Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 65 71
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 -
Contract jobs citing GitHub 27 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.67% 2.90% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.30% 21.05% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Essex median daily rate £500 £505 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +94.23% -
East of England median daily rate £475 £527 £260
% change year-on-year -9.91% +102.79% -38.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 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 239 95 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.59% 13.79% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 64 34
Essex median daily rate £510 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +46.15% -9.72%
10th Percentile £313 £329 £250
90th Percentile £600 £609 £418
East of England median daily rate £428 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.76% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Essex median hourly rate - £62.50 £24.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +152.78% -25.64%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -72.00% +309.84% -51.59%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 17 £500 -9.01%
Brentwood +2 1 £273 -42.63%
GitHub
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 21 (77.78%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) DevOps
3 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) Linux
5 15 (55.56%) Python
5 15 (55.56%) Ruby
6 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
7 13 (48.15%) Perl
8 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (40.74%) Ansible
10 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
11 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (33.33%) Open Source
11 9 (33.33%) JIRA
11 9 (33.33%) HTML
11 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 9 (33.33%) CSS
11 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
11 9 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (29.63%) GitLab
12 8 (29.63%) Unix
12 8 (29.63%) Apache
12 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
13 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
13 7 (25.93%) HTML5
13 7 (25.93%) Microservices
13 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
14 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (22.22%) JBoss
14 6 (22.22%) XML

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 8 (29.63%) Apache
2 6 (22.22%) JBoss
2 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) nginx
3 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Jetty
5 1 (3.70%) Mongrel
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) Serverless
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
2 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
3 9 (33.33%) JIRA
4 8 (29.63%) GitLab
5 5 (18.52%) Selenium
6 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (14.81%) IntelliJ
6 4 (14.81%) JUnit
7 3 (11.11%) Mercurial
7 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 2 (7.41%) Ant
8 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
8 2 (7.41%) Gradle
8 2 (7.41%) Grunt
8 2 (7.41%) gulp
8 2 (7.41%) JMeter
8 2 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (7.41%) Maven
8 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
8 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) HTML5
3 6 (22.22%) J2EE
3 6 (22.22%) JSON
3 6 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
4 4 (14.81%) Node.js
4 4 (14.81%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) Spring
5 3 (11.11%) CSS3
5 3 (11.11%) RESTful
5 3 (11.11%) Servlets
6 2 (7.41%) EJB
6 2 (7.41%) J2SE
6 2 (7.41%) JMS
6 2 (7.41%) jQuery
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) RIA
1 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) DevOps
2 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 9 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
4 9 (33.33%) Open Source
5 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.93%) Microservices
6 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
8 5 (18.52%) Scrum
8 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 4 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (14.81%) SOA
10 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (11.11%) Server Hardening
10 3 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Python
2 15 (55.56%) Ruby
3 13 (48.15%) Perl
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) Groovy
5 5 (18.52%) Haskell
5 5 (18.52%) Scala
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) Clojure
7 3 (11.11%) Erlang
7 3 (11.11%) F#
8 2 (7.41%) C
8 2 (7.41%) C#
8 2 (7.41%) PHP
8 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Ansible
2 4 (14.81%) Kibana
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Grafana
4 2 (7.41%) logstash
4 2 (7.41%) Terraform
5 1 (3.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) webMethods
3 3 (11.11%) BEA
3 3 (11.11%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) VMware