Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 256 342
Rank change year-on-year +3 +86 +128
Contract jobs citing GitHub 998 827 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.08% 0.99% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.24% 7.26% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 568 484
England median daily rate £500 £455 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% - +13.75%
10th Percentile £356 £300 £325
90th Percentile £625 £580 £601
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 4
England median hourly rate £33.54 £41.50 £42.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.18% -1.94% +111.60%
10th Percentile £24.50 £35.00 £29.64
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £147.75
UK median hourly rate £33.54 £41.50 £42.32
% change year-on-year -19.18% -1.94% +111.60%

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 19,062 11,389 8,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.54% 13.63% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,085 7,905 6,120
England median daily rate £483 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.89% +2.22% +8.43%
10th Percentile £310 £280 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 158 136
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.50 £11.34
90th Percentile £57.88 £58.89 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% -13.25% -7.78%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 6 months to 25 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
London +8 586 £525 +10.53% 172
South East -6 155 £440 -9.88% 52
North of England -9 137 £425 +11.48% 57
North West +7 75 £450 +12.50% 48
Yorkshire -20 56 £413 +1.23% 9
East of England +19 53 £450 +63.64% 27
Midlands -5 35 £508 +30.97% 30
South West +7 30 £481 +15.27% 19
West Midlands -30 21 £450 +5.88% 21
East Midlands +7 11 £532 +70.22% 9
North East +2 6 £350 +7.69%
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 579 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 445 (44.59%) Git (software)
4 397 (39.78%) DevOps
5 390 (39.08%) Java
6 366 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
7 350 (35.07%) Linux
8 344 (34.47%) JavaScript
9 311 (31.16%) Continuous Integration
10 305 (30.56%) Python
11 290 (29.06%) TDD
12 249 (24.95%) JIRA
12 249 (24.95%) HTML
13 244 (24.45%) Docker
14 226 (22.65%) CSS
15 219 (21.94%) Ansible
16 215 (21.54%) Scrum
17 210 (21.04%) Test Automation
18 188 (18.84%) Node.js
19 168 (16.83%) Microservices
19 168 (16.83%) Finance
20 161 (16.13%) Bash Shell
21 158 (15.83%) Confluence
22 155 (15.53%) Configuration Management
22 155 (15.53%) Unix
23 152 (15.23%) Open Source
24 151 (15.13%) REST
25 144 (14.43%) Puppet
25 144 (14.43%) Ruby
26 140 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 158 (15.83%) Confluence
2 99 (9.92%) Apache
3 70 (7.01%) Cloud Foundry
4 54 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 51 (5.11%) Apache Spark
6 41 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
7 37 (3.71%) nginx
8 36 (3.61%) CMS
9 35 (3.51%) WebLogic
10 31 (3.11%) Drupal
10 31 (3.11%) JBoss
11 26 (2.61%) WebSphere
12 24 (2.40%) OpenStack
13 16 (1.60%) WordPress
14 10 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (1.00%) GemFire
15 9 (0.90%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.90%) Mule
16 8 (0.80%) Anypoint
17 5 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.50%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.20%) InVision
6 2 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.10%) HipChat
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Magento
2 3 (0.30%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.10%) iTrent
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.10%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 366 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (8.42%) Amazon EC2
4 81 (8.12%) Serverless
5 70 (7.01%) AWS Lambda
6 66 (6.61%) Amazon S3
7 61 (6.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 57 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 52 (5.21%) Heroku
10 48 (4.81%) CloudFront
10 48 (4.81%) Route 53
11 43 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 43 (4.31%) PaaS
12 30 (3.01%) npm
13 25 (2.51%) IaaS
14 22 (2.20%) IBM Cloud
15 21 (2.10%) Bluemix
15 21 (2.10%) OpenShift
16 17 (1.70%) Google Analytics
16 17 (1.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.71%) HTTP
2 39 (3.91%) Firewall
3 27 (2.71%) DNS
4 22 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 21 (2.10%) SSL
6 19 (1.90%) Internet
7 15 (1.50%) VPN
8 13 (1.30%) SMS
9 12 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (1.20%) SSH
10 10 (1.00%) Bluetooth
11 7 (0.70%) DKIM
11 7 (0.70%) DMARC
11 7 (0.70%) tcpdump
11 7 (0.70%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.50%) Network Security
13 3 (0.30%) DHCP
13 3 (0.30%) SMTP
13 3 (0.30%) VLAN
13 3 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (10.52%) PostgreSQL
2 100 (10.02%) MySQL
3 93 (9.32%) NoSQL
4 83 (8.32%) Big Data
5 78 (7.82%) Hadoop
6 63 (6.31%) MongoDB
7 62 (6.21%) Amazon RDS
8 54 (5.41%) HBase
9 49 (4.91%) Relational Database
10 46 (4.61%) SQL Server
11 31 (3.11%) Redis
12 28 (2.81%) Parquet
13 23 (2.30%) Apache Hive
14 22 (2.20%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (1.30%) Neo4j
15 13 (1.30%) Oracle Database
16 12 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 499 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 445 (44.59%) Git (software)
3 249 (24.95%) JIRA
4 106 (10.62%) Maven
5 104 (10.42%) Selenium
6 98 (9.82%) GitLab
7 82 (8.22%) Cucumber
8 79 (7.92%) Gradle
9 76 (7.62%) Sonatype Nexus
10 62 (6.21%) Bitbucket
11 60 (6.01%) Artifactory
12 58 (5.81%) TeamCity
13 48 (4.81%) JUnit
14 44 (4.41%) SonarQube
15 43 (4.31%) Ant
16 41 (4.11%) Subversion
17 34 (3.41%) gulp
18 33 (3.31%) IntelliJ
18 33 (3.31%) Mocha
19 32 (3.21%) Eclipse
General
1 168 (16.83%) Finance
2 76 (7.62%) Banking
3 26 (2.61%) Retail
4 21 (2.10%) Marketing
5 12 (1.20%) Advertising
5 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.00%) Legal
7 9 (0.90%) Back Office
7 9 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.60%) Automotive
8 6 (0.60%) Games
8 6 (0.60%) Publishing
9 5 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.40%) Billing
10 4 (0.40%) German Language
11 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.20%) Electronics
12 2 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 522 (52.30%) Developer
2 211 (21.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 94 (9.42%) Java Developer
4 73 (7.31%) AWS Engineer
4 73 (7.31%) Senior Developer
5 60 (6.01%) AWS DevOps
6 56 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 55 (5.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 53 (5.31%) .NET Developer
9 45 (4.51%) React Developer
10 39 (3.91%) Android Developer
11 36 (3.61%) Web Developer
12 34 (3.41%) Scala Developer
13 33 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
14 31 (3.11%) Senior DevOps
15 30 (3.01%) Cloud Engineer
15 30 (3.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 29 (2.91%) Architect
17 28 (2.81%) Angular Developer
17 28 (2.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (24.95%) HTML
2 226 (22.65%) CSS
3 188 (18.84%) Node.js
4 151 (15.13%) REST
5 133 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 129 (12.93%) JSON
7 114 (11.42%) RESTful
7 114 (11.42%) Spring
8 109 (10.92%) Kafka
9 108 (10.82%) jQuery
10 99 (9.92%) HTML5
11 95 (9.52%) .NET
12 82 (8.22%) Web Services
13 73 (7.31%) React
14 62 (6.21%) XML
15 55 (5.51%) ASP.NET
15 55 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
16 54 (5.41%) CSS3
17 52 (5.21%) SOAP
18 47 (4.71%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.12%) User Experience
2 78 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (6.71%) Linux Command Line
4 66 (6.61%) Fintech
5 50 (5.01%) Computer Science
6 46 (4.61%) Virtual Team
7 45 (4.51%) Mobile App
8 41 (4.11%) Algorithms
9 38 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
10 32 (3.21%) Data Structures
11 28 (2.81%) Cloud Native
12 24 (2.40%) Blog
13 21 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (1.80%) Online Banking
15 16 (1.60%) Device Driver
15 16 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.60%) Public Cloud
16 14 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
17 12 (1.20%) iPad
18 11 (1.10%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 350 (35.07%) Linux
2 155 (15.53%) Unix
3 65 (6.51%) Android
4 51 (5.11%) CentOS
5 50 (5.01%) Ubuntu
6 49 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (4.31%) Windows
8 30 (3.01%) Apple iOS
9 28 (2.81%) CoreOS
10 17 (1.70%) Solaris
11 5 (0.50%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.40%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.30%) VMS
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (39.78%) DevOps
3 311 (31.16%) Continuous Integration
4 290 (29.06%) TDD
5 215 (21.54%) Scrum
6 210 (21.04%) Test Automation
7 168 (16.83%) Microservices
8 155 (15.53%) Configuration Management
9 152 (15.23%) Open Source
10 139 (13.93%) BDD
11 97 (9.72%) OO
12 93 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (7.41%) Software Engineering
14 73 (7.31%) Web Development
15 72 (7.21%) Kanban
15 72 (7.21%) MVC
16 69 (6.91%) E-Commerce
17 65 (6.51%) Continuous Delivery
18 64 (6.41%) Front End Development
19 55 (5.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 390 (39.08%) Java
2 344 (34.47%) JavaScript
3 305 (30.56%) Python
4 161 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 144 (14.43%) Ruby
6 135 (13.53%) SQL
7 107 (10.72%) C#
8 73 (7.31%) Shell Script
9 72 (7.21%) Perl
10 60 (6.01%) PHP
11 59 (5.91%) Scala
12 51 (5.11%) Go
13 47 (4.71%) ES6
14 43 (4.31%) Groovy
15 30 (3.01%) PowerShell
16 28 (2.81%) TypeScript
17 24 (2.40%) Java 8
18 21 (2.10%) R
19 20 (2.00%) C++
20 17 (1.70%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 87 (8.72%) Degree
2 58 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 46 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.61%) AWS Certification
5 23 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.60%) CCNA
6 6 (0.60%) CCNP
6 6 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.30%) ISEB
7 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.20%) OCA
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) CIPD
9 1 (0.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.11%) QA
2 28 (2.81%) GCP
3 10 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.70%) WCAG
5 6 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.20%) GDPR
7 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) PMO
8 1 (0.10%) PSD2
8 1 (0.10%) SLA
8 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 244 (24.45%) Docker
2 63 (6.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 45 (4.51%) HDFS
4 19 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.00%) ProxySG
6 9 (0.90%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.60%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.20%) Ceph
10 2 (0.20%) etcd
10 2 (0.20%) flannel
10 2 (0.20%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.20%) SkyDNS
11 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.10%) KVM
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.10%) oVirt
11 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 219 (21.94%) Ansible
2 144 (14.43%) Puppet
3 126 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
4 107 (10.72%) Terraform
5 97 (9.72%) Kubernetes
6 35 (3.51%) Grafana
6 35 (3.51%) Kibana
7 33 (3.31%) Prometheus
8 28 (2.81%) Hadoop YARN
9 27 (2.71%) Nagios
10 25 (2.51%) logstash
11 21 (2.10%) Mesos
12 18 (1.80%) HAProxy
13 16 (1.60%) Consul
13 16 (1.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 16 (1.60%) Icinga
13 16 (1.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 11 (1.10%) Sysdig
15 9 (0.90%) PingFederate
15 9 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (7.92%) Google
2 76 (7.62%) Atlassian
3 61 (6.11%) Red Hat
4 50 (5.01%) Oracle
5 48 (4.81%) Microsoft
6 27 (2.71%) Hortonworks
6 27 (2.71%) Splunk
7 25 (2.51%) Twitter
8 23 (2.30%) IBM
9 21 (2.10%) New Relic
10 18 (1.80%) Adobe
11 16 (1.60%) AppDynamics
12 15 (1.50%) SaltStack
12 15 (1.50%) VMware
13 13 (1.30%) Cisco
13 13 (1.30%) hybris
13 13 (1.30%) Informatica
14 12 (1.20%) MuleSoft
15 11 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (1.10%) Symantec