Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 112 169
Rank change year-on-year +21 +57 -4
Contract jobs citing GitHub 39 86 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.87% 1.74% 1.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.74% 5.33% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 62
Median daily rate £481 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - +2.44%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £366
90th Percentile £550 £669 £671
Central London median daily rate £481 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -10.88% +2.86% +2.69%
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 680 1,613 1,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.61% 32.67% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 1,286 1,467
Median daily rate £525 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £314
90th Percentile £650 £664 £663
Central London median daily rate £511 £520 £525
% change year-on-year -1.68% -0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 13
Median hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £20.25 £18.71 £12.25
90th Percentile £22.25 £23.70 £23.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year +9.76% +13.10% +0.69%

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 20 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 (46.15%) Docker
2 17 (43.59%) DevOps
3 16 (41.03%) Git (software)
3 16 (41.03%) AWS
4 15 (38.46%) Azure
4 15 (38.46%) Java
4 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.90%) Kubernetes
6 13 (33.33%) Finance
6 13 (33.33%) Banking
7 12 (30.77%) Python
7 12 (30.77%) Microservices
8 11 (28.21%) REST
9 10 (25.64%) Configuration Management
10 9 (23.08%) Scrum
10 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
11 8 (20.51%) GCP
11 8 (20.51%) Terraform
11 8 (20.51%) TDD
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle
11 8 (20.51%) RESTful
12 7 (17.95%) Subversion
12 7 (17.95%) High Availability
12 7 (17.95%) Gradle
12 7 (17.95%) Ansible
13 6 (15.38%) Puppet
13 6 (15.38%) Node.js
13 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 6 (15.38%) 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 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.56%) Mule
4 1 (2.56%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) AWS
2 15 (38.46%) Azure
3 8 (20.51%) GCP
4 5 (12.82%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (7.69%) Datadog
5 3 (7.69%) IaaS
5 3 (7.69%) npm
5 3 (7.69%) PaaS
5 3 (7.69%) SaaS
5 3 (7.69%) Serverless
5 3 (7.69%) Yarn
6 2 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (5.13%) Slack
7 1 (2.56%) Akamai
7 1 (2.56%) Apigee
7 1 (2.56%) Azure Functions
7 1 (2.56%) Firebase
7 1 (2.56%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MySQL
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.13%) BigQuery
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.95%) Gradle
3 7 (17.95%) Subversion
4 6 (15.38%) Maven
5 5 (12.82%) JIRA
5 5 (12.82%) JUnit
5 5 (12.82%) Mockito
5 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
6 4 (10.26%) Artifactory
6 4 (10.26%) Liquibase
6 4 (10.26%) Postman
6 4 (10.26%) VisualSVN
7 3 (7.69%) Bitbucket
7 3 (7.69%) Gerrit
7 3 (7.69%) GitLab
8 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.13%) NeoLoad
8 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.13%) webpack
General
1 13 (33.33%) Banking
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (10.26%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Android Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Build Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) REST
2 8 (20.51%) RESTful
3 6 (15.38%) Node.js
4 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.26%) React
6 3 (7.69%) Apache Camel
6 3 (7.69%) JSON
6 3 (7.69%) LDAP
6 3 (7.69%) Redux
6 3 (7.69%) Spring
6 3 (7.69%) Spring Boot
7 2 (5.13%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) Express
7 2 (5.13%) Kafka
7 2 (5.13%) Material Design
7 2 (5.13%) Web Services
7 2 (5.13%) WebdriverIO
7 2 (5.13%) WebSockets
7 2 (5.13%) WireMock
7 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Animation
4 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Android
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) DevOps
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Microservices
4 10 (25.64%) Configuration Management
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) TDD
7 7 (17.95%) High Availability
8 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
9 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.26%) Android Development
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.26%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
10 4 (10.26%) SDET
11 3 (7.69%) Data Engineering
11 3 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Go
4 4 (10.26%) Groovy
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) Kotlin
5 3 (7.69%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) ES6
6 2 (5.13%) Java 8
6 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) R
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Kubernetes
2 8 (20.51%) Terraform
3 7 (17.95%) Ansible
4 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (15.38%) Puppet
5 3 (7.69%) Grafana
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (7.69%) Prometheus
5 3 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Micro Focus
3 4 (10.26%) RedGate
4 3 (7.69%) Databricks
4 3 (7.69%) SaltStack
4 3 (7.69%) Splunk
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Google
5 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat