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 3 months to 22 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 129 135
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 17 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 0.16% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.84% 1.50% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
Median daily rate £406 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.04% -22.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £382 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £485 £375
% change year-on-year -3.35% +29.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +27.69% -  

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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 351 266 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 15.13% 10.42% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 160 166
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Median hourly rate £35.50 £15.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.03% -68.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.84 £15.10 £44.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £20.30 £106.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.44%  

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Essex - 10 £265 - 3
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £463 +15.62% 9
Hertfordshire 0 1 £600 +93.54% 1
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 of England region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 31 (88.57%) HTML
3 28 (80.00%) XML
4 27 (77.14%) JSON
5 26 (74.29%) Jenkins
6 25 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (71.43%) MVC
6 25 (71.43%) OOD
7 24 (68.57%) TDD
7 24 (68.57%) RESTful
8 23 (65.71%) Core Animation
8 23 (65.71%) Pair Programming
8 23 (65.71%) Animation
8 23 (65.71%) OOA/OOD
8 23 (65.71%) JUnit
8 23 (65.71%) Core Data
8 23 (65.71%) Push Notifications
9 21 (60.00%) Mobile App
10 17 (48.57%) Java
11 14 (40.00%) Android
11 14 (40.00%) Gradle
11 14 (40.00%) Android SDK
11 14 (40.00%) Android Development
11 14 (40.00%) Calabash
12 10 (28.57%) Automotive
12 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
13 9 (25.71%) C++
13 9 (25.71%) iPhone
13 9 (25.71%) Cocoa
13 9 (25.71%) Xcode

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 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (5.71%) Route 53
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (74.29%) Jenkins
2 23 (65.71%) JUnit
3 14 (40.00%) Calabash
3 14 (40.00%) Gradle
4 9 (25.71%) Xcode
5 5 (14.29%) Android Studio
6 3 (8.57%) Babel
6 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
6 3 (8.57%) gulp
6 3 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.71%) JIRA
8 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.86%) MorphX
8 1 (2.86%) Selenium
8 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (28.57%) Automotive
1 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Android Developer
3 9 (25.71%) iOS Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Angular Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.86%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) HTML
2 28 (80.00%) XML
3 27 (77.14%) JSON
4 24 (68.57%) RESTful
5 23 (65.71%) Core Animation
5 23 (65.71%) Core Data
6 14 (40.00%) Android SDK
7 9 (25.71%) Cocoa
7 9 (25.71%) iOS SDK
7 9 (25.71%) iPhone SDK
8 8 (22.86%) CSS
9 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
9 6 (17.14%) jQuery
9 6 (17.14%) Node.js
10 5 (14.29%) HTML5
11 3 (8.57%) .NET
11 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
11 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
11 3 (8.57%) Redux
11 3 (8.57%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Animation
2 21 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 9 (25.71%) iPhone
4 3 (8.57%) e-Learning
5 2 (5.71%) User Experience
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Android
2 9 (25.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 25 (71.43%) MVC
1 25 (71.43%) OOD
2 24 (68.57%) TDD
3 23 (65.71%) OOA/OOD
3 23 (65.71%) Pair Programming
3 23 (65.71%) Push Notifications
4 14 (40.00%) Android Development
5 9 (25.71%) iOS Development
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 2 (5.71%) OO
8 2 (5.71%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.71%) SOLID
8 2 (5.71%) YAGNI
9 1 (2.86%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.86%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) Apple Swift
3 9 (25.71%) C++
3 9 (25.71%) Objective-C
4 4 (11.43%) ES6
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) Nintex
1 1 (2.86%) Splunk
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