Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 176 178
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2 +25
Contract jobs citing GitHub 50 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.98% 0.72% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.98% 5.25% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 10
East of England median daily rate £475 £505 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.94% +88.79% -28.76%
10th Percentile £300 £388 £255
90th Percentile £588 £625 £400
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 2
East of England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.61% -
England median hourly rate £51.25 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% +73.61% +35.85%

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 1,005 705 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.72% 13.67% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 414 270
East of England median daily rate £435 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £179 £152 £220
90th Percentile £600 £583 £588
England median daily rate £492 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.65% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 15
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.00% +247.22% -43.31%
10th Percentile £13.54 £37.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £31.60 £63.75 £34.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.92%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -11 32 £500 -0.99% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 12 £422 -15.60% 13
Hertfordshire - 4 £475 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £300 - 1
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) Java
3 27 (54.00%) DevOps
4 25 (50.00%) Linux
5 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
6 22 (44.00%) Python
7 20 (40.00%) Perl
7 20 (40.00%) Ruby
7 20 (40.00%) JIRA
7 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 18 (36.00%) Ansible
9 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
9 17 (34.00%) Deployment Automation
10 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (28.00%) GitLab
11 14 (28.00%) Oracle
12 13 (26.00%) Unix
12 13 (26.00%) Apache
13 12 (24.00%) XML
13 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
14 11 (22.00%) J2EE
15 10 (20.00%) SQL
15 10 (20.00%) WebLogic
15 10 (20.00%) JBoss
15 10 (20.00%) Docker
15 10 (20.00%) JSON
15 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (18.00%) Atlassian
16 9 (18.00%) Git (software)

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 13 (26.00%) Apache
2 10 (20.00%) JBoss
2 10 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (14.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (8.00%) nginx
5 3 (6.00%) Confluence
5 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.00%) IIS
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.00%) WordPress
7 1 (2.00%) CMS
7 1 (2.00%) Jetty
7 1 (2.00%) Mongrel
7 1 (2.00%) SAS
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Windchill
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.00%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) FTP
4 1 (2.00%) IPsec
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.00%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (40.00%) JIRA
3 14 (28.00%) GitLab
4 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (10.00%) JUnit
6 5 (10.00%) Maven
6 5 (10.00%) Selenium
7 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.00%) Grunt
7 4 (8.00%) gulp
7 4 (8.00%) IntelliJ
8 3 (6.00%) Bitbucket
8 3 (6.00%) Gradle
8 3 (6.00%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (6.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) C++ Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (8.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Author
7 1 (2.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Author
7 1 (2.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) XML
2 11 (22.00%) J2EE
3 10 (20.00%) JSON
4 9 (18.00%) HTML
5 8 (16.00%) CSS
6 6 (12.00%) .NET
6 6 (12.00%) HTML5
6 6 (12.00%) Middleware
6 6 (12.00%) SOAP
7 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.00%) REST
7 5 (10.00%) Web Services
8 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.00%) Node.js
8 4 (8.00%) React
8 4 (8.00%) Sass
8 4 (8.00%) Spring
9 3 (6.00%) Servlets
10 2 (4.00%) EJB
10 2 (4.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Animation
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) RIA
3 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Unix
4 8 (16.00%) Solaris
5 6 (12.00%) Windows
6 2 (4.00%) Android
6 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) DevOps
3 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
4 17 (34.00%) Deployment Automation
5 9 (18.00%) ITIL
6 8 (16.00%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (16.00%) Open Source
6 8 (16.00%) Software Delivery
7 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (12.00%) OO
8 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Microservices
9 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) Server Hardening
9 4 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) Python
3 20 (40.00%) Perl
3 20 (40.00%) Ruby
4 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (20.00%) SQL
6 8 (16.00%) C#
7 7 (14.00%) C++
8 5 (10.00%) C
8 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (8.00%) PHP
9 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (6.00%) Scala
11 2 (4.00%) Groovy
11 2 (4.00%) Haskell
12 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
12 1 (2.00%) Go
12 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (36.00%) Ansible
2 4 (8.00%) Kibana
2 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.00%) Puppet
3 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.00%) Grafana
4 2 (4.00%) logstash
5 1 (2.00%) Mesos
5 1 (2.00%) Salt
5 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Atlassian
3 8 (16.00%) webMethods
4 7 (14.00%) BEA
5 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.00%) Google
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) Adobe
7 2 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (4.00%) Hyperion
7 2 (4.00%) Talend
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Informatica
8 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) VMware