Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 102 112
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 +18
Contract jobs citing GitHub 29 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.16% 1.47% 1.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.81% 16.33% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 43
Leeds median daily rate £450 £455 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% -9.00% +34.91%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £455 £475
% change year-on-year -1.10% -4.21% +30.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 499 196 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.04% 9.02% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 136 221
Leeds median daily rate £438 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +27.87%
10th Percentile £325 £260 £325
90th Percentile £588 £596 £613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £438 £450
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.71% -10.87% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.65 £15.98
90th Percentile £14.50 £24.75 £29.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -28.98% +32.26% -

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in Leeds

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in Leeds

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 23 (79.31%) Git (software)
2 17 (58.62%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 16 (55.17%) Groovy
3 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 11 (37.93%) Microservices
5 11 (37.93%) Scala
6 10 (34.48%) HTML5
6 10 (34.48%) SOA
7 9 (31.03%) OO
7 9 (31.03%) JIRA
7 9 (31.03%) Selenium
7 9 (31.03%) RESTful
7 9 (31.03%) CSS3
8 8 (27.59%) Mercurial
8 8 (27.59%) Clojure
8 8 (27.59%) OOP
8 8 (27.59%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (27.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (24.14%) TDD
9 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
9 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.69%) Splunk
10 6 (20.69%) Docker
11 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
11 5 (17.24%) Ansible
11 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (13.79%) Anypoint
1 4 (13.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Trello
3 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) npm
4 1 (3.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (79.31%) Git (software)
2 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
3 9 (31.03%) JIRA
3 9 (31.03%) Selenium
4 8 (27.59%) Mercurial
5 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
6 5 (17.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (13.79%) Maven
7 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
8 3 (10.34%) Artifactory
8 3 (10.34%) Gatling
8 3 (10.34%) gulp
8 3 (10.34%) IntelliJ
8 3 (10.34%) Sublime Text
9 2 (6.90%) JMeter
9 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
10 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
10 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
10 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Lead Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) PHP Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) CSS
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) HTML5
3 9 (31.03%) CSS3
3 9 (31.03%) RESTful
4 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) GraphQL
5 4 (13.79%) Node.js
5 4 (13.79%) React
5 4 (13.79%) REST
5 4 (13.79%) Spring
5 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
6 3 (10.34%) Doctrine
6 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
6 3 (10.34%) Sass
7 2 (6.90%) jQuery
7 2 (6.90%) LESS
7 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
7 2 (6.90%) YAML
8 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) CentOS
2 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Microservices
3 10 (34.48%) SOA
4 9 (31.03%) OO
5 8 (27.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (27.59%) OOP
6 7 (24.14%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (17.24%) Workflow
8 4 (13.79%) API Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Analytics
9 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.90%) BDD
10 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
10 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
1 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) Groovy
3 11 (37.93%) Scala
4 8 (27.59%) Clojure
5 4 (13.79%) Go
5 4 (13.79%) PHP
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) ES6
6 1 (3.45%) Haskell
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP 7
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (20.69%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Ansible
2 4 (13.79%) Grafana
3 3 (10.34%) Graphite
3 3 (10.34%) Kibana
4 2 (6.90%) Puppet
5 1 (3.45%) Consul
5 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.45%) Packer
5 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Splunk
2 4 (13.79%) AppDynamics
2 4 (13.79%) MuleSoft
3 3 (10.34%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) Zend
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com