Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - +65 +13
Contract jobs citing GitHub 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.63% - 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.00% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate £533 - -
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £100.00 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year +244.83% - -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 80 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.60% 6.71% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 32
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £475 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.65% +6.97%
10th Percentile £385 £304 £336
90th Percentile £562 £575 £530
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £435
% change year-on-year - -2.30% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 - £14.00
10th Percentile £9.68 - £10.66
90th Percentile £63.15 - £15.25
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -33.62% +107.14% -18.84%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in Lancashire

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in Lancashire

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Blackpool - 2 £500 -
Preston - 2 £573 -
GitHub
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Terraform
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) YAML
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Terraform
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM