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 25 June 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.

GitHub
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 298 383
Rank change year-on-year +54 +85  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 401 380 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.94% 0.78% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.77% 7.70% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 277 181
Median daily rate £486 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £485 £375
% change year-on-year -2.06% +29.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +30.76% -  

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 5919 4932 3243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.93% 10.12% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4030 3505 2131
Median daily rate £475 £470 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +13.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 64 66
Median hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.63% -45.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -6 237 £486 +2.36% 70
South East +104 82 £488 +18.36% 17
North West +24 21 £425 -15.00% 17
East of England +8 19 £463 +49.19% 12
West Midlands +36 18 £550 +83.33% 14
South West -5 15 £500 -16.66% 8
Yorkshire -24 5 £350 -30.00% 13
North East +65 1 - - 2
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 439 (53.02%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (44.81%) DevOps
3 345 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 317 (38.29%) Git (software)
5 290 (35.02%) Java
6 280 (33.82%) JavaScript
7 248 (29.95%) TDD
8 237 (28.62%) Linux
9 226 (27.29%) Amazon AWS
10 224 (27.05%) HTML
11 218 (26.33%) Continuous Integration
12 198 (23.91%) Docker
13 183 (22.10%) CSS
14 176 (21.26%) Scrum
15 165 (19.93%) JIRA
16 154 (18.60%) Ruby
17 146 (17.63%) Cucumber
18 145 (17.51%) Puppet
19 144 (17.39%) Microservices
20 143 (17.27%) AngularJS
21 134 (16.18%) Node.js
22 132 (15.94%) Test Automation
22 132 (15.94%) Selenium
23 127 (15.34%) BDD
24 125 (15.10%) Spring
25 119 (14.37%) Python
25 119 (14.37%) REST
26 115 (13.89%) Ansible
27 112 (13.53%) Maven
28 111 (13.41%) SQL

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
1 110 (13.29%) Confluence
2 69 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (5.43%) JBoss
4 41 (4.95%) nginx
5 38 (4.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 37 (4.47%) WebSphere
7 36 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 30 (3.62%) Apache
9 27 (3.26%) CMS
9 27 (3.26%) WebSphere Process Server
10 26 (3.14%) OpenStack
10 26 (3.14%) Tomcat
11 21 (2.54%) WordPress
12 13 (1.57%) Apache Spark
12 13 (1.57%) Mule
13 11 (1.33%) Anypoint
14 10 (1.21%) IIS
14 10 (1.21%) WebLogic
15 9 (1.09%) Drupal
16 7 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.85%) InVision
3 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.12%) HipChat
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.36%) Magento
1 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.12%) Shopify
3 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 226 (27.29%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (12.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (6.16%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (4.59%) PaaS
5 26 (3.14%) Amazon S3
6 23 (2.78%) OpenShift
7 22 (2.66%) Google Analytics
8 21 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 17 (2.05%) IaaS
11 16 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (1.93%) SaaS
12 15 (1.81%) Heroku
13 14 (1.69%) Quay.io
14 9 (1.09%) Slack
15 8 (0.97%) Datadog
15 8 (0.97%) Trello
16 6 (0.72%) BrowserStack
17 5 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 4 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.68%) HTTP
2 30 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.50%) SSL
4 14 (1.69%) DNS
5 5 (0.60%) SSH
6 4 (0.48%) IPv4
6 4 (0.48%) IPv6
6 4 (0.48%) Network Security
6 4 (0.48%) VPN
7 3 (0.36%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.36%) ICMP
7 3 (0.36%) Intranet
7 3 (0.36%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.36%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.36%) Skype
8 2 (0.24%) Firewall
9 1 (0.12%) Internet
9 1 (0.12%) LDAP
9 1 (0.12%) POP3
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.63%) MongoDB
2 85 (10.27%) NoSQL
3 67 (8.09%) SQL Server
4 65 (7.85%) MySQL
4 65 (7.85%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 40 (4.83%) Redis
7 31 (3.74%) Big Data
8 29 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 22 (2.66%) HBase
10 17 (2.05%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.85%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.72%) Blockchain
14 6 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (0.72%) InfluxDB
15 4 (0.48%) Parquet
15 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 345 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 317 (38.29%) Git (software)
3 165 (19.93%) JIRA
4 146 (17.63%) Cucumber
5 132 (15.94%) Selenium
6 112 (13.53%) Maven
7 82 (9.90%) JUnit
8 75 (9.06%) Bitbucket
9 72 (8.70%) TeamCity
10 71 (8.57%) GitLab
11 52 (6.28%) Gradle
12 50 (6.04%) Grunt
13 46 (5.56%) gulp
14 41 (4.95%) Ant
15 39 (4.71%) IntelliJ
15 39 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
16 38 (4.59%) Vagrant
17 37 (4.47%) Subversion
18 36 (4.35%) Mockito
18 36 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 57 (6.88%) Finance
2 44 (5.31%) Retail
3 39 (4.71%) Banking
4 23 (2.78%) Marketing
5 15 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.21%) Automotive
7 9 (1.09%) Billing
7 9 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.72%) Games
8 6 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.48%) Advertising
10 4 (0.48%) Electronics
10 4 (0.48%) Legal
10 4 (0.48%) Publishing
11 3 (0.36%) Front Office
12 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.24%) Back Office
12 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 442 (53.38%) Developer
2 144 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 98 (11.84%) Java Developer
4 53 (6.40%) Senior Developer
5 39 (4.71%) AWS Engineer
6 38 (4.59%) AWS DevOps
6 38 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
7 35 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 33 (3.99%) Architect
8 33 (3.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 27 (3.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 27 (3.26%) Ruby Developer
9 27 (3.26%) Scala Developer
10 26 (3.14%) .NET Developer
11 25 (3.02%) C# Developer
12 24 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
13 23 (2.78%) Node.js Developer
14 22 (2.66%) UI Developer
15 21 (2.54%) PHP Developer
15 21 (2.54%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (27.05%) HTML
2 183 (22.10%) CSS
3 143 (17.27%) AngularJS
4 134 (16.18%) Node.js
5 125 (15.10%) Spring
6 119 (14.37%) REST
7 103 (12.44%) HTML5
8 93 (11.23%) RESTful
9 85 (10.27%) jQuery
10 76 (9.18%) CSS3
10 76 (9.18%) JSON
11 74 (8.94%) Web Services
12 66 (7.97%) React
13 62 (7.49%) SOAP
14 60 (7.25%) .NET
14 60 (7.25%) XML
15 59 (7.13%) Sass
16 53 (6.40%) Spring Boot
17 52 (6.28%) Elastic Stack
18 46 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.88%) User Experience
2 40 (4.83%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 28 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (3.26%) Blog
6 24 (2.90%) Animation
7 16 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.93%) Virtual Team
8 15 (1.81%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.33%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.21%) iPhone
10 10 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (0.85%) NHS
13 6 (0.72%) Clustering
13 6 (0.72%) Replication
14 5 (0.60%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 237 (28.62%) Linux
2 70 (8.45%) Unix
3 58 (7.00%) Ubuntu
4 49 (5.92%) Windows
5 43 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (4.23%) Android
7 34 (4.11%) CentOS
8 30 (3.62%) Apple iOS
9 21 (2.54%) CoreOS
10 20 (2.42%) SUSE
11 13 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (1.45%) Windows Server
13 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.36%) RancherOS
16 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.12%) AIX
17 1 (0.12%) Solaris
17 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (53.02%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (44.81%) DevOps
3 248 (29.95%) TDD
4 218 (26.33%) Continuous Integration
5 176 (21.26%) Scrum
6 144 (17.39%) Microservices
7 132 (15.94%) Test Automation
8 127 (15.34%) BDD
9 91 (10.99%) MVC
10 89 (10.75%) Configuration Management
11 84 (10.14%) Open Source
12 71 (8.57%) Pair Programming
13 62 (7.49%) Analytics
14 61 (7.37%) E-Commerce
15 56 (6.76%) Unit Testing
16 54 (6.52%) Migration
17 51 (6.16%) Software Engineering
18 50 (6.04%) Continuous Delivery
19 49 (5.92%) Kanban
20 46 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 290 (35.02%) Java
2 280 (33.82%) JavaScript
3 154 (18.60%) Ruby
4 119 (14.37%) Python
5 111 (13.41%) SQL
6 73 (8.82%) C#
7 64 (7.73%) Bash Shell
8 62 (7.49%) PHP
9 60 (7.25%) Scala
10 49 (5.92%) Go
11 35 (4.23%) Perl
12 31 (3.74%) ES6
13 30 (3.62%) Groovy
14 21 (2.54%) Shell Script
15 18 (2.17%) Haskell
15 18 (2.17%) Objective-C
16 17 (2.05%) Apple Swift
17 14 (1.69%) C++
17 14 (1.69%) PHP 5
18 12 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 57 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 43 (5.19%) Degree
4 12 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.33%) ISEB
6 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.36%) MCSE
10 2 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.24%) PMP
11 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.21%) QA
2 5 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.48%) HL7
4 2 (0.24%) GDPR
4 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) GCP
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 198 (23.91%) Docker
2 16 (1.93%) etcd
2 16 (1.93%) flannel
3 12 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (1.21%) Ceph
4 10 (1.21%) GlusterFS
4 10 (1.21%) SkyDNS
5 8 (0.97%) HDFS
5 8 (0.97%) vSphere
6 5 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.48%) vCloud
8 3 (0.36%) pfSense
8 3 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.36%) Xen
9 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.24%) Corosync
9 2 (0.24%) LXC
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 145 (17.51%) Puppet
2 115 (13.89%) Ansible
3 89 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (7.25%) Terraform
5 58 (7.00%) Kubernetes
6 44 (5.31%) Graphite
7 34 (4.11%) Kibana
8 24 (2.90%) logstash
9 21 (2.54%) Grafana
10 18 (2.17%) Prometheus
11 16 (1.93%) HAProxy
11 16 (1.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 16 (1.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 15 (1.81%) Sysdig
13 14 (1.69%) ZABBIX
14 13 (1.57%) rkt
15 12 (1.45%) Nagios
16 11 (1.33%) Salt
17 9 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
18 7 (0.85%) confd
Vendors
1 50 (6.04%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.92%) Google
3 46 (5.56%) Splunk
4 45 (5.43%) VMware
5 36 (4.35%) MuleSoft
6 31 (3.74%) Red Hat
7 29 (3.50%) Oracle
8 28 (3.38%) New Relic
9 25 (3.02%) AppDynamics
10 24 (2.90%) Rackspace
11 22 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.81%) Atlassian
13 14 (1.69%) Adobe
14 11 (1.33%) IBM
15 10 (1.21%) Apigee
15 10 (1.21%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.09%) hybris
16 9 (1.09%) Informatica
17 8 (0.97%) webMethods
18 7 (0.85%) Sitecore
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