Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 156 176
Rank change year-on-year +17 +20 +11
Contract jobs citing GitHub 56 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 0.81% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.19% 5.97% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 10
East of England median daily rate £450 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -11.29% -22.50%
10th Percentile £363 £265 £240
90th Percentile £575 £441 £443
England median daily rate £500 £456 £458
% change year-on-year +9.59% -0.27% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 0
East of England median hourly rate £70.00 £39.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.34% - -
England median hourly rate £33.54 £41.50 £29.64
% change year-on-year -19.18% +40.01% +48.20%

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 684 586 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.53% 13.60% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 352 308
East of England median daily rate £444 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +5.26% +3.64%
10th Percentile £199 £213 £255
90th Percentile £575 £594 £575
England median daily rate £483 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.05% +2.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 4
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% +136.07% -49.17%
10th Percentile £13.51 £13.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £104.38 £63.75 £15.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -6.17% -10.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +16 26 £463 +68.18% 3
Hertfordshire +4 13 £400 -33.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £513 +46.43% 18
East Anglia - 3 - -
Norfolk - 2 £450 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (51.79%) Linux
1 29 (51.79%) Python
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Jenkins
3 26 (46.43%) DevOps
3 26 (46.43%) Java
4 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (41.07%) TDD
6 19 (33.93%) Perl
7 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
8 17 (30.36%) Ansible
9 16 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (28.57%) Ruby
10 15 (26.79%) RESTful
10 15 (26.79%) MVC
10 15 (26.79%) Core Data
11 14 (25.00%) HTML
11 14 (25.00%) JIRA
12 13 (23.21%) XML
13 12 (21.43%) JSON
13 12 (21.43%) Deployment Automation
13 12 (21.43%) Gradle
14 11 (19.64%) Calabash
14 11 (19.64%) Android SDK
14 11 (19.64%) Android Development
14 11 (19.64%) Push Notifications
14 11 (19.64%) Terraform
14 11 (19.64%) Animation
14 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
14 11 (19.64%) 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 6 (10.71%) Confluence
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (5.36%) CloudFront
3 3 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.36%) Serverless
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.57%) G Suite
4 2 (3.57%) Route 53
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.79%) Heroku
5 1 (1.79%) PaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Slack
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
1 3 (5.36%) SSL
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Jenkins
2 14 (25.00%) JIRA
3 12 (21.43%) Gradle
4 11 (19.64%) Calabash
4 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
4 11 (19.64%) JUnit
5 8 (14.29%) GitLab
6 4 (7.14%) Android Studio
6 4 (7.14%) CocoaPods
6 4 (7.14%) Mocha
6 4 (7.14%) Xcode
7 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.57%) Selenium
8 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.79%) Maven
8 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.79%) Subversion
8 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (10.71%) Automotive
2 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.79%) Law
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Android Developer
4 4 (7.14%) iOS Developer
5 3 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Objective-C Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Programmer
6 2 (3.57%) Scientific Programmer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.79%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Administrator
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (1.79%) SQL DBA
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) Core Data
1 15 (26.79%) RESTful
2 14 (25.00%) HTML
3 13 (23.21%) XML
4 12 (21.43%) JSON
5 11 (19.64%) Android SDK
5 11 (19.64%) Core Animation
6 6 (10.71%) Node.js
7 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.14%) React
7 4 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (7.14%) Web Services
8 3 (5.36%) Chai
8 3 (5.36%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (3.57%) Angular 2
9 2 (3.57%) CSS
10 1 (1.79%) .NET
10 1 (1.79%) JSP
10 1 (1.79%) Servlets
10 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Animation
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) Android
3 10 (17.86%) Unix
4 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) DevOps
3 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (41.07%) TDD
5 15 (26.79%) MVC
6 12 (21.43%) Deployment Automation
7 11 (19.64%) Android Development
7 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
7 11 (19.64%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (19.64%) OOD
7 11 (19.64%) Open Source
7 11 (19.64%) Pair Programming
7 11 (19.64%) Push Notifications
8 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
9 8 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 7 (12.50%) ITIL
10 7 (12.50%) Scrum
11 6 (10.71%) BDD
11 6 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (10.71%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Python
2 26 (46.43%) Java
3 19 (33.93%) Perl
4 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 16 (28.57%) Ruby
6 8 (14.29%) SQL
7 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.50%) C
8 4 (7.14%) Apple Swift
8 4 (7.14%) Go
8 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.57%) Scala
11 1 (1.79%) C++
11 1 (1.79%) ES6
11 1 (1.79%) PHP
11 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) AWS Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) Ansible
2 11 (19.64%) Terraform
3 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (14.29%) Puppet
4 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.57%) Consul
6 1 (1.79%) Grafana
6 1 (1.79%) Icinga
6 1 (1.79%) Nagios
6 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.93%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (1.79%) Capita
4 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Percona
4 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat