Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 82 135
Rank change year-on-year -20 +53 +13
Contract jobs citing GitHub 80 36 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.04% 2.00% 1.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.56% 6.08% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 73
10th Percentile £463 £383 £391
25th Percentile £500 £422 £484
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £550 £625
90th Percentile £718 £600 £650
Central London median daily rate £548 £506 £550
% change year-on-year +8.15% -7.95% -

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 1,440 592 2,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.78% 32.89% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,121 465 1,627
10th Percentile £385 £313 £343
25th Percentile £466 £413 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £738 £638 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 18
10th Percentile £13.70 £16.00 £18.68
25th Percentile £13.88 £17.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -28.75% -4.76% +16.02%
75th Percentile £23.75 £21.25 £23.69
90th Percentile £48.55 £22.00 £31.69
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - -6.98% +14.61%

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 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 43 (53.75%) DevOps
2 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 31 (38.75%) Azure
5 30 (37.50%) JIRA
5 30 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 28 (35.00%) Docker
7 27 (33.75%) AWS
7 27 (33.75%) Finance
8 25 (31.25%) Python
9 24 (30.00%) Java
9 24 (30.00%) SQL
10 19 (23.75%) Microservices
11 18 (22.50%) Terraform
11 18 (22.50%) Social Skills
11 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (21.25%) NoSQL
13 16 (20.00%) Confluence
13 16 (20.00%) Kubernetes
14 15 (18.75%) Scrum
15 14 (17.50%) Maven
15 14 (17.50%) JSON
16 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
16 12 (15.00%) TDD
16 12 (15.00%) ETL
16 12 (15.00%) Ansible
17 11 (13.75%) GitHub Actions
17 11 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (13.75%) Oracle
18 10 (12.50%) Legal

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 16 (20.00%) Confluence
2 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) Headless CMS
2 4 (5.00%) Magnolia
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) Tornado
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.75%) Azure
2 27 (33.75%) AWS
3 11 (13.75%) GitHub Actions
4 10 (12.50%) GCP
5 8 (10.00%) Snowflake
6 7 (8.75%) PaaS
7 5 (6.25%) Power Platform
7 5 (6.25%) SaaS
8 4 (5.00%) Apigee
8 4 (5.00%) Serverless
9 3 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.75%) AWS Fargate
9 3 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (3.75%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 3 (3.75%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (3.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 2 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (2.50%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 2 (2.50%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (2.50%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) DNS
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
1 4 (5.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) BGP
2 1 (1.25%) NAS
2 1 (1.25%) SAN
2 1 (1.25%) SD-WAN
2 1 (1.25%) SNMP
2 1 (1.25%) TACACS
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.25%) Tableau
4 8 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.25%) MySQL
5 5 (6.25%) Power BI
6 4 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.75%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.75%) QlikView
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.50%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (2.50%) Data Vault
8 2 (2.50%) Metadata
8 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 30 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 30 (37.50%) JIRA
3 14 (17.50%) Maven
4 8 (10.00%) GitLab
4 8 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 7 (8.75%) JUnit
5 7 (8.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
6 6 (7.50%) Subversion
7 5 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.00%) IntelliJ
8 4 (5.00%) Postman
8 4 (5.00%) Selenium
9 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.75%) CircleCI
9 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.50%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 18 (22.50%) Social Skills
3 10 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 10 (12.50%) Legal
4 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.75%) Banking
4 7 (8.75%) Front Office
5 5 (6.25%) International Banking
6 4 (5.00%) Retail
7 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.50%) Marketing
7 2 (2.50%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.25%) Military
8 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.25%) Police
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Architect
2 11 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Data Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Python Developer
6 4 (5.00%) React Developer
7 3 (3.75%) AWS Architect
7 3 (3.75%) CMS Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (3.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) JSON
2 8 (10.00%) XML
3 7 (8.75%) HTML
3 7 (8.75%) Node.js
3 7 (8.75%) REST
4 6 (7.50%) CSS
4 6 (7.50%) RESTful
4 6 (7.50%) Web Services
5 5 (6.25%) .NET
5 5 (6.25%) Spring
6 4 (5.00%) J2EE
6 4 (5.00%) JSR 170
6 4 (5.00%) Kafka
6 4 (5.00%) LDAP
6 4 (5.00%) RAML
6 4 (5.00%) Swagger
6 4 (5.00%) YAML
7 3 (3.75%) Flask
7 3 (3.75%) React
7 3 (3.75%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Hedge funds
2 6 (7.50%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.25%) User Experience
4 4 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.75%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (3.75%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.75%) Clustering
5 3 (3.75%) EPoS
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 2 (2.50%) Social Media
7 1 (1.25%) Animation
7 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.25%) iPhone
7 1 (1.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Android
2 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Solaris
2 3 (3.75%) Unix
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) DevOps
2 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.75%) Microservices
4 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (18.75%) Scrum
6 12 (15.00%) ETL
6 12 (15.00%) TDD
6 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (11.25%) AOP
8 9 (11.25%) BDD
8 9 (11.25%) Data Analysis
8 9 (11.25%) Data Protection
8 9 (11.25%) Data Science
8 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure as Code
9 8 (10.00%) Analytics
9 8 (10.00%) Data Architecture
10 7 (8.75%) API Integration
10 7 (8.75%) SDLC
11 6 (7.50%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) Python
2 24 (30.00%) Java
2 24 (30.00%) SQL
3 9 (11.25%) C#
3 9 (11.25%) Groovy
3 9 (11.25%) Java 8
3 9 (11.25%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 7 (8.75%) Go
5 7 (8.75%) VBA
6 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.50%) Scala
7 5 (6.25%) Ruby
8 4 (5.00%) Java 11
9 3 (3.75%) R
10 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.50%) ISEB
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CCIE
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) GDPR
2 5 (6.25%) QA
3 4 (5.00%) Accessibility
4 2 (2.50%) WCAG
5 1 (1.25%) GRC
5 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (35.00%) Docker
2 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) KVM
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.50%) NFS
5 1 (1.25%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Terraform
2 16 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 12 (15.00%) Ansible
4 5 (6.25%) Kibana
4 5 (6.25%) Puppet
5 4 (5.00%) Marathon
5 4 (5.00%) Mesos
5 4 (5.00%) QRadar
6 3 (3.75%) Control-M
6 3 (3.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (3.75%) Netcool
6 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Grafana
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.25%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Splunk
4 6 (7.50%) Alteryx
4 6 (7.50%) IBM
5 5 (6.25%) Google
5 5 (6.25%) VMware
6 4 (5.00%) CyberArk
6 4 (5.00%) New Relic
6 4 (5.00%) Qualys
6 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.75%) BMC
7 3 (3.75%) Databricks
7 3 (3.75%) EMC
7 3 (3.75%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.75%) SAP
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco
8 2 (2.50%) F5
8 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.25%) RedGate