Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 September 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 71 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +89
Contract jobs citing GitHub 33 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.39% 3.55% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.87% 20.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 0
Essex median daily rate £475 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
East of England median daily rate £450 £481 £355
% change year-on-year -6.49% +35.56% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 26 0
Essex median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 Essex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 208 143 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.36% 16.92% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 82 30
Essex median daily rate £500 £503 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% +43.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £357 £324 £221
90th Percentile £623 £629 £435
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 3
Essex median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +247.22% -47.06%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -57.06% +158.73% -52.63%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in Essex

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitHub in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in Essex

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in Essex over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in Essex

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GitHub in Essex

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Southend-on-Sea +15 15 £475 -5.94%
Brentwood -2 2 - -
GitHub
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 27 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 25 (75.76%) Java
3 22 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (60.61%) Linux
5 19 (57.58%) Ansible
5 19 (57.58%) DevOps
6 16 (48.48%) Deployment Automation
7 15 (45.45%) Python
8 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
8 14 (42.42%) Ruby
8 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (39.39%) Perl
10 12 (36.36%) HTML
10 12 (36.36%) XML
10 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 11 (33.33%) JUnit
11 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
11 11 (33.33%) JSON
11 11 (33.33%) GitLab
12 10 (30.30%) Core Data
12 10 (30.30%) Push Notifications
12 10 (30.30%) Android
12 10 (30.30%) Gradle
12 10 (30.30%) Calabash
12 10 (30.30%) Android SDK
12 10 (30.30%) Android Development
12 10 (30.30%) JIRA
12 10 (30.30%) Animation
12 10 (30.30%) Atlassian

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 10 (30.30%) Apache
1 10 (30.30%) WebLogic
2 9 (27.27%) JBoss
3 7 (21.21%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (6.06%) nginx
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Jetty
5 1 (3.03%) Mongrel
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 11 (33.33%) GitLab
2 11 (33.33%) JUnit
3 10 (30.30%) Calabash
3 10 (30.30%) Gradle
3 10 (30.30%) JIRA
4 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.09%) Android Studio
6 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.06%) Subversion
7 1 (3.03%) Ant
7 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.03%) Gatling
7 1 (3.03%) Grunt
7 1 (3.03%) gulp
7 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium
7 1 (3.03%) Sublime Text
General
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
1 11 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Android Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) DBA
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
1 12 (36.36%) XML
2 11 (33.33%) JSON
3 10 (30.30%) Android SDK
3 10 (30.30%) Core Animation
3 10 (30.30%) Core Data
3 10 (30.30%) RESTful
4 9 (27.27%) J2EE
5 6 (18.18%) Middleware
6 3 (9.09%) Servlets
7 2 (6.06%) CSS
7 2 (6.06%) REST
8 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5
8 1 (3.03%) jQuery
8 1 (3.03%) JSP
8 1 (3.03%) Node.js
8 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
8 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Animation
2 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) RIA
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Android
4 8 (24.24%) Solaris
5 7 (21.21%) Unix
6 2 (6.06%) Windows
7 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (57.58%) DevOps
3 16 (48.48%) Deployment Automation
4 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
5 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 10 (30.30%) Android Development
7 10 (30.30%) ITIL
7 10 (30.30%) MVC
7 10 (30.30%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (30.30%) OOD
7 10 (30.30%) Pair Programming
7 10 (30.30%) Push Notifications
7 10 (30.30%) TDD
8 9 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (27.27%) Software Delivery
9 8 (24.24%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (24.24%) Open Source
10 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (12.12%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) Python
3 14 (42.42%) Ruby
4 13 (39.39%) Perl
5 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) C
6 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.09%) Scala
8 2 (6.06%) Go
8 2 (6.06%) SQL
9 1 (3.03%) C#
9 1 (3.03%) Groovy
9 1 (3.03%) Haskell
9 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) Salt
4 1 (3.03%) Consul
4 1 (3.03%) Grafana
4 1 (3.03%) Kibana
4 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Atlassian
2 7 (21.21%) BEA
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) webMethods
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.06%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) VMware