Period
to 2 June 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 162 215
Rank change year-on-year +24 +53 +6
Contract jobs citing GitHub 377 707 603
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.00% 1.77% 1.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.94% 5.72% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 483 417
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £356
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £525 £495
% change year-on-year -4.76% +6.06% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.81% +14.97%
10th Percentile £24.13 £35.00 £25.68
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.00 £35.56
England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.54
% change year-on-year - +11.81% -17.69%

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 6,351 12,366 11,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.68% 30.90% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,582 8,900 8,223
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 93
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -0.36% +32.46%
10th Percentile £18.40 £13.95 £14.32
90th Percentile £53.50 £70.00 £91.00
Median hourly rate £33.61 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +52.77% +10.00% +5.49%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +63 70 £500 -9.09% 15
South London +8 19 £554 -6.14% 2
West London +42 7 £475 -13.64% 10
East London +47 4 £531 -5.56% 3
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 219 (58.09%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (45.89%) DevOps
3 151 (40.05%) Git (software)
4 113 (29.97%) JavaScript
5 110 (29.18%) AWS
6 106 (28.12%) Java
7 105 (27.85%) Docker
8 103 (27.32%) Jenkins
9 97 (25.73%) Python
10 95 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (23.34%) Scrum
12 87 (23.08%) Kubernetes
13 85 (22.55%) Open Source
13 85 (22.55%) Azure
14 83 (22.02%) JIRA
15 82 (21.75%) Test Automation
16 75 (19.89%) Security Cleared
16 75 (19.89%) TDD
17 72 (19.10%) HTML
17 72 (19.10%) RESTful
18 71 (18.83%) Terraform
19 65 (17.24%) JUnit
20 64 (16.98%) CSS
21 61 (16.18%) Finance
22 59 (15.65%) Web Services
23 57 (15.12%) Microservices
24 55 (14.59%) SQL
24 55 (14.59%) Microsoft
25 54 (14.32%) Ansible
26 53 (14.06%) SC Cleared

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 47 (12.47%) Confluence
2 39 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.18%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.92%) IIS
4 11 (2.92%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.65%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.06%) CMS
6 4 (1.06%) DataSynapse
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.80%) Drupal
7 3 (0.80%) nginx
7 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Figma
2 3 (0.80%) LibreOffice
2 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.53%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.27%) InVision
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.27%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.27%) Actimize
3 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 110 (29.18%) AWS
2 85 (22.55%) Azure
3 29 (7.69%) GCP
4 23 (6.10%) Serverless
4 23 (6.10%) Slack
5 20 (5.31%) Amazon S3
6 19 (5.04%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (4.77%) OpenShift
8 15 (3.98%) Amazon EKS
8 15 (3.98%) PaaS
9 13 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (3.45%) Route 53
10 11 (2.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (2.39%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (2.39%) SaaS
12 7 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (1.86%) IaaS
13 6 (1.59%) Firebase
14 5 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.63%) HTTP
2 15 (3.98%) DNS
3 10 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.12%) SSL
5 6 (1.59%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.33%) Internet
7 3 (0.80%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.80%) Skype
8 2 (0.53%) Firewall
8 2 (0.53%) VPN
9 1 (0.27%) BGP
9 1 (0.27%) DHCP
9 1 (0.27%) IPv6
9 1 (0.27%) Junos
9 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.27%) MPLS
9 1 (0.27%) OSPF
9 1 (0.27%) RSVP
9 1 (0.27%) VXLAN
9 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.41%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (9.81%) SQL Server
3 31 (8.22%) MySQL
4 23 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.71%) Big Data
6 13 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.92%) Data Lake
8 10 (2.65%) Redis
9 7 (1.86%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.06%) SQLPlus
13 3 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.80%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 151 (40.05%) Git (software)
2 103 (27.32%) Jenkins
3 83 (22.02%) JIRA
4 65 (17.24%) JUnit
5 49 (13.00%) Mockito
6 31 (8.22%) Maven
6 31 (8.22%) Selenium
7 28 (7.43%) Visual Studio
8 26 (6.90%) Gradle
9 23 (6.10%) GitLab
9 23 (6.10%) Sonatype Nexus
10 21 (5.57%) Cucumber
10 21 (5.57%) git-flow
11 20 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (4.51%) Ant
12 17 (4.51%) Travis CI
13 15 (3.98%) Jasmine
13 15 (3.98%) TeamCity
14 14 (3.71%) Bitbucket
14 14 (3.71%) CircleCI
General
1 61 (16.18%) Finance
2 21 (5.57%) Public Sector
3 19 (5.04%) Banking
4 10 (2.65%) Retail
5 8 (2.12%) Front Office
5 8 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.86%) Games
7 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.80%) Law
7 3 (0.80%) Legal
7 3 (0.80%) Marketing
7 3 (0.80%) Publishing
7 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.53%) Police
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 200 (53.05%) Developer
2 49 (13.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (8.49%) Java Developer
4 29 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 26 (6.90%) Android Developer
6 24 (6.37%) Cloud Engineer
7 22 (5.84%) Python Developer
8 20 (5.31%) AWS Engineer
9 19 (5.04%) Architect
10 17 (4.51%) Software Developer
11 14 (3.71%) Backend Developer
12 13 (3.45%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (3.45%) iOS Developer
13 12 (3.18%) AWS DevOps
13 12 (3.18%) Consultant
13 12 (3.18%) Technical Architect
14 11 (2.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.92%) C# Developer
14 11 (2.92%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (19.10%) HTML
1 72 (19.10%) RESTful
2 64 (16.98%) CSS
3 59 (15.65%) Web Services
4 44 (11.67%) JSON
5 42 (11.14%) Spring
6 40 (10.61%) AngularJS
7 37 (9.81%) REST
8 34 (9.02%) HTML5
9 33 (8.75%) .NET
9 33 (8.75%) Node.js
10 28 (7.43%) React
11 27 (7.16%) RxJava
12 25 (6.63%) Spring Boot
12 25 (6.63%) XML
13 21 (5.57%) Kafka
13 21 (5.57%) Material Design
13 21 (5.57%) Retrofit
13 21 (5.57%) Ruby on Rails
14 18 (4.77%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.53%) User Experience
2 40 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.71%) Mobile Payment
4 13 (3.45%) Cloud Native
5 12 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.65%) Market Risk
8 9 (2.39%) Blog
8 9 (2.39%) Social Media
9 8 (2.12%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.86%) BYOD
10 7 (1.86%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.86%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (1.33%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.06%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.26%) Linux
2 45 (11.94%) Windows
3 43 (11.41%) Android
4 19 (5.04%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.51%) Unix
6 9 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (58.09%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (45.89%) DevOps
3 95 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (23.34%) Scrum
5 85 (22.55%) Open Source
6 82 (21.75%) Test Automation
7 75 (19.89%) TDD
8 57 (15.12%) Microservices
9 48 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 48 (12.73%) Kanban
10 42 (11.14%) Pair Programming
11 41 (10.88%) BDD
11 41 (10.88%) SDLC
12 40 (10.61%) Android Development
12 40 (10.61%) Infrastructure as Code
13 33 (8.75%) Deployment Automation
14 32 (8.49%) Analytics
15 29 (7.69%) Waterfall
16 27 (7.16%) Continuous Deployment
16 27 (7.16%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 113 (29.97%) JavaScript
2 106 (28.12%) Java
3 97 (25.73%) Python
4 55 (14.59%) SQL
5 48 (12.73%) Kotlin
6 47 (12.47%) C#
6 47 (12.47%) Ruby
7 38 (10.08%) PowerShell
8 32 (8.49%) Bash Shell
9 28 (7.43%) Go
10 24 (6.37%) Shell Script
11 19 (5.04%) Java 8
12 15 (3.98%) Apple Swift
13 12 (3.18%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.39%) Perl
15 6 (1.59%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.59%) R
15 6 (1.59%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.33%) Groovy
16 5 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (19.89%) Security Cleared
2 53 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.90%) Degree
4 13 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.39%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.86%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.86%) BC Cleared
6 7 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.80%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.53%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.53%) ISEB
8 2 (0.53%) MCSA
9 1 (0.27%) CIPD
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.31%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) NIST
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 105 (27.85%) Docker
2 4 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.80%) zsh
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 87 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 71 (18.83%) Terraform
3 54 (14.32%) Ansible
4 26 (6.90%) Puppet
5 17 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.92%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.06%) Grafana
7 4 (1.06%) Packer
8 3 (0.80%) Kibana
9 2 (0.53%) Control-M
9 2 (0.53%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.27%) Argo
10 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.27%) Knative
10 1 (0.27%) Nagios
10 1 (0.27%) QRadar
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 55 (14.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.10%) Google
3 19 (5.04%) Atlassian
4 15 (3.98%) AppDynamics
4 15 (3.98%) Oracle
5 14 (3.71%) Splunk
6 11 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.12%) Lets Encrypt
8 7 (1.86%) IBM
9 6 (1.59%) Databricks
10 4 (1.06%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.06%) Sybase
10 4 (1.06%) Tableau
10 4 (1.06%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.80%) CA
11 3 (0.80%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.80%) New Relic
11 3 (0.80%) Perforce
11 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.80%) TOWER Software