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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 101 99 100
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +66
Contract jobs citing GitHub 90 51 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.17% 1.79% 1.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.61% 5.05% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 40 51
10th Percentile £455 £393 £363
25th Percentile £538 £462 £447
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £523 £505
Median % change year-on-year +10.05% +3.47% -8.18%
75th Percentile £688 £595 £625
90th Percentile £738 £639 £675
Central London median daily rate £581 £523 £513
% change year-on-year +11.24% +1.95% -5.31%

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 1,604 1,009 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.68% 35.49% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,257 731 780
10th Percentile £375 £363 £300
25th Percentile £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £503
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +4.48% -4.29%
75th Percentile £688 £619 £600
90th Percentile £775 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
10th Percentile - £13.50 £17.10
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.69 £22.11
Median hourly rate £18.34 £18.38 £41.40
Median % change year-on-year -0.18% -55.62% +104.44%
75th Percentile £27.00 £24.82 £52.63
90th Percentile £59.25 £27.34 £59.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £26.44
% change year-on-year -10.29% -14.90% +34.73%

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 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 52 (57.78%) DevOps
2 47 (52.22%) CI/CD
3 39 (43.33%) Docker
3 39 (43.33%) Git (software)
3 39 (43.33%) AWS
4 36 (40.00%) Agile
5 32 (35.56%) Terraform
6 30 (33.33%) Python
7 25 (27.78%) JIRA
8 22 (24.44%) Azure
8 22 (24.44%) Jenkins
8 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
8 22 (24.44%) Infrastructure as Code
9 21 (23.33%) TDD
10 20 (22.22%) Serverless
10 20 (22.22%) React
11 18 (20.00%) Kubernetes
11 18 (20.00%) Ansible
11 18 (20.00%) HTML
12 17 (18.89%) Java
12 17 (18.89%) SQL
12 17 (18.89%) CSS
12 17 (18.89%) Node.js
13 16 (17.78%) REST
14 15 (16.67%) Confluence
14 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (16.67%) User Experience
15 14 (15.56%) Amazon ECS
15 14 (15.56%) Spring
16 13 (14.44%) Finance

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 15 (16.67%) Confluence
2 5 (5.56%) CMS
2 5 (5.56%) Headless CMS
3 4 (4.44%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.11%) FileNet
6 1 (1.11%) JBoss
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Adobe XD
1 1 (1.11%) InVision
1 1 (1.11%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (1.11%) Sketch
1 1 (1.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 39 (43.33%) AWS
2 22 (24.44%) Azure
3 20 (22.22%) Serverless
4 14 (15.56%) Amazon ECS
5 12 (13.33%) GitHub Actions
6 11 (12.22%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (11.11%) GCP
8 8 (8.89%) Amazon S3
8 8 (8.89%) AWS Fargate
8 8 (8.89%) OpenShift
9 7 (7.78%) Amazon SageMaker
10 6 (6.67%) Google Analytics
10 6 (6.67%) IaaS
11 5 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (5.56%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (4.44%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (4.44%) AWS Step Functions
12 4 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (4.44%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) DNS
2 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.44%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) DHCP
5 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.44%) BigQuery
2 4 (4.44%) Looker
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.33%) Redis
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.22%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) Delta Lake
5 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (43.33%) Git (software)
2 25 (27.78%) JIRA
3 22 (24.44%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.33%) CircleCI
5 11 (12.22%) GitLab
6 8 (8.89%) webpack
7 7 (7.78%) TeamCity
8 6 (6.67%) git-flow
8 6 (6.67%) Maven
9 4 (4.44%) Gradle
9 4 (4.44%) Grunt
9 4 (4.44%) gulp
9 4 (4.44%) Subversion
10 3 (3.33%) Artifactory
10 3 (3.33%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.33%) JUnit
10 3 (3.33%) Selenium
11 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.22%) Cypress.io
11 2 (2.22%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Social Skills
3 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.89%) Banking
5 5 (5.56%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (4.44%) Influencing Skills
6 4 (4.44%) Legal
7 3 (3.33%) Automotive
7 3 (3.33%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.22%) International Banking
8 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Developer
2 20 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (12.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) React Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Product Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Senior UI Developer
9 4 (4.44%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Designer
10 3 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) React
2 18 (20.00%) HTML
3 17 (18.89%) CSS
3 17 (18.89%) Node.js
4 16 (17.78%) REST
5 14 (15.56%) Spring
6 12 (13.33%) GraphQL
7 9 (10.00%) HTML5
7 9 (10.00%) Redux
8 7 (7.78%) pytest
8 7 (7.78%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.67%) Pandas
9 6 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.56%) RESTful
11 4 (4.44%) Flask
11 4 (4.44%) LDAP
11 4 (4.44%) scikit-learn
11 4 (4.44%) SVG
11 4 (4.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) User Experience
2 7 (7.78%) Social Media
3 5 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) Clustering
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.11%) Blog
7 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (1.11%) PKI
7 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Linux
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) Unix
2 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) CentOS
5 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.11%) Solaris
5 1 (1.11%) SUSE
5 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.78%) DevOps
2 47 (52.22%) CI/CD
3 36 (40.00%) Agile
4 22 (24.44%) Infrastructure as Code
5 21 (23.33%) TDD
6 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.44%) Microservices
8 11 (12.22%) BDD
8 11 (12.22%) Full Stack Development
8 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
8 11 (12.22%) Web Development
9 10 (11.11%) API Development
9 10 (11.11%) Scrum
9 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.11%) UX Design
10 8 (8.89%) Analytics
10 8 (8.89%) Data Science
10 8 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (8.89%) Visualisation
11 7 (7.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.33%) Python
2 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.89%) Java
3 17 (18.89%) SQL
4 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.00%) Ruby
6 6 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.56%) Go
7 5 (5.56%) Kotlin
7 5 (5.56%) R
8 3 (3.33%) Bash
8 3 (3.33%) ES6
8 3 (3.33%) VBA
9 2 (2.22%) C#
9 2 (2.22%) Perl
9 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.11%) C
10 1 (1.11%) PHP
10 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) MCP
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) OCP
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) GDPR
2 3 (3.33%) Accessibility
3 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 39 (43.33%) Docker
2 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.22%) NFS
6 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.11%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.11%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (35.56%) Terraform
2 18 (20.00%) Ansible
2 18 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.56%) Puppet
4 4 (4.44%) Control-M
4 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.44%) QRadar
4 4 (4.44%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.33%) Netcool
5 3 (3.33%) Salt
5 3 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.11%) Icinga
7 1 (1.11%) Kibana
7 1 (1.11%) logstash
7 1 (1.11%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.11%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Google
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle
4 7 (7.78%) IBM
5 6 (6.67%) VMware
6 5 (5.56%) Splunk
7 4 (4.44%) BMC
7 4 (4.44%) CyberArk
7 4 (4.44%) EMC
7 4 (4.44%) Qualys
7 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.33%) Databricks
8 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.11%) Adobe
10 1 (1.11%) Huawei
10 1 (1.11%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.11%) Informatica
10 1 (1.11%) NetApp
10 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com