Period
to 21 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 171 166
Rank change year-on-year +57 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing GitHub 87 81 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 1.20% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.34% 4.37% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 59 75
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £350 £361 £425
90th Percentile £670 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £533 £525 £511
% change year-on-year +1.43% +2.69% +7.63%
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 1,628 1,855 1,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.61% 27.43% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,276 1,471 1,107
City of London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £318 £313 £319
90th Percentile £663 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 21
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -2.78% -51.46%
10th Percentile £18.71 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.70 £23.75 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.76 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.19% -9.64%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 - 2 - -
GitHub
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.53%) Java
3 35 (40.23%) Git (software)
4 32 (36.78%) JIRA
4 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
5 29 (33.33%) AWS
6 27 (31.03%) DevOps
7 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (28.74%) HTML
9 24 (27.59%) CSS
10 23 (26.44%) Python
11 22 (25.29%) SQL
12 21 (24.14%) Docker
12 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
13 18 (20.69%) Web Services
13 18 (20.69%) Confluence
14 17 (19.54%) RESTful
14 17 (19.54%) TDD
15 16 (18.39%) Scrum
16 15 (17.24%) Spring
16 15 (17.24%) Linux
16 15 (17.24%) Oracle
16 15 (17.24%) Kubernetes
17 14 (16.09%) Amazon S3
17 14 (16.09%) Azure
17 14 (16.09%) HTML5
18 13 (14.94%) Unix
18 13 (14.94%) React
19 12 (13.79%) Microservices
19 12 (13.79%) PostgreSQL

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 18 (20.69%) Confluence
2 5 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) DataSynapse
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.30%) SAP Portal
4 2 (2.30%) WordPress
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (1.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) InDesign
1 3 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 29 (33.33%) AWS
2 14 (16.09%) Amazon S3
2 14 (16.09%) Azure
3 11 (12.64%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (12.64%) Serverless
4 10 (11.49%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (10.34%) Route 53
6 6 (6.90%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 6 (6.90%) AWS CodePipeline
6 6 (6.90%) GCP
7 4 (4.60%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (4.60%) Amazon Glacier
7 4 (4.60%) npm
8 3 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.30%) CloudFront
9 2 (2.30%) PaaS
9 2 (2.30%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) Broadband
2 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.05%) MySQL
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.45%) Redis
4 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.30%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (40.23%) Git (software)
2 32 (36.78%) JIRA
3 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.49%) TeamCity
5 9 (10.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.20%) Gradle
6 8 (9.20%) Maven
7 7 (8.05%) Ant
7 7 (8.05%) JMeter
7 7 (8.05%) JUnit
7 7 (8.05%) Mockito
8 6 (6.90%) Selenium
9 5 (5.75%) git-flow
9 5 (5.75%) RSpec
9 5 (5.75%) Subversion
9 5 (5.75%) YourKit
10 4 (4.60%) CircleCI
10 4 (4.60%) Travis CI
10 4 (4.60%) webpack
General
1 9 (10.34%) Front Office
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Publishing
5 3 (3.45%) Games
5 3 (3.45%) Law
5 3 (3.45%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Advertising
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (56.32%) Developer
2 11 (12.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.05%) Quantitative Developer
4 6 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Architect
5 5 (5.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (4.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (4.60%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) iOS Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.30%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) HTML
2 24 (27.59%) CSS
3 18 (20.69%) Web Services
4 17 (19.54%) RESTful
5 15 (17.24%) Spring
6 14 (16.09%) HTML5
7 13 (14.94%) React
8 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.20%) CSS3
8 8 (9.20%) J2EE
8 8 (9.20%) JSON
8 8 (9.20%) Redux
8 8 (9.20%) REST
9 7 (8.05%) .NET
9 7 (8.05%) SOAP
10 6 (6.90%) RxJava
10 6 (6.90%) XML
11 5 (5.75%) Node.js
11 5 (5.75%) Spring Boot
11 5 (5.75%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 6 (6.90%) User Experience
2 5 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.75%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (4.60%) Cloud Native
3 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.45%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (3.45%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (2.30%) BYOD
5 2 (2.30%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.30%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.30%) PlayStation
5 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) HTC Vive
6 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Debian
4 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.60%) Windows
5 2 (2.30%) Android
5 2 (2.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.03%) DevOps
3 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (19.54%) TDD
5 16 (18.39%) Scrum
6 12 (13.79%) Microservices
7 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.34%) Workflow
9 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
9 8 (9.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (9.20%) Kanban
10 7 (8.05%) BDD
10 7 (8.05%) Front End Development
10 7 (8.05%) Migration
10 7 (8.05%) Open Source
11 6 (6.90%) API Development
11 6 (6.90%) MVC
11 6 (6.90%) SDLC
11 6 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.53%) Java
2 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.44%) Python
4 22 (25.29%) SQL
5 9 (10.34%) Kotlin
5 9 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.05%) C#
6 7 (8.05%) PHP
7 6 (6.90%) Ruby
8 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.75%) ES6
8 5 (5.75%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.60%) Scala
9 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.45%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.45%) C++
10 3 (3.45%) Go
10 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.30%) Perl
11 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 11 (12.64%) Terraform
3 10 (11.49%) Ansible
4 7 (8.05%) Puppet
5 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.75%) Prometheus
6 4 (4.60%) Kibana
6 4 (4.60%) Packer
6 4 (4.60%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.15%) Grafana
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Oracle
2 5 (5.75%) Google
3 4 (4.60%) Adobe
3 4 (4.60%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) Okta
4 3 (3.45%) Perforce
4 3 (3.45%) Splunk
5 2 (2.30%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.30%) SAP
5 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.15%) Cognos
6 1 (1.15%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.15%) Teradata