Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GitHub Actions skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GitHub Actions over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 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 Actions
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 478 358 -
Rank change year-on-year -120 - -
Contract jobs citing GitHub Actions 99 11 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.078% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.73% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 61 4 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £425 -
Median % change year-on-year +35.29% - -
England median daily rate £550 £425 -
% change year-on-year +29.41% - -

GitHub Actions 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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13,648 4,974 12,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.13% 35.44% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,082 3,683 8,802
10th Percentile £381 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £724 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 10 87
10th Percentile £13.38 £14.76 £15.35
25th Percentile £19.86 £20.56 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.10% +5.00%
75th Percentile £48.38 £39.25 £25.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £55.75 £43.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

GitHub Actions
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GitHub Actions as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub Actions in London

GitHub Actions
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitHub Actions in London.

Daily rate trend for GitHub Actions in London

GitHub Actions
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitHub Actions in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub Actions in London

GitHub Actions
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub Actions within the London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
Central London -56 11 £563 - 16
GitHub Actions
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub Actions 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 London region with a requirement for GitHub Actions.

1 99 (100.00%) GitHub
2 67 (67.68%) DevOps
2 67 (67.68%) Terraform
3 63 (63.64%) Azure
4 42 (42.42%) AWS
5 38 (38.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (32.32%) Kubernetes
8 30 (30.30%) Docker
8 30 (30.30%) Java
9 28 (28.28%) Finance
10 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 23 (23.23%) CircleCI
11 23 (23.23%) Social Skills
12 22 (22.22%) Serverless
12 22 (22.22%) Python
13 21 (21.21%) Data Protection
14 20 (20.20%) Web Services
14 20 (20.20%) Ansible
15 19 (19.19%) GCP
15 19 (19.19%) React
15 19 (19.19%) PaaS
15 19 (19.19%) Bash Shell
16 18 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
16 18 (18.18%) Scrum
16 18 (18.18%) Kafka
17 16 (16.16%) SDLC
17 16 (16.16%) Microservices
18 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
18 15 (15.15%) IaaS

GitHub Actions
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (10.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 10 (10.10%) CMS
2 8 (8.08%) Appian
3 7 (7.07%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (5.05%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.04%) Apache
5 4 (4.04%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (3.03%) Confluence
7 2 (2.02%) Luigi
7 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.01%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 99 (100.00%) GitHub
2 63 (63.64%) Azure
3 42 (42.42%) AWS
4 22 (22.22%) Serverless
5 19 (19.19%) GCP
5 19 (19.19%) PaaS
6 15 (15.15%) Azure Functions
6 15 (15.15%) IaaS
7 8 (8.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (7.07%) Amazon S3
9 6 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (5.05%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (4.04%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (4.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 4 (4.04%) Azure Storage
11 4 (4.04%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (4.04%) Microsoft 365
11 4 (4.04%) Power Platform
11 4 (4.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) Network Security
2 5 (5.05%) Firewall
3 3 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.01%) DHCP
4 1 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.01%) IPv4
4 1 (1.01%) IPv6
4 1 (1.01%) SMTP
4 1 (1.01%) SNMP
4 1 (1.01%) SSH
4 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.06%) Redis
3 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.04%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.04%) Power BI
4 4 (4.04%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (4.04%) Tableau
5 3 (3.03%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.03%) Big Data
5 3 (3.03%) BigQuery
5 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.02%) Impala
6 2 (2.02%) Parquet
6 2 (2.02%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.02%) Presto
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (23.23%) CircleCI
2 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.12%) JIRA
4 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 10 (10.10%) Cypress.io
5 10 (10.10%) JUnit
5 10 (10.10%) Mockito
6 9 (9.09%) GitLab
6 9 (9.09%) Gradle
6 9 (9.09%) Maven
6 9 (9.09%) Selenium
6 9 (9.09%) SonarQube
7 7 (7.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (4.04%) GoCD
9 3 (3.03%) webpack
10 2 (2.02%) MLflow
11 1 (1.01%) Babel
11 1 (1.01%) ESLint
11 1 (1.01%) gulp
11 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 28 (28.28%) Finance
2 23 (23.23%) Social Skills
3 15 (15.15%) Presentation Skills
4 14 (14.14%) Retail
5 12 (12.12%) Marketing
6 9 (9.09%) Public Sector
7 5 (5.05%) Electronics
8 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.04%) Legal
9 3 (3.03%) Financial Institution
9 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
9 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
10 2 (2.02%) Law
11 1 (1.01%) Banking
11 1 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (1.01%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Azure Engineer
2 20 (20.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (19.19%) Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Data Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Architect
5 9 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (5.05%) Development Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Scala Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) AWS Software Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) Web Services
2 19 (19.19%) React
3 18 (18.18%) Kafka
4 13 (13.13%) CSS
5 12 (12.12%) XML
6 10 (10.10%) CSS3
6 10 (10.10%) OSGi
6 10 (10.10%) Preactjs
7 9 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (8.08%) REST
9 5 (5.05%) GraphQL
9 5 (5.05%) Node.js
10 4 (4.04%) ARM Templates
10 4 (4.04%) Play Framework
10 4 (4.04%) YAML
11 3 (3.03%) .NET
12 2 (2.02%) Django
12 2 (2.02%) JSON
12 2 (2.02%) Spring
12 2 (2.02%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (10.10%) Cloud Native
2 10 (10.10%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.10%) Public Cloud
2 10 (10.10%) Social Media
3 4 (4.04%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.04%) Replication
4 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Blog
6 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) Unix
3 2 (2.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (67.68%) DevOps
2 38 (38.38%) Infrastructure as Code
3 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (21.21%) Data Protection
5 18 (18.18%) Scrum
6 16 (16.16%) Microservices
6 16 (16.16%) SDLC
7 15 (15.15%) Analytics
8 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (14.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 13 (13.13%) Sprint Planning
9 13 (13.13%) Technical Debt
10 12 (12.12%) Architectural Design
10 12 (12.12%) Clean Code
10 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
10 12 (12.12%) Test Automation
11 11 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (10.10%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (10.10%) Personalization
12 10 (10.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) Java
2 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.22%) Python
4 19 (19.19%) Bash Shell
5 12 (12.12%) Go
6 10 (10.10%) C#
6 10 (10.10%) Java 11
6 10 (10.10%) Java 8
6 10 (10.10%) SQL
7 8 (8.08%) PHP
7 8 (8.08%) VB
8 7 (7.07%) TypeScript
9 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.04%) Scala
10 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.02%) Ruby
12 1 (1.01%) Bicep
12 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) AWS Certification
1 5 (5.05%) Degree
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) Accessibility
2 8 (8.08%) QA
3 4 (4.04%) GDPR
4 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (30.30%) Docker
2 3 (3.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 67 (67.68%) Terraform
2 32 (32.32%) Kubernetes
3 20 (20.20%) Ansible
4 10 (10.10%) Grafana
4 10 (10.10%) Prometheus
5 9 (9.09%) Argo
6 7 (7.07%) Kibana
7 3 (3.03%) Istio
8 2 (2.02%) Kubeflow
8 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.02%) Puppet
9 1 (1.01%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (11.11%) Adobe
2 10 (10.10%) Atlassian
3 8 (8.08%) MuleSoft
4 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.06%) Google
6 4 (4.04%) Databricks
7 3 (3.03%) New Relic
7 3 (3.03%) SAP
8 2 (2.02%) Informatica
8 2 (2.02%) PagerDuty
8 2 (2.02%) Talend
9 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.01%) Demandware
9 1 (1.01%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.01%) Monetate
9 1 (1.01%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com