Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 168 198
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30 +38
Contract jobs citing GitHub 93 62 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 1.01% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.73% 7.08% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 49 20
City of London median daily rate £550 £475 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +9.83% +15.33%
10th Percentile £425 £334 £311
90th Percentile £625 £578 £563
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +15.79% +9.83% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 - £29.64
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 - £29.64

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 1,623 876 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.47% 14.30% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,314 701 487
City of London median daily rate £506 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £338 £331 £311
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £466
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.56% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 10
City of London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.16 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.08% +0.74% +19.15%
10th Percentile £15.74 £13.36 £18.50
90th Percentile £52.45 £29.77 £31.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.98 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.16% -20.10% -11.24%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 1 - -
GitHub
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 66 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 55 (59.14%) Python
4 51 (54.84%) Git (software)
5 48 (51.61%) DevOps
6 47 (50.54%) Docker
7 42 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
8 39 (41.94%) Bash Shell
8 39 (41.94%) Linux
9 29 (31.18%) Java
10 28 (30.11%) JIRA
10 28 (30.11%) Node.js
11 27 (29.03%) Scrum
12 24 (25.81%) Maven
13 23 (24.73%) TDD
14 22 (23.66%) Banking
15 21 (22.58%) Ubuntu
15 21 (22.58%) Ansible
16 19 (20.43%) Finance
16 19 (20.43%) Go
16 19 (20.43%) Confluence
17 18 (19.35%) Test Automation
17 18 (19.35%) CentOS
17 18 (19.35%) Ruby
17 18 (19.35%) Unix
18 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (17.20%) MongoDB
19 16 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
19 16 (17.20%) Kafka
19 16 (17.20%) JavaScript

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 19 (20.43%) Confluence
2 11 (11.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (9.68%) Apache
4 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.23%) Drupal
5 3 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.15%) CMS
6 2 (2.15%) IPython
6 2 (2.15%) Jupyter
6 2 (2.15%) nginx
7 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.08%) Anypoint
7 1 (1.08%) Ethereum
7 1 (1.08%) Hyperledger
7 1 (1.08%) Jetty
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
1 4 (4.30%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 42 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (16.13%) Serverless
3 14 (15.05%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (13.98%) Bluemix
4 13 (13.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (13.98%) IBM Cloud
5 12 (12.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 12 (12.90%) Amazon S3
5 12 (12.90%) Heroku
5 12 (12.90%) npm
5 12 (12.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (11.83%) CloudFront
6 11 (11.83%) Route 53
7 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (3.23%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (3.23%) IaaS
8 3 (3.23%) Office 365
8 3 (3.23%) PaaS
9 2 (2.15%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) HTTP
2 5 (5.38%) Firewall
3 4 (4.30%) DNS
4 3 (3.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) MongoDB
2 13 (13.98%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (6.45%) Big Data
4 5 (5.38%) MySQL
5 4 (4.30%) Redis
5 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.23%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.15%) Flink
7 2 (2.15%) HDInsight
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.15%) Presto
8 1 (1.08%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 62 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 51 (54.84%) Git (software)
3 28 (30.11%) JIRA
4 24 (25.81%) Maven
5 16 (17.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (16.13%) GitLab
7 12 (12.90%) Gerrit
7 12 (12.90%) Selenium
7 12 (12.90%) SonarQube
8 11 (11.83%) Ant
9 9 (9.68%) Cucumber
9 9 (9.68%) Gradle
10 6 (6.45%) JUnit
10 6 (6.45%) TeamCity
11 5 (5.38%) Appium
11 5 (5.38%) git-flow
11 5 (5.38%) IBM UrbanCode
12 3 (3.23%) Crashlytics
13 2 (2.15%) GoCD
13 2 (2.15%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (23.66%) Banking
2 19 (20.43%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Advertising
4 3 (3.23%) Billing
4 3 (3.23%) German Language
5 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (33.33%) Developer
3 12 (12.90%) AWS DevOps
3 12 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Senior DevOps
6 9 (9.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Developer in Test
7 5 (5.38%) Java Developer in Test
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.11%) Node.js
2 16 (17.20%) Kafka
3 12 (12.90%) RESTful
4 10 (10.75%) CSS
4 10 (10.75%) HTML
4 10 (10.75%) JSON
5 7 (7.53%) .NET
5 7 (7.53%) HTML5
5 7 (7.53%) REST
5 7 (7.53%) Web Services
6 5 (5.38%) RxJava
7 4 (4.30%) Apache POI
7 4 (4.30%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.30%) jQuery
7 4 (4.30%) Sass
7 4 (4.30%) Spring
8 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.23%) React
8 3 (3.23%) SAML
8 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Device Driver
2 10 (10.75%) Fintech
2 10 (10.75%) iPad
3 6 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 6 (6.45%) User Experience
4 4 (4.30%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.15%) PKI
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.94%) Linux
2 21 (22.58%) Ubuntu
3 18 (19.35%) CentOS
3 18 (19.35%) Unix
4 7 (7.53%) Android
5 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (51.61%) DevOps
3 27 (29.03%) Scrum
4 23 (24.73%) TDD
5 18 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (16.13%) Configuration Management
7 15 (16.13%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 14 (15.05%) High Availability
9 13 (13.98%) BDD
10 12 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.53%) SDLC
13 6 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.45%) OO
14 5 (5.38%) Android Development
14 5 (5.38%) Coaching
14 5 (5.38%) Kanban
14 5 (5.38%) Release Management
15 4 (4.30%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.14%) Python
2 39 (41.94%) Bash Shell
3 29 (31.18%) Java
4 19 (20.43%) Go
5 18 (19.35%) Ruby
6 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
7 12 (12.90%) Groovy
8 8 (8.60%) SQL
9 7 (7.53%) R
10 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.30%) Scala
12 3 (3.23%) C#
12 3 (3.23%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.15%) Apex Code
13 2 (2.15%) Java 8
13 2 (2.15%) Kotlin
13 2 (2.15%) PHP
13 2 (2.15%) PyPy
14 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
14 1 (1.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.15%) CCNA
2 2 (2.15%) CCNP
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.15%) Degree
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) GCP
2 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 47 (50.54%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.15%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (22.58%) Ansible
2 16 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (16.13%) Grafana
3 15 (16.13%) Kubernetes
4 14 (15.05%) Icinga
4 14 (15.05%) Mesos
4 14 (15.05%) Nagios
4 14 (15.05%) Prometheus
4 14 (15.05%) Terraform
5 10 (10.75%) Consul
6 9 (9.68%) Puppet
7 8 (8.60%) PingFederate
8 4 (4.30%) Rancher
9 1 (1.08%) Graphite
9 1 (1.08%) SCCM
9 1 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Google
2 14 (15.05%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.75%) Atlassian
3 10 (10.75%) IBM
4 4 (4.30%) Splunk
5 3 (3.23%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco
6 2 (2.15%) New Relic
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle
6 2 (2.15%) Qualys
6 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.15%) Symantec
7 1 (1.08%) Databricks
7 1 (1.08%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.08%) Nintex
7 1 (1.08%) Okta
7 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow