Period
to 27 June 2019

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 27 June 2019 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 232 258
Rank change year-on-year +39 +26 +85
Contract jobs citing GitHub 1,221 1,082 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.17% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.13% 5.37% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 719 570
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £375 £353 £305
90th Percentile £675 £631 £588
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.54 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -17.69% -6.86%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.54 £40.75
% change year-on-year +4.35% -17.69% -6.86%

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 23,819 20,135 12,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.61% 21.81% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,458 13,839 8,484
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £619
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 274 177
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £64.00 £57.13 £62.10
UK median hourly rate £23.08 £18.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.80% -0.29% -3.11%

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019. 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 +32 721 £550 +4.76% 59
North of England +53 187 £475 +10.14% 15
South East +2 139 £450 +2.27% 5
Yorkshire +70 130 £500 +11.11% 3
South West +15 64 £513 +20.59% 1
Midlands +50 62 £475 +8.57% 4
West Midlands +29 49 £480 +16.36% 3
East of England -5 44 £475 +5.56% 2
North West -21 40 £438 +2.94% 12
North East +36 17 £386 +10.36%
East Midlands +24 13 £450 -14.29% 1
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, 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.

1 643 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (44.64%) Jenkins
3 536 (43.90%) DevOps
4 500 (40.95%) Git (software)
5 428 (35.05%) Amazon AWS
6 387 (31.70%) Docker
7 383 (31.37%) Java
8 375 (30.71%) Python
9 364 (29.81%) JavaScript
10 335 (27.44%) JIRA
11 327 (26.78%) Ansible
12 321 (26.29%) Linux
13 294 (24.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 283 (23.18%) Continuous Integration
15 266 (21.79%) Kubernetes
16 252 (20.64%) SQL
16 252 (20.64%) Scrum
17 242 (19.82%) Node.js
18 219 (17.94%) Confluence
19 212 (17.36%) TDD
20 211 (17.28%) CSS
21 208 (17.04%) HTML
22 201 (16.46%) Test Automation
23 184 (15.07%) Finance
24 175 (14.33%) Terraform
25 173 (14.17%) Open Source
26 167 (13.68%) Security Cleared
26 167 (13.68%) Configuration Management
27 163 (13.35%) Microservices
28 162 (13.27%) Big Data

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
1 219 (17.94%) Confluence
2 78 (6.39%) Apache
3 72 (5.90%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (4.01%) Apache Spark
5 45 (3.69%) nginx
6 24 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 16 (1.31%) IIS
7 16 (1.31%) Mule
8 15 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
9 13 (1.06%) CMS
9 13 (1.06%) JBoss
10 12 (0.98%) Jupyter
11 10 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.74%) Magnolia
12 9 (0.74%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.74%) WordPress
13 8 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 15 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.25%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.082%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.082%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.082%) Magento
5 1 (0.082%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 428 (35.05%) Amazon AWS
2 294 (24.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (8.27%) Serverless
4 82 (6.72%) Amazon S3
5 79 (6.47%) AWS Lambda
6 69 (5.65%) Amazon EC2
6 69 (5.65%) npm
7 65 (5.32%) Slack
8 59 (4.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 57 (4.67%) PaaS
10 46 (3.77%) Amazon ECS
11 40 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 39 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
13 32 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
15 25 (2.05%) Route 53
16 20 (1.64%) CloudFront
16 20 (1.64%) OpenShift
17 18 (1.47%) Azure Functions
17 18 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.72%) Internet
2 19 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.39%) VPN
4 16 (1.31%) Firewall
5 14 (1.15%) HTTP
6 12 (0.98%) SAN
7 11 (0.90%) FTP
7 11 (0.90%) NAS
7 11 (0.90%) SSL
8 9 (0.74%) DSL
9 7 (0.57%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.57%) SSH
10 5 (0.41%) DNS
11 4 (0.33%) LAN
11 4 (0.33%) Network Security
11 4 (0.33%) WAN
12 3 (0.25%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (13.27%) Big Data
2 133 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 99 (8.11%) MySQL
4 76 (6.22%) Hadoop
4 76 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
5 75 (6.14%) NoSQL
6 54 (4.42%) Amazon Redshift
6 54 (4.42%) MongoDB
7 51 (4.18%) HBase
8 43 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
9 39 (3.19%) Relational Database
10 28 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 27 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (2.13%) Redis
13 24 (1.97%) Apache Hive
13 24 (1.97%) BigQuery
13 24 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (1.80%) DB2
15 18 (1.47%) Parquet
16 15 (1.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 545 (44.64%) Jenkins
2 500 (40.95%) Git (software)
3 335 (27.44%) JIRA
4 157 (12.86%) Maven
5 144 (11.79%) GitLab
6 133 (10.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 123 (10.07%) Cucumber
8 118 (9.66%) Selenium
9 94 (7.70%) Bitbucket
10 80 (6.55%) Gradle
11 67 (5.49%) SonarQube
12 54 (4.42%) Karma Test Runner
13 51 (4.18%) Jasmine
14 50 (4.10%) Artifactory
15 49 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
16 47 (3.85%) Protractor
17 43 (3.52%) gulp
18 41 (3.36%) JUnit
19 40 (3.28%) TeamCity
19 40 (3.28%) webpack
General
1 184 (15.07%) Finance
2 85 (6.96%) Banking
3 33 (2.70%) Front Office
4 27 (2.21%) Publishing
5 24 (1.97%) Games
6 21 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 21 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 21 (1.72%) Retail
7 13 (1.06%) Marketing
8 11 (0.90%) Law
9 10 (0.82%) French Language
9 10 (0.82%) German Language
10 9 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.49%) Legal
12 4 (0.33%) Back Office
13 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.16%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.082%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 512 (41.93%) Developer
2 252 (20.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 120 (9.83%) Architect
4 87 (7.13%) AWS Engineer
5 86 (7.04%) Java Developer
6 78 (6.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 73 (5.98%) Software Engineer
8 65 (5.32%) AWS Architect
9 46 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 45 (3.69%) Python Developer
11 43 (3.52%) AWS DevOps
11 43 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
12 42 (3.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 40 (3.28%) React Developer
14 38 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
15 37 (3.03%) AWS Software Engineer
15 37 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
16 36 (2.95%) AWS Developer
17 33 (2.70%) Data Engineer
18 32 (2.62%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (19.82%) Node.js
2 211 (17.28%) CSS
3 208 (17.04%) HTML
4 160 (13.10%) REST
5 148 (12.12%) AngularJS
6 147 (12.04%) JSON
7 140 (11.47%) Spring
8 139 (11.38%) React
9 129 (10.57%) Web Services
10 114 (9.34%) RESTful
11 104 (8.52%) Kafka
12 102 (8.35%) .NET
13 84 (6.88%) Spring Boot
14 81 (6.63%) Elastic Stack
14 81 (6.63%) HTML5
15 74 (6.06%) jQuery
16 63 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 61 (5.00%) Sass
17 61 (5.00%) SOAP
18 45 (3.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 125 (10.24%) User Experience
2 64 (5.24%) Mobile App
3 57 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 41 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
6 31 (2.54%) Cloud Native
6 31 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (2.38%) Blog
8 29 (2.38%) Derivative
9 27 (2.21%) Algorithms
10 25 (2.05%) Data Centre
10 25 (2.05%) Fixed Income
11 23 (1.88%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.80%) Data Structures
13 19 (1.56%) NHS
13 19 (1.56%) Private Cloud
14 18 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 321 (26.29%) Linux
2 118 (9.66%) Windows
3 113 (9.25%) Unix
4 63 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 48 (3.93%) Android
6 43 (3.52%) Ubuntu
7 29 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (2.13%) CentOS
9 20 (1.64%) CoreOS
9 20 (1.64%) Windows Server
10 16 (1.31%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.66%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.49%) Solaris
13 6 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.41%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.16%) Debian
15 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 536 (43.90%) DevOps
3 283 (23.18%) Continuous Integration
4 252 (20.64%) Scrum
5 212 (17.36%) TDD
6 201 (16.46%) Test Automation
7 173 (14.17%) Open Source
8 167 (13.68%) Configuration Management
9 163 (13.35%) Microservices
10 156 (12.78%) Kanban
11 150 (12.29%) BDD
12 143 (11.71%) Analytics
13 124 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 120 (9.83%) Front End Development
15 112 (9.17%) Web Development
16 109 (8.93%) Migration
17 107 (8.76%) Mentoring
18 105 (8.60%) Software Engineering
19 101 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
20 97 (7.94%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 383 (31.37%) Java
2 375 (30.71%) Python
3 364 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 252 (20.64%) SQL
5 158 (12.94%) Bash Shell
6 139 (11.38%) C#
7 118 (9.66%) Ruby
8 88 (7.21%) ES6
9 80 (6.55%) TypeScript
10 74 (6.06%) Java 8
11 65 (5.32%) PowerShell
12 64 (5.24%) Perl
12 64 (5.24%) PHP
13 58 (4.75%) Go
14 46 (3.77%) C++
15 45 (3.69%) Shell Script
16 41 (3.36%) Groovy
17 38 (3.11%) Scala
18 36 (2.95%) Apple Swift
19 22 (1.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 133 (10.89%) SC Cleared
3 60 (4.91%) Degree
4 18 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (1.39%) AWS Certification
6 13 (1.06%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.74%) ISEB
10 7 (0.57%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.57%) PhD
11 6 (0.49%) CCNP
11 6 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.25%) APMP
13 3 (0.25%) CHECK Team Member
14 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.91%) QA
2 14 (1.15%) GDPR
3 10 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.33%) ISO 15022
5 4 (0.33%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.16%) PMO
7 2 (0.16%) WCAG
8 1 (0.082%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.082%) HL7
8 1 (0.082%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.082%) MISRA
8 1 (0.082%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.082%) NIST
8 1 (0.082%) PSD2
8 1 (0.082%) WAI
System Software
1 387 (31.70%) Docker
2 28 (2.29%) HDFS
3 20 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (1.31%) Active Directory
6 15 (1.23%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.15%) etcd
7 14 (1.15%) flannel
7 14 (1.15%) SkyDNS
8 13 (1.06%) Ceph
9 11 (0.90%) GlusterFS
10 6 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.41%) KVM
11 5 (0.41%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 5 (0.41%) Snort
11 5 (0.41%) Squid
11 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 327 (26.78%) Ansible
2 266 (21.79%) Kubernetes
3 175 (14.33%) Terraform
4 153 (12.53%) Puppet
5 101 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (3.44%) Grafana
7 38 (3.11%) Prometheus
8 36 (2.95%) Graphite
9 31 (2.54%) Sysdig
10 29 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
10 29 (2.38%) HAProxy
10 29 (2.38%) Nagios
11 22 (1.80%) Kibana
12 20 (1.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 20 (1.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 19 (1.56%) ZABBIX
14 17 (1.39%) rkt
15 16 (1.31%) logstash
15 16 (1.31%) SCCM
16 14 (1.15%) Icinga
Vendors
1 133 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 106 (8.68%) Google
3 85 (6.96%) Splunk
4 75 (6.14%) Oracle
5 64 (5.24%) Atlassian
6 47 (3.85%) Greenplum
7 41 (3.36%) VMware
8 37 (3.03%) MuleSoft
9 33 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 28 (2.29%) AppDynamics
11 25 (2.05%) SAP
12 24 (1.97%) Adobe
12 24 (1.97%) Bloomberg
12 24 (1.97%) IBM
12 24 (1.97%) Reuters
13 22 (1.80%) SaltStack
14 21 (1.72%) Citrix
15 16 (1.31%) Cisco
16 15 (1.23%) Informatica
17 14 (1.15%) HP