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 28 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.

GitHub
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 111 133
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 18 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 0.49% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.17% 5.66% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Median daily rate £275 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.29% -22.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £370
% change year-on-year -3.84% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
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 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 251 212 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.82% 8.57% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 142 103
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 £275 £325 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £15.40 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 28 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
Essex - 14 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 3 - - 6
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 of England region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 26 (76.47%) HTML
1 26 (76.47%) JavaScript
1 26 (76.47%) Jenkins
2 25 (73.53%) Mobile App
2 25 (73.53%) Push Notifications
3 24 (70.59%) JSON
4 23 (67.65%) Pair Programming
4 23 (67.65%) XML
4 23 (67.65%) OOD
4 23 (67.65%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (67.65%) RESTful
5 22 (64.71%) Core Animation
5 22 (64.71%) OOA/OOD
5 22 (64.71%) JUnit
5 22 (64.71%) MVC
5 22 (64.71%) TDD
5 22 (64.71%) Animation
5 22 (64.71%) Core Data
6 15 (44.12%) Java
6 15 (44.12%) Android
7 13 (38.24%) iOS SDK
7 13 (38.24%) Apple iOS
8 12 (35.29%) Calabash
8 12 (35.29%) Android SDK
8 12 (35.29%) Android Development
8 12 (35.29%) Gradle
9 11 (32.35%) C++
10 10 (29.41%) Automotive
10 10 (29.41%) Cocoa
10 10 (29.41%) 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 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) Trello
3 2 (5.88%) Yammer
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.94%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (76.47%) Jenkins
2 22 (64.71%) JUnit
3 12 (35.29%) Calabash
3 12 (35.29%) Gradle
4 10 (29.41%) Xcode
5 6 (17.65%) Android Studio
6 4 (11.76%) JIRA
7 3 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.94%) Grunt
8 1 (2.94%) gulp
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium
8 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (29.41%) Automotive
2 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Android Developer
3 10 (29.41%) iOS Developer
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) AWS Architect
6 1 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.94%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (2.94%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) HTML
2 24 (70.59%) JSON
3 23 (67.65%) RESTful
3 23 (67.65%) XML
4 22 (64.71%) Core Animation
4 22 (64.71%) Core Data
5 13 (38.24%) iOS SDK
6 12 (35.29%) Android SDK
7 10 (29.41%) Cocoa
7 10 (29.41%) iPhone SDK
8 5 (14.71%) .NET
9 4 (11.76%) CSS
10 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.82%) CSS3
10 3 (8.82%) HTML5
11 2 (5.88%) Angular 2
11 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
11 2 (5.88%) COM
11 2 (5.88%) jQuery
11 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) Mobile App
2 22 (64.71%) Animation
3 10 (29.41%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Android
2 13 (38.24%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Push Notifications
2 23 (67.65%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (67.65%) OOD
2 23 (67.65%) Pair Programming
3 22 (64.71%) MVC
3 22 (64.71%) OOA/OOD
3 22 (64.71%) TDD
4 12 (35.29%) Android Development
5 10 (29.41%) iOS Development
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) Case Management
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) Data Management
8 2 (5.88%) Document Management
9 1 (2.94%) Content Marketing
9 1 (2.94%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 15 (44.12%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) C++
4 10 (29.41%) Apple Swift
4 10 (29.41%) Objective-C
5 5 (14.71%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Ansible
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.82%) Terraform
2 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
1 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.88%) Infor
2 2 (5.88%) New Relic
2 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
2 2 (5.88%) Splunk