Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 15 August 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
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 154 183
Rank change year-on-year +11 +29 +21
Contract jobs citing GitHub 63 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 0.86% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.27% 6.04% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 9
East of England median daily rate £475 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +12.90% -20.05%
10th Percentile £361 £265 £282
90th Percentile £576 £590 £400
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 0
East of England median hourly rate £70.00 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.67% - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £41.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -22.89% -5.14% +75.00%

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 East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 867 662 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.53% 14.20% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 394 322
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £240 £200 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £480 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +2.67% +3.89% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 10
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £38.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.63% +149.18% -52.34%
10th Percentile £13.25 £15.10 £12.75
90th Percentile £61.88 £63.75 £20.28
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -13.80%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in the East of England

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in the East of England

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in the East of England

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GitHub in the East of England

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Essex +8 39 £475 +72.73% 1
Hertfordshire +4 11 £400 -33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £525 +29.23% 15
East Anglia - 3 - - 1
Norfolk +11 1 £301 -45.36%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 36 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (53.97%) Java
2 34 (53.97%) Jenkins
3 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (50.79%) Linux
5 31 (49.21%) DevOps
6 24 (38.10%) Python
6 24 (38.10%) Deployment Automation
7 23 (36.51%) Test Automation
7 23 (36.51%) JIRA
8 21 (33.33%) Ruby
8 21 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 21 (33.33%) Ansible
9 18 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (28.57%) Perl
10 17 (26.98%) GitLab
11 15 (23.81%) XML
11 15 (23.81%) TDD
11 15 (23.81%) Atlassian
12 14 (22.22%) JSON
12 14 (22.22%) MVC
12 14 (22.22%) ITIL
12 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 14 (22.22%) HTML
12 14 (22.22%) Software Delivery
12 14 (22.22%) Core Data
12 14 (22.22%) RESTful
13 13 (20.63%) Continuous Deployment
14 12 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
15 11 (17.46%) Android

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (12.70%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) Confluence
3 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.94%) JBoss
4 5 (7.94%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (4.76%) nginx
6 2 (3.17%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) Drupal
7 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.59%) Jetty
7 1 (1.59%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Windchill
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.17%) G Suite
4 2 (3.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) HTTP
1 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) IPsec
3 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) MySQL
2 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (53.97%) Jenkins
2 23 (36.51%) JIRA
3 17 (26.98%) GitLab
4 10 (15.87%) Calabash
4 10 (15.87%) Gradle
4 10 (15.87%) JUnit
5 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket
6 4 (6.35%) CocoaPods
6 4 (6.35%) Maven
6 4 (6.35%) Xcode
7 3 (4.76%) Android Studio
7 3 (4.76%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.17%) Subversion
8 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.17%) Automotive
2 1 (1.59%) Back Office
2 1 (1.59%) Electronics
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.59%) Law
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Developer
2 23 (36.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Android Developer
4 5 (7.94%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (7.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) iOS Developer
6 3 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Objective-C Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Angular Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) XML
2 14 (22.22%) Core Data
2 14 (22.22%) HTML
2 14 (22.22%) JSON
2 14 (22.22%) RESTful
3 10 (15.87%) Android SDK
3 10 (15.87%) Core Animation
4 7 (11.11%) Web Services
5 6 (9.52%) J2EE
6 5 (7.94%) .NET
6 5 (7.94%) Middleware
7 4 (6.35%) SOAP
8 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.76%) CSS
9 2 (3.17%) Angular 2
9 2 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (3.17%) HTML5
9 2 (3.17%) Servlets
10 1 (1.59%) Django
10 1 (1.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Animation
2 7 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.59%) RIA
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Linux
2 18 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (17.46%) Android
4 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.94%) Solaris
4 5 (7.94%) Unix
4 5 (7.94%) Windows
5 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.59%) CentOS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (49.21%) DevOps
4 24 (38.10%) Deployment Automation
5 23 (36.51%) Test Automation
6 21 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 15 (23.81%) TDD
8 14 (22.22%) ITIL
8 14 (22.22%) MVC
8 14 (22.22%) Software Delivery
9 13 (20.63%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
11 11 (17.46%) Open Source
12 10 (15.87%) Android Development
12 10 (15.87%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (15.87%) OOD
12 10 (15.87%) Pair Programming
12 10 (15.87%) Push Notifications
13 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
14 7 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) Java
2 24 (38.10%) Python
3 21 (33.33%) Ruby
4 18 (28.57%) Perl
5 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.29%) C
7 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.94%) C++
8 5 (7.94%) Go
9 4 (6.35%) Apple Swift
9 4 (6.35%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.76%) C#
10 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.76%) Scala
10 3 (4.76%) SQL
11 1 (1.59%) PHP
11 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) AWS Certification
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (33.33%) Ansible
2 6 (9.52%) Terraform
3 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.35%) Puppet
4 2 (3.17%) Consul
4 2 (3.17%) Salt
5 1 (1.59%) Grafana
5 1 (1.59%) Icinga
5 1 (1.59%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Atlassian
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) Google
3 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.94%) BEA
4 5 (7.94%) webMethods
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Capita
6 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.59%) Percona
6 1 (1.59%) VMware