Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 170 176
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 +32
Contract jobs citing GitHub 79 78 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 1.10% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.34% 5.55% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 66 50
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £405 £419 £410
90th Percentile £680 £625 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £514 £475
% change year-on-year +2.19% +8.16% +11.76%
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 1,822 1,406 846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.72% 19.92% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,452 1,142 711
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £326 £319 £350
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £492
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.73% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 4
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -10.07% -12.80%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £14.72
90th Percentile £23.75 £39.63 £46.71
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £19.00 £19.92
% change year-on-year -1.26% -4.62% -11.92%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
London Bridge - 2 £475 -
GitHub
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (49.37%) Jenkins
3 38 (48.10%) DevOps
4 33 (41.77%) JavaScript
5 30 (37.97%) Docker
6 28 (35.44%) Git (software)
7 24 (30.38%) HTML
7 24 (30.38%) TDD
7 24 (30.38%) Microservices
8 22 (27.85%) Scrum
8 22 (27.85%) CSS
8 22 (27.85%) Linux
9 20 (25.32%) Finance
9 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (24.05%) BDD
10 19 (24.05%) Kanban
10 19 (24.05%) Java
10 19 (24.05%) .NET
11 17 (21.52%) Python
11 17 (21.52%) JIRA
11 17 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (20.25%) HTML5
12 16 (20.25%) Node.js
12 16 (20.25%) C#
12 16 (20.25%) Redis
13 15 (18.99%) NoSQL
13 15 (18.99%) RESTful
14 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
14 14 (17.72%) REST

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 9 (11.39%) Confluence
2 6 (7.59%) nginx
3 4 (5.06%) WordPress
4 3 (3.80%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.53%) SAS
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) InVision
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.33%) PaaS
4 4 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.06%) Slack
4 4 (5.06%) Trello
5 3 (3.80%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.80%) Google Play
5 3 (3.80%) Office 365
6 2 (2.53%) Heroku
6 2 (2.53%) npm
6 2 (2.53%) Quay.io
6 2 (2.53%) SaaS
6 2 (2.53%) Yarn
7 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.27%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.27%) Fastly
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.80%) Junos
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) SSL
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) VoIP
3 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) Redis
2 15 (18.99%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.66%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
4 9 (11.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (11.39%) CouchDB
5 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.06%) Big Data
7 3 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.80%) MySQL
8 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.53%) BigQuery
8 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.53%) KDB
8 2 (2.53%) Sqoop
9 1 (1.27%) HBase
9 1 (1.27%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.27%) Presto
9 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.27%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 39 (49.37%) Jenkins
2 28 (35.44%) Git (software)
3 17 (21.52%) JIRA
4 16 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (17.72%) GitLab
6 13 (16.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (13.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (10.13%) TeamCity
9 7 (8.86%) Vagrant
10 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
10 6 (7.59%) Subversion
10 6 (7.59%) webpack
11 5 (6.33%) JUnit
11 5 (6.33%) Mocha
11 5 (6.33%) SpecFlow
12 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
12 4 (5.06%) CircleCI
12 4 (5.06%) Grunt
12 4 (5.06%) gulp
12 4 (5.06%) Selenium
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Front Office
3 5 (6.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Publishing
5 3 (3.80%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Developer
2 11 (13.92%) React Developer
3 10 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Android Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (6.33%) Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Architect
5 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (6.33%) UI Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Java Mobile Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) HTML
2 22 (27.85%) CSS
3 19 (24.05%) .NET
4 16 (20.25%) HTML5
4 16 (20.25%) Node.js
5 15 (18.99%) RESTful
6 14 (17.72%) Kafka
6 14 (17.72%) Redux
6 14 (17.72%) REST
7 12 (15.19%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (15.19%) React
7 12 (15.19%) Web Services
8 11 (13.92%) .NET Core
8 11 (13.92%) JSON
9 9 (11.39%) CSS3
10 7 (8.86%) GraphQL
10 7 (8.86%) XML
11 6 (7.59%) Vue.js
12 5 (6.33%) Sass
12 5 (6.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) User Experience
2 6 (7.59%) Tandem
3 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.80%) Fintech
4 3 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.85%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Unix
3 9 (11.39%) Android
4 6 (7.59%) Windows
5 5 (6.33%) CentOS
6 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.53%) CoreOS
8 2 (2.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.10%) DevOps
3 24 (30.38%) Microservices
3 24 (30.38%) TDD
4 22 (27.85%) Scrum
5 19 (24.05%) BDD
5 19 (24.05%) Kanban
6 14 (17.72%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (17.72%) OO
6 14 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
7 12 (15.19%) Analytics
7 12 (15.19%) Configuration Management
7 12 (15.19%) Pair Programming
7 12 (15.19%) Web Development
8 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
8 11 (13.92%) Open Source
8 11 (13.92%) User Stories
9 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.66%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.77%) JavaScript
2 19 (24.05%) Java
3 17 (21.52%) Python
4 16 (20.25%) C#
5 11 (13.92%) Ruby
6 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
6 10 (12.66%) SQL
7 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.86%) Kotlin
8 5 (6.33%) Perl
8 5 (6.33%) PHP
9 4 (5.06%) Go
9 4 (5.06%) Scala
10 3 (3.80%) ES6
11 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.27%) Groovy
12 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (37.97%) Docker
2 3 (3.80%) Varnish
2 3 (3.80%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.53%) Ceph
3 2 (2.53%) etcd
3 2 (2.53%) flannel
3 2 (2.53%) GlusterFS
3 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) SkyDNS
4 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.27%) HDFS
4 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Kubernetes
2 13 (16.46%) Ansible
3 8 (10.13%) Grafana
3 8 (10.13%) Puppet
4 6 (7.59%) Graphite
5 5 (6.33%) HAProxy
5 5 (6.33%) Prometheus
5 5 (6.33%) Terraform
6 3 (3.80%) Capistrano
6 3 (3.80%) Consul
6 3 (3.80%) Kibana
6 3 (3.80%) Packer
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.53%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (2.53%) Icinga
7 2 (2.53%) Nagios
7 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.53%) SCCM
7 2 (2.53%) SCOM
7 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Google
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.80%) Juniper
4 3 (3.80%) Splunk
5 2 (2.53%) NetApp
5 2 (2.53%) Perforce
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (1.27%) Databricks
6 1 (1.27%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (1.27%) Tableau
6 1 (1.27%) webMethods