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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 133 174
Rank change year-on-year -1 +41  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 35 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 0.96% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.85% 8.51% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 23
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £485 £375
% change year-on-year -2.06% +29.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +30.76% -  

GitHub is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 446 376 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.44% 11.31% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 321 280
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £353 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -20.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.11 £19.00 £16.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.96 £24.80 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing GitHub as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
3 26 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 26 (40.00%) DevOps
4 24 (36.92%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (35.38%) Docker
6 19 (29.23%) TDD
6 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
7 18 (27.69%) Node.js
8 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
8 17 (26.15%) JIRA
8 17 (26.15%) React
9 15 (23.08%) Linux
9 15 (23.08%) Python
10 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 13 (20.00%) CSS
11 13 (20.00%) Java
12 12 (18.46%) HTML
12 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
13 11 (16.92%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (15.38%) BDD
14 10 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (15.38%) Terraform
15 9 (13.85%) Ansible
15 9 (13.85%) Grunt
15 9 (13.85%) Analytics
15 9 (13.85%) Banking
15 9 (13.85%) Workflow
15 9 (13.85%) SQL

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 11 (16.92%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (10.77%) Confluence
3 5 (7.69%) Apache
4 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.62%) Mule
5 2 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.08%) LiveCycle
5 2 (3.08%) nginx
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) IPython
6 1 (1.54%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (10.77%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.62%) BrowserStack
6 3 (4.62%) IaaS
6 3 (4.62%) PaaS
7 2 (3.08%) Bluemix
7 2 (3.08%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (3.08%) SaaS
7 2 (3.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (3.08%) vREST
8 1 (1.54%) CloudBees
8 1 (1.54%) Google Drive
8 1 (1.54%) Heroku
8 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) HTTP
2 3 (4.62%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Redis
2 7 (10.77%) Big Data
2 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.08%) QlikView
6 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.54%) Flink
7 1 (1.54%) Presto
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
2 26 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 17 (26.15%) JIRA
4 9 (13.85%) Grunt
5 8 (12.31%) gulp
5 8 (12.31%) Jasmine
5 8 (12.31%) Mocha
5 8 (12.31%) Selenium
5 8 (12.31%) webpack
6 7 (10.77%) Bitbucket
6 7 (10.77%) Bower
6 7 (10.77%) Vagrant
7 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.62%) Subversion
8 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (13.85%) Banking
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Advertising
5 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.54%) Publishing
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Node.js Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
4 4 (6.15%) Architect
4 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.15%) WebOps Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Automation Tester
5 3 (4.62%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Environment Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Java Architect
5 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Lead Architect
5 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Python Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Tester
6 2 (3.08%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) Node.js
2 17 (26.15%) React
3 13 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 13 (20.00%) CSS
4 12 (18.46%) HTML
5 8 (12.31%) CSS3
6 6 (9.23%) Express
6 6 (9.23%) Redux
6 6 (9.23%) REST
6 6 (9.23%) RESTful
7 5 (7.69%) jQuery
7 5 (7.69%) JSON
7 5 (7.69%) Web Services
8 4 (6.15%) Kafka
8 4 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.62%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.62%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.62%) Sass
9 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.62%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) User Experience
2 4 (6.15%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) AS400
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) iSeries
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Unix
3 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) CentOS
5 1 (1.54%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.54%) RancherOS
5 1 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) DevOps
3 19 (29.23%) TDD
4 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
5 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
7 10 (15.38%) BDD
8 9 (13.85%) Analytics
8 9 (13.85%) Workflow
9 7 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (10.77%) Web Design
10 6 (9.23%) Isomorphic Development
10 6 (9.23%) Isomorphic JavaScript
10 6 (9.23%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (9.23%) Scrum
11 5 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (7.69%) Microservices
12 4 (6.15%) Migration
12 4 (6.15%) Programme Delivery
12 4 (6.15%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.08%) Python
3 13 (20.00%) Java
4 9 (13.85%) SQL
5 7 (10.77%) Ruby
6 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.15%) Go
8 3 (4.62%) ES6
8 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 3 (4.62%) PHP 5
8 3 (4.62%) R
8 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.08%) Apex Code
9 2 (3.08%) C#
9 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.08%) Scala
9 2 (3.08%) SOQL
9 2 (3.08%) SOSL
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 23 (35.38%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Corosync
2 2 (3.08%) vCloud
2 2 (3.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.54%) etcd
3 1 (1.54%) flannel
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Terraform
2 9 (13.85%) Ansible
3 8 (12.31%) Puppet
4 5 (7.69%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.15%) Graphite
6 2 (3.08%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.08%) MOM
6 2 (3.08%) Pacemaker
6 2 (3.08%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.54%) Consul
7 1 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.54%) logstash
7 1 (1.54%) Marathon
7 1 (1.54%) Mesos
7 1 (1.54%) Nagios
7 1 (1.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.54%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Google
1 7 (10.77%) New Relic
1 7 (10.77%) VMware
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.15%) Facebook
4 4 (6.15%) Rackspace
4 4 (6.15%) Tableau
5 2 (3.08%) Adobe
5 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) Informatica
5 2 (3.08%) Nuix
5 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.54%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.54%) Macromedia
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Veritas
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