Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 198 249
Rank change year-on-year +22 +51 +13
Contract jobs citing GitHub 592 1,207 1,022
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.45% 1.46% 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.70% 5.15% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 785 698
Median daily rate £500 £525 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.06% +7.03%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £350
90th Percentile £675 £663 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £520 £490
% change year-on-year -3.85% +6.12% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.81% -17.69%
10th Percentile £24.78 £35.00 £24.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £75.00
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.54
% change year-on-year -6.25% +19.26% -17.69%

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 12,594 23,416 20,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.93% 28.28% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,495 16,179 13,773
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 289 273
Median hourly rate £33.61 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.77% +10.00% +5.49%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.23 £58.15 £58.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +47.73% +15.79% +5.56%

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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
London +24 377 £525 -4.55% 53
North of England +29 100 £525 +13.51% 11
Yorkshire +30 67 £600 +20.00% 2
South East +26 43 £469 -1.32% 18
South West +7 26 £445 -14.22% 13
North West +41 23 £400 -11.11% 7
East of England +31 17 £463 -2.63% 3
Midlands +36 16 £488 +2.63% 7
West Midlands +30 13 £480 - 4
North East +21 10 £515 +21.18% 2
East Midlands +39 3 £488 +8.33% 3
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 316 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (45.10%) DevOps
3 254 (42.91%) Git (software)
4 198 (33.45%) AWS
5 181 (30.57%) Jenkins
6 176 (29.73%) Java
7 171 (28.89%) Docker
8 163 (27.53%) Continuous Integration
9 155 (26.18%) JavaScript
9 155 (26.18%) Python
10 137 (23.14%) Kubernetes
11 136 (22.97%) JIRA
12 134 (22.64%) Azure
13 127 (21.45%) Test Automation
14 125 (21.11%) Terraform
15 121 (20.44%) TDD
16 118 (19.93%) Security Cleared
16 118 (19.93%) Scrum
17 105 (17.74%) HTML
17 105 (17.74%) Open Source
18 91 (15.37%) GitLab
18 91 (15.37%) Ansible
18 91 (15.37%) SQL
18 91 (15.37%) CSS
19 89 (15.03%) Linux
20 88 (14.86%) Microservices
21 87 (14.70%) RESTful
22 84 (14.19%) Finance
23 81 (13.68%) C#
24 79 (13.34%) Infrastructure as Code

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 65 (10.98%) Confluence
2 42 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (3.21%) Apache Spark
4 17 (2.87%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.53%) IIS
5 15 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.52%) nginx
8 7 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.68%) CMS
10 4 (0.68%) DataSynapse
10 4 (0.68%) GemFire
11 3 (0.51%) Apache
11 3 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.51%) Drupal
11 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Figma
2 3 (0.51%) LibreOffice
2 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.34%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.17%) InVision
4 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.17%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.17%) Actimize
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 198 (33.45%) AWS
2 134 (22.64%) Azure
3 60 (10.14%) Amazon S3
4 52 (8.78%) Amazon EC2
4 52 (8.78%) GCP
5 42 (7.09%) Serverless
6 32 (5.41%) OpenShift
6 32 (5.41%) Slack
7 29 (4.90%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (4.22%) PaaS
9 24 (4.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 20 (3.38%) Amazon EMR
10 20 (3.38%) SaaS
11 17 (2.87%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (2.70%) Amazon Cognito
12 16 (2.70%) IaaS
13 15 (2.53%) Amazon EKS
13 15 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (2.20%) Route 53
15 11 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.91%) HTTP
2 21 (3.55%) DNS
3 16 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.20%) Firewall
5 12 (2.03%) SSL
6 8 (1.35%) DSL
6 8 (1.35%) HTTPS
7 7 (1.18%) Internet
8 5 (0.84%) BGP
9 4 (0.68%) Network Security
9 4 (0.68%) OpenVPN
9 4 (0.68%) Skype
9 4 (0.68%) VPN
10 3 (0.51%) Junos
10 3 (0.51%) MPLS
10 3 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.51%) RSVP
10 3 (0.51%) SNMP
10 3 (0.51%) VLAN
10 3 (0.51%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (6.59%) MySQL
4 34 (5.74%) Big Data
5 32 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.72%) MongoDB
7 18 (3.04%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.36%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (1.86%) Data Lake
9 11 (1.86%) Redis
10 9 (1.52%) MariaDB
10 9 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.01%) Electronic Patient Records
14 5 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
14 5 (0.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 254 (42.91%) Git (software)
2 181 (30.57%) Jenkins
3 136 (22.97%) JIRA
4 91 (15.37%) GitLab
5 69 (11.66%) JUnit
6 65 (10.98%) Bitbucket
7 56 (9.46%) Selenium
8 52 (8.78%) Visual Studio
9 50 (8.45%) Mockito
10 45 (7.60%) Maven
11 40 (6.76%) Cucumber
12 39 (6.59%) Sonatype Nexus
13 32 (5.41%) Gradle
14 30 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (3.89%) git-flow
16 22 (3.72%) Xcode
17 21 (3.55%) Ant
18 20 (3.38%) Jasmine
19 18 (3.04%) CircleCI
20 17 (2.87%) Travis CI
General
1 84 (14.19%) Finance
2 39 (6.59%) Public Sector
3 22 (3.72%) Banking
4 14 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (2.03%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.03%) Retail
6 9 (1.52%) Legal
7 8 (1.35%) Front Office
8 7 (1.18%) Back Office
8 7 (1.18%) Games
9 6 (1.01%) Publishing
10 5 (0.84%) Marketing
11 4 (0.68%) Law
12 3 (0.51%) Automotive
12 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Electronics
13 2 (0.34%) Police
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 263 (44.43%) Developer
2 92 (15.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (7.60%) Architect
4 35 (5.91%) Java Developer
4 35 (5.91%) Senior Developer
5 34 (5.74%) AWS Engineer
6 30 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
7 29 (4.90%) Android Developer
8 27 (4.56%) .NET Developer
9 26 (4.39%) Technical Architect
10 24 (4.05%) Consultant
10 24 (4.05%) Python Developer
11 21 (3.55%) AWS DevOps
11 21 (3.55%) C# Developer
12 20 (3.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 20 (3.38%) Tester
13 19 (3.21%) iOS Developer
13 19 (3.21%) Software Developer
14 18 (3.04%) Automation Tester
14 18 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (17.74%) HTML
2 91 (15.37%) CSS
3 87 (14.70%) RESTful
4 78 (13.18%) Web Services
5 76 (12.84%) Node.js
6 68 (11.49%) JSON
7 66 (11.15%) AngularJS
8 60 (10.14%) .NET
9 58 (9.80%) Spring
10 57 (9.63%) REST
11 53 (8.95%) HTML5
12 47 (7.94%) React
13 39 (6.59%) Kafka
14 38 (6.42%) Spring Boot
15 31 (5.24%) XML
16 28 (4.73%) RxJava
17 27 (4.56%) Elastic Stack
18 22 (3.72%) Material Design
18 22 (3.72%) Retrofit
18 22 (3.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.14%) User Experience
2 52 (8.78%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.89%) Cloud Native
4 17 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 16 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 14 (2.36%) Blog
6 14 (2.36%) Mobile Payment
7 12 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (1.86%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.69%) Market Risk
10 9 (1.52%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.52%) Social Media
11 7 (1.18%) BYOD
12 6 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.03%) Linux
2 77 (13.01%) Windows
3 55 (9.29%) Android
4 30 (5.07%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.72%) Unix
6 21 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.87%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (1.01%) CentOS
10 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.51%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.34%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.17%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Solaris
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (45.10%) DevOps
3 163 (27.53%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (21.45%) Test Automation
5 121 (20.44%) TDD
6 118 (19.93%) Scrum
7 105 (17.74%) Open Source
8 88 (14.86%) Microservices
9 79 (13.34%) Infrastructure as Code
10 72 (12.16%) BDD
11 67 (11.32%) Kanban
12 62 (10.47%) Continuous Deployment
13 61 (10.30%) Continuous Delivery
14 52 (8.78%) SDLC
15 51 (8.61%) Android Development
15 51 (8.61%) Pair Programming
16 49 (8.28%) Migration
17 48 (8.11%) Configuration Management
18 45 (7.60%) Software Engineering
19 43 (7.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 176 (29.73%) Java
2 155 (26.18%) JavaScript
2 155 (26.18%) Python
3 91 (15.37%) SQL
4 81 (13.68%) C#
5 55 (9.29%) Ruby
6 54 (9.12%) Go
6 54 (9.12%) Kotlin
7 48 (8.11%) PowerShell
8 46 (7.77%) Bash Shell
9 29 (4.90%) Shell Script
10 25 (4.22%) Java 8
11 22 (3.72%) Apple Swift
12 18 (3.04%) TypeScript
13 16 (2.70%) Groovy
14 15 (2.53%) PL/SQL
15 14 (2.36%) C
16 11 (1.86%) Perl
17 10 (1.69%) C++
17 10 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 118 (19.93%) Security Cleared
2 77 (13.01%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.41%) Degree
4 18 (3.04%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.53%) ISTQB
6 13 (2.20%) AWS Certification
6 13 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.35%) ISEB
9 7 (1.18%) BC Cleared
10 6 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.84%) CISM
11 5 (0.84%) CISSP
11 5 (0.84%) CRISC
11 5 (0.84%) MCSA
12 3 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.51%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.34%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.90%) QA
2 5 (0.84%) GDPR
2 5 (0.84%) GxP
2 5 (0.84%) SLA
3 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) NIST
4 3 (0.51%) WCAG
5 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 171 (28.89%) Docker
2 10 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.69%) vSphere
3 9 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.84%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.51%) zsh
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.17%) HDFS
9 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 137 (23.14%) Kubernetes
2 125 (21.11%) Terraform
3 91 (15.37%) Ansible
4 47 (7.94%) Puppet
5 35 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (3.89%) Prometheus
7 18 (3.04%) Grafana
8 10 (1.69%) Kibana
9 8 (1.35%) Packer
10 4 (0.68%) CloudForms
11 3 (0.51%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.34%) Control-M
12 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.34%) logstash
12 2 (0.34%) Oozie
12 2 (0.34%) Salt
13 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.17%) Nagios
13 1 (0.17%) SCOM
13 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 65 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.94%) Google
3 30 (5.07%) Atlassian
4 25 (4.22%) Oracle
4 25 (4.22%) Splunk
5 21 (3.55%) AppDynamics
6 20 (3.38%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.86%) IBM
7 11 (1.86%) VMware
8 8 (1.35%) Lets Encrypt
9 7 (1.18%) SAP
10 6 (1.01%) Databricks
10 6 (1.01%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.01%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.84%) EMC
11 5 (0.84%) New Relic
11 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.84%) Talend
12 4 (0.68%) Sybase
12 4 (0.68%) TIBCO