Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 157 184
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27 +11
Contract jobs citing GitHub 36 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 0.61% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.56% 5.48% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 6
East of England median daily rate £505 £260 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.23% -37.76% +4.44%
10th Percentile £388 £250 £231
90th Percentile £625 £288 £458
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 0
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% +28.57% +40.00%

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 647 493 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.99% 11.15% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 277 249
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £140 £200 £262
90th Percentile £580 £628 £578
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £23.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +165.96% -26.56% +156.00%
10th Percentile £39.10 £11.06 £10.98
90th Percentile £116.13 £37.00 £46.53
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +1 16 £505 +83.64% 7
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £525 +110.00% 9
Hertfordshire -3 5 £450 - 3
Norfolk - 4 £600 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 24 (66.67%) Python
2 21 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 20 (55.56%) DevOps
4 19 (52.78%) Perl
5 18 (50.00%) TDD
6 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (47.22%) Ansible
7 14 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (38.89%) Java
7 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 14 (38.89%) Linux
8 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (30.56%) Ruby
9 11 (30.56%) XML
10 10 (27.78%) HTML
10 10 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (27.78%) JUnit
10 10 (27.78%) OOD
10 10 (27.78%) Animation
10 10 (27.78%) JSON
10 10 (27.78%) Pair Programming
10 10 (27.78%) MVC
10 10 (27.78%) Core Animation
10 10 (27.78%) RESTful
10 10 (27.78%) Push Notifications
10 10 (27.78%) Core Data
11 9 (25.00%) Terraform
11 9 (25.00%) Unix
12 8 (22.22%) JIRA
12 8 (22.22%) Open Source

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 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) Mule
3 1 (2.78%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (8.33%) CloudFront
3 3 (8.33%) Serverless
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.56%) Route 53
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.78%) Heroku
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.78%) JUnit
3 8 (22.22%) JIRA
4 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
4 7 (19.44%) Gradle
5 6 (16.67%) Android Studio
5 6 (16.67%) Calabash
5 6 (16.67%) GitLab
6 4 (11.11%) Mocha
6 4 (11.11%) Xcode
7 3 (8.33%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.78%) GoCD
8 1 (2.78%) gulp
8 1 (2.78%) Selenium
8 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) iOS Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Test Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Scientific Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) XML
2 10 (27.78%) Core Animation
2 10 (27.78%) Core Data
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) JSON
2 10 (27.78%) RESTful
3 6 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 6 (16.67%) Node.js
4 4 (11.11%) Cocoa
4 4 (11.11%) iOS SDK
4 4 (11.11%) iPhone SDK
4 4 (11.11%) React
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (8.33%) Chai
6 2 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.78%) Middleware
7 1 (2.78%) OAuth
7 1 (2.78%) REST
7 1 (2.78%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Animation
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.11%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Android
4 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps
2 18 (50.00%) TDD
3 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.78%) MVC
5 10 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (27.78%) OOD
5 10 (27.78%) Pair Programming
5 10 (27.78%) Push Notifications
6 8 (22.22%) Open Source
7 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.67%) Android Development
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.89%) Data Management
10 4 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (11.11%) Informatics
10 4 (11.11%) OO
10 4 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) Python
2 19 (52.78%) Perl
3 14 (38.89%) Java
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) Ruby
5 6 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (13.89%) C
7 4 (11.11%) Apple Swift
7 4 (11.11%) C++
7 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
8 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.78%) ES6
10 1 (2.78%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) Ansible
2 9 (25.00%) Terraform
3 7 (19.44%) Puppet
4 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.11%) Rackspace
3 2 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft