Period
to 13 April 2021

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 April 2021 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 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 101 171
Rank change year-on-year +5 +70 +2
Contract jobs citing GitHub 43 76 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 1.87% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.08% 6.02% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 66 54
10th Percentile £338 £353 £413
25th Percentile £425 £413 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £505 £525
Median % change year-on-year -0.10% -3.81% -
75th Percentile £594 £625 £600
90th Percentile £638 £675 £660
Central London median daily rate £505 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -3.90% - -

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 847 1,262 2,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.03% 31.09% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 997 1,649
10th Percentile £363 £300 £363
25th Percentile £436 £413 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
10th Percentile £15.05 £18.66 £11.88
25th Percentile £17.55 £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate £23.45 £26.44 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -11.31% +39.16% -11.06%
75th Percentile £27.34 £47.75 £20.88
90th Percentile £28.64 £58.25 £22.75
Central London median hourly rate £26.23 £20.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year +27.93% +8.58% -11.62%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GitHub as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitHub in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for GitHub in the City of London

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitHub in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 23 (53.49%) Git (software)
2 21 (48.84%) Docker
3 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) Kubernetes
5 17 (39.53%) Java
6 16 (37.21%) Python
7 15 (34.88%) AWS
8 14 (32.56%) Azure
9 13 (30.23%) DevOps
10 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
10 12 (27.91%) Ruby
10 12 (27.91%) JIRA
11 9 (20.93%) Scrum
12 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
12 8 (18.60%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (18.60%) Banking
12 8 (18.60%) REST
13 7 (16.28%) Node.js
13 7 (16.28%) Microservices
13 7 (16.28%) GCP
13 7 (16.28%) TDD
13 7 (16.28%) Maven
14 6 (13.95%) Finance
14 6 (13.95%) Go
15 5 (11.63%) User Stories
15 5 (11.63%) High Availability
15 5 (11.63%) BDD
15 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
15 5 (11.63%) Android Development
15 5 (11.63%) SDLC

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 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Mule
3 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) AWS
2 14 (32.56%) Azure
3 7 (16.28%) GCP
4 5 (11.63%) Amazon ECS
4 5 (11.63%) Slack
5 3 (6.98%) Datadog
5 3 (6.98%) Serverless
6 2 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.65%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (4.65%) npm
6 2 (4.65%) Yarn
7 1 (2.33%) Akamai
7 1 (2.33%) Apigee
7 1 (2.33%) Azure Functions
7 1 (2.33%) IaaS
7 1 (2.33%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.98%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.65%) BigQuery
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.91%) JIRA
3 7 (16.28%) Maven
4 4 (9.30%) Gradle
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.98%) Gerrit
5 3 (6.98%) GitLab
5 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.65%) Liquibase
6 2 (4.65%) Postman
6 2 (4.65%) VisualSVN
6 2 (4.65%) webpack
7 1 (2.33%) Calabash
7 1 (2.33%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (18.60%) Banking
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) International Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Android Developer
4 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Android Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Data Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.65%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) REST
1 8 (18.60%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (16.28%) Node.js
3 5 (11.63%) RESTful
4 4 (9.30%) JSON
5 3 (6.98%) RAML
5 3 (6.98%) React
5 3 (6.98%) RxJava
5 3 (6.98%) Swagger
6 2 (4.65%) CSS
6 2 (4.65%) Express
6 2 (4.65%) GraphQL
6 2 (4.65%) J2EE
6 2 (4.65%) Kafka
6 2 (4.65%) LDAP
6 2 (4.65%) Redux
6 2 (4.65%) Spring
6 2 (4.65%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.65%) XML
7 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Animation
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) DevOps
3 9 (20.93%) Scrum
4 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
5 7 (16.28%) Microservices
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 5 (11.63%) Android Development
6 5 (11.63%) BDD
6 5 (11.63%) High Availability
6 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.63%) SDLC
6 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.63%) User Stories
7 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.30%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) Data Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) Ruby
4 6 (13.95%) Go
5 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) Kotlin
6 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 3 (6.98%) Java 8
7 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) ES6
8 2 (4.65%) Groovy
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.30%) Ansible
2 4 (9.30%) Terraform
3 3 (6.98%) Grafana
3 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.98%) Prometheus
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Salt
4 2 (4.65%) Control-M
4 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.65%) QRadar
4 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (2.33%) Icinga
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Google
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Splunk
3 2 (4.65%) BMC
3 2 (4.65%) CyberArk
3 2 (4.65%) Databricks
3 2 (4.65%) EMC
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Micro Focus
3 2 (4.65%) Qualys
3 2 (4.65%) RedGate
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Altiris
4 1 (2.33%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.33%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.33%) Serena
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec