Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 268 416
Rank change year-on-year +31 +148 +142
Contract jobs citing GitHub 1040 925 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.11% 0.96% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.67% 7.95% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 693 438
England median daily rate £500 £475 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.88% +2.65%
10th Percentile £360 £313 £279
90th Percentile £625 £614 £525
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 4
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% +35.85% -
10th Percentile £37.55 £32.20 £22.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.00 £28.00
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +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 15589 11634 7087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.58% 12.04% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10896 8029 4814
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £280 £263
90th Percentile £625 £605 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 168 113
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.18 £10.60
90th Percentile £59.63 £56.79 £39.00
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £18.55 £21.57
% change year-on-year +4.14% -14.02% +19.83%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +11 711 £524 +10.32% 80
South East +12 115 £463 +5.71% 14
North of England +18 97 £425 -3.95% 23
Yorkshire -11 54 £450 +5.88% 5
North West +17 42 £425 -15.00% 18
South West +14 42 £475 +5.56% 10
Midlands +30 38 £473 +30.34% 12
East of England 0 37 £505 +88.79% 9
West Midlands +27 27 £479 +32.17% 7
East Midlands +7 9 £400 +5.26% 5
North East +50 1 - -
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 504 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (43.37%) DevOps
3 438 (42.12%) Jenkins
4 419 (40.29%) Java
5 371 (35.67%) Git (software)
6 339 (32.60%) TDD
7 336 (32.31%) Linux
8 332 (31.92%) Amazon AWS
9 308 (29.62%) Python
10 283 (27.21%) JIRA
11 282 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
12 281 (27.02%) Docker
13 259 (24.90%) JavaScript
14 248 (23.85%) Scrum
15 213 (20.48%) HTML
16 211 (20.29%) Ansible
17 192 (18.46%) REST
18 178 (17.12%) Microservices
19 175 (16.83%) BDD
20 166 (15.96%) Test Automation
21 165 (15.87%) CSS
22 162 (15.58%) Confluence
22 162 (15.58%) Node.js
23 154 (14.81%) Spring
24 150 (14.42%) Hadoop
25 148 (14.23%) Puppet
26 145 (13.94%) Big Data
27 140 (13.46%) Kafka
28 138 (13.27%) Finance
29 135 (12.98%) Kubernetes

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
1 162 (15.58%) Confluence
2 125 (12.02%) Apache Spark
3 70 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
4 58 (5.58%) Apache
5 50 (4.81%) CMS
6 49 (4.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 48 (4.62%) Tomcat
8 46 (4.42%) OpenStack
9 35 (3.37%) nginx
10 23 (2.21%) Drupal
11 20 (1.92%) IIS
12 18 (1.73%) Apache Solr
13 16 (1.54%) WordPress
14 15 (1.44%) JBoss
14 15 (1.44%) WebSphere
15 13 (1.25%) GemFire
16 11 (1.06%) Mule
17 10 (0.96%) WebLogic
18 8 (0.77%) Anypoint
18 8 (0.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (1.15%) Flinto
3 12 (1.15%) InVision
4 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.096%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.096%) HipChat
7 1 (0.096%) InDesign
7 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.38%) Magento
2 3 (0.29%) RMDS
3 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.096%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 332 (31.92%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (7.31%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (5.38%) PaaS
5 50 (4.81%) Amazon S3
5 50 (4.81%) Serverless
6 48 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
7 40 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 39 (3.75%) Bluemix
8 39 (3.75%) IBM Cloud
9 38 (3.65%) Slack
10 28 (2.69%) npm
11 27 (2.60%) SaaS
12 25 (2.40%) Route 53
13 22 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
14 21 (2.02%) IaaS
15 20 (1.92%) Trello
16 19 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (1.73%) Heroku
17 18 (1.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.33%) HTTP
2 39 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.40%) SSL
4 24 (2.31%) Bluetooth
5 20 (1.92%) VPN
6 18 (1.73%) Firewall
7 15 (1.44%) Kerberos
7 15 (1.44%) LAN
7 15 (1.44%) SMS
8 14 (1.35%) DNS
8 14 (1.35%) WAN
9 8 (0.77%) ICMP
10 6 (0.58%) Internet
11 5 (0.48%) Intranet
12 4 (0.38%) FTP
13 3 (0.29%) Network Security
13 3 (0.29%) Skype
14 2 (0.19%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.19%) SSH
14 2 (0.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (14.42%) Hadoop
2 145 (13.94%) Big Data
3 118 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
4 103 (9.90%) MySQL
5 100 (9.62%) HBase
6 92 (8.85%) Apache Hive
7 85 (8.17%) NoSQL
8 81 (7.79%) MongoDB
9 78 (7.50%) SQL Server
10 62 (5.96%) Sqoop
11 51 (4.90%) Amazon RDS
12 44 (4.23%) Redis
13 36 (3.46%) Impala
14 30 (2.88%) Relational Database
15 24 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 16 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
18 14 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (1.25%) OLTP
19 13 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 438 (42.12%) Jenkins
2 371 (35.67%) Git (software)
3 283 (27.21%) JIRA
4 129 (12.40%) GitLab
5 122 (11.73%) Cucumber
6 107 (10.29%) Maven
7 82 (7.88%) Gradle
8 81 (7.79%) Bitbucket
9 73 (7.02%) Selenium
10 69 (6.63%) TeamCity
11 67 (6.44%) IntelliJ
12 48 (4.62%) JUnit
13 42 (4.04%) Ant
14 38 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 35 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 34 (3.27%) gulp
17 33 (3.17%) Artifactory
18 31 (2.98%) Xcode
19 29 (2.79%) Subversion
20 28 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 138 (13.27%) Finance
2 78 (7.50%) Banking
3 33 (3.17%) Marketing
3 33 (3.17%) Retail
4 32 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.60%) Publishing
6 22 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.54%) Front Office
8 14 (1.35%) Billing
8 14 (1.35%) Electronics
8 14 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.96%) Back Office
10 9 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.77%) Legal
12 7 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.58%) Games
14 5 (0.48%) Advertising
15 4 (0.38%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.19%) Automotive
16 2 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 488 (46.92%) Developer
2 208 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 120 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 82 (7.88%) AWS Engineer
5 73 (7.02%) AWS DevOps
6 70 (6.73%) Senior Developer
7 69 (6.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 52 (5.00%) Data Engineer
9 44 (4.23%) iOS Developer
10 39 (3.75%) .NET Developer
10 39 (3.75%) Architect
10 39 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
11 37 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
12 36 (3.46%) C# Developer
13 34 (3.27%) Android Developer
14 30 (2.88%) Big Data Engineer
15 28 (2.69%) Scala Developer
16 27 (2.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 27 (2.60%) Python Developer
17 25 (2.40%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (20.48%) HTML
2 192 (18.46%) REST
3 165 (15.87%) CSS
4 162 (15.58%) Node.js
5 154 (14.81%) Spring
6 140 (13.46%) Kafka
7 121 (11.63%) AngularJS
8 111 (10.67%) HTML5
9 105 (10.10%) Spring Boot
10 94 (9.04%) JSON
11 93 (8.94%) .NET
12 88 (8.46%) Web Services
13 78 (7.50%) RESTful
14 77 (7.40%) React
15 68 (6.54%) CSS3
16 61 (5.87%) SOAP
17 60 (5.77%) XML
18 56 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
19 55 (5.29%) ASP.NET
20 54 (5.19%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 60 (5.77%) User Experience
2 48 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.33%) Public Cloud
4 44 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 35 (3.37%) Blog
5 35 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
6 27 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 27 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.21%) Virtual Team
8 18 (1.73%) Fintech
9 16 (1.54%) Animation
10 15 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (1.44%) iPhone
11 14 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.35%) Replication
12 13 (1.25%) iPad
13 11 (1.06%) Online Banking
14 10 (0.96%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.77%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 336 (32.31%) Linux
2 123 (11.83%) Unix
3 85 (8.17%) Apple iOS
4 75 (7.21%) Android
5 47 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (4.52%) Windows
6 30 (2.88%) Ubuntu
7 19 (1.83%) CentOS
8 16 (1.54%) CoreOS
9 11 (1.06%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
12 4 (0.38%) Debian
13 3 (0.29%) RancherOS
13 3 (0.29%) SUSE
14 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.096%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (43.37%) DevOps
3 339 (32.60%) TDD
4 282 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
5 248 (23.85%) Scrum
6 178 (17.12%) Microservices
7 175 (16.83%) BDD
8 166 (15.96%) Test Automation
9 131 (12.60%) Configuration Management
10 126 (12.12%) Open Source
11 114 (10.96%) MVC
12 97 (9.33%) Software Engineering
13 92 (8.85%) Kanban
14 88 (8.46%) MapReduce
15 82 (7.88%) ETL
16 69 (6.63%) OO
17 65 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
18 57 (5.48%) Analytics
18 57 (5.48%) E-Commerce
19 52 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 419 (40.29%) Java
2 308 (29.62%) Python
3 259 (24.90%) JavaScript
4 134 (12.88%) Ruby
5 131 (12.60%) SQL
6 89 (8.56%) Bash Shell
7 84 (8.08%) C#
8 79 (7.60%) PHP
9 61 (5.87%) Shell Script
10 59 (5.67%) Scala
11 48 (4.62%) Perl
12 47 (4.52%) Go
13 41 (3.94%) Objective-C
14 40 (3.85%) Apple Swift
15 26 (2.50%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.92%) ES6
17 14 (1.35%) C
18 13 (1.25%) T-SQL
19 12 (1.15%) C++
20 10 (0.96%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 128 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 97 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 58 (5.58%) Degree
4 14 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.35%) DBS Check
5 12 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.58%) BC Cleared
6 6 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.48%) CREST Certified
7 5 (0.48%) PhD
8 3 (0.29%) CCNP
8 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.19%) CCNA
10 1 (0.096%) ISEB
10 1 (0.096%) MCP
10 1 (0.096%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.096%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.88%) QA
2 5 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.29%) GCP
4 3 (0.29%) HL7
5 1 (0.096%) SLA
5 1 (0.096%) WCAG
System Software
1 281 (27.02%) Docker
2 69 (6.63%) HDFS
3 65 (6.25%) Apache Flume
4 29 (2.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.67%) etcd
6 7 (0.67%) flannel
7 6 (0.58%) Ceph
7 6 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.48%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.48%) GlusterFS
8 5 (0.48%) SkyDNS
8 5 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.29%) Xen
10 2 (0.19%) Firmware
10 2 (0.19%) KVM
10 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.096%) Squid
11 1 (0.096%) zsh
Systems Management
1 211 (20.29%) Ansible
2 148 (14.23%) Puppet
3 135 (12.98%) Kubernetes
4 115 (11.06%) Opscode Chef
5 105 (10.10%) Terraform
6 45 (4.33%) Hadoop YARN
7 34 (3.27%) Ambari
8 33 (3.17%) Oozie
9 30 (2.88%) Kibana
10 27 (2.60%) logstash
11 25 (2.40%) Prometheus
12 23 (2.21%) Grafana
13 21 (2.02%) Nagios
14 20 (1.92%) ZABBIX
15 18 (1.73%) Rancher
16 16 (1.54%) Graphite
17 13 (1.25%) Mesos
18 11 (1.06%) HAProxy
19 10 (0.96%) rkt
20 8 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 78 (7.50%) Oracle
2 77 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 65 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 62 (5.96%) Red Hat
5 59 (5.67%) Google
6 48 (4.62%) IBM
7 40 (3.85%) New Relic
8 39 (3.75%) Tableau
9 36 (3.46%) Rackspace
10 34 (3.27%) Splunk
11 30 (2.88%) Apple
12 24 (2.31%) MuleSoft
13 23 (2.21%) VMware
14 19 (1.83%) Informatica
15 18 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (1.44%) SAP
17 13 (1.25%) hybris
18 12 (1.15%) Talend
19 11 (1.06%) Adobe
20 10 (0.96%) Perforce