Period
to 13 November 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 13 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
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 72 74
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -
Contract jobs citing GitHub 33 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.05% 3.28% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.31% 25.24% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 6
Essex median daily rate £488 £505 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.47% +94.23% -
East of England median daily rate £475 £505 £288
% change year-on-year -5.94% +75.65% -23.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 2
Essex median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.61% -
East of England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +73.61% -

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 248 103 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.90% 13.01% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 62 41
Essex median daily rate £525 £520 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +73.17% -21.57%
10th Percentile £325 £351 £225
90th Percentile £600 £612 £431
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 6
Essex median hourly rate £22.00 £62.50 £24.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.80% +152.78% -27.28%
10th Percentile £21.00 £37.20 £18.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £63.75 £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -72.00% +247.22% -43.31%

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 13 November 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 13 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
Southend-on-Sea +8 19 £500 -9.01% 1
Brentwood +2 1 £273 -
GitHub
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 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 Essex region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 24 (72.73%) DevOps
3 21 (63.64%) Jenkins
4 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (54.55%) Python
5 18 (54.55%) Ruby
5 18 (54.55%) Ansible
6 17 (51.52%) Perl
7 16 (48.48%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (48.48%) Deployment Automation
8 15 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
10 13 (39.39%) JIRA
11 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
11 12 (36.36%) Apache
11 12 (36.36%) GitLab
12 11 (33.33%) Unix
13 10 (30.30%) JBoss
13 10 (30.30%) J2EE
13 10 (30.30%) WebLogic
14 9 (27.27%) ITIL
14 9 (27.27%) Atlassian
15 8 (24.24%) JSON
15 8 (24.24%) Open Source
15 8 (24.24%) XML
15 8 (24.24%) Solaris
15 8 (24.24%) Oracle
15 8 (24.24%) HTML
15 8 (24.24%) JavaScript

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 12 (36.36%) Apache
2 10 (30.30%) JBoss
2 10 (30.30%) WebLogic
3 7 (21.21%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (9.09%) nginx
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) Jetty
6 1 (3.03%) Mongrel
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
4 1 (3.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 13 (39.39%) JIRA
3 12 (36.36%) GitLab
4 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
5 6 (18.18%) JUnit
6 5 (15.15%) Selenium
7 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
7 4 (12.12%) Gradle
7 4 (12.12%) IntelliJ
8 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 2 (6.06%) Ant
9 2 (6.06%) Calabash
9 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
9 2 (6.06%) Gatling
9 2 (6.06%) Grunt
9 2 (6.06%) gulp
9 2 (6.06%) JMeter
9 2 (6.06%) Maven
9 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
9 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) J2EE
2 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) JSON
2 8 (24.24%) XML
3 6 (18.18%) CSS
3 6 (18.18%) Middleware
4 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
4 4 (12.12%) HTML5
4 4 (12.12%) REST
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
5 3 (9.09%) Servlets
6 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (6.06%) J2SE
6 2 (6.06%) JMS
6 2 (6.06%) JPA
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) Node.js
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
6 2 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Animation
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) RIA
2 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (33.33%) Unix
4 8 (24.24%) Solaris
5 2 (6.06%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) DevOps
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (48.48%) Deployment Automation
4 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
5 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (24.24%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (24.24%) Open Source
7 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
8 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.12%) Microservices
9 4 (12.12%) MVC
9 4 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (12.12%) OOD
9 4 (12.12%) Server Hardening
9 4 (12.12%) TDD
10 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) Python
2 18 (54.55%) Ruby
3 17 (51.52%) Perl
4 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) C
5 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Scala
8 2 (6.06%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) Groovy
8 2 (6.06%) Haskell
8 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) Ansible
2 4 (12.12%) Kibana
3 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Puppet
4 2 (6.06%) Grafana
4 2 (6.06%) logstash
5 1 (3.03%) Mesos
5 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Atlassian
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) webMethods
3 7 (21.21%) BEA
4 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Google
6 2 (6.06%) Adobe
6 2 (6.06%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) VMware