Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 168 184
Rank change year-on-year +58 +16 -19
Contract jobs citing GitHub 72 77 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.68% 1.13% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.42% 3.74% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 57
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £357 £435 £425
90th Percentile £680 £650 £643
Central London median daily rate £548 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.29% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,328 2,060 1,648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.02% 30.26% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,031 1,614 1,339
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 17
Median hourly rate £23.47 £18.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.60% -10.98% -3.10%
10th Percentile £18.71 £12.21 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.12 £24.88 £50.35
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year +8.58% -7.90% +10.41%

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 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020. 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 £500 -
GitHub
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (43.06%) Git (software)
2 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 28 (38.89%) DevOps
4 27 (37.50%) AWS
5 25 (34.72%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (34.72%) Java
6 23 (31.94%) JIRA
7 20 (27.78%) Python
8 19 (26.39%) CSS
8 19 (26.39%) HTML
8 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
9 18 (25.00%) Azure
10 17 (23.61%) RESTful
10 17 (23.61%) Docker
11 16 (22.22%) Kubernetes
12 14 (19.44%) SQL
13 13 (18.06%) Oracle
13 13 (18.06%) Web Services
13 13 (18.06%) Spring
13 13 (18.06%) Confluence
13 13 (18.06%) HTML5
14 12 (16.67%) JUnit
14 12 (16.67%) Terraform
15 11 (15.28%) Kotlin
15 11 (15.28%) TDD
15 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (15.28%) Workflow
15 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
16 10 (13.89%) Mockito

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 13 (18.06%) Confluence
2 6 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.78%) DataSynapse
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.78%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) Drupal
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) nginx
6 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) InDesign
1 3 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) Figma
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 27 (37.50%) AWS
2 18 (25.00%) Azure
3 8 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 7 (9.72%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (9.72%) GCP
4 7 (9.72%) Route 53
4 7 (9.72%) Serverless
5 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (5.56%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.17%) npm
7 3 (4.17%) PaaS
8 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.78%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.78%) Firebase
8 2 (2.78%) SaaS
9 1 (1.39%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (1.39%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) OpenVPN
3 2 (2.78%) SSL
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.78%) Redis
5 2 (2.78%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.39%) QlikView
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (43.06%) Git (software)
2 23 (31.94%) JIRA
3 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
4 12 (16.67%) JUnit
5 10 (13.89%) Mockito
6 9 (12.50%) Ant
7 8 (11.11%) git-flow
8 7 (9.72%) Gradle
8 7 (9.72%) JMeter
8 7 (9.72%) Maven
9 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
10 5 (6.94%) RSpec
11 4 (5.56%) CircleCI
11 4 (5.56%) Selenium
11 4 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (5.56%) Subversion
11 4 (5.56%) Travis CI
12 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket Server
12 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
12 3 (4.17%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (8.33%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Front Office
4 2 (2.78%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (56.94%) Developer
2 9 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.94%) Architect
4 5 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.17%) AWS Architect
6 3 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.17%) iOS Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) CSS
1 19 (26.39%) HTML
2 17 (23.61%) RESTful
3 13 (18.06%) HTML5
3 13 (18.06%) Spring
3 13 (18.06%) Web Services
4 9 (12.50%) .NET
4 9 (12.50%) JSON
4 9 (12.50%) RxJava
5 8 (11.11%) J2EE
6 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.72%) React
6 7 (9.72%) REST
6 7 (9.72%) SOAP
7 6 (8.33%) XML
8 5 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (5.56%) J2SE
9 4 (5.56%) Lucene
9 4 (5.56%) SAML
9 4 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 8 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
1 8 (11.11%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.94%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.17%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (4.17%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (2.78%) BYOD
6 2 (2.78%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.39%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Linux
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (5.56%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.89%) DevOps
3 25 (34.72%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (15.28%) TDD
4 11 (15.28%) Workflow
5 10 (13.89%) Open Source
5 10 (13.89%) Scrum
5 10 (13.89%) SDLC
6 9 (12.50%) Microservices
6 9 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.11%) Web Development
8 7 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (9.72%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (9.72%) Thought Leadership
9 6 (8.33%) API Development
9 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (8.33%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 25 (34.72%) Java
3 20 (27.78%) Python
4 14 (19.44%) SQL
5 11 (15.28%) Kotlin
6 9 (12.50%) Ruby
7 8 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 7 (9.72%) C#
9 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.94%) Go
10 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.17%) Apple Swift
11 3 (4.17%) PHP
12 2 (2.78%) Groovy
12 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.39%) ES6
13 1 (1.39%) Java 8
13 1 (1.39%) Scala
13 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.78%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.78%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 12 (16.67%) Terraform
3 9 (12.50%) Ansible
4 6 (8.33%) Puppet
5 4 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.17%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.39%) Kibana
7 1 (1.39%) Packer
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Atlassian
4 6 (8.33%) Google
5 4 (5.56%) Adobe
5 4 (5.56%) Okta
6 2 (2.78%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.78%) Lets Encrypt
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (2.78%) Splunk
6 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.78%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.39%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.39%) Perforce