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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
London / City of London
Rank 124 141 173
Rank change year-on-year +17 +32  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 31 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.98% 6.08% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 15
Median daily rate £475 £473 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +39.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £370
% change year-on-year -1.31% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.64 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year -78.85% -  

GitHub is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 444 296 279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.65% 8.90% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 241 209
Median daily rate £500 £473 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +6.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Median hourly rate £21.16 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing GitHub as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in the City of London

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 32 (41.03%) DevOps
3 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (33.33%) JIRA
4 26 (33.33%) Docker
5 25 (32.05%) Jenkins
6 22 (28.21%) Java
6 22 (28.21%) Linux
7 21 (26.92%) Node.js
8 19 (24.36%) AngularJS
8 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
8 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
9 18 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (23.08%) SQL
10 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 16 (20.51%) TDD
11 15 (19.23%) Puppet
12 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (16.67%) VMware
13 13 (16.67%) PHP
13 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 13 (16.67%) Python
14 12 (15.38%) Banking
14 12 (15.38%) Selenium
14 12 (15.38%) Scala
14 12 (15.38%) REST
15 11 (14.10%) MongoDB
15 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
15 11 (14.10%) Ruby
15 11 (14.10%) Finance

GitHub
Top Related 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 7 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
3 4 (5.13%) Confluence
3 4 (5.13%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.85%) nginx
5 2 (2.56%) LiveCycle
5 2 (2.56%) Mule
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.28%) Drupal
6 1 (1.28%) IPython
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.28%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.56%) IaaS
5 2 (2.56%) PaaS
5 2 (2.56%) SaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Firewall
2 6 (7.69%) SSL
3 4 (5.13%) HTTP
3 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.28%) DMZ
5 1 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.82%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.41%) Redis
6 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.85%) Big Data
6 3 (3.85%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.56%) QlikView
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.28%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.28%) Flink
8 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.28%) Presto
Development Applications
1 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 26 (33.33%) JIRA
3 25 (32.05%) Jenkins
4 12 (15.38%) Selenium
5 11 (14.10%) Vagrant
6 10 (12.82%) Cucumber
7 9 (11.54%) Bitbucket
8 8 (10.26%) WebDriver
9 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
10 6 (7.69%) SoapUI
11 5 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (5.13%) Jasmine
12 4 (5.13%) Mocha
12 4 (5.13%) Protractor
12 4 (5.13%) Sinon.JS
12 4 (5.13%) webpack
13 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (3.85%) Maven
14 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
14 2 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 12 (15.38%) Banking
2 11 (14.10%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.13%) Games
5 4 (5.13%) Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) Advertising
6 2 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Tester
6 5 (6.41%) Developer in Test
6 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.85%) Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Configuration Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Java Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Junior
8 3 (3.85%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) Node.js
2 19 (24.36%) AngularJS
3 12 (15.38%) REST
4 10 (12.82%) Web Services
5 9 (11.54%) CSS
6 8 (10.26%) Express
6 8 (10.26%) HTML
7 7 (8.97%) LAMP
8 6 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (7.69%) Spring
8 6 (7.69%) Symfony
9 5 (6.41%) Akka
9 5 (6.41%) Backbone.js
9 5 (6.41%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (6.41%) HTML5
9 5 (6.41%) JSON
9 5 (6.41%) Play Framework
9 5 (6.41%) RESTful
9 5 (6.41%) spray
9 5 (6.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) User Experience
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Spread Betting
3 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.56%) AS400
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) iSeries
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Equities
5 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows
3 7 (8.97%) Unix
3 7 (8.97%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.41%) CoreOS
6 4 (5.13%) RancherOS
7 3 (3.85%) Android
8 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.56%) CentOS
8 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) DevOps
2 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.51%) TDD
4 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.82%) Microservices
5 10 (12.82%) Scrum
6 8 (10.26%) BDD
6 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.26%) Pair Programming
7 7 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.69%) OO
8 6 (7.69%) Release Management
8 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.13%) Analytics
10 4 (5.13%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Data Security
10 4 (5.13%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) SQL
3 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.67%) PHP
4 13 (16.67%) Python
5 12 (15.38%) Scala
6 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.10%) Ruby
7 5 (6.41%) Go
7 5 (6.41%) Perl
8 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.13%) C#
9 3 (3.85%) ES6
9 3 (3.85%) PHP 5
9 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.56%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.56%) SOQL
10 2 (2.56%) SOSL
11 1 (1.28%) R
11 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SDET
2 4 (5.13%) QA
3 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (33.33%) Docker
2 4 (5.13%) etcd
2 4 (5.13%) flannel
2 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.85%) vCloud
4 2 (2.56%) Corosync
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) Puppet
2 10 (12.82%) Kubernetes
3 9 (11.54%) Ansible
4 4 (5.13%) Consul
4 4 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (5.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (5.13%) Marathon
4 4 (5.13%) Mesos
4 4 (5.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (5.13%) Rancher
4 4 (5.13%) SELinux
5 3 (3.85%) Control-M
5 3 (3.85%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (3.85%) Rundeck
5 3 (3.85%) Terraform
6 2 (2.56%) MOM
6 2 (2.56%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.28%) Graphite
7 1 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) VMware
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) Splunk
4 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle
6 3 (3.85%) BMC
6 3 (3.85%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.56%) Adobe
7 2 (2.56%) F5
7 2 (2.56%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) Informatica
7 2 (2.56%) Nuix
7 2 (2.56%) Tableau
7 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.28%) Apple
8 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.28%) Black Duck
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.28%) Sonatype
8 1 (1.28%) Veracode
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