Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 161 199
Rank change year-on-year +31 +38 +34
Contract jobs citing GitHub 139 90 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.99% 1.33% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.00% 8.82% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 78 37
City of London median daily rate £543 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £396 £421 £313
90th Percentile £638 £616 £591
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £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 1,738 1,020 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.87% 15.02% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,430 807 713
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £311
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 7
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -34.62% +18.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.74 £18.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £31.81 £50.95
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -34.62% +18.18%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 - 9 - -
London Bridge - 2 £475 -
GitHub
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 102 (73.38%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (66.19%) Jenkins
3 82 (58.99%) Python
4 72 (51.80%) DevOps
5 64 (46.04%) Git (software)
6 58 (41.73%) Amazon AWS
6 58 (41.73%) Docker
7 54 (38.85%) Bash Shell
8 53 (38.13%) Linux
9 49 (35.25%) Scrum
10 40 (28.78%) JIRA
11 38 (27.34%) Node.js
12 35 (25.18%) MongoDB
13 34 (24.46%) Java
14 33 (23.74%) Finance
14 33 (23.74%) Google
14 33 (23.74%) GitLab
15 32 (23.02%) Kafka
15 32 (23.02%) Ubuntu
15 32 (23.02%) Ruby
15 32 (23.02%) Test Automation
16 31 (22.30%) Maven
17 30 (21.58%) Banking
18 28 (20.14%) Kubernetes
18 28 (20.14%) Google Cloud Platform
19 27 (19.42%) Prometheus
19 27 (19.42%) TDD
19 27 (19.42%) Nagios
19 27 (19.42%) CentOS
20 26 (18.71%) Sonatype Nexus

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 22 (15.83%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (14.39%) Confluence
3 8 (5.76%) Drupal
4 7 (5.04%) Apache
4 7 (5.04%) CMS
4 7 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.32%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.88%) WordPress
7 3 (2.16%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.44%) IIS
8 2 (1.44%) SAS
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.72%) Mule
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) InVision
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 58 (41.73%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (20.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 24 (17.27%) Heroku
3 24 (17.27%) npm
4 22 (15.83%) IBM Cloud
5 12 (8.63%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (7.91%) Amazon S3
7 9 (6.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (5.04%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (5.04%) Serverless
9 5 (3.60%) CloudFront
9 5 (3.60%) Route 53
9 5 (3.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (2.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (2.88%) Office 365
10 4 (2.88%) OpenShift
11 3 (2.16%) IaaS
11 3 (2.16%) PaaS
11 3 (2.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) Firewall
2 6 (4.32%) HTTP
3 4 (2.88%) Internet
4 3 (2.16%) AMQP
4 3 (2.16%) DNS
4 3 (2.16%) Junos
4 3 (2.16%) MQTT
5 2 (1.44%) LAN
5 2 (1.44%) WAN
6 1 (0.72%) DSL
6 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.18%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.19%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (7.19%) MySQL
3 9 (6.47%) Big Data
4 7 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.32%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.32%) InfluxDB
6 5 (3.60%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.60%) Sqoop
7 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.16%) Redis
8 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.44%) HBase
9 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.44%) Presto
9 2 (1.44%) Spark SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Looker
Development Applications
1 92 (66.19%) Jenkins
2 64 (46.04%) Git (software)
3 40 (28.78%) JIRA
4 33 (23.74%) GitLab
5 31 (22.30%) Maven
6 26 (18.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 24 (17.27%) SonarQube
8 21 (15.11%) Ant
8 21 (15.11%) Gerrit
9 15 (10.79%) TeamCity
10 8 (5.76%) Selenium
11 7 (5.04%) Bitbucket
11 7 (5.04%) Cucumber
11 7 (5.04%) JUnit
12 4 (2.88%) Appium
12 4 (2.88%) Babel
12 4 (2.88%) CircleCI
12 4 (2.88%) git-flow
13 3 (2.16%) Robot Framework
13 3 (2.16%) Webistrano
General
1 33 (23.74%) Finance
2 30 (21.58%) Banking
3 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.60%) Publishing
5 3 (2.16%) Billing
5 3 (2.16%) German Language
5 3 (2.16%) Marketing
6 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 58 (41.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (30.22%) Developer
3 20 (14.39%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) Senior DevOps
4 17 (12.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (5.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Data Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Architect
10 5 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (2.88%) Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Consultant
11 4 (2.88%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (2.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.34%) Node.js
2 32 (23.02%) Kafka
3 18 (12.95%) .NET
4 13 (9.35%) CSS
4 13 (9.35%) RESTful
4 13 (9.35%) WCF
4 13 (9.35%) Web Services
5 12 (8.63%) HTML
5 12 (8.63%) Swagger
6 11 (7.91%) HTML5
7 10 (7.19%) Angular 2
7 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (7.19%) React
7 10 (7.19%) REST
8 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (5.76%) CSS3
9 8 (5.76%) WinForms
10 7 (5.04%) Gherkin
10 7 (5.04%) JSON
10 7 (5.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Device Driver
2 20 (14.39%) iPad
3 9 (6.47%) User Experience
4 6 (4.32%) Fintech
4 6 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.88%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.16%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.44%) PKI
8 2 (1.44%) Social Media
8 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.72%) Animation
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) Media Streaming
9 1 (0.72%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 53 (38.13%) Linux
2 32 (23.02%) Ubuntu
3 27 (19.42%) CentOS
4 16 (11.51%) Unix
5 5 (3.60%) Windows
5 5 (3.60%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.88%) Android
7 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.72%) Solaris
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (73.38%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (51.80%) DevOps
3 49 (35.25%) Scrum
4 32 (23.02%) Test Automation
5 27 (19.42%) TDD
6 24 (17.27%) High Availability
7 23 (16.55%) BDD
7 23 (16.55%) E-Commerce
7 23 (16.55%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 23 (16.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 18 (12.95%) Kanban
9 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
9 14 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.63%) Deployment Automation
10 12 (8.63%) Open Source
11 10 (7.19%) MVC
12 9 (6.47%) Migration
12 9 (6.47%) OO
12 9 (6.47%) Web Development
13 8 (5.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.99%) Python
2 54 (38.85%) Bash Shell
3 34 (24.46%) Java
4 32 (23.02%) Ruby
5 26 (18.71%) Go
6 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
7 20 (14.39%) Groovy
7 20 (14.39%) SQL
8 11 (7.91%) PHP
9 7 (5.04%) C#
9 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.60%) Perl
11 4 (2.88%) Java 8
11 4 (2.88%) Kotlin
12 3 (2.16%) Apex Code
12 3 (2.16%) C++
12 3 (2.16%) R
13 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.44%) Scala
13 2 (1.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.60%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.88%) Degree
3 2 (1.44%) CCNA
3 2 (1.44%) CCNP
3 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.27%) GCP
2 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.88%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (41.73%) Docker
2 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.16%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.16%) HDFS
2 3 (2.16%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.44%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (20.14%) Kubernetes
2 27 (19.42%) Nagios
2 27 (19.42%) Prometheus
3 26 (18.71%) Grafana
4 23 (16.55%) Icinga
5 22 (15.83%) Ansible
5 22 (15.83%) Mesos
6 21 (15.11%) Consul
7 15 (10.79%) Terraform
8 10 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (5.76%) Puppet
10 5 (3.60%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (3.60%) Kibana
11 4 (2.88%) logstash
12 3 (2.16%) Ambari
12 3 (2.16%) Capistrano
12 3 (2.16%) Oozie
12 3 (2.16%) SCCM
12 3 (2.16%) ZABBIX
13 2 (1.44%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 33 (23.74%) Google
2 24 (17.27%) Red Hat
3 23 (16.55%) IBM
4 7 (5.04%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.04%) Tableau
5 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.60%) New Relic
5 5 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.60%) Splunk
6 3 (2.16%) Adobe
6 3 (2.16%) Alteryx
6 3 (2.16%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco
6 3 (2.16%) Juniper
7 2 (1.44%) hybris
7 2 (1.44%) Nintex
7 2 (1.44%) Okta
7 2 (1.44%) PagerDuty
7 2 (1.44%) Qualys
7 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow