Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 160 168
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +29
Contract jobs citing GitHub 227 658 780
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.69% 1.74% 1.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.85% 5.36% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 401 549
Median daily rate £488 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +4.76% +1.69%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £600 £700 £675
England median daily rate £485 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -5.46% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% -20.00%
10th Percentile £28.75 £35.00 £31.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.00 £33.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% -14.71% -18.40%

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 4,680 12,287 11,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.79% 32.51% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,293 8,765 8,728
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 111 80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -3.37% +3.49%
10th Percentile £20.75 £17.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £67.50 £78.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% +18.42% -7.32%

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020. 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 +76 49 £500 -9.09% 29
South London +21 8 £505 -14.04% 6
West London +40 5 £425 -1.73% 9
East London +46 2 £135 -77.50% 5
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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.

1 134 (59.03%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (44.93%) DevOps
3 73 (32.16%) Git (software)
4 70 (30.84%) Docker
5 65 (28.63%) Jenkins
6 60 (26.43%) AWS
7 56 (24.67%) Finance
8 55 (24.23%) JIRA
8 55 (24.23%) Java
9 53 (23.35%) Kubernetes
10 51 (22.47%) Scrum
11 49 (21.59%) JUnit
12 48 (21.15%) Linux
12 48 (21.15%) Azure
13 46 (20.26%) Ansible
14 43 (18.94%) Python
15 40 (17.62%) JavaScript
15 40 (17.62%) Test Automation
15 40 (17.62%) Terraform
16 39 (17.18%) Android
16 39 (17.18%) Confluence
17 38 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (16.30%) REST
18 37 (16.30%) Android Development
19 36 (15.86%) Mockito
20 35 (15.42%) Puppet
21 34 (14.98%) Microservices
21 34 (14.98%) Kotlin
22 33 (14.54%) Opscode Chef
23 32 (14.10%) Configuration Management

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 39 (17.18%) Confluence
2 8 (3.52%) Apache
3 7 (3.08%) nginx
4 6 (2.64%) IIS
5 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.76%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.44%) CMS
9 1 (0.44%) DNN
9 1 (0.44%) JBoss
9 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) LibreOffice
1 3 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 60 (26.43%) AWS
2 48 (21.15%) Azure
3 27 (11.89%) GCP
4 17 (7.49%) Slack
5 14 (6.17%) Serverless
6 12 (5.29%) IaaS
7 10 (4.41%) PaaS
8 9 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (3.52%) SaaS
10 7 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (3.08%) Datadog
11 6 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (2.64%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (2.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (2.20%) Amazon S3
13 4 (1.76%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (1.76%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (1.76%) Google Docs
13 4 (1.76%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.85%) HTTPS
1 11 (4.85%) Kerberos
2 10 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.08%) Firewall
4 6 (2.64%) DNS
4 6 (2.64%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (2.20%) FTP
5 5 (2.20%) HTTP
6 4 (1.76%) VLAN
7 3 (1.32%) Internet
7 3 (1.32%) SNMP
7 3 (1.32%) SSL
8 2 (0.88%) DHCP
8 2 (0.88%) LAN
8 2 (0.88%) SMTP
8 2 (0.88%) SSH
8 2 (0.88%) WAN
9 1 (0.44%) IPFS
9 1 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.57%) MySQL
1 24 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.96%) Big Data
4 7 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.64%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.20%) Data Lake
6 5 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.76%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.76%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (1.32%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.32%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.32%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 73 (32.16%) Git (software)
2 65 (28.63%) Jenkins
3 55 (24.23%) JIRA
4 49 (21.59%) JUnit
5 36 (15.86%) Mockito
6 28 (12.33%) Subversion
7 24 (10.57%) TeamCity
8 21 (9.25%) GitLab
8 21 (9.25%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (7.49%) Maven
10 14 (6.17%) Selenium
11 9 (3.96%) Artifactory
11 9 (3.96%) CocoaPods
11 9 (3.96%) Xcode
12 8 (3.52%) Gradle
12 8 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (3.08%) CircleCI
14 6 (2.64%) Bitbucket
14 6 (2.64%) Cucumber
14 6 (2.64%) SonarQube
General
1 56 (24.67%) Finance
2 32 (14.10%) Banking
3 9 (3.96%) Retail
4 7 (3.08%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.76%) Front Office
5 4 (1.76%) Games
5 4 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.32%) International Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.88%) Publishing
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (37.00%) Developer
2 33 (14.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (7.49%) Android Developer
4 13 (5.73%) Architect
4 13 (5.73%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (5.73%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 12 (5.29%) Java Developer
5 12 (5.29%) Site Engineer
6 11 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (4.85%) iOS Developer
7 10 (4.41%) Consultant
8 9 (3.96%) Android Engineer
9 7 (3.08%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (3.08%) Lead DevOps
9 7 (3.08%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.08%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.30%) REST
2 27 (11.89%) CSS
2 27 (11.89%) RESTful
2 27 (11.89%) Retrofit
3 25 (11.01%) HTML
3 25 (11.01%) Material Design
4 23 (10.13%) AngularJS
4 23 (10.13%) Node.js
4 23 (10.13%) RxJava
5 19 (8.37%) Dagger
6 17 (7.49%) .NET
7 15 (6.61%) LDAP
7 15 (6.61%) Spring
7 15 (6.61%) Web Services
8 14 (6.17%) JSON
8 14 (6.17%) React
9 12 (5.29%) CSS3
10 11 (4.85%) XML
11 10 (4.41%) .NET Core
12 9 (3.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.57%) Mobile App
2 22 (9.69%) User Experience
3 10 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.08%) Clustering
5 6 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.76%) Market Risk
7 4 (1.76%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.76%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.32%) FMCG
8 3 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.32%) Wiki
9 2 (0.88%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) iPhone
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.15%) Linux
2 39 (17.18%) Android
3 24 (10.57%) Windows
4 18 (7.93%) Unix
5 14 (6.17%) Apple iOS
6 12 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.85%) Windows Server
8 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (2.64%) CentOS
9 6 (2.64%) Solaris
9 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (1.76%) AIX
10 4 (1.76%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.32%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (59.03%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (44.93%) DevOps
3 51 (22.47%) Scrum
4 40 (17.62%) Test Automation
5 38 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (16.30%) Android Development
7 34 (14.98%) Microservices
8 32 (14.10%) Configuration Management
8 32 (14.10%) Infrastructure as Code
9 31 (13.66%) Architectural Design
10 27 (11.89%) TDD
11 24 (10.57%) Kanban
12 22 (9.69%) Open Source
12 22 (9.69%) Pair Programming
13 16 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (6.61%) High Availability
15 13 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (5.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 13 (5.73%) Software Engineering
16 12 (5.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.23%) Java
2 43 (18.94%) Python
3 40 (17.62%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.98%) Kotlin
5 31 (13.66%) SQL
6 22 (9.69%) C#
7 19 (8.37%) Bash Shell
7 19 (8.37%) Shell Script
8 16 (7.05%) PowerShell
9 14 (6.17%) Go
10 13 (5.73%) Ruby
11 12 (5.29%) TypeScript
12 11 (4.85%) Apple Swift
13 10 (4.41%) R
14 9 (3.96%) Perl
14 9 (3.96%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.64%) Java 8
16 5 (2.20%) Groovy
16 5 (2.20%) PHP
16 5 (2.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.73%) Degree
3 10 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.61%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) GDPR
2 3 (1.32%) NIST
2 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.88%) GxP
4 1 (0.44%) PMO
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 70 (30.84%) Docker
2 14 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.76%) vSphere
6 2 (0.88%) KVM
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (23.35%) Kubernetes
2 46 (20.26%) Ansible
3 40 (17.62%) Terraform
4 35 (15.42%) Puppet
5 33 (14.54%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.41%) Grafana
7 7 (3.08%) Nagios
8 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (2.64%) Packer
8 6 (2.64%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.76%) Kibana
10 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (1.32%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.88%) Argo
11 2 (0.88%) Control-M
11 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.88%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.44%) QRadar
12 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.33%) Oracle
3 21 (9.25%) Splunk
4 19 (8.37%) Google
5 14 (6.17%) Databricks
6 13 (5.73%) VMware
7 12 (5.29%) AppDynamics
7 12 (5.29%) SaltStack
7 12 (5.29%) Sybase
8 7 (3.08%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.64%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.20%) Micro Focus
10 5 (2.20%) New Relic
10 5 (2.20%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.20%) RedGate
11 4 (1.76%) EMC
11 4 (1.76%) IBM
12 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.32%) Dell
12 3 (1.32%) Tableau