Period
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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 6 months to 20 May 2022 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 134 161 180
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19 +29
Contract jobs citing GitHub 1,371 760 646
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.93% 1.65% 1.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.44% 4.72% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 474 439
10th Percentile £419 £375 £363
25th Percentile £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £588 £629
90th Percentile £750 £638 £675
UK median daily rate £560 £500 £520
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 5
10th Percentile £54.78 £23.75 £23.80
25th Percentile £56.41 £37.81 £25.75
Median hourly rate £70.00 £59.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +48.75% +6.67%
75th Percentile £77.50 £68.00 £48.75
90th Percentile £81.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £70.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +93.10% -9.38% -5.88%

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25,215 16,114 13,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.52% 34.99% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,543 11,618 9,689
10th Percentile £321 £315 £300
25th Percentile £439 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 265 206
10th Percentile £13.88 £11.64 £12.56
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +3.90%
75th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £38.60
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.15 £54.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in England

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitHub in England.

Daily rate trend for GitHub in England

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitHub in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub in England

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GitHub in England.

Hourly rate trend for GitHub in England

GitHub
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing GitHub in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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 6 months to 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +29 965 £580 +10.48% 158
North of England +10 150 £525 +7.69% 51
North West +6 77 £525 +23.53% 33
South East -32 70 £538 +19.44% 32
Yorkshire -4 60 £500 -4.76% 12
South West -30 45 £529 +16.32% 23
East of England -20 27 £550 +9.90% 14
Midlands -38 27 £525 +10.53% 10
West Midlands -39 27 £525 -5.83% 9
North East +3 13 £600 +9.09% 6
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 734 (53.54%) DevOps
2 706 (51.50%) Agile
3 682 (49.74%) CI/CD
4 552 (40.26%) Azure
5 531 (38.73%) Jenkins
6 510 (37.20%) AWS
7 479 (34.94%) Git (software)
8 451 (32.90%) Docker
9 444 (32.39%) Terraform
10 423 (30.85%) Python
11 376 (27.43%) Java
12 363 (26.48%) Kubernetes
13 356 (25.97%) JIRA
14 348 (25.38%) JavaScript
15 304 (22.17%) Social Skills
16 269 (19.62%) Scrum
17 264 (19.26%) Finance
18 261 (19.04%) Microservices
19 248 (18.09%) Infrastructure as Code
20 247 (18.02%) React
21 245 (17.87%) SQL
22 242 (17.65%) TDD
23 237 (17.29%) REST
24 232 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
25 220 (16.05%) Test Automation
26 217 (15.83%) Ansible
27 214 (15.61%) Serverless
28 201 (14.66%) Linux
29 199 (14.51%) Confluence
30 191 (13.93%) Node.js

GitHub
Co-occurring 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
1 199 (14.51%) Confluence
2 59 (4.30%) Apache Spark
3 56 (4.08%) CMS
4 46 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 35 (2.55%) Apache
7 28 (2.04%) SharePoint
8 26 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.17%) OpenStack
11 14 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
11 14 (1.02%) nginx
12 13 (0.95%) IIS
13 11 (0.80%) Headless CMS
13 11 (0.80%) Mule
14 10 (0.73%) JBoss
14 10 (0.73%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.66%) Red Hat Fuse
16 8 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 7 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.44%) Sketch
5 5 (0.36%) Adobe XD
6 3 (0.22%) InVision
6 3 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.22%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.073%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.073%) InDesign
8 1 (0.073%) Maya
8 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.73%) Shopify
2 3 (0.22%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.15%) Cloudability
4 1 (0.073%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.073%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.073%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.073%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 552 (40.26%) Azure
2 510 (37.20%) AWS
3 214 (15.61%) Serverless
4 179 (13.06%) GCP
4 179 (13.06%) GitHub Actions
5 139 (10.14%) PaaS
6 129 (9.41%) AWS Lambda
7 100 (7.29%) IaaS
8 91 (6.64%) Amazon S3
9 88 (6.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 73 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
11 70 (5.11%) OpenShift
12 58 (4.23%) SaaS
13 55 (4.01%) Amazon EKS
13 55 (4.01%) Azure Functions
14 45 (3.28%) Power Platform
15 44 (3.21%) Amazon ECS
16 42 (3.06%) Azure Data Factory
17 39 (2.84%) npm
18 37 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.16%) DNS
2 50 (3.65%) Internet
3 42 (3.06%) Firewall
4 18 (1.31%) HTTP
5 17 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.17%) Kerberos
7 15 (1.09%) Network Security
8 13 (0.95%) SSL
9 9 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (0.66%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.66%) SAN
10 8 (0.58%) IPv6
11 7 (0.51%) DHCP
11 7 (0.51%) NAS
12 5 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.36%) LTE
12 5 (0.36%) VPN
13 4 (0.29%) FTP
13 4 (0.29%) SMTP
14 3 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 96 (7.00%) NoSQL
3 93 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 76 (5.54%) Relational Database
5 73 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
6 58 (4.23%) Big Data
7 46 (3.36%) MySQL
8 45 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 44 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
10 39 (2.84%) Power BI
11 37 (2.70%) RDBMS
12 31 (2.26%) Data Lake
12 31 (2.26%) Oracle Database
13 28 (2.04%) Amazon Athena
14 25 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.82%) Redis
15 23 (1.68%) Tableau
16 22 (1.60%) Looker
17 21 (1.53%) BigQuery
18 20 (1.46%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 531 (38.73%) Jenkins
2 479 (34.94%) Git (software)
3 356 (25.97%) JIRA
4 146 (10.65%) Maven
5 145 (10.58%) GitLab
6 113 (8.24%) Gradle
7 101 (7.37%) TeamCity
8 89 (6.49%) Bitbucket
9 79 (5.76%) CircleCI
10 75 (5.47%) JUnit
11 72 (5.25%) Sonatype Nexus
12 53 (3.87%) SonarQube
13 48 (3.50%) Cucumber
13 48 (3.50%) Postman
14 45 (3.28%) Selenium
15 43 (3.14%) git-flow
16 39 (2.84%) Artifactory
17 38 (2.77%) Visual Studio
18 37 (2.70%) Mockito
19 35 (2.55%) webpack
General
1 304 (22.17%) Social Skills
2 264 (19.26%) Finance
3 115 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (7.29%) Banking
5 92 (6.71%) Public Sector
6 62 (4.52%) Presentation Skills
7 38 (2.77%) Retail
8 37 (2.70%) Telecoms
9 28 (2.04%) Marketing
10 26 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
11 25 (1.82%) Publishing
12 24 (1.75%) Manufacturing
13 16 (1.17%) Investment Banking
14 15 (1.09%) Electronics
14 15 (1.09%) Games
15 14 (1.02%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.95%) Automotive
17 11 (0.80%) Law
18 10 (0.73%) Legal
18 10 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 447 (32.60%) Developer
2 221 (16.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 111 (8.10%) Architect
4 100 (7.29%) AWS Engineer
5 83 (6.05%) Azure Engineer
6 72 (5.25%) Java Developer
7 70 (5.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 66 (4.81%) Software Engineer
9 64 (4.67%) Senior Developer
10 60 (4.38%) AWS DevOps
11 57 (4.16%) Analyst
11 57 (4.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 57 (4.16%) React Developer
12 51 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
12 51 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
13 49 (3.57%) Python Developer
14 48 (3.50%) Data Engineer
15 41 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 34 (2.48%) Azure Architect
17 31 (2.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (18.02%) React
2 237 (17.29%) REST
3 191 (13.93%) Node.js
4 179 (13.06%) HTML
5 172 (12.55%) CSS
6 146 (10.65%) JSON
7 134 (9.77%) Spring
8 127 (9.26%) Kafka
9 103 (7.51%) Spring Boot
10 99 (7.22%) .NET
11 84 (6.13%) RESTful
12 80 (5.84%) Web Services
13 60 (4.38%) GraphQL
13 60 (4.38%) HTML5
14 57 (4.16%) SOAP
15 55 (4.01%) AngularJS
16 54 (3.94%) XML
17 45 (3.28%) Pandas
18 43 (3.14%) jQuery
19 41 (2.99%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 122 (8.90%) User Experience
2 93 (6.78%) Public Cloud
3 76 (5.54%) Cloud Native
3 76 (5.54%) Data Protection Act
4 57 (4.16%) Mobile App
5 46 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 28 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (1.97%) Replication
8 25 (1.82%) iPad
9 23 (1.68%) Clustering
9 23 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.46%) Enterprise Cloud
10 20 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 19 (1.39%) Social Media
11 19 (1.39%) Virtual Team
12 18 (1.31%) Renewable Energy
13 17 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (1.17%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 201 (14.66%) Linux
2 119 (8.68%) Windows
3 90 (6.56%) Unix
4 57 (4.16%) Android
5 48 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (3.36%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.09%) CentOS
9 11 (0.80%) Solaris
10 8 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (0.29%) VMS
13 4 (0.29%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.22%) Alpine Linux
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
15 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (53.54%) DevOps
2 706 (51.50%) Agile
3 682 (49.74%) CI/CD
4 269 (19.62%) Scrum
5 261 (19.04%) Microservices
6 248 (18.09%) Infrastructure as Code
7 242 (17.65%) TDD
8 232 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
9 220 (16.05%) Test Automation
10 156 (11.38%) Software Engineering
11 151 (11.01%) Full Stack Development
12 149 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
13 144 (10.50%) Kanban
14 141 (10.28%) BDD
15 134 (9.77%) Analytics
16 123 (8.97%) Open Source
17 115 (8.39%) Continuous Delivery
18 101 (7.37%) Data Protection
19 100 (7.29%) SDLC
20 94 (6.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 423 (30.85%) Python
2 376 (27.43%) Java
3 348 (25.38%) JavaScript
4 245 (17.87%) SQL
5 154 (11.23%) Bash
6 141 (10.28%) TypeScript
7 138 (10.07%) PowerShell
8 126 (9.19%) C#
9 90 (6.56%) Go
10 69 (5.03%) Ruby
11 59 (4.30%) Kotlin
12 58 (4.23%) Scala
13 48 (3.50%) Shell Script
14 41 (2.99%) Groovy
15 35 (2.55%) R
16 29 (2.12%) PHP
17 22 (1.60%) Apple Swift
18 21 (1.53%) C++
18 21 (1.53%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 93 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 43 (3.14%) Degree
4 26 (1.90%) AWS Certification
5 18 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.58%) CISSP
9 6 (0.44%) CISM
10 5 (0.36%) CEH
11 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.29%) ISEB
11 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.22%) MCAD
12 3 (0.22%) MCSE
13 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.15%) MCSA
13 2 (0.15%) OCP
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.91%) Accessibility
2 68 (4.96%) QA
3 18 (1.31%) GDPR
4 13 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.95%) SLA
5 12 (0.88%) WCAG
6 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.22%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.073%) DICOM
8 1 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.073%) HL7
8 1 (0.073%) IFRS
8 1 (0.073%) IFRS 17
System Software
1 451 (32.90%) Docker
2 41 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.55%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.88%) Ceph
6 11 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.73%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.44%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.44%) vSphere
12 5 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.29%) NFS
14 3 (0.22%) KVM
15 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
15 2 (0.15%) Veritas File System
15 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
16 1 (0.073%) OpenDJ
16 1 (0.073%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 444 (32.39%) Terraform
2 363 (26.48%) Kubernetes
3 217 (15.83%) Ansible
4 98 (7.15%) Puppet
5 60 (4.38%) Prometheus
6 56 (4.08%) Grafana
7 54 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (2.48%) Kibana
8 34 (2.48%) logstash
9 16 (1.17%) Istio
10 11 (0.80%) Packer
11 10 (0.73%) Control-M
11 10 (0.73%) Pingdom
11 10 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.66%) QRadar
12 9 (0.66%) Salt
12 9 (0.66%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 8 (0.58%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 188 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 112 (8.17%) Google
3 110 (8.02%) Oracle
4 81 (5.91%) Splunk
5 75 (5.47%) Databricks
6 49 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 43 (3.14%) AppDynamics
7 43 (3.14%) VMware
8 36 (2.63%) IBM
9 34 (2.48%) ServiceNow
10 26 (1.90%) Sitecore
11 25 (1.82%) SAP
12 23 (1.68%) Dynatrace
13 21 (1.53%) Atlassian
14 20 (1.46%) F5
15 18 (1.31%) New Relic
16 16 (1.17%) Adobe
17 15 (1.09%) Checkmarx
17 15 (1.09%) Informatica
17 15 (1.09%) Sybase