7 (8.97%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (7.69%) PaaS
7 5 (6.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (5.13%) BrowserStack
8 4 (5.13%) CloudFront
8 4 (5.13%) npm
8 4 (5.13%) vREST
9 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (3.85%) IaaS
10 2 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (2.56%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Bluetooth
2 5 (6.41%) Firewall
3 3 (3.85%) HTTP
3 3 (3.85%) Intranet
4 2 (2.56%) Network Security
4 2 (2.56%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Big Data
2 12 (15.38%) MySQL
3 9 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (11.54%) Apache Hive
3 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (7.69%) Sqoop
6 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.13%) Redis
8 3 (3.85%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.56%) Flink
9 2 (2.56%) HDInsight
9 2 (2.56%) Power BI
9 2 (2.56%) Presto
9 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 35 (44.87%) Jenkins
3 25 (32.05%) JIRA
4 14 (17.95%) Maven
5 10 (12.82%) Selenium
5 10 (12.82%) TeamCity
6 9 (11.54%) Codeception
6 9 (11.54%) Codeship
6 9 (11.54%) PHPUnit
7 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
7 8 (10.26%) Gradle
8 6 (7.69%) Crashlytics
8 6 (7.69%) WebDriver
9 5 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (6.41%) Subversion
10 4 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (5.13%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.13%) Vagrant
11 3 (3.85%) Ant
12 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Front Office
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (51.28%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (11.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Python Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.97%) PHP Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Android Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Data Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Developer in Test
9 5 (6.41%) Java Developer in Test
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Android Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
11 3 (3.85%) Test Automation Developer
11 3 (3.85%) WordPress Developer
12 2 (2.56%) DevOps Developer
12 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) REST
2 12 (15.38%) JSON
2 12 (15.38%) Node.js
3 10 (12.82%) HTML
4 9 (11.54%) Kafka
4 9 (11.54%) Laravel
5 8 (10.26%) PySpark
6 7 (8.97%) .NET
6 7 (8.97%) CSS
6 7 (8.97%) HTML5
7 5 (6.41%) Dagger
7 5 (6.41%) LAMP
7 5 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (6.41%) Retrofit
7 5 (6.41%) RxJava
7 5 (6.41%) Web Services
7 5 (6.41%) XML
8 4 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (5.13%) React
9 3 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.13%) User Experience
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Fintech
4 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Unix
2 15 (19.23%) Linux
3 10 (12.82%) Android
4 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.56%) Debian
6 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.18%) DevOps
3 26 (33.33%) TDD
4 23 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.51%) Microservices
6 15 (19.23%) MVC
7 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
8 12 (15.38%) Open Source
8 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 10 (12.82%) API Development
10 9 (11.54%) Performance Optimisation
11 8 (10.26%) Scrum
12 7 (8.97%) Android Development
12 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.97%) OOP
13 6 (7.69%) Analytics
13 6 (7.69%) Data Engineering
13 6 (7.69%) MapReduce
14 5 (6.41%) BDD
14 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) Python
2 31 (39.74%) Java
3 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.67%) PHP
5 11 (14.10%) SQL
6 9 (11.54%) Ruby
7 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
7 8 (10.26%) R
8 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.41%) Go
9 5 (6.41%) Scala
10 2 (2.56%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.56%) C#
10 2 (2.56%) C++
10 2 (2.56%) Groovy
10 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.28%) Perl
11 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) AWS Certification
1 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Docker
2 8 (10.26%) Apache Flume
3 6 (7.69%) HDFS
4 2 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.56%) Firmware
4 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) Ansible
2 12 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 9 (11.54%) Puppet
4 8 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.97%) Terraform
6 6 (7.69%) Ambari
6 6 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (7.69%) Oozie
7 3 (3.85%) Mesos
8 2 (2.56%) Grafana
8 2 (2.56%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.56%) Kibana
8 2 (2.56%) logstash
8 2 (2.56%) Nagios
8 2 (2.56%) Packer
8 2 (2.56%) Rancher
8 2 (2.56%) Rundeck
9 1 (1.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) IBM
1 8 (10.26%) Tableau
2 7 (8.97%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle
4 5 (6.41%) New Relic
4 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.13%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.85%) Zend
7 2 (2.56%) Facebook
7 2 (2.56%) Omniture
7 2 (2.56%) Perforce
7 2 (2.56%) Sonatype
7 2 (2.56%) Sybase
7 2 (2.56%) Vertica
7 2 (2.56%) VMware
8 1 (1.28%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.28%) Apple
8 1 (1.28%) Databricks
8 1 (1.28%) Google
8 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft