The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
UK / England
Rank 234 326 413
Rank change year-on-year +92 +87  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 416 323 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.01% 0.66% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.81% 8.16% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 231 115
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £380 £370
% change year-on-year -0.65% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £55.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.72% +175.00%  
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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5325 3959 2468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.99% 8.14% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3716 2778 1604
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 68 89
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.60% -1.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.88 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitHub in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in England

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in England

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GitHub in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GitHub in England

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for GitHub in England

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +6 224 £475 +0.52% 88
South East +62 58 £438 +9.37% 15
Yorkshire +37 43 £400 -21.95% 10
North West +55 29 £400 -6.70% 9
South West +1 20 £438 +20.68% 10
East of England +1 18 £275 -11.29% 7
North East +1 10 £335 -41.73% 3
West Midlands +17 7 £201 -29.02% 11
East Midlands +1 4 £313 -10.71% 2
Midlands - 2 £550 -
GitHub
UK

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 454 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (46.73%) Jenkins
3 376 (41.73%) DevOps
4 365 (40.51%) Git (software)
5 334 (37.07%) JavaScript
6 302 (33.52%) Java
7 241 (26.75%) HTML
8 239 (26.53%) Linux
9 225 (24.97%) Continuous Integration
10 222 (24.64%) TDD
11 219 (24.31%) Amazon AWS
12 218 (24.20%) JIRA
13 197 (21.86%) Puppet
13 197 (21.86%) Docker
14 191 (21.20%) CSS
15 171 (18.98%) AngularJS
16 167 (18.53%) Node.js
17 165 (18.31%) SQL
18 160 (17.76%) Ruby
19 158 (17.54%) Selenium
20 152 (16.87%) Scrum
21 148 (16.43%) Python
22 134 (14.87%) REST
22 134 (14.87%) Cucumber
23 133 (14.76%) Ansible
24 126 (13.98%) BDD
24 126 (13.98%) Confluence
25 121 (13.43%) Open Source
26 120 (13.32%) Maven
27 110 (12.21%) JSON

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 126 (13.98%) Confluence
2 52 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (4.11%) Apache
3 37 (4.11%) OpenStack
4 36 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 33 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 32 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 32 (3.55%) JBoss
7 29 (3.22%) nginx
8 26 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 21 (2.33%) Apache Spark
10 18 (2.00%) WebSphere Process Server
10 18 (2.00%) WordPress
11 17 (1.89%) Alfresco
12 15 (1.66%) CMS
12 15 (1.66%) Drupal
13 12 (1.33%) Mule
14 10 (1.11%) IIS
14 10 (1.11%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.89%) Anypoint
Applications
1 11 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.11%) HipChat
3 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Magento
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 219 (24.31%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.44%) PaaS
4 28 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (2.77%) Heroku
6 23 (2.55%) OpenShift
7 22 (2.44%) Google Analytics
8 19 (2.11%) IaaS
9 17 (1.89%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (1.22%) CloudBees
12 9 (1.00%) Datadog
12 9 (1.00%) SaaS
13 7 (0.78%) Office 365
14 5 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.55%) Slack
15 4 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.44%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.44%) HTTP
2 34 (3.77%) SSL
3 32 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.55%) Firewall
4 14 (1.55%) Kerberos
4 14 (1.55%) LDAP
5 11 (1.22%) DNS
6 8 (0.89%) Skype
7 7 (0.78%) Network Security
8 6 (0.67%) VPN
9 5 (0.55%) Intranet
10 4 (0.44%) IPv4
10 4 (0.44%) IPv6
10 4 (0.44%) SAN
11 3 (0.33%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.33%) NAS
11 3 (0.33%) SSH
12 2 (0.22%) IMAP
12 2 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (10.65%) MongoDB
2 94 (10.43%) NoSQL
3 75 (8.32%) SQL Server
4 73 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (6.33%) MySQL
6 43 (4.77%) Big Data
7 41 (4.55%) Hadoop
8 33 (3.66%) Redis
9 21 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.89%) Apache Hive
11 16 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (1.33%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.11%) Blockchain
14 10 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
18 5 (0.55%) Couchbase
18 5 (0.55%) HBase
Development Applications
1 421 (46.73%) Jenkins
2 365 (40.51%) Git (software)
3 218 (24.20%) JIRA
4 158 (17.54%) Selenium
5 134 (14.87%) Cucumber
6 120 (13.32%) Maven
7 79 (8.77%) JUnit
8 73 (8.10%) Bitbucket
9 66 (7.33%) Subversion
10 65 (7.21%) TeamCity
11 64 (7.10%) Sonatype Nexus
12 57 (6.33%) Gradle
13 49 (5.44%) Vagrant
14 47 (5.22%) Grunt
14 47 (5.22%) gulp
15 40 (4.44%) Ant
15 40 (4.44%) WebDriver
16 36 (4.00%) SonarQube
17 35 (3.88%) GitLab
18 32 (3.55%) Mockito
General
1 74 (8.21%) Finance
2 64 (7.10%) Banking
3 38 (4.22%) Retail
4 24 (2.66%) Marketing
5 19 (2.11%) Games
5 19 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.22%) Automotive
6 11 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.22%) Publishing
7 8 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.67%) Advertising
8 6 (0.67%) Legal
9 3 (0.33%) Electronics
10 2 (0.22%) Back Office
10 2 (0.22%) Front Office
10 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.11%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Local Government
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 459 (50.94%) Developer
2 176 (19.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 88 (9.77%) Java Developer
4 73 (8.10%) Senior Developer
5 58 (6.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 54 (5.99%) JavaScript Developer
7 42 (4.66%) AWS Engineer
8 36 (4.00%) Architect
9 35 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
10 33 (3.66%) Node.js Developer
10 33 (3.66%) Scala Developer
11 28 (3.11%) Software Developer
12 25 (2.77%) Tester
13 24 (2.66%) .NET Developer
13 24 (2.66%) C# Developer
13 24 (2.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 23 (2.55%) Angular Developer
14 23 (2.55%) Software Engineer
14 23 (2.55%) UI Developer
15 22 (2.44%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (26.75%) HTML
2 191 (21.20%) CSS
3 171 (18.98%) AngularJS
4 167 (18.53%) Node.js
5 134 (14.87%) REST
6 110 (12.21%) JSON
7 102 (11.32%) Web Services
8 100 (11.10%) RESTful
9 99 (10.99%) HTML5
10 90 (9.99%) Spring
11 83 (9.21%) XML
12 80 (8.88%) React
13 77 (8.55%) SOAP
14 74 (8.21%) CSS3
15 71 (7.88%) jQuery
16 61 (6.77%) .NET
17 57 (6.33%) Sass
18 46 (5.11%) Backbone.js
19 39 (4.33%) RabbitMQ
20 37 (4.11%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.99%) Mobile App
1 63 (6.99%) User Experience
2 30 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.55%) Animation
5 20 (2.22%) Blog
5 20 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 17 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 15 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (1.66%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.55%) Replication
9 12 (1.33%) Credit Risk
9 12 (1.33%) Spread Betting
10 11 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.22%) iPhone
11 7 (0.78%) Clustering
12 4 (0.44%) Fintech
12 4 (0.44%) Wiki
13 3 (0.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 239 (26.53%) Linux
2 87 (9.66%) Unix
3 71 (7.88%) Windows
4 53 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 48 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (4.99%) CentOS
7 42 (4.66%) Apple iOS
8 41 (4.55%) Android
9 24 (2.66%) Windows Server
10 23 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (2.00%) CoreOS
12 17 (1.89%) SUSE
13 10 (1.11%) RancherOS
14 8 (0.89%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.78%) Debian
16 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.55%) Solaris
17 5 (0.55%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
19 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (41.73%) DevOps
3 225 (24.97%) Continuous Integration
4 222 (24.64%) TDD
5 152 (16.87%) Scrum
6 126 (13.98%) BDD
7 121 (13.43%) Open Source
8 103 (11.43%) Microservices
9 98 (10.88%) Configuration Management
10 79 (8.77%) Pair Programming
11 74 (8.21%) MVC
12 72 (7.99%) Front End Development
13 68 (7.55%) Analytics
14 63 (6.99%) E-Commerce
15 59 (6.55%) Unit Testing
16 57 (6.33%) Web Development
17 55 (6.10%) Automated Testing
18 50 (5.55%) Kanban
19 49 (5.44%) OO
20 48 (5.33%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 334 (37.07%) JavaScript
2 302 (33.52%) Java
3 165 (18.31%) SQL
4 160 (17.76%) Ruby
5 148 (16.43%) Python
6 99 (10.99%) Scala
7 76 (8.44%) PHP
8 75 (8.32%) Bash Shell
9 67 (7.44%) C#
10 47 (5.22%) Perl
11 44 (4.88%) Go
12 42 (4.66%) Groovy
13 31 (3.44%) PowerShell
14 27 (3.00%) C++
15 25 (2.77%) ES6
16 24 (2.66%) Shell Script
17 22 (2.44%) Apple Swift
18 21 (2.33%) Objective-C
18 21 (2.33%) R
19 19 (2.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 64 (7.10%) SC Cleared
3 56 (6.22%) Degree
4 13 (1.44%) ISEB
5 11 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.55%) MCSE
10 4 (0.44%) PhD
11 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.11%) CISSP
12 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.10%) QA
2 14 (1.55%) SDET
3 6 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 197 (21.86%) Docker
2 19 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.33%) etcd
4 12 (1.33%) flannel
5 10 (1.11%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.78%) GlusterFS
6 7 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.78%) vCloud
6 7 (0.78%) vSphere
7 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.33%) HDFS
8 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.22%) Ceph
8 2 (0.22%) Corosync
8 2 (0.22%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.22%) LXC
8 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 197 (21.86%) Puppet
2 133 (14.76%) Ansible
3 110 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (4.88%) Terraform
5 40 (4.44%) Kubernetes
6 26 (2.89%) Kibana
7 21 (2.33%) Graphite
7 21 (2.33%) logstash
8 16 (1.78%) Docker Swarm
9 15 (1.66%) Grafana
10 13 (1.44%) Nagios
10 13 (1.44%) ZABBIX
11 12 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 12 (1.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 12 (1.33%) Salt
12 11 (1.22%) ITRS Geneos
12 11 (1.22%) Mesos
13 10 (1.11%) Consul
13 10 (1.11%) Marathon
13 10 (1.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 62 (6.88%) Splunk
2 51 (5.66%) Google
3 48 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 45 (4.99%) VMware
5 33 (3.66%) MuleSoft
6 30 (3.33%) Oracle
6 30 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 18 (2.00%) AppDynamics
7 18 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 17 (1.89%) Hortonworks
9 13 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.33%) New Relic
10 12 (1.33%) Rackspace
11 11 (1.22%) IBM
11 11 (1.22%) SaltStack
12 10 (1.11%) Apigee
12 10 (1.11%) Xamarin
13 9 (1.00%) Adobe
13 9 (1.00%) SAP
13 9 (1.00%) ServiceNow
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