Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 July 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
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 121 149 168
Rank change year-on-year +28 +19 +18
Contract jobs citing GitHub 666 288 712
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.24% 1.77% 1.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.90% 5.28% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 207 466
10th Percentile £400 £395 £403
25th Percentile £463 £453 £477
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +0.48% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £628 £613 £625
90th Percentile £700 £688 £678
England median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 £26.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +145.28% - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £26.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +88.68% -49.52% +56.53%

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,295 5,459 13,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.07% 33.62% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,224 4,121 9,598
10th Percentile £375 £350 £350
25th Percentile £456 £431 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £713 £713 £688
England median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 84
10th Percentile £14.40 £15.25 £13.61
25th Percentile £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.47 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.89% +26.05% -6.67%
75th Percentile £55.50 £48.50 £27.69
90th Percentile £68.14 £61.23 £52.35
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for GitHub in London

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitHub in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GitHub in London.

Hourly rate trend for GitHub in London

GitHub
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing GitHub in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for GitHub in London

GitHub
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 26 July 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 -17 61 £545 +3.81% 55
South London +33 18 £523 +13.28% 14
West London +10 12 £620 +45.88% 23
East London +9 9 £495 -2.22% 25
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 366 (54.95%) DevOps
2 317 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (45.95%) Jenkins
4 245 (36.79%) Java
5 238 (35.74%) Python
6 235 (35.29%) AWS
7 213 (31.98%) Azure
8 201 (30.18%) Terraform
9 197 (29.58%) Kubernetes
10 193 (28.98%) Git (software)
11 191 (28.68%) Docker
12 188 (28.23%) JIRA
13 174 (26.13%) Finance
14 163 (24.47%) Ansible
15 149 (22.37%) Linux
16 141 (21.17%) JavaScript
17 139 (20.87%) Scrum
18 132 (19.82%) Microservices
19 127 (19.07%) Infrastructure as Code
20 123 (18.47%) Social Skills
21 118 (17.72%) SQL
22 116 (17.42%) Maven
23 115 (17.27%) Test Automation
24 110 (16.52%) Confluence
25 104 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
26 97 (14.56%) GCP
27 90 (13.51%) Puppet
28 88 (13.21%) JSON
29 87 (13.06%) Spring
30 85 (12.76%) PowerShell

GitHub
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
1 110 (16.52%) Confluence
2 35 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 26 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 23 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 22 (3.30%) Apache
7 21 (3.15%) Apache Airflow
7 21 (3.15%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.35%) Mule
9 9 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (1.20%) CMS
11 7 (1.05%) JBoss
11 7 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (0.90%) Anypoint
12 6 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.90%) Mule ESB
13 4 (0.60%) IIS
13 4 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Adobe XD
2 2 (0.30%) Figma
2 2 (0.30%) InVision
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.30%) Sketch
2 2 (0.30%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 235 (35.29%) AWS
2 213 (31.98%) Azure
3 97 (14.56%) GCP
4 67 (10.06%) PaaS
5 64 (9.61%) Serverless
6 61 (9.16%) IaaS
7 50 (7.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (6.31%) AWS Lambda
9 31 (4.65%) Slack
10 28 (4.20%) Azure Functions
11 27 (4.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (4.05%) Amazon EKS
12 25 (3.75%) Amazon S3
12 25 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 24 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (3.60%) SaaS
14 19 (2.85%) Amazon ECS
15 18 (2.70%) OpenShift
16 17 (2.55%) Amazon ELB
16 17 (2.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.15%) DNS
2 16 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.25%) SAN
4 14 (2.10%) LAN
4 14 (2.10%) NAS
4 14 (2.10%) WAN
5 13 (1.95%) HTTPS
5 13 (1.95%) Kerberos
6 11 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (1.65%) FCoE
6 11 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (1.65%) HTTP
6 11 (1.65%) iSCSI
6 11 (1.65%) Multicast
7 10 (1.50%) Firewall
8 8 (1.20%) 2G
8 8 (1.20%) VPN
9 4 (0.60%) Network Security
9 4 (0.60%) SSL
10 3 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.01%) MongoDB
2 36 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 36 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 23 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 23 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.85%) MySQL
6 17 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 16 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.40%) Power BI
7 16 (2.40%) Redis
8 14 (2.10%) Big Data
9 13 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (1.65%) BigQuery
10 11 (1.65%) Tableau
11 9 (1.35%) Data Lake
11 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 306 (45.95%) Jenkins
2 193 (28.98%) Git (software)
3 188 (28.23%) JIRA
4 116 (17.42%) Maven
5 67 (10.06%) GitLab
6 58 (8.71%) JUnit
7 57 (8.56%) TeamCity
8 54 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
9 43 (6.46%) Bitbucket
10 39 (5.86%) Gradle
11 32 (4.80%) Mockito
12 31 (4.65%) Postman
13 28 (4.20%) Selenium
14 27 (4.05%) Cucumber
14 27 (4.05%) Subversion
15 19 (2.85%) git-flow
16 15 (2.25%) IntelliJ
17 14 (2.10%) Eclipse
17 14 (2.10%) JMeter
17 14 (2.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 174 (26.13%) Finance
2 123 (18.47%) Social Skills
3 76 (11.41%) Banking
4 39 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.15%) Presentation Skills
5 21 (3.15%) Retail
6 18 (2.70%) Marketing
7 17 (2.55%) Public Sector
8 13 (1.95%) Front Office
9 12 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.50%) Games
11 9 (1.35%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.35%) Publishing
12 7 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
12 7 (1.05%) iGaming
12 7 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (0.75%) Legal
13 5 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.75%) Wearables
14 4 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 192 (28.83%) Developer
2 135 (20.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 75 (11.26%) Architect
4 55 (8.26%) AWS Engineer
5 46 (6.91%) Azure Engineer
6 45 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 44 (6.61%) Java Developer
8 35 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
9 30 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 29 (4.35%) Data Engineer
11 25 (3.75%) AWS DevOps
12 22 (3.30%) AWS Architect
12 22 (3.30%) Azure Architect
13 21 (3.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.15%) Full Stack Developer
14 20 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.85%) Android Developer
16 16 (2.40%) Senior DevOps
16 16 (2.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (13.21%) JSON
2 87 (13.06%) Spring
3 82 (12.31%) REST
4 69 (10.36%) HTML
5 67 (10.06%) Kafka
5 67 (10.06%) React
6 63 (9.46%) CSS
7 62 (9.31%) XML
8 61 (9.16%) Spring Boot
9 57 (8.56%) Web Services
10 56 (8.41%) Node.js
11 53 (7.96%) RESTful
12 40 (6.01%) AngularJS
13 33 (4.95%) YAML
14 32 (4.80%) SOAP
15 27 (4.05%) .NET
16 24 (3.60%) CSS3
16 24 (3.60%) Swagger
17 21 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
18 20 (3.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.01%) User Experience
2 36 (5.41%) Cloud Native
3 30 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 29 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 28 (4.20%) Algorithms
6 23 (3.45%) Clustering
7 21 (3.15%) Replication
8 14 (2.10%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.65%) Animation
9 11 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.50%) iPhone
10 10 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.35%) Social Media
12 6 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 149 (22.37%) Linux
2 81 (12.16%) Windows
3 41 (6.16%) Unix
4 33 (4.95%) Android
5 20 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.85%) Apple iOS
7 18 (2.70%) Solaris
8 11 (1.65%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.90%) CentOS
10 5 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.45%) VMS
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.30%) SUSE
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.15%) AIX
14 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (54.95%) DevOps
2 317 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (20.87%) Scrum
4 132 (19.82%) Microservices
5 127 (19.07%) Infrastructure as Code
6 115 (17.27%) Test Automation
7 104 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (11.86%) TDD
9 68 (10.21%) Configuration Management
10 66 (9.91%) Continuous Delivery
11 60 (9.01%) Open Source
12 54 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
12 54 (8.11%) SDLC
12 54 (8.11%) Software Engineering
13 48 (7.21%) Change Management
14 46 (6.91%) Deployment Automation
15 45 (6.76%) Kanban
16 44 (6.61%) BDD
17 43 (6.46%) Data Protection
18 42 (6.31%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 245 (36.79%) Java
2 238 (35.74%) Python
3 141 (21.17%) JavaScript
4 118 (17.72%) SQL
5 85 (12.76%) PowerShell
6 72 (10.81%) Bash Shell
7 54 (8.11%) C#
8 46 (6.91%) TypeScript
9 33 (4.95%) Groovy
9 33 (4.95%) Ruby
9 33 (4.95%) Shell Script
10 29 (4.35%) Java 8
11 28 (4.20%) Go
12 27 (4.05%) Scala
13 25 (3.75%) Kotlin
14 17 (2.55%) C++
14 17 (2.55%) Perl
14 17 (2.55%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.40%) PHP
16 13 (1.95%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 45 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 29 (4.35%) Degree
3 27 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.45%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.20%) ISEB
6 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) HNC
10 1 (0.15%) PhD
10 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.36%) QA
2 25 (3.75%) Accessibility
3 10 (1.50%) GDPR
4 7 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.45%) SLA
6 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 191 (28.68%) Docker
2 40 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.30%) Active Directory
4 19 (2.85%) NFS
5 12 (1.80%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.65%) KVM
6 11 (1.65%) SRDF
6 11 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.65%) Xen
7 9 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.60%) Veritas File System
8 4 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.45%) Ceph
10 2 (0.30%) HDFS
11 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.15%) vCloud
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 201 (30.18%) Terraform
2 197 (29.58%) Kubernetes
3 163 (24.47%) Ansible
4 90 (13.51%) Puppet
5 49 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.15%) Grafana
7 15 (2.25%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.95%) Packer
9 12 (1.80%) Rancher
9 12 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
10 11 (1.65%) QRadar
10 11 (1.65%) Tivoli
11 10 (1.50%) Control-M
12 9 (1.35%) Istio
13 7 (1.05%) Data Guard
13 7 (1.05%) vRealize
14 6 (0.90%) Bosun
14 6 (0.90%) CloudHub
14 6 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (11.86%) Oracle
2 76 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 54 (8.11%) Google
4 53 (7.96%) VMware
5 48 (7.21%) Splunk
6 31 (4.65%) Databricks
7 24 (3.60%) Atlassian
7 24 (3.60%) IBM
7 24 (3.60%) MuleSoft
8 22 (3.30%) EMC
9 21 (3.15%) New Relic
10 17 (2.55%) SAP
11 16 (2.40%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.95%) Adobe
13 13 (1.95%) Cisco
13 13 (1.95%) Dynatrace
13 13 (1.95%) Sybase
14 12 (1.80%) NetApp
14 12 (1.80%) SolarWinds