Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 161 188
Rank change year-on-year +8 +27 +42
Contract jobs citing GitHub 107 98 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.52% 1.38% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.93% 8.21% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 86 45
City of London median daily rate £525 £519 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +9.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £341 £425 £328
90th Percentile £675 £625 £569
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1,805 1,193 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.70% 16.83% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,489 961 727
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £313
90th Percentile £668 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +38.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £27.19 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £18.00 £44.62
% change year-on-year +0.56% -59.66% +84.16%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 - 8 - -
London Bridge - 2 £475 -
GitHub
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 80 (74.77%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (60.75%) Jenkins
3 56 (52.34%) DevOps
4 48 (44.86%) Python
5 40 (37.38%) Git (software)
6 38 (35.51%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (33.64%) Scrum
8 35 (32.71%) JIRA
9 34 (31.78%) Docker
10 33 (30.84%) Linux
11 29 (27.10%) Bash Shell
12 28 (26.17%) Finance
13 27 (25.23%) MongoDB
14 26 (24.30%) Node.js
15 25 (23.36%) Kafka
15 25 (23.36%) Test Automation
15 25 (23.36%) TDD
15 25 (23.36%) Java
16 24 (22.43%) JavaScript
17 23 (21.50%) GitLab
18 22 (20.56%) .NET
18 22 (20.56%) Ruby
18 22 (20.56%) Google
19 20 (18.69%) Kubernetes
20 19 (17.76%) Kanban
20 19 (17.76%) BDD
21 18 (16.82%) SQL
22 17 (15.89%) Banking
23 16 (14.95%) Nagios
23 16 (14.95%) Google Cloud Platform

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 15 (14.02%) Confluence
2 13 (12.15%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.61%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.61%) CMS
5 5 (4.67%) Drupal
5 5 (4.67%) WordPress
6 3 (2.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.80%) Apache
6 3 (2.80%) SAS
7 2 (1.87%) IIS
8 1 (0.93%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.93%) Mule
8 1 (0.93%) nginx
8 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 38 (35.51%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (14.02%) Heroku
4 13 (12.15%) npm
5 12 (11.21%) IBM Cloud
6 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (5.61%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (4.67%) PaaS
9 4 (3.74%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (2.80%) IaaS
10 3 (2.80%) SaaS
11 2 (1.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.87%) Serverless
11 2 (1.87%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Firewall
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) AMQP
2 3 (2.80%) Junos
2 3 (2.80%) MQTT
3 2 (1.87%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) DSL
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.23%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.41%) MySQL
2 9 (8.41%) Redis
3 8 (7.48%) Big Data
3 8 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.61%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.61%) InfluxDB
4 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.67%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.67%) Sqoop
6 4 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.74%) CouchDB
6 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.87%) HBase
8 2 (1.87%) Presto
8 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.87%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 65 (60.75%) Jenkins
2 40 (37.38%) Git (software)
3 35 (32.71%) JIRA
4 23 (21.50%) GitLab
5 16 (14.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (14.02%) Maven
7 13 (12.15%) Gerrit
7 13 (12.15%) SonarQube
7 13 (12.15%) TeamCity
8 12 (11.21%) Ant
9 9 (8.41%) Bitbucket
10 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.61%) Selenium
10 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (3.74%) Babel
12 4 (3.74%) CircleCI
12 4 (3.74%) Vagrant
12 4 (3.74%) Webistrano
General
1 28 (26.17%) Finance
2 17 (15.89%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Publishing
4 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
5 3 (2.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.87%) Front Office
6 2 (1.87%) Games
6 2 (1.87%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 39 (36.45%) Developer
2 33 (30.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.28%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) Senior DevOps
4 9 (8.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Architect
6 7 (6.54%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Data Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.67%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (4.67%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.30%) Node.js
2 25 (23.36%) Kafka
3 22 (20.56%) .NET
4 13 (12.15%) CSS
4 13 (12.15%) HTML
4 13 (12.15%) WCF
5 12 (11.21%) HTML5
5 12 (11.21%) React
6 11 (10.28%) Swagger
6 11 (10.28%) Web Services
7 9 (8.41%) CSS3
7 9 (8.41%) JSON
8 8 (7.48%) Angular 2
8 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (7.48%) WinForms
9 7 (6.54%) Redux
9 7 (6.54%) REST
10 6 (5.61%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (5.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Device Driver
2 11 (10.28%) iPad
3 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.54%) User Experience
5 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.74%) Tandem
7 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.87%) Fintech
8 2 (1.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.93%) Animation
9 1 (0.93%) Blog
9 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.93%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.84%) Linux
2 15 (14.02%) Ubuntu
3 13 (12.15%) CentOS
3 13 (12.15%) Unix
4 7 (6.54%) Windows
5 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.67%) Android
7 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.87%) Solaris
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (74.77%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (52.34%) DevOps
3 36 (33.64%) Scrum
4 25 (23.36%) TDD
4 25 (23.36%) Test Automation
5 19 (17.76%) BDD
5 19 (17.76%) Kanban
6 14 (13.08%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (13.08%) E-Commerce
6 14 (13.08%) Microservices
7 13 (12.15%) High Availability
7 13 (12.15%) Web Development
8 12 (11.21%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 12 (11.21%) Open Source
8 12 (11.21%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 10 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.35%) Migration
10 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.41%) MVC
10 9 (8.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.86%) Python
2 29 (27.10%) Bash Shell
3 25 (23.36%) Java
4 24 (22.43%) JavaScript
5 22 (20.56%) Ruby
6 18 (16.82%) SQL
7 14 (13.08%) Go
8 12 (11.21%) PHP
9 11 (10.28%) Groovy
10 10 (9.35%) C#
11 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
12 5 (4.67%) Perl
13 4 (3.74%) Kotlin
14 3 (2.80%) C++
14 3 (2.80%) Java 8
15 2 (1.87%) ES6
15 2 (1.87%) ES7
15 2 (1.87%) ES8
15 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (31.78%) Docker
2 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.80%) HDFS
2 3 (2.80%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.87%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Varnish
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (18.69%) Kubernetes
2 16 (14.95%) Grafana
2 16 (14.95%) Nagios
2 16 (14.95%) Prometheus
3 14 (13.08%) Ansible
4 13 (12.15%) Consul
5 12 (11.21%) Icinga
5 12 (11.21%) Terraform
6 11 (10.28%) Mesos
7 6 (5.61%) Puppet
8 5 (4.67%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (4.67%) Kibana
9 4 (3.74%) Capistrano
9 4 (3.74%) logstash
9 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.80%) Ambari
10 3 (2.80%) Oozie
10 3 (2.80%) SCCM
10 3 (2.80%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.87%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 22 (20.56%) Google
2 14 (13.08%) IBM
2 14 (13.08%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) Tableau
4 5 (4.67%) New Relic
5 4 (3.74%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.80%) Adobe
6 3 (2.80%) Alteryx
6 3 (2.80%) Juniper
6 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.80%) Splunk
7 2 (1.87%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.87%) hybris
7 2 (1.87%) Nintex
7 2 (1.87%) Okta
7 2 (1.87%) PagerDuty
7 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.87%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) Cypress Semiconductor