Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 178 209
Rank change year-on-year +38 +31 +36
Contract jobs citing GitHub 128 66 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.80% 1.02% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.27% 6.94% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 54 35
City of London median daily rate £550 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.94% +20.00%
10th Percentile £413 £306 £313
90th Percentile £670 £588 £558
Central London median daily rate £550 £481 £474
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.58% +18.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 - -

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 1,761 951 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.82% 14.73% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,443 742 630
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £362 £305 £312
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +5.78% -22.33%
10th Percentile £17.81 £13.51 £18.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £32.52 £30.20
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -26.78%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 - 9 - -
GitHub
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 97 (75.78%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (66.41%) Jenkins
3 77 (60.16%) Python
4 70 (54.69%) DevOps
5 64 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 63 (49.22%) Docker
7 56 (43.75%) Bash Shell
8 54 (42.19%) Amazon AWS
9 50 (39.06%) Linux
10 47 (36.72%) Scrum
11 37 (28.91%) JIRA
12 35 (27.34%) Node.js
13 33 (25.78%) Test Automation
13 33 (25.78%) Finance
14 32 (25.00%) Maven
15 30 (23.44%) Ruby
15 30 (23.44%) Banking
15 30 (23.44%) Java
16 29 (22.66%) TDD
17 28 (21.88%) Google
17 28 (21.88%) Ubuntu
17 28 (21.88%) GitLab
18 27 (21.09%) Kubernetes
18 27 (21.09%) MongoDB
19 26 (20.31%) Kafka
19 26 (20.31%) Sonatype Nexus
19 26 (20.31%) Go
20 25 (19.53%) Google Cloud Platform
20 25 (19.53%) CentOS
21 23 (17.97%) GCP

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 20 (15.63%) Cloud Foundry
1 20 (15.63%) Confluence
2 7 (5.47%) Apache
2 7 (5.47%) Drupal
3 3 (2.34%) CMS
3 3 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.56%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.78%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.78%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) SAS
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 54 (42.19%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (19.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (16.41%) Heroku
3 21 (16.41%) npm
4 20 (15.63%) IBM Cloud
5 16 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (10.16%) Amazon S3
6 13 (10.16%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (10.16%) Serverless
7 12 (9.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (8.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (7.81%) CloudFront
9 10 (7.81%) Route 53
10 4 (3.13%) IaaS
10 4 (3.13%) Office 365
10 4 (3.13%) OpenShift
10 4 (3.13%) PaaS
11 3 (2.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) HTTP
2 5 (3.91%) DNS
2 5 (3.91%) Firewall
3 3 (2.34%) AMQP
3 3 (2.34%) Internet
3 3 (2.34%) MQTT
4 2 (1.56%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.78%) LAN
5 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.09%) MongoDB
2 14 (10.94%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.91%) MySQL
4 4 (3.13%) Big Data
4 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.34%) InfluxDB
5 3 (2.34%) Redis
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.78%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.78%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.78%) Looker
7 1 (0.78%) Presto
7 1 (0.78%) Spark SQL
7 1 (0.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 85 (66.41%) Jenkins
2 64 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 37 (28.91%) JIRA
4 32 (25.00%) Maven
5 28 (21.88%) GitLab
6 26 (20.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (17.19%) Gerrit
8 21 (16.41%) SonarQube
9 20 (15.63%) Ant
10 14 (10.94%) TeamCity
11 10 (7.81%) Cucumber
11 10 (7.81%) Selenium
12 7 (5.47%) Gradle
13 6 (4.69%) git-flow
13 6 (4.69%) JUnit
14 5 (3.91%) Appium
14 5 (3.91%) IBM UrbanCode
15 3 (2.34%) Android Studio
15 3 (2.34%) GoogleTest
16 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 33 (25.78%) Finance
2 30 (23.44%) Banking
3 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Billing
4 3 (2.34%) German Language
5 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Front Office
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 61 (47.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (28.91%) Developer
3 19 (14.84%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 17 (13.28%) Senior DevOps
5 16 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (8.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
11 4 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 4 (3.13%) Test Automation Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Unix Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.34%) Node.js
2 26 (20.31%) Kafka
3 15 (11.72%) .NET
4 12 (9.38%) RESTful
4 12 (9.38%) Swagger
5 11 (8.59%) JSON
5 11 (8.59%) WCF
6 10 (7.81%) Angular 2
6 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (6.25%) WinForms
9 7 (5.47%) CSS
9 7 (5.47%) Gherkin
9 7 (5.47%) HTML
9 7 (5.47%) Web Services
10 6 (4.69%) REST
11 5 (3.91%) HTML5
12 4 (3.13%) jQuery
12 4 (3.13%) RxJava
12 4 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.41%) Device Driver
2 19 (14.84%) iPad
3 10 (7.81%) Fintech
4 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.91%) User Experience
5 4 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.13%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.34%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.78%) Media Streaming
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.06%) Linux
2 28 (21.88%) Ubuntu
3 25 (19.53%) CentOS
4 19 (14.84%) Unix
5 7 (5.47%) Android
6 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.56%) Windows
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (75.78%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (54.69%) DevOps
3 47 (36.72%) Scrum
4 33 (25.78%) Test Automation
5 29 (22.66%) TDD
6 22 (17.19%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 21 (16.41%) BDD
7 21 (16.41%) High Availability
7 21 (16.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 20 (15.63%) E-Commerce
9 18 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 13 (10.16%) Kanban
12 12 (9.38%) Software Engineering
13 10 (7.81%) Deployment Automation
13 10 (7.81%) MVC
14 8 (6.25%) OO
14 8 (6.25%) Release Management
15 6 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (4.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (60.16%) Python
2 56 (43.75%) Bash Shell
3 30 (23.44%) Java
3 30 (23.44%) Ruby
4 26 (20.31%) Go
5 21 (16.41%) Groovy
6 19 (14.84%) SQL
7 14 (10.94%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.69%) PHP
8 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.91%) C#
10 3 (2.34%) C++
10 3 (2.34%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.34%) R
11 2 (1.56%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.56%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.56%) Java 8
11 2 (1.56%) PyPy
11 2 (1.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.34%) Degree
3 2 (1.56%) CCNA
3 2 (1.56%) CCNP
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.97%) GCP
2 5 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (49.22%) Docker
2 2 (1.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (21.09%) Kubernetes
2 23 (17.97%) Grafana
2 23 (17.97%) Mesos
2 23 (17.97%) Nagios
3 22 (17.19%) Ansible
3 22 (17.19%) Prometheus
4 21 (16.41%) Icinga
5 20 (15.63%) Consul
6 17 (13.28%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (13.28%) Terraform
7 10 (7.81%) Puppet
8 7 (5.47%) PingFederate
9 4 (3.13%) Rancher
10 3 (2.34%) SCCM
11 2 (1.56%) Kibana
11 2 (1.56%) logstash
11 2 (1.56%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.78%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.78%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 28 (21.88%) Google
2 21 (16.41%) Red Hat
3 19 (14.84%) IBM
4 10 (7.81%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.91%) Splunk
6 4 (3.13%) New Relic
6 4 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.34%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.56%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.56%) Cisco
8 2 (1.56%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.56%) Nintex
8 2 (1.56%) Okta
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle
8 2 (1.56%) Qualys
8 2 (1.56%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.56%) Symantec
8 2 (1.56%) Tableau