Period
to 30 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 127 127
Rank change year-on-year +48 0 +34
Contract jobs citing GitHub 40 98 135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.23% 1.60% 1.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.59% 4.78% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 100
Median daily rate £500 £550 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.38% +3.33%
10th Percentile £369 £369 £396
90th Percentile £581 £650 £641
Central London median daily rate £500 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £32.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 607 2,051 1,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.80% 33.45% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 1,610 1,496
Median daily rate £510 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £316 £350 £328
90th Percentile £638 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -1.90% +2.39% +2.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 14
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.92 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.19% +12.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £19.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £41.38 £57.08 £30.23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% +5.26%

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 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (45.00%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) AWS
3 16 (40.00%) Azure
3 16 (40.00%) DevOps
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Docker
5 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 13 (32.50%) Finance
7 12 (30.00%) Kubernetes
8 11 (27.50%) TeamCity
9 10 (25.00%) TDD
10 9 (22.50%) Banking
10 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.00%) Python
11 8 (20.00%) JIRA
12 7 (17.50%) Subversion
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle
12 7 (17.50%) JUnit
12 7 (17.50%) Ansible
12 7 (17.50%) Confluence
12 7 (17.50%) Open Source
12 7 (17.50%) RESTful
12 7 (17.50%) Puppet
13 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
13 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
13 6 (15.00%) Mockito
13 6 (15.00%) Microservices
13 6 (15.00%) GCP

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 7 (17.50%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) AWS
2 16 (40.00%) Azure
3 6 (15.00%) GCP
4 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.00%) IaaS
4 4 (10.00%) PaaS
4 4 (10.00%) SaaS
5 2 (5.00%) Power Platform
5 2 (5.00%) Slack
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.50%) Asana
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.50%) Datadog
6 1 (2.50%) Firebase
6 1 (2.50%) Google Docs
6 1 (2.50%) npm
6 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.50%) Serverless
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Power BI
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (27.50%) TeamCity
3 8 (20.00%) JIRA
4 7 (17.50%) JUnit
4 7 (17.50%) Subversion
5 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.00%) Mockito
5 6 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.50%) Gradle
6 3 (7.50%) Maven
6 3 (7.50%) Selenium
7 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (5.00%) JMeter
7 2 (5.00%) NUnit
7 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.00%) TestNG
7 2 (5.00%) VisualSVN
7 2 (5.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) International Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Site Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Android Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Programmer
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) RESTful
2 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (12.50%) LDAP
4 4 (10.00%) Node.js
4 4 (10.00%) REST
4 4 (10.00%) Spring
5 3 (7.50%) Apache Camel
5 3 (7.50%) React
5 3 (7.50%) RxJava
6 2 (5.00%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) Dagger
6 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (5.00%) Material Design
6 2 (5.00%) Redux
6 2 (5.00%) Retrofit
6 2 (5.00%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 2 (5.00%) WireMock
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Market Risk
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Android
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (40.00%) DevOps
2 10 (25.00%) TDD
3 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.50%) Open Source
5 6 (15.00%) Microservices
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) BDD
6 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 5 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (12.50%) SDLC
6 5 (12.50%) Stress Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Validation
7 4 (10.00%) Android Development
7 4 (10.00%) High Availability
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.00%) Security Hardening
7 4 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.50%) R
4 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) Kotlin
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.00%) Groovy
7 2 (5.00%) Java 8
7 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) Go
8 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Docker
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (17.50%) Ansible
2 7 (17.50%) Puppet
3 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (15.00%) Terraform
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) Grafana
5 2 (5.00%) Packer
6 1 (2.50%) Control-M
6 1 (2.50%) Icinga
6 1 (2.50%) Netcool
6 1 (2.50%) QRadar
6 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Databricks
4 4 (10.00%) SaltStack
4 4 (10.00%) Splunk
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.00%) Micro Focus
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) RedGate
6 2 (5.00%) Tableau
7 1 (2.50%) Altiris
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
7 1 (2.50%) Qualys
7 1 (2.50%) Serena
7 1 (2.50%) Sybase