Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 280 427
Rank change year-on-year +33 +147 +122
Contract jobs citing GitHub 954 916 546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.04% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.60% 8.03% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 679 420
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £350 £318 £275
90th Percentile £625 £625 £525
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 1 2
England median hourly rate £62.50 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% +30.00% -
10th Percentile £37.80 £31.25 £22.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £33.75 £27.50
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +92.31% +30.00% -

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 14453 11403 6917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.82% 11.59% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10029 7890 4660
England median daily rate £475 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +6.38% -0.47%
10th Percentile £270 £275 £256
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +3.33% +8.43% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 166 106
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.27 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.45% -17.88% +25.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.71 £10.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +23.94%

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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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 +1 618 £518 +8.95% 57
South East +46 127 £444 +7.58% 14
North of England +32 93 £425 -15.00% 16
Yorkshire +2 49 £450 - 8
North West +12 43 £425 -15.00% 8
East of England +6 41 £505 +26.25% 7
Midlands +56 40 £473 +42.64% 7
South West +6 37 £450 -4.00% 3
West Midlands +42 31 £499 +66.38% 4
East Midlands +8 9 £400 +5.26% 3
North East +57 1 - -
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 453 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (42.66%) DevOps
3 380 (39.83%) Jenkins
4 369 (38.68%) Java
5 336 (35.22%) Git (software)
6 309 (32.39%) Linux
6 309 (32.39%) TDD
7 275 (28.83%) Amazon AWS
8 261 (27.36%) Python
9 260 (27.25%) Continuous Integration
10 256 (26.83%) Docker
11 250 (26.21%) JavaScript
12 241 (25.26%) JIRA
13 219 (22.96%) Scrum
14 217 (22.75%) HTML
15 183 (19.18%) Ansible
16 170 (17.82%) REST
17 167 (17.51%) CSS
18 162 (16.98%) Microservices
19 151 (15.83%) Spring
20 147 (15.41%) BDD
21 145 (15.20%) Test Automation
22 135 (14.15%) Hadoop
23 134 (14.05%) Puppet
23 134 (14.05%) Confluence
24 133 (13.94%) Node.js
24 133 (13.94%) SQL
25 131 (13.73%) Ruby
26 129 (13.52%) Big Data
27 127 (13.31%) Open Source

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
1 134 (14.05%) Confluence
2 108 (11.32%) Apache Spark
3 74 (7.76%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (5.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 46 (4.82%) Apache
5 46 (4.82%) CMS
6 40 (4.19%) OpenStack
7 38 (3.98%) nginx
8 37 (3.88%) Tomcat
9 24 (2.52%) JBoss
10 23 (2.41%) Drupal
11 18 (1.89%) Apache Solr
11 18 (1.89%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.68%) IIS
12 16 (1.68%) WordPress
13 15 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (1.15%) WebSphere Process Server
15 10 (1.05%) GemFire
15 10 (1.05%) Mule
16 8 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (1.89%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.57%) InVision
3 14 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.94%) Flinto
5 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.10%) HipChat
9 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Magento
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.31%) RMDS
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 275 (28.83%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (6.18%) Amazon EC2
4 43 (4.51%) PaaS
5 38 (3.98%) Serverless
6 37 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
6 37 (3.88%) Bluemix
6 37 (3.88%) IBM Cloud
7 36 (3.77%) Amazon S3
8 34 (3.56%) npm
9 28 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 27 (2.83%) Slack
11 24 (2.52%) SaaS
12 19 (1.99%) Heroku
12 19 (1.99%) OpenShift
13 18 (1.89%) IaaS
13 18 (1.89%) Route 53
14 16 (1.68%) Google Analytics
15 15 (1.57%) Akamai
15 15 (1.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.51%) HTTP
2 30 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.41%) Bluetooth
4 21 (2.20%) SSL
5 17 (1.78%) VPN
6 15 (1.57%) LAN
6 15 (1.57%) SMS
7 14 (1.47%) WAN
8 13 (1.36%) Firewall
8 13 (1.36%) Kerberos
9 8 (0.84%) DNS
10 7 (0.73%) ICMP
11 5 (0.52%) Internet
12 4 (0.42%) Intranet
13 3 (0.31%) Network Security
13 3 (0.31%) Skype
13 3 (0.31%) SSH
14 2 (0.21%) FTP
14 2 (0.21%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.21%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (14.15%) Hadoop
2 129 (13.52%) Big Data
3 101 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
4 88 (9.22%) HBase
4 88 (9.22%) MySQL
5 85 (8.91%) Apache Hive
6 65 (6.81%) NoSQL
6 65 (6.81%) SQL Server
7 64 (6.71%) MongoDB
8 61 (6.39%) Sqoop
9 43 (4.51%) Redis
10 39 (4.09%) Amazon RDS
11 34 (3.56%) Impala
12 28 (2.94%) Relational Database
13 18 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
15 12 (1.26%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
17 10 (1.05%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 380 (39.83%) Jenkins
2 336 (35.22%) Git (software)
3 241 (25.26%) JIRA
4 122 (12.79%) Cucumber
5 116 (12.16%) GitLab
6 106 (11.11%) Maven
7 79 (8.28%) Bitbucket
8 71 (7.44%) Gradle
9 70 (7.34%) Selenium
10 61 (6.39%) TeamCity
11 60 (6.29%) IntelliJ
12 56 (5.87%) JUnit
13 42 (4.40%) gulp
14 38 (3.98%) Artifactory
15 37 (3.88%) Grunt
16 36 (3.77%) Ant
17 32 (3.35%) Sonatype Nexus
18 31 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 28 (2.94%) webpack
19 28 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 103 (10.80%) Finance
2 67 (7.02%) Banking
3 32 (3.35%) Marketing
4 30 (3.14%) Retail
5 23 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.20%) Publishing
7 15 (1.57%) Front Office
8 13 (1.36%) Billing
8 13 (1.36%) Electronics
9 10 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.73%) Back Office
11 7 (0.73%) Legal
11 7 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.52%) Advertising
12 5 (0.52%) Games
13 4 (0.42%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 458 (48.01%) Developer
2 173 (18.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 101 (10.59%) Java Developer
4 63 (6.60%) AWS Engineer
5 61 (6.39%) Senior Developer
6 59 (6.18%) AWS DevOps
7 56 (5.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 46 (4.82%) Data Engineer
9 43 (4.51%) iOS Developer
10 41 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 39 (4.09%) Architect
12 33 (3.46%) Android Developer
13 31 (3.25%) .NET Developer
14 29 (3.04%) Big Data Engineer
14 29 (3.04%) Full Stack Developer
15 27 (2.83%) C# Developer
16 26 (2.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 25 (2.62%) Consultant
17 25 (2.62%) Python Developer
18 23 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (22.75%) HTML
2 170 (17.82%) REST
3 167 (17.51%) CSS
4 151 (15.83%) Spring
5 133 (13.94%) Node.js
6 126 (13.21%) Kafka
7 112 (11.74%) AngularJS
7 112 (11.74%) HTML5
8 91 (9.54%) Spring Boot
9 87 (9.12%) JSON
10 79 (8.28%) React
11 77 (8.07%) RESTful
12 74 (7.76%) .NET
13 73 (7.65%) CSS3
14 72 (7.55%) Web Services
15 60 (6.29%) Elastic Stack
16 56 (5.87%) XML
17 53 (5.56%) SOAP
18 51 (5.35%) jQuery
19 49 (5.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.77%) User Experience
2 37 (3.88%) Mobile App
3 35 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.04%) Public Cloud
5 28 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
6 24 (2.52%) Blog
6 24 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.99%) Animation
9 17 (1.78%) Virtual Team
10 16 (1.68%) iPhone
11 15 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.47%) Fintech
13 13 (1.36%) iPad
14 11 (1.15%) Online Banking
14 11 (1.15%) Replication
15 10 (1.05%) Data Centre
16 8 (0.84%) Derivative
17 6 (0.63%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 309 (32.39%) Linux
2 97 (10.17%) Unix
3 73 (7.65%) Apple iOS
4 62 (6.50%) Android
5 44 (4.61%) Windows
6 41 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (4.09%) Ubuntu
8 22 (2.31%) CoreOS
9 21 (2.20%) CentOS
10 10 (1.05%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.84%) SUSE
12 5 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.31%) RancherOS
14 2 (0.21%) Debian
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (42.66%) DevOps
3 309 (32.39%) TDD
4 260 (27.25%) Continuous Integration
5 219 (22.96%) Scrum
6 162 (16.98%) Microservices
7 147 (15.41%) BDD
8 145 (15.20%) Test Automation
9 127 (13.31%) Open Source
10 118 (12.37%) Configuration Management
11 96 (10.06%) MVC
12 92 (9.64%) Software Engineering
13 83 (8.70%) MapReduce
14 76 (7.97%) Kanban
15 68 (7.13%) ETL
16 63 (6.60%) Analytics
17 57 (5.97%) Unit Testing
18 55 (5.77%) OO
19 52 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
20 50 (5.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 369 (38.68%) Java
2 261 (27.36%) Python
3 250 (26.21%) JavaScript
4 133 (13.94%) SQL
5 131 (13.73%) Ruby
6 84 (8.81%) Bash Shell
7 68 (7.13%) C#
8 60 (6.29%) PHP
9 56 (5.87%) Go
10 50 (5.24%) Shell Script
11 46 (4.82%) Scala
12 45 (4.72%) Perl
13 38 (3.98%) Objective-C
14 37 (3.88%) Apple Swift
15 20 (2.10%) ES6
15 20 (2.10%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.47%) C
17 12 (1.26%) Groovy
17 12 (1.26%) Haskell
18 11 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 87 (9.12%) SC Cleared
3 55 (5.77%) Degree
4 15 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.73%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.63%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.52%) CREST Certified
8 5 (0.52%) PhD
9 4 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.31%) CCNP
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.21%) CCNA
11 2 (0.21%) ISEB
12 1 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.65%) QA
2 5 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.31%) GCP
3 3 (0.31%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 256 (26.83%) Docker
2 61 (6.39%) Apache Flume
3 59 (6.18%) HDFS
4 23 (2.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (1.47%) etcd
5 14 (1.47%) flannel
6 11 (1.15%) Ceph
6 11 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.05%) GlusterFS
7 10 (1.05%) SkyDNS
8 7 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (0.42%) Xen
10 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
11 2 (0.21%) Firmware
11 2 (0.21%) KVM
11 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.21%) zsh
12 1 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 183 (19.18%) Ansible
2 134 (14.05%) Puppet
3 121 (12.68%) Kubernetes
4 96 (10.06%) Terraform
5 81 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (4.30%) Hadoop YARN
7 35 (3.67%) logstash
8 32 (3.35%) Ambari
8 32 (3.35%) Oozie
9 31 (3.25%) Kibana
9 31 (3.25%) Prometheus
10 26 (2.73%) Nagios
11 25 (2.62%) Graphite
12 20 (2.10%) ZABBIX
13 19 (1.99%) Grafana
14 18 (1.89%) HAProxy
15 14 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 14 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 14 (1.47%) rkt
16 11 (1.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 68 (7.13%) Microsoft
2 61 (6.39%) Oracle
3 58 (6.08%) Google
4 56 (5.87%) Red Hat
5 48 (5.03%) Atlassian
6 42 (4.40%) IBM
7 39 (4.09%) Tableau
8 35 (3.67%) New Relic
9 33 (3.46%) Rackspace
10 32 (3.35%) Splunk
11 30 (3.14%) MuleSoft
12 29 (3.04%) Apple
13 27 (2.83%) VMware
14 19 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (1.78%) Informatica
16 14 (1.47%) Adobe
16 14 (1.47%) SAP
17 13 (1.36%) hybris
18 11 (1.15%) Apigee
18 11 (1.15%) Talend