Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 244 277
Rank change year-on-year +38 +33 +136
Contract jobs citing GitHub 1,286 1,031 931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.36% 1.11% 0.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.77% 6.63% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 767 696
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.88%
10th Percentile £356 £362 £313
90th Percentile £650 £628 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 3
England median hourly rate £51.25 £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +73.61% +35.85%
UK median hourly rate £51.25 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% +73.61% +35.85%

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 22,297 15,557 11,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.61% 16.68% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,584 10,873 8,125
England median daily rate £497 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
UK median daily rate £488 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 199 168
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%
10th Percentile £11.27 £10.99 £12.18
90th Percentile £60.00 £60.00 £56.79
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year -7.89% +2.45% -14.30%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +16 779 £525 +0.19% 191
South East +52 208 £475 +2.70% 65
North of England +22 137 £428 +0.59% 69
Midlands +25 78 £450 -4.76% 34
West Midlands +22 71 £450 -6.08% 18
North West +7 65 £400 -5.88% 38
Yorkshire -4 61 £489 +8.61% 28
East of England +13 50 £475 -5.94% 18
South West -31 36 £410 -13.68% 24
East Midlands +8 11 £600 +50.00% 16
North East +5 11 £350 - 3
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 732 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 617 (47.98%) Jenkins
3 512 (39.81%) Java
4 508 (39.50%) Git (software)
5 483 (37.56%) DevOps
6 454 (35.30%) JavaScript
7 425 (33.05%) Amazon AWS
8 397 (30.87%) Continuous Integration
9 382 (29.70%) Linux
10 341 (26.52%) Python
11 334 (25.97%) Docker
12 321 (24.96%) TDD
13 316 (24.57%) Test Automation
14 291 (22.63%) HTML
15 288 (22.40%) CSS
16 278 (21.62%) JIRA
17 273 (21.23%) Ansible
18 268 (20.84%) Microsoft Azure
19 240 (18.66%) SQL
20 238 (18.51%) Scrum
21 236 (18.35%) Puppet
22 213 (16.56%) Node.js
23 207 (16.10%) BDD
24 206 (16.02%) Selenium
25 200 (15.55%) Ruby
26 197 (15.32%) GitLab
27 193 (15.01%) Kubernetes
28 192 (14.93%) Finance
29 187 (14.54%) NoSQL
30 186 (14.46%) Microservices

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
1 133 (10.34%) Confluence
2 88 (6.84%) Tomcat
3 87 (6.77%) Apache
4 81 (6.30%) WebLogic
5 70 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
6 69 (5.37%) nginx
6 69 (5.37%) WebSphere
7 57 (4.43%) OpenStack
8 39 (3.03%) Apache Spark
9 38 (2.95%) CMS
10 30 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 30 (2.33%) JBoss
11 19 (1.48%) Drupal
12 18 (1.40%) WordPress
13 16 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.93%) Anypoint
15 11 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.78%) Mule
16 10 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.16%) InVision
4 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.16%) Windchill
5 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.16%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.078%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.078%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.078%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 425 (33.05%) Amazon AWS
2 268 (20.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 54 (4.20%) Google Analytics
4 54 (4.20%) Heroku
5 51 (3.97%) Amazon S3
5 51 (3.97%) SaaS
5 51 (3.97%) Serverless
6 48 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (3.19%) Slack
8 35 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (2.72%) PaaS
9 30 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
9 30 (2.33%) OpenShift
10 29 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 29 (2.26%) npm
11 25 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
12 22 (1.71%) IBM Cloud
13 20 (1.56%) Sauce Labs
14 18 (1.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (5.75%) HTTP
2 52 (4.04%) SSL
3 50 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 36 (2.80%) Firewall
5 20 (1.56%) HTTPS
6 16 (1.24%) DNS
7 14 (1.09%) Internet
8 13 (1.01%) VPN
9 10 (0.78%) Skype
10 9 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (0.70%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.54%) LAN
11 7 (0.54%) Network Security
12 6 (0.47%) AMQP
12 6 (0.47%) DSL
12 6 (0.47%) MQTT
12 6 (0.47%) WAN
13 5 (0.39%) Junos
13 5 (0.39%) SAN
13 5 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (14.54%) NoSQL
2 175 (13.61%) MySQL
3 149 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
4 141 (10.96%) MongoDB
5 69 (5.37%) Hadoop
5 69 (5.37%) SQL Server
6 68 (5.29%) Big Data
7 48 (3.73%) HBase
8 43 (3.34%) Amazon RDS
9 37 (2.88%) Redis
9 37 (2.88%) Relational Database
10 28 (2.18%) InfluxDB
11 25 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (1.87%) Cloudant
13 23 (1.79%) Apache Hive
14 22 (1.71%) Parquet
15 20 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 19 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
17 13 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
18 12 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 617 (47.98%) Jenkins
2 508 (39.50%) Git (software)
3 278 (21.62%) JIRA
4 206 (16.02%) Selenium
5 197 (15.32%) GitLab
6 160 (12.44%) Cucumber
7 126 (9.80%) Maven
8 123 (9.56%) Bitbucket
9 89 (6.92%) Sonatype Nexus
10 86 (6.69%) TeamCity
11 82 (6.38%) Artifactory
12 80 (6.22%) IntelliJ
13 78 (6.07%) Subversion
14 75 (5.83%) gulp
15 69 (5.37%) Ant
16 68 (5.29%) WebDriver
17 59 (4.59%) Gradle
18 56 (4.35%) Grunt
18 56 (4.35%) JUnit
19 55 (4.28%) webpack
General
1 192 (14.93%) Finance
2 95 (7.39%) Banking
3 27 (2.10%) Retail
4 23 (1.79%) Publishing
5 17 (1.32%) Marketing
6 13 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 12 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.86%) Back Office
8 11 (0.86%) Front Office
9 10 (0.78%) Games
9 10 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.47%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.39%) Electronics
12 5 (0.39%) Law
12 5 (0.39%) Legal
13 4 (0.31%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 685 (53.27%) Developer
2 227 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 180 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 62 (4.82%) Architect
5 60 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 58 (4.51%) .NET Developer
7 57 (4.43%) React Developer
8 56 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 55 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
10 54 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
10 54 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
11 42 (3.27%) AWS DevOps
12 40 (3.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 38 (2.95%) Web Developer
14 36 (2.80%) Tester
15 34 (2.64%) Data Engineer
16 33 (2.57%) Python Developer
17 30 (2.33%) C# Developer
17 30 (2.33%) Senior DevOps
17 30 (2.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (22.63%) HTML
2 288 (22.40%) CSS
3 213 (16.56%) Node.js
4 186 (14.46%) AngularJS
5 170 (13.22%) HTML5
6 167 (12.99%) REST
7 151 (11.74%) .NET
8 148 (11.51%) JSON
9 134 (10.42%) React
10 133 (10.34%) RESTful
11 125 (9.72%) Spring
12 120 (9.33%) Kafka
13 117 (9.10%) jQuery
14 112 (8.71%) Web Services
15 91 (7.08%) XML
16 90 (7.00%) SOAP
17 86 (6.69%) CSS3
18 74 (5.75%) Spring Boot
19 73 (5.68%) Elastic Stack
20 72 (5.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.31%) User Experience
2 89 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 53 (4.12%) Data Structures
5 43 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
6 37 (2.88%) Algorithms
6 37 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 30 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
8 27 (2.10%) Virtual Team
9 24 (1.87%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 19 (1.48%) Blog
11 19 (1.48%) Device Driver
12 18 (1.40%) Fintech
13 15 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (0.93%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.93%) NHS
15 11 (0.86%) Online Banking
16 10 (0.78%) iPad
16 10 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 382 (29.70%) Linux
2 141 (10.96%) Unix
3 128 (9.95%) Windows
4 81 (6.30%) Ubuntu
5 52 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 45 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (3.34%) Android
8 40 (3.11%) CentOS
9 38 (2.95%) CoreOS
10 23 (1.79%) Windows Server
11 20 (1.56%) Solaris
12 11 (0.86%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.23%) VMS
14 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.16%) AIX
15 2 (0.16%) Android TV
15 2 (0.16%) DC/OS
16 1 (0.078%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 483 (37.56%) DevOps
3 397 (30.87%) Continuous Integration
4 321 (24.96%) TDD
5 316 (24.57%) Test Automation
6 238 (18.51%) Scrum
7 207 (16.10%) BDD
8 186 (14.46%) Microservices
9 180 (14.00%) OO
10 176 (13.69%) Configuration Management
11 147 (11.43%) Open Source
12 111 (8.63%) Analytics
12 111 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
13 101 (7.85%) Deployment Automation
14 92 (7.15%) Kanban
15 90 (7.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 90 (7.00%) Web Development
16 86 (6.69%) Front End Development
17 78 (6.07%) MVC
18 76 (5.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 512 (39.81%) Java
2 454 (35.30%) JavaScript
3 341 (26.52%) Python
4 240 (18.66%) SQL
5 200 (15.55%) Ruby
6 183 (14.23%) C#
7 137 (10.65%) Bash Shell
8 94 (7.31%) PHP
9 92 (7.15%) Perl
10 91 (7.08%) Groovy
11 77 (5.99%) Scala
12 67 (5.21%) ES6
13 61 (4.74%) Go
14 57 (4.43%) Java 8
14 57 (4.43%) Shell Script
15 43 (3.34%) PowerShell
16 36 (2.80%) C++
16 36 (2.80%) Haskell
17 20 (1.56%) Apple Swift
18 19 (1.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 103 (8.01%) Security Cleared
2 76 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 66 (5.13%) Degree
4 21 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.70%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.47%) CISSP
10 5 (0.39%) CISM
11 4 (0.31%) CEH
11 4 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.31%) ISEB
12 3 (0.23%) MCSA
12 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.078%) CISA
13 1 (0.078%) CISMP
13 1 (0.078%) ISSMP
13 1 (0.078%) PhD
13 1 (0.078%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (8.09%) QA
2 17 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.78%) GDPR
4 7 (0.54%) PSD2
5 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.23%) PMO
7 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.078%) SLA
8 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 334 (25.97%) Docker
2 37 (2.88%) HDFS
3 31 (2.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 29 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.63%) Ceph
6 20 (1.56%) etcd
6 20 (1.56%) flannel
6 20 (1.56%) GlusterFS
6 20 (1.56%) SkyDNS
7 13 (1.01%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (0.31%) vSphere
10 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.23%) KVM
10 3 (0.23%) Squid
10 3 (0.23%) Varnish
10 3 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 273 (21.23%) Ansible
2 236 (18.35%) Puppet
3 193 (15.01%) Kubernetes
4 135 (10.50%) Opscode Chef
5 129 (10.03%) Terraform
6 101 (7.85%) Grafana
7 98 (7.62%) Kibana
8 66 (5.13%) Prometheus
9 50 (3.89%) Graphite
10 48 (3.73%) Nagios
11 38 (2.95%) Hadoop YARN
12 34 (2.64%) Sysdig
13 32 (2.49%) ZABBIX
14 31 (2.41%) logstash
15 29 (2.26%) HAProxy
16 25 (1.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 25 (1.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 25 (1.94%) rkt
17 21 (1.63%) Icinga
18 17 (1.32%) Consul
Vendors
1 134 (10.42%) Google
2 118 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 109 (8.48%) Oracle
4 80 (6.22%) Atlassian
5 58 (4.51%) Red Hat
6 39 (3.03%) Splunk
7 38 (2.95%) New Relic
8 34 (2.64%) Adobe
9 22 (1.71%) Twitter
10 20 (1.56%) AppDynamics
10 20 (1.56%) IBM
10 20 (1.56%) webMethods
11 19 (1.48%) hybris
12 17 (1.32%) PagerDuty
12 17 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (1.24%) Tableau
14 15 (1.17%) SaltStack
14 15 (1.17%) SAP
15 14 (1.09%) MuleSoft
16 13 (1.01%) Alteryx