Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 133 165
Rank change year-on-year -27 +32 +42
Contract jobs citing GitHub 91 135 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 1.92% 1.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.29% 7.20% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 96 71
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £378 £403 £406
90th Percentile £650 £654 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £503
% change year-on-year - +9.45% +5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 2,120 1,875 1,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.45% 26.64% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,677 1,527 856
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 21
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% -12.50%
10th Percentile £18.80 £16.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £58.65 £33.00 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -20.83%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Moorgate -14 2 - -
GitHub
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (52.75%) DevOps
2 46 (50.55%) Python
3 42 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 41 (45.05%) Java
5 40 (43.96%) AWS
6 39 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 35 (38.46%) JIRA
8 30 (32.97%) Ansible
9 29 (31.87%) RESTful
10 27 (29.67%) Node.js
10 27 (29.67%) Linux
11 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 26 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
11 26 (28.57%) Serverless
12 25 (27.47%) Confluence
13 23 (25.27%) Docker
14 21 (23.08%) Microservices
14 21 (23.08%) Azure
15 20 (21.98%) Unix
16 19 (20.88%) Kafka
16 19 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
17 18 (19.78%) Terraform
18 17 (18.68%) Scrum
18 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
18 17 (18.68%) Amazon S3
19 16 (17.58%) Splunk
19 16 (17.58%) Finance
19 16 (17.58%) Pair Programming

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 25 (27.47%) Confluence
2 10 (10.99%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.59%) Apache
3 6 (6.59%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) DataSynapse
5 2 (2.20%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) nginx
6 1 (1.10%) WildFly
6 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (43.96%) AWS
2 26 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
2 26 (28.57%) Serverless
3 21 (23.08%) Azure
4 17 (18.68%) Amazon S3
5 13 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (13.19%) Amazon ECS
6 12 (13.19%) Route 53
7 11 (12.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (9.89%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (9.89%) Azure Functions
9 7 (7.69%) npm
10 6 (6.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (6.59%) GCP
11 5 (5.49%) CloudFront
12 4 (4.40%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (4.40%) Fastly
12 4 (4.40%) Heroku
13 3 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (3.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Internet
1 2 (2.20%) NAS
1 2 (2.20%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) AMQP
2 1 (1.10%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.10%) Broadband
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.10%) SSL
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.89%) Big Data
2 9 (9.89%) MySQL
3 8 (8.79%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (6.59%) Apache Hive
5 6 (6.59%) Redis
6 5 (5.49%) HBase
6 5 (5.49%) Presto
7 4 (4.40%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (4.40%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (4.40%) Neo4j
7 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.40%) Spark SQL
7 4 (4.40%) Sqoop
8 3 (3.30%) BigQuery
9 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 39 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 35 (38.46%) JIRA
4 15 (16.48%) Maven
5 14 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (9.89%) TeamCity
7 8 (8.79%) webpack
8 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.49%) CircleCI
9 5 (5.49%) gulp
9 5 (5.49%) SonarQube
10 4 (4.40%) Gradle
10 4 (4.40%) MSBuild
10 4 (4.40%) Subversion
11 3 (3.30%) GitLab
11 3 (3.30%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.30%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (3.30%) YourKit
12 2 (2.20%) Babel
12 2 (2.20%) git-flow
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Retail
3 9 (9.89%) Games
4 8 (8.79%) Banking
5 6 (6.59%) Publishing
6 5 (5.49%) Public Sector
7 4 (4.40%) Law
8 3 (3.30%) Front Office
8 3 (3.30%) Marketing
8 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.10%) Advertising
9 1 (1.10%) Automotive
9 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Developer
2 25 (27.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 13 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Data Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 9 (9.89%) Python Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Java Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) AWS Architect
10 3 (3.30%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.87%) RESTful
2 27 (29.67%) Node.js
3 19 (20.88%) Kafka
4 14 (15.38%) HTML
5 12 (13.19%) CSS
6 9 (9.89%) .NET
6 9 (9.89%) Django
6 9 (9.89%) Flask
6 9 (9.89%) React
7 8 (8.79%) GraphQL
7 8 (8.79%) JSON
8 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.69%) Sass
8 7 (7.69%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.59%) REST
9 6 (6.59%) Spring
10 5 (5.49%) CSS3
10 5 (5.49%) HTML5
10 5 (5.49%) OAuth
10 5 (5.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) User Experience
2 8 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (7.69%) PKI
4 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.59%) Cloud Native
5 5 (5.49%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.30%) Blog
7 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.20%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (2.20%) Clustering
8 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.20%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.20%) Replication
9 1 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.10%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.67%) Linux
2 20 (21.98%) Unix
3 6 (6.59%) Android
3 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.30%) Solaris
5 2 (2.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.20%) Windows
6 1 (1.10%) CentOS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (52.75%) DevOps
2 21 (23.08%) Microservices
3 19 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
5 17 (18.68%) Scrum
5 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
6 16 (17.58%) Pair Programming
7 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 11 (12.09%) Fintech
8 11 (12.09%) Open Source
8 11 (12.09%) SOA
8 11 (12.09%) TDD
9 10 (10.99%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (10.99%) Kanban
9 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (9.89%) Mob Programming
11 8 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (8.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.55%) Python
2 41 (45.05%) Java
3 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.38%) SQL
5 10 (10.99%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.69%) Perl
7 6 (6.59%) C#
7 6 (6.59%) PHP
8 5 (5.49%) ES6
8 5 (5.49%) Kotlin
9 4 (4.40%) Apple Swift
9 4 (4.40%) Java 8
9 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.40%) Ruby
9 4 (4.40%) Scala
10 3 (3.30%) C++
10 3 (3.30%) Groovy
10 3 (3.30%) Java 9
10 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.10%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) AWS Certification
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.27%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.10%) KVM
4 1 (1.10%) Varnish
4 1 (1.10%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
4 1 (1.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 30 (32.97%) Ansible
2 18 (19.78%) Terraform
3 15 (16.48%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (12.09%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.59%) Puppet
6 5 (5.49%) Grafana
6 5 (5.49%) Graphite
7 4 (4.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (4.40%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (4.40%) Nagios
7 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.20%) Packer
9 1 (1.10%) Consul
9 1 (1.10%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.10%) Istio
9 1 (1.10%) Salt
9 1 (1.10%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Splunk
2 11 (12.09%) Atlassian
2 11 (12.09%) Google
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.49%) Perforce
5 4 (4.40%) BMC
5 4 (4.40%) Remedy
5 4 (4.40%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix
6 3 (3.30%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) EMC
7 2 (2.20%) HP
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
7 2 (2.20%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.20%) Sybase
7 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.20%) Veritas
8 1 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.10%) Palo Alto