Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 254 309
Rank change year-on-year +39 +55 +147
Contract jobs citing GitHub 1,197 920 818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.04% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.92% 6.99% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 655 590
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £358 £319 £316
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 2
England median hourly rate £32.00 £41.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.89% -5.14% +75.00%
10th Percentile £26.15 £35.00 £33.63
90th Percentile £117.00 £63.75 £52.88
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £41.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -22.89% -5.14% +75.00%

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 20,224 13,162 10,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.69% 14.90% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,960 9,026 7,425
England median daily rate £485 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +4.44% +10.00%
10th Percentile £307 £275 £290
90th Percentile £649 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 177 151
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +1.99% -14.74%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.98 £11.65
90th Percentile £73.75 £63.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -2.63% -3.11% -13.80%

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 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +31 744 £525 +5.00% 192
North of England +33 165 £424 +13.07% 51
South East -16 154 £475 - 47
North West +25 90 £413 +10.00% 28
Yorkshire +6 70 £450 +12.50% 21
East of England +16 62 £475 +35.71% 22
Midlands -6 44 £515 +7.49% 26
West Midlands -21 36 £558 +9.31% 11
South West -13 29 £408 -9.44% 16
East Midlands -1 12 £600 +77.78% 15
North East +1 5 £350 +1.45% 2
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 677 (56.56%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (47.95%) Jenkins
3 477 (39.85%) Git (software)
4 472 (39.43%) Java
5 457 (38.18%) DevOps
6 420 (35.09%) Amazon AWS
7 412 (34.42%) JavaScript
8 387 (32.33%) Linux
9 365 (30.49%) Python
10 357 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
11 294 (24.56%) TDD
11 294 (24.56%) Docker
12 278 (23.22%) JIRA
13 275 (22.97%) Test Automation
14 272 (22.72%) Ansible
15 268 (22.39%) HTML
16 262 (21.89%) CSS
17 245 (20.47%) Scrum
18 213 (17.79%) SQL
19 210 (17.54%) Finance
20 204 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
21 201 (16.79%) Puppet
22 199 (16.62%) Node.js
23 183 (15.29%) Configuration Management
24 182 (15.20%) Bash Shell
25 181 (15.12%) GitLab
26 174 (14.54%) Open Source
27 173 (14.45%) MySQL
27 173 (14.45%) Ruby
28 169 (14.12%) OO

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
1 157 (13.12%) Confluence
2 80 (6.68%) Tomcat
3 78 (6.52%) Apache
4 67 (5.60%) Elasticsearch
5 65 (5.43%) WebLogic
6 58 (4.85%) Cloud Foundry
7 56 (4.68%) OpenStack
8 55 (4.59%) Apache Spark
8 55 (4.59%) WebSphere
9 53 (4.43%) nginx
10 46 (3.84%) CMS
11 30 (2.51%) Drupal
12 28 (2.34%) JBoss
13 20 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 16 (1.34%) WordPress
15 13 (1.09%) GemFire
16 11 (0.92%) Anypoint
17 10 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.84%) IIS
18 8 (0.67%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.17%) InVision
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.17%) Windchill
6 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
1 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.084%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.084%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 420 (35.09%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (6.77%) Amazon EC2
4 77 (6.43%) Serverless
5 71 (5.93%) Amazon S3
6 69 (5.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 65 (5.43%) Heroku
8 56 (4.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 54 (4.51%) SaaS
10 53 (4.43%) AWS Lambda
11 45 (3.76%) PaaS
12 40 (3.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 35 (2.92%) npm
14 31 (2.59%) Route 53
15 30 (2.51%) CloudFront
15 30 (2.51%) Google Analytics
16 29 (2.42%) IBM Cloud
17 28 (2.34%) Amazon ELB
18 25 (2.09%) OpenShift
18 25 (2.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.68%) HTTP
2 42 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 38 (3.17%) SSL
4 33 (2.76%) Firewall
5 28 (2.34%) DNS
6 20 (1.67%) Internet
6 20 (1.67%) VPN
7 18 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (1.09%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.84%) SSH
10 8 (0.67%) Network Security
11 7 (0.58%) DKIM
11 7 (0.58%) DMARC
11 7 (0.58%) LAN
11 7 (0.58%) SMS
12 6 (0.50%) AMQP
12 6 (0.50%) MQTT
12 6 (0.50%) WAN
13 5 (0.42%) DHCP
13 5 (0.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (14.45%) MySQL
2 135 (11.28%) PostgreSQL
3 130 (10.86%) NoSQL
4 119 (9.94%) MongoDB
5 90 (7.52%) Big Data
6 71 (5.93%) Hadoop
7 50 (4.18%) HBase
8 48 (4.01%) Relational Database
8 48 (4.01%) SQL Server
9 46 (3.84%) Amazon RDS
10 37 (3.09%) Apache Hive
11 36 (3.01%) Redis
12 29 (2.42%) InfluxDB
13 20 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 19 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (1.34%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.34%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.34%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 574 (47.95%) Jenkins
2 477 (39.85%) Git (software)
3 278 (23.22%) JIRA
4 181 (15.12%) GitLab
5 132 (11.03%) Selenium
6 119 (9.94%) Maven
7 116 (9.69%) Cucumber
8 108 (9.02%) Bitbucket
9 97 (8.10%) Sonatype Nexus
10 75 (6.27%) Artifactory
11 68 (5.68%) TeamCity
12 64 (5.35%) JUnit
13 59 (4.93%) Ant
14 57 (4.76%) IntelliJ
15 51 (4.26%) SonarQube
16 48 (4.01%) Gradle
16 48 (4.01%) webpack
17 45 (3.76%) gulp
18 44 (3.68%) Grunt
19 43 (3.59%) JMeter
General
1 210 (17.54%) Finance
2 101 (8.44%) Banking
3 22 (1.84%) Marketing
3 22 (1.84%) Retail
4 17 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.34%) Publishing
6 13 (1.09%) Back Office
6 13 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 11 (0.92%) Legal
8 9 (0.75%) Advertising
8 9 (0.75%) Games
9 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.42%) Law
11 5 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.33%) Billing
12 4 (0.33%) German Language
12 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.25%) Automotive
13 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 597 (49.87%) Developer
2 254 (21.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 120 (10.03%) Java Developer
4 75 (6.27%) AWS Engineer
5 64 (5.35%) .NET Developer
6 62 (5.18%) AWS DevOps
7 61 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
8 60 (5.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 59 (4.93%) React Developer
10 54 (4.51%) Senior Developer
11 48 (4.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 46 (3.84%) Architect
13 41 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
13 41 (3.43%) Senior DevOps
13 41 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 39 (3.26%) Angular Developer
15 37 (3.09%) PHP Developer
15 37 (3.09%) Web Developer
16 35 (2.92%) Python Developer
17 34 (2.84%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (22.39%) HTML
2 262 (21.89%) CSS
3 199 (16.62%) Node.js
4 163 (13.62%) RESTful
5 151 (12.61%) AngularJS
6 137 (11.45%) .NET
7 126 (10.53%) HTML5
8 124 (10.36%) Kafka
9 114 (9.52%) React
10 113 (9.44%) Spring
11 109 (9.11%) REST
12 105 (8.77%) JSON
13 98 (8.19%) jQuery
14 89 (7.44%) Web Services
15 75 (6.27%) CSS3
15 75 (6.27%) XML
16 69 (5.76%) Elastic Stack
17 67 (5.60%) Spring Boot
18 65 (5.43%) Sass
19 60 (5.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.69%) User Experience
2 82 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 53 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 51 (4.26%) Data Structures
6 50 (4.18%) Fintech
7 46 (3.84%) Algorithms
8 37 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (2.51%) Virtual Team
10 29 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
11 26 (2.17%) Device Driver
12 22 (1.84%) Cloud Native
13 21 (1.75%) Blog
13 21 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 20 (1.67%) iPad
15 18 (1.50%) Online Banking
16 15 (1.25%) PKI
16 15 (1.25%) Public Cloud
17 14 (1.17%) Management Information System
18 13 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 387 (32.33%) Linux
2 125 (10.44%) Unix
3 91 (7.60%) Ubuntu
4 78 (6.52%) Windows
5 73 (6.10%) CentOS
6 51 (4.26%) Android
7 40 (3.34%) CoreOS
7 40 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (2.92%) Apple iOS
9 17 (1.42%) Windows Server
10 13 (1.09%) Solaris
11 5 (0.42%) DC/OS
11 5 (0.42%) VMS
11 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (56.56%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (38.18%) DevOps
3 357 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
4 294 (24.56%) TDD
5 275 (22.97%) Test Automation
6 245 (20.47%) Scrum
7 183 (15.29%) Configuration Management
8 174 (14.54%) Open Source
9 169 (14.12%) OO
10 160 (13.37%) BDD
11 150 (12.53%) Microservices
12 100 (8.35%) Deployment Automation
12 100 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
13 83 (6.93%) MVC
14 82 (6.85%) Web Development
15 77 (6.43%) Analytics
16 74 (6.18%) Software Engineering
17 72 (6.02%) Front End Development
17 72 (6.02%) Kanban
17 72 (6.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 472 (39.43%) Java
2 412 (34.42%) JavaScript
3 365 (30.49%) Python
4 213 (17.79%) SQL
5 182 (15.20%) Bash Shell
6 173 (14.45%) Ruby
7 153 (12.78%) C#
8 93 (7.77%) PHP
9 76 (6.35%) Perl
10 73 (6.10%) Scala
11 69 (5.76%) Groovy
11 69 (5.76%) Shell Script
12 66 (5.51%) Go
13 62 (5.18%) ES6
14 46 (3.84%) PowerShell
15 36 (3.01%) Java 8
16 34 (2.84%) C++
17 33 (2.76%) TypeScript
18 27 (2.26%) C
19 23 (1.92%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 83 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 66 (5.51%) SC Cleared
3 65 (5.43%) Degree
4 28 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.34%) AWS Certification
6 7 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.50%) CCNA
7 6 (0.50%) CCNP
7 6 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.33%) CEH
9 4 (0.33%) CISM
9 4 (0.33%) CISSP
9 4 (0.33%) ISEB
10 3 (0.25%) MCSA
11 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) OCA
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.52%) QA
2 47 (3.93%) GCP
3 12 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.75%) GDPR
6 6 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.42%) PMO
8 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.084%) SLA
9 1 (0.084%) WAI
9 1 (0.084%) WCAG
System Software
1 294 (24.56%) Docker
2 46 (3.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 34 (2.84%) HDFS
4 31 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (1.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.92%) Ceph
7 10 (0.84%) etcd
7 10 (0.84%) flannel
7 10 (0.84%) GlusterFS
7 10 (0.84%) ProxySG
7 10 (0.84%) SkyDNS
8 9 (0.75%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.25%) KVM
11 3 (0.25%) Squid
11 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.25%) vSphere
11 3 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 272 (22.72%) Ansible
2 201 (16.79%) Puppet
3 149 (12.45%) Kubernetes
4 145 (12.11%) Terraform
5 132 (11.03%) Opscode Chef
6 77 (6.43%) Grafana
7 71 (5.93%) Prometheus
8 68 (5.68%) Kibana
9 58 (4.85%) Nagios
10 36 (3.01%) logstash
11 35 (2.92%) ZABBIX
12 28 (2.34%) Consul
12 28 (2.34%) Graphite
13 27 (2.26%) Mesos
14 26 (2.17%) HAProxy
14 26 (2.17%) Icinga
14 26 (2.17%) Sysdig
15 24 (2.01%) Hadoop YARN
16 17 (1.42%) Pingdom
16 17 (1.42%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 111 (9.27%) Google
2 85 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 80 (6.68%) Oracle
4 74 (6.18%) Atlassian
5 56 (4.68%) Red Hat
6 46 (3.84%) New Relic
7 37 (3.09%) Splunk
8 33 (2.76%) IBM
9 32 (2.67%) Adobe
10 27 (2.26%) Hortonworks
10 27 (2.26%) Twitter
11 26 (2.17%) AppDynamics
12 24 (2.01%) SaltStack
13 23 (1.92%) hybris
14 20 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (1.42%) PagerDuty
15 17 (1.42%) VMware
16 15 (1.25%) Dynatrace
17 14 (1.17%) Cisco
17 14 (1.17%) Tableau