The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
Rank 96 94 90
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.28% 1.41% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £313 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £370
% change year-on-year -1.31% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 122 71 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 8.17% 4.37% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 25
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Median hourly rate £10.75 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.41% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £10.40 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £20.20
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 East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitHub in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in the East Midlands

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 2 £313 -
Leicestershire - 1 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 2
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) Heroku
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Software AG
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (50.00%) OpenShift
4 4 (50.00%) Ansible
4 4 (50.00%) Docker
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Graphite
4 4 (50.00%) Datadog
4 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (50.00%) Apigee
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) Splunk
4 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (50.00%) Packer
4 4 (50.00%) git-flow
4 4 (50.00%) Docker Swarm

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Datadog
2 4 (50.00%) Heroku
2 4 (50.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (50.00%) git-flow
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) LESS
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
1 3 (37.50%) React
1 3 (37.50%) Sass
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) R
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
1 4 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (50.00%) Graphite
1 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) Packer
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Apigee
1 4 (50.00%) Software AG
1 4 (50.00%) Splunk
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle