Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 251 359
Rank change year-on-year +4 +108 +187
Contract jobs citing GitHub 980 916 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.05% 1.03% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.62% 7.99% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 667 476
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £312 £313
90th Percentile £625 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.69% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 7
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% +28.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £25.97 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £37.00 £92.78
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% +28.57% +40.00%

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 17,449 11,461 7,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.71% 12.88% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,192 7,974 5,176
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £622 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 162 120
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.80% -11.30%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.03 £10.95
90th Percentile £56.88 £55.25 £57.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.65 £19.96
% change year-on-year +7.25% -6.56% -11.30%

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 21 February 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 February 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 February 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 -10 620 £525 +10.53% 166
South East +29 151 £438 - 40
North of England -31 84 £425 - 47
North West +16 47 £425 -4.23% 29
South West +13 46 £475 +15.85% 15
Midlands +14 42 £500 +37.93% 30
East of England +4 38 £505 +94.23% 18
Yorkshire -54 36 £403 -5.29% 14
West Midlands +6 26 £450 +24.14% 16
East Midlands +14 10 £500 +63.27% 14
North East +30 1 £525 +56.57% 4
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 528 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (48.57%) Jenkins
3 430 (43.88%) DevOps
4 406 (41.43%) Git (software)
5 385 (39.29%) Java
6 379 (38.67%) Amazon AWS
7 314 (32.04%) Python
8 306 (31.22%) Linux
9 301 (30.71%) TDD
10 293 (29.90%) JavaScript
11 272 (27.76%) JIRA
12 270 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
13 249 (25.41%) Docker
14 209 (21.33%) Ansible
15 208 (21.22%) Scrum
16 202 (20.61%) HTML
17 194 (19.80%) Node.js
18 187 (19.08%) Test Automation
19 178 (18.16%) Microservices
20 176 (17.96%) CSS
21 172 (17.55%) REST
22 165 (16.84%) Unix
23 154 (15.71%) Puppet
24 153 (15.61%) Confluence
25 149 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
26 148 (15.10%) BDD
27 146 (14.90%) Ruby
28 144 (14.69%) Opscode Chef
29 139 (14.18%) JSON
30 130 (13.27%) Finance

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
1 153 (15.61%) Confluence
2 87 (8.88%) Apache
3 81 (8.27%) Apache Spark
4 54 (5.51%) Cloud Foundry
4 54 (5.51%) Tomcat
5 48 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
6 37 (3.78%) nginx
7 31 (3.16%) CMS
8 25 (2.55%) WebLogic
9 24 (2.45%) JBoss
10 21 (2.14%) Drupal
11 20 (2.04%) WebSphere
12 19 (1.94%) OpenStack
12 19 (1.94%) WordPress
13 11 (1.12%) Mule
13 11 (1.12%) Umbraco
14 10 (1.02%) IIS
15 7 (0.71%) Anypoint
15 7 (0.71%) GemFire
16 6 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.22%) InVision
4 11 (1.12%) Flinto
4 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.20%) HipChat
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.20%) SPSS
8 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Magento
2 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.31%) RMDS
4 2 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.10%) iTrent
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.10%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 379 (38.67%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (9.08%) Amazon EC2
4 73 (7.45%) Serverless
5 72 (7.35%) Amazon S3
6 70 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
7 64 (6.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 57 (5.82%) PaaS
9 47 (4.80%) Route 53
10 41 (4.18%) CloudFront
11 40 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 35 (3.57%) Slack
13 32 (3.27%) IaaS
14 30 (3.06%) Bluemix
14 30 (3.06%) IBM Cloud
15 22 (2.24%) Heroku
16 21 (2.14%) npm
16 21 (2.14%) SaaS
17 20 (2.04%) OpenShift
18 19 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.22%) HTTP
2 42 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.96%) SSL
4 28 (2.86%) Bluetooth
4 28 (2.86%) Firewall
5 20 (2.04%) DNS
6 11 (1.12%) Internet
6 11 (1.12%) SMS
7 9 (0.92%) VPN
8 8 (0.82%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.71%) ICMP
9 7 (0.71%) tcpdump
9 7 (0.71%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.51%) Intranet
11 4 (0.41%) FTP
11 4 (0.41%) SSH
12 3 (0.31%) Network Security
13 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.20%) FlexRay
13 2 (0.20%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (10.61%) Big Data
2 98 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 96 (9.80%) MySQL
4 94 (9.59%) NoSQL
5 88 (8.98%) Hadoop
6 73 (7.45%) SQL Server
7 69 (7.04%) Amazon RDS
8 67 (6.84%) MongoDB
9 52 (5.31%) HBase
10 44 (4.49%) Relational Database
11 43 (4.39%) Apache Hive
12 35 (3.57%) Redis
13 27 (2.76%) Parquet
14 23 (2.35%) RDBMS
15 21 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 18 (1.84%) Sqoop
17 15 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 12 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
19 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 476 (48.57%) Jenkins
2 406 (41.43%) Git (software)
3 272 (27.76%) JIRA
4 104 (10.61%) Gradle
5 86 (8.78%) Maven
6 85 (8.67%) GitLab
6 85 (8.67%) Selenium
7 81 (8.27%) Cucumber
8 71 (7.24%) TeamCity
9 69 (7.04%) Bitbucket
10 47 (4.80%) Ant
11 40 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
12 37 (3.78%) Artifactory
13 36 (3.67%) Subversion
14 35 (3.57%) IntelliJ
15 34 (3.47%) gulp
16 33 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 31 (3.16%) JUnit
18 27 (2.76%) Crashlytics
19 26 (2.65%) SonarQube
General
1 130 (13.27%) Finance
2 74 (7.55%) Banking
3 42 (4.29%) Retail
4 20 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.94%) Marketing
6 13 (1.33%) Publishing
7 12 (1.22%) Back Office
7 12 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.92%) Billing
8 9 (0.92%) Legal
8 9 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.82%) Advertising
10 7 (0.71%) Front Office
11 6 (0.61%) Automotive
11 6 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.41%) Electronics
12 4 (0.41%) Games
13 2 (0.20%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 482 (49.18%) Developer
2 203 (20.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 96 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 91 (9.29%) Senior Developer
5 88 (8.98%) AWS Engineer
6 77 (7.86%) AWS DevOps
7 69 (7.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 47 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 46 (4.69%) .NET Developer
10 44 (4.49%) Android Developer
11 42 (4.29%) Scala Developer
12 37 (3.78%) Data Engineer
12 37 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
13 35 (3.57%) Architect
13 35 (3.57%) Big Data Developer
13 35 (3.57%) C# Developer
14 34 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
15 31 (3.16%) iOS Developer
16 25 (2.55%) Big Data Engineer
17 23 (2.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (20.61%) HTML
2 194 (19.80%) Node.js
3 176 (17.96%) CSS
4 172 (17.55%) REST
5 139 (14.18%) JSON
6 127 (12.96%) AngularJS
7 111 (11.33%) Spring
8 106 (10.82%) .NET
9 103 (10.51%) Kafka
10 90 (9.18%) jQuery
11 88 (8.98%) Web Services
12 81 (8.27%) HTML5
13 80 (8.16%) React
14 69 (7.04%) RESTful
15 64 (6.53%) ASP.NET
16 63 (6.43%) XML
17 59 (6.02%) SOAP
18 57 (5.82%) Spring Boot
19 55 (5.61%) J2EE
20 53 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (7.04%) Linux Command Line
3 67 (6.84%) User Experience
4 46 (4.69%) Public Cloud
5 45 (4.59%) Mobile App
6 42 (4.29%) Fintech
7 41 (4.18%) Blog
8 37 (3.78%) Virtual Team
9 32 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
10 25 (2.55%) Computer Science
11 23 (2.35%) Algorithms
12 20 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.84%) Data Centre
14 17 (1.73%) Cloud Native
15 16 (1.63%) Data Structures
16 15 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
17 11 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
18 10 (1.02%) Animation
18 10 (1.02%) Management Information System
19 8 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 306 (31.22%) Linux
2 165 (16.84%) Unix
3 88 (8.98%) Android
4 70 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 54 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (5.41%) Windows
7 23 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.33%) CoreOS
9 11 (1.12%) CentOS
10 10 (1.02%) Solaris
11 7 (0.71%) Windows Server
12 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.41%) Debian
14 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.10%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (43.88%) DevOps
3 301 (30.71%) TDD
4 270 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
5 208 (21.22%) Scrum
6 187 (19.08%) Test Automation
7 178 (18.16%) Microservices
8 148 (15.10%) BDD
9 125 (12.76%) Configuration Management
10 113 (11.53%) MVC
11 111 (11.33%) Open Source
12 96 (9.80%) Software Engineering
13 93 (9.49%) Kanban
14 87 (8.88%) OO
15 77 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
16 68 (6.94%) Unit Testing
17 58 (5.92%) E-Commerce
18 55 (5.61%) Analytics
19 52 (5.31%) OOP
20 50 (5.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 385 (39.29%) Java
2 314 (32.04%) Python
3 293 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 146 (14.90%) Ruby
5 117 (11.94%) SQL
6 101 (10.31%) Bash Shell
6 101 (10.31%) C#
7 80 (8.16%) Perl
8 72 (7.35%) PHP
9 61 (6.22%) Scala
10 54 (5.51%) Shell Script
11 49 (5.00%) Go
12 30 (3.06%) ES6
12 30 (3.06%) PowerShell
13 28 (2.86%) Apple Swift
14 25 (2.55%) Objective-C
15 24 (2.45%) Groovy
16 20 (2.04%) R
17 17 (1.73%) C++
17 17 (1.73%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 70 (7.14%) Degree
2 58 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 44 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.24%) AWS Certification
5 12 (1.22%) DBS Check
6 10 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.41%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) MCP
10 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.96%) QA
2 7 (0.71%) WCAG
3 5 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.20%) GCP
5 2 (0.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 249 (25.41%) Docker
2 63 (6.43%) HDFS
3 45 (4.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 23 (2.35%) Apache Flume
5 14 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.71%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.20%) Ceph
8 2 (0.20%) Firmware
8 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.10%) etcd
9 1 (0.10%) flannel
9 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.10%) SkyDNS
9 1 (0.10%) Varnish
9 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 209 (21.33%) Ansible
2 154 (15.71%) Puppet
3 144 (14.69%) Opscode Chef
4 110 (11.22%) Terraform
5 96 (9.80%) Kubernetes
6 45 (4.59%) Hadoop YARN
7 35 (3.57%) Kibana
8 22 (2.24%) Grafana
8 22 (2.24%) logstash
9 19 (1.94%) Ambari
10 18 (1.84%) Oozie
11 15 (1.53%) Nagios
12 14 (1.43%) Mesos
13 12 (1.22%) HAProxy
14 10 (1.02%) Rancher
15 9 (0.92%) ZABBIX
16 8 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 8 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 8 (0.82%) Prometheus
17 6 (0.61%) rkt
Vendors
1 86 (8.78%) Atlassian
2 70 (7.14%) Oracle
3 67 (6.84%) Google
4 56 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 54 (5.51%) Microsoft
6 32 (3.27%) New Relic
7 29 (2.96%) IBM
8 25 (2.55%) Splunk
9 24 (2.45%) Tableau
10 20 (2.04%) Rackspace
11 17 (1.73%) Apple
12 16 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.33%) ServiceNow
13 13 (1.33%) Twitter
13 13 (1.33%) VMware
14 12 (1.22%) MuleSoft
15 11 (1.12%) AppDynamics
16 10 (1.02%) hybris
17 9 (0.92%) Adobe
17 9 (0.92%) Informatica