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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 224 280
Rank change year-on-year +28 +56  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 233 233 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 1.04% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.76% 10.93% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 173 83
Median daily rate £495 £460 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.60% +17.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.01 £42.32 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.81% +111.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year -78.85% -  

GitHub is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3001 2131 1367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.34% 9.49% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2229 1574 918
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 27
Median hourly rate £21.92 £26.13 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.10% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £15.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £41.70 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing GitHub as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 29 £475 +0.52% 17
Westminster +5 4 £500 +5.26% 6
Croydon +1 4 £450 +11.80% 6
Hammersmith - 3 £520 - 3
Feltham +2 1 £425 +0.95%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 270 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (41.76%) DevOps
3 216 (40.45%) JavaScript
4 211 (39.51%) Git (software)
5 201 (37.64%) Jenkins
6 145 (27.15%) JIRA
7 141 (26.40%) Java
8 137 (25.66%) HTML
9 132 (24.72%) Amazon AWS
10 126 (23.60%) Linux
11 123 (23.03%) CSS
12 119 (22.28%) TDD
13 118 (22.10%) AngularJS
14 114 (21.35%) Puppet
15 113 (21.16%) Node.js
16 108 (20.22%) Docker
17 98 (18.35%) Ruby
18 96 (17.98%) SQL
19 93 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
20 92 (17.23%) Python
21 87 (16.29%) REST
22 85 (15.92%) BDD
23 81 (15.17%) Scrum
23 81 (15.17%) Selenium
24 78 (14.61%) Confluence
25 74 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
26 73 (13.67%) HTML5
27 72 (13.48%) Microservices
28 69 (12.92%) Ansible
29 68 (12.73%) Open Source

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 78 (14.61%) Confluence
2 36 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (3.37%) OpenStack
4 17 (3.18%) Apache Spark
4 17 (3.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (2.81%) Apache
6 13 (2.43%) CMS
7 10 (1.87%) Mule
8 9 (1.69%) WordPress
9 8 (1.50%) Drupal
10 7 (1.31%) Anypoint
11 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.94%) IIS
12 5 (0.94%) nginx
12 5 (0.94%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.75%) JBoss
13 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.37%) Mule ESB
15 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 132 (24.72%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (3.37%) PaaS
5 14 (2.62%) OpenShift
6 13 (2.43%) Heroku
7 12 (2.25%) IaaS
8 11 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.50%) SaaS
10 7 (1.31%) CloudBees
11 6 (1.12%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.94%) Office 365
12 5 (0.94%) Slack
13 4 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.75%) G Suite
13 4 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudTrail
15 2 (0.37%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.37%) HTTP
2 14 (2.62%) Kerberos
2 14 (2.62%) LDAP
3 13 (2.43%) Firewall
4 12 (2.25%) SSL
5 11 (2.06%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.31%) DNS
6 7 (1.31%) Skype
7 6 (1.12%) VPN
8 4 (0.75%) Intranet
9 3 (0.56%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.56%) NAS
9 3 (0.56%) Network Security
9 3 (0.56%) SAN
10 2 (0.37%) IMAP
10 2 (0.37%) POP3
10 2 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.37%) SSH
11 1 (0.19%) DMZ
11 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.24%) NoSQL
3 45 (8.43%) MySQL
4 39 (7.30%) MongoDB
5 35 (6.55%) Big Data
5 35 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (5.99%) Hadoop
7 27 (5.06%) Redis
8 14 (2.62%) Apache Hive
9 13 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (2.43%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.87%) Blockchain
12 6 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.94%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.75%) QlikView
14 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 211 (39.51%) Git (software)
2 201 (37.64%) Jenkins
3 145 (27.15%) JIRA
4 81 (15.17%) Selenium
5 66 (12.36%) Maven
6 55 (10.30%) TeamCity
7 53 (9.93%) Cucumber
8 49 (9.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 39 (7.30%) Bitbucket
10 32 (5.99%) Vagrant
11 26 (4.87%) Grunt
11 26 (4.87%) SonarQube
12 25 (4.68%) Jasmine
13 24 (4.49%) Subversion
14 23 (4.31%) gulp
14 23 (4.31%) WebDriver
15 22 (4.12%) Mocha
16 21 (3.93%) webpack
17 20 (3.75%) GitLab
18 19 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 52 (9.74%) Banking
1 52 (9.74%) Finance
2 33 (6.18%) Retail
3 21 (3.93%) Investment Banking
3 21 (3.93%) Marketing
4 16 (3.00%) Games
5 14 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.56%) Advertising
7 3 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 265 (49.63%) Developer
2 107 (20.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (11.05%) Senior Developer
4 33 (6.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 31 (5.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 29 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
7 28 (5.24%) Java Developer
8 27 (5.06%) Architect
9 25 (4.68%) Node.js Developer
10 22 (4.12%) AWS DevOps
11 20 (3.75%) C# Developer
11 20 (3.75%) UI Developer
12 18 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (3.00%) .NET Developer
13 16 (3.00%) AWS Developer
14 15 (2.81%) Analyst
14 15 (2.81%) Azure Developer
15 14 (2.62%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (2.62%) Tester
16 13 (2.43%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (25.66%) HTML
2 123 (23.03%) CSS
3 118 (22.10%) AngularJS
4 113 (21.16%) Node.js
5 87 (16.29%) REST
6 73 (13.67%) HTML5
7 68 (12.73%) JSON
8 61 (11.42%) React
9 55 (10.30%) Web Services
10 53 (9.93%) CSS3
11 45 (8.43%) Sass
11 45 (8.43%) SOAP
12 42 (7.87%) .NET
12 42 (7.87%) RESTful
13 40 (7.49%) jQuery
14 36 (6.74%) RabbitMQ
14 36 (6.74%) Spring
15 34 (6.37%) Backbone.js
15 34 (6.37%) XML
16 29 (5.43%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.93%) User Experience
2 21 (3.93%) Computer Science
2 21 (3.93%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.37%) Blog
4 16 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 14 (2.62%) Algorithms
6 13 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.25%) Credit Risk
7 12 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.25%) Spread Betting
8 9 (1.69%) Replication
9 8 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.31%) Clustering
11 5 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.75%) Fintech
13 3 (0.56%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.56%) Wiki
14 2 (0.37%) iSeries
14 2 (0.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 126 (23.60%) Linux
2 46 (8.61%) Unix
3 42 (7.87%) Windows
4 37 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (5.43%) Ubuntu
6 25 (4.68%) CentOS
7 18 (3.37%) Windows Server
8 17 (3.18%) Apple iOS
8 17 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (3.00%) SUSE
10 12 (2.25%) Android
11 10 (1.87%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.94%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.75%) RancherOS
14 3 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.19%) Debian
15 1 (0.19%) Fedora
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.19%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (41.76%) DevOps
3 119 (22.28%) TDD
4 93 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (15.92%) BDD
6 81 (15.17%) Scrum
7 72 (13.48%) Microservices
8 68 (12.73%) Open Source
9 50 (9.36%) E-Commerce
10 42 (7.87%) Analytics
10 42 (7.87%) Front End Development
11 40 (7.49%) API Development
12 39 (7.30%) Continuous Delivery
13 38 (7.12%) Configuration Management
13 38 (7.12%) OO
14 36 (6.74%) Web Development
15 33 (6.18%) MVC
16 32 (5.99%) Kanban
17 22 (4.12%) Software Engineering
18 21 (3.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 216 (40.45%) JavaScript
2 141 (26.40%) Java
3 98 (18.35%) Ruby
4 96 (17.98%) SQL
5 92 (17.23%) Python
6 57 (10.67%) Bash Shell
6 57 (10.67%) Scala
7 50 (9.36%) PHP
8 36 (6.74%) C#
9 33 (6.18%) Go
10 27 (5.06%) PowerShell
11 22 (4.12%) ES6
12 21 (3.93%) Perl
13 17 (3.18%) R
14 14 (2.62%) C++
14 14 (2.62%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.87%) Groovy
15 10 (1.87%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.50%) Apple Swift
16 8 (1.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 45 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 44 (8.24%) Degree
4 6 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.75%) ISEB
6 4 (0.75%) PhD
7 3 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.56%) MCSE
8 2 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.99%) QA
2 13 (2.43%) SDET
3 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 108 (20.22%) Docker
2 10 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.12%) vCloud
4 6 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.75%) etcd
5 4 (0.75%) flannel
6 2 (0.37%) Corosync
6 2 (0.37%) Dovecot
6 2 (0.37%) LXC
6 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.37%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 114 (21.35%) Puppet
2 69 (12.92%) Ansible
3 57 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.93%) Terraform
5 20 (3.75%) Kubernetes
6 14 (2.62%) Nagios
7 11 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
8 10 (1.87%) Graphite
9 6 (1.12%) SCOM
9 6 (1.12%) SELinux
9 6 (1.12%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.94%) logstash
10 5 (0.94%) Sysdig
11 4 (0.75%) Consul
11 4 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.75%) Marathon
11 4 (0.75%) Mesos
11 4 (0.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 39 (7.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.37%) Splunk
3 31 (5.81%) VMware
4 21 (3.93%) MuleSoft
5 20 (3.75%) Google
6 18 (3.37%) Oracle
7 17 (3.18%) Hortonworks
8 14 (2.62%) Atlassian
9 12 (2.25%) AppDynamics
10 11 (2.06%) New Relic
11 10 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.50%) Rackspace
12 8 (1.50%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.31%) IBM
14 6 (1.12%) Apigee
14 6 (1.12%) F5
14 6 (1.12%) PayPal
15 5 (0.94%) Apple
15 5 (0.94%) Informatica
15 5 (0.94%) SAP
Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 500 to 550pd for 6 months minimum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600 per day on a rolling 3 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Piksel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago