Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 88 150
Rank change year-on-year -21 +62 -16
Contract jobs citing GitHub 60 49 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 2.08% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.72% 6.38% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 64
10th Percentile £404 £411 £463
25th Percentile £465 £463 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £548 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.29% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £613
90th Percentile £662 £643 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -

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 1,271 768 2,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.92% 32.67% 33.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 591 1,769
10th Percentile £372 £326 £367
25th Percentile £456 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £706 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £523 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.48% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 14
10th Percentile £13.60 £20.36 £15.35
25th Percentile £13.88 £29.07 £18.78
Median hourly rate £22.25 £43.95 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year -49.37% +110.14% -4.93%
75th Percentile £28.42 £55.06 £22.89
90th Percentile £41.78 £59.38 £26.70
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £43.95 £21.25
% change year-on-year -49.37% +106.82% +6.25%

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 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (51.67%) JIRA
3 29 (48.33%) Docker
4 28 (46.67%) AWS
5 27 (45.00%) DevOps
6 25 (41.67%) Java
6 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (35.00%) Python
7 21 (35.00%) Azure
8 20 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 17 (28.33%) Kubernetes
10 15 (25.00%) Confluence
11 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (23.33%) SQL
12 13 (21.67%) Scrum
12 13 (21.67%) Social Skills
13 11 (18.33%) TDD
13 11 (18.33%) Maven
14 10 (16.67%) Ruby
14 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 10 (16.67%) BDD
14 10 (16.67%) Microservices
15 9 (15.00%) Terraform
15 9 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
15 9 (15.00%) Node.js
15 9 (15.00%) Splunk
15 9 (15.00%) Finance
16 8 (13.33%) Go
16 8 (13.33%) Test Automation

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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Front Arena
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (46.67%) AWS
2 21 (35.00%) Azure
3 7 (11.67%) GCP
4 6 (10.00%) Slack
5 5 (8.33%) IaaS
6 4 (6.67%) Serverless
6 4 (6.67%) Snowflake
7 3 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Fargate
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (5.00%) PaaS
7 3 (5.00%) Power Platform
7 3 (5.00%) SaaS
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.33%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Kerberos
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.67%) Tableau
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.00%) Power BI
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.33%) Data Mart
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) Metadata
4 2 (3.33%) QlikView
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (51.67%) JIRA
3 20 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 11 (18.33%) Maven
5 7 (11.67%) Eclipse
5 7 (11.67%) IntelliJ
6 5 (8.33%) Subversion
6 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
7 4 (6.67%) JUnit
8 3 (5.00%) CircleCI
8 3 (5.00%) Mockito
8 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.33%) Codeship
9 2 (3.33%) GitLab
9 2 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (3.33%) NeoLoad
9 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (3.33%) Protractor
9 2 (3.33%) Serenity BDD
General
1 13 (21.67%) Social Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 7 (11.67%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Banking
5 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.00%) Front Office
6 3 (5.00%) Legal
7 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.33%) International Banking
7 2 (3.33%) Wearables
8 1 (1.67%) Marketing
8 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Administrator
5 3 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Node.js
2 7 (11.67%) RAML
2 7 (11.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (11.67%) Swagger
3 6 (10.00%) J2EE
3 6 (10.00%) JSON
3 6 (10.00%) REST
4 5 (8.33%) LDAP
4 5 (8.33%) RESTful
4 5 (8.33%) Spring
5 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.67%) HTML
5 4 (6.67%) Kafka
5 4 (6.67%) XML
6 3 (5.00%) CSS
6 3 (5.00%) CSS3
6 3 (5.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.33%) Flask
7 2 (3.33%) React
7 2 (3.33%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.33%) Replication
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.33%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) EPoS
5 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Animation
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) DevOps
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (21.67%) Scrum
5 11 (18.33%) TDD
6 10 (16.67%) BDD
6 10 (16.67%) Microservices
7 9 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.67%) Smoke Testing
9 7 (11.67%) User Stories
10 6 (10.00%) ETL
10 6 (10.00%) OOP
10 6 (10.00%) Refactoring
11 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (8.33%) High Availability
11 5 (8.33%) SDLC
11 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Java
2 21 (35.00%) Python
3 14 (23.33%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.67%) Ruby
5 8 (13.33%) Go
5 8 (13.33%) Java 8
6 7 (11.67%) TypeScript
7 6 (10.00%) Java 11
8 5 (8.33%) C#
8 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (5.00%) Perl
10 3 (5.00%) Scala
10 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 3 (5.00%) VBA
11 2 (3.33%) Kotlin
11 2 (3.33%) R
12 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) NFS
3 2 (3.33%) Veritas File System
3 2 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) Kubernetes
2 9 (15.00%) Terraform
3 8 (13.33%) Ansible
4 5 (8.33%) Control-M
4 5 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (8.33%) QRadar
4 5 (8.33%) Tivoli
4 5 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Netcool
5 4 (6.67%) Puppet
6 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.67%) Grafana
7 1 (1.67%) Icinga
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Packer
7 1 (1.67%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Splunk
2 7 (11.67%) IBM
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.33%) BMC
4 5 (8.33%) CyberArk
4 5 (8.33%) EMC
4 5 (8.33%) Qualys
4 5 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) Alteryx
5 2 (3.33%) Databricks
5 2 (3.33%) Google
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) Rollbar
5 2 (3.33%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe
6 1 (1.67%) Altiris
6 1 (1.67%) Serena
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec