Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 181 231
Rank change year-on-year +33 +50 +37
Contract jobs citing GitHub 101 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 0.91% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.32% 6.81% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 50 36
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £275
90th Percentile £625 £579 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
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 1214 896 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.01% 13.38% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 741 480
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £321 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £496 £436
% change year-on-year +0.91% +13.58% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 5
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +44.45% +24.26%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.61 £20.80
90th Percentile £29.10 £52.49 £33.39
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £44.62 £23.12
% change year-on-year -59.66% +93.05% +15.58%

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 53 (52.48%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (51.49%) Jenkins
3 49 (48.51%) DevOps
4 43 (42.57%) Git (software)
5 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (36.63%) Java
6 37 (36.63%) Python
7 35 (34.65%) Docker
8 33 (32.67%) TDD
9 32 (31.68%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (24.75%) Test Automation
10 25 (24.75%) JIRA
11 24 (23.76%) Kubernetes
12 23 (22.77%) REST
13 22 (21.78%) Open Source
14 20 (19.80%) Microservices
15 19 (18.81%) Apache Spark
15 19 (18.81%) Big Data
15 19 (18.81%) MVC
15 19 (18.81%) JavaScript
16 18 (17.82%) PHP
17 17 (16.83%) HTML
17 17 (16.83%) Unix
17 17 (16.83%) IBM
17 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
17 17 (16.83%) Hadoop
17 17 (16.83%) Apache Hive
17 17 (16.83%) Tableau
18 16 (15.84%) Banking
18 16 (15.84%) Oracle

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 19 (18.81%) Apache Spark
2 13 (12.87%) Confluence
3 6 (5.94%) Apache
4 5 (4.95%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.95%) nginx
5 3 (2.97%) Jetty
5 3 (2.97%) Mule
5 3 (2.97%) WordPress
6 2 (1.98%) CMS
6 2 (1.98%) SAS
6 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.99%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.99%) Drupal
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.99%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 53 (52.48%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.84%) AWS Lambda
2 16 (15.84%) Serverless
3 15 (14.85%) Bluemix
3 15 (14.85%) IBM Cloud
4 13 (12.87%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (8.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (6.93%) npm
7 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (5.94%) PaaS
8 5 (4.95%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.95%) Route 53
9 3 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.97%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (2.97%) BrowserStack
9 3 (2.97%) CloudBees
9 3 (2.97%) IaaS
9 3 (2.97%) OpenShift
9 3 (2.97%) vREST
9 3 (2.97%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) HTTP
2 5 (4.95%) Bluetooth
3 4 (3.96%) Firewall
4 3 (2.97%) Intranet
5 2 (1.98%) LDAP
5 2 (1.98%) Network Security
5 2 (1.98%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.99%) SSL
6 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.81%) Big Data
2 17 (16.83%) Apache Hive
2 17 (16.83%) Hadoop
3 15 (14.85%) Oracle ODI
3 15 (14.85%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (14.85%) Sqoop
4 11 (10.89%) Redis
5 10 (9.90%) MySQL
6 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.94%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.96%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.98%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.98%) HBase
10 2 (1.98%) Impala
10 2 (1.98%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 52 (51.49%) Jenkins
2 43 (42.57%) Git (software)
3 25 (24.75%) JIRA
4 13 (12.87%) Codeception
4 13 (12.87%) Codeship
4 13 (12.87%) PHPUnit
5 11 (10.89%) Maven
6 9 (8.91%) Selenium
6 9 (8.91%) Subversion
6 9 (8.91%) TeamCity
7 8 (7.92%) Cucumber
8 7 (6.93%) Mocha
9 6 (5.94%) Bitbucket
9 6 (5.94%) Jasmine
9 6 (5.94%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.95%) Crashlytics
10 5 (4.95%) Gradle
10 5 (4.95%) Grunt
11 4 (3.96%) Bower
11 4 (3.96%) gulp
General
1 16 (15.84%) Banking
2 9 (8.91%) Finance
3 8 (7.92%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Back Office
5 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Developer
2 23 (22.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (12.87%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (10.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) PHP Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Data Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Android Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Developer in Test
9 3 (2.97%) Data Scientist
9 3 (2.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Senior Android Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Unix Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.77%) REST
2 17 (16.83%) HTML
3 16 (15.84%) Kafka
3 16 (15.84%) PySpark
4 15 (14.85%) React
5 13 (12.87%) Laravel
6 11 (10.89%) HTML5
7 10 (9.90%) CSS
7 10 (9.90%) Node.js
8 8 (7.92%) CSS3
8 8 (7.92%) JSON
9 6 (5.94%) .NET
9 6 (5.94%) Spring
10 5 (4.95%) jQuery
10 5 (4.95%) LAMP
10 5 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (4.95%) XML
11 4 (3.96%) SOAP
11 4 (3.96%) Spring Boot
11 4 (3.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.94%) User Experience
3 4 (3.96%) Clustering
4 3 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.99%) NHS
6 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Unix
2 12 (11.88%) Linux
3 11 (10.89%) Android
4 9 (8.91%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.98%) Debian
6 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (48.51%) DevOps
2 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (32.67%) TDD
4 32 (31.68%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (24.75%) Test Automation
6 22 (21.78%) Open Source
7 20 (19.80%) Microservices
8 19 (18.81%) MVC
9 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
10 15 (14.85%) Data Engineering
10 15 (14.85%) MapReduce
11 14 (13.86%) API Development
12 13 (12.87%) Performance Optimisation
13 11 (10.89%) Workflow
14 10 (9.90%) Scrum
15 9 (8.91%) BDD
16 6 (5.94%) ETL
16 6 (5.94%) Kanban
16 6 (5.94%) Migration
17 5 (4.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.63%) Java
1 37 (36.63%) Python
2 19 (18.81%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.82%) PHP
4 10 (9.90%) SQL
5 6 (5.94%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.96%) Ruby
6 4 (3.96%) Scala
7 3 (2.97%) Perl
7 3 (2.97%) R
8 2 (1.98%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.98%) C
8 2 (1.98%) C#
8 2 (1.98%) C++
8 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.99%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.99%) Go
9 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) QA
System Software
1 35 (34.65%) Docker
2 15 (14.85%) Apache Flume
3 14 (13.86%) HDFS
4 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.98%) Firmware
5 2 (1.98%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (23.76%) Kubernetes
2 16 (15.84%) Ansible
3 14 (13.86%) Ambari
3 14 (13.86%) Hadoop YARN
3 14 (13.86%) Oozie
4 12 (11.88%) Terraform
5 8 (7.92%) Puppet
6 3 (2.97%) logstash
7 2 (1.98%) Grafana
7 2 (1.98%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.98%) Kibana
7 2 (1.98%) Mesos
7 2 (1.98%) Nagios
7 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.98%) Packer
7 2 (1.98%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.99%) MOM
8 1 (0.99%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) IBM
1 17 (16.83%) Tableau
2 16 (15.84%) Oracle
3 13 (12.87%) New Relic
4 8 (7.92%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.94%) Facebook
5 6 (5.94%) Google
6 5 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.95%) VMware
7 4 (3.96%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.97%) Perforce
8 3 (2.97%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.97%) Veritas
8 3 (2.97%) Zend
9 2 (1.98%) Omniture
9 2 (1.98%) Sonatype
9 2 (1.98%) Telerik
9 2 (1.98%) Vertica
9 2 (1.98%) Xamarin