Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 194 195
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1 +82
Contract jobs citing GitHub 777 697 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.65% 1.48% 1.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.23% 7.81% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 566 454
London median daily rate £525 £518 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +8.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £361
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £51.25 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% +73.61% +30.91%

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 12,476 8,926 6,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 26.57% 18.94% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,252 6,699 4,719
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.74%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 81 51
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% -14.00% +24.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.13
90th Percentile £82.18 £58.75 £97.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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 +13 166 £525 +5.00% 45
South London +9 73 £525 -3.45% 3
West London -29 28 £475 -7.32% 46
East London -21 15 £500 +5.26% 13
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 453 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (49.29%) Jenkins
3 296 (38.10%) DevOps
4 291 (37.45%) Amazon AWS
5 289 (37.19%) Java
6 249 (32.05%) Git (software)
7 235 (30.24%) JavaScript
8 222 (28.57%) Docker
9 221 (28.44%) Python
10 205 (26.38%) TDD
11 201 (25.87%) Linux
11 201 (25.87%) Ansible
12 187 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 181 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
14 174 (22.39%) JIRA
15 171 (22.01%) Test Automation
16 156 (20.08%) GitLab
17 149 (19.18%) Scrum
18 145 (18.66%) SQL
19 144 (18.53%) Kubernetes
19 144 (18.53%) Puppet
20 141 (18.15%) Finance
21 136 (17.50%) BDD
21 136 (17.50%) MySQL
22 133 (17.12%) HTML
23 131 (16.86%) OO
24 129 (16.60%) CSS
25 112 (14.41%) NoSQL
26 111 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
27 110 (14.16%) Maven

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 99 (12.74%) Confluence
2 56 (7.21%) OpenStack
2 56 (7.21%) WebSphere
3 54 (6.95%) Elasticsearch
4 52 (6.69%) WebLogic
5 51 (6.56%) Tomcat
6 35 (4.50%) Apache
7 28 (3.60%) Apache Spark
8 25 (3.22%) CMS
8 25 (3.22%) nginx
9 16 (2.06%) Anypoint
10 13 (1.67%) Drupal
11 12 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (1.29%) Mule
13 10 (1.29%) WordPress
14 9 (1.16%) Mule ESB
14 9 (1.16%) SAS
15 6 (0.77%) IIS
15 6 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.26%) InVision
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 291 (37.45%) Amazon AWS
2 187 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (4.25%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (4.12%) Amazon S3
6 30 (3.86%) Heroku
7 25 (3.22%) SaaS
7 25 (3.22%) Serverless
8 24 (3.09%) npm
9 23 (2.96%) Slack
10 22 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 22 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
10 22 (2.83%) OpenShift
10 22 (2.83%) PaaS
11 16 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (2.06%) IBM Cloud
11 16 (2.06%) Sauce Labs
12 15 (1.93%) Amazon ELB
12 15 (1.93%) Quay.io
13 13 (1.67%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.73%) Firewall
2 26 (3.35%) HTTP
3 17 (2.19%) SSL
4 13 (1.67%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.42%) Internet
6 7 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.77%) AMQP
7 6 (0.77%) DNS
7 6 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.77%) MQTT
8 5 (0.64%) Junos
8 5 (0.64%) LAN
8 5 (0.64%) VPN
9 4 (0.51%) WAN
10 2 (0.26%) BGP
10 2 (0.26%) MPLS
10 2 (0.26%) Network Security
10 2 (0.26%) OSPF
10 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (17.50%) MySQL
2 112 (14.41%) NoSQL
3 111 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 70 (9.01%) MongoDB
5 64 (8.24%) SQL Server
6 52 (6.69%) Big Data
7 40 (5.15%) Hadoop
8 35 (4.50%) Redis
9 23 (2.96%) HBase
9 23 (2.96%) InfluxDB
10 21 (2.70%) Apache Hive
11 20 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (2.45%) Relational Database
13 18 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
15 15 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (1.67%) Presto
17 12 (1.54%) Sqoop
18 9 (1.16%) Power BI
18 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 383 (49.29%) Jenkins
2 249 (32.05%) Git (software)
3 174 (22.39%) JIRA
4 156 (20.08%) GitLab
5 110 (14.16%) Maven
6 91 (11.71%) Bitbucket
7 78 (10.04%) Cucumber
8 74 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 74 (9.52%) TeamCity
9 72 (9.27%) Selenium
10 58 (7.46%) Artifactory
11 53 (6.82%) NUnit
12 49 (6.31%) MSTest
13 48 (6.18%) Subversion
14 45 (5.79%) WebDriver
15 37 (4.76%) webpack
16 32 (4.12%) SonarQube
17 30 (3.86%) Mocha
17 30 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 141 (18.15%) Finance
2 90 (11.58%) Banking
3 24 (3.09%) Publishing
4 22 (2.83%) Retail
5 16 (2.06%) Front Office
6 11 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.42%) Marketing
7 10 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.77%) Back Office
9 6 (0.77%) French Language
9 6 (0.77%) Games
9 6 (0.77%) German Language
9 6 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.39%) Electronics
10 3 (0.39%) Legal
10 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Law
11 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 389 (50.06%) Developer
2 138 (17.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 102 (13.13%) Java Developer
4 45 (5.79%) Architect
5 44 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 40 (5.15%) React Developer
7 39 (5.02%) Senior Developer
8 33 (4.25%) .NET Developer
9 31 (3.99%) AWS Engineer
10 30 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 28 (3.60%) Data Engineer
12 27 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
13 25 (3.22%) AWS DevOps
14 24 (3.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 24 (3.09%) C# Developer
14 24 (3.09%) Tester
15 22 (2.83%) Analyst
15 22 (2.83%) Azure Developer
16 21 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
16 21 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (17.12%) HTML
2 129 (16.60%) CSS
3 101 (13.00%) Node.js
4 96 (12.36%) .NET
5 94 (12.10%) Kafka
6 91 (11.71%) AngularJS
7 82 (10.55%) REST
8 79 (10.17%) React
9 69 (8.88%) Web Services
10 68 (8.75%) Spring
11 67 (8.62%) HTML5
12 62 (7.98%) Elastic Stack
12 62 (7.98%) JSON
13 56 (7.21%) Spring Boot
14 47 (6.05%) RESTful
15 46 (5.92%) Redux
16 38 (4.89%) Swagger
17 36 (4.63%) Ruby on Rails
17 36 (4.63%) SOAP
18 35 (4.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.01%) User Experience
2 57 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (4.12%) Data Structures
5 27 (3.47%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.45%) Device Driver
9 18 (2.32%) Fintech
9 18 (2.32%) Public Cloud
10 16 (2.06%) Blog
10 16 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.54%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.54%) Online Banking
13 11 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.29%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.90%) Derivative
15 7 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 201 (25.87%) Linux
2 74 (9.52%) Unix
3 39 (5.02%) Windows
4 36 (4.63%) Ubuntu
5 35 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 33 (4.25%) CentOS
6 33 (4.25%) CoreOS
7 26 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (3.22%) Android
9 17 (2.19%) Windows Server
10 13 (1.67%) Solaris
11 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.26%) Android TV
14 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (38.10%) DevOps
3 205 (26.38%) TDD
4 181 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
5 171 (22.01%) Test Automation
6 149 (19.18%) Scrum
7 136 (17.50%) BDD
8 131 (16.86%) OO
9 89 (11.45%) Microservices
10 86 (11.07%) Open Source
11 78 (10.04%) Configuration Management
12 73 (9.40%) Kanban
13 59 (7.59%) Front End Development
14 58 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
15 56 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
16 54 (6.95%) Computer Science
17 51 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
18 50 (6.44%) MVC
19 49 (6.31%) Analytics
19 49 (6.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 289 (37.19%) Java
2 235 (30.24%) JavaScript
3 221 (28.44%) Python
4 145 (18.66%) SQL
5 94 (12.10%) Ruby
6 87 (11.20%) C#
7 85 (10.94%) Bash Shell
8 53 (6.82%) Go
9 50 (6.44%) ES6
10 41 (5.28%) PHP
11 39 (5.02%) Java 8
12 33 (4.25%) PowerShell
13 29 (3.73%) Perl
14 25 (3.22%) Shell Script
15 22 (2.83%) Scala
16 15 (1.93%) C++
17 14 (1.80%) TypeScript
18 13 (1.67%) Apple Swift
18 13 (1.67%) Groovy
18 13 (1.67%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 58 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 42 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.38%) Degree
4 12 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.64%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.39%) CISSP
8 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.26%) ISEB
8 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) CISA
9 1 (0.13%) CISM
9 1 (0.13%) CISMP
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (0.13%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
9 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (11.20%) QA
2 13 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.51%) PSD2
4 2 (0.26%) GDPR
4 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 222 (28.57%) Docker
2 19 (2.45%) Ceph
3 18 (2.32%) etcd
3 18 (2.32%) flannel
3 18 (2.32%) GlusterFS
3 18 (2.32%) SkyDNS
4 11 (1.42%) HDFS
5 9 (1.16%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.51%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.51%) vSphere
7 3 (0.39%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.39%) Squid
7 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.39%) XenApp
8 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.26%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) Varnish
9 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 201 (25.87%) Ansible
2 144 (18.53%) Kubernetes
2 144 (18.53%) Puppet
3 106 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (12.10%) Terraform
5 61 (7.85%) Prometheus
6 44 (5.66%) Grafana
7 40 (5.15%) Nagios
8 33 (4.25%) Kibana
8 33 (4.25%) Sysdig
9 28 (3.60%) Graphite
10 25 (3.22%) HAProxy
10 25 (3.22%) logstash
11 23 (2.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 23 (2.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 23 (2.96%) rkt
11 23 (2.96%) ZABBIX
12 22 (2.83%) Hadoop YARN
13 21 (2.70%) Icinga
14 12 (1.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 76 (9.78%) Oracle
2 67 (8.62%) Google
3 64 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 48 (6.18%) Red Hat
5 35 (4.50%) Atlassian
6 31 (3.99%) New Relic
7 18 (2.32%) MuleSoft
7 18 (2.32%) Splunk
7 18 (2.32%) Tableau
8 16 (2.06%) AppDynamics
9 15 (1.93%) Twitter
10 14 (1.80%) Adobe
11 13 (1.67%) Alteryx
12 12 (1.54%) PagerDuty
13 11 (1.42%) SAP
14 10 (1.29%) hybris
15 9 (1.16%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 9 (1.16%) Dynatrace
15 9 (1.16%) IBM
15 9 (1.16%) RedGate