Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 131 133 177
Rank change year-on-year +2 +44 +44
Contract jobs citing GitHub 447 466 696
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.02% 2.00% 1.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.31% 5.85% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 339 492
10th Percentile £375 £363 £400
25th Percentile £425 £450 £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £538 £550
Median % change year-on-year -6.05% -2.27% +7.06%
75th Percentile £594 £638 £613
90th Percentile £670 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £520 £525
% change year-on-year -3.85% -0.95% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £66.50 £25.75 -
Median % change year-on-year +158.25% - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £37.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +75.68% -32.73% +67.84%

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 8,426 7,970 12,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.05% 34.29% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,203 5,917 9,439
10th Percentile £360 £320 £350
25th Percentile £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £613 £619 £600
90th Percentile £694 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 58 71
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.75 £12.50
25th Percentile £21.49 £19.03 £13.75
Median hourly rate £29.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.37% +22.50% -24.80%
75th Percentile £64.38 £61.19 £30.88
90th Percentile £68.00 £78.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.25% +14.29% -7.89%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +10 47 £513 -2.38% 51
West London +29 11 £620 +30.53% 20
East London +24 5 £500 -4.76% 25
South London +20 5 £505 -9.82% 2
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 229 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (42.28%) DevOps
3 160 (35.79%) Jenkins
4 152 (34.00%) Git (software)
5 147 (32.89%) Python
6 138 (30.87%) Azure
7 134 (29.98%) Docker
8 132 (29.53%) AWS
8 132 (29.53%) Java
9 120 (26.85%) Kubernetes
10 115 (25.73%) Terraform
11 104 (23.27%) JavaScript
11 104 (23.27%) JIRA
12 101 (22.60%) Test Automation
13 89 (19.91%) Ansible
14 88 (19.69%) Linux
15 82 (18.34%) Finance
16 79 (17.67%) Microservices
17 78 (17.45%) Scrum
18 75 (16.78%) GCP
19 73 (16.33%) REST
20 65 (14.54%) CSS
21 64 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
22 63 (14.09%) Confluence
23 62 (13.87%) SQL
24 61 (13.65%) Software Engineering
25 60 (13.42%) Node.js
26 59 (13.20%) JSON
26 59 (13.20%) HTML
26 59 (13.20%) TDD

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 63 (14.09%) Confluence
2 20 (4.47%) Apache Spark
3 16 (3.58%) Apache
4 13 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.68%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (2.24%) WebLogic Portal
7 9 (2.01%) Apache Airflow
7 9 (2.01%) IIS
8 8 (1.79%) Mule
9 7 (1.57%) Mule ESB
9 7 (1.57%) nginx
10 6 (1.34%) Anypoint
11 5 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.12%) Jupyter
11 5 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Adobe XD
1 2 (0.45%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.45%) InVision
1 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (0.45%) Sketch
1 2 (0.45%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.22%) Figma
2 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.89%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 138 (30.87%) Azure
2 132 (29.53%) AWS
3 75 (16.78%) GCP
4 52 (11.63%) Serverless
5 32 (7.16%) AWS Lambda
6 24 (5.37%) Amazon S3
7 21 (4.70%) IaaS
7 21 (4.70%) Slack
8 20 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (4.47%) PaaS
9 16 (3.58%) Azure Functions
10 15 (3.36%) Azure Storage
11 14 (3.13%) Amazon ECS
12 11 (2.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (2.46%) Amazon EKS
12 11 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (2.46%) Datadog
12 11 (2.46%) SaaS
13 9 (2.01%) Azure Logic Apps
13 9 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.46%) DNS
1 11 (2.46%) HTTPS
2 8 (1.79%) HTTP
2 8 (1.79%) LAN
2 8 (1.79%) WAN
3 7 (1.57%) Kerberos
4 6 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (1.12%) SAN
5 5 (1.12%) SSL
5 5 (1.12%) VPN
6 4 (0.89%) FCoE
6 4 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (0.89%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.89%) Multicast
6 4 (0.89%) NAS
6 4 (0.89%) Wireless
7 3 (0.67%) Firewall
8 2 (0.45%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.26%) Big Data
1 28 (6.26%) NoSQL
2 27 (6.04%) MongoDB
3 23 (5.15%) SQL Server
4 16 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.91%) BigQuery
5 13 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.91%) Redis
6 12 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.46%) Blockchain
7 11 (2.46%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.46%) MySQL
7 11 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 11 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.24%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.01%) HBase
10 7 (1.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 160 (35.79%) Jenkins
2 152 (34.00%) Git (software)
3 104 (23.27%) JIRA
4 55 (12.30%) Maven
5 46 (10.29%) GitLab
6 36 (8.05%) JUnit
7 32 (7.16%) Bitbucket
8 30 (6.71%) TeamCity
9 27 (6.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 26 (5.82%) Selenium
11 24 (5.37%) webpack
12 21 (4.70%) CircleCI
13 19 (4.25%) git-flow
14 18 (4.03%) Gradle
14 18 (4.03%) Mockito
15 17 (3.80%) Subversion
16 16 (3.58%) Cucumber
17 13 (2.91%) SonarQube
17 13 (2.91%) Visual Studio
18 9 (2.01%) JMeter
General
1 82 (18.34%) Finance
2 53 (11.86%) Banking
3 18 (4.03%) Retail
4 14 (3.13%) Public Sector
5 12 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.46%) Marketing
7 10 (2.24%) Front Office
8 6 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.89%) Law
10 4 (0.89%) Legal
10 4 (0.89%) Publishing
11 3 (0.67%) German Language
11 3 (0.67%) International Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Electronics
12 2 (0.45%) Games
12 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 167 (37.36%) Developer
2 76 (17.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (8.72%) Architect
4 30 (6.71%) Java Developer
5 28 (6.26%) AWS Engineer
5 28 (6.26%) Senior Developer
6 26 (5.82%) Azure Engineer
7 23 (5.15%) Android Developer
8 21 (4.70%) AWS DevOps
9 20 (4.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 20 (4.47%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (3.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 15 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (3.36%) Python Developer
12 14 (3.13%) DBA
13 13 (2.91%) Data Engineer
13 13 (2.91%) React Developer
13 13 (2.91%) Senior DevOps
13 13 (2.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (16.33%) REST
2 65 (14.54%) CSS
3 60 (13.42%) Node.js
4 59 (13.20%) HTML
4 59 (13.20%) JSON
4 59 (13.20%) React
5 55 (12.30%) RESTful
6 35 (7.83%) Kafka
7 33 (7.38%) Redux
8 32 (7.16%) .NET
9 31 (6.94%) Spring
10 29 (6.49%) Web Services
11 28 (6.26%) GraphQL
12 25 (5.59%) YAML
13 24 (5.37%) Spring Boot
13 24 (5.37%) XML
14 21 (4.70%) RxJava
15 20 (4.47%) AngularJS
15 20 (4.47%) Ruby on Rails
16 18 (4.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.40%) Mobile App
1 42 (9.40%) User Experience
2 22 (4.92%) Cloud Native
3 21 (4.70%) Algorithms
4 18 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.03%) Clustering
5 17 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (3.58%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.46%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.46%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.24%) Replication
9 9 (2.01%) Animation
9 9 (2.01%) iPhone
10 8 (1.79%) Bitcoin
10 8 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.79%) iPad
11 7 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 88 (19.69%) Linux
2 55 (12.30%) Windows
3 34 (7.61%) Unix
4 33 (7.38%) Android
5 15 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.57%) Solaris
7 7 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.67%) CentOS
9 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.45%) AIX
10 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.45%) SUSE
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (42.28%) DevOps
3 101 (22.60%) Test Automation
4 79 (17.67%) Microservices
5 78 (17.45%) Scrum
6 64 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (13.65%) Software Engineering
8 59 (13.20%) TDD
9 58 (12.98%) Infrastructure as Code
10 49 (10.96%) Configuration Management
11 46 (10.29%) Open Source
12 39 (8.72%) Kanban
13 38 (8.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 38 (8.50%) Deployment Automation
14 31 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (6.71%) Android Development
15 30 (6.71%) SDLC
16 29 (6.49%) Analytics
17 28 (6.26%) BDD
17 28 (6.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 147 (32.89%) Python
2 132 (29.53%) Java
3 104 (23.27%) JavaScript
4 62 (13.87%) SQL
5 52 (11.63%) PowerShell
6 44 (9.84%) C#
7 35 (7.83%) Kotlin
8 34 (7.61%) Bash Shell
9 28 (6.26%) Ruby
10 26 (5.82%) TypeScript
11 24 (5.37%) C++
12 22 (4.92%) Scala
13 18 (4.03%) Go
13 18 (4.03%) Perl
14 16 (3.58%) ES6
15 13 (2.91%) Groovy
16 12 (2.68%) Java 8
17 11 (2.46%) Shell Script
18 10 (2.24%) PHP
18 10 (2.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.49%) Degree
4 14 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.24%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.34%) ISEB
8 4 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.89%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.22%) CCIE
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.22%) HNC
10 1 (0.22%) PhD
10 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.16%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) GDPR
3 4 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.45%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) GxP
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 134 (29.98%) Docker
2 20 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.34%) NFS
6 5 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.12%) KVM
6 5 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.89%) SRDF
7 4 (0.89%) Xen
8 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.67%) vSphere
9 2 (0.45%) UAG
9 2 (0.45%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 120 (26.85%) Kubernetes
2 115 (25.73%) Terraform
3 89 (19.91%) Ansible
4 43 (9.62%) Puppet
5 31 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (5.15%) Grafana
7 17 (3.80%) Prometheus
8 11 (2.46%) Packer
9 10 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (2.24%) Salt
10 9 (2.01%) Istio
11 7 (1.57%) vRealize
12 6 (1.34%) CloudHub
12 6 (1.34%) Control-M
12 6 (1.34%) Kibana
12 6 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (1.12%) Nagios
13 5 (1.12%) QRadar
13 5 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (11.19%) Google
2 43 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 33 (7.38%) Oracle
4 27 (6.04%) VMware
5 18 (4.03%) Databricks
6 17 (3.80%) Splunk
7 12 (2.68%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.46%) MuleSoft
9 10 (2.24%) Cisco
9 10 (2.24%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.01%) EMC
10 9 (2.01%) New Relic
11 7 (1.57%) Adobe
11 7 (1.57%) SAP
12 6 (1.34%) Sybase
13 5 (1.12%) BMC
13 5 (1.12%) CyberArk
13 5 (1.12%) IBM
13 5 (1.12%) Sage